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Graduate Group in Archaeology, Classics and History of Art
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
phone 610-526-5984
fax 610-526-5076

Dale Kinney
Director Phone: 610-526-5342
Carpenter Carrel A6

Lisa M. Kolonay
Administrative Assistant

Alicia Walker

Assistant Professor of Medieval Art and Architecture

Thomas Hall - Room 239
Telephone: 610-526-5405
On leave 2013-2014

Ph.D. Harvard University, 2004
MA Harvard University, 1998
BA Bryn Mawr College, 1994

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Walker’s primary fields of research include cross-cultural artistic interaction in the medieval world from the ninth to thirteenth centuries and gender issues in the art and material culture of Byzantium. She is co-editor of the essay collection Negotiating Secular and Sacred in Medieval Art. Christian, Islamic, Buddhist (Ashgate, 2009), and recently completed her first monograph, The Emperor and the World: Exotic Elements and the Imaging of Middle Byzantine Imperial Power (Cambridge, 2012). She has published essays on topics including medieval inter-cultural artistic transmission, the role of women in Byzantine art and culture, and the function and meaning of early Byzantine marriage jewelry. Her work has appeared in journals including Muqarnas, Gesta, Ars Orientalis, and The Art Bulletin.