Su, Tong

Tong Su is a Ph.D. student studying art and visual culture of late imperial and modern China. Her research interests include the activities and travels of artists and artisans between urban and rural spaces; the …

Eren, Özlem

Özlem Eren studies Byzantine and Medieval Art with a focus on Medieval Russia. Her primary interest is the architecture of Kievan Rus’. Prior to beginning her studies at UW-Madison, Özlem received a Ph.D and M.A. …

Brott, LauraLee

LauraLee is a PhD candidate studying medieval art. She received her Master’s degree in 2014. Her interests range from architecture and cultural landscapes to cartography. She is a Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures student with a background in studying …

Kolarik, Tania

Tania specializes in the art and architecture of early medieval Italy. Her MA thesis focused on processions and the idea of the heavenly Jerusalem through the use of colonnades in the triumphal arch mosaics of …

Ferens, Mateusz

My interests range from early-Christian to early-Modern art of the Eastern Mediterranean. I explore the histories, theories, and material culture of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and cultural exchange between the Latin West, Byzantium, and the …

Abdelazim, Ahmed

With a dual masters degree in Islamic art and anthropology, I work within the realm of Islamic and Middle Eastern studies. I try to explore new territories through examining the visual and material culture of …

Simonetti, Marie-Agathe

Marie-Agathe Simonetti focuses on painting and early color photography produced in Indochina at the beginning of the twentieth century. She is interested in cross cultural exchanges between France and its colonies. Her research looks especially …

Nordyke, Marisa Gomez

Marisa entered the Ph.D. program in 2014. Her research addresses building materials and technology used in housing during the 20th century, including synthetic claddings, prefabrication, and component systems. Her work examines the intersection of technology, …

Prestholt, Michelle

Michelle studies classical art and archaeology under Dr. Nicholas Cahill. Michelle’s research interests included anastylosis and the reconstruction and exhibition of ancient Greek and Roman art and architecture within a modern museum context. She is …