Meet the team

Professor Christy Anderson

Professor, Associate Chair, Art History; Graduate Faculty, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design

Professor Christy Anderson is Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Art History (St George Campus); and a member of the Graduate Faculty of the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design. She is the author of Inigo Jones and the Classical Tradition (Cambridge 2006) and Renaissance Architecture (Oxford, 2013) as well as several edited volumes on the history of art and architecture. While a faculty member at Yale University she received numerous teaching awards, and her research has been supported by grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, Yale University, the Renaissance Society of America, and the Mellon Foundation.


Professor Joseph L. Clarke

Assistant Professor, Art History

Joseph L. Clarke is an assistant professor in the Department of Art History (St George Campus) and the Department of Art (graduate). His teaching focuses on the history of global modern architecture since the eighteenth century, and his scholarship has been particularly concerned with communication and acoustic media in relation to architecture. Clarke is the author of the forthcoming book Echo’s Chambers: Architecture and the Idea of Acoustic Space (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021). His current research on sound in open-plan offices is supported by a Connaught New Researcher Award, a SSHRC Insight Grant, and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. Trained as a designer, Clarke previously practiced architecture at Eisenman Architects and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.


Jessica Mace, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow of Canadian Architecture and Landscapes

Jessica Mace, Ph.D., is the current Postdoctoral Fellow in Canadian Architecture and Landscapes in the Department of Art History (St. George Campus) at the University of Toronto. She is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada and serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies. Her recent publications include A Medieval Legacy: The Ongoing Life of Forms in the Built Environment. Essays in Honour of Professor Malcolm Thurlby (editor, Montréal: Éditions Patrimonium, 2020), Identity on the land: Company towns in Canada, (co-authored with Lucie K. Morisset, Montréal: Éditions Patrimonium, 2020), and the edited volume Heritage Communities (co-edited with Myriam Joannette, Québec: Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2019).


Katrin Zavgorodny-Freedman

MA Candidate, Art History; Canada Constructed Work-Study Student

Katrin Zavgorodny-Freedman is an MA student at the University of Toronto in the Department of Art History. She graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 2019 with a major in Art History and minors in History and Jewish Studies. Her research interests include the study of Modern and Contemporary Architecture in Canada, particularly the mid- to late-twentieth century buildings of Vancouver. Zavgorodny-Freedman is a recipient of a Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship.


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