The Department of Art welcomes two new faculty members in 2014-2015. Dr. Marta Ameri, Assistant Professor of Ancient/Medieval Art History, comes to Colby from Zayed University in Dubai, where she taught Islamic art and architecture. She earned her PhD from New York University in Art History and Archaeology of South Asia, the Ancient Near East, and Egypt. Eric Gottesman, Faculty Fellow in Photography, will serve as sabbatical replacement for Associate Professor Gary Green. Most recently Eric taught studio photography at the Corcoran College of Art and George Washington University. He specializes in participatory and documentary practices in Africa and the Middle East.