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Joshua Eversfield Jenkins

Joshua Eversfield Jenkins is currently earning a PhD in the History of Art at The University of Edinburgh.  He previously earned an MA in History and a BA in English from George Mason University in Virginia, USA.  His doctoral research focuses on middle-class collectors in Britain during the 19th century who also used art for investment purposes.  Research interests include 18th and 19th century British art, especially land and seascape; the art market; the middle class; wealth; investment; collecting; poetry and philosophies relating to such.  Joshua’s professional goals after completing his doctorate include conducting research and curating in museums or art galleries.  Originally from northern Virginia, before moving to Edinburgh, Joshua worked at George Mason’s Gunston Hall as a Guest Services Representative and Curatorial Associate and at the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Art Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC as a Lead Gallery Guide.  While earning his doctorate, Joshua has presented research at the University of Edinburgh, History of Art Conference, University of Edinburgh ECA Postgraduate Seminar Series and the Association for Art History.

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