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Full Time Faculty A - G

2017 - 2018

Full Time Faculty H - Q

Full Time Faculty R - Z

Full Time Faculty 2011 - 2012 (pdf)

Full Time Faculty 2012 - 2013 (pdf)

Full Time Faculty 2013 - 2014 (pdf)

Full Time Faculty 2014 - 2015 (pdf)

Full Time Faculty 2015 - 2016 (pdf)

Full Time Faculty 2016 - 2017 (pdf)

Adjunct Faculty

All Full Time Faculty for Academic Year 2017 - 2018 are listed below alphabetically by last name with their subjects taught, degree information, the institution that awarded the degree, the year the faculty member first began teaching at Westfield State University, and finally whether or not the faculty member is on sabbatical during Academic Year 2017 - 2018.  Use the links above to access the listing of adjunct faculty, or full time faculty H - Q or R - Z.  A listing of Full Time Faculty for the previous academic year is available as a pdf document at the link above.

First Name Last Name Department Title Degree At WSU Since Comments
Mark Abate History Professor BA, University of New Hampshire
MA, PhD, Boston University
2001  
Ziblim Abukari Social Work Assistant Professor BA, University of Ghana
MSW, PhD, University of Denver
2011 Sabbatical, Spring 2018
Shirley Acquah Communication Assistant Professor BA, University of Ghana
MA, PhD,  Ohio University, Lancaster
2012  
Stephen Adams English Professor BA, Southwest Missouri State University
MA, PhD, University of Missouri at Columbia
1995  
Nicholas Aieta History Professor BA, College of the Holy Cross
MA, University of Connecticut
PhD, University of Nebraska
2008  
Linda Albright Psychology Professor BA, University of Lowell
MA, PhD, University of Connecticut
1988  
Rihab Alzubaidi Economics and Management Associate Professor BA, Al-Mussel University
MA, Kharkiv Engineering and Economic Institute (Ukraine)
PhD, Kiev Institute of National Economy (Ukraine)
2011  
Leonardo Andrade Psychology Assistant Professor BA, Centro Universitário de Brasilia, Brazil
MS, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
PhD, University of Florida
2014  
Gabriel Aquino Sociology Associate Professor BA, MA, PhD, State University of New York at Albany 2007  
Beverly Army Williams English Instructor BA, Providence College
MA, PhD, Miami University of Ohio
2011  
Bradford Art Philosophy Professor BA, Miami University
PhD, Brown University
1986 Sabbatical, Fall 2017
Carol Bailey English Associate Professor BA, University of West Indies (Jamaica)
MA, Clark University
PhD, University of Massachusetts
2012  
Erold Bailey Education Associate Professor B Ed, University of West Indies (Jamaica)
MA, Clark University
Ed D, University of Massachusetts
2012  
Laura Baker Education Associate Professor BS, Miami University
M Ed, Ed D, University of Maine
2008  
David Bakuli Economics and Management Professor BA, MA, University of Nairobi
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2000  
Adeyinka Banwo History Assistant Professor BA, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
MA, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
PhD, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
2008  
Felicia Barber Music Assistant Professor BMus, Oral Roberts University
MMus, Mansfield University
PhD, Florida State University
2013  
Sandra Berkowitz Education Professor BA, University of Massachusetts
MA, Ohio State University
PhD, University of Minnesota
2003  
Heidi Bohler Movement Science Associate Professor BS, MS, Texas Tech University
Ed D, University of Massachusetts
2010  
Andrew Bonacci Music Professor BMus, State University of New York, Fredonia
MMus, University of Louisville
DMA, University of Kansas
1999  
Steve Bou ghosn Computer and Information Science Assistant Professor BS, MS, Lebanese American University
PhD, North Dakota University
2013  
Carsten Braun Geography and Regional Planning Associate Professor BS, University of Freiburg (Germany)
MS, PhD, University of Denver
2006  
Eric Bressler Psychology Professor BS, University of Connecticut
PhD, McMaster University (Canada)
2005  
Glen Brewster English Professor BA, MA, University of Tennessee
PhD, Duke University
1996  
Robert Bristow Geography and Regional Planning Professor AA, Harford Community College
BS, MA, Towson State University
PhD, Southern Illinois University
1989 Sabbatical, Spring 2018
Heather Brown Political Science Assistant Professor BA, Aquinas College
MA, PhD, Purdue University
2012  
Mary Brown-Bonacci Music Associate Professor BMus, MMus, Emporia State University
DMA, University of Kansas
2005  
Rebecca Burwell Psychology Professor BA, Bates College
M Phil, University of Cambridge (UK)
PhD, University of Denver
2006  
Paul Cacolice Movement Science Assistant Professor BS, Slippery Rock University
MS, University of Massachusetts
MS, PhD, Duquesne University
2016  
Madeleine Cahill Communication Professor BA, Mount Holyoke College
MA, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1995 Sabbatical, Spring 2018
Heather Caldwell Ethnic and Gender Studies Assistant Professor BA, State University of New York, New Paltz
MA, Howard University
MAT, American University
2013  
Joseph Camilleri Psychology Associate Professor BA, McMaster University (Canada)
MA, University of Saskatchewan (Canada)
PhD, Queens University (Canada)
2008  
James Carabetta Computer and Information Science Professor BS, M Ed, CAGS, Springfield College
Ed D, University of Massachusetts
1984 Sabbatical, Spring 2018
Maria Graciela Carranza Chemical and Physical Sciences Assistant Professor BS, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
PhD, Baylor University
2016  
Sean Casey English Instructor BA, Brown University
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2013  
Robert Chatt Economics and Management Assistant Professor BBA, Saint Bonaventure University
MA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,
MS, Duquesne University
2017  
Brian Chen English Assistant Professor BA, MA, Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan)
PhD, University of Texas, Arlington
2013  
Byung Jun Cho Criminal Justice Associate Professor BS, Dongguk University (South Korea)
MA, State University of New York, Albany
PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2009  
David Christensen Biology Associate Professor BS, University of Idaho
MS, PhD, Washington State University
2008  
William Jackson Christian English Instructor BA, College of William and Mary
MA, Hollins University
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2011  
Susanne Chuku Economics and Management Associate Professor BA, University of Augsburg (Germany)
MA, PhD, Wayne State University
2009  
Goopeel Chung Computer and Information Science Associate Professor BS, Seoul National University (Korea)
MS, PhD, University of North Carolina
2003  
Claudia Ciano-Boyce Psychology Professor BA, Northeastern University
MS, Southern Illinois University
Ed D, University of Massachusetts
1989  
Maureen Clark Social Work Assistant Professor BS, Bay Path College
MSW, Springfield College
CAGS, Boston University
2016  
Christin Cleaton-Ruiz History Associate Professor BA, Trinity College
MA, University of California at San Diego
PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook
2006  
Emily Cole Environmental Science Assistant Professor BA, Kenyon College
M Ed, Boston University
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2015  
Brian Conz Geography and Regional Planning Associate Professor BA, MS, PhD, University of Massachusetts  2008  
William Cook Criminal Justice Professor BA, College of the Holy Cross
M Phil, PhD, City University of New York
1991  
Peter Coutsouridis Music Associate Professor BMus, University of Hartford
MMus, Central Washington University
DMA, Eastman School of Music, Rochester
2009 Sabbatical, Fall 2017
Heather Crocker-Aulenback English Associate Professor BHFA, MFA, University of Massachusetts 2010  
Audrelee Dallam-Murphy Criminal Justice Associate Professor BA, MA, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
PhD, Sam Houston State University
2005  
Cornelia Daniel Economics and Management Associate Professor BS, University of Florida
MS, BA, PhD, University of Massachusetts
1990  
