University Profiles

Martha Easton

Martha Easton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Communication and the Arts



Dr. Martha Easton specializes in medieval art history.

Profile

Before coming to Seton Hall, Martha Easton taught art history for many years at Cooper Union, New York University and Bryn Mawr College, and she worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters. While Easton specializes in medieval art history, she also has extensive experience with Japanese art cultivated during the six years she spent living and working in Japan. Her particular research interests include illuminated manuscripts, gender and hagiography, feminist theory, the history of collecting medieval art and medievalism.

Education

  • Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
  • Certificate of Curatorial Studies, Institute of Fine Arts, New York  University and The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
  • B.A., Carleton College

Academic Distinctions

  • Editor, ICMA Newsletter, The International Center of Medieval Art, 2011-2014
  • Vice-President, Delaware Valley Medieval Association, 2011-2012 (will serve as President 2012-2013)

Scholarship

Contact

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Email
martha.easton@shu.edu

 
 

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