Mark Fullerton

Professor
Faculty

Professor Fullerton's research and teaching encompasses a wide range of topics in the Art and Archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. His special areas of expertise are Greek and Roman Sculpture, the art of the Hellenistic era, and the relationship between style and the conveyance of meaning in Classical art. He has held positions in the Archaeological Institute of America and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and has served as a staff member of several archaeological excavations in both Italy and Greece.

Books

Greek Sculpture (London: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2014/2015).  

Ancient Art and its Historiography (London and New York, Cambridge University Press, 2003) [coeditor with A.A. Donohue]. Reissued in paper, 2011.

Greek Art (London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000).

The Archaistic Style in Roman Statuary; Mnemosyne Supplemental Volume no.110 (E.J. Brill, Leiden, 1990).

Greek Sculpture Fullerton       Ancient Art and its Historiography   


Greek Art       The Archaistic Style in Roman Statuary

Articles & Essays

“Style: Applications and Limitations,” in E. Friedlander, et al. Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture  (Oxford: OUP, in press 2014)."(Re)presenting Roman Statuary," Journal of Roman Archaeology 19 (2006), in press."

"Der Stil der Nechahmer: A Brief Historiography of Stylistic Retrospection," in A. A. Donohue and M. Fullerton, eds., Ancient Art and its Historiography (2003) 92–117.

"Statuary Types and Some Perils of Positivism," Journal of Roman Archaeology 13 (2000) 509–514.

"Atticism, Classicism, and the Origins of Neo-Attic Sculpture," in O. Palagia, ed., Regional Styles in Hellenistic Sculpture (London: Oxbow Books, 1998) 95–101.

"Description vs. Prescription: A Semantics of Sculptural Style," in K. Hartswick & M. Sturgeon, eds., STEPHANOS: Studies in Honor of Brunilde S. Ridgway (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1998) 69–77.

Professional Activities

Employment

2006 Associate Dean, College of the Arts. The Ohio State University.

2001 Gertrude Smith Professor, American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

1998 Professor, Department of History of Art, The Ohio State University. Department Chair (1995–2006).

1993–1994 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College.

1989–1998 Associate Professor, Department of History of Art, The Ohio State University. Department Vice-Chair (1990–1992) and Acting Chair (1992–1993).

1983–1989 Assistant Professor, Department of History of Art, The Ohio State University.

1982–1983 Lecturer, Departments of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and Latin, Bryn Mawr College.

Full CV

 

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Areas of Expertise
  • Greek and Roman Sculpture
  • Hellenistic Art
  • Historiography of Classical Art
  • Ancient Greek and Roman art and archaeology
Education
  • 1979-1981-Regular Member and Associate Member, American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
  • M. A. 1977-Bryn Mawr College, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology. Thesis: The Terracotta Sphinx Akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo).
  • A. B. 1975-Bowdoin College, Department of Classics. Magna Cum Laude.
  • Ph. D. 1982-Bryn Mawr College, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology. Dissertation: Archaistic Draped Statuary in the Round of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Periods.

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Phone:
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Columbus, OH 43210