Erika Doss

American Studies

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Professor of American Studies

  • Monuments and memorials
  • Public art
  • Memory studies
  • 20th-21st century American art and culture
  • American modernism

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How We Mourn Covid’s Victims

“People died alone in hospitals, or their loved ones could not even see them or hold their hands, so maybe some of these memorials have to do with a better send-off,” said Erika Doss, a University of Notre Dame professor who studies how Americans use memorials.