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Faculty & Staff

Directors

Hasan Elahi, Director
Don Starr, Associate Director
Robert Yi, Assistant Director
Mary Liles, Office Manager

Faculty & Staff

Changwoo Ahn
Professor
Affiliate Faculty, College of Science
Environmental Science and Policy

Ben Ashworth
Sculpture Shop Supervisor
Adjunct Faculty
Art as Social Action, Public Art

Beki Basch
Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, 3D Design

Stephanie Benassi
Assistant Professor
Alternative Photo Processes, Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography, New Media in Creative Arts, Visual Thinking

Edward Bisese
Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting

Stephanie Booth
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Photography, Visual Thinking

Eamonn Bourke
Adjunct Faculty
Mobile App Design, Web Design and Usability

Adam Bradley
Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, 3Design

Philip Butts
Tech Assistant

Suzanne Carbonneau
Professor
Director of InterArts Program
Aesthetics, Art Writing Seminar

Kelly Carr
Adjunct Faculty
Artsbus, Digital Photography, Photo Studio Techniques, Studio Lighting

J Carrier
Assistant Professor
Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography, Graduate Photography, photobooks, Professional Practices

Asma Chaudhary
Adjunct Faculty
New Media in the Creative Arts

Annie Chen
Print Shop Manager

Catherine Cole
Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, Printmaking, Digital Printmaking

Mark Cooley
Associate Professor
Director of New Media Arts Program
Cyberpunk, EcoArt, New Media Art

Paula Crawford
Associate Professor
Director of Painting Program
Painting, Art Writing, Graduate Seminar, Research Methodologies, Theory and Criticism

Shanshan Cui
Associate Professor
Design Methods and Principles, Graduate Design Seminar, Visual Storytelling, Web Design

Steven Cushner
Adjunct Faculty
Drawing, Painting

Brian Davis
Adjunct Faculty
Artist’s Studio, 2D Design, 3D Design, Sculpture, Senior Project

Rachel Debuque
Associate Professor
Director of Studio Foundations Program
Director of Undergraduate Studies
2D Design, 3D Design, Art & Humor, Drawing, New Media in Creative Arts, Sculpture, Senior Project

Vassiliki Deliyianni
Adjunct Faculty
Drawing

Mary Del Popolo
Assistant Professor
Art Education Student Teaching, Drawing, Painting in Art Education

Kathleen Durkin
Adjunct Faculty
New Media Art

Edgar Endress
Associate Professor
Director of MFA Studio Graduate Program
Art and Interactivity, Graduate Seminar, New Media in the Creative Arts, Public Art, Research Methodologies, Theory and Criticism, Video Art

Helen Frederick
Professor Emeritus
Printmaking, Graduate Studies, Publication Program (co-founder Navigation Press) International Social Practice, Book and Hand Papermaking Methodologies

Chawky Frenn
Associate Professor
Drawing, Painting, Figure Drawing, Figurative Painting

Roxana Geffen
Adjunct Faculty
Aesthetics

Mahogany Goodman
Adjunct Faculty
New Media in the Creative Arts

Heather Green
Assistant Professor
Aesthetics, Art Writing, Critical Theory in Visual Arts

Harry Griffin
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Photography, New Media in the Creative Arts

Natalie Guerrieri– Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, Artist’s Studio

Elizabeth Irene Hall
Adjunct Faculty
Drawing

Rick Heffner
Adjunct Faculty
Advertising Design, Brand Identity Design, Corporate Design and Branding, Digital Design Studio, New Media in Creative Arts

James Hicks
Adjunct Faculty
Brand Identity, Corporate Design and Branding, Package Design, Senior Design Project, Typography

Jordan Higgins
Adjunct Faculty
Intro to Web Design, Advanced Web Design & Usability

Xang Ho
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Photography, Location Lighting, Photo Studio Techniques, Studio Lighting

Federica Incerti
Assistant Professor
Director of Technology for School of Art
Director of Cybersecurity for College of Visual and Performing Arts

Jessica Kallista
Adjunct Faculty
Aesthetics, Critical Theory in Visual Art, Writing for Artists

Maria Karametou– Associate Professor
Director of Drawing Program
Graduate Seminar, Mixed Media, Nontraditional Approaches to Drawing, Painting

