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Sonya M. De Lazzer

Sonya M. De Lazzer


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Sonya Marie de Lazzer is an art historian with an interest in souvenirs, collectibles, collections, and nineteenth-century art. Sonya’s background brings extensive museum and art gallery experience in the areas of curation, exhibition writing, installation, and museum programming. She obtained her M.A. in Art History from University at Buffalo: The State University of New York and is currently completing her PhD in Art and Visual Culture at Western University. Her personal research focuses on the visual culture of Niagara Falls with investigations in the commercial sublime, material culture of mementos, and tourist attractions. She is a lecturer in the Art History with Museum Studies program, and currently teaches AHM201-19th Century Art and AHM206 - Latin American Art.