Graduate Faculty

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

 
 

A

Blake Abbott
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
2012
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Subrata Acharya
Associate 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

Mostafa Aminzadeh
Professor
Mathematics
1988
Ph.D., Oregon State University

Lena Ampadu
Professor
English
2009
Ph.D., UMCP

Saradha Ananthakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2013
Ph.D., Purdue University

Connie Anderson
Assistant Professor, Director, Autism Studies
Health Science
2012
Ph.D., University of S. California

Maria Joao Antunes
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Anne Ashbaugh
Professor, Chairperson
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2008
Ph.D., Duquesne University

Katherine Attie
Assistant Professor
English
2013
Ph.D., University of Virginia

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

B

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

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

Gail Bailey
Clinical Assistant Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2014
Ed.D., University of Maryland - College Park

Jennifer Ballengee
Professor
English
2013
Ph.D., Emory University

David Ballou
Professor
Music
2010
M.A., UNH

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

Deborah Barer
Assistant Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2016
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jameta Nicole Barlow
Assistant Professor
Women's & Gender Studies
2014
Ph.D., North Carolina University

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

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

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

Geoffrey Becker
Professor
English
2011
M.F.A., University of Iowa

Erin Berry-McCrea
Lecturer
Communication Studies
2016
M.A., Bowie State

Theresa Bickham
Lecturer
Music
2009
MAS, University of Houston

Robert Blake Jr.
Professor, Chairperson
Elementary Education
2013
Ph.D., University of Illinois - Chicago

Hana Bor
Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2009
Ph.D., American Jewish University

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

Andrea Brace
Assistant Professor
Health Science
2013
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Bethany Brand
Professor
Psychology
2009
Ph.D., UMCP

David Brannon
Associate Professor
Management
2011
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Nadine Braunstein
Assistant Professor
Health Science
2009
Ph.D., Boston University

Catherine Breneman
Clinical Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2011
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Katherine Broadwater
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2013
Ph.D., The Union Institute

Leonie Brooks
Professor
Psychology
2008
Ph.D., VA Commonwealth University

Cheryl T. Brown
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
1996
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

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

Timothy Brunker
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2008
Ph.D., University of Oxford, UK

Justin Buckingham
Professor
Psychology
2012
Ph.D., Ohio University

John Bullock
Lecturer
Political Science
2009
M.A.S., University of North Carolina

Mark Bulmer
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2008
DOC, Boston University

Adriane Burgess
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2017
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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

C

Christopher Cain
Professor, Chair
English
2009
Ph.D., Indiana University

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

Carol Caronna
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2008
Ph.D., Stanford University

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

Cynthia Cates
Professor, Chairperson
Political Science
2008
Ph.D., UMCP

Mark Chachich
Clinical Assistant Professor
Psychology
2011
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Joyram Chakraborty
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2012
Ph.D., UBMC

Suranjan Chakraborty
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D., Washington State University

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

Suk Choi
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2012
Ph.D., University of Buffalo

LeaAnn Christenson
Associate Professor
Early Childhood Education
2012
Ph.D., University Of Maryland

Joseph Clark
Assistant Professor
Political Science
2014
Ph.D., George Washington University

Jack Cole
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2009
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Kate Collins
Assistant Professor
Graduate Studies Faculty
2014
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Samuel Collins
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2010
Ph.D., American University

Phillip Collister
Professor, Chairperson
Music
2013
DMA, UMCP

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

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

Linda Cooper
Professor, Co-Director of Towson UTeach
Mathematics
2011
Ph.D., UMCP

Donna Cox
Professor
Health Science
2007
Ph.D., UMBC

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

Yunwei Cui
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2015
Ph.D., Clemson University

D

Bruce Damasio
Lecturer
Educational Technology & Literacy
2004
MED, Johns Hopkins University

Janese Daniels
Associate Professor, Graduate Director
Early Childhood Education
2013
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

Phillip Davis
Assistant Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2009
M.F.A., UMBC

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

Barbara Demchick
Clinical Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2012
Sc.D., Towson University

Mary Devadas
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
2015
Ph.D., Western Michigan University (2012)

Bryan Devan
Associate Professor
Psychology
2011
Ph.D., McGill University

Michael Dewally
Associate Professor
Finance
2010
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Renee Dickie
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of CA, Berkeley

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

Christopher Dillon
Lecturer
Music
2011
DMA, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

Diane Diven
Lecturer
Special Education
2009
MED, Johns Hopkins University

Devon Dobrosielski
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2012
Ph.D., Louisiana University

Alexa Doerr
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2016
Ph.D., Auburn University

Nicole Dombrowski Risser
Professor
History
1998
Ph.D., New York University

Patricia Doran
Associate Professor
Special Education
2011
EDD, George Washington University

Michael Downs
Professor
English
2013
MFA, University of Arkansas

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

Winnie Dreier
Lecturer
Special Education
2013
MAT, McDaniel College

Lijing Du
Assistant Professor
Finance
2013
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Marisa Dudiak
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2008
M.A.T., Johns Hopkins University

Alfreda Dudley-Sponaugle
Clinical Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2010
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Margaret Dumler
Lecturer
Special Education
2015
MAT, Loyola University

Philippe Duverger
Associate Professor
Marketing
2009
Ph.D., George Washington University

E

David Earnest
Associate Professor
Psychology
2010
Ph.D., University of Memphis

Kathleen Eglseder
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2013
S.cD., Towson University

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

Brenda Eicher-Beard
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2013
MS, Western McDaniel College

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

Michael Elliott
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2008
Ph.D., Emory University

Islam Elshahat
Associate Professor
Accounting
2010
Ph.D., Florida International University

Diana Emanuel
Professor, Chairperson
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
1994
Ph.D., Penn State University

Luis Engelke
Professor
Music
2010
DMA, Arizona State Univ

Cyrus Engineer
Clinical Professor, Program Coordinator, Health Care Management
Health Science
2013
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

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

Kathryn Evans
Assistant Professor, Graduate Director
Music
2012
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Paul Evitts
Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2012
Ph.D., Bowling Green University

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

Charlotte Exner
Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2017
Ph.D., University of Maryland - College Park

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

F

Karen Fallon
Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2011
Ph.D., Penn State

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

Darlene Fewster
Associate Professor
Special Education
1994
EDD, Johns Hopkins University

Jenn Figg
Associate Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2011
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Carla Finkelstein
Assistant Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

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

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

Sandro Fouche
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Maria Fracasso
Professor
Psychology
2009
Ph.D., Fordham University

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

Martin Freedman
Professor
Accounting
2000
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Jack Fruchtman Jr.
Professor
Political Science
1985
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Karl Fugelso
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2012
Ph.D., Columbia University

Bonnie Fuller
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2012
Ph.D., Notre Dame of Maryland University

G

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

Susann Galloway
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Science
2013
H.H.S., PA-C, Governors State University (2001)

M. Paz Galupo
Professor
Psychology
2007
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Mary Gergis
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2016
Ph.D. , Alexandria University, Egypt

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

Cynthia Ghent
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
2008
M.S., Towson University

Amanda Ginter
Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2014
Ph.D., Indiana University (2013)

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

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

Sharon Glennen
Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2007
Ph.D., Penn State University

Leslie Goetsch
Lecturer
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2013
MFA, George Mason University

Kerri Goodwin
Associate Professor
Psychology
2013
Ph.D., Florida State University

Brian Gorman
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2012
JD, New York Law School

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

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

Rachel Guilfoyle
Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2018
M.S., Elizabethtown

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

H

Phuoc Ha
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2011
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

H. Hahn
Professor
English
1966
Ph.D., University of Maryland

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

Diane Hall
Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2008
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Beth Haller
Professor
Mass Communication
1996
Ph.D., Temple University

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

Chaodong Han
Associate Professor
e-Business & Technology Management
2009
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Ge Han
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2009
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

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

Leslie Harrison
Associate Professor
English
2012
MFA, University of California, Irvine

Kathy E. Hart Smith
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2015
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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

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

Marie Heath
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2010
MAT, Towson Universitity

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

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

Nhung Hendy
Associate Professor
2005
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Jonathan Hensley
Lecturer
Political Science
2014
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Jay Herzog
Professor
Theatre Arts
2007
MFA, University of Mass - Amherst

Michael Hickey
Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2004
Ph.D., University of Washington

Kristen Hine
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2013
Ph.D., University of Massachussets, Amherst

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

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

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

Sung-Chul Hong
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
Ph.D.

Sara Hooks
Assistant Professor
Early Childhood Education
2015
Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University (2015)

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

Xuezhang Hou
Professor
Mathematics
2013
Ph.D., Oakland University

Jacob Hovind
Assistant Professor
English
2013
Ph.D., Emory University

Jeffrey Howard
Associate Professor
Music
2013
DMA, Indiana University

Jian Huang
Assistant Professor
Finance
2013
Ph.D., University of Kansas

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

Marion Hughes
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
1998
Ph.D., UNC - Chapel Hill

Michelle Humphreys
Assistant Professor
Music
2016
DMA, University of Maryland - College Park

I

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

Miho Iwata
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2014
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

J

Adam Jabbur
Associate Professor
English
2012
Ph.D., University of Delaware

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

Min Ji
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2011
Ph.D., University of Waterloo

Min Jin
Assistant Professor
Music
2016
DMA, Eastman School of Music - Rochester, NY

Iona Johnson
Clinical Associate Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2013
M.S., Loyola College

L. Scott Johnson
Professor
Biological Sciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Calgary

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

Amanda Jozkowski
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
Ph.D., University of Southern California

K

Gina Kaplanis
Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2013
SC.D., Towson 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

Robert Kasmir
Lecturer
Accounting
2013
MBA, George Washington University

Elizabeth Katz
Associate Professor
Psychology
2013
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

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

Siddharth Kaza
Associate Professor, Chair
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
Secondary Education
2012
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Vicky Kent
Clinical Associate Professor
Nursing
2005
Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Nursing

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

Hyang-Sook Kim
Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
2015
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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

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

Seo Gyoung Kim
Assistant Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2015
MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art

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

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

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

Mubina Kirmani
Professor
Early Childhood Education
2011
Ed.D., Harvard University

William Kleinsasser
Professor
Music
2004
DOC, Indiana University

Gregory Knollman
Assistant Professor
Special Education
2017
Ph.D, University of South Florida

Rajeswari Kolagani
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2012
Ph.D., Indian Inst Science

Alexei Kolesnikov
Professor
Mathematics
2013
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

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

Margaret Korczak
Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2013
Ph.D., Grad Century CUNY

Michael Korzi
Professor, Chairperson
Political Science
2010
Ph.D., SUNY - Albany

Jennifer Kouo
Assistant Professor
Special Education
2016
Ph.D. , University of Maryland

Amanda Kozlowski
Clinical Administrator
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2014
Au.D., Towson University

R. Michael Krach
Professor
Mathematics
1987
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Karla Kubitz
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
1997
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Jeffrey Kukucka
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center (2014)

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

Angel Kumchev
Professor
Mathematics
2010
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Diane Kuthy
Lecturer
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2008
M.F.A., MD Insitute of Art

L

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

Jennifer Langdon
Associate Professor, Assistant Chair
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2012
Ph.D., George Mason University

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

Mary Lashley
Professor
Nursing
2007
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Barbara Laster
Professor
Elementary Education
2005
Ed.D., Virginia Tech

Gina Laupert
Lecturer
Special Education
2016
M.Ed. , Johns Hopkins

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

Jung-Sook Lee
Professor, Chair
Mass Communication
2000
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Jonathan Leshnoff
Professor
Music
2012
DMA, UMCP

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

Xiaolin Li
Associate Professor
e-Business & Technology Management
2008
Ph.D., Kent State University

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

Thomas Lieb
Professor
Mass Communication
1990
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Meghan Liebfreund
Assistant Professor
Elementary Education
2014
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

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

Xiaoming Liu
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2008
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Maria Perpetua Socorro U. Liwanag
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2014
Ph.D., University of Arizona (2006)

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

Pamela Lottero-Perdue
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Delaware

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

Kang Lu
Associate Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2011
Ph.D.

