May 27, 2024  
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Catalog Addendum


While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this catalog, Mercy College reserves the right to alter its degree requirements, regulations, procedures, and course offerings. 

This page reflects the changes made from June 15, 2023 to December15, 2023 to the 2023-2024 Undergraduate catalog.

Students are encouraged to speak with a PACT/COP mentor regarding these changes and how, if at all, they may affect their intended program of study. 

 

Catalog Changes
Date of Change School (if applicable) Program/Section of the Catalog Update Effective Term
8/22/2023 N/A Catalog Home/All Sections of the Catalog

Updated:

University status approved by New York State Board of Regents. New name, Mercy University replaced Mercy College throughout the catalogs. 

Immediately
8/15/2023 School of Nursing Academic Programs of Study

Added:

School of Nursing section to the catalog.  Separate nursing school approved by State in 2023.

Fall 2023
8/15/2023 School of Health and Natural Sciences Academic Programs of Study

Removed:

All nursing programs from School of Health and Natural Sciences section.

Fall 2023
8/25/2023 School of Health and Natural Sciences Biology, Animal Sciences Track, B.S

Added:

BIOL 317 Principles of Neuroscience, VETC 256 Anatomy of Dom Animals Lec, VETC 256A  Anatomy Dom Animals, 
VETC 300 Physiology Domestic Animals

 

HLSC 285 Musculoskeletal Anatomy (new course), BIOL 105 Pathways Perspectives, and Ethics in Science (new title), 

Removed:

BIO 366 Developmental Biology

Fall 2023
8/25/2023 School of Health and Natural Sciences Biology, General Biology Track, B.S.

Added:

The Note(s) section at the top of the page.

Notes: 

If students qualify for MATH 201 as their Math requirement under general education, they must complete 3 credits of major electives, to be chosen with program director. 

If students are required to take MATH 116 to meet the general education math requirement, MATH 201 will count towards major requirements. 

To complete the major concentration, corequisite lab courses must be taken. 

There is a 15-credit residency requirement in the major concentration of Biology that must be completed with courses numbered BIOL 230 and above. CHEM 354 may also be used to meet this requirement. 

 

HLSC 285 Musculoskeletal Anatomy (new course), BIOL 105 Pathways Perspectives, and Ethics in Science (new title), 

Removed:

BIO 366 Developmental Biology
The Note(s) section from the bottom of the page.

Fall 2023
9/15/2023 School of Liberal Arts HIST 244

Updated:

Course title to Modern East Asia: Cultural History

Removed:

Course title Popular Culture in East Asia

Spring 2024
9/182023 School of Social and Behavioral Sciences BHSC 282 and SOCL 282 courses

Removed:

Pre-requisites from BHSC 282 Perspectives on Aging and SOCL 282 Perspectives in Aging courses.

Fall 2023
9/25/2023 N/A Consumer Complaints & Correspondence Directory

Updated:

NYSED Address:
New York Office of College and University Evaluation
New York State Education Department 
89 Washington Ave. Room 960 EBA
Albany, NY 12234

NYSED Complaint Webpage Link
https://www.nysed.gov/college-university-evaluation/complaints

NC SARA Complaint Webpage Link
www.nc-sara.org/student-complaints

The University’s link to the internal complaint process and form
https://www.mercy.edu/about/mercy-college-policies/student-complaint-form

Immediately
9/27/2023 N/A Tuition, Expenses and Financial Assistance

Added:

Undergraduate Course Fees

Course Title Fee
COMM 110 Oral Communication $ 68.00
LAWS 130 Introduction to Legal Studies $105.00
PARA 201 Family Law $105.00
PARA 303 Probate, Estate and Trusts $105.00
VETC 140 Veterinary management $ 60.00
VETC 495 Externship I $ 75.00

 

Updated:

Undergraduate Course Fees

Course Title Fee Updated Fee
EXSC 493 Resources for the Exercise Physiologist $350.00 $400.00

 

VETC 350A corrected course title to Applied Clinical Veterniary Nursing Practicum

Fall 2023
10/12/2023 School of Education EDUC 205 Contemporary Issues in Childhood & Education

Added:

New General Education Course

EDUC 205 Contemporary Issues in Childhood & Education

Fall 2023
10/16/2023 School of Health and Natural Sciences

Health Science, Health Promotion Concentration, B.S.

