Professor Carol G.J. Scollans has been a Senior Lecturer II in Art History for the Art Department at the University of Massachusetts, Boston for 20 years. She is also an independent scholar and curator. Her specialty has been the study of American Art and in particular, art, artists and collectors from Boston. 

She has lectured both here and abroad on French and American 19th and 20th century painting, sculpture, graphic arts and photography. Her publications include works for the University of Massachusetts press, The New Hampshire Historical Society, Oxford University press and the University of New Hampshire.

She is currently researching a book in preparation for a future exhibition on the artists from the Island of Appledore in the Isles of Shoals and a catalogue raisonine on American Landscape painter John Enser.

Her recent books and essays include: Two Lives One Passion: Paintings by William Jurian Kaula and Lee Lufkin Kaula, The Blue Tree Publishers and Springfield Museum of Art Fine Art catalogues (2008 & 2019); The Allure of Venice, Paintings by Walter Franklin Lansil, The Blue Tree Publishers, 2018; Situated Becoming, Work by Margaret Hart, Kingston Gallery Press, Boston, 2019; and Richard Yarde: Distinguished Educator, Exhibition catalogue, Baltimore Museum of Art, November 2021.