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2020-2021 Springfield College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Full-time faculty


Full-time Faculty

Michael P. Accordino (1998)
Professor of Counseling
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1987
M.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University, 1992
D.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998

Robert Accorsi (1990)
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Associate Professor of Sport Management and Recreation
B.S., Westfield State College, 1977
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1980

Mulugeta Agonafer
Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
MA, Western Washington University
BA, Indiana University
BS, Purdue University
AS, Purdue University

Simone Alter-Muri (1991)
Professor of Art
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1976
M.Ed., Lesley College, 1979
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 1990

Richard Andersen
Professor
Ph.D., New York University of Los Angeles
MA, City University of New York
BA, Loyola University

Miguel Arce (2005)
Professor of Social Work
B.A., University of Texas at El Paso, 1974
M.S.W, San Jose State University, 1976

William Arighi (2018)
Assistant Professor of World Literature
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2004
M.A., San Francisco State University, 2007
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2015

Andrew Baginski (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., Wesleyan University, 1990
M.S., University of Bridgeport, 1991
M.A., Gallaudet University, 1993
M.Hs., Quinnipac University, 2001

Mary G. Barnum (1990)
Professor of Physical Education
B.S., East Carolina University, 1987
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1990
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 2005

Jessica Barrett (2018)
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Springfield College, 2005
M.S., Old Dominion University, 2007
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2018

Gemma Bartha(2010)
Instructor in Biology
B.S., Eckerd College, 2002
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2009

Leslie Beale (1994)
Professor of Health Studies
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1976
M.Ed., Boston University School of Education, 1987
Ed.D., Boston University School of Education, 1987

Kyle Belanger (2010)
Instructor in Communications
B.A., Syracuse University, 1999

Maura E. Bergen (2017)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Keene State College, 2012
M.S., Springfield College, 2014
Ph.D., Springfield College, 2017

Joseph J. Berger (1992)
Professor of Biology
B.S., City College of New York, 1971
M.A., California State University, 1977
Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz, 1982

Gary Berte (2006)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Westfield State College, 1976
M.S., American International College, 1980
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 1989

Marisa L. Blauvelt (2007)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Rhode Island College, 2002
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2007

John F. Borland (2008)
Associate Professor of Sport Management and Recreation
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1992
M.S. Georgia State University, 2003
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2008

Katherine Bowen (2016)
Diane L. Potter ‘57 Head Softball Coach
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S. Manhattan College, 2014
M.S., Springfield College, 2016

Korey Boyd (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., South Carolina University, 2010
M.A., Central Michigan University, 2012

Britton Brewer (1991)
Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Washington, 1986
M.A., Arizona State University, 1988
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1991

Charles Brock (1998)
Professor of Physical Education
Men’s Basketball Coach
B.S., Springfield College, 1976
M.S., Springfield College, 1980

Joseph Brockway (2018)
Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Eastern New Mexico University, 2001
M.A., University of Central Arkansas, 2003

Salome Brooks (2012)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Quinnipiac College, 1982
M.B.A., Sacred Heart University, 1990
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University, 2004
Ed.D., Southern Connecticut State University, 2011

Matthew Brubaker (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Taylor University, 2007
M.A., Wheaton College, 2009
M.A., University of Missouri, 2012

Nancy Brunet (2018)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medical Services Management
B.S., Charter Oak State College, 2007
M.A., University of Phoenex, 2009

Keith D. Bugbee (1985)
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Men’s Lacrosse Coach
B.S., Keene State College, 1979
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1984

Debra Burnett (2018)
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
B.S., State University of New York, 1999
M.A., State University of New York, 2000
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2010

Michael Cadaret (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Cincinnati, 2004
M.A., University of Dayton, 2007
M.A., John Carroll University, 2010
Ph.D., University of Akron, 2015

Angela Abeyta Campbell (2006)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Iowa State University, 1992
D.P.T., Creighton University, 1996

Brenda Canning
Chair, Business Management Department
Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1984
M.S., Western New England College, 1989

Thomas Carty (2000)
Professor of American Studies
B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 1991
M.A., University of Connecticut, 1993
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1999

Michael Cerasuolo (2001)
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Head Football Coach
B.S., Springfield College, 1993
M.S., Ithaca College, 1995

Donna J. Chapman (2013)
Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences
B.S., University of Connecticut, 1983
M.S., Boston University, 1984
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1999

Jacquelynne Anne Chase (2018)
Instructor in Elementary Education
B.A., Smith College, 2014
M.Ed., Cambridge College, 2015

Julia Chevan (1993)
Chair, Physical Therapy Department
Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Boston University, 1985
M.P.H., University of Massachusetts, 1988
M.S., Quinnipiac University, 1995
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006

John Cipora
Assistant Professor
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts
BA, Brandeis University

Karen Clark-Hoey (2014)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S., C.W. Post College, 1989
MSW, New York University, 1993
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 2004

Deborah Collins Cook (1998)
Chair, Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Department
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
B.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1976
M.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1980

Justin A. Compton (2014)
Associate Professor of Environmental Biology
B.S., University of California, 2000
M.S., Michigan Technological University, 2002
Ph.D., The  Pennsylvania State University, 2007

Andrea Coppola (2016)
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., Boston University, 2007
M.S., Boston University,  2009

Thomas Crabill (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Head Men’s Soccer Coach
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 2009
M.Ed., University of Akron, 2014

Gayl Crump-Swaby
Assistant Professor
BSW, Oakwood College
MSW, Boston University
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Allison A. Cumming-McCann (2000)
Chair, Counseling Department
Professor of Counseling
B.S., Colorado State University, 1990
M.A., University of Northern Colorado, 1992
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado, 1999

Eileen Cyr (1988)
Professor of Education
B.S., Bridgewater State College, 1982
M.B.A., American International College, 1988
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 1999

Matthew E. Davis (2017)
Head Men’s Gymnastics Coach
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 2008
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2013

Michael D’Andrea (2018)
Associate Professor of School Counseling
B.A., Fairfield University, 1973
M.A., Fairfield University, 1975
Ed.D., George Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, 1982

Rosa L. Davila
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas; Behavioral Sciences and Community Health
MA, University of Houston; Developmental Psychology
BS, University of Houston; in Pharmacy

Laurel R. Davis-Delano (1992)
Professor of Sociology
B.S., Springfield College, 1984
M.A., University of Iowa, 1987
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1992

Linda Davis-Delano (1992)
Director of Educator Preparation
Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Northern Illinois University, 1975
M.S., Northern Illinois University, 1980
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1988

Joel Dearing (1989)
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 1979
M.S., Bridgewater State College, 1982

Ian Delahanty (2015)
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Bridgewater State College, 2006
M.A., Boston College, 2008
Ph.D., Boston College, 2013

Sean DeMartino (2018)
Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
B.A., University at Albany, State University of New York, 2011
M.S., University at Albany, State University of New York, 2012
Psy.D., Springfield College, 2017

Maysa De Sousa (2017)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., The College of New Jersey, 2005
M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Master of Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2015

Donna DiLullo (2000)
Instructor of Chemistry
A.B., College of the Holy Cross, 1990
M.Ed., Elms College, 2000

Nina Dini (1989)
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Nice Institute of Technology, Nice, France, 1974
M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1981

Martin Dobrow (1999)
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Professor of Communications
B.A., Wesleyan University, 1983
M.A., University of Massachusetts, 1989

Laura Dubowski (2017)
Assistant Professor of Communications/Sports Journalism
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1975

Katherine Dugan (2016)
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., College of St. Benedict, 2002
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School, 2007
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2015

R. Barclay Dugger (2002)
Associate Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Keene State College, 1989
M.S., Springfield College, 1996

Justine Dymond (2008)
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Carnegie Mellow University, 1992
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts, 1999
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2004

