- MLIS, The University of Alabama, 2022
- Certificate, Book Arts, The University of Alabama, 2022
- MA, Art History, The University of Alabama, 2019
Rebecca Teague is an instructor in art history. She has taught art history at UA since 2019 and is a co-creator in the Global Makers digital art history project supported by the Kress Foundation. Teague co-presented “Global Makers: Women Artists in the Early Modern Courts” with professors Dr. Tanja L. Jones and Dr. Doris Sung, at CAA 2022, in a session sponsored by the Digital Art History Association: Dismantling the Patriarchal Canon: Foregrounding Women Artists and Patrons through Digital Art History.
Teague received the Master of Library and Information Studies in 2022 summa cum laude with a concentration in archives and a certificate in Book Arts and the MA in art history in 2019 summa cum laude with a major concentration in Italian Renaissance art and a minor in contemporary art, both from UA. Teague’s thesis, researched in part on site, was titled “Carving Politics: Niccolò’s Façades at Piacenza, Ferrara, and Verona Cathedrals.” She presented her research paper, “Nanni di Banco’s St Luke as a Statement Against Albizzi Control,” at the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History. She won second place for the Harrison Award for Excellence in Research – Graduate Paper Presentation for her paper, and was named Outstanding Graduate Student in Art History in 2018.
As a graduate student Teague also worked as an assistant to the department’s visual resources curator. She completed the cataloging, processing and shelving of the Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price Asian Art Book Collection, located in Garland Hall. She interned as a museum collections volunteer at the Alabama State Department of Archives and History in Montgomery. At UA, she was awarded a mid-year Academic Merit Scholarship from the Joseph and Carolyn Bolt Endowed Support Fund in Art History in spring 2017.
Teague received her BS in psychology from Auburn University at Montgomery where she graduated summa cum laude. She is a member of the College Art Association (CAA), Society for the Study of Early Modern Women, Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), and Renaissance Society of America (RSA).