Full-time Faculty

Associate Professor, Writing

Hilton Als became a staff writer at The New Yorker in October 1994, and a theatre critic in 2002. full profile 

Professor, Visual Arts

Gregory Amenoff (b. 1948) is a painter who lives in New York City and Ulster County, New York. He is the recipient of numerous awards from organizations including the American Academy of Arts and Letters, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts and Tiffany Foundation. full profile 

Professor, Theatre

Arnold Aronson is a theatre historian and has taught at Columbia since 1991. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Writer/director Ramin Bahrani’s films have screened at the Venice, Cannes, Sundance, Berlin and Toronto Film Festivals. Bahrani has won numerous awards including the FIPRESCI critic’s prize for best film in Venice (Goodbye Solo, 2009) and a Guggenheim Fellowship, among many others. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Film

Nico Baumbach holds a Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University. His research and teaching focus on critical theory, film theory, documentary, and the intersection of aesthetic and political philosophy. full profile 

Associate Professor, Writing

Paul Beatty is the author of four novels, Slumberland, Tuff, The White Boy Shuffle, and the 2016 Man Booker Prize-winning The Sellout. He has also authored two books of poetry, Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. full profile 

Associate Professor, LTAC Director, Writing

Susan Bernofsky’s literary translations include six works of fiction by the great Swiss-German modernist author Robert Walser, as well as novels and poetry by Jenny Erpenbeck, Yoko Tawada, Gregor von Rezzori, Uljana Wolf and others. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Andy Bienen received a BA from New York University, an MA from the University of Virginia, and an MFA in Film from Columbia University School of the Arts. He cowrote Boys Don't Cry with Kimberly Peirce '96, director of the film. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

Sanford is an installation, video, and performance artist whose work has been exhibited worldwide, including at the Tate Britain and Tate Modern, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Studio Museum Harlem. full profile 

Professor, Directing Concentration Head, Theatre

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Professor, Poetry Director, Writing

Lucie Brock-Broido received her BA and her MA from Johns Hopkins University, and her MFA from Columbia University. Her most recent book Stay, Illusion, was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry, and is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Hilary Brougher is a writer and director living and working in N.Y.C. She wrote and directed her first feature The Sticky Fingers of Time in 1996, produced by Isen Robbins, Susan Stover and Good Machine. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Chair, Visual Arts

Matthew Buckingham has presented solo exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, New York; Camden Arts Centre, London; Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Dallas Museum of Art; Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin; the Kitchen, New York; Kunstmuseum, St. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Head of Acting Concentration, Theatre

James Calleri is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Acting concentration. He is a well-known casting director and is the owner and president of Calleri Casting, where he and partners Paul Davis and Erica Jensen cast theater, film and television. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Head of Theatre Management & Producing Concentration, Theatre

Steven Chaikelson began teaching at Columbia in 1998 and, since 2002, has been serving as the Director of the Theatre Management and Producing Concentration. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Nicholas Christopher received his B.A. from Harvard College. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Ira Deutchman has been making, marketing and distributing films since 1975, having worked on over 150 films including some of the most successful independent films of all time. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Writer-director Katherine Dieckmann’s most recent feature film is Strange Weather, starring Holly Hunter, Carrie Coon and Kim Coates, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016. full profile 

Chair, Associate Professor, Writing

Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010), for which he received the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. With John Ashbery and Geoffrey G. full profile 

Professor, Writing

Deborah Eisenberg is a MacArthur Foundation Fellow and the recipient of numerous honors including the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, a Whiting Writer’s Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Associate Professor Trey Ellis is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter, an American Book Award Winning novelist, and playwright. He has written screenplays for, among others, Columbia Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, HBO and Showtime. full profile 

Professor, Writing

Richard Ford’s novel Independence Day (1995) was the first book to receive both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The book was the second in his critically acclaimed Bascombe Trilogy, which began with The Sportswriter in 1986. full profile 

Professor, Film

Jane Gaines is the award-winning author of two books: Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice and the Law and Fire and Desire: Mixed Race Movies in the Silent Era, both of which received the Katherine Singer Kovacs prize from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Film

A pioneer in American Independent Cinema, Bette Gordon is known for her bold explorations of themes related to sexuality, violence and power. Her films have been screened theatrically in the US and abroad, as well as in all the major film festivals, including Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and Sundance. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Lis Harris received a B.A. from Bennington College and was a staff writer at The New Yorker from 1970 to 1995. full profile 

Associate Professor Concentration Head, Playwriting, Theatre

David Henry Hwang’s stage works includes the plays M. Butterfly, Chinglish, Yellow Face, Kung Fu, Golden Child, The Dance and the Railroad, and FOB, as well as the Broadway musicals Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida (co-author), Flower Drum Song (2002 revival) and Disney’s Tarzan. full profile 

