• 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:

    Design and Gender


    Equivalency (Fall 2019)

    History of Des: 1850-Pres Lec

    History of Des: 1850-Pres Lec (Fall 2019)

    Independent Study

    Independent Study (Fall 2019)


    Internship (Fall 2019)

    Internship 2

    Internship 2 (Fall 2019)

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 1

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 1 (Fall 2019)

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 2

    IS: Curatorial Capstone 2 (Fall 2019)

    IS: MA Exam

    IS: MA Exam (Fall 2019)

    IS: Thesis 1

    IS: Thesis 1 (Fall 2019)

    IS: Thesis 2

    IS: Thesis 2 (Fall 2019)

    Maintaining Status

    Maintaining Status (Fall 2019)

    Maintenance of Status

    Special Studies

    Special Studies (Fall 2019)