Sarah Beetham

Sarah Beetham is a Lecturer in American art and material culture in the Department of Liberal Arts. She holds an MA and PhD in art history from the University of Delaware and a BA in Art History and English from Rutgers University.

Her courses in the Certificate/BFA program include American Art to 1945, Women in American Art, War and Art in America, and Introduction to Art History I and II.

Beetham has recently published work in Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art, Public Art Dialogue, Nierika: Revista de Estudios de Arte, and Common-Place. Her current book project, titled "Monumental Crisis: Accident, Vandalism, and the Civil War Citizen Soldier," focuses on the ways in which post-Civil War soldier monuments have served as flashpoints for heated discussion of American life and culture in the 150 years since the end of the war.