Heather Minor (currently abroad directing the Rome Global Gateway Program)
Professor, 16th–18th Century Europe
Via Ostilia, 15
00184 Roma Italia
Ph.D., Princeton University, Department of Art and Archaeology, 2002.
M.A. with distinction, Princeton University, Department of Art and Archaeology, 1998.
A.B. cum laude, Mount Holyoke College, 1993. English and Politics double major.
A specialist in the history of European art and architecture from 1600 to 1800, her scholarly interests include the city of Rome, the intellectual history of art history, and prints and print culture. Her new book Piranesi's Lost Words was published by Pennsylvania State University Press in 2015. She has been the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Her book, The Culture of Architecture in Enlightenment Rome (Penn State Press, 2010), won the 2010 Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History and the 2013 honorable mention for the Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians.