Bard Faculty

Diana H. DePardo-Minsky


Primary Academic Program: Art History

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Classical Studies, Italian Studies

Academic Expertise: Art History

Area of Specialization: Italian Renaissance and Ancient Roman Art and Architecture


B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. Awards and honors include Fellow of the American Academy in Rome (Rome Prize recipient); Whiting Fellow; visiting scholar at American Academy in Rome; Samuel H. Kress two-year grant at the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome; Robert H. Lehman Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in the History of Art; Fulbright Fellow. At Bard since 2001.


  • Research Interests: The city of Rome, especially the response to and reuse of ruins. Michelangelo's works and mentors.
  • Teaching Interests: In addition to the above, local villa architecture.
  • Other Interests: Architecture in literature (especially Edith Wharton).


2008-09-12 — Award
Awards include the Rome Prize and Fulbright, Kress, and Whiting Fellowships.