Jennifer Van Horn
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Departments of Art History and History|
Jennifer Van Horn is an Assistant Professor of Art History and History at the University of Delaware. She specializes in the fields of early American art and material culture. Her first book, The Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America, is forthcoming (March 2017) from the Omohundro Institute/University of North Carolina Press. The book ranges from engraved city views to portraits to dressing furniture to explore how elite American consumers assembled objects to form a new civil society on the margins of the British Empire.
Jennifer has recently been a Postdoctoral fellow at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum where she worked on her second book project, tentatively titled: Painting