Diane Luchese
Professor
Music
2011
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Frances Luther
Assistant Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2001
Ph.D., University of Alberta

M

Cristina Magaldi
Professor
Music
2010
Ph.D., UCLA

Christopher Magalis
Lecturer
Psychology
2006
MAS, Towson University

Rebecca Maloy
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2009
M.A., College Of Notre Dame

Michelle Manasse
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2011
Ph.D., Emory University

Alan Marcus
Associate Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2008
DMA, The Catholic University of America

Emily Margolis
Clinical Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2014
MS, Wheelock College

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

Raymond Martens
Associate Professor, M.Ed. Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2011
JD, University of Baltimore

Charles Martin
Professor
Accounting
1988
D.B.A., George Washington University

Lisa Martinelli Beasley
Clinical Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2006
MPS, Pratt Institute

Antonette Marzotto
Professor
Political Science
1976
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

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

M. Mason
Lecturer, Assistant Graduate Director
Early Childhood Education
2009
M.Ed., Towson University

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

Jonathan Mattanah
Professor
Psychology
2011
Ph.D., University of Cal

Tonia Matthews
Professor, M.F.A. Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2011
M.F.A., LSU

Joanna Maxwell
Professor
Nursing
2005
Ph.D., UMCP

Coy May
Professor
Mathematics
1979
Ph.D., University of Texas

Melissa McCabe
Associate Professor
Music
2008
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Alison McCartney
Professor
Political Science
2007
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Paul McCartney
Associate Professor
Political Science
2012
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Montana McCormick
Associate Professor
Secondary Education
2012
Ph.D., University of Virginia

James McFalls Jr.
Lecturer
Music
2006
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City

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

Michael McGuire
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
Ph.D., UMBC

Mark McKinnon
Clinical Professor, Program Director, Physicians Assistant Studies
Health Science
2017
D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University

John McLucas
Professor
Foreign Languages
1984
Ph.D., Yale University

Audra McMullen
Professor
Communication Studies
1998
Ph.D., Ohio University

Scot McNary
Associate Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2013
Ph.D., University of MD College Park

Morna McNulty
Professor
Elementary Education
2008
Ph.D., University of VIrginia

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

Mary McSweeney-Feld
Associate Professor
Health Science
The Graduate School of the City University of New York

John McTague
Associate Professor
Political Science
2012
Ph.D., The Graduate School of the City University of New York

Gabriele Meiselwitz
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
Ed. D., Towson University

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

Deepika Menon
Assistant Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2015
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia

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

Trace Miller
Lecturer, Assistant Chair
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2013
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Rommel Miranda
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2013
EDD, Morgan State University

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

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

Todd Moore
Assistant Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2013
Ph.D., Texas State University

Mary Moreland
Lecturer
Educational Technology & Literacy
2012
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

John Morgan III
Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
1984
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Darnell Morris-Compton
Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2013
MED, Towson University

Bruce Mortenson
Associate Professor
Psychology
2005
Ph.D., LSU

Todd Moyer
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2009
EDD, Temple University

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

Geoffrey Munro
Professor, Chair
Psychology
2012
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Paul Munroe
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2008
Ph.D., Stanford University

John Murungi
Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
1970
J.D., University of Maryland

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

N

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

H. Wayne Nelson
Professor, Chairperson
Health Science
Ph.D., Oregon State University

Jay Nelson
Professor
Biological Sciences
2005
PDR, Dalhousie University

Elizabeth Neville
Clinical Professor, Chairperson
Special Education
2010
Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

Marilyn Nicholas
Lecturer
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2005
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Sandra Nichols
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2004
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Amy Noggle
Assistant Professor
Special Education
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Carol Norton
Lecturer
Communication Studies
2009
M.A., Ohio University

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

O

Elizabeth O'Hare
Clinical Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2016
Ph.D., University of California - Davis

Michael O'Leary
Professor, Chair
School Emerging Technologies
2009
Ph.D., Northwestern University

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

Hiroko Okajima
Assistant Professor
e-Business & Technology Management
2013
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

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

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

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

James Overduin
Associate Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2009
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

David Ownby
Professor
Chemistry
2012
Ph.D.

