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 …

Kramer, Cortney Anderson

Cortney’s primary research interest is the vernacular expressions of personal creativity through home adornment such as art environments, gardens and grottos.Though art-environment artists are often misunderstood as operating on the fringes of the art market …

Leme, Alex

Alex Leme is a doctoral student in late modern and contemporary Latin American art and Visual Culture. His academic work ranges across North American, European, and Latin American Art with a focus on the conceptual …

Min, Kyungso

Kyungso studies contemporary art and theories, with an emphasis on East Asian new media art. The ideas of translation, boundaries, and communities constitute the foundation for her dissertation research on global intimacy and transnational belonging …

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, …

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 …