Clarissa Chevalier 
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Clarissa Chevalier (she/her) is a Visual Arts PhD student at UC San Diego and is a member of the Program for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research (PIER) at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Her dissertation research combines posthuman feminism, bio-optical imaging technologies, the history of oceanography, operative and technical images, and contemporary art. Chevalier received an MA in art history from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2020 and a BA in cinema arts and art history from Columbia College Chicago in 2018. In addition to her dissertation research, Chevalier has written and presented on topics of sustainability, ecological crisis, women in STEM, science studies, scientific instrument design and gender, ceramics, and the practices of historically under-recognized artists.Email: cchevalier @
Clarissa Chevalier 

Art + Science History, 
Interdisciplinary Research & Writing 


2021 – 2027 [anticipated]
    Art History PhD student, Dept. of Visual Arts, University of California San Diego,

2018 – 2020
    M.A., Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, Graduated
    Summa Cum Laude, Art History Thesis: Anticipating the Anthropocene: Agnes
    Denes’s Public Works, 1968–1998

2014 – 2018
    B.A., Cinema Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL, Minor in Art History,
    Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Art History Thesis: At the Intersection of Past and
    Future: Daniel Buren, Faheem Majeed, and the Realization of Institutional Critique     in 2018