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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015
Bridgewater State University
   
 
  Feb 17, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

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Bridgewater State University has an outstanding faculty of women and men who are dedicated to teaching as a career, not just a vocation. Bridgewater State University professors are nationally recognized for their expertise in their fields of study. Ninety-four percent hold terminal degrees in their fields and many faculty members serve as consultants and advisers to corporations, nonprofit organizations, school systems and government agencies. Other faculty provide leadership to professional societies and conduct pioneering research in their respective fields. Students may work closely with faculty through a variety of means including internships, research or the Honors Program.

 

Ahmed M. Abdelal
Assistant Professor of Special Education and Communication Disorders
BA (Assiut University); MS (Worcester State College); MA, PhD (Cairo University)

Richard Abers
Assistant Professor of Aviation Science
BS (University of Illinois); MEd (University of New Hampshire)

Kenneth W. Adams
Assistant Professor Biological Sciences
BS (Gettysburg College); PhD (Boston University)

Bennie A. Agbarha
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BSc, MSc (University of Benin); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)

Arnaa Alcon
Associate Professor of Social Work and Chairperson of the School of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Amherst College); MSW (Boston University); PhD (Brandeis University)

Stuart Allen
Assistant Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (University of Leeds); MA (University of Sussex); MSt, PhD (University of Oxford)

David Almeida
Professor of Special Education and Chairperson of the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
BA (College of the Holy Cross); MA (Assumption College); EdM, PhD (Harvard University)

Jabbar A. Al-Obaidi
Professor of Communication
BA (Baghdad University); MAE (University of Hartford); PhD (The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor)

Robert G. Amey
Associate Professor of Geography and Chairperson of the Department of Geography
BA (University of North Carolina at Wilmington); MA, PhD (University of Florida)

Jacqueline Anderson
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BA (Providence College); MSc, PhD (Brown University)

Joyce Rain Anderson
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); PhD (University of New Hampshire at Durham)

Norma J. Anderson
Assistant Professor of Sociology
BA (Mount Holyoke College); MPA (State University of New York at Albany), PhD (City University of New York)

Alba Aragon
Assistant Professor of English and Foreign Languages
BA (New College of Florida); AM, PhD (Harvard University)

Martina B. Arndt
Professor of Physics
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (Wellesley College); MS, PhD (University of New Hampshire)

J. Collin Asmus
Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA (Birmingham ‑ Southern College); MFA (Louisiana State University)

Duilio O. J. Ayalamacedo
Professor of Spanish
BA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); MA (Queens College, CUNY); PhD (Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York)

Victoria L. Bacon
Professor of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Fitchburg State College); MA (Anna Maria College); CAGS, EdD (Northeastern University)

Louise Badiane
Associate Professor of Anthropology
MA, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Kathleen A. Bailey
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Frostburg State University); MS, PhD (Arizona State University)

Patricia C. Bancroft
Professor of Accounting and Finance
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Providence College); MBA (University of Rhode Island); CPA, DBA (Nova Southeastern University)

Jordon Barkalow
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Pacific University); MA, PhD (University of Houston)

Heidi Bean
Assistant Professor of English
BA (Indiana University); MA, PhD (University of Iowa)

Matthew Bell
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of California); MA, PhD (Tufts University)

Jessica A. Birthisel
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
BA (Grand View University); MA (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee)

Christopher Bloch
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MS (Old Dominion University); PhD (Texas Tech University)

John-Michael Bodi
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA (Ohio State University); MEd (University of Houston); PhD (The University of Texas at Austin)

Darcy Boellstorff
Associate Professor of Geography
BS, MA, PhD (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)

Barbara Bond
Associate Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Pennsylvania State University); MS (Ohio State University); MSW (Smith College School for Social Work); EdD (Boston University)

Laura Boutwell
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA (Hollins University); MSW (Radford University); PhD (Virginia Tech)

Jeffery Bowen
Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MS (California State Polytechnic University); PhD (Texas A&M University)

Melissa Brandon
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BS (University of Pittsburgh); MS, PhD (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

Edward August Braun
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Central Connecticut State College); MEd, EdD (Boston University)

Mark Brenner
Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MSW (Boston University); PhD (Simmons College)

Margaret Brooks
Professor of Economics
BA, MA, PhD (Brown University)

Ann Brunjes
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

AB (Colgate University); PhD (New York University)

Edward J. Brush
Professor of Chemistry
BS (King’s College); PhD (The Pennsylvania State University)

