Ada Cohen (‘90-‘91)

Professor of Art History Dartmouth College
Israel Evans Professor in Oratory and Belles Lettres

Ada Cohen's research has focused on the era of Alexander the Great and the impact of Alexander's imagery. She has also worked on topics in Near Eastern and prehistoric art; sexuality and the construction of pictorial identity; travel and landscape; as well as the depiction of childhood and the family in ancient art. Her current book project is titled "He pais kalé":Beauty, Ugliness, and the Ancient Greek Woman. Other titles include Art in the Era of Alexander the Great: Paradigms of Manhood and their Cultural Traditions (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010), Assyrian Reliefs From the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II: A Cultural Biography (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2010), ed. with S. E. Kangas, Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy (Hesperia Supplement 41, Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2007), ed. with J. B. Rutter, and The Alexander Mosaic: Stories of Victory and Defeat (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997).