Humanities Professional Pathway Fellow Reflects on Work with the Dictionary

For the past year, Emily Crockett has worked as a Humanities Professional Pathway Fellow and then Research Assistant with the Dictionary of Art Historians. In Spring 2020, she completed a dual Master’s degree in Art History and Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she studied depictions of women in early modern Italian painting and digital archives and curation.

'Dictionary' a Staple of Dissertation Scholarship

According to ProQuest Dissertations and Thesis Full Text (PQDT), fifty-four dissertations have cited the Dictionary of Art Historians in the last fourteen years, (2004-2018). The Dictionary has had a long history assisting scholars ever since it's first electronic appearance in the 1990s but came into higher profile with the emergance of the internet as a scholarly research tool.