Administration and Staff

Michael Bryant
Interim Dean
Faculty, School of Critical Studies
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Mike Bryant is a biologist and a statistician.  His research has appeared in several scientific journals: Science, Nature, American Naturalist, Ecology, PLoS, Animal Behaviour and Environmental Biology OF Fishes.  Mike’s research interests in biology include functional anatomy,... Continue reading »

Andrew Culp
Program Director, MA Aesthetics and Politics
Faculty, School of Critical Studies
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Andrew Culp, PhD, serves as the Director of the MA Aesthetics and Politics program at CalArts, where he teaches Media History and Theory in the School of Critical Studies. He earned his doctorate in Comparative Studies from Ohio State University in 2013. Culp's work intersects media,... Continue reading »

Andrea Fontenot
Interim Associate Dean
Director of Undergraduate Writing Curriculum
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Andrea Fontenot currently serves as Interim Associate Dean of Critical Studies, and directs the undergraduate writing curriculum and the CalArts writing center. Their research and pedagogical interests include feminism, gender and queer studies, media studies, and critical pedagogy.... Continue reading »

Anthony McCann
Program Director, MFA Creative Writing
Faculty, School of Critical Studies

Anthony McCann was born and raised in the Hudson Valley. He is the author of five collections of poetry including I am the dead, who, you take care of me (Wave Books, 2023) and Thing Music (Wave Books, 2014). His non-fiction book Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the... Continue reading »

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