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Jemma Field

Jemma Field is Associate Director of Research at the Yale Center for British Art, where she is responsible for advancing exhibition and program development, cultivating a vibrant research community, spearheading research endeavors related to the Center’s collection, and fostering collaboration with scholars at Yale and worldwide. She oversees the Center’s Visiting Scholar’s Program and directs the New Haven side of the Yale-in-London program, the university’s oldest credit granting study abroad program for Yale undergraduate students, in collaboration with the Paul Mellon Centre in London. Jemma is a Contributing Editor for the peer-reviewed online journal British Art Studies, which the Center co-publishes with the Paul Mellon Centre in London, and she is an Editor for the book series Early Modern Court Studies published by Amsterdam University Press. A specialist in early modern court culture, her research focusses on historic identity formation and the political significance of culture and her recent monograph Anna of Denmark: The Material and Visual Culture of the Stuart Courts, 1589-1619, was published by Manchester University Press in 2020. She is currently working on an edited volume, with colleagues at the Center, on portraiture and self-fashioning in Tudor England.

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