Janet Purdy

Ph.D. Candidate



DISSERTATION TITLE: “Carved Swahili Doors: Gateways of Status, Trade, and Transaction in East Africa.”

ADVISOR: Dr. Bill Dewey

DOCTORAL COMMITTEE: Dr. Bill Dewey, Dr. Madhuri Desai, Dr. Amara Solari, Dr. Christopher Tounsel  

PRIMARY FIELD: African Art and Architecture

MINOR FIELDS: PreColumbian Mesoamerican Art and Architecture,  Islamic Art and Architecture