Experts & Speakers Faculty Profile
Bruce M. Cole
Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, School of Fine Arts
College of Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature
Interests:Art history, humanities, national endowment for the arts
- B.A. at Case Western Reserve University, 1962
- M.A. at Oberlin College, 1964
- Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr College, 1969
- Nominated by President George Bush to the National Council on Humanities, the advisory board to the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- Influential in the interpretation of Renaissance art.
- Member of the Academia Sienese Degli Intronati, the oldest learned academy in Europe.
- His book on Sienese painting won the President's Award of the American Association for Italian Studies.
- Co-author of "Art in the Western World" with Adelheid Gealt, director of the IU Art Museum.