Education1990 Rhodes College, B.A.
1998 Emory University, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtArt History I and II
Modern Art History
Form and Idea
Renaissance Art History
Career SpecialtiesChastain's specialty is art history from 1945 to present. She has presented many papers and has published in the area of modern and contemporary art history. She has conducted workshops in all areas of art history and has juried art competitions for professional galleries and organizations.
Professional and Community Activities:Chastain is a member of the College Art Association and the Southeastern College Art Conference. She is a recipient of the Emory University Doctoral Fellowship and has held two Smithsonian Institution Research Fellowships, one at the Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the other at the Archives of American Art.