Nov 27, 2021  
Mercy College 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty of Instruction


School of Business

Orlando Barreiro
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., New York University
M.B.A., Long Island University
Ph.D., Walden University

Abdel-Kader Ben-Mohamed
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., American Military University
M.S.A.P.M., Creighton University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Kelly Blacker
Assistant Professor, Accounting
B.S., University of Illinois
M.B.A., Baruch College (CUNY)
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Certified Public Accountant

Mark Chmiel
Instructor, Business
B.A., Michigan State University
M.S.O.L., Mercy College

Stanley Chu
Associate Professor, Accounting
B.S., Baruch College (CUNY)
M.B.A., St. John’s University
D.B.A., Argosy University
Certified Public Accountant

Daniel R. Cillis
B.B.A., Baruch College (CUNY)
M.B.A., St. John’s University
Ph.D., New York University

Susan Cooper
Instructor, Business
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY
M.B.A., Northwestern University

Tom Coughlan
Associate Professor, Business
B.S., Long Island University
M.B.A., University of Bridgeport
D.B.A., University of Phoenix

John E. Cullen
Associate Professor, Business
B.B.A., Iona College
J.D., New York Law School
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Victoire Denoyel
Assistant Professor, Business
M.Sc., Ph.D., École Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (France)

John Fuller
Assistant Professor, Business
B.B.A., Hofstra University
M.B.A., Harvard University

Carmine Giuliani
Visiting Instructor, Business
B.S., Manhattan College
M.S., Long Island University

Kenneth Heaslip
Visiting Assistant Professor, Accounting
B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
M.S., M.B.A., Seton Hall University

Pedram Khoshakhlagh
Visiting Instructor, Business
B.S., Dāneshgāh-e Āzād-e Eslāmi (Iran)
M.Eng., Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
M.S., Mercy College

Daniel Longest
Instructor, Business
B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Old Dominion University

Raymond Manganelli
Associate Professor, Business
B.A., Rutgers College
M.A., Middlebury College
Ph.D., Columbia University

Lucretia S. Mann
Associate Professor, Accounting
B.B.A., M.B.A., Iona College
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Certified Public Accountant

Hattie Martin
Instructor, Business
B.S., Manhattan College
M.B.A., Mercy College

Thomas Milton
Professor, Business
B.A., Princeton University
M.A., Iowa State University
Ph.D., Walden University

Matthew Miraglia
Assistant Professor, Business
B.S., M.B.A., Mercy College
Ed.D., St. John Fisher College

Victor Petenkemani
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., Université François Rabelais (France)
M.S., Université du Maine Le Mans (France)
M.B.A./M.A., University of Pennsylvania

John Power
Instructor, Business
B.S., Manhattan College
M.B.A., Dowling College

Victoria Roberts-Drogin
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., Wellesley College
J.D., Hofstra University

Scorpio Rogers
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., Dartmouth College
M.B.A., Columbia University

Manuel Ron
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., St. John’s University
M.B.A., New York University
J.D., St. John’s University

Denise M. Stefano
Associate Professor, Accounting
B.B.A., M.B.A., Iona College
Certified Public Accountant

Mahmud Wazihullah
Instructor, Business
B.S., B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania
M.B.A., Stanford University

Zachary Williams
Instructor, Business
B.A., Oberlin College
M.B.A., Duke University

Li Yong
Associate Professor, Business
B.A., Agnes Scott College
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Emeritae/i Faculty

Gilda Carle
Associate Professor Emerita, Business
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.S., The City College of New York (CUNY)
Ph.D., New York University

Michael Cavanaugh
Professor Emeritus, Business
B.B.A., Manhattan College
M.B.A., Harvard University
M.A., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Wayne L. Ciofiari
Associate Professor Emeritus, Business
B.A., M.B.A., P.M.C., Iona College
M.A., Long Island University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Norman Foy
Professor Emeritus, Business
B.S., Boston University
M.B.A., Pace University
M.A., Columbia University
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Certified in Financial Management (CFM)

Benjamin B. Weisman
Professor Emeritus, Business
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., New York University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
School of Business

School of Education

Mi-Hyun Chung
Associate Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.A., M.A., Ewha University (South Korea)
Ph.D., Indiana University at Bloomington

Leah Donn
Assistant Professor, Childhood Education
B.A., Thomas Edison State College
M.S., Brooklyn College (CUNY)

William Farber
Associate Professor, Secondary Education
B.S., Manhattan College
M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Petronella Feaster
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership
B.S., Rider University
M.S., Iona College
Ed.D., Fordham University

Amanda Gunning
Associate Professor, Secondary Education
B.S., University of Richmond
M.A., The City College of New York (CUNY)
Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Nancy N. Heilbronner
Associate Professor, Secondary Education
B.S., University of Virginia
M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Kathy-Anne Jordan
Assistant Professor, Special Education
B.S., New York University
M.A., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Barbara Keckler
Associate Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Fordham University

Matthijs Koopmans
Associate Professor, Education
B.A., Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht (Netherlands)
Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

Christine Lang
Associate Professor, Special Education
B.S., Fordham University
M.A., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Susan Lapidus
Associate Professor, Special Education
B.A., SUNY Buffalo
M.A., Long Island University
M.Ed., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Wendy K. Mages
Associate Professor, Childhood Education
B.A., Brandeis University
Ed.M., Northwestern University
Ed.D., Harvard University

Meghan E. Marrero
Professor, Secondary Education
B.S., Cornell University
M.A., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Eric Martone
Associate Professor, Secondary Education
B.A., Pace University
M.A., Iona College
M.A., Western Connecticut State University
Ph.D., Stony Brook University (SUNY)

Patrick McCabe
Associate Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.S. Ed., Lehman College (CUNY)
Ph.D., Hofstra University

JungKang Miller
Associate Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.A., Kyungpook National University (South Korea)
M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ph.D., New Mexico State University

Erica H. Newhouse
Assistant Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.A., M.S., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Elena Nitecki
Associate Professor, Childhood Education
B.S.W., La Salle University
M.S., Neumann College
M.S.W., Ph.D., Temple University

Victoria Núñez
Assistant Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.A., Tufts University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Aki Ohseki
Assistant Professor, Childhood Education
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY
M.A., New York University
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Gulizar Bahar Otcu-Grillman
Associate Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.A., M.A.,Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Turkey)
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Teresa Quackenbush
Instructor, Childhood Education
B.A. Villanova University
M.S. Mercy College

Sudha Ramaswamy
Associate Professor, Special Education
B.A, Barnard College
M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Ilene Rothschild
Associate Professor, Special Education
B.A., New York University
M.S., Hunter College (CUNY)
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Rose Rudnitski
Professor, Education
B.A., SUNY Oneonta
M.Ed., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Roseanne Vallice Levy
Assistant Professor, Special Education
B.A., New York University
M.S., Long Island University
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Aramina Vega-Ferrer
Associate Professor, Literacy and Multilingual Studies
B.A., Lehman College (CUNY)
M.S., The City College of New York (CUNY)
Ph.D., Fordham University

Helge Wasmuth
Associate Professor, Education
M.A., Ph.D., Eberhard Karls Universität (Germany)

Esther Wermuth
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership
B.A., M.A., The City College of New York (CUNY)
Ed.D., Fordham University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Emeritae/i Faculty

Robert D. Postman
Professor Emeritus, Childhood Education
B.A., Kean College
M.A., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

William C. Prattella
Professor Emeritus, Education
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Fordham University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

School of Health and Natural Sciences

Mary Anne Aylward
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., St. John’s University
M.S., Touro College

Brian C. Baker
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., Lehigh University
M.D., American University of the Caribbean
J.D., Touro College

Shari Salzhauer Berkowitz
Associate Professor, Communication Disorders
B.A., SUNY Binghamton
M.S., Adelphi University
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
CCC-SLP; American Speech,
Language, and Hearing Association
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York

Sandra Bertholf
Assistant Professor, Veterinary Technology
B.S., M.S., Mercy College
Licensed Veterinary Technologist, State of New York

Nancy L. Beverly
Associate Professor, Physics
B.S., SUNY New Paltz
M.S., New York University
Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Kaitlin Dondorf Brooks
Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders
B.A., SUNY New Paltz
M.S., Ph.D., Adelphi University

Juan Brusés
Professor, Biology
M.D., Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Argentina)
Ph.D., Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Helen Cronin Buhler
Professor, Communication Disorders
B.S., Duquesne University
M.S., Long Island University
Ph.D., Fordham University
CCC-SLP; American Speech,
Language, and Hearing Association
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York

Marc Campo
Professor, Physical Therapy
B.A., University of Maryland
M.S., Columbia University
M.S., Ph.D., New York University
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Diplomate, ABPTS
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New York

Anthony Canger
Associate Professor, Biology
B.S., SUNY New Paltz
Ph.D., Stony Brook University (SUNY)

Lorraine Cashin
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., M.P.S., Mercy College

Amanda Colon
Assistant Professor, Veterinary Technology
B.S., Coastal Carolina University
D.V.M., Michigan State University

Kara Connelly
Visiting Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S., D.N.P., SUNY Binghamton
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Devdutta Deb
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Calcutta (India)
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Ilirian Dhimitruka
Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.Sc., Universiteti i Tiranes (Albania)
M.Sc., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Denise DiCristofaro
Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders
B.A., M.A., St. John’s University
CCC-SLP, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
Certified Teacher/Speech & Hearing Handicapped, State of New York
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York

