Notable Alumni

PhD Alumni

Universities and Colleges— Full-Time Faculty and Administrators

Brown, Kerry Lucinda. (PhD, 2014) Professor of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design.

Brown, Mikell. (PhD, 2005) Dean, Division of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, John Tyler Community College.

Carr, Harriet (Christian). (PhD, 2010) Professor of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design.

Colaizzi, Vittorio. (PhD, 2005) Associate Professor, Department of Art, Old Dominion University.

De Armendi, Nicole. (PhD, 2010) Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, George Mason University.

Gerhold, Emily. (PhD, 2012) Assistant Professor of Art History, Director of Sechrest Gallery, High Point University.

Hanson, Debra. (PhD, 2005) Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar Campus.

Havenhand, Lucinda. (PhD, 2007) Department Head & Professor, Department of Interior Architecture, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Hubenthal, John. (PhD, 2005) Associate Professor of Art History, Bristol Community College.

McGuire, Heather. (PhD, 2010) Assistant Professor, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University.

Park-Huntington, Yumi. (PhD, 2010) Assistant Professor of Art History, Framingham State University.

Porter-Phinizy, Carolyn. (PhD, 2010) Assistant Chair & Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Richardson, Margaret. (PhD, 2005) Honors Program, Department of Fine Art & Art History, Christopher Newport University.

Winn, Paula. (PhD, 2009) Department Chair and Professor, Art History Department, John Tyler Community College.

 

Universities and Colleges —Part-Time Faculty and Administrators

Fischer, Cynthia. (PhD, 2013) Adjunct Professional Lecturer, Department of Art, American University.

Marshman, Amy. (PhD, 2016) Professor, Department of Art, John Tyler Community College and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Nicewinter, Jeanette. (PhD, 2016) Adjunct Professional Lecturer, Department of Art, American University.

Panbehchi, Michael. (PhD, 2014) Adjunct Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Shaffer, Michael. (PhD, 2010) Adjunct Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University.

 

Museums

Hurt-Chesterfield, Lee Anne. (PhD, 2006) Director of the Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida.

Lewis, Kathryn. (PhD, 2015) Membership and Donor Coordinator, American Civil War Museum.

Marshman, Amy. (Phd, 2016) Historical Interpreter, Henricus Historical Park.

Rau, Paula. (PhD, 2005) President of Board of Directors, Historic Staunton Foundation.

Reynolds, Craig. (PhD, 2015) Curator, Virginia State Capitol and Capitol Square.

Yarger, Colleen. (PhD, 2013) Interim Head of the Department of European Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

 

Libraries

Davis-Winthrop, Emily. (PhD, 2016 & MA, 2006) Arts Collection Librarian, VCU Libraries, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Keogh, Kristina. (PhD, 2014) Director of Library Services, Ringling College of Art and Design.

 

MA Alumni

Universities and Colleges – Full-Time Faculty and Administrators

Bryan, Amanda. (MA, 2008) Annual Fund and Alumni Relations Coordinator, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC.

Mellusi, Laura. (MA, 2007) Art General Administrative Supervisor, McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Norkus, Susan. (MA, 2015) Donor Relations Associate, Institute for Contemporary Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Smith-Hanbury, Caitlin. (MA, 2012) Assistant Director of Community Affairs, College of Humanities and Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

 

Universities and Colleges – Part-Time Faculty and Administrators

Farmer, Brooke. (MA, 2005) Athletic Tutor, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

Lenhardt, Amy. (MA, 2010) Adjunct Faculty, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA.

Zilisch, Shanna. (MA,2005) Adjunct Professor, Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh, NY.

 

Museums

*Alvarez, Andrea. (MA, 2012) Curatorial Assistant, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

Astrove, Grace. (MA, 2013) Assistant Director of Corporate Relations, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY.

Barlow, Glenna. (MA,2011) Senior Manager of Education & Interpreta, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC.

Borey, Erica. (MA, 2013) Collections Manager, Wilton House Museum, Richmond, VA.

Campbell, Emily. (MA, 2015) Architectural Preservation Assistant, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA.

Cline, Dana. (MA, 2005) Instructor, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Charlottesville, VA.

Cochran, Sharayah. (MA 2015) Research Assistant, Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Couser, Kristie. (MA, 2013) Curatorial Assistant, Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Day, Marisa. (MA, 2011) Manager of Student Programs and Tours, The Valentine, Richmond, VA.

Dotson, Abby. (MA, 2005) Education Manager, Nauticus and Battleship Wisconsin.

Duffy, Owen. (MA, 2013) Director, Yeh Art Gallery, St. John’s University, Queens, NY.

Fuqua, Elizabeth. (MA, 2012) Adult Programs Coordinator, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Getty, Karen. (MA, 2006) Coordinator of Tour Services, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Green, Jody. (MA, 2014) Administrative and Project Coordinator to the Director, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Hendricks, Samantha. (MA, 2019) Archives Assistant, Department of Photographs, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Holdsworth, Ashley. (MA, 2014) Administrator to the Curatorial and Exhibitions Department, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Mangold, Matthew. (MA, 2005) Chief Preparator and Exhibition Designer, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL.

McCarty, Alicia. (MA, 2013) Museum Team Leader at the Center for Integrated Research on he Environment, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.

McLoughlin, Christinia. (MA, 2006) Grants Director, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore. MD.

Milot, Jolene. (MA, 2007) Curator at US Customs and Border Protection for Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC.

Parker, Angela. (MA, 2014) Docent and Tour Programs Manager, Wadsworth Athaneum, Hartford, CT.

Pettersen-Eriksen, Hanne. (MA, 2006) Museum Consultant, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg, Norway

Rogge, Kathryn. (MA, 2010) Manager of Academic Programs and Diversity Initiatives, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC.

Rohrbaugh-Nesossis, Jennifer. (MA, 2007) Manager of Graphic Design and Production, Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Richmond, VA.

*Turpijn, Saskia. (MA, 2012) Conservation Technician, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Wilson, Janelle. (MA, 2010) Donor Records Administrator, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA.

 

Libraries

Barrett, Anne. (MA, 2006) Archivist/Reference Librarian, Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT.

Coffey, Roland. (MA ’15) Publicist, Department of Art and Architecture, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Pate, Jennifer. (MA, 2007) Library Technician, US Army Garrison Stuttgart.

Zacovic, Kelly. (MA, 2013) Library Archivist, City of Savannah, Savannah, GA.

 

BA Alumni

Museums

Arieux, Mariah. (BA, 2017) Serials and Preservation Library Assistant, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, Richmond, VA.

Dunn, Rachel. (BA, 2008) Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director for Communications, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.

Esseiva, Amber. (BA, 2009) Assistant Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Ilario, Maria. (BA 2011) Director of Archives and Collections, Ray Johnson Estate, New York, NY.

McFadden, Jessica. (BA, 2015) Program Specialist, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC

Rogers, Kaitlyn. (BA, 2015) Donor Services Coordinator, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA

 

Galleries

Mounaime, Leslie. (BA, 2010) Curator of Exhibitions, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA.

Nixon, Emily. (BA, 2010) Gallery Coordinator, Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA.

*Current PhD Student