Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Slippery Rock University

Faculty

Slippery Rock University Faculty

Slippery Rock University Faculty/Administrative Emeriti

Slippery Rock University Faculty


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Kristie Abbs
Assistant Professor
Social Work
D.S.W., Capella University
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
M.S.W., Ohio State University
B.S., Radford University

Robertha Abney
Associate Professor
Sport Mgt, Hospitality & Tour
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

Nikhil Ahuja
Assistant Professor
Public Health
M.D.S., Rajiv Gandhi University
B.D.S., Maharashtra University

Monique Alexander
Associate 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
Recreational Therapy
D.P.T., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

John Anthony
Instructor
Music

James Anthony
Instructor
Mathematics & Statistics
M.A., Penn State University
B.S., Lock Haven University

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

Adaeze Aroh
Assistant Professor
Public Health
D.P.H., University of Kentucky
M.S., Northern Kentucky University
B.S., University of Nigeria

Nicholas Artman
Associate 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
Associate Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Wellesley College

Lua Augustin
Associate Professor
Accounting,Economics & Finance
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.Ed., Lamar University
M.B.A., Midwestern State University
B.B.A., Midwestern State University

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

Thomas Bechard
Assistant Professor
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/Corp Sec & Leadership
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

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

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

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

Andrew Blight
Instructor
Dance

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

Michael Boone
Operational/Leadership Profess

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
Exploratory Stud & Acad Prog
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

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

Natalie Burick
Instructor
Special Education
D.E.D., Indiana University of PA
M.E.D., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

Richard Busi
Instructor
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed
Ph.D., University of Florida
M.E., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

Cindy Candelaria-Pieve
Assistant Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Cincinnati College
M.A., CUNY Hunter College
B.A., University of Puerto Rico

Jennifer Carben
Assistant Professor
Biology
M.S., Slippery Rock University
B.A., Slippery Rock University

April Carter
Instructor
Exploratory Stud & Acad Prog

Kevin Cassidy
Instructor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
M.A., John Jay College
B.S., John Jay College

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

Tyler Cathcart
Instructor
Physical and Health Education
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., Lock Haven University

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

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

Louis Christensen
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Ohio State University
M.S., Ohio State University
B.S., Valparaiso 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
Associate Professor
Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Western Kentucky University
B.S., Lock Haven University

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

Musiette Clay
Assistant Professor
Exploratory Stud & Acad Prog
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

Gabriel Colby
Instructor
Music

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

Malick Coly
Instructor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A., Cheikh Anta Diop University Dakar

Matthew Conboy
Instructor
Art
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
B.S., Catholic University of America

Ann Cook
Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy
Ed.D., Duquesne University
O.T.D., Chatham University
M.S., Gannon University
B.S., Gannon University

Colleen Cooke
Professor
Recreational Therapy
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
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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
Health Care Admin & Management
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.A., SUNY of Buffalo
B.A., Canisius College

William Covey
Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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
Assistant Professor
Library
M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Robert Crow
Professor
Sport Mgt, Hospitality & Tour
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
Assistant Professor
Athletics
M.S., McNeese State University
B.S., Northeastern University

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

Jennifer Culver
Assistant Professor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., University of Missouri
M.A., Indiana Wesleyan University
B.A., The College of Wooster

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Nicole Dafoe
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

Shawn Davis
Associate Professor
Biology
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

Rachel DeMaria
Instructor
Counseling & Development

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

Natalie Dick
Assistant Professor
Health Care Admin & Management
M.H.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Penn State University

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

Gisela Dieter
Associate Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Youngstown State University
B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Daniel Dieter
Assistant Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Indiana University of PA
M.A., Youngstown State University
B.S., Clarion University

Danette Dimarco
Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
B.A., Duquesne University

Anthony DiPippa
Instructor
Biology

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
Sport Mgt, Hospitality & Tour
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

Akita Donald
Instructor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
M.S., Carlow University
B.A., Carlow University

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

Alison DuBois
Instructor
Counseling & Development
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.E.D., Westminster College
B.A., John Carroll University

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

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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
Social Work
D.S.W., Capella University
M.S.W., Boston College
B.A., Clarion University

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

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

Emily Elliott
Assistant Professor
Art

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

Tarek Eshak
Assistant Professor
Public Health
M.P.H., Vu University
M.B.B.Ch., Cairo University

F

Sidney Faber
Instructor
Computer Science
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Penn State University
B.S., Penn State University

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

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

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

Michael Fantuzzo
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy
O.T.D., Chatham University
M.S., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne University

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

Brittany Fleming
Associate 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
Associate Professor
History
Ph.D., Saint Louis University
M.A., Saint Louis University
B.A., Wellesley College

