Faculty

Towson University offers many opportunities for close student-faculty collaboration and promotes a supportive environment that encourages exploration and personal growth. A student-faculty ratio of approximately 17:1 allows students to interact frequently with their professors. More than 74 percent of the 841 full-time faculty have earned the highest degree of academic preparation in their fields from some of the finest colleges and universities in the world. Many faculty members are recognized nationally and internationally for their published works and honors. Small classes and the tradition that all instructors—including most full professors—teach introductory courses help to enhance the strength of Towson University's faculty and underscores their dedication to excellent teaching.

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

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

Kyohei Abe
Assistant Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2016
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

Gashaw Abeza
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2018
Ph.D., University of Ottawa

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

Comfort Tosin Adebayo
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
2020
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Jeong Joo Ahn
Assistant Professor
Political Science
2019
Ph.D., Arizona State University

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

Sara (Kate) Allman
Assistant Professor
Secondary Education
2018
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

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

Jennifer Anderson
Lecturer
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2020
M.S., Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Angelella
Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2013
M.F.A., University of Southern California

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

Joella Anzelc
Visiting Assistant Professor
Psychology
2011
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Sara Arnold-Garza
Assistant University Librarian for Access Services
Albert S. Cook Library
2011
M.S.I.S., The University of Texas at Austin

Elyshia Aseltine
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2012
Ph.D., University of Texas

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

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

Katherine Attié
Associate Professor
English
2013
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jennifer Atwater
Lecturer
Mass Communication
2006
M.A., University of Missouri

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

Mehrzad Azmi Shabestari
Assistant Professor
Accounting
2016
Ph.D., Rutgers Business School

B

Howard Baetjer Jr.
Lecturer
Economics
1997
Ph.D., George Mason University

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

Emily Bailey
Associate 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

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

Brittini Ballard
Librarian I
Albert S. Cook Library
2019
M.L.I.S., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Cecylia Barczyk
Professor
Music
1983
M.M., Yale University

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

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

Jake Bartholomew
Lecturer
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2019
Ph.D., State University of New York - Binghamton

Andrea Barton
Clinical Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2006
M.S., East Stroudsburg University

Jan Baum
Professor
Management
2000
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts

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

Thomas Bechtold
Lecturer
English
2013
M.F.A., Johns Hopkins University

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

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

Sharon Becker
Lecturer
English
2013
D.A., Clavemont Graduate University

Jason Begue
Clinical Assistant Professor
Deaf Studies
2014
M.A., Gallaudet University

Amy Bennett
Visiting Assistant Professor
Psychology
2008
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Ziad Bentahar
Associate Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2014
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Rachel Billman
Assistant Professor
Special Education
2019
Ph.D., George Mason University

Tara Blackshear
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2016
Ed.D., University of North Carolina

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

Tonya Renea Blue-Shelby
Lecturer
MAT Graduate Program
2019
M.A., Towson University

Jarrod Bock
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2020
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Will Bologna
Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2021
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Isaac Bonaparte
Associate Professor
Accounting
2016
Ph.D., Morgan State University

Eyal Bor
Lecturer
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2009
Ph.D., Baltimore Hebrew University

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

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

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

Katharine Bowdy
Lecturer
Chemistry
2013
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Tammy Bowers
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2015
M.A.S., Towson University

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

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

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

Pooja Brar
Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2020
Ph.D., University of Minnesota 

Francesco Brenna
Assistant Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2020
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Katherine Brewer
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2021
Ph.D., George Mason University

Alan Britt
Lecturer
English
2005
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

JoAnne Broadwater
Lecturer
Mass Communication
2011
M.A.S., Johns Hopkins University

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

Bonnie Brown
Lecturer
Educational Technology & Literacy
2011
M.S., Towson University

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

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

Barry Buchoff
Assistant Professor
Accounting
1972
M.B.A., Loyola College

Lisa Buchy
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2019
Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

Annette Budzinski-Luftig
Lecturer
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2012
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

John Bullock
Lecturer
Political Science
2009
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Jena Burchick
Assistant Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2019
M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts

Rachel Burks
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
1989
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

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

Joseph Bushey
Lecturer
Chemistry
2021
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Jacob Bustad
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2014
Ph.D., University of Kansas

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

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Daniel Caetano
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2019
Ph.D., University of Idaho

Julia Caffrey-Hill
Librarian II
Albert S. Cook Library
2016
M.L.I.S., Simmons College

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

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

Joseph Capista III
Lecturer
English
2008
M.A., Iowa State University

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

Robert Caples
Lecturer
Educational Technology & Literacy
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Nicole Carbonaro
Lecturer
Chemistry
2018
Ph.D., University of Maryland - Baltimore County

Gretchen Carlson
Lecturer
Music
2020
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jack Carneal
Lecturer
English
2005
M.F.A., University of West Virginia

Sarah Caro
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2014
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Carol Caronna
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2002
Ph.D., Stanford University

Kathleen Carstensen
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2008
Ed.D., University of Nebraska

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

Thomas Cascella
Professor, Assistant to the Chairperson
Theatre Arts
2004
M.F.A., Yale University

Vera Case
Lecturer
Business Excellence
2005
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law

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

Ryan Casey
Professor, Chairperson
Chemistry
2012
Ph.D., Clemson University

Isabel Castro-Vázquez
Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2004
Ph.D., Florida State University

Hannah Cawley
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2004
M.E.D., University of Illinois

Emma Cervone
Lecturer
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2018
Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, Scotland

