Jennifer Watson Wester

Assistant Professor

Art Department Fourier Hall (FOU) 112C 410-532-5520

Programs I teach...

School of Arts, Sciences & Business


  • Ph.D., History of Art, Johns Hopkins University, 2015
  • M.A., History of Art, Johns Hopkins University, 2010
  • B.A. summa cum laudePhi Beta Kappa, History of Art and Architecture and French, Middlebury College, 2006

Research Interests

  • Modern art and modernism
  • Postwar art in Europe and the United States
  • Media theory
  • Intersections of art, literature, and film
  • Art criticism


Watson, Jennifer. “Reality and Simulacra in Andy Warhol’s Shadows,” Rutgers Art Review vol. 30 (July 2014).
Houston, Kerr and Jennifer Watson. “Near the Origins of Art Criticism: An Original Translation of a Review of the 1741 Salon,” BmoreArt (April 2014).
Houston, Kerr and Jennifer Watson. “A Review of the 1741 Salon, in Context,” BmoreArt (April 2014).
Watson, Jennifer. “Review: ‘Roy Lichtenstein, A Retrospective,” (August 2013).

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • College Art Association
  • Southeastern College Art Conference
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