P

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

Hyunjeong Park
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2013
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

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

Andrea Parrish
Assistant Professor
Special Education
2011
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Michelle Pasko
Clinical Instructor
Special Education
2011
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Christina Pelatti
Assistant Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2013
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Moustapha Pemy
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2012
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Gary Pennington
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2013
Ph.D., University of MD

Steven Phillips
Professor
History
1999
Ph.D., Georgetown University

Walter Phillips
Professor
English
2011
Ph.D., Duke University

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

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

Tobin Porterfield
Associate Professor, Chairperson
e-Business & Technology Management
2013
Ed.D., Towson University

Marlana Portolano
Professor
English
2009
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Karen Pottash
Clinical Administrator
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
1999
M.A., Case Western Reserve University

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

Lester Potter
Senior Lecturer
Mass Communication
2004
MBA, Averett College

Elia Powers
Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
2014
MED, Loyola University of Maryland

Douglas Pryor
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2010
Ph.D., Indiana University

R

Elizabeth Radebaugh
Lecturer
Special Education
2017
MAT , Towson University

Susan Radius
Professor
Health Science
1991
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Lea Ramsdell
Professor, Chairperson
Foreign Languages
2011
Ph.D., Univ of New Mexico

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

Kathleen Reilly
Associate Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2013
MA, University of MD

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

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

Marlene Riley
Clinical Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2011
MAS, Loyola Coll of MD

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

James Roberts
Professor
Political Science
2003
Ph.D., American University

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

Jorge Romero
Associate Professor
Accounting
2005
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

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

Erik Ropers
Associate Professor
History
2012
Ph.D., University of Melbourne

Desireé Rowe
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
2015
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Joseph Rudolph Jr.
Professor
Political Science
1984
Ph.D., University of Virginia

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

S. Craig Rush
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Charles Russo
Associate Professor
Accounting
2009
Ed.D., Towson University

S

William Sadera
Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2012
Ph.D., Iowa State University

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

Cody Sandifer
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2012
Ph.D.

Douglas Sanford
Professor
Management
2007
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Steven Satta
Professor
Theatre Arts
2014
MFA, York University

Natalie Scala
Assistant Professor, Graduate Director
e-Business & Technology Management
2013
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

David Schaefer
Professor, Chairperson
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2005
Ph.D., Purdue University

Andrew Schiff
Professor
Accounting
2005
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Christa Schmidt
Associate Professor
Psychology
2009
Ph.D., University of Missouri

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

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

Jennifer Scott
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2012
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Erik Scully
Professor
Biological Sciences
1978
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Richard Seigel
Professor
Biological Sciences
2001
Ph.D., University of Kansas

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

Mara Shainheit
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2015
Ph.D., Tufts, University School of Medicine

Yingying Shao
Associate Professor
Finance
2010
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

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

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
Associate Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2011
Ph.D., NY University

Felice Shore
Professor, Assistant Chair
Mathematics
2010
Ph.D., University of MD College Park

Nancy Siegel
Assistant Professor, Director of Museum Studies
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2008
DR ARTS, Rutgers University

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

Jeffrey Simpson
Associate Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Miami

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

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

John Skinner
Lecturer
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2014
M.S., University of Baltimore

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

Jennifer Smart
Associate Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2008
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Elise Smith
Assistant Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2013
DOC, Central Michigan University

James Smith
Associate Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2012
Au.D., Central Michigan University

Hannah Smith-Cawley
Assistant Professor
Early Childhood Education
M.Ed., University of Illinois

