American Studies

Brian Jensen, Associate Professor of Biology, B.S., Siena College; Ph.D., University of Delaware (2004)

Jeffrey D. Marlett, Professor of Religious Studies, A.B., Wabash College; M.T.S., Vanderbilt University Divinity School; Ph.D., Saint Louis University (1998)

Travis S. Plowman, Associate Professor of Educational Technology, B.A., Charleston Southern University; M.S. in Ed., Old Dominion University; Ed.S., The George Washington University; Ph.D., Warnborough University, England (2000)

Ryane McAuliffe Straus, Associate Professor of Political Science, B.A., University of California-Santa Barbara; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine (2005)

David Rice, Associate Professor of English, B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut (2004)

Bridgett Williams-Searle, Associate Professor of History, B.A., Hiram College; M.A., Youngstown State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa (2002)

Art & Design

Lucy Bowditch, Professor of Art History, B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago (1995) CV

Ann Breaznell, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, B.S., Skidmore College; M.F.A., Yale University (1997) CV

Scott A. Brodie, Professor of Art, B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.F.A., Tufts University (l985) CV

Theresa Flanigan, Associate Professor of Art History, B.Arch., M.A., Syracuse University; M.A., Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (2006) CV Faculty Webpage

Anne Hobday, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, B.F.A. Graphic Design, The College of Saint Rose; M.F.A. Graphic Design, the Tyler School of Art, Temple University (2010) CV

Jessica Loy, Professor of Graphic Design, B.F.A., Temple University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology (1989) CV Faculty Webpage

Paul Mauren, Professor of Art, B.F.A., M.F.A., Eastern Michigan University (l978) CV

Susan Meyer, Assistant Professor of Art Foundations, B.S., Skidmore College; MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Art, Tufts University (2013) CV Faculty Webpage

Gina Occhiogrosso, Associate Professor of Art Foundations, B.F.A., Tyler School of Art; M.F.A., The State University of New York at Buffalo (2006) CV Faculty Webpage

Rob O’Neil, Assistant Professor of Art, B.F.A., The University of Akron; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (1999) CV

Thomas Santelli, Associate Professor of Art, B.F.A., Pratt Institute; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology (1991) CV

Ben Schwab, Associate Professor of Art, B.F.A., Missouri State University; M.F.A., Indiana University (2007) CV Faculty Webpage

Dr. Robert Shane, Assistant Professor of Art History, B.F.A. Studio Art, The College of Saint Rose; M.A. Art History, Theory and Criticism, Stony Brook University; Ph.D. Art History and Criticism, Art and Philosophy Certificate, Stony Brook University (2009) CV Faculty Webpage

Chris St.Cyr, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, BFA, University of Connecticut; MFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2013) CV

Kristine Corso Tolmie, Department Chair, Associate Professor of Printmaking, B.S. Graphic Design, The College of Saint Rose; M.S. Art Education, The College of Saint Rose; M.F.A. Printmaking, State University of New York at New Paltz (2006) CV

Communications

Cailin Brown Leary, Associate Professor of Communications, B.A., LeMoyne College; M.A., Ph.D., The State University of New York at Albany (2005)

Paul Conti, Assistant Professor of Communications, B.A., The State University of New York at Fredonia; M.A., Empire State College (2008)

Darren JohnsonVisiting Instructor, B.A., Southhampton College of Long Island University; B.A., Southhampton College of Long Island University; M.F.A., Southampton College of Long Island University

Jin Kim, Assistant Professor of Communications, B.A., M.A., Yonsei University in Korea; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Iowa (2011)

Mary Alice Molgard, Assistant Professor of Communications, B.A., M.S., Illinois State University (1985)

Karen McGrath, Professor of Communications, B.A., CUNY York College; M.A., The State University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (1997)

Elizabeth Richards Hart, Assistant Professor of Communications, B.A., Millersville University; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.F.A., State University of New York at Brockport (2015)

English

Douglas R. Butler, Associate Professor of English, B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University (1986)

May Caroline Chan, Associate Professor of English, B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison (2005)

Eurie Dahn, Associate Professor of English, B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Chicago (2009)

Megan Fulwiler, Associate Professor of English, B.A., M.A., University of Vermont; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire (2003)

Kenneth Krauss, Associate Professor of English/Drama, B.A., Sussex University; M.A., Rutgers University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University (1990)

Kathryn Laity, Associate Professor of English, A.B., Michigan State University; A.M., University of Southern California; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut (2006)

Jennifer Marlow, Assistant Professor of English, B.A., St. Michael’s College; M.A., North Michigan University; Ph.D., The State University of New York at Albany (2011)

David Morrow, Associate Professor of English, B.A., Villanova University; M.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of California at San Diego (2006)

Daniel Nester, Associate Professor of English, B.A., Rutgers University; M.F.A., New York University (2005)

Vaneeta Palecanda, Associate Professor of English, B.A., M.A., University of Mysore; Ph.D., West Virginia University (2000)

David Rice, Associate Professor of English, B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut (2004)

