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Visual & Performing Arts

Ellen Longsworth, Ph.D.


Art History Professor

Department of Visual and Performing Arts
B.A. Mount Holyoke College
M.A. University of Chicago
Ph.D. Boston University

Dr. Longsworth specializes in Italian Renaissance sculpture and painting. Publications include articles on Lombard Renaissance sculpture; early works by Michelangelo; and terracotta polychrome sculpture of Northern Italy. She has a 20-year history of annual paper presentations at national and international conferences in the United States and abroad and has been an executive Board member of the South-Central Renaissance Conference. On several occassions she has held the position of Chair of the Visual and Performing Arts Department.

Ellen Longsworth