John Bowles
Associate Professor
African American art
Feminist and critical race theory

Christoph Brachmann
Mary H. Cain Distinguished Professor
European Art 1100-1650, European Architecture

Maggie Cao
David G. Frey Assistant Professor
American Art

Eduardo Douglas
Associate Professor
Art and Architecture of Latin America
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Undergraduate Advisor and Honors Adviser for Art History

Cary Levine
Associate Professor
Contemporary Art

Carol Magee
Associate Professor
Department Chair
African art
Critical and post-colonial theory
Affiliated Faculty, Curriculum in International and Area Studies

Mary Pardo
Associate Professor

Victoria L. Rovine
Adjunct Faculty, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies
African Art
Textiles, Clothing, and Colonial History
Director of Graduate Studies for Art History

Daniel Sherman
Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Art History and History
European Art 1850-1960
Critical Museum Studies
Cultural History and Theory

Tatiana C. String
Associate Professor
European Art, 1400-1700
Masculinity and Gender Studies

Dorothy Hoogland Verkerk
Associate Professor
Late Antiquity, Carolingian, Celtic Cultures

Lyneise Williams
Associate Professor
Latin American Art
Black Atlantic, French Atlantic, and Decolonization Studies
Museum Studies

JJ Bauer
Visual Resources Curator
Teaching Assistant Professor

Adjunct Faculty

Carolyn Allmendinger
Director of Academic Programs, Ackland Art Museum

Ross Barrett
Department of History of Art and Architecture, Boston University

Bernard L. Herman
George Tindall Professor of American Studies

Elizabeth Manekin
Head of University Programs and Academic Projects, Ackland Art Museum
Professor of the Practice

Peter Nisbet
Chief Curator, Ackland Art Museum
A leading expert in Russian and German art of the twentieth century, he has organized several major international traveling exhibitions on European art between the wars. His publications focus on Russian and Soviet Modernism, El Lissitzky, German modernism, contemporary art, and issues of museum history, theory, and practice. He has taught courses in all these areas at Harvard University and Wellesley College. Before coming to the Ackland Art Museum in 2009, he was Daimler-Benz Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum/Harvard Art Museums. Nisbet holds a BA and MA from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. in the History of Art from Yale University.

Hérica Valladares
Department of Classics

Faculty Emeritus

Jaroslav Folda

Arthur Marks

Mary Sturgeon

In Memoriam

Mary Sheriff
W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History
Affiliated Faculty, Curriculum in Women’s Studies
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century European Arts
Critical Theory Past and Present
Women’s and Gender Studies; Feminist Theory