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Alison Hilton


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Alison L. Hilton is Wright Family Professor of Art History in Georgetown University's Department of Art and Art History and founded and directed the university’s innovative Art and Museum Studies master's degree program. He previously taught a class supported through the Berkley Center's Doyle Seminars project. Prior to joining Georgetown, Hilton held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, Indiana University, and Wayne State University and curatorial and research positions at the Hillwood Museum and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Focusing her research and publication on Russian and Soviet art, she has held several fellowships and academic exchanges in Russia at Leningrad State University, Moscow State University, and the State Tretyakov Gallery. Hilton's publications include a book on Russian folk art and articles and chapters on Impressionism, nonconformist art, and women and gender issues in Soviet art, with forthcoming work on Russian impressionism and on myth and modern art. Hilton holds a B.A. from Vassar College and M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

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