Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Columbia University 1984
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Pre-Columbian Art and Colonial Art of the Americas
Professor of Pre-Columbian Art and Colonial Art of the Americas
Professor Eloise Quiñones-Keber's
research interests center primarily on Mesoamerican manuscripts, Aztec (Mexica) art before and after the Spanish conquest of Mexico, and issues surrounding the encounter between indigenous and European traditions in the Americas. She is finishing a book on “reinventing Aztec art,” for which she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1998-1999. She received the 1996 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award in humanistic studies from the Phi Beta Kappa Society for Codex Telleriano Remensis
and the 1996 Distinguished Scholarship Award from Baruch College, CUNY, where she also teaches.
Editor. Thematic Issue on 16th-Century Mexican Conventos (missions) for Colonial Latin American Review, in preparation.
Editor. Representing Aztec Ritual. Boulder:University Press of Colorado, 2002.
Editor. "Precious Greenstone, Precious Quetzal Feather / In Chalchihuitl" in Quetzalli: Mesoamerican Essays in Honor of Doris Heyden. Lancaster, CA: Labyrinthos Press, 2000.
Codex Telleriano Remensis: Ritual, Divination, and History in a Pictorial Aztec Manuscript. Austin:University of Texas Press, 1995.
Editor.Chipping away on Earth: Studies in Prehispanic and Colonial Mexico. Lancaster, CA:Labyrinthos Press, 1994.
Co-editor. Mixteca Puebla: Discoveries and Research in Mesoamerican Art and Archaeology. Lancaster, CA:Labyrinthos Press, 1994.
Co-editor. The Work of Bernardino de Sahagún: Pioneer Ethnographer of Sixteenth-Century Aztec Mexico. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1988.
Co-author. Art of Aztec Mexico: Treasures of Tenochtitlan. Exh. Cat. Washington, D.C.: The National Gallery of Art, 1983.