Professional and Biographical Information
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College (1972)
M.A., Bryn Mawr College (1968)
B.A., Rutgers University (1963)
A.M. (honorary), Amherst College (1984)
Medieval European art and architecture, fourth to sixteenth century;
Art and architecture of France, twelfth to fifteenth century;
French and Netherlandish painting, fourteenth to seventeenth century;
Architectural space in Japan, traditional and contemporary;
Theory and Practice of Contemplative Beholding (pp. 8-9).
"Gothic," in General Education at Amherst, Amherst, 1982
Petrus Christus: His Place in Fifteenth Century Flemish Painting, College Park, PA, 1990.
"PETRUS. XPI.ME.FECIT: The Transformation of a Legacy," Petrus Christus in Renaissance Bruges: An Interdisciplinary Approach, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Turnhout, Belgium, 1995, 53-63.
Work in Progress
The 'art' of beholding: a contemplative guide to Netherlandish painting
Ai-no-ma: constructing space in Japan (a Japanese equivalent of the 'art' of beholding)
Awards and Honors
Woodrow Wilson Fellow in the History of Art
Chester Dale Fellow, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Fulbright-Hays Scholar, BelgiumAssociated Kyoto Program Visiting Faculty Fellow
Scholarly and Professional Activities
Historians of Netherlandish Art
Five College Seminar in New Epistemologies and Contemplation (NEC)
Center for Contemplative Mind and Society (CCMS)
Community of Integrative Action and Learning (CILA)
Amherst College Magazine, "Erôs and Insight," spring 2004
See also: Research Interests