Theatre Faculty and Staff Directory

Full-Time Faculty

Kim Hartshorn

Chair, Associate Professor
Education: B.A., Michigan Technological University; M.F.A., Michigan State University
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124
Phone: (518) 564-2478
Email: hartshwk@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Website: faculty.plattsburgh.edu/kim.hartshorn
Learn more about Kim Hartshorn

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Erika Guay 

Assistant Professor
Education: B.A. Gettysburgh College; M.F.A. University of North Carolina Greensboro
Office: Myers Fine Arts 122B
Phone: (518) 564-2324
Email: egray004@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Erika Guay

Dr. Shawna Mefferd Carroll

Assistant Professor
Education: B.A. University of Nebraska-Omaha; M.A. & Ph.D. University of Missouri.
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124
Phone: (518) 564-2480
Email: smeff001@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Dr. Carroll

Adjunct Faculty

Athena Castro-Lewandowski, Alumna

Lecturer
Education: B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh; M.A. Ohio University.
Office: Angell College Center 110
Phone (518) 564-3815
Email: cast1368@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Athena Castro-Lewandowski  

Cathryn Clark

Dance Instructor 
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124D
Phone: (518) 564-2323
Email: cclar8161@plattsburgh.edu
 

Julia Devine

Lecturer
Education: M.F.A., A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124D
Phone: (518) 564-2323
Email: jdevi002@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Julia Devine

Karen Hildebrand

Lecturer
Education: B.A., University of Pittsburgh; Fashion Institute of Technology; M.F.A., Brooklyn College
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124A
Phone: (518) 564-2479
Email: hildebkm@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Karen Hildebrand

Kathy Koester

Dance Instructor
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124D
Phone: (518) 564-2323
Email: kkoes001@plattsburgh.edu
 

Ken Roberts, Alumnus

Lecturer
Education: B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh; M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124D
Phone: (518) 564-2323
Email: robertkj@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Ken Roberts

Laura Jean Schwartau, Alumna

Lecturer
Education: B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh; M.F.A., University of Minnesota
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124A
Phone: (518) 564-2479
Email: schwarl@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about L.J. Schwartau

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Support Staff

E. Marie Barber, Alumna

Costumer
Education: B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh
Office: Myers Fine Arts 019
Phone: (518) 564-2476
Email: marie.barber@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Marie Barber

Larissa Deitering, Alumna

Assistant Costumer
Education: B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh
Office: Myers Fine Arts 019
Phone: (518) 564-2476
Email: deiterl@plattsburgh.edu
 

Karen Parrotte

Office Manager
Office: Myers Fine Arts 220
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Fax: 518-564-2197
Email: parrotk@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Karen Parrotte

Ben Wright

Technical Director and Adjunct Lecturer
Education: B.A., University of Vermont
Office: Myers Fine Arts 124C
Phone: (518) 564-2325
Email: wrightba@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Ben Wright

Professional Affiliates — Business Affairs

Barry Brown, Alumnus

Production Manager
Education: B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh; M.A. SUNY Plattsburgh
Office: Myers Fine Arts 122A
Phone: (518) 564-2322
Email: brownba@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Barry Brown

Adrienne Wells

Production Stage Manager
Education: B.F.A. Carnegie Mellon University
Office: Myers Fine Arts 123
Phone: (518) 564-2247
Email: awell005@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Adrienne Wells

Faculty Emeritus

Dr. John Shout

Professor
Education: A.B., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Email: shoutjd@plattsburgh.edu

Dr. Tim Palkovic

Professor
Education: B.A. & M.A. Kent State; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Email: palkovtj@plattsburgh.edu

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