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Jean Hudson

Published March 10, 2015

Jean Hudson
Media Center Curator
Instructional Specialist III/Adjunct Instructor
1019 WJB
Department of Art History
Curriculum Vitae

(850) 644-3436


Jean Hudson joined the Department of Art History as Curator of the Media Center in 1996. She is responsible for digital media and technology resources that support departmental programs. In addition to overseeing the development and management of databases and digital delivery systems for image and text files, she administers research collections held in the department and college, including the Art and Design Library in the William Johnston Building, and chairs the College of Fine Arts WJB Gallery committee. She trains and supervises graduate assistant staff, manages technology support, and prepares promotional materials and websites.

Every fall and spring semester Hudson teaches the undergraduate course, Information Technology for the Art Historian (ARH 2814), which fulfills the university’s computer literacy requirement with an emphasis on skills specifically beneficial to the art historian: discriminating research; scholarly writing and collaborative editing; the acquisition, refinement, and presentation of images; database development; and navigating a constantly changing technological environment.


  • MA Art History, FSU (1993)
  • BS Interior Design, FSU (1986)

 Selected Grants & Awards

  • FSU Center for the Advancement of Teaching Innovation in Teaching Award nominee, 2020.
  • Technology Fee Award, Art History/Art Ed computer lab upgrades, 2017 ($42,450).
  • Technology Fee Award, WJB Gallery upgrades, 2016 ($5,695).
  • Technology Fee Award, seminar room upgrades, 2015 ($1,460).
  • University Teaching Award nominations, 2014-15 and 2015–16.
  • Technology Fee Award, seminar room upgrades, 2013 ($15,400).
  • Technology Fee Award, WJB lab software, 2011 ($8,500).
  •  “Digitizing Art History,” Council for Instruction Award, 2002 ($12,410). Co-PI with Adam Jolles and Susan Lee, FSU Art History.
  • “Visualizing Asia: East and West,” Council for Instruction Award, 2001 ($15,393). Co-PI with Brenda Jordan, FSU Art History, and Daniel Pullen, FSU Classics.