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Alyssa Aguiar

Alyssa Aguiar

Adjunct Instructor Reed School of Media and Communications

ama00055@mix.wvu.edu

Alyssa Aguiar has spent years working in roles across brand marketing, product and ad sales to bring to life inspiring new ad products and campaigns to billions of social media users around the world.

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Cynthia Anderson

Cynthia Anderson

Professor | Oboe & Music Theory School of Music

(304) 293-4489

Cynthia.Anderson@mail.wvu.edu

2096 Creative Arts Center

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Thomas Angerhofer

Thomas Erik Angerhofer

Assistant Professor | Voice School of Music

(304) 293-4592

thomas.angerhofer@mail.wvu.edu

CCAC 2126

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Nina Assimakopoulos

Nina Assimakopoulos

Professor | Flute School of Music

304-293-4502

Nina.Assimakopoulos@mail.wvu.edu

2048 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Dustin Barnes

Dustin Barnes

Adjunct Professor Reed School of Media and Communications

dustin.barnes@mail.wvu.edu

Dustin Barnes, APR, serves as the Communications Coordinator for the North Little Rock School District.

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Nicole Beason

Nicole Beason

Adjunct Professor Reed School of Media and Communications

nicole.beason@hsc.wvu.edu

Nicole Beason currently holds the position of executive director for the WVU Health Sciences Office of Research and Graduate Education. In this role, she provides vision, leadership and support for student enrollment efforts.

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Rick Bebout

Rick Bebout

Technology Manager

304-293-5736

RDBebout@mail.wvu.edu

Rick Bebout is a technology specialist; his primary responsibilities are to build and maintain all of the program’s graduate courses and support our online students and instructors.

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Mark Benincosa

Teaching Assistant Professor | Music Technology School of Music

(304) 293-4506

Mark.Benincosa@mail.wvu.edu

2028 Creative Arts Center

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Lara Berich

Service Assistant Professor | Costumes School of Theatre and Dance

304-293-6183

CCAC 3016

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Katelyn Best

Katelyn Best

Teaching Assistant Professor | Musicology School of Music

(304) 293-4510

Katelyn.Best@mail.wvu.edu

4093 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Hakeem Bilal

Hakeem Bilal

Assistant Professor | Trombone School of Music

(304) 293-4538

Hakeem.Bilal@mail.wvu.edu

1146 Creative Arts Center

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Brittany Blair

Instructor | Harp and Music Theory School of Music

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Lee Blair

Lee Blair

Director of Performance | Associate Professor, Acting & Musical Theatre School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-6100

Lee.Blair@mail.wvu.edu

3043 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Hooi Yin Boey

Hooi Yin Boey

Instructor | Piano School of Music

Hooiyin.Boey@mail.wvu.edu

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Dana Brink

Instructor | Woodwind Pedagogy School of Music

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Kelly Burke

Kelly Burke

School of Music Director School of Music

(304) 293-4532

Kelly.Burke@mail.wvu.edu

4105 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Lynn Burkholder

Lynn Burkholder

Adjunct Professor Reed School of Media and Communications

rlb00041@mix.wvu.edu

Lynn Burkholder has more than 30 years of marketing, communications, and business development experience. She has served in management and leadership positions with a variety of service industries including hospitality, tourism, gaming, and entertainment.

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Hannah Bush

Hannah Bush

Assistant Professor | Music Therapy School of Music

(304) 581-1615

Hannah.Bush2@hsc.wvu.edu

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Staci Cadalzo

Staci Romine Cadalzo

Part-time Lecturer School of Theatre and Dance

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Yolanda Cal

Yolanda Cal

Adjunct Professor Associate Professor of Communication, College of Communication and Design, Lynn University

yrc00001@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Cal brings 20 years of advertising education and integrated marketing strategy experience to WVU.

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Jasmine Carver

Jasmine Carver

Adjunct Professor Demand Generation Leader for GE Aerospace

jsc00032@mix.wvu.edu

Jasmine Carver is a demand generation leader for GE Aerospace and works part-time as a digital marketing tutor with CareerFoundry.

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Nadia Chochol

Nadia Chochol

Adjunct Professor Marketing and Brand Strategist

nhc00004@mix.wvu.edu

Nadia Chochol is a marketing and brand strategist with 20 years of experience in the luxury fashion, education, and professional development industries.

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Alan Christopher

Alan Christopher

Adjunct Professor Owner, DAC Marketing

dachristopher@mix.wvu.edu

Alan Christopher has not yet decided what he wants to be when (and if) he grows up. He and his family live in Austin, Texas, the live music capitol of the world.

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Heather Cole

Heather Cole

Teaching Assistant Professor | Game Design and Interactive Media School of Art and Design

304-293-6765

heather.cole@mail.wvu.edu

As an interdisciplinary artist, Heather works and teaches in a variety of media. She currently teaches for the Interactive Design for Media major program offered by the College of Creative Arts and Media at West Virginia University.

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Dylan Collins

Dylan Collins

Associate Professor | Sculpture School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2390

Dylan.Collins@mail.wvu.edu

1503 Canady Creative Arts Center

Dylan Collins was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up in rural east central Illinois. He attended Eastern Illinois University and received both a BA in 2-D Studio Art in 1996 and an MA in Sculpture in 1997.

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Shani Compton

Shani Compton

Adjunct Professor Sports Marketing Consultant

sjcompton@mix.wvu.edu

Shani Compton is currently an adapted physical education specialist.

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Anissa Cooke-Batista

Anissa Cooke-Batista

Adjunct Professor Marketing Communications and Events Manager

arc00067@mix.wvu.edu

With over 20 years of experience, Anissa Cooke-Batista has a well-developed sense of what it takes to achieve organizational goals.

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Stacey Creely

Stacey Creely

Adjunct Professor Director of Public Relations and Assistant Director of Admissions at the Linsly School

screely@mix.wvu.edu

Stacey Creely is an adjunct faculty member in the Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) program at the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts and Media.

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Debanjan Das

Debanjan Das

Assistant Professor | Fashion Design and Merchandising School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3482

debanjan.das@mail.wvu.edu

704J Allen Hall

Debanjan Das is an assistant professor in the Fashion, Dress and Merchandising department in the School of Design and Community Development.

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Craig Davis

Craig Davis

Adjunct Professor Associate Professor of Advertising, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University

professorcraigdavis@gmail.com

With over 20 years of experience, Craig Davis has held integrated and interactive roles for agencies like Denstu Corporation of America, Poppe Tyson, USWeb/CKS, Arnold Worldwide and Saatchi & Saatchi NYC.

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Tim DeWitt

Instructor | Brass Pedagogy School of Music

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Natalie Eddy

Natalie Eddy

Adjunct Professor

neddy@mix.wvu.edu

Natalie Eddy has been an adjunct faculty member for the WVU College of Creative Arts and Media since 2004.

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Erin Ellis

Erin Ellis

Assistant Professor | Cello School of Music

(304) 293-4569

Erin.Ellis@mail.wvu.edu

2106 Creative Arts Center

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Kisstaman Epps (Kiss)

Kisstaman Epps (Kiss)

Adjunct Professor

Kdepps@mix.wvu.edu

Kisstaman Epps grew up in Pittsburgh and relocated to Charleston, WV in 1995. She loves the country roads of West Virginia. Epps earned an M.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Corporate and Organizational Communication from West Virginia University.

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Zachary Fanok

Instructor | Fiddle and Appalachian Music School of Music

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Vince Filak

Vince Filak

Adjunct Professor Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

vffilak@mix.wvu.edu

Vincent Filak, Ph.D. is an award-winning teacher, scholar and college media adviser, who currently serves as a full professor and newspaper adviser at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

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Julia Daisy Fraustino

Julia Daisy Fraustino

Associate Professor | Public Relations Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-7005

jdfraustino@mail.wvu.edu

Julia Daisy Fraustino, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of strategic communication at the WVU Reed College of Media. She is founding director of the Public Interest Communication Research Lab (PIC Lab) in the WVU Media Innovation Center.

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Susan Gaide

Susan Gaide

Adjunct Professor

sugaide@mix.wvu.edu

Susan Gaide is a marketing/public relations/branding consultant for the music, entertainment and sonic branding industries.

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Joe Galbreath

Joseph Galbreath

Associate Professor | Graphic Design School of Art and Design

(304) 293-4149

Joseph.Galbreath@mail.wvu.edu

4033A Canady Creative Arts Center

Joe Galbreath received his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and his BFA from the University of Akron. His interests in graphic design include exploring and documenting vernacular design traditions and manual design making processes.

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Radhica Ganapathy

Radhica Ganapathy

Director of Graduate Studies | Associate Professor | Theatre History and Criticism School of Theatre and Dance

304-293-4841

radhica.ganapathy@mail.wvu.edu

3045 Canady Creative Arts Center

Dr. Ganapathy is Associate Professor of Theatre History and Criticism in the School of Theatre & Dance. She also serves as Associate Director and Director of Graduate Studies for the School.

