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Liberal Arts Division

Summer 2020 information

Hours of operation: Monday–Friday, 8 am–4:30 pm

Liberal Arts division staff are working remotely during normal business hours. We are not holding in-person meetings at this time.

For scheduling please email liberalarts@risd.edu.

All RISD undergraduate students are required to take a third of their classes in Liberal Arts, a division that includes four departments:

In addition to offering a wide range of courses, HPSS, LAS and THAD also allow for a concentration—a more focused program of study for students interested in concentrating their Liberal Arts studies within one of the departments. Liberal Arts faculty are also open to working with students one-on-one through for-credit Independent Study Projects (ISPs).

In addition to Master of Arts in Art and Design Education and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees offered by the graduate level-only TLAD department, the Liberal Arts division offers two additional 1.5-year Masters of Arts programs:

Staff

Damian White
Dean of Liberal Arts
401 454-6580
dwhite01@risd.edu

Anna Cimini
Division Coordinator, Academic Programs
401 454-6570
acimini@risd.edu

Tina Egnoski
Division Assistant, Academic Programs
401 709-8406
tegnoski@risd.edu

Avishek Ganguly
Graduate Program Director, Global Arts and Cultures

Gail Hughes
Division Coordinator, Operations & Administration
401 454-6572
ghughes@risd.edu

Karen Montecalvo
Division Assistant, Operations & Administration
401 454-6569
kmonteca@risd.edu

Sean Nesselrode Moncada
Graduate Program Director, Nature–Culture–Sustainability Studies
401 277-4978
snesselr@risd.edu

Ijlal Muzaffar
Graduate Program Director, Global Arts and Cultures
401 454-6526
imuzaffa@risd.edu