Graduate Courses Taught
- AHST 450: Age of Baroque
- AHST 506: The Sublime
- AHST 507: Rhetoric of the Frame
- AHST 508: Mimesis: Theory and Practice
- ENGL 550: Aesthetics
Undergraduate Courses Taught
- AHST 101: Introduction to Art and Visual Culture
- AHST 214: Cultural Contact: Artistic Encounters in a Global Context
- AHST 229: Art in Europe 1750-1830
- AHST 233: Thinking Through the Copy
- AHST 250: Age of Baroque
- The Academy and the Limits of Painting in Seventeenth-Century France, ‘Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism,’ 300pp. + 80 illustrations, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
- The Rhetoric of the Frame: Essays on the Boundaries of the Artwork, edited with an introduction and contributing essay, ‘Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism,’ 322pp. + 68 illustrations, Cambridge University Press, hardback and soft cover, 1996.
Articles in Journals and Anthologies
- ‘A Disturbance of Memory: Travel, Recollection, and the Experience of Place,’ in Anne Teresa Demo and Brad Vivian (eds.), Rhetoric, Remembrance, and Visual Form: Sighting Memory (Routledge, 2012), 49-66
- ‘Observations on the Burkean Sublime,’ Word and Image (forthcoming 2012/early 2013).
- ‘Great and Noble Ideas of the Moral Kind: Joseph Wright of Derby and the Scientific Sublime,’ Art History, 33/4 (2010), 660-679.
- ‘Imitation and Authority: The Creation of the Academic Canon in French Art, 1648-1870,’ in Anna Brzyski (ed.), Partisan Canons (Duke University Press, 2007), 95-113.
- ‘Giving Up On History: The Hierarchy of Genres in Early Nineteenth-Century French Painting,’ in About Stephen Bann (London: Blackwell, 2006), 117-39.
- Bridging Fellow, Department of English, University of Rochester, Fall 2008. Summer Fellow, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass, 2002.
- Visiting Fellow, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, 1998-99.
- Getty Summer Institute, University of Rochester, NY, 1998.
- Faculty Research Grant Scheme, Australian National University, 1996-99.
- Association of Art Historians (U.K.)
- College Art Association (USA)
- Reader, Art History, 2010, 2011, 2012
- Editorial Board, Art Bulletin, 2007-11; chair 2010-11
- Advisory Board, InVisible Culture, University of Rochester
- Art and ornament in Rococo visual culture; Detail, parergonality and fragment; Art as symbolic form.
- Theorizing Imitation in a Global Context, an anthology of essays edited with introduction; forthcoming from Blackwell Publishing, approx. 208 pages, 2014-15