Feb 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Fine and Applied Arts Faculty


College of Fine & Applied Arts

 

Department of Applied Design


DONALD COREY (2006)
Professor in the Department of Applied Design
Bachelor of Industrial Design, Auburn University
Master of Industrial Design, North Carolina State University

BRIAN F. DAVIES (2016)
Chairperson in the Department of Applied Design
B.S., Cornell University
M.S., Cornell University

NIMET DEGIRMENCIOGLU (2022)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.S., Uludag University
M.P.S., Fashion Institute of Technology
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

GARNER GLENN DEWEY (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Design
A.A., Hiwassee College
B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., University of Georgia

RICHARD ANTHONY ELAVER (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

CHELSEA HELMS (2019)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S., Appalachian State University

JEANNE A. MERCER-BALLARD (2004)
Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.F.A., Iowa State University
M.A., Cornell University

J. ALEX POORMAN (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Design
Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Kansas State University
Master of Architecture, North Carolina State University

RICHARD S. PRISCO (2010)
Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.S., University of Bridgeport
M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology

MICHAEL RALL (2014)
Associate Professor and Assistant Chairperson in the Department of Applied Design
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.A., North Carolina State University

FABIO ANDRES TELLEZ (2021)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design
Bachelor of Industrial Design, Universidad de los Andes
Master of Education, Universidad de los Andes
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

GEORGE VALCARCEL (2021)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.A., University of Miami
M.S., Columbia University

CAMERON P. VAN DYKE (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology
M.F.A., Stamps School of Art and Design

NICOLE VILLARREAL (2022)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.A., University of The Incarnate Word
M.Sc., University of Texas
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

ANTHONY WILSON (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Department of Art

LORAINE AFFORTIT
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
M.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

BRIAN E. BOOKWALTER (2014)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Bucknell University
M.S., Brooks Institute of Photography

ANNA BUCKNER
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art
M.F.A., Ohio University

ANDREW G. CALDWELL (2015)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.S., Brooks Institute of Photography

ANDREA K. CONNELL (2017)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art
M.F.A., Ohio University 

JOHN R. CRAFT (1989)
Professor in the Department of Art
A.A., Sandhills Community College
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ed.D., North Carolina State University

TRAVIS DONOVAN (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of  Art
B.F.A., Appalachian State University
B.F.A., UNC Chapel Hill

APRIL V. FLANDERS (2006)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., B.F.A., Florida State University
M.F.A., Arizona State University

FRANKIE FLOOD (2016)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Eastern Illinois University
M.F.A, University of Illinois

GEORGE BERNARD GLISAN (2011)
Thomas Reese Distinguished Professor of Graphic Communications Management and Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.B.A., Texas Tech University
B.S., Louisiana State University in Shreveport
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas (Fayetteville)

JESSICA GREENFIELD
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

VICTORIA GRUBE (2005)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., M.Ed., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

BROOKE HOFSESS (2013)
Interim Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

KEVIN RAY HOWELL (1996)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

JEANA EVE KLEIN (2007)
Assistant Chair and Professor in the Department of Art
Bachelor of Art and Design, North Carolina State University
M.F.A., Arizona State University

PHYLLIS KLODA (2016)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.S., Nazareth College of Rochester
M.F.A., Ohio University

HUI CHI LEE (2015)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., University of Arizona
M.S., Illinois State University
M.F.A., University of Florida

CLIFTON K. MEADOR
Professor and Chair of the Department of Art
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.F.A., Purchase College State University of New York

SCOTT PAUL LUDWIG (2001)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Parkside
M.F.A., Ohio University, School of Art

ARA EDISON MIDGETT (1988)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., East Carolina University

MARK L. NYSTROM (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.S., Virginia Tech
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

ERIN PETERS (2022)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Arizona State University
M.A., University of Memphis
M.A., Seton Hall University
PH. D., University of Iowa

ILA S. PROUTY (2009)
Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Art
B.F.A., Brown University
M.F.A., California College of the Arts

THOMAS MURRAY REEVES (1998)
Practitioner-in-Residence in the Department of Art
A.A., Sandhills Community College
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University

JODY MARGARET SERVON (2004)
Professor in the Department of Art and Sharpe Chair in the College of Fine and Applied Arts
B.F.A., Rutgers University; M.F.A., University of Arizona

LISA M. STINSON (1998)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Wells College; B.F.A., Alfred University; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

JAMES A. TOUB (1992)
Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Art
B.A., Hampshire College
M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

HEATHER LEIGH WALDROUP (2004)
Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., M.A., Florida State University
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

MIRA WAITS (2016)
Assistant Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., University of Virginia
M.A., Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara

JOSHUA WHITE (2013)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., Northern Kentucky University
M.F.A., Arizona State University 

MELISSA WILKINSON (2022)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., Western Illinois University
M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

