Dr. Heidi Chretien
Adjunct Associate Professor Art History
School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Leonardo da Vinci
Dr. Chretien is an expert on all aspects of Italian Renaissance, women in early modern Europe, and art history. She has created Interdisciplinary courses on women in the ancient world and a seminar on Leonardo da Vinci. Dr. Chretien is the author of "The Festival of San Giovanni: Imagery and Political Power in Renaissance Florence." She often leads study groups to Italy during the summer.
Dr. Leslie Ross
School of Arts, History, and Social Sciences
Dr. Ross is an expert in the field of medieval art and illuminated manuscripts. In addition to numerous encyclopedia entries and book reviews, she has published three books with Greenwood Press: "Text, Image, Message: Saints in Medieval Manuscript Illustrationsm," "Medieval Art: A Topical Dictionary," and "Artists of the Middle Ages." Dr. Ross is the recipient of a Fulbright Grant, as well as awards from the Kress Foundation, a Graves Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities, and Research Awards from Dominican University. Dr. Ross serves as Chair of the Program Chair for Art History. Her regularly offered graduate seminars include: Language in the Visual Arts, Written and Visual Communication, The History of Gardens and Landscape Design, and Structures of Faith.