Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Directory of Faculty


 

Barbara J. Morris, President of the College

M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
B.A., San Diego State University

James Mackin, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.S., M.S., University of Michigan
Ph.D., University of Chicago

 

Full-time Faculty

(Alphabetical Listing)

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Aiyemo, Babatunde, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance & Accounting

M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
 

Aldridge, Benjamin, Lecturer, Music

B.A., Yale University
M.M., Yale School of Music


Allen, Tracy H., Interim Dean, School of Sciences

B.A., M.S., George Mason University
Ph.D., Oregon State University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003-2004


Allison Jr., Donald L., Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., Bethany Nazarene College
M.S., University of Illinois
M.S., National Technological University
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Amatullah, Tasneem, Visiting Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education

B.S. Banasthali University
M.S. Qatar University
Ph.D. Miami University  
 

Anderson, Sven H., Associate Professor, Art

B.F.A., University of Hawaii
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy
 

Antwi, Janet, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University
M.S., SDA, Bocconi School of Management
Ph.D., Florida International University
 

Arango, Gustavo, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A. Universidad Pontificia, Bolivariana Colombia
M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

Aryee, Michael, Lecturer, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics

M.S., M.B.A., Montclair State University
 

Ashbaugh, William B., Professor, History

B.A., University of California, San Diego
M.A., San Diego State University
Ph.D., Temple University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007-2008
 

Ashford, Evan, Assistant Professor, Africana and Latino Studies

M.A., Mississippi State University
M.S., Jackson State University
M.S., University of Massachusetts 

 

Avanzato, Rose, Lecturer, Education and Human Ecology

A.A.S., Nassau Community College
B.S., M.S., SUNY Oneonta


Avery, Leanne, Associate Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

M.S., State University of New York at Albany
M.S.Ed., Ph.D., Cornell University


Bagby, John R., Associate Professor, Theatre

B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.F.A., University of Texas, Austin


Balins, Andris, Lecturer, Music

B.A., Hartwick College


Barberio, Richard P., Associate Professor, Political Science

B.S., SUNY Oneonta;
M.A., Ph.D., Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany


Barnes, Christine H., Instructional Support Technician, Chemistry and Biochemistry

A.A.S., Mohawk Valley Community College
B.A., SUNY College at Oswego


Bastiaans, Elizabeth, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz


Bauer, Paul, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.A., Texas Christian University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 

Beach, Heather J., Associate Librarian

B.A., M.L.S., Syracuse University
 

Beal, Thomas D., Assistant Professor, History

B.A., University of Tennessee
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015-2016


Beitzel, Brian D., Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., Peoples Bible College
B.S., Colorado State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008-2009


Bennett, Jacqueline S., Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., West Virginia University
M.S., Ph.D., University of California
 

Bensen, Mary Lynn, Head of Reference & Instruction Librarian

B.A., Rockford College
M.A. in L.S., Rosary College
M.A., SUNY Oneonta
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship, 2005-2006
 

Betsinger, Tracy K., Associate Professor, Anthropology

B.A., University of North Dakota;
B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
M.A., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., The Ohio State University


Bielert, Craig F., Professor, Psychology

B.A., Wabash College
Ph.D., Michigan State University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999-2000


Bischoff, Paul J., Professor, Education

B.S., Monmouth College
Ed.D., Columbia University


Bishop, Ron, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.A., Youngstown State
Ph.D., West Virginia University


Black, Suzanne, Associate Professor, English

A.B., A.M., University of Chicago
Ph.D., University of Michigan


Blanc, Antoine, Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

B.SC., M.SC., University of Montreal
M.SC., Ph.D., University of British Columbia 
 

Blechman, Jerome B., Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., New York University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1990-1991
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2011-2012


Blinne, Kristen C., Assistant Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., Goddard College
M.A. Universiteit Van Amsterdam
Ph.D., University of South Florida
 

Bottomley, Andrew, Assistant Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York
M.A., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

 

Bouman, Nathaniel F., Assistant Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., Vassar College
M.F.A., Columbia University
 

Brennan, Melinda, Assistant Professor, Women’s & Gender Studies

B.A., M.A.,  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D., Indiana University
 

Bridgers, Leah, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., Hamilton College
M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University
 

Brown, Erica, Lecturer, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., Christopher Newport University
M.A., Kansas State University 
 

Brown, Jonathan, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S. Virginia Tech
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D University of Oregon
 

Brown, Michael J., Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)
M.A., Ph.D., Brooklyn College (CUNY)
 

Brunstad, Keith, Associate Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., University of Puget Sound
Ph.D., Washington State University
 

Bruscella, Jacqueline, Assistant Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., LaFayette College
M.A., Hofstra University
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma


Bueche, Jennifer L., Professor, Human Ecology; Director, M.S. - Nutrition and Dietetics Program

B.S., SUNY Oneonta
M.S., C. W. Post Long Island University
Ph.D., Syracuse University


Carter, Paul S., Associate Professor, Music

B.A., Allegheny College
M.M., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati


Cerullo, James, Assistant Professor, Health & Fitness

B.S., Westfield State College
M.S., Illinois State University
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
 

Chamberlain, Felicia, Assistant Professor, Art

B.F.A., SUNY Buffalo
M.F.A., Academy of Art University
 

Chaves, Maria, Assistant Professor, Africana and Latino Studies

B.A., Northeastern Illinois University
M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University 
 

Chen, Kai, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B.E., Huazhong University of Science & Technology; Wuhan, China
M.A., Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
Ph.D., Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 

Cheng, Cheng, Senior Assistant Librarian

A.A., B.A., Lingnan University, Hong Kong
M.L.S., SUNY Buffalo
 

Chiang, Joseph F., Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Tunghai University, China
M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University


Chiang, Shiaoyun, Associate Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., Anhui University, China
M.A., Yunnan University; M.A., Duquesne University
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
 

Chiweshe, Annacleta, Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.Ed., University of Zimbabwe
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Nebraska


Choi, Yun-Jung, Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., HanKuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea
M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University


Christie, Charlene S., Associate Professor, Psychology

B.A., Bard College
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013-14


Chryst, Carolyn F., Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A. George Mason University
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Toledo
 

Clepper, Marta, Lecturer, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., Columbus State University
M.S., University of Texas
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

 

Coleman, Carol, Lecturer, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics

Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

Compton, Robert W., Professor, Africana and Latino Studies and Political Science

B.A., Bowie State University
M.A., Bowling Green State University
M.P.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton


Crane, Gwen E., Professor, English

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Princeton University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004-2005


Cui, Jian, Associate Professor, Art

B.F.A., Central Academy of Fine Arts, China
M.F.A., The Pennsylvania State University


Curch, Lisa M., Professor, Sociology

B.A., Hollins University; M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of Kentucky


Currier, Nancy, Lecturer, Elementary Education and Reading

M.S., SUNY Plattsburgh

 

Day, Janet, Associate Professor, Political Science

A.A.S., Northwestern Michigan College
B.A., Hope College
M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University


Dixon, Benjamin Y., Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Sustainability

B.A., Shippensburg University
M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma


Doughty, Amie A., Associate Professor, English

B.A., Ripon College
M.A. Indiana State University
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma


DuBois, Corey, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S. SUNY Oneonta
M.S. Utica College
 

DuBois, Victoria, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Juniata College
M.S., University of Cincinnati

 

Dupont, Tyler, Assistant Professor, Sociology

B.A., University of Arizona
Ph.D., University of Buffalo, SUNY
 

Dunn, Elizabth, Dean, School of Liberal Arts

B.A., M.A., Purdue University
Ph.D. University of Illinois
 

Durkin, Barbara J., Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.A., St John University
M.B.A., Iona College
J.D., Pace University


Ebert, James R., Distinguished Teaching Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., SUNY College at Fredonia
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1992-1993


