E. Bennett Jones

E. Bennett Jones is a doctoral student in U.S. history and the history of science, looking primarily at the visual culture of science and the emergence of ecological thought in the United States. Bennett is also a fellow in the Science in Human Culture interdisciplinary cluster.

She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as well as a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from the University of Florida and was a participant in the four-week Summer Institute of Museum Anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. While at the University of Florida, she completed a master’s thesis titled “Monarch of the Plains: Federalism and Ecology in 19th Century American Museum Habitat Groups.”