Dr. Rachel Kousser

Rachel Kousser is Professor at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York; she is also the Executive Officer of the Ph.D. Program in Art History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her most recent work, The Afterlives of Greek Sculpture: Interaction, Transformation, Destruction (Cambridge University Press, 2017), received an Archaeological Institute of America Publication Subvention Award and was shortlisted for the Runciman Book Award for a book on Greek history or culture. Professor Kousser is also the author of Hellenistic and Roman Ideal Sculpture: The Allure of the Classical (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and of articles in Art Bulletin, RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, and the American Journal of Archaeology. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment of the Humanities, the Getty Research Institute, and the Center for the Advanced Study of the Visual Arts.