Associate Professor of Art HistoryWilson Hall 3014
May 2008 - Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture
Dissertation title: "The Arts of the Franciscan Colegio de San Andrés in Quito: A Process of Cultural Reformation"
May 2001 - M.A. in History of Art and Architecture
Qualifying Paper: "Myth of South American Liberator, Simón Bolívar"
May 1998 - B.A. cum laude, with highest honors in Art History
Honors Thesis: "Colonial Hybrid Art and Architecture of the Americas"
- Modern and Contemporary U.S. Latina/o art
- Modern Latin American art
- Colonial Latin American art
- Early Modern European art (Italian, Spanish, Dutch)
- (In press) "Invisible Threat: Vincent Valdez's The Strangest Fruit." In Vincent Valdez's The Strangest Fruit. Waynesboro, VA: McClung Companies, 2015.
- "Vincent Valdez's The Strangest Fruit: A Bitter Crop in Texas," KCET Departures Column Writing on the Wall, February 28, 2014. http://www.kcet.org/socal/departures/columns/writing-on-the-wall/vincent-valdezs-the-strangest-fruit-a-bitter-crop.html
- "Art and the Counter Reformation." In Ashgate Research Companion to the Counter-Reformation, edited by Alexandra Bamji, Geert H. Janssen, and Mary Laven, 373-394. London: Ashgate, 2013.
- "El arte de la conversión: modelos educativos del Colegio de San Andrés de Quito," trans. Alexandra Kennedy Troya, Procesos 25 (2007).
- "Isabel de Cisneros in Her Own Role." In Woman and Art in Early Modern Latin America, eds. Kellen McIntyre and Richard Philips, 395-418 (Leiden, Brill Academic Press, 2006).