2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


College of Fine Arts Directory

Anne Helmreich, Dean

H. Joseph Butler, Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies

School of Art

BABETTE BOHN, Professor. Ph.D. (Columbia University)

FRANCES COLPITT, Professor and Deedie Potter Rose Chair in Art History. Ph.D. (University of Southern California)

LORI BOORNAZIAN DIEL, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (Tulane University)

ADAM FUNG, Assistant Professor, Painting. M.F.A.  (University of Notre Dame)

SHARON GOUWENS, Assistant Visual Resources Librarian. M.A. (Southern Methodist University)

SUSAN HARRINGTON, Associate Professor. M.F.A. (University of North Texas)

DICK LANE, Associate Professor. MFA (University of Florida)

SALLY PACKARD, Associate Professor and Director of the School of Ar t. M.F.A. (Texas Christian University)

CHRIS POWELL, Assistant Professor. M.F.A (Bradley University)

EDITH JANE RILEY, Visual Resources Librarian. M.A. (Southern Methodist University)

CAMERON SCHOEPP, Associate Professor. M.F.A. (Texas Christian University)

LUTHER A. SMITH, JR., Professor. M.F.A. (Rhode Island School of Design)

SCOTT A. SULLIVAN, Professor and Dean. Ph.D. (Case Western Reserve University)

MARK THISTLETHWAITE, Professor and Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History. Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)

School of Music

ELISABETH ADKINS, Professor of Violin. B.M. (University of North Texas); M.M.A. (Yale University); M.M. (Yale University); D.M.A. (Yale University)

SHEILA M. ALLEN, Professor of Voice. B.M. (Oberlin Conservatory); M.M. (Eastman School of Music, Rochester); D.M.A. (Ibid.)

NEIL ANDERSON-HIMMELSPACH, Assistant Professor of Music Technology and Music Theory/Composition. A.A. (Pierce College); B.M. (Pacific Lutheran University); M.M. (Central Michigan University); D.M.A. (Florida State University.

CHRISTOPHER ASPAAS, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities. B.M. (St. Olaf College); M.M. (Michigan State University); Ph.D. (Florida State University)

SEAN ATKINSON, Assistant Professor of Music Theory. B.M. (Furman University); M.M. (Florida State University); PhD (Florida State University)

DAVID BEGNOCHE, Associate Professor of Trombone. B.M. (New England Conservatory), 1990; M.M. (Manhattan School of Music); D.M.A. (University of North Texas)

MARTIN BLESSINGER, Associate Professor of Music (Theory/Composition). B.A. (SUNY-Stony Brook); M.A. (Ibid.), 2003; D.M. (Florida State University)

J. DAVID BROCK, Associate Professor of Voice. B.A. (Abilene Christian University); M.M. (New England Conservatory of Music)

JON BURGESS, Associate Professor of Trumpet. B.M. (University of Illinois); M.M. (University of Kansas); D.M.A. (University of Arizona)

H. JOSEPH BUTLER, Professor. University Organist, Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies. B.A. (Bowdoin College); M.M. (New England Conservatory); D.M.A. (Eastman School of Music)

JESÚS CASTRO-BALBI, Professor of Cello. B.M. (Conservatoire National Superieur, Lyon, France); Artist Diploma (Indiana University); M.M. (Yale University School of Music); D.M.A. (The Juilliard School)

STUART G. CHENEY, Associate Professor of Musicology. B.M. (University of North Texas); M.M. (University of North Texas); Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

PAUL CORTESE, Assistant Director for Operations. B.M. (Syracuse University); M.M. (New England Conservatory)

JOSPEH ECKERT, Professor of Music (Saxophone). B.M. (Baldwin-Wallace College); M.M. (University of North Texas)

RICHARD ESTES, Associate Professor. B.M. (Stetson University); M.M. (Catholic University)

BLAISE J. FERRANDINO, Professor of Music Theory and Composition. B.M. (Ithaca College); M.M. (Syracuse University); D.M.A. (University of Hartford)

BOBBY R. FRANCIS, Professor of Music and Director of Bands. B.M.E. (Texas A&M University-Commerce); M.M.E. (Ibid.)

MISHA GALAGANOV, Associate Professor of Viola. B.M. (University of Jerusalem); Artist Certificate (Southern Methodist University); M.M. (Rice University); D.M.A. (Ibid.), 2003

WILLIAM GIBBONS, Assistant Professor of Musicology. B.A. (Emory & Henry College); M.M. (University of North Carolina); Ph.D. (Ibid.)

ANN M. GIPSON, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Music and Director of Piano Pedagogy. B.M. (Eastern Illinois University); M.M. (University of Oklahoma); Ph.D. (Ibid.)

RICHARD C. GIPSON, Director and Professor of Music. A.A. (Del Mar College); B.M. (University of Texas-Austin); M.M. (Ibid.); D.Ed/Music Education (Pennsylvania State University)

GERMÁN AUGUSTO GUTIÉRREZ, Professor/Director of Orchestral Studies and Director of the Center for Latin American Music. Maestro en Musica (Tolima Conservatory); M.M. (University of Illinois); D.A. (University of Northern Colorado)

MIGUEL HARTH-BEDOYA, Distinguished Guest Professor of Conducting

SAN-KY KIM, Associate Professor of Voice. B.A. (Australian National University); B.M. (Canberra Institute of the Arts, Australia); M.M. (Curtis Institute of Music); Professional Studies Diploma (Temple University)

YUAN XIONG LU, Associate Professor of Double Bass. B.M (Shanghai Conservatory); M.M. (University of Texas at Austin)

HAROLD MARTINA, Professor of Professional Practice in Music and Pianist-in-Residence Institute of Fine Arts. (Medellin, Columbia); Academy of Music (Vienna, Austria)

TILL MACIVOR MEYN, Associate Professor of Music. B.A. (University of California-San Diego); M.M. (Indiana University); D.M.A. (University of Southern California)

SHERI NEILL, Associate Professor of Music Education. B.M.E. (Texas Tech University); M.Ed. (Stephen F. Austin University); Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Kansas City).

JOHN OWINGS, Herndon Professor of Piano. B.M. (University of Texas-Austin); M.S. (The Juilliard School)

JANET W. PUMMILL, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Music and Coordinator of Collaborative Piano. B.M. (University of North Texas); M.M. (University of Illinois)

KRISTEN QUEEN, Assistant Director for Academic Programs and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Professional Practice. B.M. (University of Oklahoma); M.M. (Northwestern University)

SHAUNA THOMPSON, Assistant Professor of Flute. B.M. (Texas Tech University); M.M. (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music); D.M.A. (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music)

TAMÁS UNGÁR, Professor of Piano. A.Mus.A., L.Mus.A. (Sydney Conservatorium, Australia); D.M. (Indiana University)

TIMOTHY D. WATKINS, Associate Professor of Musicology and Ethnomusicology. B.M. (Samford University); M.C.M. (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary); M.M. (Florida State University); Ph.D. (Ibid.)

BRIAN WEST, Professor of Percussion. B.M.E. (University of North Texas); M.A. (Indiana University of Pennsylvania); D.M.A. (University of Oklahoma)

GARY WHITMAN, Professor of Clarinet. B.M.E. (University of North Texas); M.M.E. (Ibid.)

ANGELA TURNER WILSON, Assistant Professor of Voice. B.M. (Abilene Christian University); B.M. (University of Mississippi); M.M. (New England Conservatory); A.C. (Southern Methodist University)

BRIAN YOUNGBLOOD, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Music and Associate Director of Bands. B.M.E. (Abilene Christian University); M.M. (East Texas State University)