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art historian

Ann Birgitta Sutherland Harris, American art historian. Fellow Guggenheim Foundation, 1971, Ford Foundation, 1975-1976, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1981-1982, research fellow Getty Museum Art, 1988. Member College Art Association, Women's Caucus for Art.

Background

Harris, Ann Birgitta Sutherland was born on November 4, 1937 in Cambridge, England. Daughter of Gordon B.B.M. and Gunborg Elizabeth (Wahlström) Sutherland. came to the United States, 1965, naturalized, 1996.

Education

Bachelor with 1st class honours, Courtauld Institute, University London, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Courtauld Institute, University London, 1965.

Career

Assistant lecturer, U. Leeds, 1964-1965;assistant professor art history, Columbia University, New York City, 1965-1971;assistant professor art history, Hunter College, New York City, 1971-1973;associate professor, State University of New York, Albany, 1973-1977;chairman for academic affairs, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1977-1980;part-time faculty, Juilliard School, New York City, 1978-1984;professor, U. Pittsburgh, since 1984. Founder, 1st president Women's Caucus for Art, 1973-1976. Distinguished visiting professor University Texas-Arlington, fall 1982.

Mellon professor of history of art U. Pittsburgh, spring 1984. Visiting professor of history of art Southern Methodist U., Dallas, fall 1993.

Works

Membership

Member College Art Association, Women's Caucus for Art.

Connections

Married William Vernon Harris, July 13, 1965 (divorced October 1999). 1 son, Neil William Orlando Sutherland.

father:
Gordon B.B.M. Sutherland

mother:
Gunborg Elizabeth (Wahlström) Sutherland

spouse:
William Vernon Harris