KU History of Art Alumni Placement

Below you will find lists of current or past positions held by graduates of our program. These lists are not exhaustive and may not reflect the most recent information. Alumni are invited to submit updates or corrections via email: arthistory@ku.edu

PhD Alumni Lists

Alan Atkinson ('97):  Director of Visual Arts and Curator of Capitol Collections, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma City, OK

Janet Baker ('91):  Curator of Asian Art, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

Claudia Brown ('85):  Professor of Art History, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Janet Carpenter ('94):  Professor of Art History, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Janet Chen ('16):  Freelance translator of Chinese and Japanese

Yen-Yi Chan ('18): Assistant Professor of Art History, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

Tsenti (Joseph) Chang ('95):  Senior Research Fellow, Research Institute for Asian Art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; previously Associate Curator of Chinese Art, Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Qing Chang ('05):  Professor of Art History, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Insoo Cho ('02):  Professor of Art Theory, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, South Korea

Diana Yeongchau Chou ('01):  Director, Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

Christina Chu ('90):  Chief Curator, Hong Kong Museum of Art, China (retired)

Mary Dusenbury ('99):  Formerly Research Curator, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

Youmi Kim Efurd ('12):  Curator, Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

Patricia Fister ('83):  Professor Emerita, International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken), Kyoto, Japan

Ruiying Gao ('23): Assistant Professor of Art History, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Karen Gerhart ('92):  Professor Emerita of Art History, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Noelle Giuffrida (‘08):  Associate Professor of Art History and Associate Curator of Asian Art, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Patricia Graham (‘84):  Certified appraiser of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Art; has held teaching and curatorial positions at institutions including the University of Kansas, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and Saint Louis Art Museum

Kevin Greenwood ('13):  Joan L. Danforth Curator of Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Marilyn Gridley ('86):  Professor Emerita of Art History, University of Missouri, Kansas City

Junghee Han (‘88):  Associate Professor, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea

Sarah Handler ('83):  Independent historian of Chinese Art, Oakland, CA

Curt Hansman ('80):  Adjunct Professor, History of Art and Architecture, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Brenda Jordan ('93): Director, University of Pittsburgh Coordinating Site for the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia and Assistant Director, Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 

Jane Ju (‘89):  Art History Professor, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Arthur Mu-Sen Kao ('89):  Emeritus Faculty, Art and Art History, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Elizabeth Kindall ('06):  Associate Professor of Art History, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul MN

Karil Kucera ('02):  Chair of Asian Studies, Director of Asian Conversations Program, and Professor of Art and Art History/Asian Studies, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Takaaki Kumagai ('17):  Independent curator and lecturer, Bogotá, Colombia

Yegee Kwon ('18):  Independent translator for art museums, Seoul, South Korea

Ling-en Lu ('07):  Associate Curator of Early Chinese Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Jen-Mei Ma ('90):  Professor of Chinese, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Karen Mack ('12):  Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Atomi University, Tokyo, Japan

Hui Wang Martin ('12):  Lecturer, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Sooa Im McCormick ('14):  Curator of Korean Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Alison Miller ('16):  Associate Professor of Art History, University of the South, Sewanee, TN

Halle O’Neal ('11):  Reader in Japanese Art, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

An-Yi Pan ('97):  Associate Professor, History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Hillary Pedersen ('10):  Assistant Professor, Japanese Buddhist Art and Visual Culture, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

Lisa Pluth ('04):  Litigation Paralegal, Rencher Anjewierden, Salt Lake City, UT

Rachel Quist ('24):  Executive Assistant to the Director, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

Audrey Seo ('97):  Independent scholar and consultant on Japanese Art

Myenghee Son ('18):  Curator, National Museum System of Korea

Diana Tenckhoff ('02):  Instructor, Willamette University, Salem, OR

Robert Thorp ('80):  Professor Emeritus of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis

Rachel Voorhies ('16):  Design Examiner, US Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, DC

Qingli Wan ('91): Professor, University of Hong Kong (deceased)

Amanda Wangwright ('11):  Associate Professor of Art History, School of Visual Art and Design, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Ankeney Weitz ('94):  Ziskind Professor of East Asian Studies and Art, Colby College, Waterville, ME