Katherine M. Dowdle
Visiting Instructor, Nursing
B.S., College of Mt. St. Vincent
M.S., Pace University
Advanced Certificate, Nursing Education, Mercy College
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Cristina Dumitrescu
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant
A.A.S., Mercy College
B.S., M.S., Touro College
Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of New York

Irina V. Ellison
Associate Professor, Health Science
B.A., Vassar College
Ph.D., New York Medical College

Ferdinand Esser
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences
B.S., University at Albany, SUNY
D.O., Life University

Miriam Ford
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.A., Smith College
M.S.N., Yale University
Ph.D., Adelphi University
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of New York

Errol Fraser
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., New School for Social Research
M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska

Mindy Garfinkel
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.A., Queens College (CUNY)
M.A., New York University
O.T.D., Quinnipiac University
Licensed Occupational Therapist,
States of New York and Connecticut

Kathleen Golisz
Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S., O.T.R., M.A., New York University
O.T.D., University of St. Augustine
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Occupational Therapist,
States of New York and New Jersey

Shevonba Monique Graham
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., College of Mount Saint Vincent
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Denise Eileen Guinn
Associate Professor, Chemistry
B.A., University of California at San Diego
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

James Gurley
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
B.A., University of Vermont
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
D.P.T., Temple University
Neurologic Certified Specialist Diplomate, ABPTS
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New York

Ruth Lyons Hansen
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., Russell Sage College
M.S., Long Island University
D.P.T., Massachusetts General Hospital
Institute of Health Professions
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Cardiopulmonary Clinical Specialist Diplomate, ABPTS
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New York

Melanie Harasym
Associate Professor, Biology
M.S., B.S., Saint John’s University
Ph.D., Northeastern University

Sr. Mary Hartnett
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., Pace University
M.S.N., University of Rhode Island
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Renée Haskew-Layton
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY
Ph.D., Albany Medical College

José Herrera
Professor, Biology
B.S., M.S., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Deborah Hunt
Associate Professor, Nursing
Nursing Diploma, Mount Vernon School of Nursing
B.S.N., Mercy College
M.S., The College of New Rochelle
Ph.D., Adelphi University
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Matthew R. Hyland
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., Ithaca College
M.P.A., Pace University
Ph.D., Seton Hall University
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New York

Nannette Hyland
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., M.S., Springfield College
Ph.D., Seton Hall University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New York

David J. Jackowe
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., John Hopkins University
M.S., M.D., Case Western Reserve University

Lorraine Jamieson
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., Long Island University
M.H.A., Walden University

Kathleen Kenney-Riley
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S., College of Mount Saint Vincent
M.S., Stony Brook University (SUNY)
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of New York

Susanna Killourhy
Assistant Professor, Nursing
Nursing Diploma, Manhattan State Hospital School of Nursing
B.S., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.S., Mercy College
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Henry Knizeski, Jr.
Professor, Biology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Fordham University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Christine Kosky
Associate Professor, Communication Disorders
Teacher’s Certificate of Education, St. Johns College (England)
Certificate for Teachers of Deaf and Partially–Hearing
Children, University of Manchester (England)
M.A., Columbia University
M.S., Hunter College (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
CCC- SLP, American Speech Language Hearing Association
New York State Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicapped
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York

Dorothy M. Larkin
Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Francine Laterza
Visiting Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn, NY)
M.S.N., Hunter College (CUNY)
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Registered Nurse Practitioner in Pediatrics, State of New York

Lisa Martin
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S., Adelphi University
M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Astrid E. Mel
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
B.S., Concordia University (Canada)
M.S., Ph.D., Springfield College
Certified Exercise Physiologist, ACSM
Certified Sports Nutritionist, ISSN
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA

Peter V. Minorsky
Professor, Biology
A.B., Vassar College
Ph.D., Cornell University

Sonia Moorehead
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S., O.T.R., M.A., Kean University
O.T.D., Chatham University
Licensed Occupational Therapist, States of New York and New Jersey

Susan Moscou
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY
M.P.H., Columbia University
M.S.N., Yale University
Ph.D., Brandeis University
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of New York 

Patricio E. Mujica Urzúa
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Chile)
Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Gail Lavin Murphy
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., Stony Brook University (SUNY)
M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska

Madhavan Narayanan
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Madras (India)
M.S., Indian Institute of Technology (India)
Ph.D., Temple University

Michelle Naylor
Assistant Professor, Clinical Laboratory Sciences
B.S., Mercy College
M.S., Long Island University
Licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist, State of New York

Rita Neilan
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., Pharm.D., Long Island University
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Registered Pharmacist, State of New York

Ashley O’Rourke
Instructor, Communication Disorders
B.S.,La Salle University
M.S., Mercy College
CCC- SLP, American Speech Language Hearing Association
New York State Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicapped 
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York

Sonia Pervaiz
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., M.B.A., Advanced Certificate, Nursing Administration, Mercy College
D.N.P., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Kathleen Reilly
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., Adelphi University
M.S., Advanced Certificate, Nursing Education, The College of New Rochelle
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Arlene F. Rosen
Associate Professor, Nursing
Nursing Diploma, Iowa Methodist School of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.Ed., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Kathryn A. Ryans
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
M.S., Mercy College
D.P.T., Temple University
Certified Lymphedema Specialist, Lymphology
Association of North America (LANA)
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New Jersey

Sherrye Samuels
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., The College of New Rochelle
M.S., College of Mount Saint Vincent
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of New York

Lisa Sarran-Armogan
Clinical Assistant Professor, Biology
B.A., Manhattanville College
M.S., New York University
M.S., Fordham University
Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University

Lisa E. Schenkel
Assistant Professor, Veterinary Technology
B.S., Clarkson University
D.V.M., Colorado State University
Licensed Veterinarian, States of New York and California
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist
Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist

Sharon Sedlak
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant
A.A.S., Orange County Community College
B.S., Dominican College
M.S., Mercy College
Licensed Occupational Therapist, New York State

Francine M. Seruya
Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)
M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Licensed Occupational Therapist, States of New York and Connecticut

Lynda Eileen Shand
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Seton Hall University
M.S., Ph.D., New York University
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
Certified Nurse Educator
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Linda Sherman-Atkins
Assistant Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science
B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.S., Seton Hall University

Sharon Shockness
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., Mercy College
M.S., Mercy College
Ed.D., Walden University
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Patrice Sobecki
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., Mercy College
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Danielle Sry
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., Baruch College (CUNY)
M.S., Mercy College

Jeanine Stancanelli
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S., Quinnipiac College
M.P.H., Southern Connecticut University
O.T.D., University of St. Augustine
Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of New York

Mónica Stanton-Koko
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences
B.S., M.S., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.Ed., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Geetha Surendran
Associate Professor, Chemistry
B.Sc., Delhi University (India)
M.Sc., Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology (India)

Patricia Sutton
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., The College of New Rochelle
M.S. Mercy College
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Eileen Theriault
Visiting Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., William Patterson University
M.S., The College of New Rochelle
Registered Professional Nurse, States of New York and Connecticut

Sabrina Timperman
Associate Professor, Veterinary Technology
B.S., Wagner College
D.V.M., Louisiana State University
Licensed Veterinarian, State of New York

Joan Toglia
Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.S., O.T.R., New York University
M.A., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of New York

Renu Abraham Varughese
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., Punjab University (India)
M.S., College of Mount Saint Vincent
M.Phil., Ph.D., Mother Teresa Women’s University (India)
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York

Adrienne Wald
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Boston University
M.B.A., Adelphi University
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York and Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Jean Walsh
Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Science
B.S., Iona College
M.S., D.C., New York Chiropractic College

G. Lee Warren
Associate Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Newberry College
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Mary Allison Williams
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Certified Exercise Physiologist, ACSM

Reema Zeineldin
Professor, Biology
B.S., M.S., Kuwait University (Kuwait)
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Chun Zhou
Assistant Professor, Biology
M.D., M.S., Ph.D., Tongji Medical College of
Huazhong University of Science and Technology (People’s Republic of China)

Debra Zizik
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.S., O.T.R., Mercy College
O.T.D., Thomas Jefferson University
Certificate in Advanced Practice, Drexel University
Licensed Occupational Therapist, States of New York and New Jersey

Emeritae/i Faculty

Robert M. Dreyfuss
Associate Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
A.B., Cornell University
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Claudia B. Fenderson
Professor Emerita, Physical Therapy
B.S., Columbia University
M.S., Long Island University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
Pediatric Clinical Specialist, Diplomate, ABPTS
Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New York

Alayne Fittpatrick
Associate Professor Emerita, Nursing
B.S.N., Dominican College of Blauvelt
M.S.N., Hunter College (CUNY)
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Certified Community Health Nurse,
American Nurses Association
Registered Nurse, State of New York

Honoré Marie Fontes
Professor Emerita, Nursing
B.S.N., William Paterson College
M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Registered Nurse, State of New York

Carolyn R. Lansberry
Professor Emerita, Nursing
B.S.N., SUNY Buffalo
M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Psychiatric Health Nursing
Registered Nurse, State of New York

