Catharine Dann Roeber
|Position:||Brock W. Jobe Associate Professor of Decorative Arts and Material Culture, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture|
Dr. Roeber received her Ph.D. in history from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA. She completed her master’s degree in early American culture at the University of Delaware as a Winterthur Fellow. Her research interests, evidenced by her dissertation and her master’s thesis as well as presentations at scholarly conferences, address the material and architectural heritage of Philadelphia and southeastern Pennsylvania. Additional areas of research include material culture studies, culinary history, and the history of print and ephemera. She also brings a diverse background of experience with archeology departments, research libraries, museums and cultural non-profits to the position.Dr. Roeber’s teaching experience has included the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture (WPAMC) connoisseurship course in paintings and prints, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses at Villanova University and the College of William and Mary. She advises WPAMC theses and independent studies, especially related to prints and paintings. She has curated, co-curated, or coordinated exhibitions at Winterthur and the Brandywine River Museum, including Tiffany: The Color of Luxury (2015), Table Talk: Philadelphia in a New Nation (2014), Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience (2013), and Seeing Red; Southeastern Pennsylvania Redware from Winterthur (2011).