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Gary Gini

Instructor | Band Instrument Repair School of Music

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Terese Giobbia

Terese Giobbia

Associate Professor | Art Education School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2393

TEGiobbia@mail.wvu.edu

4055 Canady Creative Arts Center

Dr. Teri Giobbia is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Art Education. She received her Ph.D. degree in Art & Design Education from Northern Illinois University and earned a BS in Art from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Education.

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Jason Gossett

Jason Gossett

Associate Professor | Music Education School of Music

(304) 293-4507

Jason.Gossett@mail.wvu.edu

4079 Creative Arts Center

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LaShanta Green

LaShanta Green

Adjunct Professor Director of Marketing and Community Relations at Dow Credit Union

ldg00011@mix.wvu.edu

LaShanta Green is the director of marketing and community relations at Dow Credit Union. Her recognized successes include ideating and implementing measurable and meaningful change.

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Gerald Habarth

Associate Professor | Digital Art and Animation School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2564

Gerald.Habarth@mail.wvu.edu

4041 Canady Creative Arts Center

Gerald Habarth holds a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Parsons School of Design. He teaches courses in electronic media and animation.

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Chris Haddox

Chris Haddox

Associate Professor | Design Studies School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3657

Chris.Haddox@mail.wvu.edu

704D Allen Hall

Chris Haddox, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Sustainable Design at West Virginia University where his teaching efforts revolve around the minor in sustainable design—a robust program he created while a visiting assistant professor at WVU.

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General Hambrick

General McArthur Hambrick

Associate Professor | Dance and Musical Theatre School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-8623

General.Hambrick@mail.wvu.edu

210 E. Moore Hall, Downtown Campus

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Alan Hankers

Alan Hankers

Assistant Professor | Composition School of Music

(304) 293-7387

Alan.Hankers@mail.wvu.edu

4075 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Heather Harris

Heather Harris

Service Assistant Professor | Art History and Museum Professions School of Art and Design and the Art Museum of WVU

Heather.Harris@mail.wvu.edu

Heather Harris received her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, specializing in aesthetic education. Her research focuses on collaborative processes in art museum education.

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Tammy Honesty

Tammy Honesty

Associate Professor of Scene Design School of Theatre and Dance

304-293-6731

Tammy.Honesty@mail.wvu.edu

3051 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Albert Houde

Assistant Professor | Horn School of Music

(304) 293-2045

Albert.Houde@mail.wvu.edu

2116 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Andrea Houde

Andrea Houde

Associate Professor | Viola School of Music

(304) 293-5777

Andrea.Houde@mail.wvu.edu

2068 Creative Arts Center

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Todd Hudak

Todd Hudak

Adjunct Professor Communications Account Representative, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

tohudak@mix.wvu.edu

Todd Hudak is a communications account representative at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and manages a wide variety of marketing communications projects.

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Judith Hudnall

Instructor | Guitar Class School of Music

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Ranata Hughes

Ranata Hughes

Adjunct Professor Internship Director and Educator at Florida A&M University

rmh00022@mix.wvu.edu

Ranata M. Hughes, a Florida native, works as an internship director and educator at Florida A&M University School of Journalism & Graphic Communication.

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Mary Grace Johnson

Mary Grace Johnson

Assistant Professor | Violin School of Music

(304) 293-4537

marygrace.johnson@mail.wvu.edu

2118 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Katie Baker Jones

Katie Jones

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator | Fashion Design and Merchandising School of Art and Design

(304) 293-6735

Kathryn.Jones@mail.wvu.edu

702-D Allen Hall

Katie Baker Jones, PhD (University of Missouri, ‘14) is an associate professor and serves as the program coordinator in the Fashion, Dress and Merchandising department in the School of Design and Community Development.

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Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones

Lecturer | Art History, Foundations, Painting School of Art and Design

patrick.jones@mail.wvu.edu

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Ross Justice

Instructor | Music Business and Industry School of Music

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Maureen Kaddar

Maureen Mansfield Kaddar

Teaching Assistant Professor | Dance School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-8623

Maureen.Kaddar@mail.wvu.edu

210 Elizabeth Moore Hall, Downtown Campus

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Yoav Kaddar

Yoav Kaddar

Director and Professor | Dance School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-8623

Yoav.Kaddar@mail.wvu.edu

210 Elizabeth Moore Hall, Downtown Campus

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April Kaull (Stolzenbach)

April Kaull (Stolzenbach)

Adjunct Professor Director of News for WVU University Relations

akaull@mail.wvu.edu

April Kaull is the Director of News for University Relations, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the unit, which is charged with telling West Virginia University’s story.

