Doctoral Dissertations in Progress

  • Behan, Antonia. “The Brain of the Machine”: Ethel Mairet’s Textile Laboratory.

  • Bellemare, Julie. “A New Creation of this Dynasty”: Color Technologies and Imperial Taste in Qing China, 1700-1735.
  • D’Amato, Martina. “Crossing the Alps with Their Treasures”: The Politics of Collecting Medieval and Renaissance Arts in France and Italy, 1861-1916
  • DeGregorio, William. Objectifying Dress: Collecting Historic Costume in the United States, 1920-1970.
  • Denney, Joyce. The Story of Troy Finds a Home in Macau: A Set of Multicultural Embroidered Hangings of the Seventeenth Century.

  • Fanning, Colin. Bringing Theory to Form: Katherine and Michael McCoy, the Cranbrook Academy of Art, and the Expanded Discourse of Design, 1971-2005.

  • Folkman, Marjorie. Dance’s Imprint: Choreography of the Visual Avant-Gardes.

  • Griffiths, Christine. From Garden to Toilette: Cultivating Perfume in Early Modern England.

  • Hilker, Anne. The Legal Lives of Things: The Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Boundary between Public and Private.
  • Keagle, Matthew. “An Uniform Is Granted by All to be Absolutely Necessary”: A Cultural History of Military Dress in the Revolutionary Atlantic.
  • Larsen, Christian. Aquarela do Brasil: Transnational Flows of Brazilian Design and Material Culture.

  • Lillie, Julia. Taking Refuge in Print: Exiled Protestant Engravers from the Southern Netherlands in Cologne and the Circle of Johannes Bussemacher, 1585-1610.
  • Perry, Rebecca. Problematic Bodies: Dressing Pre-Adolescent Girls in the United States, 1930-1965.
  • Sanchez Gomez, Antonio. An Exotic Object and Its Places: The Thor Washing Machine in Barranquilla and Bogota (1906-1920).

  • St. George, Elizabeth. A “Beautiful Household” for Czechoslovakia: Krásná jizba and Notions of Modern Living, 1927-1938.

  • Tuite, Rebecca. Nightwear in Hollywood Film and Television and the US Nightwear Industry, 1945-1977.

  • Yang, Xiaoyi. From Obscurity to Celebrity: Zhangzhou Ceramics for Japan.