Denise Amy Baxter, Ph.D.

Denise Amy Baxter

Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs
Professor, Art History
Office of the Dean | 
Art Building, Room 101L


Areas of Expertise: 18th and 19th century French and British art, decorative arts, material culture, and fashion

Denise Amy Baxter received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History with a Women's Studies doctoral emphasis from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is currently serving as Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs for the College of Visual Arts and Design and she is a Professor of Art History and Women's and Gender Studies affiliated faculty member. She teaches courses and supervises research on European art of the 18th- and 19th-centuries, history of photography, gender and the visual arts, and theories and methods of art history. Her research focuses on the relationships between material culture and the constitution of the modern self.