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Lauren Tate

Title: Instructor - Adj Ann
Office: Aronoff Center
Tel: 513-739-3472
Email: lauren.tate@uc.edu

Professor Lauren Cordes Tate received her MA and PhD in Art History from Indiana University and a BA in Art History from the University of Cincinnati.  Her dissertation, "Pioneering Identity on the Frontier: Slaves, Soldiers, and Settlers in the American West," examines images of African Americans in nineteenth-century frontier spaces. Tate has presented portions of her research at the annual conferences of the College Art Association, the Midwest Art History Society, and the National Council for Black Studies. In 2011, she published a book review of Lisa Farrington’s Creating Their Own Image: The History of African American Women Artists (Oxford University Press, 2005.), in The Coordinating Council for Women in History Newsletter. 

Education

  • Ph.D , Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2013 (American Art History, minors in African Art History and American Studies).
  • Masters of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2005 (Art History).
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2000 (Art History).

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2012 to Present, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Instructor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 2012 to 2013, Art Department Instructor, Miami University , Oxford, OH .
  • 2011 to 2012, Art and Visual Communications Department Instructor, Blue Ash College, Cincinnati,OH.
  • 2009 to 2010, Department of Fine Arts Instructor, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
  • 2009 to 2010, Department of Interior Design and Art History Instructor, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB.

Additional Information

Awards, Honors, and Fellowships

2010, Friends of Art Fellowship, School of Fine Arts, IUB
2009, Dissertation Research Award, Henry Luce Fund, Department of Art History, IUB
 2008    COAS Travel Award, College of Arts and Sciences, IUB
 2008    Gulnar Bosch Travel Award, Southeastern College Art Conference
 2008    Dissertation Research Award, Henry Luce Fund, Department of Art History, IUB
 2008    Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Research Fellowship, New York
 2007    Future Faculty Teaching Fellowship, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI
 2007    COAS Travel Grant, College of Arts and Sciences, IUB
 2005    Friends of Art Fellowship, School of Fine Arts, IUB
 2002-2007      Assistant Instructorship, Department of Art History, IUB
 2000    Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of Cincinnati
 1999    Travel Fellowship, Department of Art History, University of Cincinnati