Northampton Community College Experts List

  • Bethlehem

Experts are listed alphabetically by topic.
To contact an expert, please email Katherine Noll, Associate Director of Communications:
knoll@northampton.edu

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ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Michael Sparrow, Dean, Enrollment Management and Retention. B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Delaware; Ed.D., Northeastern University; M.S.L., University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENT MAKING (Luthier)

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Jennifer Bradley, Associate Professor, Psychology. B.A., Lehigh University; M.Ed., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

ADULT EDUCATION

Lauren Loeffler, Vice President, Workforce Development/Community Education/Dean, Fowler Family Southside Center. B.A. Muhlenberg College; M.A. Thomas Edison State University.
Career Services
Maryann Haytmanek, Director, New Choices/New Options Programs. B.A., Bloomsburg University; M.Ed., Kutztown University (specialty: single parents and displaced homemakers entering the workforce).
Emergency Medical Technicians
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
PhD, Marywood University.
First Responders
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
PhD, Marywood University.
Paramedics
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
PhD, Marywood University.

ADULT LITERACY

Janet Coll, Associate Director, Adult Literacy & Basic Workforce Development. B.S., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
Bill Schaffer, Director, Center for College & Career Readiness. A.S., Lackawanna College; B.A. East Stroudsburg University; M.S. Capella University; PhD Capella University.

AERIAL ACROBATICS AND CHOREOGRAPHY

Mia Rossi, Communications Coordinator. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.S., Kutztown University; M.A., West Chester University.

AESTHETICS

Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES

Sholomo B. Levy,  Professor, History. B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Yale University; M.A., Columbia University.
Allison Carpenter, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Delaware.
Sharon T. Gavin-Levy, Adjunct Faculty, English. B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., Bucknell University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.

Civil Rights Movement
Sharon T. Gavin-Levy, Adjunct Faculty, English. B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., Bucknell University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.

AGING (GERONTOLOGY)

Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Adult Health
Carolyn Bortz, Vice President, Academic Affairs. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.S., DeSales University; Ed.D., Widener University.
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

AGRICULTURE

Community-Supported Agriculture
John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

MOHAMMED ALI’S INFLUENCE ON CULTURE

James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A.., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University.

ALUMNI AFFAIRS

Karen Glose, Director, Career and Alumni Services. B.A., University of Delaware.

ANATOMY
Animal
Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V. M., University of Pennsylvania.

Human
Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V. M., University of Pennsylvania.

ARCHITECTURE

Community-Based
Ken Trionfo, Professor, Architecture. B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Morgan State University.

Downtown Revitalization
Ken Trionfo, Professor, Architecture. B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Morgan State University.

Rural and Suburban Development
Ken Trionfo, Professor, Architecture. B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Morgan State University.

Styles of Architecture
Ken Trionfo, Professor, Architecture. B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Morgan State University.

ART

Bonsai
Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

Georgia O’Keefe
Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

ASSESSMENT
Dorothy Schramm, Senior Director, Institutional Effectiveness. B.A. DeSales University, M.B.A. Lehigh University.

AUDIO RECORDING

Mario J. Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Lehigh University; M.F.A, Temple University.

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Jennifer Bradley, Associate Professor, Psychology. B.A., Lehigh University; M.Ed., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.
Karin Donahue, Assistant Professor, Psychology. B.S. University of Pennsylvania; M.S., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Young Children with Autism
Karin Donahue, Assistant Professor, Psychology. B.S., University of Pennsylvania; M.S., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

AUTOMOBILES

Auto and Truck Manufacturing/Marketing/Trends
Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.

Automotive Technology
Kevin G. Casey, Associate Professor, Automotive Technology. A.A.S., Northampton Community College.

ATHLETICS

Baseball
Adrian Yaguez, Associate Director, Athletics. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.S., DeSales University; M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.

Baseball Lore
Michael J. McGovern, Adjunct Faculty, History. B.S., Mt. St. Mary College; M.A., Niagara University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.
College Basketball
Troy Tucker, Director, Athletics. B.S., State University of New York, Genesco; M.Ed., Springfield College.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Troy Tucker, Director, Athletics. B.S., State University of New York, Genesco; M.Ed., Springfield College.

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
Troy Tucker, Director, Athletics. B.S., State University of New York, Genesco; M.Ed., Springfield College.

Sport Management
Adrian Yaguez, Associate Director, Athletics. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.S., DeSales University; M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.

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BASEBALL
Adrian Yaguez, Associate Director, Athletics. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.S., DeSales University; M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.
Baseball Lore
Michael J. McGovern, Adjunct Faculty, History. B.S., Mt. St. Mary College; M.A., Niagara University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.

BASKETBALL (College)

Troy Tucker, Director, Athletics. B.S., State University of New York, Genesco; M.Ed., Springfield College.

BEATLES

James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University.

BIOLOGY

Animal
Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V.M., University of Pennsylvania.

Fish
John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Natural Selection
John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University (Plant).
Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V.M., University of Pennsylvania.

Territoriality
John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Wildlife
John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

BONSAI

Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

BROADCASTING

History
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.

BUDDHISM

Harold Weiss, Professor, Philosophy. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., Temple University.

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CAREERS

Counseling
Jennifer Napierkowski, Assistant Director, Career Services. B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.S., Kansas State University.
Karen Veres, Associate Director, Career Services. B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., Lehigh University.
Dental Hygiene
Sherri L. Meyers, Director, Dental Hygiene and Auxiliary Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., University of Maryland.

Healthcare
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Journalism
Robert Hays, Professor, Journalism. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University. (as a career and a calling).

Re-entry into the Workforce
Maryann Haytmanek, Director, New Choices/New Options Programs. B.A., Bloomsburg University; M.Ed., Kutztown University. (specialty: single parents and displaced homemakers entering the workforce).

Truck Driving as a Career for Men and Women
Tina Frindt, Director, Driving Training Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College.

