Roberta Mayer

Roberta Mayer
photo of Roberta Mayer
  • Professor, Visual Arts Head, Arts, Visual Arts
  • Academic Credentials: BS, MS, BA, Rutgers University; MA, PhD, University of Delaware
  • Office: Hicks Art Center 206
    Phone: (215) 504-8676 Ext: 8676

Courses Taught

  • VAFA191: Art History Before 1450
  • VAFA192: Art History After 1450
  • VAFA194: American Art History
  • VAFW190: History of American Furniture

Biography

Roberta Mayer completed her Ph.D. at the University of Delaware in 2000 with a specialty in American Art History and a minor in decorative arts. She has published articles on various aspects of the decorative arts in Winterthur Portfolio, 19th Century, Studies in the Decorative Arts, and Journal of Modern Craft. She contributed an essay to Cincinnati Art-Carved Furniture and Interiors (2003) and authored Stella Elkins Tyler: A Legacy Born of Bronze (2004). Her most recent book, Lockwood de Forest: Furnishing the Gilded Age with a Passion for India was published by the University of Delaware Press in 2008.

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