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Theresa Huntsman is the Publications Data Manager for the Sardis Expedition, Harvard Art Museums. Her research on Harvard's Etruscan urns was recently published in the Harvard Art Museums magazine: http://magazine.harvardartmuseums.org/article/2015/05/12/ancient-secrets-uncovered
Emily Burns is an assistant professor of Art History at Auburn University.
Sarah McGavran received a postdoctoral fellowship from the Volkswagon Foundation, and will be researching and writing in Mainz, Germany and Basel, Switzerland, over the coming year. She will be a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Washington University in Saint Louis during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Diane Towle is living in Minnesota, writing, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Anna Warbelow is the Portfolio Coordinator in the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership at Washington University in Saint Louis.
Elissa Weichbrocht is an assistant professor of Art History at Covenant College.
Ling-yu Hung is now Assistant Professor of Anthropology/East Asian Languages and Cultures at Indiana University.
Noelle Paulson works as Administrative Coordinator for the Block Research Group, Institute of Technology in Architecture, ETH Zurich, where she is responsible for grant writing, editing, and general administrative tasks. She has a four-year-old son and lives near Zurich, Switzerland.
She presented a paper "The Museum with(out) Walls: The Return of the Third Dimension in Virtual Curation" at the CAA's annual conference in New York in February 2015. The paper will be published in Trans magazine this fall. Recent publications also include essays on Édouard Vuillard for the Kunstmuseum Winterthur in Switzerland and on Neo-Impressionism for the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C.
Carrie Hillard is Assistant Professor of Art History at Wright State University in Dayton, OH.
Mayu Fujikawa will be a 2015-2016 Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy. She was a visiting scholar at University of California-Berkeley for 2013-2014. She was a visiting faculty member at Middlebury College during the 2012-2013 academic year. She has also held a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship at Washington University in Saint Louis for 2011-2012, and one-year positions at Ithaca College in New York (2009-2010), and Bucknell University (2010-2011).
George Speer, after working for several years at the National Museum of American Arts, is now Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Northern Arizona, in Flagstaff, where he teaches and runs the university gallery.
Felecia Else is now Associate Professor at Gettysburg College, in Pennsylvania, where she teaches Renaissance and Baroque Art History.
Brad Fratello is now Associate Professor at St. Louis Community College, Meramec Campus. He recently published an article on Millet in Art Bulletin, and he gave a talk on Manet and urban space at the CIHA conference in Melbourne, Australia in January 2008. He spent fall 2009 on sabbatical in Paris, where he continued research on a project on Manet, and delivered a paper at the 2010 CAA conference on this work.
Martha Ahrendt is now Program Officer at the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Terry Milhaupt passed away in November of 2012. A tribute to her life and work was published in the March 2013 issue of Orientations.
Joan Stack spent several years as the Associate Curator of European and American Art at the Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia. Since October 2006, she has been the Curator of Art Collections at The State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia.
Diane Mullin has been promoted to Curator of the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota..
Patricia Vettel-Becker is a Professor and Chair of the Art Department at Montana State University-Billings.
Alan Pascuzzi is Adjunct Lecturer, Syracuse University and Lecturer, Florida State University in Florence, Italy.
Joyce Schiller After an extensive curatorial career, most recently as the Curator at the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, Stockbridge, MA, she is now retired.
Mikels Skele is Adjunct Professor and Contract Archaeologist for Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Xiaoneng Yang is now the Patrick J. J. Maveety Curator of Asian Art, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University. In 2004, he published New Perspectives on China’s Past: Chinese Archaeology in the 20th Century (Yale University Press, 2 volumes).
David Butler is the Executive Director of the Knoxville Museum of Art.
Michael Cosmopoulos is the Hellenic Government-Karakas Foundation Chair of Greek Studies University of Missouri, Saint Louis. He is also the director of the Iklaina archaeological site.
Joni Kinsey is Professor of American Art History at University of Iowa. Recent publications include Thomas Moran's West: Chromolithographs and Controversy, University Press of Kansas in association with the Joslyn Museum of Art, Omaha, 2005.
