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Faculty & Staff

The faculty and staff at the School of Fine Arts and Communication are experienced, skilled and dedicated to their students. Read the bios below and get to know our team.

Dean's Office

Dean, School of Fine Arts and Communication
Eric Cho
Exec Asst to the Dean
Stephen Oey
Admissions and Publicity Coordinator, School of Fine Arts and Communication
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

Conservatory of Music

Studio Artist, Contemporary Voice
Associate Professor, Guitar and Commercial Music
Studio Artist, Harp
Teaching Fellow, Voice
Elliott Bark
Adjunct Professor, Composition
Studio Artist, Voice
Studio Artist, Double Bass
Studio Artist, Viola
Adjunct Professor, Theatre
Assistant Professor, Theatre
Studio Artist, Violin
Adjunct Professor, Music Education
Studio Artist, Voice
Studio Artist, Classical Guitar
Associate Professor, Music Theory and Composition
Professor, Conducting, Winds and Percussion
Studio Artist, Voice
Studio Artist, Oboe
Studio Artist, Songwriting
Professor, Percussion and Composition
Professor, Piano
Studio Artist, Electric Guitar
Adjunct Professor, Music Education
Studio Artist, French Horn
Studio Artist, Percussion
Associate Professor, Violin and Chamber Music
Studio Artist, Organ
Studio Artist, Contemporary Voice
Studio Artist, Mandolin
Studio Artist, Tuba
Studio Artist, Composition
Studio Artist, Composition
Associate Professor, Music History and Cello
Studio Artist, Drum Set
Associate Professor, Music Education
Adjunct Professor, Theatre
Artist in Residence
Studio Artist, Clarinet
Studio Artist, Oboe
Professor, Voice and Opera
Studio Artist, Piano and Accompanying
Studio Artist, Trombone
Associate Professor
Studio Artist, Electric Bass
Artist in Residence, Worship Arts
Studio Artist, Trumpet
Adjunct Professor, Composition
Adjunct Professor, Theatre
Studio Artist, Flute
Area Coordinator, Music Therapy

Department of Art

Professor of Art
Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Adjunct, Teacher Prep
Associate Dean, Division of the Visual and Performing Arts, School of Fine Arts and Communication
Barry Krammes
Professor Emeritus of Art
Chair, Department of Art
University Curator
Associate Professor of Photography
Associate Professor of Art
Professor of Art
Adjunct, Art
Adjunct, Drawing and Painting

Department of Communication Studies

Associate Dean, Division of Communication, School of Fine Arts and Communication
Professor of Communication
Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Chair, Department of Communication Studies
Professor Emeritus
Instructor in Communication Core and Digital Learning
Instructional Designer, Adjunct Professor
Emily Safer
Admin Asst, Communication

Department of Digital Journalism and Media

Chair, Department of Digital Journalism and Media
Associate Professor of Journalism
Associate Professor of Journalism
Associate Professor of Journalism
Jessica Kim
Academic Coordinator, Division of Communication
Emily Safer
Admin Asst, Communication

Department of Public Relations and Strategic Communication

Chair, Department of Public Relations and Strategic Communication
Instructor of Public Relations
Instructor of Public Relations
Adjunct, Media Journalism & PR
Adjunct, Assistant Director of Media Relations and Strategic Communications
RJ Winans
Senior Director of University Communications
Associate Vice President, University Marketing
Jessica Kim
Academic Coordinator, Division of Communication
Lauren McLeod
Academic Excellence Coordinator
Emily Safer
Admin Asst, Communication