Julie James

Visiting Lecturer

Julie James received her PhD from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2023. Her dissertation focuses on the role of illustrious men (uomini illustri) in Siena as patrons found a particular attachment to the genre both at home and as they traveled throughout Italy. In 2023, she was a Short-Term Residential Fellow at the Newberry Library, Chicago, and in the previous year she was a Samuel H. Kress Fellow with the Medici Archive Project in Florence, Italy. Her article, "Bedding Agostino Chigi: Sodoma's Marriage of Alexander and Roxanne in the Villa Farnesina," was published by Sixteenth Century Journal in 2021. 

contact info:

office hours:

  • Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 PM

mailing address:

  • CB 1189
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63136-4899

research interests:

  • Italian Renaissance Art
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