Jennifer Milam

Professor Jennifer Milam

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2018
  • Section(s): Arts


Professor Jennifer Milam is Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Excellence) at the University of Newcastle. She was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow from 2013-17. As an art historian, her research brings together studies of Enlightenment philosophy and the visual arts to develop theories of reception focussed on painting, architecture and garden design during the eighteenth century. She has made a contribution to the reassessment of the Rococo as a period of complex aesthetic interests and agendas.

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