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Art history educator

Joanne Bock, American art history educator. Grantee Scriven Foundation, 1968-1969, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 1974, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1973-1974, American Culture Program, 1974-1975, 75, 80, 81, Romanian Association, 1975-1977, International Research & Exchanges Board, 1978, 79, 80-81, Rackham Graduate School, 1980, 82-83, others. Member American Studies Association, College Art Association, Immigration History Society, Civa.


Bock, Joanne was born on August 29, 1940 in New Haven. Daughter of W. Lawrence and Anne (Mauro) Bock.


Bachelor in Art, College New Rochelle, 1962. Master of Arts in History of Education, Catholic University America, 1968. Master of Arts in American Folklore, State University of New York, Oneonta, 1970.

Doctor of Philosophy in American Culture, University Michigan, 1986. Master of Arts in History of Art, University Michigan, 1996.


Docent, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 1968;photo archivist, Amon Carter Museum Western Art, Fort Worth, 1960-1970;bicentennial project coordinator National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1971-1972;music specialist Museum History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1972-1973;research assistant, Bentley Library., Michigan History College, Ann Arbor, 1974;cultural developer, Michigan Ethnic Studies Center, Detroit, 1974;lecturer in humanities, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1986;professional tutor, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, 1987-1988;assistant professor art history, Kendall College Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1988-1990;assistant professor art history, Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, since 1991.


Member American Studies Association, College Art Association, Immigration History Society, Civa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: studio art, classical music, sports participation, National Basketball Association basketball.


W. Lawrence Bock

Anne (Mauro) Bock