I am a medievalist by training and have published one book and several articles on topics ranging from 4th-century ivories to 14th-century manuscripts. I am also interested in art theory, especially ideas of beauty and creativity.

Name Title Description

ART-131

History of Western Art II

Survey of Western art from the Renaissance to the present, considering style, iconography, cultural context.

ART-231

Arts of the Ancient World II

Survey of the art and architecture of the ancient Etruscans and of Rome from the Republic through the Late Empire.

ART-234

Erly Christian & Byzantine Art

Study of Christian art and architecture c. 100 - c. 500 A.D. in the lands of the western Roman Empire and of the art and architecture of the Byzantine Empire until its fall in 1453. Style, iconography and cultural context will be considered.

ART-235

Wstrn Europe Art in Mddl Ages

Study of art and architecture in Western Europe from c. 500 A.D. until the end of the Middle Ages.

ART-236

Renaissance Art

Study of art and architecture in Italy from c. 1300 to c. 1590 and art and architecture in Northern Europe from c. 1400 - 1500. Style, iconography, and cultural context considered.

ART-237

Arts of Baroque & Rococo

Art and architecture of the 17th and early 18th centuries in Western Europe.

ART-330

Art Criticism

Introduction to the history of art theory from ancient Greece to the present. The principles and practices of art criticism, with exercises in analytical and critical writing.

  • Furman University Meritorious Teaching Award, 2001
Education
Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A.B.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Connect with Admission

Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

Want more information about the admission process at Furman?

Contact us

Once you see our campus, making the right college decision will be so much easier.

Plan a visit

Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

Apply now

Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

Apply now
  • 50th Anniversary of Desegregation at Furman
  • Furman University