Faculty

Michael Allen

Director of Theatre Design and Technology
michaelcallen@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2891

Sarah Bean

Assistant Professor, Dance
sabean@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2857

Steven Benko

Professor of Religious & Ethical Studies
benkos@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8801

Astrid Billat

Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures, Director of Placement Exams
billata@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2296

Lori Brown

Professor of Sociology & Criminology | Faculty Advisor, Criminal Justice MA Program
brownlo@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8590

Alan Buck

Assistant Professor of Communication
dabuck@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2393

Jennifer Burgess

Assistant Professor of English
jcburgess@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8057

Robin Colby

Professor of English and Norma Rose Chair in English
colbyr@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2290

Alyson Colwell-Waber

Professor of Dance
colwella@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8388

Vilma Concha-Chiaraviglio

Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures
conchav@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2297

Callie Kessinger DeBellis

Assistant Professor of Spanish
debellis@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8195

Rebecca Duncan

Professor of English
duncanr@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2291

Dana Lovelace

Professor of Art, Graphic Design Program Director
dlovelace@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8791

Laura Fine

Professor of English; Department Head, English
finelaur@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8821

Carol Finley

Head of Department of Dance and Theatre, Professor of Dance
finleyc@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8015

Holly Fischer

Assistant Professor, Studio Art
fischerh@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8332

Eloise Grathwohl

Professor of English
grathwohle@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8358

Shannon Gravelle

Director of Choral Activities and Music Education Coordinator
smgravelle@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8549

Shannon Grimes

Professor & Department Head Religious and Ethical Studies
grimessh@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8749

Amie Hess

Associate Professor of Sociology and Department Head Sociology & Criminology
hessamie@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8016

Ashley Hogan

Director of Creative Writing; Assistant Professor, English
hogana@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8300

Teresa Holder

Head, Department of Communication; Professor of Communication
tlholder@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8803

Woody Holliman

Associate Professor of Art
holliman@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2351

Kevin Hunt

Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures
kevinh@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8422

Jean Jackson

Vice President for College Programs; Professor of English
jacksonj@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8556

Cameron Johnson

Associate Professor of Art
johnscam@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2230

Alisa Johnson

Associate Professor of English
johnsona@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2288

Shannon Johnstone

Professor of Art
johnsmar@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8211

Kent Lyman

Professor of Music
lymank@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8124

David Lynch

Community School of Music, organ
lynchd@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8385

Veronique Machelidon

Professor of World Languages and Cultures; Department Head
machelidonv@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8420

Kris Macomber

Assistant Professor, Sociology & Criminology
kcmacomber@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8701

Débora Maldonado-DeOliveira

Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures
deoliveirad@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2870

Whitney Ross Manzo

Associate Professor of Political Science; Pre-Law Adviser
wrmanzo@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8540

Jeffrey Martinson

Associate Professor of Political Science
martinso@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2349

David McLennan

Professor of Political Science; Director of the Meredith Poll
dbmclennan@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2287

Beth Mulvaney

Professor of Art, Art Historian, Department Head
mulvaneyb@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8497

Michael Novak

Professor of History
novakm@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8398

Amy O’Keefe

Assistant Professor of History
amokeefe@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8386

Lisa Pearce

Associate Professor of Art
pearcel@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2252

Kelly Roberts

Professor of English / Program Coordinator for 6-9 and 9-12 English licensure for prospective teachers
robertsk@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8995

Catherine Rodgers

Professor of Theatre, Program Coordinator of Theatre, Director of Meredith in Italy
rodgersc@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8586

Tina Romanelli

Director of the Learning Center, Instructor of English
cromanelli@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8554

Carla Ross

Associate Professor of Communication
rossc@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2823

Steven Roten

Professor of Theatre
rotenjo@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8719

Sarah Roth

Dean, Arts & Humanities
snroth@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8541

Emily Soldin Howard

Assistant Professor, Art
howardem@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2832

Doug Spero

Associate Professor of Communication
sperod@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8092

Angela Stephenson

Community School of Music, Piano
stephe96@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2368

Margarita Suárez

Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies
suarezm@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8063

Jane Terry

Professor of Art
terrym@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2254

Jim Waddelow

Associate Professor of Music
waddelow@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8579

Jonathan Wade

Professor of World Languages and Cultures
wadejon@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8738

Garry Walton

Adjunct, Professor of English
waltong@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8359

Betty Webb

Professor Emerita and Director of International Program in Sansepolcro, Italy
webbb@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8397

Jeanie Wozencraft-Ornellas

Head, Music Department and Associate Professor of Voice
jornellas@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8536

Angela Robbins

Associate Professor of History
aprobbins@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8825

Brent A. Pitts

Adjunct, Professor of World Languages and Cultures
pittsb@meredith.edu

Daniel Fountain

Professor of History
fountain@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2825

Gregory Vitarbo

Professor of History
vitarbog@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8089

StaffRosemarie Cafaldo

Administrative Assistant, English Department & Office of the Chaplain

June Cassell

Administrative Assistant, Community School of Music
cassellj@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8537

Mary Doyle

Department Assistant, World Languages and Cultures and Administrative Assistant, Honors Program
doylemar@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8603
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Sallie Hedrick Bowman, ’03

Department Assistant – Dance & Theatre | History, Political Science & International Studies | Religious & Ethical Studies | Sociology & Criminology
shbowman@meredith.edu

Debra Laube

Administrative Assistant, Art Department
laubedeb@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8332

Shawna Poisson

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities
skpoisson@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8541

Isabella Rossi

Administrative Assistant
icrossi@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8312

AdjunctKiki Farish

Adjunct Professor and Visual Artist
kmfarish@meredith.edu

Grace Lin

Adjunct Professor, World Languages and Cultures
glin@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8146

Jason Newport

Adjunct, English
jjnewport@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8745

Sandra Pesoli

Adjunct Professor, World Languages and Cultures
spesoli@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8826

Frank Rogers

Adjunct, History and Political Science
rogersfr@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8836

Monica Ruiz

Adjunct Professor, World Languages and Cultures
ruizsoni@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8647

Fanella Tague

Adjunct Professor, World Languages and Cultures
taguef@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8149

Rebekah Velazquez

Adjunct Professor, Religious and Ethical Studies
rjvelazquez@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8853

Contact Information
Sarah Roth
Dean, Arts & Humanities
230 Joyner Hall
snroth@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8541