Associate Professor of Practice, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Research Interests: Architecture; urban design; ecological design and planning; media technology; transportation; environmental studies; urban studies; computation; fine and applied arts; contemporary art history and theory
Research Interests: Twentieth-century Italian and French Art History and Theory; Futurism and the Italian avant-garde between the World Wars; Nietzschean philosophy and modernist aesthetics; early avant-garde film theory and history; Pasolini and post-war Italian aesthetics and politics.
Silver Professor of Anthropology; Professor of Anthropology
Research Interests: Indigenous people and politics, Aboriginal Australia; exchange theory and material culture; anthropology of art and contemporary artworlds; the production and circulation of culture; in identity and personhood; theories of value and practices of signification.
Research Interests: Temporalities of art: anachronism, archaism, typology, primitivisms; history of scholarship, esp. the disciplines of art history and archeology; folk art and folk literature; Märchen and Sagen; portraiture and especially “embedded” portraits (donors, votaries); votive objects and images, pilgrimages, relics; drawing and studio practice in the Renaissance; European art and the New World; art and replication technologies; magic and witchcraft in early modern Europe; art and the Protestant Reformation; iconoclasm; German art and culture in the 19th century; art and poetry of Romanticism.