Faculty & Staff

Over 30 full-time faculty and more than 90 adjunct faculty members teach in the Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education. Full-time and adjunct faculty members, FYE (freshman) advisors and staff are listed below.

Full Time Faculty

Name, title and areas of expertise Contact information

Kyohei Abe
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator - Photography
Advisor - Photo Imaging
Light Classroom Manager


410-704-3820
CA 3103 A


Jan Baum
Professor
Entrepreneurship Minor
College of Business and Economics


410-704-2800
Stephens Hall 118L

 

Amanda Burnham
Professor
Area Coordinator - 2D Foundations
Drawing
Advisor - Design Studies,  Illustration


401-704-3787
CA 4015

 

Phil Davis
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator - Digital Arts + Design
Animation
Advisor - Digital Arts + Design

 
410-704-2797
CA 3103 Z

Joshua DeMonte
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator - Interdisciplinary Object Design 
Advisor - Interdisciplinary Object Design
Advisor - Interdisciplinary Object Design, Design Studies

jdemonte@towson.edu
410-704-5259
CA 3006

Jenn (Jennifer) Figg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator - 3D Foundations
Sculpture
Advisor - Design Studies 


410-704-3423
CA 2007

 

Carrie (Carolyn) Fucile 
Lecturer
Digital Art + Design
Advisor - Design Studies, Transfer Orientation


410-704-3818
CA 3103 U

Karl Fugelso, Ph.D.
Professor
Area Coordinator - Art History
Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Art & Architecture
Advisor - Art History, Research

kfugelso@towson.edu
410-704-2805
CA 3103 Q 

Rich Holt
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area Coordinator - Ceramics
Advisor - Ceramics, Design Studies, Art Education

rholt@towson.edu
410-704-2142
CA 3012 B

 

Kim Hopkins
Assistant Professor
Area Coordinator - Graphic Design
Advisor - Graphic Design


410-704-3422
CA 4018

J. Susan Isaacs, Ph.D.
Professor
Gallery Curator
Art and Architecture of the Modern and Contemporary Art, Museum Studies
Advisor - Art History Minor


410-704-2794
CA 3103 N

 

Luci Jockel
Lecturer
Area Coordinator - Metalsmithing & Jewelry
Advisor - Metalsmithing & Jewelry


410-704-2821
CA 2012

 

Seo Gyoung Kim
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator - Illustration
Advisor - Illustration


410-704-2799
CA 4017

Amy Sowder Koch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director - MA in Professional Studies - Art History Concentration
Art History
Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean
Advisor - Art History, Research/Studio


410-704-3237
CA 3103 R

Jinyoung Koh, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Director - Master's in Art Education (M.Ed.)
Advisor - Art Education, undergraduate and graduate


410-704-3819
CA 2003 

Diane Kuthy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Area Coordinator - Art Education, undergraduate 
Advisor - Art Education, undergraduate and post-baccalaureate


410-704-4199
CA 2002

Erin Lehman, Ph.D.
Lecturer
Art History
Director - Holtzman and Center for the Arts Galleries


CA 3103 P
410-704-2333

Jon Lundak
Assistant Professor
Area Coordinator - Sculpture
Advisor - Sculpture, Design Studies

jlundak@towson.edu
410-704-2804
CA 2009

Jenee Mateer 
Professor
Department Chairperson
Photo Imaging
Advisor - Photo Imaging

jmateer@towson.edu
410-704-3682
CA 3103 E

Tonia Matthews
Professor
Director - Master of Fine Art (MFA)
Area Coordinator - Printmaking
Advisor - Printmaking, MFA


410-704-2803
CA 3103 K

Trace Miller
Lecturer
Assistant to the Chairperson
Painting
Advisor - Design Studies, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Fine Arts

           
410-704-3786
CA 3103 AA

Ada Pinkston
Lecturer
Art Education
Advisor - Art Education


410-704-4149
CA 3103 L

Kim Sels, Ph.D.
Lecturer
Art History
Advisor:  FYE


410-704-4195
CA 3103 B 

Ryan Shelley
Lecturer
Graphic Design
Advisor - Graphic Design, Transfer Orientation


410-704-2141
CA 3103 C

Nancy Siegel, Ph.D.
Professor
Director - Museum Studies Program
Advisor - Museum Studies Minor / Art History, Research and Research/Studio


410-704-5426
CA 3103 FF


 

