Media Arts and Studies Faculty

Juanita Anderson
  • Juanita Anderson
  • Associate Professor (Teaching) and Area Head, Media Arts and Studies
  • 519 Manoogian Hall
  •   Juanita Anderson is a veteran producer, documentary filmmaker and still photographer who was born and raised in Detroit. Her multi-faceted career...
Paul Echeverria
  • Paul Echeverria
  • Assistant Professor of Digital and Emerging Media
  • 521 Manoogian Hall

  • Paul Echeverria is a filmmaker and digital artist. His research and creative practice examine the formative dynamics between childhood, parenthood and the...
Patricia McCormick
  • Patricia McCormick
  • Associate Professor
  • 513 Manoogian Hall
  •   Patricia K. McCormick (Ph.D., Michigan State University) views the telecommunication and space sectors as integrated within a broader economic and...
Karen McDevitt
  • Karen McDevitt
  • Senior Lecturer
  • 573 Manoogian / 906 W. Warren / Detroit 48201
  • Dr. Karen McDevitt teaches New Media Practices (COM 5280) and New Media Theory (COM 6270), which are the two core courses for the Graduate Certificate in...
Hayg Oshagan
  • Hayg Oshagan
  • Associate Professor
  • 509 Manoogian Hall
  • Hayg Oshagan (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison ) is an Associate Professor of Communication.   Oshagan is Associate Professor and former...
Kimmerly Piper-Aiken
  • Kimmerly Piper-Aiken
  • Journalism Area Head, Manager of the 5057 Midtown TV Studio; Senior Lecturer
  • 565 Manoogian Hall
  • Kimmerly Piper-Aiken, Ph.D., teaches broadcast journalism and television production. She created the TV News Reporting and Digital Editing course and...
Julia Yezbick
  • Julia Yezbick
  • Assistant Professor
  • Julia Yezbick (she/her) is a filmmaker, artist, and anthropologist. She received her PhD in Media Anthropology and Critical Media Practice from Harvard...