Dana Byrd

Affiliation: Art History
Assistant Professor of Art History

Dana E. Byrd is a scholar of American art and material culture. Her research engages with questions of place and the role of objects in everyday life. Her book manuscript, “Reconstructions: The Material Culture of the Plantation, 1861-1877,” examines the experience of the plantation during the Civil War through the end of Reconstruction.

Dana Byrd

Education

  • PhD, Yale University, 2012
  • MA, Yale University
  • BA, University of Delaware/Winterthur Program in Early American Culture