CATERING

Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S. Culinary Institute of America.

Demonstrations
Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S. Culinary Institute of America.

Garde Manger
Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S. Culinary Institute of America.

Menu Planning
Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S. Culinary Institute of America.

CHILD CARE AND AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Infant Care
Christine Murphy, Childcare Classroom Lead. (quality infant care)

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Health and Safety
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Stanley Ebede, Director, Center for Civic and Community Engagement. M.A. University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D. University of Northern Iowa.

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
Sharon T. Gavin-Levy, Adjunct Faculty, English. B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., Bucknell University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.

COLLEGE ADMINISTRATION

Admissions Practices
Michael Sparrow, Dean, Enrollment Management and Retention. B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Delaware; Ed.D., Northeastern University; M.S.L., University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Mary Sinibaldi Mancino, Senior Associate Director, Enrollment Services. B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania; M.S., University of Central Missouri.

Enrollment Trends
Michael Sparrow, Dean, Enrollment Management and Retention. B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Delaware; Ed.D., Northeastern University; M.S.L., University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Higher Education Issues
Michael J. McGovern, Adjunct Faculty, History. B.S., Mt. St. Mary College; M.A., Niagara University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.
David A. Ruth, Vice President / Chief of Staff. A.A., Hagerstown Community College; B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University.

Student Development and Services
Matthew J. Connell, Dean, Monroe Campus. B.A., Bloomsburg University; M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of North Texas.
David A. Ruth, Vice President / Chief of Staff. A.A., Hagerstown Community College; B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University.
Mary Sinibaldi Mancino, Senior Associate Director, Enrollment Services. B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania; M.S., University of Central Missouri.

COLLEGE FACULTY

Professional Development
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University (for faculty).

COLLEGE HONORS PROGRAMS

Cara McClintock-Walsh, Professor, English. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Boston University.


COLLEGE STUDENT-RELATED ISSUES

Diversity

Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University.

Student Development
Matthew J. Connell, Dean, Monroe Campus. B.A., Bloomsburg University; M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of North Texas.
David A. Ruth, Vice President / Chief of Staff. A.A., Hagerstown Community College; B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University.

Study Abroad
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Tutoring
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University. (tips for taking advanced placement tests and regents exams).
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University. (helping college students improve reading, writing and study skills).

COMMUNICATIONS

Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.
Jennifer Del Quadro, Professor, Communication/Theatre. B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., University of Nevada – Las Vegas.
Catherine Grozier, Assistant Dean, Academic Success. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Temple University.

Debating
John Tindell, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., California State University-Chico; M.A., Texas A&M University.

Documentaries
Mario J. Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Lehigh University; M.F.A., Temple University.

Gender Differences
Melissa E. Koberlein, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Interpersonal Communication
Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.
Jennifer Del Quadro, Professor, Communication/Theatre. B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., University of Nevada – Las Vegas.
Catherine Grozier, Assistant Dean, Humanities & Social Sciences. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Temple University.

Intercultural Communication
Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.
Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.

Multimedia
Mario J. Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Lehigh University; M.F.A., Temple University.

Organizational Communication
Catherine Grozier, Assistant Dean, Academic Success. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Temple University.
Melissa E. Koberlein, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Public Speaking
John Tindell, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., California State University-Chico; M.A., Texas A&M University.

Radio History
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre; A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.

Rhetorical Studies
Jennifer Del Quadro, Professor, Communication/Theatre. B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., University of Nevada – Las Vegas.
Pamela Longo, Adjunct, English. B.A., Drew University; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Small Group Communication
Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Penn State University.

Speech Communication
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre; A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.
Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.
Melissa E. Koberlein, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Applications
Stephanie Druckenmiller, Business Systems Analyst/Program Manager. B.S., Cedar Crest College; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.
Deborah Burak, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer. B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.S., Temple University; Ph.D., Capella University.
Norman Lippincott, Jr., Professor, Computer Science. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; M.S., East Stroudsburg University. (Linux, operating systems, open source software).

Cisco Networking
Kevin Manna, Professor, Computer Science. CISSP, CCNA. B.S., Kutztown University; B.S., Delaware Valley College; M.B.A., LaSalle University.

Computer Networking
Thomas Briggs, Director, Network and Technology Operations. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Norwich University.
Stephanie Druckenmiller, Business Systems Analyst/Program Manager. B.S., Cedar Crest College; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

Computer Security
Thomas Briggs, Director, Network and Technology Operations. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Norwich University. (Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISSP).

Digital Electronics
Ebrahim Ahmadizadeh, Professor, Mathematics. B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology; M.S., Mississippi State University.

Instructional Technology
Sunshine Then, Operations Information Specialist. A.S., Lehigh Valley College; B.S., Central Penn College; MIE Google Certified Educator Level 2, MOS.

Microprocessor Hardware
Ebrahim Ahmadizadeh, Professor, Mathematics. B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology; M.S., Mississippi State University.

CORPORATE CULTURE

Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.

CORPORATE TRAINING

Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development Institute. B.A. Mount Holyoke.

COUNSELING

Career
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.
Karen Veres, Associate Director, Career Services. B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Conflict Resolution in Relationships
Melissa E. Koberlein, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.
Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

CREATIVITY

Cyd Skinner, Professor, Psychology. BA, Lafayette College; M.Ed, Lehigh University; Ph.D, Northcentral University.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Vertel Martin, Professor, Criminal Justice. A.S., CUNY John Jay College; B.S., CUNY John Jay College; M.S., New York Institute of Technology. Also, Certificate, Queens College, Paralegal. Graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA. Certificate in criminal justice, University of Virginia. Lieutenant, Commander Detective Squad, retired NYPD 2002.
Keith Morris, Chief of Public Safety and Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice.  B.S., Pennsylvania State University, M.A., DeSales University.  Graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA., as well as the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.  Retired Chief of Police for the Allentown Police Department, former Chief of Police Operations for Penn State University, with 23 years of law enforcement experience.
Michael Pittaro, Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice.. B.S., Kutztown University; M.S., Rutgers University; M.P.A., Kutztown University; Ph.D., Capella University. Former Prison Administrator, Executive Director Substance Abuse Facility, Subject Matter Expert.

