Nicole Y. Gaglia

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Research Associate - Duke University

Visualizing Cities Lab, graduate assistant

Nicole Gaglia earned a PhD in art history from Duke in 2022, specializing in the history of modern Japanese art and visual culture with emphasis on painting, prints, photography, and the body. Her dissertation, "Visualizing Bodies: Public Health and the Medicalized Everyday in Modern Japan,” examines images to ask how visuality shaped public discourses on health, the body, and sociality in modern Japan. While completing her dissertation, she served as the 2021-22 graduate assistant for the Visualizing Cities Lab. She is now a Research Associate in the Franklin Humanities Institute serving as grant coordinator for Humanities Unbounded.

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