Current Graduate Students

Kiernan Acquisto-Axeloons

Kiernan Acquisto-Axeloons
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Education:
B.A., Art History and Classical Studies, Hamilton College (2013)
Research Interests:
Classical art and archaeology, intersections of Classical myth and art, gender archaeology, museum education, collections management
Academic Webpage:
http://udel.academia.edu/KiernanAcquisto



La Tanya S. Autry

LaTanya S. Autry
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Education:
B.A., Art History, University of Arizona (2007)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2009)
Research Interests:
Art of the United States, photography, museum studies
Academic Webpage:
http://artstuffmatters.wordpress.com/



Sarah Beetham

Sarah Beetham
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Education:
B.A., Art History and English, Rutgers University (2005)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2008)
Research Interests:
American art with an emphasis on sculpture, soldier monuments, public memory, the Civil War, the human body in three-dimensional art
Academic Webpage:
http://udel.academia.edu/SarahBeetham


Justin Brown

Justin Brown
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Education:
B.A., Art History and Spanish, University of Rhode Island (2012)
Research Interests:
Art and architecture of colonial Ibero-America, Spain, and Portugal; Latin American Modernism





Emily Casey

Emily Casey
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Education:
A.B., Art History and French Studies, Smith College (2009)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2012)
Research Interests:
Art across the Americas, colonial and early national art and material culture of the U.S., trans-oceanic networks of trade and exchange




Nicole Elizabeth Cook

Nicole Elizabeth Cook
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Education:
B.F.A., 2-D Fine Arts and Art History, Moore College of Art & Design (2007)
M.A., Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University (2010)
Research Interests:
Early modern Netherlandish art with a focus on late seventeenth-century Dutch paintings, fijnschilders, theater and theatricality, relationships between art and early modern concepts of eroticism, sexuality, and gender



Elisabeth Berry Drago

Elisabeth Berry Drago
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Education:
B.A., Visual Arts and New Media, State University at Fredonia (2004)
M.A., Art History, Temple University (2010)
Research Interests:
Northern Baroque: Dutch and Flemish painting, early modern print culture, and the intersection of art and science; currently developing a dissertation on the alchemical paintings of Thomas Wijck (1616-1677)
Academic Webpage:
http://baroquen.weebly.com


Michele L. Frederick

Michele L. Frederick
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Education:
B.A., Art History, Florida State University (2010)
M.A., Art History and Museum Studies, Case Western Reserve University (2012)
Research Interests:
Northern Baroque art, portraiture, art and the production of identity, early modern art patronage in courts and communities, the collection and display of portraiture, museum studies and practice



Katrina E. Greene

Katrina E. Greene
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Education:
B.A., Art History, Smith College (2008)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2013)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century American art, technical art history, curatorial studies and practice, the etching revival, prints and drawings





Isabelle Havet

Isabelle Havet
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Education:
B.A., Art History and English, Brandeis University (2004)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2007)
Research Interests:
Modern art with an emphasis on nineteenth-century France, photography, city planning and public space, intersections between art and science




Caitlin Hutchison

Caitlin Hutchison
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Education:
B.A., History, Ferris State University (2009)
M.A., History of Art, University of Notre Dame (2012)
Research Interests:
Early medieval art, Insular sculpture and architecture, the relationships between political power, religion, and the production of art in medieval Ireland




Anna Juliar

Anna Juliar
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Education:
B.A., Art History and English, Tufts University (2006)
M.A., Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (2008)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century European graphic arts, intersections between nineteenth-century music and art in France and England, curatorial studies




Margarita Karasoulas

Margarita Karasoulas
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Education:
B.A., History and History of Art, Lafayette College (2008)
M.A., History of Art, Southern Methodist University (2012)
Research Interests:
Late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American art and visual culture with a focus on the interwar period, modern European and Latin American art, history of photography, race and representation, print culture and mass media



Craig Lee
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Education:
B.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., Bard Graduate Center
Research Interests:
History of modern architecture and design




Sarah Leonard

Sarah Leonard
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Education:
B.A., Art History, Wesleyan University (2009)
M.A., Historic Landscape Studies, University of York, UK (2012)
Research Interests:
British art and decorative arts 1850-1920, particularly Pre-Raphaelite, Aesthetic, and Arts and Crafts movements; garden and landscape history; Victorian masculinity
Academic Webpage:
http://udel.academia.edu/SarahLeonard


Amy Martin

Amy Martin
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Education:
B.A., Art History, University of California, Los Angeles (2010)
Research Interests:
Caravaggio, representations of violence, Italian Baroque art and architecture, urbanism in early modern Rome, Catholic devotional objects
Academic Webpage:
www.caravaggista.com



