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Kheli R. Willetts

Kheli R. Willetts


Professor of Practice, African American Studies and Executive Director of Community Folk Art Center
African American Studies

krwillet@syr.edu

212 Sims Hall
315.443.9352


Research and Teaching Interests

African American Art 1960's and 70's, Diasporic Art, Artistic Colonialism, Museum Studies (specifically education), Visual Studies, Women Artists

Selected Publications

  • Editor, Bridges Journal, Syracuse: News and Publications, Syracuse University, 1997
  • With Randall Hearn, Elton Fax: Tribute to a Master (exhibition catalogues), Syracuse: News and Publications, Syracuse University 1993

Selected Newspaper/Magazine/Citations:

  • The Intercom “Kheli Willetts-Speaker for Black Power on WVSC Campus”. May 26, 2000
  • Syracuse New Times “Branching Out; Art Went to New Places in 1996” Oct. 10, 1996
  • New York Times “Student Curators Have Special Perspective”. Sunday, Jan. 8, 1995. Section 4A p.10
  • Syracuse Magazine “: Students Put African American Culture on Display”. Summer 2007 p.10