Faculty Status Report 2012–2013

New Faculty

(Introduced at the Academic Convocation)

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Rebecca Chace, assistant professor, creative writing (Flor) — MFA, Bennington College; BFA/MFA, New York University

KyungTek Chun, lecturer, sociology (Flor) — PhD, MA, The New School; MA, Long Island University; BA, Whitworth University

Marysol Diego, assistant professor, pharmacy practice (Flor) — PharmD, Shenandoah University; BS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Robert Griffo, lecturer, psychology (Flor) — PhD, MA, Northeastern University; BA, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Yong Guo, professor, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor) — PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo; MBA, Fairleigh Dickinson University; BS, University of Science and Technology of China

Michael Kalb, lecturer, physics (Flor) — PhD, Yale University; BS, The Cooper Union

Kay Wright Lewis, lecturer, history (Flor) — PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; BA, Sarah Lawrence College

Cynthia Thole Loewus, senior lecturer, musical theater (Flor) — BA, Butler University

Brian Olechnowski, assistant professor, biology (Flor) — PhD, Iowa State University; BS, Cornell University

Ann Ordway, instructor, counseling education (Flor) — JD, MA, EdS, BA, Seton Hall University

Gail Rattinger, associate professor, pharmacy practice (Flor) — PharmD, University of California, San Francisco; PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; AB, Occidental College

GorDan Tyson Reeves, assistant professor, chemistry (Flor) — PhD, Drexel University; BA, Lincoln University

Anastasia Rivkin, professor, pharmacy practice (Flor) — PharmD, BS, North Dakota State University

Edward Salaski, lecturer, chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences (Flor) — PhD, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; BS, Michigan State University

Amy Shlosberg, assistant professor, criminology (Flor) — MA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York; BS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Shawn Spencer, associate professor, pharmaceutics (Flor) — PhD, BS, Temple University

Joaquin Villanueva, instructor, geography (Flor) — MA, Syracuse University; BA, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Ligia Westrich, assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences (Flor) — PhD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; BS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Silberman College of Business

Stephen Bear, assistant professor, management (Flor) — PhD, Lubin School of Business, Pace University; MBA, Harvard University; BA, Duke University

Yoshiko DeMotta, assistant professor, marketing (Flor) — PhD, Baruch College, City University of New York; MBA, Seattle University; BA, Yokohama National University, Japan

Tiffany Keller Hansbrough, assistant professor, management (Flor) — PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo; BA, University of Iowa

Jill Reid, instructor, marketing (Van) — MBA, Aston University Business School, United Kingdom; BA, University of Salford, United Kingdom

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

Constance Bygrave, assistant professor, administrative science (Van) — PhD, MBA, St. Mary’s University, Canada; BBA, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Ajay Garg, assistant professor, administrative science (Van) — PhD, GGS Indraprastha University, India; MBA, Kurukshetra University, India; BSE, National Institute of Technology, India

Jong-Chae Kim, assistant professor, sports administration (Metro) — PhD, Florida State University; MS, Texas A&M University; BA, Korea University

Erick Lorenzana, senior lecturer, hospitality management (Metro) — MMH, Cornell University; BBA, Florida International University; AA, Miami-Dade Community College

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

Sameh Abdelazim, assistant professor, electrical engineering technology and electrical engineering (Metro) — MPhil, MEEE, BEEE, The City University of New York

Karen Buzzard, professor, communication (Metro) — PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MA, University of Iowa; BA, Drury College

Ronald Dolbin, assistant professor, mathematics (Metro) — PhD, MA, University of California, Riverside; BA, California State University

Gregory Dorata, lecturer, physics (Metro) — PhD, MS, College of William & Mary; BS, Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Carolyn Garzone, lecturer, nursing (Metro) — MSN, William Paterson University; BSN, Felician College

Meaghan Guiney, clinical assistant professor, psychology (Metro) — PhD, MEd, Fordham University; BA, Bowdoin College

Leslie Meskin, lecturer, education (Metro) — EdD, EdM, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; BA, Temple University

