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Miguel Calvo-Salve, Assistant Professor of Architecture, 2013; M.Arch, Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura Universidad Polictechica de Madrid. R. A. (Spain). Building with natural light and new materials.
Andrew Doyle, Instructor in Architecture, 2015; M. Arch., Norwich University, 2011. Applied digital media, analytical techniques related to design thinking.
James Eckler, Assistant Professor of Architecture, 2010; M.Arch, University of Florida, 2008. Urbanism and place-making. Architecture as it directs the development of cities and cultivates community. Pedagogy, design teaching methodology: analysis, synthesis, and tectonic logic in generating space.
Gabriel Fuentes, Assistant Professor of Architecture, 2013; M.Arch., Florida International University, 2005; M.S.AUD., Columbia University, 2010. Architectural design; urbanism; Architectural history, theory, and criticism; Cultural Theory (Aesthetics and Politics).
Stephen Garrison, Clinical Assistant Professor of Art, 2007; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design, 1999. Allegorical figure painting, mural painting, furniture.
Maria MacDonald, Clinical Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture/Design, 2006; M.A., Marywood University, 2006; Applications in Sustainable Design, Applications in Architecture and Interior Design.
Patrick Martin, Instructor in Architecture, 2013; M.Arch, Norwich University, 2012. Digital fabrication, design-build as iterative exploration.
Margaret McManus, Assistant Professor of Architecture, 2013; M.Arch, University of Pennsylvania, 2005. Digital representation, structural integration in architecture.
Kate O’Connor, Assistant Professor of Architecture, 2011; M.Arch, Tulane University, 2010. Socially responsible architecture, structures in architectural pedagogy.
Robert Petrie, Assistant Professor in Architecture, 2015; M. Arch., Cornell University, 2004. Architectural representation and delineation, foundation design.
Jayashree Shamanna, Pro Rata Instructor in Architecture, 2012; M.SC. Arch, Texas A&M University, 1994. Historic Preservation, adaptive re-use.
Jason Edsall, ATC, LAT, CSCS, Director of Athletic Training Program, 2015; M.ED., Salisbury University, 2004; Functional movement screening, Injury prevention.
Angela Hillman, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Ph.D., University of Hull, 2011, Certified Exercise Physiologist (EPC), Exercise Physiology and biochemistry, thermoregulation, oxidative stress.
Shelby W. Yeager, ATC, LAT, NASM-PES, FMSC, Chair of Athletic Training and Exercise Science, 2004; M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University, 1994. Functional movement screening, shoulder injury evaluation.
Douglas Lawrence, Professor of Communication Arts, 2001; Ph.D., Union Institute. The impact of student development through the use of all forms of mass communication, including oral interpretation, written delivery, and technology. Exploration and development of critical theory relative to expressing clarity in message delivery through the communication process.
Michael Mirabito, Chair and Professor of Communication Arts, 2000; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1982. New communication technologies, space exploration, communication systems, digital imaging, photography, and Holocaust and genocide studies.
Paul J. Sevensky, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Director of Advertising/Public Relations Program, 2013; M.A., Marywood University, 2011. Crisis communications, public relations case problems, advertising copy and communications graphics.
Lindsey L. Wotanis, Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Director of Broadcast Journalism Program, 2015; Ph.D. University of Maryland, 2011.Research interests include community and collegiate journalism, rhetoric, gender, and social media.
Academic and Clinical Faculty
Amanda Bennett, Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2015; M.S., Marywood University, CCC-SLP, ASHA. Dysphagia, Adult neurogenic communication disorders, and apraxia.
Lauren Burrows, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2014; Ph.D.,University of Memphis, 2014; CCC-SLP, ASHA. Phonology, bilingualism, child language, and literacy.
Mona R. Griffer, Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1997; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 1997; CCC-SLP, BRCLS, ASHA. Child language development/disorders, early intervention, multicultural issues, pediatric oral-motor/feeding, and the supervisory process.
