Brigit Ferguson

Brigit Ferguson
Brigit Ferguson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Molly Root House 201A

Brigit Ferguson teaches courses in the history of architecture as well as medieval, Islamic, and eighteenth-century art. Her research focuses on the monumental arts of medieval Europe. Her book in progress, Angels and Demons: The Morality of Emotion in Gothic Sculpture, examines architectural sculpture as the locus of communication regarding the morality of emotions in thirteenth-century Europe. She is also beginning a new project on monstrous imagery made in twelfth-century Burgundy.

Recent Courses Taught

Proseminar in Architectural History: Architecture as Political Communication
Medieval Art and Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Modern Architecture, 1750-Present
The Gothic Cathedral
The Arts of Eighteenth-Century France (Senior Projects Seminar)

Appointed to the Faculty: 2017

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., Dartmouth College

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