Adjunct Professors of Art History | Pepperdine University | Seaver College

Adjunct Professors of Art History


Jennifer Cochran Anderson

Jennifer Cochran Anderson

Adjunct Professor of Art History

Division: Fine Arts Division
Office: MB 309
E-mail: jennifer.cochrananderson@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D. in Art History, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012
  • M.Litt. in the History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College University of Dublin, 2005
  • B.A. in Art History, Kent State University, 2001

 
Courses:

  • ARTH 425: Roman Art
  • ARTH 424: Greek Art
  • ARTH 200: Western Art

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • Department of Art History Dissertation Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University, 2010, 2011
  • Department of Art History and College of Arts and Architecture Travel Grant, The Pennsylvania State University, 2008, 2010
  • CIHA Postgraduate Scholarship, U.S. National Committee for the History of Art, 2008
  • Nominee for the Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • Creative Achievement Award, The College of Arts and Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • Graham Endowed Fellowship, The Graduate School, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004-2006
  • Postgraduate Award, Trinity College, University of Dublin, 2002-2004

Academic Interests:

  • Devotional Art and ex-voto imagery in Late Medieval and Early Modern Ireland
  • Wooden ecclesiastical sculpture from the Irish Lordship and Suppression eras

Selected Works:

  • Jennifer Cochran Anderson, "Sacred wood and ancient traditions: the local and international origins of wooden devotional sculpture in Ireland." Article in progress.
  • Jennifer Cochran Anderson, "Widening the canons of Irish figure sculpture, devotional carvings and their historiographical context." In Balancing the Account: Prior & Gardner and the study of medieval sculpture, edited by Philip Lindley. Stamford, UK: Shaun Tyas, 2016. In press.

Ellen C. Caldwell

Ellen C. Caldwell

Adjunct Professor of Art History

Division: Fine Arts Division
Office: Thornton Administration Center (TAC) 160
E-mail: ellen.caldwell@pepperdine.edu

  • M.A. in Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006
    • B.A. in Art History, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara (Ghana and Florence), 2002

 

Courses:

  • GSFA 199: Keck First-Year Seminar: Race-ing Art History
  • ARTH 300: "Non-Western" Art
  • ARTH 592: Race & Representation in American Art
  • ARTH 592: The Local Global: American Art & Globalization in the Digital Age

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • Writer for JSTOR Daily and New American Paintings.
  • Kress Grant recipient for Curriculum Development with Art History Teaching Resources, 2014.
  • Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Cultural Exchange International Grant recipient for research travel to Yayasan Bali Purnati Center for the Arts, 2014.
  • Department Travel Fellowship, UCSB History of Art & Architecture Department, recipient for reserach in Ghana, 2008.
  • University of California Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Collaborative Project Award for exhibition and catalog Edible Empire: African Cocoa in a Global Economy, 2006.

Academic Interests:

  • Contemporary art, media, and visual culture 
  • Theories of representation, postcolonial theory, critical race theory
  • Constructions of race and whiteness

Selected Works:

Caldwell, Ellen C. "Greeting the Dawn, Seizing the Night: Christine Frierichs' 'Serenade,'" in Christine Frerichs: Serenade, exhibition catalogue, 7 March - 11 April 2015, Klowden Mann, Culver City, California.

Caldwell, Ellen C. "Race-ing Art History: A Case Study in Applying ePortfolios to a First Year Seminar." Art History Teaching Resources: Peer-Populated Resources for Art History Teachers, Jul. 2014.

Caldwell, Ellen C. "The Art and Science of Preserving the Watts Towers." KCET Artbound, Jun. 2013. (Winner of reader's votes made into a documentary short for television and web, Nov. 2013.)

Caldwell, Ellen C. "Myth, Midtopia, and Mapping: Frohawk Two Feathers and the Making of the Frenglish Empire," in Frohawk Two Feathers, You Can Fall, exhibition catalogue, 26 April - 30 June 2013, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey; 28 September - 22 December 2013, Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton, New York.

