Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Faculty

Slippery Rock University Faculty

Slippery Rock University Faculty/Administrative Emeriti

Slippery Rock University Faculty


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Robertha Abney
Associate Professor
Sport Management
Ph.D., University of Iowa
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., South Carolina State College

Michael Adamczyk
Assistant Professor
Safety Management
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Naresh Adhikari
Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
M.S., Mississippi State University
B.E., Pokhara University

Monique Alexander
Assistant Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed., Teacher's College of Columbia University
B.A., Bucknell University

Frances Amatucci
Associate Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Massachusetts

Nora Ambrosio
Professor
Dance
M.F.A., Smith College
B.A., University of Maryland

Michelle Amodei
Associate Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Duquesne University
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Padma Anand
Professor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ed.D., Memphis State University
M.A., Mysore University (India)
B.A., Bangalore University (India)

Melanie Anderson
Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.B.A., Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Clarion University

Whitney Angelini
Instructor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
D.P.T., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Jonathan Anning
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of Toledo
M.A., Central Michigan University
B.A., Central Michigan University

James Anthony
Instructor
Mathematics & Statistics

Theresa Antonellis
Instructor
Art
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
B.A., Mount Holyoke College

Stacy Arend
Assistant Professor
Athletics
M.P.H., Mercer University of Medicine
B.S., Western Michigan University

Nicholas Artman
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Indiana University of PA
M.A., Indiana University of PA
B.S., Indiana University of PA

Jana Asher
Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Wellesley College

B

Amy Baker
Instructor
Music
M.M., Eastern Kentucky University
B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Joshua Ballew
Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park
B.A., St. Mary's College of Maryland

Richael Barger-Anderson
Professor
Special Education
D.Ed., Indiana University of PA
M.S., Clarion University
B.S., Clarion University

Brett Barnett
Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A., University of Akron
B.A., Ohio State University

Stephen Barr
Assistant Professor
Music
D.M.A., West Virginia University
M.M., University of South Florida
B.M., Westminster College

Margaret Beall
Assistant Professor
Public Health & Social Work
Ph.D., University of Maryland
M.S.W., California University of PA
M.P.M., Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Saint Peter's University

Thomas Bechard
Assistant Professor
Public Health & Social Work
D.S.W., Adelphia University
M.S.W., Barry University
B.A., University of Maine
B.A., Hubertus College

Simon Beeching
Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Indiana University
B.A., University of Maine

Jennifer Belavic
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
Pharm.D., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
M.B.A., New England College

Melissa Berdell
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
D.H.E., Duquesne University
M.S., Point Park University
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

William Bergmann
Associate Professor
History
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
M.A., University of Cincinnati
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College

Angela Bernardo
Associate Professor
Safety Management
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Sagar Bhandari
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Harvard University
M.S., Harvard University
B.S., Trinity College

Wei Bian
Associate Professor
Modern Languages & Cultures
Ph.D., University of Georgia
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
B.Ed., Beijing Institute of PE
M.Ed., Beijing Institute of PE

Vaughn Bicehouse
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University
B.A., Grove City College

Eric Bieniek
Associate Professor
Special Education
Ph.D., Robert Morris University
M.Ed., Indiana University of PA
B.A., Edinboro University

Barbara Billek-Sawhney
Professor
School of Physical Therapy
Ed.D., Duquesne University
B.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Bindernagel
Instructor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
M.S.W., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Paul Birckbichler
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

Tricia Bishop
Assistant Professor
Art
M.F.A., Syracuse University
B.F.A., Howard University

Elizabeth Boerger
Assistant Professor
Psychology
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Texas at Austin
B.A., Grinnell College

Megan Borger
Associate Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.S., King's College
B.S., King's College

Thaddeus Boron
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.S., University of Michigan
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Christa Brahler
Instructor
Academic Services
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.A., Indiana University

Natalie Brahm
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.P.A.S., Seton Hill University
B.S., State University of New Jersey-Rutgers

Andre Braz
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., Universidad de Alcala
M.S., University of Amsterdam
B.S., University of Lisbon

Hannah Brewer
Associate Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Lock Haven University

Heather Bright
Instructor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
M.S., East Carolina University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Boris Brimkov
Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., Rice University
M.A., Rice University
B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo

Allison Brungard
Assistant Professor
Library
M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Youngstown State University

Martin Buckley
Associate Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.S., Saint Louis University
B.A., Saint Louis University

Thuy Bui
Associate Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
M.B.A., Ohio University
B.B.A., Ohio University

Patrick Burkhart
Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., Lehigh University
M.S., Wright State University
B.A., Case Western Reserve

Olivia Buterbaugh
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.S., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

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Joseph Cali
Professor
Safety Management
Ed.D., West Virginia University
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Patricia Campbell
Associate Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Carben
Assistant Professor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Kevin Cassidy
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
M.A., John Jay College
B.S., John Jay College

Mustafa Casson
Assistant Professor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
Ph.D., University of Washington
M.A., University of Washington
B.A., Grinell College

Ana Maria Caula
Professor
Modern Languages & Cultures
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Universidad Central de Venezuela

David Champion
Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Ball State University
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo

Franklyn Charles
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
PH.D., Ohio University
M.A., Ohio University
B.A., University of South Florida

Anindya Chatterjee
Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., Temple University
M.M.S., Birla Institute of Technology and Science (India)

Xianfeng Chen
Associate Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.S., Institute of Geography Chinese Academy of Sciences
B.S., Xinjian University (China)

Qi Chen
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., Auburn University
B.S., East China University of Science & Technology

Baizhou Chen
Instructor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
M.B.A., St. John's University
B.S., University of Minnesota

Aiping Chen-Gaffey
Associate Professor
Library
M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Peking University
B.A., Peking University

Edwin Christmann
Professor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ph.D., Old Dominion University
M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University
B.S.Ed., California University of Pennsylvania

Gary Clark
Assistant Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Western Kentucky University
B.S., Lock Haven University

Rhonda Clark
Instructor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., Capella University
M.S., California University of Pennsylvania
B.S., California University of Pennsylvania

Musiette Clay
Instructor
Academic Services
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Nicole Cochran
Instructor
Music
M.M., Westminster Choir College
B.M., Juilliard School

Andrew Colvin
Associate Professor
Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Hawaii
M.A., Ohio State University
B.A., Ohio State University

