Regular Faculty

MaryBeth Heffernan

Mary Beth Heffernan, Chair

Professor, Art and Art History
B.F.A., Boston University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; Fellow, Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, 1995
Mary Beth Heffernan is professor of sculpture, photography and interdisciplinary art.
Janna Ireland

Janna Ireland

Assistant Professor, Art & Art History
BFA, New York University; MFA, University of California, Los Angeles
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Amy Lyford

Arthur G. Coons Professor in the History of Ideas
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley
Amy Lyford’s research centers on twentieth-century American and European artistic practices, with a special interest in the histories of photography and sculpture.
Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III

Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III

Assistant Professor, Art & Art History
BFA, Otis College of Art and Design; MFA, University of Southern California
Professor Yurika Wakamatsu

Yurika Wakamatsu

Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; A.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Yurika Wakamatsu teaches East Asian art history, including pictorial narratives, woodblock prints, comics and anime, and gender and visual culture. Read her Oxy Story profile.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Adriana Corral

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art & Art History
B.F.A., The University of Texas at El Paso; M.F.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Mercedes Dorame

Wanless Artist in Residence
B.A., UCLA; M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute

Joel Garcia

Curator in Residence

Samuel Luterbacher

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., University of Geneva, Switzerland; M.A., Courtauld Institute of Art, London; P.h.D., Yale University

Jocelyn Webb Pedersen

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; M.A., University of Iowa, Center for the Book; M.F.A., U.C. Santa Barbara
Jocelyn Webb Pedersen is a Los Angeles based artist and fine press printer. She currently teaches courses in Typography/Letterpress Printing and Hand Printed Book Production. She holds a graduate…

Stephanie Schrader

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Sami Siegelbaum

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Camilla Taylor

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.F.A., University of Utah; M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach

Stephen van Dyck

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Occidental College; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

David Weldzius

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.F.A, University of Illinois, Chicago; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

Patricia Yossen

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Escuela Provincial de Artes Visuales Juan Mantovani; M.F.A., Pratt Institute
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