Catherine Walden

Indigenous Arts Program Administrator


Catherine has a PhD in Art History (2011) and a master’s degree in Architectural History, both from the University of Virginia. She specializes in European medieval art and architecture, and in particular on the art and architecture of commemoration. She has taught courses on European medieval art and architecture, Byzantine art and architecture, the arts of the Islamic world, and art history surveys. Her publications have focused on her dissertation topic, episcopal tomb sculpture in medieval England, and she has a secondary research area in 18th- and 19th-century visual depictions of medieval buildings. Catherine also has work experience in arts administration and in historic preservation.