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Dr. Marieke v.den Doel

Marieke v.den Doel

Assistant Professor of History of Humanism


Marieke J.E. van den Doel is Assistant Professor in History of Humanism at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht. She is specialized in the relation between Renaissance humanism and art. Recently she published Ficino and Fantasy. Imagination in Renaissance Art and Theory from Botticelli to Michelangelo. She also co-curated the exhibition Vrijdenkers van Spinoza tot nu (Freethinkers from Spinoza until now) at the Amsterdam Museum. Furthermore, she collaborates with prof. Anja Machielse in the research topic Humanism and the Artistic Imagination.

Before UvH, she has been Director of Studies in Art History at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR) and has worked as a Curator of Exhibitions at Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam).