Alexandra M. Macdonald

Ph.D. Student

Advisor: Nicholas S. Popper
Current Research: Early Modern Britain and Europe, Atlantic World, Material Culture

Alexandra M. Macdonald received both her BA (Honours with Distinction) and her MA in Art History and Visual Studies from the University of Victoria. Common themes running through out her scholarly work include the relationship between gender and material culture in the long eighteenth-century, the intersections of material and intellectual culture, and the role(s) of space in the British Atlantic World.

Alexandra is the recipient of numerous academic awards, most notably the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship CGSM for her Master's work and the Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship for her Doctoral studies. In addition to her scholarly work, Alexandra has held positions in the Education and Curatorial Departments at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the Mearns Center for Learning, and the Royal British Columbia Museum.