CHARLES HAUB WILLIAMS (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Knox College
M.F.A., Columbia College

YU-JU (MANDY) WU (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Art
B.F.A., M.A., National Taiwan University of Art
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

KATE WURTZEL
Assistant Professor in the Department of Art
B.A., Texas State University
M.A., University of North Texas
Ph. D., University of North Texas

Department of Communication

MELISSA BETH ADAMS
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.S., North Carolina State University
B.A., University of North Carolina Greensboro

FRANK ALLEN AYCOCK (1987)
Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
M.A., Auburn University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

KATIE LYNN SPARKS BENTLEY
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
M.A., University of Dayton
B.A., Cedarville University

MARK BENTLEY (2014)
Lecturer and Director of Forensics in the Department of Communication
B.A., Cedarville University
M.A., University of Dayton

EDWARD CLINE BREWER (2007)
Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Maryville College
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY)
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

LAURA LEIGH BRITTAIN (2008)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication
A.A., Art Institute of Atlanta
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
M.A., Syracuse University

KELLY A. CHERNIN (2019)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Pennsylvania State University
B.A., American University

EMORY STEPHEN DANIEL (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.A., Virginia Tech University
Ph.D., North Dakota State University

ANDREW GREER DAVIS
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
M.A., Auburn University
B.A., University of Georgia

KELLY DAVIS (2012)
Assistant Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Minnesota State University
M.A., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

JEAN L. DEHART (1995)
Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., James Madison University
M.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., University of Georgia

CAROLYN MARTINDALE EDY (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., St. Lawrence University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ROGER SHANE GONCE (2006)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication
B.F.A., Western Carolina University
M.G.D., North Carolina State University

JENNIFER BONCK GRAY (2008)
Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., M.A., University of New Orleans
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

LYNN GREGORY GIBBARD (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
A.S., DeKalb College
B.A., M.A., Georgia State University
Ph.D., University of Miami

JIANGXUE (ASHLEY) HAN (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Renmin University of China
M.S., Ohio University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

GINGER YETTE HANSEN
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
M.S., Purdue University
B.S., University of North Alabama

LYNETTE HOLMAN (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.F.A., James Madison University
M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

JACK O. JEFFERY
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
M.A., Franklin University
B.A., Ohio Northern University

VOLHA KANANOVICH
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
Ph.D., The University of Iowa
Ph.D., National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
M.A., The University of Iowa
M.A., Belarusian National Technical University
B.A., Belarusian National Technical University

SHANSHAN LOU (2013)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Zhejiang Gongshang University
M.A., Morehead State University

CAREY MAPLE
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
M.A., Auburn University
B.A., Mercer University

STEPHEN McCREERY (2014)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., North Carolina State University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Georgia

KATHRYN A. MONTALBANO
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
Ph.D., Columbia University
M.Phil., Columbia University
M.A., Columbia University
B.A., Haverford College

CHRISTOPHER STEPHEN MOODY
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University

THOMAS SCOTT MUELLER (2009)
Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.B.A., Otterbein University
Ph.D., University of Florida

JAMES BANCROFT NEWMAN
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology

CHRISTOPHER PATTI (2013)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., M.A., California State University, Long Beach

GREGORY P. PERREAULT 
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University
M.A., Georgetown University
Ph.D., University of Missouri

JANICE TALLEY POPE (1995)
Professor in the Department of Communication 
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)

SUSAN POORMAN (2008)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.A., University of South Carolina

DEBBIE POULOS (1999)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University

HEATHER PAIGE PRESTON (2001)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication
Ph.D., M.A., Antioch University
B.S., M.S., Ohio University

MATTHEW S. RICHARDS (2016)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Marshall University
M.A., Syracuse University
Ph.D., University of Utah

DANIEL CHRISTOPHER WALSH (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.A., Marshall University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

ANNE C. WARD (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Trinity College
M.F.A., Columbia College

SCOTT MICHAEL WELSH (2007)
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication
B.A., Taylor University
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

VALERIE N. WIESKAMP 
Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Communication
B.F.A., Iowa State University
M.A., DePaul University
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

RYAN MATTHEW WITT (2022)
Lecturer in the Department of Communication
M.A., Savannah College of Art and Design
B.A., Kent State University

HONGWEI (CHRIS) YANG (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication
B.A., Nankai University
M.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Department of Military Science and Leadership

LTC CHRISTOPHER P. KLEMAN 
Chair in the Department of Military Science and Leadership

Department of Sustainable Development

ANISEH BRO (2019)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.S. , University of New Mexico
M.S. Oregon State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

BRIAN BURKE (2014)
Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.A., Williams College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

LAURA E. ENGLAND (2010)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.S., North Carolina State University
M.S., University of Georgia

ANNE C. FANATICO (2010)
Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.S., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S., Oregon State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

