Nan Wolverton

Vice President for Academic & Public Programs
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Nan Wolverton is the vice president for academic and public programs. She manages and oversees all aspects of the Society’s programming, including serving as director of the fellowship program. She has previously held positions at Smith College, Amherst College, Old Sturbridge Village, Historic Northampton Museum and Education Center, and the Association of Research Institutes in Art History (ARIAH). She has served as a material culture and humanities consultant for numerous institutions, including the Emily Dickinson Museum, Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, the Nichols House Museum, Historic Deerfield, and the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. She has lectured and published widely on material and visual culture topics, most recently in The Oxford Handbook of Emily Dickinson. She holds a PhD in American studies from the University of Iowa.