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Kathy Keltner-Previs

Kathy Keltner-Previs

Adjunct Professor Assistant Professor of Communication, Eastern Kentucky University

kakeltnerprevis@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Kathy Previs earned a Ph.D. in Communication from The Ohio University’s E.W. Scripts College of Communication in 2007.

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Donald Kent Kerr

Donald Kent Kerr

Assistant Professor | Graphic Design School of Art and Design

(304) 293-8320

Donald.Kerr@mail.wvu.edu

4055 Canady Creative Arts Center

Donald “Kent” Kerr received his MFA from Radford University and his BFA from Youngstown State University, focusing on design thinking and graphic design, respectively. He specializes in branding and identity systems, community-driven design.

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Jeri Knowlton

Jeri Knowlton

Adjunct Professor Owner of WV Content Marketing Queen

jsk00018@mix.wvu.edu

Jeri Knowlton is the WV Content Marketing Queen (LLC) that specializes in helping businesses grow through strategic marketing initiatives, authentic content, and data-supported tactics that solve problems for the client.

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Andrew Kohn

Andrew Kohn

Professor | String Bass and Music Theory School of Music

(304) 293-4531

Andrew.Kohn@mail.wvu.edu

2036 Creative Arts Center

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Rebecca Kreider

Instructor | Music School of Music

Rebecca.Kreider@mail.wvu.edu

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Nicole Kreidler

Nicole Kreidler

Assistant Professor | Interior Architecture School of Art and Design

nicole.kreidler@mail.wvu.edu

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Emily Lambert

Emily Lambert

Assistant Professor | Music Therapy School of Music

(304) 293-4503

emily.lambert1@mail.wvu.edu

4087 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Jason Lee

Jason Lee

Professor | Sculpture and Foundations School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2596

Jason.Lee@mail.wvu.edu

1503E Canady Creative Arts Center

Jason Lee earned his MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and his BFA from Kent State University.

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Sung Jung Lee

Sung Jung Lee

Collaborative Piano School of Music

(304) 293-4536

Sun.Lee@mail.wvu.edu

2085 Creative Arts Center

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Megan Leight

Megan Leight

Teaching Assistant Professor | Art History and Museum Professions School of Art and Design

MLeight@mail.wvu.edu

4069 Canady Creative Arts Center

Megan Leight received her MA in Art History and Critical Museum Studies from the State University at Buffalo, specializing in ancient Greek art, and her MPhil in Anthropology from the City University of New York’s Graduate Center.

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Samantha Lily

Instructor | Choral Methods School of Music

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Scott Lituchy

Scott Lituchy

Adjunct Professor Visual Storytelling Director at West Virginia University

snlituchy@mix.wvu.edu

In 1988, back when photographers souped Tri-X by hand, Scott Lituchy began his photojournalism career at The Jersey Journal.

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Joe Londergan

Joe Londergan

Adjunct Professor Marketing and Communications Professional

jel00022@mix.wvu.edu

Londergan has spent more than a decade in the sports and entertainment industry in several different marketing and communications roles.

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Stephanie Lorenze

Stephanie Lorenze

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Joseph Lupo

Joseph Lupo

Associate Director and Graduate Advisor | Professor | Printmaking School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2703

Joseph.Lupo@mail.wvu.edu

5042 Canady Creative Arts Center

Joseph Lupo is currently a Professor of Art at West Virginia University. He received his BFA from Bradley University and his MFA from the University of Georgia. His work has been a part of over 80 different solo and group exhibitions.

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Ashton Marra

Ashton Marra

Teaching Associate Professor | Journalism Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-3505

amarra3@mail.wvu.edu

Ashton Marra joined the college’s faculty in August of 2018, where she teaches news writing, video storytelling and community-focused journalism.

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Renee Martin-Kratzer

Adjunct Professor

rakratzer@mix.wvu.edu

Renee Martin-Kratzer earned her doctorate and master’s degrees from the University of Missouri. She worked five years as an assistant professor at the University of Florida and now teaches online for different universities.

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Lucy Mauro

Lucy Mauro

Associate Professor | Piano School of Music

(304) 293-4533

Lucy.Mauro@mail.wvu.edu

4073 Creative Arts Center

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Mary McClung

Mary McClung

Director of Costuming | Professor of Costume Design and Puppetry School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-6914

Mary.McClung@mail.wvu.edu

4027 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Alan McEwen

Alan McEwen

Clinical Professor | Lighting and Sound Design School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-6920

Alan.McEwen@mail.wvu.edu

3061 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Annie McFarland

Assistant Professor | Art Therapy School of Art and Design

304-293-4077

Anne.Mcfarland@mail.wvu.edu

Annie McFarland, MS, ATR-BC, is a Board-Certified Registered Art Therapist and Art Educator originally from Farmington Hills, MI. She earned an MS in art therapy from Florida State University in 2013 and has continued PhD coursework in art education.