Renee S. Jourdanais, Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2000; M.S., Nazareth College, 1998; CCC-SLP, ASHA. Craniofacial anomalies, genetic syndromes, adult neurogenics, developmental apraxia of speech.
Marla Kovatch, Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2013; M.A., University of Maine, 1997; CCC-SLP, ASHA. Language/Literacy, cognitive disorders,AAC, and ESL/accent modification.
Mary Margaret Mazzaccaro, Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2001; M.S., Florida State University, 1992; CCC-SLP, ASHA. Adult neurogenics, child language disorders.
Andrea M. Novak, Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2000; M.A., Edinboro University, 1995; CCC-SLP, ASHA. Adult neurogenics, phonology, supervisory process, and dysphagia.
Vijayachandra Angalli Ramachandra, Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2005; Ph.D, Bowling Green State University, 2007. Neuroscience, articulation and phonology, child language development/disorders, and cognitive-linguistic deficits.
Sheri Skrutski, Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1994; Au.D., University of Florida, 2001; CCC-A, ASHA. Aural rehabilitation, hearing aids, assistive listening devices.
Bruce A. Wisenburn, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2009; Ph.D., University at Buffalo, 2005; CCC-SLP, ASHA. Acquired neurogenic communication disorders and augmentative/alternative communication.
Brian A. Monahan, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, 2012; Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2006. Introduction to sociology, social problems, media and society, deviant behavior, crime in the media, criminological theory, social control, social movements.
Patrick Seffrin, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology, 2009; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2009. Criminology, adolescence, poverty, quantitative methods, violence, drugs, and alcohol.
Patricia S. Arter, Associate Professor Special Education Program (2011); Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2005. Inclusionary Practices, Universal Design for Learning, best practice and transition for young adults with autism.
Tammy B.H. Brown, Associate Professor, Graduate Reading and ESL Programs, (2003); Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2008. Struggling beginning readers, new literacies, socio-cultural factors affecting literacy.
Christine L. Fryer, Chair (2015), Assistant Clinical Professor of Education (2007); Ed.D. Indiana University, 2013. Curriculum Instruction, reflective practices, science curriculum.
Bernice Lukus, Clinical Faculty of Education (2010). M.S. Marywood University, 1974. Special Education, administration in special education.
Joseph A. Polizzi, Associate Professor of Education and Educational Leadership, (2013); Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2007. Experiential and transformational learning, school leadership, small schools, preparation and professional development of new teachers.
Dhanapati Adhikari, Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2011; Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, 2011; Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
Craig Johnson, Professor of Mathematics, 1994; Ph.D. Purdue University, 1989. Topology.
Thomas Kent, Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2008; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2005. Computability Theory.
Jennifer Cowgill, Associate Professor of Voice, 2012; D.M., Florida State University, 2004. Applied voice; vocal pedagogy; Italian, German, and French vocal diction; art song literature.
Chuck Gordon, Associate Professor of Theatre, 2015; M.F.A., University of Oklahoma, 1998. Director of Theatre Program. Directing, acting, script analysis, dramatic literature
Rick Hoffenberg, Associate Professor of Choral Studies, 2007; D.M.A., Yale University, 2009. Coordinator of vocal and keyboard studies, director of choral ensembles, choral conducting, applied vocal performance, piano performance, opera performance, vocal coaching.
David R. Jumper, Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies and Trumpet, 2009, M.M., University of New Orleans, 2006. Jazz studies coordinator, applied trumpet, and music theory.
Sr. Joan McCusker, IHM, Associate Professor of Music Education, 2005; Ph.D., Eastman School of Music, 2001. Music cognition, emerging musical literacy, pre-service teacher education, professional development, and K-12 music partnerships.
F. David Romines, Associate Professor of Music Education, 2009; D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 2000. Coordinator of instrumental music studies, director of band ensembles, instrumental conducting, instrumental methods, pre-service teacher education.
Sophie Till, Clinical Instructor of Violin, 2010; M.M., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2001. String pedagogy, string performance, chamber music, Taubman/Golandsky approach for string education.
