Debra DeWitte

Debra DeWitte

Lecturer I

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Aesthetics
University of Texas at Dallas
M.A. - Art History
Southern Methodist University - 2002
B.A. - Art History
The University of Texas at Arlington - 2000
Northern Virginia Community College - 1994


Adjunct Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Arlington [2003–2012]
Liberal Arts
Adjunct Professor
Dallas County Community College
Curatorial Intern
Dallas Museum of Art [2003–2003]
Independent Research Consultant
Research Assistant
Southern Methodist University [2002–2018]
Registrar Assistant
Southern Methodist University [2001–2018]
Teaching Assistant
Southern Methodist University [2000–2002]
Research and Teaching Assistant
The University of Texas at Arlington [2000–2018]
Web Site Designer
Southern Methodist University [1999–2000]
National Gallery of Art [–2002]


Selected Presentations
2018–2018   Gave interview for radio program Art Matters (WWR, FM 101.1) on Dallas Museum of Art's Progressive Texas exhibition, March 23, 2003. Presented The Sexual Implications of Lotus Flower Paintings in the Song Dynasty at Asian Studies Graduate Conference, University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Additional Information


Full Scholarship and Assistantship to M.A. program in Art History, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, 2000-2002

Haakon Grant, travel grant to support thesis research in Paris and Switzerland, 2002

Rigsby Grant, travel grant to support thesis research in Paris including study and L'Institut de France and Musee D'Orsay, 2001

President's Award for Academic Excellence, The University of Texas at Arlington. 2000


Selected Service

2005 Reader for College Board's AP Art History exam