Malick Coly
Instructor
Modern Languages & Cultures
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A., Cheikh Anta Diop University Dakar

Thomas Como
Professor
Art
M.F.A., Kent State University
B.F.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Colleen Cooke
Professor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Katherine Cooklin
Professor
Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.S., Lewis and Clark College
B.A., University of Southern Maine

Maria Cortijo
Professor
Modern Languages & Cultures
Ph.D., University of California-Berkley
M.A., Texas Tech University
M.A., Universidad San Pablo-Madrid
B.A., Universidad Cumplutense de Madrid

John Cotter
Instructor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.A., SUNY of Buffalo
B.A., Canisius College

William Covey
Professor
English
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.A., Northern Illinois University
B.A., Northern Illinois University

Aaron Cowan
Professor
History
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
M.A., University of Cincinnati
M.A., Kings College
B.A., Kings College

Rocco Cremonese
Instructor
Library
M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Robert Crow
Professor
Sport Management
Ed.D., West Virginia University
M.B.A., West Virginia University
B.S., West Liberty State College

Michele Crytzer
Associate Professor
Nursing
Ed.D., Indiana University of PA
M.S., Indiana University of PA
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Jacqueline Crytzer
Instructor
Athletics
M.S., McNeese State University
B.S., Northeastern University

Maria Cubas-Mora
Instructor
Modern Languages & Cultures
M.A., West Virginia University
B.A., University of Valencia

Christopher Cubero
Associate Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., East Carolina University
M.S., East Carolina University
B.S., Penn State University

James Culligan
Instructor
Safety Management
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

D

Timothy Dadich
Instructor
Special Education
M.Ed., Cleveland State University
B.S.Ed., Kent State University

Nicole Dafoe
Associate Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Victoria
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Stentor Danielson
Associate Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., Clark University
B.A., Colgate University

Warren Davidson
Assistant Professor
Music
D.M.A., West Virginia University
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.M., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

Shawn Davis
Assistant Professor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
Ph.D., Colorado State University
M.S., Colorado State University
B.S., University of Delaware

Alice Del Vecchio
Assistant Professor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
M.P.A., Sangamon State University
B.A., Lakeland College

Dean Denicola
Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Oregon State University
M.S., University of Maine
B.A., University of Vermont

Natalie Dick
Assistant Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
M.H.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Penn State University

Jeremy Dicus
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.S., Ohio University
B.S., High Point University

Gisela Dieter
Associate Professor
Modern Languages & Cultures
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Youngstown State University
B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Danette Dimarco
Professor
English
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
B.A., Duquesne University

Emily Dolan
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., University of Buffalo-SUNY
M.A., Syracuse University
B.A, Slippery Rock University

James Dombrosky
Assistant Professor
Hospitality,Event Mgmt&Tourism
Ph.D., Iowa State University
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Martin Donahue
Assistant Professor
Athletics
Ph.D., New Mexico State University
M.S., Indiana State University
B.S., Castleton State College

Taylor Donohoe
Instructor

Hope Dropp
Assistant Professor
Safety Management
M.S., Geneva College
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Natalie Drozda
Assistant Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.A., University of Illinois

Danielle Dumbeck
Instructor
Mathematics & Statistics
M.E., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Richelle Dykstra-Crookshanks
Assistant Professor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
Ph.D., The University of Akron
M.A., Cleveland State University
B.A., Butler University

E

Amber Eade
Assistant Professor
Biology
Ph.D., State University New York Upstate Medical University
M.S., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
M.A., Chicago School of Professional Psychology
B.S., Millikin University

Yvonne Eaton-Stull
Associate Professor
Public Health & Social Work
D.S.W., Capella University
M.S., Boston College
B.A., Clarion University

Kerry Edwards
Assistant Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
M.A., University of New Mexico
B.A., University of New Mexico

Cassandra Eisenreich
Assistant Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Miami
M.M., University of Miami
B.S., Slippery Rock University of PA

James Eng
Associate Professor
School of Physical Therapy
D.P.T., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Matthew Erickson
Associate Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., Youngstown State University
M.Ed., California University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Slippery Rock University

F

Jesse Factor
Instructor
Dance
M.F.A., The University of Iowa
B.F.A., New York University

PA Faculty
Professor

Wendy Fagan
Instructor
Physical and Health Education
M.S., Texas Woman's University
B.S., Indiana University

Andrea Fairman
Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.O.T., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

Paul Falso
Associate Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of California
B.S., Allegheny College

Miranda Falso
Assistant Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Allegheny College

Joseph Fiedor
Instructor
School of Physical Therapy
M.S., Clarion University
M.B.A., Clarion University
B.S., Clarion University

Michael Finnegan
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
J.D., University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
B.S., Penn State University

Brittany Fleming
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Indiana University of PA
M.A., Indiana University of PA
B.S., Indiana University of PA

Thomas Flynn
Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., University of Nebraska
M.A., Ohio University
B.A., University of Toledo

Wayne Forbes
Associate Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of West Indies
B.S., University of West Indies

Melissa Ford
Assistant Professor
History
Ph.D., Saint Louis University
M.A., Saint Louis University
B.A., Wellesley College

Jeffrey Forrest
Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., Auburn University
M.S., Northwestern University (China)
B.S., Northwestern University (China)

Kimberly Forrest
Professor
Public Health & Social Work
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.P.N., Medical School of Shanghai

Heather Frederick
Associate Professor
Political Science
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., West Virginia University
B.A., Hollins College

Heather Fritz
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.B.S., University of Toledo
B.A., Bowling Green State University

David Frohnapfel
Instructor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Nicole Fuchs
Instructor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Christine Funsch
Instructor
Dance
M.F.A., Arizona State University
B.A., Hamilton College

G

Diane Galbraith
Professor
Management & Marketing
Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., LaRoche College
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Maureen Gallagher
Instructor
English
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Georgia State University
B.A., St. John's College

Carole Galletta
Assistant Professor
School of Physical Therapy
M.P.H., University of Minnesota
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Aaron Galligan-Stierle
Instructor
Theatre
M.F.A., Penn State University
B.F.A., Shenandoah University

Amanda Gault
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
O.T.D., Chatham University
M.S., St. Francis University
B.S., St. Francis University

Heather Getsay
Assistant Professor
Library
M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Westminster College

Shahriar Gias
Associate Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
M.B.A., Delaware State University
M.A., University of Tasmania
B.B.A., North South University

