Anna Dempsey

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Dr. Anna Dempsey, Professor of Art History, University of Massachusetts, is the Co-Principal Investigator (PI) for the UMassBrut grant. She received her BS in Civil Engineering from MIT and worked as an engineer for several years, prior to obtaining her PhD from Columbia University. Professor Dempsey has curated several exhibitions, written catalogs and articles about modernist architecture and Paul Rudolph's brutalist designs at UMass Dartmouth and in Southeast Asia. Her current book project, for which she received an NEH grant, focuses on gender and design in the early twentieth century.