Media Release

Next Steps event will explore faculty work spaces, methods

Lawrence, KS, July 17, 2015 -The Spencer Museum of Art invites KU faculty to participate in an interdisciplinary event on Friday, July 24, at 3pmNext Steps is designed to bring together faculty from different fields to share their work spaces and methods and find common investigative interests.

This iteration of ‘Next Steps’ features Perry Alexander, AT&T Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Director of the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center (ITTC); and Shannon Criss, professor in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning, who was recently recognized by Contract magazine for her work on the KU Mobile Collaboratory (moCOLAB).

The event has two parts:

3pm, 208 Nichols Hall

Perry Alexander presents about his research focusing on the concepts of trust and proof.


4pm, Marvin Hall

Shannon Criss gives a brief tour of various spaces to demonstrate how teaching and projects are conducted there, followed by a presentation in the Forum.

Next Steps is organized by the Arts Research Collaboration initiative (ARC), a partnership of the Spencer Museum, Biodiversity Institute, ITTC, and Department of Visual Art established in 2012 with the support of the KU Research Investment Council.

Media Contacts

Elizabeth Kanost

Elizabeth Kanost
Communications Manager

Steven Duval

Steven Duval
Post-Doctoral Researcher/Project Coordinator
Spencer Museum of Art