Escudero, Alejandra, Lecturer, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., Universidad Metropolitana, Venezuela
M.S., University of British Columbia, Vancouver


Falbush, Arthur C., Lecturer, Music

B.M., University of Northern Colorado
M.M., University of North Texas
D.M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
 

Fall, Leigh M., Associate Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., University of New Mexico
M.S., Indiana University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University


Faux, Michael, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


Feliciano-Ortiz, Raul, Lecturer, Communication & Media

B.A., University of Puerto Rico
M.A., Sacred Heart University
PhD., University of Western Ontario


Felschow, Laura, Assistant Professor, Communication and Media

B.F.A., Syracuse University
M.A., SUNY Buffalo


Feng, Jie, Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

B.A., Zhejiang University
M.A., University of Alabama, Birmingham
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee


Ferrara, Mark S., Associate Professor, English

B.G.S., M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D., University of Denver


Fielhaber, Jill, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., Concordia University/College of Alberta
Ph.D., Mcgill University
 

Fieni, David, Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., University of California at Berkley
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles


Fierke, Kimberly, Assistant Professor, Health and Fitness

B.A., Concordia College
M.S., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., Saint Mary’s University


Finin, Kathryn R., Associate Professor, English

B.A., M.A., SUNY Oneonta
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton


Flynn, Lisa M., Associate Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.S., Ithaca College
M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton


Foley-Deno, Charlene S., Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

A.A.S., Hudson Valley Community College
B.S. Russell Sage College
M.S., SUNY Potsdam
M.B.A., Clarkson University
 

Frank, Gwen, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.S., M.Ed., Southwest Texas State University
Ed.D., University of Houston


Freeman, Julie D., Assistant Professor, History

B.A., Brock University, Canada
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005-2006


French, Paul A., Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.A., B.S., Boston University
Ph.D., Cornell University
 

Fuller, Trevor, Assistant Professor, Geography and Environmental Sustainability

B.S., Purdue University
M.A., Indiana State
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Fulkerson, Gregory, Associate Professor, Sociology

B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
 

Gallagher Jr., Hugh A., Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.A., College of the Holy Cross
Ph.D., Boston College


Gallagher, Kelly R., Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Boston College
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


Geisler, Heike, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Ruhr Univesität Bochum


George, Shantelle A., Visiting Assistant Professor, Africana and Latino Studies/History

B.A., University of London
M.A., University of the West Indies
Ph.D., School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK
 

Gerberg, Andrea F., Head of Access Services

B.A., M.L.S., SUNY College at Geneseo
 

Gibbins, Thor, Assistant Professor, Secondary Education and Educational Technology

B.A., University of Utah
M.A., California State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland
 

Giura, Simona I., Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

B.S., The Academy of Economic Studies
M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Godek, Melissa, Associate Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.A., Syracuse University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware
 

Goodier, Susan, Lecturer, History

B.A., Cazenovia College
M.A., Ph.D., University at Albany
 

Goutziers, Constant J., Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Diploma of Mathematical Engineer, M.S., Ph.D., Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands


Green, Allan, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.Sc., University of East Anglia
D. Phil., University of Oxford

 

Green, Michael K., Professor, Philosophy

B.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence
Ph.D., University of Chicago


Haley, Brian D., Professor, Anthropology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara


Hamlin, Dawn W., Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., St. Lawrence University
M.S., Le Moyne College
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University


Han, Sallie S., Associate Professor, Anthropology

B.A., Williams College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan


Harder, Mette, Associate Professor, History

B.A., University of Stirling, UK
M.A., Ph.D., University of York, UK


Harman, Willard N., Distinguished Service Professor, Biology; Endowed Chair: Rufus J. Thayer Chair for Otsego Lake Research; Director of the Biological Field Station

B.S., SUNY College of Forestry
Ph.D., Cornell University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1974-1975


Harper, April, Associate Professor, History

B.A., University of Colorado
M.Litt., Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, UK


