Fred Shane (American painter, 1906-1992), "University of Missouri", MU Museum of Art & Archaeology


The Department of Art History and Archaeology teaches, and interprets through research and publication, the visual and material culture of the classical world, Europe, and the Americas. This mission is supported by nine full-time faculty members, and by a combination of departmentally-managed visual and archival resources rare in American universities.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Roman Art and Archaeology

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Faculty standards documents
Criteria for Doctoral Faculty Membership (pdf)
Performance Standards for Post-Tenure Review (pdf)
Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure (pdf)














In addition to providing elements of a liberal education, the program prepares students who wish to specialize in art history or classical archaeology for graduate work.

Several undergraduate AHA majors were recognized on February 17 at the 39th Annual Arts and Science Week Scholarship and Awards Reception.


The department considers the M.A. a broad training program characterized by a diversity of courses.

The Ph.D. qualifies the holder for teaching positions in colleges and universities and for curatorial positions in museums.

AHAGSA, the Art History & Archaeology Graduate Student Association web page for news and information to/from grad students in the department.

Please join the grad students for their AHAGSA Professional Development Colloquium.

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Our faculty and staff reflect the widening scope of our discipline with particular strengths in the areas of classical archaeology, the arts of the Americas; the history of architecture; Byzantine and medieval art; gender, sexuality, and the arts; material culture; and the transmission of the classical tradition in later European and American art..

The Museum of Art and Archaeology and the Capitoline Museum in Rome have formed a partnership, "Hidden Treasures of Rome," to advance the study of ancient Roman artifacts. Faculty and graduate students will be studying these objects, the first of which arrived in September 2014.
See also Museum page; University News Bureau; New York Times


Visual Resources Center
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Department News

Spring 2015

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For the News Archive (before August 2014) click here


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