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Assistant Professor of Art History

Dr. Kathryn Stevens
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Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
Art History, Early Modern & African art
Dissertation: The Mythologizing of Egypt in Late Nineteenth-Century British Art

M.A. James Madison University
Art History, Ancient and 19th Century European Art

B.S. James Madison University
Anthropology, Archaeology and the ancient world


• Victorian Academic Art
• Ancient Egypt and North Africa
• Classical Mediterranean Culture and Tribal Europe
• Virtual Reality and Museum Studies


• College Art Association
• Historians of British Art
• Southeastern College Art Conference
• Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
• Second Life Arts Association


Dr. Stevens has written book reviews for the Sixteenth-Century Journal of Early Modern Studies and presented her work at regional conferences. Her most recent research and publication focuses on virtual realities and museum studies.


• Director of the Madison Art Collection
• Galleries Committee at James Madison University
• Madison Museum Consortium at James Madison University
• Public Art Committee at James Madison University
• Second Life Committee at James Madison University