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art historian

Kathryn Elaine Kramer, American art historian. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993, 94, Purdue Research Foundation International Travel/Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1996, University Scholars Library., Purdue University, 1995, Oxford-Brookes University, Oxford, 1995; recipient fellowship Columbia University, 1981-1984, National Merit scholarship, Trinit University, 1974-1978.


Kramer, Kathryn Elaine was born on March 30, 1956 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Kenneth Calvert and Margaret Louise (Lindsey) Kramer.


Bachelor English/Art History magna cum laude, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, 1979. Master of Arts in Art History, Columbia University, 1981. Master Philosophy in Art History, Columbia University, 1984.

Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, Columbia University, 1993.


Various positions in field to curatorial assistant Whitney Museum of America Art, New York City, 1983-1984. Consultant architectural history San Antonio Conservation Society, 1987. Exhibitions coordinator, curator New York City, 1984-1988.

Preceptor department art history and archaeology Columbia University, New York City, 1988-1991. Professor department visual and performing arts Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1991-1997. Professor department art and art history State University of New York, Cortland, since 1997.

Lecturer in field; curator exhibitions in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Studies Association, Association Historians of Art, College Art Association, German Studies Association, International Society for Study of European Ideas, International Society for Study of Intellectual History, Popular Culture/American Culture Associations, Phi Beta Kappa, others.


Kenneth Calvert Kramer

Margaret Louise (Lindsey) Kramer