Jonathan Kline, Ph.D.

Jonathan Kline in front of artwork

Jonathan Kline, Ph.D.

Jonathan Kline specializes in Italian Renaissance and European Medieval Art and also teaches methodology and historiography courses for the department. His particular interests lie in the construction and communication of meaning in visual art, in the differences and continuities between historical periods, and in the Renaissance use of classical subjects as a means of conveying Christian content. He received his MA in Art History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Ph.D. from Temple University. Dr. Kline has published on Botticelli’s celebrated Primavera and is writing now on Raphael’s frescoes in the Vatican’s Stanza della Segnatura. For his work as Undergraduate Advisor, he was recognized with the University’s 2011 Faculty Advisor Award.