Laura Beltran-Rubio

Laura is a Ph.D. student in American Studies at the College of William and Mary. She holds a MA in Fashion Studies from Parsons School of Design. Her research lies at the intersection of dress history and art history, with a particular focus on the history of fashion in the eighteenth-century Atlantic World.

Laura has taught at Parsons School of Design and the Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia). She has worked for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and El Museo del Barrio, both in new York City.

Laura’s research has been funded by the Colombian National Government through Colfuturo, the College of William and Mary, and Parsons School of Design. Her work has been published in “Cuaderno” and “Fashion Theory.”

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Consult Laura’s publications, participation in conferences and invited talks.

Digital Art History project for the study of the history of art and dress in the 18th-century Atlantic World.

Informal, generally-short written pieces on a variety of topics of academic and personal interest.