Michael Leja: James and Nan Wagner Farquhar Professor of History of Art
Michael Leja, professor of the history of art, has been named James and Nan Wagner Farquhar Professor of the History of Art. Dr. Leja is the author of two highly acclaimed books, Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s and Looking Askance: Skepticism and American Art from Eakins to Duchamp, which won the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize.
In addition to serving as graduate chair of the department of the history of art, Dr. Leja was instrumental in building the Visual Studies
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