Theater Faculty

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Abrams, Andrew, Assistant Lecturer, M.A., Goldsmiths University-London, 2012; 2019. Musical theater, voice.

Anderson, Robert J., Assistant Professor of Practice, M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, 2019; 2021. Technical direction and production.

Benningfield, Brittany, Assistant Professor of Practice, D.M.A., University of Kentucky, 2018; 2018. Voice, opera.

Bogumil, Mary L., Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of South Florida, 1988.

Clark, Darryl, Assistant Professor, M.F.A. in Dance, State University of New York College at Brockport, 2005; 2016. Musical theater dance.

Davenport, Susan, Professor, D.M.A., Texas Tech University, 2001; 2005. Choral.

Dillard, David, Associate Professor, D.M.A., University of Michigan, 2004; 2005. Voice, opera.

Fagerholm, Thomas, Associate Professor, M.F.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2012; 2014. Technical direction and production.

Fletcher, Anne, Professor, Distinguished Scholar, Ph.D., Tufts University, 1992; 2001. Theater history, dramaturgy, Eugene O’Neil.

Juntunen, Jacob, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2007; 2012. Playwriting/dramatic literature and criticism.

Neuman-Lambert, Gennie, Assistant Professor, M.F.A., Rutgers University, 2018; 2020. Scenic design.

Ojewuyi, Olusegun, Professor and Interim Chair, M.A., University of Ibadan, 1987, Nigeria. M.F.A., Yale University, 1998. Directing, acting, African and African American theater.

Patrick Benson, Susan, Associate Professor, M.F.A., Rutgers University, 1995; 2006. Voice and speech.

Pivovarnik, Jane, S., Assistant Professor of Practice, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2012; 2020.

Varns, Mark, Professor, M.F.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1990; 1996. Lighting design.

Williams, Matthew C., Assistant Professor of Practice, M.F.A., Brooklyn College, 2020; 2021. Acting, movement, dance.

Zea, Wendi, Associate Professor, M.F.A., Kent State University, 2006; 2009. Costume design.

Emeriti Faculty

Fink, Tim, Professor, Emeritus, M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, 1993.

Moe, Christian H., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1958.

Naversen, Ronald, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1990.