CULINARY ARTS

Catering
Francine Marz, Director, Culinary Arts. A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.B.A., Argosy University.
Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S., Culinary Institute of America.

Demonstrations
Francine Marz, Director, Culinary Arts. A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.B.A., Argosy University.
Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S., Culinary Institute of America.

Food Preparation and Presentation
Francine Marz, Director, Culinary Arts. A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.B.A., Argosy University.

Garde Manger
Francine Marz, Director, Culinary Arts. A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.B.A., Argosy University.
Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S., Culinary Institute of America.

Menu Planning
Francine Marz, Director, Culinary Arts. A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.B.A., Argosy University.
Susan Roth, Adjunct Faculty, Culinary Arts. A.S., Culinary Institute of America.

Baking & Pastry Arts
Katie Horan, Pastry Chef, Baking & Pastry Arts Mgmt., BPS., Culinary Institute of America.

CULTURE

African American Studies
Sholomo B. Levy, Associate Professor, History. B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Yale University; M.A., Columbia University.

“Boomer” Culture
James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University.

Hip Hop Culture
Andrew McIntosh, Associate Professor, Sociology. B.A., Bard College; M.A. Lehigh University.

Muhammad Ali’s Impact on Society
James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University.

Pop Culture
Andrew McIntosh, Associate Professor, Sociology. B.A., Bard College; M.A., Lehigh University.
James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University.

Puerto Rico
Javier Avila, Professor, English. B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

CYBER SECURITY

Cryptocurrency
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Dark Web
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Ethical Hacking (Pentesting)
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Social Engineering
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University

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DEATH

Tony Moore, Director, Funeral Service Education. A.A.S., Holmes Community College; B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Harold Weiss, Professor, Philosophy. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., Temple University.

DEBATING

John Tindell, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., California State University-Chico; M.A., Texas A&M University.

DENTISTRY

Dental Hygiene
Sherri L. Meyers, Director, Dental Hygiene and Auxiliary Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., University of Maryland. (dental hygiene as a career).

Ergonomics
Sherri L. Meyers, Director, Dental Hygiene and Auxiliary Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., University of Maryland. (ergonomics in dental hygiene/dentistry).

Periodontal Disease
Sherri L. Meyers, Director, Dental Hygiene and Auxiliary Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., University of Maryland. (periodontal disease and its effects on overall health).

X-ray and Radiation Safety
Sherri L. Meyers, Director, Dental Hygiene and Auxiliary Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., University of Maryland. (dental x-rays and radiation safety).

DIABETES

Testing
David Gelormo, Associate Professor, Chemistry. B.S., DeSales University; M.S., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University. (assay development in testing for diabetes).

DIGITAL ELECTRONICS

Ebrahim Ahmadizadeh, Professor, Mathematics. B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology; M.S., Mississippi State University.

DISABILITIES

Education of Children with Disabilities
Robin Cunconan-Lahr, Esquire, Program Coordinator, Special Education (including legal aspects). B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., Iowa State University; J.D., Drake University.

DIVERSITY

Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

Nykolai Blichar, Academic Coach. BA, Kutztown University; M.Ed., Kutztown University (feminist and LGBTQ related issues).

DIVORCE

Single Parents
Maryann Haytmanek, Director, New Choices/New Options Programs. B.A., Bloomsburg University; M.Ed., Kutztown University. (specialty: single parents and displaced homemakers entering the workforce).

DOCUMENTARIES

Mario J. Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Lehigh University; M.F.A, Temple University.

DRIVERS’ EDUCATION

RV Driving Safety
Tina Frindt, Director, Driving Training Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College.

Safe Driving Practices
Tina Frindt, Director, Driving Training Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College.

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ECONOMICS

Economic Issues
Mohammed S. Bajwa, Professor, Economics. B.A., Government Murray College; M.A., University of the Punjab; M.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.

ECOLOGY

Behavioral
John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Ecologically Invasive Plants
John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Microbial
Kathleen Kresge, Professor, Biology. B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.S., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

ECOSYSTEMS
Aquatic
Kathleen Kresge, Professor, Biology. B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.S., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University. (effects of ultraviolet radiation on aquatic ecosystems).

EDUCATION

Adult Education
Andrew Gluszynski, Research Associate, Institutional Effectiveness. B.S., Kutztown University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

Adult Learners
Michael Sparrow, Dean, Enrollment Management and Retention. B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Delaware; Ed.D., Northeastern University; M.S.L., University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Advanced Placement Tests and Regents Exams
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University. (tips for taking advanced placement tests and regents exams).

Continuing Education
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Cooperative Education
David A. Ruth, Vice President / Chief of Staff. A.A., Hagerstown Community College; B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University

Cooperative Learning
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Demystifying Education for Parent
Judith Buenaflor, Professor, English. B.S., Rosemont College; M.A. and M.Ed., Kutztown University; Ed.S Walden University.

Educational Partnerships
Matthew J. Connell, Dean, Monroe Campus. B.A., Bloomsburg University; M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Educational Psychology
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Education Reform
Dennis C. Ebersole, Professor, Mathematics/Computer/Information Science. B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Lehigh University; M.S., Lehigh University. (reform movement in math education).
Elizabeth A. Smith, Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Catholic University of America. (reform movement in chemical education).

Elementary Education
Annette M. Bruno, Professor, Education. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.Ed., Kutztown University; Ed.D., Widener University.

Funeral Service Education
Tony Moore, Director, Funeral Service Education. A.A.S., Holmes Community College; B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

General Education
Allison Carpenter, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Delaware.

Lifelong Learning and Adult Education
Andrew Gluszynski, Research Associate, Institutional Effectiveness. B.S., Kutztown University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

Nursing Education Trends
Mary Jean Osborne, Director, Nursing Programs; B.S.N., Marywood University; M.S.N., Widener University; D.N.P., Duquesne University.

Online Learning
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Personal Enrichment Classes for Children and Adults
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University.

Reading
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University. (helping college students improve reading, writing and study skills).

Student Development
David A. Ruth, Ph.D., Vice President / Chief of Staff. A.A., Hagerstown Community College; B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University.

Teacher Education
Annette M. Bruno, Professor, Education. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.Ed., Kutztown University; Ed.D., Widener University.

Testing
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M. Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University. (tips for taking advanced placement tests and regents exams).

Veterans
Michael Sparrow, Dean, Enrollment Management and Retention. B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Delaware; Ed.D., Northeastern University; M.S.L., University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Virtual Business Teaching
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A. Drexel University.

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY
2D Virtual reality; 3D Immersive Virtual Reality; Artificial Intelligence; Augmented Reality;
Badging; Drones; Gamification; Gaming; Holograms; Internet of Things; Mixed Reality;
Voice Technologies
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

E-LEARNING
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY

Ebrahim Ahmadizadeh, Professor, Mathematics. B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology; M.S., Mississippi State University. (digital electronics).

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Firefighting
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S. Franklin University; M.S. Eastern Kentucky University.

First Responders
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S. Franklin University; M.S. Eastern Kentucky University.

Police Forensics
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S. Franklin University; M.S. Eastern Kentucky University.

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development. B.A. Mount Holyoke.
Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

EMPLOYMENT

Employment Trends
Karen Veres, Associate Director, Career Services. B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Home Health Aides
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Interviewing
Karen Veres, Associate Director, Career Services. B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Job Searches
Karen Veres, Associate Director, Career Services. B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Nurse Aide Train the Trainer
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Online Job Training
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Resumes
Karen Veres, Associate Director, Career Services. B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Training for Home Health Aides
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Workforce Training
Lauren Loeffler, Vice President, Workforce Development/Community Education/Dean, Fowler Family Southside Center. M.A., Thomas Edison State University.

END OF LIFE ISSUES

Tony Moore, Director, Funeral Service Education. A.A.S., Holmes Community College; B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

John Barkanic, Sr. ETAC/Technical Consultant. B.S. Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Linguistics
Javier Avila, Professor, English. B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Donna Acerra, Professor, Speech Communications; A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.

Environmental Sociology
Erin Reilly, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Lehigh University.
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Environmental History
Nathan Riley Carpenter, PhD, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A. St. John’s College; M.A. San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Manufacturing Sustainability and Carbon Reduction
John Barkanic, Sr., ETAC/Technical Consultant. B.S. Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

ETHICS

Harold Weiss, Professor, Philosophy. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Temple University.

EVENT PLANNING

Caroline Clifford, Director, Special Events and Advancement Services. B.A., Augsburg College.

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FAB LAB

Sean Brandle, Director, Fab Lab. B.A., Bloomsburg University.

FEMINISM

Allison Detmer Carpenter, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Delaware.

FILM

History
Mario J. Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Lehigh University; M.F.A, Temple University.

FINANCIAL AID

Sarah Fevig, Director, Financial Aid. B.S., Valparaiso University; M.B.A., Rosemont College.

FASFA

Sarah Fevig, Director, Financial Aid. B.S., Valparaiso University; M.B.A., Rosemont College.

FIRE

Fire Extinguisher
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S. Franklin University; M.S. Eastern Kentucky University.

Fire Life Safety Topics
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S. Franklin University; M.S. Eastern Kentucky University.

First Responder
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

FIRST AID

Training in the Workplace
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

FITNESS
Training and Equipment
Sheri Bollinger, Director, Fitness, Recreation and Physical Education. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.

FUNDRAISING

Fundraising for Charity
Catherine DeHart, Director, Principal Gifts. B.A., Cabrini College; M.P.A., Widener University.

FUNERAL SERVICES

Tony Moore, Director, Funeral Service Education. A.A.S., Holmes Community College; B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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GEOGRAPHY

Geographic Dimensions of International Conflict
David Schwartz, Adjunct Faculty, Geography. B.A. Columbia College; M.A. California state University.

Political Ecology
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services. B.A. St. John’s College; M.A. San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Physical Geography and Human Impact on Nature
David Schwartz, Adjunct Faculty, Geography. B.A. Columbia College; M.A. California state University.

What the “Red State – Blue State” Maps Reveal and Conceal
David Schwartz, Adjunct Faculty, Geography. B.A. Columbia College; M.A. California state University.

“Where is the Lehigh Valley?” and Other Questions About Local Geography
David Schwartz, Adjunct Faculty, Geography. B.A. Columbia College; M.A. California state University.

International Relations in the Arctic
David Schwartz, Adjunct Faculty, Geography. B.A. Columbia College; M.A. California state University.

The Maritime Environment of the Arctic
David Schwartz, Adjunct Faculty, Geography. B.A. Columbia College; M.A. California state University.

The Arctic Council: Role and Purpose
David Schwartz, Adjunct Faculty, Geography. B.A. Columbia College; M.A. California state University.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

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HEALTHCARE

Adult Health
Carolyn Bortz, Dean, Vice President, Academic Affairs. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.S., DeSales University; Ed.D., Widener University.
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
PhD, Marywood University.

Basic Life Support
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Diabetes Testing
David Gelormo, Associate Professor, Chemistry. B.S., DeSales University; M.S., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University. (assay development in testing for diabetes).

Health Promotion
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Home Health Aides
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.

Maternal-Child Health
Jacqueline A. Crocetti, Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., The College of New Jersey; M.S.N., University of Delaware; D.N.P., Robert Morris University.

