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Malcolm BakerMalcolm Baker
Distinguished Professor

History of sculpture, especially in 18th-century Britain, France and Germany; portraiture, especially of authors; 18th-century British art, history of collecting and display.

(951) 827-4634
EndresJohannes Endres
Associate Professor

19th-century Art History; German and European Literature 1750-1900 in Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Visual Arts, Film, Music, Sciences); Cultural Studies; Critical Theory.

(951) 827-1541
Jeanette KohlJeanette Kohl
Associate Professor

Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture; Object and Material Culture; Portraiture and the Human Face; Theories and Concepts of Representation; Early Modern Medicine and History of Knowledge; Medical Humanities

(951) 827-5919
LizKotzLiz Kotz
Associate Professor

Modern and contemporary art history; experimental film, video and performance; psychoanalysis and critical theory, media theories and media technologies.

(951) 827-5921
Susan LaxtonSusan Laxton
Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor

History and theory of photography; European avant-garde art of the 20th century, particularly its engagements with chance and psychoanalysis; critical theory.

(951) 827-4626
Aleca Le BlancAleca Le Blanc
Assistant Professor, Website Administrator

Modern Latin American art and architecture with a focus on Brazil; global modernisms, architecture and urbanism, visual culture, abstraction, institutional histories, and collecting and display.

(951) 827-4601
Patricia MortonPatricia Morton
Associate Professor

History of modern and contemporary European and American architecture and cities; French colonial architecture.

(951) 827-2698
Kristoffer NevilleKristoffer Neville
Associate Professor

Early modern painting, sculpture, and (especially) architecture. Cultural contacts and cultural transfer. Northern Europe, ca 1500-1800.

(951) 827-5057
parkJ.P. Park
Associate Professor (on leave 2018-2019)
East Asian art history, Chinese print culture, Early Modern Korean art, contemporary East Asian art, Globalism and Multiculturalism in contemporary art.

(951) 827-7736
Fatima Quraishi
Acting Assistant Professor
Islamic Art and Architecture, Indo-Islamic Architecture, Devotional Practices and Material Culture, Transregional and Transcultural Histories, Historiography of Islamic Architecture in South Asia..

ConradConrad Rudolph
Distinguished Professor, Undergraduate Advisor

Medieval Art History with special interests in such topics as the social theory of medieval art, the ideological use of art, monasticism and art, the origin of Gothic art, and the art and social change.

(951) 827-4240
WeemsBigJason Weems
Associate Professor, Chair

American art and visual/material culture from the colonial era to the present, with research emphasis on the later nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries; history of photography; art and social movements; modern design; vision and technology; critical and interdisciplinary theory.

(951) 827-5922

Cooperating Faculty

Karl A. Taube, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Emeriti Faculty

Françoise Forster-Hahn, Distinguished Professor Emerita

Ginger Cheng-Chi Hsu, Associate Professor Emerita

Dericksen M Brinkerhoff, Professor Emeritus

Thomas Pelzel, Associate Professor Emeritus

Visiting Assistant Professors

Blair Davis

Mariachiara Gasparini


Nicole Strathman