Professor, Film

Annette Insdorf is an internationally renowned educator, and author of Francois Truffaut, Indelible Shadows: Film and Holocaust, Philip Kaufman and Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Nonfiction Concentration Director, Writing

Leslie Jamison is the author of The Empathy Exams, a New York Times bestselling essay collection, and a novel, The Gin Closet, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice , Writing

Margo Jefferson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic. She has been a staff writer for The New York Times and Newsweek; her reviews and essays have appeared in New York Magazine, Grand Street, Vogue, Harper’s and many other publications. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice , Film

Jamal Joseph has written and directed for Black Starz, HBO, Fox TV, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros., and A&E. His produced screenplays include Ali: An American Hero (Fox), New York Undercover (Fox), Knights of the South Bronx (A&E), and The Many Trials of Tammy B. (Nickelodeon). full profile 

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Writing

Heidi Julavits is the editor, with Sheila Heti and Leanne Shapton, of Women in Clothes (Blue Rider 2014). Her most recent novel is The Vanishers. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice , Film

Tom Kalin’s critically acclaimed work traverses diverse forms and genres including narrative features, mixed media installations and short experimental films. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice , Visual Arts

Jon Kessler received a B.F.A. from SUNY at Purchase and the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. He has exhibited his work widely in Europe, Japan, and the United States. full profile 

Associate Professor, Film

Rob King is a film historian with interests in American cinema, popular culture, and social history. Much of his work has been on comedy. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Fiction Director, Writing

Binnie Kirshenbaum received a BA from Columbia University and an MFA from Brooklyn College. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Film

David Klass is a screenwriter and novelist. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice , Theatre

Brian Kulick is currently the Consulting Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company, a theatre he has lead for the past fourteen years, directing Lessing's Nathan the Wise with F. Murray Abraham, Shakespeare's The Tempest with Mandy Patinkin, Ostrovsky's The Forest with Dianne Weist. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Writing

Lasky is the author of five books of poetry, the forthcoming Milk (Wave Books), as well as ROME (W.W. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Victor LaValle is the author of Slapboxing with Jesus, a book of stories, and three novels, The Ecstatic, Big Machine, and The Devil in Silver. full profile 

Associate Profession of Professional Practice, Film

Jack Lechner’s credits as executive producer, producer, or supervising producer include the Oscar-winning documentary The Fog Of War; the Oscar-nominated Blue Valentine; The New Yorker Presents for Amazon; the Emmy-nominated Left Of The Dial for HBO; Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys for Sundance; a full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Sam Lipsyte's most recent book is The Fun Parts. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Richard Locke is a critic and essayist, the author of more than 180 essays and reviews that have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, the Wall Street Journal, The American Scholar, The Threepenny Review, BookForum, Salmagundi, The Yale Review, The Atlantic,& full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Phillip Lopate was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1943, and received a BA from Columbia in 1964, and a doctorate from the Union Graduate School in 1979. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

Born in Santa Fe, NM, Nicola López currently lives and makes art in Brooklyn, NY. Through her work in installation, drawing and printmaking, López describes and reconfigures our contemporary—primarily urban—landscape. full profile 

Professor, Writing

Ben Marcus’ most recent book is Leaving the Sea, a collection of short stories. He is also the author of The Flame Alphabet, Notable American Women, and The Age of Wire and String. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Director, Sound Arts

Miya Masaoka is a classically trained musician, composer and sound artist.  Many of her works are large scale and have a specific element of temporality.  She has created works for symphony, mixed choirs, multi-channel fixed media, telematic performances and designed interactive wearable t full profile 

Professor, Theatre

Charles L. Mee (Playwright) has written Big Love, True Love, First Love, bobrauschenbergamerica, Hotel Cassiopeia, Orestes 2.0, Trojan Women A Love Story, Summertime and Wintertime among other plays--all available on the internet at www.charlesmee.org. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

Leeza Meksin is an interdisciplinary artist, who makes paintings, installations, public art and multiples. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Eric Mendelsohn's feature film debut, Judy Berlin, starring The Sopranos' Edie Falco, as well as Madeline Kahn, Barbara Barrie and Julie Kavner, was an Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard), won Best Director at Sundance, Best Independent Film at the full profile 

Assistant Professor, Writing

Ben Metcalf Associate Professor is the author of the novel Against The Country, which was published by Random House in January 2015. He was born in Illinois and raised in that state and later in rural Virginia. He was, for many years, the literary editor of Harper’s Magazine. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Theatre

Gregory Musher has directed and produced nearly 200 stage productions at the Lincoln Center and Goodman Theatres (both of which he led), on and off Broadway, at the Royal National Theatre and in London’s West End. full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

Aliza Nisenbaum has presented her paintings in solo shows at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, T-293 Gallery, Mary Mary, Glasgow; White Columns, New York; Lulu, Mexico City; Julius Caesar, Chicago; and Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago. full profile 

