PhD Student in the Department of Art
Catherine Doucette is a PhD student in Art & Architectural History studying under the guidance of Dr. Louis Nelson. Catherine studies the material cultures of the early modern circum-Atlantic world, with a particular interest in the craft and decorative arts of colonial Jamaica. Before starting her PhD, Catherine earned her Master’s degree in Art History from The Courtauld Institute of Art. She received her BA in Fine Arts, with a concentration in Art History, from Saint Anselm College in 2018.
Previously, Catherine interned in the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she provided supporting research for the new installation of the British Decorative Arts and Sculpture galleries. She also held positions at the Preservation Society of Newport County, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.