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Current Member

Karen Sonik

Funding provided by the Hetty Goldman Fund

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Cultural History, History of Art

Home Institution

Auburn University

Karen Sonik is a cultural historian whose interdisciplinary work focuses on themes of metamorphosis and identity. Her current book project draws on developing research into Near Eastern emotions, senses, and aesthetics to explore the rise of homo urbanus at the dawn of urban civilization.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current

Degrees

University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D.
2010

Appointments

Auburn University
2014
Associate Professor