Vera Smolyaninova
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2012
M.Ed. , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

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

Houshang Sohrab
Professor
Mathematics
1984
Ph.D., University of Cal - Berkeley

Robert Solomon
Clinical Instructor
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Liyan Song
Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2011
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Tatyana Sorokina
Professor
Mathematics
2013
Ph.D., VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Amy Sowder Koch
Assistant Professor, M.A. Professional Studies / Art History Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2009
Ph.D., Emory University

Stacy Spaulding
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2007
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Sandy Spitzer
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2008
Ph.D., University Of Delaware

Jessica Stansbury
Lecturer
Psychology
2011
M.A., Towson University

Barbara Steele
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2006
M.P.W, Towson University

Stuart Stein
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2010
M.F.A., MD Inst Coll of Art

Alexander Storrs
Associate Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2004
Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Susan Stuckey
Associate Professor
English
2011
MD, Towson University

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

Bridget Z. Sullivan
Professor, IAMD-PBC Director
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2010
M.F.A., Towson State University

Wei Sun
Professor
Mathematics
2008
Ed.D., Columbia University

T

Filiz Tabak
Professor
Management
2005
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

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
Geography & Environmental Planning
2012
Ph.D.

Mona Tavakolan
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2014
D.Sc., Towson University

Jeffrey Tessier
Lecturer
Special Education
2013
M.Ed., University of Maryland

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

Ronald Thomas
Lecturer
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
1996
Ph.D., Clark University

Veronica Thomas
Associate Professor
Marketing
2011
Ph.D., Kent State University

Virginia Thompson
Associate Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2011
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Stella Tomasi
Associate Professor
e-Business & Technology Management
2010
Ph.D., Temple University

Ming Tomayko
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2012
D.Ed., University of Maryland, College Park

Nahid Tootoonchi
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2012
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

William Tsitsos
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2013
Ph.D., University of Arizona

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

V

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

Gema Vinuales
Assistant Professor
Marketing
2014
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Mircea Voisei
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2012
Ph.D., Ohio State University

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Robert Wall
Lecturer
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2011
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Xiaoyin Wang
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2008
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Esther Wangari
Associate Professor
Women's & Gender Studies
1996
PDR, Clark University

Ocie Watson-Thompson
Professor, Chair
Early Childhood Education
2013
Ed.D., University of Alabama

Faith Weeks
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2015
Ph.D. , Purdue University

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

Niya Werts
Associate Professor, Program Director, Health Science M.S.
Health Science
2008
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

David White
Professor
Theatre Arts
2013
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Wendy Whitner
Clinical Assistant Professor, HCMN Internship Coordinator
Health Science
2013
Ph.D., Walden University

Alexander Wijesinha
Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2011
Ph.D., UMBC

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

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

Kaitlyn Wilson
Assistant Professor
Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology/Deaf Studies
2014
Ph.D., Howard University

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

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

David Wizer
Professor
Educational Technology & Literacy
2005
Ph.D., UMCP

Cheryl Wood
Lecturer
Educational Technology & Literacy
2000
M.S., Towson University

Diane Wood
Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2006
Ed.D., Columbia University

Susan Woodward
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Science
2016
M.S., Northeastern University

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

Tamara Woroby
Professor
Economics
1979
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Y

Jia-An Yan
Associate Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2011
Ph.D., Tsinghua University

Dong-Qing Yao
Professor
e-Business & Technology Management
2012
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Maureen Yarnevich
Professor
Mathematics
2013
Ph.D., American University

Cynthia Yeager
Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2008
Ph.D., Queens University, Canada

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

Z

Benjamin Zajicek
Associate Professor
History
2010
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Cynthia Zeller
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2011
Ph.D., University of Alabama@Birmingham

Lingling Zhang
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2008
Ph.D., Washington State University

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

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

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

Jay Zimmerman
Professor
Mathematics
1989
Ph.D., University of Illinois - Urbana

Marianne Zmoda
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2012
M.Ed., Towson University