Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Art History and the College
Architecture and Urban History in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Italy
Persis Berlekamp
Associate Professor of Art History and the College
Islamic Art
Claudia Brittenham
Associate Professor of Art History and the College
Precolumbian art
On leave 2014-15
Charles E. Cohen
Mary L. Block Professor of Art History and the College
Italian Renaissance & Mannerist Art
On leave Winter 2015
Assistant Professor of Art History and the College
Roman Art & Archaeology
Visiting Professor of Art and Religion in the Divinity School and Art History
Roman and early Christian art, viewing and viewer-response in art, pilgrimage, the receptions of antiquity including the history of collecting and the musuem, art and text including ekphrasis.
Chelsea Foxwell
Assistant Professor of Art History and the College
Japanese Art & Architecture
Assistant Professor of Art History and the College
African Art & Architecture - Art and Architecture of the Early Modern Iberian Atlantic
On leave Autumn 2014
Tom Gunning
Professor of Art History, Committee on Cinema and Media Studies, and the College
Cinema & Media Studies
Associate Professor of Art History, the Department of Visual Arts, and the College
Contemporary, postwar European and Soviet Art
Aden Kumler
Associate Professor of Art History and the College
Western Medieval Art and Architecture
On leave 2014-15
Christine Mehring
Department Chair and Professor of Art History and the College
20th century art, contemporary art, art theory and criticism.
W.J.T. Mitchell
Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor of English Language and Literature, Art History, Committee on Art and Design, and the College; Editor, Critical Inquiry
Theory & Criticism
Richard Neer
William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, Cinema & Media Studies and the College
Ancient Greek Art & Architecture; 17th century French painting; critical theory & aesthetics.
On leave Autumn 2014 and Winter 2015
Joel Snyder
Professor of Art History, Committee on General Studies in the Humanities, Department of Visual Arts, and the College
History and theory of photography, critical theory, history and theory of perspective.
Assistant Professor of Art History and the College
Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art
Joining us in Autumn 2014
Katherine Fischer Taylor
Associate Professor of Art History and the College
19th & 20th Century Architecture & Urbanism
Yuri Tsivian
Professor of Art History, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cinema and Media Studies, and the College
Russian Cinema
Martha Ward
Associate Professor of Art History, Department of Visual Arts, and the College
19th & 20th Century Art
Wu Hung
Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College; Director, Center for the Art of East Asia; Consulting Curator, Smart Museum of Art
Early Chinese Art
Rebecca Zorach
Professor of Art History, Romance Languages, and the College
Renaissance and Baroque Europe, theory and criticism, gender studies, activist art since 1960

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