Wanda M. Corn

Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor in Art History, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

 

Wanda M. Corn received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D from New York University.  She has taught at Stanford University since 1980.  A scholar of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American painting and photography, Corn has received multiple grants and awards recognizing her excellence in teaching and scholarly research.  

Her books and exhibitions include Grant Wood: The Regionalist Vision (1983); and The Great American Thing: Modern Art and American Identity, 1915-35 (1999), which recently was the inspiration for a museum exhibition at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, and the Tacoma Art Museum in Washington state.  She is now at work on a book about Mary Cassatt and an exhibition on Gertrude Stein and the Making of the Modern.