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Grants and Fellowships Awarded

Recent grants and fellowships conferred on students in the PhD program include those listed below.

Ravinder Binning, PhD 2018

  • Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA): Paul Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 2016-2019
  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Max Planck Institut-Kunsthistorisches Institut at Florence (KHI), 2020-22
  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), Istanbul, 2020-22

John Blakinger, PhD 2016

  • Twenty-Four-Month Chester Dale Fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2014-2016
  • Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, University of Southern California, 2016-2018
  • Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University, 2016-2018 (declined)
  • Archives Travel Research Fund, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, 2018
  • Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professorship, University of Oxford, 2018-2019

Alexandria Brown-Hejazi 

  • Hoover Institution, Stanford: Silas Palmer Fellowship, 2018
  • American Institute of Iranian Studies, Predoctoral Dissertation Research Travel Fellowship, 2018 
  • Pigott Scholars Program Fellowship, Stanford, 2018-2019

Kate Cowcher

  • Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, 2013-2015
  • Fellowship in Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Maryland Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection, 2017-2018

Lexi Johnson

  • Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art, 2018-2019

Joseph Larnerd

  • Douglass Foundation Fellowship in American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, 2018-2019
  • Joe and Wanda Corn Predoctoral Fellowship, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C., 2018-2019 (declined)
  • Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art, 2018-2019 (declined)
  • Dissertation Fellowship, Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, Winterthur, Delaware, 2018
  • Diane and Trevor Morris Fellowship, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California, 2018 
  • David Whitehouse Scholar-in-Residence, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, 2018 
  • Craft Research Fund Project Research Grant, The Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, Asheville, North Carolina, 2018
  •  Cecilia Steinfeldt Fellowship for Research in the Arts and Material Culture, Texas State Historical Association, Austin, Texas, 2018
  • David Jaffee Fellowship in Visual and Material Culture from the American Antiquarian Society, 2018, Worcester, Massachusetts, 2018 
  • Tyson Scholar of American Art fellowship at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Spring 2019 (declined)
  • Filson Fellowship, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky, 2018
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2018 (declined)

Yinshi Lerman-Tan

  • Douglass Foundation Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, 2018-2019

Sean O'Hanlan

  • Leonard A. Lauder Fellowship in Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2017-2019

Danny Smith

  • Pigott Scholars Program Fellowship, Stanford, 2018-2019
  • Marian and Andrew Heiskell/Anthony M. Clark Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy of Rome, 2020-21

Jennie Waldow

  • Pigott Scholars Program Fellowship, Stanford, 2018-2019

Lora Webb

  • Samuel H. Kress Institutional Fellowship, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome 2018-2020