Job Appointments

IDSVA Student and Alumni Jobs

We are proud to share these recent job announcements for both students and alumni.

IDSVA’s innovative mix of intensive residencies and online live seminar instruction means that IDSVA students can keep their jobs and advance their careers while pursuing a top-level PhD in the humanities.

IDSVA alumni are employed in the following ways:
         57% full-time academic
         20% part-time academic
         20% full-time non-academic
         3% not seeking

Tania Romero

Appointed: Assistant Teaching Professor at Villanova University, PA in the Communication Department (Courses: Film Analysis and Video Production).

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Stanley Bermudez

Appointed: Instructor of Art at Clovis Community College, New Mexico

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Alaina Plowdrey

Appointed: Department Head of Visual Arts at Pensacola State College.

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Mary Mazurek

Appointed the Chairperson for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for AES (Audio Engineering Society).

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Kalia Brooks Nelson

Job Appointment: Mellon Project Director in the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department (AAADS) at Columbia University

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Sheila Rae Neal

Appointed Assistant Professor, Art Department, Graphic Design & New Media at SUNY Potsdam

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Jeffery Siemers

Appointed as a Visiting Researcher at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

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Mike Adams

Teaching Introduction to Philosophy Spring 2020 at DigiPen Institute of Technology

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Jason Hoelscher

Awarded tenure, and promotion from assistant to associate professor in the Interdisciplinary Art Department

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Angela Whitlock

Appointed to Head of Merchandising and Administrator at the Museum of the Grand Prairie

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Emily Lauren Putnam

Appointed: Lecturer Below the Bar at National University of Ireland, Galway.

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Nancy Wellington Bookhart

Appointed: Chair, Department of Humanities, Paine College, Augusta, GA.

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Toni-Lee Sangastiano

Appointed Full-time Assistant Professor of the Practice and Digital Media Specialist, Georgetown University.

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Sara Christensen Blair

Appointed to Professor and Chair of Department of Art & Design at the University of Southern Indiana

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yonTande Whitney V. Hunter

Appointed as the Assistant Professor of Dance at Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance, with a focus on Africanist Perspectives in Contemporary Dance Practices

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Leonie Bradbury

Named the Foster Chair in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice and Distinguished Curator-in-Residence at Emerson College

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Margaret Coleman

Appointed: Executive Director of T.W. Wood Gallery in Burlington, VT

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Jennifer Rissler

Promoted to Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). San Francisco, CA

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Lisa Williamson

Appointed full professorship, 2D and 3D Design, University of Memphis, TN.

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Natalya Mills

Appointed two adjunct positions at The College of Staten Island, in History of Philosophy and History of the Caribbean. Staten Island, NY.

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Kate Farrington

Promoted to Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

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Homer Charles Arnold

Appointed to the position of Lead Researcher and Archivist for the Estate of Michael Brewster

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Mersedé Mirshamsi

Appointed Adjunct Professor in Multimedia Studies, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY.

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Neely Patton

Promoted to Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Lakewood, CO.

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Tania Romero

Appointed: Assistant Teaching Professor at Villanova University, PA in the Communication Department (Courses: Film Analysis and Video Production).

Learn more

Stanley Bermudez

Appointed: Instructor of Art at Clovis Community College, New Mexico

Learn more

Alaina Plowdrey

Appointed: Department Head of Visual Arts at Pensacola State College.

Learn more

Mary Mazurek

Appointed the Chairperson for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for AES (Audio Engineering Society).

Learn more

Kalia Brooks Nelson

Job Appointment: Mellon Project Director in the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department (AAADS) at Columbia University

Learn more

Sheila Rae Neal

Appointed Assistant Professor, Art Department, Graphic Design & New Media at SUNY Potsdam

Learn more

Jeffery Siemers

Appointed as a Visiting Researcher at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

Learn more

Mike Adams

Teaching Introduction to Philosophy Spring 2020 at DigiPen Institute of Technology

Learn more

Jason Hoelscher

Awarded tenure, and promotion from assistant to associate professor in the Interdisciplinary Art Department

Learn more

Angela Whitlock

Appointed to Head of Merchandising and Administrator at the Museum of the Grand Prairie

Learn more

Emily Lauren Putnam

Appointed: Lecturer Below the Bar at National University of Ireland, Galway.