Judith Mann is Curator of European Painting to 1800 at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Current projects include an international exhibition that investigates how the Italian Baroque artist Barocci used drawing (2010), and a show “Painting on Stone,” which will examine the European practice from 1530 to 1750 (with the Getty Museum). Her landmark exhibition on Artemisia and Orazio Gentileschi (2001-2) resulted in both a major exhibition catalogue (joint with the Metropolitan Museum of Art), and proceedings of the scholarly symposium Artemisia Gentileschi: Taking Stock with Brepols Press, 2005. In the fall of 2009 she taught a course in our Department on the Italian Baroque.
David Andrew is Professor at University of New Hampshire.
Winnie Tsang is a lecturer at Wells College in Aurora, New York. She presented at the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs at the Michigan State University in October 2013.
Aliya Reich is the Manager of Digital and Interpretive Programs, Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Maria Fierro completed her Master's thesis "Wifredo Lam: Negotiating Transcultural Modernism and Artistic Identity in Europe, The Caribbean, and The United States" at Washington University in Saint Louis.
Samantha Wilson is currently on the English Department faculty and coaching women's soccer at the Saint Mark's School, Boston, MA.
Emily Olson received her Ph.D. from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2013. She is currently the Development Assistant at the Morehead-Cain Foundation in Chapel Hill.
Emilie Boone spent the summer after graduation at the University of Delaware researching the Paul R. Jones Collection. From 2008-2009, she held a nine month Fulbright fellowship at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She is currently in the Ph.D. program at Northwestern University.
Nicci Cobb works for Special Collections at the University of Houston, and attends library school at the University of Texas in Austin.
Lindsay Girard is a Ph.D. student at University of Minnesota.
Lauren (Melo) Barach is the Conservation Coordinator at the Seattle Art Museum.
Zooey Martin is now a Curatorial Assistant in Contemporary Art and Special Projects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
David Morey is on the Spanish Department faculty at Whitfield Academy in Saint Louis.
Candace (Graham) Nalley is a second-year medical student at University of Louisville.
Theresa Huntsman received her Ph.D. in Art HIstory and Archaeology from Washington University in Saint Louis in 2014. She is now the Publications Data Manager for the Sardis Expedition, Harvard Art Museums.
Monica Friel is Director of Exhibitions at Pace Wildenstein Gallery in New York City.
Joe Fox is a water resources engineer in Minneapolis, MN.
Todd Hignite is Founding Editor and publisher of Comic Art Magazine. He is the Consignment Director at the Heritage Auction Galleries and recently published The Art of Jaime Hernandez: The Secrets of Life and Death.
Rachel Keith is Associate Registrar for Exhibitions at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, where she recently curated the exhibition called The Barbizon School and the Nature of Landscape.
Jennifer Roberts is a Curatorial Assistant in Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. She also helped work on a show of paintings by George de Forest Brush.
Kelly Scheffer is an Arts Education Specialist at Springboard to Learning and an adjunct faculty member at Maryville University and St. Louis Community College--Florissant Valley.
Victoria Durer received her Ph.D. from the University of Liverpool. She currently serves as the Youth Coordinator at South Dublin Arts, Dublin, Ireland.
Sarah Phillips de Borja is teaching general art history courses at Principia College in Illinois.
Sarah Rowe Hignite is the former Chief Registrar at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University. She is currently the management and sales director of Chakra Design Studios in Dallas, Texas.
C.D. Dickerson completed his Ph.D. dissertation in Baroque art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and is now Associate Curator of European and American Art at the Kimball Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.
Elizabeth Bilyeu is a professor of Art History for the Portland Oregon Community College system. She spent the fall of 2009 in Florence, Italy, directing the study abroad program for the college.
Elizabeth Semmelhack is Curator of the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto.
Betha Whitlow is Curator of Visual Resources at Washington University. She is currently the incoming chair of the ARLIS/NA-VRA Summer Educational Institute, and overseeing the conversion of print to electronic publications as head of the Visual Resources Association's Publishing Advisory group. She is also a food critic for the Saint Louis Post Dispatch.
Cindy Buckner is Associate Curator, Grand Rapids Art Museum.
Molly Hutton completed her Ph.D. at Stanford University, and is now an independent curator and scholar in Buffalo, New York.
