Daniela Bleichmar is Associate Professor of Art History and History at the University of Southern California, where she also serves as Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Initiatives in the Arts and Humanities. She received a BA from Harvard University and a PhD in the history of science from Princeton University. Her publications include the prize-winning monograph Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment (University of Chicago Press, 2012) and Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin (Yale University Press, 2017). The latter publication appeared in connection to an eponymous exhibition curated by Professor Bleichmar at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens as part of the Getty Foundation’s initiative Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles/Latin America. Other publications include the co-edited books Objects in Motion in the Early Modern World (2015), Collecting Across Cultures: Material Exchanges in the Early Modern Atlantic World (2011), and Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500–1800 (2009). Professor Bleichmar’s research has been supported by the Mellon Foundation, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and the ACLS. Her research and teaching address the history of science, visual culture, and material culture in the early modern Hispanic world, focusing particularly on knowledge production, cultural contact and exchange, collecting, and the history of the book. Her current book project is entitled The Itinerant Lives ofPainted Books: Mexican Codices and Transatlantic Knowledge in the Early Modern World.