Alice Knox Eaton (2000)
Professor of English
B.A., Oberlin College, 1984
M.F.A., Yale School of Drama, 1989
M.A., University of Massachusetts, 1996
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1998

Nina Y. Esaki (2017)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1982
MBA, Columbia Univeristy Graduate School of Business, 1985
MSW, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, 2003
Ph.D., University of Albany School of Social Welfare, 2008

Robert A. Fiore (1980)
Professor of Business Management
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1976
M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1980
D.B.A, Argosy University, 2003

William T. Fisher, Jr. (1996)
Professor of Social Work
Assistant Dean for Field Education, School of Social Work
B.S., University of Connecticut, 1979
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, 1983
M.A., Columbia University, 1986
M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University, 1991
M.S.W., University of Connecticut, 1997
Ed.D., Columbia University, 1989

Melinda Fowler (2015)
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Southampton College of Long Island University, 2003
M.S., Sonoma State University, 2006
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2012

Daniel Fraizer (1995)
Professor of English
B.S., University of Kansas, 1978
M.A., University of Massachusetts-Boston, 1986
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1993

Thaddeus J. France (1994)
Co-Chair, Physical Education and Health Education Department
Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 1991
M.S., Springfield College, 1993
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 2006

Lindsey Fullmer (2018)
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 2008
M.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University, 2015
Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, 2018

Erin Futrell (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Georgia State University, 2004
M.P.T., Georgia State University, (2007)

Jeff L. Gagnon (2005)
Instructor of Physics
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1990
M.S., Springfield College, 1995
M.S., Springfield College, 1996
M.S., University of Massachusetts, 2001

Roberto Gallardo (2018)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., University of California-Berkeley, 2007
M.A., University of California-Riverside, 2013
Ph.D., University of California-Riverside, 2018

Danielle Geigle (2017)
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Ohio University, 2006
M.Ed., Ohio University, 2010
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2017

John H. Gibson (2000)
Professor of Physical Education
Women’s Soccer Coach
B.Ed., St. Luke’s College, 1977
M.S., Marshall University, 1985
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1989

Jill Giebutowski (2017)
Instructor of Writing
B.S., Plymouth Statae College, 1983
M.S., University of New Hampshire, 2000

Shannon L. Gifford (2005)
Professor of Health Education
B.S., University of Delaware, 1992
M.A., New York University, 1995
M.S., Columbia University Teacher’s College, 1998
Ed.D., Columbia University Teacher’s College, 1999

Dennis Gildea (1994)
Professor of Communications
B.A., Villanova University, 1966
M.A., Penn State University
Ph.D., Penn State University, 1998

Heather Gilmour (2018)
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1998
M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University, 2001
Ed.D., Univesity of Massachusetts, 2013

Kathleen Glynn (2015)
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2001
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Boston, 2012
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2015

Fernando Gonzalez De Leon (1992)
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Rutgers College, 1981
M.A., University of Virginia, 1984
M.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1985
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1991

Dennis Gouws (1999)
Professor of English
B.A., University of Whitewatersand, 1987
M.A., Northeastern University, 1990
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2000

Naomi Graves (1991)
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Associate Professor of Physical Education,
Women’s Basketball Coach
B.A., University of Rhode Island, 1982
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1985

Steven W. Groccia (2017)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 2002
M.Ed., Salem State University, 2008
Ph.D., Springfield College, 2012

Robert Gruber (2018)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.S., University of Wisconsin Madison, 2011
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2018

M. Susan Guyer
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Chair, Exercise Science Athletic Training Department
Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Castleton State College, 1988
M.S., Old Dominion University, 1990
D.P.E., Springfield College, 2003

Sally M. Hage (2012)
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of St. Thomas, 1985
M.Div., University of Notre Dame, 1988
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1998

Megan W. Harvey (2017)
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
B.S., Lehigh University, 2007
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2009
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2016

Samuel Headley (1992)
Professor of Physical Education
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
B.A., Birmingham University, London, 1982
M.S., Kings College, London, 1985
Ph.D., Temple University, 1991

