Karl F. Schuler

Architectural history professor


  • B.A., art, Humboldt State University, 1987
  • M.A., art history, New York University Institute of Fine Arts, 1987
  • Ph.D., art history, New York University Institute of Fine Arts, 1995

Awards, recognitions and honors

Vice President, Coastal Georgia Historical Society 2006 - present; board member, Friends of Wormloe State Historic Site 2005 - present; American Society for Hispanic Art Historical Studies Grant: 1994; Chester Dale Fellowship, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1993 - 1994; Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1992 - 1993; Walter W. S. Cook Fellowship: 1991 - 1992; Amy Briggs Baldwin Scholarship: 1991 - 1992; Shelby and Leon Levy Travel Fellowship: 1989; Jacob K. Javits Fellowship: 1987 - 1991; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society: 1987


National Trust for Historic Preservation, Coastal Georgia Archaeological Association, Tybee Island Historical Society, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Reserve Officers Association

Publications and Presentations

  • Contributing author, “Buildings of Savannah” by Robin B. Williams, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016.
  • "Seeking Institutional Identity in the Chapterhouse of Sigena," in Shaping Sacred Space and Institutional Identity in Romanesque Mural Painting: Essays in Honor of Otto Demus, ed. Thomas Dale (Pinder Press, 2004).
  • "Forts Clinch and Gaines: Anomalies in Third System Philosophy," Twenty-First Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, October 2003.
  • "Chapterhouse Decoration Before 1250," Arte Medievale, n. 1-2, 1997 (published 1999) Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.
  • "A Victorine Biblical Primer in the Chapterhouse of Sigena," Research Group on Manuscript Evidence inaugural symposium, Barnard College, April 1995.
  • "A Marginal Menagerie in the Chapterhouse of Sigena," Twenty-Ninth International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 1994.
  • Contributing author, The Art of Medieval Spain, A. D. 500-1200, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1993).