SMU Art History majors, M.A.s, and Ph.D.s go on to continue with their studies in advanced graduate programs, as well as into paid positions at museums, galleries, and in the private sector.
Asiel Sepulveda (Ph.D. 2021), is Assistant Professor, Art and Music Department, Simmons University
Madison Whitaker (M.A. 2021)
Laura Varela Mejia (M.A. 2021)
Danielle Pigeon (M.A. 2021)
Ana Norman (M.A. 2021)
Lauren Richman (Ph.D 2019), is Assistant Curator of Photography, The Sidney and Louis Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Alexandra Perez (M.A., 2019), is Visitor Services and Education Assistant at the Rubell Museum, Miami
Jennifer Smart (M.A., 2019), is a Ph.D candidate in Screen Cultures at Northwestern University
Jillianne Laceste (M.A., 2018), is a Ph.D. Candidate in the History of Art & Architecture at Boston University
Mariana Hartenthal (Ph.D 2017), is an independent art historian and curator. Recent curatorial projects include “Contingere” at Cisterna Galeria in Lisbon, Portugal, 2020
Joseph Hartman (Ph.D 2016), is Assistant Professor, Art and Art History and Latinx and Latin American Studies, University of Missouri-Kansas City. In 2019 he published his book Dictator’s Dreamscape: How Architecture and Vision Built Machado’s Cuba and Invented Modern Havana (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019)
Erin Piñon (M.A. 2015) is a Ph.D. candidate in Art and Archaeology at Princeton University
Elena Gittleman (M.A. 2015), is a Ph.D candidate in Art History at Bryn Mawr College
Rheagan Martin (M.A. 2014), is a Ph.D candidate in the History of Art at the University of Michigan. He is the 2019-2021 Samuel H. Kress Institutional Fellow at the Warburg Institute, University of London
Jun Nakamura (M.A. 2013) is a Ph.D. candidate in the History of Art at the University of Michigan
Sarah Foltz (M.A . 2013), is the owner of Foltz Fine Art, Houston
Virginia Curry (M.A. 2012), is a doctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Dallas
Margarita Karasoulas (M.A. 2012), is completing her Ph.D at the University of Delaware. She was appointed Assistant Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum in 2017
JoAnna Reyes Walton (M.A. 2012) is a Ph.D. candidate in art history at UCLA
Ada Negraru (M.A. 2012) is a Librarian and Archivist at SMU
Aja Martin (M.A. 2011) is a Ph.D. candidate at Rice University
Caitlin Overton (M.A. 2008) is Manager of Educational Programming at The Warehouse, Dallas, a project initiated by Howard and Cindy Rachofsky and the late Vernon Faulconer to make their collections available to curators, scholars, critics and students
April J. Morris (M.A. 2007), is Associate Professor of Art History at Hood College
Amanda W. Dotseth (M.A. 2006), completed her Ph.D at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London in 2015 and was appointed Curator at the Meadows Museum of Art, SMU in 2018
Jessica Weiss (M.A. 2006) is Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at Metropolitan State University of Denver
Elisa Foster (M.A. 2004), completed her Ph.D in the Art History and Architecture at Brown University in 2012 and has taught at Texas Christian University and Paris College of Art, France
Debbie DeWitte (M.A. 2002), is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington
Kirsty Harper Buchanan (M.A. 2000), is Curator of Collections for the Rockwell Museum in Corning, NY
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