The Department of History of Art offers undergraduate majors and minors the opportunity to meet with one of three different faculty advisors. These faculty members will assist with schedule mapping and deciding which classes to take and when. They will be available to make sure all students are on track to graduate in a timely manner and that they take courses in an appropriate order.

Current Undergraduate Advisors

  • Kris Paulsen (Chair of Undergraduate Studies)
    • Office Hours: Mondays 1-2 p.m. and by appointment
  • Namiko Kunimoto 
    • Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-3 p.m. and by appointment 
  • Andrew Shelton
    • Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. and by appointment

Students may make appointments by emailing or contacting the advisors directly.

General Education (GE) Advising

As a major in History of Art, you are also a part of the greater College of Arts and Sciences. For all curriculum requirements not associated with History of Art, you will need to contact an academic counselor in the College of Arts and Sciences. This person will advise you on the General Education Curriculum, graduation requirements, and Arts and Sciences policies and procedures.

All History of Art majors should make an appointment with Ryan Heitkamp ( at:

The Undergraduate Student Academic Services
120 Denney Hall
164 West 17th Ave.
(614) 292-6961