Jane P. DavidsonDavidson

Professor: History of Art - Medieval through 18th Century

Office: CFA 157

Office Hours: 9-10 am MWF 1-2:30 TTh or appt.

Phone: (775) 784-6561

Email: jdhexen@unr.edu


Professor Davidson publishes in the areas of history and iconography of witchcraft, 17th century painting and history of paleontology. She is the author of several books and numerous articles in these areas. These include David Teniers the Younger; The Witch in Northern European Art 1470-1750; The Bone Sharp: The Life of Edward Drinker Cope: A History of Paleontology Illustration and Early Modern Supernatural: The Dark Side of European Culture 1400-1700.


(History); MA Louisiana State University (U.S. History); MA, MPhil. And PhD

University of Kansas (History of Flemish and Dutch Baroque Painting)

Courses Offered:

Medieval, Northern Renaissance, Italian Renaissance and Mannerism,

Baroque Art I (north), Baroque Art II (south), 18th Century Decorative Arts, Occult Themes,

History of Paleontology Illustration, Propagandistic Art 1900-1945