Department of Art & Art History

Dr. Jessica Dallow's areas of specialization are contemporary art, American art, and African American art.


Her research and teaching areas are 19th- through 21st-century art and critical theory with emphases on race and gender, as well as the representation of animals in art. She is currently preparing a manuscript that provides a new understanding of the horse in American culture as it transformed from a working animal into a recreational pursuit.

She teaches several classes, including Art Since 1945, Art Criticism and Theory, Race and Representation, American Art to 1900, Modern Architecture, and special topics courses in her areas.

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