Our Art History and Archaeology program today comprises about eighty majors and twenty graduate students. Our Ph.D. program is one of the oldest in the midwest, and we have a long record of placing our M.A. and Ph.D. students in academic and museum positions, as well as in non-profit and gallery positions. Recent graduates have accepted positions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, Auburn University, Covenant College, Wright State University, Northern Arizona University, Gettysburg College, Bucknell University, University of Illinois at Springfield, Ithaca College, Saint Louis Art Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kimbell Art Museum and Southern Methodist University, among others.
PhD Alum Amanda Beresford Publishes Essay on Picasso's Femmes
The essay is included in the catalogue of the exhibition "Picasso & Les Femmes d'Alger" at the Museum Berggruen, Berlin.
Department alum Jack Radley works with the Canal Street Research Association
Jack is mentioned in a New York Times article about his work with the group.
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Where are they now?
Amanda Beresford, Independent Art Historian, France
Max Valsamas, Curatorial Assistant, European Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University
Kate Harnish, Curatorial Assistant at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation
Mia Laufer, Associate Curator, Minnesota Museum of American Art
Stephanie Kaplan, Professor of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design
Jennifer Padgett, Associate Curator, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Heather Read, Lecturer of Art History, University of Vermont
James Anno, Associate curator of European Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Clara Barnhart, Lecturer, Smith College
Bryna Campbell, Adjunct Instructor, Portland State University
Erin Sutherland, Adjunct Instructor, Washington University in Saint Louis
Jodi Kovach, Director of Academic Programs, Gund Gallery, Kenyon College
Theresa Huntsman, Program Coordinator, Principal Gifts, Office of Development, Yale University
Matthew Bailey, Lecturer, Meremac Community College
Emily Burns, Associate Professor of Art History, Auburn University
Sarah McGavran, Freelance editor and translator with The Creative Interpreter
Anna Warbelow, Director of Equity and Inclusion, Whitfield School
Elissa Weichbrocht, Associate Professor of Art History, Covenant College.
Ling-Yu Hung [deceased 2018], former Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University-Bloomington
Carrie Hillard, Associate Professor, Wright State University
Noelle Paulson, Hosoya Schaefer Architects, Zurich, Switzerland
Mayu Fujikawa, Senior Assistant Professor, Meiji University
Emily Bryan, Upper School History Teacher, The Fulton School at St. Albans
Hannah Wier, Faculty Research Assistant and Digital Art History Lab staff, Washington University in St. Louis
Victoria Barry, Graduate Intern, Getty Publications
Holly Chen, Curatorial Assistant of Asian Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Lindsay Sheedy, PhD Candidate, Washington University
Margaret Sherer, Research and Curatorial Associate, Barrett Barrera Projects
Sarah Griesbach, journalist, co-founder of All the Art, arts journal in St. Louis
Elizabeth Wolfson, Ph.D. in Classical Art, University of Missouri-Columbia
James Gardner, on staff of the Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library, Washington University
Winnie Tsang, Teaching as adjunct instructor at several colleges in upstate New York
Emily Hanson, Ph.D. Candidate, Washington University in Saint Louis
Aliya Reich, Program Manager for Conferences and Events - Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
Ashley Eckhardt, a Ph.D. student in Classical Art and Archaeology, Emory University
Eric Hupe, Assistant Professor, Lafayette College
Maria Fierro, Cultural Programs Officer at the French Cultural Center in Boston, MA
Julia Reardon, Law School graduate, University of Michigan
Samantha Wilson, English Faculty and Soccer Coach, Saint Mark’s School, Boston, MA
Emily Olson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill