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John HatchDepartment Chair
Research Interests / Specializations: 20th-century art, art theory, and architecture, specifically Dada and Neo-Dada; Post-WWII European and American Art; early abstract art (1910-1940); intersections between art and science.
Cody BarteetUndergraduate Chair, Associate Professor, Art History
Research Interests / Specializations: Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture; architecture and urbanism; Latin American art; Pre-Columbian art; cross-cultural exchange; and gender and feminist studies.
Christine SprenglerGraduate Chair, Associate Professor, Art History
Research Interests / Specializations: cinematic installation art; new media art; relationships between cinema and the visual arts; cultural memory and nostalgia in visual culture; representations of history in contemporary cinema and television (British and American)
Patrick MahonDistinguished University Professor, Visual Arts Studio, Director of the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities
Research Interests / Specializations: visual art practice and curating; printmaking and print culture, postcolonial theory and national identity; links between visual practices and writing practices.
Sarah BassnettAssociate Professor, Art History
Research Interests / Specializations: histories and theories of photography, especially in relation to issues of power and resistance, social crisis and reform, and movements for social change; late nineteenth and early twentieth-century art and visual culture, with an emphasis on cities and modernity; contemporary art, especially photo-based practices; museum and exhibition histories as they relate to nation building and liberalism.
Kathryn BrushDistinguished University Professor, Art History
Research Interests / Specializations: medieval art and architecture; art theory and historiography, particularly during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; histories of museums, collecting, archives, and art institutions; medievalism.
Sky GlabushAssociate Professor, Visual Arts Studio, Painting
Research Interests / Specializations: visual art practice, with a focus on contemporary painting; drawing and image-based practices; interdisciplinary studio; critical theory.
Christof MigoneAssistant Professor
Research Interests / Specializations: sound art; performance and performativity; video; rhythmics and kinetics; curatorial practice; uncreative writing; politics of the quotidian; conceptual strategies; failure tactics, taciturntablism.
Joy JamesAssociate Professor, Art History
Research Interests / Specializations: histories and theories of photography; aesthetics; contemporary art and new media; visual culture
Tricia JohnsonAssistant Professor, Visual Arts Studio Foundations
Research Interests / Specializations: Printmaking and print media, specifically linocut and intaglio, drawing, fibre and textile-based practices, visual art pedagogy
David MerrittProfessor, Visual Arts Studio Drawing
Research Interests / Specializations: contemporary drawing practices; visual art and language; time and image.
Kim MoodieAssociate Professor, Visual Arts Studio Painting and Drawing
Research Interests / Specializations: visual art practice and curating; painting and drawing; deconstruction; narrative structures; ahistoricism; and the horror vacui.
Kirsty RobertsonAssociate Professor, Contemporary Art and Museum Studies
Research Interests / Specializations: contemporary art; art and activism; surveillance and art; contemporary craft, textiles and fibre arts; wearable technologies; and museum and curatorial studies.
Daniela SneppovaAssociate Professor, Visual Arts/Information and Media Studies (On Sabbatical)
Research Interests / Specializations: contemporary art practice with a focus on media art, film, animation, video and digital imaging; visual culture studies; Czech culture with a focus on the totalitarian regime of 1968-1989 and practices of resistance; performance and gender studies.
Kelly WoodAssociate Professor, Visual Arts Studio Contemporary Art and Photography
Research Interests / Specializations: studio photography; histories and theories of photography; contemporary art and art theory; art and environmentalism; waste economies.
Madeline LennonProfessor Emerita
Helmut BeckerProfessor Emeritus
Research Interests / Specializations: Printmaking
Sheila ButlerProfessor Emerita
Biography: Sheila Butler (born 1938) is an American-Canadian visual artist and retired professor. Her collections are featured at the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the University of Toronto, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery and University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. She is a founding member of Mentoring Artists for Women's Art in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the Sanavik Inuit Cooperative in Baker Lake, Nunavut. She is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.