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

Timothy Chandler
Professor
Kinesiology
2013
Ph.D., Stanford University

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

Mary Chapman
Lecturer
Special Education
2009
M.Ed., Loyola College

Jordan Chase
Lecturer
Music
2020
D.M.A., Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins 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

Feng Cheng
Assistant Professor
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2021
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Michelle Chester
Lecturer
English
2010
M.S., Towson University

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

Suk Choi
Professor, Chairperson
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2006
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Finn Christensen
Associate Professor
Economics
2006
Ph.D., Cornell University

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

Christopher Cicconi
Associate Professor
Music
2015
D.M.A., University of Miami

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

Samuel Clevenger
Lecturer
Kinesiology
2018
PhD, University of Maryland

Elizabeth Clifford
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2000
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Randyl Cochran
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2019
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Don Cole
Lecturer
Marketing
2016
M.B.A., Boston College

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

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

Phillip Collister
Professor, Chairperson
Music
2013
D.M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

Audrey Combs
Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science
2016
M.S., Towson University

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

Michele Conneely
Lecturer
Special Education
2018
M.Ed., Towson University

Adam Conover
Clinical Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2008
B.D., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Suzanne Conrad
Dean of University Libraries
Albert S. Cook Library
2020
M.L.I.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

William Cook
Lecturer
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2018
M.B.A., Loyola University

Terry Cooney
Professor
History
2006
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

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

Linda Cooper
Professor, Co-Director of Towson UTeach
Mathematics
2005
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Kenneth Coriale
Visiting Instructor
Economics
2019
ABD, University of Maryland

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

Kimberly Corum
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2017
Ph.D., University of Virginia

David Cosper
Assistant Professor
Music
2017
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Rita Costa-Gomes
Professor
History
2004
Ph.D., Universidade NOVA De Lisboa

Angela Cox
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2016
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

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

Leneida Crawford
Professor
Music
2008
D.M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Elizabeth Crusse
Clinical Associate Professor
Nursing
2006
M.S., College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Ashley Cudmore
Lecturer
Special Education
2019
M.Ed., Goucher College

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

Mary Curran
Clinical Associate Professor
Nursing
2013
M.S., Towson 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

Tanja Darden
Assistant Professor
Management
2019
Ph.D., Georgia State University

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

Rick Davis
Librarian III
Albert S. Cook Library
2004
M.L.I.S., San Jose State University

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

German De Patricio
Associate Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2010
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Bart Debicki
Associate Professor
Management
2011
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Elizabeth DeCoster
Librarian II
Albert S. Cook Library
2017
M.L.S., University of Maryland, College Park

Miriam DeHarnais
Librarian II
Albert S. Cook Library
2015
M.L.I.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania

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

Diego del Pozo
Associate Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2014
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Ruben Del Valle
Assistant Professor
Theatre Arts
2019
M.F.A., Pace University

Kathryn Delahanty
Lecturer
Business Excellence
1999
J.D., University of Maryland

Jaime DeLuca
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Kinesiology
2011
Ph.D., University of Maryland

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

Lin Deng
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2017
Ph.D., George Mason 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

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

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

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

Charles Dierbach
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
1991
Ph.D., University of Delaware

Christopher Dillon
Lecturer
Music
2011
D.M.A., Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

Mandy Dishon
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2018
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Diane Diven
Lecturer
Special Education
2009
M.E.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

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

Kathleen Dondero
Clinical Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2018
M.S., University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Karen Doneker Mancini
Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2012
Ph.D., University of Delaware

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

Dimitra Douskas
Lecturer
Chemistry
2013
Ph.D., University Of Illinois

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

Terry Downing-Harris
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2019
M.B.A., Morgan State University

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

Gorana Draguljic
Assistant Professor
Political Science
2018
Ph.D., Temple University

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

Runqiao Du
Lecturer
Dance
2008
A.A., Shanghai Dance Academy

Michael Duffy
Lecturer
Electronic Media & Film
2010
Ph.D., University of Nottingham, England

Matthew Durington
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2004
Ph.D., Temple University

Angela Durry
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2008
M.S.N., University of South Alabama

Koushikee Dutta
Assistant Professor
Management
2021
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University

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

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

Michael Eduful
Lecturer
Geography & Environmental Planning
2019
Ph.D., Southern Florida University

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

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

Danielle Ellis
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2021
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

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

Diana Emanuel
Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
1994
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Christine Engbert
Lecturer
Educational Technology & Literacy
2020
M.A., Notre Dame of Maryland University

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

Michael Ent
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2016
Ph.D., Florida State University

John Esh
Librarian I
Albert S. Cook Library
2020
M.L.I.S., Emporia 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

Behrooz Etesamipour
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2016
M.S., Towson University

Daniel Ettinger
Professor
Theatre Arts
1996
M.F.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Ann Eustis
Clinical Instructor
MAT Graduate Program
2013
M.Ed., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Stella Evans
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2016
M.S., Towson University

Thomas G. Evans
Lecturer
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2019
M.S., Loyola College - Baltimore

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

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Nicole Fabricant
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2010
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Soheila Fardanesh
Lecturer
Economics
2002
M.A.S., University of Colorado

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

Natalia Fath
Lecturer
Geography & Environmental Planning
2011
Ph.D., Moscow State University

Erin Fehskens
Associate Professor, Assistant Chair
English
2011
Ph.D., Duke University

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

Darlene Fewster
Associate Professor
Special Education
1994
Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

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

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

Michael Fisher
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2020
Ph.D., University of California - San Francisco

Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell
Professor
Dance
2013
M.F.A., Hollins University

Susan Flaherty
Professor, Chairperson
Finance
2006
Ph.D., Florida State University

Mark Flores
Lecturer
Management
2019
MBA, University of Baltimore / Towson University

Vanecia Fluelling
Visiting Assistant Professor
Marketing
2019
Ph.D., Morgan State University

John Foley
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2011
M.E.D., Towson University

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

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

Chantal Francois
Assistant Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2019
Ed.D., Harvard Graduate School of Education

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

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

Jason Freeman
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2016
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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

Raquel Frye
Lecturer
Economics
2016
M.A., Georgia State University

Ping Fu
Assistant Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2007
Ph.D., University of Colorado

Carrie Fucile
Lecturer
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2012
M.F.A., Brooklyn College of New York

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

Joyce Garczynski
Assistant University Librarian for Development and Communication
Albert S. Cook Library
2009
M.L.S., University of Maryland, College Park

Deborah Gartland
Professor
Special Education
1986
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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

Shana Gass
Librarian III
Albert S. Cook Library
2004
M.L.S., Simmons College

George Georgiou
Professor
Economics
1980
Ph.D., George Washington University

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

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

Mary Gilbert
Assistant University Librarian for Content Management
Albert S. Cook Library
1996
M.L.S., University of Rhode Island

Harjant Gill
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2012
Ph.D., American University

Renada Gilliard
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2017
M.S., Towson University

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

Erin Girio-Herrera
Associate Professor
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., Ohio University

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

Seth Gitter
Professor
Economics
2007
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Katie Gjoni
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2014
M.Ed., Towson University

Sharon Glennen
Professor, Director - The Institute for Well-Being (IWB)
Speech-Language/Audiology
08/1998
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Mathew Gluck
Lecturer
Mathematics
2018
Ph.D., University of Florida

Jack Goble Jr.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2003
M.S., Pennsylvania State University

Marco Goicochea
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2013
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

T Elizabeth Goode
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2002
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

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

Rachel Gordon
Assistant Professor
Finance
2017
Ph.D., Drexel University

Brian Gorman
Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2006
J.D., New York Law School

Joseph Gotoff
Lecturer
Music
2021
DMA, New England Conservatory of Music

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

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

Amy Grabner
Lecturer
Special Education
2018
M.S., McDaniel College

Carrie Grant
Assistant Professor
English
2019
Ph.D., Purdue University

Elizabeth K. Gray
Associate Professor
History
2003
Ph.D., College of William and Mary

Juana Green-Nicoletta
Lecturer
English
2013
Ph.D., Columbia University New York

Gillian Gregory
Lecturer
Family Studies & Community Development
2016
M.S.W., University of Maryland Baltimore

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

Rachael Gross
Lecturer
Mathematics
2018
M.S., Towson University

Melissa Groves
Associate Professor
Economics
2000
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Judith Guerrero
Professor, Chairperson
Elementary Education
2005
Ph.D., University of Kansas

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

Toni Guidi
Clinical Instructor
Special Education
2013
M.A.S., State University of New York at Binghamton

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

Phuoc Ha
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2005
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

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

Laura Hahn
Lecturer
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2009
M.A.S., John Jay College of Crimnal Justice

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

Kathleen Hajdamacha
Lecturer
Deaf Studies
2015
M.S., McDaniel College

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

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

Seth Hammer
Professor
Accounting
1994
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

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

Ge Han
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2003
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Keunsu Han
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2009
Ph.D., Florida State University

Stephen Hancock
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
2018
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Daniel Hanna
Associate Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2017
Ph.D., Princeton University

Nancy Hannafin
Clinical Associate Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator
Nursing
2007
M.S., Northeastern University

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

Susan Harnett
Lecturer
Kinesiology
2008
M.A.S., Johns Hopkins University

Arlene Harrison
Clinical Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2017
Ph.D., Notre Dame of Maryland University

Leslie Harrison
Associate Professor
English
2012
M.F.A., University of California, Irvine

Stephen Hartmark
Lecturer
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2007
M.A., University of Maryland

Navid Hassanzadeh
Assistant Professor
Political Science
2017
Ph.D. , Georgetown University

Heather Haverback
Professor, Chairperson
Secondary Education
2015
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Andrew Hawkins
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2018
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Heather Hax
Lecturer
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2002
M.A.S., UMBC

Laurie Haynie
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2012
M.Ed., Western Maryland College

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

Meg Hazra
Lecturer
Economics
2015
M.S. , University of Calcutta

Steven Heaney
Lecturer
English
2005
Ph.D., Towson University

Catherine Hearn
Lecturer
English
2000
M.A.S., Towson 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

William Helman
Information Technology Librarian
Albert S. Cook Library
2015
M.S.I.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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

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

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

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

Ronald Hermann
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2009
D.Ed., Morgan State 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

Pamela Hickey
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland

J. Scott Hilberg
Clinical Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2009
Ph.D., Wilmington University

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

Kristen Hine
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2007
Ph.D., University of Massachussets, Amherst

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

Claire Holmes
Assistant University Librarian for Research & Instruction
Albert S. Cook Library
2000
M.L.S., State University of New York at Albany

Richard Holt
Visiting Assistant Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2010
M.F.A., Towson University

Gary Homana
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2011
D.Ed., University of Maryland

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

Maureen Honeychuck
Lecturer
Mathematics
2016
M.A., Johns Hopkins University

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

Kimberly Hopkins
Assistant Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2014
M.F.A., Marywood University

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

Alex Hornberger
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2019
M.S., Towson University

