Ana Pozzi Harris 
University of North Georgia 
Dahlonega, Georgia
​​​​Education 
Ph.D. Art History – 2007 – University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 
Employment 
Senior Lecturer – August 2020-present – 
Department of Visual Arts, University of North Georgia. UNG Webpage.
Awards / Grants
2023-2024 Presidential Innovation Incentive Award – University of North Georgia. With Elissa Ferguson. "The Historic Church Project: community engagement through undergraduate research and information design." Newsroom Article.
Best Collaborative Campus Event Award for the 2022-2023 Academic Year 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition. Awarded to Department of Visual Arts and Multicultural Student Affairs. 2023 Blue and Gold Awards, University of North Georgia. Instagram Post.
2022-2023 LEAP into Action Grant – University of North Georgia. “The Hispanic and Latino/a Connection: real-world experiential learning for UNG art students and high school students in North Georgia.” Newsroom Article.
2021 UNG Teaching Excellence Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty – University of North Georgia. CTLL Website.
2021 eHero Award – eCampus – University System of Georgia. Faculty Spotlight
Courses Designed and Currently Taught ​​​​​​​
Internship in Visual Arts. Supervision of Department of Visual Arts students completing internships in art history, studio arts, graphic design, and digital arts. Weekly reporting and final assessments. [Teaching Fall 2023]

Art History Undergraduate Research. Independent study course supporting the production of scaffolded research and scholarly writing for advanced art history students. Individualized mentoring. Writing intensive. [Teaching Fall 2023]

Mexican and U.S. Latino/a Art. Course exploring the most important developments in the history of Mexico from the Aztec Empire until the 1960s, and Chicano art in the United States since the 1960s. Online delivery. Writing intensive. [Last taught Spring 2022]

Topics in Latin American and Latinx Art. Course exploring Latin American and Latinx art exhibitions as the foundation of the development of the field of Latin American art history. Discussion and oral presentation format. Writing intensive. [Scheduled Spring 2023]

Pop Art. Course focused on international Pop art expressions from the 1960s until the 1980s. Online instruction. Writing intensive. [Last taught summer 2023]

Modern Art History. Course highlighting the most important developments in the history of European art since the mid-19th century until 1945. Interactive lecture format. Writing intensive. [Teaching Fall 2023]

History of Graphic Design. Course highlighting the most important developments in the history of graphic design, including technological changes, since the early 19th century until the present day. Online instruction. Writing intensive. [Teaching Fall 2023]

Visual Literacy and Communication. Course exploring a variety of topics including minority artists, the art market, digital art, storytelling methods, art historical approaches, and visual culture. Topics vary semester to semester. Discussion and oral presentation format. Writing intensive. [Teaching Fall 2023]

Introduction to Art History II - Course highlighting most important artworks, artists, and historical contexts since the Late Gothic period until the early 2000s. Interactive lecture format. Focus on visual, stylistic, and comparative analysis skills. [Teaching Fall 2023]

Organization of University Exhibitions and Events​​​​​​​
Project Coordinator. 2023 Bayeux Tapestry Replica Exhibit. Convocation Center. University of North Georgia. September 26-28, 2023. Newsroom ArticleAccess WDUN Article. WGAU Article. LinkedIn PostWebsite Information.
Curator and Organizer. Celebrating Connections: 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition. Jointly sponsored by Department of Visual Arts and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. Library and Technology Center, University of North Georgia. September 21-October 19, 2023. LinkedIn Post. Newsroom Article. Website Information.
OrganizerChallenge Coin Competition for District 9 Georgia, sponsored by State Representative Will Wade. March-April, 2023. Newsroom Article.
Project Manager. Tradition and Transculturalism in Latinx Art. An exhibition featuring high school students in North Georgia, curated and organized by UNG students enrolled in ART 3570, Spring 2023. The John Amoss Student Art Gallery, Arts & Technology Building, room 1905, Gainesville campus, University of North Georgia, March 30-April 20, 2023. Web CatalogUNG LinkedIn Post.
Curator and Organizer. 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month Student Art Exhibition. Jointly sponsored by Department of Visual Arts and Multicultural Student Affairs. Student Gallery, Arts & Technology Building, room 1905, Gainesville campus, University of North Georgia. September 23-October 14, 2022. Web CatalogNewsroom Article
Academic Mentoring
Mentor. Ongoing. An average of fifteen students per semester mentored upon request in a variety of situations. | Advising and registration | Graduate school applications| Recommendation letters written to support award nominations, study abroad, internships, graduate school, and employment applications | Supervision of independent research projects | Mentoring for conference presentations | Information about Visual Arts programs | Tours of Visual Arts facilities. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Founder, Faculty Advisor and Website Manager. TimeFrame - UNG Art History Club. Since August 2022. TimeFrame Website.
Institutional Service at the University of North Georgia
Current Committees
Chair. Visual Arts Scholarships Committee. Since Fall 2023. Visual Arts Website.
Chair. Non-Tenure Track Faculty Affairs Committee [UNG]. Since Fall 2023.
Co-Chair. With María José Maguire. Latinx Faculty and Staff Committee [UNG]. Since Fall 2023.
Member. University of North Georgia Academic Affairs Committee. Since Fall 2023.
Member. College of Arts and Letters Curriculum Committee. Since Fall 2021.
Member. Visual Arts Curriculum Development Committee. Since Summer 2021.
Departmental Appointments
Internship Coordinator (Fall/Spring) - Since Fall 2022 - Monitors internships for students in B.A. Graphic Design, B.A. Digital Arts, and B.A. Art Marketing, and the Art History Minor. Assists students in finding and securing internships. Observes students’ learning processes during internship and collects information. Provides advise with the writing of the internship agreements between students and site supervisors. Visual Arts Website
Master Faculty Advisor - Since Summer 2020 - Delivers Maximize Your Major sessions at UNG Orientations for new and transfer students. Assists students with advising and registration questions. Visual Arts Website

