Carmen Fernandez

Carmen Fernandez

Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor
Carmen Fernandez

Carmen María Fernández Salvador, Dean of the Colegio de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Carmen Fernandez-Salvador received a BA in Arts in Art History from George Washington University, a MA from Tulane University and a PhD in Art history from the University of Chicago. She has taught at Tulane, and currently is an art History Professor at the Universidad San Fracncsiso de Quito in Ecuador, where she has also served as Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.  Her research interests include colonial art history; Jesuit art and culture; images and sacred oratory; anthropology of images; and historiography. Her publications include the co-authored volumes, Arte colonial Quiteño: Renovado enfoque y nuevos actores, and Autores y Acotores del Mundo Colonial: Nuevos Enfoques Multidisciplinarios, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. Her current project is titled Stealing, Hiding and other Forms of Physical Manipulations: The Struggle for Images and their Power in Quito (1599-1800). While at Harvard during the Fall 2015 semester she will teach a course at the department of Art and Architecture.

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