Art History Faculty
Dr. Anderson received his Ph.D. in Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His specialty is in Renaissance and Baroque Studies and he holds a minor in Medieval Art and Architecture. He has taught courses in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Eighteenth Century art. Dr. Anderson’s research interests concern the organization and collaboration of artists, architects and artisans on monumental commissions carried out during the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Dr. Anderson is a Fulbright Scholar and Samuel H. Kress Foundation fellow. Currently, he is working on a book project sponsored by the Max-Planck-Institute für Kunstgeschichte in Rome, Italy, that investigates a series of renovations carried out at the Cathedral of Rome, St. John the Lateran, during the 16th and 17th centuries. Dr. Anderson is an enthusiastic supporter of international education, having studied abroad at the Universities of Siena, Rome, and Freiburg (Germany), in addition to teaching in Rome for a number of American universities.