Recent Alumni News

  • John Blakinger ‘06 was appointed an Endowed Associate Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Arkansas

  • Nicole Boyd, ’18 is a Ph.D. student in Italian Baroque Art at Yale University

  • Rachel Hirsch ‘15 is in the Ph.D. program in Art History at Harvard

  • Hyunjin Cho ’13 is writing her dissertation on Qajar illustrated manuscripts of the Shah Nama at Boston University

  • Maximilien Chong ’21 will begin a Master of Architecture at Rice University in the fall of 2021

  • Nia Felton ’21 was awarded the Lifchez-Stronach Curatorial Internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

  • Grace Kuipers ‘14 continued her PhD studies in Art History at UC Berkeley

  • Karl Kusserow ’86 received the Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment (Princeton University Art Museum). The award recognizes the best exhibition catalogue of 2019 from any museum in North America.

  • Sharifa Lookman ’17 is a Ph.D. student in Italian Renaissance Art at Princeton University

  • Riley Richards ‘20 received a Full Fellowship to pursue an MA at the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture (University of Delaware)

  • Rachel Rosin ‘19 will begin MA studies in Art History at the Courtauld Institute in London

  • Lucy Salwen ’17 was admitted to the following Master of Landscape in Architecture programs: Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, City College of New York, Rutgers University, Temple University

  • Simon Usdan ‘18 was admitted to the following Master of Real Estate Development programs: Columbia University, New York University, University of Southern California

  • Phoebe Vlahoplus ’21 will begin an M.A. in Art History at Oxford University in the fall of 2021

  • Daniel Zolli ‘07 published an edited volume, Contamination and Purity in Early Modern art and Architecture (Amsterdam University Press). An anthology of essays he co-edited, The Art of Sculpture in Fifteenth-Century Italy was a finalist for 2021 PROSE Award in Art History and Criticism


Selected Notable Alumni

  • Joseph Alchermes, ‘75, Associate Professor of Art History, Chair of the Art History Department, Connecticut College

  • Tyler G. Anbinder, '84, Professor of History, George Washington University

  • Wendy A. Bellion, '91, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Delaware

  • Martin A. Berger, '87, Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California Santa Cruz

  • Casey Blake, ‘78, Professor of History, Columbia University (actually not an Art History major, but the first T.A. we had in ARHA 101)

  • Ian Boyden, '95, Executive Director, San Juan Island Museum of Art

  • Sydney Briggs, ’91, Associate Registrar Media & Performance Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

  • Michael Carrasco, '95, Associate Professor of Art History, Florida State University

  • Conan Cheong ’12 is in the Ph.D. program in Southeast Asian art History at SOAS in London, and is the recipient of an Alphawood Fellowship.

  • Jem Cohen, '84, award-winning New York City-based filmmaker

  • Jeffrey Deitch, '74, director of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art

  • David J. Drogin, '94, Chair, History of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology State University of New York

  • Nikki Greene, '97, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History and Africana Studies at Wellesley College

  • Caitlin Henningsen ‘06 is Associate Museum Educator for Academic Programs at the Frick Collection in New York City and a doctoral candidate at Harvard University.

  • Rachel Kaplan ’07 is Assistant Curator of Latin American Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • Rob Krulak, ‘88, Independent Consultant

  • Karl Kusserow, '86, Curator of American Art, Princeton University Art Museum

  • Michael Lobel, '90, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Art History, Director of the M.A. Program in Modern and Contemporary Art, Criticism, and Theory, SUNY Purchase College

  • Celia Lowe, ‘90, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Washington

  • Joanne Lukitsh, ‘76, Professor of History of Art, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

  • Janine Mileaf, ‘89, Executive Director, The Arts Club of Chicago
  • Rachel Mustalish, ‘90, Conservator, Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Sarah Nazimova-Baum, '86 (1964-2016), LCAT, ATR-BC, an art therapist, Coordinator & Intern Advisor, New York Intern Program 

  • Gulru Necipoglu-Kafadar, '79, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art; Associate of Currier House, Harvard University

  • John B. Ravenal, '81, Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

  • David Redden, ‘70, Vice Chairman of Sotheby's, New York

  • John Henry Rice ’94, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Curator of South Asian and Islamic Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, is currently working on a major traveling exhibition of Himalayan art

  • Kishwar Rizvi '87, Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Yale University

  • Adam Rizzo ’06 is working as a Museum Educator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Lisa Rotondo-McCord, '82, Assistant Director for Art/Curator of Asian Art, New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Tamara I. Sears ’96 is Associate Professor of South Asian art history at Rutgers University

  • Anna L. Seastrand ’03 is Assistant Professor of South Asian art history at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis/Saint Paul

  • Alan Shestack, '60 (1938-2020), Former director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and deputy director and chief curator of the National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • Michael Silber, '86, Director, McKinsey & Co., Inc., New York

  • Franklin Sirmans, ‘91, Department Head and Curator of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • Nancy J. Troy, '74, Professor of Art History and Chair, Stanford University

  • Isabella Vitti ’08 Editor of Art History and Visual Studies at Routledge Research

  • Laura Weinstein ’01, the Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Curator of Indian and Islamic Art at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston, has also been named acting Chief Curator of the Museum’s Asian Department.

  • Gennifer Weisenfeld, '87, Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Duke University

  • Andrew Witkin, '00, Director, Barbara Krakow Gallery, and successful Boston-basedartist

  • Carla Yanni, '87, Professor of Art History, Rutgers State University of New Jersey

  • Dan Zolli, '07, Assistant Professor of Art History, Penn State University