David Glover
Associate Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Texas (Austin)
M.M., Florida State University
B.M., University of North Florida

John Golden
Assistant Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
B.A., California University of Pennsylvania

Amanda Goodrick
Instructor
Mathematics & Statistics
M.S.M., Youngstown State University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Benjamin Gordon
Assistant Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.S., East Stroudsburg University
B.S., Western Michigan University

Elise Grabner
Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.S., Ohio University
B.S., Ohio University

Andrea Grady
Assistant Professor
Athletics
M.S., Indiana University of PA
B.S., Slippery Rock University of PA

Colleen Gray
Professor
Music
D.M.A., West Virginia University
M.M., Duquesne University
B.S., West Chester University

Alice Gretch
Instructor
Computer Science
M.B.A., Robert Morris College
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Evan Guiney
Assistant Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Stanford University
B.A., Amherst College

Abel Gyan
Associate Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
D.H.Sc., Nova South Eastern University
M.S., Northern Kentucky University
M.B.A., University of Leicester
B.A., University of Science and Technology

H

Susan Hadley
Professor
Music
Ph.D., Temple University
Dip. Ed., University of Western Australia
M.M.T., Temple University
B.M., University of Melbourne (Australia)

Nicole Hahna
Associate Professor
Music
Ph.D., Lesley University
M.S., Radford University
B.S., Appalachian State University

Jane Hale
Associate Professor
Counseling & Development
M.S., Youngstown State University
B.A., Westminster College

Jessica Hall-Wirth
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., Slippery Rock University of PA
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University of PA
B.S., Slippery Rock University of PA

Amber Hamilton
Instructor
Academic Services
M.Ed., University of North Carolina
B.A., University of Virginia

Joseph Harry
Associate Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.A., Ohio State University
B.A., University of North Florida

Heike Hartmann
Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., Justus Liebig University-Germany
M.S., Justus Liebig University-Germany
B.S., University of Wurzburg-Germany

Andrew Hasenpflug
Instructor
Dance
M.M., University of Cincinnati
B.F.A., SUNY

Samuel Heikinen

Rose Heilman-Houser
Associate Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jonathan Helmick
Associate Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi
M.M.,University of Akron
B.A.T, University of Akron
B.M., University of Akron

Dustin Hemphill
Instructor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Purdue University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Athula Herat
Associate Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
M.S., University of Cincinnati
B.S., University of Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Heather Hertel
Professor
Art
M.F.A., Edinboro University
M.S., Syracuse University
B.F.A., Syracuse University

John Hicks
Assistant Professor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Notre Dame
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Catriona Higgs
Professor
Sport Management
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University
M.S., University of Stirling (Scotland)
B.Ed., Dunfermline College (Scotland)

Jason Hilton
Associate Professor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Edinboro University

Michael Hodge
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
J.D., University of Baltimore
B.A., University of the District of Columbia

Mark Hogue
Assistant Professor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ph.D., Kent State University
M.E., California University of Pennsylvannia
M.E., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Maryann Holbein-Jenny
Professor
School of Physical Therapy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Michael Holmstrup
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.S., East Stroudsburg University
B.S., East Stroudsburg University

Micah Holt
Instructor
Music
D.M.A., University of Nevada
M.M., University of Louisville
B.A., University of North Colorado

George Howley
Instructor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Westminster College

Stacy Hrizo
Associate Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., West Chester University

Christopher Hughes
Professor
School of Physical Therapy
Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.S., Springfield College
B.S., Springfield College

Ethan Hull
Associate Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University
B.S. University of Pittsburgh

Daniel Hummel
Assistant Professor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
M.P.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha
B.A., Penn State University

Nicholas Hurl
Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Kent State University

Deborah Hutchins
Associate Professor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
Ed. D., Nova Southeastern University
M.S., University of North Carolina
B.S., Pennsylvania State University

I

Michael Ignelzi
Professor
Counseling & Development
Ed.D., Harvard University
M.A., Ohio State University
B.A., University of California at Riverside

Robert Isherwood
Associate Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Yukako Ishimaru
Instructor
Modern Languages & Cultures
B.A., Saga University

J

Dallas Jackson
Associate Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University
M.S., Texas Woman's University
B.S., University of North Texas

Stacy Jacob
Associate Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., Indiana University
M.A., University of New Orleans
B.A., Austin College

Abdou Karim Jallow
Associate Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
Ph.D., Loughborough University
M.S., Cranfield University
B.S., Cranfield University

Robabeh Jazaei
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Nevada
M.S., Azad University
B.S., Shahrood University of Technology

Seth Jenny
Assistant Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
M.S., University of Edinburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Brock Jensen
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
M.S., Northern Michigan University
B.S., Northern Michigan University

Benjamas Jirasakuldech
Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., Texas Tech University
B.A., Assumption University (Thailand)

Heather Johnson
Instructor
Music
M.M., Dana School of Music at YSU
M.M., SUNY at Stony Brook
B.M., The Curtis Institute of Music

Baek Joo
Associate Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.A., University of Minnesota
B.A., Sogang University

Jessica Jopp
Instructor
English
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts
B.A., SUNY-Binghamton

Jessica Jordan
Assistant Professor
Library
M.L.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

David Jordan
Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Boreum Ju
Instructor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., University of Illinois
M.Ed., Korea University
B.A., Korea University

Briana Jurcevich
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
O.T.D., Chatham University
M.S., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

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Kenneth Karsh
Instructor
Music
M.M., Duquesne University
B.M., Duquesne University

Nicholas Katsiadas
Instructor
English
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Mohammad Kazemi
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.S., University of Louisiana
B.S., Petroleum University of Technology

Kimberly Keeley
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University
M.S., Ohio University
B.S., Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Emily Keener
Associate Professor
Psychology
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., Radford University
B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University

Jennifer Keller-Birkes
Professor
Dance
M.F.A., Arizona State University
B.A., Connecticut College

Laura Kelley
Assistant Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
M.A., Marian University
B.A., DePauw University

Martha Kemeny
Associate Professor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Wake Forest University

David Keppel
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Cheryl Kerchis
Instructor
Political Science
M.P.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Georgetown University

David Kershaw
Associate Professor
Political Science
Ph.D., University of North Carolina
M.A., Illinois State University
B.S., West Virginia University
B.A., West Virginia University

