Dean of Academic Services / Director of the Center for Environmental Arts & Humanities / Professor of Philosophy & Humanities/ Center for Environmental Arts and Humanities
PhD, University of Tennessee
MA, Cleveland State University
BA, David Lipscomb University
John Zavodny is Dean of Academic Services, Director of the Center for Environmental Arts & Humanities, and Professor of Philosophy & Humanities. From social-marketing to community music, John is an experienced facilitator of project-based learning courses. As Dean of Academic Services, John leads faculty and staff to ensure student success. As Director of the Center for Environmental Arts and Humanities, he works to maintain meaningful partnerships with Maine businesses and non-profits ranging from MOFGA to the Camden International Film Festival. John writes songs like "Who's Your Farmer?" in support of local agriculture and performs them at local food and community events with his band Dog Wants Out. He is a member of the WERU Community Radio Board of Directors and host of Mid-Coast Currents, a public affairs program focused on sustainability, arts, and social issues in mid-coast Maine. John lives with his wife Anna in a house they renovated in Belfast Maine.