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Associate Professor

Lisa Reilly

Discipline: Art/Architectural History
University of Virginia

BA, Vassar College (1978);
MA, York University (1980);
Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (1991). Associate Professor, University of Virginia

Lisa Reilly has extensive experience living and teaching abroad. She has lectured in England, France, Italy and Turkey as well as sailed as Academic Dean with Semester at Sea in Spring 2011 and was a faculty member on the summer 2012 voyage.Together with Ms. Fiorani of the McIntire Department of Art, she has taught a course entitled Renaissance Art on Site in Florence and Rome during UVA’s January term six times. She published a monograph on Peterborough Cathedral with Oxford University Press in the series Clarendon Studies in the Fine Arts and co-authored Campus Guide: Vassar College for Princeton Architectural Press. She teaches survey lectures in the Department of Architectural History as well as an introduction to architecture for students from outside the School of Architecture and offers upper level courses on early and later medieval architecture, which include a broad spectrum of topics such as urban planning, vernacular architecture, the medieval Mediterranean and lay piety. Ms. Reilly held the NEH/Horace Goldsmith Distinguished Teaching Chair of Art and Architectural History from 1999-2002 and frequently offers workshops on teaching.  She was acknowledged with an all university teaching award in 2009.   Ms. Reilly was the editor of the journal Gesta  (2009-12) and is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.