Christopher Kardambikis
Assistant Professor
Director of Printmaking Program
Director of Navigation Press
Printmaking, Book Arts, Comics and Zines, DIY Publishing, Letterpress, Printing, Graduate Seminar

Elizabeth Kartchner
Darkroom Manager

Maryam Kasmai
Assessment Coordinator

Melissa Katie Kehoe
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Photography, Professional Practices, Visual Thinking

Jeff Kenney
Associate Curator, Mason Exhibitions

Jennifer Lillis
Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, Printmaking 1

Harold Linton
Professor
Drawing, Visual Voices Colloquium

Ryan McCoy
Adjunct Faculty
Aesthetics, Painting, Drawing

Michael McDermott
Assistant Professor
Design History, Motion Design, Typography, Web Design

Julie Grosche Mckean
Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, 3D Design

Anton Murray
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Design, New Media in the Creative Art

Brant Nesbitt
Adjunct Faculty
New Media in the Creative Arts, User Experience Design, Web Design

Mary J Neuberger
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Photography

Melvin Parada
Adjunct Faculty
Design Methods and Principles, Editorial Design, Design History, New Media in Creative Arts, Typography

Pete Petrine
Adjunct Faculty
Drawing, Figure Drawing

Justin Plakas
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Photography, New Media in Creative Arts

Doris “Reece” Quiñones
Adjunct Faculty
Design Methods and Principles, Typography, Motion Design, User Experience Design

Zachary Rhoades
Adjunct Faculty
3D Animation

Jessica Rodriguez
Adjunct Faculty
Brand Identity Design, Corporate Design and Branding, Senior Design Project, Typography

Jandos Rothstein
Associate Professor
Editorial Design, Graduate Design Seminar, Typography

Don Russell
University Curator
Director of Provisions Research Center for Arts and Social Change, Honors Seminar

Jennifer Sakai
Adjunct Faculty
Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography

Iris Sanchez
Adjunct Faculty
Design Methods and Principles, Editorial Design, New Media in the Creative Arts, Typography

Erik Sandberg
Adjunct Faculty
Drawing

Pat Sargent
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Printmaking, Entrepreneurship in Art’s, Visual Communication Theories

Rahshia Sawyer
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Photography, Professional Practices

Liza Saunders
Alumni Engagement
Marketing
Social Media
Web Master for School of Art

Kimberly Sheridan
Associate Professor
Creativity and Cognition, Research in Art Education, Technology for Art Teachers

Susan L Silva
Adjunct Faculty
3D Art Making Across Cultures

Lynne Smyers
Adjunct Faculty
Writing for Designers

Thomas Stanley
Adjunct Faculty
Aesthetics, Critical Theory in Visual Arts, Sound Art, Writing for Artists

Don Starr
Associate Professor
Associate Director of the School of Art
Director of Graphic Design Program
Design Thinking, Design Method and Principles, Typography, Design History, Advertising Design, Graduate Design Seminar, Professional Design Practices, Senior Design Project, New Media in the Creative Arts, Letterpress Printing

Justin P. Sutters
Associate Professor
Director of Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program
Art Teaching and Learning, Elementary Art Education, Secondary Art Education, Research in Art Education

Jocelyn C. Tafalla
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Design Studio, New Media in Creative Arts

James Van Meer
Adjunct Faculty
Advertising Design, Marketing by Design, Professional Design Practices

Will Wheeler
Adjunct Faculty
Artist’s Studio

Gail Scott White
Professor
2D Animation, 3D Animation, Live Movies, New Media in the Creative Arts, Thinking Through Animation

Peter Winant
Associate Professor
Director of Sculpture Program
Sculpture, Senior Project

Sue Wrbican
Associate Professor
Director of Photography Program
Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography, Documentary Photography, Graduate Seminar, Photography Practice and Research, Senior Project, Visual Thinking

Robert Yi
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of the School of Art
Academic Advisor
New Majors Colloquium, Design Thinking, Teaching Practicum, Painting

Andy Yoder
Adjunct Faculty
2D Design, 3Design, Sculpture

Paul Zdepski
Adjunct Faculty
Digital Design Studio, Illustration

Graduate Lecturers

Jorge Bañales
Photography

Andi Benge
Painting

Jax Aiko Ohashi
New Media in the Creative Arts