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Emeriti Faculty

Professor Emerita
European painting (especially French) from 1600 to the 1960s; German art and visual culture between the two world wars; art as social practice; portraiture.
Harry Berger portrait
Professor Emeritus
Renaissance and Baroque art and pictorial theory
Birnbaum portrait
Professor Emeritus
Buddhist studies and Chinese religions, from medieval times to the present; religion and visual culture in China.
Elisabeth Cameron portrait
Professor Emerita, History of Art and Visual Culture
Visual cultures of Central Africa; issues of gender, colonialism, post-colonialism and iconoclasm.
Professor Emeritus
Visual and conceptual representation in premodern China, especially landscape/painting; Asian art history.
Virginia Jansen
Professor Emerita
Medieval visual culture, urbanism, and secular building; Gothic architecture, campus planning and architecture.
Nan Rosenthal in the 1980s
Professor Emerita
Modern and contemporary art
Catherine portrait
Professor Emerita
European cultural theory, aesthetics, and the historiography of art; performance studies; early modern Italian art; media history including film; Jewish identity and representation.