Hasbargen, Leslie E., Associate Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013-2014


Hayslip, Ann, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.A., Hampshire College
M.Ed., Stetson University
Ed.D., University of Florida
 

Hecht, Roger W., Associate Professor, English

B.A., University of Maryland
M.F.A., University of Arizona
Ph.D., Syracuse University


Heilveil, Jeffrey S., Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Heindl, Brett, Associate Professor, Political Science

B.A., Ithaca College
M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University


Hendley, Matthew C., Professor, History

B.A., Queen’s University, Canada
M.A., McGill University, Canada
Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada
 

Hendley, Michelle, Librarian

B.A., Queen’s University, Canada
M.A., McMaster University, Canada
M.I.St. , University of Toronto, Canada
 

Hilpert, Kirsten F., Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University


Hovis, George R., Associate Professor, English

B.S., B.S., North Caroline State
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina


Iyer, Nithya, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.S., Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, India
B.A., Annabolai University, India
M.A., Ed.D.,University of Cincinnati


Jaklitsch, Maizy, Lecturer, Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

M.S.Ed., C.A.S., SUNY Oneonta
A.G.C., Stony Brook University

 

Joest, Karen S., Associate Professor, Africana and Latino Studies/Human Ecology

B.S., Indiana State
M.S., Chaminade University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 20105-2016


Johnson, Kenneth A., Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Sustainability

B.A., Hunter College
M.R.P., Ph.D., Syracuse University


Jones, Keith, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

A.S. Ulster County Community College
B.S./M.S. Rochester Institute of Technology
Ph.D Binghamton University
 

Joseph, Chiarra, Lecturer, Human Ecology

A.A.S., Jefferson Community College 
B.S., SUNY Oneonta
M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design


Kabir, Qazi, Assistant Professor, Management

B.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
M.B.A., University of Dhaka
M.B.A., Syracuse University
M.S., Binghamton University
Ph.D., Iowa State University
 

Kachwala, Shahin, Visiting Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies

B.A., Mithibai College 
M.A., University of Mumbai
M.A., Univeristy of Albany
 

Kahl, Andrew, Associate Professor, Theatre

B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland
M.F.A., University of Minnesota


Kalinski, Michael, Associate Professor, Health and Fitness

B.S.T.H., Shevchenko State University
M.S., Uzhorod State University
Ph.D., National Academy of Science of Ukraine
 

Kamburowska, Grazyna, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

M.S., Wroclaw Technical University, Poland;
M.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University


Kamina, Penina, Associate Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.Ed., M.Ed., Kenyatta University
Ph.D., Syracuse University

 

Kandel, Hari, Lecturer, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., M.S., Tribhuvan University
M.S., Bowling Green University
Ph.D., Florida International University

 

Karageorgos, Konstantina, Assistant Professor, English/Africana and Latino Studies

                B.A., Wayne State University
                M.A., University of Illinois
                Ph.D., University of Michigan
 

Karas, Sarah, Sr. Assistant Librarian

M.L.S., SUNY at Buffalo
 

Karmosky, Christopher, Assistant Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.A., Colgate University
M.S., University of Delaware
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

 

Kazas-Pontisakos, Angeliki, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., Pace University
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany


Keegan, Christopher W., Assistant Professor, Philosophy

B.A., M.A.T., Union College
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo


Keel, Gina, Associate Professor, Political Science

A.A., American River College
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., Brandeis University


Kellam, Annabel, Lecturer, Biology

B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
 

Kent, Adam, Assistant Professor, Music

B.M., M.M. Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A. The Juilliard School


Kitissou, Kpoti, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B.S., Applied Mathematical Economics, State University of  New York at Oswego
M.A., Economics, Binghamton University
Ph.D., Economics, Binghamton University

Knudsen, Toke, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., M.S., University of Copenhagen
Ph.D., Brown University

Koch, Michael P., Associate Professor, Philosophy

B.A., Bard College
D.A., State University of New York at Albany
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service 2013-14
 