Updated:

Students in the Health Promotion Concentration are not required to take HLSC 285. They have the option of taking HLSC 285 Musculoskeletal Anatomy or HLSC 302 Pathology for Rehabilitation.

Fall 2023
10/23/2023 School of Health and Natural Sciences

CHEM 140 - Essentials of General,Organic, Biochemistry

Updated:

Reverted back to 3 credit hours to satisfy the undergraduate nursing programs.

 
12/15/2023 N/A Faculty of Instruction

Added:

Robert Bohn 
Visiting Instructor, Business Administration 
B.S., Manhattan College 
M.B.A., St. John’s University 

Daniel Amarante 
Visiting Associate Professor, Chemistry 
B.S., St. John’s University 
Ph.D., Stony Brook University (SUNY) 

Elizabeth Berliner 
Instructor, Occupational Therapy 
B.S., M.S., Mercy College 
Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of New York 

Andres Botero 
Clinical Lab Instructor, Biology 
B.S., Manhattanville College 
M.S., New York Medical College 

Mindy Donovan 
Clinical Lab Instructor, Biology 
B.S., M.S., Mercy College 

Kherveleen Louis 
Assistant Professor, Health Science 
B.S., University of Connecticut 
M.P.H., Florida International University 
D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University 

Kimberly Merani 
Clinical Lab Instructor, Biology 
B.S., Binghamton University (SUNY)
M.S., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University  

Neal Mettler 
Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology 
B.S., Marietta College  
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University 

Diana Rodriguez 
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies 
B.A., Queens College (CUNY) 
B.S., Touro College School of Health Sciences 
M.S., Fordham University 
D.M.Sc., University of Lynchburg 
Licensed Physician Assistant, State of New York 

Radhika S 
Visiting Clinical Lab Instructor, Chemistry 
M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (India)
M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi (India) 

Marilyn Campbell 
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., Lehman College (CUNY) 
A.S.N., Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing
B.S., M.S., Mercy College 
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

Lauren Ibiezugbe  
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S.N., Nyack College 
M.P.H., American Public University 
Ph.D., University of Central Florida 
Board Certified Pediatric Nurse 
Holistic Nurse Baccalaureate Board Certified (HNB-BC)
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

Jenna McKean  
Visiting Assistant Professor, Mental Health Counseling 
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY 
M.S., Mercy College 
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), State of New York 
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), State of New York 
Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapy, State of New Jersey 

Joanne Payne-Preyor 
Visiting Instructor, Criminal Justice 
B.A., University of Buffalo (SUNY) 
M.A., Long Island University 

Amber Saracino 
Assistant Professor, Psychology 
B.A., Mount Saint Mary College 
M.A., Marist College|
Ed.D., Grand Canyon University 
School Psychologist (Permanent), State of New York 
School District Leader (Professional), State of New York 
School Psychologist (Permanent), State of New Jersey 
Professional School Psychologist (Permanent), State of Connecticut 

Kumudumali Vitro 
Assistant Professor, Mental Health Counseling 
B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Texas Tech University 

 

Removed:

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

Diane Dleikan
Visiting Instructor, Biology 
B.S., Red Deer College (Canada)
B.S., University of Alberta (Canada) 
M.S., University of Calgary (Canada) 

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

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

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

Tamara Roose 
Assistant Professor, English Literature 
B.A., M.A., Azusa Pacific University 
Ph.D., The Ohio State University 

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

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 

Sheila Chatman 
Visiting Instructor, Nursing 
B.S., M.S.N., M.H.A., University of Phoenix 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

Kara J. Giustino 
Clinical Instructor, Nursing 
B.S. Fordham University 
B.S./M.S. Columbia University 
Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 
Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of New York 
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 

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

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

Mirian Zavala 
Visiting Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.A., B.S.N., M.S.N., Lehman College (CUNY) 
D.N.S., CUNY Graduate Center 
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

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

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

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

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

Raquel Warley
Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)
M.S.W., Hunter College (CUNY)
M.Phil., Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
LCSW, State of New York
LMSW, State of New York

Lisa McHale
Clinical Assistant Professor, Counseling
B.S., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
M.S., Long Island University
Licensed Professional Counselor, State of New Jersey

 

Updated:

Scorpio Rogers 
Assistant Professor, Business 
B.A., Dartmouth College 
M.B.A., Columbia University 
Ph.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teresa Quackenbush 
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood and Childhood Education 
B.A. Villanova University 
M.S. Mercy College 
Ed.D., Manhattanville College 