Catherine Horta-Hayden
Professor, Chairperson
Dance
2010
M.F.A., Florida State University

Moinul Hossain
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2020
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Xuezhang Hou
Professor
Mathematics
2001
Ph.D., Oakland University

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

Jeffrey Howard
Associate Professor
Music
2013
D.M.A., Indiana University

Katie Hrapczynski
Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2015
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Jian Huang
Associate 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., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lori Hultgren
Lecturer
Music
2019
M.M., Indiana University

Michelle Humphreys
Assistant Professor
Music
2016
D.M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

Laurencia Hutton-Rogers
Clinical Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2010
Dr.PH., Morgan State University

Sel Hwahng
Assistant Professor
Women's & Gender Studies
2019
Ph.D., Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

I

Trevor Iles
Lecturer
Marketing
2017
M.B.A., DePaul University

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

J Inscoe
Lecturer
Communication Studies
2021
Ph.D., UMBC

Gergana Iotina
Clinical Assistant Professor
Legal Studies
2015
J.D., University of Baltimore

Jal Irani
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2018
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

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

Steven Isberg
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Accounting
2019
Ph.D., Binghamton University

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

Kanika Jackson
Lecturer
Communication Studies
2020
M.A., Wayne State University

Mark Jacobson
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2019
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Bharat Jain
Professor
Finance
1992
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Michele Jancewski
Lecturer
Health Sciences
2011
M.S., Towson University

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

Gerald Jerome
Professor
Kinesiology
2012
Ph.D., University of Illinois

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

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

Lijun Jin
Professor
Elementary Education
2011
Ed.D., Indiana University of PA

Min Jin
Assistant Professor
Music
2016
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music - Rochester, NY

Luci Jockel
Lecturer
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2019
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Ellen Johnson
Lecturer
Mathematics
2013
M.A.S., University of Delaware

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

Quincey Johnson
Senior Lecturer, Director - CBE Writing Program
Legal Studies
2000
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law

Opel Jones
Clinical Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2019
Ph.D., Howard University

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

Juergen Jung
Professor
Economics
2008
Ph.D., Indiana University

K

Allison Kabel
Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2017
Ph.D. , Wayne State University

Courtney Kalbacker
Lecturer
Music
2018
M.M., Oklahoma City University

Gail Kaplan
Professor
Mathematics
2003
Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook

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

Howard Kaplon
Associate Professor
Mathematics
1966
M.S., Ohio State University

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

Eric Karikari
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
2018
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

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

Robert Kasmir
Lecturer
Accounting
2008
M.B.A., George Washington University

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

Kimberly Katz
Professor
History
2003
Ph.D., New York University

Emily Kaufman
Assistant Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2021

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

Brett Kazandjian
Assistant Professor
Marketing
2021
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Casey Keck
Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2021
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

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

Tina Kelleher
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2019
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

Leila Khoshghadam
Assistant Professor
Marketing
2020
Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Ashley Kilmer
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2018
Ph.D. , University of Delaware

Ari Kim
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2018
Ph.D., University of Florida

Hee Jun Kim
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2016
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

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

Juman Kim
Assistant Professor
Political Science
2019
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

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

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

Mijoo Kim
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2021
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Seo Gyoung Kim
Assistant Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2015
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

Shawn Kim
Assistant Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2020
Ph.D., University of Maryland - College Park

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

Steven Kimble
Clinical Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2018
Ph.D., Purdue University

Troy King
Lecturer
Music
2009
M.A., University of Denver

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

Stacy Knight
Lecturer
Marketing
2018
M.B.A. , Loyola University

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

Nicolas Knuth
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2011
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Jaye Knutson
Professor, Graduate Program Director
Dance
2007
M.A., Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies

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

Dana Kollmann
Clinical Associate Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2008
Ph.D., American University

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

Michael Korzi
Professor, Chairperson
Political Science
1999
Ph.D., State University of New York, Albany

Kate Kosewicz
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2019
M.S., Towson University

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

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

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

Joseph Kraemer
Associate Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2014
M.F.A., Temple University

Thomas Krause
Associate Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
1976
Ph.D., Ohio State University

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

Nicolas Kudsieh
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2018
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Eric Kuhn
Lecturer, Graduate Program Director
Special Education
2019
M.S., McDaniel College

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

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

Sushma Kumble
Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
2018
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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

Rian Landers-Ramos
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2018
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Mildred Landrum-Hesser
Lecturer
English
2010
M.A., Johns Hopkins University

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

Elsa Lankford
Professor, Chairperson
Electronic Media & Film
2011
M.F.A., Goddard College

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

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

Lindsey-Kay Lauderdale
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2018
Ph.D., University of Florida

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

Halcyon Lawrence
Assistant Professor
English
2017
Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

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

Mariana Lebron
Associate Professor
Management
2013
D.B.A., Syracuse University

Jung-Sook Lee
Professor, Chairperson
Mass Communication
1994
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Erin Lehman
Lecturer, Director - Holtzman and Center for the Arts Galleries
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2015
Ph.D., Temple University

Kimberly Leighton
Lecturer
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2019
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Tesfaye Lemma
Associate Professor
Accounting
2015
Ph.D., University of the Witwatersrand

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

Kyle Leppert
Clinical Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2014
M.A., CSCS, University of North Carolina

Sam Leppo II
Lecturer
Economics
2011
M.A.S., American University

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

Jacqueline Leventon
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2016
Ph.D., Emory University

Ming Li
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2019
Ph.D. , Texas A&M University

