PhD, Harvard University
MA, Harvard University
MSLIS, Pratt Institute
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz
Eric is a librarian, art historian, lecturer and scholar. His research interests range from Italian Renaissance art and architecture, to large post-war site-specific installations, to the history and theory of museums. He has worked at museums including the Frick Collection in New York and the Menil Collection in Houston. His publications include the 2010 monograph American Art Museum Architecture: Documents and Design (New York: W.W. Norton and Company), the 2014 essay “Four Alternatives to Civilization” in the catalog of the exhibition Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence, held at the Menil Collection, Houston and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum in Geneva, Switzerland (2014-15); he is also a contributor to Grove’s Dictionary of Art. He has taught courses on museum ethics at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston.