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Graduate Group in Archaeology, Classics and History of Art
Bryn Mawr College
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Administrative Assistant
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Alumnae/i

This list provides some indication of the range of our graduates.

2014

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic

Johanna Gosse

 

Cinema at the Crossroads: Bruce Conner's Atomic Sublime, 1958-2008
(directed by Associate Professor Homay King)

Eleanor Virginia Mulhern   Roman Nostalgia: Exemplarity and Romanitas in Late Republican and Imperial Literature
(directed by Associate Professor Catherine Conybeare)
Angélique Roberte Wille  

Valued Copies: Devotional Practice and Painting Workshop Production in the Burgundian Netherlands
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)

2013

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Amy Elin Haavik-MacKinnon

 

A Colony Within: Art and Identity in London's East End since World War II
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)

Jessica M. Sisk   Female Friendships in Greco-Roman Antiquity
(directed by Professor Russell Scott)
Carrie Robbins Adjunct Assistant Professor, Temple University, La Salle University and Bryn Mawr College Credulous Spectatorship from Zeuxis to Barthes
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)
Matthew Feliz Lecturer, La Salle University Resonant Space, Sonorous Time: The Varieties of Acoustic Phenonema in the Art of Christian Marclay
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Stella Diakou  

Lapithos: the Upper Geometric Cemetary
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)

 

2012

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Benjamin William Anderson

Cornell University

World image after world empire: the Ptolemaic cosmos in the early middle ages, ca. 700-900
(directed by Professor Dale Kinney)

Emily Ambre Bereskin Center for Metropolitan Studies Staging the Post-conflict city: Tourism, Urban Change, and Symbolic Contestation in Belfast, Northern Ireland
(directed by Professor Carola Hein)
Marie Elizabeth Gasper-Hulvat Kent State University Malevich's Post-Suprematist Paintings and the Construction of History
(directed by Associate Professor Tim Harte and Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Tienfong Ho Temple University Sight/Site/Cite: The Past Narrated, Summoned
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Jennifer Susan Griffiths American University of Rome Futurist Aeropainting: Extended Women and the Kingdom of the Machine
(directed by Professor David Cast)
Andrea Guzzetti In Italy, online graduate student at San Jose University A Walk through the Past: Toward a Study of Archaeological Museums in Italy, Greece, and Israel
(directed by Professor A.A. Donohue)
Mey-Yen Moriuchi La Salle University Notions of Universality and Difference: Nineteenth-Century Mexican Costumbrismo
(directed by Professor Gridley McKim-Smith)
Catherine W. Person University of Michigan Household Shrines and Cults in Roman Achaia: A New Approach to Examining Cultural Change under the Roman Empire
(directed by Professors Astrid Lindenlauf and Russell T. Scott)
Irina Stotland Kreeger Museum Paul Gauguin's Self-Portraiture and the Concept of Authenticity
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)
Laura Elizabeth Surtees   On the Surface of a Thessalian City: the urban survey of Kastro Kallithea
(directed by Professors Astrid Lindenlauf and James C. Wright)

2011

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Nicholas G. Blackwell

American School of Classical Studies

Middle and Late Bronze Age Metal Tools from the Aegean, Eastern Mediterranean, and Anatolia: Implications for Cultural/Regional Interaction and Craftsmanship
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)
Rebecca Lynn Dubay Kansas City Art Institute Painting Matters: Frank Stella, Anne Truitt, Robert Ryman, and Abstraction in the Sixties
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Lesley Ellen Shipley   Specific Objects: Lee Bontecou's Steel and Canvas Reliefs, 1959-1964
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Angela Ziskowski Coe College The Construction of Corinthian Identity in the Early Iron Age and Archaic Period
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)

2010

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Lisa Renee Mallen   Early Greek and Homeric Conceptions of Domestic Space
(directed by Professors James C. Wright and Richard Hamilton)
Marissa B. Vigneault University of Nebraska-Lincoln Expanding Spaces and Porous Borders in the Artworking of Bracha L. Ettinger
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)

2009

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Crystal D. Fritz A Regional Ceramic Analysis of Iron Age Southeastern Arabia
(directed by Professor Peter Magee)
Eric J. Hutchinson Hillsdale College Quid facit cum evangeliis Maro?: The Cultural Background of Sedulius' Intertextual Argument with Vergil in Paschale carmen
(directed by Professor Catherine Conybeare)
Lori Kata Deceased Art, Trade, and Patronage in Seventeenth-Century Lima: Francisco de Zurbáran’s Commission for the Convent of la Encarnación
(directed by Professor Gridley McKim-Smith)
Idil Karababa Istanbul Bilgi University Function and Architecture of the Principal Residences of the Tetrarchy: An Assessment of Their Capitalness
(directed by Professors Dale Kinney and Russell Scott)
Linda Leeuwrik Idaho State University Blue Riders of the Apocalypse: Kandinsky and Marc in the German Apocalyptic Tradition
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)
Sarah Lepinski   Roman Wall Painting from Panayia Field, Corinth, Greece:  A Contextual Study
(directed by Professor Stella Miller-Collett)

