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Marie Frank

Marie Frank
Marie A. Frank, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Art History Coordinator
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    Art & Design Department
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3482
  • Office
    Mahoney Hall 212B
  • Email


  • BA: Program of Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame - South Bend, IN
  • MA: M. Phil, Renaissance Art History, University of St. Andrews - Scotland
  • Ph D: Architectural History, University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2020), Teaching - UML
  • Fritz and Claudine Kundrun Fellowship (2018), Scholarship/Research - International Center for Jefferson Studies
  • Henry-Russell Hitchcock Book Award, (2012), Scholarship/Research - Victorian Society in America
  • Department of Athletics/NCAA (2010), Teaching
  • Student Government Association (2010), Teaching
  • Student Government Association (2010), Teaching
  • Departmental (2005), Teaching

Selected Publications

  • Frank, M. (2020). University of Massachusetts Lowell 125th Anniversary Edition. Arcadia Press
  • Frank, M. (2016). “Fiske Kimball and the Genesis of Thomas Jefferson, Architect” . Classicist.
  • Frank, M.A. (2014). “Architecture and the Decorative Arts in Henry James’ The Spoils of Poynton”. Nineteenth Century.
  • Frank, M.A. (2012). University of Massachusetts Lowell. Arcadia Press.
  • Frank, M.A. (2011). Denman Ross and American Design Theory. University Press of New England
  • 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) 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) 248-273.