M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
B.A., Smith College
Professor Carrasco’s research interests center on issues of narrative, gender and authority in illustrated cycles of the lives of the saints. She has published in The Art Bulletin, Gesta, Studies in Iconography, and Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte. A specialist on the art of the Middle Ages, she teaches courses on a range of themes within medieval architecture, sculpture and painting, from Late Antiquity to the Gothic cathedral. She also offers courses on the Renaissance in Italy and the North and has recently developed new seminars on major artists of the Renaissance (Michelangelo) and Baroque (Caravaggio).
Masterpieces: Renaissance to Rococo
Masterpieces: Rococo to Modernism
The Gothic Cathedral
Medieval Women: Art Gender and Spirituality