Art History Alumni

We are proud of our students’ great professional success. Here is a sample of some of our students’ achievements:

Kessanda Abel (B.A. 2008) received an M.A. from Christie’s Education London and is Museum Education Coordinator at the Tampa Museum of Art.

Shannon Annis (M.A. 2008) is Registrar at the USF Contemporary Art Museum.

Rebecca Dubay (B.A. 2000) is Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Karen Fraser (M.A. 1996) received her Ph.D. from Stanford University. She is Assistant Professor of Japanese Art History at Santa Clara University in California and author of Photography and Japan (London, 2011).

Izabel Galliera (M.A. 2005) recently finished her Ph.D. in contemporary art history at the University of Pittsburgh.

Sabrina Hughes (M.A. 2010) is Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Devon Larson Dargan (M.A. 2006) is Registrar of Collections at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia.

Jenna McCall (M.A. 2012) is Records Management Coordinator in the Admissions Department at the New College of Florida.

Chika Okeke-Agulu (M.A. 1999) is Associate Professor of African Art History at Princeton University.

Liza Oliver (M.A. 2006) is finishing her Ph.D. in art history at Northwestern University and has been awarded a fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for 2014-15.

Valerie Palazzolo (M.A. 2011) is Instructor of Art History and Humanities at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa.

Christy Paris (M.A. 2013) is teaching art history classes at USF St. Petersburg and working part time at the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts.

Andrea Satterfield (M.A. 2007) is finishing her Ph.D. in art history at Emory University.

Noel Smith (M.A. 1995) is Curator of Latin American and Caribbean Art and Curator of Education at USF’s GraphicStudio.

Michelle Sticht (B.A. 2011) is attending the M.A. program for Medieval Studies at the University of York in England.

Phillip Townsend (B.A. 2014) is pursuing his M.A. in art history at the University of Texas, Austin.

Traci Timmons (M.A. 1996) is Head Art Librarian at the Seattle Art Museum.

Peter Tush (M.A. 2001) is Curator of Education at the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.