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Theresa Leininger-Miller

Title: Associate Professor
Office: 6489B Aronoff Center
Tel: 513-556-0273

Professor Leininger-Miller (Ph.D., Yale University) teaches 19th-21st-century American and European art history.  Publications include New Negro Artists in Paris: African American Painters and Sculptors in the City of Light, 1922-1934 (Rutgers, 2001); several anthology chapters; essays in Deborah Grant; Harlem Renaissance; Black Paris; Paris Connections: African American Artists in Paris; and Picture Cincinnati in Song; and multiple book and exhibition reviews.  Leininger-Miller has lectured throughout the U.S., France and Germany, and appeared on radio, television, and in documentaries. She has curated exhibitions at the Public Library of Cincinnati, Yale University Art Gallery, and Weston Art Gallery. Awards are from the NEH, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center, Kress, Luce, and Smithsonian Institution.  At UC, Leininger-Miller won the Diversity Ambassador Award, the Outstanding Academic Advising Award, the President&39;s Quality Service Award, and the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research. Leininger-Miller was Chair of the national group, the Association of Historians of American Art.

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