2012. Ph.D. in Art History at University of Wisconsin – Madison, Dissertation: Dutching at Home and Abroad: Dutch Trade and Manufacture of Foreign Materials and Landscapes in the Golden Age
2006. M.A. in Art History, University of Wisconsin – Madison Thesis: The Rubenshuis at the Crossroads of Nationalisms
2002. B.A. in Art History and Modern Foreign Languages (German and Italian), Kenyon College
2020-2023 Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Hope College
2018-2020 Director, Mellon Scholars Program, Hope College
2017-2018 Digital Liberal Arts Fellow, Mellon Scholars Program, Hope College
2015-2016 Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Art History at Kendall College of Art and Design
2013-2015 Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Department of Art History and Archeology at Columbia University
2023-2024. Kress Foundation grant for Visualizing Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, 1602–1795, with Carrie Anderson
2022. Omohundro Institute NEH American Rescue Plan post-doctoral fellowship (two months)
2021-2022. Kress Foundation grant for Visualizing Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, 1602–1795, with Carrie Anderson
2020-2022. JHNA (Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art) and Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation grant for digital project: From Batavia to the Gold Coast: Mapping Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, with Carrie Anderson
2020-2022. Hope College Data Analytics Working Group, Mellon Grand Challenges subgrant to develop introductory courses in Data Analytics and Digital Liberal Arts
2017-2018. Challenging Borders: Global Issues, Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) Grand Challenges Grant
2015. Beyond the Digitized Slide Library, A Digital Art History Institute at UCLA, supported by the Getty Foundation, participant
2013. Baird Society Resident Scholar at the Smithsonian Libraries, Washington, DC (two months)
2007-2008. Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) for study of Dutch
Refereed Journal Articles
2016. “Imaginary Gables: the visual culture of Dutch architecture in the Indies.” The Journal of Early Modern History, vol. 20, issue 5 (2016), 462-493.
2015. “Dutch Batavia: Exposing the Hierarchy of the Dutch Colonial City.” Journal of the Historians of Netherlandish Art, vol. 7, issue 1 (2015).
2011. “Dutching the Exotic: The nautilus cup between foreign and domestic in the Dutch Golden Age.” Dutch Crossing, Vol. 35, no. 3, November 2011, 272-82.
Co-editor, Select Papers from the XIXth Biennial Interdisciplinary Conference on Netherlandic Studies, Dutch Crossing, 43:3 (2019).
2020- with Carrie Anderson, Visualizing Dutch Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, 1602-1795, www.dutchtextiletrade.org (under construction)
2020. Nautilus Shell Catalogue, marselykehoe.org/nautilus
2018. “From Multicultural to Monocultural: Erecting stylistic borders in post-colonial Curaçao” Recipient of 2017-2018 Challenging Borders: Global Issues, Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) Grand Challenges Grant; hope.edu/kehoe-curacao
2020. “Building, Analyzing, and Presenting a Dataset.” A Digital Project Handbook. https://handbook.pubpub.org/pub/assignment-building-dataset
2019. Entry on Suzy Kitman. Claudia Esslinger and Marcella Hackbardt, eds. A Celebration of 50 Years of Women Artists at Kenyon College.
2008. “The Paradox of Post-Colonial Historic Preservation: Implications of Dutch Heritage Preservation in Modern Jakarta.” e-polis: Online Student Journal of Urban Studies (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Issue 2, Spring 2008.
2007. “Antwerp’s Rubenshuis: A Historic House Museum at the Crossroads of Nationalisms.” Montage: The Journal of the Graduate Art History Society at the University of Iowa, v. 1, Issue 1, 2007.
2016. Review of Asia in Amsterdam: The culture of luxury in the Golden Age, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, Journal18, (May 2016), http://www.journal18.org/667.
2019. Review of Peter Carpreau, The Value of Taste. Historians of Netherlandish Art Reviews, Dec. 2019.
2015. Review of Benjamin Schmidt, Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe’s Early Modern World. Historians of Netherlandish Art Newsletter, vol. 32, no. 2. (Nov. 2015)
2014. Film review. Monuments Men, Historians of Netherlandish Art Newsletter, vol. 31, no. 2. (Nov. 2014)
2014. Film review. Tim’s Vermeer, Historians of Netherlandish Art Newsletter, vol. 31, no. 1. (April 2014)
Manuscripts in Preparation
Grasping at the Past: The Legacy of Global Dutch Golden Age Art and Architecture, under contract with Amsterdam University Press.
“Uncollected Material: Utilitarian Textiles in the Early Modern Dutch Trading Network,” Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of World Textiles, vol. 6, ed. Anna Arabindan-Kesson.
“Anonymous Exoticism: Designing between “India” and Amsterdam.”
Web-based Publications in Preparation
2020- with Carrie Anderson, Visualizing Dutch Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, 1602-1795, www.dutchtextiletrade.org
Rebuilding Willemstad: a repository of digital imagery of Willemstad, Curaçao, past and present. rebuildingwillemstad.com/collections
2021. Visualizing Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, 1602–1795: Methods and Process, with Carrie Anderson. Material Histories of the Indian Ocean World, 1500-present (virtual). Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. (video)
2019. From Batavia to the Gold Coast: Mapping Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market (with Carrie Anderson). Middlebury College.
2016. Impractical Pragmatism: the Paradox of the Dutch Townhouse in the Tropics. Swarthmore College.
2015. Grasping at the Past in Still Life Painting: the Worldly Dutch Return Home. Monday Morning March series at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT.
2014. From Global to Particular: The Dutching of Curaçao’s Multicultural Architecture. Visual Studies Forum, College of Fine Arts, University of Kentucky.