Jon L. Bryan
Professor of Management
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MBA (University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth); DEd (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Emmett Buhmann
Assistant Professor of Theater
BFA (University of Wyoming); MFA (University of California at Irvine)

Elaine Bukowiecki
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Clark University); MA (Assumption College); CAGS (Lesley College); DEd (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)

Lydia J. Burak
Professor of Health
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MEd (Worcester State College); PhD (University of Oregon)

Heidi Burgiel
Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); PhD (University of Washington)

John A. Calicchia
Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Rhode Island); MA (University of Hartford); PhD (Northeastern University)

Walter F. Carroll
Professor of Sociology
BA, MA, PhD (The American University)

Benjamin Carson
Associate Professor of English and Chairperson of the Department of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of South Dakota); MA, PhD (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)

Michael J. Carson
Professor of Biological Sciences and Chairperson of the Department of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

B.Sc. (University of Alberta); PhD (University of Washington)

J. Edward Carter
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MEd, PhD (Boston College)

Janessa Carvalho
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BS (Bridgewater State University); MS, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Andrea Cayson
Assistant Professor Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS, MEd, PhD (Florida State University)

Gregory Chaplin
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Albright College); PhD (The University of Texas at Austin)

Daniel L. Chase
Assistant Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies
BS (University of Nevada at Las Vegas); MS, PhD (University of Northern Colorado)

Kyung-shick Choi
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Northeastern University); MS (Boston University); PhD (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Robert Cicerone
Professor of Geology and Chairperson of the Department of Geological Sciences
BS (Northeastern University); MS (Boston College); MBA (Regis College); PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Sandra Ciocci
Professor of Communication Disorders and Coordinator of the Communication Disorders Program
BS, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MEd (Northeastern University)

Sandra L. Clark
Professor of Geography
BA (Plymouth State College); MA (University of Colorado); PhD (Arizona State University)

Jodi H. Cohen
Professor of Sociology
BA (Colgate University); MA (Simmons College); PhD (Northeastern University)

Robert Colandreo
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Bridgewater State College); MSP.T. (Boston University); DPT (Boston University)

Delayne Connor
Associate Professor of Special Education
BA (Hiram College); MEd, PhD (Kent State University)

Mary Connor
Associate Professor of Special Education
BA (Stonehill College); MEd (Bridgewater State College); DEd (Boston University)

Theresa Coogan 
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, EdM, PhD (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Veronica Coté
Assistant Professor of Aviation Science
BS (Bridgewater State College); MAS (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) ATP, CF II

Leigh Craven
Associate Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA (Cornell University); MFA (Rhode Island School of Design)

James Crowley
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

AB (College of the Holy Cross); MA, PhD (University of Delaware)

Mark D. Crowley
Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Bates College); MBA, MS (Northeastern University); DBA (Nova Southeastern University); CPA

Krista Cummings
Assistant Professor of Management
BS, MA, PhD (Northeastern University)

Kevin D. Curry
Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Central College); MS (University of Arizona); PhD (Purdue University)

Matthew Dasti
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
BA (Rutgers University); MA, PhD (University of Texas)

Kimberly Davis
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

AB (Harvard University); MA, PhD (University of Virginia)

Christian Delaunay
Assistant Professor of Management
BA (ICS Paris); MBA (University of Georgia); PhD (University of South Carolina)

Jo-Ann Della-Giustina
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Clark University); MA (Columbia College); JD (IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law); PhD (City University of New York Graduate Center)

Fang Deng
Professor of Sociology
BA (Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing); MA (Peking University); PhD (University of Chicago)

Edward F. Deveney
Professor of Physics and Chairperson of the Department of Physics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, PhD (The University of Connecticut)

William Devlin
Associate Professor of Philosophy
BA, PhD (Boston University); MA (University of Wyoming)

Kenneth Dobush
Professor of Education
BFA (Fordham University); MS (College of Saint Rose); PhD (University of Albany)

Vernon Domingo
Professor of Geography
BA (University of the Western Cape, S.A.); MA, PhD (Clark University)

Carleton M. Donchess
Professor of Accounting and Finance
Member of Graduate Faculty
BS (Stonehill College); MBA (Babson College); MSA (Bentley College); CMA

Kelley Donalds
Assistant Professor of Management
BS (Northeastern University); MS (Bentley College); PhD (University of Connecticut)

Mary Dondero
Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA (Roger Williams University); MAT (Rhode Island School of Design); MFA (University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth)

