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The faculty in the Photography Program have diverse and extensive expertise with knowledge pulled from across the country and right here in California. They are active in the field through research, and practice.

Sharmon Goff | Professor

Department of Design Chair

Master of Fine Arts,
University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Arts,
California State University, Sacramento

Sharmon teaches upper and lower division photography classes as well as INTD 20. Her large format color photographs have been reproduced in numerous publications and shown at local and international galleries and museums including: The Crocker Art Museum, The Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, Pennsylvania State University, The Ledel Gallery, New York, The Chinese Photographic Association Gallery, Beijing, Camerawork, San Francisco and The Chautauqua Galleries, New York.

office hours:
office: mrp 5001
tel: 916-278-6210
fax: 916-278-6116
email: sdg@csus.edu
web site: http://www.csus.edu/indiv/g/goffs/

Nigel Poor | Associate Professor

Photography Program Coordinator

Master of Fine Arts, Photography
Massachusetts College of Art
Bachelor of Arts, Photography and Literature
Bennington College

office hours:
office: mrp 5001
tel: 916-278-6275
fax: 916-278-6116
email: npoor@csus.edu
web site: http://www.nigelpoor.com

Doug Dertinger | Assistant Professor

Master of Fine Arts, Fine and Media Art
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography and Art History
Colorado State University

Doug’s research and creative work focus on land use and community. His work has been shown nationally and internationally, and is in the permanent collections of the Princeton University Art Museum and St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Nova Scotia. He has taught at a variety of institutions across the U.S., joining the faculty of Photography at CSUS in 2008.

office hours:
office: mrp 2065
tel: 916-278-4023
fax: 916-278-6116
email: dderting@saclink.csus.edu
web site: http://www.dougdertinger.com/

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