Dr. Julie Harris

Julie Harris (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, 1989) is a specialist in the art of medieval Iberia. Among other topics, she has published on ivory carving, the fate of art and architecture during Reconquest warfare, and illuminated Hebrew manuscripts. She has participated in three of Therese Martin’s international research projects: “Reassessing the Role of Women as Makers” the “Treasury of San Isidoro in León,” and the ongoing “Medieval Iberian Treasury in Context: Collections, Connections, and Representations on the Peninsula and Beyond.” Her recent publications have appeared in Ars Judaica, Gesta, the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies, Medieval Encounters, Journal of Medieval History and Abstraction in Medieval Art: Beyond the Ornament, edited by Elina Gertsman (AUP, 2021). She was recently awarded a Center for Spain in America fellowship at the Clark Institute for her project on the decorative Carpet pages of Iberian Hebrew Bibles.