About the Vermont Humanities CouncilBecause Ideas Matter
Katy Smith Abbott, Chair
Katy Smith Abbott of Middlebury is Associate Professor of the History of Art and Architecture at Middlebury College, where she has taught since 1996. Katy joined the Board on May 4, 2016. She received her MA and PhD from Indiana University in Bloomington.
Prior to teaching at Middlebury, she was assistant professor of art history at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Since 2012 Katy has lectured for the Vermont Humanities First Wednesdays program on the art of early Renaissance Italy.