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Graduate Accomplishments

Thom Collins

Thom Collins ’88, director of the Barnes Foundation.

Many of our students who are now in graduate school have been awarded full fellowships by their institutions.

  • Bellara Huang ’21, M.A. program in history of art, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
  • Elena Moore ’21, assistant preservation planner, San Francisco Planning Department
  • Max Gruber ’20, M.A. program in history of art, Williams College
  • Blake Oetting ’18, Ph.D. candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; writing contributor, Artforum
  • Jasmin Rodriguez-Schroeder ’17, teaching assistant at Marymount School of New York
  • Deborah Krieger ’16, M.A. program in public humanities, Brown University
  • Summer Sloane-Britt ’16, Ph.D candidate in art history, New York University; graduate curatorial assistant, Grey Art Gallery
  • Marcus Mello ’13, M.A. program in architecture and urban planning, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
  • Sarah Vogelman ’13, M.A. program in art history, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
  • Francesca Bolfo ’12, Ph.D. candidate in program in art history, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jing Yi Ng ’11, M.Arch, Harvard University Graduate School of Design; project manager, Treasure Island Development Group
  • Nina Pelaez ’11, Associate Director of Learning and Interpretation, Smith College Museum of Art
  • Alex Weintraub ’11, Ph.D. program in art history, Columbia University
  • Sara Daley ’10, M.A. (2011), design history and material culture, National College of Art and Design, Dublin
  • Clare Kobasa ’10, Ph.D., art history, Columbia University; assistant curator of prints, drawings, and photographs, Saint Louis Art Museum
  • Julia Barber ’09, Ph.D. in art history, Brown University; arts correspondent, WBUR 
  • Fletcher Coleman ’09, Ph.D., Chinese art history, Harvard University; assistant professor, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Susan Eberhard ’09, Ph.D. program in American art history, University of California, Berkeley
  • Lin Gyi ’09, M.D., New York Medical College; psychiatrist, The Chesapeake Center
  • Sean Nesselrode Moncada ’09, Ph.D. (2017), modern Latin American art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; assistant professor of art history and visual culture, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Susannah Blair ’08, Ph.D. program in 19th century French and European art and visual culture, Columbia University; M.A., art history, Williams College
  • Sarah Burford ’08, M.A. (2014), history of art, Bryn Mawr College; media arts specialist, National Endowment for the Arts
  • Sara Haley ’08, J.D. (2015), University of Chicago Law School; legal intern, Cook County Public Defender
  • Rory Sykes ’08, Ph.D. program in art of the Middle East/North Africa; contemporary art, Northwestern University
  • Eric M. Glover ’07, M.A. and Ph.D. (2017), English, Princeton University; Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of English Literature at Swarthmore College
  • Michelle Wang ’07, Ph.D. (2014), Art History, Chinese Art, University of California, Berkeley; assistant professor of art history and humanities, Reed College
  • Robert Alford ’06, Ph.D., rhetoric/film and media, University of California, Berkeley; associate at SteegeThomson
  • Verónica Betancourt ’06, Ph.D., arts administration, education, and policy, Ohio State University; director of interpretation, Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Katina Cadenas ’06, graduate program in museum studies, Tufts University
  • Ruth Halvey ’06, Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese, Princeton University
  • Laura Holzman ’06, Ph.D., visual studies, University of California, Irvine; associate professor of art history and museum studies, Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art, IUPUI
  • Anna Leach ’06, master’s of architecture, California College of the Arts, San Francisco; senior program manager, design standards – physical retail, Amazon
  • Anne Ronan ’05, Ph.D. (2015), art history, American art, Stanford University; Mellon Curatorial Research Assistant, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University
  • Alexandra Sastre ’05, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School of Communication; associate director of campus communications, Swarthmore College
  • Elizabeth Leininger ’04, Ph.D., neurobiology and behavior, Columbia University; associate professor of biology, New College of Florida
  • Claire Ruud ’04, MBA, Yale University; M.A., art history, University of Texas at Austin; director of curatorial strategy, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
  • Olivia Gruber ’03, Ph.D., art history, 19th-century Astrian art, Rutgers University; assistant professor, Delaware County Community College
  • Sam Sadow ’03, Ph.D., art history, Graduate Center, CUNY; M.A., art history, Courtauld Institute of Art; visual resources curator, American University
  • Stefan Gary ’02, Ph.D., earth and ocean science, Duke University; senior application engineer and computational scientist, Parallel Works
  • Michelle Lee ’02, M.Arch., architecture, Harvard Design School; architect, Behnisch Architekten
  • Jonathan Stancato ’02, vocal instructor, New York
  • Emily Moore ’01, Ph.D., Native American and American art, University of California, Berkeley; associate professor, Colorado State University
  • Zoe Whitley ’01, M.A., Royal College of Art; director, Chisenhale Gallery, London
  • Laura Wolfram ’01, M.A., medieval art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; MLIS, Queens College; sixth-grade humanities teacher/curriculum coordinator and learning support teacher, Children’s Day School, San Francisco
  • Eva Allan ’00, Ph.D., art history, Yale University; postdoctoral fellow, University of California, Berkeley
  • George Flaherty ’00, Ph.D., art and architectural history, University of California, Santa Barbara; associate professor of art history, specializing in modern and contemporary Mexican and Chicano art, University of Texas at Austin
  • Susan Novak ’00, MBA, Duke University Fuqua School of Business; senior manager, life sciences and health care, Deloitte Consulting
  • Jason Zengerle '96, Writer at Large, New York Times Magazine
  • Lauren Jacobi ’97, associate professor in the history, theory, and criticism of architecture and art, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Thom Collins ’88, M.A., art history, Northwestern University; executive director and president, Barnes Foundation