Heather Belnap Jensen

Heather Belnap Jensen

Associate Professor, Comparative Arts & Letters

3051 JFSB



Curriculum Vitae

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Introduction to European Studies
MW 4:00-5:15
C255 ESC
Women in Art
W 6:00-8:30
3112 JKB

Heather Belnap Jensen is Associate Professor of Art History, Humanities Center fellow, and faculty coordinator of the European studies program at Brigham Young University. Her research focuses on women in the art world of post-Revolutionary France and transatlantic culture and Mormonism, c. 1900, and she is currently working on book projects in these areas. 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 Jensen frequently teaches include methods of art history, 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 and the London Centre faculty oversight committee, serves on the Undergraduate Education Study Abroad committee, and is a Women’s Studies affiliate. Professor Belnap Jensen also serves on the College Art Association’s Committee for Women in the Arts and is a regional representative for The Feminist Art Project, as well as a co-chair of the Provo Arts Council.

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


Running, Cooking, Fashion, Feminism, Social Compassion