Matthew Welch ('95):  Deputy Director and Chief Curator,  Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Jean Wetzel ('91):  Associate Professor of Art History, Cal Poly (California Polytechnic State University), San Luis Obispo, CA (retired)

Richard L. Wilson ('85):  Professor Emeritus of Art and Archeology and Director of Japan Studies, International Christian University, Tokyo

Kim Wondong ('87): Teaching in a University in Taegu

Donald Wood ('85):  Curator Emeritus of Asian Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Chao-jan (Philip) Wu ('02):  Associate Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Tunghai University, Taiwan

Hugh Wylie (’91):  Curator of Japanese Art, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto  (deceased)

Margaret Carney Xie ('89):  Curator, Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Toledo, OH

Weitian Yan ('22): Assistant Professor of Art History, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Yi Zhao ('23): Assistant Professor (Research), Chinese Material Culture and Museum Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Pinyan Zhu ('22): Assistant Professor of Art History, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Sherman Reed Anderson ('08): Associate Professor of Art History, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO (retired)

Gretchen Atwater ('92): History Teacher, Morristown-Beard School, Morristown, NJ

Elissa Auerbach ('09): Professor of Art History, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA

Susan J. Baker ('94): Professor of Art History, University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX

Temma Balducci ('05): Department Chair and Professor of Art History, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

Heather Belnap (’07):  Professor of Art History, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Cynda Benson ('94):  Professor of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Mindy Besaw ('15):  Curator, American Art and Director of Fellowships and Research, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

Sarah Blick ('94): Professor of Art History, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Megan Blocksom ('17): Lecturer, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH

Kathryn Boyer ('94): Independent Art Historian and Owner of Boyer Ink, Trollhättan, Sweden

Diane Boze ('99): Professor of Humanities, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

Martha Breckenridge ('08): Assistant Professor of Art History, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO (retired)

Elizabeth Broun:  Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC (retired)

Rachel Epp Buller ('04):  Professor of Visual Art and Design, Bethel College, Newton, KS

Maria Elena Buszek ('03):  Professor of Art History, College of Arts and Media, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Jill Chancey ('06): Assistant Professor of Art History, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

Sarah Crawford-Parker ('06): Director, University Honors Program, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Jane Davidson (’75): Professor of Art History, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Lea Rosson DeLong ('83): Independent Scholar and Curator, Des Moines, IA

Lisa Dorrill ('98): Adjunct Faculty, Art and Art History, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

Ashley Elston ('11): Associate Professor of Art History, Berea College, Berea, KY

Martha Elton ('04): Independent Scholar, Shawnee Mission, KS

Leesa Fanning ('98): Formerly Curator of Contemporary Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Denise Giannino ('17): Docent and Tour Programs Manager, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

Steven Golan ('94): Owner, SRG Art Conservation LLC, Cincinnati, OH

Jill Vessely Greenwood ('09): Eric and Jane Nord Family Curator of Education, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Randall Griffey ('99): Head Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC: Previously Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

J. Richard Gruber ('87): Director, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA (retired)

Kristan Hanson ('20):  Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Valerie Lind Hedquist ('90): Professor of Art History and Art Criticism, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Reinhild Kauenhoven Janzen ('78): Professor of Art History, Washburn University, Topeka, KS (retired)

Diane Chalmers Johnson ('70): Professor of Art History, School of the Arts, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

Beverly Joyce ('03): Professor of Art History and Gallery Director, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

Jan Kennedy ('02): Associate Professor of Art History and Program Head of the Asian Studies Certificate Program, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Chassica Kirchhoff ('18): Assistant Curator of European Sculpture and Decorative Art, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

Brett Knappe ('08): Formerly Executive Director and Curator, Museum of New Art (MoNA), Portsmouth, NH; Previously Executive Director, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Saint Joseph, MO

Stephanie Fox Knappe ('13): Sanders Sosland Senior Curator, Global Modern and Contemporary Art and Head, American Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Lara Kuykendall ('11): Associate Professor of Art History, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Janey Levy ('88): Rosen Publishing Group classroom division author, Buffalo, NY

Brittany Lockard ('12): Associate Professor of Art History, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Lynne Lokensgard ('88): Professor of Art History, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX (retired)

