History of Art and Architecture

Fosca Maddaloni

PhD Candidate, Dean's Faculty Fellow 2025
Research Interests Late Medieval, Early Modern, China and Europe, artisanal knowledge, workshop organization


Fosca Maddaloni studies the production of ceramic and silver in China and Europe during the late Middle Ages and Early Modern period. Her research focuses on artisanal practices and knowledge, workshop organization, labor, and aesthetic regimes. 

Before coming to Brown, she earned an MA in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU and an MA in East Asian studies from Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.