Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi is Professor of Art History and French at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
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 the Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Committee, which oversees the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree. Zarucchi is also 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.
Her research interests are the interdisciplinary study of art, literature, and culture, ranging from the Renaissance through the 20th century. She is the author of two books, Perrault’s Morals for Moderns and Charles Perrault’s Memoirs of My Life, 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, and has published more than 30 articles in scholarly journals, including Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (U.K.), Renaissance Studies (U.K.), Seventeenth-Century French Studies (U.K.), Woman’s Art Journal, The French Review, Journal of Popular Culture, and Source: Notes in the History of Art. She has also made 60 scholarly presentations to international, national, and regional audiences.
Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi
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