Audra Kessler
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.P.A., Duquesne University
B.S.H., Duquesne University

Woosuk Kim
Associate Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
M.S., University of Cincinnati
M.S., Texas A &M University
B.S., Pusan National University Institution Korea

Istvan Kovacs
Associate Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., Eotvos Lorand University (Budapest)
M.S., Hungarian University of Physical Education
B.S., Hungarian University of Physical Education

David Krayesky
Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Louisiana
M.S., Southern Illinois University
B.S., Johnson State College

Christopher Kreiser
Associate Professor
English
Ph.D., Texas A & M University
M.A., Texas A & M University
B.A., Tulane University

Viacheslau Kudrashou
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.S., Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas

Sarah Kuehn
Associate Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University
M.A., Simon Fraser University

Jason Kush
Associate Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Miami
M.M., University of Miami
B.S., Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Susan Kushner
Associate Professor
School of Physical Therapy
M.S., Columbia University
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

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Cindy LaCom
Professor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
Ph.D.,University of Oregon
M.A., California State University (Chico)
B.A., California State University (Chico)

Elizabeth LaGamba
Assistant Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.A., John Carroll University

Beth Larouere
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Stephen Larson
Associate Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., Mercer University
M.P.A., Brigham Young University
B.A., Brigham Young University

Jack Layne
Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Miami University
M.S., Miami University
B.S., University of Evansville

Joshua Lee
Instructor
English
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.A., Virginia Tech University
B.A., Virginia Tech University

Marcy Leeds
Professor
Public Health & Social Work
Ph.D., Rutgers University
M.S., Case Western Reserve University
R.D., American Dietetic Association
B.S., Montclair State University

Sandra Leh
Associate Professor
Nursing
Ph.D., Widener University
M.S., West Chester University
B.S., Penn State University

Joanne Leight
Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ed.D., Duquesne University
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Christopher Leininger
Instructor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
B.A., Iowa State University

George Lengyel
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Alan Levy
Professor
History
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison
B.A., Washington and Jefferson College

Yi Li
Assistant Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
B.A., Renim University of China
B.S., Renim University of China

Min Lim
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Houston
B.S., Chungnam National University

Shah Limon
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., North Dakota State University
M.S., North Dakota State University
B.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology

Kelly Lindenberg
Associate Professor
School of Physical Therapy
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.S., College Misericordia
B.S., College Misericordia

John Lisco
Associate Professor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
Ed.D., University of Memphis
M.S., University of Memphis
B.S., Mesa State College

Wenhao Liu
Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., University of Georgia
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
B.Ed., Wuhan Institute of Physical Education (China)

Robert Livingston
Associate Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., University of Kansas
M.A., University of Kansas
B.A., Augusta College

Ashley Loe
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
B.S., Muskingham University

Ryan Loe
Instructor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
B.S., Muskingham University

Joseph Losko
Assistant Professor
Safety Management
D.S., Robert Morris University
M.B.A., Waynesburg College
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Fadoua Loudiy
Instructor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Mohammed V University

Susan Lubinski
Associate Professor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
J.D., Duquesne University
M.S., Grove City College
B.S.B.A., Youngstown State University
C.P.A., Youngstown State University

Melissa Luchynsky
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
O.T.D., Rocky Mountain University
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Paul Lueken
Assistant Professor
Athletics
M.S., St. Thomas University
B.A., Earlham College

Jeremy Lynch
Associate Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., West Virginia University
M.A., West Virginia University
B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College

Jeffrey Lynn
Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., Kent State University
M.A., Kent State University
B.A., Kent State University

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Sean Macmillan
Associate Professor
Art
M.F.A., University of Kansas
B.F.A., Edinboro University

Christopher Maltman
Assistant Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Manitoba
M.S., University of Manitoba
B.S., University of Manitoba

Jaya Mani
Instructor
Dance
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.A., University of Madres

Richard Marchand
Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Virginia
B.S., Clarion University

Bonnie Marsh
Assistant Professor
Public Health & Social Work
M.S.W., University of Pittsburgh
B.S.W., Penn State University

Clitha Mason
Instructor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
M.S., North Carolina State University
B.S., Fayetteville State University

Catherine Massey
Professor
Psychology
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., West Virginia University
B.S., University of Central Florida in Orlando

John Mathe
Assistant Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Robert Morris University

Frances McAleer
Instructor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
M.Ed., Temple University
B.S.Ed., West Chester University

David McCall
Instructor
Safety Management
M.S., University of Findlay
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Larry McCarthy
Assistant Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
C.P.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Kirk McDermott
Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., Oregon State University
M.S., Oregon State University
B.A., Earlman College

Daniel McEvoy
Instructor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Penn State University

Daniel McEwen
Instructor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
J.D., Thomas Cooley Law School
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Patrick McGinty
Instructor
English
M.F.A., Portland State University
B.A., Denison University

Jennifer Sanftner McGraw
Professor
Psychology
Ph.D., Kent State University
M.A., Kent State University
B.A., George Mason University

Jonathan McLister
Instructor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
M.A., Indiana University
B.A., Indiana University

Cindy Medford
Assistant Professor
Safety Management
M.A., University of Phoenix
B.S., Murray State University

Kathleen Melago
Associate Professor
Music
D.M.A., Ohio State University
M.M., University of Northern Iowa
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Sharon Melincavage
Associate Professor
Nursing
Ed.D., Penn State University
M.S., Bloomsburg University
B.S., Kutztown University

Joseph Merhaut
Associate Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., Duquesne University
M.Ed., California University of PA
B.Ed., Slippery Rock University

Kenneth Messina
Associate Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Slippery Rock University of PA
B.A., Waynesburg College

Timothy Michaels
Instructor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
B.S., Clarion University

Katherine Mickle
Associate Professor
Art
M.F.A., Ohio State University
M.A., Stephen Austin State University
B.F.A., Slippery Rock University

Tami Micsky
Assistant Professor
Public Health & Social Work
D.S.W., Millersville University
M.S., Case Western Reserve University
B.S., Edinboro University

Toni Mild
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., Capella University
M.S., Slippery Rock University of PA
B.S., Clarion University of PA

Vern Miller
Instructor
Music
M.M., Temple University
B.M., Slippery Rock University

J Lyn Miller
Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Maryland
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Daniel Miller
Instructor
Computer Science
M.S., Boston University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Molly Mistretta
Assistant Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Indiana University
B.A., Westminster College

