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Dana Katz is a Senior Research Fellow at the DFG-funded Center for Advanced Study “RomanIslam - Center for Comparative Empire and Transcultural Studies” at Universität Hamburg. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. In 2021–22, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture in New York City. She has also been a postdoctoral fellow at the Haifa Center for Mediterranean History (HCMH) at the University of Haifa and held a Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Katz is currently completing a book on a historical landscape in the medieval Mediterranean, the royal parklands of the 12th-century Norman kings of Sicily. Her research has been supported by the Fulbright, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, and the Medieval Academy of America (Olivia Remie Constable Award in 4/2021). She has participated in international seminars of the Bibliotheca Hertziana–Max Planck Institute for Art History as well as the Getty Foundation and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She has published in the Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz, Convivium: Exchanges and Interactions in the Arts of Medieval Europe, Byzantium, and the Mediterranean, and the International Journal of Islamic Architecture.