Admin, Faculty, & Staff
Administration, Faculty, and Staff
Charles O’Connor Dean
Charles O’Connor is the Hixson-Lied Endowed Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He returns to Lincoln after nine years, having started in 1993 as a faculty member in the Department of Theatre Arts, now the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.
Christopher Marks Associate Dean; Interim Director, Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film; and Associate Professor, Glenn Korff School of Music
Marks is Associate Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is also Interim Director of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and Associate Professor at the Glenn Korff School of Music, where he taught organ, music theory and performance practice.
Stanley V. Kleppinger Acting Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Glenn Korff School of Music
Kleppinger is Acting Associate Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. He is also Associate Professor of Music Theory in the Glenn Korff School of Music.
Megan ElliottDirector of the Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Megan Elliott is the founding director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. She was previously the manager of leadership and community connections at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia and former director and CEO of digital media think-tank X Media Lab.
Wendy Duerfeldt SchutteAssistant Dean of Business and Fiscal Affairs
Wendy operates as the chief business and financial officer of the College. She is responsible for the operational and financial reporting systems that ensure effective and efficient business functions in the College, its departments, programs and initiatives.