Our Alumni at a Glance

Notable Art History Alumni


Magdalena Berthet, M.A. (2019)

Cultural Property Analyst, Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board, Government of Canada.

Elysia French, M.A. (2011), Ph.D. (2018)

Social Science and Humanities Research Postdoctoral Fellow, York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies (2019)

Farrukh Rafiq, M.A. (2011), Ph.D. (2018)

Sessional Instructor, University of Toronto Mississauga, and Instructor at the Living Arts Centre, Mississauga; Instructor, The Living Arts Centre Mississauga; Head of Education, Art Gallery of Burlington

Marla Dobson, Ph.D. (2018)

Academic Outreach, Agnes Etherington Art Centre. Curator, Museum of Health Care.

Carolyn Mensing, Ph.D. (2018)

Assistant Curator, Prints and Drawings, Art Gallery of Ontario; Getter Paper Project Fellow, Rijksmuseum (since March 2019)

Anna-Maria Moubayed, Ph.D. (2018)

Adjunct Lecturer, Concordia University; Business Development Specialist at MITACS, Concordia University.

Mieke Rodenburg, M.A. (2017)

Records and Information Management Coordinator, Town of Canmore; Archival Assistant, Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, Vancouver

Alyssa Abraham, Ph.D. (2017)

Assistant Professor of Art History, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Research Fellowship, Victoria College, University of Toronto, 2017-18. Bader Fellow, 2014.

Nenagh Hathaway, Ph.D. (2016)

Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Sarah Budd, M.A. (2015)

Public Affairs Editor, Government of British Columbia.

Catherine Copp, Ph.D. (2014)

Registry Operations at Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. Alfred Bader Fellow, 2010.

Angelique Roy, M.A. (2013)

Health Sciences Librarian, Queen's University; Records Analyst at ARC Resources Ltd, Calgary, AB

Sarah E.K. Smith, M.A. (2008), Ph.D. (2013)

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media Studies, Carleton University; Adjunct Professor, Cultural Studies Program, Queen's University

Jennifer Diorio, Ph.D. (2013)

Research Consultant, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Department of Indian Affairs, Government of Canada, Ottawa. Research Consultant, The History Group, Ottawa. Alfred Bader Fellow, 2010.

Jane Becker Nelson, M.A. (2013)

Director, Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College, MN.

Debra Antoncic, Ph.D. (2012)

Associate Curator, RiverBrink Art Museum, Queenston, ON. Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts, University of Brock.

Elizabeth Diggon, M.A. (2012)

Ph.D. in Cultural Studies, Queen's University. Instructor, University of Lethbridge. Assistant Curator, Esker Foundation, Calgary.

Megan Bylsma, M.A. (2011)

Visual Art Instructor, Art History, Red Deer College.

Brennan Jade Smith, M.A. (2011)

Director's Assistant, Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Justice; Freelance Collections Assistant, Salgo Trust for Education; Project Leader, The Soapbox Series, The Arts & Disability Network, Manitoba

Julia Skelly, Ph.D. (2010)

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Concordia University; Course Lecturer, Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University

Alessandra Cardarelli, M.A. (2010)

Culture Programmer, City of Mississauga. School Programs Coordinator, Lakeshore Arts, Toronto.

Kaitlin Schwan, M.A. (2009)

Senior Researcher, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, York University; Assistant Professor, University of Toronto 

Sarah Jones, M.A. (2009)

Jones Gallery, Owner and Visual Artist; Enterprise Saint John, Emerging Entrepreneurs Program Officer, Saint John, NB

Ana-Joel Falcón-Weibe, M.A. (2008), Ph.D. (2014)

Visiting Lecturer of Art History, Skidmore College. Alfred Bader Chair, 2010.

Jocelyn Purdie, M.A. (2008)

Director, Union Gallery, Kingston, ON

Kristy A. Holmes, Ph.D (2007)

Assistant Professor, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay

Alla Myzelev, Ph.D. (2007)

Assistant Professor, SUNY Geneseo

Kirsty Robertson, M.A. (2001), Ph.D. (2006)

Director, Museum and Curatorial Studies, Department of Visual Arts, Western; Associate Professor of Contemporary Art and Museum Studies, Department of Visual Arts, Western; 

Peter Coffmann, Ph.D. (2006)

Governor General's Academic Gold Medal recipient; Phyllis Lambert Prize winner for Best Graduate Thesis in Architecture. Killam Postdoctoral Fellow. Assistant Professor, Carleton University.

(Lindsay) Finn Leeitch, M.A. (2006)

Director, Artspace, Peterborough, ON

Kamille Parkinson, Ph.D. (2005)

Upper Canada Art Consulting and Adjunct Teaching Professor, SUNY Potsdam

Donna Scott, M.A. (2005)

Visual Arts Teacher, Aga Khan Academy, Mombosa

John Potvin, Ph.D. (2005)

Associate Professor, Art History Concordia University; Assistant Professor, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph; Instructor, Fine Art and Cultural Studies, York University

Uldis Dimisevskis, M.A. (2004)

Head of Production and Development, National Film Centre of Latvia.

Laurie Dalton, M.A. (2003)

Director/Curator of Academia University Art Gallery and Adjunct Art Historian in the Department of History & Classics. 

Andrea Bubenik, M.A. (2000), Ph.D. (2007)

Senior Lecturer, School of Communication and Arts, University of Queensland, Australia.

Anne Dymond, Ph.D. (2000)

Faculty, University of Lethbridge.

