Zuzanna will teach the Italian Renaissance course in English to MA students, as well as conduct seminars in academic writing for young researchers and deliver other taught courses. The Department would like to congratulate her on her appointment.
Zuzanna Sarnecka is completing her PhD thesis entitled ‘The Della Robbia and Domestic Maiolica: Glazed Devotional Sculpture in the Marche’ supervised by Professor Deborah Howard. After receiving her first degree in the Department of History of Art at the University of Cambridge, Zuzanna continued her studies at the Courtauld Institute of Art where she wrote her dissertation on fifteenth-century Umbrian wooden crucifixes. In 2013 she joined the ERC funded project Domestic Devotions: The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home 1400-1600 to pursue her interests in the relationship between devotion and craftsmanship in Italy. Her publications include: ’The Identity of Wooden Crucifixes in the Culture of the Fifteenth-Century Umbria’, Arte Medievale, 2014.