Ingrid D. Rowland
Ingrid Drake Rowland
|Born||August 19, 1953|
|Alma mater||Pomona College|
Bryn Mawr College
|Occupation||Classical scholar, professor, author|
Based in Rome, Rowland writes about Italian art, architecture, history and many other topics for The New York Review of Books.
She is the author of the books From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2014); Giordano Bruno: Philosopher/Heretic (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008); The Place of the Antique in Early Modern Europe; The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth Century Rome; The Roman Garden of Agostino Chigi, Horst Gerson Memorial Lecture (University of Groningen, 2005); The Scarith of Scornello: a Tale of Renaissance Forgery (University of Chicago Press, 2004). Her essays in The New York Review of Books were collected in From Heaven to Arcadia: The Sacred and the Profane in the Renaissance (New York Review Books, 2005).
Awards and honors
- Socio Corrispondente, Accademia dei Sepolti, Volterra, Italy, 2005
- Founding Member, Academia Bibliotecae Alexandrinae (Egypt), 2004
- Elected Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002
- Fellow, Getty Research Institute, 2000–2001
- John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 2000–2001