Deborah Saleeby-Mulligan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Art History
1 (914) 323-7249
Professor Deborah Saleeby-Mulligan is an Associate Professor of Art History. She joined the Manhattanville faculty as a Visiting Professor in 2011, and was given a full-time appointment in 2014. Dr. Saleeby-Mulligan holds a PhD. from The Graduate Center of CUNY, where she had a double specialty in contemporary art and the native arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. She teaches a wide variety of art history courses at Manhattanville, including courses focusing on non-Western art, Contemporary Art, and Museum Studies. Before teaching at Manhattanville College, she was an assistant archivist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Department of The Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Dr. Saleeby-Mulligan is an expert on contemporary Irish political art, and her book, Painting the Irish Conflict, is the only full-length study of the most celebrated and successful Irish mural artist, Gerard “Mo chara” Kelly. She has also published on contemporary American and Korean art. Dr. Saleeby-Mulligan is a member of the College Art Association and the Print Club of New York, and works as a freelance art collector’s advisor in New York City.