Interim Professor, Art History
Ph.D. Candidate, The Ohio State University– History of Art;1997-Present.
M.A., The Ohio State University– Anthropology;1997
B.A., The Ohio State University– Anthropology and History of Art; 1995
B.A., The Ohio State University– History; 1991
Heath Calvin Patten is currently a doctoral candidate with the History of Art Department of The Ohio State University and is finishing his dissertation, Art in Motion: The Theme of Procession in the Art and Ritual of Early Cyprus. He received two B.A.s from The Ohio State University; one in History in 1991 and another in Anthropology and Art History in 1995. He also received a M.A. in Anthropology/ Archaeology from The Ohio State University in 1997. His areas of specialization are the art and architecture of ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, ancient Cyprus and the Ancient Near East. His research interests are inancient religions and ritual performances of the Mediterranean basin. He is a published author and a professional archaeologist, working on the excavations of several sites in Ohio, Cyprus and Italy.