D. Charles Truitt, Assistant Professor of Music, 1980; D.M.A. in Music Education, Boston University, 2015. Applied classical guitar, analytical techniques, music cognition, history and sociology of music.
Helen Battisti, R.D.N., C.D.N., Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2013; Ph.D., Marywood University, 2010. Childhood and geriatric obesity.
Jessica Rae Bodzio, Clinical Assistant Professor and DPD Program Director in Nutrition and Dietetics, 2011. M.S., Marywood University, 2010. Life cycle nutrition; International service learning; Cultural awareness and competence; Interprofessional learning.
Diane M. DellaValle, R.D.N., Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2015; Ph.D., Cornell University 2011. Impact of nutrition status on human physical and cognitive performance, iron deficiency, obesity and weight management, assessment of mineral concentration and bioavailability traits of staple food crops eaten around the world within the context of commonly-consumed meal plans, demonstrating the effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy (MNT) provided by the R.D.N. in both outpatient and inpatient care settings.
Maureen Dunne-Touhey, R.D.N., L.D.N., Director, Dietetic Internship Program, 1992; M.S., H.H. Lehman College of the City University of New York, 1983.
Lee Harrison, Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2001; Ph.D., New York University, 1984. Personality type (MBTI) and its effects on career choice, competence and ability to predict success; nutrition support/critical care; food habits; health promotion; gerontological nutrition; children’s health.
Erin O’Hora, D.H.Sc., R.D.N., L.D.N., Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2014; D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University, 2014. Sports nutrition, health promotion, the relationship between body image and body fat percentage of cross-country runners, nutrition education, and weight management/weight management for college students.
Stanley Blondek, D.P.M., M.D., Medical Director, Physician Assistant Program 2008, pediatrician, Director of Pediatrics for Physician’s Health Alliance.
Marie S. Bonavoglia, Clinical Coordinator, Physician Assistant Program; Clinical Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Marywood University, 2013. Geriatric routinization, and health promotion.
Abigail P. Davis, Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program, 2014; M.S., Marywood University, 2005. Emergency medicine, hands-on skill training, exam preparation, and interprofessional education.
David J. Isgan, Principal Faculty, Physician Assistant Program, Clinical Instructor; M.H.S., Drexel University, 2013; Clinical assessment, gastroenterology/hepatology, interprofessional education, and trends in Physician Assistant Education.
Justine Samanas, Clinical Director, Physician Assistant Program, Clinical Assistant Professor, 2014, M.P.A.S., King’s College, 2007. Psychiatry, clinical education, and interprofessional education.
Lori E. Swanchak, Program Director Physician Assistant Program; Clinical Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Marywood University, 2010. Trends in Physician Assistant Education, cardiology, and geriatric medicine.
Heather W. Walters, Academic Coordinator, Physician Assistant Program; Clinical Assistant Professor, 2016; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska, 2006. Trends in Physician Assistant Education and exercise and health.
Shamshad Ahmed, Associate Professor of Counseling, 2011; Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2005. Multicultural counseling, cross cultural perspectives on anxiety and depression, mental health issues, stress management; couples issues, and issues with race, gender, sexual identity challenges, diversity and ethnicity, marriage and family issues.
Jennifer S. Barna, Associate Professor of Counseling, 2009; Coordinator, Counseling Program. Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009. School Counselor identity development, school counseling programs and accountability, leadership, and advocacy, the impact of personal/social development on academic achievement.
Richard Joseph Behun, Assistant Professor of Counseling, 2014; Ph.D., Duquesne University, 2013. Child maltreatment, focusing in the area of child sexual abuse; mandated reporting law; civil liability and tort law for counselors, focusing on negligence and the standard of care; moral reasoning; and human sexuality counseling.
Sr. Gail Cabral, IHM, Professor of Psychology, 1991; Ph.D., Catholic University of America, 1978. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, gender differences, social-cognitive development, particularly in the area of friendship relations; relationship of psychology and religion.
