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Faculty members


  • Elaine Cheasley Paterson
    Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Fine Arts
    Associate Professor, Art History
    Member, School of Irish Studies

    critical craft studies, women's cultural philanthropy, feminism, material culture, handmade, social movements, textile arts, Arts and Crafts movement, Victorian Child migration, Irish studies, materiality, decorative arts, Canadian cultural history, design history, ornament, tradition/modernity, ceramics, canadian art history, curatorial practices, craftivism
  • May Chew
    Assistant Professor, Art History
    Assistant Professor, Cinema

    interactivity and immersion; public art and social engagement; affect; haunting and spectrality; cultural studies; visual and material cultures; museums and archives; multiculturalism; critical race studies; settler and postcolonial studies.
  • Marco R. Deyasi
    Assistant Professor, Art History

    Modern art, postcolonialism, occultism and Theosophy in modern art, primitivism in modern art, critical race studies
  • Rebecca Duclos
    Professor, Art History

    Critical museology, interventionist practice, curatorial practice, material culture studies, research-creation approaches, radical research methods, art + sci transdisciplinarity, leadership issues in arts administration, death studies (developing)
  • Cynthia Imogen Hammond
    Professor, Art History

    history of architecture, built environment, urban futures, landscape architecture, urban landscapes, feminist theory, garden studies, women architects, women artists, research-creation, critical heritage studies, public memory, public art, public space, posthumanism
  • Kristina Huneault
    Professor, Art History
    Associate Dean, Faculty Relations & Inclusion, Fine Arts

    meaning, Canadian art history, selfhood, women artists, subjectivity, colonialism, indigenous-settler relations, aesthetics, art historiography, 19th century, art-historical method, feminism, visual culture, Canadian cultural history, art theory, art and philosophy, material culture, identity
  • Heather Igloliorte
    Associate Professor, Art History
    Tier 1 Concordia University Research Chair in Circumpolar Indigenous Arts, Art History
    Co-Director, Indigenous Futures Cluster, Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology, Hexagram-Concordia
    Special Advisor to the Provost, Advancing Indigenous Knowledges

    Circumpolar Indigenous arts, Inuit, Metis, First Nations, Indigenous art and art history, curatorial practice, critical museology, Indigenous futures, sovereignty, continuity, decolonization, indigenization, contemporary art, new media, performance art, community consultation, collaborative art practices
  • Alice Ming Wai Jim
    Professor, Art History
    Concordia University Research Chair in Ethnocultural Art Histories
    Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Asian Diasporic Visual Culture and the Americas
    Board Member, College Art Association

    ethnocultural art histories, global art histories, media arts, curatorial studies, contemporary art, cultural diversity, biennials, screen culture, representation, Asian Canadian, transnationalism
  • Martha Langford
    Distinguished University Research Professor, Art History
    Research Chair and Director, Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art
    Editor-in-chief, Journal of Canadian Art History/Annales d'histoire de l'art canadien
    Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC)

  • Michelle S. A. McGeough
    Assistant Professor, Art History

    Indigenous, gender, sexuality, Indigenous artistic production, Queer, 2Spirit, Indigenous Feminism(s), Indigenous Sovereignty, LGBTQ2spirit
  • Nicola Tullio Pezolet
    Associate Professor, Art History
    Graduate Program Director, Art History

    modernism, architecture, built environment, material culture, synthesis of the arts, post-WW2 reconstruction, Cold War, social history of art,Christian art and culture, Roman Catholic Church, Second Vatican Council, print culture, public art, abstraction in visual art, utopian thought, theological aesthetics, photography, history of the avant-garde, historiography
  • John Potvin
    Department Chair, Art History
    Professor, Art History
    Associate Editor, Journal of Design History
    Member, Centre for Sensory Studies

    Design History; Orientalism in Design & Art; Visual & Material Cultures of Masculinity; Modernism in Art, Design & Fashion; History of Interior Design; Fashion Studies; Gender & Sexuality; Psychoanalysis; Phenomenology; Body Studies & the Senses
  • Johanne Sloan
    Professor, Art History

    Contemporary Art, Canadian Art since the 1960s, Landscape, Art and Aesthetics, Visual Culture, Urban Art and Culture
  • Steven Stowell
    Associate Professor, Art History
    Undergraduate Program Director, Art History

    Italian Renaissance Art, Medieval Art, Sacred and Devotional Art, Anthropology and Art, Art and Ritual, Gender and Sexuality, Early Modern Art Theory, Materiality, Art and Language
  • Anne Whitelaw
    Provost and Vice-President, Academic
    Professor, Art History

    Visual and material cultures of Canada; history and theory of art institutions; theories of exhibition; historiography; women and museums; settler-colonial art history

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