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 lower division courses in Latin American art.
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 (Kristeva and Irigaray).
Associate Professor of Art History, fall 2016 to present
The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
Assistant Professor of Art History, fall 2011 to spring 2016
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, spring 2007 and fall 2008 to spring 2011
Adjunct Professor of Art History, fall 2003, spring 2005, spring 2006 to fall 2006, fall 2007 to spring 2008
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, fall 2006
ART 518 Contemporary Art
ART 521 Art Criticism
ART 595 Thesis: MA Studio Art students complete a scholarly thesis on an art history topic. Advisor to all theses, 15 in total. Spring semesters: 2010, 2011, and 2013, 2015
ENG 591 Advanced Project: second reader on a graduate student’s Advanced Project directed by Dr. Vaneeta Palecanda, English.
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)
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 (FLP)
ART 489 Senior Studio Seminar (co-taught with studio faculty)
ENG105 Expository Writing, Research, and Oral Communication
PHI 385 Contemporary Continental Philosophy
PHI 410 Senior Philosophy Portfolio
*AHI 101, AHI102, AHI211, AHI 238, AHI 376, and AHI380 are courses I designed and introduced to the College.
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.
Adjunct Professor of Art History
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
Spring 2009, Spring 2010 to Spring 2011
Courses: AARH 366 Modern Art II and AARH 468 Art since 1945 (Writing Intensive)
Adjunct Professor of Art History
Sage College of Albany, Albany, NY
Fall 2007, Fall 2008
Courses: ART205-10 Art History I
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Fall 2005-Spring 2006
Courses: WRT 101 Introductory Writing Workshop and WRT 102 Intermediate Writing Workshop
Advanced training: received training to teach College Composition and Rhetoric through coursework and a practicum led by Dr. Harry Denny in the Writing Program at Stony Brook University.
Department of Art History, Stony Brook University
Fall 2001-Spring 2005
ARH 101: Art in Culture from Prehistoric Times to the Age of Cathedrals, ca. 1400AD (Western and Non-Western art), Prof. Richard Leslie
ARH 102: Art in Culture from the Early Renaissance, ca. 1400, to Postmodernism (Western and Non-Western art), Prof. Richard Leslie
ARH 306: The Early Renaissance in Italy, Dr. Anita Moskowitz
ARH 314: Northern Baroque Art and Architecture, 1600-1700, Dr. Joseph Monteyne
ARH 333: Arts for the Public, Dr. Michele Bogart
ARH 342: Art of the 20th Century, Dr. Donald Kuspit
ARH 370: Masterpieces of Western Art, Dr. Anita Moskowitz