2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
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2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Visual and Performing Arts Faculty


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James S. Abbott, Part-time Instructor; Audio Engineer
B.M., University of Miami School of Music, 1992
Sound Recording Engineering

Yasser Aggour, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Yale University, 1999
Art photography

Edward Aiken, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1981
Art history, museum studies

Joseph Alberti, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Texas
Voice and acting

Janet H. Ambrose, Associate Professor
M.A., Syracuse University, 1990
Textile design

Karen M. Bakke, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Syracuse University, 1969
Textile design, cultural studies

Richard Balestra, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Ithaca College, 1992
Jazz Guitar

Kyle Bass, Adjunct
M.F.A., Goddard College, 2006
Playwriting, theater history

Cooper Battersby, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
Art video TRM core/selected topics

Kathleen Baum, Adjunct
M.F.A., Syracuse University, 2000
Movement-based theater, Meyerhold’s Theatrical Biomechanics

Peter Beasecker, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Alfred University, 1987
Ceramics

Richard Beckman, Assistant Professor
MFA Industrial Design RIT

Sharif Bey, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Art education

Muriel Bodley, Part-time Instructor
M.M., SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music
Music Education

David Bowman, Adjunct
B.F.A., Syracuse University, 1993
Lighting design, theater technology

Kathleen Brandt, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Cornelia Brewster, Part-time Instructor
M.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1965
Flute

Janet Brown, Assistant Professor
M.Mus., Syracuse University, 1993
Voice, Baroque Ensemble

Yvonne Buchanan, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Parsons School of Design, 1977
Illustration

Michael Bull, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Syracuse University, 1977
Percussion, Percussion Ensemble

Robert Bundy, Assistant Professor
MFA, University of California, San Diego

Deette Bunn, Part-time Instructor
M.M., University of Washington, 1982
Harp

Don Buschmann, Adjunct
M.A., Southwest Missouri State University, 1977
Advanced practicum in stage management

Richard W. Buttny, Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1983
Intercultural communication, language, and social interaction

José Peppie Calvar, Assistant Professor; Assistant Director, Choral Activities
D.M.A., University of South Carolina, 2012
Hendricks Chapel Choir

Ronald Caravan, Part-time Instructor
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music, 1980
Saxophone, Clarinet, Saxophone Ensemble

Donald Carr, Professor
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1992
Industrial and Interaction design

Edward Castilano, Part-time Instructor
B.M., Eastman School of Music, 1976
Double Bass

Bonnie Choi, Part-time Instructor
D.M.A., University of Michigan, 1993
Harpsichord, Piano, Piano Class

Brian Cimmet, Assistant Professor
B.A., Wesleyan University

Gerardine M. Clark, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1977
Acting, directing, dramatic literature, play analysis

James Clark, Professor
M.A., Indiana University, 1971
Theater management, theater as a profession

Ann Clarke, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, 1994
Fiber arts

Felix Cochren, Associate Professor
Design/technical theater

Jill Coggiola, Part-time Instructor; Assistant Director for Academic Affairs
D.M., Florida State University, 1994
Clarinet, Music Education

John Coggiola, Associate Professor; Director, Jazz Studies
Ph.D. Florida State University, 1997
Jazz Studies, Jazz Ensemble, Music Education, Music Cognition, Music Technology

John Coggiola, Associate Professor, Department of Music Education; Director, Jazz Studies, Setnor School of Music
Ph.D., Florida State University

Michael Coldren, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Arizona State University, 1988
Tuba, euphonium

Diana Coles, Adjunct
M.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1967
Theater management

Joseph Colombo, Part-time Instructor
M.S., Syracuse University, 2002
Jazz Trombone

Todd Conover, Associate Professor
B.S., Syracuse University, 1995
Fashion design

Robert Cooney, Associate Professor
B.F.A., Syracuse University, 1972
Communications design

Kelly Covert, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Ithaca College
Flute

Leo Crandall,

Stephen Cross, Professor

Deborah Cunningham, Part-time Instructor
M. Mus. Ed.; M.M., Syracuse University, 2004; 1994
Music Education

Susan D’Amato, Associate Professor
M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000
Drawing