ANATOLI  IGNATOV 
Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.A., San Fransisco State University
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

JACQUELINE  IGNATOVA
Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.A., University of California
M.A., San Francisco State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

CODY MILLER (2020)
Lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., The University of Maine
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., The University of Maine

MATTHEW OGWU (2021)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.S., University of Benin
M.S., University of Benin
Ph.D., Seoul National University

DINESH PAUDEL (2014)
Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.S., Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M.Phil., University of Cambridge, UK
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

RICHARD RHEINGANS (2016)
Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.A., Yale University
M.A., Yale University
Ph.D., Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

JENNIFER H. WESTERMAN (2010)
Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.A., College of William and Mary
M.A., Utah State University
Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno

REBECCA WITTER (2016)
Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Development
B.A., UNC- Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

SOHAD ABU-ELZAIT (2021)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
M.S., University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

LEE BALL 
Chief Sustainability Officer, Appalachian State University, and Adjunct in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., Lees-McRae College
M.S., University of New Mexico
Ph.D., Prescott College

JOHN COCKMAN (2022)
Lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., M.S., Ed. D., Appalachian State University

JEREMY C. FERRELL (2014)
Assistant Chair, Sustainable Technology Program Director, and Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., North Carolina State University
M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

REZA FOROUGH (2018)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B. Arch., University of Guilam, Iran
M. Arch., University of Guilam, Iran
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

MARIE CECILE HOEPFL (1997)
Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., Miami University, Ohio
M.A., Ed.D., West Virginia University

JAMES BYRON HOUSER (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Cornell University

DAVID JASON MILLER (2012)
Associate Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts and Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.A., Washington and Lee University
M.Arch., North Carolina State University

DINAH MILLER (2022)
Lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., SUNY-Oswego
M.S., Appalachian State University

JANET MILLER (2022)
Lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., M.S.,  Appalachian State University

RAM POUDEL (2021)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.E., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M.E., Northern Arizona University
M.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

BRIAN W. RAICHLE (2000)
Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

JEFFREY EARL RAMSDELL (2003)
Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment 
B.S.M.E., University of Florida
M.B.A., Rollins College
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

JAMES A. RUSSELL (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Director of the Appalachian State University Energy Center
B.S., Clemson University
M.E., Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Columbia)

AREZOU SADOUGHI (2020)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., Qazvin Azad University, Iran
M.S., University of Florida
M.S., Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
Ph.D., University of Florida
Ph.D., Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

CHRISTOPHER SCHOONOVER (2015)
Practitioner in Residence and Internship Coordinator in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., North Carolina State University
M.S., Appalachian State University

SHARAREH SHIRZAD (2020)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., Amir Kabir University of Technology, Iran
M.S., Louisiana State University
M.S., Tafresh University, Iran
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

ANDREW W. WINDHAM (2016)
Assistant Chair, Building Science Program Director, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., University of Houston
M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Penn State University

OK-YOUN YU (2010)
Interim Chair and Professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
B.S., Konkuk University, Korea
M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Department of Theatre & Dance

MARIANNE ADAMS (1984)
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

LAUREN ELIZABETH ATKINS (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., University of Utah
M.A., Appalachian State University
M.F.A., The Ohio State University

EMILY DAUGHTRIDGE (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., B.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.F.A., The Ohio State University

DEREK SAMUEL DAVIDSON (2010)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., Florida State University
M.A., Miami University
Ph.D., University of Washington

DEREK PAUL GAGNIER (2001)
Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., Potsdam College
M.F.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

REGINA GULICK (2008)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., University of Akron

MICHAEL LOUIS HELMS (2009)
Professor and Chair in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., Utah State University
M.F.A., Brigham Young University

GORDON ASHLEY HENSLEY (2004)
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.F.A., Arizona State University

SUSAN WYNN LUTZ (1996)
Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
A.A., Saint Mary’s Junior College
B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

MARTHA ANN MARKING (1987)
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
M.F.A., Michigan State University

KEITH TUCKER MARTIN (2011)
John M. Blackburn Distinguished Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

JOHN THOMAS MARTY (2008)
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., Saint John’s University
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

PAULETTE JEAN W. MARTY (2004)
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance 
B.A., College of Saint Benedict
M.A., University of Warwick
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

RAY MILLER (2005) 
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance 
B.S., Kent State University 
M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon 

SHERONE DEVONE PRICE (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.F.A., Hollins University

KIN-YAN ELYSSA SZETO (2005)
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., Chinese University of Hong Kong
M.A., University of London (UK)
M.A., Beijing Film Academy, China
Ph.D., Northwestern University

KEVIN SCOTT WARNER (2015)
Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University
M.F.A., Temple University

SUE SIMPSON WILLIAMS (2005)
Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance
B.A., Wesleyan College
M.F.A., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
M.L.S., Appalachian State University