Pamela S. Higgins (2012)
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
B.S., Springfield College, 1983
M.S., Springfield College, 1985
M.P.H., University of Connecticut, 2001

Anthony C. Hill (2012)
Associate Professor of Social Work
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
B.S., Springfield College, 1992
M.S.W., Uiversity of Pennsylvania, 1994
C.A.S., Springfield College, 2003
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 2011

Mary Ellen Hluska (2016)
Assistant Professor of Art Therapy
B.F.A., The Cleveland Institute of Art, 1989
M.A., Hofstra University, 1992
Ph.D., Lesley University, 2016

Lethuy Hoang (1992)
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., Agnes Scott College, 1984
M. Phil., Yale University, 1989
Ph.D., Yale University, 1997

Jason J. Holder (2011)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education 
Head Men’s Wrestling Coach Coach
B.A., Boston University, 2003
M.Ed., Boston University, 2004

John M. Holik (1993)
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Assistant Football Coach
B.A., Trinity College, 1975
M.P.Ed., Springfield College, 1982

Robert J. Hopkins (1987)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medical Services Management
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1976
M.S., Springfield College, 1994

Mark M. Howard (2008)
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A. University of Massachusetts, 1985
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2007

Jasmin Hutchinson (2010)
Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.S., Loughborough University, 1998
M.S., Eastern Illinois University, 1999
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2004

Harold InDelicato (2012)
Assistant Professor of Computer Graphics/Digital Arts
B.A., Rhode Island College, 1996
M.A., Rhode Island College, 2003
M.F.A., Boston University, 2005

Susan Joel (1995)
Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences Department
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., State University of New York-Fredonia, 1978
M.A., Michigan State University, 1984
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1992

Laura Katz (2016)
Assistant Professor/Internship Coordinator of Business Mangement
B.S., Indiana University, 1985
M.S., Western New England University, 2015

Regina Kaufman (1998)
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Russell Sage College, 1984
M.S., MGH Institute of Health Professions, 1995
Board Certified Physical Therapy Specialist in
Neurology, 1999
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 2007

Loni Kearney (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., Springfield College, 2007
M.S., Springfield College, 2008

Rachel Keyworth (2018)
Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation
B.S., Springfield College, 2011
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2014

Hai Kinal (1998)
Chair, Biology and Chemistry Department
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., State University of New York, 1987
M.A., State University of New York, 1990
Ph.D., State University of New York, 1993

Efrosini Kokaliari (2010)
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Technological Educational Institute Patras Greece, 1995
B.A., University of Hertfordshire United Kingdom, 2000
MSW, University of Portsmouth United Kingdom
Ph.D., Smith College School for Social Work, 2004

Rebecca Powell Lartigue (2003)
Professor of English
B.A., Louisiana State University, 1993
M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001

Carey Leckie (2016)
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S. Westfield State University, 1994
M.S., Springfield College, 1996

Cherjanet Lenzy (2018)
Assistant Professor of Student Personnel Administration
B.A., Wright State University, 2000
M.Ed., Grand Valley State University, 2004

Efrosini Kokaliari (2010)
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Technological Educational Institute Patras Greece, 1995
B.A., University of Hertfordshire United Kingdom, 2000
MSW, University of Portsmouth United Kingdom
Ph.D., Smith College School for Social Work, 2004

Rebecca Powell Lartigue (2003)
Professor of English
B.A., Louisiana State University, 1993
M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001

Carey Leckie (2016)
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S. Westfield State University, 1994
M.S., Springfield College, 1996

Cherjanet Lenzy (2018)
Assistant Professor of Student Personnel Administration
B.A., Wright State University, 2000
M.Ed., Grand Valley State University, 2004

Kathryn Lewis (2018)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.S., Denison University, 1992
M.S., Springfield College, 2014
Ph.D., Springfield College, 2017

