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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog
Neumann University
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Full-Time Faculty



     
     

Jenelle Abnett
Assistant Professor, Education
BA. Canisius College
M.S. Syracuse University
M.A. Notre Dame of Maryland University
Ph.D. Notre Dame of Maryland University

Kristin Acosta
Instructor, Criminal Justice
B.S. St. Joseph’s University
M.S. West Chester University

Karen Wientjes Albaugh
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S.P.T., University of Scranton
M.S.P.T., West Chester University
D.P.T., Neumann College

Heather Dillon Anderson
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
B.A. Glassboro State University
B.S. Florida International University
M.S. Florida International University
D.P.T. Temple University

Tiffany Atkins
Instructor, Physical Therapy
B.S., Thomas Jefferson University
M.S.P.T., Thomas Jefferson University
D.P.T., Temple University

Maura R. Berenato, MSN, RN
Instructor, Nursing
A.S., Harcum Junior College
Diploma in Nursing, Presbyterian School of Nursing
B.S., Eastern College
M.S., West Chester University

Scott Biely
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S.P.T., University of Pittsburgh
M.S.P.T., University of Pittsburgh
D.P.T., University of St. Augustine
Ph.D., Drexel University

Amanda Bok Soon Breen
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A. Ithaca College
M.P.H. Drexel University
M.A. Temple University
Ph.D. Temple University

Amy Brown-Savitz
Assistant Professor, Science
B.S., Lafayette College
Ph.D., University of Buffalo, State University of New York

Gail Shanley Corso
Coordinator of Writing
Professor, Communication and Media Arts and English
B.A., Brooklyn College
M.A., State University of New York, Albany
Ph.D., Bowling Green University

Brigette Cuffia
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S.P.T., Thomas Jefferson University
M.S.P.T., Thomas Jefferson University
J.D., Temple University

Richard Cunningham
Assistant Professor, Education
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Villanova University
Ed.D., Temple University

Subir Dass
Assistant Professor Education
B.L.A., Spicer Memorial College, India
M.A., Andrews University
Ph.D., Adventist International Institue of Advanced Studies, Philippines

Maria Teresa de Gordon
Assistant Professor, English and Spanish
B.A., University of Delaware
M.A., University of Delaware
Ed.D., Wilmington University

Randall L. Detra
Associate Professor, Science
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Ohio University
Ph.D., Ohio State University

David DiMarco
Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Stevens Institute of Technology
M.S., Stevens Institute of Technology
M.S., Iona College
Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology

Kristen L. Evans, RN
Assistant Professor
B.S.N., West Chester University
M.S.N., Widener University

Patricia Fallest-Strobl
Associate Professor, Biology
B.S., DePaul University
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Tammy Feil
Associate Professor, Education
B.M., Mansfield University
M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ed.D., Wilmington College

Cynthia Ferraro
Assistant Professor, Education
B.S., West Chester University
M.S.Ed., St. Joseph’s University
Ph.D., Touro University

Janet Fox-Moatz, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Ohio State University
M.S.N., Ohio State University

Mac Given
Professor, Biology
A.B., Brown University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Joseph C. Glass
Assoicate Professor, Communication and Media Arts
B.S., Mount Saint Mary’s University
M. Div., Mount Saint Mary’s University
D. Min., Graduate Theological Foundation

Joseph Gosseaux
Instructor, Criminal Justice
B.S., St. Joseph’s University
M.S., Pennsylvania State University

Brinda Govindaraju
Assistant Professor Biology
B.S., Coimbatore Medical College, India
M.S., Coimbatore Medical College, India
M.D. Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates

Jeffrey Graber
Assistant Professor, Accounting
B.B.A. Temple University
M.B.A. Widener University

William J. Hamilton
Assistant Professor, English
B.A., Lehigh University
M.A., University of Akron
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Mehdi Hojjat
Professor, Finance and International Business
B.A., University of Tehran
M.B.A., The American University
M.S., Lehigh University
Ph.D., Lehigh University

Glenn Holmstrom
Associate Professor, Art
B.F.A., Columbus College of Art and Design
M.F.A., Ohio State University

Etsuko Hoshino-Browne
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A. University of Waterloo
Ph.D. University of Waterloo

James A. Houck
Director of Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling
B.A., Messiah College
M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary
M.S., Loyola College
Ph.D., Loyola College

Sr. Patricia Hutchison, OSF
Director, Neumann Institute for Franciscan Studies
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., Neumann College
M.Ed., Loyola College
Ed.D., Widener University