Kevin Donnelly
Assistant Professor of Political Science
BS (Providence College); MA (University of Rhode Island); PhD (Northeastern University)

Shannon Donovan
Professor of Accounting and Finance
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MSF (Boston College); DBA (Nova Southeastern University)

Emily Douglas
Associate Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Clark University); MS, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Boston)

Anne E. Doyle
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Emmanuel College); MA (Boston College); PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Donna Dragon
Assistant Professor of Dance
EdM, PhD (Temple University)

Boubker Drissi
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance
BS (Boston University); MS (Florida International University); MS (Bentley University); PhD (University of Rhode Island)

Jason Edwards
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
BA (Concordia College); MA (North Dakota State University); MA (Minnesota State University); PhD (Georgia State University)

Mahmoud El-Hashash
Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BSc, MSc (Alexandria University, Egypt); PhD (Northeastern University)

Susan Eliason
Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS (Iowa State University); MEd (Worcester State College); EdD (Nova Southeastern University)

Patricia Emmons
Associate Professor of Education and Chairperson of the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, EdD (Central Connecticut State University); MAT (Connecticut College)

Elizabeth Englander
Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of California at Berkley); MA, PhD (University of Southern California)

Richard L.C. Enright
Professor of Geology
BA, MS, PhD (Rutgers University)

Kathryn Evans
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Chicago); MA, PhD (University of Illinois at Urbana‑Champaign)

Marian Extejt
Professor of Management
Member of Graduate Faculty
BS (John Carroll University); MS, PhD (Purdue University)

Paul James Fairbanks
Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Bridgewater State College); MS (Southern Illinois University); DA (University of Northern Colorado)

Lindsay Fallon
Assistant Professor of Special Education
MSEd (Queens College); MA, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Patricia Fanning
Professor of Sociology
BA (Wheaton College); MA, PhD (Boston College)

Michael F. Farley
Associate Professor of Aviation Science and Chairperson of the Department of Aviation Science
BS (Bridgewater State College); MPA (San Diego State University)

Karen Fein
Associate Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (William Woods College); MSW (University of Michigan); PhD (State University of New York at Albany)

Allyson Salinger Ferrante
Assistant Professor of English
BA (Skidmore College); MA, PhD (University of Southern California)

Fernanda Ferreira
Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Chairperson of the Department of Foreign Languages
BA (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife); MA (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); PhD (University of New Mexico)

Kathleen Ferris-Costa
Assistant Professor of Management
BS, MBA (University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth); DBA (University of Rhode Island)

Emily Field
Assistant Professor of English
BA, PhD (Boston University)

Caitlin Fisher-Reid
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
BS (Brandeis University); PhD (Stony Brook University)

Diana J. Fox
Professor of Anthropology and Chairperson of the Department of Anthropology
BA (Oberlin College); MA (University of Arizona); PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Kimberly Fox
Assistant Professor of Sociology
BA (Augustana College); MA (George Washington University); PhD (Loyola University)

Erica Frantz
Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA (University of California at Santa Barbara); PhD (University of California at Los Angeles)

Brian Frederick
Associate Professor of Political Science and Chairperson of the Department of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Mac Murray College); MA (University of Illinois at Springfield); PhD (Northern Illinois University)

Melissa Freeburg
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Albertson College of Idaho); MA (Northwest Nazarene University); PhD (Idaho State University)

Ivana George
Associate Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA (Guilford College); MFA (The School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University)

Phyllis Gimbel
Associate Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Hood College); MA (Columbia University); EdM (Harvard University); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)

Miranda Giurleo
Assistant Professor of Theater
MFA (Brandeis University)

Aviva Twersky Glasner
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

AA (Ocean County College); BA (Thomas Edison State College of New Jersey); MA (John Jay College of Criminal Justice); PhD (City University of New York)

Nicole Glen
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (State University of New York College at Brockport); MS, PhD (Syracuse University)

Caitlin Finning Golden
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance
BS (Fordham University); MS (Northeastern University)

Christy P. Lyons Graham
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Oklahoma); MEd, PhD (Ohio University) 

Louise Graham
Professor of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MAT (Bridgewater State College); MA, PhD (Boston College)

Robert V. Grantham
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BBA (Loyola Marymount University); MA (Pepperdine University); MS, PhD (Perdue University)

Joshua R. Greenberg
Professor of History
BA (University of California at Santa Cruz); MA, PhD (American University)

Steven Greenberg
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MEd (Northeastern University); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Jakari N. Griffith
Assistant Professor Management
BS, MA (Florida A&M University); PhD (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)

