I am a passionate person and I care deeply about my relationships with friends and family and about my professional life. I am a professor of Art History at a small college; my career is an essential part of my life and I love the challenge of awakening my students to a new way of seeing the world around them. I always find describing my personality a bit difficult--I am intelligent and passionate but I also love to laugh and have a cultivated taste for bad television and comedy. I read the New Yorker every week but I also watch Glee. I do archival research in Rome but I love coming home. And I workout almost every day but I can't play a sport to save my life.