Art historian William J. Hennessey has taught at Vassar College, the University ofKansas, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Michigan and directed the art museums at each of those institutions. From 1997 to 2014 he was director of theChrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia. Hennessey is the author of catalogues and articles on a variety of art and design topics, including nineteenth-century architecture and twentieth-century industrial design. He is the author of the new book Walking Broadway: Thirteen Miles of Architecture and History.