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art educator

Svetlana Leontief Alpers, American art educator. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science; member: Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Alpers, Svetlana Leontief was born on February 10, 1936 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Wassily W. Leontief and Estelle Marks Leontief.

Education

Bachelor, Radcliffe College, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1965.

Career

From instructor to associate professor University California, Berkeley, 1962—1975, professor art history, 1975—1994. Visiting research professor department fine arts New York University, New York City, since 1999. Advisory board Women's Caucus for Art, 1974—1977.

Co-chair Representations, 1983—1993. Advisory board History of the Human Sciences. Member United States National Committee on History of Art, 1975—1990.

Representative of the visual arts Renaissance Society of America, 1976—1979. Member museum and history organizations panel National Endowment of the Humanities. Consultant National Public Radio, 1976—1980.

Publications committee Jean Paul Getty Trust, 1984—1987, member senior fellowships committee, 1987—1990. Member board of advisors Center Advanced Studies in Visual Arts, 1989—1993. Advisory board Science in Context, —.

Visitor Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 1991.

Works

Membership

Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member: Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Paul Joel Alpers, January 31, 1958 (divorced ). Children: Benjamin, Nicholas.

father:
Wassily W. Leontief Estelle

mother:
Estelle

spouse:
Paul Joel Alpers

children:
Benjamin Alpers

Nicholas Alpers