Judson P. McClure
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
B.S., Bob Jones University
Ph.D., University of Colorado
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Gloria Schlisselberg
Professor Emerita, Communication Disorders
B.A. Stony Brook University (SUNY)
M.A., Queens College (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
CCC-SLP, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist
State of New York New York State Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
ASHA Board Recognized Specialist in Child Language

Ellen V. Vopicka
Professor Emerita, Biology
A.B., Cedar Crest College
M.A., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., University of Vermont
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

School of Liberal Arts

Ben Abelson
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Jude C. Aguwa
Professor, Religion
B.Phil., Bigard Memorial Seminary (Nigeria)
Th.B., Pontificia Universitas Urbaniana (Italy)
Th.L., Ph.D., Pontificia Facultas Theologica, Teresianum (Italy)

Elise Arnold-Levene
Assistant Professor, Spanish
B.A., McGill University (Canada)
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Narasimhaswamy Banavara
Associate Professor, Computer Science
B.E., Bangalore University (India)
M.A., Goethe Institute (Germany)
M.B.A., St. John’s University
Ph.D., Baruch College (CUNY)

Marion G. Ben-Jacob
Professor, Mathematics 
B.S., The City College of New York (CUNY)
M.S., Syracuse University
M.A., Ph.D., Yeshiva University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Cheng “Jeff” Chang
Assistant Professor, Mathematics 
B.S., Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Zhixiong Chen
Professor, Mathematics 
B.A., M.A., Shanghai Jiao Tong University (People’s Republic of China)
M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Virginia Coleman-Prisco
Assistant Professor, Critical Inquiry
B.A., SUNY New Paltz
M.S., Fordham University
Ed.D., Northeastern University

Austin Dacey
Assistant Professor, Critical Inquiry
B.A., Evergreen State College
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Barbara Dodsworth
Associate Professor, Art History
B.F.A., Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
M.A., Queens College (CUNY)
M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

David Donnelly
Professor, Communication
 B.A., University of Maryland, College Park
M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sean Dugan
Professor, English Literature
B.A., Skidmore College
M.S., University at Albany, SUNY 
Ed.M., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

K. Patrick Fazioli
Assistant Professor, Critical Inquiry
B.A., Providence College
M.A., Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo

Saul Fisher
Visiting Associate Professor, Philosophy
A.B., Columbia University
M.A., Rice University
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Josh Gaetjen
Associate Professor, Design and Animation
B.A., Hampshire College
M.F.A., Boston University

Miriam S. Gogol
Professor, English Literature
B.A., The City College of New York (CUNY)
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Louis J. Grasso
Associate Professor, Media Studies
B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., New York Institute of Technology

Isabel Grayson
Assistant Professor, English Literature
B.A., New York University
M.F.A., The City College of New York (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Alan Hartman
Assistant Professor, Modern Foreign Language
B.S., Manhattan College
M.A., Boston College
M.A., D.M.L., Middlebury College

Dana Horton
Assistant Professor, English Literature
B.A., Temple University
Ph.D., Northeastern University

Kristen Keckler
Assistant Professor, English Literature
B.S., Cornell University
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Texas

Justin Kessler
Assistant Professor, Music Industry and Technology
B.S., SUNY Oneonta
M.M., SUNY Purchase

David Kilpatrick
Associate Professor, English Literature
B.A., Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Soonyi Lee
Assistant Professor, History
B.A., M.A., Yonsei University (South Korea)
Ph.D., New York University

Charles Li
Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.Eng., Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Sophie “Sisi” Li
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
B.E., Beijing Technology and Business University (People’s Republic of China)
M.S., Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Christopher Loots
Associate Professor, English Literature
B.A., San Francisco State University
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Maureen MacLeod
Assistant Professor, History
B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Wayne State University
Ph.D., Florida State University

Andrés Matías-Ortíz
Assistant Professor, History
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Richard Medoff
Associate Professor, Communication
B.A., Stony Brook University (SUNY)
M.F.A., Brooklyn College (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Robert Murray
Assistant Professor, History
B.A., Centre College
M.A., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Marc Palmieri
Instructor, Communication
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.A., The City College of New York (CUNY)
M.F.A., City College (CUNY)

Jon-Paul Paolino
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.A., New York University
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Michael Perrota
Associate Professor, Media Studies
B.S., Pace University
M.S., Iona College
M.F.A., Western Connecticut State University

Laura Proszak
Assistant Professor, English Literature
B.A., M.A., Tulane University
Ph.D., Northeastern University

Nagaraj Rao
Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Mysore University (India)
M.S., The City College of New York (CUNY)
M.S., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Celia Reissig-Vasile
Professor, English Literature and Spanish
B.A., New York University
M.A., University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., Fordham University

