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Conrad Rudolph is Professor of Medieval Art History. He has special interests in such topics as the social theory of medieval art, the ideological use of art, monasticism and art, the origin of Gothic art, and art and social change. He has held Guggenheim, J. Paul Getty, and Mellon fellowships, and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Kress Foundation, and the Millard Meiss Publication Fund of the College Art Association. Among many other activities, he is or has been a member of the board of editors of Speculum (Speculum is the journal of the Medieval Academy of America, and the leading journal of medieval studies in the United States), caa.reviews (the College Art Association's online journal of reviews), and Comitatus; and was Field Editor for Medieval Art for caa.reviews. He has acted as an invited nominator for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program, and as a reviewer for the John Simon Guggenheim and Getty Grant Foundations. He has served as a member of the International Advisory Board of the journal Art History, of the Advisory Board of the series Companions to Art History (Blackwell, Oxford), and of the Board of Directors of the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA). He is an elected Fellow of the Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education, of the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley; and the recipient at UCR of both the University Distinguished Teaching Award (an award that recognizes exceptional teaching at the undergraduate level in general) and the University Honors Faculty Mentor of the Year award (which recognizes exceptional teaching and guidance at the level of the individual student). He has served as department chair twice.
University of Notre Dame
Samuel H. Kress Foundation Grant, 2002.
Medieval Art History with special interests in such topics as the social theory of medieval art, the ideological use of art, monasticism and art, the origin of Gothis art, and the art and social change.
In press: The Mystic Ark: Hugh of Saint Victor, Art, and Thought in the Twelfth Century (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, forthcoming 2013) (1258 typescript pages).