Art McLaughlin

Art McLaughlin
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Education:
B.A., Political Science, University of Delaware (1971)
A.A.S., Respiratory Therapy, Delaware College (1974)
M.S., Community Health Administration, California College for Health Sciences (2001)
B.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2009)
Research Interests:
Dutch art, American painting, technical art history, forgeries and theft of art



Colin Nelson-Dusek

Colin Nelson-Dusek
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Education:
B.A., Classical Studies and Art History, Trinity University (2005)
M.A., Art History, University of California, Davis (2007)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century French art, ancient Greek and Roman art, history of collecting





Isabel Oleas

Isabel Oleas Mogollon
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Education:
B.Sc., Industrial Chemistry, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador (2000)
B.A., Art Conservation, Universidad Tecnologica Equinoccial, Quito, Ecuador (2007)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2012)
Research Interests:
Colonial art of the Americas, technical art history and workshop practices




Galina Olmsted

Galina Olmsted
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Education:
B.A., Art History and English, Georgetown University (2010)
M.A., Art History and Museum Studies, Case Western Reserve University (2012)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European art, particularly French painting and drawing; technical art history; curatorial and museum practice




Tiffany A. Racco

Tiffany A. Racco
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Education:
B.A., Art History, Clark University (2006)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2009)
Research Interests:
Seventeenth-century Italian art, Naples, the art market, Luca Giordano, Caravaggio





Vanessa Reubendale

Vanessa Reubendale
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Education:
B.A., Art History and French, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2010)
Research Interests:
Twentieth-century American and African art with a special interest in gender issues, the visual culture of protest, and the construction of narrative





Jeff Richmond-Moll

Jeff Richmond-Moll
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Education:
B.A., Art History, Princeton University (2010)
Graduate Certificate, Christian Studies, Westminster Theological Seminary (2011)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American art, art and religion, transatlantic art history, history of sculpture, African-American art




Ashley Rye

Ashley Rye
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Education:
B.A., Art History and History, Emory University (2007)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2009)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century European and American art with an emphasis on nineteenth-century Italy, travel and tourism, transnationalism, gender, intersections between art and religion


Rebecca Ayres Schwartz

Rebecca Ayres Schwartz
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Education:
B.A., Art History, Connecticut College (2000)
M.A., Art History and Certificate in Museum Studies, Tufts University (2002)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century American art and architectural history, Thomas Cole, the Gothic Revival, and material culture




Hannah Segrave

Hannah Segrave
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Education:
B.A., Classics: Latin Literature and Language, Vassar College (2008)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2012)
Research Interests:
Seventeenth-century paintings and sculpture, Renaissance and Baroque art theory and philosophy, Salvator Rosa, Melancholia, Italian drawings




Emily Shartrand

Emily Shartrand
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Education:
B.A., Art History with a concentration in Visual Arts, Barnard College of Columbia University (2012)
M.A., History of Art, Making and Meaning of Art in the Middle Ages, Courtauld Institute of Art, London (2013)
Research Interests:
Medieval art and curatorial studies with an interest in objects including stone sculpture, enamels, ivories, stained glass, and manuscripts; a particular interest in the relationship between text and image, the impact of art on medieval society, and the trade of ideas between France and England after 1066


Elizabeth Simmons

Elizabeth Simmons
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Education:
B.A., Strategic Communication, Miami University (2010)
M.A., Art History, Indiana University (2012)
Research Interests:
Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, Old Master prints and drawings, curatorial studies, provenance research




Amy Torbert

Amy Torbert
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Education:
B.A., History of Art, Hollins University (2005)
M.A., History of Art, Williams College (2007)
Research Interests:
Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American and British art and material culture studies




Spencer Wigmore

Spencer Wigmore
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Education:
B.A., History of Art, Carleton College (2011)
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century American art, art of the American west, landscape and ecology






Karli Wurzelbacher

Karli Wurzelbacher
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Education:
B.A., Art History and International Studies: Middle Eastern Studies, Ohio State University (2007)
M.A., Art History, Hunter College, City University of New York (2011)
Research Interests:
Twentieth-century American art, contemporary art, museum studies, history of art collection and display
Academic Webpage:
http://www.artassemblyrequired.org


Rachel Zimmerman

Rachel Zimmerman
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Education:
B.A., Art with an emphasis in Art History, New Mexico State University (2008)
B.A., German, New Mexico State University (2009)
M.A., Art History, University of Delaware (2011)
Research Interests:
Colonial Ibero-American art with an emphasis on Brazil, workshop practices, globalization and collecting