Anna Vemer is now Associate Professor of Art History at University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Diane (Vandegrift) Mallow is the Registrar's Assistant at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Lisa Pon completed her Ph.D. at Harvard University, and is now Assistant Professor at Southern Methodist University. She has held fellowships at the Getty Research Institute, the Warburg Institute in London and Harvard University, and now holds a Ford Fellowship (2006-08) from SMU. Her book, Raphael, Dürer, and Marcantonio Raimondi: Copying and the Italian Renaissance Print was published in 2004 by Yale University Press.
Samantha Krukowski has an active studio art practice in Austin, Texas, and is adjunct assistant professor in the School of Architecture/College of Design at Iowa State University. Her website is http://www.rasa.net
Emily Blumenfeld is a partner at Via Partnership Public Art Consultants
Isabel Balzer completed her Ph.D. at Northwestern and after teaching at Webster University for several years, returned with her family to live in Switzerland. She is the founder of ArtTopics Consulting, which operates art-oriented vacations, tours and special events.
Susie Voce is Curator of the Birmingham Museum of Art.
Michael Voligny is Associate Vice Dean for Advancement, Harvard University School of Public Heath
Corine Schleif is a professor at Arizona State University.
Margaret Conrads is the Samuel Sosland Curator of American Art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City.
B.A. DEGREES (MAJORS AND MINORS)
Lucy Yan, BA '13, Lucy graduated with her MA in Art History in Mayf of 2016 from Case Western, and she is currently employed at the Cleveland Museum of Art as an Assistant Registrar in charge of acquisitions and long term/ special loans.
Meredith Johnson (WUSTL 2014), now at University of Virginia Medical School, was recently awarded a position as a Hook Scholar with the Biomedical Ethics Department. As a Hook Scholar, Meredith will have a four year, longitudinal engagement with the interface between the humanities and medicine. She will be primarily working on a project to engage dementia patients and their caregivers with medical students in the setting of an art museum. The project aims to break down social barriers between healthcare workers and patients with dementia while engaging those involved with a art analysis and artistic expression.2013
Erin Wrightson is volunteering through the AmeriCorps program at YouthVillages (a residential treatment facility for children with emotional and behavioral problems) in Douglasville, GA.
Molly Moog is the Curatorial Assistant at the Kemper Art Museum, and a Research Assistant in Modern and Contemporary Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Ariel Green completed an eight-month internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and was recently hired as Education Programs Assistant at the same institution.
Jun Nakamura (BFA '10 Fashion Design and Art History) is currently a PhD student in the History of Art at the University of Michigan. He received his MA from Southern Methodist University in 2013 and was Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation Curatorial Intern in Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Art from 2013-2014.
Haley Berkman is interning in the contemporary art department at the Dallas Museum of Art, as part of a nine-month internship program. In the summer of 2011, she interned at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy.
Lauren Downing Peters received her Master's in Fashion Studies from Parsons The New School for Design in May of 2012. She currently works as a part-time faculty member at The New School teaching courses in the Department of Art and Design History and Theory. In the fall of 2012, she taught Perspectives in World Art and Design, Introduction to Design Studies, and a senior-seminar entitled Supermodel: Beauty, Performance, Fashion. She is also the art director and founding editor of an academic fashion journal entitled "Fashion Studies Journal," which can be read online at www.fashionstudiesjournal.org.
Dani Gorin travelled to Cambodia, Vietnam, and Hong Kong before accepting a position at the Los Angeles media company BermanBraun. There, she will serve as an assistant editor for a new website they are launching in conjunction with MSNBC.
Jennifer Lee interned in the European Paintings and Sculpture Department at the Dallas Museum of Art in the summer of 2011, assisting with exhibition check lists and research for an upcoming exhibition, an audio guide for another exhibition, and a potential exhibition of Old Master drawings in local collections.
Vara Lyons is a Project and Legal Assistant with the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office. She designs and edits various community publications, performs paralegal duties and assists the Chief Prosecutor, First Trial Assistant and Circuit Attorney with daily tasks. She began attending the George Washington University School of Law beginning in the fall of 2012. Vara's work at the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office was recently profiled in The Riverfront Times.
Laura Mart teaches at Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles. Her courses include AP Art History as well as Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Graphic Design, and Photography. Last summer she traveled to Cambodia to visit the temples of Angkor.
Stephanie Ruse has been appointed Curatorial Assistant at the Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin.