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Mary Kay McFarland

Mary Kay McFarland

Teaching Associate Professor | Journalism Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-6779

MaryKay.McFarland@mail.wvu.edu

Mary Kay McFarland joined the WVU Reed College of Media in the summer of 2009. She teaches visual and multimedia journalism. Before coming to WVU, McFarland worked at The Charleston Gazette as a staff photographer and multimedia editor.

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Jerry McGonigle

Jerry McGonigle

Professor, Acting and Directing | Artistic Director, West Virginia Public Theatre School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-6969

Jerry.McGonigle@mail.wvu.edu

3057 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Carson McTeer

Carson McTeer

Lecturer | Tuba and Euphonium School of Music

(304) 293-4532

John.McTeer@mail.wvu.edu

1069 Creative Arts Center

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Alton Merrell

Alton Merrell

Assistant Professor | Piano and Commercial Music School of Music

(304) 293-8306

Alton.Merrell@mail.wvu.edu

2086 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Catherine Mezera

Catherine Mezera

Teaching Associate Professor | Advertising Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-5727

Catherine.Mezera@mail.wvu.edu

Catherine Mezera joined the WVU Reed College of Media in the fall of 2013.

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Stephanie Miclot

Stephanie Miclot

Adjunct Professor Principal Consultant, WORD IT! Strategic Marketing in Communications Freelance Writer and Editor

stmiclot@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Stephanie Miclot has 20+ years in integrated marketing across various fields including social media, journalism, PR, advertising, and pharmaceutical marketing.

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Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller

Adjunct Professor Director of Performing Arts Admission at Baldwin Wallace University

mmille79@mail.wvu.edu

Matthew Miller, a 2009 WVU graduate, brings 24 years of sales/marketing experience to higher education. He's now Director of Performing Arts Admission at Baldwin Wallace University.

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Robert Moore

Associate Professor | Ceramics School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2949

Boomer.Moore@mail.wvu.edu

3003A Canady Creative Arts Center

Robert “Boomer” Moore received his MFA from Utah State University and BA from Montana State University, Bozeman. Prior to joining WVU in 2008, he held the position of Studio Coordinator/Instructor for nine years at Ohio University in Athens.

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Colleen Moretz

Colleen Moretz

Associate Professor | Fashion Design and Merchandising School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3442

colleen.moretz@mail.wvu.edu

704F Allen Hall

With a BS in Fashion Design from the University of Delaware Colleen Moretz (worked for several years as a buyer…visual merchandising, in marketing and advertising, opening of branch stores before) embarking upon an entrepreneurial career as a distinctive upscale fashion designer with an extensive range of creativity crisscrossing high fashion bridal gowns and eveningwear and women’s ensembles-ultimately launching her own brand of exclusive bridal gowns.

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Jessica Morgan

Jessica Morgan

Associate Professor of Stage Movement | Head of Graduate Acting School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-6035

Jessica.Morgan2@mail.wvu.edu

3010 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Jeff Moser

Jeffrey Moser

Assistant Professor | Game Design and Interactive Media School of Art and Design

304-293-4841

Jeffrey.Moser@mail.wvu.edu

Jeffrey Moser received his BA in Philosophy from Millersville University and his MFA from the University of Delaware. He has taught photography, visual literacy and culture, and interactive design and is currently an Assistant Professor.

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Lee Mullett

Lee Mullett

Teaching Associate Professor | Interior Architecture School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3533

Lee.Mullett@mail.wvu.edu

704M Allen Hall

Lee Mullett graduated from Duke University in 1989 with an English degree, and again from WVU in 2006 with a BS in Interior Design. In 2011, she received a Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design from WVU, focusing on teaching and design.

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Angela Munroe

Angela Munroe

Associate Professor | Music Education School of Music

(304) 293-4540

Angela.Munroe@mail.wvu.edu

4073 Creative Arts Center

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Keeheon Nam

Instructor | Clarinet and Aural Skills School of Music

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Steven Neuenschwander

Steven Neuenschwander

Director for Production | Head of Design and Technology | Clinical Professor, Technical Direction School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-7088

Steven.Neuenschwander@mail.wvu.edu

3059 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Bill Nevin

Bill Nevin

Adjunct Professor Associate Vice President of Communications for the WVU Foundation

wjnevin@mix.wvu.edu

Bill Nevin is associate vice president of communications for the West Virginia University Foundation, the private fundraising arm of West Virginia University.

