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academics at albright

Faculty

(Date in parentheses following faculty credentials indicates date of appointment at Albright College)

Full-Time Faculty

Carla Abodalo, M.S., Instructor of Sociology/Crime & Justice, Accelerated Degree Program - B.A., Indiana University; M.S., St. Joseph University

Gary Adlestein, M.A., Associate Professor of English and Art -  A.B., Temple University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania

Arcana Albright, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of French, Modern Foreign Language - B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ed.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Mary Jane Androne, Ph.D., Professor of English - B.A., M.A.T., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Richard Androne, Ph.D., Professor of English - A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Hilary Aquino, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, Accelerated Degree Program - B.A., Dickinson College; M.A., Ph.D., State University of NY at Stony Brook

Pamela Artz, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry - B.S., Albright College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Bruce Auerbach, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science - B.A., M.A., Drew University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Wendy Bartkus, M.S., Organizational Behavior/Applied Psychology Program Coordinator, Accelerated Degree Program - B.S., DeSales University; M.S., Chestnut Hill College

Jon Bekken, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communications, English - B.A., University of California; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Illinois

Lisa Bellantoni, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy - B.A., Allegheny College; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Adlai Binger, M.M., Instructor of Music - B.S., Gettysburg College; M.M.E., Shenandoah University

Thomas Brogan, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science - B.A., LaSalle College; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Charles Brown, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology - B.S., Oregon State University; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Bryce Brylawski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology - B.A., St. Mary's College; M.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., College of William

Brian Buerke, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physics - B.S., Villanova University; M.S., Miami University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Doreen Burdalski, M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Fashion - B.S., Philadelphia University; M.B.A., State University of NJ, Camden

Rebecca Butler, M.M., Professor of Music - B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., Temple University

Alberto Cacicedo, Ph.D., Professor of English - B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

Karen Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and P. Kenneth Nase, M.D. ’55 Chair - B.S., Queen's University; M.S., York University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Christopher Catone, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics - B.A., College of NJ, Ewing; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

Richard Chamberlain, M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Accounting, Accelerated Degree Program - B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A./C.P.A., St. Joseph's University

Michele Cramer, M.S., Instructor of Chemistry - B.S., Shippensburg University; M.S., University of Virginia - Charlottesville

Guillaume deSyon, Ph.D., Professor of History - B.A., Tufts University; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Boston University

Gertrude Eguae-Obazee, M.B.A./C.P.A., Associate Professor of Accounting - B.S., Northwestern Oklahoma State University; M.B.A./C.P.A., Jackson State University

Barbara Fahy, Ph.D., Professor of History - A.B., Immaculata College; M.A., Ph.D., M.A., Temple University  

Daniel Falabella, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science - B.S., St. Joseph's University; M.A., Trenton State College; M.S., Drexel University; Ph.D., Temple University

Victor Forte, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies -  B.A., Millersville University; M.S., Drexel University; Ph.D., Temple University

Sarel Fuchs, Ph.D., Professor of Education and Classical Languages - B.A., College of Notre Dame of Maryland; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Matthew Garrison, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Digital Media - B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; M.F.A., Hunter College

Laura Gelety, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Accelerated Degree Program - B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University

Soma Ghosh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics, Business -  B.S., Scottish Church College (India); M.S., University of Calcutta; M.A., Ph.D., Clark University

Teresa Gilliams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English - B.A., Duquesne University; M.A., Ph.D., Howard University

Christopher Graves, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry - B.S., Mount Allison University; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Marsha Green, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology - A.B., Albright College; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

Ronald Green, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology - A.B., Albright College; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

Denise Greenwood, M.A., Instructor of English - B.A., M.A., Marquette University

Rona Haftel, M.A., Instructor of Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - B.A., Temple University; M.A., Kutztown University

Christian Hamann, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry - B.S., Lebanon Valley College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Bonnie Hamwi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education - B.S., M.A., Cumberland College; Ph.D., Argosy University

Richard Hamwi, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art - B.A., Queens University; M.A., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Brent Harger, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology - B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Julia Heberle, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology - B.A. University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Richard Heller, Ph.D., Professor of Biology - B.A., Cornell College; Ph.D., University of Washington

Constance Horacek, M.F.A., Associate Professor of Fashion - B.S., Midland Lutheran College; M.A., Western Illinois University; M.F.A., The Maryland Institute College of Art

Susan Hughes, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology -  B.S., State University of New York, Binghampton; M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York, Albany

John Incledon, Ph.D., Professor of Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - A.B., Colgate University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of NY at Binghamton

Brenda Ingram-Wallace, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology - B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A., Ph.D., Miami University

Brian Jennings, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology - A.S., Allegany College of Maryland; B.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Utah State University, Logan

Ethan Joella, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English - B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.A., Seton Hill College; M.F.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Karen Jogan, Ph.D., Professor of Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - A.B., Ursinus College; M.A., Ph.D., M.Ed., Temple University; M.S., Philadelphia University

Adam John, Ph.D., Associate Professor of French and Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - B.A., University of NY at Buffalo; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Fouad Kalouche, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy - B.A., M.A., Queens College; Ph.D., Binghamton University

Lora Kasselman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology - B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., New York Medical College; Ph.D., City University of New York

Melissa Katz, M.A., Instructor of Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Virginia

Elizabeth Kiddy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and Director of Latin American & Caribbean Studies - B.A. Hamilton College; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

William King, Ph.D., Professor of Religious Studies - B.A., Cornell College; B.D., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Harvard University

Jocelyn Kolb, M.F.A., Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Media - B.F.A., M.F.A., Temple University

Jennifer Koosed, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies - B.A., Swarthmore College; Dip., Oxford University; M.T.S., Vanderbilt Divinity School; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Gerald Kreider, Ph.D., Professor of Biology - B.A., Goshen College; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

John Kruglinski, M.B.A./C.P.A., Assistant Professor of Accounting - B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.B.A./C.P.A., New York University

Irene Langran, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science - B.A., M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Jerome Lee, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology - B.A., Long Island University; M.A., Bucknell University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Katherine Lehman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communications, English -  B.A., Asbury College; M.A., University of Illinois, Springfield;  Ph.D.,                              University of New Mexico

Jeffrey Lentz, M.M., Artist in Residence, Theatre and Music - A.B., Albright College;  M.M., Yale University School of Music

Wil Lindsay, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Digital Media - B.F.A., University of Arizona; M.F.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

David Martin, D.A., Professor of Economics, Business - A.B., Albright College; M.A., The Pennsylvania State University; D.A., Lehigh University;                                                        C.F.A., Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts

Devon Mason, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physics - B.S., Mansfield University; B.S., Air Force Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., University at Albany

Julia Matthews, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theatre - B.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts; M. Phil., University of St. Andrews; Ph.D., University of Warwick

Abby McGovern, M.A., Visiting Instructor of Spanish , Modern Foreign Language - B.A., Clarion University; M.A., Temple University

Taylor McNamee, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics and Business, William and Mary Dearden Endowed Chair in Business - B.A., Temple University;  M.B.A., Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Stephen Mech, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology - B.S., Boise State University; M.S., Ph.D., Washington State University

Maria Melendez, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - B.A., Catholic University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University Laval; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Kendra Meyer, M.F.A., Assistant Professor in Fashion Design - B.F.A., Columbus College of Art & Design; M.F.A., Ohio State University

Michele Mislevy, M.S., Instructor of Education - B.S., Shippensburg University; M.S., Philadelphia University

Lawrence Morris, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English - B.A., Catholic University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

David Nawrocki, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics - B.S., Albright College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mark Oleszek, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science - B.A., Colby College; M.P.P., The College of William & Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley

David Osgood, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology - B.S., University of North Carolina, Wilmington; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Kathleen Ozment, M.A., Instructor of Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Arizona

Suzanne Palmer, J.D., L.L.M., Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Business - B.A., LaFayette College; J.D., Boston University School of Law; L.L.M., George Mason University School of Law

John Pankratz, Ph.D., Professor of History - B.A., University of Toledo; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Newton Perrin, Ph.D., Professor of Art History/German, Modern Foreign Language - A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

Lindsay Phillips, Psy.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Accelerated Degree Program - B.A., Albright College; M.E., Temple University;   Psy.D., Chestnut Hill College

Jayanthi Rajan, M.B.A., Instructor of Economics and Business - B.S., University of Madras, India; M.B.A., Bangalore University

Margaret Rakus, M.A., Instructor of Communications, English - B.A.,M.A., William Paterson University; A.B.D., Temple University

Terence Reilly, M.S., Professor of Accounting - B.A., St. Francis College; M.S., Northeastern University; C.P.A., (New York)

Ian Rhile, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry - B.S., Ursinus College; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Kennon Rice, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology - B.A., Westminster College; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Janice Rodriguez, M.A., Instructor of Spanish, Modern Foreign Language - B.A., Millersville University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania

Bonnie Rohde, M.B.A., Instructor of Economics and Business - A.S., Lincoln Technical Institute; B.S., Albright College; M.B.A., St. Joseph's University

Gerald Ronning, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History - B.A., Carleton College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Farhad Saboori, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Business -  B.A., National University of Iran; Ph.D., Indiana University

Andrew Samuelsen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology - B.A., State University of New York; M.S., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., Oregon State University

Larry Sands, M.B.A., Instructor of Business, Accelerated Degree Program - B.S., Kutztown University; M.B.A., St. Joseph's University

Patrick Schmid, Ph.D., Instructor of Business, Accelerated Degree Program - B.S., St. Joseph's University; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

Richard Schott, M.B.A., Instructor of Economics and Business, Accelerated Degree Program - B.S., B.A., University of Richmond; M.B.A., St. Joseph's University

Thomas Schuster, M.S./C.P.A., Assistant Professor of Accounting and Business, Accelerated Degree Program- B.S., Albright College; M.S./C.P.A., Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science

William Seaman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Computer Science - B.S., M.S., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Robert Seesengood, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Religious Studies - B.A., Arkansas State University; M.Div., Harding University; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Drew University

L. Susan Seidenstricker, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education - B.A., Bucknell University; M.S., Western Maryland College; Ed.D., University of Maryland

Gwendolyn Seidman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology - B.A., College of New Jersey; M.A., Ph.D., New York University     

George Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics & Business - B.S., M.P.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., State University of NY - Albany

Theresa Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science - B.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Patricia, Snyder, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology - B.S., Albright College; M.S., Bucknell University; Ph.D., Georgia State University

Frieda Texter, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry - B.S., Albright College; Ph.D., Purdue University

Barton Thompson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of Cultural Ecology and Environmental Studies Program, Sociology - B.A., Colorado College; M.A., University of California; M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California

Paula Trimpey, M.F.A., Associate Professor of Fashion and Theatre - B.A., Messiah College; M.F.A., Wayne State University

Wayne Vettleson, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Theatre/Technical Director - A.A., Olympic Community College; B.A., Western Washington University; M.F.A., Syracuse University

Rodney Warfield, Ed.D., Professor of Education - B.A., M.A., Millersville University; Ed.D., Temple University

Thomas Watcke, M.F.A., Professor of Art -  A.A., Housatonic Community College; B.F.A., University of Bridgeport; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts

Hal Weary, M.M., Music Business Instructor - B.A., San Jose University; M.M., William Patterson University

Melissa Wells, M.B.A., Instructor of Economics and Business, Accelerated Degree Program - B.S., Albright College; M.B.A., LaSalle University

Ian Wendt, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of History - B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lisa Wilder, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, Business - B.S., B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnical Institute & State University

Jeffrey Wolbach, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry - B.S., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of Delaware

Marian Wolbers, M.A., Instructor of English as a Second Language - B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., University of North Carolina - Charlotte

Kristen Woodward, M.F.A., Professor of Art - B.F.A., Syracuse University; M.F.A., Clemson University

Joseph Yarworth, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education - B.A., Elizabethtown College; M.A., Bucknell University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut                                                                      

Kristen Zacharias, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy - B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., John Hopkins University

Lara Zerkowski, M.S., Instructor of Biology - B.S., Albright College; M.S., Pennsylvania State University

Emeritus Faculty

EDWIN LEWIS BELL II, Professor Emeritus of Biology; B.S. Bucknell University; M.S. The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D. University of Illinois (1954)

WILLIAM ROWLEY BISHOP JR., Professor Emeritus of History; A.B. Princeton University; M.A. University of Pennsylvania (1948)

BERNARD OBLENIS BOGERT, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Geology; B.S. Lafayette College; M.A. Columbia University (1963)

BENJAMIN EARL BROWN, Professor Emeritus of English; A.B., M.Litt. University of Pittsburgh (1952)

CLIFFORD ALLEN BURKET, Professor Emeritus of Education; B.S. Lock Haven State College; M.A. Ed.D. University of Pittsburgh (1965)

JANET LOUISE GEHRES, Assistant Professor Emerita of Biology; R.N. Reading Hospital School of Nursing; B.S. Albright College; M.S. Michigan State University (1962)

ARTHUR LINCOLN HILT, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics; B.S. Albright College; M.S., Ph.D. Lehigh University (1967)

LEROY BOMMER HINKLE, Professor Emeritus of Music, B.S., M.A., D.Ed. The Pennsylvania State University (1963)

WILLIAM WILLITS HUMMEL, Professor Emeritus of History; B.S.Ed. Bloomsburg State College; M.A. Bucknell University; Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh (1960)

MOO UNG KIM, Professor Emeritus of Physics; B.A. Hanover College; M.S., PhD. Indiana University (1971)

THURMAN RODNEY KREMSER, Professor Emeritus of Physics; B.S., M.S. Lehigh University; Ph.D. Temple University (1956)

WILLIAM RANDOLPH MARLOW, Professor Emeritus of Religion; A.B. Albright College; B.D., Yale University Divinity School (1959)

RAYMOND J. MEST, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics; B.S. Albright College; M.A. Villanova University (1962)

C. SUSAN MUNCH, Associate Professor Emerita of Biology; B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., University of Washington (1986)

BEATRICE SCHILLING RAMSAY, Assistant Professor Emerita of Physical Education; A.B. Tennessee College for Women; M.S.Ed. Temple University (1958)

ROBERT DIETRICH RAPP, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry; B.S. Tufts University; Ph.D. Lehigh University (1967)

WILBUR GEORGE RENKEN, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education and Director Emeritus of Athletics; B.A. Springfield College; M.A. Montclair Teachers College; D.P.E. Springfield College (1955)

ROSE SACK, Assistant Professor Emerita of English; B.S. Hunter College; M.A. Columbia (1957)

DAVID LAMAR SCHWARTZ, Professor Emeritus of Economics; A.B. Muhlenberg College; M.A. Michigan State University (1965)

ANNADORA VESPER SHIRK, Professor Emerita of English; A.B. Thiel College; M.Litt. University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. Temple University (1946)

DAVID QUENTIN VOIGT, Professor Emeritus of Sociology; B.S. Albright College; M.A. Columbia University; Ph.D. Syracuse University (1964)

FRANCIS HILDT WILLIAMSON, Professor Emeritus of Music and Religion; B.S. Bucknell University; M.S. Westminster Choir College; B.D. The Lancaster Theological Seminary; Th.D., Union Theological Seminary (1967)

JEFFREY HARRIS WOODWARD, Professor Emeritus of English; B.A. Yale University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (1969)

JAMES DALE YODER, Professor Emeritus of History; A.B. Albright College; M.A., Ph.D. Lehigh University (1966)

(The date following faculty credentials indicates date of appointment at Albright College.)