Laura K. Gross
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Yale University); MS, PhD (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Martin Grossman
Professor of Management
Member of Graduate Faculty

BAS (Florida Atlantic University); MIBA; DBA (Nova Southeastern University)

Steven Haefner
Associate Professor of Chemistry
BSc (University of California at Los Angeles); PhD (Michigan State University)

Todd C. Harris
Assistant Professor of Management
BS (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); PhD (University of Connecticut)

Jennifer Hartsfield
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MA, PhD (University of Oklahoma)

Robert W. Haslam
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Northeastern University); MA, PhD (University of Maryland)

James Hayes-Bohanan
Professor of Geography
BS (University of Maryland/Baltimore County); MA (Miami University); PhD (University of Arizona)

Maria Hegbloom
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
BA, MA (Boise State University); PhD (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Ward A. Heilman
Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, BS (State University of New York at New Paltz); MA (Pennsylvania State University); PhD (Northeastern University)

Robert A. Hellström
Professor of Geography
BS, MS, PhD (The Ohio State University)

Leonid Heretz
Professor of History
Member of Graduate Faculty

AB (Harvard College); AM, PhD (Harvard University)

Anne Hird
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Brown University); MS (Simmons College); PhD (University of Rhode Island)

Curtiss R. Hoffman
Professor of Anthropology
BA (Brandeis University); PhD (Yale University)

Andrew C. Holman
Professor of History
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (McGill University); MA (McMaster University); PhD (York University)

Jonathan B. Holmes
Associate Professor of Psychology
BA (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MA, PhD (State University of New York at Stony Brook)

John W. Hooker
Associate Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Missouri State University); MFA (University of Notre Dame)

Joseph Henry Huber
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (West Chester State College); MA (University of Maryland); PhD (Ohio State University)

Jamie Huff
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
MA, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Michael Ierardi
Professor of History
BA (Yale University); MA, PhD (University of California at Berkeley)

Ellen Ingmanson
Associate Professor of Anthropology
BA (University of Colorado); MA, PhD (University of Oregon)

Bjorn Ingvoldstad
Associate Professor of Communication
BA (Gustavus Adolphus College); MA (University of Texas at Austin); PhD (Indiana University at Bloomington)

John Curtis Jahoda
Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Connecticut); PhD (Oklahoma State University)

Tina Jameson
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Whitman College); MA (University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth); PhD (Washington State University)

Margaret Munson Johnson
Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Macalester College); MA, PhD (Boston University)

Michael L. Jones
Associate Professor of Economics
BA, MA, PhD (University of New Mexico)

Seikyung Jung
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Sookmyung Women’s University); MS, PhD (Oregon State University)

Stephen Kaczmarek
Assistant Professor of Geology
BS, PhD (Michigan State University) 

Kevin Kalish
Assistant Professor of English
BA (Boston University); AM (Washington University); PhD (Princeton University) 

Jeri Katz
Professor of Special Education
BS (University of Rhode Island); MEd (Bridgewater State College); DEd (Boston College)

Annela Kelly
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS (Tartu University); MA, PhD (University of Missouri at Columbia)

Mark Kemper
Associate Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Northern Illinois University); MA, PhD (Ohio State University)

Cielito M. King
Professor of Chemistry and Chairperson of the Department of Chemical Sciences
BS (University of the Philippines at Los Banos, Laguna); PhD (University of Cincinnati)

Colby R. King
Assistant Professor of Sociology
BA (Westminster College); MA (University of South Carolina)

Thomas Kling
Professor of Physics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Loyola University of New Orleans); MS, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)

Gal Kober
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
BA (Tel Aviv University); PhD (Boston University)

Michael Kocet
Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Chairperson of the Department of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty
BLS, MA (Bowling Green State University); PhD (University of Arkansas)

Danielle Kohfeldt
Assistant Professor of Psychology
MSW (San Diego University)

Jean Louise Kreiling
Professor of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (College of William and Mary); MA (University of Virginia); BA (University of North Carolina at Greensboro); MA, PhD (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Merideth Krevosky
Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Saint Mary’s College); PhD (Loyola University Medical Center)

Michael Krol
Professor of Geology
BS (State University of New York at Oneonta); MS (Bowling Green State University); PhD (Lehigh University)

John Kucich
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Williams College); MAT (Brown University); PhD (Tufts University)

Ryan M. Labrozzi
Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages
BA, MA, PhD (Pennsylvania State University)