Mental Health Nursing
Jacqueline A. Crocetti, Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., The College of New Jersey; M.S.N., University of Delaware; D.N.P., Robert Morris University.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Accreditation
Dorothy Schramm, Senior Director, Institutional Effectiveness. B.A., DeSales University,  M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Administration
David A. Ruth, Vice President / Chief of Staff. A.A., Hagerstown Community College; B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University.

HISTORY

African History
Nathan Riley Carpenter, PhD, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

African American Studies
Sholomo B. Levy, Professor, History. B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Yale University; M.A., Columbia University.

Art
Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

Atlantic History
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Colonialism
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Decolonization
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Early American
Michael Sparrow, Dean, Enrollment Management and Retention. B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Delaware; Ed.D., Northeastern University; M.S.L., University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Early Twentieth Century Women
Allison Carpenter, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Delaware (American).

Empire
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Environmental History
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Intellectual History & History of Ideas
Pamela Longo, Adjunct, English. B.A., Drew University; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Pennsylvania
Patrick Grubbs, Assistant Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences. B.A., B.A., Lock Haven University; M.A., University at Buffalo.

Rock n Roll – history/rise
Earl Page, Professor, History/Sociology. B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Temple University; M.A., University of Maryland.

Shroud of Turin
Earl Page, Professor, History/Sociology. B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Temple University; M.A., University of Maryland.

Television
James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University.

Tudor Kings and Queens of England
Earl Page, Professor, History/Sociology. B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Temple University; M.A., University of Maryland.

World History
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

HOSTING INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

Being a Host Family
Lori Boucher, Program Coordinator, International/Center for Global Education

HUMAN ANATOMY

Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V.M., University of Pennsylvania.

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INTELLIGENCE

Emotional Intelligence
Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

Social Intelligence
Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS

Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Pamela Longo, Adjunct Faculty, English. B.A., Drew University; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

African politics

Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.
Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

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JOURNALISM

As a Career and a Calling
Robert Hays, Professor, Journalism. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Editing
Robert Hays, Professor, Journalism. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Ethics
Robert Hays, Professor, Journalism. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

News Writing
Robert Hays, Professor, Journalism. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

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LABOR HISTORY

Patrick Grubbs, Assistant Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences. B.A., B.A., Lock Haven University; M.A. University of Buffalo.

LANGUAGE ARTS

Annette M. Bruno, Professor, Education. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.Ed., Kutztown University; Ed.D., Widener University.

LEADERSHIP

Leadership Communication
Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.
Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Leadership Development
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development Institute. B.A., Mount Holyoke.
Tyler Russell, Student Life & Leadership Development Administrator. A.S., Luzerne County Community College; B.S., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Leadership Training
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development. B.A., Mount Holyoke.

LEARNING

Adult Learners
Michael Sparrow, Dean, Enrollment Management and Retention. B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., University of Delaware; Ed.D., Northeastern University; M.S.L., University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Cooperative Learning
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Learning Disorders/Differences
Jennifer Bradley, Associate Professor, Psychology. B.A., Lehigh University; M.Ed., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Service Learning
Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Transformative Learning
Andrew Gluszynski, Research Associate, Institutional Effectiveness. B.S., Kutztown University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

LEARNING DISORDERS/DIFFERENCES

Jennifer Bradley, Associate Professor, Psychology. B.A., Lehigh University; M.Ed., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

LEHIGH VALLEY-RELATED TOPICS

Latinos in the Lehigh Valley
Sandra Del Cueto, Professor, Spanish. B.A., Manhattan College; M.A., University of California at Los Angeles; M.A., University of Pennsylvania.

Local Business Trends
Lauren Loeffler, Vice President, Workforce Development/Community Education/Dean, Fowler Family Southside Center. M.A., Thomas Edison State University.

Northampton Community College’s Southside Bethlehem Center
Lauren Loeffler, Vice President, Workforce Development/Community Education/Dean, Fowler Family Southside Center. M.A., Thomas Edison State University.

LEGAL

Children with Disabilities
Robin Cunconan-Lahr, Esquire, Program Coordinator, Special Education (including legal aspects). B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., Iowa State University; J.D., Drake University. (education of children with disabilities, including legal aspects).

LIBRARY MANAGEMENT

Sandra Sander, Director, Library Services. B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

LITERACY

Adult Literacy Education
Janet Coll, Associate Director, Adult Literacy & Basic Workforce Development. B.S. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
Bill Schaffer, Director, Center for College & Career Readiness. A.S., Lackawanna College; B.A., East Stroudsburg University; M.S.,Capella University; Ph.D, Capella University.

LITERATURE

African American
Allison Carpenter, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Delaware.

American Family in Literature
Cara McClintock-Walsh, Professor, English. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Boston University.

American Romantic Period
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Archetypal Theory
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

British/American Modernism
Mary Mathis, Assistant Professor, English. B.A., University of Texas/Austin; M.A., University of Texas/Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas/Austin.

British Literature Before 1800
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University.
Michael Pogach, Professor, English. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Arcadia University; M.A., Arcadia University.
Pamela Longo, Adjunct Faculty, English. B.A., Drew University; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Children’s
Cyd Skinner, Professor, Psychology. B.A., Lafayette College; M.Ed., Lehigh University, Ph.D., Northcentral University.

Contemporary
Mary Mathis, Assistant Professor, English. B.A., University of Texas/Austin; M.A., University of Texas/Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas/Austin. (world)

Graphic Novels
Andrew Gluszynski, Research Associate, Institutional Effectiveness. B.S., Kutztown University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

Jane Austen
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University.

Medieval
Randy L. Boone, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Lehigh University.
Michael Pogach, Professor, English. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Arcadia University; M.A., Arcadia University.
Pamela Longo, Adjunct, English. B.A., Drew University; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Mothers and Motherhood in Modernist Fiction
Cara McClintock-Walsh, Professor, English. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Boston University.

