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Completed Dissertations

Completed Dissertations: 1997-2003

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Architectural History/Historic Preservation

Boland Erkkila, Catherine, "Spaces of Immigration: American Railroad Companies, the Built Environment, and the Immigrant Experience"   (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Sablove, Henrietta, "As Facts and Not as Shadows: Four American Architects and Their Travel Impressions " (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Urban, Emily, "The Sala Bologna in the Vatican Palace: Art and Astronomy in Counter-Reformation Rome" (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Twentieth-Century Art

Kalinsky, Yelena, “Collective Actions: Moscow Conceptualism, Performance, and the Archive,
1976-1989” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)


2012

Architectural History/Historic Preservation

Logan, Nicole Wallens, “Alberti at Rimini: The Process of Patronage in Fifteenth Century Italy” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Art of the United States

Bramham, Diana, “U.S. Artists Imagining Mexico, Central America and Cuba, 1875-1910” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Sels, Kim, "Assembling Identity: The Object-Portrait in American Art, 1917-1927" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Critical Theory/Gender Studies/Visual Studies

Gruber Florek, Olivia, "The Modern Monarch: Empress Elisabeth and the Visual Culture of Femininity, 1850-1900" (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Greek and Roman Art

Jacob, Cynthia, “Morgantina, Sicily: The Worked Bone and Ivory Objects 459 B.C. to the First Century A.D.” (Rutgers, A. Harvey)

Latin American/Carribean Art

Bramham, Diana, ““U.S. Artists Imagining Mexico, Central America and Cuba, 1875-1910” (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Nineteenth Century Art

Gruber Florek, Olivia, "The Modern Monarch: Empress Elisabeth and the Visual Culture of Femininity, 1850-1900" (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Estevez, Lisandra, "Jusepe de Ribera's Artistic Identity and Self-Fashioning in Early Modern Italy and Spain" (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Logan, Nicole Wallens, “Alberti at Rimini: The Process of Patronage in Fifteenth Century Italy” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Wilkins, Sarah, "She Loved More Ardently Than the Rest: The Magdalen Cycles of Late Duecento and Trecento Italy" (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Twentieth-Century Art

Sels, Kim, "Assembling Identity: The Object-Portrait in American Art, 1917-1927" (Rutgers, J. Marter)


 

2011

Greek and Roman Art

Tuna Şare, "Dress and Identity in the Arts of Ancient Anatolia: The Seventh through Fourth Centuries BCE" (Rutgers, J.Kenfield)

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art

Fisher, Susannah, "Materializing the Word: Ottonian Treasury Bindings and Viewer Reception" (Rutgers, E. Thunø)

Renaissance/Baroque Art

David Boffa, "Artistic Identity Set in Stone: Italian Sculptors' Signatures, C. 1250-1550" (Rutgers, S.McHam)

Heather Nolin, "Uniting Faith and Image: The Collective Visual Identity of the Congregation of Secular Canons and its Expression in the Artistic Commissions at San Giorgio in Braida, Verona (1441-1668)" (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Scappini, Chiara, “History, Preservation and Reconstruction in Siena: the Fonte Gaia from Renaissance to Modern Times” (Rutgers University, T. Marder)

Twentieth-Century Art

Adrian Barr, "Archaeologies of the Avant-Garde: Moscow Conceptualism and the Legacies of Soviet Modernism" (Rutgers, J.Sharp)

Canwell, Jeremy, “Modern Translation: Estonian Art from the National Awakening to the Brezhnev Stagnation” (Rutgers University, J. Sharp)


2010

Early Christian/Byzantine

Milanovic, Ljubomir, “The Politics of Translatio: the Visual Representation of the Translation of Relics in the Early Christian and Medieval Period, The Case of St. Stephen” (Rutgers, A. St. Clair Harvey)

Greek/Roman Art

Coleman, Patrick, “Appropriation and Innovation in Archaic Lakonian Art” (Rutgers, J. Kenfield)

Nineteenth-Century Art

Quideau, Florence, “Origins of Modernism in French Romantic Sculpture: David d’Angers, Dantan-Jeune, Daumier and Préault" (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas) [in the name Préault the “e” has an acute accent]

Renaissance/Baroque

Streule, Wendy, “Objects of Desire: Case Studies in the Production and Consumption of Erotic Images in the Dutch Golden Age” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)


 

2009

Architectural History

Tice, Lisa Neal, “Recreation and Retreat: Garden Casini in Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Rome” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Arts of the United States

Atkins, Ashley, "Winslow Homer and Aestheticism in the United States" (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Gustafson, Donna, "At Home in the 60s: Images of the Home in American Art, 1960-1975" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Contemporary Art

Filippone, Christine, "Science, Technology and Utopias in the Work of Contemporary Women Artists" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Benay, Erin, “The Pursuit of Truth and the Doubting Thomas in the Art of Early Modern Italy” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Lloyd, Karen J., “Adopted Papal Kin as Art Patrons in Early Modern Rome (1592-1676)” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Rawlings, Kandice, “Liminal Messages: The Cartellino in Italian Renaissance Painting” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Tice, Lisa Neal, “Recreation and Retreat: Garden Casini in Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Rome” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Twentieth-Century Art

Filippone, Christine, "Science, Technology and Utopias in the Work of Contemporary Women Artists" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Gustafson, Donna, "At Home in the Sixties: Images of the Home in American Art, 1960-1975" (Rutgers, J. Marter)


 

2008

Greek and Roman Art

Grupico, Theresa, "The Influence of Urban Planning on Temple Design in West Greece" (Rutgers, J. Kenfield)

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Joseph R. Giuffre, “Design in Raphael’s Roman Workshop,” (McHam) Jan. 2008

Twentieth-Century Art

Bryzgel, Amy, “New Avant-Gardes in East-Central Europe and Russia, 1987-1999” (Rutgers, J. Sharp)

Rompilla, Denise, "From Hiroshima to the Hydrogen Bomb: American Artists Witness the Birth of the Atomic Age" (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Scott, Sascha, "Paintings of Pueblo Indians and the Politics of Preservation in the American Southwest" (Rutgers, J. Marter)


 

2007

Art of the United States

Zarro, Jennifer, “Views of Philadelphia and the Culture of Geography, 1780-1800: Maps, Magazine Engravings, and William Birch” (Rutgers, W. Bellion)

Contemporary Art

Tinti, Mary M., “The Contemporary Art of Travel: Siting Public Sculpture within the Culture of Flight” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Early Christian/Byzantine art

Poe, Alison Crystal, “The Third-Century Mausoleum (“Hypogaeum”) of the Aurelii in Pagan or Mixed-Religion Collegium Tomb” (Rutgers, A. St. Clair Harvey)

Greek and Roman Art

Gross, Robert, “Hellenistic Royal Iconography in Glyptics” (Rutgers, J. Kenfield)

Renaissance/Baroque

Giuffre, Joseph Randall, “Design in Raphael’s Roman Workshop” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Poole, Katherine, "The Medici Grand Dukes and the Art of Conquest: Ruling Identity and the Formation of a Tuscan Empire, 1537-1609" (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Zalamea, Patricia, “"Subject to Diana: Myth, Identity and Artistic Origins in French Court Imagery" (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Performance Studies/Installation/Environmental Art

Hillman, Susanne Naima, "Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Whitman and Billy Klüver: From “9 Evenings” to “Experiments in Art and Technology”" (Rutgers, J. Marter) [in the name Klüver, the “u” has an umlaut]

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Poole, Katherine T., “The Medici Grand Dukes and the Art of Conquest: Ruling Identity and the Formation of a Tuscan Empire, 1537-1609,” (McHam) May 2007


 

2006

Renaissance/Baroque

Atkins, Christopher, "The Master's Touch: Frans Hals's Rough Manner" (Rutgers, M. Westermann)

Twentieth-Century Art

Edelman, Aliza, "Abstract Expressionism and Women Artists: A Gendered Reading of the 1950's" (Rutgers, J. Marter)


 

2005

Architectural History/Historic Preservation

Clancy, Brian Carl, "An Architectural History of Grand Opera Houses: Constructing Cultural Identity in Urban America from 1850 to the Depression" (Yanni) January 2005

Nineteenth-Century Art

Gwinn, Mary S. "Reading as Revelation: Odilon Redon's Albums on Flaubert's 'Temptation of St. Antony'" (Yanni) May 2005

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Callahan, Meghan, "Suor Domenica da Paradiso and her Convent of La Crocetta in Post-Savonarolan Florence" (McHam) May 2005

Diebel, Sarah E., "The Structure of Memory in Italian Renaissance Art" (Goffen) May 2005

Guest, Emma T.K., "The Illustration of Virgil's Bucolics and its Influence in Italian Renaissance Art" (McHam) May 2005

Wang, Aileen June, "Michelangelo's Self-Fashioning in Text and Image" (Goffen) Jan 2005

Twentieth-Century Art

Carlino, Justin David "Native American Art as Sources for American Sculpture after 1940" (Marter) May 2005


 

2004

19th & Early 20th Century European

Francesca Bacci-Melcher, " Impressions in Light: Photographs of Sculptures by Medardo Rosso (1858-1928)" (Spector) October 2004

Art of the United States

O’Hare, Mary Kate, “Fashioning Manhood: John Singer Sargent and the Construction of Masculinity at the Turn of the Century” (Baigell) 2004

Contemporary Art

Alderson, Julia Louise, “Nancy Holt and the Sculptural Lens” (Marter) 2004

Atkins, Sharon Matt, “Art Appropriation and Identity Since 1980” (Marter) 2004

Critical Theory/Gender Studies/Visual Studies

Burger, Stacy Schultz, “The Female Body in Performance: Themes of Beauty, Body Image, Identity, and Violence” (Marter) 2004

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Bloch, Amy R., "Ritual Performance in Renaissance Florence and the Sculpture of Lorenzo Ghiberti," (McHam) 2004

Lois Munemitsu Eliason, "The Virgin's Sacred Belt and the Fifteenth-Century Artistic Commissions at Santo Stefano, Prato" (McHam) 2004

Festa, Lisa Ann, “Representations of Saint Cecilia in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Painting and Sculpture” (Puglisi) 2004

 

 

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