Keren Rosa Hammerschlag

Keren Rosa Hammerschlag

Keren Rosa Hammerschlag is an art historian who works on nineteenth-century painting, and the intersections of art and medicine during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. She recently accepted a Lectureship in Art History and Curatorship at the Australian National University, and will be taking up the position in October 2018. From 2013–18, Keren taught in Art History and Women’s and Gender Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Before that, she was a Wellcome Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for the Humanities and Health at King’s College London. She holds an MA and  PhD in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art (University of London). She is the author of the book Frederic Leighton: Death, Mortality, Resurrection (Ashgate/Routledge 2015) and several articles on Victorian neoclassicism and medical portraiture. She is currently working on a book about the representation of race in Victorian painting.

Photo by Patrick Moran.