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Professor of the History of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

Amy Werbel is the author of numerous articles and two academic books: Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock (Columbia University Press, 2018), and Thomas Eakins: Art, Medicine, and Sexuality in 19th Century Philadelphia (Yale University Press, 2007). She served as Fulbright Scholar to the United Kingdom, 2019-2020, and Fulbright Scholar to China, 2011-2012.


  • 2019–present
    Fulbright Scholar to the United Kingdom, University of York
  • 2013–present
    Professor , SUNY - Fashion Institute of Technology
  • 2011–2012
    Fulbright Scholar to China, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies


  • 1996 
    Yale University, PhD
  • 1986 
    Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges, A.B., magna cum laude