Current PhD Students

Dustin S. Aaron

Medieval art; Romanesque sculpture and architecture in Central Europe.
dsa268@nyu.edu

Edina Adam

Cristina Aldrich
Medieval Art, especially from the Iberian Peninsula; historiography; relics and reliquaries; art and architecture along pilgrimage routes; early medieval monasticism.
csa299@nyu.edu
Sam Allen
History of photography; modern and contemporary art.
sca329@nyu.edu

Lee Ambrozy 

Chinese Art History & Archaeology; Late Tang, Five Dynasties and Song Dynasties; 20th Century Asian art.
lba243@nyu.edu

Alexa Sue Amore

Romanesque and Gothic sculpture and architecture, especially of France; materiality; medieval theories of vision and matter; social history of art.
asa680@nyu.edu

Emily Bauman

Modern and Contemporary art and architecture.
ejb398@nyu.edu
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, especially minimalism, conceptual art and post-conceptual art in the United States and Great Britain; history and theory of photography; the political and historical optics of postmodernism.
arb615@nyu.edu
Rachel Boate
Modern art in Europe with an emphasis on mid 20th century France and Germany; Historiography.
rb2596@nyu.edu

Julia Bozer

Ami Brett

Modern art and architecture.
amibrett@gmail.com

Jennifer G. Buonocore

Modern and contemporary art and film with an emphasis on New York City in the 1960s and 1970s; artist-writers; methodological issues pertaining to memory, subjectivity, and translation; curatorial practice.
jennifer.g.buonocore@nyu.edu

Stephanie Caruso

Late Antique and Byzantine Art.
src349@nyu.edu

Francisco J. R. Chaparro

Francisco Goya; Spanish art; art and culture of the Age of Revolution; history of photography.
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.
chuang.grace@gmail.com

Benjamin Clifford

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

English Cook

Intersections between architecture, urban planning, and time-based media; phenomenology and intellectual history; cross-cultural exchange and the copy.
jec556@nyu.edu
Anne Correll
Early Modern European/Flemish Art

Tianyuan Deng

Modern art.

Edouard P. Derom

Modern and contemporary art.
edouard.derom@gmail.com

Adam Dunlavy

Postwar American art; History and theory of the avant-garde; History of photography.
adamfdunlavy@gmail.com

Elizabeth Eisenberg

Italian Renaissance drawing, painting, and sculpture; the Florentine workshop; Medieval and Renaissance illuminated Hebrew manuscripts.
ee506@nyu.edu
Brandon Eng
Modern and Contemporary Art.

Jordan Famularo

Italian art 1400-1600; gems and glyptics.
jjf376@nyu.edu

Hui Fang

Julia Pelta Feldman

Post-WWII American and European art; archival theory and practice; conservation history; exhibition history.
julia.feldman@nyu.edu
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 Ferrari
European and Latin American art of the twentieth- and twenty-first-centuries; modernism, anatomy, and anthropometry; representations of the human face and abstract portraiture; the interwar avant-garde; international and transatlantic artistic exchanges; feminist art histories.
fif204@nyu.edu
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.
emf348@nyu.edu

Kristen Gaylord

Modern and contemporary art; history of photography.

Robert Geilfuss

Madeleine Glennon

Ancient Greek art and architecture; Phenomenology of sacred architecture and ritual.
mrg428@nyu.edu

Ayse Gnepp

Spatial relationship between objects and architecture within the cross-cultural currents of medieval Anatolia and Iran.
pag324@nyu.edu

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.
krh319@nyu.edu

Charlotte A. Healy

Early 20th century European art and design, with a focus on Germany, Austria, and Switzerland; postwar American art; materials and techniques of modern art.
cah409@nyu.edu
Brontë Hebdon
18th and 19th century French and British art; fashion and costume as methodology; print and material culture; portraiture and lithography.
bah416@nyu.edu
Che-ying Hsu
Pre-Modern East Asian art, with a focus on Chinese calligraphy and painting in the 10th-14th centuries.

Briana Colleen Jackson

Ancient Egyptian art, archaeology, and religion; solar cult in the 18th Dynasty; Amarna Period; international relations in the 2nd millennium BC.
briana.jackson@nyu.edu

Da Hyung Jeong

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

Robin Joyce

20th century American art; printmaking.