Castagna Lacet
Assistant Professor of Social Work
MSW, PhD (Boston College)

Kathleen M. Laquale
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, PhD (University of Rhode Island); MS (Indiana State University)

Jonghyun Lee
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BS (Kangnam University); MEd (Myongj University); MSW, PhD (Simmons College)

James Leone
Associate Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Bridgewater State College); MS (Indiana State University); PhD (Southern Illinois University)

Deniz Leuenberger
Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (Midland College); MPA, PhD (University of Nebraska at Omaha)

Leora Lev
Professor of Spanish
BA (Brandeis University); MA, PhD (Harvard University)

Keith Lewinstein
Professor of History and Chairperson of the Department of History
Member of Graduate Faculty

AB (University of California at Berkeley); MA, PhD (Princeton University)

Mitchell Librett
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA (University of Arizona); PhD (City University of New York Graduate Center)

Lisa M. Litterio
Assistant Professor of English
BA (College of the Holy Cross); MA (University of New Hampshire); PhD (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Deborah Litvin
Assistant Professor of Management
BS (University of Michigan); MBA (Boston University); PhD (University of Massachusetts)

Joel Peter Litvin
Professor of Communication
BA, MA (San Francisco State College); PhD (University of Denver)

Xiangrong Liu
Assistant Professor of Management
BS, MS (Wuhan University); PhD (Drexel University)

Arthur E. Lizie Jr.
Professor of Communication and Chairperson of the Department of Communication Studies
BA (University of New Hampshire); MA (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); PhD (Temple University)

Shannon Lockard
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Eastern Kentucky University); MS, PhD (Clemson University)

Daniel M. Lomba Jr.
Associate Professor of Economics and Chairperson of the Department of Economics
BS, PhD (Northeastern University)

Samer Lone
Associate Professor of Chemical Sciences
BS (Oakland University); PhD (Wayne State University)

Rob Lorenson
Professor of Art and Chairperson of the Department of Art
BFA (University of Northern Iowa); MFA (Northern Illinois University)

Torben Steen Lorenzen
Professor of Computer Science
BA (Bates College); MS (University of Connecticut); MS (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Beverly B. Lovett
Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MSW (Simmons College School of Social Work); DSW (Tulane University)

Margaret A. Lowe
Professor of History
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Vermont); MA, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Kim Mac Innis
Professor of Sociology and Chairperson of the Department of Sociology
BA (St. Francis Xavier University); MS (Dalhousie University); PhD (Northeastern University)

Bruce Machart
Assistant Professor of English
BA (University of Houston); MFA (The Ohio State University)

Robert MacMillan
Professor of Special Education 
BS, MEd (Frostburg State College); MA (West Virginia University): EdD (University of Alabama)                                                             

Michelle Mamberg
Associate Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (State University of New York at Purchase); MA, PhD (Clark University)

Jennifer Manak
Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BEd, MEd, PhD (University of Florida)

Heather Marella
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
BS (Wake Forest University); PhD (Washington University in St. Louis)

Boriana Marintcheva
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
BS, MS (Sofia University); PhD (University of Connecticut)

Anna Martin-Jearld
Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Ohio Dominican College); MSW, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)

John Marvelle
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MEd (Bridgewater State College); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Theodore Mattocks
Associate Professor of Education and Chairperson of the Department of Secondary Education and Professional Programs
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MEd, EdD (Montana State University)

Suanne Maurer-Starks
Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MS (Canisius College); CAS (Hofstra University); EdD (Columbia University)

Laura McAlinden
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chairperson of the Department of Philosophy
BA (Mount Holyoke College); MA, PhD (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

Michael McClintock
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MA, PhD (University of Toronto)

Robert McManus
Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Professional Programs
MHS (Lincoln University); EdD (Morgan State University)

Melanie McNaughton
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
BA (University of Calgary); MA (Pennsylvania State University); PhD (University of Georgia)

Sean H. McPherson
Assistant Professor of Art
BA (Williams College); M.Arch., PhD (University of California at Berkeley)

Sarah McQuarrie-Sherwin
Associate Professor of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Castleton State College); M. Mus (University of Maine), DMA (Shenandoah Conservatory)

Jennifer Mead
Assistant Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies
MS, PhD (Springfield College)

Jennifer Mendell
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
BA (Wheaton College); PhD (Cornell University)

Rebecca Metcalf
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Chairperson of the Department of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

