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,…

Education

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…

Education

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

Expertise

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…

Education

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…

Education

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…

Education

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

Liat Berdugo

Assistant Professor, Design Program

(415) 422-4301

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

Education

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

Paula J Birnbaum

Professor

(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…

Education

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…

Education

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