Mar. 9, 2021—Assistant Professor of History of Art Rebecca VanDiver focuses her research on African American artists—particularly Black female artists of the 20th century. In the classroom, she presents art history not only as a discipline that allows for a study of the history of artistic movements and style, but also as a lens to study culture and history.
May. 13, 2019—Faculty members Rebecca K. VanDiver and Phillip I. Lieberman are the only professors in Tennessee to receive 2019 Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Oct. 13, 2014—University students are bombarded with dozens of media images each day. Rebecca VanDiver’s goal is to get them not only thinking critically about what they see, but doing so with trained eyes.
Sep. 30, 2014—View a complete list of new university faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.