Students under the Saule Pleureur de la Pointe, Paris

Students under the Saule Pleureur de la Pointe, Paris

Alsdorf received Princeton’s Graduate Mentoring Award in the Humanities in 2018.

She welcomes applications from students wishing to pursue doctoral work on art across Europe and its empires during the long nineteenth century. Dissertations written or in progress under her direction include:
Anarchist Art and Cultures of Science in Fin-de-siècle France; The Carnivalesque and Belgian Modernism; Of Monsters and Mirrors: Art and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain; Secrecy in the Art of Santiago Rusiñol and the Catalan Modernistes; Representing Difference: Painting and Performance in the Art of Jean-François Raffaëlli; Local Color: Race, Gender, and Spanishness in European Painting, 1855-1927; and Media and the Politics of Satire in the Art of Honoré Daumier.

In addition, she has served as supporting advisor to many graduate students in the Department of Art and Archaeology working on European and American topics from the eighteenth century to the present. She occasionally serves as a supporting adviser for students in other departments, e.g. History and French.

Prospective students are encouraged to introduce themselves via email. For reasons of fairness and time, Alsdorf does not schedule conversations or meetings with applicants prior to the admissions process. She will be participating in graduate admissions during the upcoming cycle.