Faculty

Belal Abboushi (2018)

Assistant Professor of Architecture (2018).

B.A.E., Al-Albayt University; M.Arch., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Dhanapati Adhikari (2011)

Associate Professor of Mathematics.

B.S., M.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal; M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Steven Alexander (1993)

Professor of Art (2013).

B.A., Austin College; M.F.A., Columbia University; C.M.F.C.*

Lisa Antoniacci (2007)

Associate Professor of Biology (2012).

Program Director in Biotechnology.

B.S., M.S., University of Scranton; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Patricia S. Arter (2005)

Director of SOAR (Students On-Campus Achieving Results) (2007) and Professor of Education.

B.S., Towson State University; M.S., Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Amanda Avery (2012)

Assessment and Digital Projects Librarian.

B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.L.S., Syracuse University.

Jennifer S. Barna (2009)

Associate Professor of Counseling (2009).

B.S., Kutztown University; M.Ed., James Madison University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; National Certified Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor.

Helen Battisti, (2013)

Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics (2013).

B.S., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.S., Ph.D., Marywood University; R.D.N., C.D.N.

Richard Joseph Behun (2014)

Associate Professor of Counseling (2018).

B.A., California University of Pennsylvania; M.S.L., The University of Pittsburgh School of Law; M.S.Ed., Duquesne University; Licensed Professional Counselor (Pennsylvania), National Certified Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor.

Amanda Bennett (2015)

Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2015).

B.A., West Chester University; M.S., Marywood University; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Phyllis N. Black (1988)

Professor of Social Work (1994).

B.A., M.S.W., McGill University; Ph.D., Catholic University of America; C.M.F.C.*

Stanley Blondek, D.P.M., M.D.

Medical Director Marywood University Physician Assistant Program (2008).

B.S., Rutgers University; D.P.M., Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine; M.D., Spartan Health Science University; Physicians Health Alliance.

Jessica Rae Bodzio (2010)

Clinical Assistant Professor; DPD Program Director in Nutrition and Dietetics (2011).

M.S. Marywood University.

Marie S. Bonavoglia (2008)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator Physician Assistant Program (2008).

B.S., University of Scranton; M.S., Marywood University; Ph.D., Marywood University

Christopher W. Brey (2010)

Associate Professor of Biology (2015)

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S., South Dakota State University, Ph.D., Montana State University.

Steven Brower (1995)

Associate Professor of Art (2016).

B.A. California State University, Fullerton; M.F.A. National University.

Tammy B. H. Brown (2008)

Director of Reading Program and Associate Professor of Education.

B.S., M.S., Marywood University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Stephen C. Burke (1990)

Director of the School of Social Work and Professor of Social Work (2005).

B.A., M.S.W.; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; C.M.F.C.*

Sister Gail Cabral (1968)

Professor of Psychology and Counseling (1991) and Administrative Studies in Gerontology.

A.B., M.S., Marywood University; Ph.D., Catholic University of America; Certified School Psychologist; Licensed Psychologist; C.M.F.C.*

Miguel Calvo-Salve (2013)

Associate Professor of Architecture (2018).

M.Arch, Escuela Técnica de Arquitectura de Madrid.

C. Estelle Campenni (1994)

Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling (2000).

B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ph.D., Adelphi University; C.M.F.C.*

Brooke J. Cannon (1996)

Professor of Psychology (2000).

B.A., M.S., University of Scranton; M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University; APA-Approved Internship in Clinical Psychology, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center; Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology, Norwalk Hospital, Licensed Psychologist.

Jeffrey Clutter (2017)

Instructor of Criminal Justice (2017).

B.A., Xavier University; M.A., University of Cincinnati; A.B.D., University of Cincinnati.

Arthur B. Comstock (2000)

Executive Director, School of Business and Global Innovation and Associate Professor of Finance (2005).

B.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Dennis Corrigan (1990)

Assistant Professor of Art (2000).

B.F.A., Philadelphia College of Art; M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University; C.M.F.C.*

Edward J. Crawley (1999)

Chair of Department of Psychology and Counseling and Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling (1999).

B.A., M.A., State University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., Binghamton University.

Randolph Damico (2017)

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Interior Architecture (2017).

B. Arch., University of Louisiana; M. Arch., Harvard University.

Abigail P. Davis (2014)

Academic Director/Clinical Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program (2014).

B.S., Marywood University; M.S., Marywood University. Certified Physician Assistant.

Alexander Dawoody (2009)

Director, Master of Public Administration Program and Associate Professor of Public Policy Administration.

B.A., Human Service Management, University of Massachusetts (Boston); B.A. Philosophy, University of Massachusetts (Boston); M.Ed., Cambridge College; M.P.A., Suffolk University; M.H.A., Suffolk University; M.A., Philosophy, Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Diane M. DellaValle (2015)

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics (2015)

B.S., Marywood University; M.S., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Cornell University; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

Lea M. Dougherty (2011)

Lecturer of Social Work (2011).

B.S.W., M.S.W., Marywood University.

U. Rex Dumdum, Jr. (2001)

Associate Professor of Leadership and Information Systems (2001).

B.S.C.E., University of Mindanao, Philippines; M.E., Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; M.S., Advanced Technology/Information Systems; M.B.A., Ph.D., State University of New York-Binghamton; C.M.F.C.*

James Eckler (2010)

Director, School of Architecture and Associate Professor of Architecture (2015).

M.Arch., University of Florida

Annette M. Fisher

Associate Professor and Information Literacy Librarian.

B.A., Marywood University; M.L.S., Kutztown University; M.P.A., Marywood University; further graduate study, Clarion University; C.M.F.C.*

Jessica Frawley (2016)

Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Assistant Professor.

B.S., MPAS, Kings College; Certified Physician Assistant

James J. Frutchey (2007)

Associate Professor (2013).

University Archivist and Monograph Acquisitions Librarian. B.A., Albright College; M.A., University of Scranton; M.A., Indiana University of PA; M.S.L.S., Clarion University.

Christine Fryer (2004)

Chair and Clinical Associate Professor of Education.

B.S., Marywood University; M.S., Wilkes University; Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Gabriel Fuentes (2013)

Assistant Professor of Architecture (2014).

B.A., M.Arch., Florida International University; M.S., Columbia University.

Stephen Garrison (2002)

Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture (2017).

M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design.

Deanne Dulik Garver (2010)

Chair of Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science Department and Associate Professor of Chemistry (2017).

B.A., College of Notre Dame, Maryland; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Zhong Geng

Associate Professor/Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian.

B.S., Shanghai Maritime Institute; M.I.L.S., University of Tennessee-Knoxville; C.M.F.C.*

Christina C. Gigler (2007)

Clinical Instructor of Social Work.

B.A., Shippensburg University; M.S.W., University of Maryland at Baltimore.

Mary Lynn Grayeski (2015)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2015).

B.S., King’s College; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire.

Mona R. Griffer (1997)

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2002).

B.S., M.S., Brooklyn College, CUNY; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology and Board Recognized Child Language Specialist, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Deborah Hokien (1997)

Professor of Chemistry (2012).

B.S., University of Scranton; Ph.D., Lehigh University; Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, Davis.

B. Lynn Hutchings (2011)

Associate Professor of Social Work (2011).

M.Arch., New Jersey Technology College of Architecture and Design; M.F.A., Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Christa Irwin (2015)

Assistant Professor of Art History (2015).

B.A., Temple University; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Graduate Center, City of New York.

Thomas Jackson (1990)

Associate Professor of Political Science (1990).

B.A., St. Josephs’ University; J.D., Ph.D., Temple University; C.M.F.C.*

Bradley Janey (1999)

Professor of Psychology and Counseling (1999).

B.M., Coe College; M.A., Adams State College; Ph.D., Kansas State University, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor (Pennsylvania).

Phil Jenkins (2007)

Associate Professor of Philosophy (2011).

B.A., University of Texas, Ph.D. Temple University.

Sue Jenkins (2012)

Assistant Professor of Visual Art (2017).

B.A., San Francisco State University; M.F.A., Marywood University.

Craig M. Johnson

Professor of Mathematics.

B.S., University of Illinois; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Renee S. Jourdanais (2000)

Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2013); Clinic Director (2013).

B.S., Marywood University; M.S., Nazareth College; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Diane Keller (1999)

Associate Professor of Social Work (2003).

B.S.N., Wilkes University; M.S., University of Scranton; M.S.W., Marywood University; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Michael C. Kiel (2004)

Associate Professor of Biology (2004).

B.S., Towson State University; Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Sister Angela Kim, IHM (2010)

Associate Professor of Social Work (2015).

B.S.W., Marywood University; M.S.W., Ph.D., Catholic University of America.

