2017-18 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 24, 2018  
2017-18 Graduate Catalog

Full-time Faculty


A | BC | DE | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Nadia Abgrab-Noormohamed
B.S., University of Massachusetts
M.B.A., Providence College
D.B.A., Alliant International University
Associate Professor/Business Studies and Economics/Marketing

Esther Alarcón-Arana
Superior Degree, University of Seville
M.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor/Modern and Classical Languages

Camille A. Allen
B.A., University of Rhode Island
M.Ed., C.A.G.S., Rhode Island College
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Professor Emerita/Education

M. Therese Antone, RSM
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.A., Villanova University
M.Ed., Ed.D., Harvard University
Professor/Management/Mathematics
Chancellor
 
Thomas Arruda
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Ph.D., Northeastern University
Assistant Professor/Chemistry
 
Juanita Ashby Bey
B.A. Coppin State College
M.S. Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Assistant Professor/Education
 
Heather Axen
B.A., Cornell College
Ph.D., University of Vermont
Assistant Professor/Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Norma M. Bailey
B.A., Mary Washington College
M.A., Catholic University of America
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Professor/English

Jane Harrington Bethune
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University
Professor Emerita/Modern and Classical Languages

Kaitlin Black
B.A. Houghton College
M.A. Boston College
M.A. Clark University
Visiting Assistant Professor/Psychology

Elizabeth Bloom
B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Assistant Professor/Nursing

Jennifer K. Bonoff
B.A., Yale University
M.S., Northeastern University
Instructor/Business Studies and Economics/Marketing

Jennifer Booth
B.A., M.A., Salve Regina University
Ed.D. Johnson and Wales University
Lecturer/Education

Luigi Bradizza
B.Sc., University of Toronto
M.A., Boston College
Ph.D., University of Dallas
Associate Professor/Political Science

Michael T. Brady
B.A., University of Rhode Island
B.S., Roger Williams University
J.D., New England School of Law
Associate Professor/Administration of Justice

Traci B. Brady
B.S., M.S., Johnson and Wales University
D.B.A., University of Sarasota
Professor/Business Studies and Economics/Marketing

John Buckley, FSC
B.A., Catholic University of America
M.A., Manhattan College
Ph.D., New York University
Professor Emeritus/History

Michael Anton Budd
B.S., University of Oregon
M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University
Professor/Humanities

Emily Colbert Cairns
B.A., Hamilton College
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Assistant Professor/Modern and Classical Languages

Jamie Carlone
B.S., M.S., University of Rhode Island
Lecturer/Business Studies and Economics/Accounting

Brandon Catalan
B.A., Stonehill College
M.S. University of New Haven
Lecturer/Administration of Justice
 
Troy Catterson
B.A, University of Hawaii, Manoa
M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Assistant Professor/Philosophy

Jameson F. Chace
B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado
Associate Professor/Biology/Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies 

Andrea Chait
B.S., Ithaca College
M.Ed., M.A.E., Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville
Assistant Professor/Psychology
 
Joan Chapdelaine
B.S., M.S., Salve Regina University
M.S. Boston University
Ph.D., Walden University
Professor Emerita/Health Care Administration and Management
 
Peter Colosi
B.S., Franciscan University
M.A., St. Bonaventure University
M. Phil., Ph.D., International Academy of Philosophy
Assistant Professor/Philosophy

Patricia Combies, RSM
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.A., Rhode Island College
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
Senior Lecturer/English

Craig Condella
B.S., University of Scranton
M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Fordham University
Associate Professor/Philosophy/Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies

Carmel M. Coughlan
B.A., University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
M.B.A., Salve Regina University
Senior Lecturer/Business Studies and Economics

Daniel M. Cowdin
B.A., Stanford University
M.A., Colorado State University
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Professor/Religious and Theological Studies

Linda M. Crawford
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison
Professor/Modern and Classical Languages

Laura Croyle
B.A., B.S., Miami University
M.S., Ph.D. University of Kentucky
Assistant Professor/Mathematical Sciences

Debra Curtis
B.A. Keene State College
M.P.H., San Jose State University
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Associate Professor/Sociology/Anthropology/Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies

Peter A. Davis
B.A., M.Mus., University of Rhode Island
Senior Lecturer/Music,Theatre and Dance/Music