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Cathy O'Dell

Cathy O'Dell

Teaching Professor, Acting and Theatre Appreciation School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-6121

caodell@mail.wvu.edu

3053 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Kristina Olson

Kristina Olson

Director of the School of Art and Design | Professor of Art History and Museum Professions School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2978

Kristina.Olson@mail.wvu.edu

4059 Canady Creative Arts Center

Kristina Olson currently serves as the Director of the School of Art and Design where she formerly served as the Associate Director. She is a writer who received her MA in art criticism and art history from Stony Brook University and a BA in humanities.

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Kofi Opoku

Kofi Opoku

Associate Professor | Graphic Design School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2051

Kofi.Opoku@mail.wvu.edu

4049 Canady Creative Arts Center

Kofi Opoku received his MFA from West Virginia University and his BA from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. His specialties include web design and computer animation.

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Elizabeth Oppe

Elizabeth Oppe

Teaching Professor | Public Relations Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-6773

Elizabeth.Oppe@mail.wvu.edu

Elizabeth Oppe, Ph.D., is a West Virginia native and a WVU alumna. She joined the College of Media’s faculty in Fall 2011, and is a teaching professor in the public relations program.

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Adam Osmianski

Instructor | Music School of Music

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Carol Pasquariello

Carol Pasquariello

Adjunct Professor Vice President of Marketing at Thompson Restaurant Group

cjp00049@mix.wvu.edu

With over 35 years of marketing experience, Carol Pasquariello knows what it takes and how to build a brand.

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Geah Pressgrove

Geah Pressgrove

Professor | Public Relations Reed School of Media and Communications

(304) 293-8868

Geah.Pressgrove@mail.wvu.edu

Geah Pressgrove is an associate professor at the Reed College of Media where she teaches introductory, skills and advanced courses in the advertising/public relations program. Pressgrove is also the faculty advisor for the award-winning WVU PRSSA chapter.

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Lois Raimondo

Lois Raimondo

Associate Professor | Journalism Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-8708

Lois.Raimondo@mail.wvu.edu

Lois Raimondo is an international award-winning journalist. Before joining the College of Media faculty, Raimondo most recently worked as a staff photographer at The Washington Post.

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Bobbie Rathjens

Bobbie Rathjens

Adjunct Professor Seasoned Marketing & Communication Professional

blr00008@mix.wvu.edu

Bobbie Rathjens has 15 years of industry experience in marketing and communications. Rathjens most recently worked as the director of marketing at Boyne Highlands Resort (a nationally recognized golf and ski resort).

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Rhonda Reymond

Associate Professor | Art History and Museum Professions School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3182

Rhonda.Reymond@mail.wvu.edu

4057 Canady Creative Arts Center

Dr. Rhonda Reymond received her Ph.D. and MA degrees in Art History from the University of Georgia and earned a BFA with a double major in Historic Preservation and Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Danielle Rohe

Danielle Rohe

Adjunct Professor Digital Marketing Professional

dnr00003@mix.wvu.edu

Danielle Rohe is a digital marketing professional with 15 years of experience. She has worked across nearly all aspects of digital marketing after starting out as a “new media” assistant for a radio group.

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Erin Rosen

Erin Rosen

Assistant Professor | Music Therapy School of Music

(304) 293-1642

erin.rosen@hsc.wvu.edu

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Matt Saffron

Matt Saffron

Lecturer | Dance School of Theatre and Dance

msaffron@mail.wvu.edu

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Jimmy Sanderson

Jimmy Sanderson

Adjunct Professor Visiting Assistant Professor at Arizona State University

Jimmy Sanderson teaches at WVU College of Creative Arts and Media's online programs and leads Sanderson Media Group, focusing on social media strategy and sports research.

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Jake Sandridge

Jake Sandridge

Teaching Assistant Professor | Electronic Music School of Music

(304) 293-4807

jsandrid@mail.wvu.edu

4095 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Shoji Satake

Shoji Satake

Professor | Ceramics School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3512

Shoji.Satake@mail.wvu.edu

3003A Canady Creative Arts Center

Shoji Satake―born in Kyoto, Japan and raised in Anchorage, Alaska―received his MFA in Ceramics from Indiana University, Bloomington.

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Chuck Scatterday

Chuck Scatterday

Shott Teaching Assistant Professor | Sports and Adventure Media Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-6790

Robert.Scatterday1@mail.wvu.edu

Chuck Scatterday is a creative leader with more than 30 years in the television production industry.

