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Mount Saint Mary College    
 
    
 
  Aug 18, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

College Directory


 


Board of Trustees

Charles P. Frank, Chair Walden, NY
Sr. Margaret Anderson, OP, ‘67 , Vice Chair Bronx, NY
Robert T. Armistead, P.E. Waldwick, NJ
Sr. Joann Boneski, O.P. (Emerita) Newburgh, NY
Sean Bradley Shrub Oak, NY
Harrison H. Buxton, III Pawcatuck, CT
Joan Crowe LaGrangeville, NY
Donald Daniels Ridgefield, CT
Thomas C. Donahoe Chatham, NJ
Sr. Lorelle Elcock, O.P. Ossining, NY
Christopher J. Gawley, Esq. Danbury, CT
Albert J. Gruner, DMD Hurley, NY
Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P. Washington, DC
Anna Halpine New York, NY
Kekuut J. Hoomkwap Morris Plains, NJ
Jeanne M. Hosinski, M.D. Stamford, CT
Very Rev. John A. Langlois, O.P. Washington, DC
Frank A. Marchetti Norwalk, CT
David W. Melby New Milford, CT
Robert Murphy Ridgefield, CT
Sr. Lucy Povilonis, O.P. ‘72 Cornwall, NY
George F. Stradar Jr., Esq. (Emeritus) Newburgh, NY
Sr. Maureen Sullivan, O.P. Maybrook, NY
Sr. Mary Rita Sweeney, OP ‘59 (Emerita) Mount Vernon, NY
Sr. Madeleine Tacy, O.P. South Dartmouth, MA
Christopher M. Wilson, Esq. Danbury, CT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Council

David A. Kennett, PhD – Interim President
Arthur Glass II, MBA, CPA – Vice President for Finance and Administration
Ilona McGuiness, PhD – Vice President for Academic Affairs
Elaine O’Grady, MBA – Vice President for Students
James M. Raimo, MPA –Vice President for Facilities and Operations
Joseph Valenti, MA – Vice President for College Advancement

Office of Academic Affairs

Ilona McGuiness, PhD – Vice President for Academic Affairs
Michael Olivette, PhD –  Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Janine Bixler, PhD – Chair, Division of Education
Carolyn Brauer, MS – Director of Student Teaching and Fieldwork
Lee Fothergill, EdD – Chair, Division of Mathematics and Information Technology
Kristen Dellasala, MA – Director of Online Education
Gina Evers, MFA – Director of the Writing Center
Ashley Knox  – Director of International Programs
Monica Merritt, EdD – Graduate Program Coordinator of Education
James Moran, PhD – Chair, Division of Natural Sciences
Tracey Niemotko, JD – Chair, School of Business
Barbara Petruzzelli, MLS – Director of the Library
Stanley Pycior, PhD – Chair, Division of Social Sciences
Christine Berte, EdD – Director of Nursing Graduate Program
Diane Murphy, DNP – Chair, School of Nursing
Daniel Shea, PhD – Chair, Division of Arts and Letters
Orin Strauchler, PsyD - Assistant Dean of Student Support Services
Moira Tolan, PhD – Graduate Program Coordinator of Business
Carlos Tonché Jr., JD – Registrar
Ryan Williams, MBA – Director of Planning and Research
Janet Zeman, MS – Executive Director of Career Center
Charles Zola, PhD – Chair, Division of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Director of Catholic and Dominican Institute and Assistant to the President for Mission Integration
Shirley Adams, MBA - Executive Assistant
Susan Whitely -Executive Assistant

Office of College Advancement

Joseph Valenti, MA – Vice President for College Advancement
Kathleen Barton, MBA – Director of Advancement Events
Joan Gambeski, BS – Director of Major Gifts
Michelle Iacuessa, MA – Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement Events
 

