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+ Campus alert: A-State Closed Thurs. March 5

A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Dr. Paul Hickman

Assistant Professor of Art History

Visual Resource Curator


  • Ph.D., Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
  • M.A., Art History, Arizona State University, Tempe
  • B.A., Studio Photography, Columbia College, Chicago
  • B.A., Architectural History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Teaching Specialties

  • Renaissance Art
  • Modern Art and History of Photography
  • Survey of Renaissance to Modern Art
  • Fine Arts Visual

Research Interests

  • History of photography, particularly: Niagara Falls; Trans-Mississippi West; California; Edward Muybridge; Martin Mason Hazeltine; Charles Lyman Pond; Charles Bierstadt; Yosemite Valley, Big Tree and Sierra Nevada [E indicates detailed knowledge]; Carleton E. Watkins [E]; George Fiske [E]; John James Reilly [E]; Albert Renger-Patzsch; Ansel Adams; Robert Adams.


  • Visual Resources Association
  • National Stereoscopic Association


Dr. Hickman has taught courses in a classroom or on line at Arkansas State University, College of Santa Fe, University of New Mexico and Arizona State University. Curator of Arkansas State University Visual Resource Library of 86,000 slides, 12,000 digital images, 252 video and DVD collections, and supervise student staff.

Publications include a book, Ph.D. dissertation, a monograph, ten feature articles, a feature review essay, three abstracts. a photographer self-profile, and articles with photographs of seventeen Antebellum mansions. Married to Kathy and have three adult children, Brian, Jared and Emily.

Paul Hickman

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3754
F: (870) 972-3932


Building: Fine Arts Center
Room: 114