Allison Smith, Professor and Chair of Art History, received her Ph.D. in Greek and Roman Archaeology from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, her M.A. in Twentieth-Century Art History from The American University in Washington, DC, and her B.A. in Art History and Humanities from the University of Kansas. She has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Western Art History, Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology, Bronze Age Archaeology, the History of Photography, and Twentieth-Century Art History.

In addition to teaching at the University of Kansas and Austin Peay State University, previously Dr. Smith worked for the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC, and served as Arts Services Coordinator for the University of Minnesota.

Research interests include the representation of women in Greek painting, the role of women in ancient society, and the importance of art education in contemporary society. Dr. Smith serves on the acquisition committee for the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art and is the JCCC – Nerman Museum Faculty Art Outreach Coordinator.

Dr. Smith has been recognized by JCCC with a number of academic honors including the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence in Teaching Award (2014), the Distinguished Service Award (2012), the BNSF Award for Teaching Excellence (2011), the Sunflower Award for Sustainability (2011), and the Publication Award (2015, 2013, 2008).

Each year during spring break, she leads a group of JCCC students, staff, and faculty on art study tours to Europe.

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Classes

Fall 2017

Class Time Location
Art History 184: Twentieth Century MWF 10:00 to 10:50 a.m. OCB 142
Art History 180:  Ancient to Renaissance MWF 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. CC 352
Art History 184: Twentieth Century Online

Spring 2017

Class Time Location
Art History 182:  Renaissance to Modern MWF 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. CC352
Art History 184: Twentieth Century MWF 10:00 to 10:50 p.m. CC352
Art History 184: Twentieth Century Online

All classes, both face-to-face and online, are taught using D2L, a secure educational server accessed through a web browser at online.jccc.edu.

Your D2L ID and Password are the same as your MyJCCC User Name and PIN. For D2L system and browser requirements, and frequently asked questions, go to the Student Help and Support page. Should you need further assistance, contact the Student Technical Support Hotline at (913) 469-2333 or email questions at helpdesk@jccc.edu.

Community Events

JCCC Noon at the Nerman:

Every Friday at noon, a JCCC faculty member speaks about a work of art on Campus.

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