Caroline Susan Hillard, Ph.D

Art & Art History
Assistant Professor
Creative Arts Center A226, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Assistant Professor of Art and Art History

Caroline Hillard joined the Art History faculty in 2011 after a year as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research focuses on conceptions of antiquity and ancient art in Renaissance Italy, concentrating on the rediscovery of the ancient Etruscans. She has held grants from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Renaissance Society of America, and the Pittsburgh Foundation, while her dissertation, “An Alternate Antiquity: The Etruscans in Renaissance Florence and Rome,” was awarded Best Unpublished Manuscript by the Society for Italian Historical Studies and nominated for the Council of Graduate Studies Distinguished Dissertation Award. She has also published and presented papers on the intersections between Renaissance art and anatomy. Dr. Hillard offers courses in Renaissance and Baroque art history.

MA, 2002, Syracuse University

PhD, 2008, Washington University in St. Louis

Areas of Specialization

Renaissance & Baroque Art


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