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Kathryn Blair Moore

Assistant Professor
Academic Program Director, Study Abroad Florence, Italy

PhD, New York University



Kathryn Blair Moore received her BA from the University of Virginia and her MA and PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Her research spans the medieval and Renaissance period in Europe and the Mediterranean region.  Prior to coming to Texas State University, she taught at the University of Hong Kong, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Pittsburgh.  Fellowships from the Kress Foundation, the American Academy in Rome, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Renaissance Society of America, and the Newberry Library have supported her research. She has published her research in Art in TranslationRenaissance Quarterly, Muqarnas, Renaissance Studies, and Word & Image.  Her book, The Architecture of the Christian Holy Land: Reception from Late Antiquity through the Renaissance (Cambridge University Press, 2017) received the 2018 PROSE Award for Art History and Criticism.  During the 2018–2019 academic year, she will be the Rush H Kress Fellow at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy. For further information about her work, click here