Teaching Trainings and Certifications
Certificate in Effective College Instruction. Demonstration of comprehensive knowledge and skills that constitute the ACUE Effective Practice Framework. Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). Earned April 27, 2023. ACUE Certificate.
Quality Matters Certification. Online course design and delivery – UNG Online. ART 3570 Mexican and U.S. Latino Art. Earned December 2021. Certificate.
Participant. Encouraging Students to Take Ownership of Their Learning With HIPS. Faculty Learning Community led by Dr. Esther Morgan-Ellis. Chancellor’s Learning Scholars Program. Spring 2022. 
Participant. Discovering Your Leadership Capabilities. Workshop directed by Dr. Carl Ohrenberg. Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership (CTLL), University of North Georgia. Fall 2021. 
Academic Presentations and Publications
Panel Organizer. "Latinx Initiatives at the University of North Georgia." 27th Annual Conference on the Americas, Athens, GA, February 17, 2024.
Academic Presentation. "Latinx students in art exhibitions at UNG: fostering growth mindset and student success." 27th Annual Conference on the Americas, Athens, GA, February 17, 2024.
Academic Presentation. "Chicanas in “Chicano noir:” an initial exploration of Adan Hernandez’s paintings, 2002-2008." 27th Annual Conference on the Americas, Athens, GA, February 16, 2024.
Academic Presentation. "The UNG Bayeux Tapestry Replica: a tool for pedagogical innovation and student engagement." Faculty Conference, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, November 8, 2023. Program.
Workshop Leader. “Applied Learning: LEAP and HIP Assignment Models for the Arts and Humanities,” 2023-2024 Research-Based Teaching Series, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, University of North Georgia, March 1, 2023. 3-1-23 RBTS Visual Arts.mp4
Academic Presentation. “Latin American Immigrant Artists in Metro Atlanta: Melvin Toledo and Pedro Fuertes,” 26th Annual Conference on the Americas, University of Georgia, February 17, 2023.​​​​​​​ Program.
Session Chair. Session 1A: "Education and Teaching Paradigms in Latin America and the Caribbean," 26th Annual Conference on the Americas, University of Georgia, February 17, 2023. Program.
CTLL Blog Article. "LEAP into Action: An Opportunity to Shake Things Up." Teaching Academic: A CTLL Blog [University of North Georgia], December 1, 2022. Article.
Workshop Leader. “Art Now! Modern and Contemporary Art from the Art Museum of the Americas collection: A museum visit and discussion with college students,” Women’s Leadership Program, George Washington University, October 6, 2022. 
Academic Presentation. “Iconographies of Rebellion in Chicana Art,” Department of Art History, George Washington University, October 6, 2022. Poster.
Academic Presentation. “Integrating research, discussion, lecture, and commentary to emulate a face-to-face, seminar-style experience in online learning.” USG Teaching and Learning Conference, March 18-31, 2022. Presentation Video Recording.
Academic Presentation. “Integrating academic learning and community engagement: ART 3570 Mexican and U.S. Latino Art and the 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition.” 25th Annual Conference of the Americas, University of North Georgia (virtual), February 18-19, 2022. Program.
Workshop Leader. “Fostering diversity and inclusion in the classroom through the discussion of visual culture.” 2021-2022 Research-Based Teaching Series, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, University of North Georgia, February 2, 2022. 2.2.22 RBTS Visual Culture.mp4
Presenter. “Chicano Art and the Mass Media: Mel Casas in 1967.” UNG Workshop on Education, Culture, and Networks, directed by Dr. Brent Allison, January 28, 2022. WECN Website.
Workshop Leader. “Smooth Sailing: Ideas for Course Customization,” 2021 eCampus Faculty Conference, University System of Georgia, November 4, 2021. 
Workshop Leader. “On time, On Target: Strategies for Student Outreach and Meaningful Feedback,” Seven Minute Sizzle Presentation, eCampus USG, September 23, 2021. 
Workshop Leader. “Adding Images in Go.View.” Seven Minute Sizzle Webinar, eCore USG, November 30, 2020. 
Workshop Leader. “A Teaching Strategy: Using Images for Engagement.” eCampus Faculty Conference, November 11, 2020.
