Kristi Ann Wormhoudt

The Creation and the Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, 1445
The Creation and the Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, 1445

Associate Director of Education Abroad

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art History


222 Bouke Building
(814) 865-7681


  • Ph.D. in art history (University of Iowa)
  • M.A. in art history (The University of Denver)
  • B.A. in art (The University of Denver)

Specialty Area: 

Late Medieval and Renaissance


Since 1988, Dr. Wormhoudt has been the co-director of Penn State’s summer abroad program in Todi, Italy, where she has taught Italian art history for ten summers. Her specialty is late medieval and Renaissance art, and her research emphasis is Sienese manuscript illuminations. Before coming to Penn State, she taught at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, St. Mary’s College (Notre Dame, Indiana), and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. As academic coordinator of Penn State’s Office of Education Abroad, Dr. Wormhoudt is responsible for program development, summer programs, student selection, and being a liaison with academic departments. She has served on national boards for international education, and recently received the Professional Development Award from the Institute for the International Education of Students in Chicago.