Quynh Nguyen Ph.D.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Adjunct Faculty, Art

Brief Biography

Dr. Quynh Nguyen holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University, NYC, with concentration in Philosophy and Art History.

He is a retired Professor from Towson University, Towson, MD (for medical reason: Lumber Curvature). At Towson University he was Head of Graduate Program. He was also Professor of Philosophy and Art History at UTSA (San Antonio), at Texas Lutheran University at Seguin, and at UTEP (Head of the Program of Art Education).

He presented his papers at the National and International Conferences, and his papers were published in The Proceedings, and International Journal, for example:

LomonosovMoscow State University, Russia, June 2011

Berlin- Brandenburg/ National Academy of Social Sciences, Germany, June 20011

The 22nd World Congress of Philosophy, Seoul, Korea, 2008

(Resumé is available for complete list of scholarly achievements upon request)

Co-author of The Dictionary of Art, 1996 (34 Volumes)

Review for Living in Art (9th Edition)

Review for Art History, Pearson (up-coming new edition)

Guest-lecturer at Columbia University, Princeton University, Yale University, and Hawaii State University at Manoa (just to mention a few).

Recent publication (2011): The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 6, Issue 2, by University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign.


Up-coming scholarly activities:

Papers to be presented and published

Liverpool University, UK, the 7th International Conference of the Arts in Society, July 2012 (Topic: The Being of a Thing and its Meaning in Social Communication)

University of Chicago, the 12th International Conference of Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organization, July 2012 (Topic: Toward a Cultural World: Communicative Culture)



Association of American Professors, American Philosophical Association



Check publication (PDF)

Check World Congress in Athens, Greece, 2013 publication (PDF)


Teaching Philosophy and Curriculum

Mental and creative development (PDF)



 ‭(Hidden)‬ Courses I Teach

ARTS 1301: Art Appreciation. Hours

Discusses theoretical, cultural, and historical aspects of the visual arts. Develops visual and aesthetic awareness, relating art to the student as an individual. (This course is not for Art majors)


ARTS 1304: Renaissance and Modern Art History

Provides a historical survey of the world of art from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Survey of art from the Renaissance through the twentieth century.



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