Faculty and Staff

Rose Hill

Maria Ruvoldt
Chair
FMH 446
Email: ruvoldt@fordham.edu
Tel:

Department Office
Faculty Memorial Hall, Room 417A

Angela Michalski
Senior Executive Secretary
Tel: 718-817-4890
Fax: 718-817-4829
Email: michalski@fordham.edu

Hours of Operation: 9:00-5:00 Mon-Fri

Katherina Fostano
Visual Resources Curator
Tel: 718-817-4753
Fax: 718-817-4829
Email: kfostano@fordham.edu

Office Hours:By Appointment

Lincoln Center

Maria Ruvoldt
Chair
LL423D
Email:  ruvoldt@fordham.edu
Tel: 212-636-6229

Daniel Ott
Associate Chair
LL 423H
Email: dott@fordham.edu
Tel: 212-636-7660

Department Office
Lowenstein, Room LL423

Anne Clark
Executive Secretary
Tel: 212-636-6303
Fax: 212-636-6788

Hours of Operation: 9:00-5:00 Mon-Fri

Full-Time Faculty

 

Dr. Kathryn Heleniak
Professor, BA Michigan (Ann Arbor); PhD New York University

Dr. Asato Ikeda
Assistant Professor, BA and PhD University of British Columbia

Dr. Jo Anna Isaak
John L Marion Chair in Art History, BA University of British Columbia; PhD University of Toronto

Dr. Barbara E. Mundy
Professor, BA Yale; PhD Yale

Dr. Julia Perratore
Visiting Assistant Professor, PhD University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Nina Rowe
Associate Professor, BA Oberlin College; MA University of Texas at Austin; PhD Northwestern University

Dr. Maria Ruvoldt
Chair and Associate Professor, BA Smith College; MA, M Phil, PhD Columbia University

Dr. Jack Spalding
Associate Professor, BA North Carolina (Chapel Hill); MFA, PhD Princeton

Dr. Richard Teverson
Assistant Professor, PhD Yale

 

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Samuel D. Albert received his Ph.D. in Art History from Yale University.  His areas of interest are art and architecture in Austria-Hungary and the successor states, and in the British Mandate of Palestine.  He has worked at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery in Washington, as well as the Center for Jewish Art of the Hebrew University where he also taught in the Art History Program.  Currently, he is an Adjunct Associate at the Fashion Institute of Technology.  Samuel has written extensively on both Central Europe and Palestine. He is presently at work on a book focusing on architecture and urbanism in Mandatory Jerusalem.

Email: salbert@fordham.edu


Melanie Hanan received her Masters from the Courtauld Institute of Art and her Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. With a specialization in medieval art and architecture, her research focuses in particular on Romanesque metalwork. She recently served as a fellow at Fordham’s Center for Medieval Studies where she studied the Western European market for Limoges enamel Thomas Becket reliquaries. She is currently writing a monograph entitled House of God on the Altar in which she explores how casket reliquaries evolved to become important liturgical props during specific types of worship during the Middle Ages. She is also a lecturer at The Met Cloisters.

Email: mhanan@fordham.edu


Kirsten Lee is excited to begin her third semester teaching with the Art History Department of Fordham University. She graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Classical Civilizations from FCLC in 2008. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU focusing on Ancient Greek art and archaeology. Her dissertation is a study of the intersection between the realms of drinking and death in the grave gifts and tomb decoration of the ancient Greeks. She has excavated at Selinunte, Corinth, and Aphrodisias, and has worked as a pottery specialist at Samothrace. She currently teaches at course on the Architecture of New York City at NYU and has taught various classes at Parsons and NYU for several years. She works in the Circulation Department of Quinn Library at Fordham University.

Email: bkilee@fordham.edu


Katherine Marsengill received her Ph. D. from Princeton University with a speciality in Byzantine Art.  She published a monograph in 2013 with Brepols entitled, Portraits and Icons: Between Reality and Spirituality in Byzantine Art.  Her articles on icons, spiritualized portraiture, early Christian attitudes about sculpture, and the Christian imperial cult have appeared in several edited volumes and the Journal of the Bible and its Reception, and she also wrote the entry for "Early Christian Art" for Oxford Bibliographies Online. She has contributed numerous art historical and archaeological entries for the Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, for which she also serves as the area editor in visual arts.  She had assisted with two major exhibitions on early Christian and Byzantine art and taught courses at Princeton and Rutgers. She currently is a managing editor for the Journal of the Bible and its Reception and working on several forthcoming articles and book reviews. 

Email: kmarsengill@fordham.edu

For more information visit: https://princeton.academia.edu/KatherineMarsengill


Nicholas Parkinson is a PhD candidate at Stony Brook University, where is he completing his dissertation on the critical reception of Nordic art in nineteenth-century France. His research looks at the intersection of transnational art practices and national aesthetics in France, tracing the canonization of Scandinavian Art through the Universal Exposition of Paris. He has recently published articles in the Norwegian National Museum’s journal, Kunst og Kultur, and the multi-author volume, The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art (2015). He has received fellowships and grants for research in Paris, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Oslo through the American-Scandinavian Foundation, the Norway-America Association, the Pittsburgh Foundation, and Stony Brook University. He currently also teaches at Pratt Institute, and in the past has taught at St. Francis College and Stony Brook University.

Email: nparkinson@fordham.edu

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Andrée Hayum
Professor Emerita of Art History, BA CUNY (Queens); MA Radcliffe; PhD Harvard

Dr. Joel Herschman
Professor Emeritus of Art History, PhD Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Dr. Irma B. Jaffe
Professor Emerita of Art History, PhD Columbia

Dr. Elizabeth Parker
Professor Emerita of Art History, BA Vassar; PhD Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Associated Faculty

Colin Cathcart, Associate Professor, Theatre & Visual Arts, M Arch, Columbia.
Email: c.cathcart@kisscathcart.com

Richard Kalina, Professor, Theatre & Visual Arts, BA University of Pennsylvania.
Email: rkalina@earthlink.net