Susanna Berger, Resident Faculty Member
Starting in the fall of 2014, Susanna Berger will be Mathey College’s Faculty Member in Residence and Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows, as well as a lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology. Berger holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Cambridge and specializes in Renaissance and Baroque visual art. She is currently preparing a book manuscript, Philosophy and Visual Representation in Early Modern Europe, that examines the roles played by visual arts in the early stages of the scientific revolution.
At Princeton, she has lectured on Greek, Roman, and medieval art and philosophy for Interdisciplinary Approaches to Western Culture: From Antiquity to the Middle Ages and has taught a freshman seminar on Visual Art and the Representation of Knowledge. In the Department of Art and Archaeology she offers courses on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century visual art. Berger also teaches in the Prison Teaching Initiative in New Jersey.
As Faculty in Residence, she will help co-ordinate cultural activities at Mathey College, including museum and concert visits to New York and Philadelphia.