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Appleby, Zoe (MA Program)
zoe.appleby@email.ucr.edu

Area of Interest: Medieval art history, interdisciplinary academics, curation, and theories of aesthetics.

Awards and Fellowships: 2018-2019 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award
H.C. ArnoldH.C. Arnold (MA Program)
homer.arnold@email.ucr.edu

Areas of Interest: Postmodern and contemporary art, conceptualism (including proto- and post-conceptual practices), sound art, counterculture aesthetics, interdisciplinary practices, post-structuralism, and continental philosophy.
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: 2017-2018 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award
Heather CassedayCasseday, Heather (MA Program)
heather.casseday@email.ucr.edu

Areas of Interest: Visual and material culture in colonial New England during the 17th and 18th centuries; cultural exchange between indigenous peoples and colonists; collections decolonization .

Awards and Fellowships: 2018-2019 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award
chiangsmallChiang, Wan-Ling (Doctoral Program)
wanling.chian@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.
Shannon DaileyDailey, Shannon (MA Program)
shannon.dailey@email.ucr.edu

Areas of Interest: Nineteenth and early Twentieth-Century British art; particular concern with women artists and representations of women, national identity, and uses of myth, paganism, and the occult in Victorian Britain.


Awards and Fellowships: 2018 recipient of the Richard C. Carrott Memorial Fund Award
Savannah DearhamerDearhamer, Savannah (MA Program)
savannah.dearhamer@email.ucr.edu

Areas of Interest: Late 19th century/20th century Western art history, artists concerning WWII politics, Jewish artists and patronage, the intersection of gender studies particularly in religious contexts, as well as topics in museum studies and the commercial art world.

Awards and Fellowships: 2018-2019 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award
FalzoneFalzone Robinson, Carlotta (Doctoral Candidate)
carlotta.falzonerobinson@email.ucr.edu

Dissertation title: Archibald Knox: British Modernity and Celtic Identity

Awards and Fellowships: 2017 Paul Mellon Centre for British Art, London: Research Support Grant, 2017/18 UCR CIS: Global 19th Century Student Fellow and Graduate Student Research Grant, UCR Graduate Mentoring Research Award
Hanna LeeLee, Hanna Yoonwoo (MA Program)
hanna.lee004@email.ucr.edu

Area of Interest: Issues of modernity, national identity, cultural hybridity, globalism, and multiculturalism in Contemporary art, with particular interest to how modern sociopolitical transformation and cultural formations of a nation impacts East Asian art.

Awards: 2018-2019 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award, 2017-2018 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award
Angela LessingLessing, Angela (MA Program)
angela.lessing@email.ucr.edu

Area of Interest: Contemporary Latin American photography with emphasis on the intersections between national identity, national gendered identity and photography.

Awards: 2018 recipient of the Barbara B. Brink Travel Award, 2018-2019 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award, 2017-2018 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award
LithgowLithgow, Timothy (Doctoral Program)
timothy.lithgow@email.ucr.edu

Area of Interest: Twentieth and twenty-first century modern and contemporary art with particular interest in the history of photography.

Awards: 2017 recipient of the Richard C. Carrott Memorial Fund Award
manesssmallManess, Rebecca (MA Program)
rebecca.maness@email.ucr.edu

Area of Interest: Nineteenth century European and American art, especially during the Victorian era. She is especially interested in women artists, representations of women, visual/material culture, and museum studies.

Awards: 2017-2018 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award
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: 2017-2018 recipient of the Gluck Fellowship award, 2017-2018 recipient of the Carrott Award.
Daniel PowazekPowazek, Daniel (MA Program)
daniel.powazek@email.ucr.edu

Areas of Interest: Early modern printmaking; the uses and reception of the printed image, regarding in particular popular and low-art prints.
querinsmallQuerin, Camilla (Doctoral Program)
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.

Awards: CMP/UCR Curatorial Fellowship, Gluck Fellowship 2018-2019, 2018 recipient of the Richard C. Carrott Memorial Fund Award, Gluck Fellowship 2017-2018, Gluck Fellowship 2016-2017
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
Cambra SklarzSklarz, Cambra (Doctoral Program)
cambra.sklarz@email.ucr.edu

Area of Interest: American art of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries.