AMC

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Office of the Dean

Mailing Address:

  • MCCAMC
    18111 Nordhoff Street • Northridge, CA 91330-8236

Phone:

  • (818) 677-2246
  • (818) 677-2345 Fax

Dan Hosken, Interim Dean

Dan HoskenDan Hosken

Interim Dean
(818) 677-2247

dan.hosken@csun.edu

Dr. Hosken brings with him a breadth of knowledge that encompasses the arts, instruction, and leadership skills spanning more than 15 years, including 13 years as a faculty member in the Music Department and 3 years as Associate Dean of the college. 

Dan earned a B.S. degree in Humanities and Science from MIT, a Master of Music degree in composition from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As an administrator, he has participated in the Regional Education for Achievement in Leadership program through the CSU and the Management Development Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. 

As an educator, Dr. Hosken’s expertise is in the field of music technology in which he has published two textbooks, An Introduction to Music Technology, 2nd Edition and Music Technology and the Project Studio: Synthesis and Sampling. As a composer, his music has been performed in major cities all over the world, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Istanbul, Edinburgh, Stuttgart, Berlin, and Seoul. His recent work has focused on interactive electronic performance, including iPad-based performance and interactive dance-theater pieces in collaboration with the Palindrome Intermedia Performance Group. This work involves a camera-based motion tracking system coupled with a programmable sound synthesis and processing environment. 

Julia Heinen, Special Assistant to the Dean

Natali Papazyan, Manager of Academic Resources

Natali PapazyanNatali Papazyan

Manager of Academic Resources
(818) 677-2248

natali.papazyan@csun.edu

Michael Ryan, Director of Development

Michael RyanMichael Ryan

Director of Development
(818) 677-4196

michael.ryan@csun.edu

Jane Anderson, Assistant to the Dean

Jane Anderson

Assistant to the Dean
(818) 677-4451

jane.anderson@csun.edu

Jennifer Badasci, Grant Writer / Communication Specialist

Jennifer Badasci

Grant Writer / Communication Specialist
Office: Cypress Hall 220
818-677-7316

jennifer.badasci@csun.edu

Caleb Fahey, Lead Information Technology Technician

Caleb Fahey

Lead Information Technology Technician
(818) 677-4675

Caleb.Fahey@csun.edu

Valerie Jiménez, Development Assistant/Event Coordinator

Valerie Jiménez

Development Assistant/Event Coordinator
(818) 677-7038

valeria.jimenez@csun.edu

Mark Schaubert, Webmaster

Mark SchaubertMark Schaubert

Webmaster
818-677-2221

mark.schaubert@csun.edu

As the college webmaster, I maintain the website and college calendar for the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication. My primary function is to publish submitted updates with accompanying pictures and artwork to the web. My position supports the dean, department chairs, and those faculty and staff designated as creators and publishers within Web-One. Contact me if you have news stories or calendar events that you'd like to post.

 

Rachel M. Valiensi, Assistant to the Associate Dean & College SOLAR Coordinator

Rachel M. Valiensi

Assistant to the Associate Dean & College SOLAR Coordinator
(818) 677-2564

rachel.valiensi@csun.edu