Alumni (Fellow)

Anna Kim

Edgar Shannon Fellow
Columbus, Ohio
B.A. University of Notre Dame (1985)
Other (Graduate) Brown University (1989)
Other (Graduate) University of Richmond (2007)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2014)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Professional Sectors:
Military & Protective Services
Art History


Dr. Anna Marazeula Kim is a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London. At the Institute, Anna is the lead scholar advancing research on the role of the arts and aesthetics in cultivating civic agency and urban revitalization for the Thriving Cities Project. She writes and lectures on our complex relation to images and their continuing ethical challenge, from Plato to the digital age, focusing on the history and phenomenon of iconoclasm. Anna received her Ph.D. in art and architectural history from the University of Virginia and trained as a philosopher during graduate studies at Brown University where she was a Mellon Fellow in the Humanities. She holds a B.A. in intellectual history from the University of Notre Dame.

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