Graduate Faculty

The following faculty list includes name, rank, department, year of appointment, and highest degree and institution where it was earned. 

 
 

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Subrata Acharya
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Aisha Ali-Gombe
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2017
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Nadim Alkharouf
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
Ph.D., George Mason University

Saradha Ananthakrishnan
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Speech-Language/Audiology
2013
Ph.D., Purdue University

Connie Anderson
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Health Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Maria Joao Antunes
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2015
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Candice Aston
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2017
Ph.D., Duquesne University

Elizabeth Austin
Associate Professor
Nursing
2009
Ph.D., Binghamton University

B

Shantanu Bagchi
Associate Professor
Economics
2014
Ph.D., Utah State University

Emily Bailey
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2016
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Peter Baker Jr.
Professor
English
1989
Ph.D., Brown University

Jennifer Ballengee
Professor, Graduate Program Director
English
2013
Ph.D., Emory University

David Ballou
Professor
Music
2010
M.A., University of New Hampshire

Babu Baradwaj
Professor
Finance
2001
Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Kent Barnes
Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
1990
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Vanessa Beauchamp
Professor
Biological Sciences
2008
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Harald Beck
Professor
Biological Sciences
2011
Ph.D., University of Miami

Sergiy Borodachov
Professor
Mathematics
2008
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Frances Botkin
Professor
English
2012
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Andrea Brace
Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2013
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Bethany Brand
Professor
Psychology
1998
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Katherine Broadwater
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
1996
Ph.D., The Union Institute

Leonie Brooks
Professor
Psychology
2000
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Danice La-Rae Brown
Professor
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Justin Buckingham
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Psychology
2001
Ph.D., Ohio University

Mark Bulmer
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2008
Ph.D., Boston University

Amanda Burnham
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2013
M.F.A., Yale University

Tamara Burton
Clinical Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2006
Ed.D., Towson University

Sang-won Byun
Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychology
2020
Ph.D., University Minnesota Minneapolis

C

Qijie (Vicky) Cai
Assistant Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2019
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jennifer Caplan
Assistant Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2017
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Mary Carter
Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Boston

Michelle Casey
Assistant Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2019
Ph.D., Yale University

Joyram Chakraborty
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Suranjan Chakraborty
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., Washington State University

Hua Chang
Assistant Professor
Marketing
2016
Ph.D., Drexel University

Gilbert Chen
Assistant Professor
History
2019
Ph.D., Washington University - St. Louis

Diana Cheng
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Mathematics
2011
Ed.D., Boston University

Scott Choi
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2018
Ph.D., John Hopkins University

LeaAnn Christenson
Associate Professor
Early Childhood Education
2010
Ph.D., University Of Maryland

Joseph Clark
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Political Science
2014
Ph.D., George Washington University

Kate Collins
Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Director
Theatre Arts
2014
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Samuel Collins
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
1999
Ph.D., American University

Brenda Conley
Clinical Assistant Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2008
Ed.D., George Washington University

Cynthia Cooper
Professor, Associate Chair
Communication Studies
2010
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Christopher Cornwell
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2016
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Lisa Crabtree
Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2009
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Keri-Anne Croce
Professor
Elementary Education
2013
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Lisa Custer
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2018
Ph.D., University of Virginia

D

Aaron Dallman
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2020
Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Janese Daniels
Professor, Chairperson
Early Childhood Education
2008
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Christina Dardis
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2017
Ph.D., Ohio University

Darush Davani
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
1985
Sc.D., George Washington University

Marsha Davenport
Clinical Associate Professor, PA Program Director
Health Sciences
2017
M.D., Howard University

Phillip Davis
Associate Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2009
M.F.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Karen Day
Clinical Associate Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
08/2002
M.A.S., Purdue University

Joshua Dehlinger
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Joshua DeMonte
Associate Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2012
M.F.A., Temple University

Min Deng
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Mathematics
2016
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Mary Devadas
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2015
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Bryan Devan
Professor
Psychology
2005
Ph.D., McGill University

Renee Dickie
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of California, Berkele

Andrew Diemer
Associate Professor
History
2011
Ph.D., Temple University

Patricia Doran
Associate Professor
Special Education
2011
Ed.D., George Washington University

