Adam S. Cohen




Department of Art History

Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

Uses of art, especially by male and female monastics, to articulate complex theological structures and the intersection of such ideological positions with the lived experience; Jewish art (broadly defined) and Jewish-Christian polemics in the Middle Ages




  • Art and Architecture of the Middle Ages: Exploring a Connected World, with Jill Caskey and Linda Safran (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, forthcoming)
  • The Visualization of Knowledge in the Medieval and Early Modern Period, ed. with Marcia Kupfer, J.H. Chajes (Turnhout: Brepols, 2020)
  • Signs and Wonders: 100 Haggadah Masterpieces (Jerusalem: Toby Press, 2018)
  • Confronting the Borders of Medieval Art, co-edited with Jill Caskey and Linda Safran (Leiden: Brill, 2011)
  • Eye and Mind:  Essays in Anglo-Saxon and Early Medieval Art by Robert Deshman (Kalamazoo, Mich.: The Medieval Institute, Richard Rawlinson Center, 2010)
  • The Uta Codex:  Art, Philosophy, and Reform in Eleventh-Century Germany (University Park, Pa.:  Penn State University Press, 2000)