Dissertations

  • Cara Smulevitz: “Girl, if you make the movie, I promise you somebody will see it” DIY, Grrl Power and Miranda July” Spring 2016
  • Jean Guarino: "Urban Renewal in the Interwar Era: The Remaking of Chicago’s Loop, 1918 to 1942” Fall 2015
  • Juan Carlos Herrera: "Transformation of a Hungry Cinema: Images and Brazilian Cinema, 1960s-2000s” Spring 2015
  • Monica Obniski: “Accumulating Things: Folk Art and Modern Design in Postwar American Projects of Alexander H. Girard” Summer 2015
  • Brandon Ruud: “Beneath the Surface: The Aesthetic and Ideological Appropriation of Native American Artwork” Summer 2015
  • Mirela Tanta: “State Art or Sites of Resistance: Socialist Realism in Romania: 1945-1989” Summer 2014
  • Aleksander Najda: "Apocalypse According to Vasily Kandinsky” Spring 2014
  • SooJin Lee: “The Art of Artists’ Personae: Yayoi Kusama, Yoko Ono, and Mariko Mori” Spring 2014
  • Sarita Heer: “Re-Imagining Indian Womanhood: The Multiple Mythologies of Phoolan Devi” Spring 2014
  • Gökhan Ersan: “Building the Modern Turkish Household: KocIndustries1947-1980” Summer 2012
  • Amy Galpin: “A Spiritual Manifestation of Mexican Muralism: Works by Jean Charlot and Alfredo Ramos Martinez” Spring 2012
  • Margaret Denny: "From Commerce to Art: American Women Photographers 1850-1900" Summer 2010
  • Catherine Burdick: "Text and Image in Classical Maya Sculpture: A.D. 600-900" Summer 2010
  • Roberta Katz: "The Literary Paintings of Thomas Cole: Image and Text"  Spring 2009
  • Vincent Michael: "Preserving the Future: Historic Districts in New York City and Chicago in the Late 20th Century" Summer 2007