It is with deepest sadness that we announce that Professor Emerita Natalie Kampen passed away on Sunday, August 12.

Remembering Natalie Kampen


Natalie Kampen

Professor Emeritus

Roman Art; Feminist Theory
Ph.D., Brown University, 1976


Natalie Boymel Kampen holds degrees in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and Brown University, and has taught at Barnard and Columbia since 1988. Chair of Women's Studies at Barnard from 1988 to 1995, she teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Feminist Theory. Her courses in Art History include Roman art and architecture and Gender Theory. She is the author of books and articles on Roman art and gender, social status and sexuality, as well as on the representation of history and biography in Roman imperial sculpture. Her new book is entitled Fictions of Family in Roman Art.

Web Sites

Roman Art and Architecture (Spring 2003)

Roman Art and Architecture (Spring 2001)

Selected Publications

Fictions of Family in Roman Art, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Sexuality in Ancient Art, Cambridge University Press, 1996. 

Women in the Classical World, Oxford University Press, 1995.