Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History
Office: Filene 102
Office Hours: Fall 2018
Tuesday, 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Wednesday, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
- Ph.D., Florida State University
(Dissertation: "Consumption and Construction: Devotional Images and the Place of Empire in Postclassic Mexico, 1325-1521."
- M.A., Florida State University
- B.A., Florida State University
Kristi Peterson teaches courses on the art and culture of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica; the visual cultures of the Americas; how Pre-Columbian visual culture is collected and displayed; and modern art in a global context.
Her research focuses on sacred images in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica; Colonial and European representations of New World sacra and ritual; global modernisms; theories of representation, and the construction of narratives of place and cultural identity through art objects.