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

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

Meghan Liebfreund
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Elementary Education
2014
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

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

Peter Lisman
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2013
Ph.D., University of Miami

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

Anyi Liu
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2020
Ph.D., George Mason University

Juan Liu
Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
2021
Ph.D., Wayne State University

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

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

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

Elin Lobel
Professor
Kinesiology
2008
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

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

Dastyni Loksa
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2020
Ph.D., University of Washington

Adeana Lopez
Lecturer
English
2012
M.F.A., Hollins University

Raymond Lorion
Dean
2004
Ph.D., University of Rochester

Pamela Lottero-Perdue
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2006
Ph.D., University of Delaware

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

Ashley Lucas
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Secondary Education
2013
Ph.D., Indiana University

Marguerite Lucea
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2019
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

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

Jon Lundak
Associate Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2014
M.F.A., Alfred University

Froma Lustman
Lecturer
Mathematics
1998
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Courtney Lyons
Lecturer
Health Sciences
2014
M.S., Towson University

M

Shuhua Ma
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2010
Ph.D., Institute of Chemistry

Daniel Macks
Lecturer
Chemistry
2013
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Judith Macks
Lecturer
Mathematics
1986
M.E.D., Loyola College

Elaine Mael
Librarian III
Albert S. Cook Library
2008
M.L.S., Columbia University

Christopher Magalis
Lecturer
Psychology
2006
M.A.S., Towson University

Sarah Magnotta
Associate Professor
Marketing
2015
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Gweneth Mahoney
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2017
M.S., Bank Street College of Education - New York

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

Sarah Mamaril
Clinical Instructor, Master Teacher (Towson UTeach)
Biological Sciences
2021
M.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato

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

John Mancini
Lecturer
History
1987
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

James Manley
Professor
Economics
2008
Ph.D., University of California

Susan Mann
Professor
Dance
2007
M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro

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

Hayley Mark
Professor, Chairperson
Nursing
2016
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Jenee Marquis
Clinical Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2020
Ph.D., Georgia State University

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

Courtney Martin
Lecturer
Family Studies & Community Development
2011
M.Ed., Goucher College

Laura Martin
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2006
Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine

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

Gilda Martinez-Alba
Professor
Elementary Education
2012
D.Ed., Johns Hopkins University

Francisco Martínez Ibarra
Associate Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2012
Ph.D., State University of New York

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

Jenee Mateer
Professor, Chairperson
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2013
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

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

Stanley Max
Lecturer
Mathematics
2011
Ph.D., State University of New York, Albany

Joanna Maxwell
Professor
Nursing
2005
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Davi Mazala
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
2020
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Melissa McCabe
Associate Professor
Music
2008
Ph.D., University of Missouri Kansas City

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

Chelsea McClure
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2020
M.S., Towson University

Margaret McCormick
Clinical Associate Professor
Nursing
2011
M.S., Towson University

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

Kathryn McDougal
Clinical Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
2018
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Amy (Kit) McDowell
Lecturer, Program Coordinator University at Shady Grove
Early Childhood Education
2011
M.A., Towson University

Carrie McFadden
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2012
M.S., Western Maryland College

James McFalls Jr.
Lecturer
Music
2006
B.S., California Coast University

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

James McGinnis
Clinical Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2019
Ed.D. , George Washington University

Julie McGovern
Lecturer
Family Studies & Community Development
2019
M.S.W., Widener University

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

Donnie McMahand
Assistant Professor
English
2017
Ph.D., Tulane University

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

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

Nathan McNew
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2015
Ph.D., Dartmouth College

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

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

R. Timothy McReynolds
Lecturer
Music
2020
D.M.A., University of Maryland - College Park

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

Molly Mee
Professor
Secondary Education
2006
Ed.D., George Washington University

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

Brian Miller
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2013
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Linda Miller
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2006
M.A.S., Towson State University

Michelle Miller
Lecturer
Special Education
2019
M.A., Notre Dame of Maryland

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

Jessica Minkove
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2012
Ph.D., University of Florida

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

Rommel Miranda
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2006
Ed.D., Morgan State University

Mahnaz Moallem
Professor, Chairperson
Educational Technology & Literacy
2018
Ph.D., Florida State 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

Sidney Molofsky
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2019
M.S., Towson University

Shannon Monacelli
Lecturer
MAT Graduate Program
2018
M.A., Towson University

Stephanie Moody
Assistant Professor
Early Childhood Education
2020
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Jessica Moore
Lecturer
Special Education
2009
M.A.T., Towson University

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

Melanie Morris
Lecturer
Communication Studies
2020
M.S., Towson University

Darnell Morris-Compton
Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2013
M.E.D., Towson University

Emily Morsberger
Lecturer
Mathematics
2019
M.A., Notre Dame University of Maryland

Jennifer Mott-Smith
Professor
English
2013
Ed.D., Harvard University

Todd Moyer
Associate Professor
Mathematics
2003
Ed.D., Temple University

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

Clare Muhoro
Professor
Chemistry
2009
Ph.D., Yale University

Rajeh Mundle
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2020
Ph.D., Norfolk 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

Kevin Murphy
Lecturer
English
2017
Ph.D., Tulane University

Ryan Murray
Associate Professor, Associate Chair
Electronic Media & Film
2010
M.F.A., University of Illinois, Chicago

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

Daniel Mydlack
Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2009
M.F.A., U.C. San Diego

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

Robert Neff
Lecturer
Geography & Environmental Planning
2019
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Clifford Neill
Lecturer
Mass Communication
2020
M.A., Kutztown University

