Meet our School of Art and Design faculty and staff.

Dean's Office

Lauren Lake

Maria Bentley
Assistant Dean

Faith Piatt
Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Billie Burns
Administrative Assistant, Grad Programs

Shelly Grant
Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Programs

Caitlin Brown
Communications & Outreach Coordinator, School of Art and Design + Performing Arts Division

Rey Jeong
IDEA Generator (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access)

Laura Souther
Special Programs Coordinator for the Arts

Division Heads

Hope Childers
Art History - Division Head

Walter McConnell
Ceramic Art - Division Head

Stephanie McMahon
Drawing, Painting, and Photography - Division Head

William Contino
Expanded Media - Division Head

Mary Johnson
Foundations Director

Coral Lambert
Sculpture & Dimensional Studies - Division Head


Art History

Ceramic Art

Drawing, Painting and Photography

Expanded Media


Sculpture/Dimensional Studies

Technical Staff

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty

International Randall Chair

Martha Anderson
Professor of Art History

Peer Bode
Professor of Video Art

Diane Cox
Professor of Sculpture

Anne Currier
Professor of Ceramic Art

Stephen D. Edwards
Professor of Glass

Roger Freeman
Professor of Photography

Andrea Gill
Professor of Ceramic Art

Thomas Lacagnina
Associate Professor of Wood Design

Donald Royce-Roll
Professor of Art History

Fred Tschida
Professor of Glass Art

Glenn E. Zweygardt
Professor Sculpture