Art History & Theory, Writing, Philosophy
Robert Shane teaches advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in Modern and Contemporary Art and Theory, as well as global surveys and undergraduate courses in Latin American Art and Art & Buddhism.
Trained in the Writing Program at Stony Brook University, he regularly teaches College Composition and Rhetoric.
He has also taught Contemporary Continental Philosophy specializing in phenomenology, Deconstruction, and French feminism, e.g., Kristeva.
2011-2021 Associate Professor of Art History, The Center for Art & Design, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY (The Center closed in 2021)
2007, 2008-2011 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, The College of Saint Rose
2009-2011 Adjunct Instructor of Art History, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
2007-2008 Adjunct Instructor of Art History. Sage College of Albany, Albany, NY
2003-2008 Adjunct Instructor of Art History, The College of Saint Rose
2006 Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy, The College of Saint Rose
2005-2006 Writing Instructor Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Advanced training: coursework and a practicum the Writing Program to teach First-Year College Composition and Rhetoric.
2001-2005 Teaching Assistant, Department of Art History, Stony Brook University
Course taught include:
ART 518 Contemporary Art
ART 521 Art Criticism
ART 595 Thesis: Advisor to 15 studio artists writing scholarly theses on art history topics
ENG 591 Advanced Project [thesis]
AHI 101 Introduction to Art History for Non-Art Majors (Global survey)
AHI 102 Art and the American City
AHI 208 Introduction to Art History (Global survey; formerly Western survey)
AHI 211 Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin American Art
AHI 238 History of Art and Dance from the Renaissance to Postmodernism
AHI 247 History of Modern Art
AHI 344 History of Art since 1945 (Writing Intensive)
AHI 350 Art & Buddhism (Writing Intensive)
AHI 366 History of Photography (Writing Intensive)
AHI 376 Latin American Art since Independence (Writing Intensive)
AHI 380 Special Topics: Art and Hybridity—Ecuador (included a two week travel component)
ART 489 Senior Studio Seminar
ENG 105 Expository Writing, Research, and Oral Communication
PHI 385 Contemporary Continental Philosophy
PHI 410 Senior Philosophy Portfolio
AHI 211 and AHI 376 are now part of The College of Saint Rose’s Latino Studies Minor.
AHI102 is part of The American City program, a First-Year Liberal Education Program (FLEP) and a collaboration of faculty across the College.