Thomas Day
B.A., St. Joseph’s University
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Professor Emeritus/Music, Theatre and Dance

Dean E. de la Motte
B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Professor/French and Comparative Literature

Michael DiMaio
B.A., Johns Hopkins University
M.A., University of Missouri
M.L.S., University of Rhode Island
Ph.D., University of Missouri
Professor/Philosophy and Classics

Judith Drew
B. A., M. A., Rhode Island College
Ph. D., The Ohio State University
Assistant Professor/Rehabilitation Counseling

Myra E. Edelstein
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Associate Professor/Business Studies and Economics

Bert S. Emerson
B.F.A., Swain School of Design
M.A.T., Rhode Island School of Design
Assistant Professor/Art

Madeleine Esch
B.A., University of St. Thomas
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
Associate Professor/English

Lois M. Eveleth
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.A., Loyola University
M.A., Providence College
Ph.D., Walden University
Professor/Philosophy

Michelle Farnum
B.S., Salve Regina University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix
Lecturer/Nursing

Lissa F. Fernandez
B.S., University of Vermont
M.S., Wheelock College
Senior Lecturer/Education

Elizabeth Fitzgibbon
B.A., M.S., Long Island University
Ph.D., Boston University
Assistant Professor/Mathematical Sciences

Thomas P. Flanagan
B.S.,M.Ed., Boston University
M.S., Salve Regina University
Associate Professor/Business Studies and Economics

Kevin Fontaine 
B.A., University of Rhode Island
M.A., Rhode Island College
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Visiting Assistant Professor/Psychology

Arthur Frankel
B.S., M.A., State University of New York, New Paltz
Ph.D., Dartmouth College
Professor/Psychology

Jane Gerety, RSM
B.A., Mount Saint Agnes College
M.A., Middlebury College
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Professor/English
President

Symeon A. Giannakos
B.A., Plymouth State
M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor/Political Science/International Relations

Carol E. Gibbons
B.A., Merrimack College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Associate Professor/Mathematical Sciences

Sally Gomaa
B.A., Alexandria University
M.A., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Associate Professor/English/Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies 

Jodie Goodnough
B.A. Montclair State University
M.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University
Assistant Professor/Art and Art History

Nancy Gordon
B.A., Elmira College
M.A., American University
Ed.D., Harvard University
Associate Professor/Holistic Counseling

Alice Tesch Graham
B.S., Florida State University
M.Ed., University of North Florida
Ph.D., University of Florida
Professor/Education

John J. Greeley
B.A., Catholic University of America
M.A., Manhattan College
S.T.L., S.T.D., Catholic University of America
Professor Emeritus/Religious and Theological Studies

Debra Grosskurth
B.S., Salve Regina University
M.S.N., University of Rhode Island
Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor/Nursing

Lindsay Guarino
B.F.A., State University of New York, Buffalo
M.F.A., University of Arizona, Tucson
Assistant Professor/Music, Theatre and Dance/Dance

Khalil Habib
B.A., University of Maine
M.A., University of Toronto
Ph.D., Boston University
Associate Professor/Philosophy
Director of Pell Honors Program

Laurie J. Harper
B.A., M.S.Ed., State University of New York, Potsdam
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
Associate Professor/Education

Donna Harrington-Lueker
B.A., Merrimack College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois
Professor/English

Jayme Hennessy
B.Mus., Barrington College
M.A., Providence College
S.T.L., S.T.D., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
Associate Professor/Religious and Theological Studies
 
William James Hersh
B.A., M.A., DePauw University
Ph.D., Union Graduate School
Professor Emeritus/Philosophy
 
Khadine Higgins
B.A., Lawrence University
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Assistant Professor/Chemistry
 
Robin Hoffmann
B.A., New York University
J.D., Rutgers University
Professor/Administration of Justice
Dean/Class of 2018

Mark Hough
B.A., Muhlenberg College
M.B.A., Bryant University
Lecturer/Health Care Administration and Management

Bonnie Kennedy
B.S., M.S., University of Rhode Island
Lecturer/Business Studies and Economics/Accounting

Joseph W. Lacouture
B.A., Rhode Island College
M.F.A., West Virginia University
Professor/Art

Harold E. Lawber, Jr.
B.A., M.E., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Professor/Business Studies and Economics