Stuart Stein
Professor
Interactive Media
Advisor - Digital Art + Design

On Sabbatical fall 2022


410-704-2801
CA 3103 J 


Nora Sturges
Professor
Area Coordinator - Painting  and Drawing
Painting
Advisor - Painting, Drawing, Printmaking , Fine Arts

nsturges@towson.edu
410-704-2795
CA 4016




Bridget Z. Sullivan
Professor
Director - Interactive Media Design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
Advisor -  Interactive Media Design
Department Web Editor

  
410-704-2802
CA 4023

 

Nahid Tootoonchi
Professor
Graphic Design
Advisor - Graphic Design, Design Studies 

On Sabbatical fall 2022

ntootoonchi@towson.edu
410-704-4193
CA 4020 

 

George Wylesol
Lecturer
Illustration
Advisor - Design Studies, Illustration, Transfer Orientation

 
410-704-3785
CA 3103GG

Adjunct Faculty

 

Name and title Contact information

Linda Adams 
Adjunct - Art Education 


Works off-campus
not working spring 2022

Laura Amussen
Adjunct III - Studio Arts, Foundations

 

website

Stacy (Anastasia)  (Mary A) Arnold
Adjunct - Museum Studies, Interdisciplinary Fine Arts
Director - Community Art Center

aarnold@towson.edu
CA 3103 Y
410-704-2042

Marc C. Bellassai 
Adjunct - Art History, CORE
Musician - Harpsichord, Early Music Ensemble


410-704-2828
CA 4053

Bradley Blair
Adjunct - Studio Arts, Ceramics

website

Heather Boaz
Adjunct - Studio Arts, Foundations

Amy Boone-McCreesh
Adjunct - Studio Arts, Graduate Studio

 

website

Tom Boram
Adjunct - Digital Arts + Design



Kelly E Brady
Adjunct II - Interactive Media Design (PBC) 


Works off-campus

James A. Braman
Adjunct - Computer & Information Sciences,  Digital Arts + Design


410-704-4781
YR431-433 

Will (William) Bryson
Adjunct - Photography

Rieko Chacey 
Adjunct - Graphic Design

 

(Frank) Yong Jea Cho
Adjunct - Digital Art + Design, Animation

 

Mary Cloonan
Adjunct II - Ceramics


CA 3017

(Jim) James Condron 
Adjunct III
Studio Arts, Foundations

website

Jacquline Copeland
Adjunct - Art History - CORE

 

James Cosper
Adjunct - Graphic Design 

 

Karen Coughlin
Adjunct - Graphic Design, Foundations

Lawrence Cromwell
Adjunct II - Foundations, CORE

 

Grace Doyle
Adjunct - CORE

 

website

Maureen Duffy
Adjunct - CORE

 

Rachel Ellswoth (Lundak)
Adjunct III - 3D Foundations, Ceramics, CORE

 

Vernon Fains
Adjunct - Art Education

 
Works off-campus

Cyrus Feldman
Adjunct - Photo Imaging

Katharine Fernstrom (PhD)
Adjunct III - Art History


CA 2028 Visual Resources Center
or LA 3349

Penny Forester
Adjunct II - Photogaphy


Nayia Frangouli
Adjunct - 3D Foundations

 

Jacqueline Gaskins
Adjunct - Art Education 

 

works off campus

Katherine (Kottie) Gaydos
Adjunct II - Art History, Writing About Art, CORE 9


Amelia G. Gossman
Adjunct - CORE

 

(Maggie) Margaret Gourlay
Adjunct - Printmaking

 

Emily Halligan, Ph.D.
Adjunct III - Art History
Academic Coordinator - First Year Experience (FYE) Program, Transfer Orientation


410-704-2307
Academic Advising, Retention & Completion Office
Lecture Hall Building,
Room 8

Yulia Hanansen
Adjunct III  - Printmaking

website

Laura Hatcher
Adjunct II - Graphic Design

Danielle Hawk
Adjunct - CORE

Lillian Hoover
Adjunct II - Painting

 

website

Jodi Hoover 
Adjunct - Core

 

Grace Hulse
Adjunct - Art Education

   

Sara Hutton 
Adjunct - CORE

 

 Amanda Kodeck
Adjunct - Museum Studies

 

Sam Lacombe 
Adjunct III
Studio Arts - Foundations

website

Elizabeth Lilly
Adjunct - Illustration

 

Jia Liu
Adjunct - Illustration

 

Jack Livingston
Adjunct - CORE 

 

Dara Lorenzo
Adjunct - Printmaking

 

Valerie Lucas
Adjunct - Printmaking, Letterpress

 

Normandie Luscher
Adjunct - Illustration

 

