Richard A. Leson
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 2007
Research and Teaching Interests:
The visual culture of the Middle Ages, with specific concentrations in the areas of medieval manuscript illumination, heraldry, sigillography, devotional culture, gender studies, museum studies, and art associated with the crusades.
"The Portrayal of Saladin in a Histoire d'Outremer Manuscript" (Baltimore, Walters Art Museum MS. 142)" Forthcoming in the Journal of the Walters Art Museum (2011)
"Heraldry and Identity in the Psalter-Hours of Jeanne of Flanders (Manchester, John Rylands Library, Ms. lat. 117)," Studies in Iconography Vol. 32 (2011): 155-198.