Katherine M. Lawber
B.A., Stonehill College
M.A., Purdue University
Diplome, Universite de Nice
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Professor/Modern and Classical Languages

William P. Leeman
B.A., Providence College
M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Associate Professor/History

Sarah J. Littlefield
B.S., Springfield College
M.A., Wesleyan University
M.A.L.S., Wesleyan University
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Professor/English

Barbara LoMonaco
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Southern Methodist University
Professor/Anthropology
Vice President for Student Affairs

Anthony LoPresti
B.S., Georgetown University
M.A., Ph.D., Boston College
Associate Professor/Religious and Theological Studies

Johnelle Luciani, RSM
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.A., M.S.W., Rhode Island College
C.A.S., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Professor/Social Work

James M. Ludes
B.A., Providence College
M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University
Assistant Professor/History
Vice President for Public Research and Initiatives, Director/Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy

Mary Lou Lyons
B.A., Hollins College
M.S., MGH Institute of Health Professions
Lecturer/Nursing

Elaine Mangiante
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Assistant Professor/Education

Anthony F. Mangieri
B.A., Pace University
M.A., Hunter College
Ph.D., Emory University
Associate Professor/Art History

Jon Bernard Marcoux
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor/Cultural Historic Preservation/Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies

Paula J. Martasian
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Associate Professor/Psychology

Jennifer McArdle
B.A., University of New Hampshire
Ph.M., University of Cambridge, Queen’s College
Assistant Professor/Administration of Justice
 
Elizabeth McAuliffe, RSM
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.S.T., University  of New Hampshire
Ed.D., Pennsylvania State University
Associate Professor/Education
Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Ellen F. McCarty
B.S., Salve Regina University
M.S., Boston University
Ph.D., Boston College
Professor/Nursing

Jennifer McClanaghan
B.A., Antioch College
M.F.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Florida State University
Assistant Professor/Writer in Residence

Marta McDonnell, RSM
B.A., Gwynedd-Mercy College
M.A., University of San Diego
M.A., St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
D.M., Catholic University of America
Senior Lecturer/Religious and Theological Studies

Barbara McGowan
B.A., M.F.A., Lindenwood University
Assistant Professor/Music, Theatre and Dance/Theatre
Technical Director/Casino Theatre

Paul McKillop
B.Sc., Queens University, Belfast
M.S., Salve Regina University
Senior Lecturer/Business Studies and Economics/Accounting

Clark Merrill
B.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., University of Kentucky
M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
Associate Professor/Political Science

Susan M. Meschwitz
B.S., M.A., Stonehill College
Ph.D., Brown University
Associate Professor/Chemistry

Amanda Minor
B.A., McKendree University
M.S. Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., Idaho State University
Assistant Professor/Holistic Counseling

James G. Mitchell
B.A., Goucher College
Ph.D., Cornell University
Associate Professor/Modern and Classical Languages

Mary L. Montminy-Danna
B.A., Boston State College
M.S., Northeastern University
M.S.W., Boston University
Ph.D., Boston College
Associate Professor/Social Work

Bernard S. Munge
B.S., M.S., University of Nairobi
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Professor/Chemistry

Timothy B. Neary
A.B., Georgetown University
M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University
Associate Professor/History

 Arlene J. Nicholas
B.A., M.A., M.S., Salve Regina University
Ph.D., Touro University International
Associate Professor/Business Studies and Economics

Sean O’Callaghan
B.A., University College Cork
Th.B., Ph.D., University of Liverpool
Assistant Professor/Religious and Theological Studies
Dean/Class of 2019

Laura L. O’Toole
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Professor/Sociology/Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies
 
Tracy Pelkowski 
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Pittsburg
Assistant Professor/Education

Gerald J. Perrino
B.A., Rhode Island College
M.F.A., Syracuse University
Associate Professor/Art

Vincent Petrarca
B.S., University of Rhode Island
M.A., Ball State University
Senior Lecturer/Administration of Justice

 Reginald Phoenix
 B.A. Metropolitan State University
 M.F.A., Rutgers University
Associate Professor/Music, Theatre and Dance/Theatre
Artistic Director Casino Theatre

John F. Quinn
A.B., Georgetown University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Professor/History

Sheila O. Quinn
B.A., Providence College
M.Ed., Temple University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Associate Professor/Psychology

