Current & Past M.A. Students

Current Students:

Choudhury, Abigail

Fuchs, Julia

Giz, Jacqueline (B.A./MA. Co-Terminal Degree)

Kay, Jennifer, (JD/CHAPS Dual M.A.)

Moss, Samantha  (Addition of 2nd degree to Masters of Landscape Architecture)

Picciano, Paulina

Randall, Michael

Robbins, Laura (B.A./MA. Co-Terminal Degree)



CLASS OF 2022:

De Marrais, Katherine
Ottoman-Turkish Heritage Narratives in Museum Practice:  From Empire to Republic

Rutkowski, Jennie
Imperialist Legacies in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis of Living National Treasures in Japan, China, Korea and Mongolia

CLASS OF 2021:

Boutillier, Erin Virginia
Ownerless Artworks:  An Analysis of the Musee Du Louvre's Unpossessed Possessions

CLASS OF 2020: 

Biesiadecki, John
Archive as Artifact for Art Analysis: A Study of the Benefits of Including Archival Material in Art Exhibits

Gordon, Madeline
Four Factors That Affect Looting in Egypt Since the 2011 Revolution

Hamilton, Anne
#LucyisMargate: A Community’s Effort to Save Their Town’s Resident Pachyderm

Savakis, James
Identity and Heritage in Rome's Former Frontiers


CLASS OF 2019:

McCarty, Carol
An Examination of Changes in Heritage Value of the Rutgers Geology Museum

Quinlan, Sarah
Climate Change and Cultural Heritage:  Disaster Management under the Trump Administration

Sanborn, Rachel
19th-Century Grave Markers and 21st Century Landscaping at Laurel Hill Cemetery

Thomas, Bridget
Historic Rural African-American Cemetery Preservation in Southeast Louisiana


CLASS OF 2018:

Conway, Niall
The Value of the Historic Urban Landscape in the Post-Industrial City of Paterson, New Jersey

Khandal, Anu
Economizing Heritage Tourism and Providing Legislative Protection: Shekhawati, Rajasthan and the Future of the Havelis


CLASS OF 2017:

Riley, Darcy
Performing heritage: An examination of dance preservation in the United States

Robinson, Evan
Cultural Landscapes and Traditional Cultural Properties: A Study in Designation and Protection

Sotirhos, Crysta
Culture in Danger: Protecting Native American Sacred Spaces in the 21st Century

Zaii-Bigdeli, Layah
Nīshāpūr Figural Buff Ware Pottery: Facing Unprovenanced Objects


CLASS OF 2016:

Archer, Jacob
The Care of Art and Artifacts Subjected to the Law Enforcement Process

Crosmer, Katherine
Private Collections in Public Spaces: Identity and Addressing Display and Treatment Concerns for Cultural-Sensitive Objects in Formerly Private Collections

Poggi, Kristina
Cemetery Abandonment:  New Jersey Cemetery Law and Etinic Population Movement

Schweitzer, Kayla
Valuing Our Heritage:  Celebrating, Sustaining, and Reinforcing Heritage Through Museum and Non-Museum Based Education and Public Programs in Pennsylvania


CLASS OF 2015:

Chrisholm, Victoria
Preventative Conservation and Disaster Management Planning in Cultural Institutions

Cuozzo, Nicholas J.
The Florentine House of Medici (1389-1743): Politics, Patronage, and the Use of Cultural Heritage in Shaping the Renaissance


CLASS OF 2014:

Aust, Catherine
Be Proud: The Recognition and Preservation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Cultural Heritage in the United States

Liff, Stephanie
Collection Management: Policy, Process, and Sustainable Development

Moulder, Lauren
Socio-Economic Trends of the World Heritage List: How the Relationship Between Developed and Developing Countries is Affecting the Future of the World Heritage Program

Polihros, Susanna
Bath, City under Siege: Architecture Struggling to Remain Wed to Nature

Richard, Allison
Future Directions in Small Town Preservation: Incorporating Social Value Assessment in Revitalizing "Main Street"


CLASS OF 2013:

Adams, Todd
Developing a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the Palazzo Imperiale at Ostia Antica, Italy

Lowe, Tiffany M.
Cultural Heritage as a Tool For Development and Diplomacy: Examining Further uses of UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage-Based Socioeconomic Development Programs for Women

Racioppi, Michele
The Preservation of American Youth Summer Camps

Rossi, Laura
The Politics of Selective Preservation: a Study of Causes and Consequences of Cultural Heritage Destruction during Peace. The Cases of Afghanistan and Libya.

Sheridan, Victoria
Keep the Memory Alive: Impermanent Acts of Memorialization

Watnik, Zoe
Rebuilding the Past: A Critical Examination of International and U.S. Frameworks Guiding the Reconstruction of Historic Properties

Wiener, Adi Sela
The Historic Towns and Town Centres Concept and the UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape: Is it a Natural Continuum or Have We Gone Too Far?



Caravanos, Eleni M.
Cultural Landscape Preservation in United States National Parks: Analysis and Recommendations for U.S. Cultural Landscapes Eligible for Nomination to UNESCO

Cunningham, Stephanie A. (Johnson)
Preservation of the Slave Sites on West Africa's Coast: An Analysis of how the Atrocities of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade are Remembered

Cathleen Hagen, Alyssa
The Efficacy of the Association of Art Museum Directors' Online Antiquities Registry

Ragsdale, Randi
Must be Treated with Respect: Evolving Ethics and Curation of Pre-Colombian Human Remains



Boland, Catherine
Final Departure?  Adaptive Use of American Railroad Stations

DeAugustine, Nicole
Different Collections, Different Values? The Role of Provenance in Gifts From the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait

Kane, Lauren
Rebuilding to Remember, Rebuilding to Forget: The Tangible and Intangible Afterlife of Architectural Heritage Destroyed by Acts of War

Passamano, Leigh-Ayna
Witnesses of Atrocity and the Preservation of Memory: An Analysis of and Recommendations for the Relationship between Memorial Museums and Survivors