Carla Yanni Carla Yanni, is associate professor of art history at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. In March 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press published her book, Nature’s Museums: Victorian Science and the Architecture of Display. She received the Society of Architectural Historians Founders’ Award for her article, “Divine Display or Secular Science: Definitions of Nature at the Natural History Museum in London,” in 1996, and in 1994 she earned a doctorate in art history from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently working on a book on the architecture of American insane asylums and their relationship to theories in Victorian psychiatry. During the academic year 2002-2003 she was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.