USM Art Department

Joanne Thompson Ph.D

Part-time Lecturer of Art History
Joanne Thompson

Office Location

109 Robie-Andrews, Gorham, ME 04038

Faculty Office Hours Spring 2020

Before and After Class


(207) 780-5460

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. History of Art, Yale University
  • M.A. History of Art, Yale University
  • B.A. Majors in Art History and Romance Languages. Minor in Classical Archaeology, Bowdoin College


A specialist in the art of classical antiquity and the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean, Joanne Thompson also teaches the survey of art history and courses in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art.  Her research interests include ancient Roman sculpture and the role of religion and politics in the visual culture of ancient Rome.