Dr. Linda Caron began her career at Wright State University in 1988, moving to Dayton from the east coast. As an assistant professor in the Art Department, she taught a large variety of classes: the art history survey, art appreciation, Italian Renaissance art, Baroque art, Dutch and Flemish painting, and the Art of Venice. She particularly enjoyed teaching a course called the Art of Rome From Antiquity to the Present, which allowed her to share her great interest in the city and its development over the centuries. She was promoted to chair of the department in 1993, a position she held for over fifteen years before her recent promotion to Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
Dr. Caron lives in a house built in 1870 in the St. Anne’s Hill historic district in Dayton. She has been involved in local politics since 1993, starting with the campaign of Mike Turner as Dayton’s mayor. She has remained involved in his campaigns, has worked for him in Washington, DC and still volunteers at the Dayton office.
Dr. Caron’s personal interests include historic preservation and her two Persian cats – Callie and Bert.
We welcome Linda to the Dean’s Office!