Matt Dowell
Assistant Professor
English
2016
Ph.D., University of Louisville

Michael Downs
Professor, Graduate Program Director
English
2013
M.F.A., University of Arkansas

Jacqueline Doyle
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2016
Ph.D., Purdue University

Philippe Duverger
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Marketing
2009
Ph.D., George Washington University

E

Colleen Ebacher
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
1995
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Kathleen Eglseder
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2013
Sc.D., Towson University

Elana Ehrlich
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2011
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Kelly Elkins
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2012
Ph.D., Clark University

Luis Engelke
Professor
Music
2010
D.M.A., Arizona State University

Karen Eskow
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Family Studies & Community Development
2005
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Anne Estes
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2017
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Kathryn Evans
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Music
2012
Ph.D., University of Miami

Paul Evitts
Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2008
Ph.D., Bowling Green University

Terry Ewell
Professor
Music
2000
Ph.D., University of Washington

Robert Eyer
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
M.S., Pennsylvania State University

F

Brian Fath
Professor
Biological Sciences
2011
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Jinjuan Feng
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2010
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Benjamin Fisher
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
History
2011
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Melanie Formentin
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2014
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Maria Fracasso
Professor
Psychology
1994
Ph.D., Fordham University

Karen Frank
Clinical Associate Professor
Nursing
2017
D.N.P., University of Maryland, Baltimore

Kristin Frank
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2017
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Michaela Frischherz
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
2015
Ph.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City

Jillian Fry
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2019
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

G

Alhena Gadotti
Professor
History
2009
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Susann Galloway
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2013
M.H.S., Governors State University

M. Paz Galupo
Professor
Psychology
1996
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Kyungsook Gartrell
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2017
Ph.D., University of MD School of Nursing

Parviz Ghavamian
Associate Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2011
Ph.D., Rice University

Amanda Ginter
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Family Studies & Community Development
2014
Ph.D., Indiana University

Cindy Gissendanner
Professor, Chairperson
Women's & Gender Studies
1984
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Barry Gittlen
Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2009
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Kerri Goodwin
Professor, Chairperson
Psychology
2008
Ph.D., Florida State University

Laura Gough
Professor, Chairperson
Biological Sciences
2015
Ph.D. , Louisiana State University

Kathleen Gould
Clinical Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2005
Ed.D., Towson University

Susan Gresens
Professor
Biological Sciences
2013
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Pallavi Guha
Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
2018
Ph.D. , University of Maryland, College Park

Rachel Guilfoyle
Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2018
OTD, Towson University

Vincent Guingona
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2016
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Sarah Gunning
Associate Professor
English
2013
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

H

Sarah Haines
Professor
Biological Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Robert Hammell II
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., Wright State University

Chaodong Han
Professor, Chairperson
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2009
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Kelsey Hanrahan
Assistant Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2016
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Theodore Haynie
Clinical Lecturer
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2008
Ed.D., George Washington University

David Hearn
Professor
Biological Sciences
2009
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Kendra Heatwole-Shank
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2014
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Matthew Hemm
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2009
Ph.D., Purdue University

Cassandra Henson
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2015
D.P.A., University of Baltimore

Patrick Herbert
Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2011
Ph.D., Indiana University

Jay Herzog
Professor
Theatre Arts
2007
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Laura Hicken
Assistant Professor
Music
2019
Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin

Emily Hildebrand
Clinical Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Director
Kinesiology
2014
Ph.D., Springfield College

Matthew Hoddie
Professor
Political Science
2011
Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Janice Hoffman
Professor, USMH (University of MD Hagerstown) Nursing Coordinator
Nursing
2019
Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore

Katherine Holman
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Special Education
2009
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Ellen Hondrogiannis
Professor
Chemistry
2009
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Huili Hong
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2017
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Sung-Chul Hong
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Sara Hooks
Associate Professor
Early Childhood Education
2015
Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University

Kandace Hoppin
Assistant Professor
Special Education
2014
Ph.D., George Washington University

Shelly Huggins
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2011
Ed.D., Morgan State University

I

Faizan Imtiaz
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2018
Ph.D., Queen's University

