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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES // Dr Emma Merkling


Since 2017 I have taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels on Victorian art and histories of science, gender and sexuality, race, and class; and on art historical theory and methodology.

I have held curatorial and research roles at museums including The Frick Collection in New York and the Science Museum Group in London. You can find my most recent curatorial projects here, here, and hereI have also held editorial roles at the academic journals 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century and immediations.

2022–23

  • Guest Lecturer, CIEE London // ‘Aestheticism’, Introduction to Art History // undergraduate course

2021–22

  • Associate Lecturer, The Courtauld Institute of Art // Body Politics: Art, Gender and Class in the Victorian Metropolis // undergraduate course


2019–20


  • Teaching Assistant, The Courtauld Institute of Art // Core Methodologies // postgraduate course

  • Teaching Assistant, The Courtauld Institute of Art // ‘Art and Identity’, Summer University// pre-undergraduate summer course

2017–18

  • Guest Lecturer, The Courtauld Institute of Art // ‘D. G. Rossetti and Protoplasm’, Victorian Science and Aesthetic Movement Art // postgraduate level

2015–16

  • Curatorial Research Assistant, The Frick Collection, New York

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