Meet Our Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

 

School of Arts and Sciences

Art History and Museum Studies

Kristen Carter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Art History
  • building is Polk Museum of Art - room is 2nd Floor
  • 863.688.7743 x232
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H. Alexander Rich, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Associate Professor
Executive Director, Polk Museum
George & Dorothy Forsythe Endowed Chair in Art History & Museum Studies
  • building is Polk Museum of Art
  • 863.688.7743 x234
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Art History and Museum Studies Adjunct Faculty

Jeffrey Boe

Adjunct Faculty

building is Branscomb
phone number 863.680.3921

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Laura Putnam

Adjunct Faculty

building is Polk Museum of Art
phone number 863.688.7743 x288

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Biology

Susan Banks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 133
  • 863.680.4325
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Ashley Bowers-Macrander

Instructor of Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 102
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Christopher Brandon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 140
  • 863.680.4353
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Allison Durland Donahou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 144
  • 863.680.4490
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Brittany Gasper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
  • building is Berry Citrus Science - room is 203
  • 863.680.4998
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Philip Gravinese, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 140
  • 863.680.4491
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G. Scott Jenkins, Ph.D.

Instructor of Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 102
  • 863.680.3854
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Eric Kjellmark, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 127
  • 863.680.6284
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Gabriel Langford, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
George W. Truitt Chair in the Sciences
  • building is Polk Science - room is 130
  • 863.680.4318
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Melanie Langford, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marine Biology
  • building is Berry Citrus Science - room is 202
  • 863.680.4580
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Jason Macrander, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 129
  • 863.680.4351
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Timothy Moore

Visiting Instructor of Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 136
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Nancy Morvillo, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Department Chair
Nelson C. White Chair in the Life Sciences
  • building is Polk Science - room is 126
  • 863.680.6240
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Christy Wolovich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
  • building is Polk Science - room is 139
  • 863.680.5076
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Chemistry and Physics

Deborah Bromfield-Lee , Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • building is Polk Science - room is 216
  • 863.680.4316
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Jarrod F. Eubank, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • 863.680.4199
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Carmen Gauthier, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
Jessie Ball duPont Fund Chair in the Natural Sciences
  • building is Polk Science - room is 217
  • 863.680.4320
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An-Phong Le, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Chemistry
The Dr. John A. Leighty Endowed Chair in Chemistry
  • building is Polk Science - room is 219
  • 863.680.4132
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Jason Montgomery, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • building is Polk Science - room is 218
  • 863.680.4322
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Ronald Pepino, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics
  • building is Polk Science - room is 214
  • 863.680.3776
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Shameka Shelby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • building is Polk Science - room is 213
  • 863.680.4128
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Yongmao Sun

Visiting Professor of Chemistry
  • building is Polk Science - room is 212
  • 863.680.3893
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Citrus and Horticultural Science

Malcolm Manners, Ph.D.

Professor of Citrus Science
Program Coordinator
John and Ruth Tyndall Chair in Citrus Sciences
  • building is Polk Science - room is 128
  • 863.680.4337
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Communication

Pamela Dykes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication
  • 863.680.6168
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Jobia Keys, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication
  • building is Chatlos Building
  • 863.680.5054
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Katherine Loh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication
  • building is Chatlos Forensics Office
  • 863.680.4151
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Cara Mackie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication
Department Chair
  • building is William F. Chatlos Journalism (CC)
  • 863.680.3863
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Theresa MacNeil, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication
  • building is William F. Chatlos Journalism (CC)
  • 863.680.4158
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Alex Ortiz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication
  • building is Chatlos Building
  • 863.680.3003
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Timothy Register, MFA

Assistant Professor of Communication
  • 863.680.4168
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Mike Trice, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication
  • building is Chatlos Building
  • 863.680.4155
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Computer Science

Jonathan Cazalas, Ph. D

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • building is Berry Citrus Science - room is 303
  • 863.680.6283
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Matthew Eicholtz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • building is Berry Citrus Science - room is 304
  • 863.680.5056
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Jason Lewis

Assistant Professor
  • building is Edge Hall - room is 205
  • 863.680.4473
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Christian Roberson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science
Department Chair
  • building is Berry Citrus Science - room is 305
  • 863.680.5058
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Criminology

Chastity Blankenship, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Social Science
  • building is Ordway - room is 155
  • 863.680.4268
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Lisa Carter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Criminology
Department Chair
  • building is Ordway
  • 863.680.4307
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Risdon Slate, Ph.D.

