Indiana University Bloomington

Department of the History of Art

Faculty & Staff

 Visiting Faculty

Faculty Member Contact Research Areas

Sarah Bassett
Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Studies

Medieval Mediterranean

Phillip Bloom

Assistant Professor

East Asian Art

On leave 2013-2014

Social Science Research Council: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship

Melody Barnett Deusner

Assistant Professor

American Art

Michelle Facos
Professor 19th century European Art
Adelheid M. Gealt
Director of the IU Art Museum European painting of the 17th and 18th centuries

Margaret Graves
Assistant Professor Islamic Art and Architecture

Giles Knox
Associate Professor Southern Renaissance/Baroque

Andrei Molotiu

Senior Lecturer Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French painting The theory and philosophy of art, Kant, Hegel, Heidegger and Derrida The Historiography of art and theories of viewer reception comics and sequential art.

Patrick McNaughton
Chancellor's Professor
Chair African Art
Diane Reilly
Associate Professor Medieval Art

Bret Rothstein
Associate Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies Northern Renaissance/Baroque
Jeffrey Saletnik
Assistant Professor Modern art, architecture, and design; media theory

Dawna Schuld
Assistant Professor Modern, Contemporary
Julie Van Voorhis
Associate Professor Roman Art


Faculty Member Contact Research Areas

Claude Cookman

Associate Professor, School of Journalism Visual communications, photojournalism editing, history of photography, graphic communication, computer design, informational graphics and mass communications pedagogy.
Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis
Assistant Professor, History Early medieval Europe; Medieval historiography; Urban change in Late Antiquity; Material culture and archaeology

Margaretha Kramer-Hajos
Assistant Professor, Classical Studies

Aegean Bronze Age Cultures, especially Mycenaean, pottery, gender and age in the prehistoric Aegean

Eleanor W. Leach
Ruth N. Halls Professor, Classical Studies Roman Literature, Literary/Cultural Theory, Roman Art, Roman Letters

Diane Pelrine

Associate Professor,


Indiana University Art Museum Affiliate

African art, especially from eastern and southern Africa, African crafts and textile

Art of the islands of the South Pacific,

Collecting and exhibiting ethnographic arts

Judy Stubbs

Adjunct Assistant Professor,


Indiana University Art Museum Affiliate Pamela Buell Curator of Asian Art Indiana University Art Museum areas of expertise include Japanese painting and prints as well as early Buddhist Sculpture in India and China. She is particularly interested in the cultural interaction between China and Japan.

Phoebe Wolfskill

Assistant Professor,

American and African-American Art

Visiting Faculty

Faculty Member Contact Research Areas


Faculty Member Contact Research Areas

Sarah Burns

Ruth N. Halls Professor American Art

Shehira Davezac
Associate Professor

Art Theory


Molly Faries

Northern Renaissance/Baroque
B. J. Irvine
Director, Fine Arts Library Women in academic librarianship; art librarianship
Janet Kennedy
Professor European art 1900-1920; Russian art

W. Eugene Kleinbauer

Early Christian, Byzantine and Carolingian art and architecture