LauraLee Brott

Position title: Ph.D. Candidate; Lecturer

Email: lbrott@wisc.edu

LauraLee is a Ph.D. candidate studying medieval art. She received her Master’s degree in 2014 from the University of North Texas. Her interests range from architecture and cultural landscapes to cartography. She is a Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures student with a background in studying French townscapes from the 12th century. Her dissertation research focuses on maps and map-making from the same period. LauraLee is a co-editor for Virtual Mappa: Digital Editions of Medieval Maps of the World (available at sims2.digitalmappa.org/36).

Publications:
“Reframing the World: The Materiality of Two Mappaemundi of BL Add. MS 28681,” co-authored with Heather Wacha, Imago Mundi: The International Journal in the History of Cartography 72, no. 2 (2020).
“The Geography of Devotion in the British Library Psalter,” Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization 53, no. 3 (2018).
“Teacher/Student: Technology as a Basis for Centrifugal Learning that ‘Goes Both Ways’: Part Two,” Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture 7, no. 3 (2017).
“Reading Between the Lions: Mapping Meaning in a Surviving Capital at Maillezais Abbey,” Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture 5, no. 3 (2016).

Teaching:
AH 430: The History of the Museum – from Prehistory to COVID-19
AH 202: From Pyramids to Cathedrals

Primary Advisor(s)
Thomas E. A. Dale