Rebecca Ben

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Rebecca Ben

Renaissance

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Rebecca Ben received her bachelor’s degree in art history from The George Washington University in 2004 and a master’s degree in Italian Renaissance art history from Syracuse University in Florence in 2005. She lived in Florence for several years, teaching art history with Syracuse University as a teaching assistant and field studies instructor. Continuing her education, she then enrolled in Utrecht University’s master’s program in medieval studies. Focusing on late medieval Rome, she spent a year in Rome researching and writing her thesis, “Jacopo and Pietro Colonna at Santa Maria Maggiore: Patronage, Relics, and Power in Late Dugento and Early Trecento Rome.” At Princeton, she is continuing her studies of Italian art with Professor Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann.