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Fellows and Interns

Fellows in Residence at the
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Academic Year 2005–2006

Sheila Barker, Postdoctoral Fellow, Independent Scholar
"Claude Lorrain and America"

Sergio Cortesini, Joshua C. Taylor Postdoctoral Fellow, Independent Scholar
"'One Day We Must Meet': Art and National Identity in Fascist Italy and New Deal America, 1933-41"

Jennifer Greenhill, Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, Yale University
"'The Plague of Jocularity': Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906"

Vicki Halper, James Renwick Senior Fellow in American Craft, Independent Scholar
"Voices in Studio Crafts"

Patricia Hills, Senior Fellow, Boston University
"Painting Harlem Modern: The Art of Jacob Lawrence"

Kenji Kajiya, Predoctoral Fellow, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University/ University of Tokyo
"Negotiating Modernism: Color-Field Painting and the Upheaval of Art Criticism in America, 1952-67"

Rachel Leibowitz, Predoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Constructing Window Rock: Landscape and the New Deal in the Capital of the Navajo Nation"

Stephanie Mayer, Patricia and Phillip Frost Predoctoral Fellow, Boston University
"The Art of 'The Gift': Mount, Sully, Huntington, and the Antebellum Gift Book Industry"

Dorothy Moss, Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware
"Recasting the Copy: Original Paintings and Reproductions at the Dawn of American Mass Culture, ca. 1900"

Xiomara Murray, Patricia and Phillip Frost Predoctoral Fellow, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
"Before the 'Mellon Gallery': Toward an American National Gallery of Art, 1811-1937"

Heidi Nasstrom Evans, James Renwick Predoctoral Fellow in American Craft, University of Maryland
"The Aesthetic Evolution of Simple Living in Jane Whitehead's Built Environs (1861-1955)"

Susan Power, Sara Roby Predoctoral Fellow in Twentieth-Century American Realism, Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
"New World Surrealisms"

Danielle Schwartz, Douglass Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University
"Design for Sight and Sound: John Vassos, A Biography"

James Wechsler, Postdoctoral Fellow, Independent Scholar
"Modernism and International Communism: Hugo Gellert and the Artists of the Communist Party, USA"

2004–2005 Appointments Still in Residence

Kimberly Curtiss, Patricia and Phillip Frost Predoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University
"Points in Between: Painting Native America, 1830-1900"

Guy Jordan, Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland
"Consuming Images: The Visual Culture of Virtue and Vice in Antebellum America"