Recent Alumni Publications

Rebecca van Diver (Ph.D. ’13), assistant professor of African American art at Vanderbilt University, published "The Diasporic Connotations of Collage: Loïs Mailou Jones in Haiti, 1954-1964" in American Art ( and "Art Matters: Howard University's Department of Art from 1921 to 1971" in Callaoo (

Loïs Mailou Jones, Cockfight, 1960. Mixed media on board, 29 × 25 in. Location unknown. Reproduced from Tritobia Hayes Benjamin,  The Life and Art of Loïs Mailou Jones (Pomegranate Artbooks, 1994), 84. Courtesy Loïs Mailou Jones Pierre-Noël Trust. Photo: Marvin T. Jones