Dean's Office Staff

The Office of the Dean is located in Joe Mack Wilson Building (Building #31), Room 201.
The office is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

  • Dr. Ivan Pulinkala

    Dr. Ivan Pulinkala

    Dean, College of the Arts

    • Ed.D. Higher Education Administration (University of Alabama)
    • M.F.A. Dance (Mills College)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Hindu College-Delhi University)
    • Areas of Emphasis: Choreography, Contemporary Technique, History/Theory, Kinesiology

    P: (470) 578-6742

    • Associate Dean, College of the Arts

      Harrison Long

      Associate Dean, College of the Arts; Interim Chair of Department of Dance; and Professor

      • M.F.A. Theatre (Acting), Southern Methodist University
      • B.F.A Theatre (Acting), Florida State University
      • Areas of Emphasis: Contemporary Scene Study, Period Styles

      P: (470) 578-6884

      • Jessica Stephenson

        Dr. Jessica Stephenson

        Interim Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Art History

        • PhD Art History (Emory University)
        • MA Art History (Emory University)
        • BA Honors (University of Witwatersrand)
        • BA (University of Witwatersrand)
        • Areas of Emphasis: African Art History, Museum Studies, Heritage, Tourism and Intercultural Arts.

        P: (470) 578-5241

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          Julia Becker

          Executive Assistant to the Dean

          P: (470) 578-6742

          • Christine Collins

            Christine Collins

            Admissions Coordinator

            • M.A., Liberal Studies (Villanova University)
            • B.A., Humanities (Providence College)

            P: (470) 578-6614

            • Mike McGehee

              Mike McGehee

              Business Affairs Manager

              • B.A. (Kennesaw State University)
              • Areas of Emphasis: Theatre, Business Administration

              P: (470) 578-3642

              • Imani Ore

                Imani Ore

                Business Operations Coordinator

                • B.S., Integrative Studies (Kennesaw State University)
                • Areas of Emphasis: Leadership, Management, Accounting, Food Science and Nutrition; Minor in Health Promotion
                • Certified in Paralegal Studies (Georgia State University Perimeter College)


                P: (470) 578-7754

                • Kathie Beckett

                  Kathie Beckett

                  Director of Marketing and Communications

                  • B.S., Communications (Kennesaw State University)
                  • M.A., Integrated Global Communications, expected December 2019 (Kennesaw State University)
                  • Areas of emphasis: digital marketing strategies, SEO/SEM

                  P: (470) 578-3417

                  • Brenda Curtis

                    Brenda Curtis

                    Administrative Associate 

                    P: (470) 578-3214

                    • Joshua Stone

                      Joshua Stone

                      Graphic Designer/Supervisor

                      P: (470) 578-2307