Sunita Mondal
Associate Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Jadavpur University (India)
B.A., Jadavpur University (India)

Dorotha Monfore
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.Ed., University of North Texas
B.S., University of North Texas

Donald Mong
Associate Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
J.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Haverford College

Austin Mora
Instructor

Rebecca Morrice
Associate Professor
Theatre
M.F.A., University of Illinois
B.A., University of Illinois

Scott Morrison
Instructor
Athletics
M.E.D., University of Virginia
B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Amanda Morrison
Instructor
Music
D.M., Florida State University
M.M., Florida State University
B.M., Duquesne University

Krishna Mukherjee
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Kansas
M.Sc., University of Calcutta (India)
B.Sc., University of Calcutta (India)

Jeffrey Musyt
Assistant Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Oregon
M.S., University of Oregon
B.S., University of Scranton

Senthilkumar Muthusamy
Associate Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
M.B.A., Bharathidasan Institute of Management
B.S.E., Bharathiar University

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Erin Naggy
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
O.T.D., Chatham University
B.S., Gannon University

Melissa Nard-Mitchell
Associate Professor
Counseling & Development
D.Psy., Nova Southeastern University
M.S., Nova Southeastern University
B.A., Washington and Jefferson College

Julie Naviaux
Assistant Professor
English
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.A., University of Louisville
B.A., Bellarmine University

Charles Nemeth
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
M.S., Niagara University
J.D., University of Baltimore
B.A., University of Delaware

Jeananne Nicholls
Professor
Management & Marketing
D.B.A., Kennesaw State University
M.B.A., Duquesne University
B.S., Carlow University

Randall Nichols
Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ed.D., West Virginia University
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Christopher Niebauer
Associate Professor
Cognitive Sci & Leadership
Ph.D., University of Toledo
M.A., University of Toledo
B.A., Kent State University

Jennifer Nightingale
Associate Professor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
Ed.D., Duquesne University
M.S.I.S.M., Duquesne University
M.Ed., Duquesne University
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Brittany Nwachuku
Assistant Professor
Public Health & Social Work
M.S., University of Louisville
B.S., University of Louisville

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Mark O'Connor
Associate Professor
English
Ph.D., University of Houston
M.A., University of Houston
B.A., Georgetown University

Robert Ogoreuc
Assistant Professor
Physical and Health Education
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Timothy Oldakowski
Associate Professor
English
B.A., Duquesne University

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Sunjin Pak
Associate Professor
Management & Marketing
M.S., Korea University
B.S., Korea University

Michael Panza
Instructor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ed.D., Nova University
M.S., Duquesne University
M.M., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

Diane Papa
Instructor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Lia Paradis
Professor
History
Ph.D., State University of New Jersey-Rutgers
B.S., Hunter College of the City-University of New York

Young Park
Instructor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.B.A., University of Iowa
B.A., Korea University

Stephen Parks
Instructor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Ursula Payne
Professor
Dance
M.F.A., Ohio State University
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Joan Peacock
Professor
English
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
M.A., University of North Texas
B.A., University of Madras (India)

Thomas Pearcy
Professor
History
Ph.D., University of Miami
M.A., Purdue University
B.A., Purdue University

Christine Pease-Hernandez
Associate Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Bowling Green University M.A.
M.A., Central Michigan University
B.A., Saginaw Valley State University

Allison Peiritsch
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
B.A., Indiana University of PA

Rachela Permenter
Professor
English
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Kent State University
B.S., Kent State University

Marnie Petray-Covey
Associate Professor
Modern Languages & Cultures
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.A., Purdue University
B.A., Arkansas Tech University

Gordon Phetteplace
Associate Professor
Theatre
M.F.A., University of Montana
B.A., Lawrence University

Theresa Phipps
Associate Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
M.B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University
B.S., Wheeling Jesuit University

Patricia Pierce
Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Alejandro Pinzon
Instructor
Music
M.M., University of Texas

Derrick Pitard
Professor
English
Ph.D., University of Rochester
M.A., University of Rochester
M.Phil., University of Oxford (England)
B.A., Washington and Lee University

Kurt Pitluga
Assistant Professor
Art
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Edinboro University

Dawn Posey
Instructor
Music
B.M., University of Cincinnati

James Preston
Associate Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Li Pu
Associate Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., University of Oregon
M.S., Southern Illinois University
B.A., Sichuan International Studies University

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Katrina Quinn
Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A., University of Notre Dame

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Barbara Ragnelli
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.S., LaRoche College
B.S., Penn State University

Heather Rapp
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.P.A., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

Adam Readout
Instructor
Military Science (Army ROTC)
M.B.A., Liberty University
B.S., University of Tampa

Autumn Redcross
Instructor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.S., Duquesne University

Susan Rehorek
Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Adelaide (Australia)
B.S., University of Adelaide (Australia)

Kenneth Reichl
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
CScD., University of Pittsburgh
M.O.T., Chatham University
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

David Renz
Assistant Professor
Safety Management
M.B.A., Northern Illinois University
B.S., Indiana University of PA

Heather Rice
Associate Professor
Political Science
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Clemson University

Beth Ann Rice
Assistant Professor
Psychology
M.A., University of Kentucky
B.S., Indiana University Southeast

Amy Rickman
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Rebecca Ridener
Associate Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
M.S., University of Cincinnati
B.A., Emory University

Paula Rieder
Associate Professor
History
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana
B.A., Our Lady of Cincinnati College

Paige Riggs
Instructor
Music
D.M.A., SUNY at Stony Brook
M.M., Indiana University
B.M., Eastman School of Medicine

Ashlea Rineer-Hershey
Associate Professor
Special Education
Ph.D., Robert Morris University
M.A., Eastern Mennonite University
B.S., Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Joseph Robare
Associate Professor
Public Health & Social Work
D.P.H., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.S., University of Massachusetts

Bret Rogowitz
Instructor
Military Science (Army ROTC)
M.S., Eastern Illinois University
B.S., Franklin University

Raymond Rollins
Assistant Professor
Athletics
M.B.A., Cleveland State University
M.A., Edinboro University
B.S., Edinboro University

Ann Romanczyk
Assistant Professor
Psychology
Ph.D., De Paul University
M.A., De Paul University
B.S., State University of New York at Oswego

