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Jake Benson

Graduate Certificate

Academic Profile

Bookbinding Program, North Bennet Street School (1993-1995)
Persian Studies Major, University of Maryland College Park (2007-2011)
Graduate Persian Flagship Program, University of Maryland College Park (2011-2012)
Dissertation: "The Art of Abrī: The Advent, Evolution, and Impact of Early Modern Turco-Persianate Paper Marbling.

Sample Publications

"The Art of Abrī: Marbled Album leaves, Drawings and Paintings of the Deccan" in Sultans of Deccan India 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy, edited by Navina Haidar & Marika Sardar. 157–59. (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015).

Current Position

Ph.D. Candidate, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University