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Marie Frank

Marie Frank
Marie A. Frank, Ph.D.Associate Professor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    Art & Design Department
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3482
  • Office
    Mahoney Hall - 1st Floor
  • Email


  • BA: Great Books Program, University of Notre Dame - South Bend, IN
  • MA: Renaissance Art History (Master's in Philosophy), University of St. Andrews - Scotland
  • Ph D: Architectural History, University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Department of Athletics/NCAA (2010), Teaching
  • Student Government Association (2010), Teaching
  • Student Government Association (2010), Teaching
  • Departmental (2005), Teaching

Selected Publications

  • Frank, M.A. (2013) "Classicist", Institute of Classical Architecture & Art 13:
  • Frank, M.A. (2012) "University of Massachusetts Lowell", Arcadia Press.
  • Frank, M.A. (2011) Denman Ross and American Design Theory
  • Frank, M.A. (2010) Claude Bragdon and Pure Design pp. 9-14
  • Frank, M.A. (2008) "Denman Waldo Ross and the Theory of Pure Design", American Art 22:3 pp. 72-89
  • Frank, M.A. (2008) "The Theory of Pure Design and American Architectural Education in the Early Twentieth Century", Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 67:2 pp. 248-273
  • Frank, M.A. (2007) "Fiske Kimball and the Architecture Program at the University of Virginia", ARRIS:Journal of the Southeast Chapter of Society of Architectural Historians 18: pp. 15-27
  • Frank, M.A. (2006) Hitchcock and Harvard: The Tradition of Formalist Aesthetics pp. 210-221
  • Frank, M.A. (2004) "Emil Lorch, Pure Design, and American Architectural Education", Journal of Architectural Education 57:4 pp. 28-41
  • Frank, M.A. (2004) Plato in American design theory: Denman Waldo Ross
  • Frank, M.A. (2001) "It Took an Academical Village: Jefferson's Hotels at the University of Virginia", The Magazine of Albemarle County History 59: pp. 30-68
  • Frank, M.A. (1999) Entries on Denman W. Ross and Frank Miles Day
  • Frank, M.A. (1997) An Introduction to Jefferson's Academical Village