Assistant Dean of CAVAD; Associate Professor of Art and Architectural History
Katherine Kaford Papineau received her Ph.D. in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research interests include the development of the modern home in post-war America, the history of domesticity, the changing role of women in domestic space, material culture, practices of everyday life, the interior, collecting, consumption and display. Before coming to UCSB, Katherine earned her B.A. at Wellesley College in the fields of Architecture and French Cultural Studies, studied Architectural Design at MIT and studied Renaissance Architecture and Urban Planning in Florence with Syracuse University.