Alumni of Art History

Converse, Grace (2022-2023)
Dissertation Title: “Making Belief: Theosophy and the Creative Production of Truth, 1875-1945”
Advisor: Amy Ogata

Murokh, Dina (2022-2023)
Dissertation Title: “A Sort of Picture Gallery”: Encounters with Print in Antebellum US Society
Advisor:  Vanessa Schwartz

Wade, Isabel Frampton (2022-2023)
Dissertation Title: “Exposing Urban Form: Commercial Architectural Photography in Los Angeles, 1938-1981”
Advisor: Vanessa Schwartz

Gordon-Fogelson, Robert (2021-2022)
“Total Integration: Design, Business, and Society in the United States, 1935–1985”
Advisor: Amy Ogata

Moss, Avigail, (2021-2022)
“Peculiar Risks: Art and Insurance, 1780-1914”
Advisor: Kate Flint

Hwang, Yoon Ah (2020-2021)
“Projecting Wishes on Flying Banners: Materiality and Painted Banners from Cave 17 in Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, China in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries”
Advisor: Sonya Lee

Johnson, Grant (2020-2021)
“Sheila Hicks: Weaving to the World”
Advisor: Suzanne P. Hudson

Lauricella, Natalia (2020-2021)
“Collaboration in Color: Master Printers and the Avant-Garde in Belle Époque France”
Advisor: Vanessa Schwartz

Yeomans, Sarah (2020-2021)
“Roman Civic Medicine: The Archaeology of Practices and Practitioners in the Imperial Age”
Advisor: John Pollini

Anderson, Emily R (2019-2020)
“The Bespoke Book: Experimental Printing in Early Modern Italy”
Advisor: Danielle Bleichmar

Brier, Jessica (2019-2020)
Typophoto and the Reinvention of Photography in Weimar Germany”
Advisor: Megan Luke

McGeorge, Christopher (2019-2020)
“Mediums for the Masses: Stained Glass & Murals in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”
Advisor: Kate Flint

Dodds, Lauren (2018-2019)
“Collecting the Renaissance: The Samuel H. Kress Collection of Italian Art”
Advisor:  Kate Flint

Spinelli, Ambra (2018-2019)
“The Tablinum: A Space and Stage for ‘Private’ and ‘Public’ Rituals in the Houses of Pompeii and Herculaneum.”  Advisor:  John Pollini

Brendan McMahon  (2016-2017)
“Colors of Deceit: The Arts of Iridescence in the Early Modern Spanish World”
Advisor: Daniela Bleichmar

Elizabeth Murphy  (2016-2017)
A Forward Looking Art: Education, Creative Exchange, & the Rise of Modern Native American Art”
Advisor: Kate Flint

Samuel Adams (2015-2016)
“Art and Epic Theater in Cold War Germany”
Advisor: Megan Luke

Nadya Bair  (2015-2016)
“The Decisive Network:  Magnum Photos and the Art of Collaboration in Postwar Photojournalism”
Advisors: Vanessa Schwartz and Richard Meyer

Karen Huang (2015-2016)
“Artists’ Reenactments: The Vietnam War, the War on Terror, and the Performance of American Activism” Adivosr: Kate Flint

Rika Hiro (2015-2016)
“Under the Atomic Sunshine:  Art and the Aftereffects of the Atomic Bombs in Postwar Japan”
Advisor: Miya Mizuta Lippit and Sonya Lee

Megan Mastroianni (2015-2016)
“An Aesthetic of Comprehension:  The Distribution of Conceptual Art and Land Art in Germany, 1968-1975”
Advisor: Megan Luke

Ellen Dooley (2014-2015)
“The Power of Art in Golden Age Seville”
Advisor: Daniela Bleichmar

Sarah Goodrum (2014 -2015)
“The Problem of the Missing Museum: The Construction of Photographic Culture in the GDR”
Advisor:  Kate Flint

