Current PhD Students

Dustin S. Aaron

Medieval Art; Gothic sculpture, especially ivory carving.

Andrea Myers Achi

Late antique, Byzantine and Eastern Christian art; Illuminated manuscripts; Late Roman ceramics.
andrea.achi@nyu.edu

Edina Adam

Alzahraa K. Ahmed

Byzantine and Islamic art history; The development of museums in 19th and 20th century Egypt.
Cristina Aldrich
Medieval Art, especially from the Iberian Peninsula; historiography; relics and reliquaries; art and architecture along pilgrimage routes; early medieval monasticism.
Sam Allen
Modern and contemporary art, with a focus on photography; portraiture and images of the body; queer art and theory.

Veruschka Aízaga-Thomason

Greek art & archaeology; Attic vase-painting of Geometric-Classical periods; The reception of Classical Antiquity in visual arts of the 18th-20th century.

Lee Ambrozy 

Chinese Art History & Archaeology; Late Tang, Five Dynasties and Song Dynasties; 20th Century Asian art.

Emily Bauman

Modern and Contemporary art and architecture.

Brian Bentley
Modern and contemporary art of the Americas; Brazilian new objectivity and new figuration; Afro-Brazilian art; censorship, new media, art as activism
bwb251@nyu.edu

Daniella Berman
18th and early 19th century French art; Issues of spectatorship and reception; 17th century Rome and the foundations of the French Academy; Intersections between music, literature and visual art.
daniella.berman@nyu.edu

Alexander Bigman

Modern and contemporary art; Philosophy of art; Intersection of art and architecture.

Rachel Boate
Modern art in Europe with an emphasis on mid 20th century France and Germany; Historiography.
rb2596@nyu.edu

Priscilla Bolaños Salas

Modern and contemporary Latin American art.

Julia Bozer

Matthew Quinn Breatore

Modernism in the Americas; Dance and music in art throughout the African diaspora; Conservation history and philosophy; Collection, conservation, and display of performance art and time based media.

Ami Brett

Modern art and architecture.

Elizabeth Buhe
Modern and contemporary art with a focus on abstract painting, modes of perception, and the West Coast, especially during the 1960s; early 19th century French painting and sculpture.
ebuhe@nyu.edu

Jennifer G. Buonocore

Modes of representation and spectatorship with an emphasis on art of the 1960s and 1970s; Sound; Methodological issues pertaining to memory, subjectivity, and translation; Curatorial practice.

Stephanie Caruso

Late Antique and Byzantine Art.

Francisco J. R. Chaparro

Spanish art; the rise and fall of Modernism; the multiple work of art and its problems: photography, prints, ceramics.
frc228@nyu.edu

Grace Chuang

17th and 18th century European Decorative Arts and Interior Design; Pre-Revolutionary French Art; History of Technology; Dissertation: Bernard II Vanrisamburgh, Master Cabinetmaker in Eighteenth-Century Paris.

Benjamin Clifford

History and Theory of Abstraction; Painting 1910-1970; Italian Art c.1600

English Cook

Intersections between architecture and time-based media; urban planning, popular cinema and nationalism; cross-cultural exchange and the copy; 20th century German art and architecture.

Laura Dickey Corey

Late 19th and early 20th century French and American art; 18th century French art; History of collecting; History of museums; Technical art history.

Anne Correll
Early Modern European/Flemish Art

Tianyuan Deng

Modern art.

Edouard P. Derom

Modern and contemporary art.

Adam Dunlavy

Postwar American art; History and theory of the avant-garde; History of photography.

Elizabeth Eisenberg

Italian Renaissance paintings and works on paper.

Brandon Eng
Modern and Contemporary Art.

Jordan Famularo

Italian Renaissance art.
jjf376@nyu.edu

Hui Fang

Julia Pelta Feldman

Materiality, archives, and documentation in post-war art; The classical tradition in the 20th century.

Hannah Feniak
Materiality of architecture; building political economies; history of labour, expertise and technology in the construction of ‘Modern’ architecture; especially in late-Franquista Spain.
hrf223@nyu.edu
Francesca Isabella Ferrari
European and Latin American modern art; collage and photomontage; feminist art history
Annika Finne
History of Renaissance painting restoration.

Lizzie Frasco

19th and 20th century art of the Americas; Modern and contemporary Caribbean art; Mexican and European modernism.

Kristen Gaylord

Modern and contemporary art of the United States and Latin America; History of photography; Ancient Egyptian art and architecture.

Robert Geilfuss

Madeleine Glennon

Ancient Greek art and architecture; Phenomenology of sacred architecture and ritual.

