Teaching Professor of Honors Humanities
Dr. Timothy Berg is an artist and educator. He teaches courses in the humanities, global studies, and colloquia on photography theory and other subjects (Honors 201, 202, 203 189, and 390). In all of his collaborative, discussion-intensive courses he focuses on the history of ideas, working with students to better understand themselves and the broader human condition. He's led a number of domestic and international field studies with students to New York City and to Rome and Florence, Italy. In 2013 he was the director of Worcester Center Study Abroad Program in Worcester, England. In 2014 he was a fellow at the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry which created The Infinite Museum web application for the David Owsley Museum of Art.
Dr. Berg's main interest are in intellectual history, humanities pedagogy, and art. Trained as an historian, he now works primarily as a visual artist devoted to painting and photography. His work can be seen at www.timothydberg.com.
Dr. Berg earned his Ph.D, in history from Purdue University in 1999. He came to Ball State University in 2003 after previously teaching at Michigan State University and Western Michigan University.