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DEPARTMENT OF ART

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.

Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.


MEMBERS

FRED C. ALBERTSON, Professor, PhD (1980), Bryn Mawr College [2018]

MARIAM AYAD, Associate Professor, PhD (2003), Brown University [2015]

BRYNA BOBICK, Assistant Professor, EdD (2008), University of Georgia [2020]

LUCAS CHARLES, Associate Professor, MGD (2002), North Carolina State University [2014]

LORELEI H. CORCORAN, Director of Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology - IEAA, Associate Professor, PhD (1988), The University of Chicago [2016]

CAROL CROWN, Professor, PhD (1975), Washington University [2018]

ELIZABETH I. EDWARDS, Professor, MFA (1987), Indiana University [2018]

CALVIN FOSTER, Professor, MFA (1974), Auburn University [2016]

GARY GOLIGHTLY, Associate Professor, MFA (1995), The University of Memphis [2016]

DONALYN HEISE, Associate Professor, EdD (2001), Nova Southeastern University [2018]

JAMES (JED) JACKSON, Professor, MFA (1980), Cornell University [2018]

LAWRENCE JASUD, Associate Professor, MFA (1980), The Ohio State University [2014]

EARNESTINE JENKINS, Associate Professor, PhD (1997), Michigan State University [2019]

RICHARD A. LOU, Professor, MFA (1986), Clemson University [2020]

LESLIE LUEBBERS, Assistant Professor and Director, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, PhD (2001), New York University [2019]

WILLIAM McKEOWN, Assistant Professor, PhD (2005), Florida State University [2016]

GREELY MYATT, Professor, MFA (1980), The University of Mississippi [2016]

CEDAR NORDBYE, Assistant Professor, MFA (1998), The University of Iowa [2016]

TODD MARLIN RICHARDSON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2007), Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands [2019]

MICHAEL R. SCHMIDT, Associate Professor, MGD, (1994), North Carolina State University [2019]

NIGEL STRUDWICK, PhD (1983), Liverpool University [2019]

NILES WALLACE, Professor, MFA (1975), Alfred University [2020]

NANCY SHARPE WHITE, Associate Professor, MFA (1974), Alfred University [2018]

DANIEL WILDBERGER, Assistant Professor, MFA (2008), University of Iowa [2018]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

CORIANA CLOSE, Assistant Professor, MFA (2011), University of Arizona [2017]

JULIE MCGEE, Professor, PhD (1989), Bryn Mawr College [2017]

PATRICIA V. PODZORSKI, PhD (1994), The University of California, Berkeley [2016]


ADJUNCT MEMBERS

REHEMA BARBER, MA (2003), School of the Art Institute of Chicago [2014]

A. VICTOR COONIN, PhD (1995), Rutgers University [2014]

CANDACE HITT, MFA (2012), University of Memphis [2017]

CHARLES HENRY JOHNSON, MFA (1977), The University of Memphis [2014]

CHRISTOPHER MINER, MFA (2000), Yale University [2014]

FATIMAH TUGGAR, MFA (1995), Yale University [2015]

DEBORAH E. WAGNER, MA (2011), The University of Memphis [2014]


ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBER

MATT YOUNG, BFA (1986), University of Memphis [2014]


AFFILIATE MEMBERS

DAVID L. HORAN, Instructor, BLS (1994), Memphis State University [2017]

EDWARD SHANKEN, Professor, PhD (1999), Duke University [2015]


NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.

Graduate School
Administration Bldg. 215
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-2531
Fax: (901) 678-0378

Guidelines and Procedures for Graduate Faculty Status

Roles and Criteria for Graduate Faculty Status

Graduate Faculty Application

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