Associate Professor, Theatre

Lynn Nottage is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and a screenwriter. Her plays have been produced widely in the United States and throughout the world. full profile 

Professor, Writing

Orhan Pamuk is one of Turkey's most prominent novelists. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Deborah Paredez is a poet and scholar who received her PhD from Northwestern University.  She is the author of the poetry collection, This Side of Skin (Wings Press 2002), and the critical study, Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Per full profile 

Chair, Head of Dramaturgy Concentration, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Theatre

Christian Parker is a director, dramaturg, and Chair of the graduate Theatre program at Columbia University, where he also heads the Dramaturgy concentration. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Head of Stage Management Concentration, Theatre

Michael J. Passaro has nearly thirty years experience as a Production Stage Manager for theatrical productions – on Broadway, regionally, and worldwide. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Richard Peña has been at Columbia since 1989, becoming full time in 1996 and being named Professor of Professional Practice in 2003; from 2006 - 2009 was a Visiting Professor in Spanish at Princeton University. Mr. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Frank Pugliese is a graduate of Cornell University where he won the Forbes Herman award for playwriting and was artistic director of the Whistling Shrimp Theatre Co. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

Twice the recipient of Guggenheim Fellowships, Thomas Roma's work has appeared in one-person and group exhibitions internationally, including one-person shows with accompanying books at the Museum of Modern Art and the International Center of Photography in New York. full profile 

Chair, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Film

Maureen A. Ryan is a producer based in New York concentrating on narrative and documentary feature films. She is co-producer of James Marsh’s Man on Wire, a documentary about Philippe Petit, the wirewalker who stunned the world when he walked between the World Trade Center towers in 1974. full profile 

University Professor of Art History and History, Writing

Simon Schama is University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University, long-time writer and broadcaster for BBC television and contributing editor at the Financial Times. His books have won the Wolfson Award for History, the W.H. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Film

James Schamus is an award-winning screenwriter (The Ice Storm), producer (Brokeback Mountain), director (Indignation), and former CEO of Focus Features, the motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution company whose films have included Moonrise Kingdom, Milk, Eternal Sunshine of full profile 

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Writing

Elissa Schappell is the author of two books of fiction, Blueprints for Building Better Girls, which was chosen as a “Best Book of the Year” by The San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek/Daily Beast and O Magazine, and Use full profile 

Professor, Director, Oscar Hammerstein II Center for Theatre Studies, Theatre

Andrei Serban studied at the Theatre Institute in Romania. At La MaMa Experimental Theatre Center, he directed Fragments of a Greek Trilogy, which won several Obie and international awards and has been performed at more than 20 international festivals. full profile 

Associate Professor, Writing

Gary Shteyngart was born in Leningrad in 1972, and came to the United States seven years later. He released his debut memoir, Little Failure in 2014, to much critical acclaim. full profile 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

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Senior Lecturer, Film

Sex Guaranteed by writer/director Brad Barnes, Romance & Cigarettes and Illuminata by writer/director John Turturro, and Luminous Motion, Handsome Harry, and Border Crossing directed by Bette Gordon are among June Stein’s most recent film appearances. full profile 

Lecturer, Dept of Theatre, Theatre

Kelly Stuart is a playwright and video artist originally from Los Angeles. full profile 

Professor, Visual Arts

Sarah Sze represented the United States at the Venice Biennale in 2013, and was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2003. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

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LeRoy Neiman Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

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Professor of Professional Practice, Theatre

Niky Wolcz studied at the Theater Universitat in Bucharest and since has been in high demand as an actor, teacher, and director throughout Europe. full profile 

Lecturer, Theatre

Ursula Wolcz attended the Theatre Academy in Bucharest. She has performed in Frankfurt, Essen, Berlin, Stuttgart, Bochum and Berna and at theatre festivals in Holland, Venice, Paris and Verbier. full profile 

Alice Brady Pels Professor in the Arts, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Theatre, Barnard, Theatre

W. B. Worthen, Alice Brady Pels Professor in the Arts, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Theatre, is the author of several books, including The Idea of the Actor (Princeton University Press, 1984), Modern Drama and the Rhetoric of Theater (Univ. full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, Director of Pedagogy, Writing

Alan Ziegler’s most recent books are Short: An International Anthology of 500 Years of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms(editor); Love at First Sight: An Alan Ziegler Reader; and The Writing Workshop Note Book. full profile 

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Alex Abramovich is the author of Cinderella Story: Notes on Contemporary Culture (2002) and Bullies: A Friendship (2016). He's currently at work on a history of rock and roll.  full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Vito Adriaensens is a visiting scholar and adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University's School of the Arts Film Department in New York, supported by a [PEGASUS]2 Marie Sktodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Project and the Research Foundation Flanders full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Yelena Akhtiorskaya is the author of the novel Panic in a Suitcase, published by Riverhead Books in 2014. It was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book for 2014 and a National Book Foundation “5 under 35” honoree. She graduated from the Columbia MFA Writing Program in 2009. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mia Alvar is the author of In the Country (Knopf), a collection of short stories recently named a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection, an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and a San Francisco Chronicle& full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

