Alumni Update | Matthew Rarey (MA’08; PhD’14) Wins Top Art History Book Award

Matthew Rarey (M.A. 2008, Ph.D. 2014) has won the College Art Association’s 2024 Charles Rufus Morey Book Award for his first book, Insignificant Things: Amulets and the Art of Survival in the Early Black Atlantic (Duke University Press, 2023). Professor Rarey is an Associate Professor of African and Black Atlantic art history and the Chair of Oberlin College and Conservatory’s Art History Department. You can read a recent interview Prof. Rarey did at Oberlin here.
Congratulations Matt! We’re so proud of you!
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