University of Oregon

Department of the History of Art and Architecture


New A&AA dean thinks globally, shares locally

For Christoph Lindner, the new dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, "university life-research, education, teaching-connects to everything." Lindner shares his enthusiasm about making those connections at the University of Oregon and A&AA's growing global reach. He brings his own far-reaching global experience to the table as well, having most recently come from Amsterdam. Read more at AroundtheO

Christoph Lindner


UO researcher honored by Mongolian government

Esther Jacobson-Tepfer, professor emerita and international scholar, always finds surprises when she travels to Mongolia. This time she was honored with two lifetime achievement awards by the President of Mongolia and the Mongolian Academy of Sciences for her work.

James Meachem and Esther Jacobson-Tepfer


Lawrence Medalist Jerome Silbergeld, student Vincent Mai featured speakers at A&AA commencement June 13

A&AA commencement will feature speakers Jerome Silbergeld, of Princeton, and architecture student Vincent Mai beginning at 3 p.m. June 13. Nearly 500 students are graduating from A&AA in 2016. A reception will take place 12- 2 p.m. in the Lawrence courtyard.

commencement 2015


New Dean Selected for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, announced today that the next dean of the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts is Christoph Lindner. He will be moving to Eugene from the Netherlands, where he is professor of media and culture at the University of Amsterdam.

Christoph Lindner


Art history alumna earns dissertation grant for research in angelology

The Italian Art Society recently named Kelly Whitford, MA ’11, its annual Dissertation Grant Recipient for her project “Embodying Belief: Crossing the Ponte Sant’Angelo with Bernini’s Angels.” Whitford earned her degree at Oregon in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture and is currently a PhD candidate at Brown University. Whitford’s research focuses on work by seventeenth century sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini at the Ponte Sant’Angelo in Rome.