Department of Art History
Andres Zervigon, Acting Undergraduate Director
John Kenfield, Acting Graduate Program Director
Cathy Pizzi, Department Administrator
Geralyn Colvil, Student Coordinator
We are proud to announce and congratulate our graduate students:
Catherine Boland, recipient of the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Catherine will be continuing her study in New Brunswick.
David Boffa, recipient of a Mellon Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011. David will be in Rome, finishing work on his doctoral dissertation, “Artistic Identity Set in Stone.”
Susannah Fisher, recipient of a Mellon Dissertation Fellowship for 2010-2011. Susannah will continue her stay in Munich, working on her doctoral dissertation, “Materializing the Word: Early Medieval Book Covers.”
Hilary Haakenson, recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in Italy for 2010-2011. Hilary will be in Venice to conduct research for her doctoral dissertation, “Cultural Crossroads: The Old Testament and Identity in Late Medieval Maritime Republics in Italy.”
Dr. Karen Lloyd, laureate of the first André Chastel Scholarship from The Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art and the French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici for October 2010. Karen will be conducting research for an article, “A New Samson: Cardinal Scipione Borghese’s Early Art Patronage.” She recently completed her doctoral dissertation, “Adopted Papal Kin as Art Patrons in Early Modern Rome (1592-1676).”
Kim Sels, recipient of a Smithsonian Predoctoral fellowship at the National
Portrait Gallery. Kim will be conducting research on her doctoral dissertation, “Assembling
Identity: The Object-Portrait in American Art, 1917–27.”
Carly Jane Steinborn, recipient of the Phyllis
G. Gordan/Samuel H. Kress Foundation,
Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize.
Carly will be at the American Academy in Rome from 2010-2012 to conduct research
for her doctoral dissertation, "
Transforming Sacred Space: Image and Materiality in the Orthodox Baptistery
Emily Urban, recipient of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Fellowship in the History of Art at the Bibliotheca Hertziana. Currently a Fulbright fellow in Rome, Emily will remain to continue research for her dissertation, "The Sala Bologna in the Vatican Palace," in 2010-2012.
Sarah Wilkins, recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in Italy for 2010-2011.
Sarah will be in Florence to conduct research on her doctoral Dissertation, “She
Loved More Ardently than the Rest: the Magdalen Cycles of Late Duecento and
Tanya Sheehan's new book, Doctored: The Medicine of Photography in Nineteenth-Century
America, was recently released from
Public Sculpture at Rutgers. Website researched by art history and anthropology major, Clarissa Vinciguerra