SUNY Oneonta

Full-time Faculty

(Alphabetical Listing)

Aldridge, Benjamin, Lecturer, Music

B.A., Yale University; M.M., Yale School of Music

Allen, Tracy H., Associate Professor, Geography

B.A., M.S., George Mason University; Ph.D., Oregon State University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003-2004

Allison Jr., Donald L., Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., Bethany Nazarene College; M.S., University of Illinois;

M.S., National Technological University;

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Anderson, Sven H., Associate Professor, Art

B.F.A., University of Hawaii; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy

Anekstein, Alyse M., Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., University at Albany

M.S. University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Angell, Katherine G., Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.A., Simmons College; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Minnesota

Arakaki, Jon S., Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., University of Redlands;

M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas;

Ph.D., University of Oregon

Arango, Gustavo, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A. Universidad Pontificia, Bolivariana Colombia;

M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Armstrong, W. Lawrence, Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

A.B., Oberlin College; Ph.D., University of Rochester

Ashbaugh, William B., Associate Professor, History

B.A., University of California, San Diego;

M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Temple University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007-2008

Avanzato, Rose, Lecturer, Education and Human Ecology

A.A.S., Nassau Community College;

B.S., M.S., SUNY Oneonta

Avery, Leanne, Associate Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

M.S., State University of New York at Albany;

M.S.Ed., Ph.D., Cornell University

Bachman, Nancy J., Associate Professor, Biology

B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., The University of Michigan

Bagby, John R., Associate Professor, Theatre

B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.F.A., University of Texas, Austin

Balins, Andris, Lecturer, Music

B.A., Hartwick College

Banks, Dennis N., Secondary Education; Professor, Education

B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A.T., Jacksonville University;

Ph.D., University of Florida

Barberio, Richard P., Associate Professor, Political Science

B.S., SUNY Oneonta;

M.A., Ph.D., Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany

Barnes, Christine H., Instructional Support Technician, Chemistry and Biochemistry

A.A.S., Mohawk Valley Community College;

B.A., SUNY College at Oswego

Barstow, Robert S., Professor, Music

B. of Music, Fort Hays Kansas State College;

M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2004-2005

Bauer, Paul, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.A., Texas Christian University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Beal, Thomas D., Assistant Professor, History

B.A., University of Tennessee;

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Beitzel, Brian D., Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., Peoples Bible College; B.S., Colorado State University;

M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008-2009

Bennett, Jacqueline S., Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., West Virginia University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California

Bernardin, Susan K., Professor, English

B.A., Princeton University;

M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2012-2013

Betsinger, Tracy K., Assistant Professor, Anthropology

B.A., University of North Dakota;

B.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Bielert, Craig F., Professor, Psychology

B.A., Wabash College; Ph.D., Michigan State University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999-2000

Bischoff, Paul J., Professor, Education

B.S., Monmouth College; Ed.D., Columbia University

Bishop, Ron, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.A., Youngstown State; Ph.D., West Virginia University

Black, Suzanne, Assistant Professor, English

A.B., A.M., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Blau, Julia J.C., Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Blechman, Jerome B., Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., New York University;

M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1990-1991

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2011-2012

Blinne, Kristen C., Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., Goddard College; M.A. Universiteit Van Amsterdam

Ph.D., University of South Florida

Bouman, Nathaniel F., Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., Vassar College; M.F.A., Columbia University

Bridgers, Leah, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., Hamilton College; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Brunstad, Keith, Assistant Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., University of Puget Sound; Ph.D., Washington State University

Brown, Jonathan, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S. Virginia Tech

M.S. University of Oregon

Ph.D University of Oregon

Brown, Michael J., Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY);

M.A., Ph.D., Brooklyn College (CUNY)

Buchan, Howard F., Associate Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.A., M.B.A., University of Windsor, C.P.A.;

Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Bueche, Jennifer L., Associate Professor, Human Ecology; Director, M.S. – Nutrition and Dietetics Program

B.S., SUNY Oneonta; M.S., C. W. Post Long Island University; Ph.D., Syracuse University

Callahan, Nancy J., Professor, Art

B.A., SUNY Oneonta; M.F.A., Syracuse University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000-2001

Carter, Paul S., Assistant Professor, Music

B.A., Allegheny College; M.M., University of Massachusetts;

Ph.D., Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati

Castendyk, Devin, Associate Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.A., Hartwick College; M.S., University of Utah;

