Aurora University

Faculty

James Kao
James Kao, MFA

Assistant Professor of Art Office Phone: 630-844-5519
Email: jkao@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Visual art, painting, drawing, exhibition space management Education: MFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA, Studio Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BA, Philosophy, University of Chicago Favorite thing about AU: "The solace and sustenance among the infinite and luscious greens of Voris Greenhouse."

Matthew Kneller
Matthew Kneller, EdD

Associate Professor of Communication, Director of General Education Office Phone: 630-844-5466
Email: mkneller@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Media production, media analysis and criticism, popular culture, documentary film Education: EdD, Northern Illinois University
MA, Communication, Northern Illinois University
BA, Computer Science and Communication, Aurora University

Jessi Scurte
Jessi Scurte, MA

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Office Phone: 630-844-6188
Email: jscurte@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Graphic design, creative management Education: MA, University of Phoenix
BFA, Iowa State University
Favorite thing about AU: "Whether planned or spontaneous, experiences of adventure, inspiration, and growth are bountiful at Aurora University." View LinkedIn Profile

Pamela Wicks, EdD

Associate Professor of Communication, Chair, Communication, Marketing and Graphic Design Office Phone: 630-844-4896
Email: pwicks@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Media production, media analysis and criticism, popular culture, film and television, graphic design Education: EdD, Instructional Technology, Northern Illinois University
MA, Communication, Northern Illinois University
BA, Communication, Aurora University Favorite thing about AU: "We have a wonderful sense of community, with our students and our colleagues." View LinkedIn Profile