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Meredith Lillich

Meredith Lillich


Emeritus Professor, Art History
Art & Music Histories

mlillich@syr.edu

Bowne Hall
315.443.4184


Meredith Lillich is the recipient of the Wasserstrom Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching 1987 and the Chancellor's Citation for Exceptional Academic Achievement 1999. She is a member of Corpus Vitrearum (international organization to study stained glass). She has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (2007-2008), the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; the National Gallery of Art, Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts; the National Endowment for Humanities; the American Council of Learned Societies; as well as a Fulbright Grant for research (Paris). Her books include The Gothic Stained Glass of Reims Cathedral (2011); Stained Glass Before 1700 in Upstate New York (2004) (Corpus Vitrearum USA II/1); Studies in Medieval Stained Glass and Monasticism (2001); The Queen of Sicily & Gothic Stained Glass in Mussy & Tonnerre (1998); The Armor of Light: Stained Glass in Western France 1250-1325(1994)(Getty Publication Award); Rainbow Like an Emerald: Stained Glass in Lorraine in the 13th & Early 14th Centuries (1991)(College Art Association monograph); The Stained Glass of Saint-Pere de Chartres (1978)(Meiss Publication Award, CAA); and editor of the series Studies in Cistercian Art and Architecture (vols I-VI). She has published articles in Art Bulletin; Gesta; Speculum; Studies in Iconography; Cahiers archeologiques; Zeitschrift fuer Kunstgeschichte; Metropolitan Museum Journal; Journal of Medieval History; Traditio; Archivum Heraldicum; Burlington Magazine; Gazette des beaux-arts; Journal of Society of Architectural Historians; Journal of Glass Studies (Corning); International Congress of the History of Art (1986, 1992, 2000). See http://www.gf.org/fellows//8827-meredith-parsons-lillich; biographical essay in Women Medievalists in the Academy, ed. J. Chance, 2005, pp. 932-44; Who’s Who in America , 65th ed., 2011.