Jul 23, 2024  
**DRAFT **2024-2025 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog **DRAFT** 
    
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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 advisors 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.

Note: All faculty listed are full-time faculty for the 2024-2025 academic year.

 

Donna L. Abelli
Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
BS (Bentley College); MBA (Suffolk University)

Halina A. Adams
Associate Professor of English
BA (University of British Columbia); MA, PhD (University of Delaware)

Kenneth W. Adams
Professor of Biological Sciences and Acting Chairperson of the Department of Psychology
BS (Gettysburg College); PhD (Boston University)

Bennie A. Agbarha
Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Karen A. Aicher
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
BS, MS (Bloomsburg State College); MA, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Francisco Alatorre
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
BS (Universidad Autonoma de Mexico); MS, PHD (Arizona State University)

Eric Aldieri
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
BA (Villanova University): MA, PhD (DePaul University)

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

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

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

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

Joyce Rain Anderson
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Alba Aragón
Associate Professor of English and Global Languages and Literatures
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (New College of Florida); AM, PhD (Harvard University)

J. Collin Asmus
Professor of Art and Art History and Chairperson of the Department of Art and Art History
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Angela Bailey
Associate Professor of Health Studies
BA (Concord University); MA (Emerson College); PhD (Virginia Polytechnic Institute)

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

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

Alexandra Balconi
Associate Professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
BA, MA (Voronezh State University); PhD (University of Nevada)

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
Professor of Political Science and Chairperson of the Department of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Heidi Bean
Professor of English 
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (Indiana University); MA, PhD (University of Iowa)

Sarah Bedard
Assistant Professor of Theatre
BA (Providence College): MFA (Brandeis University)

Matthew Bell
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Katherine Bender
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
BA (Georgetown University); MS (The University of Scranton); PhD (Old Dominion University)

Kyla Bender-Baird
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BA (Principia College); MA (Towson University): PhD (City University of New York)

Lisa Bergson
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
BA (Stonehill College); MA (Seton Hall University); EdD (Northeastern University)

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

Margaret Black
Professor of Computer Science and Chairperson of the Department of Computer Science
BS (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology); MS, PhD (University of Maryland)

Christopher Bloch
Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Alain Blunt
Associate Professor of Art and Art History
BS (University of Maryland); MFA (University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth)

Darcy Boellstorff
Professor of Geography and Chairperson of the Department of Geography
BS, MA, PhD (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)

Jacquelynne Boivin
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
BA (Smith College); MEd (Cambridge College); PhD (Lesley University)

Christine M. Brandon
Associate Professor of Geological Sciences
BS, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst); MA (Boston University)

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

Adam R. Brieske-Ulenski
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education and Acting Chairperson of the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS (State University of New York at Oneonta); MS (State University of New York at Albany); EdS (Stetson University); EdD (University of Central Florida)

Emily Brissette
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BA (University of New Hampshire); MA, PhD (University of California at Berkeley)

Ann Brunjes
Professor of English and Chairperson of the Department of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Emmett Buhmann
Associate Professor of Theatre
BFA (University of Wyoming); MFA (University of California at Irvine)

Lydia J. Burak
Professor of Health
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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
Professor 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
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

J. Edward Carter
Associate Professor of Special Education and Chairperson of the Department of Special Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA, MEd, PhD (Boston College)

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

Avinandan Chakraborty
Assistant Professor of Economics
BA (Visva Bharati University); MSc (Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics); MA, PhD (University of New Mexico)

Gregory Chaplin
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Daniel L. Chase
Professor of Health and Kinesiology
BS (University of Nevada at Las Vegas); MS, PhD (University of Northern Colorado)

Alice Cheng
Associate Professor of Psychology
BS (Nation Chung-Cheng University); MS (University of Kansas); PhD (University of Rhode Island)

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

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

Robert Colandreo
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Marlene Correia
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS (Salve Regina University); MEd (Lesley College); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)

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

Leigh Craven
Professor of Art and Art History
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

James Crowley
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

 Joseph D’Adamo
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance
BS (Providence College); MBA (Indiana University)

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

Kimberly Davis
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Elif Demirbas
Assistant Professor of Physics, Photonics and Optical Engineering
BS, MS (Bogazici University); MS (Brandeis University); PhD (University of Massachusetts at Lowell)

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

Michael DeValve
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
BS (State University of New York at Brockport); MA, PhD (Sam Houston State University)

Edward F. Deveney
Professor of Physics, Photonics and Optical Engineering
Member of Graduate Faculty

