|Research Area: Art and Visual Culture of the Medieval Mediterranean
Advisor: Dr. Erika Loic
Emmaleigh Huston is a first-year doctoral student at Florida State University. Her focus is on the visual culture of the Mediterranean from the early Byzantine to high Medieval periods. She is interested in issues of patronage, gender, and iconographic syncretism, especially as pertains to art of the Abrahamic faiths. She received her BA in Art History with a minor in Ancient Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2018 and her MA in Art History with a concentration in Visual Culture of the Medieval Mediterranean from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2021. She has presented at the Multidisciplinary Graduate Conference at the Newberry Library (2020), the Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies (2021), and the Medieval & Early Modern Studies Festival at the University of Kent (2021). She currently serves as co-editor of FSU’s journal Athanor. Outside of FSU, Emmaleigh serves as a member of the Student Committee of the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) as part of the ICMA’s Oral History Project.