Full-Time Faculty

Christine L. Fryer, Ed.D.

Chairperson of the Education Department, Clinical Assistant Professor
csfryer@marywood.edu

Interests:

Reflection of Student Teachers, Quality Early Childhood Programs & Curriculum, & Inquiry-Based Science Instruction


Patricia S. Arter, Ed.D.

Professor
Director of Students On-Campus Achieving Results (SOAR) program
psarter@marywood.edu

Interests:

Universal design for learning, curriculum adaptation for the special needs learner, transition for young adults with autism


Tammy B.H. Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Reading Department and ESL Program
Part-time lecturer
tammybrown@marywood.edu

Interests:

Sociocultural factors affecting literacy learning; beginning readers


Amy Paciej-Woodruff, Ph.D.​

Assistant Professor, Higher Education Administration
apaciej@marywood.edu

Interests:

Male college student engagement/masculinity identity development; leadership identity development; equity, diversity and inclusion training; extended adolescence and generations.


Joseph A. Polizzi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education and Educational Leadership
japolizzi@marywood.edu

Interests:

Experiential and transformational learning, school leadership, small schools, preparation and professional development of new teachers.


Frances E. Russell, I.H.M., Ph.D, C.M.F.C

Associate Professor of Education
russell@marywood.edu

Interests:

Literacy/reading, teacher education, mentoring, supervision of student teachers.


Part-time Adjunct Faculty


  • P. Terry Blaum
  • Tanya Carrelle
  • Ellen Cummings
  • Hollie D'Agata
  • Dr. Candis M. Finan
  • Dr. Gene Kelly
  • Jane Helman
  • Bernice Lukus
  • Kristin Samsell
  • Christina Wilson

  • Dr. Mark P.  Murphy
  • Lisa Owens
  • John Risboskin
  • Donna Salva
  • Dr. Elizabeth McGill
  • Dr. R. Jay Starnes
  • Dr. Lee Ann Sebastiani
  • Jessica Trescavage

 Staff

  • Amy Brostoski - Administrative Assistant   
  • Rebecca Sesky - Certification Officer/Coordinator of Assessment
  • Linda Skierski - Director of Field Experience