Brock Jobe is a Professor of American Decorative Arts at the Winterthur Museum.
Jobe teaches graduate courses in historic interiors, American decorative arts, and twentieth-century design. He assumed his current position in October 2000 after a twenty-eight-year career as a museum curator and administrator. His previous posts included those of research assistant at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, curator of exhibition buildings at Colonial Williamsburg, chief curator at the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (now Historic New England), and deputy director for collections, conservation, and interpretation at Winterthur. In his present role, he mentors students in the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, advises theses, teaches, leads field trips, and helps place students after graduation. He is also a frequent lecturer at museums, antiques shows, and collectors' clubs throughout the country. Tuesday, 5 Feb. 2013. Photograph by JIM GRAHAM