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Current and Former Fellows

The Museum has supported more than fourteen hundred researchers since the fellowship program began in 1951. Many of the participants have gone on to become professors, curators, conservators, or directors of institutions in the museum and academic worlds.

The fellows' backgrounds and research reflect the global reach of the Museum's collection. Explore the fellows' research as well as the Museum's international relationships in The Met Around the World.

See further details regarding current fellows' research (PDF).

Fellows in Art History

Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
Kate Holohan
Kristen Windmuller-Luna

The American Wing
Julia McHugh
Juliet Sperling

Ancient Near Eastern Art
Haider Almamori
David Schneller
Sebastiano Soldi

Arms and Armor
Nikolaos Kontogiannis

Asian Art
Ka-Yi Ho
Xiaoxia Liu
Yan Shao

Drawings and Prints
Lia Markey
Tamar Mayer

Egyptian Art
Kristin Thompson

European Paintings
Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen
Linda Marie Müller
Melissa Yuen

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Christina Ferando
Mei Mei Rado

Greek and Roman Art
Delphine Tonglet

Islamic Art
Alzahraa Khallaf Ahmed
Sylvia Houghteling

Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Elizabeth Lastra
Frederica Law-Turner
Agnieszka Szymanska

Modern and Contemporary Art
Nicholas Fitch
Rosalind McKever
Anne Monahan

Modern and Contemporary Art—Leonard A. Lauder Research Center For Modern Art
Samuel Johnson
Anna Jozefacka
Trevor Stark
Vérane Tasseau

Musical Instruments
Daniel Wheeldon

Photographs
Anjuli Lebowitz
Shana Lopes

Postdoctoral Fellows in Curatorial Practice

Arms and Armor
Rachel Parikh

European Paintings and Modern and Contemporary Art
Eva Reifert

Islamic Art
Matthew Saba

Medieval Art
Julia Perratore

Modern and Contemporary Art
Katharine Wright

Photographs
Laetitita Barrere

Fellows in Conservation and Scientific Research

Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
Jessica Walthew

Arms and Armor Conservation
Sean Belair

Costume Institute Conservation
Leanne Tonkin

Objects Conservation
Amanda Chau
Parviz Holakooei

Paintings Conservation
Tess Graafland
Peter Van de Moortel

Paper Conservation
Amy Hughes
Johanna Zeigler

Photograph Conservation
Janka Krizanova

Scientific Research
Caterina Cappuccini
Clara Granzotto
Brunella Santarelli

Textile Conservation
Ana Radojević

See further details regarding former fellows' research (PDF).

We invite former fellows to use the Fellows Directory (PDF) to connect with other alumni of the Fellowship Program. Please note that the directory is password protected. If you are a former fellow and do not have access, contact us.