D. Matthew Ramsey
B.A. Purdue University
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Associate Professor/English/Film Studies

Chad Raymond
B.S., M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of Hawaii
Associate Professor/Political Science/International Relations/Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies 

Anne Reid
B. Sc., Laurentian University
Ph.D., University of Guelph
Assistant Professor/Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Juliette L. Relihan
B.S., Fordham University
M.S., Hunter College
Ph.D., Fordham University
Professor/Education

John J. Rok
B.A., Our Lady of Providence Seminary
A.B., S.T.B., Catholic University of Louvain
M.Ed., Providence College
C.A.G.S., Salve Regina University
Associate Professor/Religious and Theological Studies

Kathryn Flood Rok
B.S., University of Cincinnati
M.Ed., Xavier University
Senior Lecturer/Education

Miguel Romero
B.A., Colorado College
M.Dvi., Fuller Theological Seminary
Th.M., Th.D., Duke University
Assistant Professor/Religious and Theological Studies

Martha McCann Rose
B.S., M.Ed., Providence College
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Professor/Education
 

Ernest E. Rothman
B.S., Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University
Professor/Mathematical Sciences

 
Samuel Sacco
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
M. Planning, Harvard University
Lecturer/Business Studies and Economics/ Accounting

Alison M. Shakarian
B.S., Salve Regina University
Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia
Professor/Biology

J. David Smith
B.S., M.S., C.A.G.S., Salve Regina University
Lecturer/Administration of Justice

Matthew Solomon
B.F.A. University of Houston
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
Assistant Professor/Art and Art History

Sharon Stager
B.S., Fitchburg State College
M.S.N., Duke University
D.N.P., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Assistant Professor/Nursing
 
Donald St. Jean
B.Mus., University of Rhode Island
M.Mus., New England Conservatory of Music
D.M.A., Boston University
Assistant Professor/Music, Theatre and Dance/Music
Dean/Class of 2020

William R. Stout
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
M.S., Colorado State University
M.B.A., George Washington University
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor/Mathematical Sciences

Susannah Strong
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.A., University of London
Assistant Professor/Art

Louise Sullivan
B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Assistant Professor/Nursing

Margaret duMais Svogun
B.A., Georgetown University
M.A., National University of Ireland, Dublin
Ph.D., University of Dublin, Trinity College
Professor/English

Thomas Svogun
B.A., Boston College
J.D., Cornell University
Professor/Administration of Justice/Philosophy

John-David Swanson
B.S., M.S., University of Waikato
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Associate Professor/Biology

Barbara A. Sylvia
A.B., M.A., M.S., Salve Regina University
M.S.W., Rhode Island College
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Professor/Social Work

Steven B. Symington
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Associate Professor/Biology

 
Julia Taylor
A.S., Community College of Rhode Island
B.S.N., M.S.N., University  of Phoenix
Lecturer/Nursing

Michael E. Thombs
B.S., M.A., Assumption College
M.S., Worcester State College
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
Associate Professor/Business Studies and Economics

Brian Thomsen
B.A., University of Maryland, College Park
M.A.T., Johnson and Wales University
Visiting Assistant Professor/Education

Victor Lux Tonn
B.L., B.A., National Taiwan University
M.A., Brooklyn College, City University of New York
M.S., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Ph.D., Utah State University
Professor/Business Studies and Economics/Finance

Stephen L. Trainor
A.B., College of the Holy Cross
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Professor/English

Jeroen van den Hurk
M.A., Utrecht University, Netherlands
Ph.D., University of Delaware
Assistant Professor/Art and Art History/ Cultural and Historic Preservation
 
Anthony Walsh
B.A., American International College
M.S., C.A.G.S., Springfield College
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
Professor Emeritus/Psychology

Virginia Walsh, RSM
B. Ed., Catholic Teachers College
M.A., Ed.D., Boston College
Professor Emerita/Sociology

Tina J. Wray
B.S., University of Maryland
M.A., Providence College
D.Min., Andover-Newton Theological School
Associate Professor/Religious and Theological Studies

Scott C. Zeman
B.A., Arizona State University
M.A. University of New Mexico
Ph.D. Arizona State University
Visiting Professor/History

Lisa Zuccarelli, OP
B.A., Albertus Magnus College
M.S., Ph.D., New York University
Associate Professor/Biology/Chemistry