History of Art Faculty Listing


Matthew Biro, Critical Theory, 20th-Century Art

Celeste Brusati, Renaissance & Baroque Art

Elaine K. Gazda, Etruscan and Roman Art, Classical Archaeology

Daniel Herwitz (Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities), European Avant-Garde

Megan Holmes, Italian Renaissance Art

Alex Potts (Max Loehr Collegiate Professor of the History of Art), Modern Art and Sculpture, Critical Theories of Art

Martin Powers (Sally Michelson Davidson Professor of Chinese Arts and Cultures), Chinese Art and Comparative Culture

Christopher Ratté, Classical Archaeology, especially Greek architecture and urbanism, archaeology of Turkey

Jennifer Robertson, (Sociocultural Anthropology), Socio-cultural and Historical Anthropology and Ethnography

Margaret C. Root, Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East and Greece

Elizabeth L. Sears (George H. Forsyth Jr. Collegiate Professor of the History of Art), Medieval Art and Historiography

Susan Siegfried (Denise Riley Collegiate Professor of the History of Art and Women's Studies), 18th- and 19th-Century European Art

Ray Silverman, Art and Visual Cultures of Africa, Museum Studies

Patricia Simons, Italian Renaissance Art, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Associate Professors

Kevin Carr, Visual Culture

David Doris (Afroamerican and African Studies / History of Art / School of Art & Design), African Art and Visual Culture

Christiane Gruber, Islamic Art

Joan M. Kee, Modern and Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Art

Howard Lay, 19th-20th Century Art and Theory

Achim Timmermann, Medieval Art and Architecture

Claire Zimmerman, 19th/20th-Century Architecture

Rebecca Zurier, American Art

Assistant Professors

Nachiket Chanchani (History of Art / Asian Languages and Cultures), South Asian Visual Culture

Paroma Chatterjee, Medieval Mediterranean, medieval image theories, ekphrasis, and sculpture

Tom Willette, Renaissance and Baroque Art

Affiliated Faculty

Beth Genn, (Professor, Dance) 19th- & 20th-Century European and American Art

Michle Hannoosh (Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures), French language and literature; 19th-century literature, art, and culture

Sharon Herbert (Professor, Classical Studies) (John G. Pedley Collegiate Professor of Classical Archaeology & Greek) Director, Kelsey Museum, Greek archaeology, vase painting, Hellenistic Near East

Andrew Herscher (Associate Professor, Architecture / Slavic Languages and Literatures), Modern and contemporary architecture, urbanism, and visual culture in Central and Southeastern Europe

Helmut Puff  (Professor, Germanic Languages and Literature / History), (Richard Hudson Research Professor of History), Early Modern German Literature and History, Gender Studies

Lydia Soo (Associate Professor, Architecture), Early Modern Architecture

Professors Emeriti

R. Ward Bissell, Baroque Art in Italy and Spain

Richard Edwards, Chinese art

Marvin Eisenberg, Medieval and Renaissance art

Ilene H. Forsyth, Early Mediaeval, Romanesque Art

Joel Isaacson, Nineteenth Century European Art

Diane M. Kirkpatrick (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor), 20th-century Art, History of Photography, Cinema, New Media

Victor H. Miesel, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art

Walter M. Spink, Indian Art


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