Thomas Daniel Psychology Assistant Professor BS, Georgia Southern University
MS, PhD, Auburn University
2016  
Ruth Darling Biology Associate Professor BS, Cornell University
MS, University of California at San Diego
PhD, Dartmouth College
1996  
John Dempsey History Associate Professor AB, MA, Boston College
PhD, Boston University
2006  
Philip DeOrsey Mathematics Assistant Professor BS, Marietta College
MS, Ohio University
PhD, University of Colorado, Denver
2016  
Vanessa Diana English Professor BS, East Stroudsburg University
MA, Lehigh University
PhD, Arizona State University
2000  
Jennifer DiGrazia English Professor BA, University of Nevada
MA, Boise State University
PhD, University of Massachusetts
2005  
Charles DiStefano Political Science Assistant Professor BA, University of Missouri
MA, Southeast Missouri State University
PhD, Southern Illinois University
2017  
Nigel Dobereiner Communication Assistant Professor BA, University of Massachusetts
M Ed, Boston University
2002  
L. Mara Dodge History Professor BA, Hampshire College
MA, M Ed, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
1999  
David Doe Biology Professor BS, Bates College
MS, Northeastern University
PhD, University of North Carolina
1979  
Tian-Jia Dong Sociology Professor BA, MA, Shandong University (China)
MA, PhD, Boston College
2003 Sabbatical, Spring 2018
Volker Ecke Mathematics Associate Professor Vordiplom, Universität Konstanz (Germany)
MS, PhD, University of Massachusetts
2004  
Sunday Fakunmoju Social Work Associate Professor BS, MS, University of Lagos (Nigeria)
MA, University of Karlsruhe (Germany)
MSW, Hunter College School of Social Work
PhD, University of Maryland
2010  
Maria del Mar Farina de Parada Social Work Assistant Professor BA, Westfield State University
MSW, Smith College
MBA, Western New England University
2013  
Adel Fauzetdinova Language and Cultural Studies Assistant Professor BA, Framingham State University
MA, PhD, Boston University
2018  
Michael Filas English Professor BS, California State University, Long Beach
MFA, San Diego State University
PhD, University of Washington
2001  
Julian Fleron Mathematics Professor BA, Cornell University
MA, University of Minnesota
PhD, State University of New York, Albany
1994  
Anthony Furnelli Economics and Management Instructor BA, Wake Forest University
MBA, American University
2010  
Heather Galpin Biology Instructor BA, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
M Ed, Westfield State University
2017  
Thomas Gardner Communication Professor BA, University of Virginia
MA, University of Georgia
MPA, Harvard University
PhD, University of Massachusetts
2003  
Janet Gebelt Psychology Professor BA, Mankato State University
MS, PhD, Rutgers University
2004  
Galina Gertsenzon Music Instructor Diploma, Piatigorsky Music School (USSR)
BMus, Baku College of Music (USSR)
MMus, Gorky State Conservatory (USSR)
2007  
Rachel Gibson Music Associate Professor BA, Boston University
MA, Teachers College at Columbia University
PhD, University of Washington
2008  
Frank Giuliano Chemical and Physical Sciences Professor BS, Rochester Institute of Technology
MS, PhD, Syracuse University
1997  
Shannon Gleason Education Assistant Professor BA, Loyola Marymount University
MA, PhD, Washington State University
2017  
Barbara Goff Education Professor BA, State University of New York, Pottsdam
MA, West Georgia College
Ed D, Boston University
2000 Sabbatical, Spring 2018 
Terri Griffin Education Associate Professor BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M Ed, Westfield State University
Ed M, Ed D, Harvard University
2009  
Stephanie Grimaldi Education Associate Professor BS, Lehigh University
M Ed, Harvard University
Ed D, Boston University
2009  
Carl Grobe Biology Professor BA, Connecticut College
PhD, University of California, Davis
1998  
Alina Gross Geography and Regional Planning Assistant Professor BA, Connecticut College
MRP, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2017  
Christopher Gullen Communication Assistant Professor BS, Lawrence Technological University
MA, PhD, Wayne State University
2014