thesis research

Art History Student Wins Honors, Defends Thesis on Zoom

In the thick of the quarantine, grad student Faith Barringer defended her master of arts thesis in art history on Zoom. Barringer’s faculty committee, made up of UA professors of art history Drs. Tanja Jones (chair), Lucy Curzon, Rachel Stephens, Doris Sung and UAB art historian Dr. Heather McPherson, interrogated her about her thesis research

A Gentlewoman in Verona: UA Graduate Student Researches In Italy

Sometimes there’s just no substitute for seeing the object you are studying first hand. For more than three semesters, from a graduate seminar in medieval cathedrals, to intensive thesis research, art history graduate student Rebecca Teague has focused on the sculpture programs of three 12th-century cathedrals in three small towns in northern Italy. She has

Micah-Shea McKibben Defends MA Thesis on Botticelli

Micah-Shea McKibben successfully defended her MA thesis in art history, titled “Moving Beyond Beauty: Uncovering Sandro Botticelli’s Isis,” and graduated from The University of Alabama in December 2016. McKibben graduated cum laude from the University of South Alabama’s Honors Program in 2012 with a B.A. in art history and a minor in history. Her undergraduate

Harrison Award for Excellence in Research Given to UA Alumna

UA and UAB art history faculty announced winners of the Harrison Award for Excellence in Research – Graduate Paper Presentation and Undergraduate Poster Presentation during 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History on March 3, 2017. UA alumna Erin Hein, now a graduate student in art history at Case Western Reserve University, was awarded first place for

22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History

About the 2017 Symposium   Photos: Flickr.com | Facebook.com 2017 Graduate Student Presentations and Keynote Speaker   Ariana Panbechi, George Washington University, “Projections of Prestige: Aristocratic Portraiture of Qajar Iran” Isabel Lee-Rosson, University of North Texas, “American Diplomacy and Lebanese Art, ca. 1970: Contextualizing Paul Guiragossian’s Exhibitions in the United States” Mariana Gómez, University of South Florida,

Visiting an 11th-century church inspires student’s research.

Even though Lauren Eich just graduated from UA with a BA in art history, she is still hard at work researching the medieval architecture she loves. Last fall Lauren Eich (BA ARH 2014) took Dr. Tanja Jones’ Late Medieval Art History course and took on the research topic of the Abbey Church of St. Etienne in