Robert Dacey, Professor
B.F.A., Art Center College, Los Angeles, 1975
Drawing, illustration

Michele Damato, Assistant Professor
M.S., Pratt Institute

Gretchen Darrow, Adjunct
University of Connecticut, 1995
Costume and design technology

Timothy Davis-Reed, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Syracuse University, 1985
Acting

Elisa Dekaney, Associate Professor; Chair, Department of Music Education
Ph.D. Florida State University, 2001
Music Education, Concert Choir, Brazilian Ensemble

Joshua Dekaney, Part-time Instructor; Director, Career Development Center
M.Mus., University of Missour-Kansas City, 1998
Drumset, Jazz Drumset, Jazz Combos, Jazz Improvisation, Brazilian Ensemble, Music Education

Anne Demo, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2000
Visual rhetoric, immigration rhetoric, rhetorical theory

Bill DiCosimo, Assistant Professor
M.Mus., University of Southern California, 1976
Jazz studies, music industry

Dana DiGennaro, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Mannes School of Music, 1992
Flute

Gabriel DiMartino, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Wichita State University, 2008
Trumpet, Brass Choir Trumpet

Emily Dittman,

Deborah Dohne, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Ohio State University, 1990
Dimensional arts, sculpture

Marion Yvonne Dorfer, Associate Professor
M.F.A, Syracuse University, 1992
Surface pattern design

Joseph Downing, Associate Professor
D.M., Northwestern University, 1985
Composition, music theory

Michael Dubaniewicz, Part-time Instructor
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music, 2009
Jazz Saxophone

Doug DuBois, Associate Professor
M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, 1988
Photography

Craig Dudczak, Associate Professor
PhD

Zorana Dunham, Assistant Professor
BFA Interior Design Syracuse University

Dennis Earle, Assistant Professor
Masters Architecture U of PA - Pitt

Jonathan English, Part-time Assistant Professor
M.Mus., Eastman School of Music, 1984
Voice

Bradley P. Ethington, Professor; Director, University Bands; Coordinator Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion Area
D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1995
Conducting, Wind Ensemble

James Fathers, Professor; Iris Magidson Endowed Chair of Design Leadership Chair
PhD

Stephen Ferre, Part-time Instructor
D.M.A., Northwestern University, 1988
Music Theory, Contemporary Music Ensemble

Steven Frank, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Youngstown State University, 1978
Music Education

Jon Garland, Part-time Instructor
B.Mus., The Julliard School, 1995
Horn

Jeff Glendenning, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Syracuse University

Daniel S. Godfrey, Professor
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1982
Music theory, composition

Sharon Gold, Associate Professor
B.F.A., Pratt Institute of Technology, 1976
Drawing, painting, art theory

Jeffrey Good, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Cynthia Gordon, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Georgetown University, 2003
Language and social interaction, family communication

Eileen Gosson, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Syracuse University, 1984
Surface pattern design

Holly Greenberg, Associate Professor
M.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1994
Printmaking

Donna Smith Greene,
B.F.A., Syracuse University, 1987
Advertising design

Lynn Greenky, Assistant Professor
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1982
Argumentation and Advocacy, Legal Communication

Sharon Greytak,

Diane Grimes, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1996
Organizational communication

Eric A Gustafson, Part-time Instructor
Viola

Kathleen Haddock, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Boston University, 1981
Piano, Vocal Coaching, Opera Workshop

Bob Halligan Jr., Part-time Instructor
B.A., Hamilton College, 1975
Songwriting

Heath Hanlin, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Ohio State University, 1998
Computer art

William Harris, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Syracuse University, 1979
Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba

Andrew Havenhand, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1984
Painting

Lucinda Kaukas Havenhand, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2007
Interior design, design history

Lori Hawke, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Syracuse University

James Haywood Rollings, Jr, Professor; Chair/Program Coordinator
Ed.D., Ed.M., Columbia University, Teachers College

Denise Heckman, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1995
Industrial design

Dusty Herbig, Associate Professor
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002
Printmaking

Kara Herold, Assistant Professor
Film

Jonathan Herter, Adjunct
B.A., SUNY Geneseo
Sound design

Juliet Hess, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2013
Music Education

