College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monica Vree is a PhD student specializing in Gothic architecture. She received her BA in art history from the University of California, Davis, where she conducted research on French Gothic architecture as well as Gothic and Renaissance stained glass. In 2022, she received her MA in art history from the University of Iowa. Her MA Qualifying Paper analyzed the relationships among the façades of Reims Cathedral, focusing on the development of their designs throughout the course of the cathedral’s construction.
In 2019, Monica interned at the Arts Benica nonprofit gallery in Benicia, California. In 2022, she participated in UCLA’s Paris Past and Present: Enriched Timeline Research Project, a digital project in which she created a timeline documenting the construction phases, historical context, and historiography of Reims Cathedral.