Dr. Celka Straughn

Celka Straughn
  • Andrew W. Mellon Director of Academic Programs, Spencer Museum of Art

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Spencer Art Museum


Dr. Straughn is Andrew W. Mellon Director of Academic Programs at the Spencer Museum of Art. Her doctoral dissertation at the University of Chicago examined Jewish art and expressionism in early twentieth-century Germany.


Ph.D., University of Chicago


Research interests:

  • Modern German art
  • Jewish Art and Culture in Germany
  • Art Collecting and Exhibitions
  • Art Historiography
  • Digital Humanities and Medical Humanities