Faculty

Nancy Knechtel

Adjunct Professor

Phone:
716.614.5967

Nancy Knechtel is an adjunct professor of art history in the Theatre and Fine Arts Department at Niagara University. She joined Niagara County Community College's (NCCC) faculty in 1989 after receiving a graduate assistantship in the art history department at the University at Buffalo. She currently teaches a variety of...

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Marian F. Granfield

Faculty Fellow and Director, Art History with Museum Studies

Phone:
716.286.8367
Office Location:
Clet Hall, Room 2205

Marian Granfield joined the faculty of the Theatre and Fine Arts Department as a faculty fellow in 2013 and is the Director of Art History with Museum Studies. She was formerly the Curator of Education at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University for nine years where she also served as a...

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Edward Y. Millar

Adjunct Professor and Curator of Folk Arts, Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

Phone:
716.286.8290
Office Location:
Castellani Art Museum

Edward Y. Millar is the Curator of Folk Arts at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University and Adjunct Professor in the Art History with Museum Studies program. He received his M.A. in Folklore from Memorial University of Newfoundland and his B.A. in Anthropology from Seton Hall University. His interests include...

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Tara L. Lyons

Adjunct Professor and Curator of Education and Collections, Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

Phone:
716.286.8295
Office Location:
Castellani Art Museum

Tara L. Lyons received her M.A. in Museum Studies with a concentration in Administration from SUNY Buffalo State College in 2015. She received her B.A. in Art History and Museum Studies from SUNY Buffalo State College in 2007. Tara’s past experience includes La Biennale di Venezia in Venice Italy; The Peggy Guggenheim...

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Alessia Barzetti

Adjunct Professor

Alessia Barzetti received her M.A. in Art History and an Advanced Certificate in Museum Studies at State University of New York at Buffalo.  She received an Honors Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.  She is currently earning her Master of Library and Information Sciences from the University...

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Michael J. Beam

Adjunct Professor and Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

Phone:
716.286.8286
Office Location:
Castellani Art Museum

Michael Beam is Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University as well as Adjunct Faculty in the Art History with Museum Studies program teaching Post Modern to Contemporary Art 1960 - 2000 (collections based.) Beam’s dedication to secondary arts education earned him two CCTL Active Learning Teaching...

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Michael T. Daloia

Adjunct Professor