Carol Neuman de Vegvar

Carol L. Neuman de Vegvar (born 1953) FSA is an art historian and Professor of Fine Arts at Ohio Wesleyan University.


De Vagvar undertook undergraduate study at Bryn Mawr College before completing her PhD on Anglo-Saxon art in Northumbria in 1981 at the University of Pennsylvania. She was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London on 5 June 2003.

Select publications

  • 2008. "In Hoc Signo: The Cross on Secular Objects and the Process of Conversion", in Sarah Larratt Keefer, Karen L. Jolly, and Catherine E. Karkov (eds) Cross and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England: Studies in Honour of George Hardin Brown.Morgantown, West Virginia University Press. 79–117.
  • 2007. "Converting the Insular Landscape: Crosses and Their Audiences", in Alastair Minnis and Jane Roberts (eds) Text, Image, Interpretation: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Literature in Honour of Éamonn Ó Carragáin. 407–29.
  • 2006 (with Adam Daubney). "Lenton Keisby and Osgodby", Medieval Archaeology 50, 287.
  • 2003. "Romanitas and Realpolitik in Cogitosus’s Description of the Church of St. Brigit, Kildare", in Martin Carver (ed) The Cross Goes North; Processes of Conversion in Northern Europe, AD 300–1300. Woodbridge, Boydell for York Medieval Press. 153–70.
  • 1990. "The Origin of the Genoels-Elderen Ivories", Gesta 29(1)
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