Allyson Richmond
Assistant Professor, English Literature
B.A., Barnard College
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

Jennifer Roos
Associate Professor, Design and Animation 
B.A., Princeton University
M.F.A., Yale University

Brent A. Saindon
Assistant Professor, Critical Inquiry
B.A., Fort Hays State University
M.S., University of North Texas
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Nereida Segura-Rico
Associate Professor, Spanish
B.A., Universidad Complutense (Spain)
M.A., University of Cincinnati
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Emily Seibert
Assistant Professor, Critical Inquiry
B.A., Susquehanna University
M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College

Jade Snyder
Assistant Professor, Communication
B.A., Drew University
M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

Paul Steinman
Associate Professor, Music Production and Recording Arts
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., New York University

Ralph “Woody” Sullender
Assistant Professor, Design and Animation
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.F.A., Bard College

Sanju Vaidya
Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Poona University (India)
Ph.D., Purdue University
P.d.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

David Wang
Associate Professor, Computer Science
B.S., Ramapo College
M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology
M.S., Mercy College
Ed.D., National American University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Jessica D. Ward
Assistant Professor, English Literature
B.A., M.A., University of North Texas
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Stephen B. Ward
Associate Professor, Music Industry and Technology
B.Mus., Berklee College of Music
M.Mus., New York University

Jong P. Yoon
Associate Professor, Cybersecurity
B.S., Yonsei University (South Korea)
M.S., University of Florida
Ph.D., George Mason University

Jason Matthew Zalinger
Assistant Professor, Communication
B.A., University of Connecticut
M.A., New York University
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Emeritae/i Faculty

Joshua Berrett
Professor Emeritus, Music and Fine Arts
B.A., University of Cape Town (South Africa)
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Frances Biscoglio
Professor Emerita, English Literature
B.A., The College of New Rochelle
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Howard Canaan
Professor Emeritus, English Literature
B.A., Middlebury College
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

John DiElsi
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics and Computer Information Science
B.S., Fairfield University
M.S., Manhattan College
M.S., Polytechnic University of New York
M.S., Marlboro College
Certified Computing Professional
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Joel Feimer
Professor Emeritus, English Literature
B.A., Manhattan College
M.A., Stony Brook University (SUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Roger Gocking
Professor Emeritus, History
B.A., Fairfield University
M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Ann E. Grow
Professor Emerita, Philosophy
A.B., Manhattanville College
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
I.E.M. Program, Harvard University

Lourdes S. Herrera
Professor Emerita, Foreign Language
Ph.D., Universidad de Habana (Cuba)

Betty Krasne
Professor Emerita, English Literature
B.A., Mount Holyoke College
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Union Graduate School
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Arthur Lerman
Professor Emeritus, Political Science and History
B.A., Hobart College
M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Karen LeRoy
Assistant Professor Emerita, English Literature
A.B., Mount Holyoke College
M.A., Columbia University

Delia Marx
Professor Emerita, Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado (Argentina)
M.S., Ph.D., Polytechnic University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Marie McKellar
Professor Emerita, Mathematics and Computer Information Science
B.A., St. Mary’s College (Indiana)
M.A., University of Illinois
Ed.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
L.H.D., honoris causa, Mercy College

Eileen M. McMahon
Associate Professor Emerita, English Literature
A.B., Marymount College
M.A., St. John’s University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Donald Morales
Professor Emeritus, English Literature
B.A., M.A., Adelphi University
Ph.D., Stony Brook University (SUNY)
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Margaret Morris
Professor Emerita, English Literature
B.A., M.A., McGill University (Canada)
M.A.L.S., Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Elaine Paris
Professor Emerita, Mathematics
B.S., M.A., Brooklyn College (CUNY)
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Elizabeth Pogue
Professor Emerita, Speech
A.B., Manhattan College
M.S., Fordham University
Ph.D., New York University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
CCC-SLP, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York

Theodore Rosenof
Professor Emeritus, History
B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Frederick L. Shiels
Professor Emeritus, Political Science and History
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., Cornell University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Peter G. Slater
Professor Emeritus, History
B.A., Cornell University
M.A., Brown University
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Paul A. Trent
Associate Professor Emeritus, Communication
A.B., University of Kentucky
M.A., New York University
M.F.A., Yale University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

John Tucciarone
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., Fordham University
M.A., J.D., St. John’s University
Ph.D., New York University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Thomas E. Vesce
Professor Emeritus, Modern Foreign Language
A.B., Manhattan College
M.A., Western Connecticut State College
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Eduardo Zachary Albrecht
Associate Professor, International Relations and Diplomacy
B.A., John Cabot University (Italy)
M.A., Ph.D., University of London (England)