BS, PhD (The University of Connecticut)

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

Kaitlin Donahue
Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS (University of Rhode Island); MS (Alfred University); MA (College of Saint Rose); PhD (Concordia 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
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
BS (Northeastern University); MS (Bentley College); PhD (University of Connecticut)

Mary Dondero
Professor of Art and Art History
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Kevin Donnelly
Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty
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)

Donna Dragon
Associate Professor of Dance and Chairperson of the Department of Dance
EdM, PhD (Temple University)

Bradford Dumont
Assistant Professor of Music
BS, BM (Plymouth State University); MM (Boston University): DMA (The Hartt School)

Kevin Duquette
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
BA (State University of New York at Geneseo); MEd (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); PhD (The Pennsylvania State University)

Karen Duseau
Instructor of Mathematics
BS (Bridgewater State University); MS (Rensselaer Polytechnic University)

Jason Edwards
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
Professor of Childhood Studies and Chairperson of the Department of Childhood Studies
BS (Iowa State University); MEd (Worcester State College); EdD (Nova Southeastern University)

Kathryn Evans
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

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)

James Feeney
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
BA (State University of New York at Courtland); MS (College of Saint Rose); MS, PhD (State University of New York at Albany)

Karen R. 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
Professor of English
BA (Skidmore College); MA, PhD (University of Southern California)

Fernanda Ferreira
Professor of Global Languages and Literatures
BA (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife); MA (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); PhD (University of New Mexico)

Kathleen Ferris
Professor of Management and Marketing
BS, MBA (University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth); PhD (University of Rhode Island)

Emily Field
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA, PhD (Boston University)

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

Stephen Flood
Associate Professor of Mathematics
BS, MS, PhD (University of Chicago)

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
Associate Professor of Sociology and Chairperson of the Department of Sociology
BA (Augustana College); MA (George Washington University); PhD (Loyola University)

Navid Fozi-Abivard
Associate Professor of Anthropology
BA, MA (University of Texas at Dallas); MA (University of Wisconsin at Madison); PhD (Boston University)

Brian Frederick
Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Melissa Freeburg
Professor of Counselor Education and Chairperson of the Department of Counselor Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Reihonna Frost-Calhoun
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BA (Oberlin College); MA, PhD (Clark University)

Diana Garcia Gomez
Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies
BS (Pontificia Universidad); MA (University of Copenhagen); PhD (Rutgers University)

Ivana George
Professor of Art and Art History
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Phyllis Gimbel
Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Miranda Giurleo
Associate Professor of Theatre and Chairperson of the Department of Theatre
MFA (Brandeis University)

Caitlin Finning Golden
Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance and Chairperson of the Department of Accounting and Finance
BS (Fordham University); MS (Northeastern University)

Feodor Gostjev
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
MA (University of New Hampshire); PhD (University of Miami)

Holly A. Grant-Marsney
Associate Professor of Psychology
BA (Mount Holyoke College); MS, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

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

Steven Greenberg
Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Jakari N. Griffith
Associate Professor Management and Marketing and Chairperson of the Department of Management and Marketing 
BS, MA (Florida A&M University); PhD (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)

Laura K. Gross
Professor of Computer Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Martin Grossman
Professor of Management and Marketing
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Taylor Hall
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA (Bridgewater State University); MA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); PhD (Boston University)

Karen L. Hamilton
Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
BS (University of Rhode Island); MEd (Pennsylvania State University); PhD (Florida State University)

Ashley A. Hansen-Brown
Associate Professor of Psychology
BS (Washington State University); MS (Eastern Washington University); PhD (The Ohio State University)

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

Jennifer Hartsfield
Professor of Criminal Justice and Chairperson of the Department 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)

Meghan Healy-Clancy
Associate Professor of History
MA, PhD (Harvard University)

Maria Hegbloom
Associate Professor of English
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)

Loren Herren
Assistant Professor of Aviation Science
BS (St. Bonaventure University); MS (University of Vermont)

Anne Hird
Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Nguyenho Ho
Associate Professor of Mathematics
BS (Northeastern University); MS, PhD (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

Christina Hodel
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
BA (California State University); MA (New York University); PhD (University of Kansas)

Jo Hoffman
Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education and Acting Chairperson of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
BA (Susquehanna University); MEd, PhD (Rutgers University)

Andrew C. Holman
Professor of History
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Denise Howley
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA (Allegheny College); MA (Fordham University); MSW (Boston University); PhD (Simmons College)

