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Brendan Francis Cassidy

Brendan Francis Cassidy, British art educator and director. Member International Center Medieval Art (advisor since 1992), Medieval Academy, College Art Association, British Art Medal Society, Church Monuments Society.

Background

  • Cassidy, Brendan Francis was born on September 6, 1951 in Glasgow, Scotland. Came to the United States, 1988. Son of John James and Bernadette (Halforty) Cassidy.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Edinburgh University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, 1983.

    Career

    • Researcher Castle Museum, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1984-1985, Warburg Institute, London, 1985-1988. Director Index of Christian Art Princeton (New Jersey) University, since 1988. Lecturer Cambridge University, 1985.

      Consultant Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, since 1992.

    Works

    • Author, editor: The Ruthwell Cross, 1992, Iconography at the Crossroads, 1993.

    Membership

    Member International Center Medieval Art (advisor since 1992), Medieval Academy, College Art Association, British Art Medal Society, Church Monuments Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Opera, squash, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Gunn, May 16, 1987. Children: Francesca Maria, Olivia Claire.
    • father: John James Cassidy
    • mother: Bernadette (Halforty) Cassidy
    • spouse: Ann Gunn
    • children: Francesca Maria Cassidy
    • Olivia Claire Cassidy
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    Born September 6, 1951
    (age 66)
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    • 1978
      Edinburgh University
    • 1983
      Cambridge University
    • 1984 - 1985
      Researcher, Castle Museum
      Nottingham, United Kingdom
    • 1985 - 1988
      Researcher, Castle Museum
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1988
      director, Index of Christian Art Princeton (New Jersey) University