Faculty & Staff Bios

Associate Professor Julie Abijanac, design and studio, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Associate Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7536
  • Adjunct Instructor
Industrial Design
Adjunct Instructor Nathan Adams, Animation, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
Animation
Learning Support Specialist and Office Manager Susy Adams, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Learning Support Specialist
  • Office Manager
Student Affairs
614.222.4044
Student Services Associate Alisha Alexander-Bolton, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Student Services Associate
One-Stop Student Services, Registration
614.222.3295
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
  • Adjunct Instructor
Photography
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
Advisor Rebecca Baker, Fashion Design and Illustration Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Academic Advisor for Fashion Design and Illustration
Advising, One-Stop Student Services
614.222.3275
Assistant Professor Jeremy Baker, 3D Animation, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
Associate Professor Charlotte Belland, Animation chair, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Chair of Animation
  • Associate Professor
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1062
Associate Professor David Bennett, graphic design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3212
Joshua Bodman, Chair of Advertising & Graphic Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Chair of Advertising & Graphic Design
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7226
Visiting Faculty Carol Boram-Hays, CORE Liberal Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Visiting Faculty
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7302
Facilities Manager, Fine Arts and Sculpture, Casey Bradley, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Facilities Manager
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7246
Director of Student Involvement & Orientation Heather Bray, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Director of Student Involvement & Orientation
Student Life
614.222.6191
Admissions Counselor Alissa Breakiron, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Admissions Counselor
Admissions
614.222.3239
Adjunct Instructor Brice Bunner, CORE Liberal Arts English, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
Associate Professor David Burghy, Industrial Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
  • Academic Advisor for Industrial Design
Advising, CORE Studio, Industrial Design
614.222.4021
Assistant Director of Graduate Studies Molly Burke, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Director of Graduate Studies
  • Assistant Professor
Master of Fine Arts
614.222.4020
Assistant Professor Mark Burleigh, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.358.6678
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
Alumni Relations Officer Katie Butt, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Alumni Relations Officer
Advancement
614.222.3233
Department Head of English & Philosophy Joshua Butts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Department Head of English & Philosophy
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7404
Graduate Admissions Counselor John Cairns, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Graduate Admissions Counselor
  • Adjunct Instructor
Admissions, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3249
  • Program Liaison, Fine Arts and History of Art and Visual Culture
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio, Fine Arts
614.437.7311
Adjunct Instructor Christopher Canyon, Illustration, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
Assistant Professor Tricia Carlos, Fashion Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Fashion Design
614.437.7428
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Science, Social Science and Math
  • Saturday Morning Art Classes Instructor
Fine Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship , CORE Liberal Arts: Science, Social Science and Math
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
Adjunct Instructor Evelyn Christner, CORE Liberal Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Science, Social Science and Math
  • Adjunct Instructor
Animation
  • MindMarket Creative Manager
Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
Associate Professor Suzanne Cotton, Fashion Design chair, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Fashion Design
  • Associate Professor
Fashion Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3286
  • Adjunct Professor
Animation
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
Assistant Director of Student Involvement Maria D'Apolito, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Director of Student Involvement
Student Life
614.222.6175
Adjunct Instructor Tom Davis, CORE Liberal Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
Assistant Professor Kelly DeVore, Interior Design chair, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Interior Design
  • Assistant Professor
Interior Design, Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7232
Adjunct Instructor Maggie DiVito, CORE Liberal Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
Adjunct Instructor John Donahue, CORE Liberal Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Science, Social Science and Math
Adjunct Instructor Elizabeth Douglas, CORE Liberal Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Science, Social Science and Math
Adjunct Instructor Ellen Ellis, Fashion Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Assistant Professor Delano Ellis, Industrial Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Industrial Design, Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7319
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
Assistant Professor Lori Faist, CORE Studio Technology, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Coordinator of CORE Studio Technology
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Studio
614.222.3213
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Professor Emeritus
Master of Fine Arts, Photography
614.437.7331
Assistant Professor Sonya Fix, Department Head of ESL, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Department Head of ESL
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: ESL
614.437.7305
  • Professor Emeritus
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Emeritus
  • Admissions Counselor
Admissions
614.222.3204
Adjunct Instructor Tim Frank, Advertising & Graphic Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Adjunct Instructor
Advertising & Graphic Design
Associate Professor Alice Frenz, CORE Studio, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Professor
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.4043
Assistant Professor Andy Friz, Animation, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Professor
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1032
  • Dean Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Assistant Professor
Cinematic Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7381
  • Dean, School of Design Arts
Master of Design
614.222.3237
  • Director of Recruiting
Admissions
614.222.3206
  • Adjunct Instructor
Animation
216.316.1730
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.6180
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7237
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
614.437.2376
Photography
614.222.3235
  • Adjunct Instructor
Cinematic Arts
  • Professor
Industrial Design, Interior Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7330
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Lab Tech
Fine Arts
614.222.3247
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fine Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
Advertising & Graphic Design, CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Associate Professor
  • Academic Advisor for Photography, Cinematic Arts and Animation
Advising, CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts, Photography
614.437.7303
  • Therapist
Counseling & Wellness Services
614.222.4044
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fine Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
