James Yess

In addition to teaching at RISD, James Yess has worked as an adjunct instructor at Lesley University, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, Massasoit Community College, Salve Regina University and the South Shore Art Center. He has earned degrees from Boston University, Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the University of Wisconsin and College of the Holy Cross. Yess’ writing has appeared in such publications as Community College Review, The Journal of Nursing Education and Research in Higher Education.

    Wintersession 2018 Courses

  • HPSS-S156-01 The Meaning Of Life

    Spring 2018 Courses

  • HPSS-S101-14 Topics: History, Philosophy, & The Social Sciences
  • BA, College of the Holy Cross
  • EDD, Boston University
  • MA, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • MPA, Harvard University


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles