Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.

Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.


Full MEMBERS

LILY AFSHAR, Professor, DM (1989), Florida State University [2021]

MARCIN ARENDT, Assistant Professor, DMA (2010), University of Colorado Boulder [2023]

JOHN W. BAUR, Professor, DMA (1977), The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music [2022]

CATHAL BRESLIN, Assistant Professor, DMA (2008), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor [2020]

JOHN CHIEGO, Professor, MM (1979), Northwestern University [2021]

JACK COOPER, Associate Professor, DMA (1999), The University of Texas at Austin [2022]

LAWRENCE A. EDWARDS, Professor, EdD (1986), The University of Illinois [2021]

DAVID H. EVANS, JR., Professor Emeritus, PhD (1976), The University of California at Los Angeles [2018]

KYLE FERRILL, Assistant Professor, DM (2005), Florida State University [2020]

RYAN A. FISHER, Assistant Professor, PhD (2008), University of North Texas [2020]

ARMAND HALL, Assistant Professor, DMA (2013), Michigan State University [2019]

KAMRAN INCE, Professor, DMA (1987), The University of Rochester Eastman School of Music [2021]

PU-QI JIANG, DMA (2003), University of Cincinnati College of Conservatory of Music [2021]

ROBYN JONES, PhD (2009), University of Minnesota [2023]

KENNETH KREITNER, Professor, PhD (1990), Duke University [2020]

JOHN T. MUELLER, Associate Professor, DMA (1999), Catholic University of America [2020]

ALBERT NGUYEN, Instructor, DMA (2008), University of Texas at Austin [2017]

JEREMY OROSZ,Assistant Professor, PhD (2013), University of Minnesota [2020]

JANET K. PAGE, Professor, PhD (1993), Duke University [2023]

KIMBERLY PATTERSON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), University of Colorado at Boulder [2022]

DANIEL PHILLIPS, Associate Professor, MMu (1976), The University of Notre Dame [2020]

KEVIN RICHMOND, Associate Professor, DMA (2003), University of Texas-Austin [2020]

RANDAL RUSHING, Professor, DMA, (2002), The University of North Texas [2018]

KEVIN M. SANDERS, Assistant Professor, DMA (2010), Michigan State University [2022]

LENNY SCHRANZE, Professor, MMu (1983), New England Conservatory of Music [2022]

WILLIAM SHALTIS, Assistant Professor (2015), University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance [2022]

FRANK SHAFFER, Associate Professor, DMA (1980), Yale University [2018]

DAVID SPENCER, Associate Professor, DMA (2002), University of North Texas [2020]

JEREMY TUBBS, Instructor, PhD (2008), University of Memphis [2023]

MICHELLE VIGNEAU, Associate Professor, DMA (2003), University of Texas [2023]

SAM VIVIANO, Associate Professor Emeritus, MMu (1966), The Juilliard School of Music [2018]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

ELISE BLATCHFORD, Assistant Professor, MM (2007), San Francisco Conservatory of Music [2020]

JEFFREY CLINE, Associate Professor, MMu (1995), Northwestern University [2023]

STEVEN ENSLEY, Associate Professor, MFA (1991), University of Wisconsin Madison [2022]

TIMOTHY GOODWIN, Associate Professor, MMu (1984), The University of Florida [2022]

ROBYN JONES, Assistant Professor, DMA (2009), University of Minnesota [2018]

HEATHER L. KLOSSNER, Assistant Professor, MM (1994), Texas State University [2022]

ARTINA MCCAIN, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of Texas at Austin [2022]

WILLIAM PLENK, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of California, Los Angeles [2023]

SUSAN OWEN-LEINERT, Assistant Professor, MMu (1983), University of Texas-Austin [2018]

ALLEN RIPPE, Assistant Professor, MMu (1976), The University of Michigan [2016]

TIMOTHY SHIU, Assistant Professor, MMu (1991), Cleveland Institute of Music [2016]

BENJAMIN W. SMITH, Assistant Professor, MFA (2007), University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music [2023]

JEREMY TUBBS, Visiting Faculty, PhD (2008), The University of Memphis [2017]

LECOLION WASHINGTON, Associate Professor, MMu (2001), Manhattan School of Music [2023]

MARY WILSON, Assistant Professor, MM (2000), Washington University [2021]

DARYN ZUBKE, Assistant Professor, MM (2012) Manhattan School of Music [2020]


ADJUNCT MEMBERS

JANET ELIZABETH ARMOUR, BPS/Suzuki Instructor (1982/1980), University of Memphis/Talent Ed. Inst. of Japan [2017]

ROY C. BREWER, PhD (1996), University of Memphis [2019]

MARY CARRIGAN CARTER, MD/MM (1982/2009), University of Alabama/University of Memphis [2019]

JOYCE R. COBB, BA (1967), Central State University [2018]

STEVEN J. DIBLASI, PhD (2014), University of Memphis [2018]

ALVIE GIVHAN, MA (1999), University of Memphis [2020]

SCOTT L. HINES, DMA (2009), University of Memphis [2018]

JOHNNY W. IRVIN , DMA (1990), University of Alabama [2018]

MONA B. KREITNER, PhD (2007), The University of Memphis [2018]

THOMAS TAYLOR LONARDO, MM (1976), University of Mississippi [2017]

MICHELLE MATTSON, PhD (1991), Stanford University [2017]

RONALD PEN, PhD (1987), University of Kentucky [2018]

VANESSA L. ROGERS, PhD (2007), University of Southern California [2018]

GEOFFREY HARRIS WARD, DMA (2007) University of Kansas [2016]


ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS

JOSEPH RESTIVO, (2003), New School University [2017]

SAM SHOUP, BMu (1979), Memphis State University [2019]

UTKU FIRAT UNSAL (2016), University of Memphis [2020]


AFFILIATE MEMBERS

 

FRANCISCO LARA, PhD (2011), Florida State University [2018]

SETH RUSSELL, Visiting Assistant Professor, MM (2014), New England Conservatory [2018]


NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.