Katie Lynn Steiner, Research Assistant in the Department of American Paintings and Sculpture, received a B.A. in Art History and English from Case Western Reserve University in 2006 and an M.A. in Art History from Williams College in 2008. Her research interests center on nineteenth-century American and British paintings and works on paper, particularly those of John Constable, Thomas Eakins, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler. Before joining the staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, she held internships and positions at the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.