Photo Name Title/Interest Email
Betancourt
Roland Betancourt Professor of Art History and Visual Studies
Ph.D. Yale University
Interests: Byzantine and Medieval Art, Critical Theory, Queer Theory, Histories of race, gender, and sexuality
 
roland.betancourt@uci.edu
Canepa
Matthew Canepa Professor and Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History and Archaeology of Ancient Iran; Visual Studies
Ph.D. University of Chicago
Interests: Achaemenid, Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanian art and archaeology, Iranian visual cultures and Afro-Eurasian exchange, Critical approaches to space, place, landscape, urbanism, and memory
Faculty Website
 
matthew.canepa@uci.edu
Cooks
Bridget R. Cooks

Professor of African American Studies, Art History, Culture and Theory and Visual Studies
Chancellor's Fellow
Ph.D. University of Rochester
Interests: African-American art, Museum Studies, Feminist and Post-colonial Theory

b.cooks@uci.edu
Lapin Dardashti
Abigail Lapin Dardashti Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Studies
Interests: Modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino/a/x art and architecture, history of African diasporic art in Latin America, transnationalism, migration, racial formation, activism, critical race theory, postcolonial theory, decolonial theory
alapinda@uci.edu
Gabrielle Jung

Seungyeon Gabrielle Jung

Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Studies
Ph.D. Brown University
Interests: Modern and contemporary Korean art and design, global design history, economic development and globalization, critical and media theory

seungyj2@uci.edu 

 

 

Massey
Lyle Massey Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies
Director of the Group for the Study of Early Cultures
Ph.D. UCLA
Interests: Gender Theory, Italian Renaissance and early modern European art, Science Studies, Medical Humanities
 
lmassey@uci.edu
Miller
Tyrus Miller Dean of the School of Humanities, Professor of English, Art History and Visual Studies
Ph.D. Stanford University
Interests: Critical Theory and Aesthetics , Modernist and avant-garde studies in literature and visual arts, Modern Architecture and Urbanism, East-Central European studies;, Culture of socialism and post-socialism, Frankfurt School theory
tyrus@uci.edu
Nisbet
James Nisbet Department Chair of Art History and Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies
Ph.D. Stanford University
Interests: Modern and contemporary art, theory, and historiography, Ecocriticism, Environmental history, History of modern science, History of photography
 
jnisbet@uci.edu
Patel
Alka Patel Professor of Art History, History, Religious Studies and Visual Studies
Ph.D. Harvard University
Interests: Early modern Islamicate diasporas in Cuba, South Asian and Islamic art and architecture, eleventh-eighteenth centuries, Modern historiographies
 
alka.patel@uci.edu
Winther-Tamaki
Bert Winther-Tamaki Professor of Art History, Asian American Studies, and Visual Studies
Ph.D. Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Interests: Asian-American Art, Modern and contemporary Japanese art and visual culture, Ecocriticism
 
dewinthe@uci.edu
Wue
Roberta Wue Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies
Ph.D. Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Interests: Modern Chinese art, Photography, Print culture
 
rwue@uci.edu

Photos: Evelina Pentcheva