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Julia Madore is from upstate New York and studied art history at Nazareth College of Rochester. Before starting her MLitt, Julia interned at the Fenimore Art Museum and the Farmer’s Museum in Cooperstown, NY where she worked with Native American art and Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica, NY where she worked with photo archives. She also spent six months as a mentor and history tutor at an inner-city high school in upstate New York. Julia’s goal is to find a job in the curatorial field after she graduates.
Marie Boudeele is from a small town in France, near Paris, and has been fascinated by museums since a very young age. She studied Art History and Museology at the Ecole du Louvre and worked as an intern for several museums and heritage sites, including the Palace of Versailles. Her other passion is British art: she wrote a dissertation on her favorite artist, J.W.M. Turner. Spending a year abroad in the United Kingdom had always been a dream of hers, and so far the St Andrews experience has been nothing but great!
Hannah Norfolk is from Nottingham (England), where her love for museums was translated into a desire to work in this field whilst volunteering at the National Justice Museum. She received an MA in History from the University of St Andrews in 2017. Hannah has mostly volunteered in historical prison cells and caves, performing a wide range of roles, but has recently been doing more collections-based work. She is currently volunteering as a researcher with the National Museum of Scotland and doing a placement at the Scottish Parliament, where she works with the parliamentary gifts.
Eilidh Lawrence was brought up in the East Neuk of Fife but now lives across the Tay in Dundee. She studied for her MA in Art History and Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews. She has experience working in the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Special Collections at the University of St Andrews, Pittenweem Arts Festival, National Museums Scotland and HMS Unicorn. She is particularly interested in researching the role of games and the gamification of museums as a tool for accessibility.
MARKETING & FINANCE
Juliette Deval is from Paris, France. She has a passion for art since her childhood and has always wanted to become a curator (if possible at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris because of the richness of the 19th French century). She had the luck to work as an intern at the musée Jacquemart-André with a lot of masterpieces but also in the south of France, at the musée Fabre. She is also fond of music and volunteered for many music festivals all around France.
Elena Miserotti is from Milan, Italy where she studied Art History at the Univeristà Cattolica, focusing her research on Medieval and Renaissance art and history. It was whilst working on the redevelopment of the permanent display at the Castellated Sforzesco’s Decorative Art Museum that she discovered her true passion for curatorial work. Her dream is to be able to live and work in different countries, learning about new cultures and forms of art.
PUBLICATION AND PRINTED MATERIALS
Lauren Beatty from Dunfermline, Scotland, graduated from the University of Dundee in 2016 with an Honours Degree in History with French. After completing her second year of university, she took a gap year to improve her spoken French, teaching English in primary schools. Upon returning to Scotland, she began volunteering at Dundee Museum University Services. It was this experience which encouraged her to apply for the MGS course in St Andrews. She is also our treasurer.
Caprice Erickson is from Ganado, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of St Thomas in Houston with a major in History and minors in Irish Studies and Russian Studies. She has always wanted to work in collections management and has previously worked for the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Coming from a historical background, Caprice is particularly interested in museum work because of the profession’s standards concerning the preservation of culturally and historically significant objects and making that knowledge accessible for public appreciation.