Associate Professor, Art History
Ph.D., Princeton University, Art and Archaeology, 2001
MA, Princeton University, Art and Archaeology, 1999
MA, University of Chicago, Art History, 1996
BFA, University of Arizona, Media Arts (summa cum laude), 1992
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Teaching Specialization: Contemporary Art and History of Photography
Professor Hershberger teaches a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses including first-year surveys of Western art, junior- and senior-level classes on modern art, contemporary art, modern architecture, and the history of photography, and a variety of graduate seminars. All of his courses are online at http://personal.bgsu.edu/~aehersh.
Areas of Research/Artistic Focus
Dr. Hershberger works in the areas of modern and contemporary art history and in the history of photography. He is currently under contract with Wiley-Blackwell (Boston and Oxford) for a large anthology of writings entitled Photographic Theory: An Historical Anthology. Study for his 2001 Princeton University dissertation focused on photographic sequences and documents in the Minor White Archive, and involved sponsored trips to the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, and to the Civic Gallery of Modena in Italy. His research has been funded through grants and fellowships including a 2009 Visiting Fellowship at Oxford University, a co-authored 2008 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the inaugural Teti Fellowship at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in 2008, the 2007 Coleman Dowell Fellowship at New York University, a 2004 Ansel Adams Research Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, as well as numerous grants from Princeton University, Princeton's Department of Art and Archaeology, the Mellon Foundation, and BGSU's Office of the Provost, Center for Teaching and Learning, and Instructional Media Services.
Selected recent publications include multiple peer-reviewed articles in the journals History of Photography, Art Journal, Early Popular Visual Culture, Analecta Husserliana, Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, Academe, and Arts of Asia. He is currently revising his dissertation on the American photographer, Minor White (1908-1976), for publication as a book as well. He is a member of the the College Art Association, the Midwest Art History Society, the Society for Photographic Education, and CHArt-Computers and the History of Art.
Faculty member at BGSU since 2001.