J. Susan Isaacs
Professor, Gallery Curator
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2005
Ph.D., University of Delaware

J

Timothy Jankowiak
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2014
Ph.D., University of California

Yong-Yeon Ji
Associate Professor
Management
2009
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Iona Johnson
Clinical Associate Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
08/2000
Ph.D., UMBC

Sharon Jones-Eversley
Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2008
Dr.PH., Morgan State University

Amanda Jozkowski
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2015
Ph.D., University of Southern California

K

Gina Kaplanis
Clinical Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2013
OTD, Nova Southeastern University

Melike Kara
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2016
Ph.D., Illinois State University

Ramesh Karne
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2003
Ph.D., George Mason University

Elizabeth Katz
Professor
Psychology
2007
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Kathryn Kautzman
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2011
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Siddharth Kaza
Professor, Chairperson
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Sya Kedzior
Associate Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2012
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Todd Kenreich
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Secondary Education
2012
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Jeffrey Kenton
Associate Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2002
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Kwangmi Kim
Professor
Mass Communication
2003
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Kyongseok Kim
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2014
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Yanggon Kim
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Ryan King-White
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2009
Ph.D., University of Maryland

John Kirch
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2011
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Mary Susan Kirchner
Professor
Dance
2006
D.Ed., Temple University Philadelphia

Kalin Kirilov
Professor
Music
2009
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Mubina Kirmani
Professor
Early Childhood Education
1994
Ed.D., Harvard University

Elyssa Klann
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2020
Ph.D., Indiana University

William Kleinsasser
Professor
Music
2004
D.O.C., Indiana University

Christie Kodama
Assistant Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2020
Ph.D., University of Maryland - College Park

Jinyoung Koh
Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2019
Ed.D., Columbia University Teachers College

Rajeswari Kolagani
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2001
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science

Alexei Kolesnikov
Professor
Mathematics
2007
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Christian Koot
Professor, Chairperson
History
2007
Ph.D., University of Delaware

Amanda Kozlowski
Clinic Directors, Director of the Hearing and Balance Center
Speech-Language/Audiology
2014
Au.D., Towson University

Jeffrey Kukucka
Associate Professor
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Gauri Kulkarni
Assistant Professor
Marketing
2015
Ph.D. , University of Maryland

Angel Kumchev
Professor
Mathematics
2005
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Diane Kuthy
Assistant Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2008
M.F.A.,  Maryland Institute College of Art

L

Tavia La Follette
Assistant Professor
Theatre Arts
2016
Ph.D., Antioch University

Jennifer Langdon
Associate Professor, Assistant Chair
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2005
Ph.D., George Mason University

John LaPolla
Professor
Biological Sciences
2011
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Sonia Lawson
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2008
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Kofi LeNiles
Assistant Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2020
Ed.D., Howard University

Jonathan Leshnoff
Professor
Music
2012
D.M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

Qing Li
Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2011
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Xiaolin Li
Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2008
Ph.D., Kent State University

Weixian Liao
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2018
Ph.D., Western Reserve University

Harvey Lillywhite
Professor
English
1984
Ph.D., University of Utah

Amanda Littleton
Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2019
OTD, Thomas Jefferson University

Sandra Llera
Associate Professor
Psychology
2013
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Stacey Lobst
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2020
Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore

Chao Lu
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Computer and Information Sciences
2010
Ph.D., CUNY

Kang Shou Lu
Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2011
Ph.D., Clemson University

M

Michelle Manasse
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2005
Ph.D., Emory University

Alan Marcus
Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2008
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Emily Margolis
Clinical Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2014
M.S., Wheelock College

Barry Margulies
Professor
Biological Sciences
2007
Ph.D. , University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Lisa Martinelli Beasley
Clinical Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Family Studies & Community Development
2006
M.P.S., Pratt Institute

Michael Masatsugu
Associate Professor
History
2007
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

M. Lisa Mason
Clinical Instructor
Early Childhood Education
2009
M.Ed., Towson University

Brian Masters
Professor
Biological Sciences
2005
Ph.D., University of Florida

Jonathan Mattanah
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Psychology
1999
Ph.D., University of California

Tonia Matthews
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2011
M.F.A., Louisiana State University

Marc May
Assistant Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2013
M.F.A., University of Southern California

Alison McCartney
Professor, Faculty Director - Honors College
Political Science
2007
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Paul McCartney
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Political Science
2012
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jared McGinley
Associate Professor
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Michael McGuire
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Scot McNary
Associate Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2007
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Peggy McNeal
Assistant Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2018
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Vicki McQuitty
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2011
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Mary McSweeney-Feld
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Health Sciences
2011
Ph.D., The Graduate School of the City University of New York

John McTague
Associate Professor
Political Science
2012
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Abby Mello
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Psychology
2012
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Eva Mengelkoch
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Music
2011
D.M.A., Indiana University

M. Beth Merryman
Professor, Chairperson
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2012
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

Trace Miller
Lecturer, Assistant Chair
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2013
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

Hooman Mirahmad
Assistant Professor
Marketing
2019
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Stephen Mogge
Professor
Elementary Education
2008
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Mona Mohamed
Assistant Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2018
D.Sc., Towson University

Joel Moore
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2011
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Alicia Mueller
Associate Professor
Music
2000
Ed.D., Arizona State University

Geoffrey Munro
Professor
Psychology
2002
Ph.D., Kent State University

Paul Munroe
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2001
Ph.D., Stanford University

John Murungi
Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
1970
J.D. / Ph.D., University of Maryland / Penn State University

Matthew Mychailyszyn
Associate Professor
Psychology
2012
Ph.D., Temple University

N

Mary Nadelen
Clinical Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2006
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Barindra Nag
Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
1987
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

H. Wayne Nelson
Professor, Chairperson / Coordinator of HEP
Health Sciences
1998
Ph.D., Oregon State University

Jay Nelson
Professor
Biological Sciences
2005
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Michelle Ness
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2020
Ph.d., University of Delaware

Nam Nguyen
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2013
Ph.D., University of Florida

Marilyn Nicholas
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2005
Ed.D., The George Washington University

Stephen Nunns
Professor
Theatre Arts
2006
Ph.D., New York University

O

Michael O'Leary
Professor, Chairperson
Mathematics
1998
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Kathleen Ogle
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Nursing
2008
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Katherine Orlando
Lecturer, Graduate Program Director
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2019
Ed.D., Walden University

Karen Oslund
Professor
History
2006
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

James Otto
Associate Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2003
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Christopher Oufiero
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Biological Sciences
2012
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

David Ownby
Professor
Chemistry
2012
Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

P

Jinie Pak
Clinical Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Emily Parker
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2013
Ph.D., Emory University

Neeraj Parolia
Associate Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2008
Au.D., University of Florida

Plamen Peev
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Marketing
2011
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Katherine Peitsch
Clinical Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2019
Au.D., Towson University

Christina Pelatti
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Speech-Language/Audiology
2013
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Dana Phillips
Professor
English
2005
Ph.D., Duke University

Derek Piggott
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2014
M.O.T., University of Missouri

Sharma Pillutla
Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
1993
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Ronn Pineo
Professor
History
1988
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Karen Pottash
Clinic Directors, Director of the Speech and Language Center
Speech-Language/Audiology
1999
M.A., Case Western Reserve University

Jennifer Potter
Professor, Chairperson
Communication Studies
2008
Ph.D., Howard University

Mark Profili
Graduate Program Director
Chemistry
2003
M.F.S., George Washington University

Douglas Pryor
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
1996
Ph.D., Indiana University

R

Cole Reilly
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2009
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Kathleen Reilly
Associate Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2013
Ph.D., George Mason University

Akim Reinhardt
Professor
History
2001
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Eun Soo Rhee
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2013
Ph.D., University of Florida

Marlene Riley
Clinical Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2011
M.A.S., Loyola University

Martin Roberge
Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2013
Ph.D., Arizona State University

David Robinson
Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Director
Educational Technology & Literacy
2013
Ed.D, Towson University

Jorge Romero
Associate Professor
Accounting
2008
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Robert Rook
Professor
History
2005
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Susan Rotkovitz
Faculty, Graduate Program Director
Theatre Arts
1995
M.F.A., Towson University

Desirée Rowe
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
2015
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Molly Ruhlman
Lecturer
Political Science
2014
Ph.D., Temple University

