Gregory Waldrop, S.J., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Art History

Ph.D., M.A., University of California, Berkeley; Th.M., Boston College; M.S., (journalism) Northwestern University; S.T.B., Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana; B.A., Yale University;


Gregory Waldrop, S.J., Ph.D., works on the art and architecture of late medieval and early modern Italy, with a focus on 14th- and 15th-century painting in Central Italy and Tuscany. Fr. Waldrop’s teaching ranges from the art of the western Middle Ages and Renaissance to 21st-century issues of art and ethics, and his articles and reviews have appeared in both scholarly and mainstream journals in the United States and abroad. Before his arrival at Loyola, he also worked in the area of collections management and as executive director of university art collections at Fordham University in New York, where he co-curated the 2014 exhibition Palas por Pistolas/Shovels for Guns by Pedro Reyes. Fr. Waldrop was a Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome from 2006 to 2008 and during his time in Italy also served as an analyst for CBS News from 2005 to 2008.  

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306 Monroe Hall
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Loyola University New Orleans
Department of Art
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 133
New Orleans, LA 70118

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