2S-6B Green Hall
Patricia Blessing specializes the art and architecture of the Islamic world, with a focus on the eastern Mediterranean and Iran from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. Her book, Rebuilding Anatolia after the Mongol Conquest: Islamic Architecture in the Lands of Rūm, 1240–1330 (Ashgate, 2014) investigates the relationship between patronage, politics, and architectural style after the integration of the region into the Mongol empire.
Patricia Blessing is a member of associated faculty for the Program in Medieval Studies. Read her full bio on the Department of Art & Archaeology website.