A former lawyer in Romania, Bogdan George Apetri moved to New York where he graduated from Columbia University's Film Program with a MFA degree in Film Directing. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Alba Arikha is the author of four books, in fiction and non fiction. Her memoir, Major/Minor, about her adolescence in Paris, was published by Quartet Books in 2011. It was shortlisted for the Spear’s awards and selected among the best books of 2012 by the New Yorker. full profile 

Adjunct, Writing

Tash Aw is the award-winning author of three novels, including, most recently, Five Star Billionaire. He has won the Whitbread and Commonwealth Prizes for Best First Novel and twice been longlisted for the MAN Booker Prize. His work has also been translated into 23 languages. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Theatre

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Adjunct Professor, Theatre

Victoria Bailey is executive director of Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the entire spectrum of the performing arts with programs that touch the lives of millions of New Yorkers and visitors annually. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Chris Bannon is Chief Content Officer of Midroll Media, home to the Earwolf podcast network. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Corinna Barsan is a senior editor at Grove Atlantic. She started in publishing at Farrar, Straus and Giroux before joining the independent publishing house Other Press. full profile 

Assistant Professor, Film

A Columbia University SIPA graduate, Sophie Barthes is a French-American film director and screenwriter. Sophie grew up in the Middle East, South America and France. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Cris Beam is an author of both fiction and nonfiction: her latest book is To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care, which was released by Houghton Mifflin-Harcourt in August 2013. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Keri Bertino has served as the director of the Writing Center and co-coordinator of the Writing Across the Curriculum program at Baruch College, CUNY since 2008. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mark Bibbins received a Lambda Literary Award for his first collection of poems, Sky Lounge; his second, The Dance of No Hard Feelings, was published in 2009 by Copper Canyon Press. He co-founded LIT, the journal of the New School graduate writing program. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Jeremy Blocker has worked with not-for-profit theaters ranging from small start-ups to major cultural institutions. He is currently the Managing Director of New York Theatre Workshop. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Theatre

Ms. Bolt is a theatre and musical theatre program and philanthropy consultant. The Director of Theater and Musical Theater at the National Endowment for the Arts from 1995 till 2006, Ms. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Judy has been casting in New York City since 1993. Features: Hurricane, Bianca, Lost Cat Corona, Gold Star, Pervertigo (by Columbia grad Jaron Henrie-McCrea) & Copenhagen (by Columbia grads Mark Raso & Mauro Mueller).  Shorts: Eggs & Soldiers (by Columbia grad Imelda full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Laura Brown MacKinnon has worked on Broadway for over 9 years. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Christopher Burney serves as both the Associate Artistic Director of Second Stage Theatre and Curator of 2ST Uptown. He has worked with Second Stage since 1997. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

James Cañón was born and raised in Colombia. He received an MFA from Columbia University. His debut novel, Tales from the Town of Widows & Chronicles from the Land of Men, has been translated into eleven languages and published in over twenty countries, and was made into a film. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Loren-Paul Caplin is a screenwriter, director, playwright. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Rachel Carter is the author of the So Close to You series with Harperteen. She attended the University of Vermont and Columbia University, where she received her MFA in Nonfiction Creative Writing. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Carolyn J. Casselman is an attorney in the Entertainment Department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, where she represents a variety of clients in the media and entertainment industries. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Peter Catalanotto graduated with a BFA from Pratt Institute. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Anelise Chen is the author of So Many Olympic Exertions (Kaya Press, Spring 2017), an experimental novel that blends elements of sportswriting, memoir and self help. She received her BA in English from UC Berkeley and her MFA in Fiction from NYU. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

CA Conrad’s childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift. The author of nine books of poetry and essays, including The Book of Frank, A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon: New (Soma)tics, andECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Jon Cotner is the author, with Andy Fitch, of Ten Walks/Two Talks (Ugly Duckling) and Conversations over Stolen Food (forthcoming from 1913 Press). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Rebecca Curtis received a BA from Pomona College, an MA in English from New York University, and an MFA from Syracuse University. full profile 


(b. 1988 / Ventura, CA) As a volunteer at Arts for Action in the city of Oxnard, CA, Zúñiga served as a youth mentor and art director. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Jay Deshpande is the author of the poetry collection Love the Stranger (YesYes Books), named one of the top debuts of 2015 by Poets & Writers. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Annie DeWitt it a novelist, short story writer and essayist. full profile 

