Lianne McTavish

Lianne McTavish is a Professor in the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture at the University of Alberta. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on early modern French medical imagery, which she has published in Social History of Medicine (2001), Medical History (2006), and a monograph titled “Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France” (Routledge, 2005). She is currently completing her fourth book, Illness as Opportunity in Early Modern France. Dr. McTavish has curated several art and science exhibitions, including Perceptions of Promise in 2010 and Flux in 2017.