Theresa Leininger-Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art History, earned her B.A. in History and English at Xavier University and her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in the History of Art from Yale University. She teaches African American art, 19th– 21st-century European and American art, history of photography, art of collecting, public art, methodology and historiography. She has won university-wide awards for advising, service, and diversity. Fellowships are from National Endowment for the Humanities, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center, and Smithsonian Institution. Leininger-Miller’s first book was New Negro Artists: African American Painters and Sculptors in the City of Light, 1922-1934 (Rutgers, 2001). She has given lectures at many conferences, museums, and universities in the U.S., Germany, and France, and has appeared on TV and radio and in documentary films, and has curated several exhibitions.