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Current PhD Students

Current PhD Students

Dustin S. Aaron

Medieval Art; Gothic sculpture, especially ivory carving.

Current PhD Students

Andrea Myers Achi

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

Current PhD Students

Edina Adam

Current PhD Students

Alzahraa K. Ahmed

Byzantine and Islamic art history; The development of museums in 19th and 20th century Egypt.

Current PhD Students Cristina Aldrich
Medieval Art, especially from the Iberian Peninsula; historiography; relics and reliquaries; art and architecture along pilgrimage routes; early medieval monasticism.
Current PhD Students Sam Allen
Modern and contemporary art, with a focus on photography; portraiture and images of the body; queer art and theory.
Current PhD Students

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.

Current PhD Students

Lee Ambrozy 

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

Current PhD Students

Emily Bauman

Modern and Contemporary art and architecture.

Current PhD Students 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

Current PhD Students 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

Current PhD Students

Alexander Bigman

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

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

Priscilla Bolaños Salas

Modern and contemporary Latin American art.

Current PhD Students

Julia Bozer

Current PhD Students

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.

Current PhD Students

Ami Brett

Modern art and architecture.

Current PhD Students 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
Current PhD Students

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.

Current PhD Students

Stephanie Caruso

Late Antique and Byzantine Art.

Current PhD Students

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

Current PhD Students

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.

Current PhD Students

Benjamin Clifford

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

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.

Current PhD Students

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.

Current PhD Students Anne Correll
Early Modern European/Flemish Art
Current PhD Students

Tianyuan Deng

Modern art.

Current PhD Students

Edouard P. Derom

Modern and contemporary art.

Current PhD Students

Adam Dunlavy

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

Current PhD Students

Elizabeth Eisenberg

Italian Renaissance paintings and works on paper.

Current PhD Students Brandon Eng
Modern and Contemporary Art.
Current PhD Students

Jordan Famularo

Italian Renaissance art.
jjf376@nyu.edu
Current PhD Students

Hui Fang

Current PhD Students

Julia Pelta Feldman

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

Current PhD Students

Hannah Feniak

Current PhD Students Francesca Isabella Ferrari
20th-century European, Eastern European, and Latin American art. Focus on the representation of the masses in the 1920s.
Current PhD Students Annika Finne
History of Renaissance painting restoration.
Current PhD Students

Lizzie Frasco

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

Current PhD Students

Kristen Gaylord

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

Current PhD Students

Robert Geilfuss

Current PhD Students

Madeleine Glennon

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

Current PhD Students

Ayse Gnepp

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

Current PhD Students

Linda Green

Current PhD Students

Lyla Halsted

Medieval Islamic Art and Architecture
Current PhD Students

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.

Current PhD Students

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.
Current PhD Students Charles N. Howard
Italian Renaissance art and architecture, with an emphasis on the productions of Northern Italian courts.
cnh238@nyu.edu
Current PhD Students Chey-ying Hsu
East Asian Art.
Current PhD Students

Da Hyung Jeong

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

Kathleen Robin Joyce

20th century American Art; Printmaking; Temporality.

Current PhD Students

Marina Kliger

19th century art, especially French, Belgian and British Symbolism, Orientalism, and historical revival movements; Gender and art.

Current PhD Students

Sophie Kroft

Predynastic and Old Kingdom Egyptian art and architecture.

Current PhD Students

Elizabeth Lee

Current PhD Students

Kirsten Lee

Archaic and Classical Greek Art.

Current PhD Students

Alexis E. Lowry

Current PhD Students

Emily Lyver

Modern and contemporary art of the Americas.
Current PhD Students

Anna Majeski

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

Khaled Malas

Current PhD Students

Guillaume Malle

Late Antique and Early Medieval
Current PhD Students

Sarah Mallory

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

Marlee Miller

Roman Art and Archaeology
Current PhD Students

Sana Mirza

Islamic Art and Architecture
Current PhD Students

Desiree Mitton

Current PhD Students

Alexis Monroe

19th & 20th Century American Art
Current PhD Students

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.

Current PhD Students

Andrea Nitsche-Krupp

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

Current PhD Students

Sam Omans

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

Antonia Jasmine Pocock

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

Current PhD Students

Fatima Quraishi

Islamic Art and Architecture.

Current PhD Students

Christopher Richards

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

Current PhD Students

Juanita Solano Roa

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

Susanne Ruembeli

Current PhD Students

Joanna Sheers Seidenstein

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

Current PhD Students

Saarthak Singh

South Asian & Islamic Art
Current PhD Students

Johanna Sluiter

Current PhD Students

Blythe C. Sobol

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

Current PhD Students

Ksenia Soboleva

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

Current PhD Students

Scarlett Strauss

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

Veruschka Thomason

Current PhD Students

Tara Moran Trahey

Ancient Greece; 20th century Modern and Theory
Current PhD Students

Madeline Turner

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

Current PhD Students

Jeffrey Uslip

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

Current PhD Students

Abhilasha Vedantam Isaac

Islamic Art.
Current PhD Students

Xin Wang

Contemporary art; socio-technological conditions of visual culture
Current PhD Students

Andrew Farinholt Ward

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

Anne Wheeler

Minimal, Post-Minimal and Conceptual Art.
Current PhD Students

Matthew Worsnick

Current PhD Students

Shek On John Yiu

Chinese Paintings
Current PhD Students

Yeorae Yoon

Current PhD Students

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.

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