Monday, 15 September 2014

New Member of Staff: Michael Tymkiw

So many new faces!

We are once again pleased to announce that Michael Tymkiw will be joining our staff as a Lecturer in Art History in January 2015. Michael recently completed his PhD in Art History at the University of Chicago, and is currently on a Max Planck Post-Doctoral fellowship in Florence.

His PhD dissertation explores the issues of spectatorship within the context of National Socialist exhibition design. Michael received his BA in French from Yale University, and an MBA at the University of Chicago.

We look forward to welcoming him to the Art History team in the new year.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

New Member of Staff: Ayla Lepine

Once again, we have the pleasure of announcing a new member of staff, who will start with us here in Art History in September: Ayla Lepine.

Ayla studied Art History at the University of Victoria, and Theology at Oxford, before doing an MA and PhD in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, where she also held a post-doc position. Among other places, she has taught at Yale, Nottingham, and the Courtauld.

She is currently completing a monograph entitled "Restless Utopias: Medievalism and Modernity in Britain and America, 1880-­1940".

For further information on her research, see Ayla's website, and follow her on Twitter.