Caldwell, Ellen C. and Beth Caldwell, "'Superpredators' and 'Animals': Images and California's "Get Tough on Crime" Initiatives" Journal of the Institute of Justice & International Studies 11 (2011): 61-74.

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Bryan Keene

Bryan C. Keene

Adjunct Professor of Art History
Division: Fine Arts Division 
Office: Cultural Arts Center (CAC) 212 [for Fall/Spring 2015] 
E-mail: bryan.keene@pepperdine.edu

        • Ph.D. in Art History, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, expected 2016
        • M.A. in Art History, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York and Florence, Italy, 2010
        • B.A. in Art History and Romance Linguistics and Cultures, summa cum laude, Pepperdine University, Malibu, 2006 

Courses:

  • ARTH 200: Art Appreciation
  • ARTH 300: Non-Western Art
  • ARTH 422: Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Art
  • ARTH 428: Renaissance Art
  • HUM 111: Western Heritage I

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • The Association of Art Historians, affiliate
  • The Association of Art Museum Curators, affiliate
  • The Renaissance Society of America, affiliate
  • Italian Art Society, affiliate
  • College Art Association, affiliate
  • The Mellon Summer Institute in Italian Paleography, 2014
  • The Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography, 2013
  • Institute for Historical Research in Latin and English Paleography, 2013
  • Medici Archive Project Italian Paleography, 2013
  • The International Center for Medieval Art, affiliate and 2012 Graduate Student Committee
  • The Courtauld Institute of Art fellowships from the Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Foundation, the Lucy Mitchell Innes and David Nash fund, the Professor Peter Baldwin and Dr. Lisbet Rausing scholarship, the Linda Kristen Bennett fund, and the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation
  • Syracuse University Florence Fellow Academic

Academic Interests:

  • The Global Middle Ages: the Afro-Eurasian Nexus of Books and Material Culture
  • Illuminated Manuscripts
  • Artist Workshop Practices
  • Renaissance Gardens in Italy, France, England, and Spain

Selected Works:

Bryan C. Keene, "Dyers, Weavers, and Illuminators: Evidence from the Florentine Statuti dei Tintori (1338)," Illuminating Manuscripts: Art, Science, Conservation, Meaning, edited by Stella Panayotova, The Fitzwilliam Museum and Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University, December 2016.

Bryan C. Keene and Nancy K. Turner, "The Impruneta Antiphonary: Reframing the Collaborative Process in Works Attributed to Pacino di Bonaguida," in progress.

Bryan C. Keene, "New Discoveries from the Laudario of Sant'Agnese" in Getty Research Institute Journal 8, in press.

Bryan C. Keene, "A Framework for Viewing Trecento Italian Workshop Practices: the Saint Francis Cycle at Assisi and Manuscript Illumination," in Encountering the Renaissance: Celebrating Gary Radke and 50 Years of the Syracuse University Graduate Program in Renaissance Art. Edited by Molly Bourne and Victor Coonin, in press.

Bryan C. Keene, "Legenda Venerabilium Virorum Aymonis et Vermondi..." (cat. no. 100) in La fortuna dei primitivi: Tesori d'arte dalle collezioni italiane fra sette e ottocento (Florence: Giunti, 2014), pp. 516-519.

Bryan C. Keene, "Quel tocco di verde: giardini in miniatura," Alumina Pagine Miniate 12, no. 46 (Jul-Sept. 2014), pp. 32-37.

Bryan C. Keene, "Green Leaves: Renaissance Gardens in Illuminated Manuscripts," Apollo, June 2013.

Bryan C. Keene, Gardens of the Renaissance. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2013.

Bryan C. Keene, "Introduction," "Preparing the Soul for Heaven through Text and Song: Liturgical Manuscripts," and catalogue entries nos. 6, 7, 8, 13, 15, 16, 19, 22, 24, 27, 48, 49, 51, 52, 55, 57, 58, 61, and 62 in Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300-1350, edited by Christine Sciacca. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012. 

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