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Faculty Profiles

Department of Education

Professor:

Robert Martin, EdD
Faith Newton, EdD
Nirmaljit Rathee, PhD
Keun Kyu Kim, PhD
Richard Phillips, PhD

Associate Professors:

Joseph Falodun, PhD
Chetanath Gautam, EdD 
Yvette Pierre, PhD
Shelley Rouser, EdD, Chair
Crystal Timmons, EdD
Sae Yeol Yoon, PhD 

Assistant Professors: 

Donald Kern, EdD

Visiting Professors:

Robert Marsteller, PhD
Tina Mitchell, EdD

Lecturer:

Sabrina Bailey, MPA

Department of Languages and Literatures

Professors:

Associate Professors:

Assistant Professors:

Bhushan Aryal, PhD
Joseph Fees, PhD

Instructors:

Ordner Taylor, PhD

Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy

Professors:

Yinghong Cheng, PhD
Steven Newton, PhD (Provost’s Office) 
Akwasi Osei, PhD (Dean’s Office)
Donna Patterson, PhD, Chair
Alexa Silver, PhD  

Associate Professors:

Elizabeth Marchioni, JD
Niklas Robinson, PhD 
Ifeyinwa Udezulu, PhD 
Susan West, PhD 

Assistant Professors and Visiting Assistant Professors:

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

Lecturers:

Ezrah Aharone
Merril Holloway, MA
Aron Vadadkin, PhD

Department of Mass Communications, Visual and Performing Arts

Music Program

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

Associate Professors:
Mable Morrison, MM
David Tolley, DMA 

Assistant Professor:
Carla Becker, EdD

Visiting Assistant Professor:
Derrick L. Thompson, EdD, Program Director

Adjunct Instructors
Nathan Ames, Guitar
Dr. Raymond Bohn, Bass
Joyce Chen, PhD, Piano/Accompanist
Stephen Cirino, Music Industry
Marty Denson, Music Industry
Sara Hoffman, Music Theory, Horn
Brian Levels, DMA, Woodwind
Amanda Sheriff, Voice
Lionel Thomas, Strings
Stephen Tipping, Percussion

Mass Communications Program

Professors:
Myna German, PhD

Associate Professors:
Francine Edwards, PhD
Daniel Awodiya, PhD
Charlisa Edelin, JD, Chair, Mass Communications, Visual and Performing Arts

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
Hazel Bradshaw-Beaumont Young, PhD 

Associate Professors: 
Donald Becker, EdD, MFA
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

Professor:

Raymond Tutu, PhD, Chair

Associate Professors:

John Balzarini, PhD
Kevin Ralston, PhD
Anwar Ouassini, PhD
Laurin Parker, PhD
Charles Cange, PhD 

Assistant Professor:

Kimeu Boynton, JD

Visiting Assistant Professors:

Xuanren Goodman, PhD
Tanya Whittle, PhD

Retention Specialist

Mr. Perry Phelps