Costanza Gislon Dopfel

Professor, Department of Art and Art History

Personal profile


Upcoming publications:
-Maternal Materialities. Objects, Rituals and Material Evidence of Early Modern Childbirth. Edited by Costanza Gislon Dopfel. Publisher: Brepols Academic Publishing.
-Blessed Fertility. Art, Politics and Women in the Italian Renaissance. Publisher: Routledge Publishing.

Contact Information

Brother Cornelius Art Center - 2B

Mail: P.O. Box 4730

Office Hours - Fall 2022
TuTh 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Related documents

Education/Academic qualification

B.A. German and English, Comparative Literature, Istituto di Lingue e Letterature Moderne

Ph. D. Italian and Comparative Literature, Stanford University

M.A. Italian and German, Comparative Literature, University of California, Los Angeles

External positions

Teaching Fellow, Stanford University

… → Jan 1 2002

Research Interests

  • Medieval and Renaissance Fashion
  • Chivalry
  • Renaissance medals
  • 16th century love dialogues and paintings
  • Printing Press and 16th Century Intellectuals
  • Renaissance modes of artistic expression


  • Arts and Humanities
  • Comparative Literature
  • Renaissance Studies