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Assistant Professor Smentek wins Distinguished Dissertation Award

Kristel Smentek, assistant professor of art history in the Department of Architecture, has won the 2009 CGS/UMI-Distinguished Dissertation Award in Humanities/Fine Arts from the Council of Graduate Schools.

More information about the award — which Smentek received for her dissertation “Art, Commerce and Scholarship in the Age of Enlightenment: Pierre-Jean Mariette and the Making of Art History” — can be found here:

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