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Fellows and Interns

Fellows in Residence at the
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Academic Year 2003–2004

Alison Bechtel, Douglass Foundation Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
"Infiltrating the Interior: The New York Art World & Collectors' Houses, 1860-1900"

Michael C. Dooley, Patricia and Phillip Frost Fellow, University of Iowa
"Citizen Bird: Progressive Era Ornithological Art and the Founding of the Bird Conservation Movement"

Shannon Egan, Sara Roby Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
"An American Art: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, 1907-30"

Oscar Fitzgerald, James Renwick Postdoctoral Fellow in American Crafts, Independent Scholar
"In Their Own Words: The History of Studio Furniture Makers, 1925 to Present"

Ken Gonzales-Day, Smithsonian Institution Latino Studies Senior Fellow, Scripps College
"California Strange Fruit: The Lynching of Latinos in Early California"

Michael Lobel, Postdoctoral Fellow, Bard College
"James Rosenquist, F-111, and the Politics of Pop"

Ellen Roberts, Predoctoral Fellow, Boston University
"Japanese Art and the American Aesthetic Interior, 1876-1893"

Donald Sloan, Patricia and Phillip Frost Fellow, University of Kansas
"The John Reed Club and Visual Culture"

Flora Vilches, Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland
"Studying the Archaeological Process in the Work of Robert Smithson, Mark Dion, and Fred Wilson"

Elizabeth Wiley, Predoctoral Fellow, George Washington University
"The Reciprocating Gaze: Painters, Natives and the State of Maine in the First Half of the Twentieth Century"

Jennifer Wingate, Postdoctoral Fellow, Independent Scholar
"Doughboys, Art Worlds, and Identities: Sculpted Memorials of World War I in the United States"

Fulbright Visiting Scholar in Residence

Zeinat Bitar, Fulbright fellow, Lebanon
"Orientalism in American Art of the 19th Century: The Mirror of Culture Dialogue between East and West"