Meet Our Faculty and Staff

CVPA Faculty and Staff List

  • Victor Adebusola

    Adjunct Faculty, CVPA Adjunct Faculty, Dance

    Victor Adebusola is a household name for hip-hop in the D.C.-metropolitan area, serving as an established dancer, choreographer, and instructor. He graduated from the University of Maryland, where he found an on campus based hip-hop team called Dynamic Hip-Hop Dance Troupe and eventually became Artistic Director. 
  • Adjunct Faculty, CVPA

  • John Aler

    Associate Professor, CVPA

  • Samirah Alkassim

    Term Assistant Professor in Film Theory, Film and Video Studies, CVPA

  • Elizabeth Alman

    Adjunct Faculty, CVPA
    Adjunct Faculty, Theater

    Dr. Elizabeth Alman joined the School of Theatre Faculty at Mason in 2015, teaching theatre performance courses, coaching Voice, Speech, Text and Dialects for Mason Players’ productions, and serving on the Faculty Committee for Mason’s Gateway Auditions and Interviews for prospective freshmen and transfer students. She enjoys mentoring students in their pursuit of career opportunities beyond Mason. This fall, she looks forward to serving as a committee member on a student’s Master’s Thesis Performance.  
  • Ben Ashworth

    Sculpture Supervisor, School of Art, CVPA

  • Anna Balakerskaia

    Professor, CVPA

  • Sara Barger

    Adjunct Faculty, Film and Video Studies, CVPA

    Sara Barger has traveled the world making short documentaries, producing content for the U.S. State Department, USAID, Discovery Channel, and various think tanks, non-profits, and government agencies. Her work has taken her to Iraq, Congo, India, China, Tibet, El Salvador, and Honduras. Sara was a 2019 Docs In Progress Fellow and also serves on the board of Women in Film and Video where she also organizes a monthly screening series. She is an alumna of American University and previously taught filmmaking at Old Dominion University. 
  • Rebecca Basch

    Adjunct Faculty, CVPA