Emeritus faculty

Alison Hilton

Alison Hilton

Wright Family Professor of Art History, Russian and Modern Art

Alison Hilton has served as department chair and as director of the masters’ program in Art and Museum Studies.  She teaches courses on modern art, American art, and topics in Russian and Soviet arts, and she is offering a new seminar on Themes in East European and Russian Art this spring. Her publications include Russian Folk Art (1995, 2011), New Art from the Soviet Union: The Known and the Unknown (co-editor and contributor, 1977), Emile Zola and the Arts (co-editor and contributor, 1988), and chapters and articles on Russian avant-garde artists, impressionism, modernist interpretations of folk arts, and non-conformist art in the Soviet era.

Clifford Chieffo
Emeritus Professor, Painting and Drawing

Peter Charles
Emeritus Professor, Sculpture and Design