Winthrop University: College of Visual and Performing Arts - Faculty and Staff Directory
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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College of Visual and Performing Arts

Faculty and Staff Directory


Jeffrey Bellantoni - Dean and Associate Professor, Art & Design

Wanda Ebright - Associate Dean; Director of Graduate Studies; and Associate Professor, Dance
Anna Fredericks -Director, Student Services; Instructor 
Whitney Hough - Director, Communications & Community Engagement
Karen Derksen - Director, Winthrop University Galleries; Instructor
Michelle Mitcham - Director, Financial Operations
Stacy Carter - Executive Assistant to the Dean 
Susan Sauvigne - Administrative Assistant


Arts in Basic Curriculum (ABC) Project

Kim Wilson - Director, ABC Project

Kelly Hall  - Programs Specialist, ABC Project
Cheryl Taylor - Business Operations Manager, ABC Project


Department of Design

Karen Oremus - Interim Chair, Department of Design

Gerry Derksen - Professor of Design
Chad Dresbach - Associate Professor of Design
Elizabeth Dulemba - Associate Professor of Design
Thomas Garner - Instructor of Design
Mikale Kwiatkowski - Assistant Professor of Design
Sangwon Sohn
- Associate Professor of Design
Jason Tselentis - Associate Professor of Design
Jesse Weser - Assistant Professor of Design

Design Adjunct Faculty

Caroline Andrychowski - Adjunct Faculty of Design
Johnathan Boatwright- Adjunct Faculty of Design 
Kathryn Nicholson - Adjunct Faculty of Design
Robert Petersheim - Adjunct Faculty of Design
Zhabiz Shafieyoun - Adjunct Faculty of Design
Susan Shroeder -  Adjunct Faculty of Design 
Andrew Soto - Adjunct Faculty of Design
Robert Vail -Adjunct Faculty of Design 
Ralph Voltz - Adjunct Faculty of Design

Design Staff

Maura Conway - Administrative Assistant


Department of Fine Arts

Karen Oremus - Chair, Department of Fine Arts
Sara Brown - Instructor of Fine Arts
Alice BurmeisterAssociate Professor of Fine Arts
Shaun Cassidy
- Professor of Fine Arts
James Connell - Professor of Fine Arts
Stacey Davidson - Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Anne Fiala - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Laura Gardner
- Professor of Fine Arts
Mark Hamilton
- Professor of Fine Arts
Michelle Livek - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Claudia O'Steen - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Seth Rouser - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Karen Stock - Professor of Fine Arts
Stephanie Sutton - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Kyle G. Sweeney - Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

Fine Arts Adjunct Faculty

Kathleen Burke - Adjunct Faculty of Fine Arts
Paul Farmer - Adjunct Faculty of Design
Foozhan Kashkooli - Adjunct Faculty of Fine Arts
Rhiannon Mack - Adjunct Faculty of Fine Arts

Fine Arts Staff

Maura Conway - Administrative Assistant
Andrew Davis - Fine Arts Laboratory Technician; Instructor


Department of Theatre and Dance

Daniel Gordon - Chair; Professor of Theatre

Zinorl Broñola - Instructor of Theatre & Dance 
Robert Biff Edge
- Assistant Professor of Theatre, Technical Director
Matt Ferrell
-  Assistant Professor of Theatre
Janet Gray - Professor of Theatre; Costume Designer
Stephen Gundersheim - Professor of Theatre
Julianna Hane - Instructor of Dance
Marvin McAllister - Assistant Professor of Theatre
Sandra Neels - Associate Professor of Dance
Kelly Ozust - Assistant Professor of Dance
Anna Sartin - Associate Professor of Theatre; Scenic/Lighting Designer
Meg Schriffen - Associate Professor of Dance, Director of Dance Program

Theatre and Dance Adjunct Faculty

Lance Beilstein - Adjunct Faculty Theatre
Mia Cunningham - Adjunct Faculty of Dance
Brian Drescher - Adjunct Faculty of Theatre & Dance
Carie Ivanovski - Adjunct Faculty of Theatre
Hunter Jameson - Adjunct Faculty of Theatre
Ben Kubie - Adjunct Faculty of Dance
Cheralyn Lambeth - Costume Shop Supervisor
Stacy McConnell - Adjunct Faculty of Dance
Amy Morris - Adjunct Faculty of Theatre
Sarah Provencal - Adjunct Faculty of Theatre
Troy Scarborough - Adjunct Faculty of Theatre
Lauren Suflita Skrabalak - Adjunct Faculty of Dance

Theatre and Dance Staff

Ramona Kundl - Administrative Assistant


Arts Administration Programs

Robert Wildman - Program Director, Arts Administration Programs; and Associate Professor

Janet Brown - Adjunct Faculty
Eric Gershman - Adjunct Faculty
Gary Guffey - Adjunct Faculty

Cathy Rumble - Adjunct Faculty
Dara Silver - Adjunct Faculty
David Wohl - Adjunct Faculty
Joy Young - Adjunct Faculty


