Academic Catalog

Faculty

Douglas Anderson
Professor; Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., University of Texas
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts

Valerie Bello
Visiting Assistant Professor in Communication/Journalism
B.S., Medaille College
M.S., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Barbara Biljan
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Librarian
B.A. College of St. Benedict
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Helena Boersma
Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.S., University of Alaska-Fairbanks
M.S., Golden Gate University
M.S., University of Nevada
M.S., SUNY College at Brockport
Ed.D., Warner School of Education

Marla Britton
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.S. State University of New York College at Buffalo
M.S., Ed.D. University of Rochester

Hugh Burnam
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Humaities; Interdisciplinary Studies
B.S., M.S. State University of New York College at Buffalo

Lesley J. Capuana
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York
M.A., Ph.D., Brock University

David R. Castro-Blanco
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology; Counseling and Clinical Psychology
B.A., Ph.D., St. John’s University

Michelle A. Cefaratti
Assistant Professor of the Practice; Education
B.F.A., Syracuse University
Ed.M., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Bernadette Clabeaux
Assistant Professor of Biology; Science, Mathematics & Technology
A.S., Erie Community College
B.S., Medaille College
M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Kevin Clarke
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Social Science; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.A., State University of New York College at Geneseo
M.A., Ph.D. University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Matthew P. Coleman
Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
A.S., B.S., Medaille College
D.V.M., Virginia Tech

Orlando Dickson
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law, State University of New York
B.A., Brandman University, Chapman University System

Gerald J. Erion
Professor of Philosophy; Interdisciplinary Studies
B.S., State University of New York College at Geneseo
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Jeffrey A. Faunce
Associate Professor of Teacher Education; Education
B.A., Albright College
M.A., Canisius College
M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Katherine Fitzgerald
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
B.S. State University of New York College at Geneseo
D.V.M. Ross University

John Girard
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Marketing; Business, Management & Leadership
B.S., University at Buffalo, State University of New York
M.B.A., Canisius College

Courtney Grim
Associate Professor of Arts and Digital Literature; Interdisciplinary Studies
A.A., Columbus State Community College
B.F.A., Ohio University
M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology

Juli Hinds
Assistant Professor of Communication; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Najla Hrustanovic
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., State University of New York Polytechnic Institute
M.S., State University of New York College at Oswego
Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Helen L. Horne-Moyer
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., Converse College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Richard L. Jacob
Professor of Sport Psychology; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
A.A., Niagara County Community College
B.A., Eisenhower College
M.S.Ed., Niagara University
M.S., Canisius College
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Casey Jakubowski
Assistant Professor of Education; Education
B.A., State University of New York at Fredonia
M.A., University at Binghamton, State University of New York
Ph.D., University of Albany, State University of New York

Corinne Jones
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Accounting; Business, Management & Leadership
B.S., The George Washington University
M.S., University of Notre Dame

René A. Jones
Clinical Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., State University of New York at Oswego
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Purdue University Calumet

Tanisha K. Joshi
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., Fergusson College of Arts and Sciences
M.A., University of Pune
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Nicole Jowsey
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Philosophy; Interdisciplinary Studies
M.A., Ph.D. University at Buffalo

Elizabeth L. Kinan
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., Ed.M., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Lola Kirk
Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
A.S., State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi
B.S., Syracuse University 
D.V.M., Ross University

Daniel P. Kotzin
Professor of History; Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., University of California-Irvine
M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Leslie Wells Kovich
Assistant Professor; Education
B.A., Westminster College
M.S.Ed., Northern Illinois University

Michael P. Lillis
Professor of Business Administration; Business, Management & Leadership
B.A., M.B.A., Canisius College
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Jianzhen (Jason) Liu
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Science, Mathematics & Technology
B.S., Anyang Normal University
M.S., Beijing University of Technology
Ph.D., Auburn University

Robin L. Lovelock
Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
B.S., University of Rochester
D.V.M., Cornell University

Hennessey Lustica
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., State University of New York at Albany
M.S., Long Island University, Westchester Campus
Ph.D., University of Rochester