Koeddermann, Achim D., Associate Professor, Philosophy

B.A., Gutenberg-Gymnasium, Wiesbaden, Germany
M.A., Ph.D., Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2004-2005


Labroo, Sunil, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology
M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale


LaPilusa, Tami, Lecturer, Biology, Pre-health Coordinator

B.A., Miami University of Ohio
M.S., SUNY Oneonta
 

Lascell, Wendy A., Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Sustainability

B.S., SUNY Oneonta
M.S., Oregon State University
Ph.D., Rutgers, State University of New Jersey


Lau, Katherine Soong Ling, Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A. University of British Columbia
M.Sc./Ph.D. University of New Orleans


Lavin, Melissa F., Assistant Professor, Sociology

B.A., University of Colorado - Boulder
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
 

Lawrence, Elaine M., Associate Professor, Secondary Education and Educational Technology

B.S., M.S., SUNY Oneonta
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
 

Lee, Donghun, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

B.S., Hongik University
M.A., Hanyang University
 

Lee, Eunkyung Lee, Senior Assistant Librarian

B.L.S., B.A., Duksung Women’s University
M.A., University of Arizona
 

Lee, Richard E., Professor, English

B.A., M.A., SUNY Oneonta
Ph.D., Rutgers University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003-2004


Lentz, Vicky M., Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Delaware
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


 Leon, Miguel A., Associate Professor, History

B.A., San Marcos University, Peru
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University


Leung, Ho Hon, Professor, Sociology

B.A., M.A., Acadia University, Canada
Ph.D., McGill University, Canada
 

Levine, Anita, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.A., Rutgers University
M.Ed., Ph.D., Kent State University


Li, Daqi, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

M.A., Beijing Foreign Languages Institute
M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas Tech University


Licata, Julie, Associate Professor, Music

B.M., Capital University
M.M., University of South Carolina
D.M.A., University of North Texas, Denton, TX
 

Lin, Chien-Wei, Assisant Professor, Marketing

B.S., Shih-Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan
M.B.A., National Chiayi University, Chia-yi, Taiwan
M.S., Daniels College of Business, University of Denver
Ph.D., Binghamton University
 

Lokshina, Izabella V., Professor, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

B.A., Moscow State University, Russia
M.S., Oil and Gas Institute, Russia
Ph.D., Moscow State Mining University, Russia
 

Lord, Paul, Lecturer, Biology

B.S., SUNY Oneonta
M.S., Naval Postgraduate School
M.A., SUNY Oneonta
 

Lowe, Brian M., Professor, Sociology

B.A.H., M.A., Queen’s University at Kingston
Ph.D., University of Virginia


Macaluso, Patrice M., Associate Professor, Theatre

B.S., SUNY Oneonta
M.F.A., The Pennsylvania State University
 

Macharia, Paul, Lecturer, Political Science

B.S. University of Alabama, Birmingham
M.A., State University of New York, Binghamton


Mahanta, Kamala, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.S., M.S., Gauhati University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Manchester, UK


Malikov, Yuriy A., Associate Professor, History

Pavlodar Teachers’ Training Institute, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
M.A., Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara


McAvoy, Michael R., Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

A.B., M.A.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


McCaslin-Doyle, John, Associate Professor, Theatre

B.F.A., University of Colorado
M.A.T., University of Puget Sound
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
 

McKay, Zanna D., Associate Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wyoming
 

McPherson, Tsitsi, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., University of Guyana
M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut
 

Migues, Angela, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., University of North Florida
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst 
 

Mills, James E., Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Sustainability

B.S., University of Wisconsin
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota


Mohammad, Fida, Professor, Sociology

M.S., Eastern Washington University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon


Montoya, Maria C., Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., Valle University, Colombia
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
Ph.D., SUNY Albany


Morgan-Zayachek, Eileen M., Associate Provost for Academic Programs

B.A., Colgate University
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Morrison, Margaret, Lecturer, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B.A., Bucknell University
M.B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton
 

