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Michigan-Mellon Project Leadership

Project Directors

Milton S. F. Curry, Project Co-Director, 2014-2018
University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Associate Professor of Architecture
Phone: 734.647.2152
Email: msfcurry@umich.edu

Derek B. Collins, Project Co-Director 2014-2015
University of Michigan College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts
Associate Dean for the Humanities
Professor of Classics

Matthew Biro, Project Co-Director 2015-2018
University of Michigan Department of Art History: Chair and Professor
Phone: 734.615.8463
Email: mbiro@umich.edu

Project Staff

Andrea Navarro Hernandez
Project Researcher, Mexico City

Kate Grandfield
Assistant to the Associate Deans, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Phone: 734.615.5260
Email: grandk@umich.edu

Steering Committee

Monica Ponce de Leon, U-M Dean of Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning (ex officio)
Andrew Martin, U-M Dean of College of Literature, Science and the Arts (ex officio)
Cristina Moreiras-Menor, U-M Chair Dept. of Romance Langs. & Lits.
Elizabeth Anderson, U-M Chair and Professor of Philosophy
Elysia Borowy-Reeder, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Joseph Rosa, Director, University of Michigan Museum of Art / Professor of Architecture
Sidonie Smith, Director, U-M Institute for the Humanities / professor of the Humanities

Sponsors

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
University of Michigan A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Partners

University of Michigan Department of History of Art
University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities
University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)
Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan
The Kresge Foundation
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
LIGA Gallery, Mexico City