AAS (Genesee Community College); BS, MA, PhD (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Suzanne Miller
Assistant Professor of Special Education and Communication Disorders
BA (Bridgewater State College); MS, PhD (Emerson College)

Susan Jane Miskelly
Associate Professor of Communication
BA (Towson State College); MA (Bowling Green State University)

Lee Mondshein
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

AB (Drew University); AM, PhD (Harvard University)

Khadija Monk
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BA, MS, PhD (University of Cincinnati)

Brendan Morse
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Pennsylvania State University); MS, PhD (Ohio University)

Nancy Moses
Professor of Dance and Chairperson of the Department of Theater and Dance
BS, MS (Iowa State University); EdD (Boston University)

Shaheen Mozaffar
Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA, MA (Bowling Green State University); PhD (Miami University)

Mudra Mukesh
Instructor of Management
MBA (Institute of Management Technology)

Atandra Mukhopadhyay
Associate Professor of Foreign Languages
BA, MA (Jadavpur University); BA (Jawaharlal Nehru University); MA (Indiana State University); PhD (Pennsylvania State University)

John Mulrooney
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

AA (Dean College); BA (Suffolk University); MFA (New York University)

Sandra Neargarder
Professor of Psychology and Chairperson of the Department of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Wright State University); MA, PhD (Vanderbilt University)

Saritha Nellutla
Assistant Professor of Chemical Sciences
BSc (Osmania University); MSc (Indian Institute of Technology); PhD (Florida State University)

Gregory D. Nelson
Professor of Education
BA (Rice University); MA, PhD (University of Washington)

Stephen Nelson
Associate Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

AB (Gettysburg College); MARS (Hartford Seminary); MDiv (Andover Newton Theological School); PhD (University of Connecticut)

Deborah Nemko
Professor of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

BM (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign); MM (Arizona State University); DMA (University of Arizona)

Thomas Nester
Assistant Professor of History
BS (Susquehanna University); MA (Temple University); PhD (Texas A&M University)

Misti M. Neutzling
Assistant Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies
BS (Florida Southern College); MS (Troy State University); PhD (University of Northern Colorado)

Thanh Nguyen
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); EdM, EdD (Harvard University)

Jeffrey P. Nicholas
Associate Professor of Psychology
BS (Salem State College); MS, PhD (Purdue University)

Carol Nicholeris
Professor of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, DMA (Boston University); MAT (Bridgewater State College)

Garrett Nichols
Assistant Professor English
MA (Illinois State University); PhD (Texas A&M University)

Chifuru Noda
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
BSc, MSc (Kobe University); PhD (Stanford University)

Mercedes Nunez
Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA, MFA (University of Miami)

Amos O. Nwosu
Professor of Health
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (University of Nigeria); MS (University of South Carolina); PhD (Texas Woman’s University)

Hadidja Nyiransekuye
Assistant Professor of Social Work
MSW, PhD (University of Denver)

Erin O’Connor
Professor of History
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Brandeis University); PhD (Boston College)

Orlando Olivares
Professor of Psychology
BS (Regis University); MS (New Mexico Highlands University); PhD (Texas A & M University)

David O’Malley
Associate Professor of Social Work
BS (University of Connecticut); MDiv (Yale University Divinity School); MSW (Southern Connecticut State University); PhD (Case Western Reserve University)

Mia Ortiz
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BA (University of California at Riverside); MA (San Francisco State University); PhD (City University of New York)

Vignon Oussa
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS (Greenville College); MS (Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville), PhD (Saint Louis University)

Nancy Owens
Associate Professor of Communication
BS (Emerson College); MA, PhD (Indiana University)

Heather Pacheco
Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS (University of Rhode Island); MEd (University of Massachusetts at Boston); PhD (Arizona State University)

Donald Padgett
Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty
BS (Susquehanna University); MS, PhD (University of New Hampshire)

Thayaparan Paramanathan
Assistant Professor of Physics
BSc (University of Jaffna); MS, PhD (Northeastern University)

Glenn Pavlicek
Professor of Computer Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

ScB (Brown University); MS, PhD (Northeastern University)

Brian Payne
Associate Professor of History
BS (St. John Fisher College); MA, PhD (University of Maine)

James J. Pearson
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
BA (University of Oxford); PhD (University of Pittsburgh)

Eduardo T. Perez
Assistant Professor of Sociology
BA (California State University at Fresno); MA, PhD (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)

Carolyn Petrosino
Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Howard University); MSW, PhD (Rutgers University)

