Dr. Cline is Professor of Art History, Affiliate Faculty of Women’s and Gender Studies, and Assistant Director of the European Studies program. She is currently the area coordinator for Art History in the School of Art and the Student Program Advisor for the U.S. Fulbright Program. Dr. Cline is also the co-founder and co-director of the ISU in Italy: Orvieto study abroad program and the Valle Gianni archaeological field school.
In 2020, she was named the inaugural Ken Holder Endowed Professor of Art.
Cline earned her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin in Roman Art and Architecture in 2013.
Cline was a Fulbright scholar to Italy in 2007, and has taught American students in Italy with the University of Georgia, the University of Texas, and Southern Methodist University. Before coming to ISU, Dr. Cline worked at Yale University Art Gallery (Coins and Medals) and the University of Florida (Art History). She joined the faculty at ISU as an Assistant Professor of Art History in the fall of 2012.