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Alison Locke Perchuk

Assistant Professor, Art

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Alison Locke Perchuk is a specialist in the art and architecture of medieval Europe and the Mediterranean basin. She has written and spoken on such topics as tenth-century Iberian manuscript illumination, eleventh-century Byzantine bronzes, and twelfth-century architecture and wall painting near Rome. She holds a BA in Art History from Williams College, an MA in Medieval Studies from the Catholic University of America, and a PhD in Art History from Yale University. Prior to her appointment at CSU Channel Islands, she taught at the University of California, Riverside, and Occidental College. She currently serves as the treasurer of the Italian Art Society.

Representative Courses Taught

  • ART 110 Prehistoric Art to the Middle Ages
  • ART 112 Arts of the Eastern World
  • ART 352 Visual Canons of the Ancient World
  • ART 353 Medieval World: Spirituality and Representation



Medieval art and architecture, Christian monasticism, The city of Rome

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