Diana Kleiner

Dunham Professor in the History of Art and Classics, Yale University

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Diana Kleiner
A woman stands at a podium
Diana Kleiner in 2018
OccupationHistorian of art and architecture
TitleDunham Professor in the History of Art
Professor of Classics
Academic background
Alma materSmith College
Columbia University
Academic work
DisciplineArt history
InstitutionsYale University

Diana Kleiner is an historian of art and architecture. She serves as Dunham Professor in the History of Art and Professor of Classics at Yale University.


She graduated from Smith College, and Columbia University. Her research focuses on ancient Roman art and architecture.[1]


Diana Kleiner is a proponent of online education. She is a founding director of Open Yale Courses. Some of her courses are available through Yale online educational platform, YouTube and Coursera. Kleiner was Yale’s Deputy Provost for the Arts from 1995 to 2003.


  • Roman Imperial Funerary Altars with Portraits (Bretschneider, 1987) ISBN 9788876890796, OCLC 889433226
  • Roman Sculpture (Yale University Press, 1992)
  • I, CLAVDIA: Women in Ancient Rome with Susan B. Matheson (University of Texas Press, 1996) ISBN 9780894670756, OCLC 613816607
  • I, CLAVDIA II: Women in Roman Art and Society with Susan B. Matheson (University of Texas Press, 2000) ISBN 9780292743403, OCLC 492634545
  • Cleopatra and Rome (Harvard University Press, 2005) ISBN 9780674032361, OCLC 842281813
  • Roman Architecture: A Visual Guide (Yale University Press, 2014) ISBN 9780300208016, OCLC 890476198


  1. ^ "Diana Kleiner | Department of the History of Art". arthistory.yale.edu. Yale University. Retrieved 1 March 2017.

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