Faculty Highlights

Professor Monica Bravo Wins National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Award

Monica Bravo has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Specializing in the history of photography and the modern art of the Americas, Bravo will utilize the $60,000 grant to research and write her second book, Silver Pacific: A Material History of Photography and Its Mineral, 1840–1890

Beatrice Kitzinger Named Behrman Professor

A&A Professor Beatrice Kitzinger has been named new Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council. The appointment recognizes distinguished humanities scholars and dedicated teachers from within the University community.

Behrman Professors coordinate the 

Professor Bridget Alsdorf Receives 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Field of Fine Arts Research

Professor Bridget Alsdorf is among the 171 scholars, artists, writers, and scientists to receive the 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship.  Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, Alsdorf and two fellow Princeton scholars were selected from a group of 2,500 applicants.  

“Like Emerson, I believe…

Faculty Awards and Distinctions: 2022 Innovation Fund Award

Anna Arabindan-Kesson, associate professor in the departments of art & archaeology and African American studies, was awarded the 2022 Dean for Research Innovation Fund.

New Faculty Highlight

Tina Campt, a noted Black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art, joined the faculty of Princeton University’s Department of Art and Archaeology and the Lewis Center for the Art’s Program in Visual Arts as the Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities in a joint appointment on July 1. Campt will be teaching courses in…

Faculty Highlight: British Academy Fellowship

Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu has been elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. From the British Academy Website:

"Each year, the British Academy elects to its fellowship up to 52 outstanding UK-based scholars who have achieved distinction in…

Faculty Highlight: Slade Professorship

Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu has been confirmed as the Slade Professor of Fine Art for 2022/23 in the The Department of History of Art and Centre for Visual Studies at the University of Oxford.

From the University of Oxford website:

"In 1869, the Slade Lectures were…

Faculty Highlight

Assistant Professor of Art and Archaeology and African American Studies, Anna Arabindan-Kesson, is a recipient of the 2022–23 Rome Prize, in her capacity as a Terra Foundation Fellow, for her project entitled "A Dream of Italy: Black Geographies and the Grand Tour."

The American Academy in Rome awards the Rome Prize annually via a…

Faculty Highlight: Professor Alsdorf Book Q&A

Professor Bridget Alsdorf recently participated in a Q&A about her new book, Gawkers: Art and Audience in Late Nineteenth-Century France (2022). Gawkers explores how artists and writers in late nineteenth-century Paris…

Faculty and Alumni CAA Awards

CAA announced its 2022 Awards for Distinction this week.  Two Department of Art & Archaeology alumni earned awards for their publications and one of our faculty contributed an essay to a publication that won a prize.

Kaira Cabañas *07’s…