2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Full-time Faculty


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

Esther Alarcón-Arana
Superior Degree, University of Seville
M.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor/Modern 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 Emirita/Management/Mathematics
Chancellor

Thomas Arruda
B.S., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Ph.D., Northeastern University
Assistant Professor/Chemistry

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, Communications and Media

Ovenike Balogun-Mwangi
B.A., United States International University-Africa
M.S., Springfield College
M.Ed., Ph.D., Northeastern University
Assistant Professor/Psychology

Belinda Barbagallo
B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Assistant Professor/Biology and Biomedical Sciences

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. Ph.D. Clark University
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 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 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/History

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

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

Troy Catterson
B.A, University of Hawaii, Manoa
M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
Associate Professor/Philosophy

Jameson F. Chace
B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado
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/Healthcare Administration and Management

Debra Cherubini
B.S., Salve Regina University
M.S.N., University of Rhode Island
Ph.D., Capella University
Assistant Professor/Nursing
 
Michael Chou
B.A., Wesleyan University, Connecticut
M.A., University of Arizona
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs
Assistant Professor/Mathematical Sciences

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
Professor Emerita/ English, Communications and Media

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 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, Madison
Professor/Modern Languages

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 Emiritus/Music, Theatre and Dance

David DeJesus
B.S., M.S., M.B.A., University of Rhode Island
Lecturer/Healthcare Administration and Management

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

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

Regina Dublin
B.S.N., Salve Regina University
M.S., Walden University
Lecturer/Nursing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kaitlin Gabriele-Black 
B.A. Houghton College
M.A. Boston College
Ph.D. Clark University
Assistant Professor/Psychology

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
Professor/Mathematical Sciences

Sally Gomaa
B.A., Alexandria University
M.A., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Associate Professor/English, Communications and Media/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, Leadership, Expressive Arts

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

Emma Grauerholz-Fisher
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainsville
Assistant Professor/Psychology

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

Lindsay Green-Gavrielidis
B.S., M. Sc., Northeastern University
Ph.D., University of New Hmpshire, Durham
Assistant Professor/Biology and Biomedical Sciences
 

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

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

Erin Harte
B.A., Emory University
M.F.A., Brooklyn College
Affiliate Assistant Professor/English, Communication and Media
Director Writing Center

Jayme Hennessy
B.Mus., Barrington College
M.A., Providence College
S.T.L., S.T.D., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
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
 
Gregg Johnson
A.S., A.A.S., Ulster College
B.B.A., Pace University
M.B.A., Clarkson University
Lecturer/Business and Economics
 
Paul Joyce
BA: Clark University
MA: Boston University
PhD: Northeastern University
Acting Chair/Administration of Justice


Hyoyeun Jun
B.A., B.B.A., Seoul Women’s University, Seoul
M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens
Assistant Professor/English, Communication and Media

Sharon Keating
BS: Boston College
MS: University of Rhode Island
PhD: University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Assistant Professor/Nursing

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

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

Theresa Ladrigan-Whelpley
B.H.S. Villanova University
M.Div. Emory University
Ph.D. Graduate Theological Union
Assistant Professor/Religious and Theological Studies
Vice President for Mission Integration

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

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

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

Terri Legare
B.S.N., Rhode Island College
M.S.N., Framingham State University
Lecturer/Nursing

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

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 Emerita/Social Work
 
James M. Ludes
B.A., Providence College
M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University
Assistant Professor/History
Vice President for Public Relations 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

Jeffrey Mace 
MS: Salve Regina University
BS: Roger Williams University
Director/Administration of Justice

Elizabeth Magriby
B.S. Salve Regina University
D.N.P. Brandman University
Assistant Professor/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 and Art History

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

Christina Martin, RSM
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.Ed., Rhode Island College
Ed.D., Boston University
Visiting Assistant Professor/Education

Elizabeth McAuliffe, RSM
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.S.T., University of New Hampshire
Ed.D., Pennsylvania State University
Associate Professor/Education

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

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
Associate Professor/English, Communications and Media/Writer in Residence

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 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
Associate Professor/Holistic Counseling, Leadership, Expressive Arts

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

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

Holly Moore
B. Mus., M. Mus., Sam Houston State University
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin
Assistant Professor/Education

Cody Morris
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Western Michigan University
Assistant Professor/Psychology

Angela Mucci-Guido
B.A., University of St. Francis
M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida
Visiting Professor/Education

Kathleen Muirhead
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College
M.A., Bridgewater State University
Ph.D. Idaho State University
Assistant Professor/Holitic Counseling, Leadership, and Expressive Arts 

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
Professor/History

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

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

Pamela O’Day
B.A., University of San Diego
M.A., Rider University
Ph.D., Boston College
Visiting Assistant Professor/Education/Elementary Education

Laura L. O’Toole
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Professor/Sociology /Cultural, Environmental, Global Studies

Carlos Paniagua
B.S., M.A., Universidad Intec, Dominican Republi
Ph.D., University of Louisville
Assistant Professor/Mathematical Sciences

Gabriella Papale
B.S., Drexel University
Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin
Assistant Professor/Chemistry

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 and Art History

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

Heather Pizzanello
B.A., Wheaton College
M.S.W., University of Connecticut, West Hartford
Ph.D., Smith College
Assistant Professor/Social Work
 

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

D. Matthew Ramsey
B.A. Purdue University
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
Associate Professor/English Communications and Media

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 Emerita/Education

Heather Rockwell
B.A., Beloit College
M.A., University of Tulsa
Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Assistant Professor/Cultural Historic Preservation/Art and Art History/Cultural, Environmental, and Global Studies

Miguel Romero
B.A. Colorado College
M.Div., 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 and Economics/Accounting
 
Nancy G. Schreiber
B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Detroit Mercy
Professor/Business and Economics
Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
 
Barbara L. Shamblin
B.A., Goddard College
M.F.A., M.A.T., Rhode Island School of Design
Professor Emerita/Art and Art History
 
Susan Small
B.A., Salve Regina University
M.L.I.S., University of Rhode Island
Lecturer/Education

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

Jessica Stephens
B.S., Butler University
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Visiting Assistant Professor/Biology and Biomedical Sciences

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
Associate Professor/Art and Art History

Denise Sullivan
B.S.N., Rhode Island College
M.S.N., University of Rhode Island
Lecturer/Nursing

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, Communications and Media

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

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

Steven B. Symington
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Professor/Biology and Biomedical Sciences

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

Lorrie Taylor Burns
B.S., University of Rhode Island
M.A., Providence College
Lecturer/Business and Economics 

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

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 and Economics/Finance

Jeroen van den Hurk
M.A., Utrecht University, Netherlands
Ph.D., University of Delaware
Assistant Professor/Art and Art History/Cultural and Historic Preservation

Melissa Varao
B.S. Indiana State University
M.H.R.T.M., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Auburn University
Professor/Business and Economics
 
Anthony Walsh
B.A., American International College
M.S.,C.A.G.S, Springfield College
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
Professor Emeritus/Psychology

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