Alissa Adams is a second-year Ph.D. student in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century European art. She received a B.A. in Art History and English Literature from the University of Delaware and an M.A. in Art History from the University of Iowa. Alissa wrote her M.A. thesis on Paul Delaroche's portraits of Napoleon and their relationship to nineteenth-century print culture. Her primary research interests include the Academic painters of nineteenth-century France and representations of Napoleon I.