Faculty Profiles

Ahmad Akhtari 

Professor, Bachelor of Interior Design, Interior Decorating

Renée Alleyn

Professor, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design

Greg  Andrews

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

Donna Armstrong

Coordinator, Interior Decorating

John C. Armstrong

Coordinator, Art & Art History

Debbie Bailey

Faculty, Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics and Props & Makeup for Media and Creative Arts

Daniel Baker

Technologist, Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics and Props & Makeup for Media and Creative Arts

Stephen Barden

Coordinator, Music Applied to Stage, Screen and Interactive Visual Environments (MASSIVE)

David  Barlow

Professor, Advanced TV and Film

Stephen Barnes

Coordinator, Computer Animation, Digital Creature Animation – Technical Direction, Visual Effects

Todd  Barsanti

Professor, Art Fundamentals

Myles  Bartlett

Professor, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design

Nancy Beiman

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Lynn Bell

Professor, Bachelor of Film and Television

Susan Beniston

Professor, Art Fundamentals

Suzanne Bennett

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

Clemente  Botelho

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration

Donna  Braggins

Associate Dean, Design, Illustration & Photography

Elaine Brodie

Professor, Visual and Creative Arts

Ann Callaghan

Coordinator, Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics and Props & Makeup for Media and Creative Arts

Mary Jane Carroll

Professor, Bachelor of Interior Design

Lyn  Carter

Professor, Art & Art History

James Caswell

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Connie Chisholm

Furniture Studio Head and Professor, Bachelor of Crafts & Design (Acting)

Kathryn Chorney

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration

Anne Cibola

Professor, Bachelor of Photography

Marco Cibola

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration

Miranda  Craig

Professor, Bachelor of Interior Design

Brad  Culver

Professor, Bachelor of Interior Design

Kathleen Cummins

Faculty, Department of Film and Television

Bruno  Degazio

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Patricia  Delaney

Professor, Visual and Creative Arts

Jean Desormeaux

Professor, Advanced Television & Film

Tom Dinadis

Professor, Media Fundamentals

Zoe Dirse

Professor, Bachelor of Film and Television

Douglas Donald

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration

Ann  Donar

Professor, Communication, Culture, and Information Technology (CCIT)

Brian  Donnelly

Professor, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design

Corinne Duchesne

Professor, Visual and Creative Arts

Raymond Dunning

Coordinator, Bachelor of Interior Design

Peter Fleming

Furniture Studio Head and Professor, Bachelor of Crafts & Design (On sabbatical)

Robert Fones

Professor, Art & Art History

Louise Franklin

Coordinator, Visual Merchandising

Denni Freedman

Professor, Journalism

Rafael Goldchain

Professor, Bachelor of Photography

Robert  Gontier

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

Leo  Grightmire

Professor, Bachelor of Interior Design

Gail  Hakala

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

Michel Hannan

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Kathleen  Hearn

Professor, Communication, Culture, and Information Technology (CCIT)

Nicolas  Hesler

Coordinator, Bachelor of Game Design

Andrew Hladkyj

Coordinator, Web Design

Noel  Hooper

Professor, Visual Effects

David How

Professor, Media Fundamentals

Kristian Howald

Coordinator, Computer Animation, Digital Creature Animation – Technical Direction, Visual Effects

Nancy  Hughes

Professor, Interior Decorating

Melee Hutton

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre and Theatre and Drama Studies

Angela Iarocci

Coordinator, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design (on sabbatical)

Claire Ironside

Professor, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design

James Irwin

Coordinator, Bachelor of Photography (Acting)

Michael Jackson

Professor, Media Fundamentals

Michael  Jones

Coordinator, Communication, Culture and Information Technology (CCIT)

David Joron

Coordinator, Visual and Creative Arts

Randall  Kapuscinski

Professor, Advanced Television & Film, Bachelor of Film & Television

Michael Kennedy

Professor, Bachelor of Film and Television, Advanced Film and Television

Didier  Kennel

Professor, Advanced Television and Film, Bachelor of Film and TV

John Kneller

Professor, Bachelor of Film and Television

Mark Komza

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Laura Kukkee

Ceramic Studio Head and Professor, Bachelor of Crafts & Design

Scot Laughton

Industrial Design Studio Head and Professor, Bachelor of Crafts & Design

Sherry  Lawr

Professor, Journalism

Hyein Lee

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration

Elizabeth  Littlejohn

Professor, Communication, Culture and Information Technology (CCIT)

