Dr. Pamela Patton is an Assoicate Professor in the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU. Her projects have won grants from the Kress Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Spanish Ministry of Culture. Her first book, Pictorial Narrative in the Romanesque Cloister: Cloister Imagery and Religious Life in Medieval Spain (Peter Lang, 2004), is in its second printing; a second book, Aliens in Their Midst: Jews in the Christian Imagination of the Iberian Reconquest, is forthcoming. Teaching interests include the art and architecture of medieval Iberia, Jewish-Christian relations in medieval Europe, art of the medieval courts, and symbol and storytelling in medieval art. Dr. Patton received a B.A. magna cum laude from Tufts University, an M.A in art history from Williams College, and a Ph.D. in art history from Boston University. She is currently Associate Professor of Art History at Southern Methodist University, where she also served as curator of the Meadows Museum from 1993 to 2000. Dr. Patton teaches Monsters, Mayhem and Miracles for TAG.