Yukiko Ishida
Associate Professor, Music
B.M., Kunitachi College of Music
M.M., Temple University
D.M.A., Combs College of Music

Bryce M. Johnson
Associate Professor, English and Humanities
B.A., College of William and Mary
Ph.D., Duke University

James Kain
Coordinator, Freshman Experience
Assistant Professor, English
B.A., West Chester State College
M.A., West Chester University

Geoffrey Karabin
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Loyola College
M.A., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
M.A., Villanova University
Ph.D., Villanova University

Rina Keller
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., Rosemont College
M.A., Villanova University
M.S.S., Bryn Mawr College

Janelle Ketrick-Gillespie
Associate Professor, English
B.A., Neumann College
M.Ed., Widener University
Ed.D., Widener University

Bong S. Kim
Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Korea University
M.A., State University of New York
Ph.D., Temple University

Claudia Marie Kovach
Professor, English and French
B.A., Seton Hill University
M.A., Purdue University
Ph.D., Purdue University

John V. Kruse
Associate Professor, Pastoral & Theological Studies
B.A., University of Dayton
M.A., University of Dayton
Ph.D., St. Louis University

Julie Lanzillo
Assistant Professor, Sport & Entertainment
Management
B.A. University of North Carolina
M.Ed. Temple University
Ed.D. Wilmington University

Elizabeth A. Loeper, MSN, RNC-OB, IBCLC, CNE
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Villanova University
M.S.N., Villanova University

Andrew Miller
Instructor, History
B.A. Villanova University
M.A. Villanova University

Cynthia Miller, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N. Immaculata University
M.S. Neumann University

Rev. Philip J. Lowe
Chaplain
Program Director, Doctor of Education
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
M.Div., St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
Ed.D., Temple University

Marina Espiritu Lutz, MSN, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.A., Pace University
B.S.N., University of San Diego
M.S., University of Pennsylvania

Janet Massey
Professor, Accounting and Business 
D.B.A., Wilmington University
M.B.A., St. Joseph’s University
B.S., St. Joseph’s University
C.P.A., State of Pennsylvania

Matthew Mastropaolo
Assistant Professor Biology
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State Univeristy
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Sr. Suzanne Mayer, IHM
Coordinator, Pastoral Care and Counseling
Professor, Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling
B.A., Immaculata College
M.S., Villanova University
M.S., Neumann College
Ph.D., Loyola College (Maryland)

Colleen McDonough
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., University of California, San Diego
M.P.H., San Diego State University
M.S., Lehigh University
Ph.D., Lehigh University

 

 

Colleen McDonough
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., University of California, San Diego
M.P.H., San Diego State University
M.S., Lehigh University
Ph.D., Lehigh University

Daniel McKee
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., LaSalle University
M.Ed., Temple University
Ed.D., Widener University

Jason M. Mensinger
Instructor, Athletic Training
B.S., King’s College
M.Ed., Alvernia University

A. Edward Milliner, Jr.
Instructor, Mathematics and Theater
B.A., Western Maryland College
M.A., Villanova University

John Mizzoni
Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Providence College
M.A., Temple University
Ph.D., Temple University

Robert McMonagle
Associate Professor, Political Science
B.A., Temple University
M.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., Temple University

Aideen Murphy
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A. University College Cork, Ireland
M.A. University College Dublin, Ireland
M.Ed. University of Delaware
Ph.D. University of Delaware

Kathleen Neal, MSN, Rn, CRRN, CPN
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N. Wilmington University
M.S.N. Wilmington University

Ali Niknam
Assistant Professor, Computer Information Management
A.S., Institute of Technology, Tehran
B.S., Philadelphia College of Textile and Science
M.B.A., Philadelphia University

Fereshteh Oboudiat
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., Iran Girls College
M.S., Kansas State College of Pittsburgh, Kansas
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Annemarie O’Malley
Instructor, American Sign Language and Spanish
B.S., West Chester University
M.Ed., Temple University

Wendy R. Ostendorf, Ed.D., RN
Professor, Nursing
B.S., Villanova University
M.S., University of Delaware
Ed.D., University of Sarasota

Leanne Owen
Professor, Criminal Justice
B.A. University of Kansas
M.A. University of Wales, Bangor UK
Ph.D. University of Wales, Bangor UK

Ramona Palmerio-Roberts
Associate Professor, Psychology
A.A., Manatee Community College
B.A., University of Tampa
M.S., Nova Southeastern University
Psy.D., Nova Southeastern University

Jeanne Papa, MBE, MSN, CRNP, CCRN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., Neumann College
M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania
M.B.E., University of Pennsylvania

