Art History Faculty

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Nancy A. Um

Professor and Associate Dean

Art History; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

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 Professor; Dean's 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

Cinema

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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