Art History


Students work closely with faculty as they learn about the relationship of art to fields such as anthropology, sociology, music, dance, literature, science and engineering.


Meadows art history professors closely mentor their students, offering help and guidance with classes, internships, jobs and grad programs.


The art history department offers curriculum in Hispanic art from both sides of the Atlantic. Pictured: The Meadows Museum, holding one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art in the world.


Faculty members are recognized nationally and internationally as expert researchers, speakers and authors. Connections in the U.S., Mexico, South America and Europe help foster networking and internships for students.

Eric Stryker

Eric Stryker

Assistant Professor of Art History

Eric Stryker (Asst. Professor, Ph.D., Yale) is a scholar of modern and contemporary art, film, and photography, with particular interest in post-war Britain and Europe. His research focuses primarily on the use of visual media as techné in reconfigurations of social identity and human geography. Technologies of the body, visual rhetoric, and the production of space are recurrent strains in his teaching and scholarship. His current book project is titled After the Blitz: Figuration and Social Space in Reconstruction London. The recipient of the Metropolitan Museum’s Theodore Rousseau Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Stryker co-curated the exhibition London Pop Art at the Yale Center for British Studies and was a consultant for and contributor to The Aesthetics of Terror, an exhibition at the Chelsea Museum of Art.

Areas of Study



Art History

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Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

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Film and Media Arts