Amy Giller Heyman, Part-time Instructor
M.Mus., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986
Piano, Piano Class

Laura Heyman, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1998
Photography

Steven Heyman, Associate Professor; Chair, Department of Applied Music and Performance
M.Mus., Julliard School of Music, 1982
Piano

David Hicock, Adjunct
B.F.A., Syracuse University, 1972
Film

Kenneth Hine, Associate Professor
Art Institute of Chicago
Communications design

Gail Hoffman, Adjunct Professor
M.F.A., Indiana University, 1980
2-D creative processes

Bradley Hudson, Adjunct, Exhibition Facilitator
M.F.A., Kent State University, 1982
Museum studies

Rodney S. Hudson, Assistant Professor
M.A., University of South Dakota, 1973
Musical theater performance, scene study

Margie Hughto, Professor
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1971
Ceramics

Elizabeth Ingram, Associate Professor
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, 1964
Voice, acting, scene study

Malcolm Ingram, Associate Professor
Central School of Speech and Drama, London, 1963
Voice/verse, scene study

Felix Ivanoff, Professor
Diploma, Central School of Speech and Drama, London, 1963
Voice/verse, scene study

Christopher Jabot, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Syracuse University, 2013
Saxophone

Nancy B. James, Part-time Instructor
M.M. in Vocal Coaching, New England Conservatory of Music, 1987
Voice

Stephanie James,
MFA Newcastle University

Arthur D. Jensen, Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1982
Organizational communication, small group communication

Eric Johnson, Associate Professor; Coordinator, Voice Area
M.M., Indiana University School of Music, 1983
Voice, opera workshop

Kenneth M. Johnson, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1980
Interpersonal communication, research methods

Patrick M Jones, Professor; Director, Setnor School of Music
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2002
Music Education

Juan Juarez, Associate Professor
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Art, Design, and Transmedia

Fred Karpoff, Professor; Coordinator, Keyboard Area
D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory of Music, 1992
Piano, chamber music, vocal coaching

Marie Kemp, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., M.Mus, Syracuse University, 1989
Musical theater performance, scene study

Amos Kiewe, Professor
Ph.D., Ohio University, 1984
Criticism, public address, rhetoric

Alex Koziara, Associate Professor
M.F.A., SUNY at Purchase, 1998
Lighting and set design, CAD lab

Meggan C. Kulczynski, Adjunct
M.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts, 2000
Design and costume technology

Kevin Larmon, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1978
Painting

John Laverty, Professor
Ph.D., Florida State University, 1995
Music Theory, Music Industry

Victor Lazarow, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1978
Acting, theater history, play analysis

Matthew ” Zeke” Leonard, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Jude Lewis, Associate Professor
M.F.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1989
Sculpture, dimensional arts

David Lowenstein, Adjunct
B.F.A., Syracuse University, 1984
Musical theater

Holly K. Luedtke, Adjunct
B.S., Ball State University; Scenic Art Internship, Juilliard School
Scene painting

Patrick MacDougall, Part-time Instructor
Sound Recording

Celia Madeoy, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., DePaul University

Maria Marrero, Professor
M.F.A., Rutgers University, 1977
Costume and set design, stage makeup

Roderick Martinez, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1993
Communications design

Daniel Mastronardi, Part-time Instructor
Music Industry

Jeffrey Mayer, Associate Professor
M.A., University of Connecticut, 1989
Fashion design

Sarah McCoubrey, Professor
M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1981
Drawing, painting

Chris McCray, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, 2008
Industrial design

Julia McKinstry, Part-time Instructor
M.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 1981
Voice

Judith E. Meighan, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1997
Art history

Alex Mendez, Assistant Professor
Film

Justin J. Mertz, Part-time Instructor; Assistant Director, University Bands; Director, Athletic Bands
M.Mus., Syracuse University, 2003
Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Music Education

Ken Meyer, Part-time Instructor
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music, 2000
Guitar, Guitar Ensemble

Donna Miller, Part-time Instructor
M.M., Syracuse University, 1982
Voice

Jonathan Mills, Assistant Professor,
Program Coordinator

Charles Morris, Professor

Robert Moss, Adjunct Director, Playwrights Horizons Theatre
School Directing

Carmel Nicoletti, Adjunct
M.F.A., Syracuse University, 1986
Drawing, 2-D creative processes