Md Nazmul Rony
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
M.B.A., Gaylord College
M.B.A., University of Dhaka
B.B.A., University of Dhaka

Suzanne Rose
Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D. , Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed., Bucknell University
B.A., Bloomsburg University

Anne Rose
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Chatham University
B.S., Geneva College

Maryjo Ross
Associate Professor
Hospitality,Event Mgmt&Tourism
Ph.D., University of Central Florida
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Geneva College

Jeffrey Roth
Assistant Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Tiffin University
B.A., Patrick Henry College

Timothy Ruppert
Assistant Professor
English
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
B.A., Duquesne University

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Renate Sakins
Instructor
Music
B.M., Temple University
B.S., University of Wisconsin

Annette Salsovic
Assistant Professor
Academic Services
M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Patrick Santavicca
Instructor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.M., Duquesne University

Aniela Scanlon
Instructor
Counseling & Development
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Youngyol Schanz
Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Wichita State University
B.S., Dankook University (Korea)

Tamra Schiappa
Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., University of Idaho
B.S., State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Kurt Schimmel
Professor
Management & Marketing
D.B.A., Cleveland State University
M.B.A., Duquesne University
B.A., Duquesne University

Bernadette Schmeltz
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
Ph.D., Chatham University
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Lisa Schoenberg
Associate Professor
Philosophy
Ph.D., Temple University
M.A., Temple University
B.A., Oberlin College

Marketa Schublova
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.S., Ohio University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Erica Scott
Associate Professor
English
Ph.D., Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
M.A., Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
M.A., Gannon University
B.A., Pennsylvania State University

Christopher Scott
Associate Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Cincinnati
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati
B.A., Augustana College

Edward Scott
Associate Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
M.B.A., Texas Christian University
B.S., Point Park University

Emily Scott
Instructor
Theatre
M.M., Arizona State University
B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University

Raed Seetan
Associate Professor
Computer Science
Ph.D., North Dakota State University
M.S., Jordan University of Science and Technology
B.S., Jordan University of Science and Technology

Ben Shaevitz
Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Purdue University

Nancy Shipe
Associate Professor
School of Physical Therapy
D.P.T., MGH Institution of Health Professionals
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Lauren Shoemaker
Instructor
English
Ph.D., Indiana University
M.A., Gannon University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Cory Shoemaker
Assistant Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
M.S., Mississippi State University
B.S., Wittenberg University

Allan Shook
Assistant Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., Kent State University
M.A., Kent State University
B.S., Kent State University

Doris Short
Instructor
Art
B.S., Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Mark Shotwell
Associate Professor
Biology
Ph.D., University of Michigan
B.S., Ohio University

Jon Shumway
Professor
Art
M.F.A., University of Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa
B.A., Luther College

Justin Siebert
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.Ed., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
M.S., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ph.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University
B.S., SUNY at Oneonta

Judith Silva
Associate Professor
Library
M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz

Christina Silva
Associate Professor
Nursing
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., University of Phoenix
B.S., Penn State University

John Silvestro
Assistant Professor
English
Ph.D., Miami University
M.A., Northern Kentucky University
B.S., Ohio University

Jodi Sindlinger
Assistant Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Slippery Rock University of PA
B.A., Pennsylvania State University

Dilrukshika Singhabahu
Associate Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Bonnie Siple
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ed. D., Duquesne University
M.S., Indiana University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

David Skeele
Professor
Theatre
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.F.A., University of New Orleans
M.A., Smith College
B.A., Marlboro College

Rona Smeak
Assistant Professor
Safety Management
Ph.D., Indiana University of PA
M.B.A., Frostburg State University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Laura Smiley
Associate Professor
Theatre
M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.F.A., Catholic University of America

Emily Smith
Instructor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ed.D., Youngstown State University
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.S.E.Ed., Slippery Rock University

Jeffrey Smith
Assistant Professor
Physical and Health Education
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Langdon Smith
Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., University of Kansas
B.S., University of Wyoming

Timothy Smith
Professor
School of Physical Therapy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University

Julie Snow
Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
M.S., University of Rhode Island
B.S., Wittenberg University

Robert Snyder
Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Roger Solano
Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology
M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology
B.S., Universidad Del Zulia

Elise Somers
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.P.A.S., Chatham University
B.S., Juniata College

Deanna Sparrow
Assistant Professor
Theatre
M.F.A., University of Iowa
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Thomas Sparrow
Associate Professor
Philosophy
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., West Chester University
B.A., East Stroudsburg University

Margaret Spierto
Instructor
Counseling & Development
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Geneva College

Nicholas Spina
Assistant Professor
Political Science
Ph.D., University of Missouri
B.A., Michigan State University

Maranda Stack
Instructor
Counseling & Development
M.S., Chatham University
B.A., Westminster College

Brian Stahurski
Instructor
Music
M.M., Duquesne University
B.A., Duquesne University

Michael Stapleton
Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Delaware
B.S., Wilkes College

Angele Stoebener
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
M.S., Carlow University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Douglas Strahler
Associate Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ed.D., Duquesne University
M.S., Syracuse University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Steven Strain
Professor
Biology
Ph.D., Oregon State University
B.S., Memphis State University

Donald Strano
Professor
Counseling & Development
Ed.D., Texas Tech University
M.Ed., Texas Tech University
B.A., Pennsylvania State University

Laura Strong
Instructor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
D.Ed., Indiana University
M.A., Indiana University
B.A., Cameron University

Ryan Stryffeler
Instructor
English
Ph.D., Ball State University
M.A., Northern Arizona University
B.A., Hillsdale College

Jason Stuart
Assistant Professor
English
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.A., Immaculata University

Jheng-Wun Su
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
M.S., National Taipei University of Technology
B.S., Ching Yun University

Nitin Sukhija
Associate Professor
Computer Science
D.C.Sc., Mississippi State University
M.C.S., National University
M.B.A., San Diego State University
B.E., Maharshi Dayanand University

Xindi Sun
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Missouri University
B.S., Missouri University

T

Pavani Tallapally
Associate Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University
M.B.A., Indiana University
B.A., Osmania University

Jessica Taylor
Instructor
Special Education
M.S., Duquesne University
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
B.S., Boston University

