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The Sidney Gause Childress Professorship in the Arts

George Bent

The Sidney Gause Childress Professorship in the Arts, established in 2008, supports a distinguished professor who is both an accomplished scholar and an exceptional teacher in one of the departments in the visual or performing arts in the College.

Current Sidney Gause Childress Professor in the Arts:
George R. Bent, Professor of Art History
Ph.D. Stanford University
M.A. Stanford University
B.A. Oberlin College