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About Alexa Sand


Alexa Sand is full professor of art history and has taught at Utah State University since 2004. She earned her PhD in art history UC Berkeley, with an emphasis on medieval French art and literature. Her research focuses on book illumination and other small-scale art forms in the later Middle Ages, as well as connections between word and image in the art and writing of the period. Her book, Vision, Devotion, and Self-Representation in Late Medieval Art appeared with Cambridge University Press in March 2014. She has also published numerous essays in peer-reviewed journals and volumes. Since coming to Utah State she has been the recipient of national fellowships including the AAUW American Fellowship for Publication, the ACLS Charles Ryskamp Fellowship, the Gilbert and Ursula Farfel Fellowship at the Huntington Library, and a Paul Mellon Senior Visiting Fellowship at the Center for the Advanced Study of the Visual Arts (CASVA). Currently, she is at work on a second book.

In her teaching, Dr. Sand emphasizes student-centered learning practices, and her longstanding commitment to undergraduate research has led to recognition from students (the Mortarboard Society Top Prof Award) and peers (Caine College of the Arts Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year).

Positions

Present Professor, Utah State University Art and Design
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Curriculum Vitae




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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Chair, Publications Committe, Board Member, International Center of Medieval Art
2009 - Present Councilor, Arts and Humanities, Council on Undergraduate Research
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Education

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19941999 PhD, University of California, Berkeley ‐ History of Art
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19921994 MA, University of California, Berkeley ‐ History of Art
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19871991 BA, Williams College
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Research Works (21)

Book Reviews (10)