Anna Studstill is a graduate assistant at the Tarbell Art Center at Eastern Illinois University, where she is pursuing an M.A. in historical administration. From 2010-2011, she served as the Monticello Intern in Museum Education at the Illinois State Museum.
Lucy Wertheim is working at two different paid Internships in the field of Conservation. The first is at Art Preservation Services Inc., a company specializing in preventative conservation. The founder, Steven Weintraub (affiliated with the Conservation Center at the NYU Institute of Fine Arts), is actively involved in the research and development of new tools and products being used in the field. In the second internship, with Rustin Levenson Art Conservation Associates, she will be assisting in the conservation of the mezzanine ceiling at the New York City Center Theater.
John Witty is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Art History at the Williams College Graduate Program. After graduating from Washington University, he worked as a curatorial intern at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, FL. He also worked at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. for eleven months in the Internships in the Museum Profession Program. John presented his research for the National Gallery's paper conservation department in a panel presentation at the Vasari 500 symposium at Harvard University in October 2011. In the summer of 2012, John walked four hundred miles of the Camino de Santiago in Spain.
Emma Dent currently holds an internship position at the Regional Arts Commission in Saint Louis, where she assists the staff with upcoming gallery exhibitions and grants-related projects. While working at RAC, Emma is also in the process of researching and applying to graduate art history programs. Emma is specifically interested in studying American art and visual culture from the late 19th to mid-20th centuries.
Jamison Liang is working in Bangkok, Thailand for Purple Sky Network and the Therapuetics Research Education and Aids Training in Asia initiative. In March 2011, he began work for UNESCO Bangkok for the HIV Coordination Adolescent Reproductive School Health program.
Jennifer Lee is attending graduate school at Southern Methodist University. After graduation, she interned in the registrar's office at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and at O'Malley Hansen Communications.
Kayla Dalle Molle is a Collection Specialist in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. Prior to tenure at MoMA, her experience included work with institutions (New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice; Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis); galleries (Moeller, New York; Perimeter Art & Design, Paris); and Sotheby’s Auction House, New York.
Allison Shellito is an associate creative director at Sullivan, Higdon and Sink, a graphic design firm in Wichita, Kansas.
Caroline Boeke is currently a second-year Ph.D. student in nutritional epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Hannah Fullgraf holds a graduate internship at the Dallas Museum of Art. In the fall of 2013, she began her Ph.D. studies at Rice University. She completed her Master's degree at the Courtauld Institute of Art in the spring of 2012.
Hyde Taidghin O'Brien is in the graduate program in Arts Administration at the School of the Art Institute-Chicago.
Rachel Tucker is in her second year of a Master's program in Food Studies with a focus on food systems at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.
Sarah Dieffenbach is attending medical school.
Orly Henry is attending Northwestern University Law School.
Rachel Hillery graduated from Columbia University's Masters of Architecture program in Spring 2010.
Jenna Huffman now works as a Consignments Administrator at Neal Auction Company in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Sandra Krauthamer is attending medical school at Temple University.
Jessica Mantel is Assistant to the Global Finance Team at MediaBrands. She previously worked with Ms. Elizabeth Kujawski, the Curator of Ronald Lauder's private art collection.
Liz Rubin completed the Arts Management Program at the University of Oregon in the fall of 2008. She is a freelance event manager, artist, and public relations specialist in Portland, OR.
Hannah Solomon received her Master's degree from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She is currently a student at Christie's Education.
Sarah Thomas interned in the Education and Curatorial departments at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. She is currently a grantwriting associate at the Museum of the City of New York.
Faye Gleisser received her Master's degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is now a Ph.D. student at Northwestern University.
Emily Hollinger is attending the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Her interests are in the history of photography.
Daniel Marcus is a Ph.D. candidate in art history at University of California Berkeley. He has written an essay on Picasso's Guernica that will be published in an exhibition catalogue for a show curated by Yves Alain Bois. The exhibition was held at the Complesso del Vittoriano in Rome.
Delia Solomons is pursuing a Ph.D. in Latin American and Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Joshua Straus completed the Sotheby’s training program in New York City. He currently works in real estate investment and art collection management at Sanders Investments.
