Ranogajec, Paul

Curriculum Vitae
formerly Graduate Teaching Fellow
Adjunct Lecturer
Performing & Fine Arts

Phone: 718-262-5364
Office Location: AC-1A12B

Office Hours  
Fridays  12:00pm to 1:00pm 


Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Graduate Center, CUNY  Art History  2012 
MPhil  Graduate Center, CUNY  Art History  2009 
MA  University of Virginia  Architectural History  2005 
BA  University of Notre Dame  Architecture  2003 

Currently finishing my dissertation, "Apotheosis of the Public Realm: Civic Classicism in New York City's Architecture."

Areas of Expertise

Modern Architecture and Urban Design, Renaissance to the Present
American Art
Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture

Articles in Field Of Expertise

. "The Imago Hominis in Postmodern Classicism." Under review.. : .

. "Palladio in the American Renaissance." Under review.. : .

. "Mary Cassatt," "Louise Bourgeois," and "Eva Hesse." Women in American History: An Encyclopedia. Facts on File 2013: .

. "Architecture,” “The Impact of Books on Architecture,” and “Iron and Steel." The Encyclopedia of the Early Republic and Antebellum America, Ed., Christopher Bates.. M.E. Sharpe, 2010: .

. "American Domestic Architecture (1900-45),” “British Colonial Cities in the Americas,” “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Domestic Revolution." World History Encyclopedia, Ed., Alfred J. Andrea.. ABC-CLIO, 2010: .

. "Revaluing Victorian Art." Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art Newsletter. 16, no. 1 Spring 2009: .

. "The Lure of Italy Endures." Fine Art Connoisseur. 4, no. 3 May 2007: .

. "George Gallo: Making Art with Brushes and Cameras." Fine Art Connoisseur. 3, no. 8 Sept. 2006: .

. "The Federal Presence: U.S. Mint Buildings Across the Nation." . : .

. "William and Mary Dressing Table,” “William and Mary High Chest,” and “Federal Sideboard." A Jeffersonian Ideal: Selections from the Dr. and Mrs. Henry C. Landon III Collection of American Fine and Decorative Arts, Ed., Maurie McInnis.. University of Virginia Art Museum 2005: .

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"American Glamour and the Evolution of Modern Architecture." In Planning Perspectives (January 2012): .

"Great Public Squares: An Architect's Selection." In ARLIS/NA Reviews (Aug.-Sept. 2012): .

"Designing the Modern Interior: From the Victorians to Today." In Southwest Journal of Cultures (June 2010): .

"The Sweet Smell of Home: The Life and Art of Leonard F. Chana." In Indigenous Peoples Issues & Resources (December 2009): .

"Michelangelo, Drawing, and the Invention of Architecture." In Italian Culture (Fall 2009): .


Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Beaux-Arts Urbanism and the Neo-Georgian in New York City " May 2011: Paul Mellon Centre for British Art, London, UK.

" The Apotheosis of the Public Realm: Classical Architecture in New York City, 1880-1920 " October 2010: Meeting of the Association of Historians of American Art, Brooklyn, NY.

" Virtue and Style in the Public Realm: The Space of Appearance and American Beaux-Arts Architecture " January 2010: Duke University.

" David Ligare, Carlo Maria Mariani, and the Imago Hominis in Postmodern Classicism " September 2008: Meeting of the Southeastern College Art Conference, New Orleans, LA.

" Classicism in the Modern City: The Paternoster Square Debate " November 2007: Meeting of the Southern Conference on British Studies, Richmond, VA.

" Architecture and Peace: Lessons from the Rebuilding of Warsaw " March 2003: Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Martin E. Segal Dissertation Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center: 2010.

Catherine Hoover Voorsanger Fellowship in American Art, Ph.D. Program in Art History, CUNY Graduate Center: 2009.

Student Travel and Research Fund Grant, CUNY Graduate Center: 2007, 2008.

Chancellor’s Fellowship/Graduate Teaching Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center: 2005.

Grant, Kenan Endowment Fund of the Academical Village, University of Virginia: 2005.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Symposium organizer: New Perspectives on Architecture in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, CUNY Graduate Center: October 2009.

Symposium co-organizer: Why Victorian Art?, CUNY Graduate Center: Februrary 2009.

Conference co-organizer: 2000 Roads to Peace, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame: April 2000.

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Ranogajec, Paul

Ranogajec, Paul
Adjunct Lecturer
Performing & Fine Arts