Dorothy M. Cali Balancio
Professor, Sociology
A.B., Mercy College
M.A., Catholic University of America
M.Phil., Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Saliha Bava
Associate Professor, Marriage and Family Therapy
B.A., University of Delhi in New Delhi (India)
M.A., Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Bombay (India)
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Jeffrey J. Cohen
Associate Professor, School Psychology
B.A., New York University
M.A., Ph.D., Hofstra University
New York State Permanent Certification in School Psychology
Licensed Psychologist, State of New York

Mary Cuadrado
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
B.A., M.P.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice
M.A., Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Carolyn T. Cullen
Assistant Professor, Counseling
B.A., Hamilton College
M.S.W., Boston College
Ph.D., New York University
LCSW-R, State of New York

Karol E. Dean
Professor, Psychology
B.A., Psychology, Boston University
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Donna Drumm
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies
B.S., Fordham University
J.D., Pace University

Lisa Ecklund-Flores
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.S., SUNY Fredonia
M.S., Hunter College (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Anne Ferrari
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.S., Fordham University
M.A., New York University
M.S., The College of New Rochelle
Ph.D., Fordham University

Tanya Grant
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
B.A., Fairfield University
M.S., University of New Haven
Ph.D., Capella University

Michael S. Grunes
Associate Professor, School Psychology
B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
M.A., Ph.D., Hofstra University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Psychologist, State of New York

Sarah Hahn
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science 
B.A., SUNY Cortlandt
M.G.S., Ph.D., Miami University

Carolyn Hanesworth
Assistant Professor, Social Work
B.A., University of Arizona
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington
LCSW, States of New York and Texas
Licensed MSW, Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners

Rossi A. Hassad
Professor, Psychology
M.P.H., University of the West Indies (Jamaica)
Ph.D., Touro University International
CStat, Chartered Statistician,
The Royal Statistical Society (United Kingdom)
LMHC, State of New York

Jane Hogan
Assistant Professor, Social Work
B.S., St. John’s University 
M.S.W., Ph.D., Fordham University

Rose Marie Hurrell
Professor, Psychology
B.A., Lehman College (CUNY)
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University

Evan Imber-Black
Professor, Marriage and Family Therapy
B.A., Roosevelt University
M.S., California State University
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Diana D’Amico Juettner
Professor, Legal and Justice Studies
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
J.D., Touro College
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Mary Knopp Kelly
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.Phil., Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Jeong L. Kim
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
B.A., Korea National Police University (South Korea)
M.A., Tokyo Metropolitan University (Japan)
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University

Kevin R. Kulic
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., M.S., University at Albany, SUNY
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Yi-Hsuan Chelsea Kuo
Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A., National Chengchi University (Taiwan)
M.A., Harvard University
Ed.M., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Rebecca Lafleur
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., Smith College
M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

Illya Lichtenberg
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Law
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., J.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Daniel J. McCarthy
Associate Professor, Political Science
B.A., Manhattan College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Alberto Manzi
Associate Professor, Behavioral Science
B.S., Ph.D., Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Italy)

Sarah Martucci
Assistant Professor, Sociology and Behavioral Science
B.A.,Stony Brook University (SUNY)
M.A., Brooklyn College
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Emily Murphy
Assistant Professor, Social Work
B.S.W., Skidmore College
M.S.W., Columbia University

Dominic J. Novelli
Assistant Professor, Public Administration
B.S., Fordham University
M.A.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
D.P.A., University of Baltimore

Johnnie O’Neal
Assistant Professor, Social Work
B.S.W., Limestone College
M.S.W., The University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Bruce Nelson Ong
Associate Professor, Political Science
B.A., Wabash College
B.A., M.A., Oxford University (England)
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Elizabeth Pete
Assistant Professor, Health Services Management
B.A., Lehman College (CUNY)
M.A., New York University
Ed.D., Walden University

Kimberly A. Rapoza
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

Marie Ribarich
Assistant Professor, Counseling
B.A., New York University
Ph.D., St. John’s University
Certificate in Eating Disorders, Compulsions, and Addictions, William Alanson White Institute

Ori Shinar
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., University of California, Irvine
Psy.D., Yeshiva University

Jack D. Simons
Assistant Professor, Counseling 
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Missouri
Licensed Professional Counselor, States of Arizona, Illinois, and Missouri
Licensed School Counselor, States of Arizona and Missouri

Marina Sorochinski
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
B.A., Concordia University (Canada)
M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Ellen F. Sperber
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., SUNY Buffalo
M.A., SUNY Oswego
M.A., Queens College (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

James P. Towey
Professor, Psychology
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Licensed Psychologist, State of New York
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Rebecca C. Trenz
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., M.A., St. Bonaventure University
Ph.D., Fordham University

