Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi is Professor of Art History and French at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Her research interest is in the interdisciplinary study of art, literature, and culture. She is the author of two books, Perrault’s Morals for Moderns (1984) and Charles Perrault’s Memoirs of My Life (1989), the latter of which was recognized by the journal of the American Library Association as one of the Outstanding Academic Books of 1990. She was co-author of La Querelle d’Alceste(1994), and has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, including Woman’s Art Journal, Seventeenth Century French Studies, French Review, Journal of Popular Culture, andSource: Notes in the History of Art. Her most recent research is a study of Piranesi’s engravings of Rome, published in the Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (U.K.) in spring 2012. She has also presented scholarly papers at recent conferences of the Renaissance Society of America, Popular Culture Association, and Midwest Art History Society.
Zarucchi received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1983. She joined the campus in 1985 in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (now Anthropology, Sociology, and Languages), and has held a joint appointment in Art History since 1995. Zarucchi served as Art History Coordinator in 2003-06 and as Department Chair in 2006-2009. At the University of Missouri-St. Louis, she has been very active in campus service, and was Chair of the University Senate for two years (1998-2000). She is currently the Chair of the campus Interdisciplinary Studies Committee and President of the UMSL Chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. In September 2006, Zarucchi received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Service.
Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi
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