Michael Cole, first Howard McP. Davis Professor of Art History

With a gift from an anonymous donor, Columbia University has established the Howard McP. Davis Professorship of Art History. The professorship honoring Davis, a respected scholar and longtime Columbia teacher of Renaissance art, will support a Columbia art historian of European art and architecture in the period from 1300 to 1700.

Michael Cole, professor and chair of the Department of Art History and Archeology, is the first Davis Professor of Art History.

Read more on Columbia University's website.