The Fine & Performing Arts faculty represent a range of academic and professional preparation. All the courses are taught by experienced and caring faculty members who offer specialized instruction. In addition to being active artists and performers. The Fine & Performing Arts faculty are involved in research, workshop and seminar participation, and involvement in professional organizations, as well as writing scholarly articles and adjudicating at performances and exhibitions. Each faculty member creates a challenging atmosphere in which creative spirits flourish through work and experience.

Ron Gingerich Ronald Gingerich
Chair of Fine And Performing Arts
Professor of Theatre (1998)
Office: May Hall 207
Phone: (701) 483-2060
Email: Ronald.Gingerich@dickinsonstate.edu
University of Alabama, M.F.A.
California State University, B.A.




Pattie Carr Pattie Carr
Instructor, Department of Fine and Performing Arts Artistic
Director, Form and Fusion Dance Company
Instructor, Department of Health and Physical Education
Director, Wellness Program
Faculty Director, Alcohol Awareness Through the Arts Program
American Dietetic Association, Licensed and Registered, 1985
Office: May Hall 226
Phone: (701) 483-2194
Email: Pattie.Carr@dickinsonstate.edu
Ball State University, Master of Arts Degree, Human Bionenergetics, 1985
Montana State University, Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition, 1983
University of Montana, Minor in Dance, 1981


Eric Grabowsky Dr. Eric Grabowsky
Assistant Professor of Communication
Office: Murphy Hall 221
Phone: (701) 483-2549
Email: Eric.Grabowsky@dickinsonstate.edu
Duquesne University, Ph.D. in Rhetoric
Duquesne University, M.A. in Communication
Grove City College, B.S. in Business Management




Jarvis Jahner Jarvis Jahner
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Technical Director
Office: May Hall 223
Phone: (701) 483-2323
Email: Jarvis.Jahner@dickinsonstate.edu
University of Oregon, M.F.A. Theatre Design
Dickinson State University, B.A. Theatre, B.A. Art




Marilyn Lee Marilyn Lee
Assistant Professor of Art (2002)
Office: South Campus 3
Phone: (701) 483-2016
Email: Marilyn.Lee@dickinsonstate.edu
University of Memphis, M.F.A.
Valdosta State University, B.A.





Margaret Marcusen Margaret Marcusen
Lecturer of Communication (2003)
Office: May Hall 302
Phone: (701) 483-2534
Email: Margaret.Marcusen@dickinsonstate.edu
North Dakota State University, M.A. Communication
Dickinson State University, B.S and B.A. Music