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Fellows and Interns

Fellows in Residence at the
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Academic Year 2009–2010

Dana Byrd, James Renwick Predoctoral Fellow in American Craft, Yale University
"Reconstructions: The Material Culture of the Postbellum Plantation, 1861–77"

Kathleen Merrill Campagnolo, Postdoctoral Fellow, Courtauld Institute of Art
"Art and Homage in 1960s New York"

David Peters Corbett, Terra Foundation for American Art Senior Fellow, University of York
"Landscape, City, and Identity in American Painting, ca. 1840–1930"

Anna Dezeuze, Terra Foundation for American Art Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Manchester
"The Everyday in American Art, 1958–71"

Amanda Douberley, Predoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin
"The Corporate Model: Sculpture, Architecture, and the American City, 1946–75"

Nika Elder, Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, Princeton University
"Show and Tell: Representation, Communication, and the Still Lifes of William M. Harnett"

Jason Hill, Patricia and Phillip Frost Predoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California
"The Artist as Reporter: The PM News Picture, 1940–48"

Joseph Larnerd, Douglass Foundation Graduate Fellow, Temple University
"Recontextualizing The Throne: James Hampton's Material Iconology"

Kate Lemay, Terra Foundation for American Art Predoctoral Fellow, Indiana University
"Forgotten Memorials: The American Cemeteries in France From World War II"

Nenette Luarca-Shoaf, Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware
"The Mississippi River in Antebellum Visual Culture and Imagination"

James Meyer, Senior Fellow, Emory University
"The Return of the Sixties: On the Meaning of the Sixties in Contemporary Art and Culture"

John Ott, Postdoctoral Fellow, James Madison University
"Brotherhood on Paper: Giacomo Patri and the Representation of Interracial Solidarity in the American Labor Movement"

Stephen Phillips, Postdoctoral Fellow, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
"Towards a Research Practice: Frederick Kiesler's Experiments in Morphology and Modern Design"

Sarah Rogers, Terra Foundation for American Art Postdoctoral Fellow, Southern Methodist University
"Innocents Abroad, Again: American Art in Beirut, 1953–75"

Julia Sienkewicz, Joshua C. Taylor Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Citizenship by Design: Art and Identity in the Early Republic"

Catherine Walsh, Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware
"Tell Me a Story: Narrative and Orality in Nineteenth-Century American Visual Culture"

Short-Term Visitor Awards at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sara Butler, Roger Williams University

Donna McColm, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia

Other Smithsonian Fellowship Appointments in American Art

Alexandra Davis, Predoctoral Fellow (at National Portrait Gallery), University of Pennsylvania
"The Vogue of Art: Representations of Artists in American Fashion and Lifestyle Magazines, 1923–51"

Amy Mooney, Postdoctoral Fellow (at National Portrait Gallery), Columbia College Chicago
"Portraits of Noteworthy Character"