Shana Klein is a Ph.D. candidate in American Art History at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She is an instructor of Art History and a curator of the exhibition, Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery. In 2011, Shana was awarded the UNM departmental Luce Foundation American Art Dissertation Research Award, which she will use to write her dissertation on nineteenth-century American still life painting.
Amy Shearer completed her Masters in Art History at University College London.
Rory Walsh is a graduate student in the Anthropology Department at the University of Oregon.
Kate Carcaterra is currently an English and Art History teacher in the Humanities department at the Marymount School, New York City.
Aaron Gordon manages a 12-person public relations, marketing and social media firm -- Schwartz Media Strategies -- in Miami, Florida. Their client roster spans real estate, law, hospitality, banking and finance, and the visual arts, representing the Miami Art Museum (soon to be renamed the Perez Museum). In his spare time, he and his wife Rebecca enjoy devleoping their own art collection and traveling to museums, galleries, and archaeological sites. They welcomed a daughter to their family in June 2012.
Sarah Hammond returned to her native Baltimore after completing her B.A, where she worked in the Office of Academic Affairs at the Maryland Institute College of Art. In 2008, she received her M.A. in the History of Art from Williams College (where she worked alongside other former Wash U alumni Katia Zavistoski and Camran Mani). Since completing her degree, Sarah has been working on the curatorial staff at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She lives in nearby North Adams.
Paige Isaacs obtained a Master's Degree in Art Conservation at State University of New York: College at Buffalo and has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. She founded the art conservation firm, Flying Pig Art Conservation, LLC in 2008. The company has successfully completed projects for museums, federal agencies, galleries, artist foundations, and private collectors in the greater New York, NY and Washington, DC areas. http://FlyingPigArtConservation.com.
Leigh Anne Miller is Assistant Editor and Reviews Coordinator of Art in America Magazine, based in New York.
Gabriela Sotomayor received her M.A. from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, on the subject of Greek and Roman Art with a special focus on Fayum Portrait jewellery, and is now in the 2nd year of her doctorate at the University of Oxford writing her thesis on Ptolemaic jewellery and Engraved Gems.
Isabel Suchanek is completing her dissertation on Redon, color and French literary symbolism at the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoyed over a year of research time in Paris on this project.
Rachel Sloan is currently Assistant Curator of Works on Paper at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, where she also earned her Ph.D.
Andrew Turk attended Columbia University Medical School, and is currently a practicing surgical pathologist in New York City.
Nicole Meyers is the Associate Curator of European art and Sculpture at the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City. She is also completing her dissertation at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts.
Annelise Madsen received her Ph.D. in art history from Stanford University in 2010. Her dissertation focused on American mural painting and pageantry of the Progressive Era. She is a contributor to a book by Wanda M. Corn on the decorative program of murals and sculptures for the Woman's Building at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago (University of California Press, 2011), a topic that she first explored in her undergraduate thesis for the department. She is the Terra Foundation Curatorial Fellow in American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Mike Elkin is the director of ArchaeoSpain, which organizes student groups to join ongoing excavations in Spain and Italy. www.archaeospain.com.
Trinita Kennedy is completing her dissertation at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Carrie Lambert-Beatty completed her Ph.D. at Stanford, taught at Northwestern University for several years, and is now founding director of UC Davis’ Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art. Read about her career here.
Bonnie Katzive has taught English, Social Studies, and Journalism at the secondary level in Boulder, CO since 1992. Prior to this, she completed an M.A. in Art History and a secondary teaching certificate in English Language Arts from UC Berkeley, taught AP Art History, worked for several art dealers and galleries, and served at the volunteer Coordinator at the Jewish Museum of San Francisco. She has also received an NEH research grant for creating learning units on Art, Literature and the Vietnam War and several foundation grants for classroom projects integrating visual and literary art, and volunteered as a researcher for the Denver Art Museum.
Susan Fisher Sterling was recently named Director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. She received her Ph.D. in art history from Princeton University and joined the curatorial staff at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in 1988. Dr. Sterling was awarded and Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumni award in 2012.
Mrs. Sandra Rosenbaum is editing Fashion and Fashion Prints in the Age of Louis XIV, which will be published by Texas Tech University Press in 2014. Her own essay willl be "Using the LCMA Recueil des Modes de la Cour de France," based on her work as a costume curator at the Los Angeles County museum of Art.