Office of Admissions

John Mahon, MS – Interim Dean of Admissions
Dean DiMarzo, MBA – Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
Lisa Gallina, MS – Director of Admissions for Graduate and Adult Degree Completion Programs
Nancy Scaffidi, MA – Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Office of Facilities and Operations

James M. Raimo, MPA –Vice President for Facilities and Operations
Michael J. O’Keefe, MPA – Executive Director of Operations and Risk Management
Maryann Pilon, BA – Executive Director of Facilities & Liaison for Strategic Space Planning
Matthew T. Byrne, MPA - Director of Security and Safety

Office of Finance and Administration

Arthur Glass II, MBA, CPA – Vice President for Finance and Administration
Nancy Mazza, MBA – Controller
Brian Moore, AAS – Purchasing Manager
Dennis Rush, BS – Chief Information Officer
Barbara Winchell, MBA – Director of Financial Aid
Lee M. Zawistowski, BBA – Director of Human Resources

Office of the President

David A. Kennett, PhD – Interim President
Barbara Connolly, Executive Assistant to the President

Office of Student Affairs

Kelly Yough, MA, MBA – Dean of Student Affairs
Father Francis Amodio, OCarm, MEd – Chaplain, Director of Campus Ministry
Doreen Bischof, BSN, RN, NCSN – Director of Health Services
Sandra Cefaloni-Henderson, MSEd Dean of Campus Life
Maxine Monroe, MA, LMSW – Director of Residence Life
Dan Twomey, BA – Director of Athletics and Physical Recreation

Faculty (Full time and Emeriti)

Andrea Ackermann, Professor of Nursing

BS, Fitchburg State University
MS, Sage College
PhD, Duquesne University

Christina Alvey, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

BS, North Central College
PhD, Purdue University

Victor Azuaje, Associate Professor of Spanish

BA, Iniversidad del Zulia, Venezuela
MA, University of Delaware
MA, Temple University
PhD, Temple University

Evelyn Bousquet Barese, Associate Professor of Education

BS, MS, MS, Sixth Year, Southern Connecticut State University
PhD, State University of Connecticut

James N. Beard, Professor of Communication Arts

BA, State University of New York at Oswego
MFA, City University of New York

Dolores Berlinghoff, Professor of Education

BS, Pennsylvania State University
MSEd, Lehigh University
PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Christine Berte’, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of Graduate Program in Nursing

BA, Pace University
MS, Fairfield University
EdD, University of Hartford

Suparna Bhalla, Associate Professor of Biology

BSc, Bombay University
MSc, Delhi University
MS, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
PhD, McGill University

Janine Bixler, Professor of Education; Chair of the Division of Education

BS, MS, SUNY Oswego
PhD, Georgia State University

LaJuan Bethune Booker, Lecturer in Nursing

BS, State University of New York at New Paltz
MS, Mount Saint Mary College

Sister Agnes Boyle, OP, Professor Emerita of Education

BS, Glassboro State College
MA, PhD, Fordham University

Carolyn Brauer, Lecturer of Education, Director of Student Teaching

BS, Empire State College
MS, C.W. Post College

Jennifer C. Bready, Associate Professor of Mathematics

BBA, Pace University
MA, PhD, New York University

Antonia Brewer, Lecturer in Nursing

BS, Mount Saint Mary College
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
 

Margaret Bussigel, Professor of Sociology

BA, Barnard College
MRP, Cornell University
Dr paed, Universitaet Dortmund, Germany

Victoria Caruana, Assistant Professor of Education

BA, University of South Florida
MEd, University of South Florida
PhD, University of South Florida

Stephen Cheskiewicz, Assistant Professor of Information Technology

BA, MA, Wilkes University
EdD, Wilkes University

Ann Corcoran, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BSN Mercy College
MS Mercy College
DNP, Regis College