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

Tim Nelson
Lecturer
English
2020
M.S., Towson University

Wendy Nelson
Associate Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2015
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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

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

Hervé Nganguia
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2021
Ph.D. , New Jersey Institute of Technology

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

Teresa Nikstaitis
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2014
D.N.P., Duquesne University

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

Reiko Nonogaki
Lecturer
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2018
M.Ed., University of La Verne, CA

Leann Norman
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2019
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

Chinedum Nwadiora
Senior Lecturer
Finance
2018
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

O

Jaime O'Donnell
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2011
M.Ed., Grand Canyon University

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

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

Anna Obedkova
Assistant Professor
Management
2018
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Oluwatoyin Babatunde Oduntan
Associate Professor
History
2012
Ph.D., Dalhousie University

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

Janet Oldewurtel
Lecturer
Special Education
2019
M.Ed., Towson University

Sarah Oliver
Assistant Professor
Political Science
2016
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Carl Olson
Librarian III
Albert S. Cook Library
1995
M.L.S., University of Maryland, College Park

Linda Oravecz
Professor, Chairperson
Family Studies & Community Development
2005
Ph.D., University of Maryland

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

James Overduin
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2009
Ph.D., University of Victoria

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

P

Christina Packard
Lecturer
Mathematics
2016
M.S., Towson University

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

Jason Palmateer
Lecturer
Economics
2005
M.A.S., University of Iowa

Lorrie Palmer
Associate Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2015
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Margherita Pampinella
Professor, Chairperson
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2008
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Salvatore Pappalardo
Associate Professor
English
2013
Ph.D., Rutgers University

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

JinDong Park
Professor
Accounting
2009
Ph.D., University of Texas

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

Sarah Parker Hughes
Lecturer
Communication Studies
2015
M.S., Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Miriam Parnes
Lecturer
Mathematics
2019
Ph.D., Wesleyan University

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

Christa Partain
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2018
M.S., Hood College

Michelle Pasko
Clinical Instructor, Graduate Program Director
Special Education
2011
M.A., UMBC

Chhayakant Patro
Visiting Research Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2021
Ph.D., University of Memphis

Makmiller Pedroso
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2013
Ph.D., University of Calgary

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

Mark Pellowski
Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2002
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Moustapha Pemy
Professor
Mathematics
2006
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Gary Pennington
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2013
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Eriks Perkons
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2019
M.S., Penn State University

Jennifer Pett
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2019
M.Ed. , University of Maryland

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

Susan Picinich
Professor
Theatre Arts
2019
M.F.A., University of Michigan

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

Rosa Pina-Leonard
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2014
M.Ed., Loyola University

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

Ada Pinkston
Lecturer
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2019
M.F.A., MD Institute College of Art

Carol Pippen
Lecturer
English
1992
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Paul Pistell
Associate Professor
Psychology
2011
Ph.D., University of Vermont

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

Julie Potter
Associate Professor
Theatre Arts
2010
M.F.A., Boston University

Elia Powers
Associate Professor
Mass Communication
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Carrie Price
Librarian II, Health Professions Librarian
Albert S. Cook Library
2020
M.L.S., University of Maryland, College Park

Reiner Prochaska
Lecturer
English
2005
M.S., Towson 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

Sasha Pustovit
Assistant Professor
Management
2019
Ph.D., Rutgers University

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Shanshan Qian
Associate Professor
Management
2014
Ph.D., University of Louisville

Robyn Quick
Professor, Chairperson
Theatre Arts
2010
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Carol Quinn
Lecturer
English
2013
Ph.D., University of Houston

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Sonali Raje
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2009
Ph.D., University of Delaware

Lea Ramsdell
Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
1999
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Mary Ranadive
Associate University Librarian
Albert S. Cook Library
1998
M.L.S., Catholic University of America

Arundhati Rao
Associate Professor
Accounting
2009
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Rana Rassipour
Lecturer
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2014
M.S., The George Washington University

Christian Ready
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2018
B.S., Villanova University

Alisha Reaves
Assistant Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2020
Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Keith Reber
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2014
Ph.D., Princeton University

Lauren Reding
Lecturer
English
2019
M.F.A., Johns Hopkins University

George Redman
Assistant Professor
Music
2018
Ph.D., State University of New York - Buffalo

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

Andrew Reiner
Lecturer
English
2006
M.F.A., Bennington College

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

David Reiss
Associate Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2011
Ph.D., University of Baltimore

Miguel Requena Torres
Lecturer
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2020
Ph.D., University of Maryland - College Park

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

Thomas Rhoads
Professor
Economics
2000
Ph.D., University of Wyoming

Bethany Rice
Assistant Professor
Elementary Education
2021
Ed.D., The University of Vermont

Erin Richmond
Lecturer
Special Education
2018
M.Ed., Towson University

Jason Rigby
Assistant Professor
Music
2016
M.M., Manhattan School of Music

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

Cecilia Rio
Associate Professor
Women's & Gender Studies
2007
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

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, Graduate Program Director
Educational Technology & Literacy
2013
Ed.D, Towson University

May Robinson
Lecturer
Mass Communication
2021
M.A., Gonzaga University

Marie Rock
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2015
M.S., Towson University

Christine Roland
Clinical Instructor
Biological Sciences
2012
M.A.S., University of Nebraska

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

Leticia Romo
Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2006
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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

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

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

Sherita Roundtree
Assistant Professor
English
2019
Ph.D., Ohio State University

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

Enakshi Roy
Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
2020
Ph.D., Ohio University