C. Estelle Campenni, Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2000; Ph.D., Adelphi University, 1987. Cultivating mindfulness in daily life, implicit cognitive performance and mindfulness, well-being and mindfulness.
Brooke Cannon, Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2000; Ph.D., Binghamton University, 1990. Neuropsychology, dementia, facial affect perception, psychology of film.
Renae Courtney, Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Psychological Services Center.Psy.D. and Post-Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from the School of Professional Psychology at Forest institute, Springfield, MO. Licensed psychologist in the state of PA and MO. Participant engagement in therapeutic environments.
Edward J. Crawley, Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 1999, Coordinator, Psychology Program; Ph.D., Binghamton University, 1999. Auditory perception, spoken word recognition, and music cognition.
Francis J. DeMatteo, Director of School Psychology Program, Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2009. Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2005. Nationally Certified School Psychologist, 1999. Delivering multidisciplinary evaluation results to parents; family school relations; transition, learning outcomes assessment.
Bradley Janey, Chair and Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 1999; Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1999. Psychological test construction, cross-cultural variations in masculinity, counseling males, international training in Clinical Supervision.
Janet L. Muse-Burke, Psy.D. Program and Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2005; Ph.D., Lehigh University, 2004. Spirituality and religion, supervision and training, psychotherapy process and outcome, test construction.
Edward J. O’Brien, Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 1992; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1980. Cognitive and behavioral therapies; cognitive and experiential approaches to self-esteem change; stress and coping; outcomes assessment in higher education and mental health; effects of technological innovations in higher education.
David J. Palmiter, Jr., Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 1998; Ph.D., George Washington University, 1989. Child and adolescent disruptive behavioral disorders, psychological testing.
Tracie L. Pasold, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling, 2012, Ph.D., University of Toledo, 2006. Developmental Psychopathology and issues of childhood and adolescence; pediatric psychology; education/training of medical residents/professionals. Specific variables of interest: eating disorders, emotional intelligence, quality of life, parenting, interpersonal functioning, and personality/temperamental characteristics as these relate to symptomatology..
Robert S. Shaw, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology and Counseling (2009); Director of Counseling/Student Development Center, 2009; Psy.D., Immaculata University, 2000. Diplomat in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology. Psychological testing, interaction of psychology and spirituality.
Alexander Dawoody, Associate Professor of Public Administration, 2009, Ph.D., Western Michigan University. International relations, Middle Eastern studies, United States foreign policy, peace and conflict resolution, nonlinear dynamics, and complexity systems studies.
James B. Biagi, Assistant Professor of Accounting and Business Law, 2013; JD, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, 1990; CPA and Attorney-at-Law, Accounting, federal and state taxation, and business law.
Arthur B. Comstock, Executive Director and Associate Professor of Finance, 2000; Ph.D., Lehigh University, 2000. Investment and portfolio management; corporate financial planning; international economics.
U. Rex Dumdum, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Leadership, 2001; Ph.D., State University of New York – Binghamton, 1993. Leadership in computer-mediated environments, transformational leadership, technology insertion and adoption in organizations, sensemaking and judgment support in individual and team settings.
Monica Law, Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing, 2013; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2004. Leadership, emotional intelligence, medical errors.
Charles Lipinski, Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management, 1994; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University, 1990. Management and hospitality management.
George Marcinek, Assistant Professor of Accounting, 1986; M.B.A., University of Scranton, 1981, C.P.A.Accounting, ethical issues in accounting.
Alice Elaine McDonnell, Program Director and Professor of Health Services Administration and Gerontology, 1982. Gerontology; long-term care, role of hospice and other community resources in treatment of older cancer patients, Alzheimer’s disease, quality assurance, and geriatric Health Services Administration.
Kerimcan Ozcan, Assistant Professor of Marketing, 2014; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2004. Marketing, strategy, analytics, co-creation.
Murray Pyle, Clinical Assistant Professor of Management, 2011; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2010. Operations management, new product development.
Chris Speicher, Associate Professor of Business and Managerial Science, 2007; Ph.D., Temple University, 1997. International business, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship and marketing.