John Liu (1999)
Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, 1982
M.A., Ball State University, 1990
Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1993

Stephanie R. Logan (2017)
Chair, Education Department
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Morgan State University, 1998
M.A., Ohio State University, 2002
Ed.D., Morgan State University, 2009

Zenobia Lojewska (1989)
Professor of Physics and Mathematics
M.S., Marie Curie Skdowska University, 1974
Ph.D., Marie Curie Skdowska University, 1983

Moira Long (2011)
Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.A., Marist College, 1994
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1997

Michael Louis (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health Education
Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
B.S., University of Connecticut 2005
M.S., University of Connecticut, 2007

Alexandra Ludwig (2005)
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Smith College, 1995
M.F.A., Bard College, 2003

Agnes Luzgin (2007)
Instructor of Chemistry
B.A., American International College, 2004
M.Ed., American International College, 2006

Kathleen Mangano (1991)
Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 1986
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1988
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 2007

Tyler Markkanen (2014)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2004
M.S., University of Connecticut, 2006
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2009

Christine N. May (2017)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 2011
M.A., Case Western Reserve University, 2013
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2015

Kevin McAllister (2003)
Chair, Sport and Recreation Management Department
Associate Professor of Sport Management
B.A., Hobart College, 1988
Ed.M, Boston University, 1999
Ed.D., Boston University, 2002

Elizabeth McAnulty (2010)
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.A., Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1984
M.S., C.A.S., Springfield College, 1995
Certification, Sensory Integration, 1997

Jean McCaffery (2012)
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy 
B.S., University of New Hampshire, 1987
M.S., Boston College, 2004

Eileen McGowan (2013)
Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences
B.S., Salem State College, 1993
M.S., Salem State College, 1997
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2010

Meghan Migeon (2008)
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., Westfield State College, 2002
M.S., Springfield College, 2005

Laurie Milburn (2018)
Assistant Professor of Special Education
B.A., Wheaton College, 1982
M.Ed., University of Missouri, 1985
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2013

Charles Milch (2001)
Chair, Physician Assistant Department
Associate Professor of Allied Health Sciences
B.S., Northeastern University, 1978
M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1982
Masters of Health Professions, Northeastern University, 1995

Michael Miller (2016)
Head Coach of Track and Field (Men and Women)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 2008
M.S., Springfield College, 2012

Elizabeth Montemagni (2009)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.A., Springfield College, 1992
M.S., Springfield College, 2004
Ph.D., Temple University, 2009

Missy-Marie Montgomery (1999)
Professor of English
B.A., Bowling Green State University, 1981
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts, 1990
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2009

Michelle Moosbrugger (2007)
Co-Chair, Physical Education and Health Education Department
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 2000
M.S., Ithaca College, 2002
Ph.D., Springfield College, 2006

Elizabeth Morgan (2012)
Chair, Psychology Department
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Occidental College, 2001
M.S.W., University of Michigan, 2002
M.S., University of California, 2005
Ph.D., University of California, 2008

Kristen Mullady (2009)
Women’s Lacrosse Coach
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 2000
M.S., Walden University, 2009

Elizabeth Mullin (2013)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies 
B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 2006
M.A., Springfield College, 2008
Ph.D., Springfield College, 2011

Walter Mullin (2001)
Professor of Social Work
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1970
M.S.W., University of Connecticut, 1978
Ph.D., Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, 1999

Michael Musante (2010)
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., Bentley College, 1988
M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1994
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2000

Jennifer Najuch (2015)
Women’s Gymnastic Coach
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.A., SUNY Cortland, 2010
M.S., SUNY Cortland, 2012

Christine Niedbala (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.S., Springfield College, 2009
M.S., Springfield College, 2010.