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

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

Oren Abramowitz 
Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders 
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY 
M.S. Brooklyn College (CUNY)
Ph.D., Adelphi University 
CCC-SLP; American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association 
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York 

Shari Salzhauer Berkowitz 
Professor, Communication Disorders 
B.A.,Binghamton University (SUNY) 
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 

Amanda Bireline 
Assistant Professor, Biology 
B.S., Houghton College 
M.S., Concordia University Chicago 

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

Lorraine Cashin 
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies 
B.S., M.P.S., Mercy College 
D.M.Sc., University of Lynchburg 
Licensed Physician Assistant, State of New York 

Dawn Cotter-Jenkins 
Instructor, Communication Disorders 
B. A., Stony Brook University (SUNY) 
M.A., New York University 
M.S., Adelphi University  
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist, State of New York 

Cristina Dumitrescu 
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant Studies 
A.A.S., Mercy College 
B.S., M.S., Touro College 
Ed.D., University of St. Augustine 
Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of New York
Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant, State of New York

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

Jennifer Alves Fernandes 
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant Studies 
A.A.S./. B.S., M.B.A., Mercy College 
Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant, State of New York 

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 
Fellow, American Occupational Therapy Association
Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of New York 

Nannette Hyland 
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 

Astrid E. Mel 
Associate 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 
Pd.M., honoris causa, Mercy College 

Lisa Sarran-Armogan 
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kathleen Apollon-Ferron 
Clinical Instructor, Nursing 
B.S., M.S., Excelsior College 
Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse 
Registered Professional Nurse, States of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut 

Andrew Arniotes 
Instructor, Nursing 
B.A., B.S.N., Binghamton University (SUNY) 
M.S., Stony Brook University (SUNY) 
Certified Pediatric Nurse 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

Nicole J. Dator
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., Pace University 
D.N.P., Fairfield University 
Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 
Registered Nurse, State of Connecticut 
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Connecticut 

Fernand A. De Los Reyes 
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., University of the Philippines 
B.S.N., Dominican University 
M.A., International University of Japan 
M.S.N., Hunter College (CUNY) 
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center 
Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New Jersey 

Helene Dill 
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., Lehman College (CUNY) 
M.S., Mercy College 
D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

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

Gwen Hobson  
Instructor, Nursing  
B.S., Georgetown University 
M.S., New York University 
Certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner 
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 
Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of New York 

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

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

Samantha Matzio 
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S.N., M.S., Molloy College 
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

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

Marcella Mulligan
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., M.S.N., Grand Canyon University 
Certified Nurse Educator 
Board Certified Nursing Professional Development 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

Sonia Pervaiz 
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., M.S., M.B.A., Post-Masters 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 
Assistant Professor, Nursing 
B.S., Adelphi University 
M.S., Postgraduate Certificate, Nursing Education, The College of New Rochelle 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 

Sylvie Rosenbloom 
Associate Professor, Nursing 
B.S.N., M.S.N., Pace University 
D.N.P., Sacred Heart University 
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist 
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, State of New York 
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York 
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Connecticut 
Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of Connecticut 

Carol Bennett-Speight 
Professor, Social Work i
B.A., Pennsylvania State University 
M.S.W., Rutgers State University of New Jersey 
D.S.W., University of Pennsylvania  
L.S.W., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 

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

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

Michael S. Grunes 
Associate Professor, 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 

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) 
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), State of New York 

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

Alberto Manzi 
Associate Professor, Behavioral Science 
B.S., Ph.D., Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Italy)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), State of New York 

Emily Murphy 
Assistant Professor, Social Work 
B.S.W., Skidmore College 
M.S.W., Columbia University 
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), State of New York 

Shakuntala (Melissa) Ramdas 
Assistant Professor, Mental Health Counseling 
B.S., Quinnipiac University 
M.S., Mercy College 
Ph.D., Pace University 
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), State of New York 

Deborah Day Aikens 
Assistant Professor Emerita, Behavioral Science 
B.S., M.S.W., Ph.D., Howard University 
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), State of New York 
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), State of New York 

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

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

Moddie Breland 
Assistant Professor, Libraries 
B.S., Bates College 
M.Div., New York Theological Seminary 
M.L.S., Clarion University 
Ed.D., Northeastern University 

Yu-Hung Lin 
Assistant Professor, Libraries 
M.S., M.L.S., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 

Fall 2023