Art History Faculty

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Nancy A. Um

Professor and Chair

Art History

Research Interests

  • Visual culture, built environment, urbanism, and material exchange around the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean littoral
  • Islamic art and architecture
  • Yemen
  • Early modern commerce and cross-cultural exchange
  • Domestic and commercial architecture
  • Digital art history
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Andrew R. Walkling

Dean's Associate Professor; Dean's Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Programs

Art History; English, General Literature and Rhetoric; Theatre

Research Interests

  • Seventeenth-Century British History
  • Visual Culture
  • Literary Studies
  • Performance Studies
  • Musicology
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Brian K. Wall

Chair; Associate Professor


Research Interests

  • Critical theory, particularly that of Adorno and Benjamin and the historical avant garde
  • film noir
  • German Expressionism and Weimar cinema
  • paracinema
  • Marxism
  • psychoanalysis and phenomenology
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