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Fine and Performance Arts

Fine and Performance Arts - Art

Kristin Arioli
Instructor, Art History
843.953.2293

  • Renaissance and Early Modern History

Anna Ballinger
Assistant Professor, French, Francophone and Italian Studies
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  • French art
  • French cinema

Karen A. Chandler
Associate Professor, Arts Management
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  • Arts and nonprofit management
  • Fundraising for artists, arts, and cultural organizations
  • Case study research in arts and cultural oganizations
  • African-American jazz history in Charleston

Frank Cossa
Professor, Art History
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  • Art and painting, especially 18th century art and Romanticism

Tessa Garton
Professor, Art History
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  • Medieval art

Michael W. Haga
Associate Dean, School of the Arts 
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  • Contemporary craft
  • Arts advocacy

Dorinda Harmon
Director, Transfer and Adult Student Services
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  • Global and local history of basketry 

Valerie Morris
Dean, School of the Arts
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  • Arts policy
  • Arts education
  • Arts management training

Michael Phillips
Professor, Studio Art
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  • Understanding modern art
  • Philosophy of modernism

Peter Piccione
Associate Professor, Comparative Ancient History; Egyptology
843.953.4861

  • Ancient Egyptian drama and theater
  • Epigraphy (facsimile copying of Egyptian temple and tomb decorations)

Dale Rosengarten
Historian/Curator of Jewish Heritage, Special Collections
843.953.8028

  • Lowcountry sweetgrass baskets

Mark Sloan 
Director/ Senior Curator, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art 
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  • Contemporary Art 
  • Outsider art
  • History of the circus

Fine and Performance Arts - Film

Anna Ballinger
Assistant Professor, French, Francophone and Italian Studies
843.953.6721

  • French cinema

John Bruns
Associate Professor, English
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  • Film and Media
  • Comedy

Frank Cossa
Professor, Art History
843.953.8226

  • Film film and/or popular culture

David Muscowitz
Assistant, Professor, Communication
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  • Film and popular culture
  • Jewish representation in film
  • Cultural politics in film

Robert Westerfelhaus
Associate Professor Communication
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  • Film
  • Popular culture
  • Humansexuality
  • Masculinity

Fine and Performance Arts - Music

Lee Siow
Associate Professor, Music
843.953.5195

  • Violin performance and technique
  • Chamber music (Charleston Music Fest)
  • Bridging music education between East and West

Fine and Performance Arts - Theatre

Franklin Ashley
Professor, Theatre
843.953.8149

  • Current New York theatre
  • Politics
  • Jazz
  • Musical comedy
  • Screenwriting, playwriting

Susan Kattwinkel
Associate Professor, Theatre
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  • Theatre history
  • Performance theory
  • Popular culture
  • Computers in teaching
  • Teaching and technology

Janine McCabe
Assistant Professor, Theatre
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  • Custume design and technology 

Todd McNerney
Chair/Associate Professor, Theatre
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  • Acting, performance
  • Piccolo Spoleto (theatre series)
  • Theatre (generalist)

Peter A. Piccione
Associate Professor, Comparative Ancient History; Egyptology
843.953.4861

  • Egyptian origins of drama and theater
  • Ancient Egyptian liturgical drama
  • Modern re-staging of ancient Egyptian drama

Laura Turner
Associate Professor, Theatre
843.953.7733

  • Theatre
  • Music

Fine and Performance Arts - Voice

Deanna McBroom
Associate Professor, Music
843.953.5440

  • Singing technique
  • Singing voice rehabilitation and care of the professional voice