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Ryan Scoble

Ryan Scoble

Assistant Professor | Musical Theatre School of Theatre and Dance

304-293-1966

Ryan.Scoble@mail.wvu.edu

3047 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Kym Scott

Kym Scott

Associate Professor | Director of Choral Activities School of Music

(304) 293-4567

kuscott@mail.wvu.edu

2119 Creative Arts Center

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Robert Sears

Robert Sears

Assistant Professor | Trumpet and Jazz School of Music

Robert.Sears@mail.wvu.edu

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Michael Sherwin

Michael Sherwin

Professor | Photography School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3839

Michael.Sherwin@mail.wvu.edu

4051 Canady Creative Arts Center

Michael Sherwin is an artist currently based in the Appalachian Mountains of northern West Virginia. From an early age, he found inspiration in the phenomena of the physical world and has spent most of his life exploring and seeking wild places.

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Elizabeth Shorrock

Teaching Assistant Professor | Fashion Design and Merchandising School of Art and Design

(304) 293-3402

elizabeth.shorrock@mail.wvu.edu

704L Allen Hall

Beth earned a BFA in Textile Design and a MAT in Art and Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. After working as a Gallery Assistant in Boston and Assistant Design for a clothing firm in NYC, Beth became an entrepreneur with over 20 years experience.

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Jeffrey Siegfried

Jeffrey Siegfried

Assistant Professor | Saxophone School of Music

(304) 293-4519

Jeffrey.Siegfried@mail.wvu.edu

2072 Creative Arts Center

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Aubrey Sirtautus

Audrey Sirtautus

Clinical Assistant Professor | Production Management School of Theatre and Dance

Aubrey.Sirtautas@mail.wvu.edu

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Andy Sledge

Andy Sledge

Assistant Professor | Bassoon and Music Theory School of Music

(304) 293-4517

Andy.Sledge@mail.wvu.edu

2141 Canady Creative Arts Center

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David Smith

David Smith

Teaching Associate Professor | Journalism Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-6774

Clifton.Smith@mail.wvu.edu

David Smith is a Teaching Associate Professor at the College of Creative Arts and Media, where he has taught courses in visual journalism, video for social media, brand storytelling, drone journalism, augmented & virtual reality and study abroad.

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Steve Smith

Instructor | Banjo School of Music

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Katreena Snyder

Katreena Snyder

Lecturer | Dance School of Theatre and Dance

Klsnyder@mail.wvu.edu

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Richard Stalnaker

Richard Stalnaker

Adjunct Professor Motion Graphics Artist, West Virginia University

rbstalnaker@mail.wvu.edu

Inspired by his grandfather, Stalnaker began drawing at age 4. He's now a Motion Graphics Artist at WVU, contributing to national ads and animations for WVU landmarks. He also teaches at the George Romero Filmmaking Program in Monessen, PA.

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Matthew Staudt

Matthew Staudt

Adjunct Professor Vice President of Podcast Programming at iHeartRadio

mas00059@mix.wvu.edu

Matty Staudt started in broadcasting at 16 in Keyser, WV. He's worked at top stations like WJFK in DC, WNEW in NYC, and Alice Radio in San Francisco.

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Daryl Stevens

Daryl Stevens

Adjunct Professor Lecturer in Graphic Communications at Clemson University

wds00013@mix.wvu.edu

Daryl Stevens has 30 years of experience in design and advertising, catering to a wide range of clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. His work has earned international awards for websites and has been featured in national magazines.

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Joshua Swiger

Joshua Swiger

Teaching Assistant Professor | Music Business and Industry School of Music

Joshua.Swiger@mail.wvu.edu

Joshua has been active in the national and regional music industry for 25+ years. His emphasis has been in record label management, recording engineering, and live event production and management. He has owned and operated Blues Alley Studios & Records since 1993, and is a 2019 Music Business and Industry graduate.

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Katlin Swisher

Katlin Swisher

Adjunct Professor Senior Strategist, Campus Sonar

katlin.swisher@mail.wvu.edu

Katlin Swisher, a senior strategist at Campus Sonar, specializes in using social listening research to help higher education professionals. She also teaches media at WVU.

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Paul Thompson

Instructor | Jazz Brass School of Music

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Scott Tobias

Scott Tobias

Associate Professor | Director of Bands School of Music

(304) 293-4380

Scott.Tobias@mail.wvu.edu

2101B Creative Arts Center

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Barbara-Leigh Tonelli

Barbara-Leigh Tonelli

Adjunct Professor Special Features Editor, Huntington Beach Local News

batonelli@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Tonelli prioritizes her students' success in course facilitation, bringing extensive experience in journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising, research, mass media, sociology, international travel, economics, and commercial real estate.

