Katherine Havlik ’12 is attending the University of Utah School of Psychology Ph.D. program
Tristan Needham (née Zabenko) ’12 earned an M.A. degree in Graphic Design and Art Direction from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She is working as a freelance Art Director.
Westrey Page ’12 is pursuing an M.A. degree in art history at the Freie Universitat in Berlin. She participated in the Congress-Bundestag Young Professionals Exchange Program in 2012-13, a competitive fellowship program offered to seventy-five young Americans each year. The program offers university training followed by an internship of the candidate’s choice in Germany in order to develop intercultural exchange between young Americans and German professionals.
Michelle Reynolds ’12 accepted a position in the Marketing Department of the Tacoma Art Museum in 2019. She competed an M.A. degree in Art History and Museum Studies at Syracuse University in 2016 and worked as Curatorial and Programming Coordinator at Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College from 2016-2019.
Zoe MacLeod ’11 earned an M.A. degree in information studies from UCLA, focusing on archives.
Samantha Barry (Howarth) ’10 earned an M.A. degree in Art History at American University. Was Manager of Training at the Newseum, Washington, D.C.; Currently is the Visitor Services Coordinator at Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
Zoe Fromer ’10 earned a Master of Arts in Teaching at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR.
Rebekah McKay ’10 started the Ph.D. program in classical archaeology at UC Berkeley in fall 2017. After earning an M.A. degree in Archaeology at the University of Exeter, she worked as GIS Technician and Lab Technician at the U.S. Geological Survey and served as a Teaching Assistant at UC Davis in the Department of Classics.
Katie Ferguson ’09 earned an M.A. degree at the Fine and Decorative Arts Program of the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London. She works as Human Resources Manager at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Andrew Griebeler ’09 was awarded a Getty/American Council of Learned Societies Postdoctoral Fellowship in Art History for 2021-2022 for his project titled: Medusa Underground: An Occult Icon in Byzantium. He completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in art history at USC after earning his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley with a focus on Byzantine art in May 2019. He won first prize in the 2012 student essay competition of the International Center of Medieval Art (New York, NY) for his paper: "Picturing Time and Eternity in Sixth-Century Ravenna."; Awarded a two year fellowship (2014-2016) from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to pursue his dissertation research at the Kunsthistorisches Institute in Florence; Awarded a three-year (2016-2019) David E. Finley Fellowship of the CASVA (Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts) intended for research and travel in Europe related to his dissertation on Byzantine manuscripts of herbal medicine. The fellowship also provided a year-long residency at the Center to complete the dissertation and carry out curatorial work. Andrew was also awarded a Dumbarton Oaks Dissertation Fellowship (declined) and a Townsend Fellowship from UC Berkeley (declined).
Lauren Justice ’09 is pursuing a Ph.D. in psychology (2013-2018) at Pacific University, Portland, OR.
Rachael Pullin ’09 is a Curatorial Intern at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She earned an M.A. degree in Art History from American University. Rachael also served as curatorial and education intern at the Smithsonian.
Ashley Dowden ’08 completed an M.A. at the Art Business Masters Program of the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, NY.
Sarah Lippai ’07 earned an M.A. degree in Art History with a specialization in Roman Art at the University of Washington.
Michelle Salter ’07 earned a law degree at the University of Nebraska; Was Associate Attorney at the Nair Law Group; Currently Associate (Manager) at the law practice, Egan LLP allied with Ernst & Young LLP in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Scott Valentine ’07 earned a Master of Design degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is working as Product Marketing Specialist for Google via Artech Information Systems.
Theresa Kutasz Christensen ’06 was recently appointed a Kress Research Fellow at the Detroit Institute of Arts. She completed her Ph.D. in Art History at the Pennsylvania State University in fall 2018 and accepted the Kress Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of European Paintings at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Other achievements include: the Katzenberg Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer and Sackler Galleries where she worked with Islamic manuscripts in the summer of 2006; the Archives of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution in 2006 where she curated an exhibit of recent acquisitions featuring the papers of ceramicists Robert Chapman Turner and Toshiko Takaezu; a Fulbright Fellowship to Stockholm to carry out work on her dissertation entitled, “Queen Christina of Sweden and the Politics of Antiquities Collecting in Early Modern Rome.”
Amy Peterson ’06 earned a Master of Science degree in public health at the London Graduate School of Tropical Medicine; Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University College London Institute of Education (2015-2019); Director of HIV prevention at ETR Associates.
Pamela Jaynes (nee Haynes) ’03 received an M.A. degree in Art History from the University of Washington in 2005. She runs her own art appraisal company in Seattle (Jaynes Appraisals).
Sarah Titus ’03 received an M.A. degree in Archaeological Studies from Yale University in 2006. As an adjunct professor, she taught at Utah State University, Weber University, the University of Washington, the University of Puget Sound, and Pacific Lutheran University. She also served as co-director of the Art History Seminar in Rome at the University of Washington.
Brenda Longfellow ’94 received her M.A. in art history at the University of Washington and her Ph.D. in classical art and archaeology at the University of Michigan. She is an associate professor at the School of Art and Art History of the University of Iowa. Her book Roman Imperialism and Civic Patronage: Form, Meaning and Ideology in Monumental Fountain Complexes (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) was published in 2011. In 2012, she received the Rome Prize Fellowship in Ancient Studies at the American Academy in Rome to research a book she has tentatively titled Past Lives, Present Meanings: Reused Statues in Imperial Rome. The book considers why ancient Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine incorporated older statues into their newly built monuments and how these new ensembles impacted the developing Roman sense of identity.