• Sarah Lichtman

    Assistant Professor of Design History


    Sarah Lichtman specializes in design histoy and material culture. Her areas of interest include the Cold War, design and youth culture, gender and design, Nordic design, and popular culture. Her articles and reviews have appeared in numerous journals including: Design and Culture, the Journal of Modern Craft, West 86th, and the Journal of Design History for which she serves as book reviews editor. Sarah is presently working on a project examining the material culture of youth in the postwar United States.

    Degrees Held:

    PhD The Bard Graduate Center

    MA The Bard Graduate Center

    BA Vassar College

    Professional Affiliations:

    Editorial Board Member, Journal of Design History

    Area Chair, Decorative Arts and Design, Mid-Altantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)


    Research Interests:

    art history,cultural studies,design criticism,design history,visual culture studies, popular culture

    Current Courses:

    Charles and Ray Eames (Spring 2019)

    Dec Arts Sem:London A World Ci


    Equivalency (Spring 2019)

    French Furniture (Spring 2019)

    History of Des: 1850-Pres Lec

    Independent Study

    Independent Study (Spring 2019)


    Internship (Spring 2019)

    Internship 2

    Internship 2 (Spring 2019)

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 1

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 1 (Spring 2019)

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 2

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 2 (Spring 2019)

    IS: MA Exam

    IS: MA Exam (Spring 2019)

    IS: Thesis 1

    IS: Thesis 2

    Maintaining Status

    Maintaining Status (Spring 2019)

    Maintenance of Status

    Maintenance of Status (Spring 2019)

    Special Studies

    Special Studies (Spring 2019)

    Survey of Design & Dec Arts 2 (Spring 2019)