Summer Faculty

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Vito Adriaensens works on the aesthetic, cultural and (art) historical interaction between film, theatre and visual arts. He is a co-author of Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema (2017) and the author of Velvet Curtains and Gilded Frames: The Art of Early European Cinema (2018). full profile 

Professor of Professional Practice, 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 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Michael Berryhill was born in El Paso, Texas in 1972. He received his BFA at the University of Texas in 1994 (Austin, TX) and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Madison, ME) before receiving his MFA from Columbia University in 2009 (New York, NY). 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 and CBS’s The Education of Max Bickford. He wrote and directed the final episode of The Hoop Life. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Film

Loren-Paul Caplin has written scripts for many of the major studios (Fox, Paramount, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros.), Hollywood producers and Independent producers, including Laura Ziskin, Joe Roth, Robert Harris, Ben Barenholtz, and Ira Deutchman. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Raised in rural Vermont, Rachel Carter grew up surrounded by trees and mountains. She is the author of three books published with HarperTeen, including This Strange and Familiar Place, Find Me Where the Water Ends, and So Close to You, which was nominated for a Teen Choice Book Award. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Peter Catalanotto has written and/or illustrated 47 books for children, including Ivan the Terrier, Matthew A.B.C., Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-it-All, Monkey & Robot and Emily’s Art, of which School Library Journal  wrote in a starred review, "this heartfelt book is a masterpiece." full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Nathan Catlin is the Studio and Project Manager at the LeRoy Neiman Center with over 8 years of experience in professional editioning. He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University teaching relief printmaking. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Aurélien Couput was born in St. Etienne, France. After receiving his degree from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Aurélien studied at the Haute École dʼArt et de Design in Geneva. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Robert Dewhurst is a biographer, scholar, and poet. He holds a PhD in English from the University at Buffalo (SUNY), where he participated in the Buffalo Poetics Program. With Joshua Beckman and CAConrad, he coedited Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners (Wave Books, 2015). full profile 

Professor, Writing

Timothy Donnelly is the author of Eine Lebenszeit, The Cloud Corporation, winner of the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize, and others. His poems have appeared in Harper’s, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Thom Donovan is the author of numerous books, including Withdrawn (Compline, 2017), The Hole (Displaced Press, 2012) and Withdrawn: a Discourse (Shifter, 2016). He co-edits and publishes ON Contemporary Practice.  full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Porter Fox edits the literary travel writing journal, Nowhere, in Brooklyn, NY. His book Northland about traversing the U.S.-Canada border (WW Norton) was released July 3, 2018. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Dr. Joshua Glick is the Isabelle Peregrin Assistant Professor of English, Film, and Media Studies at Hendrix College and a Fellow at the Open Documentary Lab at MIT. He holds a PhD in Film and Media Studies and American Studies from Yale University. Dr. full profile 

Associate Professor, Writing

Lasky is the author of six books of poetry and several chapbooks. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, Boston Review, and others. She is the co-editor of Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry and is a Bagley Wright Lecturer on Poetry. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Patricia Marx is a staff writer for the New Yorker and a former writer for Saturday Night Live and Rugrats. She's written two novels, a children’s book, and her latest book is You Can Only Yell At Me for One Thing At A Time: Rules for Couples. full profile 

Adjunct Professor, Writing

Erroll McDonald is a Vice President Executive Editor in the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group of Penguin Random House. Among the authors he has published are: James Baldwin, Sandra Cisneros, Carlos Fuentes, Margo Jefferson, Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, President Nicolas Sarkozy, and others. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Arts

Lives and works in Harlem.  Finalist for the New York Foundation for the Arts Grant in Film in 2015.   Recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, Joan Mitchell Award and NYFA for drawing. Recipient of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation for the Arts residency.   full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film

Sarah Seulki Oh is an independent producer who has produced narrative and documentary films in Amsterdam, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Turkey, U.K., and the U.S. full profile 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Writing

Jessi Jezewska Stevens is the author of the novel The Exhibition of Persephone Q (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Her stories and essays appear in The Paris Review, Tin House, The Los Angeles Review of Books, 4Columns, and other publications. full profile 

Adjunct Associate Professor, Writing

Lynn Steger Strong's second novel, WANT, will be published by Henry Holt in 2020. Her non-fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, The Cut, Guernica, Elle, LARB, Literary Hub, and elsewhere. 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 

LeRoy Neiman Professor of Professional Practice, Visual Arts

Tomas Vu-Daniel (b. Saigon, Vietnam) received a BFA from the University of Texas and an MFA from Yale. He has been a professor at Columbia since 1996, when he helped found the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies. In 2000, he was appointed the LeRoy Neiman Professor of Visual Arts. full profile