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Incoming! Keene State Welcomes New Faculty Members

New Faculty 2019
Nicole Hudak (Communication & Philosophy), Emily Lambert (Art), Jacob Pleasants (Physics/STEM Education), MD Ahasan Habib (SPDI), John Hart (Music), Ashley Evanoski-Cole (Chemistry), Taylor Dunne (Film), Nick Harker (Music), Eric Shannon (Mason Library), Sharon Breidt (Nursing)

What’s great about Keene State? For one thing, the faculty! Check out the terrific teachers and scholars who are joining the College this year:

Sharon D. Breidt, Nursing: With extensive experience as a nurse and a clinical educator, Prof. Breidt comes to Keene State from River Valley Community College.

Taylor Dunne, Film Studies: Prof. Dunne is a filmmaker, curator, and educator. She is currently producing her first feature-length film.

Ashley Evanoski-Cole, Chemistry: With a background in chemistry and atmospheric science, Prof. Evanoski-Cole comes to Keene State from St. Bonaventure University in New York.

Md. Ahasan Habib, Sustainable Product Design and Innovation: Prof. Habib focused on industrial and manufacturing engineering in his college and graduate studies.

Nickolas Harker, Music: A violinist with experience in conducting and performing, Prof. Harker will focus on orchestra and stringed instruments at Keene State.

Nicole C. Hudak, Communication: Prof. Hudak has a focus on health communication and has written about health communication as it relates to the LGBTQ community.

John T. Hart Jr., Music: Prof. Hart has taught in K-12 schools and at the college level. A performer and conductor, he’ll direct the Keene State Concert Band and co-coordinate the Music Education program.

Emily Noelle Lambert, Art & Design: Prof. Lambert is a painter and sculptor who has exhibited widely and whose vibrant works can be found in New York City galleries.

Jacob Pleasants, Physics: Prof. Pleasants has a PhD in science education and experience teaching high school science and physics classes and college students who plan to become science teachers.

Eric Shannon, Mason Library: Prof. Shannon brings experience working in public and university libraries along with libraries affiliated with art museums. He comes to Keene State from Franklin Pierce University, where he served as reference and instruction librarian.

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