Research and Publications
Book, Published Lucas Cranach the Elder: Art and Devotion of the German Reformation University Press of America, 2009.
Book, In Progress “Love and Death: The Curious Virgins of Hans Baldung Grien” Articles, Published in Peer Reviewed Journals “Love and Death: The Curious Virgins of Hans Baldung Grien”
Proceedings of the Hawaii International Humanities Conference, 2009
“The Wittenberg Altarpiece and the Image of Identity.” Reformation 11 (2006): 79-129.
“Law and Gospel: Scripture, Truth, and Pictorial Rhetoric.” Southeastern College Art Conference Review 14, no 4 (2004): 314-332.
“From Vision to Testimony: Cranach’s Weimar Altarpiece.” Reformation and Renaissance Review 5, no. 2 (2003): 135-165.
“A Virgin’s Work is Never Done: The Madonna Panels of the Cranach Workshop.
” Maria: a Journal of Marian Studies 3, no. 2 (2003): 168-200.
“‘[A] work in which the angels are wont to rejoice’: Lucas Cranach’s Schneeberg Altarpiece.” Sixteenth Century Journal 34, no. 3 (2003): 1011-1037.
“‘Laud and love her simply’: Lucas Cranach the Elder’s Madonna in the North Carolina Museum of Art.” Southern Quarterly 40, no. 4 (2002): 4-20.
Awards, Honors, and Grants
Awards and Honors
Harold J. Grimm Prize, October 2004
Offered by the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference for the best article published in the previous year in the field of Reformation Germany
UNC Charlotte Research Leave, August - December 2008
National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship, June 2003 – May 2004
UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship, June - August 2003
UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship, June - August 2001
UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship, June - August 2000
Northwestern University Dissertation Year Research Grant, September – June 1997
Haakon Fellowship, Southern Methodist University, 1997 (declined)
German Academic Exchange Service Dissertation Research Grant, January – December 1995
Samuel H. Kress Foundation Travel Grant, January - December 1995
Northwestern University Graduate School University Scholar, 1994-1995
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Associate Professor, July 1999 - present
Art Appreciation; Art History Survey I and II; Introduction to Asian Art; Italian Renaissance Art; Northern Renaissance Art; Northern Baroque Art; Medieval Art; Gothic Art; Summer study abroad in Greece, Italy, and Turkey
DePaul University, Visiting Adjunct Professor, January 1999 - May 1999
Principles of Art History; Italian and Northern Renaissance Art; Medieval Art
Northwestern University, Instructor, August - December 1994; January 1996 - August 1998
Introduction to European Art; Northern Renaissance Art; Northern Baroque Art; Introduction to Visual Culture;
Northwestern University Independent Study, Summer 1998;
Supervision of an Internship at Sotheby’s,
Chicago Northwestern University, Teaching Assistant, September 1992 - June 1994
Introduction to European Art; Introduction to Asian Art; Introduction to Visual Culture; Northern Baroque Art
University of Pennsylvania, Teaching Assistant, January - May 1990; January - May 1991 History of Photography; Introduction to European Art