Ken Howell
Ken Howell
Assistant Professor
MFA-EMC Liaison
Division of Communication and Creative Media
Affiliated with Master of Fine Arts in Emergent Media
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Office: (802) 383-6652
Box 36
Lakeside
Biography

Ken Howell is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Communication & Creative Media and previously served as the Assistant Program Director and Interim Program Director of the MFA program. Ken joined Champlain's Emergent Media Center (EMC) in 2008 but has been teaching at the college since 2006. Since joining the EMC he as worked on a variety of projects including the UNFPA Game to Prevent Violence Against Women , CIMIT RIPS project,  IBM Virtual Worlds project, and the ViewBoost rural tourism app. Prior to coming to Champlain College, he taught at both New York University and New Jersey City University.

In addition to teaching, Ken has been an independent Interaction Designer and Developer for over fifteen years and has been fortunate to work on such broad-ranging brands as Urban Outfitters, Rossignol, Pantene and Skittles. In 2002, drawing on a love of electronics and his fine art background, Ken founded Watson Innovations, a group of artists and technologists dedicated to developing new systems of computer user input through physical computing. When he is not working or teaching, Ken enjoys drawing, painting, woodworking, tinkering in his laboratory, and all things outdoors.

Education
School of Visual Arts-New York, Master of Fine Arts
Maryland Institute College of Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts