Prof. Dr. Emilie Sitzia is an Art and Literature Historian and Art Writer.

After studying Art History and Literature in France, Germany and Finland she moved to New Zealand in 2004. In 2012 she left New Zealand and after roaming the European roads settled down in Maastricht in the Netherlands for 9 years. Emilie is now based in sunny Marseille, France. She regularly publishes on Art, Literature and Museology in academic journals and recently published a book: Art in Literature, Literature in Art in 19th century France (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012).

Emilie Sitzia is an Associate Professor at the Department of History at Maastricht University and a Professor of Illustration at the University of Amsterdam (Fiep Westendorp Foundation Special Chair). She is also the scientific director of the Arts, Sciences and Society research programme at the Institute for Advanced Study in Marseille (Im̩ra РUniversit̩ Aix-Marseille). She regularly publishes on Art, Literature and Museology in academic journals and published a book: Art in Literature, Literature in Art in 19th century France (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012).