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.
Department Chair
Teaching Professor of Art History, Ancient and Medieval Art

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

Art Education

Jennifer Fisher, Ph.D.
Art Education Coordinator

Assistant Teaching Professor of Art Education
Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership

Part-time Faculty

David Gorden, Illustration

Samantha Hunerlach, MFA, Ceramics

Lily Huxhold, Web Design

Albert Kuo, MFA, Drawing

Lizzie Martinez, MFA, Painting

Bill Sawalich, MFA, Photography

Snail Scott, MFA, Ceramics

Christine Smith, Ph.D., Art History

Vincent Stemmler, MFA, Sculpture

Daniel Stumeier, MFA, 2D Design

Studio Art

Glen Anderson, MFA
Associate Teaching Professor of 3D Art

Michael Behle, MFA
Associate Chair
Associate Teaching Professor of Art, Foundations

Elizabeth Buchta, MFA
Assistant Teaching Professor of Art,
Graphic Design

Scott Gericke, MFA
Assistant Teaching Professor of Art,
Graphic Design

Jennifer McKnight, MFA
Professor of Art, Graphic Design

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

Jeffrey Sippel, MFA
Professor of Art, Printmaking

Dan Younger, MFA
Professor of Art, Photography


Michele Davis, Senior Business Support Specialist

Jennifer Roberts, Office Support III

Patrick Renschen, Senior Lab Technician: FABLab

Valerie Dratwick, Senior Lab Technician: Studios and FABLab

Student Workers: Anna Bakowski, Kayla Brown, Taylor Timmerburg

Emeritus Professors

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


Founders Professors

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

Luci McMichaels, MFA, Founders Professor of Art Education