Graduates of the Ph.D. program in the Department of Art History have worked as curators and administrators at internationally renowned museums, research institutes, and foundations, including The Art Institute of Chicago, Getty Research Institute, The Menil Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), National Museum of African Art (Smithsonian Institution), National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, as well as at college and university museums like the Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University Bloomington, Raclin Murphy Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame, and the Stanley Museum of Art at the University of Iowa.
Our Ph.D. graduates have joined the faculty of a range of research universities in the United States and abroad, including Arizona State University, Cal Poly Humboldt (California State University), Hofstra University, Kent State University, Miami University, Michigan State University, Princeton University, Purdue University, Rice University, San Jose State University, Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art (Israel), Stony Brook University, Temple University, University of British Columbia Okanagan (Canada), University of Calgary (Canada), University of Chicago, University of Cincinnati, University of Florida, University of Mississippi, University of Nigeria Nsukka, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Pittsburgh, University of Toledo, University of Tulsa, University of Washington, Valparaiso University, Vanderbilt University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Still other graduates of our Ph.D. program have taught at liberal arts colleges like Benedictine College, DePauw University, Dickinson College, Franklin College, Middlebury College, St. Michael's College, St. Olaf College, Skidmore College, and Wayne State College, as well as at institutions that specialize in art and design education, including The Art Students League, Kansas City Art Institute, Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD University), Parsons School of Design, Ringling College of Art and Design, and Savanah College of Art and Design.
Graduates of the M.A. program in the Department of Art History work as curators, editors, collections managers, and administrators at various arts and non-profit organizations in the United States—from local institutions, like the Monroe County History Center, to regional museums, like the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and, farther afield, at the auction house Bonhams Skinner. Many of our M.A. graduates also matriculate in Ph.D. programs at other universities.
Graduates of the Art History M.A./Library Science M.L.S. dual degree program have worked as art librarians at the Herman B Wells Library (Indiana University Bloomington), Spencer Art Reference Library (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), Art Reference Library of the North Carolina Museum of Art, Clarence Ward Art Library (Oberlin College), Kimbrough Library (Ringling College of Art and Design), University of California Irvine Libraries, University of Georgia Libraries, Bridwell Art Library (University of Louisville), and the University of Oregon Libraries.