Peninsular Literature of the Spanish Golden Age
Sandra Del Cueto, Professor, Spanish. B.A., Manhattan College; M.A., University of California/ Los Angeles; M.A., University of Pennsylvania.

Poetry: Modern, Contemporary and Spanish
Javier Avila, Professor, English. B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Transcendentalism
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Twentieth Century
Allison Carpenter, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Delaware (American).
Julie B. Houston, Professor, English. B.A., Arcadia University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University.
Mary Mathis, Assistant Professor, English. B.A., University of Texas/Austin; M.A., University of Texas/Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas/Austin. (women writers).

Virginia Woolf
Mary Mathis, Assistant Professor, English. B.A., University of Texas/Austin; M.A., University of Texas/Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas/Austin.

Women’s Literature
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Women’s Studies
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

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MANAGEMENT

Corporate Training
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development Institute. B.A., Mount Holyoke.

Manufacturing
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University.

Office
Annie-Laurie Meyers, Professor, Business & Paralegal. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.A., Gannon University; M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Organizational Development
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development Institute. B.A., Mount Holyoke.

Performance
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development Institute. B.A., Mount Holyoke.

Production and Operations
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A. Drexel University.

Restaurant
Francine Marz, Director, Culinary Arts Program. A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.B.A., Argosy University.

Strategic Management
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University.

Team-Building
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development Institute. B.A. Mount Holyoke.

Team Management
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University.

MANUFACTURING

Auto and Truck Manufacturing Trends
Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.

Management
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University.

Manufacturing Technologies
John Barkanic, Sr. ETAC Consultant. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Workforce Training in Manufacturing
Lauren Loeffler, Vice President, Workforce Development/Community Education/Dean, Fowler Family Southside Center. M.A., Thomas Edison State University.

MARKETING

Wendi Achey, Professor, Business/Marketing. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.B.A., DeSales University.
Dorothy Schramm, Senior Director, Institutional Effectiveness. B.A., DeSales University, M.B.A., Lehigh University

MATHEMATICS

Advanced Placement Tests
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University (tips for taking advanced placement tests and regents exams).

Education
Dennis C. Ebersole, Professor, Mathematics/Computer/Information Science. B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Lehigh University; M.S., Lehigh University (new standards in math education; reform movement in math education).

Innovative Teaching Techniques
Dennis C. Ebersole, Professor, Mathematics/Computer/Information Science. B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Lehigh University; M.S., Lehigh University (innovative teaching techniques in K-12 college mathematics).

Mathematics Assessment
Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University.

National Assessment of Educational Progress in Mathematics, NAEP
Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University

Overcoming Math Anxiety
Dennis C. Ebersole, Professor, Mathematics/Computer/Information Science. B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Lehigh University; M.S., Lehigh University.

SAT -1 Mathematics Exams
Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University.

Teaching Physics and Mathematics
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY

Andrew McIntosh, Associate Professor, Sociology. B.A., Bard College; M.A., Lehigh University.
John Tindell, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., California State University-Chico; M.A., Texas A&M University.

MULTIMEDIA

Mario J. Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Lehigh University; M.F.A, Temple University.

MUSIC

Bagpipes
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Boswell Sisters
James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University.

Hip-Hop
Andrew McIntosh, Associate Professor, Sociology. B.A., Bard College; M.A., Lehigh University.

History and Theory
Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University.

Jazz and Swing
Harold Weiss, Professor, Philosophy. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., Temple University.

Organ
David A. Ruth, Vice President / Chief of Staff. A.A., Hagerstown Community College; B.S., Frostburg State University; M.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University.

Physical Aspects of Sound, and the Vibration of Violin Strings
Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University.

Public Schools
Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University. (music history and theory; music in public schools; physical aspects of sound and the vibration of the violin string).

Rock n Roll – History/Rise
Earl Page, Professor, History/Sociology. B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Temple University; M.A., University of Maryland.

Violin
Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University. (physical aspects of sound, and the vibration of the violin string).

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NATURE AND OUTDOORS

Appalachian Trial
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Backpacking
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Kayaking
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Long Distance, Thru, Section, and Day Hiking
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT

Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

NURSING

Critical Care
Mali Bartges, Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., Duke University; M.S.N., DeSales University; D.N.P., Chatham University. Certified in critical care and as a nurse educator (CCRN and CNE).
Marie Everhart, Professor, Nursing. NLN Certified Nursing Educator. A.A.S., Luzerne County Community College; B.S., Misericordia University; M.S., Misericordia University.

Disaster Nursing
Marie Everhart, Professor, Nursing. NLN Certified Nursing Educator. A.A.S., Luzerne County Community College; B.S., Misericordia University; M.S., Misericordia University.

Education Trends
Carolyn Bortz,  Vice President, Academic Affairs. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.S., DeSales University; Ed.D., Widener University (trends in nursing education and practice).

Maternal-Child Health
Jacqueline A. Crocetti, Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., The College of New Jersey; M.S.N., University of Delaware; D.N.P., Robert Morris University.

Medical-Surgical
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph.D., Marywood University.
Mali Bartges, Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., Duke University; M.S.N., DeSales University; D.N.P. Chatham University.
Andrea Corrado, Associate Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., Framingham State College; M.S.N.,  St. Joseph’s College of Maine.

Mental Health
Jacqueline A. Crocetti, Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., The College of New Jersey; M.S.N., University of Delaware; D.N.P., Robert Morris University.

Nurse Aide
Judith Rex, Dean, Allied Health and Sciences. B.S., Wilkes University; M.S., Villanova University;
Ph,D., Marywood University.

Pediatric
Marie Everhart, Professor, Nursing. NLN Certified Nursing Educator. A.A.S., Luzerne County Community College; B.S., Misericordia University; M.S., Misericordia University.
Andrea Corrado, Associate Professor, Nursing. B.S.N., Framingham State College; M.S.N., St. Joseph’s College of Maine.

