Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are acknowledged leaders in their fields, both nationally and internationally.

Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts professors are exceptional teacher-scholars equally committed to the achievement of our students and the advancement of our professions in Art, Music, and Theatre Arts.

Office of the Dean

Phylicia Rashad

Dean

Office of the Dean, College of Fine Arts

Denise Saunders Thompson

she/her

Assistant Dean for Administration

Office of the Dean, College of Fine Arts

April Carter

she/her

Personnel Records Coordinator

Office of the Dean, College of Fine Arts

Tiara Harper

Administrative Assistant II - Office of the Dean

Office of the Dean, College of Fine Arts

Tyeesha Munnerlyn

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Manager, Office of the Dean

Office of the Dean, College of Fine Arts

Odessa Scott

Administrative Coordinator

Office of the Dean, College of Fine Arts

Department of Art

Mark Bartley

Interim Chair, Associate Professor & Coordinator of Graphic Design

Art Department

Lori Allan

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

Ronald Anderson

Associate Professor

Art Department

Sandy Bellamy

Adjunct Professor

Art Department

Bridgette Blackwell

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

Michael Brown

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

Jacqueline Carmichael, MFA

Associate Professor & Program Coordinator of Interior Design

Art Department

K.E. Coney

Lecturer

Art Department

Larry Cook

Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Photography

Art Department

Jimmie Drummond

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

Gwendolyn H. Everett, Ph.D.

she/her

Associate Professor

Art Department

Raven Featherstone, MA, MFA

Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Graphic Design Program

Art Department

Melanee C. Harvey, Ph.D.

She/her

Associate Professor & Coordinator of Art History

Art Department

Allen Jackson

Adjunct

Art Department

Rahsaan Jackson

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

Sydnea Lewis

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

Alexander McSwain

Associate Professor w/ Tenure & Coordinator of Electronic Studio Arts

Art Department

Cheryl D. Miller, DHL, DFA

she/her/hers

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

James Phillips

Associate Professor

Art Department

Reginald Pointer

Associate Professor & Coordinator of Ceramics

Art Department

Tanya Shanklin

Adjunct Lecturer

Art Department

Elka Marie Stevens, PhD

She/her/hers

Associate Professor & Coordinator of Fashion Design

Art Department

Michelle Taylor

Master Instructor

Art Department

Sheilah Tucker

Administrative Assistant III

Art Department

Department of Music

Chinyerem "Chinny" Ohia

Interim Chair & Associate Professor

Department of Music

Joshua Arvizu

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Myles Blakemore

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Ashley Booher

Adjunct Professor – Clarinet

Department of Music

Jessica Boykin-Settles

Assistant Professor – Jazz Voice

Department of Music

Chester Burke

Accompanist

Department of Music

Herman Burney

Accompanist

Department of Music

Cyrus Chestnut

Master Instructor – Jazz Piano, Improvisation

Department of Music

Willie Clark

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Christie Dashiell

Adjunct Professor – Jazz Voice

Department of Music

Queade Dweh

she/her/hers

Adjunct Professor

Department of Music

Jasmine Edwards

Adjunct Professor

Department of Music

Valerie (Kehembe) Eichelberger

Associate Professor – Classical and Jazz Voice, Coordinator of Music with Elective Studies in Business

Department of Music

Michael Fitzhugh

Adjunct Professor

Department of Music

Matthew Franke, PhD

Master Instructor – Coordinator of Music History

Department of Music

Stephen Lynn Gibson

Adjunct Professor – Classical Piano

Department of Music

Benita Gladney

Assistant Professor – Music Education; Coordinator of Music Education

Department of Music

Joseph Grimmer

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Shawn Hart

Administrative Assistant I, Department of Music

Department of Music

Yesenia Iglesias

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Fred Irby

Professor – Trumpet, Jazz Ensemble; Coordinator of Instrumental Music

Department of Music

Jasmine Jacobs

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Saïs Telmeth Kamalidiin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Flute, Jazz History; Coordinator of Graduate Examinations

