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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Emil Weddige

1937 - 1974
Professor of Art

Gerome Kamrowski

1946 - 1984
Professor of Art

Frank Cassara

1947 - 1983
Professor of Art

David Henry Reider

1947 - 1982
Professor of Art

Richard H. Wilt

1947 - 1981
Professor of Art

Philip Charles Davis

1948 - 1986
Catherine Heller Distinguished Professorship of Art

Irene B. Tejada

1952 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Art
Assistant Professor of Education

Jack Arthur
 Garbutt

1952 - 1959
Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting

Thomas J. Larkin

1953 - 1985
Professor of Art

Gerald Hodge

1955 - 1987
Professor of Art, Medical and Biological Illustration

Robert Inglehart

1955
Professor of Art
Chairman Department of Art

Albert J. Weber

1955 - 1986
Professor of Art

Albert P. Mullen

1956 - 1983
Professor of Art

Irving Kaufman

1956
Associate Professor of Art

Leonard Zamiska

1956 - 1976
Professor of Art

Guy J. Palazzola

1957 - 1978
Professor of Art

William A. Lewis

1957 - 1986
Professor of Art
Associate Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Richard Hall Jennings

1958 - 1963
Associate Professor of Art
Assistant Professor of Naval Science & Tactics 1945-46

Mararete Baum

1959 - 1995
Professor of Art

John H. Stephenson

1959 - 1994
Catherine B. Heller Professor of Art
Dean of the Art School

Wendel Ward Heers

1961 - 1987
Catherine B. Heller Professor of Art

Julia Woods Andrews

1962 - 1985
Professor of Art

Jon N. Rush

1962 - 2006
Professor of Art

Mignonette Yin Cheng

1963 - 1996
Professor of Art

William T. Carter Jr.

1964 - 1988
Catherine B. Heller Professor of Art

Donald B. Kersten

1964 - 1994
Professor of Art

Theodore K. Ramsay

1965
Professor of Art

Richard Lee Sears

1965 - 2005
Professor of Art

Kendall L. Walton

1965 - 2011
Professor of Philosophy
Charles L. Stevenson Collegiate Professor
Professor of Art & Design

Dale R. McCullough

1966 - 1980
Professor of Wildlife Management

Chauncey F. Korten

1967 - 1984
Professor of Design

Myra G. Larson

1967 - 1996
Professor of Art

Marion E Jackson

1968 - 1991
Associate Professor of Art

George Bayliss

1969 - 1984
Professor of Art
Chair of Department of Art
Dean of School of Art

Denis Lee

1969 - 2000
Professor of Art, Medical and Biological Illustration

Jeanne A. Snyder

1971 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Art

Vincent E. Castagnacci

1973 - 2008
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Professor of Art

Billy Lee

1973 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Art

Alfredo Montalvo

1973 - 1996
Associate Professor of Art

Paul L. Stewart

1973 - 1998
Catherine B. Heller Professor of Art

Allen J. Samuels

1975 - 2009
Professor of Art
Dean of Art & Design

Mary Ann Olson

1976
Assistant Professor of Art

Sallyann Payton

1976 - 2012
William W. Cook Professor of Law
Professor of Art & Design

Lewis L. Sadler

1977
Assistant Professor of Art

Georgette M. Zirbes

1977 - 2008
Professor of Art
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor

Alfred Hinton

1977 - 2007
Professor of Art

Eugene M. Pijanowski

1978 - 2002
Professor of Art
Associate Dean of Art & Design 1985-2000

Hiroko S. Pijanowski

1978 - 2003
Professor of Art

Richard Evan Isaacson

1978 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Joanne Leonard

1978 - 2011
Professor of Art & Women's Studies
Diane M. Kirkpatrik & Griselda Pollock Distinguished University Professor

R. Dwayne Overmyer Jr

1978 - 2014
Professor of Art

Frank David Reif

1980 - 1981
Associate Professor of Art

Elizabeth Ann Youngblood

1980 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Art

Evan Maclyn Maurer

1981 - 1996
Professor of History of Art
Director of Museum of Art
Professor of Art

Kenneth W. Baird

1982 - 1996
Professor of Art

Bruce I. Meader

1982
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Charles M. Dwyer

1983 - 1984
Assistant Professor of Art

Judith A. Moldenhauer

1983 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Art

Richard Raiselis

1983 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Art

Takeshi Takahara

1983 - 2006
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Professor of Art

Marjorie Levy

1985 - 1993
Professor of Art
Dean of School of Art

Christopher J. Burke

1987 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Art

Carol Ann Carter

1988 - 1995
Associate Professor of Art

Kevin M. Donahue

1988 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Art

Ralph Insinger

1988
Assistant Professor of Art

Duane M. Palyka

1989 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Art

Ronald A. Sekulski

1989 - 1996
Assistant Professor of Art

John N. Bowers

1992 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Art

Steven K. Canine

1992 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Art

William Shaun Jackson

1994 - 2013
Professor of Architecture
Professor of Art & Design
Professor of Operations & Management Science

Dennis A. Miller

1996 - 2005
Associate Professor of Art

Loretta N. Staples

1996 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Art

W. Shaun Jackson

1996 - 2013
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning
Professor of Art & Design
Professor of Operations & Management Science

Louis F. Lomonaco

1996 - 2004
Clinical Associate Professor of Art

Sudashi Inuzuka

1996 - 2014
Professor of Art
Arthur F. thurnau Professor of Art

James C. Steward

1998 - 2009
Director, Museum of Art
Professor of Art
Professor, History of Art

Patricia J. Olynyk

1999 - 2007
Associate Professor of Art
Research Associate Professor, Life Sciences Institute

Bryan L. Rogers

2000 - 2013
Professor of Art
Dean of Art & Design

Alicyn Warren

2001 - 2007
Assistant Professor of Art and Design
Assistant Professor of Music

Matthew Daniel Price

2004 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Art & Design
Assistant Professor of Residential College

Beth N. Diamond

2005 - 2013
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architcture
Assistant Professor of Art & Design

Michael Mcquaid

2005 - 2011
Assistant Professor of Art & Design
Assistant Professor of Information

Danielle J. Abrams

2007 - 2010
Assistant Professor of Art