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UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy

Scoil Stair na hEalaíne agus an Pholasaí Chultúrtha UCD

PhD & MLitt students in Art History, and Cultural Policy & Arts Management

Current research postgraduates 

  • Edith Andrees
  • Michael_Ann Bevivino 
  • Ger Canavan
  • Anne Cormican
  • Malgorzata Dynak
  • Padraig Edwards
  • Raga Elghadi 
  • Jessica Fahy
  • Jan Frohburg
  • Kieran Gaya 
  • Sheila Grace
  • Livia Hurley
  • Eileen Lee
  • Sadegh Panahi
  • Eibhlin Roden
  • Susan Storey
  • David Teevan  

Conferred Postgraduates

2015 Sarah Wilson, PhD Foreign Cults in Rome and their Origins: Questioning the Non-Roman Identification of Magna Mater, Palmyreen Deities and Sol
2015 Silvia Guglielmini, PhD Arts Festivals in Tourism, Tourism in Arts Festivals
2015 Sabrina Wilk, PhD Foreseeing and Transmitting Arcadia: Perspective visualisation in landscape architectural design
2015 Peter Shortt, PhD A History of the Rosc Exhibitions 1967 to 1988, their Confrontations and Influences
2014 Jacqueline Hayes, PhD The Role of Sculpture in the Victorian Garden Cemeteries of Glasnevin and Mount Jerome (1832-1916) and the Significance of Politically Inspired Monuments
2014 Jennifer Goff, PhD The Eileen Gray Collection at the National Museum of Ireland
2014 Louis W. Funder, PhD Reconstructing a Region – Rioja and its Wineries
2014 Corinna Ricasoli, PhD Non Omnis Moriar: Artists' Funerary Monuments in Baroque Rome 
2013 Louise Kelly, PhD Pieter Codde Reconsidered: His Life and Works (1599-1678)
2013 Sadegh Panahi, MLitt Holy Light in Iranian Sacred Architecture
2013 Ruth Musielak, PhD Water sources:  Improvement in the Irish and English designed landscape, 1660-1800
2012 Medb Ruane, PhD Seeing, Reading, Writing:  a psychoanalytic interpretation of Louis le Brocquy’s Táin
2011 Kate Antosik Parsons, PhD Remembering & Forgetting:  Memory & Gender in Irish Time Based Art 
2011 Anna Kadzik-Bartoszewska, PhD Egyptian archaeological textiles from 3rd to 11th century CE – in the collection of the National Museum of Ireland
2011 Audrey Nicholls, PhD ‘Temptation and Transgression:  Images of Christ and the Adulteress, and of Adulteress, and of Susanna and the Elders, in Renaissance Venice’
2010 Sheila Dickinson, PhD Gender and Art Pratice in Contemporary Irish Art: an in depth study of the work of Alice Maher, Dorothy Cross and Kathy Prendergast
2010 Vera Murtagh, MLitt Andrew Nicholl: Artist, Teacher and Traveller
2009 Conor Lucey, PhD ‘Made in the new Taste’: domestic neoclassicism and the Dublin building industry, 1765-1801
2008 T. James O'Callaghan, MLitt   
2008 Emily Mark-FitzGerald, PhD Memorials and Monuments to the Irish Famine: Commemorative Art and History
2008 Eimear O'Connor, PhD  Sean Keating 1889-1977 – New Perspectives
2008 Anne-Marie Keaveney, MLitt Daniel O’Neill 1920-1974
2007 Angela Cowhey, PhD  Dublin Cabinetmakers and their Clientele in the period 1880-1841
2007 Sarah Drumm, MLitt  'None but persons of fashion need apply': Dublin Townhouses of the Irish MPs 1750-1800
2007 Ruth Sheehy, MLitt “O’ Lord, I love the habitation of thy house and the place where thy glory dwells”   The Religious Art of Richard King in Ireland: 1933-73

Nesta Butler, PhD 

William Baillie (1728-1810): Printmaker, connoisseur and dealer

Mary Clarke, PhD  

The Dublin Civic Portrait Collection: Patronage, Politics and patriotism, 1548-2000
2006 Roisin Kennedy, PhD   Politics of Vision: Critical Writing on Art in Ireland, 1939–1972
2006 Mary Frances Patton, MLitt The Religious Stained Glass Windows of Evie Hone