Ph.D., The University of Auckland, New Zealand

The State University Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2010-11

Chiang, Joseph F., Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Tunghai University, China; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Chiang, Shiaoyun, Associate Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., Anhui University, China;

M.A., Yunnan University; M.A., Duquesne University;

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Chiweshe, Annacleta, Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.Ed., University of Zimbabwe; M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Choi, Yun-Jung, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., HanKuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea;

M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Choonoo, R. Neville, Professor, Africana and Latino Studies/English

Teachers Diploma, Springfield College, South Africa;

B.A., Western Illinois University; M.A., City College of New York; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Christie, Charlene S., Associate Professor, Psychology

B.A., Bard College;

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

The State University Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013-14

Chryst, Carolyn F., Assistant Professor, Education

B.A. George Mason University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Toledo

Compton, Robert W., Associate Professor, Africana and Latino Studies and Political Science

B.A., Bowie State University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; M.P.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Crane, Gwen E., Professor, English

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Princeton University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004-2005

Cui, Jian, Assistant Professor, Art

B.F.A., Central Academy of Fine Arts, China;

M.F.A., The Pennsylvania State University

Curch, Lisa M., Associate Professor, Sociology

B.A., Hollins University; M.A., University of South Florida;

Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Dauria, Arthur F., Professor, Communication Arts

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000-2001

Day, Janet, Associate Professor, Political Science

A.A.S., Northwestern Michigan College; B.A., Hope College;

M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

Dean, Carol S., Assistant Professor, Secondary Education

B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney;

M.A., Ed.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Dengler, Krislynn, Lecturer, Elementary Education and Reading

B.S., M.S., SUNY Oneonta

Deno, Charlene S., Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.S. Russell Sage College; Master of Science Teaching, SUNY Potsdam

Dixon, Benjamin Y., Associate Professor, Geography

B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., University of Kansas;

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Dolber, Brian, Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., The George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Doughty, Amie A., Associate Professor, English

B.A., Ripon College; M.A. Indiana State University;

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Dowdell, Mary A., Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Kent State University; M.S., The Ohio State University;

Ph.D., Syracuse University

Durkin, Barbara J., Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.A., St John University; M.B.A., Iona College; J.D., Pace University

Ebert, James R., Distinguished Teaching Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., SUNY College at Fredonia;

Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1992-1993

Ellis, Todd, Assistant Professor, EarthSciences

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University;

M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

Escudero, Alejandra, Lecturer, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., Universidad Metropolitana, Venezuela; M.S., University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Falbush, Arthur C., Lecturer, Music

B.M., University of Northern Colorado;

M.M., University of North Texas;

D.M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Falk, Cynthia G., Associate Professor, Cooperstown Graduate Program

B.A., The Pennsylvania State University;

M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005-2006

Fall, Leigh M., Assistant Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., University of New Mexico; M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Farro-Lynd, Deborah A., Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., M.S., SUNY Oneonta;

Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Faux, Michael, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University;

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Feng, Jie, Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

B.A., Zhejiang University; M.A., University of Alabama, Birmingham; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Ferrara, Mark S., Associate Professor, English

B.G.S., M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University;

Ph.D., University of Denver

Fieni, David, Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., University of California at Berkley

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Finin, Kathryn R., Associate Professor, English

B.A., M.A., SUNY Oneonta;

Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Flynn, Lisa M., Associate Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.S., Ithaca College; M.S.,

Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Francis, Leigh-Anne, Assistant Professor, Africana and Latino Studies and History

B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology,

M.A., SUNY Brockport

A.B.D., Rutgers University

Frank, Gwen, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.S., M.Ed., Southwest Texas State University; Ed.D., University of Houston

Freeman, Julie D., Assistant Professor, History

B.A., Brock University, Canada;

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005-2006

French, Paul A., Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.A., B.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Cornell University

Frost, Richard G., Professor, English

A.B., M.A., San Jose State College

Frye, Joshua J., Associate Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Marquette University;

Ph.D., Purdue University

Fuller, Trevor, Assistant Professor, Geography

B.S., Purdue University; M.A., Indiana State;

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fulkerson, Gregory, Assistant Professor, Sociolgy

B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Fulmer, Sara M., Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B. Ed., B.A., M.A., Brock University

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Gallagher Jr., Hugh A., Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.A., College of the Holy Cross; Ph.D., Boston College

Gallagher, Kelly R., Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Boston College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Gallup, Andrew, Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A., State University of New York at Albany;