Warren Ford
Instructor

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

John Franolich
Instructor
Computer Science
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Heather Frederick
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

G

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

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

Stephen Galloway
Instructor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
M.S., University of Tennessee
B.S., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Grove City College

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

Elizabeth Geib
Assistant Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
M.A., Purdue University
B.A., Western Illinois University

Heather Getsay
Associate 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

Christopher Gioia
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., Penn State University

Heather Gleghorn
Assistant Professor
Recreational Therapy
M.S., East Carolina University
B.S., Slippery Rock 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
Accounting,Economics & Finance
J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
B.A., California University of Pennsylvania

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

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

Rachele Graham
Instructor
Mathematics & Statistics
M.S., University of Tennessee
B.S., Lambuth University

Daniel Graham
Instructor
History
Ph.D., Catholic University of America
M.A., Catholic University of America
B.A., University of Maryland

Carley Greenawalt
Instructor
School of Physical Therapy
D.P.T., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Linwu Gu
Associate Professor
Computer Science

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

Abel Gyan
Associate Professor
Info Systems & Technology Mgt
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
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.S., Youngstown State University
B.A., Westminster College

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

Sajad Hamidi
Associate Professor
Physics and Engineering
Ph.D., Tarbiat Modares University
M.S.E., Sharif University of Technology
B.S.E., Sharif University of Technologu

Amber Hamilton
Instructor
Exploratory Stud & Acad Prog
M.Ed., University of North Carolina
B.A., University of Virginia

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

Denna Hays
Assistant Professor
Social Work
D.S.W., Capella University
M.S.W., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

Amanda Hemphill
Instructor
Chemistry
Ph.D., 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
Associate 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 Mgt, Hospitality & Tour
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University
M.S., University of Stirling (Scotland)
B.Ed., Dunfermline College (Scotland)

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

Mark Hogue
Associate 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

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

Michael Holmstrup
Professor
Exercise Sci & Athletic Train
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

Stacy Hrizo
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

Gretchen Hurd
Instructor
Dance

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Kari-Anne Innes
Assistant Professor
Theatre
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A., Valparaiso University
B.A., Valparaiso University

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

Yukako Ishimaru
Instructor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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

Abdou Karim Jallow
Associate Professor
Info Systems & Technology Mgt
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 Sci & Athletic Train
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
M.S., University of Edinburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

Yoona Jeong
Assistant Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Texas
M.M., Baylor University
M.M., University of Southern California
B.M., Seoul National 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
Assistant Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts
B.A., SUNY-Binghamton

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

David Jordan
Professor
Health Care Admin & Management
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

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

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Nicholas Katsiadas
Instructor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
M.A., Slippery Rock University
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Mohammad Kazemi
Associate 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 Sci & Athletic Train
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
Associate Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
M.A., Marian University
B.A., DePauw University

Martha Kemeny
Associate Professor
Recreational Therapy
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Wake Forest University

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

Cheryl Kerchis
Assistant Professor
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

Jordan Kissner
Instructor
Athletics

Victoria Kochick
Associate Professor
School of Physical Therapy
D.P.T., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., Texas A & M University
M.A., Texas A & M University
B.A., Tulane University

Samantha Kuchta
Assistant Professor
Theatre
M.F.A., University of Georgia
B.A., Slippery Rock 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
Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Miami
M.M., University of Miami
B.S., Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Susan Kushner
Associate Professor
Exploratory Stud & Acad Prog
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

Kelli Lampe
Instructor
Counseling & Development
M.Ed., Duquesne University
B.A., Duquesne University

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

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

Khuong Le-Nguyen
Instructor
Info Systems & Technology Mgt

Katie Leckenby
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., Slippery Rock University
M.ED., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

Julianne Leddy
Instructor
Theatre

Joshua Lee
Instructor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.A., Virginia Tech University
B.A., Virginia Tech University

Kwang Lee
Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S., Texas A&M University
M.B.A., Ajou University
B.S., Ajou University

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

Matthew Leffler
Instructor
Physics and Engineering
A.S., Alfred State College

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

John Lisco
Associate Professor
Biology
Ed.D., University of Memphis
M.S., University of Memphis
B.S., Mesa State College

Timothy Little
Assistant Professor
Music
D.M.A., University of Washington
M.M., Louisiana State University
B.M., Shenandoah Conservatory of Music

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
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
B.S., Muskingham University

Damarys Lopez
Assistant Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
M.A., The Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Universidad de Puerto Rico

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

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

Susan Lubinski
Associate Professor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
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

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

Sararose Lynch
Assistant Professor
Special Education
Ed.D., West Virginia University
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., WV Wesleyan College

