New Faculty Announcements

New Full-Time Classroom Faculty 2019-2020 

School of Art and Design

Ethan Lu
Interior Design
M.A. Harvard University; M.S. Columbia University;  B.A. University of Michigan

John Nickle
M.F.A. University of South Florida;  B.A. University of South Florida

Amy Sperber
Fashion Design
M.F.A. Fashion Institute of Technology; B.F.A. Fashion Institute of Technology

Tetsuo Tamanaha
Fashion Design
M.F.A. Boston University;  B.S. Brooklyn College; A.A.S. Fashion Institute of Technology

Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology

Jennifer Bentivegna
Fashion Business Management
B.A. Fashion Institute of Technology

Elena Romero
Advertising and Marketing Communications
M.S. New York University;  B.A. New York University

Regina Yoo
Production Management
B.F.A. Parsons / The New School

School of Liberal Arts

Nurhayat Bilge
English and Communication Studies
Ph.D. Arizona State University;  M.A. Central Michigan University;  B.A. Mimar Sinan University

Yoko Katagiri
Social Sciences
Ph.D. CUNY Graduate Center; MPhil CUNY Graduate Center; B.A. Rikkyo University

Audrey Nasar
Science and Math
Ph.D. Columbia University;  M.A. Hunter College; B.A. Rutgers University 

Zaida Navarro
Modern Language and Cultures
Ph.D. CUNY Graduate Center; MPhil CUNY Graduate Center; M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A. University of Seville

Dahlia Schweitzer
Film and Media Studies
Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles; M.A. Art Center College of Design Pasadena; B.A. Wesleyan University

School of Graduate Studies

Becky E. Conekin
Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice
Ph.D. University of Michigan; M.A. University of Michigan; B.A. Knox College

Paul Melton
Art Market Studies
Ph.D. New York University; B.S. University of Kansas

New Full-Time Non-Classroom Faculty 2019-2020

Vernon Goodman-Keating
Assistant Director of Admissions and Strategic Recruitment, Office of Admissions
M.B.A. Kaplan University; B.F.A. New York Uniersity

Steven Keating
Associate Director for Speaking, Writing and Speaking Studio
M.A. West Chester University; B.A. Keystone College

Learn more about FIT's 2019-2020 incoming faculty.