Terra Foundation Visiting Professorships at University of Oxford, 2016–23

Building on the university’s outstanding resources for the advanced study of art history and North American history, politics, literature, and culture, the Terra Foundation Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford facilitates the instruction of annual courses on American art from the 1500s and onward. The visiting professors become members of the History of Art Department, undertake original research on American art, and also hold visiting fellowships at Worcester College.

  • The 2021-22 Terra Foundation Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford is Charlene Villaseñor Black, Professor of Art History and Chicana/o Studies at UCLA, specialist of contemporary Latinx art, the early modern Iberian world and Chicanx studies.  For more information on Professor Villaseñor Black’s courses, please visit the University of Oxford website.

The 2022-23 position has been filled. You will find more information about the 2022-23 academic year on the website of the University of Oxford.

This award is administered by the University of Oxford.

Past Recipients: University of Oxford


Emily C. Burns, Associate Professor of Art History, Auburn University


Amy M. Mooney, Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Columbia College Chicago


John R. Blakinger, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Southern California Society of Fellows in the Humanities


Miguel de Baca, Associate Professor of Art History, Lake Forest College


David W. Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art, Wake Forest University