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Angela Uriyo

Angela Uriyo

Assistant Professor | Fashion Design and Merchandising School of Art and Design

(304) 293-0813

angela.uriyo@mail.wvu.edu

704-I Allen Hall

Angela Uriyo earned both a bachelor of science degree in clothing and textiles and a masters of science degree in apparel product design and analysis from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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Nichole van Beek

Visiting Professor | Painting and Foundations School of Art and Design

nichole.vanbeek@mail.wvu.edu

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Darko Velichkovski

Darko Velichkovski

Teaching Professor | Director of Music Business and Industry School of Music

Darko.Velichkovski@mail.wvu.edu

As a businessman, an executive producer and a music producer, Darko has been creating, leading, recording and producing music projects across the genres in for-profit and non-profit sectors, nationwide and internationally, for over twenty years. He is a graduate of the Juilliard School and a classical and jazz clarinetist.

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Mike Vercelli

Mike Vercelli

Professor | World Music School of Music

(304) 293-4660

Michael.Vercelli@mail.wvu.edu

4101 Creative Arts Center

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Cara Verwholt

Cara Verwholt

Adjunct Professor Founder & Principal, Cara Verwholt Consulting

cmv00012@mix.wvu.edu

Cara Verwholt is Founder & Principal at Cara Verwholt Consulting, which provides strategic guidance to marketing leaders during transformational events such as go-to-market launches, rebrands, and distribution strategy pivots.

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Lauren Very

Laura Knoop Very

Teaching Assistant Professor | Voice School of Music

(304) 293-2134

Laura.KnoopVery@mail.wvu.edu

CAC 5677

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Jennifer Walker

Jennifer Walker

Assistant Professor | Musicology School of Music

Jennifer.Walker2@mail.wvu.edu

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Patrick Warner

Patrick Warner

Adjunct Professor Marketing Professional with more than 15 years experience

pww0006@mix.wvu.edu

Patrick Warner has worked in marketing since 2003, and has spent over seven years at The Nielsen Company, a global leader in market research.

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Rob Weber

Rob Weber

Adjunct Professor Patient Marketing Manager- Heartland Dental

dweber3@mail.wvu.edu

Rob Weber has 7+ years in healthcare marketing and 12+ years in marketing communications. He's taught digital marketing, integrated marketing, and marketing strategy for over 6 years at Southern New Hampshire University and Black Hills State University.

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Rotem Weinberg

Rotem Weinberg

Visiting Assistant Professor | Director of Orchestra School of Music

(304) 293-4490

Rotem.Weinberg@mail.wvu.edu

2111 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Michael Wigton

Michael Wigton

Adjunct Professor Teaching Professor at Iowa State University

mew00044@mix.wvu.edu

Michael Wigton, based in Des Moines, IA, is a Teaching Professor at Iowa State University, his alma mater. He holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Communication from Concordia University, with a thesis on "Student Learning Through Social Media."

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Cheldon Williams

Cheldon Williams

Assistant Professor | Director of Athletic Bands | Associate Director of Bands School of Music

Cheldon.Williams@mail.wvu.edu

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Josh Williamson

Joshua B. Williamson

Director of the School of Theatre and Dance | Professor of Lighting Design and Technology School of Theatre and Dance

(304) 293-6806

Joshua.Williamson@mail.wvu.edu

3063 Canady Creative Arts Center

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Lianne (Lulu) Williamson

Teaching Assistant Professor | Design Studies School of Art and Design

(304) 293-2874

lianne.williamson@mail.wvu.edu

4103 Agricultural Sciences Bldg

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George Willis

George Willis

Professor | Percussion School of Music

(304) 293-5274

George.Willis@mail.wvu.edu

2089 Creative Arts Center

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Brian Wolfe

Brian Wolfe

Instructor | Drumset School of Music

(304) 293-5595

bew0006@mail.wvu.edu

CAC 2071

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Jesse Wright

Jesse Wright

Teaching Assistant Professor | Journalism Reed School of Media and Communications

304-293-3505

jwrigh23@mail.wvu.edu

Jesse Wright joined West Virginia University in February 2020 as a Mellon Foundation funded practitioner in residence.

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Renee Wyatt

Renee Wyatt

Music Education School of Music

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Naijun Zhang

Professor | Painting School of Art and Design

(304) 293-4119

Naijun.Zhang@mail.wvu.edu

5020 Canady Creative Arts Center

Naijun Zhang received his Master of Fine Arts in Painting from West Virginia University and his Bachelor of Fine Arts in oil painting from the Nanjing Arts Institute in his homeland of China.

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