Interim Professor - Art History
Ph.D. Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 2007
M.A. York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2000
B.A. Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Isreal 1996
Dr. Alla Myzelev is a lecturer at the Department of Art and Art History where she teaches courses in Art History. Her areas of interest vary from historical design and material culture to contemporary visual culture and media. She is currently working on a single-authored volume on architecture and design in Canada titled Creating Modern Living: From Vernacular to Deco, From Rustic to Polished. Myzelev is one of the contributors to the Nelson’s Modules Textbook project on Canadain History where she wrote on Canadian Paintings of the Group of Seven. Myzelev is a co-editor (with Dr. John Potvin) of Material Cultures, 1740–1920 The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting (Ashgate, 2009) and Fashion, Interior Design, and Contours of Modern Identity (Ashgate, 2010). She had published articles and essays on Russian and Ukrainian Avant-garde, British and Canadian design and architecture, knitting revival and other and historical and traditional craft practices. Myzelev is a recipient of several prestigious grants among them SSHRC post-doctoral fellowship (2007) and Paul Mellon Research Fellowships (2008; 2012).