Noelle Paulson joined the direction of the BRG as Administrative Coordinator in 2015. She is a co-author of the book Beyond Bending: Reimagining Compression Shells (Edition DETAIL, 2017) together with Philippe Block, Tom Van Mele, and Matthias Rippmann, as well as several other book chapters and articles.
A graduate of St. Olaf College (BA) and the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Noelle completed Master's and Doctoral degrees in Nineteenth-Century European Art History. Since moving to Switzerland in 2009, she has worked as a freelance art historical writer, editor and consultant. Before joing the BRG, she was an executive assistant in the field of architecture and urban design. Her essays on late nineteenth-century French painting have appeared in museum exhibition catalogues for the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C., and Kunstmuseum Winterthur, among others. A recipient of numerous travel and research fellowships, she has presented public talks in the U.S., Canada, and England.