Barbara Haeger

Barbara Haeger

Barbara Haeger

Associate Professor, Department of History of Art

haeger.1@osu.edu

614-688-8195

310A Pomerene Hall
1760 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH
43210
 

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Education

  • Ph.D. University of Michigan

Oversight Committee Representative, 2013-2014

A specialist in Dutch and Flemish art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Barbara Haeger is particularly interested in the role of art as an instrument of power and persuasion and as a vehicle for fostering religious beliefs, identities, and devotions. Her recent seminars have reflected this interest and have explored the changing conception of the image during this period. She is currently engaged in a number of research projects focusing on art, architecture, and ritual use of urban space in Counter-Reformation Antwerp.

Interests:

  • Dutch and Flemish art of the 16th and 17th centuries
  • The role of art as an instrument of power and persuasion and as a vehicle for fostering religious beliefs, identities and devotions