Micaela Kowalski

Field & Specialties

Advisor: Dr. Erin Lambert
Early Modern Europe, the Reformation, religion, visual culture, global and transregional history


M.A. History, The University of Virginia (May 2018) 

B.A. History and Minor in Visual Fine Arts, Mount St. Mary's University (May 2016)


Master's Thesis (2018): The Reformers’ Image of Mary: Early German Evangelical Thought & Theology in Visual Art, 1500-1525

Undergraduate Thesis (2016): Monarchial Ideology in Image: Tracing the Apotheosis through time and space in early modern Italy and England

Fall 2018: Dissertation prospectus in progress

Spring of 2018: Passed comprehensive exams in Early Modern European History, Global History from 1492, and History of Visual Arts and Printmaking in Northern Europe 

Spring 2017: Defended Master's thesis

Awards & Honors

UVA Rare Book School Fellow (2018-2019)

Lilly Graduate Fellow, Nineth Cohort (2016-2019) 

Courses Taught

T.A. for HIEU 2721: Supernatural Europe (University of Virginia, Spring 2018) 

T.A. for HIAF 2001: Early African History through the Era of the Slave Trade (Unviersity of Virginia, Fall 2017)


Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
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Charlottesville, VA 22904


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