Full Time Faculty H - Q

2018 - 2019

Full Time Faculty A - G

Full Time Faculty R - Z

Adjunct Faculty

Full Time Faculty 2011 - 2012 (pdf) Full Time Faculty 2015 - 2016 (pdf)
Full Time Faculty 2012 - 2013 (pdf) Full Time Faculty 2016 - 2017 (pdf)
Full Time Faculty 2013 - 2014 (pdf) Full Time Faculty 2017 - 2018 (pdf)
Full Time Faculty 2014 - 2015 (pdf)  

All Full Time Faculty for Academic Year 2018 - 2019 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 2018 - 2019.  Use the links above to access the listing of adjunct faculty, or full time faculty A - G 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
Andrew Hafner Education Associate Professor BA, Hamilton College
M Ed, Ed D, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2013  
Phillip Hart Economics and Business Management Assistant Professor BS, Christian Brothers University
MBA, PhD, University of Memphis
2014  
Liam Harte Philosophy Professor BA, University of Ulster at Coleraine (UK)
M Phil, University of St. Andrews (UK)
PhD, Loyola University
2004 Sabbatical, Fall 2018
Robert Hayes Psychology Professor BA, Ozark Christian College
MA, George Mason University
PhD, George Washington University
1997  
C. Margot Hennessy Ethnic and Gender Studies Professor BA, Clark University
MA, University of Massachusetts
PhD, University of Massachusetts
2006  
Paige Hermansen English Assistant Professor BA, University of Texas
MA, Western Washington University
PhD, University of Arkansas
2016  
Nitza Hidalgo Education Professor BA, Hunter College, City University of New York
Ed M, Ed D, Harvard University
1994  
Paul Higgins Movement Science Assistant Professor BS, Rhode Island College
BS, American International College
MPT, American International College
DPT, Simmons College
2015  
Jennifer Hixon Health Sciences Professor BS, Drexel University
MS, Springfield College
D HSc, Nova Southeastern University
2015  
Jessica Holden Nursing and Allied Health Assistant Professor BSN, Our Lady of the Elms College
MSN, DNP, Walden University
2015  
Keith Hollingworth Art Associate Professor BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
MFA, Mills College
2008  
Mark Horwitz Social Work Associate Professor BA, Clark University
MSW, Smith College
JD, University of Connecticut
PhD, State University of New York, Albany
2010  
Philip Hotchkiss Mathematics Professor BS, Union College
MA, PhD, State University of New York, Albany
1998  
Omeed Ilchi Criminal Justice Assistant Professor BA, University of Maryland
MS, PhD, University of Cincinnati
2018  
Imo Imeh Art Associate Professor BA, Columbia University
MA, M Phil, PhD, Yale University
2009  
Christine Irujo Economics and Business Management Associate Professor BS, Western New England College
MS, University of Massachusetts
2002  
Brian Jennings Mathematics Associate Professor BS, John Carroll University
MS, PhD, University of Michigan
2011  
Y. Hugh Jo Political Science Professor BA, MA, PhD, State University of New York, Albany 2009  
Jesse Johnson Mathematics Assistant Professor BS, Centre College
MS, PhD, University of Notre Dame
2013  
John Jones Criminal Justice Professor BS, University of Maine
MS, Youngstown State University
1977  
John Judge Mathematics Professor BS, MS, University of Rhode Island
PhD, University of Connecticut
1988  
Sinuk Kang Communication Associate Professor BA, MA, Temple University
PhD, University of Buffalo
2009  
Ricki Kantrowitz Psychology Professor BA, Simmons College
MA, PhD, Michigan State University
1983  
Mary Keator English Assistant Professor BA, Emerson College
MAT, MAAT, Elms College
2010  
Barbara Keim Art Professor BS, Ithaca College
MAT, Rhode Island School of Design
MFA, Syracuse University
Ed D, University of Massachusetts
1985  
Megan Kennedy Education Associate Professor BA, Saint Mary’s College
Ed M, Smith College
PhD, University of Denver
2010  
Robert Kersting Social Work Professor BA, Hope College
MSW, Fordham University
PhD, Rutgers University
1996 Sabbatical, Fall 2018
Sabine Klein English Professor BA, Franklin & Marshall College
MA, Hunter College, City University of New York
M Ph, PhD, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
2004  
Bradford Knipes Economics and Business Management Professor B.BA, PhD, University of Massachusetts 1988  
Christopher Kudlac Criminal Justice Professor BA, Villanova University
MA, Fordham University
PhD, Fordham University
2001  
Joan Kuhnly Nursing and Allied Health Assistant Professor BS, University of Vermont
MS, DNP, University of Connecticut
2017  
Ruth Kurniawati Computer and Information Science Assistant Professor BS, Institut Teknologi Bandung (Indonesia)
MPA, MCPHS University
PhD, University of New South Wales (Australia)
2017  
Karen LaVoie Music Professor BS, University of Southern Maine
MMus, Western Michigan University
DMA, University of Iowa
1993  
Sonya Lawson Music Associate Professor BMus, University of Memphis
MMus, University of Minnesota
PhD, University of Oregon
2004  
George Layng English Professor BS, Boston University
MA, University of Maine at Orono
PhD, Tufts University
1999  
Timothy LeDoux Geography, Planning and Sustainability Associate Professor BA, MA, Clark University
PhD, Michigan State University
2012  
Stephen Lee Health Sciences Assistant Professor BS, MS, Springfield College 2016  
Karl Leiker Geography, Planning and Sustainability Professor BA, Fort Hays-Kansas State College
