Terra Foundation Visiting Professorship at University of Oxford, 2016–25

Building on the University of Oxford’s resources for the advanced study of art history and North American history, politics, literature, and culture, the Terra Foundation Visiting Professors of American Art undertake research in the history of American art, give the annual Terra Lectures at Oxford, organize a study day, and teach two courses. During the Visiting Professorship, they are full members of Oxford’s Department of History of Art and also hold a Visiting Fellowship at Worcester College.

  • The 2022–23 Terra Foundation Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford is Christopher Reed, Distinguished Professor of English and Visual Culture at the Pennsylvania State University. For more information on Professor Christopher Reed’s courses, please visit the University of Oxford website.

The position for 2023-24 has been filled.

This fellowship is administered by the University of Oxford.

Past Recipients: University of Oxford


Charlene Villaseñor Black, Professor of Art History and Chicana/o Studies at UCLA


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