  • Professor
Master of Fine Arts, Photography
614.437.7301
  • Adjunct Instructor
Animation
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Studio
614.437.7554
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Associate Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7421
  • Adjunct Instructor
Advertising & Graphic Design
  • Associate Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1058
  • Visiting Faculty
Cinematic Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7379
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Adjunct Instructor
Photography
614.516.9131
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
614.437.7416
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7488
  • Associate Professor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7328
Jeannine Kraft, Department Head of History of Art & Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Associate Director of CORE Liberal Arts
  • Department Head of History of Art & Design
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7316
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Dean Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
  • Program Liaison
  • Adjunct Professor
Comics and Narrative Practice, Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7320
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7297
  • Adjunct Instructor
Animation
  • Adjunct instructor
Cinematic Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio, Fine Arts
  • Assistant Professor
Comics and Narrative Practice, CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7478
Elaine Luttrull, Business & Entrepreneurship department, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Department Head of Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship , Master of Design
614.437.7288
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.2381
  • Senior Admissions Counselor and Transfer Coordinator
Admissions
614.222.3262
Kelly Malec-Kosak, Chair of Fine Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Fine Arts
  • Associate Professor
Contemporary Crafts, Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.1060
  • Adjunct Instructor
Industrial Design
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
  • Associate Director of Business Systems
614.222.3296
  • Associate Director of CORE Studio
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7289
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship
614.222.3258
  • Assistant Professor
Comics and Narrative Practice, CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7453
  • Associate Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7307
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship
Stewart McKissick, Chair of Illustration, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Illustration
  • Professor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.358.6893
  • Senior Student Services Associate
One-Stop Student Services, Registration
614.222.3295
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7477
  • Associate Professor
Advertising & Graphic Design, Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3229
  • Associate Director of International Recruiting
Admissions
614.222.3265
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Science, Social Science and Math
  • Dean Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
  • Program Liaison, Animation and Cinematic Arts
Animation, Cinematic Arts
614.437.7321
  • Assistant Professor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7476
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
C.F. Payne, Distinguished Professor, Illustration, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Distinguished Professor
Illustration
614.437.1065
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Master of Fine Arts
  • Professor
Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3227
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
614.354.6557
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Adjunct Instructor
Interior Design
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Project Manager
Advancement
614.222.3230
  • Senior Student Services Associate
One-Stop Student Services, Registration
614.222.3295
  • Academic Advisor for Advertising & Graphic Design and Interior Design
Advising, One-Stop Student Services
614.222.3276
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Director of Off-Campus Learning
Student Life
614.437.7500
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
  • Associate Professor
Animation
614.437.7230
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.222.3250
Fine Arts
614.437.7414
  • Professor
Animation, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7460
  • Visiting Faculty
Cinematic Arts
  • Professor Emeritus
Emeritus
  • Assistant Professor
Fashion Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7413
  • Admissions Counselor
Admissions
614.222.3289
  • Associate Registrar
One-Stop Student Services, Registration
614.222.3295
Ian Ruffino, Assistant Director of Exhibitions, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Assistant Director of Exhibitions
Galleries
614.437.7442
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
Ron Saks, Chair of Cinematic Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Professor Emeritus
Cinematic Arts
614.222.4019
  • Director of Advising & Learning Support Services
Advising, One-Stop Student Services
614.222.3251
  • Adjunct Instructor
Advertising & Graphic Design
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
  • Director of Financial Aid
Financial Aid, One-Stop Student Services
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Financial Aid, One-Stop Student Services
614.222.4001
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Business & Entrepreneurship
513.602.2001
  • Director of Outreach Programs
Admissions
614.222.3236
  • Adjunct Instructor
Comics and Narrative Practice, Illustration
Duncan Snyder, Chair of Photography Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Photography, Cinematic Arts
  • Professor
Master of Fine Arts, Photography
614.437.7278
  • Financial Aid Assistant
Financial Aid, One-Stop Student Services
  • Director of Career Resources
Career Services
614.222.6183
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities, Master of Fine Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
Advertising & Graphic Design
  • Adjunct Instructor
Cinematic Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Adjunct Instructor
Advertising & Graphic Design
312.608.1919
  • Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7489
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History, Master of Fine Arts
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Adjunct Instructor
Animation
Greg Thune, Chair of Industrial Design, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).
  • Chair of Industrial Design
  • Assistant Professor
Industrial Design, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7422
  • Therapist
Counseling & Wellness Services
614.222.4044
  • Adjunct Instructor
Photography
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Professor
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7284
  • Director of Counseling & Wellness
Counseling & Wellness Services
614.222.4000
  • Adjunct Professor
Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
  • Director of Development
Advancement
614.222.6181
  • Lab Tech
Fashion Design
  • Associate Professor
CORE Studio, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7251
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Writing, Philosophy and the Humanities
  • Professor Emeritus
Fine Arts
614.437.7308
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Studio
  • Admissions Counselor
Admissions
614.222.3210
  • Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
614.537.0553
  • Adjunct Instructor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History, Photography
  • Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
  • Assistant Professor
Industrial Design
614.437.7454
  • Assistant Professor
CORE Liberal Arts: Art & Design History, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7256
  • Lab Tech
Fine Arts
614.222.3247
  • Assistant Professor
Illustration, Master of Fine Arts
614.437.7219