James F. Cotter, Professor of English

AB, MA, Boston College
MA, PhD, Fordham University

Mike Daven, Professor of Mathematics

BS, BA, Villanova University
MA, PhD, Auburn University

Tiffany Davis, Assistant Librarian for Instruction Services

            BA, Siena College
            MSIS, SUNY Albany         

Sister Leona DeBoer, OP, Professor Emerita of Nursing

BSN, The Catholic University of America
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
PhD, New York University

Patrick J. DeLuca, MT (ASCP), Professor Emeritus of Biology and Medical Technology

AB, Saint Michael’s College
MS, PhD, Fordham University

Paul Donadio, Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting

             BS, State University of New York at Albany
             MS, State University of New York at Albany
             PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder

Durward Entrekin, Professor of Music

BM, Stetson University
MM, DMA, Yale University

Jodie Fahey, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

BS, Hartwick College
PhD, University of Northern Colorado

Rae M. Fallon, Associate Professor of Psychology

BA, CUNY – Hunter College
MS, CUNY – Lehman College
PhD, Fordham University

Lawrence T. Force, LCSW-R, Professor of Psychology

BA, Iona College
MA, New School for Social Research
PhD, State University of New York at Albany

Lee Fothergill, Professor of Mathematics; Chair of the Division of Mathematics and IT

BA, MS, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
EdD, Columbia University

J. David Gallagher, Associate Professor of Education

BS, Boston University
PhD, Michigan State University

Jane Gangi, Associate Professor of Education

BA, Colorado College
MA, Northwestern University
PhD, New York University

Denise A. Garofalo, Associate Librarian for Systems & Catalog Services

             BA, SUNY Albany
             MLS, SUNY Albany

Dean Goldberg, Associate Professor of Communication Arts

BS, City University of New York at Hunter College
MFA, Goddard College

Peter J. Gregory, Visiting Assistant Professor of Business

BS, Statue University of New York at Buffalo
MS, Rochester Institute of Technology
MBA, University of Rochester

Elizabth Harper, Assistant Professor of Biology

BA, New York University
MS, University of Massachusetts
PhD, New York University

Carl S. Hoegler, Associate Professor of Biology

BS Manhattan College
MS, PhD, Fordham University

John Hofbauer, Associate Professor of Philosophy

BA, Christendom, College
MA, PhD Fordham University

Matthew Hollibush, Assistant Professor of Education

BS, University of Nevada, Reno
MA, California State University

AKM Rezaul Hossain, Associate Professor of Economics

BS, Minnesota State University – Bemidjii
MA, PhD, University of Connecticut

Teresa Hurley, Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, MS, Hunter College, CUNY
DHEd, A.T. Stilll University

Jeffrey Kahana, Associate Professor of History

BA, MA, Case Western Reserve University
JD, The Ohio State University College of Law
PhD, Brandeis University

Yasmine Kalkstein, Assistant Professor of Psychology

BA, University of Virginia
MA, University of Minnesota
PhD, University of Minnesota

Kathleen Kane, Assistant Professor of Nursing

             BS, Adelphil University,
             MS, St. John’s University,
             PhD, Fordham University

William Lahar, Professor of Chemistry

BS, Stonehill College
PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Eric Langstedt, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

BS, Cornell University
ML, University of Saint Andrews, Scotland
PhD, University of Connecticut

Marilyn Lashlee, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BS, University of North Carolina
BS,  Mount Saint Mary College
MS, Lehman College
DNP, Northeastern University

Bojan K. Lazarevic, Assistant Professor of Information Technology

BA, MA University of Belgrade, Serbia
PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jenifer Lee-Gonyea, Associate Professor of Criminology

BA, West Virginia University
MS, Marshall University
PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Kathryn Lindemann, Professor Emerita of Philosophy

AB, Seton Hall University
MA, Fordham University
PhD, Michigan State University

Lynn E. Maelia, Professor of Chemistry

BS, Wilkes College
PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Maureen Markel, Professor of Mathematics and Information Technology

BA, Manhattanville College
MA, MAT, State University College at New Paltz
MS, Union College
PhD, City University of New York