Diane Cearfoss Mankin ('96): Associate Professor of Art History, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Vernon Hyde Minor:  Research Professor/Research Scholar, School of Art & Design and School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Laura Minton ('21): Curator of Exhibitions, Fralin Museum of Art, Charlottesville, VA

Kerry Morgan ('02): Director, Gallery and Exhibition Programs, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Minneapolis, MN

Michelle Moseley-Christian ('07): Associate Professor and Chair, Art History/Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Joni Murphy ('08): Professor of English, Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS (deceased)

Kate Meyer ('11): Curator of Works on Paper, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Mindy Nancarrow ('85): Professor of Art History, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Ashley Offill ('20): Associate Curator of Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Eunyoung Park ('18): Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Roberta Pokphanh ('09): Associate Vice Provost for International Administration, Student Success & DEIB, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Ellen C. Raimond ('16): Associate Curator of Academic Initiatives, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC

Ron Rarick ('87): Associate Professor of Art History, Ball State University, Muncie, IN (retired)

Shirley Reece-Hughes ('06): Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX

Madeline Rislow ('12): Senior Manager of Learning and Engagement, National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, Kansas City, MO

Michelle Robinson ('06): Formerly Curator of Exhibitions, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA (deceased)

Clair Robertson: Professor of Art History, Collin College, Plano, TX

Scott A. Shields ('06): Associate Director and Chief Curator, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Donald Sloan ('04): Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (retired)

Emily Stamey ('09): Elizabeth McIver Weatherspoon Curator of Academic Programming and Head of Exhibitions, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Sara Stepp (’23): Academic Curator, Mulvane Museum of Art, Washburn University, Topeka, KS  

Shana Stuart ('09): Director, Carnegie Libraries in Iowa Project; Adjunct Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Jerry N. Smith ('12): Chief Curator, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH     

Maureen Warren: Curator of European and American Art before 1850, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April M. Watson ('13): Curator of Photography, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Samuel Watson ('05): Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

Dixie Webb ('92): Professor of Art History, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

Mark White ('99): Executive Director, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM; Previously, Wylodean and Bill Saxon Director, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Pamela White (’91):  Director, Museum Studies Graduate Program, Western Illinois University – Quad Cities, Moline, IL (retired)

Deborah J. Wilk ('05): Associate Professor of Art History, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Elizabeth Williams ('15):  David and Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Loren Whittaker ('17): Founder and manager, Whittaker Fine Art Appraisals, Kansas City, MO

MA Alumni Lists

Ruth Allee ('75): Director, Northwestern Scholars, Office for Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (retired)

Ellen Avril ('83): Chief Curator and Curator of Asian Art, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Michael Bass ('98): International Director, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Christie’s, New York, NY

Karen Brock (‘74; PhD, Princeton University): Associate Professor of Japanese Art History, Washington University in St. Louis (retired)

Robin Burlingham ('92): Traveling Exhibitions Manager, Sciencenter , Ithaca, NY

Frank Chance ('76; PhD, University of Washington): Adjunct Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Shu-Hsien Chang ('96): Research Associate at the Taipei City Library and lecturer at the Chung-yuan University in Taipei, Taiwan

Yaun-chien Chang ('91): Executive Director of an Art Foundation in Taipei, Taiwan

Hai-Sheng Chou ('91): Deputy Editor-in-chief, Chinese Art News Monthly, Taipei, Taiwan

Delwyn Davis (’24): Curatorial Assistant, Crow Museum of Asian Art of the University of Texas at Dallas

Walter Davis ('98; PhD, The Ohio State University): Associate Professor, History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Yoohyang Do ('96): Doctoral Student, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Derek W. Freeman ('05; JD, University of Colorado, Boulder): Attorney, The Law Offices of Thomas J. Henry, San Antonio, TX

Hollis Goodall ('81): Curator of Japanese Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (retired)

Brian Hogarth ('13): Director, Museum Education Programs, Bank Street Graduate School of Education, New York, NY

Nancy (Dolinich) Hope ('92): Education Program Manager, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (retired)

Shih-ying Hsieh ('93): Curator, National History Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Chieko Sato Hutchison ('05; MLS, Emporia State University): Archives Associate, University of Houston–Clear Lake; previously Reference and Instruction Librarian, Prairie View A&M University, Houston, TX

Adrienne E. Hyle ('77; PhD, Educational Administration, Kansas State University): Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Texas at Arlington (retired)

