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Jennifer L. Ball

Associate Professor

Location: 5111 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5181
Fax: 718.951.4728

Jennifer L. Ball teaches Byzantine, medieval and Islamic art. She is currently working on a book: "Byzantine Silk in the World." She is the 2016 recipient of the Claire Tow Distinguished Teacher award. Additionally, she is part of the team publishing a catalogue raisonne of The Dumbarton Oaks Textile Collection (due out 2019). Her research interests include portraits, dress and textiles, especially her 2006 book Byzantine Dress: Representations of Secular Dress in Eighth- to Twelfth-century Painting (Palgrave). She is a frequent lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters, and has published on textiles and Byzantine-Islamic visual culture.

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