Joseph L. Underwood
Assistant Professor of Art History
School of Art
I’m responsible for teaching the visual art made by Africans on the continent and in the Diaspora. My research also looks at how African artists have helped shaped modern and contemporary art between the 1960s and the present.
WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:
EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
Stonybrook University and Skidmore College
LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
The warmth of my colleagues and the updated facilities.
ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:
The way that Kent is re-envisioning itself as a national leader in research.
B.A. from Transylvania University and M.A. and Ph.D. from Stony Brook University
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