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

No disserations currently listed in this category.

Roman / Late Antique Art

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

Early Medieval / Romanesque / Gothic Art

Jensen, Claire, "Annunziata Art: Civic Patronage in the Late Medieval Kingdom of Naples" (University of Toronto, J Caskey), 2022

Kopta, Joseph, "Chromatic Networks: Materiality and Materialism of Middle Byzantine Gospel Lectionaries (ca. 850—1204 CE)" (Temple University, E. Bolman), 2022

Young, Michela, "The Vallombrosan neighbourhood of Florence: social and artistic networks 1300-1525" (University of Cambridge, D. Cooper), 2023

Renaissance / Baroque Art

Anka, Jaiya, "“Queens, Saints, and Sultanas: Interwoven Identities as Portrait in the Sixteenth Century”" (The University of Victoria, E. Campbell), 2023

Arnheim, Rebecca, "Ephemera Made Permanent: Collection and Display of Portrait Drawings in Early Modern Italy" (Boston University, J. Cranston), 2023

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

James, Julie, "‘In Those Men See Yourselves’: The Sienese Iconography of Illustrious Men" (Washington University in St. Louis, W. Wallace), 2022

Leshem, Bar, "Didactic Imagery on Sixteenth-Century Italian Cassoni" (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Prof. Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby), 2022

McCarthy, Alexa, "Blue Paper in Amsterdam and the Italian Tradition" (University of St Andrews, E Van Kessel; L Moretti), 2022

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

McKenzie, Louisa, "Waxing devotion: the economic and devotional lifecycles of wax ex-votos in Florence 1300-1500" (The Warburg Institute, R. Duits), 2022

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

Reddicks Pignataro, Megan, ""The Facture of Non-Linear Perspective in Quattrocento Florence"" (Temple University, M. Hall), 2022

Simmons, Elizabeth, "Volterrano as a Draftsman: Style, Technique, and Connoisseurship of Drawings in Seicento Florence" (University of Delaware, D. Stone), 2022

Wood, Emily, "Art, Politics, and Diplomacy at the Courts of Philip II in Madrid and the Medici in Florence" (Northwestern University, J. Escobar), 2022

Zappella, Christine, "Monochrome Painting and Il Corpo della Compagnia in Andrea del Sarto's Cloister of the Scalzo" (University of Chicago, Charles E. Cohen), 2022

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

Dumont, Anna, "From Design Reform to Fascist Craft: Women's Labor in Italian Textile Work 1870-1945" (Northwestern University, R. Zorach), 2022

Lindeman, Ashley, "L'Arte Murale: Modern Italian Murals and the Expansion of Empire, 1932-1945" (Florida State University, A. Jolles), 2022

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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