James Janson

James Janson

Art history professor


  • B.F.A., Ohio University
  • M.A., University of Minnesota
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Awards, recognitions and honors

Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2004; Ruth Barber Moon Award, Case Western Reserve University, 1997; Graduate Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University, 1985, 1986; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1974


American Association of Museums, College Art Association, Historians of Netherlandish Art, Southeast College Arts Conference, Education Committee, Telfair Museum of Art, Board of Directors (former), Curiosity Street Children's Museum

Publications and Presentations

  • "Map Magic," Earle W. Newton Center for British and American Art, SCAD, 2005
  • "Mapping the Past: A Selection of Antique Cartography from the Newton Collection," Newton Center, SCAD, 2004
  • "Fifteenth-century Flemish Independent Portraiture: Origins, Development and Influences," Southeastern College Art Conference, Miami, 1998
  • "French and American Impressionism," exhibition catalog, Albany Museum of Art, 1996