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Emily Fenichel

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Art History

College Hall 532
Phone: 412.396.2558


Ph.D., Art History, University of Virginia
M.A., Art History, University of Virginia
B.A., Art History and French, University of Mary Washington

Emily Fenichel is a specialist in the Italian Renaissance, focusing on the work of Michelangelo and Marian Iconography. Her broader research investigates the overlap between the visual arts, theology, liturgy, and devotion in the Renaissance. Dr. Fenichel also has a strong interest in the Digital Humanities and was an integral part of the Digital Leonardo Project at the University of Virginia. Currently, she is working on several articles, including one on Michelangelo's Portrait Medal by Leone Leoni.

  • ARHY 100: Understanding Art
  • ARHY 111: Art History: Ancient to Medieval
  • ARHY 161: Arts and the Human Experience (art portion)