Morgan Brittain

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Morgan Brittain

Academic Areas

Research Interests

Art History

Morgan is a first year MA student whose primary interests are 19th century American art and the ethics of collecting. He received a BA in Political Science from the University of Iowa in May 2016. Morgan has worked as a Katzenberger Art History Intern at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, developing thematic self-guided tours for an exhibition exploring masterworks of modern and contemporary art. Most recently, Morgan worked in higher education advancement at Cornell College. He has also served on the board of directors of the small local art center in his hometown, Winterset, Iowa and as a grant reviewer for the Iowa Arts Council. Morgan is thrilled to be serving as a teaching assistant and as a research assistant for the Eve Drewelowe Collection.