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Richard Leson

Associate Professor, Medieval Art and Architecture
 (414) 229-4330
 Mitchell Hall 149

Degrees:

  • PhD   The Johns Hopkins University, 2007
  • BA     Mary Washington College, 1998

Research and Teaching Interests:

The visual culture of the Middle Ages with specific concentrations in the areas of :

  • Medieval manuscript illumination
  • Heraldry
  • Sigillography
  • Devotional culture
  • Gender studies
  • Museum studies
  • Art associated with the crusades

Courses Taught:

  • ArtHist 101: Ancient to Medieval Art and Architecture
  • ArtHist 220: The Beginning of Medieval Art
  • ArtHist 324: Art and Architecture of Byzantium
  • ArtHist 325: Early Medieval Art in the West
  • ArtHist 327: Art and Architecture of Islamic Spain
  • ArtHist 329: Art and Architecture of the Late Middle Ages
  • ArtHist 425: Romanesque Art and Architecture
  • ArtHist 426: French Gothic Art and Architecture
  • ArtHist 704: Introduction to Art Museum Studies II
  • ArtHist 720: Relics and Reliquaries of the Middle Ages
  • ArtHist 720: Medieval Narrative Arts