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Baird Jarman

Baird Jarman

Education & Professional History

Williams College, BA, MA; Yale University, PhD.

At Carleton since 2002.

Highlights & Recent Activity

“The Melodramatic Mode of Reportage: Thomas Nast as a Civil War Illustrator” Midwest Art History Society, annual conference (2013).

Northfield Historical Society exhibition, The History of Northfield’s Railways (2011).


“The Graphic Art of Thomas Nast: Politics and Propriety in Postbellum Publishing,” American Periodicals vol. 20, no. 2 (2010).

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

College Art Association

Midwest Art History Society

Association of Historians of American Art

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Art & Art History

Williams College, B.A., M.A., Yale University, Ph.D.

Baird Jarman teaches courses on American and European art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In addition he teaches the Junior Seminar in art-historical methods. The subject of his current research involves Medieval-Revival imagery, especially mural painting, in Gilded-Age America and late-Victorian Britain. He is also a member of Carleton's American Studies Committee.

Profile updated July 9, 2014

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