Jessica Sternbach is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Temple University focusing on the Dutch Early Modern Period. During her time at Temple, her focus had been on the vibrant and complex exchange between art and society. She has been an instructor at Temple since 2016. She has previously written for the Mütter Museum Library Blog, “Behold the Body: Capturing the Spectacle of the Anatomy Theater” (2017). She received her Bachelor’s in Art History from Willamette University (Salem, Oregon, 2013) and her Master’s at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University (2016).