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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 PhDs 

  • Edith Andrees
  • Michael_Ann Bevivino 
  • Ger Canavan
  • Anne Cormican
  • Malgorzata Dynak
  • Padraig Edwards
  • Raga Elghadi 
  • Jessica Fahy
  • Jan Frohburg
  • Kieran Gaya 
  • Silvia Guglielmini  
  • Livia Hurley
  • Eileen Lee
  • Sadegh Panahi
  • Eibhlin Roden
  • Peter Shortt
  • Susan Storey
  • David Teevan
  • Sabrina Wilk
  • Sarah Wilson  

Conferred Postgraduates

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