Faculty Emeriti

Jeffrey Abt
  • Jeffrey Abt
  • Professor, Painting and Drawing
  • 3118 Old Main
  • ad5565@wayne.edu
  • Jeffrey Abt received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Drake University and studied at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in...
Dora Apel
  • Dora Apel
  • Professor Emerita, Modern and Contemporary Art History
  • dora.apel@wayne.edu
  • Dora Apel is an art historian, cultural critic, and author. The daughter of Holocaust survivors, her work is inspired by art, visual culture, and politics,...
Marion Jackson
  • Marion Jackson
  • Professor Emerita, Art History
  • 2155 Faculty/Administration Building
  • 313-405-6443
  • ac2540@wayne.edu
  • Marion (Mame) Jackson, PhD, University of Michigan, is professor emerita of Art History and professor of community engagement in the Irvin D. Reid Honors...
Urban Jupena
  • Urban Jupena
  • Professor Emeritus, Fibers
  • 2117.2 Old Main
  • 313-577-2993
  • Urban Jupena, M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), Full Professor of Fibers. Professor Jupena teaches weaving and the printing and...
James Nawara
  • James Nawara
  • Professor, Painting and Drawing
  • aa4779@wayne.edu
  • James Nawara, M.F.A., University of Illinois, Professor of Art in Drawing and Painting. Primarily a landscape painter, Professor Nawara is interested in...
Joseph Zajac
  • Joseph Zajac
  • Professor, Ceramics
  • 60.2 Art Bldg.
  • 313-577-2990
  • ak6640@wayne.edu
  • Joe Zajac received his M.F.A from Eastern Michigan University. He is Associate Department Chair and Professor, Ceramics. Professor Zajac mentors both...