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69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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Academics . Liberal Arts . Faculty . Allen Zimmerman

Liberal Arts

Allen Zimmerman

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Creativity + Taoism | Japanese Expressions | Ways of Thought: Confucianism, Taoism, and Zen | Ways of Thought: Hinduism and Buddhism

Allen has worked at The Cleveland Institute of Art since 1977 where he started as a lecturer in Humanities in the Liberal Arts Department. As a lecturer he was an English tutor, a student counselor, the co-coordinator of the Foundation Reinforcement Program, and the mobility coordinator of the Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. In 1986 he became a professor in the department and in 1989 he became the Dean of Students.

Degree BA, English Literature from Oberlin College

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