Jamie Huff
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty
MA, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Asa Iacobucci
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BA (State University of New York at Geneseo); MS (University at Buffalo); PhD (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Jeanne Ingle
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BA (Boston College); MA (City University of New York); PhD (University of Connecticut)

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

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

Theresa E. Jackson
Associate Professor of Psychology
BA (Juniata College); MA, PhD (Clark University)

Stephanie Jacobsen
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
BS, MBA (University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth); PhD (University of Rhode Island)

Tina Jameson
Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Waleed Jami
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BA (University of California at Davis); MA (California State University); PhD (University of Nevada)

Myrlene Jean-Venant
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); MSW, DSW (Simmons University)

Michael L. Jones
Professor of Economics and Chairperson of the Department of Economics
BA, MA, PhD (University of New Mexico)

Seikyung Jung
Professor of Computer Science 
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Albulene Kastrati
Assistant Professor of Economics
BSc (South East European University); MSc, PhD (Staffordshire University)

Melissa Keh
Associate Professor of Teaching English as a Second Language
BA, MA (Tufts University); PhD (Boston University)

Mark Kemper
Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Haleh Khojasteh
Associate Professor of Computer Science
BSc (Shahid Beheshti University); MSc, PhD (Ryerson University)

BoAh Kim
Associate Professor of Geography
BS, MS (Chung-Ang University); MS, PhD (Texas A&M University)

Inkyoung Kim
Associate Professor of Political Science
BA (Sung Kyun Kwan University); MA (Seoul National University); PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Paul Kim
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
BS (Korea University); MS (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology); PhD (The Ohio State University)

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

Michael King
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty
MA, PhD (University of California at Santa Cruz)

Teresa King
Professor of Psychology
BS, MA, PhD (University of Houston)

Margaret Kjelgaard
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
BA (University of New Hampshire); PhD (Northeastern University)

Thomas Kling
Professor of Physics and Chairperson of the Department of Physics, Photonics and Engineering
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Wendy Knight
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BSW (Eastern Nazarene College); MSW (Simmons College); DSW (University of Southern California)

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

Stephen Krajeski
Associate Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
BS, MEd (Slippery Rock University); PhD (Pennsylvania State University)

Merideth Krevosky
Professor of Biological Sciences
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Michael Krol
Professor of Geological Sciences and Chairperson of the Department of Geological Sciences 
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)

Poonam Kumari
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
BE (Visvesvaraya Technological Institute); MS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science); MS, PhD (University at Buffalo)

Sidita Kushi
Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA (St. John Fisher College); MA, PhD (Northeastern University) 

 Ryan M. LaBrozzi
Professor of Global Languages and Literatures and Chairperson of the Department of Global Languages and Literatures
BA, MA, PhD (Pennsylvania State University)

Jose Lara
Associate Professor of Spanish
BA (Cornell University); MS, PhD (Georgetown University)

Hannarae Lee
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
BA, MA (Indiana University of Pennsylvania); PhD (Indiana University)

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

James Leone
Professor of Health and Kinesiology
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Leora Lev
Professor of Global Languages and Literatures
BA (Brandeis University); MA, PhD (Harvard University)

Keith Lewinstein
Professor of History 
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Enping Li
Professor of Computer Science
BS (North China University of Technology); MS (China University of Petroleum); PhD (State University of New York at Binghamton)

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

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

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

Shannon Lockard
Professor of Mathematics and Chairperson of the Department of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Daniel M. Lomba Jr.
Associate Professor 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 Art History 
BFA (University of Northern Iowa); MFA (Northern Illinois University)

Amy Lovera
Associate Professor of Art
BFA (Massachusetts College of Art); MFA (Rhode Island School of Design)

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
BA (St. Francis Xavier University); MS (Dalhousie University); PhD (Northeastern University)

Bruce Machart
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (University of Houston); MFA (The Ohio State University)                                                             

Michelle Mamberg
Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Heather Marella
Professor of Biological Sciences and Chairperson of the Department of Biological Sciences
BS (Wake Forest University); PhD (Washington University in St. Louis)

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

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

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

Lynn Mayo
Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies
BA, MS (Northeastern University); EdD (Johns Hopkins University)

T. Kevin McGowan
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS (Howard University); MEd (Cambridge College); PhD (George Mason University)

Melanie McNaughton
Professor of Communication Studies and Chairperson of the Department of Communication Studies
BA (University of Calgary); MA (Pennsylvania State University); PhD (University of Georgia)

