Photography Faculty

Full Time Faculty

Robin Paris (2003)
Associate Professor and Chair
BA Studio Arts, The Evergreen State College
MFA Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design

Robin Paris studied visual anthropology and creative writing before getting her MFA in photography. She spent a year as a resident artist at Anderson Ranch in Aspen, Colorado where she assisted such artists as Keith Smith and Jerry Uelsmann. She has worked in marketing and as a photo editor for small publishing companies in Georgia and Colorado. She currently works in historical processes, digital imaging, and book works and exhibits them nationally.

Christine Rogers (2013)
Assistant Professor
BA Anthropology, Oberlin College
MFA in Studio Art, Tufts University

Christine Rogers is an artist from Nashville, Tennessee who holds degrees from Oberlin College and Tufts University. She has exhibited widely across the United States and was in a two-person show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago, Chile in the fall of 2012. She was a Visiting Lecturer of Photography at Wellesley College outside of Boston from 2008-2011 and has lectured on her work across at various institutions such as Vanderbilt University, Watkins and Cooper Union in New York. From 2012-2103 Christine was a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Scholar completing research for her project, “Photographing Imagined Landscapes: The Switzerland of India,” with a solo show in India staged at 1 Shanthi Road Gallery in Bangalore, Karnataka. Her work has been written about in Time Out Bengaluru, The Bangalore Mirror, The Hindu, New Landscape Photography, The Tennessean and the Nashville Scene.

Adjunct Faculty

Caroline Allison
BA Fine Arts Sewanee, The University of the South
MFA Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Tom Griscom,
MFA om Art. San Francisco State University

Annie Herlocker
MFA Book Arts, University of Alabama

Veronica Kavass
Master of Arts in Critical Writing and Curatorial Practice, University of the Arts
London/Chelsea College of Art and Design

Tammy Mecure
MFA in Studio Art, East Tennessee State University

Angel Rabus
MFA Photography, Kansas State University


Photography Advisory Board

Mike Borum – Chromatics Photo Imaging

Paul C. Buff – Paul C. Buff Inc. (White Lightning & Alien Bees)

Richard Newman – Calumet Photographic