Dr. Nichols specializes in Italian Renaissance art, as well as the history of dress and art in the Renaissance period.
I have taught undergraduate courses in art history at Seton Hall University since 1990 and also teach for the M.A. in Museum Professions program. I received my Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts (NYU), with a specialization in Italian Renaissance art. I lived for many years in Italy while researching my dissertation on the Renaissance in Naples, and I am a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. My scholarly interests now include the history of dress and art in the Renaissance period.
- Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
- M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
- A.B., Smith College
- Seton Hall University Provost's Fund, 1995
- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, Rome, 1990
- ACLS Grant, 1989
- The Frick Collection, Curatorial Fellowship, 1985-1988
- Florence Waterbury Fellowship, Institute of Fine Arts, 1983-1984
- Kress Triangulation Fellowship, American Academy in Rome, 1981-1983
- Bernard Berenson Fellowship, Institute of Fine Arts, 1980-1981