Eric Segal is Director of Education and Curator of Academic Programs. He earned his BA in Art History from the University of California, Berkeley and MA and PhD degrees in American Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is responsible for designing Harn programs that engage faculty and students at the University of Florida, Santa Fe College and other area colleges. In this capacity he works with students and student groups directly. He also works extensively with faculty to incorporate museum resources into the curriculum of all disciplines.
As Director of Education, Segal leads a remarkable staff of educators who develop innovative and sustainable programs supporting learning for diverse audiences, including preK-12 students, families and children and diverse community members.
Prior to assuming his current position at the Harn in 2010, he taught Art History at UF, including undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of American and African American art, illustration, and museum history and theory. He has published on nineteenth and twentieth century American art and illustration, and he lectures nationally and internationally at museums and universities on American art and museum education.Back to all staff