Mya M. Mangawang

Northeastern University Sophie Calle: Her(e) but not her(e)
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Lawrence Leo Saporta Deceased Velázquez, The Spanish Style and the Art of Devotion
(directed by Professor Gridley McKim-Smith)
Deborah E. Brown Stewart Dumbarton Oaks hoi peri to hieron: A Study of Sacerdotal Housing at Ancient Greek Sanctuaries
(directed by Professor Stella Miller-Collett)
Evrydiki Tasopoulou Villanova University

The Judgment of Animals in Classical Greece: Animal Sculpture and the Concept of Lifelikeness
(directed by Professor A. A. Donohue)

2008

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Jennifer Bird Independent Scholar Curiosity and the Ideal: Anatomical Investigation and the Gendered Imagination in Sixteenth-Century Florentine Art
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)
Rima Marija Girnius Figge Art Museum Rembrandt's Spaces
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)
Zlatan S. Gruborovic Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Bronzino and the Style(s) of Mannerism
(directed by Professor David Cast)
Jeanne-Marie Musto Fordham University Byzantium in Bavaria: Art, Architecture and History between Empricism and Invention in the Post-Napoleonic Era
(directed by Professors Christiane Hertel and Dale Kinney)
Evangelia Sikla Aegeus-Society for Aegean Philosophy Configurations of the Symbolism of the Bull in Early Late Bronze Age Crete. A Case Study in the Interpretation of Minoan Religion
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)

2007

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Andrea U.
De Giorgi
Florida State University Socio-Economic Studies in the Territory of Antioch in the High Roman Empire
(directed by Professor Russell T. Scott)
Valeriya Kozlovskaya The Russian Center for Languages and Arts Ancient Harbors of the Northwestern Black Sea Area
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)
Sandra K. Lucore Independent scholar The Balaneion in Magna Graecia:Tradition and Innovation in Western Greek Baths
(directed by Professors James C. Wright and Malcolm Bell, III)
Deirdre Ann
O'Halloran
  The [il]legibility of character: Gesture, costume, and identity in Goya
(directed by Professor Gridley McKim-Smith)

2006

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Kathryn M. Casey Color and Alienation: Matisse's Theory of Art
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)
Elif Denel American Research Institute in Turkey Development of Elite Cultures and Sociopolitical Complexity in Early Iron Age Kingdoms of Northern Syria and Southeastern Anatolia
(directed by Professor Peter Magee)
Michael Jay McClure  University of Wisconsin-Madison Medium’s Collapse: Andy Warhol, Robert
Gober, Matthew Barney, and the Contemporary Object of Art
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Eleanor Moseman Colorado State University Expressing Cubism: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's 'Berlin Style' and Its Affinities with the Painting of Bohumil Kubista
(directed by Profesor Christiane Hertel)
Sara Morasch Taylor Dumbarton Oaks Art and evangelization at the sixteenth-century convento of Santiago Apostol at Cuilapan, Mexico
(directed by Professor Gridley McKim-Smith)
Jennifer D. Webb University of Minnesota-Duluth The making of the Montefeltro: Patronage of the arts and architecture during the reign of Federico da Montefeltro and Battista Sforza
(directed by Professor David Cast)
Max Weintraub Hunter College Suite Substitute:  The Nature of Representation in the Art of Bruce Nauman
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)

2005

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Deborah Barkun Ursinus College Art, AIDS, and collective identity: Configuring General Idea's collaborative body, 1969--2000
(directed by Professor Lisa Saltzman)
Margarita Gleba University College London Textile Production in Pre-Roman Italy: Archaeological Evidence
(directed by Professors Jean M. Turfa and Richard S. Ellis)
Elizabeth Kennedy Klaassen Carleton University Ethnicity and empire: Vergilian imitation in Silius Italicus' 'Punica'
(directed by Professor Russell T. Scott)
Ketti Neil Scarborough LaSalle University Art Museum Modern Primitive Body Art: The Cutting Edge of Queer Performance
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)
Victoria Tsoukala Hellenic National Documentation Centre The Social Context of Food Preparation and Consumption in Greek Households of the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.
(directed by Professor Stella Miller-Collett)
Amanda T. Zehnder Carnegie University of Art Conversations with the other: Episodes and intersections in the careers of Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)

