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Katherine Brown, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

202 Center for the Arts
Area of Specialty
Art History, Museum Studies
  • Walsh University - Previous dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Director of the Honors Program, professor of art history; led five Global Learning programs to Rome and London.
  • Prior to Walsh University, Brown held a variety of teaching and leadership positions at several universities in the U.S., as well as education and curator positions in U.S. museums.
  • Curatorial Team, Treasure of Chianti: Roman Silver Coins of the Republican Age from Cetamura del Chianti, exhibition at the Museo di Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, Italy, May 29 – Sept. 30, 2021
  • The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art. New York: Routledge, Spring 2020
  •  Visiting Scholar, American Academy in Rome, June 2019
  • Mary of Mercy: Devotional Image and Civic Emblem in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art. New York: Routledge, 2017
  • The Painter’s Reflection: Self-portraiture in Renaissance Venice, 1458 - 1625. Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 2000. Volume 33 in Pocket Library in Studies in Art series
  • Favorite thing about Ashland University is the camaraderie, collegiality and team mentality
  • Little-known fact: both of her daughters are adopted from Bulgaria
  • Ph.D. - Indiana University-Bloomington
  • M.A. - Indiana University-Bloomington
  • B.A. - Florida State University-Tallahassee