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Mrea Csorba, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Art History Program, Department of History

College Hall 317
Phone: 412.396.6470


Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, 1997
M.A. University of Pittsburgh
B.A. University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Csorba has been teaching at Duquesne University in the Art History program since 1992. Her teaching areas include:

  • Western Art and Architecture
  • Asian and Non-Western Art and Architecture


  • ARHY 100: Understanding Art
  • ARHY 112: Art History: Renaissance to Modern
  • ARHY 161: Arts and the Human Experience (art portion)
  • ARHY 175: Introduction to Asian Art
  • ARHY 230: History of Western Architecture
  • ARHY 290: Non-Western Art
  • IHP 202: Honors Seminar--Global Diversity: Non-Western Art
  • IHP 204: Honors Seminar: Art History: Renaissance to Modern Art
Research and Scholarship

Art History Specialty and Research Area: Ancient Chinese Art and Archeology

Current Research:

  • Interface of Dynastic China with Non-Dynastic pastoral cultures of Central Asian steppes

Recent Scholarship:

  • "A Bird in the Ear of the Stag: Commonalities of Steepe Iconography, East and West," International Symposium, 1st Emperor's Mausoleum Institute, Xian China, August 10, 2012.