S. Craig Rush
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., University of Alabama

S

William Sadera
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Educational Technology & Literacy
2000
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Christopher Salice
Professor
Biological Sciences
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

Douglas Sanford
Professor
Management
2000
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Ashley Santo
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2015
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Steven Satta
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Theatre Arts
2014
M.F.A., York University

Natalie Scala
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2013
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Christa Schmidt
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Psychology
2009
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Charles Schmitz
Professor, Chairperson
Geography & Environmental Planning
2012
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Stephen Schroth
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Early Childhood Education
2014
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Laura Sessions
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2018
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina

Chetna Sethi
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2017
Ph.D. , University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Efe Sevin
Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
2019
Ph.D., American University

Rebecca Shargel
Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2009
Ed.D., Jewish Theological Seminary

Gilad Sharvit
Assistant Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2018
Ph.D., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jack Shepard
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2011
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Vonnie Shields
Professor
Biological Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Regina

Jessica Shiller
Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2011
Ph.D., New York University

Nancy Siegel
Professor, Director - Museum Studies
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2008
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Erik Silldorff
Professor
Biological Sciences
2009
Ph.D., University of Delaware

Wonjin Sim
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2019
Ph.D., University of Maryland - College Park

Jan Sinnott
Professor
Psychology
1979
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

John Sivey
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Chemistry
2012
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Mary Slade
Professor
Early Childhood Education
2020
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Joel Slotkin
Professor
English
2012
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Michelle Snyder
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2013
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Liyan Song
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Educational Technology & Literacy
2005
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Yeong-Tae Song
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Texas

Tatyana Sorokina
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Mathematics
2007
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Amy Sowder Koch
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2009
Ph.D., Emory University

Stuart Stein
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2010
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

Nora Sturges
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2011
M.F.A., Ohio University

Bridget Z. Sullivan
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2010
M.F.A., Towson State University

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Ziying Tang
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
Ph.D., University of Texas, Dallas

Robert Tappan
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2011
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jeremy Tasch
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Geography & Environmental Planning
2012
Ph.D., Clark University

Mona Tavakolan
Clinical Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2014
D.Sc., Towson University

Blair Taylor
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Computer and Information Sciences
1997
D.Sc., Towson University

Paporn Thebpanya
Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2011
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Stella Tomasi
Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2010
Ph.D., Temple University

William Tsitsos
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2007
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Petra Tsuji
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Biological Sciences
2011
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina

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Matthew Van Sant
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2019
Ph.D., University of California

Jonathan Vincent
Associate Professor
English
2012
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Mircea Voisei
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2007
Ph.D., Ohio State University

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Carter Wang
Assistant Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2020
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Esther Wangari
Associate Professor
Women's & Gender Studies
1996
Ph.D., The New School for Social Research

Ocie Watson-Thompson
Professor
Early Childhood Education
1991
Ed.D., University of Alabama

John Weldon
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2012
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Artice Weston
Clinical Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2019
Au.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wendy Whitner
Clinical Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2013
Ph.D., Walden University

Alexander Wijesinha
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Kate Wilkinson
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Women's & Gender Studies
2010
Ph.D., Emory University

Laurie Williams-Hogarth
Senior Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2006
Ph.D., Howard University

Kaitlyn Wilson
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Speech-Language/Audiology
2014
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Larry Wimmers
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
1995
Ph.D., Cornell University

Jennifer Wingrat
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2020
Sc.D., Towson University

Colleen Winters
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2011
Ph.D., Mayo Graduate School, Rochester

Donn Worgs
Professor
Political Science
2007
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Tamara Woroby
Professor
Economics
1978
Ph.D., Queens University

Pamela Wruble
Clinical Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Director
MAT Graduate Program
2017
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

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Dong-Qing Yao
Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2001
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Cynthia Yeager
Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2008
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Wei Yu
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2009
Ph.D., Texas A & M University

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Lingling Zhang
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Mass Communication
2008
Ph.D., Washington State University

Yongchen Zhao
Associate Professor
Economics
2014
Ph.D. , University at Albany, State University of New York

Aaron Ziegel
Associate Professor
Music
2013
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Marius Zimand
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Rochester