Loyola University Maryland

Department of Visual & Performing Arts

Art History Faculty

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Kerry Boeye, Ph.D.
Art History Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Art History

Ph.D., University of Chicago
Office: College Center W029

Teaching Areas: Western Art, Medieval Art, Islamic Art, African American Art, and Museum Studies
Research Interests: Gothic manuscript illumination, gender, representations of royal and bureaucratic power

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Barnaby Nygren, Ph.D.
Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair
Associate Professor of Art History

Ph.D., Harvard University; M.A., Courtauld Institute of Art
Office: College Center W033

Barnaby Nygren teaches courses on Colonial Latin America, the Northern and Italian Renaissances, Michelangelo, the history of prints, the history of posters, and other topics. His publications address a similarly wide range of concerns including: scientific perspective, humor, Michelangelo, domestic and monastic decoration in New Spain, and the representation of corn in early sixteenth-century Italian art. He has been published in Source: Notes in the History of Art, Studies in Iconography, Oxford Art Journal, Artibus et historiae, Word and Image and other journals and edited volumes.

Affiliate Faculty
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Jennifer Hylton
Affiliate Instructor of Art History
PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Office: College Center W031

Additional Faculty
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Dan Schlapbach
Professor of Photography
MFA, Indiana University
Office: College Center W213

Dan Schlapbach’s work has been exhibited locally and nationally. Mr. Schlapbach’s research interests include the history of photography, alternative photographic processes such as stereo photography and wet-plate collodion, and digital imaging. He received an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2008 and 2011.

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Martha C. Taylor, Ph.D.
Classics Department Chair
Professor of Classics

Ph.D., Stanford University
Office: Humanities 321B

Teaching Areas: Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
Research Interests: Athenian History, Thucydides

Barnaby Nygren

Barnaby Nygren, Ph.D.

Dr. Nygren likes to get students out of the classroom and into art museums, and aims to show them how art skills are applicable—and valuable—for their future careers

Visual & Performing Arts
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Course Snapshot

Exploring Studio Arts 303: Life Drawing

Students in this visual arts class examine the structure—and intellectual context—of the human anatomy.