Teresa Moore, assistant professor, nursing (Metro) — DNP, MSN, Fairleigh Dickinson University; BSN, Dominican College

Arthur Sanzari, lecturer, nursing (Metro) — MSN, BSN, Fairleigh Dickinson University; BFA, The Cooper Union

Kathleen Scura, associate professor, nursing (Metro) — EdD, University of Sarasota; MSN, Hunter University, City University of New York; BSN, Jersey City University

Omar Thomas, lecturer, construction engineering technology (Metro) — PhD, Florida State University; MEng, Cornell University; BSc, University of the West Indies, Trinidad

Maryelena Vargas, associate professor, nursing (Metro) — DNSc, Columbia University; BSN, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Stephanie Whelan, clinical instructor, nursing (Metro) — MSN, Pace University; BSN, University of Delaware

Promotions

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

To Professor

Robin Barkley, computer graphics/animation (Flor)

Allen Cohen, music (Flor)

To Associate Professor

Gloria Anderle, chemistry (Flor)

Daniel Cassino, political science (Flor)

George Cochrane, art (Flor)

Patricia Melloy, cell biology (Flor)

Gloria Pastorino, French/Italian (Flor)

Robyn Schiffman, English (Flor)

Marek Slaby, mathematics (Flor)

Silberman College of Business

To Professor

Jeffrey Hsu, management information systems (Flor)

Ethnι Swartz, entrepreneurship (Flor)

To Associate Professor

Li Qin, information systems (Metro)

Xin Tan, management information systems (Metro)

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

To Associate Professor

Ernest Kovacs, administrative science (Metro)

Aixa Ritz, hospitality/tourism management (Metro)

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

To Associate Professor

Zhiwei Mao, electrical engineering (Metro)

Louis Ray, education (Metro)

Hong Zhao, electrical engineering (Metro)

Tenure

(Effective fall 2013)

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Christopher Caldiero, communication (Flor)

Daniel Cassino, political science (Flor)

Gloria Pastorino, French/Italian (Flor)

Robyn Schiffman, English (Flor)

Silberman College of Business

Li Qin, information systems (Metro)

Xin Tan, management information systems (Metro)

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

Ernest Kovacs, administrative science (Metro)

Aixa Ritz, hospitality/tourism management (Metro)

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

Katharine Loeb, clinical psychology (Metro)

Zhiwei Mao, electrical engineering (Metro)

Louis Ray, education (Metro)

Hong Zhao, electrical engineering (Metro)

Sabbaticals

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Peter Burkholder, history (Flor), spring semester

George Cochrane, art (Flor), fall semester

Gary Darden, history (Flor), fall semester

Kathleen Haspel, communication studies (Flor), fall semester

David Landau, film (Flor), spring semester

Marilyn Rye, English (Flor), fall semester

Kiron Sharma, computer science (Flor), spring semester

Silberman College of Business

Joel Harmon, management (Flor), fall semester

Gwen Jones, management (Flor), spring semester

Dennis Scotti, management (Metro), fall semester

Ethnι Swartz, entrepreneurship (Flor), spring semester

Xin Tan, management information systems (Metro), spring semester

Zhaobo Wang, operations management (Flor), fall semester

K. Paul Yoon, operations management (Metro), spring semester

University College: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies

Cynthia Bergstein, psychology (Metro), fall 2012 semester

Marie Roberts, fine arts (Metro), fall 2012 semester

Howard Silver, electrical engineering (Metro), fall 2012 semester

Leaves of Absence

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Fatmir Haskaj, sociology (Flor), fall semester

Dana Kaspereen-Guidicipietro, psychology (Flor), fall semester

Robert Shaw, physics (Flor), fall semester

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

Sherwin Klein, philosophy (Metro), fall semester

October 2012

In This Issue

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Flor = College at Florham,
Madison, NJ

Metro = Metropolitan Campus,
Teaneck, NJ

Van = FDU-Vancouver,
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Wrox = Wroxton College,
Wroxton, England

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