Graduate Students

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Allen, Lily (Doctoral Program)
lily.allen@email.ucr.edu
Areas of interest: 19th- and early-20th-century art of the United States, Spain and France. Global Impressionism. Early history of photography, particularly West-Coast Pictorialism.
Awards/Fellowships: 2019 UCR/CMP Photography Fellowship
H.C. ArnoldArnold, H.C. (Doctoral Program)
homer.arnold@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Postmodern and contemporary art with a particular focus on sound art, post-studio practices, installation art, Los Angeles during the 1970s, conceptualism, minimalism and post-minimalist sculpture, and counterculture aesthetics.
Awards/Fellowships: 2019-2020 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship; 2019 Ernest Propes Endowed Graduate Fellowship; 2018-2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award in the Department of Art History; 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship;
Victoria BonatoBonato, Victoria (MA Program)
victoria.bonato@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Renaissance/Baroque
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship; 2020-2021 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Family First Sundays Fellowship
MollyBondBond, Molly (Doctoral Program)
molly.bond@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: 15th-17th century European art; the development of meta-representations within early modern art.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020 Richard G. Carrott Graduate Travel Award; 2017-2018 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship
Chestnut, Shannon (MA Program)
shannon.chestnut@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Intersection of museum collection and display practices and the formation of national identity amongst revolution and empire in France during the early modern period.
Awards/Fellowships: 2019-2020 UCR Graduate Division Fellowship
chiangsmallChiang, Wan-Ling (Doctoral Program)
wanling.chiang@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: 20th-century Asian art and cultural politics, with particular interests in the process of canon formation as well as related issues including taste, identity, cultural transmission and the history of art historical writing.
FalzoneFalzone Robinson, Carlotta (Doctoral Candidate)
carlotta.falzonerobinson@email.ucr.edu
Dissertation title: Archibald Knox: British Modernity and Celtic Identity
Awards/Fellowships: 2017 Paul Mellon Centre for British Art, London: Research Support Grant; 2017-2018 UCR CIS: Global 19th Century Student Fellow and Graduate Student Research Grant; UCR Graduate Mentoring Research Award
Sarah FaulkFaulk, Sarah (Doctoral Program)
sarah.faulk@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Performance, Conceptualism, Archives, Artist Documentation, Curation, Text-Based Art
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship
Hart, Rebekkah (MA Program)
rebekkah.hart@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Medieval and Early Modern England, the intersection of devotion and materiality.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020 Richard G. Carrott Graduate Travel Award; 2020-2021 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship; 2018-2019 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship
Alexandra HenryHenry, Alexandra (MA Program)
alexandra.henry@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Seventeenth-Century European art, Baroque art, Museum Studies, imperialism, and multiculturalism with an interest in European influence on African/Black populations.
Awards/Fellowships: 2019-2020 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship
Caitlyn LawlerLawler, Caitlyn (MA Program)
caitlyn.lawler@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Modern and Contemporary art history with a focus on mid to late 20th-century American art, psychoanalysis, and consumerism.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship
McGill, Molly (Doctoral Program)
molly.mcgill@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Modern and contemporary art, vernacular visual culture, commercial animation and its relationship to art history, Disney, canon formation, early twentieth century art history.
Awards/Fellowships: Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship 2019-2020
McNelis, Ashley (Doctoral Program)
ashley.mcnelis@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Modern and Contemporary Art and Photography.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020 UCR/CMP Curatorial Fellowship
Millhauser, Chloe (MA Program)
chloe.millhauser@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: European Modernism, New Objectivity painting and photography, the politics of realism, and critical theory.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship; 2019-2020 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship
neri-lewissmallNeri Lewis, Cynthia (Doctoral Candidate)
cynthia.neri@email.ucr.edu
Area of Interest: Early Modern Ibero-American art, with an emphasis on the art of the missions of Northern New Spain/ Spanish borderlands.
Dissertation title: Illuminated Walls of the California Missions: The Index of American Design California Project (1936-1942) and the Creation of a Usable Past
Awards/Fellowships: Critical Mission Studies Fellowship 2019-2020, Academy of American Franciscan History Dissertation Fellowship, 2019, 2017-2018 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship, 2017-2018 Richard G. Carrott Graduate Travel Award.
Ian PeltzPeltz, Ian (MA Program)
ian.peltz@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: History of Photography; New Media Art; Performance and Media Studies

querinsmallQuerin, Camilla (Doctoral Candidate)
camilla.querin@email.ucr.edu
Area of Interest: Contemporary art and photography with a special attention to the intersection between visual arts and politics. Her primary focus is artistic production and curatorial practices during the dictatorships that shaped Latin American political and cultural history of the 1960s-1980s.
Dissertation title: Dialectics of Malandragem: When Arts Transform the Outcast into a Hero
Awards/Fellowships: 2019-20 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award in the Department of Art History; 2018-2019 Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant; 2018-2019 Center for Ideas in Society Jean Rowe Warnke Award; 2018-2019 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship, 2018 Richard G. Carrott Graduate Travel Award, 2017-2018 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship, 2016-2017 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship; 2016 CMP/UCR Curatorial Fellowship
Jesse RochaRocha, Jesse (MA Program)
jesse.rocha@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Art of the AIDS crisis, Latinx American Studies, Contemporary Art, and their intersections.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship; 2020-2021 Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship
Daniela Ruano OrantesRuano Orantes, Daniela (MA Program)
druan004@ucr.edu
Areas of interest: Contemporary Latin American art, specially within the scope of the Central American diaspora in the United States.
Salisbury, Sarah (Doctoral Program)
sarah.salisbury@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Twentieth and twenty-first century modern and contemporary American art, art and archaeology of the Americas.
Awards/Fellowships: 2019-2020 Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship
Sanchez, Estefania (MA Program)
estefania.sanchez@email.ucr.edu
Areas of interest: Arte Popular, Folk Art, Material and Visual Culture, History of art in Latin America specifically the region of Mexico.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship; 2019-2020 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship
Cambra SklarzSklarz, Cambra (Doctoral Program)
cambra.sklarz@email.ucr.edu
Area of Interest: American art of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020 Barbara B. Brink Graduate Travel Award
Amy SpencerSpencer, Amy (MA Program)
amy.spencer@email.ucr.edu
Areas of interest: Art of the United States from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with a particular focus on artists’ books and woman printmakers.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts/UCR Visual Resources Collection Fellowship
Kaitlyn Sturgis-JensenSturgis-Jensen, Kaitlyn (MA Program)
kaitlyn.sturgisjensen@email.ucr.edu
Areas of interest: Latinx art with a focus on California, modern and contemporary Latin American art, art of the Americas, socially engaged art, collectivism, curatorial practice, and public programming.
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-2021 Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship
Tesoro, Lauren (MA Program)
lauren.tesoro@email.ucr.edu
Areas of Interest: Modern and Contemporary art, Material Culture and its influences on art production
Vanegas Rocha, Jennifer (MA Program)
jennifer.vanegasrocha@email.ucr.edu
Areas of interest: Latinx American Studies, Museum Education, Contemporary Latinx American Art, Borderlands Theory
Awards/Fellowships: 2020-20201 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Family Learning Fellowship; 2019-2020 Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts Fellowship