Lauren Freese

Lauren Freese

Assistant Professor


W M Lee Center for Fine Arts 106

Phone: (605) 677-5733



Dr. Lauren Freese earned her PhD in art history in 2017 from the University of Iowa.

Teaching Interests:

American art history, nineteenth- and twentieth-century art history, social art history, interdisciplinary approaches

Research Interests:

American art history, print culture, food studies, American studies and material culture


  • Ph D, American Art History, University of Iowa, 2017
  • MA, Art History, University of Iowa, 2013
  • BA, Art History & Business Administration, Hamline University, 2011


Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Freese, Lauren. "Still Life at the Intersection: Louis Lozowick's Politics and Aesthetics", 217-229. Vol. 15, Iss. 2. American Communist History, 2016.


  • Freese, Lauren. Feeding the Conscience: Depictions of Charitable Food Distribution in the Progressive Era. Presented at the College Art Association, New York City, New York. (February 2017)