Lee Bruschke-Johnson ('88; PhD, Leiden University): Independent scholar, Netherlands

Hong-nam Kim ('76; PhD, Yale University): Formerly Director General, National Museums of Korea; previously Director, National Folk Museum of Korea and Professor of Art History, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Sunglim Kim ('00; PhD, UC Berkeley): Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Hsiangling Lai ('86): Independent curator, museum consultant, writer and adjunct professor; previously Founding Director, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China and Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

Seongim Lee ('17): Research Assistant, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

He Li ('89): Associate Curator of Chinese Art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

Huei-hsien Lin ('90): Section Chief, Education and Outreach Programs, Department of Education, Exhibition and Information Services, National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Lina Lin (‘86): Associate Researcher, Department of Painting and Calligraphy, National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Yuen-Wan (Patricia) Lin ('91; PhD, University of British Columbia, Vancouver): Assistant Professor, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung City, Taiwan

Jiaqi Liu ('14): PhD student, Department of History, University of Warwick; previously Instructor, Sino-U.S. College,  Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai, China

Shi-yee Liu (PhD, Yale University): Assistant Research Curator of Chinese Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Bruce MacLaren ('99): Vice President and Global Head of Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy Bonhams, New York, NY

Gerald Marsella ('97):  Japanese Language Instructor, Middlesex Community College, Bedford, MA

Eric McNeal ('03): Associate Registrar, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Leslie Moe-Kaiser ('72; PhD, Educational Administration of Higher Education, Illinois State University): Brand and reputation management consultant; National President, OCA National Center; Co-Chair, The Center for Asian Pacific American Women; Advisory Council member, Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Chiek Sato ('05): Librarian at Prairie View A&M University, Texas

Midori Oka ('94): Associate Director, Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University, New York, NY

Eunho Park ('15): AP Lab Manager, Administration Department, Amore Pacific Museum, Seoul, Korea

Matthew Scanlon ('07): Strategic Account Manager, ClickSafety, Kansas City, KS; previously  Museum Associate Director/Curator, Clendening History of Medicine Museum, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Yoshiaki Shimizu (’68; PhD, Princeton University): Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology Emeritus, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (deceased)

Bonnie Speed ('91): Director, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (retired)

Saroja Srinivasa ('77): Taught at the Kansas City Art Institute and worked in the Computer Science Department at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Susan Shin-tsu Tai (‘76): Elizabeth Atkins Curator of Asian Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Nuohang Tian ('18): PhD student, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Alexandra Tunstall ('99; PhD, Columbia University): Professor of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Bor-hua Wang ('83; PhD, Columbia University): Adjunct Assistant Professor, History of Art and Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Michelle Wang ('97; PhD Harvard University): Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Georgetown University, Washington DC

Kwan Shut Wong ('75): Working for Sotheby's as a special advisor, Hong Kong

Juliann Wolfgram ('85): Lecturer in Art History, CalTech (California Institute of Technology), Pasadena, CA

Dandan Xu (‘20): PhD student, History of Art and Architecture, Brown University, Providence, RI

Chuan-ying Yen ('79; PhD, Harvard University):  Retired faculty member and Adjunct Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Tapei, Taiwan

Yuting Zhang ('17): Registrar and researcher in the Department of Palace Life and Imperial Ritual, Palace Museum, Beijing, China

Anna Allen ('03): Formerly Curator and Art Consultant, Gallery Without Walls, Cleveland, OH

Chittima Amornpichetkul ('82; PhD, Brown University): Vice President of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand (retired); Independent Researcher

Michael Aurbach ('79; MFA, Southern Methodist University): Professor of Art, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (retired)

Andi Back ('18): Fine Arts and Humanities Librarian, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

James Ballinger (‘74): Director, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ (retired)

Erin Barnett ('99): Director of Exhibitions and Collections, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Edward Barr ('97): Associate Professor of Technology, McPherson College, McPherson, KS; Previously Director, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

Megan Benitz ('05): Registrar/Exhibitions Manager, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO

Nancy Bishop ('82; PhD, University of Iowa): Lecturer, Liberal Studies Art and Art History, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Erica Bittel ('07): Art History Instructor, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Tracey (Cady) Boswell (’91; MLS Emporia State University): Reference Librarian, State Library of Kansas, Topeka, KS; Previously Catalog/Reference Librarian, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Alisa Palmer Branham ('94): Licensure Officer, School of Education, KU, Lawrence, KS

