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  1. Sonja Kelley

    Sonja Kelley

    Sonja Kelley holds a Ph.D. in Art and Archaeology from Princeton University and a B.A. in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin. She joined the department of Art History, Theory and Criticism as a full-time faculty member in 2012 and teaches courses on East Asian art history.

  2. Monica Amor

    Monica Amor

    Monica Amor holds a PhD from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has written art criticism and essays for Poliester (Mexico), Trans (New York), Art Nexus (Miami), Third Text (London), Art Journal (New York), and October (Cambridge). She has curated exhibitions for the Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Serralves Foundation in Porto, Art in General in New York, the Museo de Bellas Artes in Caracas, and other institutions.

  3. W. Ian Bourland

    W. Ian Bourland

    W. Ian Bourland is a critic and historian of the global contemporary. He holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Chicago and his undergraduate in International Relations from Georgetown University.

  4. Jenny Carson

    Jenny Carson

    Jenny Carson holds a PhD from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and an MA in Art History from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

  5. Jennie Hirsh

    Jennie Hirsh

    Jennie Hirsh is the director of the the MA in Critical Studies program and a faculty member in the department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism. She holds a Ph.D. in modern and contemporary art from the History of Art Department at Bryn Mawr College, where she also earned an MA in art of the Italian Renaissance.

  6. Jennifer Hock

    Jennifer Hock is an architectural historian who specializes in the history of twentieth century architecture and urbanism. She is especially interested in using architectural history to study the construction of social identities and investigate movements for social, cultural, and political change.

  7. Kerr Houston

    Kerr Houston

    Kerr Houston has taught as a Professor of Art History at the Maryland Institute College of Art since 2002. He received a B.A. in Art History from Williams College in 1988, and a Ph.D. from Yale University in 2001.

  8. Victoria Pass

    Victoria Pass

    Victoria Rose Pass is a specialist in Visual Culture, particularly areas of design and fashion. Her research considers the history of fashion culture in the 20th and focuses specifically on issues of gender and race. Her most recent publications include an essay titled "Schiaparelli's Convulsive Gloves" published in 2015 in Extravagances, the final volume of the Habits of Being series from the University of Minnesota.

  9. Sarah-Neel Smith

    Sarah-Neel Smith

    Sarah-Neel Smith holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.A. from Smith College. Smith's current book project analyzes Turkey's art world of the 1950s in order to elucidate a central but overlooked phenomenon of the twentieth century: the use of art by so-called minor players in the Cold War to negotiate hegemonic powers' imposition of economic and political standards. Her writing has appeared in Art Journal, ARTMargins, Bidoun, and frieze, and her research has been supported by the ACLS, Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Fulbright scholar program.

  10. Raél Jero Salley

    Raél Jero Salley

    Raél Jero Salley offers over a decade of diverse experiences in art, education, program development, research strategies, collaborative creativity and global impact. Currently serving as Professor in Art History at MICA and Visiting Professor at UCLA (African American Studies), Salley previously served as Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, the founding director of ‘the names we give' public forum, and the executive director of ACTSA (Africana Art, Culture, Theory and Society), a diversity research initiative.

  11. W. Bowdoin Davis, Jr., Professor Emeritus

    W. Bowdoin Davis, Jr., Professor Emeritus

    Prof. Davis taught at Maryland Institute College of Art from 1963 until 2003. He created the Art History Department early in his career and developed a challenging curriculum especially geared to student artists. His undergraduate degree is from Brown University and his Masters in Art History was obtained at Indiana University in 1964.

  12. Jane Elkinton, Professor Emerita

    Dr. Jane Elkinton grew up the daughter of American diplomats overseas: in Paris, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Tokyo, Japan; and Karachi, Pakistan. That experience gave her a high regard for the world's varied traditions, religions, lanuages, terrain, and, of course, cuisine.

  13. Suzanne Garrigues Emerita

    Suzanne Garrigues was born in New York City and grew up in the suburbs of northern New Jersey. She received her BA degree in art from Lindenwood University. She went on to earn a MA degree in art, Latin American art history and archaeology from La Universidad de las Americas in Mexico, D.F.

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This page was last updated on 02/08/2018.

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  1. Raél Jero Salley