Ellen Hoobler

Assistant Professor of Art History
Cornell College

Ellen Hoobler is an art historian, specializing in the art of ancient Mexican cultures and the exhibition and use of these ancient objects in twentieth-century Mexico and the United States. Academic articles by Hoobler on ancient tombs of Oaxaca, southern Mexico; community museums of Oaxaca; and the reception of pre-Columbian objects in the early twentieth century. She is currently working on a project about the use of golden objects from a tomb at Monte Alban, Oaxaca in 1930s and '40s popular culture and diplomacy, and co-editing a volume of essays in honor of her former advisor Esther Pasztory.