- Ph.D. Art History and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia
Areas of Expertise
- Dr. Averett specializes in Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, focusing on Gianlorenzo Bernini and the urban development of Rome in the seventeenth century. Other areas of interest include the city of Rome in antiquity, urban and architectural exchange between Spain and the New World in the early modern period, and current issues of urbanism and the modern city.
- College Art Association, Society of Architectural Historians, and Archaeological Institute of America.
- Survey of Western Art I and II
- Renaissance Art and Architecture
- American Art and Architecture
- Modern Art
- Nineteenth-Century Art and Architecture