Assistant Professor, Visual Art & Art History

Tammer El-Sheikh is an assistant professor in the Department of Visual Art & Art History. He returned to Toronto in 2019, after more than 10 years in Montreal, where he taught within the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University and received his PhD in art history from McGill University.

His writing on art has appeared in scholarly journals, edited volumes, exhibition catalogues, and print and online art magazines. At the undergraduate level, he’ll be teaching Introduction to Art History, Art of the 60s, and Art of the Near and Middle East, as well as a large-enrolment blended course called Art in the City. He also leads the graduate seminar called Methods in Art History.