Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. William Allen

Professor of Art History


  • Ph.D., History of Art, The Johns Hopkins University
  • M.A., History of Art, The Johns Hopkins University
  • B.A., Art, University of Alabama

Teaching Specialties

  • History of Art
  • Heritage Studies
  • Digital Humanities

Research Interests

  • History of Photography
  • Open Scholarship
  • Demise of Education


  • AAUP
  • History of Photography Group
  • Merlot
  • Educause (Educause Quarterly editorial committee)
  • New Media Consortium

Links of Interests

Social Bookmarking: www.delicious.com/woodpainter


William is a native of Alabama. He worked for Kingdom of Afghanistan 1968-71.

William Allen

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3050
F: (870) 972-3932


Building: Fine Arts Center
Room: 204