MA, University of Missouri
PhD, Pennsylvania State University
1976  
David Lovejoy Biology Professor BA, PhD, University of Connecticut 1970  
Nomazengele Mangaliso Sociology Professor BA, Fort Hare University (South Africa)
MS, Cornell University
MA, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1992  
Marsha Marotta Political Science Professor BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MA, University of Missouri, Columbia
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1998  
James Martin-Rehrmann Education Professor BA, St. Vincent College
M Ed, University of Vermont
PhD, Syracuse University
1989  
Christopher Masi Chemical and Physical Sciences Professor BA, College of the Holy Cross
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2002  
John McDonald Environmental Science Associate Professor BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MS, Pennsylvania State University
PhD, University of Massachusetts
2012 Sabbatical, Fall 2018
Kelly Anne McKeown Biology Assistant Professor BS, McGill University
MS, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2010  
Tracy McLeod Education Assistant Professor BS, MS, University of Wisconsin
PhD, University of Miami
2017  
James McNamara English Associate Professor BA, St. Michael’s College
MFA, University of Massachusetts
2010 Sabbatical, Spring 2019
George Michael Criminal Justice Professor BS, Widener University
MA, Temple University
PhD, George Mason University
2013  
Jane Mildred Social Work Professor BA, Indiana University
MSW, Smith College
MA, PhD, University of Michigan
1998  
Erin Moore Economics and Business Management Associate Professor BS, MBA, Fairfield University
PhD, University of Massachusetts
2008 Sabbatical, Spring 2019
Erica Morin History Assistant Professor BA, State University of New York, Plattsburg
MA, PhD, Purdue University
2014  
Rebecca Morris Economics and Business Management Associate Professor BS, MBA, Creighton University
PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
2015  
Sean Murphy Economics and Business Management Instructor BA, Villanova University
MPA, Virginia Polytechnic and State University
2018  
Lynn Mutlu Health Sciences Assistant Professor BS, Worcester State University
MS, Springfield College
2017  
Mark Naidorf Economics and Business Management Assistant Professor AS, Graham Junior College
MBA, Babson College
MS, Western New England College 
2005  
Samuel Ndegeah Geography, Planning and Sustainability Assistant Professor BA, University of Nairobi, Kenya
MA, MA, University of Nairobi, Kenya
PhD, University of Idaho
2015  
Gregg Neikirk English Professor BA, Centre College of Kentucky
MA, PhD, University of Kentucky
1994  
Dristi Neog Geography, Planning and Sustainability Assistant Professor B Arch, Jawaharlal Hehru Technological University, India
MCRP, University of Texas, Austin
PhD, Florida State University
2014  
Liem Nguyen Economics and Business Management Associate Professor B Eng, Vietnam Maritime University
B Eng, Hanoi Construction University  (Vietnam)
MBA, International University of Japan
PhD, University of Rhode Island
2012  
Leah Nielsen English Associate Professor BS, Syracuse University
MFA, University of Alabama
2006  
Mark Nimkoff Communication Assistant Professor ABJ, University of Georgia
PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2010  
Holly Noun Movement Science Professor BS, MS, Springfield College
Ed D, University of Massachusetts
1998  
Ruth Ohayon Language and Culture Studies Professor BA, Queens College
MA, University of Maryland
PhD, Columbia University
1987  
Edward Orgill Music Associate Professor BA, Eastern Washington University
MMus, University of Oregon
DA, University of Northern Colorado
2011  
Brooke Orr History Professor BA, Bates College
PhD, George Washington University
2003  
F. Wilma Ortiz Education Associate Professor B Ed, University of Puerto Rico
M Ed, Ed D, University of Massachusetts
2012 Sabbatical, Spring 2019
Nora Padykula Social Work Professor AS, Holyoke Community College
BA, Westfield State University
MSW, Springfield College
PhD, Smith College
2006  
Lynn Pantuosco-Hensch Movement Science Associate Professor BA, MS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
DPE, Springfield College
2005  
Eric Parness English Assistant Professor BA, Brandeis University
MFA, Brooklyn, College
2016  
Timothy Parshall Environmental Science Professor BS, Purdue University
MS, PhD, University of Minnesota
2004 Sabbatical, Spring 2019
Alice Perry Criminal Justice Associate Professor BA, Western New England University
JD, Washburn University
PhD, Northeastern University
2013  
Emily Pollina Biology Assistant Professor BA, Swarthmore College
MS, Stanford University
PhD, Cornell University
2018  
Kristen Porter Biology Assistant Professor BS, University of New Hampshire
PhD, Albany Medical College
2015  
Kimberly Pouliot Biology Assistant Professor BS, Framingham State University
PhD, University of Massachusetts
2016  
Elizabeth Preston Communication Professor BA, Bates College
MA, PhD, University of Massachusetts
1990  
Daniel Price Criminal Justice Associate Professor BA, University of Michigan
MA, University of Texas at Austin
PhD, State University of New York, Binghamton
2007  
Jennifer Propp Social Work Associate Professor BS, Southwest Missouri State University
MSW, PhD, University of Kansas
2011