Faculty of Studio Art Department
The faculty of the Art Department consists of artists and scholars of national and international reputation who are actively involved in the practice of art, art criticism, or art historical research. Artists on the faculty are represented in major galleries, museums, and exhibitions; critics and historians on the faculty have published numerous books and articles in major scholarly journals or presses.
Bogart, Michele H., Ph.D., 1979, University of Chicago: American art and visual culture.
Buonagurio, Toby, M.A., 1971, City College of New York: Ceramics; ceramic sculpture; drawing.
Guilmain, Jacques, Emeritus. Ph.D., 1958, Columbia University: Medieval art; archaeology.
Kuspit, Donald B., Distinguished Professor, Ph.D., 1971, University of Michigan; D.Phil., 1960, University of Frankfurt, Germany: Art criticism; aesthetics; 20th-century and Northern Renaissance art.
Levine, Martin, M.F.A., 1972, California College of Arts and Crafts: Printmaking.
Moskowitz, Anita, Ph.D., 1978, New York University: Medieval and Renaissance art and connoisseurship.
Pekarsky, Melvin H., Emeritus, M.A., 1956, Northwestern University: Drawing; painting; public art.
Pindell, Howardena, M.F.A., 1967, Yale University: Painting and drawing.
Rubin, James H., Ph.D., 1972, Harvard University: 18th- and 19th-century art; art and politics.
Dinkins, Stephanie, M.F.A., 1997, Maryland Institute College of Art: Digital media; installation; photography.
Erickson, Christa, M.F.A., 1995, University of California, San Diego: Director, Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture, and Technology. Electronic installation, digital media, video art.
Frank, Barbara E., Ph.D., 1988, Indiana University: African, Mesoamerican and African Diaspora art history.
Lutterbie, John, Ph.D., 1983, University of Washington: Performance and Theatre Studies.
Monteyne, Joseph, Ph.D., 2000, University of British Columbia, Canada: Early Modern art history and print culture
Nagasawa, Nobuho, M.F.A., 1985, Hochschule der Kunste Berlin, Germany: Sculpture.
Goodarzi, Shoki, Lecturer. Ph.D., 1999, University of California at Berkeley: Ancient Near Eastern art.
Patterson, Zabet, Ph.D., 2007, University of California, Berkeley: Core Faculty for the Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture, and Technology; history and theory of digital media.
Uroskie, Andrew, Ph.D., 2005, University of California, Berkeley: History and criticism of late modernism, film and photography in the art of 1960s and 1970s.
Adjunct Faculty, Technicians, and Professional Staff
Cassidy, James, Technical Specialist and Lecturer, M.A., 1986, Adelphi University: Photo/printmaking technician and studios manager.
Cooper, Rhonda, Director of the University Gallery and Lecturer. M.A., 1972, University of Hawaii: Far Eastern Art.
Harrison, Helen, Lecturer and Director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. M.A., 1975, Case Western Reserve University: American art.
Larese, Steven, Technical Specialist and Lecturer. M.F.A., 1975, University of Cincinnati: Visual Resources Curator; painting and drawing.
Mafucci, John, Technical Specialist and Lecturer. B.A., 1998, Stony Brook University, Sculpture Technician and Studios Manager .
Leslie, Richard, Adjuncy Lecturer. Ph.D., 2003, Graduate Center of the City University of New York: 20th-century; northern Baroque; history of photography.
Nelinson, David, Adjunct Lecturer. M.F.A., 2004, Stony Brook University: Painting and drawing.
Paradis, Jason, Adjunct Lecturer. M.F.A, 1998, Stony Brook University: Painting and drawing.
Richholt, Dan, Adjunct Lecturer. M.F.A., 1994, Stony Brook University: Sculpture.
Schneider, Gary, Artist-In-Residence. M.F.A., 1979, Pratt Institute: Photography.
Semergieff, Christopher, Visiting Artist. M.F.A., 1979, CUNY, New York.
Craig, Megan, Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Ph.D., 2006, New School: Levinas and aesthetics; phenomenology; painting.
Guins, Raiford, Assistant Professor, Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies; Core faculty for the Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture, and Technology; Editor of the Journal of Visual Culture. Ph.D., 2000, Leeds, UK: Visual and digital culture; games; politics; play.
Kaplan, Elizabeth Ann, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies; Director, Humanities Institute at Stony Brook. Ph.D., 1970, Rutgers University: Film and cultural studies; women's studies; psychoanalysis.
Munich, Adrienne, Professor of English. Ph.D., 1976, City University of New York: Victorian literature and culture; feminist theory; material culture; fashion theory.
Silverman, Hugh J., Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies; Program Director, Advanced Graduate Certificate in Art and Philosophy. Ph.D., 1973, Stanford University: Aesthetic, cultural, and art theory; continental philosophy; contemporary European thought and cultures.
Number of teaching, graduate, and research assistants, Fall 2009: 25