Faculty in Art History



Joseph Alchermes
Associate Professor of Art History
Director of the Architectural Studies Program
B. A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Greek, Roman, Early Christian and Byzantine Art, Medieval Architecture, Islamic Art and Architecture

Robert Baldwin
Associate Professor of Art History
B.A., New York University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Late Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art

Emily Chace Morash
Visiting Instructor of Art History
B.A., Smith College, M. Arch. Hist., University of Virginia, Ph.D., Brown University (ABD)
Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Qiang Ning
Chu-Niblack Associate Professor of Art History
Curator of the Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection
B.A. Sichuan University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Asian Art and Archaeology

Karen Gonzalez Rice
Sue and Eugene Mercy Assistant Professor of Art History
B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Duke University
Modern and Contemporary Art, Performance Studies

Christopher B. Steiner (Chair)
Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History and Anthropology
Director of the Museum Studies Program
B.A./M.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
African Art, Visual Culture, Anthropology of Art, Museum Studies

Abigail Van Slyck (Interim Dean of the Faculty)
Dayton Professor of Art History
A.B., Smith College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
American Architecture, Cultural Landscape Studies

Associated Faculty

Yibing Huang
Associate Professor of Chinese
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Beijing University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Contemporary Chinese Art

Sabrina Notarfrancisco
Senior Lecturer in Theater
B.A., University of Central Florida; M.A., Southwest Missouri State University; M.F.A., University of Connecticut
Costume History

Kristin Pfefferkorn
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Hunter College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D, Yale University
Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics

Takeshi Watanabe
Assistant Professor of Japanese
B.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Japanese Art and Architecture

Adjunct Faculty

David Rau
Adjunct Instructor of Art History
B.A., University of Michigan, Dearborn; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Museum Education, House Museums

Retired Faculty

Barbara Zabel
Professor Emeritus of Art History

Contact Information:

Phone: 860-439-2797
Fax: 860-439-5339
Email cbste@conncoll.edu

Christopher B. Steiner, Chair
Department of Art History
Connecticut College
Box 5595
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196