Margaret Betz

Margaret Betz

Margaret Betz

  • B.A., Chestnut Hill College
  • M.A., Queens College of the City University of New York
  • Ph.D., City University of New York
First year at SCAD:

"Prof. Leo Steinberg and Prof. Rose-Carol Washton-Long."

Awards, recognition and honors

Fellowship, The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY; Grants from Ohio Council on the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, The Cremona Foundation and Graphic Industries (Ohio)


CAA, AAASS, International Thomas Merton Society, Institute of Modern Russian Culture, HGCEA

Publications and presentations

Selected exhibitions


  • "Glasnost Under Glass"
  • "Asian Costume and Fabrics"
  • "Petersburg-Perestroika"

Previous Positions

Margaret Bridget Betz, Ph.D., has written for The SoHo News, Artforum and Art News-where she also as served as editorial associate-in New York. She has contributed scholarly articles to The Merton Annual, Soviet Union/Union Sovietique and Osteuropaforschung, and also was the creator and managing director of the Academy, a program that allows high school students to take college courses, at the Ohio State University in Columbus. She has lectured in Canada, England, Poland, Russia and Ukraine, as well as throughout the United States.

Courses Taught

  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art
  • ARTH 240 Treasures of Provence
  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ARTH 702 Art Criticism
  • ARTH 756 Art and Spirituality
  • ARTH 788 Art History M.A. Thesis