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Research

Fellows and Interns

Fellows in Residence at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Academic Year 2017–2018

Lorinda Roorda Bradley, William H. Truettner Predoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri
“The Spirit of Exhibition and Visual Pedagogy in the Work of Charles and Ray Eames”


Dorothy Cheng, Lunder Fellow in Objects Conservation, Independent Conservator
“A Technical Study of Casting and Patination Methods Used for the Bronze Sculptures of Paul Manship”


Christian Cloke, Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati
“Iconography of the ‘Other’ on Ancient Greco-Roman and American Money”


Sarah Cowan, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
“Mending Abstraction: Howardena Pindell’s Black Feminist Critiques, 1967–1986”


David Park Curry, Smithsonian Senior Fellow, Independent Scholar
“Hayes Presidential China in the Context of Nineteenth-Century American Painting”


Alexander Jackson, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of East Anglia
“Critical Mass: Art Writing and Popular Periodicals, 1877–1913”


Jennifer Noonan, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Caldwell University
“The 1970 Venice Biennale: Politics of Display and Politics on Display Abroad and at Home”


Danielle O’Steen, Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland
“Plastic Fantastic: American Sculpture in the Age of Synthetics”


Lauren Richman, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Southern Methodist University
“The Mediating Lens: American Cultural Occupation and German National Identity in West Berlin, 1949–1968”


Jeffrey Richmond-Moll, Joshua C. Taylor Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware
“Roots/Routes: Spirituality and Modern Mobility in American Art, 1900–1945”


Michaela Rife, Joe and Wanda Corn Predoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
“The Fertile Land Remembers: An Environmental History of New Deal Post Office Murals on the Great Plains”


Susana “Xuxa” Rodriguez, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
“Performing Exile: Cuban-American Women's Performance Art, 1972–2014”


Florencia San Martín, Patricia and Phillip Frost Predoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University
“Reading the Art of Alfredo Jaar from the Americas”


Abbe Schriber, Douglass Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, Columbia University
“The Ethics of Obscurity: David Hammons and Black Experimentalism, 1974–1989”


Marin R. Sullivan, George Gurney Postdoctoral Fellow, Keene State College
“Alloys: American Sculpture and Architecture at Midcentury”


Spencer Wigmore, Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware
“Albert Bierstadt and the Speculative Terrain of American Landscape Painting, 1863–1888”