Ph.D., Binghamton University

Gardner, John W., Associate Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., St. Vincent College; M.A., Pittsburgh State University;

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Geisler, Heike, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Ruhr Univesität

Giura, Simona I., Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

B.S., The Academy of Economic Studies;

MBA, Southern New Hampshire University

Godek, Melissa, Assistant Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.A., Syracuse University;

M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Gonyea, Nathan E., Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education, The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2012-2013

B.S., Sacred Heart University;

M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Goutziers, Constant J., Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Diploma of Mathematical Engineer, M.S., Ph.D., Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Green, Michael K., Professor, Philosophy

B.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Haley, Brian D., Professor, Anthropology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Hamlin, Dawn W., Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.S., Le Moyne College;

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Hammonds, Joshua, Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., University of Southern Indiana; M.A., Ball State University;

Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Han, Sallie S., Associate Professor, Anthropology

B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Harder, Mette, Assistant Professor, History

B.A., University of Stirling, UK; M.A., Ph.D., University of York, UK

Harman, Willard N., Distinguished Service Professor, Biology; Endowed Chair: Rufus J. Thayer Chair for Otsego Lake Research; Director of the Biological Field Station

B.S., SUNY College of Forestry; Ph.D., Cornell University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1974-1975

Harper, April, Associate Professor, History

B.A., University of Colorado;

M.Litt., Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, UK

Harris, Victoria, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Juniata College; M.S., University of Cincinnati

Hasbargen, Leslie E., Associate Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara;

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Hecht, Roger W., Assistant Professor, English

B.A., University of Maryland; M.F.A., University of Arizona;

Ph.D., Syracuse University

Heilveil, Jeffrey S., Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Michigan; M.S.,

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Heindl, Brett, Assistant Professor, Political Science

B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Helser, Terry L., Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.A., Manchester College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Hendley, Matthew C., Professor, History

B.A., Queen’s University, Canada; M.A., McGill University, Canada; Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada

Higgins, Dennis M., Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., Northwestern University;

M.A., M.S., State University of New York at Binghamton

Hill, Donald R., Professor, Africana and Latino Studies/Anthropology

B.A., Pomona College; M.A., San Francisco State University;

Ph.D., Indiana University

Hilpert, Kirsten F., Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania;

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Hovis, George R., Associate Professor, English

B.S., B.S., North Caroline State;

M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Hu, Shih-Ming, Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.A., National Ping-Tong University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; M.S., Florida International University;

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Iyer, Nithya, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.S., Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, India;

B.A., Annabolai University, India; M.A., Ed.D.,University of Cincinnati

Joest, Karen S., Associate Professor, Africana and Latino Studies/Human Ecology

B.S., Indiana State; M.S., Chaminade University;

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Johnson, Kenneth A., Associate Professor, Geography

B.A., Hunter College; M.R.P., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Jones, Keith, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

A.S. Ulster County Community College

B.S./M.S. Rochester Institute of Technology

Ph.D Binghamton University

Jurasinski, David, Lecturer, Human Ecology

B.S., M.S., Widener University

Kahl, Andrew, Associate Professor, Theatre

B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland; M.F.A., University of Minnesota

Kalikanda, Jane, Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S, University of Nairobi; Ph.D., Binghamton University

Kamburowska, Grazyna, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

M.S., Wroclaw Technical University, Poland;

M.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Kamina, Penina, Associate Professor, Education

B.Ed., M.Ed., Kenyatta University; Ph.D., Syracuse University

Kazas-Pontisakos, Angeliki, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., Pace University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Keegan, Christopher W., Assistant Professor, Philosophy

B.A., Union College;

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Keel, Gina, Assistant Professor, Political Science

A.A., American River College; B.A., University of California, Berkeley;

Ph.D., Brandeis University

Kilpack, Martha Lee H., Lecturer, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S. Utah State University

M.A. Hunter College, CUNY

Ph. D Binghamton University

King, Mike, Assistant Professor, Sociology

B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst;

M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Koch, Michael P., Associate Professor, Philosophy

B.A., Bard College; D.A., State University of New York at Albany

Knudsen, Toke, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., M.S., University of Copenhagen; Ph.D., Brown University

Koeddermann, Achim D., Associate Professor, Philosophy

B.A., Gutenberg-Gymnasium, Wiesbaden, Germany;

M.A., Ph.D., Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2004-2005

Labroo, Sunil, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology;