Department of Music

Elisa Koehler - Chair; Professor of Music

Lannia Broñola-Dickert  - Instructor of Music
Lorrie Crochet
 - Professor of Music; Director of Bands
Tomoko Deguchi - Professor of Music
L.H. Dickert, Jr. - Professor of Music; Director of Jazz Studies
Justin Isenhour - Assistant Professor of Music
Leonard Mark Lewis - Professor of Music
Matthew Manwarren - Professor of Music
Julia McCallum - Instructor of Music Education

Jennifer McDaniel-Milliken - Instructor of Music; Music Librarian
Jeffrey McEvoy - Assistant Professor of Music
Jeremy Mims - Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities
Ronald Parks - Professor of Music
Tracy Patterson - Associate Professor of Music
Ian Pearson -
Professor of Music
Douglas Presley - Associate Professor of Music; Assistant Director of Bands
Kristen Wunderlich - Associate Professor of Music

Music Adjunct Faculty

Jennifer Kempka  - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Douglas Black
 - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Elizabeth Burns - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Matthew Darsey - Adjunct Faculty of Music
W. Todd Geer - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Kari Giles - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Deborah Loomer - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Corey Lovelace - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Amy Morris - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Jill O'Neill - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Neal Postma - Adjunct Faculty of Music

Robert Rydel - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Hollis Ulaky - Adjunct Faculty of Music
David Vergato - Adjunct Faculty of Music
Marisa Youngs - Adjunct Faculty of Music

Music Staff

Donna Guerra - Administrative Assistant
Jennifer McDaniel-Milliken - Music Librarian
Christopher O'Neill - Technical Director / Facilities Manager


Music Staff

Clarinet Choir - Deborah Loomer
Classical Guitar Ensemble - L.H. Dickert, Jr.
Composition Methods Ensemble - Leonard Mark Lewis
Flute Choir - Jill O'Neill
Horn Choir - Robert Rydel
Jazz Combos - L.H. Dickert, Jr.
Jazz Ensembles - Tracy Patterson
Jazz Guitar Ensembles - L.H. Dickert, Jr.
Mbira Ensemble - TBD
Pep Band - Douglas Presley
Percussion Ensemble - Ben Cantrell
Piano Ensembles - Matthew Manwarren
Saxophone Quartets -  Tracy Patterson and Neal Postma
String Quartet - Elizabeth Burns
Symphonic Band - Douglas Presley
Trombone Choir - Justin Isenhour
Trumpet Ensemble - Marisa Youngs
Tuba/Euphonium Choir - Douglas Black
West African Drumming Ensemble - TBD
Wind Symphony - Lorrie Crochet
Carolinas Wind Ensemble - Lorrie Crochet
Woodwind Quintet - Deborah Loomer

Ensembles - Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra

Douglas Presley - Conductor

Chamber String Ensembles

Elizabeth Burns

Ensembles - Vocal 

Opera Theatre - Jeffrey McEvoy
Chamber Singers - Jeremy Mims
Chorale - Jeremy Mims
Collegiate Choir - Jeremy Mims
Opera Workshop - Jeffrey McEvoy
Opera Theatre - Jeffrey McEvoy


CVPA Emeriti Faculty

Eugene M. Barban, Professor of Music
Janice Bradner, Instructor of Music
G. David Brown, Associate Professor of Design
Jess Casey, Professor of Music
Peg De Lamater, Associate Professor of Art and Design
Laura Dufresne, Professor of Fine Arts
Robert A. Edgerton, Professor of Music
A. David Franklin, Professor of Music

Elda E. Franklin, Professor of Music
David L. Freeman, Professor of Fine Arts

Lorraine C. Gorrell, Professor of Music
W. Martin Hughes, Professor of Music

Alan M. Huston, Associate Professor of Art and Design
Katherine Kinsey, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities

David M. Lowry, Professor of Music
Joanne M. Lunt, Professor of Dance

Roy V. Magers, Assistant Professor of Music
William Malambri, Professor of Music

Paul Martyka, Associate Professor Emeritus, Fine Arts
Jean A. McFarland, Associate Professor of Art and Design

Mary R. Mintich, Professor of Art 

Marge Moody, Professor of Fine Arts
Phil Moody, Professor of Fine Arts
Clara Paulino, Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Donald M. Rogers, Associate Professor of Music  
Curtis C. Sherman, Professor of Art and Design
Seymour Simmons, Professor of Fine Arts

Tom Stanley, Professor and Chair of Fine Arts
Bruce A. Thompson, Professor of Music

Phil A. Thompson, Professor of Music
Andrew Vorder Bruegge, Professor of Theatre
Robert J. Walden, Professor of Art and Design

Alfred D. Ward, Professor of Art and Design
Annie-Laurie Wheat, Professor of Theatre
B. Michael Williams, Professor of Music and Director of the Percussion Program

David Wohl, Professor of Theatre and Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts
Mary Beth Young, Associate Professor of Dance

Last Updated: 11/6/19