Micaela Kowalski

Field & Specialties

Advisor: Dr. Erin Lambert
Early Modern Europe
Religion & the Reformation
Visual History
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)

Passed comprehensive exams in the following three fields: Early Modern Europe, Global History from 1492, and Prints and Printmaking in Early Modern Europe (May 2018)



Master's Thesis (2018): The Reformers’ Image of Mary: Early German Evangelical Thought & Theology in Visual Art, 1500-1525​ (https://libraetd.lib.virginia.edu/public_view/xg94hq02v

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

Awards & Honors

UVA Rare Book School Fellow (2018-2019)

Lilly Graduate Fellow, Nineth Cohort (2016-2019) 


Courses Taught

T.A. for RELC 2050: The Rise of Christianity (University of Virginia, Fall 2018) 

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)

Media Appearances