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FULL TIME FACULTY

ART/ART THERAPY/GRAPHIC DESIGN
Nina Bellisio, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
B.F.A., Cornell University; M.F.A., University of California, Berkeley
Additional Studies: Columbia University (2011)

Matthew Finn, Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
B.F.A. Western Michigan University; M.F.A. Savannah College of Art and Design. (2011)

Carol Greiff Lagstein, Adjunct Instructor of Art Therapy
B.F.A, California College of the Arts; M.P.S, Pratt Institute; M.S.W. Columbia University

Carl A. Rattner, Professor of Art
B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art; D.A., New York University. (1969)

Barbara Yontz, Associate Professor of Art
B.A., M.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Vanderbilt University; M.F.A. Vermont College. (2006)

BIOLOGY
John J. Rosko, Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Fordham University; M.A., Lehman College; Ph.D., Fordham University. (1981)

Clara Toth, Professor of Biology
B.S., College of Mt. St. Vincent; M.S., Fordham University; M.S., PhD., New York Medical College. (2001)

Ryan Wynne, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., East Stroudsburg University, Ph.D., Lehigh University (2008)

CHEMISTRY
Steven J. Burns, Professor of Chemistry, Assistant Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
B.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Boston College. (2002)

Jennifer Hawk, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Hillsdale College; Ph.D. Candidate, Duke University. (2013)

COMMUNICATION ARTS
L. John Durney, Professor of Communications
B.A., Manhattan College; M.A., Ed.M., Ed.D, Columbia University;
Additional Studies: Iona College, Columbia University (1973)

Barbara Ward Klein, Professor of Communications
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Montclair State College; Ed.D. Rutgers University. (1980)

William Prior, Associate Professor of Communication Arts
B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., William Paterson University; M.F.A., William Paterson University
Additional Studies: Fairleigh Dickinson University, New York University (1994)

Elaine Winship, Visiting Instructor of Speech and Composition
M.S., Fordham University; M.A., Syracuse University. (2007)

COMPUTER SCIENCE
C. Augusto Casas,
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Universidad Javeriana; MBA, University of Connecticut; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University. (2002)

Marie Postner, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., Marymount Manhattan College; M.A., Fordham University; M.S., Polytechnic Institute of New York; Ed.D., Columbia University. Additional Studies: Fordham University. (1980)

Robert Vermilyer, Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Grand Valley State College; M.S., Michigan Technological University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University. (2005)

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Ellen F. Chayet, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., C.U.N.Y., Queens College; M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., Brandeis University. (2005).

ENGLISH
Rachel Golland, Visiting Instructor of English
B.A., M.Ed., The George Washington University.  (1992)

Gerald McCarthy, Professor of English
B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo; M.F.A., University of Iowa. (1985)

Robert D. Murray, Professor of English, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University. (1998)

Charles L. O’Neill, Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Seton Hall University; Ph.D., New York University. (1990)

Nathaniel Amos Rothschild, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Yale University; M.S.Ed. Fordham University; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University (2013)

Staci Shultz,  Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., University of Michigan. (2012)

Monica Wendel, Visiting Instructor of English
B.A. SUNY Geneseo; M.F.A. New York University (2011)

Elaine Winship, Visiting Instructor of Speech and Composition
M.S., Fordham University; M.A., Syracuse University. (2007)

HISTORY
Heath J. Bowen, Assistant Professor of History, Assistant Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Minnesota State University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University (2009)

Neerja Chaturvedi, Professor of History
B.A., University of Delhi; M.A., University of Garwhal; M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University;  Ph.D, Michigan State University. (1999)

Stacy Kinlock Sewell, Professor of History
B.A., The New School; Ph.D., Rutgers University. (2000)

MATHEMATICS
Mary Ellen Ferraro, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., St. Thomas Aquinas College; M.A., Montclair State College; Ed.D., Columbia University. (1986)

Marie Postner, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., Marymount Manhattan College; M.A., Fordham University; M.S., Polytechnic Institute of New York; Ed.D., Columbia University. Additional Studies: Fordham University. (1980)

William W. Wong, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Fordham University; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University. (1987)

MODERN LANGUAGES
Denize Lauture, Assistant Professor of French
B.A., M.S., City College of New York; Ph.D. Candidate: City University of New York. (1980)

Gonzalo Plasencia, Professor of Spanish
B.A., St. John’s University; M.A., Brooklyn College; M.Phil., Ph.D., City University of New York.
Additional Studies: University of Madrid. (1986)

Maria Ann Roglieri, Professor of Foreign Languages
A.B., Columbia University; A.M.; Ph.D., Harvard University. (1995)

MUSIC
William Evan Matthews, Associate Professor of Music
B.M.E., University of Montevallo; M.A., Columbia University; Ed.D., Columbia University. (2004)

PHILOSOPHY
David Keppler, Professor of Philosophy
B.S., M.A., University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee); M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana). (1990)

PHYSICS
Donald Johnson, Associate Professor of Physics
B.S., Rhodes College; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University. (1989)

Heather Rave, Visiting Instructor of Physics
B.S., St. Thomas Aquinas College; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Additional Studies: Drexel University.

PSYCHOLOGY
Richard F. Heath, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Alvernia College; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University. (1996)

Susan K. Marell, Professor of Psychology
B.S., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University. (1987)

Benjamin Wagner, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Denison University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University (2013)

RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Craig Martin, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.
B.A. Anderson University; M.A., Claremont School of Theology; M.Phil., Ph.D. Syracuse University. (2008)

Robert Trawick, Associate Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Duke University; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Emory University. (1998)

SOCIOLOGY
Christian J. Churchill, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Marlboro College; Ph.D., Brandeis University. (2001)

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
Linda Levine-Madori, Professor of Therapeutic Recreation.
B.F.A., Lehman College; M.S. CUNY (CTRS); Graduate Creative Arts Therapies, Pratt Institute (ATR-BC); Ph.D., New York University, Ph.D., Health Studies. New York State Licensed Psychotherapist, (LCAT). (1997)

EMERITUS FACULTY
Mary McGann Burns, Professor of English and Communication
John J. Casazza (deceased), Professor of Chemistry
Joseph Coyne, Professor of Psychology
M. Perpetua Deane, O.P. (deceased), Professor of Romance Languages
Marie Jean Dempsey, O.P., Professor of Humanities
Karen Edelmann, Professor of Art
John Galotto (deceased), Professor of Psychology
Joseph A. Keane, Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Florette R. Koffler, Professor of Romance Languages
Celeste Leger, O.P., Professor pf Social Sciences
Catherine Maher, O.P. (deceased), Professor of Spanish
Denton May, Professor of English
Ann Paul Mollman, O.P., Professor of Natural Sciences
Peter D. O'Connor (deceased), Professor of English
Patricia Ann Reilly, O.P., Professor of English
Robert C. Schelin, Professor of Social Sciences
James Vendetti, Professor of Communications

 

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