Rachel Rubinstein
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2020
Ph.D. , Rutgers 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
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Psychology
2015
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Charles Russo
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
Accounting
2009
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Tara Ryan
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2015
M.A.S., Duquesne University

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

Neda Saeedloei
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2019
Ph.D., University of Texas - Dallas

Diana Saez
Assistant Professor
Music
2018
D.M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

Katia Sainson
Professor
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
1999
Ph.D., New York University

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

Willie Sanders
Clinical Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2020
M.S., Towson University

Cody Sandifer
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2001
Ph.D., San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego

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

Charlotte Saylor
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2014
M.S. , Towson University

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

Stephen Scales
Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
1995
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

David Schaefer
Professor, Chairperson
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
1995
Ph.D., Purdue University

Andrew Schiff
Professor
Accounting
2000
Ph.D., Rutgers University

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

Jennifer Schnur
Lecturer
Special Education
2015
M.A.T., University of Maryland

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

Amy Schulze
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2005
M.Ed., Towson University

Kari Schumm
Lecturer
Mathematics
2018
M.S., University of North Carolina

Adam Schwartz
Lecturer
Electronic Media & Film
2015
B.S., American University

Catherine Scollick
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2021
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Jennifer Scott
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2006
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Miriam Sealock
Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2000
Ph.D., University of Maryland

John Seeberger
Lecturer
Legal Studies
2012
J.D., University of Baltimore

Pamela Segal
Assistant Professor
Secondary Education
2014
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Alison Seidenstricker
Assistant Professor
Dance
2019
M.F.A., Purchase College - State University of New York

Kim Sels
Lecturer
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2014
Ph.D. , Rutgers University

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

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

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

Ryan Shelley
Lecturer
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2017
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

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

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

Kim Shifren
Professor
Psychology
1998
Ph.D., Syracuse University

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

Jacqueline Shin
Associate Professor
English
2012
Ph.D., Princeton University

Felice Shore
Professor, Assistant Chair
Mathematics
2004
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Lissa Shorr
Lecturer
Early Childhood Education
2019
M.Ed., University of Virginia

Vinish Shrestha
Assistant Professor
Economics
2015
Ph.D., Emory University

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

Amina Sillah
Assistant Professor
Political Science
2018
Ph.D., University of North Texas

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

Jamie Silverman
Lecturer
Secondary Education
2014
M.Ed., Towson University

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

Lisa Simmons
Lecturer
Business Excellence
2013
M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Jeffrey Simpson
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2008
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Bria Sinnott
Librarian I
Albert S. Cook Library
2019
M.L.I.S., San Jose State University

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

Marcio Siwi
Assistant Professor
History
2019
Ph.D., New York University

Mukwae Wabei Siyolwe
Assistant Professor
Theatre Arts
2020
M.F.A., Chatham University

Kara Skelton
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
2020
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

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

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

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

James Smith
Associate Professor
Geography & Environmental Planning
2012
Ph.D., Kent State University

Vera Smolyaninova
Professor
Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
2002
M.Ed., University of Maryland, College Park

Briana Snyder
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2016
Ph.D., University of Missouri

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

Banghee So
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2021
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

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

Robert Solomon
Clinical Instructor
Health Sciences
2011
M.S., Johns Hopkins 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

Ana-Maria Soto
Associate Professor
Chemistry
2013
Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center

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

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

Teresa Spencer
Assistant Professor
Theatre Arts
2017
M.F.A., George Washington University

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

Nirmal Srinivasan
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Speech-Language/Audiology
2016
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Jessica Stansbury
Lecturer
Psychology
2011
Ed.D., Towson University

Marie Statler
Visiting Instructor
Nursing
2021
M.S., Stevenson University

Erin Steffes
Professor, Chairperson
Marketing
2005
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

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

Melissa Stephenson
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2019
M.Ed., Towson University

Leonid Stern
Professor
Mathematics
1986
Sc.D., Technion

Katherine Sterner
Assistant Professor
Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
2020
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Brianna Stinebaugh
Lecturer
Psychology
2012
M.A., Towson University

Shannon Stitzel
Associate Professor, Assistant Chair
Chemistry
2008
Ph.D., Tufts University

Sarah Stokes
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
2019
Ph.D. , Johns Hopkins University

Zosha Stuckey
Associate Professor
English
2011
MD, Towson University

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

Timothy Sullivan
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Economics
1989
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Wei Sun
Professor
Mathematics
1996
Ed.D., Columbia University

Yu-Kuei (Daniel) Sun
Visiting Lecturer
Kinesiology
2017
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Mohan Sundaram
Lecturer
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2020
M.S., Case Western Reserve University

R. Gabrielle Swab
Assistant Professor
Management
2019
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

S. Lisa Sweeney
Librarian II
Albert S. Cook Library
1994
M.L.S., University of Maryland, College Park

T

Filiz Tabak
Professor, Chairperson
Management
1995
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, 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

Kathryn Taylor
Lecturer
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
2012
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Nick Tebben
Assistant Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2018
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Erinn Tefel
Clinical Instructor, Master Teacher (Towson UTeach)
Mathematics
2021
M.A., Western Governors University

Deborah Tessier
Lecturer
Special Education
2008
M.E.D., Loyola College

Christopher Thacker
Lecturer
Business Excellence
2008
M.A.S., Towson University

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

Cheryl Thim
Lecturer
Special Education
2018
M.S., Towson University

Courtney Thomas
Clinical Assistant Professor
Chemistry
2020
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Natalie Thomas
Lecturer
Special Education
2016
M.A.T., University of Maryland

