Art + Architecture Faculty

Fraidy Aber

Affiliate Faculty

Fraidy Aber is the Director of Education and Public Programs at The Contemporary Jewish Museum where she oversees school, teacher, teen, family,…
Noopur Agarwal is a designer and educator who has worked in the nonprofit, publishing, and technology sectors, designing for brands, exhibitions,…


MFA, Graphic and Interactive Design, Temple University, BSD, Visual Communication Design, The Ohio State University

Hannah Ahlblad

Adjunct Professor and Major Advisor

In 2018, Professor Ahlblad finished graduate school at the University of Texas at Austin, and moved to San Francisco to teach and work on sustainable…


The University of Texas at Austin, M. Arch, 2018, Wellesley College, BA in History of Art, 2014


Art and Architectural history, Illustrating sunlight and space, Conceptual model-making

Renata Ancona

Adjunct Professor

(415) 422-5685

Graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florence, with architectural, urban design, and structural engineering studies at the University of…
Paloma Añoveros is an Arts Management consultant specializing in strategic planning and management in Museum Collections and Exhibitions at the…


BA, Art History, Universidad Complutense, Spain, Art Conservation Superior Degree, Escuela Superior de Conservación, Madrid, Spain, MA, Museum Studies, JFK University, Advanced Study in Conservation, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard University

Jean Audigier

Professor Emeritus

(415) 422-6800

Jean Y. Audigier received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. His areas of interest include the relationship between the visual arts…


PhD, University of California Berkeley
 Sabiha Basrai is a member of Design Action Collective — a worker-owned cooperative dedicated to serving social justice movements with art, graphic…


BS, Art & Design, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Liat Berdugo

Associate Professor

(415) 422-4301

Liat Berdugo is an artist and writer whose work investigates embodiment, labor, and militarization in relation to capitalism, technological…


MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Digital + Media, 2013, BA, Brown University, Mathematics, Philosophy, 2008

Paula J Birnbaum


(415) 422-5167

Paula Birnbaum is the Academic Director of the Museum Studies Master of Arts Program and Professor of Art History and Museum Studies at USF. She is a…


PhD, History of Art, Bryn Mawr College, MA, History of Art, Bryn Mawr College, BA, History of Art and French Literature, Bowdoin College
Hana Böttger’s interests lie at the intersection of structural materials engineering and architecture. She is the first chairperson of the Department…


MArch, MS, Structural Materials Engineering, UC Berkeley, BS, Civil Engineering, UC Berkeley