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​Welcome to the department of

Art History​

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NEWS


Winter Session 2023

Art history has two new exciting online courses on offer next Winter 2023.
 

Welcome new students

The Department of Art History welcomes new student to campus with orientation events.
 

New associate dean for the humanities

Wendy Bellion will serve as College of Arts and Sciences associate dean for the humanities, effective September 1.
 

ALUMNI PROFILES

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Anna Andrzejewski

Professor of Art History, UW Madison

Michele Frederick

Associate Curator of European Art, North Carolina Museum of Art

Emily Casey

Assistant Professor of Art History, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

Vivien Barnett

Curatorial Assistant, Maryland Center for History and Culture

Nicole Cook

Project Coordinator for Academic Partnerships, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Kristin Wittman

Senior Financial Reporting Analyst, University of Pennsylvania

Anna Marley

Curator of Historical American Art and Director of the Center for the Study of the American Artist at PAFA

Kelly Baum

Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Elisabeth Berry Drago

Public History Fellow, Science History Institute

Jennifer Stettler Parsons

Assistant Curator, Florence Griswold Museum

Joy Deibert

Senior Press Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Kristel Smentek

Associate Professor of History, Theory and Criticism, Department of Architecture, MIT

Megan Kuck

Owner and Lead Artisan, Moderncity + Main; Academic Advisor and Instructor, University of Delaware

Amanda Shields

Associate Registrar, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Franklin Kelly

Deputy Director and Chief Curator, National Gallery of Art
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​​Why Art History at UD?

  • ​The Department of Art History is dedicated to education and research in the history of the visual arts. The study of the visual arts leads us to understand important issues of our civilization, issues that form the core of a comprehensive liberal arts education.​
  • The department has an established national and international reputation as the home of leading specialists in the field.​ Faculty members have been recognized with prestigious awards, such as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Humanities Center, the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (Needham Research Institute).​
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