Ronald Thomas
Lecturer
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
2001
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Vincent Thomas
Professor
Dance
2010
M.F.A., Florida State University

Jian Tiang
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2017
Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Anthony Tierno
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
2019
Ph.D., Cornell University

Thomas Tighe Jr.
Lecturer
Health Sciences
2013
M.A.S., Johns Hopkins University

Maureen Todd
Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2011
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Ashley Todd-Diaz
Assistant University Librarian for Special Collections & University Archives
Albert S. Cook Library
2016
Ph.D., Emporia State University

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

Ming Tomayko
Professor
Mathematics
2007
D.Ed., University of Maryland, College Park

Lynn Tomlinson
Associate Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2014
M.F.A., Towson University

Nahid Tootoonchi
Professor
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2012
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Khanh-Hoa Tran-Ba
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
2018
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Lisa Trattner
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2013
M.A.S., Towson University

Michael Tristano Jr.
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
2020
Ph.D., Arizona State 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

John Turner
Professor
Electronic Media & Film
1989
Ph.D., Ohio University

Regina Twigg
Clinical Associate Professor, Assistant Chair
Nursing
2016
D.N.P., University of Maryland, School of Nursing

V

Henderika van Huizen
Lecturer
Chemistry
2011
Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada

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

Jeannie Vanasco
Assistant Professor
English
2016
M.F.A., Hunter College & N.Y.U.

David Vanko
Dean
2001
Ph.D., Northwestern University

John Varvaris
Lecturer
Finance
2019
M.S., Loyola College - Maryland

Richard Vatz
Professor
Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
1974
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

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

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

W

Rajeev Walia
Lecturer
Mathematics
2015
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Mark Walker
Assistant Professor
Nursing
2021
Ph.D., University of Maryland

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

Amanda Walter
Lecturer
History
2019
Ph.D., Wayne State University

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

Qianlong Wang
Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2021
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Xiaoyin Wang
Professor
Mathematics
2002
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Yuanqiong Wang
Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences
2013
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology

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

Nancy Wanich-Romita
Lecturer
Dance
2004
M.F.A., Towson University

Laura Ward
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2020
M.Ed., Towson University

Benjamin Warner
Lecturer
English
2007
M.F.A., Cornell University

Cheryl Warren
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2016
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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

Marcia Watson-Vandiver
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
2015
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Charlotte

C'Rai Weeden Shannon
Clinical Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2019
M.A., University of Akron

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

Blaire Weidler
Assistant Professor
Psychology
2018
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

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

Xinlong Weng
Lecturer
Mathematics
2021
Ph.D., University of South Florida

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

Artice Weston, Jr.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2020
Au.D., University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Evangeline Wheeler
Professor
Psychology
1994
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

David White
Professor
Theatre Arts
2013
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Elisabeth White
Librarian I
Albert S. Cook Library
2019
M.L.I.S., St. Catherine University

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

Catherine Wijnands
Lecturer
Biological Sciences
2007
M.S., Towson University

Linda Wilbanks
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
2019
Ph.D., UMBC

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

Gina Williams
Lecturer
Special Education
2016
M.Ed. , Loyola University

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

Bethany Willis Hepp
Associate Professor
Family Studies & Community Development
2011
Ph.D., University of Delaware

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

Lowell Wilson
Lecturer
Legal Studies
2017
J.D., University of Baltimore

Walter Wilson Jr.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing
2017
M.S., University of Phoenix

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

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

Nicole Winner
Lecturer
Mathematics
2013
M.A., Towson University

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

Erin Witte
Lecturer
Communication Studies
2014
M.A., Wake Forest University

Ju-Lee Wolsey
Clinical Assistant Professor
Deaf Studies
2018
M.S. , Rochester Institute of Technology

Caroline Wood
Associate Professor
Health Sciences
2015
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Cheryl Wood
Lecturer
Educational Technology & Literacy
1999
M.Ed., Towson University

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

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

Peter Wray
Professor
Theatre Arts
2007
M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University

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

George Wylesol
Lecturer
Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
2020
M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

Elizabeth Wynkoop
Clinical Instructor
Special Education
2006
M.Ed., Loyola College

Y

Carl Yamamoto
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
2009
Ph.D., University of Virginia

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

Qing Yan
Assistant Professor
Finance
2021
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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

Maureen Yarnevich
Professor
Mathematics
1994
Ph.D., American University

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

Kalima Young
Assistant Professor
Electronic Media & Film
2018
M.A., Towson University

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

Z

Hannah Zabriskie
Lecturer
Kinesiology
2019
M.S., Lindenwood University

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

Ashley Zaleski King
Assistant Professor
Speech-Language/Audiology
2021
Ph.D., Gallaudet University

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

Alice Zhang
Lecturer
Business Analytics & Technology Management
2016
M.B.A., The City College of New York

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

Na Zhang
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
2019
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Zhen (Jen) Zhang
Assistant Professor
Accounting
2015
Ph.D., Georgia 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

Iliana Zimand
Lecturer
Computer and Information Sciences
1999
M.S., University of Bucharest and Georgia Southwestern

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

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

Joseph Zuccaro
Lecturer
Management
2019
M.B.A., University of Maryland

Debra Zucker
Lecturer
Elementary Education
2011
M.A.S., College of Notre Dame

Luciana Zuest
Associate Professor
Kinesiology
2021
Ph.D., West Virginia University

Adam Zukowski
Librarian II
Albert S. Cook Library
2012
M.L.I.S., Simmons College