Art + Architecture Faculty

Department Chair


Full-Time Faculty

Noopur Agarwal is a practicing visual communication designer dedicated to increasing critical public engagement with issues of global and local…

Liat Berdugo

Associate Professor

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

Paula Birnbaum


(415) 422-5167

Paula J. Birnbaum is the inaugural Ann Getty Endowed Chair and Academic Director of the Museum Studies Master of Arts Program and Professor of Art…

Sergio De La Torre

Associate Professor

(415) 422-5297

Sergio De La Torre's project work has focused on issues regarding immigration, tourism, surveillance technologies, and transnational identities.…

Nathan S. Dennis

Associate Professor

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Nathan S. Dennis is Associate Professor of Art History and Museum Studies at USF. He specializes in late antique and medieval art and theology,…
Rachel Beth Egenhoefer is a design professor, artist and writer, whose work integrates technology, craft, and design. Her current focus is on…
Karen M. Fraser earned her PhD from Stanford University, where she studied both traditional Japanese art and the history of photography. Her research…

Eric D Hongisto


(415) 422-5657

Eric Hongisto is a Professor in the Department of Art + Architecture and has previously taught at the University of Delaware and Montana State…

Catherine Lusheck


(415) 422-5612

Catherine Lusheck is Chair of the Department of Art + Architecture and Professor of Art History & Museum Studies. She holds a doctorate in…

Stuart D. McKee

Associate Professor

(415) 422-6032

Stuart McKee is an associate professor of Design at the University of San Francisco. As an environmental graphic designer, Stuart designed exhibition…