We are pleased to welcome  Nicola Barham  to the curatorial staff of the Kelsey Museum. Nicola has been appointed as Assistant Professor in the History of Art and Assistant Curator in Ancient Art at the Kelsey Museum. She was previously Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at both the Art Institute of Chicago and the American University of Beirut, and Chester Dale Fellow at the National Gallery. Her research reconstructs aesthetic categories that are emic to the ancient Roman world and applies these categories to the interrogation of Roman art. She received her PhD from the University of Chicago. Nicola has been exploring the collections at the Kelsey and developing ideas for future exhibitions, and spending time with new colleagues and students. Welcome to the University of Michigan, Nicola!