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Skidmore College
Art History Department

Art History Department Faculty

Chair of the Department of Art History: Mimi Hellman

Art History Faculty:

Professor: Penny Jolly

Associate Professors: Katherine Hauser, Mimi Hellman, Saleema Waraich

Assistant Professor: Lara Ayad


Visiting Assistant Professor: Kristi Peterson

Emeritus Professor: Lisa Aronson


Affiliated Faculty:

Ian Berry, Professor of Liberal Arts;
The Dayton Director, Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

Leslie Mechem, Lecturer in Classics


Lara Ayad

lara ayad

Assistant Professor of Art History

Office: Filene 102
Phone: Office telephone number to be updated soon.
Email: layad@skidmore.edu

Ian BerryIan Berry

Dayton Director, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Professor of Liberal Arts

Office: Tang Museum
Phone: 518-580-8080
Email: iberry@skidmore.edu

Katherine HauserKatherine Hauser

Media and Film Studies Director and Associate Professor of Art History

Office: Filene 118A
Phone: 518-580-5054
Email: khauser@skidmore.edu

Mimi HellmanMimi Hellman

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Art History

Office:  Filene 118B
Phone: 518-580-5058
Email:  mhellman@skidmore.edu

Penny JollyPenny Jolly

Professor of Art History

Office: Filene 111
Phone: 518-580-5055
Email: pjolly@skidmore.edu

LeslieLeslie Mechem

Lecturer of Classics

Office: Filene Hall 211
Phone: 518-580-5464
Email: lmechem@skidmore.edu

Kristi PetersonKristi Peterson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Office: Filene 102
Phone: 518-580-5057
Email:kpeters4@skidmore.edu

Saleema WaraichSaleema Waraich

Associate Professor of Art History

Office: Filene 114
Phone: 518-580-8415
Email: swaraich@skidmore.edu