Angela S. George, PhD


Program Director, MA in Modern and Contemporary Art History; Assistant Professor of Art History, Department of Art

Phone: (626) 397-5841

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Art Center, Room 3

Angela George, PhD, is an assistant professor of Art History in the Department of Art and the director of the Master of Arts program in Modern and Contemporary Art History. She earned a PhD in Art History from the University of Maryland, and she focuses on American art, modern art, museum studies, and decorative arts/design history. She has presented at academic and professional conferences on art history and museum studies. She has also co-authored a book highlighting the art collections in the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland. She has held positions in the curatorial departments of various museums, including the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Hillwood Museum & Gardens, and the Gamble House/USC.


  • PhD, Art History, University of Maryland
  • MA, History of Decorative Arts & Design, Parsons School of Design
  • BA, English, University of California, Los Angeles

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)


  • History of Decorative Arts and Design
  • Museum Studies
  • History of American Art

Courses Taught

  • ART 356 – History of Modern Art ad Architecture
  • ART 510 - Introduction to Graduate Studies/Critical Issues in Art I
  • ART 545 - Directed Experience
  • ART 600 - Regional Modernism
  • ART 605 - Modernism and the Museum
  • ART 618 – Master's Capstone I
  • ART 625 – Master's Capstone II
  • ART 697 - Special Topics (History of Studio Ceramics)
  • ART 699 - Independent Study/Readings in Art (Master's Thesis)