Ulf Oesterle, Assistant Professor; Chair, Depart of Music and Entertainment Industries
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2007
Music Industry

William Padgett, Associate Professor
B.F.A., Washington University, 1970
Communications design

Vasilios Papaioannu, Assistant Professor
Film

Kendall Phillips, Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1995
Rhetoric, American film, public sphere

Erin Rand, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2006
Rhetoric, social movements, gender and queer theory

James Ransome, Associate Professor
B.F.A., Pratt Institute
Illustration

Sarah Gillen Redmore, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Syracuse University,1990
Interior design

David M. Rezak, Professor of Practice; Director, Bandier Program
Music industry

Harumi Rhodes, Assistant Professor; Coordinator, Strings Area
M.M., G.D., New England Conservatory of Music, 2004
Violin, String Chamber Ensembles

Amardo Rodriguez, Laura J. and L. Douglass

Meredith Professor
Ph.D., Howard University, 1995
Organizational communication, communication theory, postcolonial theory

Kathleen Roland-Silverstein, Assistant Professor
D.M.A., University of Southern California
Voice

Boryana Rossa, Assistant Professor

Annina Ruest, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., University of California, San Diego
Computer art and animation

Annina Ruest,

Julianna Maria Sabol, Associate Professor
D.M.A., University of Cincinnati, 1992
Voice

Anthony Salatino, Associate Professor
B.F.A., Juilliard School, 1969
Ballet, tap, performance styles, movement

Andrew Saluti, Adjunct
M.F.A., Louisiana State University, 2002
Drawing

Sarah Saulson, Adjunct
B.A., Wellesley College, 1976
Fibers

Susannah Sayler, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., The School of Visual Arts
Art photography

Nicolas Scherzinger, Associate Professor; Chair, Department of Music Composition, Theory, and History
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music, 2001
Composition, Music Theory, Electronic Music

Owen Shapiro, Professor
M.F.A., Brooklyn College, 1966
Film, media theory

Sam Sheehan, Adjunct
Props, crafts, construction, research

Tom Sherman, Professor
B.F.A, Eastern Michigan University, 1970
Video, media theory

Elizabeth Shorrock,

Joanna Spitzner, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Ohio State University, 2001
Time arts

Randy Steffen, Adjunct
M.F.A., Yale University
Technical design and production

Ludwig K. Stein, Professor
M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, 1969
Drawing, painting

Emily Stokes-Rees, Assistant Professor

Miso Suchy, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Academy of Performing Arts,
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 1990 Film

Kimi Takesue,

James Tapia, Associate Professor; Director, Orchestral Activities
D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1997
Orchestra, conducting

John Thompson, Professor
B.F.A., Miami University of Ohio, 1962
Illustration, painting

Ida Tili-Trebicka, Part-time Assistant Professor
M.Mus., Syracuse University, 1996
Piano, Piano Class

Long-Nam To, Assistant Professor
Fashion Design

Toni Toland, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Syracuse University, 1982
Advertising design

Sam Van Aken, Associate Professor; Program Coordinator
M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Sculpture

Emily Vey Duke, Associate Professor
M.F.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Transmedia Art video TRM core/selected topics

Emily Vey Duke,

Bradford Vivian, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2001
Rhetorical theory, public memory, continental philosophy

Andrew Waggoner, Professor
D.M.A., Cornell University, 1986
Composition, music theory

Barbara Walter, Professor
M.F.A., Northern Illinois University, 1977
Metalsmithing

David Wanstreet, Assistant Professor
B.S., West Virginia University, 1971
Musical performance and choreography

Joseph Whelan, Adjunct
B.A., Empire State College
Theater history

Christopher Wildrick, Associate Professor; Department Chair
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Errol Willett, Associate Professor
M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1993
Ceramics

Jerome P. Witkin, Professor
M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1970
Painting, drawing

Robert Wysocki, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Yale University, 1995
Sculpture

Rebecca Xu, Assistant Professor
MFA Computer Art

Stephen Zaima, Professor
M.F.A., University of California, Davis, 1971
Painting, art theory

Ralph Zito, Professor, Chair