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Point Park University welcomes 18 new full-time faculty members for the 2015-16 academic year. These faculty bring their industry expertise and real-world professional experience into the classes they teach. New faculty members listed by their area of expertise include:


  • Joseph DeFazio, Ph.D., instructor, business
  • Patrick Mulvihill, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor, business
  • Ishwari Subedi, MAcc, M.Com, instructor, accounting

Cinema Arts

  • Elise D'Haene, Ph.D., visiting artist, cinema arts
  • Matt Pelfrey, M.F.A., assistant professor, cinema arts

Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies


  • Jim Cooney, visiting artist, dance
  • Jennifer Edwards, M.F.A., visiting artist, dance
  • Jason McDole, assistant professor, dance


Literary Arts


Natural Sciences and Engineering Technology


  • Sam Munoz, M.F.A., assistant professor, theatre
  • Kimberly Steinhauer, Ph.D., visiting associate professor, theatre

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