Graduate Student Research
Selected Graduate Theses
"Myth of the American West: (Mis)Representation of the American West in Photography Exhibitions"
Erin Elzi (MS)
"'Be The Revolution': Neo-Impressionist Art as Anarchist Propaganda"
Kelly Flaherty (MS/MSLIS)
"Free Will Under Fire: Jesuit Church Decoratino as Rhetorical Argument"
Alexander Watkins (MS/MSLIS)
"'The Central Document in World Culture' Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' The New Irascibles and the East Village Art Scene of the 1980s"
Claudia Lamarche-Beauchesne (MS)
"Intentions, Perceptions and Reactions: Political Readings of Renaissance Sculpture in the Piazza Della Signoria"
Elizabeth Hanley (MS)
"Venetian Incunabula, Lucantonio Giunta and Aldus Manutius"
Melinda Anderson (MS)
"The Tutankhamun Exhibitions: The 1976-1979 and 2005-2011 United States Tours"
Tamara Kemp (MS)
"The Attribution of the Young Archer Reconsidered"
Wendy E. Cullings (MS)
"Motte Alston Read: Early 20th Century American Collector of Japanese Woodblock Prints"
Katherine Borkowski (MS)
"Un Ritorno All'Antico: The Use of Uomini Illustri in Library Decoration of Reformed Monasteries in the Veneto (1479 to 1503)"
Hilary H. Thompson (MS)
"The Gilded City: Gold, Venice and the Art Market 1233-1500"
Cynthia Brenwall (MS)
"Medieval English Bestiaries: The 'Transitional' Family Re-examined"
Rachel R. Correll (MS)
"A New Venetian Herbal: Depictions of Medicinal Plants in Carpaccio's Cycle of Paintings for the Scuola di Sant'Orsola"
Victoria Anne Boardman (MS)
"Women and the Historiography of the Bauhaus: Lucia Moholy, Ise Gropius, and Marianne Brandt" (read the abstract)
Nina Accorsini (MS)
"New Media Art, Design, and the Arduino Microcontroller: A Malleable Tool"
Alicia M. Gibb (MS/MLIS)
"Raw Power: Video Resisting the Filmic" (read the abstract)
Barbara Elam (MS/MLIS)
"Weimer Body Culture: Performing Gender"
Gillian Sneed (MS)
"The Readymade [after] Marcel Duchamp" (read the abstract)
Jeffrey Smith (MFA/MS)
"Lara's Tower: Hope and Spatial Politics in Contemporary Cairo"
Dan Jakubowski (MS)
"The Journey to Vision: The Relationship of Helen Levitt and Walker Evans"
Alicia Josten (MS)
"Nuclear Reactors: Artists in the United States Respond to the Heightened Fear of Nuclear Holocaust, 1981-1984"
Jill Erin Luedke (MS)
"Benevolent Intentions for a Radical Art: A Historical Investigation of 'Improv Everywhere'"
Chris Maceira (MS)
"Target Audience: Private Label Food Packaging and the American Middle Class"
Tal Devery Nadan (MS) (read the abstract)
"Building for the Proletariat: Socialism in the Architecture of Workers Housing in Western Europe Between Two World Wars"
Greg Singer (MS)
"The Storyteller's Art: Narrative in the Work of Amy Cutler"
Eden Stork (MS/MLIS)
"Yayoi Kusama: Transcending Time and Space"
Mariko Tu (MS)
"Illustrated Enigmas: The Codex Seraphinianus and The Voynich Manuscript"
Leslie Vega (MS/MLIS)
"The Photographs and Writings of Nellie T. Mcgraw: Alternative Documents to Popular Artistic and Commercial Photography of American Indians"
"Temporal Landscapes, Three Essays that Discuss Similarities Between Earthworks and Pre-Columbian Sacred Landscapes"
Justin Terry (MS/MFA)
"The inner space of the closed vessel, reveals the inner world of Toshiko Takaezu"
Ashley Arbaugh (BFA/MS)
"Narratives of shell and spiral : 'Powhatan's Mantle' and the Powhatan iconographic program"
Asha Canalos (MS)
"Stones in the service of god and government : the twelfth-century mosaic pavements in the basilica of San Marco"
Caley Cannon (MS/MS)
"Karel van Mander and the early work of Frans Hals"
Ryann M. Casey (MS)
"The surrealist proposals of Latin American artists Wifredo Lam and Roberto Matta: from Paris (1935-1940) to New York (1940-1950)"
Ana Maria De la Ossa (MS)
"Paradise Satirized: the role of Conrad Walter Massaguer and Life magazine's Havana number of 1928 in North American perceptions of Cuba"
Carlos E. Gallostra III (MS)
"Sweet, golden, fractured spaces : mutations and permutations of Von Stroheim's Greed over 75 years"
Amber Goupil (MS)
"Transformation through active imagination : Tierney Gearon's Daddy, where are you?"
