• Lauren Graves

      Lauren Graves (MA, 2016) is currently an Art History PhD candidate at Boston University.

  • Sara Gummo

      Sara Gummo (BA, 2011 Phi Beta Kappa) works as a Museum Educator at the Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania.

  • Martha Gyllenhaal

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    • Martha Gyllenhaal (MA, 19xx; PhD, 2008) was Associate Professor and Head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania (she is now retired). Her passion is 17th century Dutch art, and her research focuses on the studio practices and working methods of Rembrandt and the artists in his circle.

  • Cheryl Harper

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    • Cheryl Harper (MA, 2012) continues to pursue her scholarly interests by publishing "A Corner Cupboard Spills Family History" vol. 12.1 Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is carrying her book A Happening Place: How The Arts Council Revolutionized the Philadelphia Art Scene in the Sixties (2003), and she has been advising the museum on the Philadelphia activities related to their ground-breaking exhibition International Pop.

  • Ursula Hawlitschka

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    • Dr. Ursula Hawlitschka (PhD, 2000; MA Fine Arts Administration, 199x) is Acting Head of Art History for the American University in Rome. She specializes in modern and contemporary art and Art Gallery Management. Her previous positions include teaching Art History in both the U.S. and Italy, as well as researcher and curator positions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and the Temple University Gallery.

      Ursula is the founder and director of montoro12 contemporary art in Rome which specializes in international contemporary art (  She has curated a number of art exhibitions, published exhibition catalogs, given lectures on modern and contemporary art, and conducted television interviews with renowned Italian artists. In addition, she has produced a documentary on the Pastificio Cerere in San Lorenzo, the Roman pasta factory repurposed as art studios.

  • Mandy Ho

      Mandy Ho (MA, FAA 2018) will be employed by the Taiwan Art Gallery Association, in the Public Relations Department. The Association works with the Taiwanese government to hold art fairs every year including Art Taipei, which is Asia’s longest standing art fair.

  • Lauren Hoerst Patterson

      Lauren Hoerst Patterson (MA, 2006) is an adjunct professor at La Salle University and Community College of Philadelphia.

  • Andrew D. Hottle

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    • Andrew Hottle (PhD, 2004) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. Hottle is the author of The Art of the Sister Chapel: Exemplary Women, Visionary Creators, and Feminist Collaboration, an extensive scholarly study of a major installation by thirteen women artists in the 1970s (Ashgate 2014), and Shirley Gorelick (1924-2000): Painter of Humanist Realism (Cambridge Scholars, 2014). In addition to published articles about Marie-Thérèse Reboul-Vien (1738-1806) and Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842), he has written essays on the work of the twentieth-century artists Sylvia Sleigh, Shirley Gorelick, Martha Nilsson Edelheit, June Blum, and the Feminist Art Workers. He is currently conducting research for a book about the founding members of SOHO 20 Gallery, writing a detailed monograph on the art of Sylvia Sleigh, and preparing the catalogue raisonné of Sylvia Sleigh's paintings.

  • Florence Sheng-Chiuh Hsu

      Florence Sheng-Chiuh Hsu (PhD, 2017) is an adjunct faculty member in Art History at Temple, an Art Team Associate at the Barnes Foundation, and is a regular contributor to Arts Magazine (published in Taipei).

  • Sarah Iepson

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    • Sarah Iepson (PhD, 2013) is an Associate Professor in Art History at the Community College of Philadelphia.

  • Laura Turner Igoe

      Laura Turner Igoe (PhD, 2014) is the Curator of American Art at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She specializes in American art and material culture of the long 19th century. Laura is the coeditor of A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination and she has contributed essays to the journals American Art, Panorama, Common-place, and the exhibition catalogue Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment. At the Michener, she curated Impressionism to Modernism: The Lenfest Collection of American Art (2019) and the current exhibition, Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley. Previous to her work at the Michener Museum, she held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Princeton University Art Museum to develop the exhibition Nature's Nation: American Art and Environment. Her dissertation research was supported by the Henry Luce Foundation/ American Council of Learned Societies, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science. 

  • Christina Irwin

      Christina Irwin (BA, 2001 summa cum laude) received her MA in Art History from Williams College in 2003 and her PhD in Art History from the City University of New York Graduate Center in 2014. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art History at Marywood College, in Scranton PA.

  • Kaelin Jewell

      Kaelin Jewell (PhD 2018) is a Senior Instructor of Adult Education at The Barnes Foundation, an educational instutution that promotes the appreciation of art. Kaelin earned her PhD in 2018 and continues to conduct research on the visual culture of the late Roman and early medieval Mediterranean. In addition to her work at the Barnes, Kaelin serves as the art historian for the Marzamemi Maritime Heritage Project, an underwater archaeological excavation off the coast of southeastern Sicily.

  • Eva Kalfaian

      Eva Kalafian (BA 2019) i heading to American University for her Master's degree in Art History; she plans on pursuing her interests in both art history and gender studies, especially as they relate to modern/contemporary art.

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