Professor of Criminology
  • building is Ordway
  • 863.680.4339
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Criminology Adjunct Faculty

Cindy Canales

Adjunct Sociology Instructor

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Heather Rimes , LCSW

Adjunct Faculty

building is Ordway
phone number 863.680.4969

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Dance

Erin LaSala Phillips, MFA

Associate Professor of Dance
Program Coordinator
  • 863.680.5060
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Dance

Allison Baber

Adjunct Dance Professor

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Nicholas S. Daulton-Crotty

Adjunct Dance Instructor

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Jamie L. Gilliam

Adjunct Dance Instructor

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Catherine Inzirillo

Adjunct Dance Professor

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Leah Pinder

Adjunct Professor

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English

Erica H. Bernheim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 309
  • 863.680.4324
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Louis Di Leo, J.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English
  • 863.680.4393
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Catherine R. Eskin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 320
  • 863.680.4345
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Brad Hollingshead, Ph.D.

Provost
Dahl and Lottie Pryor Chair in English
  • 863.680.4124
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Keith Huneycutt, Ph.D.

Professor of English
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 319
  • 863.680.4344
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Jennifer Leigh Moffitt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English
  • 863.680.4342
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Rebecca Saulsbury Bravard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 316
  • 863.680.4348
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Peter Schreffler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
Department Chair
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 328
  • 863.680.4343
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Margaret Taylor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 307
  • 863.680.4240
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History and Political Science

R. Bruce Anderson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science; Pre-Law Adviser
Dr. Sarah D. and L. Kirk McKay Jr. Chair in American History, Government, and Civics
  • building is Ordway - room is 128
  • 863.680.4311
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Anna Caney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
  • building is Ordway - room is 130
  • 863.680.4969
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James M. Denham, Ph.D.

Professor of History
  • building is McKay Archives
  • 863.680.4312
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Kelly McHugh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science
Department Chair
  • building is Ordway - room is 131
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Richards Plavnieks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
  • building is Ordway - room is 129
  • 863.680.4314
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Mathematics

Roxanne Back, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • building is Polk Science - room is 141
  • 863.680.4982
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Jason Elsinger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • 683.380.4852
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Silvano Falcao

Instructor of Mathematics
  • building is Polk Science - room is 143
  • 863.680.3746
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Daniel Jelsovsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • building is Polk Science - room is 142
  • 863.680.3748
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Susan McLoughlin

Visiting Professor of Mathematics
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Susan Serrano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
Department Chair
  • building is Polk Science - room is 141
  • 863.680.4331
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David Valdivia Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • building is Polk Science - room is 132
  • 863.680.3770
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Modern Languages

Jose Manuel Garcia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Program Coordinator
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 326
  • 863.680.4309
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Melissa Garr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
  • building is Christoversen Humanities - room is 317
  • 863.680.4201
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Music

Jeffrey Benatar, DMA

Director of Jazz Studies
  • building is Music Addition (MA) - room is 112
  • 863.680.4136
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Colleen Blagov

Instructor of Flute
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 115
  • 407.388.4522
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Brian Brink, Ph.D.

Department Chair of Music
Associate Professor of Music - Trombone
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 111
  • 863.680.4574
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Fen-Fang Chen, Ph.D., D.A.

Associate Professor of Music - Piano
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 133
  • 863.680.4230
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Margaret Flood, M.M.E.

Coordinator of Music Education
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 110
  • 863.680.3942
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Mary Elizabeth Gibbs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Music
Director of Choral Studies
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 113
  • 863.680.4232
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Jo Jossim, Ph.D.