Department of Music

Natalia Kazaryan

Adjunct Professor – Piano

Department of Music

William Kenlon, DMA

he/him

Lecturer

Department of Music

Timothy A. Macek

Adjunct Professor – Violin, Symphony Orchestra

Department of Music

Connaitre Miller

Associate Professor – Jazz Voice; Coordinator of Vocal Jazz Studies

Department of Music

Kelton Norris

Accompanist

Department of Music

Eric O. Poole

Assistant Professor

Department of Music

Clarke Randolph

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Anthony W. Randolph

Associate Professor – Composition; Coordinator of Composition

Department of Music

William W. Richards

Adjunct Professor – Percussion

Department of Music

Lora Robinson, MMT, MT-BC

She/Her

Coordinator for Music Therapy, Assistant Professor

Department of Music

Guericke Christopher Royal

Associate Professor – Jazz Theory, Jazz Arranging, Music Technology; Coordinator of Jazz Studies with Music Technology Emphasis

Department of Music

Christopher Steele

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Mickey Thomas Terry, Ph.D.

he/him/his

Master Instructor – Organ, Howard Concert Choir Accompanist, Blacks in the Arts

Department of Music

Karen Walwyn, DMA

Associate Professor – Tenured Piano Faculty Member

Department of Music

Kelvin Washington

Lecturer

Department of Music

Charlie Young

Professor – Saxophone, Jazz Studies; Coordinator of Instrumental Jazz Studies

Department of Music

Taylor Young

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Department of Theatre Arts

Nikkole Salter

she/her/hers

Chair and Professor

Theatre Arts

Ofosuwa Abiola, Ph.D.

She/Her/Hers

Associate Professor of Africana Dance and Performance History

Theatre Arts

Kim Bey

Associate Professor

Theatre Arts

Douglas Bowles

he/him/his

Master Teacher/Lecturer in Musical Theatre

Theatre Arts

Marika Countouris

Adjunct Professor

Theatre Arts

Dominique Douglas

Area Co-coordinator - Arts Administration

Theatre Arts

Sandra Fortune-Green

Adjunct Lecturer

Theatre Arts

Anthony Gomes

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, LIGHTING DESIGN

Theatre Arts

Jacqueline Hammond

Adjunct Lecturer

Theatre Arts

Robin Harris

Master Instructor

Theatre Arts

Denise J. Hart

she/her

Professor | Playwriting

Theatre Arts

Brittany Chanell Johnson

Coordinator, Musical Theatre BFA Program

Theatre Arts

Janet Johnson

Administrative Aide, Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts

Assane Konte

Adjunct Lecturer

Theatre Arts

Dawn Naser

Part-Time Faculty

Theatre Arts

Pat Parks

Lecturer

Theatre Arts

Ricky Ramon, MFA, MA, EdM

He/Him/His

Lecturer of Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts

Eric A Ruffin

he/him/his

Associate Professor

Theatre Arts

Thelonious W Starnes

He/Him/His

House Electrician

Theatre Arts

Patricia Thomas

Adjunct Lecturer

Theatre Arts

Craig Wallace

Part-Time Faculty

Theatre Arts

Eva Wilhelm

She/her/hers

Part-Time Faculty

Theatre Arts

Royce Zackery

Associate Professor

Theatre Arts

Gallery of Art

Scott W. Baker

Chief Curator

Gallery of Art

K.E. Coney

Co-Executive Director

Gallery of Art

Abby R. Eron

Registrar

Gallery of Art

Raul Ferrera-Balanquet, Dr.

He/They/We

Co-Executive Director

Gallery of Art

Office of Choirs & Bands

Michael Fitzhugh

Associate Director of Bands

Office of Choirs & Bands

Eric O. Poole

Music Director for University Events

Office of Choirs & Bands

Kelvin Washington

Director of Bands

Office of Choirs & Bands