725 Commonwealth Ave, Rm 302D
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Telephone: (617) 353-1457
Fax: (617) 353-3243
Director of Undergraduate Studies, History of Art & Architecture
Associate Professor; Medieval Art.
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., Ph.D. Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Deborah Kahn joined the BU faculty in 1996 after teaching for seven years at Princeton University, one year at Columbia University, and having worked for a year at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has served as a consultant on Medieval sculpture for the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral, from 1982-1988, and as consultant on medieval sculpture for the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln Cathedral from 1986-1988. From 1980 to 1985 she served as chief research officer and administrator for the Hayward Gallery Exhibition, “English Romanesque Art 1066-1200″, held in London in 1984. Her books include Canterbury Cathedral and its Romanesque Sculpture (1991), The Romanesque Frieze and its Spectator (editor, 1992) and English Romanesque Art (1984). She is currently writing a book on Romanesque sculpture for Thames and Hudson. Professor Kahn teaches the medieval section of the survey to the history of art (AH 111), and upper level undergraduate and graduate classes in medieval art, and is advising multiple Ph.D. Students.