Kimberly Nowakowski (2010)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., Springfield College, 1990
M.S., Springfield College, 1991

James O’Brien (2018)
Associate Professor of Physics
Chair, Math/Physics/Computer Science Department
B.S., State University of New York at New Paltz, 2003
M.S., University of Connecticut, 2006
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2010

Elizabeth O’Neill (2009)
Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.A., Mercyhurst College, 1995
M.S., Springfield College, 2000
D.P.E., Springfield College, 2003

Kristen Ouellette (2014)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.S., The University of New Hampshire, 2003
M.A., The University of Connecticut, 2007
Ph.D., University of Utah, 2015

Kathleen Pappas (2006)
Associate Professor of Human Anatomy
B.S., Quinnipiac College, 1981
D.P.T., Simmons College, 2005

Carmine Pecorraro
Professor
Psy.D., Carlos Albizu University
MS, Carlos Albizu University
MS, Nova Southeastern University
BA, University of South Florida

Deborah Pelletier (1994)
Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Connecticut, 1981
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1994

Andrew B. Perry (1999)
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., Williams College, 1992
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1999

Jessica Poser (2017)
Assistant Professor of Art and Community Engagement
B.A., The University of Chicago, 1992
MFA, The Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago, 1987
M.Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2002
Ed.D., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2007

Katherine M. Post (1992)
Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.A., Upsala College, 1974
M.S., College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, 1976
FAOTA, 1994
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2004

Abdullah Rehayem (2015)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medical Services Management
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1986

Oliver Rick (2015)
Assistant Professor of Sport Management and Recreation
B.Sc., Oxford Brookes University, 2008
M.S., University of Rhode Island, 2010
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2014

Alvaro Castro Rivadeneira (2018)
Instructor in Biology
B.Sc., McGill University, 2004
M.D., Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, 2009

Taylor Roberge (2018)
Instructor in Biology
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011
M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2017

Dawn Roberts (2010)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell, 1993
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell, 1995
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2006

Wayne Rodrigues (1987)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.S., Bridgewater State College, 1983
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1985

Ariel Rodriguez (2015)
Associate Professor of Recreation Management
B.S., University of Florida, 1999
M.S., Michigan State University, 2002
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2006

Laurie Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, IrvineA.
MS, University of Wisconson-Milwaukee
BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

John Roland
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Capella University
MEd, Springfield College
BA, American International College

Ann Roy (1993)
Professor of Social Work
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1973
M.S.W., School of Social Welfare, Louisiana State University, 1980
Ph.D., Mandell School of Applied Social Sciences,
Case Western Reserve University, 1985

Debra Salsi
Assistant Professor
DM, Colorado Technical University
MBA, DeSales University
BA, George Washington University

Carine Seeve (2008)
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., University of California, 1967
M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1971

Melissa Sharpe (2004)
Field Hockey Coach
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 2002
M.P.E., Springfield College, 2004

C. Stephen Sheffield (2017)
Instructor of Business Management
B.A., College of Wooster
MBA, Syracuse University

Martin Shell (1993)
Chair, Visual and Performing Arts Department
Professor of Theater Arts
B.S., Northwestern University, 1977
M.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 1993

Mark A. Simeone (1996)
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Baseball Coach
B.S., Springfield College, 1987
M.S., Springfield College, 1996

Joan Simmons (1989)
Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.A., Keene State College, 1977
M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1984
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2002

Mara Simon (2017)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.A., Hamilton College, 2005
M.S., Columbia University, 2015

Cherilyn M. Sirois (2017)
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
B.S., Muhlenberg College, 2002
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2011

Julianne Smist (1982)
Professor of Chemistry
B.A., College of Our Lady of the Elms, 1972
M.S., Boston College, 1974
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1997

Daniel Smith (2018)
Assistant Professor of Research and Statistics
B.S., University of Pennsylvania, 2005
M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 2007
M.Sc., University of Exeter, Deven, United Kingdom, 2009

Rhoda Smith (2017)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S., California State University, 1987
MSW, University of Southern California, 1992
Ph.D., Loma Linda University, 2017

Francesca Spina (2014)
Chair, riminal Justice Department
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Trinity College, 2000
M.A., University of Massachusetts, 2013
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2014

