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Assistant Professor of Art History, Allison Leigh Publishes Her First Book and Win’s National Prize

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Dr. Allison Leigh (Assistant Professor of Art History) published her first book, Picturing Russia’s Men: Masculinity and Modernity in 19th-Century Painting, with Bloomsbury Visual Arts in October of 2020. She also had an essay she co-wrote with Lauren Jimerson, titled “Social Media in the Art History Classroom,” published in the Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities and Art History (edited by Kathryn Brown).

In addition, Dr. Leigh’s article “Il’ia Repin in Paris: Mediating French Modernism” won the Barbara Heldt Prize for Best Article in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Women’s and Gender Studies. The award is bestowed annually by the Association of Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) and Dr. Leigh’s article was originally published in the summer 2019 issue of the journal Slavic Review.