Recent Dissertation Titles



Katelyn Crawford, “Transient Painters, Traveling Canvases: Portraiture and Mobility in the British Atlantic, 1750-1780” 

Alicia Dissinger, “Cypro-Archaic Bird Iconography: Types, Uses, and Meanings” 

Elizabeth Dwyer, “Portraits and Visions in Renaissance Veneto: Titian, Moroni, Veronese” 

Catherine Hundley, “The Round Church Movement in Twelfth-Century England: Crusaders, Pilgrims, and the Holy Sepulchre” 

Corey Piper, “Animal Pursuits: Hunting and the Visual Arts in Nineteenth-Century America” 

Camille Shamble, “Growing Children Out of Doors: California's Open-Air Schools and Children's Health, 1907-1917” 

Thomas Winters, “Honthorst's Women: Art, Gender, and the Virtuosi” 



Ben Gorham, “Threads in the Urban Fabric: Patterns of Non-Elite Housing at Pompeii” 

Murad Mumtaz, “Objects of Devotion: Representations of Muslim Saints in Early Modern South Asian Painting, 1500-1700” 

Chris Oliver, “Civic Visions: The Panorama and Popular Amusement in American Art and Society, 1845-1870” 

Claire Weiss, “The Construction of Sidewalks as Indicator of Social and Economic Interaction in Ancient Roman Cities”



Eric Hupe, “Pitture di Luce: The Franciscan Theology of Light and Venetian Painting of the Late-Fifteenth Century” 

Sean Tennant, “Space Syntax Analysis and the Domestic Architecture of the Roman West” 



Nenette Arroyo,“Loca Sancta in the New World: The Creation of Sacred Space in the Spanish California Missions, 1769-1823” 

Alicia Caticha, “Étienne-Maurice Falconet and the Matter of Sculpture: Marble, Porcelain, and Sugar in Eighteenth-Century Paris” 

Justin Greenlee, “Bessarion's World: Art, Science, and Crusade”

Erik Harrington, “Natural Relaxation: Defining Dutch Pleasures and Pictorial Conventions in the Seventeenth-Century Winter Scene” 

Liz Doe Stone, “Cosmopolitan Facture: John Singer Sargent and Anders Zorn, 1871-1915”