Dr. Hayes Peter Mauro

Dr. Hayes Peter Mauro is Professor of Art and Design at CUNY's Queensborough Community College. He earned his M.A. in Art History from Florida State University and his Ph.D. in Art History from the City University of New York. His books include The Art of Americanization at the Carlisle Indian School, which addresses the role of pseudoscientific knowledge and visual representation in the effort to assimilate Native American students at the Carlisle Indian School, and Messianic Fulfillments: Staging Indigenous Salvation in America, which critically examines the role of evangelical movements in shaping American identity and visual culture from the Colonial period through the Gilded Age.