MacKenzie Moon Ryan

Professional History

Education

Ph.D., African art history, School of Art + Art History, College of Fine Arts, University of Florida, 2013

                  Dissertation: The Global Reach of a Fashionable Commodity: A Manufacturing and Design History of KangaTextiles

                  Committee members: Victoria L. Rovine (chair), Prita S. Meier, Robin Poynor, Luise White

M.A., African art history, School of Art + Art History, College of Fine Arts, University of Florida, 2008

                  Thesis: Apt Appropriation: Contemporary African Artists’ Utilization of Canonical Western Art

B.A., Art History and History, College of Liberal Arts, Hamline University, 2006; Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa



Academic Positions

2013-                 Assistant Professor of Art History, Department of Art & Art History, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
2012-2013        American Dissertation Fellow, American Association of University Women (AAUW), Washington, D.C.
2008-2012        Graduate Fellow, School of Art + Art History, University of Florida
2009-2011        Fellow, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) in Swahili, United States Department of Education 
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