Graduate Students

Our exceptional PhD students come from all over the country and the world. Their diverse research interests, skills, creativity, and experiences enliven the intellectual atmosphere of the department and the university.

Name Area of Study
Parisa Atighi Moghadam Late Sasanian Iran and central Asia
Aleisha Barton Post-war American art
Olivia Comstock American art
Theresa Downing Contemporary art and fiber art
Ashley E. Duffey American art
Johnathan Hardy Sasanian and Central Asian art and Architecture
Angelica Maier Contemporary art
Amy Folkedahl Meehleder Contemporary art 
Hyeongjin Oh Contemporary art
Ashley Patton Sculpture and the graphic arts in the 16th and 17th centuries
Nina Peterson Contemporary art and history of photography
Vanessa Reubendale 20th century American art
Taylor Rose Payer Native American and Indigenous Art
Hannah Wiepke Early Modern Europe and the Atlantic world
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