Melissa Teodoro
Associate Professor
Dance
M.F.A., University of Hawaii
M.A., University of California
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Sam Thangiah
Professor
Computer Science
Ph.D., North Dakota State University
M.S., North Dakota State University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Rebecca Thomas
Associate Professor
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy
M.S., Colorado State University
B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Mary Ann Thurkettle
Associate Professor
Nursing
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.S., Ohio State University
B.S.N., Case Western Reserve University

Jordan Titera
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
M.S., Saint Joseph's University
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Maria Torres
Instructor
Public Health & Social Work
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.P.H., University of Minnesota
M.A., Ohio University
B.A., Universidad Nacional de Cordoba

Sara Tours
Assistant Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D., Florida State University
M.S., Florida State University
B.S., Florida State University

Chao-Jen Tsai
Assistant Professor
Hospitality,Event Mgmt&Tourism
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.S., Florida International University
B.S., Chinese Culture University

Yanbin Tu
Instructor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
M.A., Simon Fraser University
M.A., East China Normal University

Eric Tuten
Assistant Professor
History
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.A., University of Utah
B.A., Brigham Young University

U

Alexander Ufelle
Assistant Professor
Public Health & Social Work
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.P.H., Western Kentucky University
M.B.B.S., Nnamdi Azikiew University

Joyan Urda
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Glenn Utsch
Assistant Professor
Music
Ed.D., Teachers College Columbia University
M.M.Ed., Teachers College Columbia University
M.M., Manhattan School of Music
B.M., West Chester University

V

Jesus Valencia
Associate Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Manuel Valera
Associate Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
M.S., University of Cincinnati
B.S., Universidad Simon Boliver (Venezuela)

Salwa Vandegrift
Instructor
Modern Languages & Cultures
M.S., Mosul University
B.S., Mosul University

Philip VanOuse
Instructor
Music
M.M., Carnegie Mellon University
B.M., Cincinnati College

John Vera
Instructor
Music
M.M., Mannes College
B.M., Southern Methodist University

Steven Verba
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Linda Veronie
Assistant Professor
Psychology
Ph.D., Kent State University
M.A., Oklahoma City University
B.A., University of Toledo

Lindsay Viatori
Assistant Professor
Dance
M.F.A., University of Iowa
B.F.A., University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Candice Vincent
Instructor
Chemistry
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

W

Linda Wagner-Pine
Instructor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.Ed., Slippery Rock University

Abdullah Wahbeh
Assistant Professor
Computer Science
D.S., Dakota State University
M.S., Dakota State University
M.S., Yarmouk University
B.S., Yarmouk University

Theresa Wajda Soltis
Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Christophas Walker
Assistant Professor
Public Health & Social Work
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Mary Walsh
Associate Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Jialing Wang
Associate Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., Florida State University
M.M.S., Nanjing University (China)
B.S., Nanjing University (China)

Xintong Wang
Assistant Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton
M.A., SUNY at Binghamton
B.A., Nankai University

Xinchao Wei
Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.S., West Virginia University
M.S., Northeastern University
B.S., Northeastern University

Regan Weldon
Instructor
Special Education
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Clarion University

Deborah Wells
Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D., Arizona State University
M.Ed., Auburn University
B.S., Auburn University
B.A., Auburn University

Judy Werner
Associate Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., Queens College
B.A., Michigan State University

Breanne Westendorf
Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Studies
M.P.A., Chatham University
B.S., Slippery Rock University of PA

Barbara Westman
Professor
Art
M.F.A., Academy of Fine Arts-Poland
B.A., Schola Posnaniensis/School of Applied Art

Carlis White
Associate Professor
History
Ph.D., University of Illinois
M.A., University of Illinois
M.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Johnson Bible College

Frederick White
Associate Professor
English
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles
M.A., Azusa Pacific University
B.A., Azusa Pacific University

Krista White
Instructor
English
M.A., Youngstown State University
B.A., Youngstown State University

Deborah Whitfield
Professor
Computer Science
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Youngstown State University

Jennifer Willford
Associate Professor
Psychology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.S., University of Kentucky
B.S., Muskingum College

Adelle Williams
Professor
Public Health & Social Work
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Jacqueline Williams
Associate Professor
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci
Ph.D., University of Idaho
M.S., Central Washington University
B.S., Minnesota State University

Sarah Williams
Instructor
Modern Languages & Cultures
M.A., University of Southern California
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Timothi Williams
Instructor
Music
M.M., Penn State University
B.M., West Liberty University

Brian Wisneski
Instructor
Homeland/Corporate Sec Studies
Ed.D., Creighton University
M.S., Boston University
B.A., Spring Arbor University

X

Liang Xu
Associate Professor
Management & Marketing
Ph.D., University of Missouri
M.B.A., University of Missouri
E.E., Nanjing Institute of Technology

Y

Junko Yamamoto
Associate Professor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ed.D. , Duquesne University
M.P.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Japan

Amanda Young
Assistant Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., Texas Christian University
M.S., Texas Christian University
B.S., Texas Christian University

Z

Linda Zane
Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ed.D., Duquesne University
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Alessia Zanin Yost
Instructor
Library
M.L.I.S., San Jose State University
M.A., University of California Davis
B.A., California State University

Donald Zapien
Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
B.S., University of Santa Clara

Matthew Zarit
Instructor
Political Science
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Syracuse University

Terry Zeigler
Instructor
Healthcare Adm & Info Systems
M.S., University of Maryland
B.S., Penn State University

Mark Zeltner
Associate Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia
M.A., University of Tulsa
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University

Jun Zhang
Associate Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Old Dominion University
M.S., Nanchang University
B.S., Nanchang University

Hongbo Zhou
Associate Professor
Computer Science
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.S., Xi'an Jiaotong University (China)
B.S., Xi'an Jiaotong University (China)

Michael Zieg
Professor
Geography, Geology & Environm
Ph.D., John Hopkins University
M.A., John Hopkins University
B.S., Michigan State University

Traci Zillifro
Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Edinboro State University
B.S., Kent State University

Susan Zirpoli
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College

Faculty/Administrative Emeriti


A

Richard Altenbaugh
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

Henry Anna
Government & Public Affairs

Patricia Archibald
Biology

Robert Arnhold
Physical and Health Education

B

Deborah Baker
University Advancement

Eliott Baker
Acad. Records & Registration

Stephen Banjak
Physical and Health Education

William Barnett
Strategic Comm and Media

Nancy Barta-Smith
English

Francis Bires
McKeever Center

Paul Black
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

William Boggs
English

Bruce Boliver
Hospitality,Event Mgmt&Tourism

Robert Bost
Special Education

Kathleen Boykin
Modern Languages & Cultures

Roberta Braden
Physical and Health Education

Frances Brannon
Physical and Health Education

Bernice Brown
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Beverly Buchert
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Edwin Buchert
Geography, Geology & Environm

