Lacy Murphy

Graduate Student, PhD
Lacy Murphy

Lacy holds a BA in French from Truman State University and an MA in Art History from Washington University in Saint Louis (WashU) where she is currently pursuing her PhD. She specializes in nineteenth and twentieth-century European and American Modern art. Lacy's research interests include histories of colonialism, visual culture, documentary photography, queer theory, feminist theory, Marxism, disability studies, and museum studies. Her dissertationĀ seeks to describe how the changing political, social, economic, and cultural terrain of the twentieth century transformed the visual strategies of the French colonial empire.

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mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
    CB 1189
    ONE BROOKINGS DR.
    ST. LOUIS, MO 63136-4899

research interests:

  • late nineteenth and early twentieth century European art
  • American art from 1865-1941
  • visual culture of the second French colonial empire
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