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Starla Alexander

College of Arts and Sciences: Art and Design


Email: Starla Alexander
Phone: 937-229-3237


Starla Alexander has been teaching college courses since 2000.  Before graduate school at the University of Cincinnati where she received her Master’s in Art, she was a dance instructor for 20 years. At present, she has taught over 20 different courses in four disciplines and at four colleges:  Art History, Architecture, Classics, and Humanities.


  • MA, University of Cincinnati
  • BA, Wright State University
  • AA, Sinclair Community College

Research Interests

  • Classical Mythology in Art
  • Women’s Studies
  • Symbolism during the conversion of Pagan Greco/Roman images to Christian
  • 19th and 20th Century American

Selected Publications & Lectures

Oxford University Press, African American National Biography online, Artist Mark Bradford

Sacred Spaces Guest Speaker Preble County Fine Arts Center

From Pagan Mystery Gods to Early Christianity, Villanova University, Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Conference

The Ancient Legos of Stonehenge, Guest Speaker, Miami University Middletown