Emily Pugh is the Digital Humanities Specialist at the Getty Research Institute, where she oversees the scholarly components of GRI digital art history projects, such as the Getty Provenance Index Remodeling project and the Harald Szeemann Digital Seminar. Prior to her time at the GRI, she served as the first Robert H. Smith Postdoctoral Research Associate, with special responsibilities for digital humanities projects, at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. She has several years of experience with digital publication in particular, having served from 2001 to 2013 as the lead web developer for the online peer-reviewed journal Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide. She was also the lead developer for NCAW’s “Digital Humanities and Art History” series and co-authored a report on this series, which was published in the journal in Spring 2016.
Emily received her PhD in Art History from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2008, where her studies focused on modern and contemporary architectural history. She is the author of Architecture, Politics, & Identity in Divided Berlin (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014), and her essays on the Cold War urban built environment have appeared in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Centropa, and Space and Culture.