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Position: Assistant Professor of Art (Art History & Art Appreciation)
Campus Phone: 865-471-3333
Campus Box: 71911
Personal Website: http://chadwesleyairhart.com/
Dr. Chad Airhart is the latest addition to Carson-Newman's Art Department faculty. He teaches upper and lower level courses in Art History, as well as Art Appreciation. A native Texan, Chad received his Ph.D. in Aesthetic Studies (Art History emphasis) from the University of Texas at Dallas. His scholarly research centers on the connection of historical context, theoretical strategies, and aesthetic intent for American and European artists before and between the World Wars. Chad is also an active artist, emphasizing the expressive qualities of color, surface texture, and lively gesture. He has participated in numerous exhibitions and is represented by The Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden in Dallas, Texas.
Kate Amburn , C-N Class of 2013
Category: Admissions Staff
Position: Senior Admissions Counselor
Campus Phone: 865-471-3493
Campus Box: 72025
Recruitment Area: Undergraduate and Dual Enrollment.
Tennessee: Grainger, Jefferson, and Knox Counties.
Cashier and Student Accounts
Category: Student Accounts
Position: Cashier and Student Accounts
Campus Phone: 865-471-3209
This person accepts payments and inquiries on student accounts
Category: Education, Undergraduate
Position: Admissions and Services Advisor
Campus Phone: 865-471-3444
Campus Box: 72013
Category: C-N VISTA Fellows
Position: AmeriCorps VISTA: Director of Resource Development
Alex was born and raised in Olympia, Washington. She has a tremendous love for the great outdoors and all things Pacific Northwest. Alex grew up fishing on the Columbia River, playing on the beaches of the Budd Inlet, and appreciating all that the natural world has to offer. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Public Service and Public Policy from Arizona State University in December 2013. After three short years in Tempe she made the trek to Jefferson County, Tennessee. Alex is currently the Director of Resource Development at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley.
Mary Armstrong , MSN, RN
Category: Nursing, Undergraduate
Position: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Campus Phone: 865-471-4635
Campus Box: C-N Box 71883
Category: Honors Program
Position: Professor of Philosophy
Campus Phone: 865-471-3273
Dr. Brian Austin, Associate Professor and Director of the Philosophy program earned his B.A. in Philosophy, Spanish, and Religion from Samford University (1982), his Master of Divinity (1985) and Ph. D. (1989) degrees from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has published articles and books in the philosophy of religion, specializing in the intersections of science and religion. He teaches courses in critical thinking, logic, history of philosophy, philosophy of religion, Christian ethics, and non-Western religious thought. Dr. Austin is also the director of the Carson-Newman College Honors Program, for which he teaches the course “Humanity and the Cosmos.” He has just completed a paper responding to the “new atheism” in which he argues that the natural sciences are unable to provide a grounding for human values.