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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.


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.


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


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.



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


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

Gordon B.B.M. Sutherland

Gunborg Elizabeth (Wahlström) Sutherland

William Vernon Harris