Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University 2001
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College|CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology
Professor of Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology
Professor Rachel Kousser
specializes in Greek and Roman art and archaeology. She also is a professor at Brooklyn College, CUNY. Educated at Yale University and the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, she has been a Mellon Post-doctoral fellow at Columbia University, an American Numismatic Society summer fellow, and a summer fellow at the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Berlin.
Books and Articles:
“Destruction and Memory on the Athenian Acropolis” Art Bulletin, Fall 2009.
Hellenistic and Roman Ideal Sculpture: The Allure of the Classical, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
“Mythological Group Portraits in Antonine Rome: The Performance of Myth” American Journal of Archaeology, Fall 2007.
“The Desirability of Roman Victory: Victoria on Imperial and Provincial Monuments." in Representing War in Ancient Rome, Cambridge University Press, 2006.
“Creating the Past: The Vénus de Milo and the Hellenistic Reception of Classical Greece.” American Journal of Archaeology, Fall 2005.