Faculty / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Amy Converse

Professor, Art History
Coordinator, Art History


Dr. Amy Converse received her Ph.D in Contemporary Art History and Critical Theory from the University of California, Los Angeles under the supervision of Mary Kelly in 2006. Her doctoral thesis entailed a joint investigation of midcentury Modernist painting and art criticism, and Golden Age superhero comics from the same period.

She is the author of a diverse group of essays covering topics such as Relational Aesthetics, Contemporary Chinese Art, Contemporary Mexican Art, and architectural Utopias. Her current research interests include Latin American art, feminism, cannibalism and anthropology, and Dr. Converse is also an independent curator specializing in Latin American Art. She has been a Professor and Coordinator of Art History at Woodbury University in Burbank, CA since 2006.

Education

2006; PhD, Art History, University of California, Los Angeles
2000: MA, Art History, University of British Columbia
1998: BA, Art History, University of British Columbia



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