Betsy Chunko-Dominguez

Art history professor


  • B.A., English, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., English, Ohio State University
  • M.A., history of art and architectural, University of Virginia
  • Ph.D., history of art and architectural, University of Virginia

Awards, recognitions and honors

Samuel H. Kress Research Award, International Center of Medieval Art; Ph.D. Research Fellowship, Institute for Cultural Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin; Schallek Award, Medieval Academy of America and the Richard III Society; Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Research Support Grant


College Art Association, Medieval Academy of America, International Center of Medieval Art, British Archaeological Association

Publications and Presentations


  • "Playing on Timbrels: The Margins of the Rutland Psalter," Word and Image Volume 32, Issue 1 (2016), p. 131–141.
  • "Dating the Misericords of Fairford, St. Mary Parish Church," Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Volume 133 (2015), p. 151–160.
  • "Digital Humanities and Medieval Studies: The Plan of St. Gall as a Case Study on Shifting Pedagogical Concerns," Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, Volume 23, Issue 1 (2016), p. 7–28, co-authored with Edward Triplett.
  • “The Iconography of ‘Husband-beating’ on Late Medieval English Misericords,” The Mediaeval Journal, vol. 3, no. 2 (2013): 39-68.


  • "English Gothic Misericord Carvings: History From the Bottom Up" (Leiden: Brill, 2017). Series: Art and Material Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 9. Recipient of a Kress Foundation Research Award from the International Center of Medieval Art.

Book Reviews

  • Warwick Rodwell. “The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone: History, Archaeology and Conservation,” for The Medieval Review (2015)
  • P.S. Barnwell and Brian K. Roberts, eds. “Britons, Saxons and Scandinavians: The Historical Geography of Glanville R.J. Jones,” for The Medieval Review (2013)

Reference Works

  • Entries for “The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture” (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), ed. Colum Hourihane. “Christa Grössinger,” “Cluny,” “Holy Sepulchre,” “Jean Bony,” “Massa Marittima,” “Riccardo Francovich” and “Rochester.” 
  • Entries for “Brill Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage” (Leiden: Brill, 2009), ed. Larissa J. Taylor et al. “Aachen,” “Autun,” “Iona,” “Lindisfarne” and “Evolution of Byzantine Pilgrimage Architecture in the Early, Middle and Late Periods.”