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Celebrating Graduate Students 2019-2020

Graduate Pre-doctoral Fellowships/Awards

Jess Bailey
Paul Mellon Centre Junior Fellowship, London, UK

Sarah Cowan
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

Ramón de Santiago
-Summer 2020 FLAS Fellowship for Tagalog Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison awarded by the Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies at UC Berkeley
-Travel Award for the Study of Indigenous Languages (Nahuatl) awarded by the Center for Latin American Studies at UC Berkeley
-Mellon Foundation Curatorial Preparedness and Object-Based Learning Grant for Travel awarded by the Department of History of Art at UC Berkeley

Ellen Feiss
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Foundation

Jez Flores
Outstanding GSI Award

Claire Ittner
Chester Dale Fellowship, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Riad Kherdeen
ABD Graduate Student Research Grant in International Studies from Berkeley’s Institute of International Studies

Grace Kuipers
Summer Research Grant, Center for Latin American Studies, 

Verónica Muñoz-Nájar 
Chester Dale Predoctoral Fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

Yessica Porras 
Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF), Social Science Research Council 2019-20

Shivani Sud
Fellowship in History of Art and Visual Culture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Job Placements

Alexandra Courtois
Completed her first year of a three year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at Kenyon College.

Thadeus Dowad
Assistant Professor of 18/19th-c. art and architecture in Northwestern University’s Art History Department starting September 2021.

Camille Matthieu
Is a Lecturer at University of Essex.

Charles Oliver (Ollie) O’Donnell (PhD, 2016)
Appointed Associate Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art of the University of London, where he will be teaching the MA course “Beyond Abstract Expressionism.” The appointment complements his ongoing research appointment in the Bilderfahrzeuge project at the Warburg Institute of the University of London.

Kailani Polzak
Will leave her tenure position at Williams to join the faculty at UC Santa Cruz.

Jordan Rose
Appointed Assistant Professor at UC San Diego.

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