- MA, The University of Alabama, 2016
- BA, Art History, University of South Alabama, 2012
Micah-Shea McKibben graduated from The University of Alabama in December 2016 with an MA in art history. She has taught art history survey courses at UA as a graduate student and as an instructor since 2014. McKibben’s master’s thesis was titled “Moving Beyond Beauty: Uncovering Sandro Botticelli’s Isis,” under the direction of Dr. Tanja Jones. As a graduate student, she specialized in 15th-century Renaissance Italy and early 20th-century art. She presented her research on Botticelli’s “Isis” at the South Central Renaissance Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, a regional conference of graduate students and professionals in Renaissance Studies. McKibben graduated cum laude from the University of South Alabama’s Honors Program in 2012 with a BA in art history and a minor in history.