Mentor, Visual Arts

Mark Dion was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts in 1961. He received a BFA (1986) and an honorary doctorate (2003) from the University of Hartford, Hartford Art  School,  in Connecticut. Mark Dion was born in 1961 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Diane DiVita (Adjunct Assistant Professor). B’way:  Lombardi, Hamlet with Jude Law, Impressionism, Coast of Utopia, Absurd Person Singular, Drowning Crow, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, King Hedley II, Sound of Music, How to Succeed In Business full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mark Doten is the author of the novel The Infernal, published in 2015 by Graywolf Press. His writing has appeared in Conjunctions, Guernica, the Believer, and New York Magazine. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Richard Dresser's plays have appeared off-Broadway in New York, regional theater, and Europe. They include the widely produced ROUNDING THIRD, which was recently made into a film starring John C. full profile 

Visiting Professor, Film

Thomas Elsaesser is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Media and Culture of the University of Amsterdam. From 2006 to 2012 he was Visiting Professor at Yale University, and since 2013 teaches part-time at Columbia University. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Farnoosh Fathi is the author of the poetry collection Great Guns (Canarium, 2013), editor of The Complete Poems of Joan Murray (NYR Poets, 2017) and founder of the Young Artists Language and Devotion Alliance (YALDA). She is a recipient of fellowships from the Poet full profile 

Adjunct, Writing

B.K. Fischer is the author of two poetry collections, Mutiny Gallery, which won the 2011 T. S. Eliot Prize from Truman State University Press, and St. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Porter Fox lives, writes, teaches and edits the literary travel writing journal, Nowhere, (nowheremag.com) in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated with an MFA in fiction from The New School in 2004. full profile 

Adjunct Faculty, Writing

Emily Fragos's first book of poems, Little Savage, was published by Grove Press in 2004. Her newest collection, Hostage: New & Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow Press, 2011), was considered for the National Book Critics Circle Award. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Ru Freeman’s creative and political writing has appeared internationally. She is the author of the novels A Disobedient Girl (Atria/Simon & Schuster, 2009) and On Sal Mal Lane (Graywolf, 2013), a New York Times Editor's Choice Book. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Theatre

Robert Fried is a founding partner at Fried and Kowgios Partners CPA's LLP. The firm is one of the leading industry providers of attestation, accounting, tax and consulting services for Broadway, Off Broadway, touring theatrical, and live musical and dramatic presentations. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Sue Frost is a founding member of Junkyard Dog Productions which is dedicated to developing and producing new musicals. Broadway/West End: The 2010 Tony®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning Best Musical Memphis. Broadway: First Date, Doctor Zhivago (Executive Producer). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Joshua Furst is the author of the novel, The Sabotage Café, and the story collection, Short People. His work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Salon, Nerve, Conjunctions, and Esquire, among other publications. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Rivka Galchen is the author of the acclaimed novel Atmospheric Disturbances. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared widely in publications including The New Yorker, The Believer, Harper’s, and The New York Times. She is a recipient of a Rona Jaffe Fiction Award and th full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Alan Gilbert is the author of the poetry books, The Treatment of Monuments (SplitLevel Texts) and Late in the Antenna Fields (Futurepoem), as well as a collection of essays, articles, and reviews entitled Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight (Wesleyan University Press). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Joshua Glick is Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies at Hendrix College. He holds a PhD from Yale University in Film & Media Studies and American Studies. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Rebecca Godfrey is the author of the novel, The Torn Skirt (HarperCollins), a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Under The Bridge (Simon & Schuster), a work of literary reportage about the arrests and trials of seven teenage girls for the murder of Reena Virk, was f full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Eli Gottlieb is the author of four novels that have been translated into 13 languages. His first novel, The Boy Who Went Away (1998), won the Rome Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Mckitterick Prize of the British Society of Authors. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Emily Gould is the author of Friendship and And The Heart Says Whatever. With Ruth Curry, she runs Emily Books, an imprint of Coffee House Press that is also an online feminist bookstore. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Sam Graham-Felsen is the author of Green, a novel forthcoming from Random House. His nonfiction writing has appeared in The Nation, the Washington Post, New York Magazine, the Guardian, Mother Jones, and elsewhere. He was the chief blogger on Barack Obama's 2008 campaign. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Jonathan Gray is a practicing attorney concentrating in independent film for over 20 years and is the founding partner of Gray Krauss Stratford Sandler Des Rochers LLP (“GKSSD”). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Elizabeth Greenwood is the author of the nonfiction book Playing Dead: A Journey through the World of Death Fraud, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in Summer 2016.  Her essays, profiles, and criticism have appeared in Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, The Believer, The New Inquiry, Poets & full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Eliza Griswold received a Guggenheim Fellowship for her ongoing work on water and poverty in America. Her first nonfiction book, The Tenth Parallel, was awarded the Anthony J. Lukas prize and was a New York Times bestseller. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lauren Grodstein is the author of four books, including the Washington Post Book of the Year The Explanation for Everything and A Friend of the Family, which was a Washington Post Book of the Year, a New York Times bestseller, an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Edith Grossman is best known for her rendering of Gabriel García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera (Knopf, 1988) and for her universally acclaimed translation of Cervantes’ Don Quixote (Ecco Press, 2003). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Mike Harvkey is the author of the novel In the Course of Human Events (2014), winner of Zoetrope's All-Story Magazine short fiction contest, and contributes to The New York Times Magazine, The Believer, NYLON, Four & Sons, Trunk, and Backstage. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Patrice Aphrodite Helmar (b. 1981, Juneau, Alaska) is a photographer who lives and works in New York City. She is a graduate of Columbia University's MFA program, and a current visiting professor at Pratt Institute and Columbia University.   full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Film