Ronald Shavers, Assistant Professor of English, B.A., Bennington College; M.F.A., The New School; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago (2008)

Brian Sweeney, Assistant Professor of English, B.A., St. Joseph’s University; A.M., Ph.D., Brown University (2010)

Barbara Ungar, Professor of English, B.A., Stanford University; M.A., City College, CUNY; Ph.D., The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY (1995)

History & Political Science

Gariba Al-Abdul Korah, Professor of History, B.A., University of Ghana; M.A., University of Tromso, Norway; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota (2004)

Benjamin Clansy, Associate Professor of Political Science, B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., California State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado (1993)

Jenise DePinto, Associate Professor of History, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook (2005)

Risa Faussette, Associate Professor of History/Political Science, B.A., M.A., The State University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., The State University of New York at Binghamton (1999)

Lisa Kannenberg, Professor of History, B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina – Charlotte; Ph.D., Rutgers University (1997)

Angela Ledford, Professor of Political Science, B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina (2002)

Marda Mustapha, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, B.A., University of Sierra Leone; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University (2006)

Bridgett Williams-Searle, Associate Professor of History, B.A., Hiram College; M.A., Youngstown State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa (2002)

Ryane McAuliffe Straus, Associate Professor of Political Science, B.A., University of California-Santa Barbara; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine (2005)

Music

David Bebe, Assistant Professor of Music, B.M., M.M., Indiana University; DMA, University of Miami (2011)

Paul Evoskevich, Professor of Music, B.M., B.M.E., Hartt School of Music; M.M., Eastman School of Music (l985)

Robert Hansbrough, Professor of Music, B.A., University of South Florida; M.M.E., Ph.D., Florida State University (1999)

Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough, Professor of Music, B.M., New Mexico State University; M.M., The University of Arizona; D.Mus., The Florida State University (2008)

Susan Harwood, Associate Professor of Music, B.M., New England Conservatory of Music; M.M., University of Tennessee; D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University (2002)

Young Kim, Associate Professor of Music, B.M., Seoul National University; M.M., The Juilliard School; A.D. Yale University; D.M.A., University of Minnesota (2007)

Andrew McKenna Lee, Assistant Professor of Music Industry, B.A., Carnegie Mellon University; M.A., Manhattan School of Music; Ph.D., Princeton University (2014)

Michael Levi, Professor of Music, B.A., The State University of New York College at Fredonia; M.A., Ph.D., The State University of New York at Buffalo (1998)

Michael Lister, Associate Professor of Music, B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.A., Indiana University; D.A., Ball State University (2009)

Sean McClowry, Assistant Professor of Music Industry, B.M., Peabody Conservatory; M.M., Yale School of Music; Ph.D., Princeton University (2011)

Mary Anne Nelson, CSJ, Associate Professor of Music, B.S., M.A., The College of Saint Rose; D.P.E., Springfield College (1983)

Bruce C. Roter, Professor of Music, B.M., Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester; M.A., Yale University; M.A., The State University of New York at Stony Brook; Ph.D., Rutgers University (1998)

Sherwood Wise, Associate Professor of Music; B.M. Oberlin Conservatory; M.M. New England Conservatory; M.M.E. Florida State University; D.M. Florida State University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Michael Brannigan, Professor, George and Jane Pfaff Endowed Chair in Ethics and Moral Values, B.A., Our Lady of Providence; B.A., Ph.B., M.A., Ph.L., Ph.D., Universiteit te Leuven (2007)

Jeffrey D. Marlett, Professor of Religious Studies, A.B., Wabash College; M.T.S., Vanderbilt University Divinity School; Ph.D., Saint Louis University (1998)

Laura Weed, Professor of Philosophy/Religious Studies, B.A., SUNY Empire State College; M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University (1994)

Jeanne Wiley, Associate Professor of Philosophy, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Catholic University of Louvain (1989-1999; 2002)

Women’s and Gender Studies

Stephanie Bennett, Associate Professor of Sociology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The State University of New York at Albany (2008)

May Caroline Chan, Associate Professor of English, B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison (2005)

Jenise DePinto, Associate Professor of History, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook (2005)

Lisa Kannenberg, Professor of History, B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina – Charlotte; Ph.D., Rutgers University (1997)

Angela Ledford, Professor of Political Science, B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina (2002)

Laura Weed, Professor of Philosophy/Religious Studies, B.A., SUNY Empire State College; M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University (1994)

Bridgett Williams-Searle, Associate Professor of History, B.A., Hiram College; M.A., Youngstown State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa (2002)

World Languages and Cultures

Silvia Mejia Estevez, Associate Professor of Spanish/American Studies, B.A., Universidad Central del Ecuador; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland (2007)

Esther Murillo-Miklic, Associate Professor of Spanish, B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.S., M.A., Ph.D., The State University of New York at Albany (1989)

Claire M. Ziamandanis, Professor of Spanish, B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.A., Ph.D., The State University of New York at Albany (1992)