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Faculty Profiles

Department of Education

Professor:

Faith Newton Ed.D.
Nirmaljit Rathee Ph.D.

Associate Professors:

Chandra Aleong Ed.D. 
Joseph Falodun Ph.D. 
Janet Hill Ph.D. 
Keun Kyu Kim Ph.D. 
Elaine Marker Ed.D. 
Richard Phillips Ph.D.
Yvette Pierre Ph.D.
Shelley Rouser Ed.D. Chair
Crystal Timmons, Ed.D.  

Assistant Professors: 

Chetanath Gautam Ed.D.
Donald Kern Ed.D. 
Sae Yeol Yoon Ph.D. 

Lecturer:

Sabrina Bailey MPA

Department of Languages and Literatures

Professors:

Joe Amoako, PhD
Adenike Davidson, PhD

Associate Professors:

Amanda Anderson, PhD 
Andrew Blake, EdD  
Edward Dawley, PhD  
Victor Gomia, PhD 
Myrna Nurse, PhD 
Susmita Roye, PhD
Ladji Sacko, EdD 
John Teye, PhD 
Jesse Zuba, PhD 

Assistant Professors:

Brody Bluemel, PhD, Chair.
Ordner Taylor, PhD

Instructors:

Natalie Belcher, MA 
Joseph Fees, PhD
Tina Petrovic, MA 
Sandra Sokoswki, PhD

Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy

Professors:

Yinghong Cheng, PhD
Steven Newton, PhD (Provost’s Office) 
Akwasi Osei, PhD (Dean’s Office)
Alexa Silver, PhD 
Stephen Taylor, PhD 

Associate Professors:

Donna Patterson, PhD, Chair
Niklas Robinson, PhD 
Ifeyinwa Udezulu, PhD 
Susan West, PhD 

Assistant Professors and Visiting Assistant Professors:

Ezrah Aharone
Jason Bourke, PhD
Phyllis Brooks-Collins, PhD 
Anton House, PhD
Makda Maru, PhD 

Lecturer II

Merril Holloway, MA

Department of Mass Communications, Visual and Performing Arts

Music Program

Professors:
LaPointe Davis, PhD
Frank Gazda, DMA, Program Director  
Patrick Hoffman, DMA 

Associate Professors:
Mable Morrison, MM
David Tolley, DMA 

Assistant Professor:
Carla Becker, EdD

Visiting Assistant Professor:
Derrick L. Thonpson, EdD

Adjunct Intructors
Nathan Ames, Guitar
Dr. Raymond Bohn, Bass
Stephen Cirino, Music Industry
Sara Hoffman, Music Theory, Horn
Gus Mercante, Voice
Amy Sterling, Woodwinds
Lionel Thomas, Strings
Stephen Tipping, Percussion

Mass Communications Program

Professors:
Myna German, PhD

Associate Professors:
Francine Edwards, PhD
Daniel Awodiya, PhD
Charlisa Edelin, JD

Assistant Professor:
Renee Marine, MS, Program Director

Lecturer II
Theodore Yacucci, MS

Instructors:
Ava Perrine, MS 
Production coordinator - Zachary Kimball

Art Program

Professors: 
Roberta Tucci, EdD

Associate Professors:
Hazel Bradshaw Beaumont, PhD  
Donald Becker, EdD, Chair, Mass Communications, Visual and Performing Arts
William Colbert, MFA 
Lori Crawford, MFA 

Visiting Assistant Professor:
Heather Ossandon, MFA

Department of Mathematical Literacy

Associate Professors

Delayne Johnson, PhD
Nicola Edwards, PhD
Matthew Tanzy, PhD
Karen Norwood, EdD

Visiting Professor

Yanan Xu, PhD

Lecturer

Ellen Carr, MS
Laila Girgis, PhD
Sharon Smith, EdD

Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Associate Professor:

Laurin Parker, PhD
Raymond Tutu PhD, Chair 

Assistant Professors:

John Balzarini, PhD
Kimeu Boynton, JD
Kevin Ralston, PhD
Anwar Ouassini, PhD