Jessica Bristow ('03): Development Director at Friends Historic Preservation and Iowa City Historic Preservation Specialist, Iowa City, IA

Sarah Burt ('88): Formerly Holland Curator of American Western Art, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE (deceased)

Alice Carman ('08): Project Assistant, Whittaker Fine Art Apprailsals, Kansas City, MO

Leslie Chang Jantz ('12): Curator of Education, McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

David Park Curry (’74; PhD, Yale University): Senior Curator of American Painting & Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Previously Curator of American Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Diana L. Daniels ('95): Lecturer, Art Department, College of Arts & Letters, Academic Affairs, California State University, Sacramento; Previously Curator, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Tom de Doncker ('91): Fine Art Dealer & Appraiser, Santa Fe, NM

Victoria Douglas ('87): Independent Scholar, Lawrence, KS

Christine Wesender Dunkel ('93): Adjunct Instructor of Art History, Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL

Lori Eklund ('94): Chief Operations Officer, Amon-Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX

Emmeline Erickson ('00): Assistant curator, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, Neenah, WI

Lauren Erickson ('17): Director, Marketing Communications, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Patricia Fidler ('90): Executive Director, A&AePortal, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

Karen C. Gerety Folk ('05): Art Teacher, Olathe School District, Olathe, KS; Previously Curator of Art Education, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Robert Fucci ('08; PhD, Columbia University): Lecturer, History of Art, University of Amsterdam Marietta Gapud ('83): Professor, University of the Philippines Los Baños (retired)

Marietta Gapud ('83); Master of Philosphy, History of Art, KU: Professor at the University of the Philippines (retired)

Diana Gaston ('95): Director of Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

Michael Gaudio ('95; PhD, Stanford University): Professor of Art History University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Lindsey (Wainwright) Gharavi ('73): Formerly Coordinator of Academic Programs, McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, Knoxville, TN

Marnie Gloor ('05): Director, Digital Communications, Division of Marketing Communications, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Jen (Jennifer) Green ('01): Director of National and International Fellowships and Awards, University of Texas at El Paso; Previously Director for Fellowships Advising and Professional Development, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Randall Griffin ('84; PhD, University of Delaware): University Distinguished Professor of Art History, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Amanda Hamon ('99): Director, Grove Museum, Tallahassee, FL; Previously Associate Director of K-12 Engagement, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Molly Hatesohl ('21): Assistant Registrar, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Grant Hayden ('91; JD, Stanford University): Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson ('91): Printmaker, Kutztown, PA; Previously Director, Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb, IL

Tera Lee Hedrick ('05; PhD, Northwestern University): Curator, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

David Henry ('84): Art Consultant and Owner, Henryart LLC, San Francisco, CA

Robert Hickerson ('92): Database Manager/Archivist, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (retired)

Jan Howard ('84): Chief Curator and Houghton P. Metcalf Jr. Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, RISD Museum, Providence, RI (retired)

Victoria Hobart (‘16):  Application Analyst, University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS

Hannah Victoria Katherine Johnson (’24): PhD student, Art History, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Abigail Kaup ('18): Programs Officer, Humanities Kansas, Topeka, KS

Meghan Kirkwood ('11; MFA, Tulane University; PhD, University of Florida): Associate Professor of Visual Art, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Ruth Kolarik (’70; PhD, Harvard University):  Professor, Art, Russian & Eurasian Studies, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

Sean Kramer ('14; PhD, University of Michigan): Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

Camille Kulig ('17): Cohorts Manager, Art Bridges Foundation, Bentonville, AR

Joe (Joseph) Lampo ('00): Director of Development and External Relations, College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

Elizabeth Long Edwards ('18): Senior Director, CCS Fundraising, Chicago, IL

Molly Kysar ('00):  FormerlyProgram Leader, Education Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Emily (Kenagy) Leck ('14):  Development Director, Foundations, The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS: Previously Development Director, Government & Foundation Support, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Sherèe Lutz ('12): Director of Media and Design/Principal, Uptown Violons; Previously Project Assistant, Contemporary Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Ben McBride (‘19): Curatorial Assistant, Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Meredith Moore ('09):  Co-owner, Wonder Fair, Lawrence, KS

