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The Department of Art & Design has a diverse faculty actively engaged in the production of art, its historical and critical evaluation, and the training of art educators.

The department prides itself on its commitments to high standards of teaching and sound research achievements. Individual faculty have been cited for their teaching excellence. Art history faculty members have written books, articles, and critical reviews, and regularly participate in national and international conferences. Studio art faculty exhibit nationally and internationally in group and solo juried and invited exhibitions.

Art History

Maureen Quigley, Ph.D.
Teaching Professor, Ancient and Medieval Art

Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi, Ph.D.
Professor, French Art


Art Education

Jennifer Fisher, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor
(joint appointment with Dept. of Educator Preparation and Leadership)


Part-time Faculty

David Gorden, Illustration

Samantha Hunerlach, MFA, Ceramics

Lily Huxhold, Web Design

Livia Xandersmith, MFA Painting

Evan Smith, MFA 2D/3D Studio

Valerie Dratwick, MA Printmaking

Andrea Miller, MA Art History

Christina Gregor, MFA Drawing

Britany Tate-Beaugard, MFA Art Education

Studio Art

Glen Anderson, MFA
Associate Professor
3D Art and Technology

Michael Behle, MFA
Department Chair
Associate Teaching Professor
Studio Arts

Elizabeth Buchta, MFA
Assistant Teaching Professor
Graphic Design

Jodi Kolpakov, MFA
Assistant Professor
Design and 3D Animation

Jennifer McKnight, MFA
Graphic Design

Phillip Robinson, MFA
Associate Professor
2D and 3D Art and Design

Jeffrey Sippel, MFA

Dan Younger, MFA




Michele Davis, Senior Business Support Specialist

Erika Hill, Office Support III

Patrick Renschen, Senior Lab Technician: FABLab

Taylor Timmberberg, Senior Lab Technician: Studios and FABLab

Student Workers: Brittini Bader

Emeritus Professors

Ruth Bohan, Ph.D., Professor of Art History

Karen Cummings, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Art Education

Louis Lankford, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Art Education

Gretchen Schisla, MFA, Professor Emeritus of Graphic Design

Susan Waller, Ph.D., Professor of Art History


Founders Professors

Yael Even, Ph.D., Founders Professor of Art History

Luci McMichaels, MFA, Founders Professor of Art Education