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Visiting Senior Fellows, 2020–2022

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

2021–2022

Sinclair W. Bell, Northern Illinois University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, summer 2021
Visualizing Difference in the Roman Empire: Aethiopians in Imperial Art and Social Practice

Douglas Brine, Trinity University
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, fall 2021
Brazen Splendors: The Art of Brass in the Burgundian Netherlands

Lisa Gail Collins, Vassar College
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, fall 2021
Love Lies Here: Grief, a Quilt, and the Community of Gee’s Bend, Alabama

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., Texas Christian University
Leonard A. Lauder Visiting Senior Fellow, summer 2021
Black Statues: Where We Stand on Race Within Our Capital Space

Sabine Hake, The University of Texas at Austin
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, summer 2021
The Representation of the Worker and the Aestheticization of Work in Nazi Art and Design 

Homay King, Bryn Mawr College
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, fall 2021
Go West: A Mythology of California’s Silicon Valley

Sabine Kriebel, University College Cork
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, fall 2021
Objectivity Viewed Obliquely: The New Vision Photography of Florence Henri and Germaine Krull

Marcia Kupfer, Washington, DC
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, summer 2021
Sites of Anti-Judaism in Ethiopian Art and Culture

Pamela O. Long, Washington, DC
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, winter 2022
Machines on Paper: From Leonardo da Vinci to Vincenzo Scamozzi

John Peffer, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, summer 2021
How to Remember Apartheid with Pleasure: The Vernacular of South African Photography

Sarah-Neel Smith, Maryland Institute College of Art
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, summer 2021
Exhibiting the Middle East: The Lost History of America’s Cultural Exchanges

Phoebe Wolfskill, Indiana University
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, summer 2021
Photography, Painting, and the Early 20th-Century Black Subject

Nicole L. Woods, University of Notre Dame
Leonard A. Lauder Visiting Senior Fellow, winter 2022
Acid Visions: Happenings, Expressionist Painting, and the Afro-Futurism of Bob Thompson

2020–2021

Kathryn Jane Brown, Loughborough University
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, January 1–February 28, 2021
Artists' Books of the Harlem Renaissance

Delinda J. Collier, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, June 15–August 15, 2020
African Art as Evidence

Simone C. Drake, The Ohio State University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, June 15–August 15, 2020
Visualizing and Hearing Separatist Aesthetics in Contemporary Black Art and Music

Melissa L. Hyde, University of Florida
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, November 1–December 31, 2020
Marie-Suzanne Giroust Roslin: The Forgotten Académicienne

Samantha A. Noel, Wayne State University
Leonard A. Lauder Visiting Senior Fellow, January 1–February 28, 2021
Diasporic Art in the Age of Black Power

Howard Singerman, Hunter College
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, September 1–October 31, 2020
Acts of Art and Cinque: Networks and Geographies of Black Art in Manhattan, 1969‒1975

Rachel Stephens, University of Alabama
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, September 1–October 31, 2020
Hidden in Plain Sight: The Concealment of Slavery in Antebellum American Art

Molly Warnock, Johns Hopkins University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, December 1, 2020–January 31, 2021
The Subject of Painting: James Bishop and Tel Quel

Karl P. Whittington, The Ohio State University
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, June 15–August 15, 2020
Trecento Pictoriality: Diagrammatic Painting in the Age of Giotto