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PhD, Art History and Certificate in Film Studies, 2008
City University of New York, The Graduate Center

BA (with honor), Art History, 1998
DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Professional Experience

Digital Humanities Specialist
The Getty Research Institute

Robert H. Smith Postdoctoral Research Associate
CASVA, National Gallery of Art

Publication Developer, Digital Research and Publication Initiative
Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide

Lead Developer
Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide


The Island of Freedom and the Communist Sea: Divided Berlin on US Television, 1952–1966 (manuscript in preparation).

Architecture, Politics, and Identity in Divided Berlin. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014.

“Graffiti and the Critical Power of Urban Space: Gordon Matta-Clark’s Made in America and Keith Haring’s Berlin Wall Mural.” In The Art/History of Resistance. Special issue, Space & Culture, vol 18, no 2 (November 2015).

“‘You Are Now Entering Occupied Berlin’: Architecture and Rehab-Squatting in West Berlin.” Centropa, vol 14, no 2 (May 2015).

“From ‘National Style’ to ‘Rationalized Construction’: Mass-Produced Housing, Style, and Discourse in the East German Journal Deutsche Architektur, 1956–1964.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 74, no 1 (March 2015).

“Beyond the Berlin Myth: The Global, the Local and IBA 87.” In Berlin, Divided City, edited by Philip Broadbent and Sabine Hake, 156-167. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010. (First paperback edition, 2012.)

Emily Pugh, with Elizabeth Buhe and Petra Chu. “Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide’s ‘Digital Humanities and Art History’: Reflections on Our First Articles.” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 15, no 1 (2015).

As publication developer and secondary author:
Lindsay Harris and Luke Hollis (primary authors), with Emily Pugh, Lavinia Ciuffa, and Maria Sole Fabri (secondary authors). “Imagining a Nation’s Capital: Rome and the John Henry Parker Photography Collection, 1864–1879”Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 14, no 1 (2015).

Therese O’Malley and Kathryn R. Barush (primary authors), with Emily Pugh, Jessica Ruse, and Courtney Tompkins (secondary authors). “‘In the Park’: Lewis Miller’s Chronicle of American Landscape at Mid-Century.” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 12, no 2 (2013).

As publication developer and project manager:
Murtha Baca and Nuria Rodríguez Ortega, eds. Pietro Mellini’s Inventory in Verse, 1681. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2015.

Jacqueline Marie Musacchio (primary author), with Jenifer Bartle and David McClure (secondary authors), assisted by Kalyani Bhatt. “Mapping the ’White, Marmorean Flock‘: Anne Whitney Abroad, 1867–1868.” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 13, no 2 (2014).

Recipient of the 2015 Article Prize, Nineteenth Century Studies Association
Elizabeth Buhe (primary author), with David Eisenberg, Nicholas Fischer, and Daniel Suo (secondary authors). “Sculpted Glyphs: Egypt and the Musée Charles X.”  Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 13, no 1 (2014).

Recipient of the 2015 ARIAH Prize for Online Publication
Pamela Fletcher and Anne Helmreich (primary authors) with David N. Israel and Seth Erickson (secondary authors).“Local/Global: Mapping the London Art Market.” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 12, no 1 (2012).

Recent and Upcoming Presentations

Publishing Art History Digitally: The Present and Future, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, October 14–15, 2016
Co-convener, with Petra ten-Doesschate Chu (Seton Hall University) and Elizabeth Buhe (Institute of Fine Arts, NYU)

2015 Society for American City and Regional Planning History Conference; Los Angeles, CA
Panel co-chair: The Unplanned City: The Occupation and Creative Reuse of the Built Environment, with Jennifer Hock; sponsored by the Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF)
Paper: “No Fixed Address: ‘Black Dwelling’ and the Politics of Housing in East Germany”
>> Alex Sayf Cummings wrote a wonderful recap of the panel for Tropics of Meta titled “SACRPH 2015: The Politics (and Non-Politics) of the Unplanned City in the US, UK, and Germany.”

2015 College Art Association Annual Conference; New York, NY
Panel Co-Chair: “Art Historical Scholarship and Publishing in the Digital World,” with Petra ten-Doesschate Chu

2014 College Art Association Annual Conference; Chicago, IL
Paper: “‘You are Now Entering Occupied Berlin’: Architects and Rehab Squatters in West Berlin”
(Panel: “Popularizing Architecture in Germany and Central Europe,” sponsored by the Historians of German and Central European Art; Chair: Wallis Miller, University of Kentucky)

Archives of American Art, Washington DC; American Art History and Digital Scholarship: New Avenues of Exploration: November 15–16, 2013
Paper: “Art History Online: Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide’s Digital Research and Publishing Initiative
(Panel: Publishing Online)

8th Savannah Symposium, Modernities Across Time and Space; Savannah College of Art and Design: February 7–9, 2013
Paper: “The Secret of the Bauhaus: Hoyerswerda and Architectural Modernism in East Germany, 1962–64”

Digital Art History Laboratory; Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA; March 5–7, 2013
“Digital Scholarly Projects at CASVA”
(Panel: Building Digital Library Resources)
>> View my interview with Susan Edwards (Getty Web Group) and four other DAH Lab participants.


Spring 2012, Adjunct Assistant Professor: University of Maryland; College Park, MD
School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
“Seminar in the History of Modern Architecture”

Fall 2009, Adjunct Assistant Professor: Pratt Institute; Brooklyn, NY
History of Art and Design Department
“Art since the 1960s”

Fall 2008 & 2009, Adjunct Assistant Professor: Parsons The New School for Design; New York, NY
School of Art and Design History and Theory
“Critical Reading and Writing I”

2008–09, Visiting Assistant Professor: Bard College; Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Program in Art History
“Survey of 20th-Century Art,” “Introduction to Modern Architecture,” “20th-Century Northern European Art and Architecture,” and “Berlin in the 20th and 21st Century: Architecture and National Identity”

Spring 2009, Adjunct Assistant Professor: City College (CUNY); New York, NY
The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
course: “Berlin in the 20th and 21st Century: Architecture and National Identity”

2001–06, Teaching Adjunct: New York University, Pratt Institute, Hunter College; New York, NY
“Reading Visual Images: Still and Moving Image Aesthetics” (at NYU, lecture with some discussion; team taught with photo historian); “Twentieth-Century Art” (at Pratt, lecture); “Introduction to Media Studies” (at Hunter, led discussion sections)

Awards and Honors

2012: Foundation for Landscape Studies, David R. Coffin Publication Grant, for Architecture, Politics, and Identity in Divided Berlin

Summer 2010: Central European History Society, Summer Research Grant

Spring 2010: Library Research Grant; Getty Research Institute

Summer 2009: Accepted to the DEFA (East German) Summer Film Institute; University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2007–08: Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center

Spring 2007: Kristie Jayne Fellowship, PhD Program in Art History, CUNY Graduate Center

2006–07: Fulbright/IIE U.S. University Student Grant, Berlin Germany

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