Congratulations to our 2020-21 PhD graduates!
July 7, 2021
The Department of Art History is proud to celebrate its graduating doctoral students for the 2020-21 academic year. We wish them the best as they embark on the next phase of their careers.
"Unsettling the Spiritual Conquest: The Murals of the Huaquechula Monastery in Sixteenth Century Mexico"
Advisor: Claudia Brittenham
Savannah Esquivel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of the History of Art at the University of California, Riverside. In 2021-22, Savannah will be the Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellow in The Huntington-UC Program for the Advancement of the Humanities.
"Likeness, Figuration, Proof: Geometry and the Arabic Book, 1050-1250"
Advisor: Persis Berlekamp
Meekyung MacMurdie is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Bern. In Autumn 2021, Meekyung will begin as an Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Utah.
"The Disputed City: Art, Architecture, and the Performance of Argument in Scholastic Paris (c.1120–c.1320)"
Advisor: Aden Kumler
Martin Schwarz is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Basel.
"Beyond Treaty Ports: Chinese Photography 1860-1916: Practitioners, Contexts, and Trends"
Advisor: Wu Hung
Tingting Xu is a Mellon Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University.
"Ruthenians in Early Modern Rome: Art and Architecture of a Uniate Community, 1596 – 1750"
Advisor: Niall Atkinson
Anatole Upart will begin as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Modern Art History at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Autumn 2021.
"The Visual Culture of English Medicine, 1348 - 1500"
Advisors: Persis Berlekamp
Carly Boxer will begin as the Nancy and Robert J. Carney Postdoctoral Fellow in Medieval Art and Architecture at Rice University in Autumn 2021.