Current Graduate Students

We encourage all prospective applicants to consult with graduate students already in our program. Research topics and contact info for our current students in Art History (AH) and Communication Studies (CS) are available here.

The Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Students Association (AHCS GSA) is comprised of all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows currently registered in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.

Farah Atoui (CS)

transnational migration; global urbanization; migrant belongings; governance; citizenship

Sylvie Boisjoli (AH)

 

Peter Boudreau (AH)

 

Sarah Carter (AH)

 

Shana Cooperstein (AH)

nineteenth-century France; pedagogy; making and knowing; art and medicine; art and science; modernity; modernism

Frances Cullen (AH)

photography; contemporary media art; obsolescence; the analog

Zoe De Luca (AH)

 

Mauricio Delfin (CS)

 

Ayanna Dozier (CS)

 

Alison Fyfe (CS)

 

Jessica Fontaine (CS)

 

Deborah Galante (AH)

migration; xenophobia; borders; populism; self-identity
Clinton Glenn (CS)

post-socialism; LGBT rights; queer theory; public protest; Eastern Europe

Lotfi Gouigah (AH)

American art; performativity; Lynn Hershman; new media art

Itzayana Gutiérrez (CS)

 

Nicolas Holt (AH)

early video art; Radical Software (1970-1974); technical specificity; new technologies of control and governance; media theory

Joana Joachim (AH)

Slavery; Black women; New France; Saint-Domingue; Louisiana

Rebecca L. Johnson (AH)

Roman baroque; counter reformation; ecclesiastical architecture and ornamentation; performativity; French monarchy; identity 

Ali Karimi (CS)

 

Jonathan Karpetz (CS)

 

Alexandra Kelebay (AH)

 

Gabrielle Kielich (CS)

 

​Alican Koc (CS)

aesthetics; affect; popular culture; cultural studies; new media

Burc Kostem (CS)

 
Chanelle Lalonde (AH)

ecocritical art history; posthumanism; interdisciplinarity; art and activism

Yi-bang Li (AH)

 
Robin Lynch (AH)

art and technology; corporate culture; environment; media

Evgeniya Makarova (AH)

 

Isabelle Masse (AH)

portraiture; media history and theories; graphic art, especially pastel; long eighteenth century

Louis Melançon (CS)

 

jake moore (AH)

 

Allyson Rogers (CS)

 

Jonathan Rouleau (CS)

 

Molly Sauter (CS)

science and technology studies; critical studies of the corporation; media  studies; infrastructure  studies;  political economy

Braden Scott (AH)

 

Dana Sherwood (CS)

 

Victoria Simon (CS)

 

Sonja Solomun (CS)

 
Andy Stuhl (CS)

media studies; sound, cultural production; science and technology studies; digital humanities

Samine Tabatabaei (AH)

 

Liza Tom (CS)

 

Sophie Toupin (CS)

 

Saelan Twerdy (AH)

 

María Van Dembroucke (CS)

 

Danijela Zutic (AH)

 

Jacqueline Luanne Atkin (AH)

 

Julia Aucoin (CS)

food studies; sociality; broadcast media; fan culture

Joel Auerbach (CS) 

philosophy; AI; computation & information; energy & climate change; political economy

Chahinez Bensari (CS)

 

Andrea Benzschawel (AH)

 

Rachel Bergmann (CS)

 

Zoya Dare (AH)

digital art; new media; reception; viewership

Hayley Eaves (AH)

 

Sandra Evoughlian (AH)

 

Emma Flavian (CS)

black study; fugitivity; waywardness; nonsense; critical philosophy

Lauren Harnish (AH)

gender politics; visual representation; nineteenth-century; modern art; modernism

Klea Hawkins (AH)

 

Helen Alexandra Hayes (CS)

American disaster narratives; American disaster law; critical legal studies; critical race theory; public policy; philanthropy

Mirra-Margarita Ianeva (AH)

new materialism; theories of perception; theories of subjectivity; new media; performance and video art 

Rachel Klein ​(AH)

 

Sofia Silva Misenheimer (CS) 

gender; self-identity; graffiti; street art; women

Benjamin Nothwehr (CS)

queer/trans embodiment; gender & new media; social movements; self-produced media

Geneviève Plumptre (CS)

 

Anthony Portulese (AH)

 

Saad Rajper (CS)

 

Andilib Khan Sajid (AH)

 

Hannah Tollefson (CS)

 

Marilou Trahan-Thomassin ​​(AH) 

Canadian studies; slavery; children; visual culture; art history

Andrea Valentine-Lewis (AH)

live materials (mainly plants) in contemporary installation; land art; art preservation

Zifeng Zhao (AH)