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Natalie Pellolio

Natalie Pellolio

B.A. Reed College: Art History, 2009
Ph.D. Stanford University: Art History (expected 2018)

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Natalie Pellolio is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art & Art History and the Thomas D. Dee II Graduate Fellow at the Bill Lane Center for the American West for the 2017-2018 academic year. Natalie studies American photography, with a focus on photographers working in California at the turn of the twentieth century. Her dissertation examines the historical relationship between photography and the American postal service, in which she traces the aesthetic influence of the mail on photographic practice as both forms developed across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.