Decorative Arts & Design History

Smithsonian Associates in partnership with
The George Washington University

MA in Decorative Arts & Design Historys

Meet An Alum

Moira Gallagher

Moira Gallagher, 2013

  • Research Assistant, American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Jennifer Adams

Jennifer Adams, 2012

  • Director, Membership Marketing, American Alliance of Museums, Washington, DC
Samantha DeTillio

Samantha DeTillio, 2012

  • Assistant Curator, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY
Tiffany Williams

Tiffany Williams, 2012

  • Curatorial Assistant, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Luiza deCamargo

Luiza deCamargo, 2012

  • Assistant Curator, Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston, MA
Jon Frederick

Jon Frederick, 2011

  • Museum Specialist, Naval History and Heritage Command-Curator Branch, Washington, DC
Julia Hood

Julia Hood, 2011

  • Coordinator of Education at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones, 2011

  • Curator of Decorative Arts & Historic Interpretation at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum, Nashville, TN
  • Thesis: A Historiography of the Furniture in the White House’s Blue Room, 1817-1962
Marissa  Hershon

Marissa Hershon, 2010

  • Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Decorative Arts and Desgin at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Keith MacKay

Keith MacKay, 2009

  • Director, Wilton House Museum, Richmond, VA
Kelly Conway

Kelly Conway, 2005

  • Curator of American Glass, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Diane Wright

Diane Wright, 2005

  • Carolyn & Richard Barry Curator of Glass, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Marcee Craighill

Marcee Craighill, 2004

  • Director and Curator, U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Washington, D.C.
Lindsy Parrott

Lindsy Parrott, 2004

  • Director/Curator, The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, New York
  • Thesis: The Making and Marketing of Louis Comfort Tiffany's Favrile Pottery
  • www.neustadtcollection.org
Kory Rogers

Kory Rogers, 2003

  • Curator of Design Arts, Shelburne Museum, Vermont
Ashley Callahan

Ashley Callahan, 1998

  • Contributing Editor, Ornament Magazine
  • Former Curator of Decorative Arts, Georgia Museum of Art
  • Thesis: Ilonka Karasz (1896-1981), Twentieth-Century American Designer