Robin Levine (MS)
"Contemporary American landscape painting : nature is now culture"
Greg Lindquist (MFA/MS)
"Sewing the seeds : depictions of flowers in nineteenth-century American decorative needlework"
Lauren Paustian (MS)
"Regalia of the warrior : the shield trailer of chief Red Cloud"
David P. Quinn (MFA/MS)
"La Niña Bonita : the image of ideal womanhood in Spanish Republican war posters (1936-1939)"
Katharine Somerville (MS)
"Engage, perform, act : how contemporary artists use the book as form and the book as idea"
Joan Stoltman (MS)
"The alchemy of surrealism : Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst"
Silvia Vasquez (BFA/MS)
"Berliner Schule and the tradition of 'young cinemas'"
Maria Vinogradova (MS)
"Elizabeth Buehrmann: Pioneer and Forgotten Female Photo-Secessionist"
Suzanne Baumann (MS)
"Outside/Inside: Mapmakers and the Geography of Monstrous Races"
Galia Halpern (MS)
"Looking Through Glass: An Exploration Into the Spiral Qualities of Liza Lou's Art 1991-2006"
Emily Kotchen (MS)
"Italian Futurist Marionette Theater"
Palmieri, Jessica Elise (MS)
"Strange Places: Illustrating the Otherwordly in Mike Mignola's Hellboy"
Jennifer L. Anderson (MS)
"The Poppy in Seventeenth Century Dutch Still-Life Paintings"
Farrar Hood (MS/MFA)
"Progressive Portraiture: Alternative Lifestyles in the Works of Alice Neel"
Kat Irannejad (MS/MFA)
"The Formation of an Ideologue: David Alfaro Siqueiros"
Ana L. Archuleta (MS)
"Usurping the Self: Robert Frank's Post-Americans Photography"
Katheryn E. Asson (MS)
"The Sacred Tree of the Ancient Near Eastern and The Biblical Traditions Meanings and Iconography within the Context of the Paradise Garden"
Kristin Blanford (MS)
"Emil Nolde's Dancing Figures: Symbols of Freedom in a Bourgeois Society"
Lucienne Denner (MS)
"Nature Vivant: Alan Sonfist's 'Eco-tistical' Works: 1965-1979"
David Harper (MS)
"On Death and Absence: Uber den Tod Und Die Abwesenheit"
Camille Reilly Meyer (MS)
"Michael Rovner and The Painterly Photograph"
Meredith Wisner (MS)
"Censorship in the Face of National Socialism: Two Examples of Photographic Publication in Germany during Hitler's Rise to Power"
Chelsey Morell (BFA/MS)
"Perceptualism, Phenomenology, and The Othering of Whiteness: On Lucian Freud's Realism"
Benin Ford (MFA/MS)
"Contemporary Chinese-American Abstract Artists and Their Non-Abstraction"
Fay Ku (MFA/MS)
"Afterimage: The Art of Intention in Matthew Barney's Cremaster"
Colleen Lynch (MFA/MS)
"Art and Christian Fundamentalism: The History of the Bob Jones University Collection"
Rondall Reynoso (MFA/MS)
"Tintoretto's Philosophers in the Marciana Library and A Glimpse of the Original Program of the Library Decoration"
Monique Rollins (MFA/MS)
Dorothea Dietrich, Ph.D.
Gayle Rodda Kurtz, Ph.D.