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ONLINE EDUCATION

Instructional Design
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Instructional Technology
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Online Job Training
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Online Learning
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Open Educational Resources (OER)
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Trends
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development Institute - CBI. B.A. Mount Holyoke.

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PEACE CORPS – UNITED STATES

Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

PHILOSOPHY

Harold Weiss, Professor, Philosophy. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., Temple University (especially Nietzsche).
Ken Burak, Professor, Philosophy. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium; Ph.D., DePaul University. (especially Hegel and Kant).

PHOTOGRAPHY
Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

PHYSICS

Laws of Physics and their Applications in Everyday Life
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M. Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Teaching Physics and Mathematics
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M. Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

PHYSIOLOGY

Animal
Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V.M., University of Pennsylvania.

Human
Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V.M., University of Pennsylvania.

PLAGIARISM

Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University.

PLANNED GIVING

Catherine DeHart, Director, Principal Gifts. B.A., Cabrini College; M.P.A., Widener University.

POETRY

Modern and Contemporary Poetry; also Spanish Poetry
Javier Avila, Professor, English. B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Political History of Africa
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services, B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Relations Between India and Pakistan
Mohammed Sadiq Bajwa, Professor, Economics. B.A., Government Murray College; M.A., University of the Punjab; M.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.

PRODUCTION

Production and Operations Management
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A. Drexel University.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development. B.A. Mount Holyoke.

PSYCHOLOGY

Anxiety
Katherine Lynn Muller. Adjunct Faculty, Psychology, psychologist. B.A. B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Rutgers University.

Clinical Psychology
Katherine Lynn Muller. Adjunct Faculty, Psychology, psychologist. B.A. B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Rutgers University.

Critical Thinking
Thomas Frangicetto, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology. A.S., Peirce Junior College; B.S., LaSalle University; M.Ed., The College of New Jersey.

Cultural Psychology
Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

Depression
Katherine Lynn Muller. Adjunct Faculty, Psychology, psychologist. B.A. B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Rutgers University.

Educational
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Emotional Intelligence
Thomas Frangicetto, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology. A.S., Peirce Junior College; B.S., LaSalle University; M.Ed., The College of New Jersey.

Gender Differences
Melissa E. Koberlein, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University. (gender differences in communications).

Psychology of Humor
Thomas Frangicetto, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology. A.S., Peirce Junior College; B.S., LaSalle University; M.Ed., The College of New Jersey.

Social
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

PUBLIC SPEAKING

John Tindell, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., California State University; M.A., Texas A&M University.

Debating
John Tindell, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., California State University; M.A., Texas A&M University.

PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
Javier Avila, Professor, English. B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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RACIAL ISSUES


Letitia Morse Lladoc, Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language. B.S., Marywood University; M.Ed., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Berne University.

RADIO

History of Radio
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.

RADIOGRAPHY

Career in Radiography
Lucy Keim, Professor, Radiography. Certificate Completion, The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences; B.S., University of St. Francis; M.S., University of St. Francis.

Medical Imaging
Steven J. Iacono, Director, Radiography. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Pratt Institute; M.B.A., Lehigh University.

READING

Annette M. Bruno, Professor, Education. B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.Ed. Kutztown University; Ed.D., Widener University.

Developmental Reading for College Students
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University.

RELIGION

Christian Druidry
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Druids
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Islamic
Mohammed S. Bajwa, Professor, Economics. B.A., Government Murray College; M.A., University of the Punjab; M.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.

Modern Druidry
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Scottish Druids
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Sociology of Religion
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

World Religions
Harold Weiss, Professor, Philosophy. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., Temple University.

RESEARCH

Advanced Heating, Curing and Drying of Materials
John Barkanic, Sr. ETAC Consultant. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Methods
Gina Robertiello, Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice. B.S., Rutgers University; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Operations Research
Alexander Rolón, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., East Stroudsburg University; M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

IBM SPSS® Statistics (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)
Gina Robertiello, Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice. B.S., Rutgers University; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT

Francine Marz, Director, Culinary Arts Program. A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.B.A., Argosy University.

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Ken Trionfo, Professor, Architecture. B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Morgan State University

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SAFETY

Corporate Safety
Active Shooter/Workplace Safety
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

OSHA 10&30 Hour for Construction and General Industry
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

OSHA Outreach Training
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Emergency Action Planning
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.
Emergency Preparedness
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Fire Extinguisher
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

First Responder
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Occupational Safety and Health
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

School Safety

Active Shooter
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Emergency Action Planning
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Fire Extinguisher
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Workplace Safety
Tom G. Barnowski, Director, Emergency Services and Corporate and Public Safety Training. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Franklin University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

SERVICE LEARNING

John K. Leiser, Professor, Biology. B.S., East Stroudsburg University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.

SOCIAL WORK

Hope Horowitz, Professor, Social Work/Sociology, B.A., Ithaca College; M.S.W., University of Michigan.

SOCIOLOGY

Environmental
Erin Reilly, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Lehigh University.
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Political Sociology
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Popular Culture
Andrew McIntosh, Associate Professor, Sociology. B.A., Bard College; M.A., Lehigh University.

Race and Class
Erin Reilly, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Lehigh University.

Race and Ethnicity
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Social Movements
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Social Problems
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Social Stratification
Erin Reilly, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Lehigh University.

Sociology of Religion
Ronit Shemtov, Professor, Sociology. B.A., Concordia University; M.A., Concordia; Ph.D., University of Connecticut (environmental sociology; sociology of religion; political sociology; race and ethnicity; social movements; social problems; social psychology).

Urban Sociology
Andrew McIntosh, Associate Professor, Sociology. B.A., Bard College; M.A., Lehigh University.

SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS

Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre; A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.
Timothy Molchany, Professor, Communications/ Theatre. A.A., Hudson Valley Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., State University of New York, Albany.

SPORT MANAGEMENT

Adrian Yaguez, Associate Director, Athletics. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.S., DeSales University; M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.

