Gretchen McKay, Ph.D.
Gretchen McKay, Ph.D.
Title: Faculty Athletic Representative
Phone: 410-871-3388

(Ph.D., University of ​Virginia)

McKay is an expert in Byzantine and Early Christian art, Medieval art and 19th-century art, who brought the “Reacting to the Past” series, which immerses students in historical events through role-playing, to McDaniel and is the author of one of the series’ games, “Modernism vs. Traditionalism: Art in Paris, 1888-89,” now in use in many colleges and universities nationwide.

Gretchen is the 2015 recipient of The Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award, the College's top teaching award.

She serves as the faculty mentor for the footbal team and took over as FAR in 2019.