CENTRE COLLEGE DIRECTORY
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Peter HaffnerAssistant Professor of Art History
Peter Haffner joined the Centre College faculty in 2019 as assistant professor of art history.
Haffner’s research focuses on the production, sale, collection, and exhibition of art made in Haiti and its connections with tourism. By studying how artists and collectors operate in a specific system of production, collection, and display, his work provides insight into how people navigate the communicative capabilities of art. He uses an interdisciplinary approach that employs methodologies from curatorial studies, ethnography, theories of tourism, and art history.
Haffner received a B.A. in art history from Bard College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Culture and Performance from UCLA.