Amanda M. Maynard, Associate Professor of Psychology;

BA, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
MA, PhD, Bowling Green State University

James V. McEnery, Associate Professor Emeritus of English

AB, St. Joseph’s University
MA, University of Pennsylvania

Evan Merkhofer, Assistant Professor of Biology

BS, Gettysburg College
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Monica Merritt, Associate Professor of Education; Graduate Program Coordinator of Education

BA, Wesleyan University
MS, Bank Street College of Education
EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University

Vivian Milczarski, Associate Librarian for Collection Development

             BA, Niagara University
             MLS, SUNY Albany
             MBA, Mount Saint Mary College

Joan M. Miller, Professor Emerita of Education

BA, Mount Saint Mary College
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
PhD, University of Virginia

Robert Miller, Assistant  Professor of Religious Studies

BA,, University of Scranton
MA, Seton Hall University
PhD, The Catholic University of America

James Moran, Associate Professor of Biology; Chair of the Division of Natural Sciences

BS, SUNY Geneseo
MS, University of Rochester
PhD, University of Rochester

Dianne Murphy, Professor of Nursing

BS, C.W. Post – Long Island University
MS, Hunter College
DNP, Case Western Reserve University

Sister Margaret Murphy, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

BS, St. John’s University
MS, Iona College
MSW, Yeshiva University
DMin, Drew University

Francis Navarra, Visiting Assistant Professor of Business

             BS, Mount Saint Mary College
             MS, Long Island University
             JD, University of Bridgeport

Thuy Linh Nguyen, Assistant Professor of History

M Phil, University of Cambridge 
PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Tracey J. Niemotko, Professor of Accounting; Chair of the School of Business

BS, Fordham University
JD, Fordham University School of Law

Certified Public Accountant

Certified Fraud Examiner

Rebecca Norman, Assistant Professor of Education

BS, Bucknell University
MA, The Ohio State University
PhD, Michigan State University

Irene Walsh Nunnari, Professor Emerita of English and Communication Arts

AB, Marywood College
MA, Villanova University
MA, State University College, New Paltz
PhD, New York University

Marie F. Ortaliz, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BSN, Colegio de San Agustin
MS, EdD, New England College

Regina Pappalardo, Assistant Professor of Media Studies-Journalism

BA, Hofstra University
MFA, Emerson College

Jen Park, Assistant Librarian for Access & Outreach Services

            BA, The College of New Jersey
            MLIS, Wayne State University

Richard S. Peckham, Professor Emeritus of Biology

BS, University of New Hampshire
MS, PhD, University of Notre Dame

Janet Petroski, Associate Professor of Chemistry

BA, MS, California State University
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

James Phillips, Associate Professor of Theatre

BA, Morehead State University
MA, Emerson College
MFA, The Catholic University of America

Stanley W. Pycior, Professor of History; Chair of the Division of Social Sciences

BA, St. John’s University
MS, Fordham University
MA, MA, PhD, University of Notre Dame

John T. Reilly, Professor of History

BSS, Fairfield University
MA, PhD, Fordham University

Glenn Reynolds, Assistant Professor of History

BA, University of California at Berkeley
PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Laura Rifkin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

            BS, Lehigh University
            MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
            ABD (Spring 2018), Pace University

Douglas Robinson, Associate Professor of Biology

BS, SUNY Brockport
MS, Emporia State University
PhD, Binghamton University

Jeanne Roth, Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, Niagara University
MS, Hunter College of City University of New York
DNP, Regis College

Vera Rubeo, Lecturer in Nursing

BA, SUNY Cortlandt
MS, The Sage

Scott Russell, Assistant Professor of Sports Management

            BS, University of Michigan
            MS, Purdue University
            PhD, Purdue University

Priscilla L. Sagar, Professor of Nursing; Chair of the School of Nursing

BSN, The Philippine Women’s University
MSN, Pace University
EdD, Columbia University

