Christine Theunissen

History of Art

Christine Theunissen (2020) is a History of Art PhD student studying Global Early Modern and Modern Art and Architecture with a particular interest Spain, North Africa, and Latin America. Interests in Orientalism, post-colonial, and literary theory have driven Christine’s past research and in working with professors at Berkeley, she hopes explore questions related to globalization and transnationalism.

Christine graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Art History where she was also part of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellowship. In 2017, she worked as a marketing and public programs intern at the TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre in Auckland, New Zealand. Christine completed her M.A. in Islamic Art and Architectural History at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2018 where she also worked as a graduate student instructor in the History of Art and Architecture department.