The Office of Faculty is responsible for informing and instructing all Tisch departments on all policies and procedures that pertain to both full-time and part-time faculty.
The following is a list of functions that the Office of Faculty oversees and coordinates.
- Promotion and Tenure Reviews
- Third Year Review/Goddard Fellowship Eligibility
- Arts Professor Reviews
- Sabbaticals, Leaves without Pay, and Medical Leaves
- Faculty Recruitment and Advisement of search guidelines
- New Faculty Orientation
- Standing Committees in conjunction with the Dean’s office
- Full Faculty Meetings
- Visiting Scholar Applications and Appointments
Matthew Harvey 721 Broadway, 12th Floor
Administrative Aide IIMatthew Harvey is the Administrative Aide in the Office of Faculty. He started his work at NYU with the office of Special Programs in 2008 and moved into his current position in April of 2010. He earned his bachelor’s degree in English and Business Administration from SUNY Albany, where he studied abroad in Spain, Morocco and Paris. Prior to his work at NYU Matthew served as a case manager and counselor for at-risk youth in Hawthorne, NY. He credits this position with sparking a desire to mentor and teach inner city youths. An avid writer, Matthew donates his time to tutoring Bronx children in reading, writing and life skills. In his free time he serves as a freelance copywriter for several small businesses in Westchester and the Bronx, assisting in advertising and marketing campaigns across a wide variety of mediums.
Carrie Meconis 721 Broadway, 12th Floor
Assistant DirectorCarrie Meconis is the Assistant Director in the Office of Faculty. She
is happy to be a part of the TSOA administration after graduating with a
BFA from Drama in Dec of 2001 and working as Associate Production
Manager in the Department of Drama for 4 years. Her career before
coming to work at NYU was as a professional stage manager on and off
Broadway. She was the production supervisor for 5 summers at a regional
theatre in New Canaan, CT. Shows there include: Music Man, Twelfth
Night, A Muse In Love, Peter Pan, Sound of Music and Cinderella.
Broadway and National tour credits include: The
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Graduate, Gypsy, The Vagina
Monologues, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe and True West. Off Broadway credits include: the recently acclaimed world premiere of Grey Gardens for Playwrights Horizons Theatre Company, McReele for Roundabout Theatre Company, and I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.
Louis Scheeder 721 Broadway, 12th Floor
Associate Dean of Faculty
Area: Classical Actor
Training. Founder and director of The Classical Studio, Louis Scheeder
has taught at Tisch since 1989. He has directed on, off, and off-off
Broadway, and at regional theatres in the U.S. and Canada. He served as
Producer of Washington’s Folger Theatre Group, was associated with the
Manitoba Theatre Centre, and worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company
in London and Stratford-upon-Avon. He has produced three off-Broadway
shows, most notably Amlin Gray’s Obie-winner How I Got That Story. He co-authored (with Shane Ann Younts of the Grad Acting Program) All The Words on Stage: A Complete Pronunciation Dictionary for the Plays of William Shakespeare and contributed two chapters to Training of the American Actor.
On behalf of the School, he has conducted acting workshops in Los
Angeles, London, Havana, Johannesburg, and Cape Town. He is a member of
The Factory UK in London and a co-director of their ongoing “secret” Hamlet.