Annie Montgomery Labatt is Associate Professor of Visual Studies and Director of Galleries and Museums at Sweet Briar College in Virginia.
She graduated with High Honors from Barnard College of Columbia University in 2002, and received her PhD from Yale University in 2011. While a graduate student she won a two-year Rome Prize at the American Academy of Rome, and was also a Fellow at Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on two major exhibitions, once as a research assistant and once as a Chester Dale Fellow. She has two books forthcoming: Art History 101…without the Exams, a collection of the twenty lectures she gave at the San Antonio Museum of Art, from Trinity University Press; and Laboratory of Images: Emerging Iconographies in 8th- and 9th- Century Rome, a study of the development of Christian imageries.