Professor Kaufmann teaches courses on art and architecture of the 16th to the 18th century in Europe and its relations with other parts of the world. His teaching includes seminars and classes on art of the 17th and 18th centuries; the literature of art; drawings of the 15th to the 19th century (including Italian, French, Netherlandish, German, Spanish, and Dutch drawings); Central European art and architecture; the art and architecture of viceregal Latin America; the geography of art; global exchange in art; the possibilities of world art history; and art, science, and magic.