J. Hoberman is a film critic, 33 years at The Village Voice, and the author, co-author, or editor of 13 books. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Yoav Horesh has exhibited his photographs and interactive work in galleries and museums in Europe, the United States, Asia and in Israel. Since 2001, Horesh’s work has been concerned with history, conflict, memory, ethnicity and multiculturalism. full profile 

Professor Emeritus, Special Lecturer, Writing

Richard Howard was born in 1929 in Cleveland, received a B.A. from Columbia in 1951 and did graduate work at Columbia University and the Sorbonne. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Brigid Hughes is the founding editor of​ the literary magazine​ A Public Space and a contributing editor at Graywolf Press. Previously, she edited The Paris Review. full profile 

Mentor, Visual Arts

David Humphrey received a BFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art in 1977 and a MA from New York University in 1980. He has shown nationally and internationally and has received numerous awards including the Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Rome Prize. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Courtney Hunt’s latest feature, The Whole Truth, a courtroom thriller starring Keanu Reeves and Renee Zellweger was released in 2016. Her first feature film, Frozen River, won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Sony Pictures Classics in August of 2008. full profile 

Special Lecturer, Film

Milena Jelinek attended Cornell from 1969-1971 and studied at the Film and Television Academy (FAMU) in Prague in 1959. She was the screenwriter and director of Collusion in 1972, financed by a grant from the American Film Institute. She was the screenwriter of Easy Life, 1957. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Theatre

Morgan Jenness spent over a decade at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, with both Joseph Papp and George C. Wolfe, in various capacities ranging from literary manager to Director of Play Development to Associate Producer. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Joe Cacaci co-created the CBS prime time series The Trials of Rosie O’Neill, starring Sharon Gless and has been the Executive Producer of two prime time series,SHOWTIME ‘s The Hoop Life, starring Dan Lauria, Mykelti Williamson and Gregory Hines and CBS’s The E full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Elianna Kan is a translator, writer, and editor. She began her publishing career at Picador and as Senior Editor of The American Reader where she edited literature in translation. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Jessie Keyt is a writer and consultant for independent filmmakers and production companies in the US and UK. Clients have included Alicia Keys, Working Title, The Shooting Gallery, and Bard Entertainment. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Porochista Khakpour is the author of the forthcoming memoir Sick (Harper Perennial), and the novels The Last Illusion (Bloomsbury, 2014)—a 2014 "Best Book of the Year" according to NPR, Kirkus, Buzzfeed, Popmatters, Electric Literature, and more — and Sons and Other Flammable Objects (Grove, 2007)—t full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Film

Alan Kingsberg received his MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where his film Minors won an Academy Award as the top student film in the US. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Alexandra Kleeman is the author of the novel You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine (2015) and story collection Intimations (2016), both from Harper. Her fiction and essays have been published in the Paris Review, Zoetrope: All-Story, Conjunctions, T full profile 

Special Lecturer, Film

Full-time faculty at Columbia, 1996-2015. Former chair of the Film Program (2000-2005) and acting dean of the School of the Arts (1998-99; 2005-7). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Amy Koppelman is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, A Mouthful of Air, I Smile Back and Hesitation Wounds.  She received her undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania, and an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Paul La Farge is the author of three novels: The Artist of the Missing (FSG, 1999), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, 2001), and Luminous Airplanes (FSG, 2011); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of Winter (McSweeney's Books, 2005). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

John Lanasa is the VP of Marketing & Communications at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). His career in Arts Marketing started more than 20 years ago at Center Stage Theater in Baltimore where he served as the Press Representative before joining the New York ad agency SpotCo. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

James Lasdun has written several books of fiction and poetry and two screenplays, including Sunday, which won Best Feature and Best Screenplay awards at Sundance. full profile 

