Art History Faculty
Benjamin Hufbauer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Art History
149 Lutz Hall • Phone: 502.852.0442 • WebsiteEmail Dr. Hufbauer
Research: Presidential Libraries • Monuments, Memory, and Commemoration • Public History • Film
Susan Jarosi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies and Art History
313 Stevenson Halll • Phone: 502.852.0443 • • Email Dr. Jarosi
Research: Contemporary Art • Performance Art • Viennese Actionism • Trauma Studies • Intersections of Art and Science • Experimental Cinema • Artists' Writings
Pearlie Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pan-African Studies and Art History
142 Lutz Hall • Phone: 502.852.0446 • Fine Arts website • Pan-African Studies website • Email Dr. Johnson
Research: African Cultural Features in African American Cultural Productions • African American Women’s History in the Quilting Arts in Kentucky • African American Contemporary Quilts (National and International)
Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Art History
Director of Graduate Studies in Art History
147 Lutz Hall • Phone: 502.852.0444 • Website • Email Dr. Kim
Research: 19th and 20th-century European Art • Queer visual culture • Orientalism
Delin Lai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Art History
146 Lutz Hall • Phone: 502.852.0445 • Website • Email Dr. Lai
Research: Chinese Art • Japanese Art • Eastern Asia Landscape Art • 20th Century Chinese Artists and Architects • Cities, Architecture, and Gardens of China and Japan
Critical and Curatorial Studies Faculty
Chris Reitz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Head, Critical and Curatorial Studies
Gallery Director, Hite Art Institute
145 Lutz Hall • Phone: 502.852.0441• Website • Email Chris Reitz
Research: Art and Exhibitions in the Era of Neoliberalism • the Art Market • Critical Theory
Studio Art Faculty
Moon-he Baik, M.F.A.
Associate Professor, Interior Design
25 Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.0945 • Website • Email Moon-he Baik
Research: Interior Design • Textile Design • Multi-cultural Interiors • Sustainablity and Environmental Design
Kyoungmee Kate Byun, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, Interior Design
27A Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.0979 • Website • Email Kate Byun
Research: Design of Third place for enhancing social interaction • Environmental Design for Older Adults • Interdisciplinary approach between architecture and interior design • Humanizing design
Tiffany Calvert, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, Painting
113B Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.0803 • Website
Mary Carothers, M.F.A.
Associate Professor, Photography
8 Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.0836 • Website • Email Mary Carothers
Research: Photography • Urban and Public Art • Video • Documentary • Installations • Collaborative Projects
Ying Kit Chan, M.F.A.
Professor, foundations, drawings, art and social change
144 Lutz Hall • Phone: 502.852.0806 • Website • Email Ying Kit Chan
Research: Contemporary practices in drawing • Digital media and new media studies • Contemporary art issues • Cross cultural and critical theories • Chinese arts theory and criticism • Analytic and continental aesthetics • Sustainability and environmental ethics
James Grubola, M.F.A.
Director of Graduate Studies in Studio Art
115 Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.0759 • Website • Email James Grubola
Research: Figure Drawing • Anatomy and Life Drawing • Themes and Concepts in Drawing
Barbara Hanger, M.F.A.
Associate Professor, Art Education
18 Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.0879 • Website • Email Barbara Hanger
Research: Contemporary practices in drawing, papermaking and book arts • Contemporary research and practice in art education
Meena Khalili, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, Graphic Design
29 Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.1079 • Website
Research: Graphic and Publication Design • Typographic Design • Digital Media and New Media Studies • Interactive and Print Design • Experimental Design • Traditional and Digital Illustration • Book Arts
Scott Massey, M.F.A.
Director, Hite Art Institute and Chairperson, Department of Fine Arts
Associate Professor, Sculpture
140 Studio Arts / HP • Phone: 502.852.6863 • Website • Email Scott Massey
Research: Contemporary Sculpture Practices and Theory • Public Art • Ritualism
Leslie Friesen, B.A.
Power Creative Designer-in-Residence, Graphic Design
28 Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.3605 • Website • Email Leslie Friesen
Research: Designing for Public Issues • Print and Digital Publication Design
Philip Miller, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor (term), Foundations
29 Schneider Hall • Phone: 502.852.6794 • Email Philip Miller
Hazel Dodge, Ph.D.
Louis Claude Purser Senior Lecturer
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Dublin, Ireland • Website
Research: Roman construction and building technology
Georg Leidenberger, Ph.D.
Professor, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Cuajimalpa-Mexico City, Mexico • Website
Bruce Hainley, Ph.D.
Professor, Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, CA • Website
Ester Bell, Ph.D.
Curator of European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture
Cincinnati Art Museum
Anna Brzyski, Ph.D.
School of Art and Visual Studies
University of Kentucky • Website
Madeline Burnside, Ph.D.
Executive Director Emerita
Frazier International History Museum
Scott Erbes, M.A.
Speed Art Museum
Henry Hornstein, M.F.A.
Professor of Photography
Rhode Island School of Design
Rebecca Long, M.A.
Associate Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture before 1945
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Aldy Milliken, B.S.
Director and Cheif Curator
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
Suzanne Weaver, M.A.
Modern and Contemporary Art
Cristina Carbone, Ph.D.
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Steven Cheek, M.F.A.
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Jennifer Dumesnil, M.S.
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Wendy Dunleavy, M.A.
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Brian Faust, B.F.A.
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Bill Gilliss, M.F.A.
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Megan Kocisak, M.A.
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Matthew Landrus, Ph.D.
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Sharon Leightty, M.F.A.
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Bess Reed, Ph.D.
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Graduate Teaching Assistants
Eston Adams, M.A.
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Miranda Becht, M.F. A.
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Yuling Huang, M.A.
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Tom LeGoff, M.F. A.
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Douglas Miller, M.F. A.
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John Begley, M.F.A.
Thomas Buser, Ph.D.
Stow Chapman, M.Arch.
Henry Chodkowski, M.F.A.
Dario Covi, Ph.D.
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Julia Duncan, M.A.
Linda Gigante, Ph.D.
Lida Gordon, M.F.A.
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Jay Kloner, Ph.D.
Stephanie Maloney, Ph.D.
Gabrielle Mayer, M.F.A.
Suzanne Mitchell, M.F.A.
Peter Morrin, M.F.A.
William Morgan, Ph.D.
Nancy Pearcy, M.A.
John Whitesell, M.F.A.