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Assistant or Associate Professor of Roman Art and Archaeology
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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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Graduate Students

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.

Undergraduate Students

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.












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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

Fall 2014

Professor Michael Yonan's recent research is the subject of "Faces of Franz Xaver. Art history professor studies extreme sculptor" in the current issue of Mizzou, the alumni association magazine. The eighteenth-century Austrian sculptor is known for his "character heads" which display various emotions or reactions in an exaggerated manner. See the online edition of Mizzou for more examples of the heads.

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