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Barbara Kellum

Professor of Art

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Barbara Kellum earned an A.B. and A.M. from the University of Southern California; A.M. from the University of Michigan; and Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Professor Kellum offers courses in ancient Mediterranean art and architecture as well as art historical methods and themes in film and art history. Her field of scholarly expertise is the visual culture of the ancient Roman world. Her publications focus on everything from imperial building complexes to the shop signs and graffiti of Pompeii.

She is completing a book on the visually-complex monuments commissioned by wealthy, upwardly mobile former slaves in the Roman world.