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Faculty and Staff

Over 50 art education faculty members with practical classroom experience

Rachel Althof, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Rachael Ayers-Arnone, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Diana Baldensperger, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Rachel Balian
Adjunct Instructor
Christina Bell, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Megan Bellucci
Adjunct Instructor
Madison Berry
Adjunct Instructor
Nikki Blanchard, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Kara Bolton, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Jennifer Borel
Academic Advisor & Partnerships Coordinator
Nathan Breitholtz, Ed.S.
Adjunct Instructor
Shannon Brinkley, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Dana Caldera, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Patricia Christiansen
Adjunct Instructor
Melissa Conrady
Adjunct Instructor
Nicole Davis, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Kelley DeCleene, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Karen Dempsey, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Bethel Dobberstein
Adjunct Instructor
Kellen Ellis, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Christian Funderburk, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Ardina Greco, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Sarah Hale Keuseman, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Wynita Harmon, Ed.D.
Chair of Faculty Development
Theresa Haugen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Curriculum Specialist
Laticia Hequembourg, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Lisa Kastello, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Rachel Kline, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Desiree Matia, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Kirk Maynard, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Andrea McDonough, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Jessica McElhaney
Adjunct Instructor
Claire McWilliams, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Juana Meneses, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Christy Mortimer, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Alison Myers
Adjunct Instructor
Catherine Nasser
Adjunct Instructor
Kayla O’Neal, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Andres Ortega, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Alexandra Overby, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Haley Parker, MFA
Associate Professor & Admissions Counselor
Alyson Pouls, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Ashley Quam
Adjunct Instructor
Catie Rice
Adjunct Instructor
Abby Schukei
Social Media Manager & Adjunct Instructor
Amy Sery, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Kristin Smith
Adjunct Instructor
Amber Tackett, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Janelle Turk
Adjunct Instructor
Frances Vaughan, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Victoria Watson
Adjunct Instructor
Jemina Watstein, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Debi West, Ed.S.
Adjunct Instructor
Jen Weyant Betz, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Ashleigh Wink, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Amy Workman, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor
Heather Crockett
Chief Academic Officer
Erin Eimer
Dean of Graduate Studies
Shannon Lauffer
Dean of Enrollment Services
Jennifer Borel
Academic Advisor & Partnerships Coordinator
Jennifer Ferriday
Chair of Curriculum Development
Danelle Garino
Registrar
Theresa Gillespie
Chair of Graduate Student Retention
Lindsay Gulbranson
Writing Services Specialist
Wynita Harmon, Ed.D.
Chair of Faculty Development
Theresa Haugen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Curriculum Specialist
Julie Jennings
Accountant & Bursar
Karen Kelly, Ed.D.
Associate Professor & Academic Advisor
Betsy Komarchuk
Enrollment Specialist
Haley Parker, MFA
Associate Professor & Admissions Counselor
Lisa Schaffer
Accreditation Officer and Teacher Licensure Specialist
Sara Wilhoite-Mathews
Head of Library Services

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