Christiane Wagner holds a Ph.D. with distinction (magna cum laude) in aesthetics and sciences of art from Université Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, where the examining board recommended her thesis for publication: “Esthétique : l’image contemporaine. L’analyse du concept de l’innovation” (Aesthetics: contemporary image. Analysis of the concept innovation), published by Blick 2013.
She received a Ph.D. in architecture and design from the School of Architecture and Urbanism (FAU-USP) and a master’s degree in science of communication from the School of Communications and Arts (ECA-USP) and with concepts of excellence (note A) in the all-postgraduate program assessment. Also, her dissertation “In Art: Invention and Artifice,” received recommendations for publication (published by Blücher 2009). Both schools where she obtained her master’s degree and Ph.D. are part of the University of São Paulo (USP), ranked as the best university in Latin America.