A biography of Katherine Brown
AuthorBrown, Katherine T.
Katherine Tsanoff Brown was the first art history instructor at Rice University’s newly-established Department of Art and Art History, arriving in 1963. She had entered the Rice Institute as a student at the age of 15, graduating in 1938. She became a full professor of art history in 1975, and also served as the University’s Dean of Undergraduate Affairs from 1973 to 1983. She retired in 1989. Professor Brown was primarily a Medievalist, and was the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious George R. Brown Award for excellence in teaching. Read more about Professor Tsanoff Brown on the Rice History Corner blog, https://perma.cc/7XN8-9BBJ.