Mentor, Visual Arts

Ralph Lemon, is choreographer, writer, visual artist and curator, and the Artistic Director of Cross Performance, a company dedicated to the creation of cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary performance and presentation. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Tan Lin is the author of Lotion Bullwhip Giraffe, BlipSoak01, Ambience is a Novel with a Logo, Heath (Plagiarism/Outsource), 7 Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004, and The Joy of Cooking (2010). full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Carol Littleton, A.C.E. is one of Hollywood’s most talented and successful film editors. Her editing career spans 35 years, with more than 35 feature films to her credit. Ms. Littleton began a close collaboration with writer-director Lawrence Kasdan in 1981 with his directorial debut, Body Heat. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Jodie Markell attended Northwestern University where she was mentored by writer/director Frank Galati (Ragtime, The Grapes of Wrath) in the field of adaptation of literature to the stage and screen. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Patricia Marx is a staff writer for The New Yorker. She is a former writer for Saturday Night Live and Rugrats, and the first woman elected to The Harvard Lampoon. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Theatre

Patricia Marx is a staff writer for The New Yorker. She is a former writer for Saturday Night Live and Rugrats, and the first woman elected to The Harvard Lampoon. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Erroll McDonald, a trustee of PEN America and a board member of The Center for Fiction, is a Vice President, Executive Editor in the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group of Penguin Random House. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Gretchen is currently producing a slate of 4-5 narrative and documentary films each year as Head of Production for Goldcrest Fims Internatioanal. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Carey McHugh‘s poems have appeared in Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast and Tin House, among others. Her chapbook Original Instructions for the Perfect Preservation of Birds &c. was selected by Ray Armantrout for the Poetry Society of America’s 2008 New York Chapbook Fellowship. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

A native of Malaysia and New Zealand, K.K. Moggie has worked in both Malaysia, New Zealand and now New York. She moved to New York to attend Columbia University School of the Arts Theatre Program. Since graduating in 2007 with her MFA in acting, she has performed in numerous theatre projects. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Film

Stephen Molton is an award-winning author, a screenwriter, producer, professor, artist, and former television executive who has served as an adjunct professor of screenwriting at Columbia University’s School of the Arts since 2008.    full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Yola Monakhov Stockton was born in Moscow and raised in New York City. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Kamilah Aisha Moon’s work has been featured widely, including Harvard Review, Oxford American, and Prairie Schooner. Her poetry collection, She Has a Name (Four Way Books, 2013), was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Audre Lorde Award from the Publis full profile 

Adjunct Faculty, Film

Computer-scientist-turned-filmmaker, Afia, loves pushing the boundaries of narrative film. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Sigrid Nunez has published six novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, and, most recently, Salvation City. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Ian Olds is a director of both narrative and documentary work. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Michele Palermo is a published and award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Michele has created myriad television pilots and has worked with industry luminaries David E. Kelley and Peter Horton. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Richard Perello has been serving as an executive in the entertainment industry and has been producing studio and independent feature films and projects for network and premium television for over 25 years.  He is currently Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Production for A full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Alice Quinn is executive director of the Poetry Society of America, where she oversees an award-winning Chapbook Fellowship Contest and more than forty programs annually nationwide. She received a BA from Manhattanville College as well as an Honorary Doctorate in 2007. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Camille Rankine is the daughter of Jamaican immigrants. She is the author of Incorrect Merciful Impulses, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2016, and the chapbook Slow Dance with Trip Wire, selected by Cornelius Eady for the Poetry Society of America's 2010 New York Chapbook Fellowship. full profile 

Mentor, Visual Arts

Matthew Ritchie’s installations of paintings, texts, wall drawings, light boxes, sculptures and projections are investigations of the idea of information; explored through science, architecture, history and the dynamics of culture. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Jack holds a Ph.D. full profile 

Adjunct Faculty, Film

Charlie Rubin has been a TV writer and producer for two decades. Recently, he spent 2004-09 as Supervising Producer of Law & Order Criminal Intent where he wrote ten episodes. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

John Gould Rubin is a founding member of The Private Theatre for which he currently serves as Artistic Director. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Kent Russell is a writer from Miami. His writing has appeared in Harper's, The New Republic, GQ, the New York Times Magazine, ESPN the Magazine, n+1, Tin House, and other publications. He is working on books about pilgrimage and Florida, respectively. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

José Angel Santana, Ph.D., is an educator, a Bravo Network "Arts for Change” award-winning director, accomplished actor, and innovator in the field of interpersonal communication. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Shrihari Sathe is an independent producer and director. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Since 1988, Thomas Schumacher has worked with The Walt Disney Company, setting new standards of excellence in film, television, and theatre. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