M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

LaFrance, Ronald C., Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.S.Ed., Worcester State College;

M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts

Larkin, F. Daniel SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, History

B.S., SUNY College at Brockport;

M.S., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Lassonde, Cynthia A., Professor, Elementary Education & Reading; The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009-2010

B.S., College of Arts and Sciences, Plattsburgh;

M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Lavin, Melissa F., Assistant Professor, Sociology

B.A., University of Colorado - Boulder;

M.S., Southern Connecticut State University;

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Lawrence, Elaine M., Assistant Professor, Education

B.S., M.S., SUNY Oneonta;

Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Lee, Ji Young, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S./M.A. Ewha Womans University, South Korea

Ph. D. University of Minnesota

Lee, Richard E., Associate Professor, English

B.A., M.A., SUNY Oneonta; Ph.D., Rutgers University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003-2004

Legname, Orlando, L., Professor, Music

B.S., M.A., São Paulo State University, Brazil;

Ph.D., University of Maryland

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2006-2007

Lentz, Vicky M., Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Leon, Miguel A., Associate Professor, History

B.A., San Marcos University, Peru; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Leung, Ho Hon, Professor, Sociology

B.A., M.A., Acadia University, Canada;

Ph.D., McGill University, Canada

Levine, Anita, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading

B.A., Rutgers University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Kent State University

Li, Daqi, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

M.A., Beijing Foreign Languages Institute;

M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas Tech University

Licata, Julie, Assistant Professor, Music

B.M., Capital University; M.M., University of South Carolina;

D.M.A., University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Link-Pérez, Melanie, Assistant Professor, Biology

A.A., Hillsborough Community College; B.A., Smith College;

M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Miami University

Lokshina, Izabella V., Professor, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

B.A., Moscow State University, Russia;

M.S., Oil and Gas Institute, Russia;

Ph.D., Moscow State Mining University, Russia

Loomis, Theresa, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S. University of Rhode Island

M.S. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

D.C.N. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Lorenz, Magdalena, Lecturer, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B.A., B.S., Hunter College of City University of New York;

J.D., University of California, Berkeley

Lowe, Brian M., Associate Professor, Sociology

B.A.H., M.A., Queen’s University at Kingston;

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Macaluso, Patrice M., Associate Professor, Theatre

B.S., SUNY Oneonta;

M.F.A., The Pennsylvania State University

Macharia, Paul, Lecturer, Political Science

B.S. University of Alabama, Birmingham; M.A., State University of New York, Binghamton

Mahanta, Kamala, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy

B.S., M.S., Gauhati University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Manchester, UK

Malhotra, Ashok K., Distinguished Teaching Professor, Philosophy

B.A., M.A., University of Rajasthan, India; Ph.D., University of Hawaii

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1993-1994

Malikov, Yuriy A., Associate Professor, History

Pavlodar Teachers’ Training Institute, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan;

M.A., Central European University, Budapest, Hungary;

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

McAvoy, Michael R., Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and
Accounting

A.B., M.A.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

McCaslin-Doyle, John, Associate Professor, Theatre

B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.A.T., University of Puget Sound; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

McKay, Zanna D., Associate Professor, Education

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wyoming

Meanor, Patrick H., Distinguished Teaching Professor, English

B.S., M.A., John Carroll University; Ph.D., Kent State University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1995-1996

Miller, Cynthia L., Lecturer, Psychology

B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Mills, James E., Associate Professor, Geography

B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Mitteager, Wendy A., Assistant Professor, Geography

B.S., SUNY Oneonta; M.S., Oregon State University;

Ph.D., Rutgers, State University of New Jersey

Mohammad, Fida, Professor, Sociology

M.S., Eastern Washington University;

M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Montoya, Maria C., Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., Valle University, Colombia;

M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University;

Ph.D., SUNY Albany

Morgan-Zayachek, Eileen M., Associate Professor, English

B.A., Colgate University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Morrison, Margaret, Lecturer, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B.A., Bucknell University;

M.B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

Munteanu, Laura, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., Al I Cuza University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Munteanu, Marius, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., University of IASI, Romania; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Nahson, Daniel L., Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem; MA., Ph.D., Columbia University

Nepkie, Janet, Distinguished Service Professor, Music

B.Music, M.Music, University of Michigan; Ph.D., New York University

Nersesian, Carolyn L., Assistant Professor, Biology

BAppSc., BSc. (Hons), Murdoch University, Australia; Ph.D., Unversity of Sydney, Australia

Newton, Timothy D., Assistant Professor, Music

B.M., M.M., Ithaca College; D.M.A., University of Illinois

Noorlander, Danny, Assistant Professor, History

B.A., Brigham Young University, M.A.; University of Utah (Salt Lake City);

Ph.D., Georgetown University

Nowak, Rhea M., Associate Professor, Art

B.A., Bennington College; M.F.A., University of Connecticut

O’Dea, William P., Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.A., Assumption College; M.A., Indiana University;

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

O’Mara, Kathleen K., Professor, Africana and Latino
Studies/History/Women’s & Gender Studies

B.S., Loyola University of Chicago; M.A., Roosevelt University;

M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

O’Shea, Wm. Geoffrey, Assiociate Professor, Psychology

B.A., Hiram College; M.A., University of Northern Colorado;

Ph.D., Colorado State University

Oberkircher, Oscar J., Lecturer, Human Ecology

B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., University of Massachusetts

Ozer, Mine, Associate Professor, Management, Marketing and
Information Systems

B.A., M.A., Bilkent University, Turkey;

Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Palmatier, Joshua B., Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., M.A., The Pennsylvania State University;

Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Park, Hyejune, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Keimyung University; M.S., Virginia Tech;

Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Payne, Daniel G., Professor, English

B.A., Union College; J.D., Albany Law School;

M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011-2012

Pignato, Joseph M., Assistant Professor, Music

B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., New York University;

D.M.A., Boston University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2011-2012

Prins, René, Associate Professor, Music

B.S., M.S., The Juilliard School of Music

Proulx, William R., Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Andrews University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Raddatz, Catherine M., Staff Assistant, Cooperstown Graduate Program

B.A., Rosemont College;

M.B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

Ragozzine Jr., Charles B., Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., Fairfield University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Relethford, John H., Distinguished Teaching Professor, Anthropology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994-1995

Reyda, Florian B., Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., Augustana College; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln;

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Ring, David W., Associate Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.S., Northeastern University;

Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Robinson, Sean C., Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., Hartwick College; M.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Ph.D., SUNY Albany

Roman, Robert, Assistant Professor, Music

B.A., SUNY Oneonta; M.A. Kansas State University

Rombo, Dorothy, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.Ed. Kenyatta University

M.Ed. Kenyatta University

Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Ruffo, James V., Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., B.A., University of Rochester;

M.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst;

Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Russo, Theresa J., Associate Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., Saint Vincent College; M.A., University of Maryland;

Ph.D., Kansas State University

Ryder, James, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A., State University of New York at Albany;

M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Sadow, Jonathan, Assistant Professor, English

B.A., Hampshire College; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Sakoulas, Thomas, Professor, Art

B.A., Miami Dade Community College;

B.F.A., Florida International University;

M.F.A., Maryland Institute, College of Art

Scafide, Anthony T., Assistant Professor, Music

B.M. University of the Arts, Philadelphia

Schaumloffel, John C., Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Castleton State College; M.S., Ph.D., Washington State University

Schillo, Keith K., Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., Cornell University; M.S., Purdue University;

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Seale, Elizabeth, Assistant Professor, Sociology

B.A., Murray State University; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina

State University

Seery, Brenda, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Sen, Pragnyadipta, Assistant Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Calcutta; M.S. Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sharpe, Yolanda R., Professor, Art

B.A., B.F.A., Michigan State University; M.F.A., Wayne State University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1993-1994

Shastri, Anuradhaa, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., St. Xavier’s College, India; M.A., University of Bombay, India; M.Phil., University of Madras, India;

M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Siegrist, Raymond, Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., Lycoming; M.S., University of New Hampshire;

M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson; Ed.D., Montclair State

Simons, William M., Professor, History

B.A., Colby College; M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; D.A., Carnegie-Melon University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001-2002

Siregar, Dona, Associate Professor, Economics, Finance & Accounting

B.S., Bogor Agriculture University;

M.Eng., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Sirianni, Philip, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University

Small, Elizabeth, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

A.B., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

Sohns, Dawn M., Lecturer, Communication Arts

B.S., M.A., State University of New York, Albany

Sorin, Gretchen S., Distinguished Service Professor; Director, The
Cooperstown Graduate Program

B.A., Douglass College; Rutgers University;

M.A., SUNY Oneonta

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2001-2002

Spitzhoff, Katherine, Lecturer, Art

B.F.A., St. John’s University; M.F.A., Brooklyn College

Sulman, Robert M., Lecturer, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.A. SUNY New Paltz

Ph.D University of Oklahoma

Tang, Ying, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.A., Providence University; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State

Thomas, Alexander R., Professor, Sociology;

B.A., Utica College of Syracuse University;

M.A., Ph.D., Northeastern University

Thomas, Colby L., Lecturer, Music

B.A., SUNY Oneonta; M.A., Syracuse University

Thomas, Wade L., Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., Pittsburg State University;

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Thomas-Smith, Trudy E., Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.Sc., University of West Indies; M.A.P., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Thompson, Evelyn M., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.S., Tennessee State University; M.S., Ohio State University

Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Thornton, Francis J. Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

B.I.S., Arizona State University

M.Ed., Ed.D, Northern Arizona University

Torosyan, Gayane, Associate Professor, Communication Arts

B.S., B.A., Yerevan State University; MAP, Ph.D., University of Iowa

Tran, Trang, Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.A., Hanoi Agricultural University; M.B.A., Esslingen University of Applied Sciences:

Ph.D., University of North Texas

Tredennick, Bianca, Associate Professor, English

B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Portland State University;

Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene

Trippeer, Donald R., Associate Professor, Economics, Finance and
Accounting

B.S., B.A., East Carolina University; M.S.A., Texas Tech University;

Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Tsan, Loli, Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures

B.A., M.A., Jussieu University, Paris; Ph.D., Paris-Sorbonne University

VanSlyke-Briggs, Kjersti, Assistant Professor, Secondary Education

B.S., M.S., SUNY College at Brockport;

Ed.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Vasiliev, Pavel V., Assistant Professor, Sociology

Bachelor (of Law), International University in Moscow, Russia;

M.S., Eastern Kentucky University;

Ph. D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Verdon, Theron A., Associate Professor, Communication Arts

B.A., Tiffin University; M.A., Washington State University;

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Vining, William, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., SUNY Oneonta; Ph.D. University of North Carolina

Vogler, Donna W., Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., The Ohio State University; M.Sc., Iowa State University;

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007-2008

Walker, Renee B., Associate Professor, Anthropology

B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania;

M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008-2009

Wall, Jeremy F., Associate Professor, Music

B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; M.M., SUNY College at Purchase

Walsh, Stephen M., Associate Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.A., Loyola University of Los Angeles;

M.B.A., California State University;

Ph.D., University of California-Riverside

The State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007-2008

Wambui, Betty, Assistant Professor, Africana and Latino Studies and Women and Gender Studies

B.A., M.A., University of Nairobi;

Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Wang, Jenting, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

B.S., National Cheng-Kung University;

M.A., Ph.D., University of California

Wang, Qiong, Assistant Professor, Philosophy

B.A., M.A., Beijing University;

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Weinell, William J., Lecturer, Management, Marketing and Information Systems

Welch, Timothy W., Lecturer, Communication Arts

B.A., M.E.D., St. Michael’s College

White, Tara Y., Lecturer, Cooperstown Graduate Program

B.S., University of Alabama; M.A., SUNY Oneonta-CGP;

Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Wilkerson, William R., Associate Professor, Political Science

B.A., State University of New York at Albany;

Ph.D., Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany

Withington, Jennifer M., Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., Heidelberg College; M.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Wong, David Wai Hing, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., M.S., Ocean University ; Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong

Wu, Qun, Assistant Professor, Economics, Finance and Accounting

B.S., Tongji University;

M.S., Shanghai University of Finance and Economics;

M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Yang, Jing, Assistant Professor, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems

B.E., M.S., Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Yatsuhashi, Akira, Assistant Professor, English

B.A., Beloit College; M.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Duke University

Yen, David Chi-Chung, Dean and Professor, School of Economics & Business

B.Sc., M.B.A., Central Oklahoma State University

M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Yokota, Kiyoko, Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., Saint Cloud State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Zalatan, Frederick M., Associate Professor, Biology

B.A., Hamilton College; M.S, Ph.D., University of Rochester

Zhang, Sen, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

M.S., South China University of Technology;

Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Zhong, Hua, Associate Professor, Management, Marketing, and
Information Systems

B.E., M.M., Tianjin University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Zians, James, Assistant Professor, Psychology

B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., The American University; Ph.D., Alliant University/The California School of Professional Psychology

Undergraduate Catalog

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General College Degree Requirements Chart

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