Melanie Enderle


Melanie Enderle is a Lecturer of Art History interested in sociocultural-based issues of gender. She studied at the University of Reading in England, the Royal Academy, London, and earned her PhD from University of Washington, Seattle. Enderle has presented papers at institutions including Oxford University, St. Andrews University, University of London, the Huntington Library, Panthéon-Sorbonne, and American University, Paris. Her published articles include “Windows on the Soul: Portraits by Major American Artists,” "Brawn vs. Beauty in American Brandywine and British Pre-Raphaelite Images of Arthurian Legend," and upcoming, "Tomboys, Girly-girls, and Little Ladies: Challenges and Transitions to Gender Norms in 19th and Early 20th century Art."

Enderle also teaches at University of Washington, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle Central College, Bellevue College, and has taught at University of Sichuan in Chengdu, China. She has worked as a museum educator at Seattle Art Museum, Dallas Museum of Art, and Philadelphia Museum of Art.


BFA, Art History
Stephen F Austin University

MA, English Literature and the Visual Arts
University of Reading

PhD, Art History
University of Washington