David Schwab, a screenwriter based in New York City, received an MFA in Film from Columbia University School of the Arts. His thesis script, Mr. Verner’s Pygmy, was purchased by Scott Rudin. Since then Mr. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Malia Scotch Marmo is a screenwriter who has written a number of hit films, including Stephen Spielberg’s Hook, on which she shares writing credits with James V. Hart. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Margi Sharp Douglas is an MFA graduate of Columbia University’s Acting program, a Master Pilates instructor, and an ATI certified Alexander teacher through Chloe Wing. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Jon directed, co-wrote, and produced Urbania, which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Rachel Sherman holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Her short stories have appeared in McSweeney’s, Fence, Open City, Conjunctions and n+1, among other publications. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lee Siegel is the author of Falling Upwards: Essays in the Defense of the Imagination; Not Remotely Controlled: Notes on Television; Against the Machine: How the Web is Reshaping Culture and Commerce, and Why it Matters; and Are You Serious: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly (Harper). full profile 


Born in the Bay Area in 1987, Lauren Silva received her BA from UCLA and her MFA from Columbia University. In 2011, she also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Shari Springer Berman is an Oscar and Emmy-nominated director and writer. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Alex Steyermark's feature films, Prey for Rock & Roll, One Last Thing…, Losers Take All and documentary The 78 Project Movie have been acclaimed at numerous US and International film festivals including Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca, SXSW and BFI London, and are distributed throughout the world. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lynn Steger Strong’s first novel, Hold Still, was published by Liveright/WW Norton in 2016. Her work has appeared in Guernica, Elle, The Rumpus, Blunderbuss, Vol 1 Brooklyn, Catapult, Lithub, and elsewhere. She has an MFA in Fiction from Columbia and lives in Brooklyn with her family.  full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Benjamin Taylor is the author of a family memoir, The Hue and Cry at Our House, due from Penguin in May 2017; Proust: The Search, named a Best Book of 2016 by Thomas Mallon in The New York Times Book Review; Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay, named a Best Book of 2012 by Judith Thurman in full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Theatre

Jeanine Tesori won the Tony Award for Best Original Score with Lisa Kron for the musical Fun Home. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Mayuran Tiruchelvam is a producer and screenwriter of narrative and documentary stories for film and television. He is a Sundance Institute Producing Fellow and Film Independent Fellow.   full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Edward Baron Turk is the John E. Burchard Professor Emeritus of the Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he taught film, theater, and comparative media studies from 1978 through 2012. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Livia Drapkin Vanaver is artistic director of The Vanaver Caravan Dancers and Musicians. Over the past 35 years, she has toured with her company throughout the U.S. and abroad, collecting and performing dance and music. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Lara Vapnyar came to the US from Russia in 1994. She is the author of the acclaimed novel, Memoirs of a Muse, and two collections of short stories, There Are Jews in My House and Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Breixo Viejo is a Senior Research Associate at the School of European Languages, Culture and Society in University College London. He holds an MA degree in Media Studies at the New School for Social Research, and a PhD in Film History (Cum Laude) at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. full profile 

Director of Academic Administration, Film

William Wadsworth has served as Director of Academic Administration of the Graduate Writing Program since 2008, and a member of the Adjunct Faculty since 2006. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Jesse Wakeman is a lens based artist working primarily in documentary, narrative fiction film, and photography. Originally trained as an actor, Jesse’s work is physical, improvisational, and is often built around encounters in the real world. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Film

Brendan N. Ward received a BA from Hunter College, an MA from Cornell, and an MFA in screenwriting and playwriting from the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Jamund Washington is a New York City-based Independent film producer with work on both narrative and documentary stories. He produced Adam Leon's Gimme The Loot, the story of two determined Bronx teens who need $500 to pull off their latest and greatest graffiti scheme. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Alyson Waters is a translator of modern and contemporary literary fiction, criticism, and theory, as well as art history. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Stuart Weinstock is a writer, a director, and a professor of Film. He earned his BA in Film Studies and Psychology from Columbia College, and his MFA in Directing from Columbia's School of the Arts. His short films have screened and won awards at film festivals worldwide. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Brenda Wineapple’s White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award and a New York Times “Notable Book”; it was also named best nonfiction of 2008 in such publications as The Washington Post, The Christia full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theatre

Linda Winer received her BA, magna cum laude, at Northeastern Illinois University in 1968, and was Distinguished Alumna of 2013. She did additional study in musicology at University of Southern California. She is chief theater critic and arts columnist of Newsday, which she joined in 1987. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Matvei Yankelevich is a poet, translator, and editor. His books include the long poemSome Worlds for Dr. Vogt (Black Square), a poetry collection, Alpha Donut (United Artists), and a novella in fragments, Boris by the Sea (Octopus). full profile 

Mentor, Visual Arts

Rona Yefman was born in Israel and since 2007 is a New York City-based artist, working in Photography, Video and Installation. Her work explores social, political and personal issues of identity through range of human experiences by collaborating with individuals who have formed full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Creative Writing

Kate Zambreno is the author of two novels, O Fallen Angel (Chiasmus Press), and Green Girl (Harper Perennial).  She is also the author of two works of innovative nonfiction, Heroines (Semiotexte's Active Agents) and Book of Mutter (forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press in 2015).  Kate full profile