Sophia Maxine Farmer at the Getty

We are delighted to announce that doctoral candidate, Sophia Maxine Farmer, has been awarded a Getty Residential Pre/Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Getty Research Institute. Their generous funding will support her research project, “Il naturismo futurista: …

Olson, Travis

Travis is an architectural historian interested in cultural history, material culture, and the built environment, with a specialization in American vernacular landscapes. His graduate research pertains to the intersection of architectural and environmental history as …

Kilgore, Claire

Claire Kilgore is a PhD student studying medieval art. She received her Master’s in art history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2017, where her thesis examined the materiality of rock crystal reliquaries belonging to …

Gallman, Katie

Katie is a first year PhD student who studies contemporary art and photography with a focus on the way images circulate and evolve through a variety of analog and digital networks. She is interested in …

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 …