Renaissance and Baroque Art and the History of Graphic Arts
- Art 209 - Art History Survey I
- Art 210 - Art History Survey II
- Art 308 - Special Topics: History of Prints & Printmaking
- Art 310 - Ancient Art
- Art 311 - Medieval Art & Architecture
- Art 312 - Gothic Art & Architecture
- Art 313 - Italian Renaissance Art
- Art 314 - Northern Renaissance Art
- Art 315 - Baroque Art and Architecture
- Art 325 - Greek & Roman Art
- Art 482 - Art History Seminar (special topics have included From Bosch to Bruegel, Art in the Age of Albrecht Dürer, and Italian Renaissance Frescoes)
- Art 484 - Capstone: Taught as Theory and Methodology
- New research: A War of Words and Images: Broadsheets during the Thirty Years War
- Article in progress: “The Munich Hunting Paintings of Peter Paul Rubens in Early Modern Political Discourse and Art Theory”
- “Wittelsbach Patronage from the late Middle Ages to the Thirty Years' War.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Art History. Ed. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
- "Lazy Foreigners and Indignant Locals: Influence and Rivalry in Bavarian Court Patronage." In The Artist Between Court and City - L'Artiste Entre le Cour et la Ville - Der Künstler zwischen Hof und Stadt (1300-1600), eds. Dagmar Eichberger and Philip Lorentz. Peterberg: Michael Imhoff Verlag. In press.
- “Every Living Beast: Collecting Animals in Early Modern Munich.” In Animals and Early Modern Identity, edited by Pia Cuneo, University of Arizona. Ashgate Publishing Company, 2014.
- The Court Art of Friedrich Sustris: Patronage in Late Renaissance Bavaria, Ashgate Publishing Company, 2011.
- “The Pursuit of Art and Pleasure in the Secret Grotto of Wilhelm V of Bavaria,” Renaissance Quarterly 61:2 Summer (2008): 414-462.
- "A Marriage Commemorated in the Stairway of Fools," Sixteenth Century Journal 36:3 (2005): 717-741.
Recent Conference Talks & Grant Activity
- Chair and Organizer, "Art and the Thirty Years' War." Double panel. Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Chicago, March 2017.
- "The Munich Kunstkammer: a ‘museum non solum rarum, sed unicum in tota Europa.'" Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Boston, March 2016.
- "Rubens and the Bavarians." Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Berlin, March 2015.
- "Menageries in Miniature: Johann König, Roelandt Savery, and the Ordering of Nature."Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, New Orleans, upcoming October 2014.
- "Lazy Foreigners and Indignant Locals: Influence and Rivalry in Bavarian Court Patronage." Civic Artists and Court Artists (1300-1600). Case Studies and Conceptual Ideas about the Status, Tasks and Working Conditions of Artists and Artisans, Institut national d'lhistoire de l'art (INHA), Paris, June 2014.
- "The Elephant in the Kunstkammer: The Role of Animals in the Universal Collection" Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, San Juan, October 2013.
- “Science and Statecraft in Rubens' Munich Hunt Paintings” presented at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe Colloquium Series 2013, Berlin, March 2013
- DAAD Research Fellow, Max-Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, Spring 2013
- Public Lecture: "Raubtiere und Wildschweine: Staatspolitik und Kunsttheorie in Rubens Jagdbildern" Historisches Kolleg München, November 12, 2012
- Honorary Fellow, Historisches Kolleg München, Fall 2012
- “Hercules Bavaricus: Rebranding the Wittelsbach Dukes in Image and Text,” Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär, Duke University, March 2012.