Faculty

Regular Faculty

Amy Lyfordchair

Professor

B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Linda Besemer

James Irvine Distinguished Professor

B.A., B.F.A., Indiana University; M.F.A., Tyler School of Art

Mary Beth Heffernan

Professor

B.F.A., Boston University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; Fellow, Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, 1995

Eric Frank

Professor

B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D., New York University

Linda Lyke

Professor

B.A., M.F.A., Kent State University

Kelema Lee Moses

Assistant Professor

B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Yurika Wakamatsu

Assistant Professor

B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

On Special Appointment 

Kenturah Davis

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

A.B., Occidental College; M.F.A., Yale University

William Davis

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Art and Art History

B.A., University of the West of England, Bristol School of Art and Design; M.A., Lund University

Jen Hofer

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., University of Iowa

Kenji Liu

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Art and Art History

B.A., John F. Kennedy University; M.A., California Institute of Integral Studies

Susanna Maing

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Jocelyn Webb Pedersen

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.A., University of Iowa, Center for the Book; M.F.A., University of California, Santa Barbara 

Stehpanie Schrader

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Camilla Taylor

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

B.F.A., University of Utah; M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach

Zoe Walsh

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

A.B., Occidental College; M.F.A., Yale University

David Weldzius

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

B.F.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

Patricia Yossen

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

B.A., Escuela Provincial de Artes Visuales Juan Mantovani;M.F.A., Pratt Institute