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Kathy O’Dell Ph.D.

Art historian Kathy O'Dell is Associate Professor of Visual Arts at UMBC, where she also serves as Special Assistant to the Dean for Education & Arts Partnerships. She is a former MSAC Councilor and member of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA), where she continues to co-chair the Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Committee. She chairs the Higher Education in the Arts Task Force (HEAT Force) of the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (AEMS) and sits on the Boards of Maryland Art Place (MAP) and the Baltimore County Arts Guild.