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Faculty Status Report 2018–2019

New Faculty

(Introduced at the Academic Convocation)

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Justin Bogart, assistant professor, inorganic chemistry (Flor) — PhD, University of Pennsylvania; BA, Middlebury College

Hyunah Cho, assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor) — PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MS, BPharm, Sookmyung Women’s University, South Korea

Ihab Darwish, assistant professor, cyber security (Flor) — PhD, ME, BE, City College of New York, City University of New York

Luz Huertas Castillo, assistant professor, history (Flor) — PhD, MA, Texas Christian University; BA, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru

Thomas Loreng, lecturer, biology (Flor) — PhD, Dartmouth College; BS, The College of New Jersey

Buvaneswari Narayanan, lecturer, biology (Flor) — PhD, University of Maryland, College Park; MSc, Bharathidasan University, India

Jaclyn Palummo, clinical assistant professor, pharmacy practice (Flor) — PharmD, Wilkes University

Kajal Patel, clinical assistant professor, pharmacy practice (Flor) — PharmD, University of Pittsburgh

April Patrick, assistant professor, literature (Flor) — PhD, Texas Christian University; MA, University of Houston; BA, Schreiner University

Justin Shaw, assistant professor, animation (Flor) — MFA, Academy of Art University; BA, Oklahoma Christian University

Rachel Quinn, clinical assistant professor, pharmacy practice (Flor) — PharmD, BA, BS, Wilkes University

Amanda Zelinski, clinical assistant professor, pharmacy practice (Flor) — PharmD, St. John’s University

Silberman College of Business

James Bulsiewicz, assistant professor, finance (Flor) — PhD, University of Utah; MS, London School of Economics and Political Science, England; BSM, Tulane University

Patrick Cozza, lecturer, wealth management (Flor) — MBA, Fairleigh Dickinson University; BS, Seton Hall University

Hongyan Li, assistant professor, finance (Metro) — PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; MBA, University of Pittsburgh; MA, Fudan University, China; BS Nankai University, China

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

Ryan Dreher, senior lecturer, hospitality and tourism management (Metro) — PhD, MA, Cornell University; BA, New York University

Matthew Hawzen, assistant professor, sports administration (Metro) — PhD, Florida State University; MA, Queen’s University, Canada; BS, Towson University

Xiaoye Li, assistant professor, hospitality and tourism management (Metro) — PhD, Kansas State University; MS, University of Houston; BS, Beijing International Studies University, China

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

Joshua Bornstein, assistant professor, educational leadership (Metro) — PhD, Syracuse University; MA, University of Maryland, College Park; BA, Dartmouth College

Wonjae Choi, assistant professor, mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology (Metro) — PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MS, BS, Seoul National University, South Korea

Douglas Evans, assistant professor, criminal justice (Metro) — PhD, MA, BA, Indiana University

Esther Hellmann, lecturer, early childhood education (Metro) — PhD, MPhil, The Graduate Center, City University of New York; BS, State University of New York

Erika Oak, clinical assistant professor of psychology (Metro) — PsyD, MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University; BA, University of Rochester

Andrea Owes, lecturer, nursing (Flor) — MSN, Fairleigh Dickinson University; ASN, Miami Dade College; MS, Nova Southeastern University; BS, Hunter College, City University of New York

Martha Pitts, assistant professor, English (Metro) — PhD, Louisiana State University; MA, George Mason University; BA, Princeton University

Linda Raffaele-Mendez, assistant professor, school psychology (Metro) — PhD, MA, University of Texas at Austin; BS, Union College

Nicole Sachs, assistant professor, criminal justice (Metro) — PhD, MA, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; BA, Pennsylvania State University

Sora Suh, assistant professor of second language acquisition (Metro) — PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; MEd, University of Pennsylvania; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; BA, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Avimanyou Vatsa, assistant professor, computer science (Metro) — PhD, MS, University of Missouri-Columbia; MTech, Shobhit University, India; BTech, Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, India; BSc, Magadh University, India

Promotions

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

To Professor

Laila Khreisat, computer science (Flor)

Anthony Tasso, psychology (Flor)

To Associate Professor

Rebecca Chace, creative writing (Flor)

Francesca Degiuli, sociology (Flor)

Julie Kalabalik, pharmacy practice (Flor)

Amy Shlosberg, criminology (Flor)

Ligia Westrich, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor)

To Clinical Associate Professor

Antonia Carbone, pharmacy practice (Flor)

Silberman College of Business

To Associate Professor

Stephen Bear, management (Metro)

Yoshiko DeMotta, marketing (Flor)

To Senior Lecturer

Arthur Schultzer, law (Metro)

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

To Associate Professor

Ajay Garg, administrative science (Van)

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

To Professor

James Gifford, English (Van)

Chris Rasmussen, history (Metro)

Tenure

(Effective fall 2019)

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Rebecca Chace, creative writing (Flor)

Francesca Degiuli, sociology (Flor)

Yong Guo, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor)

Paiboon Jungsuwadee, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor)

Julie Kalabalik, pharmacy practice (Flor)

Amy Shlosberg, criminology (Flor)

Ligia Westrich, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor)

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

Constance Bygrave, administrative science (Van)

Ajay Garg, administrative science (Van)

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

Sameh Abdelazim, electrical engineering technology and electrical engineering (Metro)

Teresa Moore, nursing (Metro)

Maryelena Vargas, nursing (Metro)

Sabbaticals

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Patricia Bazán-Figueras, languages (Flor), fall semester

Yong Guo, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor), spring semester

Elliot Hoffman, film (Flor), academic year

Robert Houle, history (Flor), spring semester

Neelu Sinha, computer science (Flor), fall semester

Anthony Tasso, psychology (Flor), spring semester

Silberman College of Business

Alan Fask, statistics (Flor), spring semester

Tiffany Keller Hansbrough, management (Flor), academic year

Hannah Rozen, accounting (Flor), spring semester

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

Francis Ingledew, English/comparative literature (Metro), fall semester

Ish Kumar, chemistry (Metro), fall semester

Kalyan Mondal, electrical engineering (Metro), spring semester

Kathleen Viezel, psychology (Metro), spring semester