AIA Lecturer: Maryl B. Gensheimer
Maryl Gensheimer is Assistant Professor of Roman Art and Archaeology with the Department of Art History and Archaeology, University of Maryland. She holds her degrees from the Institute of Fine Arts NYU (Ph.D.) and Williams College, and was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Italy for her doctoral work on the Baths of Caracalla. Her research interests are the art and architecture of the city of Rome, along the Bay of Naples, and in Asia Minor, and particularly the ancient cities and urban life of these areas. Among her current publication projects are “Greek and Roman Images of Art and Architecture” in The Oxford Handbook on Greek and Roman Art and Architecture (Oxford 2015), “The Achilles and Penthesilea Statue Group from the Tetrastyle Court of the Hadrianic Baths at Aphrodisias” (in IstMitt vol. 63, 2013), Decoration and Display in Rome’s Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla (under review) and “Decoration as Deliberate Design: the Strategic Use of Polychrome Marbles at the Baths of Caracalla” in Radical Marble, edited by Nicholas Napoli and William Tronzo (forthcoming).