Eastern Illinois University Logo
Art |

Faculty and Staff


About the Art Major

Graduate Studies

Undergraduate Admission


Faculty and Staff


Major Requirements/Study Plans

EIU Scholarship Search

EIU Department of Art Scholarship Information and Application

Art Study Abroad Opportunities

Why Choose EIU

Laptop Requirements


Student Art Association

BLUE ROOM Magazine

Events and Exhibitions

Applications and Forms

Contact Us

Department of Art Facebook and Twitter

EIU Sculpture Facebook


Back to Listing

Dr. Robert S Petersen

Dr. Robert S Petersen

Professor of Art History

Office: 1349 - DFAC
Email: rspetersen@eiu.edu


2001, Ph. D., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
1992, MA, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
1984, BA, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

Professional Organizations

1998-present, Eastern Illinois University, Associate Professor


Various ways modern media adopt traditional means of expression and history of contemporary narrative art.

Selected Publications

Comics, Manga, Graphic Novels: A History of Graphic Narrative. Praeger Press, 2011.

Faculty/Staff Login to Update Info