Stephanie Chadwick

Interim Department Chair
Associate Professor of Art History
Office: Dishman 200


  • Ph.D. in Art History, Rice University, 2015
  • M.A. in Art History, Rice University, 2012
  • M.A. in Art History, Florida State University, 2009
  • B.A. in Humanities, Minor in Art History, Summa Cum Laude, University of Houston-Downtown, 2006

Stephanie Chadwick is an art historian specializing in twentieth-century art. Her research interests include modern European art and theory with an emphasis on French painting; relations between art, literature, and colonialism; and art as multi-cultural exchange. Her dissertation and current book project, Disorienting Forms: Jean Dubuffet, Portraiture, Ethnography, considers Dubuffet’s post-WWII painting in relation to the writings of key of his portrait sitters, including Antonin Artaud and Henri Michaux, and to the Southeast Asian cultural forms that inspired them. Dr. Chadwick teaches Art Since 1940, Contemporary Art, and Art Appreciation at Lamar University. She has also taught Art Since 1945 at Rice University and the Art and Architecture of India at the University of Houston.