Mark Olson

The Cordelia and William Laverack Family Assistant Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Associate Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Core Graduate Faculty in Computational Media, Arts & Cultures
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Mark Olson is Associate Professor of the Practice of Visual & Media Studies at Duke University. He teaches courses on media (new & old - theory, practice, & history) and medicine & visual culture. As a extension of his past work with the MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media & Learning Initiative, he collaborates on the development of a new interdisciplinary project that connects the study of the material culture of art history, architecture and archaeology with new media modes of representation and visualization. Olson is the former Director of New Media & Information Technologies for HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Sciences & Technology Advanced Collaboratory) and the John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary & International Studies.

Preferred pronouns:  he, him, his

Research Areas

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2009)
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (2009)

Mailing Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708

919-613-1305 

Jun
02
Location: Virtual | Registration Required
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm