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FACULTY SPOTLIGHTS

HUMANITIES

Stanley Banks
English Artist-in-Residence and Assistant Professor English

Dr. Carol Coburn
Professor of Religious Studies

Dr. Abigail Lambke
Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Teresa Lorenz

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Dr. Amy Milakovic
Assistant Professor and Chair of English

Dr. Jeffrey Myers
Professor and Chair of History

Dr. Martin Shuster
Chair of the Religious Studies & Philosophy

Dr. Leslie Dorrough Smith
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies,

Chair, Women's and Gender Studies


Dr. Kelly L. Watson

Assistant Professor of History





PERFORMING ARTS

Dr. Amity Bryson
Associate Professor and Chair of Music

Robert Foulk
Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of Performance Studies

Dr. Charlene Gould
Professor of Theatre and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Jason Harris
Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of Theatre Design and Technology

Anne Walker
Music Artist-in-Residence

PSYCHOLOGY

Dr. Amy Bucher
Associate Professor of Psychology

Aaron Coffey, M.B.A.

Director of Graduate Psychology Enrollment Management

Dr. Shanda Curiel
Director of Clinical Education and Training and Assistant Professor

Dr. Leah K. Gensheimer
Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Marcia Pasqualini
Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology;
Director of Faculty-Student Research

Dr. Dominick Scalise
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Regina Staves
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Jordan Wagge
Assistant Professor of Psychology


SOCIAL SCIENCES

Nikki Pauls DeSimone, MSW
Director of Field Education Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. Francis Origanti
Assistant Professor and Chair of Social Work

Dr. Kris Proctor
Assistant Professor of Law and

Justice Studies

Lindee Petersen Wilson
Assistant Professor and Director of
Field

Dr. David Wissmann
Professor of Sociology and Chair of Law and Justice Studies


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