Jan Allen, M.A. (1992)

Director, Agnes Etherington Art Centre (retired 2019).

Mark Antliff, M.A. (1984)

Ph.D., Yale, 1990. Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History, Duke University.


Alec Aldrich, M.A. (2018)

Intern, Northern Baroque Paintings and Old Master Prints (2018-19), and Provenance Researcher, Old Master Prints (2019), National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Sarah Alford, Ph.D. (2018)

Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies, School of Critical and Creative Studies, Alberta University of the Arts.

Helena Catherine Maria (Nina) Schroder, Ph.D. (2018)

Research Associate, Faculty of Religion and Theology, Texts and Traditions, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Lisa Binkley, Ph.D. (2016)

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Dalhousie University. Public Affairs Editor, Government of British Columbia.

Veronica Carter, M.A. (2010), Ph.D. (2016)

Sessional Instructor, University of Waterloo. Gallery Assistant, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art. Alfred Bader Fellow, 2011.

Mathieu Sly, M.A. (2014)

Social Media Officer, National Gallery of Canada; Videographer to the Prime Minister of Canada, Ottawa

Johanna Amos, Ph.D. (2014)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Art History and Art Conservation, Queen's University. Alfred Bader Fellow, 2011.

Chantelle Lepine-Cercone, Ph.D. (2014)

Cultural Property Analyst at Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board, Government of Canada (2019)

Kathleen Adams, M.A. (2013)

Chair and Assistant Professor of RTA School of Media, Ryerson University.

Alena Buis, Ph.D. (2013)

Instructor and Department Chair in the Art History and Religious Studies Department at Langara College, B.C. Instructor, Fine Arts Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

Allison Fisher, Ph.D. (2013)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art history, Bishop's University. Adjunct Instructor, Queen's University-Blyth. Alfred Bader Fellow, 2009.

Brianne Howard Ph.D. (2013)

Research Advisor, UBC School of Journalism, Vancouver, BC; Director, Academic Support at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (2019); 

Adam Belovari, M.A. (2012)

Culture Coordinator, City of Burlington.

Susan Cahill, M.A. (2007), Ph.D. (2011)

Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Studies, Nipissing University. Assistant Professor of Art History, Department of Art, University of Calgary. 

Taryn Sirove, M.A. (2005), Ph.D. (2010)

Programming Committee Member, A Space Gallery; Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University

Sara Ellis, M.A. (2010)

Assistant Professor, Academy of Art University, San Francisco. Art & Visual Literacy Librarian, University of British Columbia.

Erin Morton, M.A. (2005), Ph.D. (2009)

Associate Professor, History of Visual and Material Culture, Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

Natalie Nanton, M.A. (2007)

Manager, Academic Initiatives, Governance and Quality Assurance, Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Provost, OCADU

Kimberly Muir, Ph.D. (2007)

Visiting Lecturer, Materials and Conservation Science, University of Chicago

Christyna Prokipchuk, M.A. (2007)

Account executive, PointClickCare, Toronto; Consultant, Market Strategy Project, YMCA Kingston; Records Technician, College of Nurses of Ontario

Krystina Stermole, M.A. (2000), Ph.D. (2007)

International Relations Officer, Università Ca'Foscari Venezia; Copy Editor, San Rocco architecture magazine; Sessional Instructor, Boston University

Anna Samulak, M.A. (2006)

Senior Development Officer, Arts, Office of Advancement, Queen's University; Advancement Officer, Humber College, Toronto

Lee Oldford, M.A. (2006)

Paper conservator, Glenbow Museum, Calgary

Shannon Bagg, Ph.D. (2006)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Carleton University.

Brian Donnelly, Ph.D. (2005)

Professor of History, Theory, Criticism, Sheridan College. Faculty of Design, York University/Sheridan College.

Anne-Marie Minardi, M.A. (2005)

President, The Rover Boutique, North York, ON

Elaine Cheasley Patterson, Ph.D. (2004)

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Fine Art, and Associate Professor, Art History, Concordia University

Jane Russell-Corbett, Ph.D. (2004)

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Chair, Art History Faculty, Queen's University

Andrea Kunard, Ph.D. (2004)

Associate Curator, Canadian Photography Institute, National Gallery of Canada

Derek Rushton, M.A. (2003)

Gallery Director, Hartnet Gallery, University of Rochester; Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Rochester

Milijana Mladjan, M.A. (2003)

Research Fellow, American Academy in Rome

Elaine M. Atkinson, M.A. (2003), Ph.D. (2010)

Assistant Professor, Memorial University, Newfoundland.

Hillary Barron, M.A. (2000)

Assistant Secretary of the University, York University. Manager, Academic Governance and Initiatives, OCAD University.

Keri Cronin, M.A. (2000), Ph.D. (2004)

Associate Professor, Art History, Brock University.

David De Witt, Ph.D. (2000)

Senior Curator/Senior Conservator at Museum Het Rambrandthuis/Rembrandt House Museum. Bader Curator, Rembrandthuis.

Susan Elizabeth Fry, M.A. (2000)

Library Assistant at Education Library, Memorial University (2019)

Sally Hickson, M.A. (1995), Ph.D. (2003)

Associate Professor, Art History, University of Guelph

Jonathan Bikker, M.A. (1994)

Ph.D., Utrecht University. Curator of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Bruce Grenville, M.A. (1984)

1989–1995: Chief Curator, Mendel Gallery; 1995–1997: Chief Curator, Edmonton Art Gallery; 1997–: Senior Curator, Vancouver Art Gallery.