PhD Program


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Wed, 2022-09-28 10:59 -- Dan Weiss

I am a current Ph.D. student at the University of Virginia in the History of Art & Architecture graduate program. Moreover, I am currently a research fellow in Indigenous Studies(IS) at the UVA.

My research interests concentrate on the History of Islamic Art, and Interdisciplinary Research focuses on weaving history, textiles, and anthropology. As a Ph. D student in Art History program, I situate the weaving art in its historical context, analyze its impact on the world around us, and develop theoretical frameworks that contribute to critical thinking.

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Mon, 2022-08-29 10:05 -- Dan Weiss

Alex Del Dago is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Art & Architectural History graduate program at the University of Virginia. Working with David Getsy, Alex studies and works in the field of Modern & Contemporary American Art, with an emphasis on gender & sexuality, queer studies, and social/political art and material culture.

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Mon, 2022-08-29 10:01 -- Dan Weiss

Huajie (Catherine) Fan is a first-year doctoral student studying medieval Buddhist art with Professor Dorothy Wong. Before joining UVA in 2022, Catherine graduated from SOAS University of London with an MA in History of Art and Archaeology. The master's thesis at SOAS, entitled "An Iconological Study of the Uṣṇīṣavijayā Cult in Dunhuang," explored different stages of the Uṣṇīṣavijayā cult in Dunhuang from the eighth to thirteenth century to reveal distinctive localized development of this cult.

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Fri, 2022-08-26 11:28 -- Dan Weiss

Emily is a first-year PhD student in Art & Architectural History studying with Dr. Sarah Betzer. Emily’s research focuses on the materials of sculpture, specifically plaster in nineteenth-century France.  


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