Dr. Katherine T. Brown is Associate Professor of Art History and Director of Museum Studies at Walsh University. She is also a member of the board of the Ohio Museums Association. Previously she was Director of Hay House, Program Coordinator for the University of Georgia's Study Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, Head of Education for the American Federation of Arts in New York, the Curator of Education at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, and Curator of Education at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. In addition she has taught Art History at Wesleyan College in Macon, GA; Hunter College (CUNY); and the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She earned her Ph.D. in Italian Renaissance Art History from Indiana University-Bloomington. Her new book, titled Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art: Devotional Image and Civic Emblem, was published by Taylor & Francis Publishers in 2016, with a publication subvention from The Renaissance Society of America and The Samuel H. Kress Foundation.