Full-time Faculty

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

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

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

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

Michael Cole
Professor and Department Chair
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 Chair of the Classical Studies Graduate Program
Classical Art and Archaeology (Roman, Etruscan, Imperial Greek)

Vidya Dehejia
Barbara Stoler Miller Professor of Indian and South Asian Art
South Asian Art

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

David Freedberg
Pierre Matisse Professor 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

Robert E. Harrist Jr.
Jane and Leopold Swergold Professor of Chinese Art History
Chinese Art

Anne Higonnet
Ann Whitney Olin Professor, Barnard
19th-century Arts; History of the History of Art

Elizabeth W. Hutchinson
Associate Professor, Barnard
North American Art to 1914; Feminist and Cultural Theory

Kellie Jones
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Art of the African Diaspora, Latin American Art, Museums, Contemporary Art

Branden W. Joseph
Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art and Director of Art Humanities
Post-War American and European Art

Holger A. Klein
Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western Medieval Art and Archaeology

Rosalind Krauss
University Professor
20th-century Art and Theory

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

Stephen Murray
Lisa and Bernard Selz Professor of Medieval Art History
Medieval Art; Gothic Architecture, Social and Cultural History

Ioannis Mylonopoulos
Associate Professor
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
Arts of Africa

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