Abby Armstrong Check

Position title: Ph.D. Candidate; Lecturer

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: ararmstrong@wisc.edu

Address:
Virtual Office Hours: TBA, and by appointment.

Curriculum Vitae

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

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

Publications
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.

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

Exhibitions
Material Muses: Medieval Devotional Culture and its Afterlives, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (August 23–December 22, 2024), co-curated with Claire Kilgore and Tania Kolarik.

Courses
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