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Lois Fichner-Rathus

Modern Art


Lois Fichner-Rathus is a Professor of Art and member of the Honors Faculty of The College of New Jersey. She received her M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art and her Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has authored grants, contributed to books, written exhibition catalogues and published numerous articles in professional journals including ARTS Magazine and The Print Collector’s Newsletter. Her textbook, Understanding Art (Cengage) is in its 9th edition and is a national and international best-selling title. Dr. Fichner-Rathus teaches the history of art and interdisciplinary studies and has been on the college faculty since 1982.

COURSES TAUGHT:

  • 20th Century Art, Art History I: Caves to Cathedrals, Art History II, Renaissance To Revolution, Women, Art & Society, The Holocaust In Art & Literature, Nineteenth Century Art, Paris Before The Great War, and Art History Senior Seminar

Office: AIMM 317
Phone: (609) 771-2604
Email: loisfr@tcnj.edu

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