Barbara MacLellan

Professor, Makeup for Media and Creative Arts

Eva-marie MacNeil

Professor, Journalism, Media Fundamentals & Corporate Communications

Nathan Mallett

Coordinator, Public Relations - Corporate Communications

Sherine Mansour

Coordinator, Journalism - New Media

James  March

Coordinator, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design (Acting)

David  Matheson

Coordinator, Theatre & Drama Studies

Mark Mayerson

Coordinator, Bachelor of Animation

Tim McCormack

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Stuart McGinness

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration

Cameron Mckee

Professor, Bachelor of Interior Design

Maureen  McKeon

Coordinator, Advanced Television and Film

Mimi  Mekler

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

Mark Melymick

Coordinator, Performing Arts – Prep

Rachel Miller

Textiles Studio Head and Professor, Bachelor of Craft & Design

Andrew  Mitrovica

Professor, Journalism

Joseph Morse

Coordinator, Bachelor of Illustration

Heather Morton

Professor, Bachelor of Photography

Alex Murphy

Faculty, Bachelor of Interior Design

Ed Naus

Coordinator, Bachelor of Interaction Design

Lisa Neighbour

Professor, Art & Art History

Louise Noguchi

Professor, Art & Art History

Magi Oman

Professor, Technical Production for Theatre and Live Events

Heidi Overhill

Professor, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design

Peter Palermo

Coordinator, Art Fundamentals

John Parker

Professor, Art Fundamentals

Jeffrey Pidsadny

Coordinator, Game Level Design

Max  Piesner

Professor, Bachelor of Game Design

Allan Poaps

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

David Poolman

Professor, Art & Art History

Allan Puss

Professor, Interior Decorating, Bachelor of Interior Design

David  Quesnelle

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Robert  Ree

Professor, Visual & Creative Arts

Marc  Richard

Coordinator, Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance

Ronni  Rosenberg

Dean, Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Michael Rubinoff

Associate Dean, Visual and Performing Arts

Jose Rueda

Professor, Bachelor of Game Design

Maija  Saari

Associate Dean, Film, Television & Journalism

Tyler  Sainsbury

Coordinator, Technical Production for Theatre and Live Events

Gretchen Sankey

Professor, Visual and Creative Arts

Les Sasaki

Professor, Art Fundamentals

Gillian  Saunders-Herron

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

James  Sayers

Professor, Computer Animation

Mark Shufflebottom

Professor, Bachelor of Interaction Design

Howard Simkins

Professor, Bachelor of Photography (on sabbatical)

Christopher Somerville

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Diane  Spiridoulias

Professor, Visual Merchandising

Ian Stewart

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration

Angela Stukator

Associate Dean, Animation and Game Design

Catharine  Tamas

Professor, Journalism and Bachelor of Film and Television

Tony  Tarantini

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

Gordon  Thompson

Coordinator, Bachelor of Crafts and Design

Ian Thompson

Professor, Bachelor of Film and Television

Jack  Urowitz

Coordinator, Media Fundamentals

Cheryl  Vallender

Coordinator, Journalism

Koen Vanderstukken

Glass Studio Head and Professor, Bachelor of Crafts and Design (on sabbatical)

Peter Walker

Professor, Bachelor of Photography

Chris Walsh

Professor, Bachelor of Animation

David White

Professor, Bachelor of Photography

Meredith White

Professor, Bachelor of Photography

Douglas  Whitton

Professor, Bachelor of Interaction Design

Heather  Whitton

Associate Dean, Material Arts & Design

Jay Wilson

Professor, Art & Art History (on sabbatical)

Mary-Lu Zahalan

Professor, Bachelor of Music Theatre

Sarah Zeilstra

Professor, Technical Production for Theatre and Live Events

Ted Zourntos

Professor, Bachelor of Illustration