Chair, History of Art and Architecture
Evelyn Lincoln is an art historian specializing in the history of print culture and the book in the early modern period. She received a BA in art and literature from Antioch College in 1973, and was a printmaker and curator in San Francisco. She earned her PhD in the History of Art in 1994 from the University of California, Berkeley. She joined the faculty of Brown University that same year as a professor in the departments of History of Art and Architecture and Italian Studies. She is the author of The Invention of the Italian Renaissance Printmaker (Yale University Press, 2000) and Brilliant Discourse: Pictures and Readers in Early Modern Rome (Yale University Press, 2014). Her website, The Theater that was Rome, is a platform for the study of the world of Roman printing and publishing in the early modern period.