Katie DiDomenico is a second-year PhD student focusing on the visual arts and material culture of the early modern Netherlands. Her interests include the circulation of objects on trade networks, transcultural interactions, colonialism, collecting practices, materiality, and issues of identity and representation. Prior to starting the program, Katie received BA degrees in Art History and Spanish at the University of Akron, an MA in Spanish from the University of Akron, and an MA in Art History & Museum Studies from Case Western Reserve University. For 7 years, she taught Spanish language, literature, and culture at The College of Wooster and The University of Akron. In addition to teaching, Katie has held intern and research positions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Akron Art Museum.