Shirin Fozi

Shirin FoziShirin Fozi is the Paul and Jill Ruddock Associate Curator, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is a specialist in northern European medieval art focusing on monumental sculpture from Germany and France. Trained primarily as scholar of the twelfth century, Dr. Fozi has published widely on funerary monuments, female monasticism, and modern collections of medieval art. She holds degrees from Harvard University (PhD, 2010; MA, 2005) and Williams College (BA, 2001), and before arriving at the Met in 2022 she taught art history on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh (2013-2022), as a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University (2010-2013), and as lecturer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2003-2010) and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (2002-2010).