Phone: (435) 797-8549
Office Hours: Varies by Semester
Alexa Sand is associate professor of art history and has taught at Utah State University
since 2004. She earned her PhD in art history UC Berkeley, with an emphasis on medieval
French art and literature. Her book, Vision, Devotion, and Self-Representation in Late Medieval Art appeared with Cambridge University Press in March 2014. Since coming to Utah State
she has been the recipient of national fellowships including the AAUW American Fellowship
for Publication, the ACLS Charles Ryskamp Fellowship, the Gilbert and Ursula Farfel
Fellowship at the Huntington Library, and a Paul Mellon Senior Visiting Fellowship
at the Center for the Advanced Study of the Visual Arts (CASVA).
In her teaching, Dr. Sand emphasizes student-centered learning practices, and her longstanding commitment to undergraduate research has led to recognition from students (the Mortarboard Society Top Prof Award) and peers (Caine College of the Arts Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year). She has served on the Council for Undergraduate Research as an arts and humanities councilor and for the past six years, participating actively in a national effort to support and develop research opportunities for undergraduate students across all disciplines. In addition, she is involved the Medieval and Early Modern Studies certificate program and is a corresponding faculty member for the major in Religious Studies.