Sophia Park
Assistant Professor, Pastoral & Theological Studies
B.A. Westmont College
M.Div. Columbia Theological Seminary
Th.D. Columbia Theological Seminary

Philip R. Pegan
Associate Professor, Philosophy
B.S., Cornell University
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Andrea K. Pent
Associate Professor, Sport and Entertainment Management
B.S., College of Charleston
M.Ed., University of Miami
Ph.D., Florida State University

Theresa Pietsch, Ph.D., RN, CRRN, CNE
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S., University of Delaware
M.S., Widener University
Ph.D., Widener University

Mary Powell, Ph.D., CRNP, CDE
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Eastern College
M.S.N., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

M. Christine Pratt, MSN, RNC
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Widener University
M.S.N., West Chester University

Anne Ramirez
Associate Professor, English
B.A., Ithaca College
M.A., State University of New York
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Marisa A. Rauscher
Assistant Professor, Education
B.S., Shippensburg University of PA
M.Ed., Shippensburg University of PA
Ph.D., Temple University

Sylvia J. Riviello
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.A., Immaculata University
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Corona Robinson, RN, MSN, ATCN
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S. Widener University
M.S. Neumann University

Sr. Linda Marie Sariego, OSF
Assistant Professor, Spanish
B.A., Chestnut Hill College
M.A., LaSalle University
M.A., The Catholic University of America
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Ryan Savitz
Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Ursinus College
M.S., Temple University
M.B.A., Drexel University
Ph.D., Touro International University

Richard Sayers
Coordinator, Honors Program
Associate Professor, Music
B.A., LaSalle College
M.M., West Chester University
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Megan Scranton
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A. Bucknell University
M.S. Boston University
Ed.D. Widener University

Lisa Selby-Silverstein
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
B.A., Ithaca College
M.A., New York University
Ph.D., Hahnemann University

Ardeshir Shahmaei
Professor, Business Administration
B.A., Tehran Business College
M.B.A., Seton Hall University
M.S., Temple University
Ph.D., Temple University

Ellen Sloss
Associate Professor, Economics
B.A., Temple University
M.B.A., Temple University
M.A., Temple University
Ph.D., Temple University

Stephanie Smith-Budhai
Assistant Professor, Education
B.S. Temple University
M.Ed., University of Maryland
Ph.D. Drexel University

Kathleen Swanik
Associate Professor, Athletic Training
B.S., Rutgers University
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Laura Taddei
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A. Immaculata University
M.Ed. Cabrini College
Ed.D. Widener University

Karen C. Thomas
Instructor, Communication and Media Arts
B.A., Rowan University

Robert Till
Associate Professor, Management
B.B.A., Saint Bonaventure University
M.B.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Mary Elizabeth Toler
Assistant Professor, Pastoral Studies
B.A. Mercer University
M.Div., Duke University Divinity School
Th.D., Emory University

Sr. Diane Tomkinson, OSF
Associate Professor, Pastoral Studies
B.A. Swarthmore College
M.A., Washington Theological Union
Ph.D., Fordham University

Maria G. Traub
Associate Professor, French and Italian
B.A., Temple University
M.Ed., Temple University
M.A., Middlebury College [French School]
M.A., Middlebury College [Italian School]
D.M.L., Middlebury College

Alice Waegel
Professor, Biology/Clinical Laboratory Science
B.S., University of Delaware
Ph.D., University of Delaware

James Waters
Assistant Professor Computing and Informatin Management
B.A., Warwick University, UK
M.S., University of Hertfordshire, UK
M.S., Drexel University
Ph.D., Drexel University

Jo Lynette Watley, MSN, RN
Instructor, Nursing
B.S. Neumann University
MSN, University of Delaware

Sandra Weiss
Program Director, Clinical Laboratory Science
Professor, Biology/Clinical Laboratory Science
B.S., Drexel University
M.A., West Chester University
Ed.D., Widener University

Patricia Welsh, Ed.D., RN
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S.N. University of Delaware
M.S.N. Villanova University
Ed.D. Delaware State University

John Wong
Associate Professor, Marketing
B.S., University of Massachusetts
M.B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Regina L. Wright, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Widener University
M.S., University of Pennsylvania

Hasan Yonten
Assistant Professor, Political Science
B.A., Bogazici University
M.A., Bogazici University
Ph.D., University of Delaware

Mary Beth Yount
Assistant Professor, Pastoral Studies
B.A., University of St. Thomas
M.A., St. Mary’s University
Ph.D., Duquesne University

Patricia Zawislak, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Villanova University
M.S.N., University of Scranton