Jeffrey Lynn
Professor
Exercise Sci & Athletic Train
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

Michele Maier
Instructor
Info Systems & Technology Mgt
M.S., Duquesne University
B.S., Duquesne 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
Social Work
D.S.W., Kutztown University
M.S.W., University of Pittsburgh
B.S.W., Penn 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

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

Patrick McGinty
Assistant Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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

Ryan McMullen
Instructor
Dance

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

Kathleen Melago
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

Scott Mensch
Professor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
Ph.D., Capella University
M.B.A., Point Park University
B.A., Indiana University of PA

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

Margaret Michaels
Associate Professor
School of Physical Therapy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Old Dominion University
B.A., MacMurray College

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
Social Work
D.S.W., Millersville University
M.S.S.A., 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
Assistant Professor
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

Joshua Miller
Instructor
Health Care Admin & Management

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

Sunita Mondal
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
Accounting,Economics & Finance
J.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Haverford College

Austin Mora
Instructor

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

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
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.A., University of Louisville
B.A., Bellarmine University

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

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

Enoh Nkana
Assistant Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
Ph.D., Andrews University
M.Ed., Southern Adventist University
B.A., Southern Adventist University

Brittany Nwachuku
Assistant Professor
Social Work
M.S.W., University of Louisville
B.S., University of Louisville

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Mark O'Connor
Associate Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., University of Houston
M.A., University of Houston
B.A., Georgetown University

Michaela O'Toole
Instructor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
M.Ed., Indiana University of PA
B.S., Indiana University of PA

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

Timothy Oldakowski
Associate Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
D.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Duquesne University

Amy Orville
Instructor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

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Roberta Page
Professor
Athletics
D.Ed., Duquesne University
M.S., Western Maryland College
M.S., Western Maryland College
B.S., Slippery Rock 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

Michele Papakie
Associate Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
D.Sc., Robert Morris University
M.A., California University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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

Stephen Parks
Instructor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Molly Parsons
Instructor
Athletics
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

Joan Peacock
Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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
Associate Professor
Strategic Comm and Media
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
B.A., Indiana University of PA

Bret Perchaluk
Instructor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
M.S., National Intelligence University
B.A., Rider University

Fred Perkins
Instructor
Music
M.M., Slippery Rock University
B.M., Appalachian State University

Marnie Petray-Covey
Associate Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.A., Purdue University
B.A., Arkansas Tech University

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

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

Adony Pierre-Louis
Instructor
Criminology & Criminal Justice
M.A., Richmont Grad University
B.A., Trinity College

Derrick Pitard
Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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

Jayne Pizzuto
Instructor
Counseling & Development

Patric Plesa
Instructor
Psychology
Ph.D., York University
M.A., York University
B.A., York University

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

Danielle Puhatch
Instructor
Occupational Therapy

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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

Alyshia Ravida
Instructor
Health Care Admin & Management
M.H.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Slippery Rock 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 Sci & Athletic Train
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

William Rittersdorf
Instructor

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

James Rodger
Professor
Info Systems & Technology Mgt
D.B.A., Southern Illinois University
M.B.A., Indiana University of PA
B.S., University of Pittsburgh

Bret Rogowitz
Instructor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
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

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

Samuel Rosenberg
Instructor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership

Maryjo Ross
Associate Professor
Sport Mgt, Hospitality & Tour
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
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Duquesne University
B.A., Duquesne University

Melissa Rychener
Instructor
Counseling & Development

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

Lincoln Sandham
Instructor
Music

Iuri Santos
Assistant Professor
Physics and Engineering

Thomas Savage
Instructor

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 Sci & Athletic Train
Ph.D., Ohio University
M.S., Ohio University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

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

Edward Scott
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

Brion Scudder
Associate Professor
Management & Marketing

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

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
Assistant Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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

Doris Short
Assistant Professor
Art
B.F.A., Koge College
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
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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 Sci & Athletic Train
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
Associate 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

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

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

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

Annessa Steele
Instructor
Special Education
D.Ed., Slippery Rock University
M.Ed., Slippery Rock University
B.A., University of Michigan

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

Christopher Streidl
Assistant Professor
Social Work
Ph.D., Walden University
M.S.W., Wayne State University
B.S.W., University of Toledo

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

Ryan Stryffeler
Assistant Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., Ball State University
M.A., Northern Arizona University
B.A., Hillsdale College

Jason Stuart
Assistant Professor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
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

Alexis Swiergol
Instructor
Exercise Sci & Athletic Train
D.P.T., Gannon University
B.S., Slippery Rock University

