Alumni News & Updates

The University of Virginia awarded its first Doctor of Philosophy degree in Art History in 1974. Graduates of the PhD Program in Art and Architectural History have gone on to serve as professors, museum curators, non-profit directors, and art market specialists. The titles and accomplishments of many alumni are listed below, and we welcome news and updates from all graduate alumni.


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Recent PhD Graduates in Art & Architectural History


Katherine Eve Baker
       Assistant Professor of Art History, Arkansas State University

Lydia Mattice Brandt 
       Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

Tracy Cosgriff
       Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, College of Wooster

Leslie Cozzi
       Curatorial Associate, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Catelyn Crawford
       William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, Birmingham Museum of Art

Burak Erdim
       Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University       

Emily Fenichel
       Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University 

Nicholas Genau
       Research Assistant, Montpelier Curatorial Department

Jennifer Grayburn
       CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship, Digital Scholarship Center, Temple University Libraries

Krista Gulbransen
       Assistant Professor, Whitman College

Yoko Hara
       Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University, 2016-2018

Gabrielle Harlan
       Lecturer, Cal Poly Pomona 

John Hawley
       Associate Specialist, Old Master Paintings - Christie's, New York

Eric R. Hupe
       Assistant Professor of Art History at Lafayette College

Corey Korkow
       Associate Curator of European Art, Cleveland Museum of Art

Luanne McKinnon
       Independent Scholar and past director of the University of New Mexico Art Museum.  

Anna Marzuela Kim
       Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Research Forum at Courtauld Institute of Art in London for 2015-16

Mike Maizels
       Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, University of Arkansas

Elizabeth Merrill 
       Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

Elizabeth Molacek
       Frederick Randolph Grace Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow in Ancient Art Harvard University

Murad K. Mumtaz
       Assistant Professor of Art, Williams College

Melissa Ragain
       Associate Professor, Montana State University

Tanya Paul 
       Ruth G. Hardman Curator of European Art, Philbrook Museum of Art

Elena Pakhoutova
       Curator, Rubin Museum of Art, NYC

Jennifer Stettler Parsons
       Assistant Curator, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

Corey Piper
       Brock Curator of American Art, Chrysler Museum of Art

Jessica Stewart
       Lecturer, Art History, James Madison University 

Jacqueline Taylor
       Historic Preservationist, Department of Planning and Development, City of Detroit

Anne Williams
       Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond

Recent PhD graduates in Classical Art and Archaeology

Jared Benton
       Assistant Professor of Art History of the Ancient Mediterranean, Art Department, Old Dominion University

Scott Craver
       Art History Program, St. Bonaventure University

Kevin Cole
       Department of Fine Arts, Broward College

Renee Gondek
       George Washington University, Center for Hellenic Studies

Ben Gorham
       Research Data Specialist and GIS Administrator, Case Western Reserve University

Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlat
       CLIR Postdoctoral Scholar for Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences, Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University

Stephanie Layton-Kim
       Lecturer, Catholic University of America

Ismini Miliaresis
       Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech

Eric Poehler
       Department of Classics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dylan Rogers
       Assistant Director, American School of Classical Studies in Athens

Carrie Sulosky Weaver
       Instructor, Departments of Classics and History of Art & Architecture, University of Pittsburgh