STATISTICS

Charles Mathers, Associate Professor, Mathematics. A.A., Suffolk County Community College; B.A., State University of New York, Geneseo; M.S., Syracuse University.
Alexander Rolón, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., East Stroudsburg University; M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Dorothy Schramm, Senior Director, Institutional Effectiveness. B.A., DeSales University, M.B.A., Lehigh University.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT AND SERVICES

Mary Sinibaldi Mancino, Senior Associate Director, Enrollment Services. B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania; M.S., University of Central Missouri.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOME ASSESSMENT

Catherine Grozier, Assistant Dean, Academic Success. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Temple University.

STUDENT SUCCESS

Catherine Grozier, Assistant Dean, Academic Success. B.A., West Chester University; M.A., Temple University.

STUDENT TRAVEL
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.

STUDY ABROAD

Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services. B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

Developing Study Abroad Programs
Donna Acerra, Professor, Communications/Theatre. A.A., Northampton Community College; B.A., Temple University; M.A., Temple University.
Nathan Riley Carpenter, Director, Global Education and International Services. B.A., St. John’s College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California.

STUDY SKILLS

Stacie Phillips, Instructional Assistant, Tutorial Coordinator. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University (college students)

SUBURBAN DEVELOPMENT

Ken Trionfo, Professor, Architecture. B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Morgan State University

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TEACHING TECHNIQUES

Dennis C. Ebersole, Professor, Mathematics/Computer/Information Science. B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Lehigh University; M.S., Lehigh University (innovative teaching techniques in k-12 college mathematics)
Nancy Moreau, Professor, Education. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M. Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Capella University (teaching physics and mathematics).
Alexander Rolón, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., East Stroudsburg University; M.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Creative Teaching Techniques
Sandra Del Cueto, Professor, Spanish. B.A., Manhattan College; M.A., University of California; M.A., University of Pennsylvania.

Virtual Business Teaching
Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

Anita Dickson, Professor, Business Administration. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University.

Team Building
Ann Raines, Director, Leadership Development. B.A. Mount Holyoke.
Christine Armstrong, Professor, Communications/Theatre. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University

TECHNOLOGY

Blackboard Administration and Concourse Syllabus Management System
Elaine Vasko, Learning Management System Administrator. A.A., Northampton Community College.

TELEVISION

History of Television
James A. Von Schilling, Professor, English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Bowling Green University

TRAVEL INDUSTRY

Katherine Reitenauer, Secretary, International Education. A.A., Lehigh Carbon Community College. Travel consultant for over 10 years/plus own business; REAL ID, passport application, VISA requirements, documentation.

TUTORING

Stacie Phillips, Instructional Assistant, Tutorial Coordinator, Learning Center. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

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URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Downtown Revitalization
Ken Trionfo, Professor, Architecture. B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Morgan State University.

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VETERINARY MEDICINE

Charles E. Rinehimer, Professor, Biology/Veterinary Technology. B.S., Delaware Valley College; D.V.M., University of Pennsylvania

VIOLIN

Jeannie E. Galick, Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Arcadia University; M.S., Lehigh University. (physical aspects of sound, and the vibration of the violin string).

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WALT DISNEY

Walt Disney World College Program
Katherine Reitenauer, Secretary, International Education. A.A., Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Walt Disney World Expertise
Katherine Reitenauer, Secretary, International Education. A.A., Lehigh Carbon Community College. Countless trainings and certifications.

WEBSITE RELATED TOPICS

Website Design
Thomas J. Shillea, Director, Art Programs. B.S., Kutztown University; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology.

WELLNESS

Psychology
Gina Turner, Professor, Psychology. B.S., B.A., University of Washington; M.A., The New School; Ph.D., The New School. Certified yoga instructor (RYT-200); Board Certified wellness coach.

Healthcare
Gina Turner, Professor, Psychology. B.S., B.A., University of Washington; M.A., The New School; Ph.D., The New School. Certified yoga instructor (RYT-200); Board Certified wellness coach.

WOMEN’S ISSUES

Women in Maker Spaces
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

Women in Programming
Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

WOMEN’S STUDIES

Beth Ritter-Guth, Associate Dean, Online Learning & Educational Technology. B.A., DeSales University; M.A., Kutztown University.

WORKFORCE TRAINING

Lauren Loeffler, Vice President, Workforce Development/Community Education/Dean, Fowler Family Southside Center. B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.A., Thomas Edison State University.

WRITING

Creative
Javier Avila, Professor, English. B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Randy L. Boone, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Lehigh University.
Michael Pogach, Professor, English. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A. Arcadia University; M.A. Arcadia University.
Julie B. Houston, Professor, English. B.A., Arcadia University;  M.A., Johns Hopkins University.
Andrew Gluszynski, Research Associate, Institutional Effectiveness. B.S., Kutztown University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

Improving Writing skills
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University. (helping college students improve writing skills).

Instruction
Randy L. Boone, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Lehigh University.

News Writing
Robert Hays, Professor, Journalism. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Plagiarism
Nancy E. Trautmann, Professor, English. B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Lehigh University.

Sports
Randy L. Boone, Professor, English. B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Lehigh University.

Teaching Writing
Sharon T. Gavin-Levy, Adjunct Faculty, English. B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., Bucknell University; Ed.D., Lehigh University.
Judith Buenaflor, Professor, English. B.A., Rosemont College; M.A., and M.Ed., Kutztown University; Ed.S, Walden University.
Andrew Gluszynski, Research Associate, Institutional Effectiveness. B.S. Kutztown University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

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X-RAYS

Dental
Sherri L. Meyers, Director, Dental Hygiene and Auxiliary Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., University of Maryland.

Radiation Safety
Sherri L. Meyers, Director, Dental Hygiene and Auxiliary Programs. A.A.S., Northampton Community College; B.S., Thomas Jefferson University; M.S., University of Maryland.

Updated August 2020