Lisa Antoniacci, M.S. Biotechnology Program Director and Associate Professor of Biology, 2007; Ph.D., Lehigh University, 2005. Characterization of nuclear/chromatin processes, immunology and vaccine development, microbiology and biotechnology.
Christopher W. Brey, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2010; Ph.D., Montana State University, 1999. Functional genetics, molecular biology, and cellular localization of gene expression and regulation in the fat metabolic pathway of Caenorhabdidtis elegans.
Jay P. Clymer III, Associate Professor of Biology, 1983; Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1978. Competitive interactions and resource partitioning among salt marsh killifishes, Family Cyprinodontidae, Aquatic Biology, limnology, community trophic analysis, saltmarsh ecology.
Robin P. Ertl, Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry, 2011; Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1997. Biochemical-toxicology and biochemical-evolution of xenobiotics (chemicals foreign to the body), examining the long term effects of classic pollutants and greenhouse gases on whole organisms and stem cells.
Deanne Dulik Garver, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2010; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1984. Organic chemistry, toxicology, analytical mass spectrometry, mechanisms of drug metabolite toxicity.
Mary Lynn Grayeski, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2015; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 1982. Analytical chemistry, strategy development based on luminescence and microfluidics for applications in environmental and clinical measurements, and chemical education.
Deborah Hokien, Professor of Chemistry, 1997; Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1995. Visiting Associate Professor, University of California Davis. Analytical chemistry, biochemistry, synthetic chemistry (organometallic and polymer), phytoremediation and bioremediation studies, water quality chemistry and red wine polyphenols.
Michael C. Kiel, Science Department Chair and Associate Professor of Biology, 2004; Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2000. Human genome analysis with respect to disease and evolution; mechanisms of protein synthesis; control of gene expression, particularly at the translational level; protein/protein and protein/RNA interactions.
Monica Pierri-Galvao, Associate Professor of Physics, 2009; Ph.D., Penn State University. Medical physics, physics involved in the radiation treatment for cancer; mathematical physics, investigation on the quantum geometry of the space-time.
Phyllis Black, Professor of Social Work, 1994; Ph.D., Catholic University of America; C.M.F.C.* Ethical issues in social work practice and education, integrating genetics into social work practice and education, gatekeeping in social work education, grade inflation, social work education curriculum development.
Stephen Burke, Professor of Social Work, 1994; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. Faith-based organizations and implications for social work education, economic safety-net issues.
Lea M. Dougherty, Lecturer of Social Work, 2011; M.S.W., Marywood University. Women’s issues, domestic violence, sexual assault, poverty, homelessness, oppression, and resiliency.
Christina C. Gigler, Clinical Instructor of Social Work, 2007; B.A., Shippensburg University; M.S.W., University of Maryland at Baltimore. Clinical social work practice with children, adolescents and families; child welfare issues; clinical supervision; crisis intervention; field education; and ethics.
B. Lynn Hutchings, Assistant Professor of Social Work, 2011; Ph.D., Rutgers University. The built environment, person-environment fit, physical and developmental disabilities, and aging.
Diane Keller, Associate Professor of Social Work, 1999; B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., University of Scranton; M.S.W., Marywood University; Ph.D., Syracuse University. Individuals with disabilities or chronic illness and their families; children and their families; women and leadership; program evaluation studies.
Christine Kessen, Associate Professor of Social Work, 2007; B.A., M.S.W., University of Illinois; D.S.W., Columbia University. Contemplative practices and social work education.
Sister Angela Kim, IHM, Associate Professor of Social Work, 2010; Ph.D., Catholic University of America. Children and adolescents, multicultural education, cultural competency in social work education and practice, bicultural ethnic identity development among immigrant children and their family members and international social work practice.
Lloyd L. Lyter, Professor of Social Work and Public Administration, 2003; B.A., East Stroudsburg State College; M.P.A., Temple University; M.S.W., Marywood University; Ph.D., Rutgers University. Behavioral health, substance abuse prevention, HIV disease, international social work.
