Professor, Department Chair
Office: 203 Elvehjem Building
Tuesdays - 1:00-3:00, and by appointment
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)Areas of Research and Teaching:
On Faculty since 1999.
- 201 Ancient to Medieval Art
- 310 Early Christian and Byzantine Art
- 311 Medieval Art
- 318 Romanesque and Gothic Art and Architecture
- 415 Topics in Medieval Art
- Cultural Appropriation and Alterity in Medieval Art and Architecture
- Death and the Afterlife
- Image and Word in Medieval Manuscript Illumination
- 515 Proseminar in Medieval Art
- Representing the Body in Medieval Art
- Pilgrimage and the Cult of the Saints in Medieval and Byzantine Art
- 600 Special Topics in Art History
- Civic Art, Architecture and Public Space in Medieval Italy
- 701 Practicum in Art History: Bibliography, Historiography, Methods
- 815 Seminar in Medieval Art
- Icon: The Holy Image in Eastern Orthodox Culture
- The Body in Medieval Art
- Monasticism and the Art and Architecture of Medieval Christendom
- The Senses and Affect in Medieval Art and Culture
Relics, Prayer and Politics in Medieval Venetia: Romanesque Painting in the Crypt of Aquileia Cathedral (Princeton, 1997)
Contributor and editor with John Mitchell, Shaping Sacred Space and Institutional Identity in Romanesque Mural Painting: Essays in Honour of Otto Demus (London: The Pindar Press, 2004)
"The Monstrous," in Romanesque and Gothic, ed. Conrad Rudolph, in The Companion to Art (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006), 253-73.
"Romanesque Mural Painting, Colour and Multi-sensory religious experience," From Minor to Major: The Minor Arts and Their Current Status in Art History, ed. Column Hourihane (Princeton: Princeton University Press, forthcoming 2012), 23-42.
"Cultural Hybridity in Medieval Venice: Re-inventing the East at San Marco after the Fourth Crusade" in San
Marco and the Myths of Venice (Washington D. C .: Dumbarton Oaks, 2010), 151-191.
"The Nude, Phantasia, Vision and the Affective Powers of Romanesque Sculpture" Romanesque at a Crossroads: Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Sculpture Studies, eds. K. Ambrose and R. Maxwell (Turnhout: Brepols, 2010), 61-76.
"Monsters, Corporeal Deformities and Phantasms in the Romanesque Cloister of St-Michel de Cuxa", Art Bulletin 83, no. 3 (2001): 402-436.
"The Individual, the Resurrected Body, and Romanesque Portraiture: The Tomb of Rudolf von Schwaben in Merseburg," Speculum 77 (2002), 707-743.