Get to know the new full-time faculty.

January 22, 2014
Writer: Brian Baker

BYU-Idaho welcomes five new instructors to the campus faculty for the winter 2014 semester. See their respective assignments below.

Robert Bear - Religious Education

  • From: Salem, ID
  • Interesting Fact: Visited about 45 states and 10 countries.
Francesca Isaia - Languages and International Studies (French)

  • From: Switzerland (French speaking)
  • Interesting Fact: Enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, traveling, meeting new people, learning about other cultures, watersports, good books, and hot weather.
Cory Kerr - Communication

  • From: Paso Robles, CA
  • Interesting Fact: Currently writing/illustrating a graphic novel.
Andy Newey - Mathematics

  • From: St. Helens, OR
  • Interesting Fact: Enjoys playing guitar. Used to cook food on his exhaust manifold in his car while driving and called it the "Car-B-que."
Angela Watkins - Health, Recreation, and Human Performance

  • From: Midway, Utah
  • Interesting Fact: Enjoys baking, interval training, reading, decorating for holidays, and spending down-time with her family.