Dr. Agnieszka Szymanska

Assistant Professor of Art History



“Decoding the Mise-en-page of NEP-27,” in a peer-reviewed publication edited by Renata Holod and Yael Rice (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology). NEP-27 is a Qur’anic manuscript produced in twelfth-century Iran.

with contributions by Elizabeth Bolman and Stephen Davis, “The Red Monastery,” in Egypt from Alexander to the Early Christians: An Archaeological and Historical Guide, ed. Roger Bagnall and Dominic Rathbone.

with Elizabeth Bolman, “Ascetic Ancestors: Identity and Genealogy,” in The Red Monastery Church: Beauty and Asceticism in Upper Egypt, ed. Elizabeth Bolman (New Haven: Yale University Press): 165-173.

“Theōria and the Visual Environment of the Red Monastery,” The Bulletin of the American Research Center in Egypt 206: 35-39. 2015

with Elizabeth Bolman (principal author), with contributions by Luigi De Cesaris, Alberto Sucato, Emiliano Ricchi, Matjaz Kacicnik, Saad Mohammed Mohammed Osman, Aly Zaghloul Aly, Stephen J. Davis, Father Maximous al-Anthony, and Gillian Pyke, “The Tomb of St. Shenoute at the White Monastery: Final Conservation and Documentation,” The Bulletin of the American Research Center in Egypt 204: 21-24. 2014


Ph.D., Temple University 2017
Art History

M.A., Temple University 2010
Art History

B.A., DePaul University 2008
Art History and French

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(804) 289-8768