Hwanyong (John) Kim (2017)

Assistant Professor of Management (2017).

B.B.A., Choong-Ang University, Seoul, Korea; M.B.A., Long Island University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Marla Kovatch (2013)

Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2013).

B.S., Marywood University; M.A., University of Maine; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Monica Law (2013)

Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing (2013).

B.S., M.E., University of Nevada; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Doug Lawrence (2001)

Associate Professor of Communication Arts (2001).

B.A., Antioch University; M.A., Marywood University; Ph.D., Union Institute.

Hannarae Lee (2017)

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (2017).

B.A., M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Alan M. Levine (1978)

Chair of Nutrition, Athletic Training, and Exercise Science Department and Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics (1993).

B.A., Hofstra University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University; Registered Dietitian; C.M.F.C.*

Lloyd L. Lyter (1995)

Professor of Social Work (2003).

B.A., East Stroudsburg State College; M.P.A., Temple University; M.S.W., Marywood University; Ph.D., Rutgers University; C.M.F.C.*

Maria MacDonald (2002)

Director of Interior Architecture Program and Clinical Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture (2006).

B.F.A., B.I.A., Rhode Island School of Design; M.A., Marywood University.

George Marcinek (1986)

Assistant Professor of Accounting (1986).

B.S., M.B.A., University of Scranton; C.P.A.; C.M.F.C.*

Mary Margaret Mazzaccaro (2001)

Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2013); Internship Coordinator (2015).

B.S., Marywood University; M.S., Florida State University; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language-Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Scott McAllister (2004)

Lecturer in Administrative Studies (2004).

B.A., Temple; M.P.A., Ph.D., Marywood University.

Alice Elaine McDonnell (1980)

Professor of Health Services Administration (1991).

B.S., Columbia University; M.P.A., Marywood College; Dr. P.H., Columbia University; C.M.F.C.*

Maggie McManus (2013)

Assistant Professor of Architecture (2013).

B.S., University of Virginia; M.Arch., University of Pennsylvania.

Christine Medley (2003)

Associate Professor of Art (2017).

Bachelor of Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1985; M.F.A. Printmaking, University of Maryland, College Park, 1995.

John Meza (1998)

Associate Professor of Art (1998).

B.F.A., Kutztown University; M.F.A., University of Oregon; M.F.A., Memphis State University; C.M.F.C.*

Hong Miao

Associate Professor and Research and Instruction Librarian.

B.A., Tianjin Normal University; M.A., University of Arkansas; M.I.L.S., State University of New York at Albany.

Stephanie Minkoff (2016)

Dietetic Internship Program Director (2016).

B.S., M.H.S.A., Marywood University; Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist.

Nikki Moser (2016)

Assistant Professor of Art, Area Coordinator – 3D Studies.

B.F.A., Cooper Union; M.F.A., Studio Art from Maryland Institute College of Art.

Janet L. Muse-Burke (2005)

Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling (2011).

B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Lehigh University; Licensed Professional Counselor (Pennsylvania).

Andrea M. Novak (2000)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2013); Chair, Graduate Program Director (2011).

B.S., Marywood University; M.A., Edinboro University; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Edward J. O’Brien (1983)

Professor of Psychology (1992).

B.A., University of Kansas; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts; A.P.A. Approved Residency in Clinical Psychology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Licensed Psychologist; Licensed Professional Counselor; C.M.F.C.*

Kate O’Connor (2011)

Associate Professor of Architecture (2016).

B.Arch, The Catholic University of America; M.Arch, Tulane University.

Samuel Olfano (1995)

Assistant Professor of Art (1995).

B.A., State University of New York-Geneseo; M.F.A., University of Cincinnati; C.M.F.C.*

Kerimcan Ozcan (2014)

Assistant Professor of Marketing (2014).

B.S., Bogazici University; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Amy Paciej-Woodruff (2017)

Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration (2017).

B.A., Lock Haven University; M.S., University of Rochester; Ph.D., Marywood University.

David Palmiter (1998)

Professor of Psychology and Counseling (1998).

B.S., University of Scranton; Ph.D., George Washington University; Diplomat in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; C.M.F.C.*

Pamela Parsons (1990)

Chairperson, Department of Art and Associate Professor of Art (2001).

B.F.A., Boston University; M.F.A., Indiana University; C.M.F.C.*

Collier B. Parker (2009)

Professor of Art

B.F.A., Delta State University; M.F.A., Dominican University.