Professor of Music
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 122
  • 863.680.4213
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Martha Placeres, DMA

Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Orchestra and String Studies
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 116
  • 863.680.4216
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Diane Willis Stahl, MM

Associate Professor of Music
Director of Voice Studies
  • building is Marjorie McKinley Music - room is 135
  • 863.680.4215
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Mark Thomsen, Tenor

Professor of Music
Artist in Residence
  • building is Branscomb
  • 863.680.4737
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Music Adjunct Faculty

Rimma Bergeron-Langlois

Adjunct Faculty – Violin

phone number 863.680.3867

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Paul Butcher

Adjunct Faculty - Jazz Studies

building is Marjorie McKinley Music
phone number 863.680.4398

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Troy Chang

Adjunct Faculty - Cello

phone number 863.680.4733

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David Coash

Adjunct Faculty - Percussion

building is Marjorie McKinley Music
phone number 863.680.4229

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Christina Dominski-Sale

Adjunct Faculty - Voice

phone number 863.680.6262

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Patrick Fleitz

Adjunct Faculty - Music Appreciation

phone number 863.680.4229

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Valerie Gillespie

Adjunct Faculty - Saxophone

phone number 863.680.3923

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Melissa Gilmer

Adjunct Faculty - Voice

phone number 863.680.6262

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Jenny Heidtman

Adjunct Faculty – Voice

phone number 863.680.4284

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Stacey McColley

Adjunct Faculty - Clarinet

building is Marjorie McKinley Music
phone number 863.767.2252

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Don McLaurin

Adjunct Faculty - Trumpet

phone number 863.680.4494

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Jimmy Moore

Adjunct Faculty - Guitar and Music History

building is Marjorie McKinley Music
phone number 813.417.1209

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Jay Mueller

Adjunct Faculty - Jazz Bass

phone number 863.680.4229

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Christy E. Sallee

Adjunct Faculty

Michael Sedloff

Adjunct Faculty - Strings Pedagogy

phone number 863.680.4284

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Richard Sparrow

Adjunct Faculty - Horn

phone number 863.680.3968

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Fernando Traba

Adjunct Faculty - Bassoon

building is Music Addition
phone number 941.685.6392

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Psychology

Rachel Andre Glenn, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor of Psychology
  • building is Ordway - room is 251
  • 863.680.4476
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Bruce Darby, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
  • building is Ordway - room is 136
  • 863.680.3096
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Leilani Goodmon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
  • building is Ordway - room is 249
  • 863.680.4303
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Deah Quinlivan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
  • building is Ordway - room is 24
  • 863.680.4476
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Patrick Smith, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Department Chair
  • building is Ordway - room is 252
  • 863.680.4477
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Religion and Philosophy

Kyle Fedler

Professor of Religion
  • 863.680.4182
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Sara Fletcher Harding, Ph.D.

Dean of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Religion
  • building is Edge Hall - room is 310
  • 863.680.4970
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Brian Hamilton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Religion
Director of the College Honors Program
  • building is Edge Hall - room is 317
  • 863.680.4203
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H.A. Nethery IV, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • building is Edge Hall
  • 863.680.4949
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Richard Purcell, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion
  • building is Edge Hall - room is 310
  • 863.680.4185
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Waite Willis, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor of Religion
Department Chair
The Pendergrass Chair in Religion
  • building is Edge Hall - room is 320
  • 863.680.4183
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Theatre Arts

Mary T Albright, MFA

Instructor of Theatre Arts
  • building is Buckner Theatre
  • 863.680.4137
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Paul Bawek, MFA

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
  • building is Buckner Theatre - room is 123
  • 863.680.4184
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James Beck, MFA

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
Department Chair
  • building is Buckner Theatre
  • 863.680.4227
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Christianne Roll, Ed.D.C.T.

Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre Program Coordinator
  • building is Honeyman Pavillion - room is 116
  • 863.680.3015
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Bradley Vieth, MM

Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre
  • building is Spivey Fine Arts Center - room is 115
  • 863.680.4734
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Visual Arts and Design

William Allen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Digital Media
  • building is Chatlos Journalism - room is J
  • 863.680.4979
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William J. Otremsky

Professor of Art
Department Chair
  • 863.680.4224
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Samuel Romero, MFA

Associate Professor of Art
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 116
  • 863.680.4222
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Kelly Sturhahn, MFA

Associate Professor of Art
Foundations Program Director
  • building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 306
  • 863.680.3018
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Visual Arts and Design Adjunct Faculty

Eric Blackmore

Adjunct Faculty

phone number 863.680.4743

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Sarah Brewington

Adjunct Faculty

phone number 863.680.4743

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Rachelle Eason

Adjunct Ceramics Professor

building is Spivey 114
phone number 828.305.5144