Munteanu, Laura, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., Al I Cuza University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma


Munteanu, Marius, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., University of IASI, Romania
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
 

Murphy, Matt, Assistant Professor, Political Science

A.B., Princeton University 
M.A., Georgetown University
Ph.D., University of California


Nahson, Daniel L., Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
MA., Ph.D., Columbia University


Nepkie, Janet, Distinguished Service Professor, Music

B.Music, M.Music, University of Michigan
Ph.D., New York University


Newton, Timothy D., Associate Professor, Music

B.M., M.M., Ithaca College
D.M.A., University of Illinois


Noorlander, Danny, Assistant Professor, History

B.A., Brigham Young University
M.A., University of Utah (Salt Lake City)
Ph.D., Georgetown University


Nowak, Rhea M., Associate Professor, Art

B.A., Bennington College
M.F.A., University of Connecticut
Master Printer Certificate, Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy


Odago, Maurice, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.Ed., Egerton University
Ph.D., Binghamton University
 

Odongo, Onduru, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Kenyatta University
Ph.D., Binghamton University
 

Orgeron, Jean-Paul, Sr. Assistant Librarian

B. A., M.S., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., Tulane University


O’Shea, Wm. Geoffrey, Associate Professor, Psychology

B.A., Hiram College
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
Ph.D., Colorado State University


Oberkircher, Oscar J., Lecturer, Human Ecology

B.S., Bucknell University
M.S., University of Massachusetts


Ozer, Mine, Associate Professor, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

B.A., M.A., Bilkent University, Turkey
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas


Palmatier, Joshua B., Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., M.A., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
 

Payne, Daniel G., Distinguished Teaching Professor, English

B.A., Union College
J.D., Albany Law School
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011-2012
 

Pignato, Joseph M., Associate Professor, Music

B.A., University of Massachusetts
M.A., New York University
D.M.A., Boston University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2011-2012
 

Pipino, Mariachiara, Assistant Professor, Theatre

B.F.A., University of Genoa
M.F.A., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Genoa
 

Portway, Sarah, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.A., University of Guelph
M.A., Ryerson University
Ph.D., Cornell University
 

Prins, René, Associate Professor, Music

B.S., M.S., The Juilliard School of Music
 

Proulx, William R., Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Andrews University
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Purcell, Elizabeth, Assistant Professor, Philosophy

B.A., University of Dallas
M.A., Boston College
Ph. D., Boston College
 

Qin, Juan, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B. Engineering Nanchang Kangkong University
M.S. Environment Nankai Univeristy
M.B.A. University of Hawaii – Monoa
 

Ragozzine Jr., Charles B., Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., Fairfield University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
 

Ramkumar, Bharath, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Bangalore University
M.S., Oklahoma State University

Ramlal, Sasha R., Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.S., M.S., St. John’s University
Ph.D., Hofstra University


Rastogi, Rahul, Assistant Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., University of Lucknow
M.A., The English and Foreign Language University
Ph.D., Purdue University

 

Relethford, John H., Distinguished Teaching Professor, Anthropology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994-1995
 

Reyda, Florian B., Associate Professor, Biology

B.A., Augustana College; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D., University of Connecticut


Riddle, Emily, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
M.S., The University of Utah 
 

Robinson, Lyndsie, Senior Assistant Librarian

B.A., Hartwick College
M.L.S. State University of New York at Albany
 

Robinson, Sean C., Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., Hartwick College
M.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ph.D., SUNY Albany
 

Roman, Robert, Associate Professor, Music

B.A., SUNY Oneonta
M.A. Kansas State University
 

Rombo, Dorothy, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.Ed. Kenyatta University
M.Ed. Kenyatta University
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 

Roosa, Kristen, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., SUNY Oswego
Ph.D., Cornell University
 

Rudzik, Alanna, Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Honors B.A., University of Toronto
M.Sc., University of Toronto
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amerst
 

