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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is charged with CAA’s long-term financial stability and strategic direction; it is also the association’s governing body. The board sets policy regarding all aspects of CAA’s activities, including publishing, the Annual Conference, awards and fellowships, advocacy, and committee procedures.

By-laws of the College Art Association inc.

OFFICERS
Jim Hopfensperger
President
2015-2020(1) Professor of Art, Western Michigan University

Suzanne Preston Blier
Past President
2012-2018(9) Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Andrew Schulz
Vice President for External Relations
2016-2020 Dean, College of Fine Arts, University of Arizona
Julia A. Sienkewicz
Vice President for Committees
2017–2021 Assistant Professor, Art History, Roanoke College
N. Elizabeth Schlatter
Vice President for Annual Conference and Programs
2016-2020 Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibits, University of Richmond Museums

Rachel Weiss
Vice President for Publications
2015-2019 Professor, Arts Administration and Policy, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Roberto Tejada
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
2016-2019 Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor, Depts. of English and Art History, University of Houston

Melissa Hilliard Potter
Secretary
2017-2021 Associate Professor, MFA, Columbia College Chicago

Peter Lukehart
Interim Treasurer
2017-2021 Associate Dean for Research, Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art
Jeffrey P. Cunard
Counsel
  Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP
Hunter O'Hanian
Executive Director and CEO
 
  CAA
BOARD MEMBERS
Laura Anderson Barbata 2018-2022 Artist
Audrey G. Bennett 2018-2022 Professor & Graduate Program Director, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Colin Blakely 2017-2021 Director and Professor, School of Art, University of Arizona
Dahlia Elsayed 2018-2022 Associate Professor, CUNY – La Guardia Community College
Carma Gorman 2016-2020 Associate Professor, School of Design & Creative Technologies
Alice Ming Wai Jim 2018–2022 Professor, Concordia University
Jawshing Arthur Liou 2015–2019 Herman B. Wells Professor, Digital Art, School of Art, Architecture + Design, Indiana University, Bloomington
Chika Okeke-Agulu 2015–2019 Professor of African and African Diaspora Art, Dept. of Art & Archaeology, Princeton University
Anuradha Vikram
 
2016–2020 Artistic Director, 18th Street Arts Center
Andrés Mario Zervigón
 
2015–2019 Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director, History of Photography, Rutgers University