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Senior Fellows, 2020–2022

A list of former Senior Fellows at the Center and their research projects.

2021–2022

Fabio Barry, Stanford University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
The Endless Revolution: The Dome, from Vault of Heaven to Hypersphere

Shira Brisman, University of Pennsylvania
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2022
The Goldsmith’s Debt: Conceptions of Property in Early Modern Art

Kaira M. Cabañas, University of Florida
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow
Deviant Histories: Radical Psychiatry and Art as Creative Care

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, University College Dublin
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Expanding Agency: Women and Modern American Architecture and Design, 1923–1972

Juliet Koss, Scripps College
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Model Soviets

Jeffrey Moser, Brown University
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow
Moral Depths: Making Antiquity in a Medieval Chinese Cemetery

Christopher J. Nygren, University of Pittsburgh
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Sedimentary Aesthetics: Painting on Stone and the Ecology of Early Modern Art

2020–2021

Elena M. Calvillo, University of Richmond
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, fall 2020
Rome in Translation: Cultural Brokerage in 16th-Century Italy

Patrick R. Crowley, Stanford University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, spring 2021
Roman Portraiture: A Media Archaeology

Madhuri Desai, The Pennsylvania State University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Creating the Mughal Temple: Architecture, Innovation, and Archaism (1590‒1700)

André Dombrowski, University of Pennsylvania
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow
Monet’s Minutes: Impressionism and the Industrialization of Time

Byron Ellsworth Hamann, The Ohio State University
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow
A History of Mexico through Histories of “the Conquest”: The 
Lienzo de Tlaxcala Remade, 1552–2012

Stuart Lingo, University of Washington
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Bronzino’s Bodies and Mannerism’s Masks

Oscar E. Vázquez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
The Body of Work: The Practice and Politics of Life Drawing in Latin American Academies of Art