Thomas Willette

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Tom Willette

Lecturer, Arts and Ideas in the Humanities Program

Office Location(s): 10B Tappan
Office Hours: T/Th 5-6pm & by appointment
Phone: 734.763.0179
willette@umich.edu
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Residential College
  • Fields of Study
    • Italian Renaissance and Baroque
  • About

    Thomas Willette, Ph.D., is a Lecturer IV in the Arts and Ideas Program at the Residential College and in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan.  He is the co-author of a book on the Italian painter Massimo Stanzione (Electa Napoli, 1992) and the co-editor of Art History in the Age of Bellori: Scholarship and Cultural Politics in Seventeenth-Century Rome (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and of the volume on Naples in the Cambridge University Press series Artistic Centers of the Italian Renaissance (in press).   He has published numerous articles and book chapters on Italian painting and early modern art-historiography and was awarded an NEH fellowship for his current research project on the publication history and reception of The Life of Benvenuto Cellini.

  • Education
    • PhD Johns Hopkins University