Academic Presentation. “Race and Rebellion in an Early Painting by Mel Casas.” 68th Annual Meeting, Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, Cyberspace, April 15-18, 2021. Program.
Academic Presentation. “The Representation of Racial and Social Stigma in an Early Painting by Mel Casas,” 24th Annual Conference of the Americas, University of North Georgia, February 19-20, 2021. Program.
Academic Presentation. “Young and Brown: Race and Youth as Signifiers of Rebellion in an Early Painting by Mel Casas.” Beyond the Border Conference, University of North Georgia, April 2, 2020. Program.
Academic Presentation. “Mexican-Americans in an Early Painting by Mel Casas.” 23rd Annual Conference of the Americas, University of North Georgia, February 21, 2020. Program.
Academic Presentation. “A Close Look at Strangeness in a Photograph by Leysis Quesada Vera.” Paper presented at National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2018. Program (p. 130)
Book Review. “Twentieth Century Art of Latin America, Revised and Expanded Edition, by Jacqueline Barnitz and Patrick Frank” The Latin Americanist v. 61 no. 2 (June 2017): 294- 295. Project Muse Link.
Academic Presentation. “Color, Space, Language: Metaphors for Political Opposition in Argentine Arte Concreto-Invención and Arte Madí.” Paper Presented at the North Georgia Arts & Letters Conference, Significance of Color in the Humanities and Social Sciences.” Dahlonega, GA, February 2011. 
Book Review. “Your Brain on Latino Comics: From Gus Ariola to Los Bros Hernandez” International Social Science Review, v. 85 no. 3 & 4 (2010): 140-141. ProQuest Link.
Academic Presentation. “Beyond the European sources: The borrowings of the Argentine Concrete and Madí artists in the 1940s.” 13th Annual Conference on the Americas, Georgia Perimeter College, February 2010. 
Peer-Reviewed Article. “Alternative Sources for Arturo.” The Latin Americanist (Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies Periodical), v. 53 no. 1 (March 2009): 3-26. <peer-reviewed> Summary.
Academic Presentation. “Hispano-American Exchanges: the journal Arturo and the presence of Spanish emigres in Buenos Aires in the early 1940s.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) 55th Annual Meeting, held at Tampa-Ybor City, Florida, April 2008. 
Academic Presentation. “Marginal Disruptions: the relations between Argentine Concrete and Madí art, and Peronist propaganda in the late 1940s.” 11th Annual Conference on the Americas, Georgia Perimeter College, February 2008. 
Catalog Entry. “Alfredo Hlito, Ritmos Cromáticos III (1949).” In The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, edited by Gabriel Pérez Barreiro, pp. 114-116. Austin: Blanton Museum of Art and Fundación Cisneros, 2007. 
Catalog Entry. “Tomás Maldonado, Desarrollo de 14 Temas (1951-1952).” In The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, edited by Gabriel Pérez Barreiro, pp. 120-123. Austin: Blanton Museum of Art and Fundación Cisneros, 2007. 
Academic Presentation. “Concrete and Madí art in their local context: a methodological discussion.” Paper presented at The Geometry of Hope International Symposium, sponsored by the Blanton Museum of Art and the Fundación Cisneros, Austin, TX, February 2007. 
Catalog Entry. “Antonio Berni.” In Blanton Museum of Art: Latin American Collection, edited by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, pp. 108-111. Austin: Blanton Museum of Art, 2006. 
Catalog Entry. “Alfredo Hlito.” In Blanton Museum of Art: Latin American Collection, edited by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, pp. 234-235. Austin: Blanton Museum of Art, 2006. 
Academic Presentation. “Imaging our networks: Arte Madí Universal and the International Art Scene in the Early 1950s.” Session sponsored by the Association for Latin American Art, College Art Association 93rd Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, February 2005. 
Academic Presentation. “Cultural Battles: Argentine Abstract Art and Peronist Propaganda in the 1950s.” Politics Forum, Department of Political Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, April 2004.
Academic Presentation. “Between Bergson and Korn: avant-garde visions in the art of Emilio Pettoruti, 1913-1924.” Eleanor Greenhill Symposium, Department of Art and Art History, The University of Texas at Austin, March 1999.



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