Margo Weitzman is a Ph.D. student focused on painting in Florence, Italy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. She received her B.A. in fine art from DePaul University and M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago. In 2015, she collaborated with Dr. Ada Palmer to edit and publish a collection of essays on Homeric texts in The Bibliotheca Homerica Langiana, and the following year co-curated the exhibit Tensions in Renaissance Cities at the Special Collections Gallery at UChicago. Her primary academic interests include viewer engagement and phenomenology, urbanism, and identity formation in the Italian Renaissance.