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The Institute of Fine Arts Faculty

Academic Administration

Patricia Rubin Patricia Rubin
Judy and Michael Steinhardt Director; Professor of Fine Arts

Field of study: Renaissance Art

Hannelore Roemich Hannelore Roemich (on sabbatical fall 2017, on leave spring 2018)
Chairman of the Conservation Center, Professor of Conservation Science
Field of study: Conservation of Works of Art and Artifacts
Alexander Nagel Alexander Nagel (on sabbatical fall 2017, on leave spring 2018)
Director of Graduate Studies; Professor of Fine Arts
Field of study: Renaissance Art
Marvin Trachtenberg Marvin Trachtenberg (on sabbatical fall 2018, leave spring 2019)
Director of Masters Studies; Edith Kitzmiller Professor of the History of Fine Arts
Fields of Study: Architecture; Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western Medieval Art; Renaissance Art
Faculty in the History of Art and Archaeology
Jonathan Brown Jonathan Brown (on leave fall 2016, spring 2017)
Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Fine Arts
Fields of study: Architecture; Latin American Art, Renaissance Art; Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art
Jean-Louis Cohen Jean-Louis Cohen (on sabbatical spring 2017, on leave fall 2017)
Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture
Fields of Study: Architecture; Contemporary Art; Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art
Thomas Crow Thomas Crow (on sabbatical spring 2019)
Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art; Associate Provost for the Arts
Fields of Study: Contemporary Art; Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art; Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art
Colin Eisler Colin Eisler (on sabbatical fall 2017, on leave fall 2018)
Robert Lehman Professor of Fine Arts
Field of study: Renaissance Art
Finbarr Barry Flood Finbarr Barry Flood (on leave fall 2017 and spring 2019)
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities, Institute of Fine Arts and College of Arts and Sciences
Fields of study: Archaeology; Art of the Middle East and South Asia
Jonathan Hay Jonathan Hay (on leave spring 2017, on sabbatical fall 2017 and spring 2019)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Professor of Fine Arts
Field of study: East Asian Art
Guenter Kopcke Günter H. Kopcke (on sabbatical fall 2016, on leave spring 2017)
Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities
Fields of study: Ancient Aegean, Egyptian, Greek and Roman Art; Architecture
Robert Lubar Robert Lubar (on leave until fall 2018)
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Fields of study: Latin American Art; Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art
Clemente Marconi Clemente Marconi (on sabbatical spring 2017, on leave fall 2018)
James R. McCredie Professor in the History of Greek Art and Archaeology; University Professor
Fields of study: Ancient Aegean, Egyptian, Greek and Roman Art; Architecture; Archaeology
Robert A. Maxwell Robert A. Maxwell (on leave spring 2017)
Sherman Fairchild Professor of Fine Arts
Fields of study: Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western Medieval Art
Clemente Marconi Kent Mitchell Minturn
Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Fields of study: Contemporary Art; Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art
Mia M. Mochizuki Mia M. Mochizuki
Associate Professor of the History of Art, New York University Abu Dhabi and Institute of Fine Arts
Fields of study: Renaissance Art; Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art
Philippe de Montebello Philippe de Montebello
Fiske Kimball Professor in the History and Culture of Museums
Fields of study: Curatorial and Museum Studies
Alexander Nagel Alexander Nagel (on sabbatical fall 2017, on leave spring 2018)
Director of Graduate Studies; Professor of Fine Arts
Field of study: Renaissance Art
David O'Connor David O'Connor
Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Ancient Egyptian Art; Co-Director, Yale University-University of Pennsylvania-Institute of Fine Arts, NYU Excavations at Abydos
Fields of Study: Ancient Aegean, Egyptian, Greek and Roman Ary; Archaeology
Patricia Rubin Patricia Rubin
Judy and Michael Steinhardt Director; Professor of Fine Arts
Field of study: Renaissance Art
Hseuh-Man Shen Hsueh-Man Shen (on sabbatical spring 2017 and spring 2018, on leave fall 2018)
Associate Professor; Ehrenkranz Chair in World Art
Fields of Study: Archaeology; East Asian Art
Robert Slifkin Robert Slifkin (on sabbatical fall 2016 and fall 2017)
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Fields of Study: Contemporary Art; Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art
Roland R. R. Smith Roland R. R. Smith (not currently teaching)
Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Oxford; Director, Excavations at Aphrodisias
Fields of Study: Ancient Aegean, Egyptian, Greek and Roman Art; Archaeology; Architecture
Priscilla P. Soucek Priscilla P. Soucek (on sabbatical fall 2016, on leave fall 2017)
John Langeloth Loeb Professor in the History of Art
Fields of Study: Architecture; Art of the Middle East and South Asia 
Edward J. Sullivan Edward J. Sullivan (not teaching fall 2016)
Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art; Institute of Fine Arts and College of Arts and Sciences
Fields of Study: Contemporary Art, Latin American Art, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art
Thelma K. Thomas Thelma K. Thomas (on leave spring 2017, on sabbatical fall 2017)
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Fields of Study: Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western Medieval Art
Marvin Trachtenberg Marvin Trachtenberg (on sabbatical fall 2018, leave spring 2019)
Director of Masters Studies; Edith Kitzmiller Professor of the History of Fine Arts
Fields of Study: Architecture; Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western Medieval Art; Renaissance Art
Kathellen Weil-Garris Brandt Kathleen Weil-Garris Brandt (not currently teaching)
Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts and College of Arts and Science
Fields of Study: Architecture; Renaissance Art
Katherine Welch Katherine Welch (on sabbatical fall 2017, on leave spring 2019, on sabbatical fall 2019)
Associate Professor of Fine Arts; Deputy Director, Excavations at Aphrodisias
Fields of study: Architecture; Archaeology
Conservation Center Faculty
Norbert S. Baer Norbert S. Baer (on sabbatical fall 2018)
Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Conservation
Field of study: Conservation of Works of Art and Artifacts
Margaret Holben Ellis Margaret Holben Ellis (on leave fall 2018, on sabbatical spring 2019)
Eugene Thaw Professor of Paper Conservation; Director, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library and Museum (part-time); Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra
Field of study: Conservation of Works of Art and Artifacts
Michele D. Marincola Michele D. Marincola (on sabbatical spring 2017, on leave spring 2019)
Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of Conservation; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra
Field of study: Conservation of Works of Art and Artifacts
Michele D. Marincola Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Research Professor, Kress Program in Paintings Conservation
Field of study: Conservation of Works of Art and Artifacts
Hannelore Roemich Hannelore Roemich (on sabbatical fall 2017, on leave spring 2018)
Chairman of the Conservation Center, Professor of Conservation Science
Field of study: Conservation of Works of Art and Artifacts
Associate Faculty
Dipti Khera Dipti Khera
Assistant Professor of Art History, Institute of FIne Arts
Fields of study: Art of the Middle East and South Asia
Meredith Martin Meredith Martin
Associate Professor of Art History, Institute of FIne Arts
Fields of study: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century European Art
Michele Matteini

Michele Matteini
Assistant Professor of East Asian Art, Architecture and Visual Culture
Field of study: East Asian Art

Special Appointments

Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor
Jacqueline Lichtenstein
Professor of Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art, Université Paris - Sorbonne
Visiting Professor Judith Praska Visiting Professors
Lawrence Becker and Thea B. van Oosten
Michele Matteini Honorary Fellow
Navina Haidar
Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Islamic Art
Emeritus Faculty
Jonathan J. G. Alexander Jonathan J. G. Alexander
Sherman Fairchild Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts
Fields of study: Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western Medieval Art; Renaissance Art
Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann
John Langeloth Loeb Professor Emeritus in the History of Art; Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts; Coordinating Scholar, Robert Lehman Collection Scholarly Catalogue
Field of study: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art
Thomas F. Mathews Thomas F. Mathews
John Langeloth Loeb Professor Emeritus in the History of Art
James R. McCredie James R. McCredie
Sherman Fairchild Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts; Director Emeritus, Excavations in Samothrace
Fields of study: Archaeology, Architecture
Linda Nochlin Linda Nochlin
Lila Acheson Wallace Professor Emerita of Modern Art
Fields of study: Contemporary Art; Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art