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Chairperson

Learn more about Kim Hartshorn

Kim Hartshorn

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
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Full-Time Faculty

Learn more about Erika Guay

Erika Guay

Associate Professor
Education: B.A. Gettysburg College; M.F.A. University of North Carolina Greensboro
Office: Myers Fine Arts 122B
Phone: (518) 564-2324
Email: egray004@plattsburgh.edu
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Learn more about Shawna Mefferd Kelty

Dr. Shawna Mefferd Kelty

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 Shawna Mefferd Kelty

Adjunct Faculty

Learn more about Athena Castro-Lewandowski

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  

Learn more about Cathryn Clark

Cathryn Clark

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

Learn more about Julia Devine

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

Learn more about Karen Hildebrand

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

Learn more about Ken Roberts

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

Learn more about Laura Jean Schwartau

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

Support Staff

Learn more about Marie Barber

E. Marie Barber, Alumna

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

Dwayne T. Butchino, Alumnus

LPerforming Arts Coordinator
Education: B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh
Office: Myers Fine Arts 220
Phone: (518) 564-2243
Email: butc3332@plattsburgh.edu
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Larissa Deitering, Alumna

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

Learn more about Christina Lagree

Christina Lagree

Office Manager
Office: Myers Fine Arts 220
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Fax: 518-564-2197
Email: clagr001@plattsburgh.edu 
Learn more about Christina Lagree

Learn more about Ben Wright

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

Learn more about Barry Brown

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

Leah Sweeney

Production Stage Manager
Office: Myers Fine Arts 123
Phone: (518) 564-2247
Email: lswee003@plattsburgh.edu 

Faculty Emeriti

Dr. Tim Palkovic

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