Peter Scott Brown, PhD, is an associate professor of medieval art history at the University of North Florida. He has a bachelor's degree from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, and master's and doctorate degrees in art history from Yale University. Brown is a specialist in medieval art history with particular focuses on Romanesque sculpture and the liturgical and popular receptions of medieval art. His research and publications address topics including the origins of medieval architectural sculpture, architectural sculpture and liturgy, spolia in medieval art, epigraphy in medieval sculpture, the restoration of medieval sculpture, and iconographies of women and the profane. Brown joined the faculty of the University of North Florida in 2005 and teaches widely on the critical interpretation of art and on the art of the Middle Ages and early modern period in courses including art appreciation, medieval art, and architecture, Romanesque art, northern Renaissance and northern baroque art, and the apocalypse in art.