Eana Kim

Modern and Contemporary Art; Intersection of art and technology; History of time-based media and performance art; Institutional Critique; Cultural exchange between Asia and America; Digital Humanities.
ek2725@nyu.edu

Megan Kincaid

Modern and contemporary art.

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.
marina.kliger@nyu.edu

Sophie Kroft

Predynastic and Old Kingdom Egyptian art and architecture.
s.kroft@nyu.edu
Elizabeth Lee
Buddhist art and material culture; Northeast Asia during the 7th to 14th centuries; narratives of sacred space; contemporary art of East Asia; digital mapping and visualization.
el1422@nyu.edu

Kirsten Lee

Archaic and Classical Greek Art.
kel321@nyu.edu

Alexis E. Lowry

Alexis.Lowry@gmail.com

Emily Lyver

Modern and contemporary art of the Americas.
emily.lyver@nyu.edu

Anna Majeski

Italian art from 1300-1500, with a focus on the role of the Trecento; interest in Trecento artists during the Quattrocento.
atm285@nyu.edu

Khaled Malas

Guillaume Malle

Late Antique and Early Medieval

Marlee Miller

Roman architecture and archaeology of gladiators and munera, the military, frontier zones, and urban planning esp. after large-scale destruction.
mhm319@nyu.edu

Sana Mirza

Islamic Art and Architecture
sm3502@nyu.edu

Desiree Mitton

Alexis Monroe

19th and 20th century American painting, with a special focus on landscape; the Hudson River School during the Civil War; regionalist landscape and literature from the 1890s-1920s; land art and Cold War aesthetics. Secondary research on landscape and abstraction in 15th-century Netherlandish painting.
acm714@nyu.edu

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.
ecn247@nyu.edu

Andrea Nitsche-Krupp

Modern and contemporary art; Post-war and contemporary sculpture; Application of conservation concerns to art historical and museum practice. andrea.nitsche@gmail.com

Sam Omans

19th-20th century architecture, applied art; issues of political economy in design and manufacture.
sdo249@nyu.edu

Antonia Jasmine Pocock

Modern and contemporary art; Postwar American and European painting; Pop and appropriation; Photography and film.
antoniapocock@gmail.com

Fatima Quraishi

Islamic Art and Architecture.
fq241@nyu.edu

Louisa Raitt

Art of the Iberian Age of Expansion; Spanish Golden Age painting; Viceregal export objects; pilgrimage architecture; art patronage as expression of identity; artistic manifestations of religiopolitical and doctrinal controversies.

Christopher Richards

Medieval art; illuminated manuscripts; vernacular manuscripts; devotional images; medieval identity construction and performance; the post-medieval reception of medieval art; queer theory; psychoanalysis.
ctr275@nyu.edu

Susanne Ruembeli

Rebecca Salem

Greek art and archaeology; Cross-cultural exchanges; Digital humanities.
ras1008@nyu.edu

Saarthak Singh

South Asian & Islamic art, with a focus on religious architecture and urbanism in central India.

Johanna Sluiter

Blythe C. Sobol

18th century France, portraiture, gender and family; History of collecting; Costume.
blythe.sobol@gmail.com

Ksenia Soboleva

Lesbian artists and the AIDS Crisis in the United States, 1981-1996; queer art and theory; lesbian visual culture; performance studies.
ksenia.soboleva@nyu.edu

Scarlett Strauss

Italian Renaissance (including global context, materiality, and word and image studies); Greco-Roman antiquity.
shs514@nyu.edu

Tara Moran Trahey

Ancient Greece; 20th century Modern and Theory

Madeline Turner

Modern and contemporary art from Latin America; women artists in Mexico c. 1975 to 1985; gender, feminist, and performance studies.
mmt406@nyu.edu

Jeffrey Uslip

Postwar American art; The Age of Reagan; History of photography.
jeffrey.uslip@gmail.com

Abhilasha Vedantam Isaac

Islamic Art.

Xin Wang

Contemporary art; socio-technological conditions of visual culture

Anne Wheeler

Minimal, Post-Minimal and Conceptual Art.
awheeler@nyu.edu

Shek On John Yiu

Chinese Paintings

Yeorae Yoon

Chinese art history; late Ming and Qing Dynasties; 18th century Chinese art.
yry211@nyu.edu

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.