T

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

Christopher Tarr
Instructor
Special Education

Melissa Teodoro
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
Biology
M.S., Colorado State University
B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Jordan Titera
Assistant Professor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
M.S., Saint Joseph's University
B.A., Slippery Rock University

Sara Tours
Associate 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
Sport Mgt, Hospitality & Tour
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.S., Florida International University
B.S., Chinese Culture University

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

U

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

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

Shukhrat Usmanov
Instructor
Mathematics & Statistics
Ph.D., N. Dakota State University
M.S., Natl University of Uzbekistan
B.S., Natl University of Uzbekistan

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

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
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
M.S., Mosul University
B.S., Mosul University

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

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

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

W

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

Abdullah Wahbeh
Associate 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
Associate Professor
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., Kent State University
Ph.D., Kent State University
Ph.D., Kent State University
M.S., Youngstown State University
M.S., Youngstown State University
M.S., Youngstown State University
B.A., Mercyhurst College
B.A., Mercyhurst College
B.A., Mercyhurst College

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

Paul Webster
Instructor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
M.S., Colorado Technical University
B.S., Robert Morris College

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

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
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles
M.A., Azusa Pacific University
B.A., Azusa Pacific University

Krista White
Instructor
Lang, Lit, Cult & Writing
M.A., Youngstown State University
B.A., Youngstown State University

Benjamin White
Instructor
Psychology
M.A., Brandeis University
B.A., Brandeis University

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

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

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

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

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

Lauren Williams
Instructor
School of Physical Therapy

Brian Wisneski
Instructor
Homeland/Corp Sec & Leadership
Ed.D., Creighton University
M.S., Boston University
B.A., Spring Arbor University

Jeffrey Witman
Instructor
Recreational Therapy
Ed.D., Boston University
M.S., University of Oregon
B.S., Elizabethtown College

Hye Ryung Won
Assistant Professor
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood
M.Ed., University of Texas
M.Ed., Chung-Ang University
B.Ed., Korea National Open 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

Eunice Yeboah
Assistant Professor
Social Work
M.S.W., Southern Illinois University 2014
B.A., University of Ghana

Stephanie Young
Assistant Professor
School of Physical Therapy
D.P.T., Slippery Rock University
B.S., Slippery Rock 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
Assistant Professor
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
Assistant Professor
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Syracuse 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)

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

Nancy Barta-Smith
English

Francis Bires
McKeever Center

Paul Black
Secondary Ed/Foundations Ed

William Boggs
English

Bruce Boliver
Hospitality & Tourism Manage

Robert Bost
Special Education

Kathleen Boykin
Modern Languages & Cultures

Roberta Braden
Physical and Health Education

Bernice Brown
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Beverly Buchert
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Edwin Buchert
Geography, Geology & Environm

Robert Buck
Mathematics & Statistics

John Burtch
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Kent Bushnell
Geography, Geology & Environm

C

William Chapman
Geography, Geology & Environm

Gerald Chesin
Curriculum & Instruction

Jerry Chmielewski
Biology

Larry Cobb
Government & Public Affairs

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

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

Elise Grabner
Mathematics & Statistics

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
Info Systems & Technology Mgt

Deborah Hutchins
Parks,Conserv&RecreationTherpy

I

Michael Ignelzi
Counseling & Development

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
Nonprofit Mgt, Empower&Div Stu

Maribeth Knaub
Music

Theodore Kneupper
Philosophy

Akiko Kotani
Art

Parameswar Krishnakumar
Management & Marketing

L

James Laux
Strategic Comm and Media

Jack Layne
Biology

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

Paul Lueken
Athletics

M

Francis Manfredi
Special Education

Srinivasa Mani
Professional Study&Inter Prgms

Joseph Marks
Developmental Programs

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

Gary Pechar
Exercise & Rehabilitative Sci

Rachela Permenter
English

William Polk
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

Charles Porter
Counseling & Educational Psychology

Fred Powell
Physical and Health Education

Carolyn Prorok
Geography, Geology & Environm

R

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

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

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

Thomas Stewart
Strategic Comm and Media

Michael Stowe
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

Donald Strano
Counseling & Development

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

Mary Ann Thurkettle
Nursing

Charles Tichy
Modern Languages & Cultures

Frank Treccase
Modern Languages & Cultures

Eva Tsuquiashi-Daddesio
College of Liberal Arts

Genevieve Tvrdik
Biology

V

Jesus Valencia
Accounting,Economics & Finance

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

Robert Watson
Student Affairs

Gene Wilhelm
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

A Williams
Elementary Ed/Early Childhood

William Williams
Academic Affairs

Z

Mark Zeltner
Strategic Comm and Media

Patricia Zimmerman
Physical and Health Education