Dissertations Completed, 2007

Prehistoric / Etruscan Art

Busby, Kimberly, “The Temple Terracottas of Etruscan Orvieto: A Vision of the Underworld in the Art and Cult of Ancient Volsinii” (UIUC, E. Hostetter), 2007.

Sandhoff, Bridget K., “Androgyny in Etruscan Art and Culture” (Iowa, R. De Puma, W. Tomasini), 2007.

Roman / Late Antique Art

Cox, Sarah E., “Rome Restored: The Themes of Paxv and Restitutio under Vespasian and Titus” (Columbia, R. Brilliant), 2007.

Fugate Brangers, Susan, “The Mausoleum of Augustus: Expanding Meaning from Its Inception to the Present Day” (Louisville, S. Maloney), 2007.

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art

Camerlenghi, Nicola, “The Life of the Basilica of San Paolo fuori le Mura in Rome: Architectural Renovations from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Centuries” (Princeton, S. Ćurčić), 2007.

Chatterjee, Paroma, “Narrating Sanctity: The Narrative Icon in Byzantium and Italy” (Chicago, R. Nelson), 2007.

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Badiee-Banta, Andaleeb, “Bernardo Strozzi: Defining an Artistic Identity in Early Seventeenth-Century Genoa” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown, L. Rice), 2007.

Bird, Jennifer, “Curiosity and the Ideal: Anatomical Investigation and the Gendered Imagination in Sixteenth-Century Italian Art” (Bryn Mawr, D. Cast), 2007.

Edwards, Karen, “Rethinking the Reinstallation of the Studiolo of Francesco l de’ Medici in the Palazzo Vecchio” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski), 2007.

Elet, Yvonne, “Papal villeggiatura in Early Modern Rome: Poetry, Spoils, and Stucco at Raphael’s Villa Madama” (IFA/NYU, K. Weil-Garris Brandt), 20o7.

Etheridge, Christopher Blair, “Con risolutione di mano formate: Francesco Villamena and the Art of Engraving in Counter-Reformation Rome” (Harvard, H. Zerner), 2007.

Genoni, Mia Reinoso, “Filarete in Word and Image: Persuasion and Invention in the Architetonico Libro” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2007.

Ghadessi, Touba, “Identity and Physical Deformity in Italian Court Portraits, 1550–1650: Dwarves, Hirsutes, and Castrati” (Northwestern, L. Massey), 2007.

Giuffre, Joseph Randall, “Design in Raphael’s Roman Workshop” (Rutgers, S. McHam), 2007.

Israel, Janna, “Doge Cristoforo Moro and Patronage in Renaissance Venice” (MIT, D. Friedman), 2007.

Korey, Alexandra, “Putti, Pleasure, and Pedagogy in Sixteenth-Century Italian Prints and Decorative Arts” (Chicago, C. Cohen), 2007.

Leopardi, Liliana, “Aesthetic Hybrids: Interpreting Carlo Crivelli’s Ornamental Style” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler), 2007.

Locker, Jesse, “‘The Hands of Aurora’: Artemisia Gentileschi and Her Contemporaries” (Johns Hopkins, C. Dempsey), 2007.

Maclaren, Shelley J., “The Word Made Flesh: Word and Image in Francesco da Barberino’s Documenti d’Amore” (Emory, J. Campbell), 2007.

McGarry, Rachel, “The Young Guido Reni: The Artist in Bologna and Rome, 1575–1605” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown, L. Rice), 2007.

Pederson, Jill, “The Academia Leonardi Vinci: Visualizing Dialectic in Renaissance Milan, 1480–1499” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell, C. Dempsey), 2007.

Poole, Katherine, “The Medici Grand Dukes and the Art of Conquest: Ruling, Identity, and the Formation of a Tuscan Empire, 1537–1609” (Rutgers, S. McHam), 2007.

Prasad, Shilpa, “Modes of Representation: Genre, Theater, Music, and Voice in the Work of Guercino” (Johns Hopkins, E. Cropper), 2007.

Stermole, Krystina K., “Venetian Art and the War of the League of Cambrai (1509–1517)” (Queen’s, Kingston, D. McTavish), 2oo7.

Modern / Contemporary Art

Maulsby, Lucy, “Politics and Persuasion: The Architectural and Urban Transformation of Milan under Fascism, 1922–1943” (Columbia, R. Middleton), 2007.

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