Cynthia Packert

Christian A. Johnson Professor of History of Art

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 Spring Term 2022- Tuesday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and by appointment
 Mahaney Arts Center 123

Cynthia Packert is the Christian A. Johnson Professor in the History of Art and Architecture.  She teaches courses on all aspects of Asian and Islamic art, with a particular focus on India. She received her PhD from Harvard University in 1988, and has been teaching at Middlebury College since 1989. She is the author of The Sculpture of Medieval Rajasthan (E.J. Brill, 1997) and several articles on Indian art and iconography. Her research focuses on the visual culture of Hinduism, and she has also published The Art of Loving Krishna: Ornamentation and Devotion (Indiana University Press, 2010).  Her current project is focused on new Hindu temples in India and the North American diaspora, with special attention on the BAPS Swaminarayan Hindu community. 




Department of History of Art & Architecture

Edward Vazquez, Chair

Michaela Davico, Department Coordinator

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753