Director, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
Jordana Mendelson received her B.A. in Art History with a minor in Spanish from Boston University (1988) and both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History from Yale University (1993, 1999). Dr. Mendelson's research focuses on early twentieth-century visual culture in Spain. Her articles have appeared in The Art Journal, Boletín de la Institución Libre de Enseñanza, Catalan Review, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, and Modernism/Modernity. She is the author of Documenting Spain: Artists, Exhibition Culture, and the Modern Nation 1929-1939 (Penn State University Press, 2005) and Revistas y Guerra 1936-1939/Magazines and War 1936-1939 (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2007), and the co-author of Margaret Michaelis: Fotografía, Vanguardia y Política en la Barcelona de la República (Institut Valencià d'Art Moderno, 1999). She has curated numerous exhibitions, including “Other Weapons: Photography and Print Culture during the Spanish Civil War” (International Center of Photography, 2007).