John Burtch
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Kent Bushnell
Geography, Geology & Environm

C

Hannah Case
Modern Languages & Cultures

Wilma Cavill
Safety Management

William Chapman
Geography, Geology & Environm

Shium Chen
Counseling & Educational Psychology

Gerald Chesin
Curriculum & Instruction

Larry Cobb
Government & Public Affairs

Louis Como
Library

Joan Condravy
English

Michael Conlon
Computer Science

Cornelius Cosgrove
English

Robert Crafton
English

John Craig
History

J Crayne
Art

David Culp
School of Business

D

Thomas Daddesio
Modern Languages & Cultures

David Dailey
Computer Science

Maryann Dailey
Nursing

Robert Davis
Geography, Geology & Environm

Carmine Decarlo
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Michael Detlefsen
Mathematics & Statistics

Cynthia Dillon
Academic Affairs

Diana Dreyer
English

Sherry Dupont
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Daniel Dziubek
Parks and Recreation

E

William Elliott
Administrative Affairs

F

Hans Fellner
Physics

Susan Ferrandiz
Library

Richard Findler
Philosophy

George Force
Government & Public Affairs

Bernard Freydberg
Philosophy

G

Thomas Gaither
Biology

Stephen Glinsky
Modern Languages & Cultures

Anita Gorman
English

Gary Grabner
Mathematics & Statistics

Anne Griffiths
College of Health & Human Services

H

Jean Hamilton
Physical and Health Education

Susan Hannam
College of Health, Environment & Science

Kenneth Harris
Theatre

James Hathaway
Geography, Geology & Environm

Stephen Hawk
Music

Francis Hensler
Information Technology

Susan Herman
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci

William Herman
Physical and Health Education

Jay Hertzog
College of Education

John Hicks
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

George Highland
Physics

Robert Hinds
Geography, Geology & Environm

William Hotchkiss
Physical and Health Education

James Hughes
Geography, Geology & Environm

Frank Hulick
Computer Science

J

Patricia Johnson
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

Stanley Johnson
Parks and Recreation

Diana Jones
Nursing

Sharadchandra Joshi
Computer Science

K

Thomas Kandl
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Brian Kearney
Physics

Bradley Keith
Physical and Health Education

Donald Kelly
History

Stanley Kendziorski
Allied Health

Ahmad Khalili
Interdisciplinary Programs

Maribeth Knaub
Music

Theodore Kneupper
Philosophy

Akiko Kotani
Art

Parameswar Krishnakumar
Management & Marketing

L

James Laux
Strategic Comm and Media

Jeffrey Lehman
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

Henry Lenz
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

Ruth Leo
Nursing

Ann Liedel-Rice
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

William Lindgren
Mathematics & Statistics

Lawrence Lowing
Allied Health

M

Francis Manfredi
Special Education

Srinivasa Mani
Professional Study&Inter Prgms

Joseph Marks
Developmental Programs

Richard Martin
Political Science

Clair McClure
Mathematics & Statistics

Mary McKay
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Joanne McKeag
Physical and Health Education

Barbara McNeal
English

Donald Megnin
Political Science

James Mennell
History

George Mihalik
Safety Management

Carl Miller
Information Technology

Pamela Miller
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Catherine Morsink
College of Education

Richard Myers
Special Education

Karin Myers-Tillotson
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

N

Ramona Nelson
Nursing

John Nichols
History

Abbas Noorbakhsh
School of Business

Joseph Normand
Strategic Comm and Media

O

Chester O'Bannon
Music

William Oman
Philosophy

Monica Ondrusko
Special Education

Bruce Orvis
Management & Marketing

P

Nicholas Papanikolaou
Chemistry

Leona Parascenzo
Nursing

Mary Paul
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Gary Pechar
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci

Joyce Penrose
Nursing

William Polk
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Charles Porter
Counseling & Educational Psychology

Fred Powell
Physical and Health Education

Carolyn Prorok
Geography, Geology & Environm

R

Herb Reinhard
President

Charles Rice
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Joseph Riggs
Strategic Comm and Media

Melinda Ristvey
Modern Languages & Cultures

Paul Rizza
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

Carolyn Rizza
Geography, Geology & Environm

F Rose
History

Larry Rotge
History

Bruce Russell
College of Business

S

Lucy Sack
Dance

Robert Sattler
Special Education

W Sayre
Chemistry

Claire Schmieler
Health Services

Jane Scott Cleary
Library

Charles Shaw
History

Robert Shrader
Physical and Health Education

Charles Shultz
Geography, Geology & Environm

William Sigmund
Biology

Esther Skirboll
Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

Robert Smith
President

Nanette Solomon
Music

Donald Stauffer
Special Education

Stacey Steele
Music

Terry Steele
Music

Carolyn Steglich
Biology

Laurie Stepanian
Theatre

Thomas Stewart
Strategic Comm and Media

Michael Stowe
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

K James Strickland
English

Kathleen Strickland
College of Education

Constantine Stroumbakis
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

Wendy Stuhldreher
Public Health & Social Work

Valerie Swarts
Strategic Comm and Media

T

Frederick Tannery
School of Business

David Taylor
Chemistry

Rhoda Taylor
Biology

William Taylor
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

Charles Tichy
Modern Languages & Cultures

Frank Treccase
Modern Languages & Cultures

Eva Tsuquiashi-Daddesio
College of Liberal Arts

Genevieve Tvrdik
Biology

V

David Valentine
School of Business

Mary Vetere
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Paulette Viola
Parks and Recreation

Hubert Voltz
Mathematics & Statistics

W

Raymond Wallace
Theatre

Frances Walsh
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Amy Walters
Strategic Comm and Media

Albert Ward
Geography, Geology & Environm

Robert Watson
Student Affairs

Gene Wilhelm
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

A Williams
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

William Williams
Academic Affairs

Z

Patricia Zimmerman
Physical and Health Education

Charles Zuzak
College of Arts & Sciences