Sean Nelson (2014 – 2015)
“Jerusalem Lost: Crusade, Myth, and Historical Imagination in Grand Ducal Florence.”
Advisor:  Eunice Howe

Maynes, Erin, (2013 -2014)
“Speculating on Paper: Print Culture During the German Inflation: 1918-1924.”
Advisor:  Karen Lang

Reynolds-Kaye, Jennifer (2013 – 2014)
“Contemporary Pre-Columbian Art”
Advisor:  M. Gomez-Barris

Wells, K.L.H. (2013 – 2014)
“Modernism’s Other Tableau: Tapestry in the Twentieth Century”
Advisor:  Nancy Troy

Besancon, Cathrine (2012 – 2013)
Dissertation Title: “The French Romanesque Portals of Moissac, Souillac and Beaulieu: A Response to the Papal Reform Movement and Popular Hersey.”
Advisor: Carolyn Malone

Glatstein, Jeremy
 (2012 – 2013)
Dissertation Title: “The Watching Night: Print, Power and Jewish Vision in Early Modern Italy.”
Advisor:  Sean Roberts

Kerrigan, Katherine (2012 – 2013)
Dissertation Title: “Cataloguing Critique: Experimental Forms of Documentation in American Art, 1970-1977”
Advisor: Richard Meyer

Lipschutz, Yael (2012 – 2013)
Dissertation Title: “Noah Purifoy: Through the Fire”
Advisors: Bridget R. Cooks  and Robin D.G. Kelley

Solomon, Virginia (2012 – 2013)
Dissertation Title: ” Sexuality and Signification: Episodes of General Idea’s Subcultural Politics.”
Advisor: Richard Meyer

Tanton, Kristine (2012 – 2013)
Dissertation Title:  “The Marking of Monastic Space:  Inscribed Language on Romanesque Capitals.”  Advisor: Carolyn Malone

Hollenberg, Sarah (2011 – 2012)
Dissertation Title:  “Art on Television: 1967-1976.”
Advisor:  Richard Meyer

Lasc, Anca (2011 – 2012)
Dissertation Title: “Before Art Nouveau: The Invention, Commercialization, and Display of the Modern Interior in Nineteenth-Century France.”
Advisor:  Vanessa Schwartz

Oh, Younjung (2011 – 2012)
Dissertation Title: “Art into Everyday Life: Department Stores as Purveyors of Culture in Modern Japan.” Advisor: Jonathan Reynolds

Basu, Priyanka (2010 – 2011)
Dissertation Title:  “Kunstwissenschaft and the ‘Primitive’: Excursions in the History of Art History, 1879–1914”
Advisor:  Karen Lang

Cho, Hyunjung (2010 – 2011)
Dissertation Title:   “Competing Futures: War Narratives in Postwar Japanese Architecture, 1945-1970.”  Advisor:  Jonathan Reynolds

Goldman, Jason (2010 – 2011)
Dissertation Title:  “Open Secrets: Publicity, Privacy, and U.S. Artistic Practice in the Sixties.”
Advisor:  Richard Meyer

Hill, Jason (2010 – 2011)
Dissertation Title:  “Artist as Reporter: The PM News Picture, 1940-1948.”
Advisor:  Richard Meyer

Le Blanc, Aleca (2010 – 2011)
Dissertation Title:   “Tropical Modernisms: Art and architecture in Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s.”
Advisor:  Nancy Troy

Ming, Leta (2010 – 2011)
Dissertation Title:  “Curating as Performance:  Tom Marioni and the Museum of Conceptual Art, 1968-1979.”
Advisor:  Richard Meyer

Weddle, Candace (2010 – 2011)
Dissertation Title:  “Making Sense of Sacrifice: Sensory Experience in Greco-Roman Cult”
Advisor:  John Pollini

Chapman, Kathleen (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:  “Expressionism Multiplied: Early Twentieth-Century German Posters between Art, Commerce, and Politics.”
Advisor:  Karen Lang

Hanson, Kate  (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:  “Visualizing Culinary Culture at the Medici and Farnese Courts.”
Advisor:  Eunice Howe

Kudriavtseva, Ekaterina (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:   “The Making of Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square”
Advisor:   Nancy Troy

Middleman, Rachel (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:    “A New Eros: Sexuality in Women’s Art before the Feminist Art Movement.”
Advisor:  Richard Meyer

Miller, Jennifer Munro (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:   “In the Flesh: The Representation of Burlesque Theatre in American Art and Visual Culture.”
Advisor:  Richard Meyer

Moon, Virginia (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:  “The Grafting of a Canon: The Politics of Korea’s National Treasures and the Formation of an Art History”
Advisor:  Insoo Cho

Nolan, Linda (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:  “Touching the Divine: Mobility, Devotion and the Display of Religious Objects in Early Modern Rome.”
Advisor:  Todd Olson

Snider, Stefanie (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:  “Envisioning Bodily Difference: Refiguring Fat and Lesbian Subjects in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture, 1968-2009”
Advisor:  Richard Meyer

Von Lintel, Amy (2009 – 2010)
Dissertation Title:   “Surveying the Field: The Popular Origins of Art History in Nineteenth‑Century Britain and France.”
Advisor:  Nancy Troy

O’Leary, Thomas (2008 – 2009)
Dissertation Title:   “Tokyo Visions: Contemporary Japanese Photography and the Search for a Subjective Documentary.”
Advisor:   Jonathan Reynolds

Olgren-Leblond, Kelli (2007 – 2008)
Dissertation Title:  “Reading Expressionist Architecture: German Modernism and ‘Paper Architecture,’ 1914-1920.”
Advisor:  Karen Lang

Zalman, Sandra (2007 – 2008)
Dissertation Title:   “A Vernacular Vanguard: Surrealism and the Making of American Art History 1936-1986.”
Advisor:  Nancy Troy

Royal, Suzanne (2005 – 2006)
Dissertation Title:  “Graphic Art in Weimar Berlin: The Case of Jeanne Mammen”
Advisor:  Karen Lang

Schertz, Peter (2005 – 2006)
Dissertation Title:  “Marsyas Contended: The Figure of Marsyas in Roman Art, Politics, and Religion”
Advisor:  John Pollini

Nedd, Andrew (2004 – 2005)
Dissertation Title:   “Defending Russia: Russian History and Pictorial Narratives of the ‘Patriotic War,’ 1812-1912.”
Advisor:  John Bowlt

Uradomo, Stacey (2004 – 2005)
Dissertation Title:   “Legacies: Family Memories, and Identity in the work of Roger Shimomura, Tomie Arai and Lynne Yamamoto
Advisor:  Richard Meyer and Nancy Troy

Sloboda, Stacey Loughrey (2003 – 2004)
Dissertation Title:  “Design, Empire, and Aesthetics in Britain, 1745-1851”
Advisor:   Karen Lang

Bertiz, Agnes (2002 – 2003)
Dissertation Title:  “Picturing Health: The Garden and Landscape in the Late Fourteenth-Century Illuminated Tacuinum Sanitatis”
Advisor:  Eunice Howe

DeKoning, Marion (2002 – 2003)
Dissertation Title:  “The Battle of Lekkerbettje: Imagery and Ideology during the Eighty Years War (1568-1648)”
Advisor:  Todd Olson

Madsen, Gamble (2002 – 2003)
Dissertation Title:  “Medevial Visions of the Godhead:  Peter Lombard’s Commentary on Psalm 109.”
Advisor:  Carolyn Malone

Monroe, Elizabeth (2002 – 2003)
Dissertation Title:  “Images of Synagoga as Christian Discourse (1000-1215)”
Advisor:  Carolyn Malone

Roth, Andrea (2002 – 2003)
Dissertation Title:  “La Matrona Bergamasca.  Portraying Women in Renaissance Bergamo”
Advisor:  Eunice Howe

Warren, Sarah (2002 – 2003)