Karen Rich, Associate Professor of Social Work, 2007; B.A., SUNY New Paltz; M.S.W., Wurzwieler; Ph.D., SUNY Albany. Formal and informal responses to crime victims, coping skills of victims with disabilities, sexual assault victim interviewing by police officers; stigmatization and coping skills of crime victims with disabilities.
Sunny Sinha, Assistant Professor of Social Work, 2012; Ph.D, University of South Carolina, Columbia. HIV presentation programs among at risk populations, human trafficking, women’s access to health care.
Kimiko Tanaka, Assistant Professor of Social Work, 2010; Ph.D., Columbia University. Clubhouse model for psychiatric recovery, resilience and support.
Patricia Weldon, Assistant Professor of Social Work, 2014; Ph.D., University of Albany. Psychological trauma, disaster mental health, and crisis intervention.
Steven Alexander, Professor of Visual Art, 2013; M.F.A., Columbia University, 1977. Abstract paintings examining the metaphorical resonance of color, physicality and scale.
Steven Brower, Assistant Professor of Visual Art, 2011; M.F.A. National University, 2007; B.A. Graphic Design, California State University, Fullerton (1984). Designer, author, and lecturer on the subject of design and popular culture.
Ann Marie Castelgrande, Instructor of Art, 2008; M.A., Marywood University, 1976. Research of the history of art education.
Peter T. Hoffer, Associate Professor of Art, 1981; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1968.Traditional printmaking with possibilities of computer applications and papermaking.
Christa Irwin, Assistant Professor of Art History, 2015; Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2014. Renaissance and Colonial Latin American Art.
Niko J. Kallianiotis, Assistant Professor of Visual Art, 2013; M.F.A., School of Visual Arts, 2013, M.A., Marywood University, 2011; Editorial, Street, and Documentary photography, with emphasis on visual narrative.
Sue Jenkins, Clinical Assistant Professor of Visual Art, 2012; M.F.A., Marywood University, 2011. Web and graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, and author.
Christine Medley, Assistant Professor of Visual Art, 2007; M.F.A., University of Maryland, 1995; Bachelor of Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1985. Design, printmaking, and distance learning.
John Meza, Associate Professor of Visual Art, 1998; M.F.A., University of Oregon, 1988, M.F.A., Memphis State University, 1986. Investigation of software programs for applications in the fine and applied arts. Research in sustainable design.
Samuel Olfano, Assistant Professor of Visual Art; 1995; M.F.A., University of Cincinnati, 1995. Photography, both product and process, as a visual language expressive of our linear thought and non-linear being.
Barbara Parker-Bell, Associate Professor of Art, 2001; Psy.D., M.S., Clinical Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2008; M.A., Lesley College Graduate School, 1985. Expressive Therapy, LPC-Licensed Professional Counselor #PC00315, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2003. A.T.R.-BC (Board Certified Art Therapist) 1996, A.T.R. (Registered Art Therapist) 1988. Professional caregiver coping. Integration of cognitive behavioral therapy and technology with Art Therapy.
Pamela M. Parsons, Associate Professor of Visual Art, 2001; M.F.A., Indiana University, 1990. Oil Painting.
Linda Dugan Partridge, Associate Professor of Art History, 1993; Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1992. Art of the United States; 19th century art of natural history and John James Audubon.
Mark Webber, Assistant Professor of Visual Art, 2008; M.F.A., Parsons School of Design, 1983. Figure painting, Italian Renaissance, Modernism and its debt to the past.
Stephanie Wise, Clinical Assistant Professor of Art, 2007; M.A., New York University Graduate Art Therapy Program, 2001; Licensed NY State Creative Arts Therapist #000028, 2005. ATR-BC (Registered Art Therapist 2004 - Board Certified 2005). Exploration of the value of art and drama therapy utilized in the classroom by Jordanian teachers as a means to help teachers help Iraqi children traumatized by war. Trauma, with particular emphasis on PTSD, in working with war veterans.