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educator , art historian

Carol Herselle Krinsky, American art historian, educator. Recipient Arnold Brunner award, New York City chapter American Institute of Architects, 1990, New York University Distinguished Teaching award, 2008; grantee, American Council Learned Societies, 1981, National Endowment for the Arts, 1993; Fulbright Specialist, since 2006.


Krinsky, Carol Herselle was born on June 2, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of David and Jane (Gartman) Herselle.


Bachelor, Smith College, 1957. Master of Arts, New York University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1965.


Member faculty New York University, since 1965, associate professor art history, 1973-1978, professor, since 1978. Frederic Lindley Morgan professor University Louisville, 2001.



Board directors International Survey Jewish Monuments, Syracuse, New York, since 1981, Society Architectural Historians, 1978-1980, 86-89, The Mac Dowell Colony, Inc., since 1989, Jewish Heritage Council World Monuments Fund. Co-chair seminar on the city Columbia University, 1993-1995. Fellow Society Architectural Historians (president 1984-1986, president New York City chapter 1977-1979).

Member College Art Association (Distinguished Teaching of Art History award 2004), Docomomo, Byzantine Studies Association, International Center Medieval Art, Women's City Club, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Robert Daniel Krinsky, January 25, 1959. 2 children.

David Herselle

Jane (Gartman) Herselle

Robert Daniel Krinsky