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Theresa Grupico, PhD

Art History, Art Appreciation

Office: Rechnitz Hall , Room 202

Phone: 732-923-4513

Email: tgrupico@monmouth.edu


PhD in Art History, Rutgers University

MA in Art History, Rutgers University

MA in Liberal Studies, New York University

BA in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing and in Sociology, Monmouth University

Certificate of Italian Language and Culture, Università per stranieri, Perugia, Italy

Currently enrolled in an online program for Interior Design at the New York Institute of Art and Design

Research Interests:

Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts and Crafts Revival, art pottery, textile design, furniture design, interior design.

Professional Associations:

American Craft Council

Selected Works:


The Influence of Urban Planning on Temple Design in West Greece. Saarbrücken: Scholars’ Press, 2014.

Scholarly Articles:

“The Value of Arts Education in a Global and Technological World.” Journal of Academic Perspectives, online, Vol. 2013, no. 3.

“The Importance of Beautiful Things: An Art Historical Perspective on Global Security and Civilization.” Forum on Public Policy Online, Vol. 2012, no. 1.

“The Dome in Christian and Islamic Sacred Architecture.” Forum on Public Policy Online, Vol. 2011, no. 3.

“Frank Lloyd Wright and Our Attitude toward Nature.” Forum on Public Policy Online, Vol. 2011, no. 2.

Additional Information:

Academic Advisor, First Year Advising Office.