Dissertations in Progress

The IAS lists in-progress and completed dissertations within the last five years on all subjects of Italian art.  If you are an active member and would like your dissertation listed, please add it to your profile.

Prehistoric / Etruscan Art and Architecture

Marquardt, Savannah, "Stone, Bone, Dirt, and Clay: The Material Eschatology of Burial in Colonial Southern Italy (Mid-5th – 4th century BCE)" (Yale University, Milette Gaifman), 2024

Roman / Late Antique Art

Green, Brandon, "Confronting the Past in the Critical Third Century" (Princeton University, M. Koortbojian), 2023

Pare, Rhiannon, "(Ad)dressing the Gods: Fashioning Identity Through the Divine in the Roman Empire" (Princeton University, M. Koortbojian), 2024

Early Medieval / Romanesque / Gothic Art

Jensen, Claire, "Annunziata Art: Civic Patronage in the Late Medieval Kingdom of Naples" (University of Toronto, J Caskey), 2023

Tucci, Sara, "A new area of graphic particularims? Lombardic writing style in the North-Eastern Adriatic Arc (7th-11th centuries)" (University of Vienna, A. Zajic), 2024

Renaissance / Baroque Art

Arnheim, Rebecca, "Ephemera Made Permanent: Collection and Display of Portrait Drawings in Early Modern Italy" (Boston University, J. Cranston), 2024

Cruz Lamas, Joaquin, "The Spiritual Counter-Conquest of Mexico: Baroque Architecture and Religious Identity in Puebla" (King's College London, B. Quash and J. Sliwka), 2024

Feller, Deborah, "Traces of Trauma in the Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera" (Rutgers University, C. Puglisi), 2023

Flora, Karin, "The Grisaille Image: Encounters between Art and Matter" (Ohio State University, C. Kleinbub), 2024

Husband, Jillian, "Girolamo Savoldo: Artistic Plurality and Censure in the Renaissance" (University of Toronto, G. Periti), 2024

Maloney, Annie, "Saving Roman Painting: The Antiquarian Reproductions of Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635-1700)" (Emory University, Sarah McPhee), 2023

Marks, Theresa, "Tomb of San Cerbone" (University of Oklahoma, A. Palmer), 2024

Modabber, Angelica, "Holy Calculus: Early Modern Mathematics and Religion in Guarini's Architecture and Writings" (Columbia University, J.A. Cavallo), 2024

Patton, Ashley, "Tangible Women: Marble Sculptures of Female Saints and Mystics in Seventeenth-Century Rome" (University of Minnesota, Steven F. Ostrow), 2023

Roussos, Dimitrios, "ΓΝΩΘΙ ΚΑΙΡΟΝ (gnōthi kairon): Personifications of the Awareness of Time in the Italian Renaissance" (The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London, C. Pearson, and C. Burnett), 2024

Young, Michela, "The Vallombrosans in Florence: neighbourhood, patronage, and identity, 1300-1525" (University of Cambridge, D. Cooper), 2024

Eighteenth- / Nineteenth-Century Art

Daly, Erin, "Dreaming the Past: From Arche to the Epiphanous Moment in the Art of Gustave Moreau" (University of Iowa, D. Johnson), 2024

Maggi, Edoardo, "Photography and Painters, Painting and Photographers: Rome 1875-1911. Somw Considerations About Relations, Usages and Practices." (Sapienza University of Rome, I. Schiaffini, E. Billi), 2023

Modern / Contemporary Art

Lobskaia, Anastasiia, "Interpretation of the Classical Antiquity in the Works of the Italian Artists of the 20th Century" (Saint Petersburg State Institute of Culture, Anna Petrakova), 2023

Martin, Aja, "Dark Matters: Lucio Fontana's Grotesque World" (Rice University, G Hughes), 2023

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