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

Sarah McQuarrie
Professor of Music and Chairperson of the Department of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Jennifer Mead
Associate Professor of Health and Kinesiology
MS, PhD (Springfield College)

Michele Meek
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
BA (Boston College); MFA (Emerson College); PhD (University of Rhode Island)

April Megginson
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
BA (San Francisco State University); MS (California State University at Los Angeles); PhD (University of Wyoming)

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

Rebecca Metcalf
Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Seth Meyer
Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA (University of Rochester); MSSW (Columbia University); PhD (Rutgers University)

Andrew Miller
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BA, MA (Rhode Island College); PhD (University of Connecticut)

Joslyn Mills-Bonal
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
BS (Long Island University Post); PhD (Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences)

Sarah Fawn Montgomery
Associate Professor of English
BA (California State Polytechnic University); MFA (California State University at Fresno); PhD (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)

Patricia Morchel
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
BFA (Rutgers University); MLA (Harvard University); EdD, MA (Columbia University)

Tina Mullone
Assistant Professor of Dance
BA (University of Oklahoma); MFA (Texas Christian University)

John Mulrooney
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Meghan A. Murphy
Assistant Professor of Sociology
BA (Bridgewater State University); MA (University of Massachusetts at Boston); PhD (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Rachel Navarre
Associate Professor of Political Science
BA (Knox College); MA, PhD (University of Texas at Austin)

Sandra Neargarder
Professor of Psychology 
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Stephen Nelson
Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
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
Professor of History
BS (Susquehanna University); MA (Temple University); PhD (Texas A&M University)

Misti M. Neutzling
Professor of Health and Kinesiology
BS (Florida Southern College); MS (Troy State University); PhD (University of Northern Colorado)

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

Erin O’Connor
Professor of History and Chairperson of the Department of History
Member of Graduate Faculty

BA (Brandeis University); PhD (Boston College)

Kerri Olore
Assistant Professor of Special Education
BA (Bridgewater State University); EdM (Eastern Nazarene); PhD (Lesley University)

David O’Malley
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
Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (University of California at Riverside); MA (San Francisco State University); PhD (City University of New York)

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

Heather Pacheco-Guffrey
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Member of Graduate Faculty
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
Associate Professor of Physics, Photonics and Optical Engineering
BSc (University of Jaffna); MS, PhD (Northeastern University)

Matthew Patey
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
BPE, BEd, MPE (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador); PhD (University of South Carolina)

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

James J. Pearson
Professor of Philosophy and Chairperson of the Department of Philosophy
BA (University of Oxford); PhD (University of Pittsburgh)

Stephanie C. Penley
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BS, MA, PhD (University of Connecticut at Storrs)

John Pike
Associate Professor of Mathematics
BA, BS (University of Texas at Austin); PhD (University of Southern California)

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

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

Colleen Poplin
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
BS (The University of Texas at Austin); MA, MFA (Emmerson College)

Laura Ramsey
Associate Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty
BS (University of Mary Washington); MS, PhD (University of Michigan)

Sheena Rancher
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Member of Graduate Faculty
BS (University of Louisiana at Lafayette); MBA (University of Phoenix); MAT, EdD (Louisiana Tech University) 

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

Gia Renaud
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
MS (Simmons University); EdD (Johnson and Wales University)

Karen Pagnano Richardson
Professor of Physical Education and Chairperson of the Department of Health and Kinesiology
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Joseph Rizzo
Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
BA (Brandeis University); JD (New England Law)

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

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

Ashley Rodrigues
Associate Professor of Special Education
BA (Saint Anselm College); MEd (Bridgewater State University); CAGS (Fitchburg State University); EdD (Northeastern University)

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

Joao J. Rosa
Associate Professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
PhD (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

Maura Rosenthal
Professor of Physical Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Andrés David Montenegro Rosero
Associate Professor of Art and Art History
MA, PhD (University of Essex)

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

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

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

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

Salil Sachdev
Professor of Music
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Abdul Sattar
Professor of Computer Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Leslie J. Sattler
Associate Professor of Social Work
BSW (University of Maine); MSW (Boston University); PhD (Simmons College)

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

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

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

Ian Saxine
Assistant Professor of History
BA (Vassar College); MA (University of Exeter); MA, PhD (Northwestern University)

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

Joseph Schwab
Associate Professor of Psychology
BA (University of Cincinnati); MA, PhD (Clark University)

Irina Seceleanu
Professor of Mathematics
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

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

Samuel Serna Otálvaro
Associate Professor of Physics, Photonics and Optical Engineering
MS (Friedrich Schiller University); MSc, PhD (University of Paris-Sud XI)

George Serra
Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

John Sexton
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
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)

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

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

Peter Sietins
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Melissa Singer
Professor of Psychology
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Halle Singh
Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies
BA (California Luteran University); MA (Claremont Graduate University)

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

Jibril Solomon
Associate Professor of Social Work
BA (University of Southern Maine); MSW (University of New Hampshire at Durham); PhD (Lesley University)

Sarah Soltau
Associate Professor of Chemical Sciences
BA (Skidmore College); MA, PhD (Boston University)

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

Emily Spitzman
Associate Professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
BA (Brown University); MA (School for International Training Graduate Institute); PhD (University of Rhode Island/Rhode Island College)

Beatrice St. Laurent
Professor of Art and Art History
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Rachel Stahl
Associate Professor of Mathematics
BA (Bard College); MA (Columbia University); MS, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Julia Stakhnevich
Professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Acting Chairperson of the Department of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Member of Graduate Faculty
MA (Lenin Moscow Teaching Training University); PhD (The University of Mississippi)

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

Hannah Stohry
Assistant Professor of Social Work
MSW (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis); BSW, MA, PhD (Miami University)

Thilina Surasinghe
Professor of Biological Sciences
BSc (University of Colombo); PhD (Clemson University)

Robert Sylvester
Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Pamela A Szczygiel
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA (Villanova University); MSW (University of Georgia); DSW (University of Pennsylvania)

Philip Szlosek
Associate Professor of Athletic Training
BS, PhD (Springfield College); MSEd (Old Dominion University)

Jing Tan
Associate Professor of Social Work and Chairperson of the School of Social Work
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Melinda Tarsi-Goldfien
Associate Professor of Political Science
Member of Graduate Faculty
MA, PhD (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Sarah Thomas
Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership and Chairperson of the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (Bridgewater State University); MA (Marquette University); EdD (Boston University)

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

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

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

Patricio Torres-Palacio
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
CPA, MS (The Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador); MBA, MSIE, PhD (Perdue University)

Margarida Veiga
Assistant Professor of Social Work
BA (Brown University); MSSW (Columbia University); PhD (University of Massachusetts at Boston)

Elizabeth Veisz
Associate Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty
BA (Stanford University); MA, PhD (University of Maryland)

Kathleen Vejvoda
Professor of English
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Michele Wakin
Professor of Sociology
MA, PhD (University of California at Santa Barbara); EdM (Boston University)

Stephen Waratuke
Professor of Chemical Sciences and Chairperson of the Department of Chemical Sciences
BA (University of Pittsburgh); PhD (Purdue University)

Nesa Wasarhaley
Associate Professor of Psychology
MA (Columbia University); MS, PhD (University of Kentucky)

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

Michael Welch
Associate Professor of Aviation Science
BS (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts); MEd (Fordham University Graduate School of Education at Lincoln Center)

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

Jeffrey J. Williams
Professor of Physics, Photonics and Optical Engineering
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Maurice Williams
Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
BA (Claflin University); MSEd (University of Pennsylvania); PhD (Clemson University)

Wendy Champagnie Williams
Associate Professor of Social Work
BSW (Wheelock College); MSW (Boston University); PhD (Simmons College)

Melissa Winchell
Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
BA (Gordon College); MAT (Salem State University); EdD (University of Massachusetts at Boston)

Jennifer Winters
Assistant Professor of Physics, Photonics and Optical Engineering
BS, MS, PhD (Georgia State University)

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

Richard Wright
Professor of Criminal Justice
Member of Graduate Faculty

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

Tong-Ching Wu
Professor of Health and Kinesiology
BEd, MA, PhD (McGill University)

Yihong Xiao
Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
BA (Central Connecticut State University); MS, PhD (University of Connecticut)

Jianfeng Yao
Associate Professor of Economics
BS (Nantong University); MA (Central Michigan University); PhD (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Liu Hua Yeo
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Bs, MS, PhD (Eastern Michigan University)

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

Wanchunzi Yu
Associate Professor of Mathematics
BS (Central South University); MS, PhD (Arizona State University)

Hui Zhang
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
BA (West China University of Medical Science); MA (Sichuan University); PhD (Colorado State University)

Bingyu Zheng
Assistant Professor of History
BA, MA (University of Chicago); PhD (Princeton University)

Michael Zimmerman
Associate Professor of Anthropology
BA (Trinity College); MA (University of Florida); PhD (Brown University)


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