Huey Copeland

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Huey Copeland is Associate Professor of Art History and affiliated faculty in the Department of African American Studies and the Gender and Sexuality Studies program.  His work focuses on modern, contemporary, and African diasporic art with a particular emphasis on articulations of blackness in the Western visual field. He is the author of Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in Multicultural America (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013).
In his role as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Huey provides academic leadership for all doctoral, master’s, certificate, and cluster programs under the supervision of The Graduate School and serves as a key member of the senior leadership team. He facilitates good communication and partnership between TGS, our graduate programs, campus partners, and students through our progress review process, curriculum and program development processes, the organization of our quarterly meetings of Directors of Graduate Study, and the examination and implementation of our academic policies for the graduate community.