Visual Arts DepartmentWestern Arts and Humanities

Current PhD Students

Christina Battle

Christina Battle

PhD

Biography: Film, video, installation, data, disaster, politics, surveillance, visual culture, algorithms, environmental catastrophe.
Thomas Baynes

Thomas Baynes

PhD

Jessica Cappuccitti

Jessica Cappuccitti

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Contemporary Art, Testimony and Witnessing, Trauma Theory, Urban, Re-Growth, Detroit, Community
Colin Dorward

Colin Dorward

PhD

Lisa Daniels

Lisa Daniels

PhD

Ido Govrin

Ido Govrin

PhD

Mark Kasumovic

Mark Kasumovic

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Photography and its relationship to networks and the transmission of information.
Brad Morosan

Brad Morosan

PhD

Biography: Aesthetics of the urban environment, specifically disciplinary architecture in public spaces. Personal interests include popular music, film, and art from the Baroque to the present day.
Rehab Nazzal

Rehab Nazzal

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Nazzal’s research focuses on forms of representation of contemporary warfare.
Katie Oates

Katie Oates

PhD

Margherita Papadatos

Margherita Papadatos

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Contemporary art, new media, installation art, continental philosophy, the sublime, time, space, memory, affect.
Ruth Skinner

Ruth Skinner

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: photography, hypermedia, theories of representation and viewership, discourse studies
Santiago Ulises Unda

Santiago Ulises Unda

PhD

Research Interests / Specializations: Electronic and New Media art. Theories of Representation.
Michelle Wilson

Michelle Wilson

PhD

Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson



Helen Brown

Helen Brown



Heidi Kellett

Heidi Kellett



Julia Krueger

Julia Krueger



Erin McLeod

Erin McLeod



Stephen Mueller

Stephen Mueller



Sophia Quick

Sophia Quick



Katherine Tarini

Katherine Tarini