Department of Arts

Faculty & Administration

Saint Peter’s faculty members are scholars and expert teachers. They are interested in preparing students for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a global society.

Full-Time Faculty

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    *Jon D. Boshart

    Professor of Fine Arts
    Department Chair

    B.A., Wadhams Hall College-Seminary; S.T.B., Pontificia Universita Gregoriana (Rome); M.A., Ph.D., John Hopkins.
    Office: Rankin Hall Rm 20
    Phone: (201) 761-6485

    Prof. Boshart’s Biography


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    Trish Gianakis

    Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
    B.F.A., Arizona State University; M.F.A. School of Visual Arts
    Office: Rankin Hall Rm 2

    Prof. Gianakis’ Biography

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    Beatrice M. Mady

    Professor of Graphic Arts
    Director of Fine Arts Gallery

    B.F.A., University of Dayton (Ohio); M.F.A. Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY)
    Office: Rankin Hall Rm 20
    Phone: (201) 761-6484

    Prof. Mady’s Biography

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    *Oscar G. Magnan, S.J.

    Professor of Fine Arts
    M.F.A., San Alejandro (Havana); M.A., Oxford (England); M.A., Saint Mary’s (Halifax); Ph.D., Sorbonne
    Office: Rankin Hall Rm 20
    Phone: (201) 761-6483

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    Joseph W. Hill, Jr.

    Adjunct Professor of Music
    University Director of Music

    Bachelor of Music, Furman University
    Master of Music, Rutgers University
    Office: Mac Mahon Student Center

    Joseph Hill’ Biography


Adjunct Lecturers

  • *Recipient of the Bene Merenti award for more than 20 years of service to Saint Peter’s University