Full-time Faculty

Alexander Alberro
Virginia Bloedel Wright Professor of Art History, Barnard
Modern and Contemporary Art; History of Photography

Zainab Bahrani
Edith Porada Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology and Department Chair
Ancient West Asian and East Mediterranean Art and Archaeology; Art Theory; Historiography; Philosophies of Representation

Frédérique Baumgartner
Senior Lecturer and Director of MA in Art History
18th- and 19th-century European Art

Barry Bergdoll
Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology and Director of Undergraduate Studies
19th- and 20th-century Architectural History; Theory and Criticism

Diane Bodart
David Rosand Associate Professor of Italian Renaissance Art History
Southern Renaissance Art

Julia Bryan-Wilson
Contemporary Art and LBGTQ+ Theory

Gregory Bryda
Assistant Professor, Barnard
Art and Architecture of the European Middle Ages

Zeynep Çelik Alexander
Associate Professor
Architectural History since 1800

Michael Cole
Howard McP. Davis Professor
Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art

Jonathan Crary
Meyer Schapiro Professor of Modern Art and Theory
19th-century Art, Theory and Criticism, Film

Francesco de Angelis
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Classical Art and Archaeology (Roman, Etruscan, Imperial Greek)

Rosalyn Deutsche
Term Professor, Barnard
Modern and Contemporary Art; Feminist Theory; Urban Theory

Noam M. Elcott
Associate Professor
Modern and Contemporary Art and Media

David Freedberg
Pierre Matisse Professor Emeritus of the History of Art and Director of The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
16th and 17th-century Dutch and Flemish Art; 17th-century Italian Art, Theory and Criticism

Meredith Gamer
Assistant Professor
18th- and 19th-Century European Art

Anne Higonnet
Barbara Novak Chair, Art History, Barnard College
Art since 1700; Clothing; Collecting; Childhood

Elizabeth W. Hutchinson
Associate Professor, Barnard
North American Art to 1945; Feminist and Cultural Theory

Kellie Jones
Hans Hofmann Professor of Modern Art
Art of the African Diaspora, Latin American Art, Museums, Contemporary Art

Branden W. Joseph
Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art
Modern and Contemporary Art and Theory

Subhashini Kaligotla
Barbara Stoler Miller Associate Professor of Indian and South Asian Art
Art and Architecture of the Indian Subcontinent

Holger A. Klein
Lisa and Bernard Selz Professor of Medieval Art History
Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western Medieval Art and Archaeology

Rosalind Krauss
University Professor
20th-century Art and Theory

Janet Kraynak
Senior Lecturer and Director of MA in Modern and Contemporary Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies (MODA)
Postwar and Contemporary Art, Politics of Media, Globalization

Matthew McKelway
Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Professor of Japanese Art History
Japanese Art

Ioannis Mylonopoulos
Associate Professor and Career Officer
Ancient Greek Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

Eleonora Pistis
Assistant Professor
17th- and 18th-Century European Architecture and Urbanism; Architectural Theory; Antiquarianism

Jonathan Reynolds
Professor, Barnard
Japanese Architecture and Visual Culture

Simon Schama
University Professor
17th-century Dutch Art; European Cultural and Environmental History

Avinoam Shalem
Riggio Professor of the History of the Arts of Islam
The global context of the visual cultures of the world of Islam, mainly in the Mediterranean, Near East, North Africa, Spain, South Italy and Sicily. Medieval aesthetic thoughts on visual arts and craftsmanship. The image of 'Islamic' art and the historiography of the field.

Z. S. Strother
Riggio Professor of African Art and Sobel-Dunn Chair for Art Humanities
Arts of Africa

Lisa Trever
Lisa and Bernard Selz Associate Professor in Pre-Columbian Art History and Archaeology
Art and Architecture of the Americas until 1550

Michael J. Waters
Assistant Professor
Renaissance Architecture; Italian Renaissance Art; History of Technology; Prints and Drawings

Jin Xu
Jane and Leopold Swergold Associate Professor of Chinese Art History
Art and Architecture in China