Ruffo, James V., Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., B.A., University of Rochester
M.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Ph.D., Texas A & M University
 

Russo, Theresa J., Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Saint Vincent College
M.A., University of Maryland
Ph.D., Kansas State University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2014-2015
 

Sadow, Jonathan, Associate Professor, English

B.A., Hampshire College
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 

Sakoulas, Thomas, Professor, Art

A.A., Miami Dade Community College
B.F.A., Florida International University
M.F.A., Maryland Institute, College of Art
 

Sandborn-Overby, Ursula, Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A. Sacramento State University
M.A., Ph.D., St. Louis University
 

Scafide, Anthony T., Assistant Professor, Music

B.M. University of the Arts, Philadelphia
 

Schillo, Keith K., Professor, Biology

B.S., Cornell University
M.S., Purdue University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
 

Seale, Elizabeth, Associate Professor, Sociology

B.A., Murray State University
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
 

Seery, Brenda, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., University of Vermont
M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

 

Sharpe, Yolanda R., Professor, Art

B.A., B.F.A., Michigan State University
M.F.A., Wayne State University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1993-1994
Fulbright Lecturing/Research Award, SLRA, Russian Federation 2010-2011

 

Shastri, Anuradhaa, Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., St. Xavier’s College, India
M.A., University of Bombay, India
M.Phil., University of Madras, India
M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama
 

Siegrist, Raymond, Associate Professor, Secondary Education and Educational Technology

B.A., Lycoming
M.S., University of New Hampshire
M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson
Ed.D., Montclair State
 

Simons, William M., Professor, History

B.A., Colby College
M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
D.A., Carnegie-Melon University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001-2002
 

Siregar, Dona, Associate Professor, Economics, Finance & Accounting

B.S., Bogor Agriculture University
M.Eng., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 

Sirianni, Philip, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B.A., University of Rochester
M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University
 

Small, Elizabeth, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

A.B., Cornell University
M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
 

Smith, Sandra, Lecturer, Health & Fitness

B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Ohio State University
 

Sobers, Richard, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S. SUNY Oneonta
M.A. University of Arizona
Ph.D. Arizona State University
 

Sohns, Dawn M., Lecturer, Communication & Media

B.S., M.A., State University of New York, Albany
 

Spitzhoff, Katherine, Assistant Professor, Art

B.F.A., St. John’s University
M.F.A., Brooklyn College
 

Stewart, Karen A., Assistant Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., Montana State University-Bozeman
M.S.P.R., Montana State University-Billings
Ph.D., Arizona State University
 

Stich, Daniel, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.T., SUNY Cobleskill
M.S., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., The University of Maine

Storrie, Christine, Assisant Professor, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

M.B.A., Widener University
M.S. Ph.D., University of Delaware
 

Sulman, Robert M., Lecturer, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A. SUNY New Paltz
Ph.D University of Oklahoma


Tan, Jiang, Assistant Professor, Secondary Education and Educational Technology

B.A., Liaoning Normal University
M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas Tech University
 

Tang, Ying, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., Providence University
M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State


Thomas, Alexander R., Professor, Sociology

B.A., Syracuse University
M.A., Ph.D., Northeastern University
 

Thomas, Colby L., Lecturer, Music

B.A., SUNY Oneonta
M.A., Syracuse University
 

Thomas, Wade L., Professor and Dean, School of Economics and Business

B.A., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Pittsburg State University
Ph.D., University of Nebraska


Thomas-Smith, Trudy E., Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.Sc., University of West Indies
M.A.P., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Maryland


Thornton, Francis J. Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.I.S., Arizona State University
M.Ed., Ed.D, Northern Arizona University


Torosyan, Gayane, Associate Professor, Communication & Media

B.S., B.A., Yerevan State University
MAP, Ph.D., University of Iowa


Tredennick, Bianca, Associate Professor, English

B.A., University of Puget Sound
M.A., Portland State University
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene


Trippeer, Donald R., Associate Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.S., B.A., East Carolina University
M.S.A., Texas Tech University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina


Tsai, Peijen, Lecturer, Communication and Media

B.A., National Central University
M.F.A., M.A., University of Buffalo
Ph.D., Stony Brook University 
 

Tsan, Loli, Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., M.A., Jussieu University, Paris
Ph.D., Paris-Sorbonne University


VanSlyke-Briggs, Kjersti, Professor, Secondary Education and Educational Technology;

B.S., M.S., SUNY College at Brockport
Ed.D., State University of New York at Binghamton


Verdon, Theron A., Associate Professor, Communication & Media

B.A., Tiffin University
M.A., Washington State University
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi


Vining, William, Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., SUNY Oneonta
Ph.D. University of North Carolina
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013-2014


Vogler, Donna W., Professor, Biology

B.S., The Ohio State University
M.Sc., Iowa State University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007-2008


Vogler, James, Lecturer, Biology

B.S., Colorado State University
M.S., Iowa State University
 

Vokatis, Barbara, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.A., Foreign Language Teaching College, Poland
M.A., University of Silesia, Poland
M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
 

Waid, Nicole, Assistant Professor, Secondary Education and Educational Technology

B.A., SUNY Cortland
B.S., SUNY Oneonta
M.S.Ed., University of New England
Ed.D., Walden University
 

Walker, Renee B., Professor, Anthropology

B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008-2009
 

Wall, Jeremy F., Associate Professor, Music

B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
M.M., SUNY College at Purchase
 

Walsh, Stephen M., Associate Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.A., Loyola University of Los Angeles
M.B.A., California State University
Ph.D., University of California-Riverside
The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007-2008

 

Wambui, Betty, Assistant Professor, Africana and Latino Studies and Women and Gender Studies

B.A., M.A., University of Nairobi
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton


Wang, Jen-Ting, Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., National Cheng-Kung University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California


Wang, Juan, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance & Accounting

B.A., M.A., Xi’an Jiaotong University
M.A., Ph.D., Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis 
 

Wang, Qiong, Assistant Professor, Philosophy

B.A., M.A., Beijing University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
 

Wang, Zhu, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
 

Wangle, Jayleen, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
 

Watanabe, Junryo, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., Reed College
Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook

Weinell, William J., Lecturer, Management, Marketing and Information Systems


Welch, Timothy W., Lecturer, Communication & Media

B.A., M.E.D., St. Michael’s College


Wilkerson, William R., Associate Professor, Political Science

B.A., State University of New York at Albany
Ph.D., Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany
 

Withington, Jennifer M., Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., Heidelberg College
M.S., University of Iowa
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University


Wu, Qun, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.S., Tongji University
M.S., Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky


Yang, Jing, Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.E., M.S., Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University


Yatsuhashi, Akira, Assistant Professor, English

B.A., Beloit College
M.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., Tufts University
Ph.D., Duke University


Yen, David Chi-Chung, Professor, School of Economics & Business

B.Sc., M.B.A., Central Oklahoma State University
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Yokota, Kiyoko, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., Saint Cloud State University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 

Yu, Qingyi, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

                Ph.D., Boston College
                B.S., Peking University, China
                B.A., Taiwan National University


Zalatan, Frederick M., Associate Professor, Biology

B.A., Hamilton College
M.S, Ph.D., University of Rochester
 

Zhang, Sen, Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

M.S., South China University of Technology
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology


Zhong, Hua, Associate Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.E., M.M., Tianjin University
Ph.D., Rutgers University


Zians, James, Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., The American University
Ph.D., Alliant University/The California School of Professional Psychology

 

Distinguished Teaching Professors

James Ebert, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department

Daniel G. Payne, English Department

John H. Relethford, Anthropology Department

Distinguished Service Professors

Willard N. Harman, Biology Department

Janet Nepkie, Music Department

Gretchen S. Sorin, Cooperstown Graduate Program