Donatella Sparti (HOA201 Masterpieces of Art; HOA473 London Museums)

Donatella Sparti is an Associate Professor in the History of Art at SUL where she has been teaching since 2001. She obtained her PhD from the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy) magna cum laude and specializes in Italian 17th-century Art. She is the author of two books and some fifty articles and reviews published in major Art History journals and conference proceedings. Donatella began teaching in American study abroad programmes in 1992 in Florence (Italy) and since 1998 in London. In 2007 she was awarded the Michael O’Leary Prize for Excellence in Teaching at SUL and has also been the recipient of many fellowships, including ones from the British Academy, the J. Paul Getty Grant Program and the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.