Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D in Art History, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
She spent an NEH postgraduate year studying medieval and renaissance drama at the University of Chicago and is a member of the history faculty both at Baruch College and The Graduate Center. Her research centers on ways of situating the cultural artifacts of the European Middle Ages within their complex religious, social, and political milieux. She is the author of The Eastern Sepulchre in England (Medieval Institute Publications, 1987); The Book of Sainte Foy (Penn, 1995); co-author of Writing Faith: Sign, Text, and History in the Miracles of Sainte Foy (Chicago, 1999), and Myth, Montage, and Visuality in Late Medieval Manuscript Culture: Christine de Pizan's Epistre Ohtea (U Michigan, 2003) and co-editor of Studies in Iconography. Her current projects include a study of illustrated medieval French play manuscripts and an interdisciplinary study of representations of Joseph the Carpenter. Current CV at http://www.panix.com/~pams/