• Jeffrey Lieber

    Assistant Professor of Visual Culture

    Assistant Professor of Visual Culture


    Jeffrey Lieber studied art history at Vassar College and received his Ph.D. in the History of Art from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His work brings together art history, architectural history, and visual culture studies, including film studies, gender studies, literature, and philosophy. In 2015-2016, he was a visiting professor in Harvard's Department of History of Art and Architecutre and curated a 10-film series at the Harvard Film Archive. A specialist in the modern and contemporary periods, he has a broad background in the history of art from the Renaissance to the present. His current projects include a book on modern architecture and its relationship to changing democratic ideals and transformations in mass culture in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s. His articles and essays have appeared in Design and CultureHarvard Design Magazine, the Berlin-based journal Bauwelt, the Neue Zurcher Zeitung, and the series American National Biography published by Oxford University Press. He previously taught at Bard College Berlin and the University of California, Santa Cruz, and has received grants for his work from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Study Abroad Italy, The A.W. Mellon Foundation, and the French Ministry of Culture. 

    Research Interests:

    art history, architectural history, film, literature, philosophy