Cynthia T. Walley
Associate Professor, Counseling
B.S., Loyola University New Orleans
M.Ed., Augusta State University
Ph.D., Old Dominion University
Licensed Professional Counselor-Georgia
School Counselor, New York 

Julia Zavala
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.S., Mercy College
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Center for New Resources-Adult Education 

Michael Anker
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Washington
M.A., CUNY Graduate Center
Ph.D., The European Graduate School (Switzerland)

Andrew Baker
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., Lehigh University
M.F.A., The New School

Eric Ofori Bekoe
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Ghana (Ghana)
M.A., M.A., University of Toledo
D.A., St. John’s University

Jeffrey C. Bendremer
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Elena Bront de Avila
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., Universitatea din Timișoara (Romania)
M.A., Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela)
Ed.D., National Louis University

Antonio Delgado
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
Ph.D., Florida State University

Philip Doku
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., Clark University
M.A., Ed.M., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Victor A. Franklin
Instructor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.P.A., The College of New Rochelle

David Goewey
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., California State University, Northridge
M.F.A., New School University

Kristine Southard
Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts and Sciences
B.A., Fordham University
M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Emeritae/i Faculty

Deborah Day Aikens
Assistant Professor Emerita, Behavioral Science
B.S., M.S.W., Ph.D., Howard University
LMSW, CASAC, State of New York

Stuart E. Cohen
Professor Emeritus, Psychology
B.A., Brooklyn College (CUNY)
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Post-graduate Certificate in Behavior Therapy, Long Island University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Psychologist, State of New York

Hind Rassam Culhane
Associate Professor Emerita, Behavioral Science
A.A., HL.D., Cazenovia College
B.A., M.A., Rockford College
M.A., Ed.M., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Stephen A. Daniel
Professor Emeritus, Psychology
B.A., Queens College (CUNY)
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Psychologist, State of New York

Charles T. DeStefano
Associate Professor Emeritus, Psychology and Behavioral Science
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Adma Jeha d’Heurle
Distinguished Professor Emerita, Psychology
A.B., American University of Beirut (Lebanon)
M.A., Smith College
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Mavis Kennelly Gill
Professor Emerita, Psychology
B.S., M.S.., Ed.D., St. John’s University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Certified School Counselor, State of New York
Certified School Psychologist, State of New York
Licensed Psychologist, State of New York

Richard L. Hudson
Associate Professor Emeritus, Sociology and Behavioral Science
B.A., Marist College
M.A., New School University
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Mary C. Kraetzer
Professor Emerita, Behavioral Science
A.B., The College of New Rochelle
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Robert C. Tash
Professor Emeritus, Sociology
B.A., M.A., St. John’s University
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
M.A., Ph.D., New School University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Lynn M. Tepper
Professor Emerita, Behavioral Science and Psychology
B.S., SUNY Buffalo
M.A., Wayne State University
M.S., Ed.M., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Joseph A. Trzasko
Professor Emeritus, Psychology
A.B., University of New Hampshire
M.A., Ph.D., University of Vermont
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College
Licensed Psychologist, State of New York

Joseph Victor
Professor Emeritus, Criminal Justice
B.A., M.A., Seton Hall University
Ed.D., Fairleigh Dickinson University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Faculty of Libraries

Moddie Breland
Assistant Professor, Library
B.S., Bates College
M.Div., New York Theological Seminary
M.L.S., Clarion University

Maureen Clements
Assistant Professor, Library
B.A., University of Scranton
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina

Haley Collazo
Assistant Professor, Library
B.A., Columbia University, NY
M.A., Brandeis University
M.L.S., Pratt Institute

Susan Gaskin-Noel
Assistant Professor, Library
B.A., The College of New Rochelle
M.S.L.I.S., Pratt Institute

Michele S. Lee-Leite
Assistant Professor, Library
B.F.A., M.S.L.I.S., Pratt Institute
M.S., Mercy College
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Judith Liebman
Associate Professor, Library
B.A., American University
M.B.A., Fordham University
M.L.S., Queens College (CUNY)

Yvette Page
Associate Professor, Library
B.S., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.S., The College of New Rochelle
M.S.L.I.S., Pratt Institute

Mustafa Sakarya
Associate Professor, Library
B.A., Cornell University
M.A., Mercy College
M.S.L.I.S., Pratt Institute

Tesse Santoro
Associate Professor, Library
B.A., M.L.S., Queens College (CUNY)

Emeritae/i Faculty

W. Bruce Fulton
Associate Professor Emeritus, Library
B.A., Northwest Christian College
B.A., University of Oregon
M.Div., M.L.S., Vanderbilt University
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College

Srivalli Rao
Associate Professor Emerita, Library
B.A., M.A., University of Bombay (India)
M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University