Past Students

Morgan Owen (’20 MScR, Collections and Curating Practices). Morgan’s research focused on issues of heritage, management, and site curation, using the 8th century Umayyad desert residences (qusur) in present-day Jordan as a case study.

Lyla Halsted (’16, MA Art History, UNC-Chapel Hill) is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, where she focuses on talismanic materials in medieval Islamic art and architecture. Her research explores materiality, networks of exchange, and digital humanities.

Sarah Molina (’16, Morehead Cain Scholar, BA Art History, UNC-Chapel Hill) Sarah is a doctoral candidate in History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, where she continues her research on late medieval and early modern Islamic art objects, theories of ornament, and the technical study of textiles.