Faculty

Faculty members at the Corcoran School are leading experts in art and design with ties to the most prestigious museums and art institutions in the world. They are dedicated educators who are also practicing artists plugged into Washington D.C.'s vibrant international art scene. Students benefit not only our from faculty's extraordinary expertise and experience, but also from their connections and access to many of the world's great collections of art treasures.

Margaret Adams

Margaret Adams

Assistant Professor of Photography

Clare Brown

Clare Brown

Program Head of Exhibition Design, Assistant Professor of Exhibition Design

Mel Chin

Mel Chin

William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor of Community Engagement

Georgia Deal

Georgia Deal

Professor of Printmaking

Frank DiPerna

Frank DiPerna

Photography and Photojournalism Professor

Janis Goodman

Janis Goodman

Professor of Fine Arts, Senior Thesis Coordinator

Scott Jones headshot

Scott Jones

Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture and Design, Corcoran Interior Design Advisor

Dean Kessmann

Dean Kessmann

Associate Professor of Photography and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Fine Arts

Lisa Lipinski

Lisa Lipinski

Assistant Professor of Art History

Kerry McAleer-Keeler

Kerry McAleer-Keeler

Associate Professor of Art & The Book

Illustration of Bibiana Obler

Bibiana Obler

Associate Professor of Art History and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Art History

Turker Ozdogan

Turker Ozdogan

Professor of Ceramics

Justin Plakas

Justin Plakas

Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

Jennifer Sakai

Jennifer Sakai

Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography

Johan Severtson Graphic Design Professor

Johan Severtson

 Professor of Graphic Design

Susan Sterner

Susan Sterner

New Media Photojournalism Program Head, Associate Professor of New Media Photojournalism