Dr. Jenna Altomonte

Dr. Jenna Altomonte


  • Assistant Professor

Art Discipline:

  • Art History


Office: (662) 325-2970
103 Stafford Hall



  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Interdisciplinary Studies, Ohio University, 2017
  • Master of Arts (M.A.), Art History, Ohio University, 2009
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Art, Ohio University, 2006


Book, Chapter

  • Playing Killbox: Didactic Gaming and Drone Warfare. Video Games and the Global South . Ed. Phillip Penix-Tadsen. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon University: ETC Press . 61-74. 2019

Conference Proceeding

  • Interactive Approaches to Teaching (and Performing) Art History.  Art History Teaching Resources (AHTR). 2019



  • "“Countering Hate in Charlottesville, Virginia” ." Fourth Annual Memory Studies Association Conference, Memory Studies Association , Charlottesville, Virginia. 2020
  • "“Thoughts and Prayers? Laughter and Parody in Post-Columbine America” ." Laughing in an Emergency: Humour in Contemporary Art (applied for 2020), The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK . 2020
  • "“Fallible Drones” ." The Aesthetics of Drone Warfare, Humanities Research Institute and the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. 2020
  • "“Ephemeral Interventions” (abstract accepted, did not present)." SECAC Annual Conference , SECAC and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN. 2019
  • "“Border Crossing in 8-Bit” ." Border Control Symposium, University of Michigan and the New Media Caucus, Ann Arbor, Michigan . 2019
  • "“The Art of Concealment” ." Popular Culture & American Culture Association Conference, Popular Culture & American Culture Association , Washington, D.C.. 2019

Oral Presentation

  • "“Communicating Migrant Identity” ." “Communicating Migrant Identity” , Mississippi State University , Mississippi State University, MS. 2019


  • " “The Civic (App)aratus: Maneuvering the City with Doroob and SafetiPin”." Living in the Age of Convergences: Affect, Affordance, Agency, Millennial Nomad, the National Library of Singapore, and the National University of Singapore, Singapore. 2019
  • "“Gaming Across Borders” ." Crossing Boundaries/Building Movements , Association for Humanist Sociology, El Paso, TX/Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. 2019
  • "“Don’t Forget Your Glock:” Art and Parody in the Age of School Shootings” ." Commemorating Conflict Conference , Kent State University, Kent, Ohio . 2019
  • "“Digital Monuments, Virtual Commemoration”." Third Annual Memory Studies Association Conference, Memory Studies Association , Madrid, Spain . 2019
  • "“(re)Positioning the Past: Confederate Monuments as Spaces of Intervention” (abstract accepted, did not present)." NAAS Conference, "Monuments," , Nordic Association of American Studies, Bergen, Norway . 2019
  • "“Collaboration and Exchange: Integrating Art History and Studio Curricula” ." Foundations in Flux, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Conference, Columbus, Ohio . 2019
  • "“Look to the Skies: Drone Art in the Age of Telepresence” ." Midwestern Art History Society Annual Conference , Midwestern Art History Society, Cincinnati, Ohio . 2019