Meet the Faculty
The Azusa Pacific University Theater, Film, and Television faculty combine theoretical expertise with real-world experience. They collectively represent decades spent in the entertainment industry in every aspect of performance and production. Their dedication is brought into the classroom with the goal of empowering Azusa Pacific students to integrate talent and passion with a Christian worldview as they pursue excellence in the theatrical and cinematic arts.
In addition to the full-time faculty listed below, the Department of Theater, Film, and Television enlists a host of adjunct faculty who take time from their careers to teach classes at Azusa Pacific University. These working professionals bring top-notch instruction as well as first-hand knowledge of the entertainment industry as it stands today.
- John Hamilton, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Theater, Film, and Television
- Thomas Parham, Ph.D.Chair and Professor, Cinematic Arts
- Michael Smith, MFA, Ed.D.Head of Production; Professor, Department of Theater, Film, and Television
- Warren Koch, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Department of Theater, Film, and Television