Where are they now?

Map of Alumni Locations

The Graduate Program in Art History is designed to prepare our graduates for academic research and teaching, work in museums and beyond, and other careers in the visual arts.  Such experiences are one part of the extensive scholarly training, mentorship, pedagogical guidance, and assistance on the job market that we provide for our graduate students. We are proud of our placement record and of our record of national and international fellowships for predoctoral study.


Current Employment for Alumni from the Past Fifteen Years


2016
  • Emilie Boone / Assistant Professor in African American Studies Department, New York City College of Technology
  • Faye Gleisser / Assistant Professor in Art History and Affiliated Professor in Cultural Studies Program, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Brynn Hatton / Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Williams College
  • Nick Miller / ‎Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Gettysburg College
2015
  • Elizabeth Benjamin / Research Associate, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Tera Hedrick / Visiting Assistant Professor, Binghamton University
  • Maureen Warren / Curator of European and American Art, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2014
  • Jill Bugajski / Executive Director of Academic Engagement and Research, The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Alison Fisher / Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Angelina Lucento / Research Fellow, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow
  • Liza Oliver / Assistant Professor, Wellesley College
2013
  • Min Lee / Assistant Professor, Bryn Mawr College
  • Jacob Lewis / Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
  • Molly MacKean / Instructor, Phillips Exeter Academy
2012
  • Zirwat Chowdhury / Postdoctoral Fellow, Getty Research Trust
  • James Glisson / Bradford and Christine Mishler Assistant Curator of American Art, Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
  • Laura Veneskey / Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University
  • Lily Woodruff / Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
  • Shaoqian Zhang / Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University
2011
  • Chad Elias / Assistant Professor, Tate Modern Research Fellow, Dartmouth College
2010
  • Jessica Keating / Assistant Professor, Carleton College
  • Hector Reyes / Assistant Professor, University of Southern California
  • Meredith Tegrotenhuis Shimizu / Associate Professor, Whitworth University
2009
  • Justine De Young / Assistant Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Shalini Le Gall / Curator of Academic Programs, Colby College
  • Leslie Urena / Assisitant Curator of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian
2007
  • Christine Andrews / Visiting Lecturer, Mount Holyoke College
  • Leah Boston / Educator and Researcher, Columbia College Chicago
  • Touba Ghadessi / Associate Professor, Department Chair, Wheaton College
  • Meghan Pennisi / Researcher, Detroit Institute of Arts
2006
  • Ananda Chakrabarty / Assistant Professor, Ontario College of Art and Design
  • Eliza Garrison / Associate Professor, Middlebury College
  • Sarah Gordon / Adjunct Professional Lecturer, American University in Washington D.C.
  • Toby Norris / Associate Professor, Assumption College
  • Wei Yang / Chinese Art Adviser, Certified Art Appraiser, Accredited Senior Appraiser, Wei Yang Art
2004
  • Melody Chua Tiampo / Professor and Director of the Insititute for Comparative Studies in Literature Art, Carleton University
  • Michael Golec / Associate Professor and Department Chair, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2003
  • Sarah Betzer / Associate Professor, University of Virginia
  • Rebecca Brienen / Professor, Department Head, Oklahoma State University
  • Nnamdi Elleh / Dean and Professor, University of Cincinnati
  • Gregory Foster-Rice / Associate Professor, Photography, Columbia College Chicago
  • Jennifer Jolly / Associate Professor and Department Chair, Ithaca College
2002
  • David Areford / Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • David Getsy / Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Nina Rowe / Associate Professor, Fordham University
  • Aron Vinegar / Professor, The University of Oslo
2001
  • Sheila Crane / Associate Professor, University of Virginia
  • Sylvester Ogbechie / Professor, University of California Santa Barbara