Elena Boeck served as Director of Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks Library and Research Center from July 2016-June 2017.
published the article "Geography Unbound in Héctor Duarte’s Mariposas migrantes," in a special issue of the journal Diálogo devoted to Latin American and Latino art this spring.
published the book "Conquest and Construction: Palace Architecture in Northern Cameroon" with the publisher Brill.
was named to a three-year term on the National Committee on Women in the Arts, College Art Association.
was awarded an LAS Excellence in Teaching Award for Contingent Faculty in fall 2016.
co-edited the anthology Art and Sovereignty published with Palgrave Press in 2017.
essay "Art and Efficacy in an Icon of St. George" will be published in the anthology "The Eloquence of Art: Studies in Honor of Henry Maguire" by Taylor and Francis.
monograph "James R. Hopkins: Faces of the Heartland" by Ohio State University Press in August 2017, accompanying a multi-venue exhibition sponsored by the Columbus Museum of Art.
recent book "Medieval Coins and Seals: Constructing Identity, Signifying Power" was selected as an "Outstanding Academic Title" by Brepols publishers.
published the essay "The Alliances des Arts, the Chapelle des Lazaristes, and the Reliquary Shrine of Saint Vincent DePaul" in the Sacred Architecture Journal in 2016.