Valerie J. Macer
Associate Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
B.S., University of Michigan
Ed.M., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Steven M. MacMartin
Associate Professor of the Practice in Homeland Security; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.S., St. Lawrence University
M.A., Medaille College
D.B.A., California Intercontinental University

Casaba Marosan
Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice in Biology; Science, Mathematics & Technology
B.S. University at Buffalo, State University of New York
M.D., Semmelweis University

Marguerite M. McCarty
Clinical Associate Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., Kings College
M.S.Ed., State University of New York, The College at Brockport
Ed.D., University of Rochester

Timothy A. McCorry
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.A., M.A., St. John’s University
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Courtney B. McQuoid
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
M.S., Ed.D., University of Rochester

Vochita Mihai
Professor of Mathematics; Science, Mathematics & Technology
B.S., M.S., University of Bucharest
M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Maryanne Misso
Clinical Instructor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
A.S., Medaille College
B.A., State University of New York College at Buffalo

Donald E. Nowak
Clinical Associate Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.A., B.A., Canisius College
M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Tara Oneachtain
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
B.A.S., St. Petersburgh College
M.Ed., University of South Florida, Instructional Technology

Thomas M. Orrange
Associate Professor, Librarian
B.A., D’Youville College
M.L.S., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Allison O'Toole
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
B.S., Medaille College
D.V.M., St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine

Jonas J. Patricko
Associate Professor of the Practice in Management Information Systems; Business, Management & Leadership
A.S., Niagara County Community College
B.S., State University of New York, Empire State College
M.S.Ed., State University of New York College at Buffalo
D.B.A., California Intercontinental University

Brian K. Patterson
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Criminal Justice; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.S., State University of New York College at Buffalo
M.B.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Louis J. Pozantides
Professor of the Practice in Communication; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.S., Medaille College
M.S.Ed., Canisius College

Michelle Poynton
Visiting Lecturer (English Program)
B.F.A., Boston University School of Theatre
M.F.A., The University of Iowa
M.A., University of Buffalo

Caitlin Riegel
Assistant Professor of Edcuation; Education
B.A., Niagara University
Ph.D., Niagara University

Todd C. Riniolo
Professor of Psychology; Social Sciences, Communication & Sport Studies
B.S., State University of New York College at Buffalo
Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Gautam Sarkar
Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Science, Mathematics & Technology
D.O., Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ph.D., South Dakota State University

Joseph Savarese
Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
B.A., Catholic University of America
M.S., State University College of New York at New Paltz
D.V.M., University of Parma, Italy

Deborah Shelvay
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Health Information Management; Business, Management & Leadership
A.A.S., Alfred State College
B.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York
M.S., D’Youville College

Harleen Singh
Assistant Professor; Education
M.Tech., NIIT University
B.S.Ed., Indira Ghandi National Open University
B.A., Panjab University 

Bridgette K. Slavin
Assistant Professor of the Practice in History; Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., State University of New York at Oswego
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., University of Sydney

Denise Stappenbeck
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., University of Rochester
M.A., University of Arizona
C.A.S., SUNY Brockport
Ed.D., University of Rochester, Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Susan C. Steffan
Associate Professor of the Practice in Finance and Management; Business, Management & Leadership
B.S., M.B.A., University of Buffalo, State University of New York

Joellen Stender
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York
B.A., Medaille College

Jenna Symons
Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology
B.A., University of California-Riverside
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Kristy Tyson
Assistant Professor of the Practice; Business, Management & Leadership
A.A.S., B.B.A., SUNY Canton
M.B.A., D'Youville College

Alice M. Villaseñor
Associate Professor of English; Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., University of California-Riverside
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Jenifer Willson
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling; Counseling & Clinical Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Blake Winter
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Science, Mathematics & Technology
B.S., Houghton College
M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Christine Woodcock
Assistant Professor; Education
B.A., Binghamton University
M.S.Ed., Binghamton University
Ph.D., Reading University at Albany State University of New York

Ryan Woodcock
Assistant Professor of Biology; Science, Mathematics & Technology
B.S., Randolph-Macon College
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University