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Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

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.


MEMBERS

LILY AFSHAR, Professor, DM (1989), Florida State University [2015]

SOH-HYUN PARK ALTINO, Associate Professor, DMA (2002), The Cleveland Institute of Music [2015]

VICTOR SANTIAGO ASUNCION, Assistant Professor, MMu (1999), Manhattan School of Music [2015]

JOHN W. BAUR, Professor, DMA (1977), The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music [2015]

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

JOHN CHIEGO, Professor, MM (1979), Northwestern University [2017]

JACK COOPER, Associate Professor, DMA (1999), The University of Texas at Austin [2016]

LAWRENCE A. EDWARDS, Professor, EdD (1986), The University of Illinois [2014]

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

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

PAMELA GASTON, Associate Professor, DMA (1988), The University of Missouri, Kansas City [2013]

JAMES GHOLSON, Professor, DMA (1975), Catholic University of America [2013]

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

KAMRAN INCE, Professor, DMA (1987), The University of Rochester Eastman School of Music [2014]

PU-QI JIANG, Professor, MMu (1988), The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music [2013]

KENNETH KREITNER, Professor, PhD (1990), Duke University [2014]

JOHN T. MUELLER, Assistant Professor, DMA (1999), Catholic University of America [2013]

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

JANET K. PAGE, Professor, PhD (1993), Duke University [2016]

DANIEL PHILLIPS, Professor, MMu (1976), The University of Notre Dame [2014]

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

NICOLE ROBINSON, Associate Professor, PhD (2000), Florida State University [2014]

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

KONNIE K. SALIBA, Professor Emerita, MMu (1961), Southern Methodist University [2014]

KEVIN M. SANDERS, Assistant Professor, DMA (2010), Michigan State University [2016]

LENNY SCHRANZE, Professor, MMu (1983), New England Conservatory of Music [2016]

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

DAVID SPENCER, Associate Professor, PhD (2002), The University of North Texas [2013]

MICHELLE VIGNEAU, Associate Professor, DMA (2003), University of Texas [2014]

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

KRAIG ALAN WILLIAMS, Associate Professor, DMA (2003), University of Texas at Austin [2015]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

LEONARDO ALTINO, Associate Professor, MMu (2002), The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [2016]

JEFFREY CLINE, Associate Professor, MMu (1995), Northwestern University [2016]

STEVEN MARK ENSLEY, Associate Professor, MFA (1991), The University of Wisconsin-Madison [2013]

TIMOTHY GOODWIN, Associate Professor, MMu (1984), The University of Florida [2016]

EVAN JONES, Assistant Professor, MM (2006), Florida State University [2016]

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

LAILA KTEILY-O'SULLIVAN, Assistant Professor, PhD (1996), University of North Texas [2018]

KYLE MILLSAP, Visiting Assistant Professor, DMA (2011), The University of Memphis [2017]

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]

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

LECOLION WASHINGTON, Associate Professor, MMu (2001), Manhattan School of Music [2016]

LEE WELMER, Instructor, DMA (1998), The University of Memphis [2017]

J. COPELAND WOODRUFF, Assistant Professor, MS (1995), Indiana University [2014]


ADJUNCT MEMBERS

WILLIAM J. ALLEN, PhD (1981), The Johns Hopkins University [2014]

ROY C. BREWER, PhD (1996), University of Memphis [2016]

MARY CARRIGAN CARTER, MD/MM (1982/2009), University of Alabama/University of Memphis [2016]

PAMELA R. DENNIS, Associate Professor, PhD (2000), University of Memphis [2014]

WILLIAM L. ELLIS, PhD (2010), University of Memphis [2015]

JOSEPH GALEMA, DMA (1982), The University of Michigan [2015]

PAUL H. "CHIP" HENDERSON, IV, MM (2002), The University of Memphis [2013]

SCOTT L. HINES, DMA (2009), University of Memphis [2014]

MONA B. KREITNER, PhD (2007), The University of Memphis [2014]

EDWARD MURRAY, Associate Professor, MA (2009), Union University [2013]

DEANNA STARK, PhD (2001), The University of Memphis [2014]

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


ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS

JANET ELIZABETH ARMOUR, BPS (1982), Memphis State University [2013]

MICHAEL ASSAD, MMU (2003), The University of Memphis [2015]

SUSANNA PERRY GILMORE, MMu (1995), New England Conservatory of Music [2013]

SCOTT HIGGINS, [2014]

ROBERT G. PATTERSON, PhD (1994), University of Pennsylvania [2013]

SAM SHOUP, BMu (1979), Memphis State University [2016]


AFFILIATE MEMBERS

FRANCISCO LARA, PhD (2011), Florida State University [2015]

VANESSA L. ROGERS, PhD (2007), University of Southern California [2013]

MARY WILSON, MM (2000), Washington University, St. Louis [2017]


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

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Guidelines and Procedures for Graduate Faculty Status

Roles and Criteria for Graduate Faculty Status

Graduate Faculty Application

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