Position title: Ph.D. Candidate; Social Media Coordinator
Tania graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science in 2013 from Texas A&M University with a minor in Art and Architectural History. In 2015, she completed her Master of Arts degree in Art History from the University of North Texas, with a minor in Roman History. Her MA thesis focused on imperial and liturgical processions and their impact on the mosaics of the Late Antique church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. Currently, Tania’s doctoral research examines Islamic, Byzantine, and Mongol textile influences on the art and architecture of the Italian Duecento and Trecento. She also considers the role of gender in the production and reception of these textiles within medieval Italy.
Additionally, Tania is a Reference Editor at the History of Cartography Project at UW-Madison and the Social Media Coordinator for the Department of Art History.