Abigail Bradford

PhD Student


Abigail Bradford is a second year PhD student in the Program in Mediterranean Art and Archaeology studying under Dr. Tyler Jo Smith.  She graduated with honors from the College of William & Mary in 2017 with a degree in Classical Archaeology and Environmental Science.  During her senior year, Abigail was a McIntyre Fellow of Curatorial Studies at the Muscarelle Museum of Art and assisted in curating the exhibition Fire and Clay: New Acquisitions of Chinese Antiquities.  After graduating, Abigail continued to work at the Muscarelle and assisted in researching and writing exhibit content for Women with Vision: Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection and In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums.

Abigail's studies focus on Greek vases, and in particular she is interested in the transmission of Greek myth through artistic, oral, and musical traditions.