2004

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Maya Balakirsky-Katz Touro College Visual Representation of Emile Zola, 1866–1902: A Case Study in Public Image and Media Spin in Late Nineteenth-Century France
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)
Suzanne Bringier Faris   How Much Is Too Much? Eruditio, Identity, and the Bonus Vir Dicendi Peritus
(directed by Professor Russell T. Scott)
Jennifer Rachel Hirsh Maryland Institute College of Art Self-Portraiture and Self-. Representation: The Painting and Writing of Giorgio de Chirico
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)
Kim F. Nastick Villanova University Like a Fire That Consumes: Cy Twombly's Fifty Days at Iliam
(directed by Professor A.A. Donohue)
William Keyse Rudolph San Antonio Museum of Art Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (1790-1864) in France and Louisiana
(directed by Professor Steven Z. Levine)

2003

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Dimitra Andrianou

National Hellenic Research Foundation

Έπιπλα: Reconstructing Furnished Interiors in Hellenistic Greece
(directed by Professor Stella Miller-Collett)
Robert Leo Costello Rice University The Center Cannot Hold: The History Painting of J.M.W. Turner in the Age of Revolution
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)
Kelly Ann McCullough German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) Inner Necessity: The Interior Scenes of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Erich Heckel, and Their Relationship to the Artists' Group, die Bruecke
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)
W. Marshall Johnston, Jr. Fresno Pacific University

Cornelius Nepos: The Historian and His Tradition
(directed by Professor Russell T. Scott and Professor T. Corey Brennan)

Karen A. Wolf   Studies in the Rhetoric of Dominican Imagery in Fifteenth-century Italy
(directed by Professor David Cast)

2002

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Andrew C. Cohen Cultural Heritage Center Death Rituals and the Development of Kingship in Early Dynastic III Period of Southern Mesopotamian
(directed by Professor Richard S. Ellis)
Michelle A. Lang (AIMG)  Alberta International Medical Graduate program Adam Elsheimer's Artistic Development in Relation to the Mannerist and Early Baroque Styles
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)
Thomas L. Milbank   A Commercial and Industrial Building in the Athenian Agora, 480 B.C. to A.D. 125
(directed by Professor Stella Miller-Collett)
David M. Pollio Christopher Newport University

How Vergil Does Things with Word: A Speech Act Approach to Persuasive Speech in the Aeneid
(directed by Professor Julia H. Gaisser)

Robert Schon University of Arizona Seeding the Landscape: Experimental Contributions to Regional Survey Methodology
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)
Susanna T. Saunders National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Anne Truitt: Placement and a Sense of Place
(directed by Professor David Cast)
Amanda A. Schedler Amanda Schedler Fine Art The Nation, the Nude, and Desire: An Account of William Etty and His Work in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
(directed by Professors David Cast and Steven Z. Levine)
Robert Angus Kermode Smith III Brock University The Tombs of Mochlos and Myrsini:  Pottery and Cultural Regionalism in Late Minoan III Crete
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)

2001

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Gretchen Holtzapple Bender University of Pittsburgh Interior/Landscape: Placelessness and the Gendered Gaze in the Work of Caspar David Friedrich
(directed by Associate Professor Christiane Hertel)
Dylan Michael Bloy Tulane University Roman Cultural Diplomacy at Panhellenic Sanctuaries During the Conquest of Greece
(directed by Professor Russell T. Scott)
Ann Deborah Goldstein  

The Hippocratic Treatise
(directed by Professor Richard Hamilton and Professor Wesley D. Smith)

Melissa A. Johnson Illinois State University On the Strength of My Imagination: Visions of Weimar Culture in the Scrapbook of Hannah Höch
(directed by Professor Christiane Hertel)
Libby Michelle Karlinger-Escobedo Aurora University Illuminating Kingship: Politics, Patronage, and the Education of Edward III
(directed by Professor Dale Kinney)
David Jesse Kuyat, Jr.  

Doctus lector: Propertius Book Three and Horace's Odes
(directed by Professor Julia H. Gaisser)

Terrance J. Rusnak, Jr.   The Active Spectator: Art and the Viewer in Ancient Greece
(directed by Professor A. A. Donohue)

2000

Alumna/us Current Institution Thesis Topic
Carolyn Chabot Aslan Koç University The Architectural Expression of Social Categories at Five Early Bronze Age West Anatolian Communities
(directed by Professor James C. Wright)
Celia Ernestina Schultz University of Michigan

Women in Roman Republican Religion
(directed by Professor Russell T. Scott)

Gregor A. Kalas University of Tennessee Sacred Image/Urban Space: Images, Installations, and Rituals in the Early Medieval Roman Forum
(directed by Professor Dale Kinney)
Allison Mary Levy Independent Scholar Early Modern Mourning: Widow Portraiture in Sixteenth-Century Florence
(directed by Professor David Cast)
Despina M. Stratigakos State University of New York-Buffalo Skirts and scaffolding: Women architects, gender and design in Wilhelmine Germany
(directed by Professor Emeritus Barbara Miller Lane)