Dr. Jenna Altomonte

Dr. Jenna Altomonte

Department

  • Art

Discipline

  • Art
  • Art History

Title

  • Assistant Professor

Contacts

jaltomonte@caad.msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-2970
103 Stafford Hall

Overview

Summary:

Jenna Ann Altomonte is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Mississippi State University. She received her Master of Arts in Art History (2009) and Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Arts (2017) from Ohio University. Her primary area of research centers on global contemporary art and digital performance studies with a specialization in political and social intervention practices. Her current research endeavors examine responses to contested, occupied, and conflicted border zones in the post-9/11 era.

Education:

  • 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

Research interests:

Contemporary Art
Criticism
Global Art History and Visual Culture
Border/Borderlands
Drones/UAVs and Aerial Aesthetics
Socially-Engaged Practice
Performance Art
Public Intervention Art