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Columbia University, New York City, New York, 1983-1985, 1990-1993: Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, 1994.

University of California at Los Angeles, 1980-1982: Master of Arts in Art History, 1982.

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1980: Bachelor of Arts (Magna cum laude, Art
History), 1980.

Accademia N. Simi, Florence, Italy, 1977-78: Credential for completion of drawing coursework, 1978.

Teaching and Curatorial Experience, at Southern Utah University, 2005 – 2008:

Associate Professor of Art History, 2005 – present; Director, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, through Summer 2007.

Courses taught at SUU: Art History I; Art History II; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Modern Art History; Intro to Art Theory; History of Graphic Design; Introduction to Visual Art; Arts Retrospective: Modernism; Arts Retro:Romanticism; Arts Retro: Artistic Giants of the Century; Arts Retro: Movement in Art; Arts Retro: The Jazz Age in Art; Museum & Gallery Practices; Practices & Principles of Visual Arts (graduate); Non-Western Art (for Spring 2009).

Teaching and Curatorial Experience at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1997 – 2005 (tenured 2002):

Associate Professor of Art History and Curator and Gallery Director, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Art Gallery, 1997 – 2005.

Courses taught at SWOSU: Art History Survey; Art History Survey Telecourse; Prehistoric through Gothic; Renaissance through Romanticism; Modern Art History; Art Since 1945; Art History V: American Art History; Art History VI: Non-Western Art History; Foundations of Art I: Basic Drawing; Perspective Drawing; Advanced Drawing; Studio and Figure Drawing; History and Theory of Graphic Design; Senior Exhibit and Senior Portfolio.

Publications and scholarly activity:

“Delacroix’s Critique of Poe’s Sublime,” a paper co-written with Professor Louis Marvick, University of Nevada, Reno; presented at the International Conference in Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 2008.

"’Alone In His Haughty Solitude’: Reception of Khnopff's Formalism, 1895 – 1922,” paper given at M/MLA, Cleveland, November 8 – 11, 2007.

"’A Strange Sadism of the Pencil’: Formalist Pedagogy in Fin-de-Siècle Art Criticism,” paper to be given at Oxford Round Table (history session), summer 2007.

“’No Life is Complete Without Vice, and Technique': Late Victorian Reception of Pictorial Form ,” paper given at MLA, Philadelphia, December 29, 2006.

“’Patches of 'Black Blot': Reception of space in Beardsley and Khnopff," in Sayer, Karen, ed., Pre-Raphaelite Space(s): Leeds Centre Working Papers in Victorian Studies, Volume 8, Spring 2006, pp. 154 – 161.

Panel moderator, North American Victorian Studies Association 2005 Conference, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Sept. 2005.

"'A Strumous young lady of no high breeding': Reception of the female adolescent in late Victorian painting," paper given at the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association conference, Augusta, Georgia, March 11, 2005.

Entries on Jean Arp, Piet Mondrian, Amédée Ozenfant, Gerrit Rietveld, Samuel Barber and Alban Berg, in Interdisciplinary Biographical Dictionaries of The Western World’s Greatest Cultural Eras, Volume 8: The Modern Age, 1914-2000.

Entries on modernism, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Kurt Schwitters and César Baldaccini in Antonia Boström, ed., The Encyclopedia of Sculpture, Fitzroy Dearborn 2003.

"‘Resisting a Groove’? Waterhouse and his public after 1884," in Hardwick, Paul and Martin Hewitt, eds., The Pre-Raphaelite Ideal: Leeds Centre Working Papers in Victorian Studies, Volume 7, Spring 2004, pp. 76 – 88.

“Dada: The Coordinates of Cultural Politics,” review-essay in International. Review of Modernism, Spring 1998.

“Dada Zurich: A Clown’s Game from Nothing,” review-essay in International Review of Modernism, Spring 1998.

“‘Herself a Psyche’: Feminine Identities in the Art of JW Waterhouse,” in The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, ns 5:Sp.96:81-94 The Art of John William Waterhouse: Eclecticism in Late 19th-C. British Painting, Columbia doctoral diss., UMI, Ann Arbor, 1994.

American Painters of Interior Subjects: 1880-1920, UCLA MA thesis, UCLA Publications, 1982.

“American Expatriate Painters in Holland,” in The Dutch and America, exhibition catalogue, Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, 1982.

Exhibitions, Collections and Honors:

Solo show of 42 drawings at Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota, January 25 – March 15, 2007; seven works in SUU Dept. of Art and Design annual Faculty Art Exhibition, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery 2007; solo exhibition of drawings, Southwest Minnesota University, Marshall, Minnesota, January 25 through March 15, 2007; four paintings in Get Real: an exhibition of art by SUU faculty, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah, January – February 2007; fall 2003 Art Exhibition, Goddard Center for the Arts, Ardmore, Oklahoma; fall 1999 Art Show, Goddard Center for the Arts, Ardmore, Oklahoma; Oklahoma State University Faculty Art Exhibition, Spring 2000, Ada, Oklahoma; Weatherford Arts Council Annual Christmas Art Exhibitions, 1997 – 2004; Southwestern Oklahoma State University Faculty Art Exhibitions, 1997 – 2005;Portrait of Archie Black Owl (commissioned portrait in oils), Southwest National Bank, Weatherford, 2000; First Prize, Oil Painting, Oklahoma Fall Arts Institute, Stillwater, Oklahoma 1998; Third Prize, Painting, Weatherford Arts Festival, Weatherford, Oklahoma, 1998 and 1999; online solo exhibition, Southwester Oklahoma State University Art Department, 1999; Noble Foundation Collection of Art, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, Oklahoma; Art Department Collection of Art, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, Oklahoma