Prof. Ursula Hawlitschka
- Acting Head of Art History
- Ph.D. Art History, Temple University, Philadelphia
- M.A. Art History (Fine Arts Administration), Temple University, Philadelphia
- Zwischenprüfung, Art History, Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany
Currently heading the Art History Department, Professor Ursula Hawlitschka has taught Art History in both the U.S. and Italy, specializing in modern and contemporary art as well as Art Gallery Management. Dividing her time between the academic and professional art world, she has held positions of researcher and curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and Temple University Gallery in Philadelphia.
Ursula Hawlitschka is the founder and Director of montoro12 contemporary art, an art gallery in the center of Rome specializing in international contemporary art (www.montoro12.it). Before opening her own gallery, she directed modern and contemporary art galleries in both New York City and Rome, participating in art fairs around the world. She has curated numerous art exhibitions, published exhibition catalogues and given lectures on modern and contemporary art. In addition, Professor Hawlitschka has conducted interviews with internationally renown artists on Italian television and produced a documentary on the Pastificio Cerere, the famous Roman pasta factory turned art studios, in San Lorenzo.