Simone Poliandri
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
MA, PhD (Brown University)

Magaly Ponce
Professor of Art
Licenciatura en Diseño Grafico (Universidad de Valparaiso); MFA (Syracuse University)

Sandra Geissler Popiden
Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA (Loyola Marymount University ); MA, PhD (University of California)

James W. Quinn
Professor of Theater
BFA (Boston University School of Fine Arts); MFA (Yale University School of Drama)

Suzanne Ramczyk
Professor of Theater
BA (San Jose University); MA, PhD (University of Oregon)

Laura Ramsey
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BS (University of Mary Washington); MS, PhD (University of Michigan)

Madhusudana N. Rao
Professor of Geography
BCom (Andhra University); MPhil, MA (Jawaharlal Nehru University); PhD (Kent State University)

Maxine L. Rawlins
Professor of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Tufts University); PhD, EdM (University of Rochester)

Karen Pagnano Richardson
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Springfield College); MS (Indiana State University); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Kevin Rion
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BA (University of Cincinnati); MA, PhD (Bowling Green State University)

Ellyn M. Robinson
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MS (Bridgewater State College); DPE (Springfield College)

Jonathan Roling
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
BS (Erskine College); MS, PhD (University of Texas at El Paso)

Maura Rosenthal
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Emory University); MA (George Washington University); PhD (University of Minnesota)

Stanley Ross
Associate Professor of Management
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Boston University); MEd (University of Arizona); PhD (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Colleen Rua
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance
BA (Suffolk University); MA (Emerson College); PhD (Tufts University)

Paul Rubinson
Assistant Professor of History
BA (Vanderbilt University); MA, PhD (University of Texas at Austin)

Donald Running
Associate Professor of Music
BME (University of Wisconsin at Superior); MA, PhD (University of Minnesota at Twin Cities)

Pamela J. Russell
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (University of New Hampshire); MS (Washington State University); PhD (University of Maryland at College Park)

Polina Sabinin
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS, MS (University of Calgary); PhD (Boston University)

Peter J. Saccocia
Professor of Geology
BA (Colby College); MS, PhD (University of Minnesota)

Salil Sachdev
Professor of Music and Chairperson of the Department of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Delhi University); MA (Northwestern University); MM (Ohio University); DMA (University of Miami)

Matthew Salomone
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, PhD (Northwestern University)

John F. Santore
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Chairperson of the Department of Computer Science
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (University of Rochester); MS, PhD (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Jennifer M. Sarver
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance
BA (Butler University); MFA (University of Utah)

Abdul Sattar
Professor of Computer Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

MS (University of Karachi, Pakistan); MA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); MA (Northeastern University)

Robert P. Saunders III
Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BFA (Shorter College); MFA (Rochester Institute of Technology)

Minae Savas
Associate Professor of Foreign Languages
BA (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies); MEd (Temple University); MA, PhD (Ohio State University at Columbus)

Ignatius Philip Scalisi
Professor of Mathematics  
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MS (Northeastern University)

Ellen Scheible
Assistant Professor of English
BA (St. Mary’s College of Maryland); MA, PhD (Claremont Graduate University)

Irina Seceleanu
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Academy of Economic Studies); BS (University of Trier); MA, PhD (Bowling Green State University)

Emily Garcia Sega
Assistant Professor of Chemical Sciences
BS (Seton Hall University); MS, PhD (University of California at San Diego)

Joseph Seggio
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
BA (Skidmore College); PhD (University of Maine)

George Serra
Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MA, PhD (State University of New York at Stony Brook)

Kathleen M. Sevigny
Professor of Accounting and Finance and Chairperson of the Department of Accounting and Finance
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Bates College); MBA (Babson College); MSA (Bentley College)

John Sexton
Associate Professor of English
BA (Goddard College); MA, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Uma Shama
Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MS (Bangalore University); MS, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Thomasena Shaw
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
BA (National University of Ireland at Maynooth); M.Soc.Sc. (University College Dublin); MA (Dublin Institute of Technology); PhD (University of Tennessee)

Deborah A. Sheehy
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Chairperson of the Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Union University); MEd (University of Memphis); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Yongjun Shin
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
BA (Sungkyunkwan University); MA (Michigan State University); PhD (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

Jonathan Shirland
Assistant Professor of Art
BA (University of York); MA, PhD (University College London)

Mary E. Shorey
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (University of Maine); MEd (Utah State University); PhD (The Ohio State University)

Amanda T. Shyne
Associate Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Stonehill College); MA, PhD (Northeastern University)

