Jennifer Roberson

Jennifer Roberson

Associate Professor of Art History

Office and Phone

Office: Art 103
Phone: (707) 664-2658

Education and Training

  • B.A. Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 1993 Art History & Archaeology
  • M.A. University of Minnesota 1998 Art History with concentrations in Islamic Art and Ancient Art
  • Ph.D. University of Minnesota 2004 Art History with concentrations in Islamic Art History and Asian Art

Courses Taught at SSU

  • ArtH 160a/b: Cave Paintings to Picasso
    ArtH 210/211: Introduction to Art History
    ArtH 270a: South Asian Art
    ArtH 270b: East Asian Art
    ArtH 422: Greek Art
    ArtH 424: Roman Art
    ArtH 470b: East Asian Art
    ArtH 474: Islamic Art
    ArtH 474: Islamic Spain
    ArtH 474: Age of Empire
    ArtH 480: Toledo: Multicultural Challenges of Medieval Spain
    ArtH 480: The Legacy of Genghis Khan
    ArtH 480: The Medieval Mediterranean
    ArtH 480: Crete: Dawn of European Civilization
    ArtH 480: Power & Glory of China’s Ming Dynasty
    ArtH 480: Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty
    ArtH 480: Baghdad in Its Golden Age
    ArtH 480: Constantinople and the Byzantine Millennium
    ArtH 491H: Senior Thesis

Selected Publications and Lectures:

"The Changing Face of Morocco Under King Hassan II." Mediterranean Studies 22/1 (2014): 57-87.

“From Dictatorship to Democracy: Cordoba’s Islamic Monuments in the 20th century.” The Bodhi Tree and The Orchid: A Symposium in Honor of Catherine B. Asher and Frederick M. Asher held in conjunction with the College Art Association Conference. Feb. 2014.

“An Uneasy Coexistence: The Islamic Monuments of Cordoba in the 20th century.” The Mediterranean Studies Association's 16th Annual International Congress in Terceira, Portugal. May, 2013.

“Building Authenticity: King Hassan II of Morocco.” The Mediterranean Studies Association's 13th Annual International Congress in Salamanca, Spain. May, 2010.
“Crafting Moroccan Identity.” 2010 Festival of the Arts Art History Symposium, Revisiting the Art & Crafts Divide at CSU, Sacramento. March, 2010.

“Tales of the Great Mosque of Cordoba.” The Mediterranean Studies Association's 10th
Annual International Congress in Evora, Portugal. May 2007.

“Visions of al-Andalus in 20th-Century Spanish Mosque Architecture,” in Revisiting al-Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, edited by Glaire D. Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen (Leiden: Brill,    Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World series, 2007).