Meet Our Faculty

Melanie Herzog

Professor of Art History
Chair, Art DepartmentMelanie Herzog

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Ph.D., Department of Art History. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. 1995.
Dissertation title: “My Art Speaks For Both My Peoples': Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico”

M.A., Department of Art History. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1989.
Thesis title: “Gathering Traditions: The Arts and Crafts Movement and the Revival of American Indian Basketry”

M.F.A., Department of Art (concentration in Ceramics). University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1986.

B.A. with concentration in Art. Johnston College, Redlands, CA. 1978.

Ethnic Studies Courses Taught:

Ethnic Studies/Art 264 ADU Multicultural Art in the USA
Ethnic Studies/Art 362 ADX Native American Art

Professional Interests:

Art and Visual Culture of North America; manifestations of cross-cultural encounter in art and visual culture; migration and diaspora; studies in race, ethnicity, and gender