Ayse Gnepp

Spatial relationship between objects and architecture within the cross-cultural currents of medieval Anatolia and Iran.

Linda Green

Lyla Halsted

Medieval Islamic Art and Architecture

Katerina Harris

Italian Renaissance art; late medieval art; the fifteenth century; funerary art; sculpture; portraiture; history of the late Middle Ages; history of emotions; history of response.

Charlotte A. Healy

Early 20th century European art and design, with a focus on Germany and Austria; Postwar American art; History of abstraction; Materials and techniques of modern art.
Charles N. Howard
Italian Renaissance art and architecture, with an emphasis on the productions of Northern Italian courts.
cnh238@nyu.edu
Che-ying Hsu
Pre-Modern East Asian art, with a focus on Chinese calligraphy and painting in the 10th-14th centuries.

Da Hyung Jeong

Interfaces between architecture and conceptual art; Architecture as sculpture; Architectural photography; Postwar architecture in the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia.

Kathleen Robin Joyce

20th century American Art; Printmaking; Temporality.

Marina Kliger

18th- and 19th-century European art, especially the Troubadour Style in First Empire and Restoration France; feminist theory and the gender politics of art; historical consciousness and revival styles.

Sophie Kroft

Predynastic and Old Kingdom Egyptian art and architecture.

Elizabeth Lee
Buddhist art and material culture; Northeast Asia from the 7th to 14th centuries; Celadons; Rock-cut Buddhist images, texts, and architecture; Narratives of sacred space; Contemporary art of East Asia.

Kirsten Lee

Archaic and Classical Greek Art.

Alexis E. Lowry

Emily Lyver

Modern and contemporary art of the Americas.

Anna Majeski

Italian art from 1300-1500, with a focus on the role of the Trecento; interest in Trecento artists during the Quattrocento.

Khaled Malas

Guillaume Malle

Late Antique and Early Medieval

Sarah Mallory

Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Dutch and Flemish Art; Global Baroque; Decorative Arts and Design; Memory Studies

Marlee Miller

Roman Art and Archaeology

Sana Mirza

Islamic Art and Architecture

Desiree Mitton

Alexis Monroe

19th & 20th Century American Art

Elyse Nelson

18th and 19th century European painting and sculpture, especially revolutionary and post-revolutionary era; history of photography; dissertation topic: Antonio Canova’s Late Career and British Patrons.

Andrea Nitsche-Krupp

Modern and contemporary art; Post-war and contemporary sculpture; Application of conservation concerns to art historical and museum practice.

Sam Omans

19th-20th century architecture, applied art; issues of political economy in design and manufacture.

Antonia Jasmine Pocock

Modern and contemporary art; Postwar American and European painting; Pop and appropriation; Photography and film.

Fatima Quraishi

Islamic Art and Architecture.

Christopher Richards

Medieval art; illuminated manuscripts; medieval Rome; devotional objects and women mystics; reception of medieval art in the renaissance and 19th century.

Juanita Solano Roa

History of photography; Modern and contemporary Latin American art.
js5613@nyu.edu

Susanne Ruembeli

Joanna Sheers Seidenstein

17th century Dutch art; Rembrandt and humanism in the Dutch Republic.

Saarthak Singh

South Asian & Islamic Art

Johanna Sluiter

Blythe C. Sobol

18th century France, portraiture, gender and family; History of collecting; Costume.

Ksenia Soboleva

Contemporary Art; Queer art and theory; New York during the AIDS crisis.

Scarlett Strauss

Italian Renaissance (including global context, materiality, and word and image studies); Greco-Roman antiquity.

Veruschka Thomason

Tara Moran Trahey

Ancient Greece; 20th century Modern and Theory

Madeline Turner

Modern and Contemporary art in Latin America and Spain; Ritual and performance; 16th - 19th century Spanish art.

Jeffrey Uslip

Postwar American art; The Age of Reagan; History of photography.

Abhilasha Vedantam Isaac

Islamic Art.

Xin Wang

Contemporary art; socio-technological conditions of visual culture

Andrew Farinholt Ward

Greek art & archaeology; Punic art & archaeology; Cross-cultural expressions in the cultic landscape and visual arts of the Western Mediterranean.

Anne Wheeler

Minimal, Post-Minimal and Conceptual Art.

Matthew Worsnick

Shek On John Yiu

Chinese Paintings

Yeorae Yoon

Wei Zhao

Pre-modern Chinese art, in particular, landscape painting in the Five Dynasties and the Song dynasty; East Asian material culture; Historiography of art.