Dr. Craig Peariso is an Assistant Professor with the Art Department. He earned his Ph.D. in Art History and Criticism and Cultural Studies from State University of New York at Stony Brook. Prior to coming to Boise State he served as a Lecturer at Columbia University teaching courses such as "Art Humanities: Masterpieces of Western Art" and "From Burnt Corks to Camps: Stereotypes and Performance in 19th and 20th Century America". His many professional activities have included lecturing at the University of Alberta and University of Connecticut, serving as an Academic Consultant for Routledge Books, and writing a book chapter on "Commercials for the Revolution: 'Movement Celebrities' and the Theatricality of Opposition”. Dr. Peariso was also the recipient of the 2007 – 2009 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship from Columbia University.
Contributions to Books
The 'Counter Culture' in Quotes: Sontag and Marcuse on the Work of Revolution, The Scandal of Susan Sontag (2009)