Angela M. Rajagopalan

Angela Rajagopalan

Associate Professor of Art History / Associate Chair, Dept. of Art and Art History
Art and Art History
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Angela Herren Rajagopalan, an associate professor of Art History at the UNC Charlotte, is the author of “Portraying the Aztec Past: Codices Boturini, Azcatitlan, and Aubin” (University of Texas Press, 2018). Her research focuses on 16th-century painted manuscripts from central Mexico and explores artistic practices in the century after the Spanish conquest. She is currently working on a new research project centered on Codex Azcatitlan. Prior to coming to UNC Charlotte, she worked at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Americas Society Gallery. Dr. Rajagopalan has been the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Grant to Mexico, a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute award, a Coleman Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and a Mellon Fellowship from the Council on Library and Information Resources. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in philosophy and Ph.D. in art history from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

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CUNY Graduate Center


College of Arts + Architecture