AnnMarie (Kriss) Morris ('02):  Art Teacher, Salina South Middle School; Previously Curator of Education, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

Melissa Musick ('12):  Self-Employed Artist, Omaha, NE

Melinda Narro ('19):  Curatorial Assistant for Prints and Drawings, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

Bill North ('90): Director, Clara Hatton Center, Lindsborg, KS; Previously Executive Director, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

Cori Sherman North ('99):  Curator, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KS

Stefanie Olson ('97):  Strategist, American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, KS

Morgan Philippi ('14): Principal Analyst, Data Analytics, Analytics, Institutional Research, & Effectiveness, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Austin Porter ('07; PhD, Boston University): Associate Professor of Art History and American Studies, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Karley Ast Porter ('07): Senior Managing Director, Principal Giving, UNICEF USA Previously Senior Leadership Giving Officer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Marla Prather ('81): Formerly Curator, of Modern and Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Previously Curator of American Art, Tate Modern, London; Curator of Postwar Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Curator and Head of the Department of 20th-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Melissa Riaz ('95):  Formerly, Friends Development Office, Royal Academy of Fine Art, London, UK

Rachel Robinson ('20): Assistant Registrar, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Emily Ryan ('07):  Director, The Commons, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Samantha Schramm ('02; PhD, State University of Design Karlsruhe):  (PhD, State University of Design Karlsruhe) Art Historian, The Stuttgart State Academy of Fine Arts, Stuttgart, Germany

John A. Schwartz ('96; JD, University of Kansas): Executive Director, Risk Management, EIIA (Educational & Institutional Insurance Administrators Inc.), Chicago, IL

Megan Seiler ('19):  Director, Wistiahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA

Dana Self ('84):  Director of Marketing, University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance; Independent curator and freelance writer, Kansas City, MO

Stacey Skold ('95; PhD, University of Nebraska):  Independent artist, Malcolm, NE

Emily Smith ('17): Photographer and Digitization and Rights Coordinator, The Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Raechell Smith ('92):  Director and Curator, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Karen Stansifer ('96):  French teacher and World Languages Department Chair, Prospect Ridge Academy, Broomfield, CO; Previously Assistant to the Director, Alliance Française, Denver, CO

Margaret Stenz ('92; PhD, City University of New York): Contract Management Specialist IV, Parks and Recreation Department, City of Austin, TX;  Writer, Editor, Researcher, Independent Scholar

Joanna Sternberg ('04):  Independent non-profit consultant for the greater New Orleans area; Previously Director of Development & Communications, Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Andrew Stevens ('04):  Distinguished Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (retired)

Natalie Svacina ('11): Associate Deputy Director, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

Shannon Sweeney ('16):  Associate Registrar, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

Jennifer Talbott ('02):  Associate Director of Operations, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

Hailey Thiem ('16):  Program Specialist, Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, Omaha, NE

Carla Tilghman ('99):  PhD candidate, American Studies, University of Kansas; Adjunct Lecturer, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

Maria Teresa Valero ('88):  Applied Professor of Art and Director of School of Art, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK (retired)

Kim Wagoner ('92):  Formerly Assistant Registrar, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Meaghan Walsh ('15):  PhD candidate, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Jessica Johnson Webb ('14):  Associate Director, Award Management Services, Office of Research, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Corine Wegener ('00):  Director, Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative, , Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Natasha Welsh ('20):   Research Project Coordinator, Center for Public Partnerships & Research, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Ann Wiklund ('77):  Formerly instructor, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Previously Professor of Art History, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS (deceased)

Whitney (Gameson) Williamson ('05):  Registrar, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Mike Willis ('95):  Courtroom Technology Specialist, U.S. District Courts, Cedar Rapids, IA; Previously Director of Media Services, University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

Suzanne Wise ('80):  Executive Director, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, NE

René Yaws ('05):  Public Services Manager, Columbine Library, Jefferson County Public Library, CO

Barbara Yoder ('00):  Formerly Lecturer, Applied English Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Previously Curator of Education, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN (retired)

Joyce M. Youmans ('02):  Independent Scholar; Previously Curatorial Consultant for African Art, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC