Dr. Claire Black McCoy

Dr. Claire Black McCoy is the William B. and Sue Marie Turner Distinguished Faculty Chair in Art History at Columbus State University. She was previously Associate Professor of Art History at Longwood University in Virginia, where she received the Maria Bristow Starke Faculty Excellence Award for outstanding teaching and research and served as Director of General Education. Dr. McCoy received her Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University and specializes in nineteenth-century interpretations of Renaissance artists and their impact on the reception and criticism of sculpture in France.