Faculty

The Program’s uncommonly wide range of instructors nurtures a rich and diverse intellectual climate encompassing wide disciplinary approaches to the history of art. Faculty include professors, researchers, curators, and other staff at Williams, the Clark,  WCMA and MASS MoCA, along with the Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professorship and other visiting appointments.

Cecilia Aldorondo

Assistant Professor of Art, Williams College

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Michelle Apotsos

Associate Professor, Art History

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Esther Bell

Robert and Martha Berman Lipp Senior Curator, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Clark Art Institute

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Mari Rodríguez Binnie

Assistant Professor of Art

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Christopher Bolton

Professor of Comparative and Japanese Literature, Program in Comparative Literature

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Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen

Acting Director, Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art at the Clark Art Institute

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Vic Brooks

Co-chair of the Contemporary Curatorial Workshop and senior curator of time-based visual art at EMPAC / Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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C. Ondine Chavoya

Professor of Art, Williams College

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Michael Conforti

Director Emeritus

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Susan Cross

Curator of Visual Arts, MASS MoCA

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Lisa Dorin

Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs

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Holly Edwards

Senior Lecturer, Art Department

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Ezra Feldman

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Williams College

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Caroline Fowler

Starr Director, Research and Academic Program

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Pam Franks

Class of 1956 Director, Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

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Michael Glier

Alexander Falck Class of 1899 Professor of Art

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Marc  Gotlieb

Halvorsen Director of the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art

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Guy Hedreen

Amos Lawrence Professor of Art

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Anne Leonard

Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Clark Art Institute

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Michael J Lewis

Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art

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Peter Low

Professor of Art, Williams College

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Elizabeth McGowan

Chair of the Art Department and Professor of Art, Williams College

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Olivier Meslay

Felda and Dena Hardymon Director of the Clark Art Institute


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Kathleen M. Morris

Sylvia & Leonard Marx Director of Collections and Exhibitions, Curator of Decorative Arts

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Murad Khan Mumtaz

Assistant Professor, Art

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Kevin M. Murphy

Eugénie Prendergast Senior Curator of American and European Art

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Christopher Nugent

Associate Professor of Chinese, Williams College

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Katarzyna Pieprzak

Chair and Professor of Francophone Literature, French Language, and Comparative Literature, Williams College

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Elizabeth Sandoval

Assistant Curator, Williams College Museum of Art and Assistant Director of the Graduate Program

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Stefanie Solum

Professor of Art, Williams College

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Robert Wiesenberger

Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects

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Alena Williams

Assistant Professor of Art, Williams College

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Caitlin Woolsey

Assistant Director, Research and Academic Program, Clark Art Institute

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Emeritus Faculty

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Zirka Filipczak

J. Kirk T. Varnedoe ’67 Professor of Art, Emerita, Williams College

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Charles “Mark” W. Haxthausen

Robert Sterling Clark Professor of Art, Emeritus

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Michael Ann Holly

Starr Diretor Emeritus, Research and Academic Program

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Scarlett Jang

Ju-Yu Scarlett Jang

Professor of Art, Williams College

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Eugene J. Johnson

Amos Lawrence Professor of Art, emeritus, Williams College

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Carol Ockman

Robert Sterling Clark Professor of Art Emerita; Curator at Large, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (Sarasota, FL)

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