PhD Candidate; History of Architecture, Travel Grant Committee; GSHAAA


Sarah Horowitz is a PhD candidate studying the history of modern architecture and urbanism. Her dissertation research focuses on the history and architectural development of postwar American performing arts center complexes. Prior to coming to BU, she was the curatorial assistant at the Picker Art Gallery and the Longyear Museum of Anthropology at Colgate University where she organized a number of permanent collection and special exhibitions. Sarah currently serves as the Editorial Assistant for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians.

Dissertation in Progress:
“Designing Postwar American Performing Arts Centers, 1955-1971”

Travel Grant Committee Member, Graduate Student History of Art & Architecture Association

2021-2022: Junior Editor; SEQUITUR

2019- 2020: Guest Scholar Lecture Series Coordinator, Graduate Student History of Art & Architecture Association

Research Interests:

  • Modern Architecture
  • Postwar American Urban Design
  • 20th Century Art