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Art & Art History
University of Mississippi

Dr. Louise Arizzoli

Instructional Associate Professor

Art History

PhD, Indiana University
MA, Indiana University
MA, University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Louise Arizzoli received her PhD in Art History from Indiana University in 2013, with a specialization in the history of collections in France and in America, nineteenth-century art, as well as Renaissance and Baroque European art. She also holds an MA in art history from Indiana University and an MA from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” with a concentration on museum studies. Before moving to the United States in 2005, she pursued a bachelor’s degree at the University of “Roma Tre,” and she worked as an archivist and exhibition organizer in Rome, Italy. Prior to joining the University of Mississippi in the Spring 2013, she was Acting Curator for Western Art before 1800 at the Indiana University Art Museum.

She has received several fellowships and grants among which a Junior Fellowship at the Frick Collection’s Center for the History of Collecting in America in New York; she has presented her scholarly work at conferences and published articles in journals such as the Journal of the History of CollectionsLes Cahiers d’Histoire de l’Art and Studi di storia dell’arte.

She is currently working at a monograph dedicated to James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959), an American art collector who lived in Paris between the two World Wars.