CAMPUS AND DEPARTMENTAL TALKS
2021. Visualizing Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, 1602–1795. Department of Anthropology, New York University.
2020. The Mounted Nautilus. SUNY-Binghamton.
2018. The Dutch and the World in Art; and Spanish Baroque Art History. Aquinas College.
2017. Cross-cultural Contacts in the Dutch World. Aquinas College.
2017. The Dutch in the World. Michigan State University.
2015. In Black and White: Picturing Curaçao’s Dutch Architectural Heritage. Mellon Lecture, Columbia University.
2014. In Black and White: Picturing Curaçao’s Dutch Architectural Heritage. Queen Wilhelmina Lecture at Columbia University.
2013. Import/Export: Dutch colonial culture in the Golden Age. Brownbag presentation at the Smithsonian Libraries, Washington, DC.
2013. Guest Panelist for FSCJ Dialogue Series, topic: “Art and/as Communication.” Florida State College at Jacksonville.
2012. After the Fact?: Dutch Still Life Painting’s Celebration of Trade. Symposium in honor of Jane C. Hutchison, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
2010. Marking Territory: Dutch City Planning in Colonial Jakarta. Friends of Art History Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
2009. Marking Territory: Dutch Seventeenth-Century Batavia. Second Annual Art History GradForum Graduate Research Colloquium.
2008. Questioning Early Modern Dutch Trade Systems: The Chazen’s Still Life with Nautilus Cup and Fruit by Johann Georg Hainz. First Annual Art History GradForum Graduate Research Colloquium, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2008. The Mounted Nautilus Cup: Tensions of Trade and Craft in the Dutch Golden Age. UW-Madison Art History Department Graduate Colloquium.
2021. From Batavia to the Gold Coast: Mapping Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market. American Association of Netherlandic Studies Biennial Conference, Berkeley, California, virtual.
2021. Reconciling Anonymity and Essentialist Ethnic Identity: Europeans Consuming Asian Objects. Renaissance Society of American Annual Conference, virtual.
2019. Mapping Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market. Renaissance Society of American Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.
2018. From Archival Source to Website, an assignment with Holland’s Joint Archives (Michigan). American Association of Netherlandic Studies Biennial Conference, Bloomington, Indiana.
2018. Anonymous Exoticism: Designing between “India” and Amsterdam. Conference of the Historians of Netherlandish Art, Ghent, Belgium.
2017. A Global Dutch Architecture?: Hybridity in Curaçao’s Eighteenth-Century Merchant Homes. College Art Association, New York.
2016. Tidying up the Past: Reimagining Willemstad, Curaçao, as a Dutch City. American Association of Netherlandic Studies Biennial Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
2015. A Slippery Surface: The Global Aesthetic of Blue-And-White at the Shrine of Sunan Gunung Jati, Java. College Art Association, New York.
2014. Imaginary Gables: the visual culture of Dutch architecture abroad in Batavia and Willemstad. Conference of the Historians of Netherlandish Art and American Association of Netherlandic Studies, Boston.
2014. Preservation of Promotion? Curaçao’s Dutch architectural heritage in the 20th century. Vernacular Architectural Forum Annual Conference, Stockton, New Jersey.
2010. Dutching the Exotic: The nautilus cup between foreign and domestic in the Dutch Golden Age. American Association of Netherlandic Studies Biennial Conference, Los Angeles, California.
2009. Marking Territory: Dutch Seventeenth-Century Company Towns. Vernacular Architectural Forum Annual Conference, Butte, Montana.
2006. Antwerp’s Rubenshuis: A Historic House Museum at the Crossroads of Nationalisms. 21st Annual Graduate Art History Society Student Symposium, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City.
2022. Convener, Data Analytics/Science Speakers Series, Hope College.
2022. Co-chair, Archive, Object, Image: Reading Against the Grain in the Dutch and Spanish “Golden Ages,” HNA-sponsored session at CAA 2022.
2020. Chair, Recovering Overlooked Makers and Hidden Histories in Northern Europe II: Painting and Gender. Renaissance Society of American Annual Conference, Philadelphia. *cxl due to covid-19
2015. Moderator, Baroque Brilliance undergraduate symposium. Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT.
Historians of Netherlandish Art Board Member (2022-2026)
Equity Advisor for Search Committees, Hope College (2021-)
Co-host of Historians of Netherlandish Art Podcast (2021-)
Historians of Netherlandish Art IDEA Committee (2020-; chair 2022-)
MSU Global DH Symposium Planning Committee (2020-21)
Working Group for Data Analytics Minor, Hope College (2019-)
Web Administrator for Historians of Netherlandish Art (2019-21)
Campus representative for Newberry Seminar (2019-)
Co-editor for special conference issue of Dutch Crossing (2018-19)
Peer review of articles for Journal of Design History, Art in Translation, Cultural & Social History, Canadian Journal of History, Southeast of Now
Humanities Committee, City of Grand Rapids Archives (2017)
Community Civic Leader Certification (Civicize.Me, completed 2017)
Faculty advisor for Art History Club (2015-2016, Kendall College of Art and Design)
Senior thesis advising (2015-2016, Columbia University)
Department representative, P-FAC (part-time faculty union) (2009-2012, Columbia College Chicago)
Dutch (spoken and reading proficiency); Italian (spoken and reading proficiency); German (spoken and reading proficiency); French (reading proficiency)
College Art Association, Historians of Netherlandish Art, Renaissance Society of America, American Association for Netherlandic Studies, Midwest Art History Society, Vernacular Architecture Forum, Digital Art History Society