Sister Ann Sakac, OP, Professor Emerita of English

AB, Villanova University
MA, PhD, The Catholic University of America

Toni Saldivar, Professor Emerita of English

BA, Florida State University
MA, State University of New York at New Paltz
PhD, New York University

Derek Sanderson, Assistant Librarian for Instruction Services

             BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
             MLS, Indiana University - Bloomington

Thomas J. Sarro, Professor of Biology

BS, MS, Fairleigh Dickinson University
PhD, New York University

Susan Schulmerich, Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, St. Thomas Aquinas College
MS, Long Island University
MBA, Long Island University
DHEd,  A.T. Still University

Paul Schwartz, Professor of Psychology

BS, Long Island University
MA, New York University
EdM, EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University

Daniel Shea, Professor of English; Chair of the Division of Arts and Letters

BA, Canisius College
MA, Indiana State University
PhD State University of New York at Binghamton

Ludmila Smirnova, Professor of Education

BA,Volgograd State Pedagogical University
PhD, Russian Pedagogical Academy

Frances Spielhagen, Professor of Education

BA, MA, PhD, Fordham University

Marie-Therese C. Sulit, Associate Professor of English

BA, University at Binghamton
MA, University at Binghamton
PhD, University of Minnesota

Sister Patricia Sullivan, OP, Professor Emerita of Mathematics

BA, Mount Saint Mary College
MA, Ohio State University
EdD, Columbia University

Jill Sussman,  Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, William Patterson University
MS, Columbia University
DNP, Regis College

Sonya Abbye Taylor, Assistant Professor of Education

            BA, Lehman College 
            MS, Lehman College
            MEd,Columbia University

Ed Teall, Professor of Philosophy

BA, Alma College
MA, San Diego State University
PhD, Michigan State University

Moira Tolan, Professor of Business; Graduate Program Coordinator of Business

BBA, MBA, Iona College
PhD, State University of New York at Albany

Iris J. Turkenkopf, Professor Emerita of Biology

BS, CUNY-Brooklyn College
MS, Vassar College
PhD, Columbia University

Anne-Marie Uebbing, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BA, State University of New York at Purchase
BS, Columbia University
MS, Pace University

Sarah Uzelac, Assistant Professor of Psychology

BS, Southern Oregon University
MA, PhD, Louisiana State University

Kathleen Venable, Instructor of Mathematics

BS, St. Peter’s University
MBA, Arizona State University
MSEd, Mount Saint Mary College
EDDCT in progress, Columbia University

Nancy Von Rosk, Associate Professor of English

BA, State University of New York at Oneonta
MA, Northeastern University
PhD, University of New Hampshire

Susan Vorsanger, Assistant Professor of Human Services

BA, Indiana University
MPA, PhD, Columbia University

Sister Catherine Walsh, OP, Professor Emerita of Communication Arts

BA, Mount Saint Mary College
MA Ed, MA, Fairfield University
EdD, Fordham University

Peter Witkowsky, Associate Professor of English 

BA, Fairfield University
MA, Trinity College
PhD, Fordham University

Ying Xiao, Assistant Professor Of Finance

BA, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
MA, University of Oklahoma
PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder

John Yelle, Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting

             BS, William Paterson University
             MBA, Mount Saint Mary College

             MS, University of Connecticut
             PhD, University of Maryland University College

Charles Zola, Associate Professor of Philosophy; Director of the Catholic and Dominican Institute and Chair of the Division of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Assistant to the President for Mission Integration

BA, University of Scranton
MA, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
PhD, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Committees of the Faculty

Academic Standards Committee

Academic Technology Advancement Committee

Admissions Committee

Committee on Committees

Curriculum Committee

Faculty Affairs Committee

Faculty Appeals Board

Faculty Senate

General Education Committee

Institutional Review Board

Judicial Appeals Board

Library Committee

Promotion and Tenure Committee

Research on Campus Committee

Strategic Planning and Budgeting Committee



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