Caitlin Clerkin is a doctoral candidate in the University of Michigan’s Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology. She earned her A.B. in Classical Archaeology from Bowdoin College and her M.A. in Latin from the University of Georgia, Athens. Her dissertation focuses on archaeological and archival materials (and their afterlives) from the Hellenistic and Parthian city of Seleucia-on-the Tigris, in modern Iraq. She also is currently assistant ceramicist at the Omrit Settlement Excavation Project, a Roman-period site in northern Israel. Caitlin is also interested in critical cultural heritage and museum studies and practice. She was recently a graduate fellow at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She has also worked or interned at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, the Peary-MacMillian Arctic Museum, the Huntington Library, and the Historic Italian Hall Foundation. She is currently working on an archaeological gallery for an on-site heritage center at El-Kurru, Sudan, as a member of the International Kurru Archaeological Project.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the sixteen art history doctoral students selected for the sixth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Joining from fifteen universities—six of which are sending a student to the program for the first time—this year’s cohort addresses a wide range ... Read More >