Abby Armstrong Check

Position title: Ph.D. Candidate; Teaching Assistant

Pronouns: she/her/hers


L122 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:40–10:40am (in-person), Fridays 10:00–11:00am (virtual via Zoom), and by appointment.

Curriculum Vitae

B.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2014
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2014
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2017

Abby Armstrong Check is a medievalist whose research interests explore patronage, urbanism, architectural performance, material culture, and the medieval built environment of France.

Exhibition Report of J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript, ICMA News, no. 1 (2023):36–39.

Review of The Medieval Monastery of Saint Elijah: A History in Paint and Stone, by Alison Locke Perchuk, Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 53 (2022):266–69.

2023 Society for Architectural Historians (SAH) Annual International Conference Fellowship

ART HIST 102: Seeing Through Conspiracy Theories
ART HIST 201: History of Western Art I: From Pyramids to Cathedrals
ART HIST 202: History of Western Art II: From Renaissance to Contemporary

Primary Advisor(s)
Thomas E. A. Dale