Monday, February 23, 2015

Congratulations to Derek Burdette, PhD '12

Derek Burdette, a 2012 graduate of the joint PhD program in Art History and Latin American Studies, was awarded the Association for Latin American Art's biennial award for the best dissertation in Latin American art history 2012-2014, for "Miraculous Crucifixes and Colonial Mexican Society: The Artistic, Devotional, and Political Lives of Mexico City's Early-Colonial Cristos."  His dissertation committee was Elizabeth Boone (Art History, chair), Thomas Reese (Art History and Latin American Studies), Susan Schroeder (emeritus History).  Dr. Burdette is currently at Visiting Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College.

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