Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University; Author, Summoning Pearl Harbor
Alexander Nemerov is an author, public speaker, curator, and the Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Stanford University. As a professor of art history, he seeks to open pathways of personal understanding and meaning-making for his students and readers, underscoring the relevance of the humanities. Nemerov has been voted one of the top ten professors on campus by the Stanford Daily. He is the author of many books and essays on American art and culture, most recently Soulmaker: The Times of Lewis Hine, short-listed for the 2016 Marfield Prize (a national award for arts writing), and Summoning Pearl Harbor (2017).