2020 HAD Graduate Theses

All of the HAD Graduate Thesis projects from 2020 can be reviewed here.

You can view each student’s poster and audio. Just play the audio and click on the poster to view and hear comments.

Congratulations to all graduating students!

Abigail Cote

“Guns, Ghosts, and so Forth”: Beverly Buchanan’s Reconstructions of Black History

Advisor: Eva Díaz

Thesis poster by Abigail Cote

Katherine Hicks

Creating a Taxonomy for Video Game Visual Style

Advisor: Joo Yun Lee

Thesis poster by Katherine Hicks

Cyprien Meslay

Palism: Breaking Codes in The Parisian Graffiti Tradition 

Advisor: Erica Morawski

Thesis poster by Cyprien Meslay

Safiye Senturk

Formation of an Indigenous Ottoman Decorative Vocabulary


In Response to Silk Exchange with The Venetian Republic: 1453-1571

Thesis poster by Safiye Senturk

Kristen Tivey

Symbol and Science in Hilma Af Klint’s Swan Series

Advisor: Marsha Morton

Thesis poster by Kristen Tivey