Erika MacMahon
Adjunct III - online CORE



works off-campus

Leigh Maddox
Adjunct III - 3D Studio Arts, Sculpture, Foundations, CORE

 

website

Rebecca Marimutu 
Adjunct - Photography

Nadia Mohamed
Adjunct  - Sculpture, CORE

 

Emily Moore
Adjunct - Art Education

 
works off-campus

not working spring 2022

RuSean Myers
Adjunct II - Graphic Design

(MJ) Mary Neuberger 
Adjunct - Art History

 

website

John Peck
Adjunct - Digital Art + Design

Kat Pfeiffer
Adjunct - CORE

 

website

Juan Rodas
Adjunct - Printmaking,  Foundations

 

Debra Rogers
Adjunct - Art Education

does not work on campus

Kevin Rohde
Adjunct - 3D Studio Arts

 
Jolynn Santiago
Adjunct - Jewelry/Metalsmithing
 
Jamie Sebzda
Adjunct - Illustration
 

Ernest Shaw Jr
Adjunct - Art Education

 

Mark E. Shippe 
Adjunct - Graphic Design

 

Ryan T. Smith
Adjunct II - Graphic Design

 

website

Kevin M. Sprouls
Adjunct - Graphic Design

 

Deborah E. Steelwright
Adjunct - Art Education 

 

Jennifer Strasbaugh
Adjunct - Graduate Special Topics 

 

Beth A. Thompson
Adjunct - Art Education 

works off campus 

Andrew Thorp - MFA
Adjunct - CORE

 

website

Lynn (Madeline) Tomlinson 
Assistant Professor 
Electronic Media and Film (Department of)  Interdisciplinary Fine Arts


Media Center
Room 201B
410-704-2593 

not working in the Dept. of Art + Design spring 2022

Katja Toporski
Adjunct II
Metalsmithing & Jewelry, CORE

 

René (Jose) Treviño
Adjunct II -  Studio Arts, Foundations

 

website

Winnie (Wing Yi) Tsang
Adjunct - Art History

 

works off-campus

James Von Minor
Adjunct III - Studio Arts, Foundations

website

Jon West-Bey
Adjunct - Art Education - Special Topics

Tonya D. Wheaden-Pugh 
Adjunct - CORE

 

Donald Willett
Adjunct II - Graphic Design 

 

You Wu
Adjunct - Foundations, Digital Art & Design

Jane Wynn
Adjunct II - Studio Arts - Foundations 

 

Venetia Zachary
Adjunct - Writing About Art, CORE 9 
Director, Visual Resources Center


410-704-4164
CA 2028
Visual Resource Center

First Year Experience Advisors

Name, Title and Area of Expertise Contact Information

Kim Sels, Ph.D.
Advisor:  FYE
Lecturer - Art History

 
410-704-4195
CA 3103 B

Venetia Zachary
Adjunct - Writing About Art, CORE 9 
Director, Visual Resources Center


410-704-4164
CA 2028

Staff

Name And Title Contact Information

Stacy (Anastasia)  (Mary A) Arnold
Director, Community Arts Center
Adjunct - Museum Studies, Interdisciplinary Fine Arts


410-704-2042
CA 3103 Y

Mike Bouyoucas
Gallery Technician


410-704-2333
CA 3009

Jenee Mateer - Chair
Professor
Advisor - Photo Imaging


410-704-3682
CA 3103 E

Kaetlin Markwell
Administrative Assistant I
Assistant to Director of Community Arts Center

 
410-704-2311
CA 3103 X

Renee Timms
Administrative Assistant II
Faculty Relations, Budget, Key Coordinator

  
410-704-5258
CA 3103 F

Richard V. Thomas
Digital Lab Manager
OTS Liaison


410-704-5429
CA 4019

Venetia Zachary
Director Visual Resources Center
Advisor - First Year Experience, Transfer Orientation
Adjunct - Writing About Art, CORE
Art Gallery Web Editor


410-704-4164
CA 2028 Visual Research Center

EMERITUS FACULTY

name and title contact information

Christopher Bartlett
Professor - Illustration

Dr Jane Bates
Professor - Art Education

none available

Kay Broadwater, Ph.D.
Professor - Art Education 

Dan Brown
Professor - Ceramics

 none available

Haig Janian
Professor - Photography

Raymond Martens, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Art Education  

Jim Paulsen
Professor - Sculpture

Robert (Bob) Pitman
Professor - Ceramics

 none available

Note: CA is the abbreviation for the Center for the Arts building.