Tracie L. Pasold

Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling (2012).

Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Emily Pellicano (2016)

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Interior Architecture (2016).

B.F.A., M.Arch., Syracuse University.

Brian J. Piatak (2003)

Assistant Professor of Biology.

B.S., University of Pittsburgh; D.C., New York Chiropractic College.

Monica Pierri-Galvao (2009)

Associate Professor of Physics (2009).

B.S., M.S., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; M.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Joseph A. Polizzi (2007)

Associate Professor of Education.

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. M.S., Hofstra University; B.A., LeMoyne College.

Vijayachandra Angalli Ramachandra (2005)

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2010).

B.S., Bangalore University, India; M.S., Rajiv Ghandi University of Health Sciences, India; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Steven Reggie (2012)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology (2012).

D.C., Parker University.

Karen Rich (2007)

Associate Professor of Social Work (2007).

B.A., SUNY New Paltz; M.S.W., Wurzwieler; Ph.D., SUNY Albany.

Sister Frances Russell, IHM

Associate Professor of Education.

A.B., Marywood University; M.Ed., Temple University; Reading Specialist Certification, Temple University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University; C.M.F.C.*

Justine Samanas (2013)

Clinical Director, Physician Assistant Program; Assistant Clinical Professor.

B.S., M.S.P.A.S., King’s College

Matthew Schaffer (2017)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling, Director of the Psychological Service Center.

B.A., Shippensburg University; M.S., Chestnut Hill College; Psy.D., Immaculata University.

Patrick M. Seffrin (2009)

Associate Professor of Sociology (2015).

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Paul Sevensky (1988)

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts (2013).

B.A., Point Park College; M.A., Marywood University.

Jayashree Shamanna (2009)

Pro Rata Instructor in Architecture (2012).

B.Arch, BMS College of Engineering; MSc., Texas A&M University.

Robert S. Shaw (2009)

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling (2009). Director of the Counseling/Student Development Center (2009).

B.A., M.A., Abilene Christian University; M.A., Marywood University; Psy.D., Immaculata University; Diplomat in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology.

Sunny Sinha (2012)

Associate Professor of Social Work (2012).

B.A., L.D. Arts College, Ahmedabad, India; M.S.W., Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

M. Michelle Sitko

Head, Continuing E-Resources Management Librarian.

A.A., Keystone College; B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.L.S., Indiana University; further graduate study, The Pennsylvania State University, Warsaw University, Jagiellonian University; C.M.F.C.*

Sheri Skrutski (1994)

Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2013).

B.S., Marywood University; M.S., Bloomsburg University; Au.D., University of Florida; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; C.M.F.C.*

Chris Speicher (2007)

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship (2012).

B.A., Temple University; M.B.A., Marywood University; Ph.D., Temple University.

Jim Sullivan (2015)

Dean, College of Professional Studies (2015).

B.Envd., Miami University of Ohio; M.ARCH., University of Pennsylvania.

Lori E. Swanchak (2002)

Interim Dean, College of Health and Human Services (2018) and Clinical Associate Professor (2009).

B.S., Marywood University; M.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Marywood University.

Kielty Turner

Associate Professor of Social Work.

B.S., Fordham University; M.A., Marist College; M.S.W., Adelphi University; D.S.W., University of Pennsylvania; Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Amy Washo (2017)

Instructor of Accounting and Management (2017).

B.S., King’s College; M.B.A., Wilkes University.

Kathleen O. Whitney (2017)

Clinical Instructor.

B.S., Penn State University; M.S., Marywood University; Certified Physician Assistant.

Stephanie Wise (2007)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Art (2007).

M.A., New York University Graduate Art Therapy Program, 2001; B.F.A., The Cooper Union, NY 1976; Licensed NY State Creative Arts Therapist #000028, 2005; ATR-BC (Registered Art Therapist, 2004, Board Certified, 2005).

Bruce A. Wisenburn (2009)

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2014).

B.S., University of Massachusetts (Amherst); M.A., University of Iowa; M.S., Boston University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Lindsey L. Wotanis (2010)

Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Broadcast Journalism Program Director (2015).

B.A., Wilkes University; M.A. Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D. University of Maryland.

Shelby W. Yeager

Clinical Assistant Professor; Athletic Training Education Program Clinical Coordinator (2004).

B.S., Temple University; M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University (1994).