UNT CVAD Welcomes Dr. Monica Salazar, Art Education Art History Department Lecturer

Dr. Monica SalazarThe Department of Art Education and Art History is pleased to announce that Dr. Monica Salazar will join the faculty as a Lecturer this fall. Dr. Salazar received her Ph.D.in aesthetic studies from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2016 and her dissertation Death and the Invisible Hand: Contemporary Mexican Art, 1988-Present won the best dissertation award for the 2016-2017 academic year. She also holds an architecture degree from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and a master’s degree in Liberal Arts from Southern Methodist University. Before joining the University of North Texas, Dr. Salazar taught art appreciation courses at The University of Texas at Dallas, as well as courses on the history of modern architecture and interior design at The University of Texas at Arlington. As faculty in the Department of Art Education and Art History, she teaches undergraduate courses in postmodernism, theories of contemporary art, as well as the history of photography and contemporary art.

Dr. Salazar’s research interests include Modern and Postmodern Form and Aesthetic Theory (1910-Present); Early Modern Art (1400-1800); Contemporary Latin American Art; and Mexican Cultural Studies.

Please join us in welcoming Monica to our CVAD community!