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Contact the Feitler Center

Staff

Issa Lampe
Deputy Director for Academic and Curatorial​ Affairs
Director of the Feitler Center

773.834.3886
issalampe@uchicago.edu

Berit Ness
Assistant Curator of Academic Initiatives
773.834.9070
bness@uchicago.edu


Advisory Committee to the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry

Bill Brown
Karla Scherer Distinguished Service Professor in American Culture, English and Literature, Visual Arts, and the College; PI, The Object Cultures Project; Co-editor, Critical Inquiry

Bob Buford
Member, Board of Governors 

Gay-Young Cho
Member, Board of Governors 

Rachel Cohen
Professor of Practice in the Arts

Bob Feitler
Chair Emeritus, Board of Governors

Chelsea Foxwell
Associate Professor of Art History and the College

Adom Getachew
Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College

Melissa Gilliam
Vice Provost; Ellen H. Block Professor of Health Justice, and faculty in the departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics

Mary Lou Gorno
Chair, Board of Governors

Matthew Jesse Jackson
Associate Professor of Art History, Visual Arts, and the College; Chair, Department of Visual Arts

Issa Lampe
Deputy Director for Academic and Curatorial​ Affairs, Smart Museum of Art
Director of the Feitler Center

David Levin
Senior Adviser to the Provost for Arts, Addie Clark Harding Professor in Germanic Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, and the College; Chair, Committee on Theater and Performance Studies

Christine Mehring
Mary L. Block Professor of Art History and the College; Chair, Department of Art History; Adjunct Curator at the Smart Museum of Art

Berit Ness
Assistant Curator of Academic Initiatives, Smart Museum of Art

Geof Oppenheimer
Associate Professor of Practice in the Arts

Mary Smart
Member, Board of Governors 

James T. Sparrow
Associate Professor in United States History and the College; Master, Social Sciences Collegiate Division; Associate Dean, College; Deputy Dean, Social Sciences Division; Affiliated Faculty, Masters in Computational Social Science Program

Jill Sterrett
Interim Director, Smart Museum of Art
Deputy Director, Museum Affairs and Strategic Impact

Christopher J. Wild
Associate Professor of Germanic Studies and the College; Director of Graduate Studies