Peter Sietins
Associate Professor of Management and Chairperson of the Department of Management
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Bridgewater State College); MS (Northeastern University);MBA (Bentley College); DBA (Nova Southeastern University)

Harold Silverman
Professor of Accounting and Finance
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Bates College); J.D., L.L.M. (Boston University Law School), CPA

Stephen Simms
Instructor of Criminal Justice
MA (York University)

Melissa Singer
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Northeastern Illinois University); MA, PhD (University of Chicago)

Aeon Skoble
Professor of Philosophy
BA (University of Pennsylvania); MA, PhD (Temple University)

Jadwiga S. Smith
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

Bol. (Beirut XLI Lyceum); MA (Jagiellonian University); PhD (Duquesne University)

William S. Smith
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, MA (Appalachian State University); PhD (Duquesne University)

Elizabeth Spievak
Professor of Psychology
BS (Indiana University); MBA (Miami University); MA (Wright State University); PhD (University of Louisville)

Beatrice St. Laurent
Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MA (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MA, PhD (Harvard University)

Julia Stakhnevich
Professor of English
MA (Lenin Moscow Teaching Training University); PhD (The University of Mississippi)

Caroline Stanley
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BA (State University of New York at Binghamton); MA (State University of New York at New Paltz); PhD (University of Memphis)

Jean Frances Stonehouse
Professor of History
BA (Bridgewater State College); MA (Boston University)

Nancy Lynch Street
Professor of Communication
BA (University of North Carolina); MA, PhD (University of Colorado)

Robert Sylvester
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BSc (Salem State College); MEd (Bridgewater State College); PhD (University of Bath)

Jing Tan
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

LLB (China Youth College for Political Science); MM (Peking University); PhD (Washington University of St. Louis)

Donald Tarallo
Associate Professor of Art
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Clark University); MFA (Rhode Island School of Design)

Melinda Tarsi
Assistant Professor of Political Science
MA (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Sarah Thomas
Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Professional Programs
BA (Bridgewater State University); MA (Marquette University); EdD (Boston University)

Wing-kai To
Professor of History
BA, MPhil (Chinese University of Hong Kong); PhD (University of California at Davis)

MaryBeth Tobin
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Stonehill College); MS (Boston College); MST (Suffolk University)

Susan Ann Todd
Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, PhD (Vanderbilt University)

Lee Torda
Assistant Professor of English
BS (Ohio University); MA (University of Maine); PhD (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

Quoc Tran
Assistant Professor of Economics
BA (University of Oklahoma); MS, PhD (University of Texas)

Elizabeth Veisz
Assistant Professor of English
BA (Stanford University); MA, PhD (University of Maryland)

Kathleen Vejvoda
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); MA, PhD (The University of Texas at Austin)

Stephen Waratuke
Associate Professor of Chemical Sciences
BA (University of Pittsburgh); PhD (Purdue University)

Nesa Wasarhaley
Assistant Professor of Psychology
MA (Columbia University); MS (University of Kentucky)

Jeffrey Webb
Assistant Professor of History
BA (University of Colorado); AM, PhD (Harvard University)

Jody Weber
Associate Professor of Theater
BFA (State University of New York at Purchase); MA (American University); PhD (Boston University)

Sarah Wiggins
Associate Professor of History
BA (Hendrix College); MA, PhD (University of London)

Jeffrey J. Williams
Professor of Physics
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts); PhD (Clark University)

Judith Willison
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BS (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MSW (Boston College); PhD (Simmons College)

Kimberly A. Wise
Assistant Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies
BS, MS (Barry University), EdD (Northeastern University)

Nancy L. Witherell
Professor of Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth); MEd (University of Maryland); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)

Catherine Womack
Professor of Philosophy
BA (University of South Carolina); PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Richard Wright
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Chairperson of the Department of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Burlington College); MA, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Boston)

Wendy L. Wright
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BA (Brandeis University); MA (William Patterson University); PhD (Rutgers University)

Tong-Ching Wu
Assistant Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies
BEd, MA, PhD (McGill University)

Steven G. Young
Professor of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

B.Mus (Barrington College); M. Mus (New England Conservatory of Music); DMA (Boston University School of Arts)

Chien Wen Yu
Assistant Professor of Management
BA (Beijing Foreign Studies); BA (Davidson College); MBA (Wake Forest University); PhD (Tarlac State University)

 

NOTE: All faculty listed are full-time faculty 2014-2015