Professor of Art History, Bowdoin College
Pamela Fletcher is Professor of Art History and was a founding Co-Director of the Digital and Computational Studies Initiative at Bowdoin College. Her research and teaching center on Victorian and Edwardian painting, with a focus on questions of narrative, sentiment and sensation in the context of nineteenth-century exhibition culture. She is the author of Narrating Modernity: The British Problem Picture 1895-1914 (Ashgate, 2003) and the co-editor (with Anne Helmreich) of The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London 1850-1939(Manchester University Press, 2011). Together with David Israel, she created The London Gallery Project (2007, revised 2012), an interactive digital map of London’s nineteenth-century art market. She is currently writing a book on the mid-Victorian painting of modern life, portions of which have appeared in the Oxford Art Journal, Victorian Studies, and Nineteenth-Century Contexts. She has served on the program committee for NEVSA, the boards of the Historians of British Art, INCS, and Visual Culture in Britain, and was recently appointed the first editor in the new field of digital humanities and art history for caa.reviews.