Pamela M. Fletcher

Affiliation: Art History
Professor of Art History

Research Interests

  • Victorian and Edwardian Painting
  • Modernism and Exhibition Culture
  • The Art Market
  • The Problem Picture


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Professor Fletcher teaches courses ranging from Eighteenth-Century Art to Contemporary Art and Theory, with a particular focus on exhibition culture and British art. She has offered advanced seminars on the History of the Commercial Art Gallery; Modernism and the Nude; and The Pre-Raphaelites.

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Classes often take advantage of the rich holdings of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, in particular their collections of Victorian photography, modernist works on paper and contemporary art.


Los Angeles Review of Books: The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Pamela Fletcher. June, 2016


  • PhD, Columbia University, 1998
  • MA, Feminist Theory, Columbia University, 1994
  • AB, Bowdoin College, 1989