Heather Belnap

Heather Belnap

Associate Professor, Comparative Arts & Letters

3051 JFSB



Curriculum Vitae

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Women in Art
MW 2:30-3:45
3112 JKB
Intro to European Studies
MW 4:00-5:15
117 HRCB

Heather Belnap is Associate Professor of Art History and European Studies Coordinator at Brigham Young University. Her research focuses on women in post-Revolutionary French art, fashion, and culture; religion and art in the modern era; transatlantic culture and Mormonism, c. 1900; and Mormon women’s history. She is the co-editor, along with Temma Balducci and Pamela Warner, of Interior Portraiture and Masculine Identity in France, 1789-1914 (Ashgate, 2011) and its pendant volume, Women, Femininity, and Public Space in European Visual Culture, 1789-1914 (Ashgate, 2014). Undergraduate courses that Professor Belnap frequently teaches include eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European art, modern art, contemporary art, women in art and visual culture, and intro to European studies. At BYU, she chairs the European Studies executive committee, serves on the General Education Study Abroad (SAGE) executive committee, and is a Women’s Studies affiliate. Professor Belnap is a regional representative for The Feminist Art Project.


BA, Brigham Young University, 1994
MA, Brigham Young University, 1997
PhD, University of Kansas, 2007


Travel, gardening, running, fashion, feminism, social compassion