Learn more

Nancy Wellington Bookhart

Appointed: Chair, Department of Humanities, Paine College, Augusta, GA.

Learn more

Toni-Lee Sangastiano

Appointed Full-time Assistant Professor of the Practice and Digital Media Specialist, Georgetown University.

Learn more

Sara Christensen Blair

Appointed to Professor and Chair of Department of Art & Design at the University of Southern Indiana

Learn more

yonTande Whitney V. Hunter

Appointed as the Assistant Professor of Dance at Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance, with a focus on Africanist Perspectives in Contemporary Dance Practices

Learn more

Leonie Bradbury

Named the Foster Chair in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice and Distinguished Curator-in-Residence at Emerson College

Learn more

Margaret Coleman

Appointed: Executive Director of T.W. Wood Gallery in Burlington, VT

Learn more

Jennifer Rissler

Promoted to Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). San Francisco, CA

Learn more

Lisa Williamson

Appointed full professorship, 2D and 3D Design, University of Memphis, TN.

Learn more

Natalya Mills

Appointed two adjunct positions at The College of Staten Island, in History of Philosophy and History of the Caribbean. Staten Island, NY.

Learn more

Kate Farrington

Promoted to Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

Learn more

Homer Charles Arnold

Appointed to the position of Lead Researcher and Archivist for the Estate of Michael Brewster

Learn more

Mersedé Mirshamsi

Appointed Adjunct Professor in Multimedia Studies, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY.

Learn more

Neely Patton

Promoted to Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Lakewood, CO.

Learn more

Tania Romero

Appointed: Assistant Teaching Professor at Villanova University, PA in the Communication Department (Courses: Film Analysis and Video Production).

Learn more

Stanley Bermudez

Appointed: Instructor of Art at Clovis Community College, New Mexico

Learn more

Alaina Plowdrey

Appointed: Department Head of Visual Arts at Pensacola State College.

Learn more

Mary Mazurek

Appointed the Chairperson for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for AES (Audio Engineering Society).

Learn more

Kalia Brooks Nelson

Job Appointment: Mellon Project Director in the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department (AAADS) at Columbia University

Learn more

Sheila Rae Neal

Appointed Assistant Professor, Art Department, Graphic Design & New Media at SUNY Potsdam

Learn more

Jeffery Siemers

Appointed as a Visiting Researcher at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

Learn more

Mike Adams

Teaching Introduction to Philosophy Spring 2020 at DigiPen Institute of Technology

Learn more

Jason Hoelscher

Awarded tenure, and promotion from assistant to associate professor in the Interdisciplinary Art Department

Learn more

Angela Whitlock

Appointed to Head of Merchandising and Administrator at the Museum of the Grand Prairie

Learn more

Emily Lauren Putnam

Appointed: Lecturer Below the Bar at National University of Ireland, Galway.

Learn more

Nancy Wellington Bookhart

Appointed: Chair, Department of Humanities, Paine College, Augusta, GA.

Learn more

Toni-Lee Sangastiano

Appointed Full-time Assistant Professor of the Practice and Digital Media Specialist, Georgetown University.

Learn more

Sara Christensen Blair

Appointed to Professor and Chair of Department of Art & Design at the University of Southern Indiana

Learn more

yonTande Whitney V. Hunter

Appointed as the Assistant Professor of Dance at Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance, with a focus on Africanist Perspectives in Contemporary Dance Practices

Learn more

Leonie Bradbury

Named the Foster Chair in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice and Distinguished Curator-in-Residence at Emerson College

Learn more

Margaret Coleman

Appointed: Executive Director of T.W. Wood Gallery in Burlington, VT

Learn more

Jennifer Rissler

Promoted to Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). San Francisco, CA

Learn more

Lisa Williamson

Appointed full professorship, 2D and 3D Design, University of Memphis, TN.

Learn more

Natalya Mills

Appointed two adjunct positions at The College of Staten Island, in History of Philosophy and History of the Caribbean. Staten Island, NY.

Learn more

Kate Farrington

Promoted to Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

Learn more

Homer Charles Arnold

Appointed to the position of Lead Researcher and Archivist for the Estate of Michael Brewster

Learn more

Mersedé Mirshamsi

Appointed Adjunct Professor in Multimedia Studies, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY.

Learn more

Neely Patton

Promoted to Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Lakewood, CO.

Learn more