Janine Spinola-Taylor
Assistant Professor
Ed.D., Capella University
MS, Springfield College
BA, University of Massachusetts

Roxanne Sprague (2014)
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
B.A., University of Vermont, 2003
Master of Clinical Medical Sciences, Barry University, 2007

Karissa Spurgeon (2017)
Instructor of Counseling
B.S., George Mason University, 2002
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2008

Anna Steinman (2016)
Head Coach of Cross Country
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.S., Salisbury University, 2013
M.S., Salisbury University, 2015

Carolyn Stocker (2018)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.S., University of Maine, 2015
M.S., University of Massachusetts, 2016
M.S., Springfield College, 2018

Samuel Stoddard (2018)
Instructor of Social Sciences
B.A., Ithaca College, 2002
M.S., Pace University, 2005

Chad Stoloff (2015)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
B.A., University of Nevada  Reno
M.S., United States Sports Academy

Charles Sullivan (1998)
Men’s Volleyball Coach
Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 1991
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1997

Michael Surrette (1999)
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Roger Williams University, 1986
M.A., Radford University, 1988
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 1991

John Taffe (1991)
Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., University of Rhode Island, 1985
M.A., East Carolina University, 1988

Jeanette Taft
Professor
Ph.D., TUI University
MBA, Pepperdine University
MSN, Hunter College
BS, Hunter College

Joyce Taylor (2010)
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., McDaniel College, 1989
M.A., Saint Joseph College, 1995
Ph.D., Heller School of Social Policy & Management,
Brandeis University, 2009

Ernest Paul Thifault (2015)
Chair, Literature, Writing and Journalism Department
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Boston University, 2003
M.A., New York University, 2005
Ph.D., Fordham University, 2012

Brian Thompson (2003)
Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
B.S., Ball State University, 1991
M.S., University of Illinois, 1993
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1998

Anika Thrower (2018)
Assistant Professor of Health Education
B.S., Norfolk State University, 2001
M.P.H., Walden University, 2006
Ph.D., Walden University, 2013

Frank J. Torre (1973)
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Monmouth College, New Jersey, 1967
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1971

Ny Mia Tran (2016)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Georgia Southern University, 2007
M.S., University of Georgia, 2010
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2015

Corrie Trattner (1991)
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., Boston University, 1971
M.S., Boston University, 1981
Ed.D., American International College, 2004

Fides P. Ushe (1996)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Malawi, 1973
M.A., Indiana University, 1983
M.A., University of Rochester, 1986
Ph.D., State University of New York- Buffalo, 1997

Dustin S. Vale-Cruz (2011)
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Rhode Island, 1999
M.S., University of Florida, 2001
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2008

Saul Valdiviezo (2017)
Assistant Professor of Business Management
B.B.A., University of Texas at El Paso, 2008
M.ACC., University of Texas at El Paso, 2011
Ph.D., University of Texas El Paso, 2017

Sherri L. VandenAkker
Professor
Ph.D., English, University of Massachusetts Amherst
MS, English, University of Massachusetts
Graduate Certificate, Educational Technology for Educators, University of Massachusetts
BA, English, Mount Holyoke College

Judy Van Raalte (1990)
Professor of Psychology
B.S., Tufts University, 1986
M.A., Arizona State University, 1988
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1990

Lori Vaughn (2018)
Professor of Occupational Therapy
Chair, Occupational Therapy Department
B.S., Bay Path University, 2003
M.S., Boston University, 2007
OTD, Boston University, 2009

Kenneth Wall (1983)
Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.A., St. Olaf College, 1968
M.S., Springfield College, 1973
D.P.E., Springfield College, 1975

Nicole Wassel (2017)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Springfield College, 2007
M.S., Texas Woman’s University, 2008

Lisa Watson (2015)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 1990
M.S.W., The Ohio State University, 1994
Ph.D., Boston College, 2014

Gregory Webster (2016)
Head Coach of Cross Country
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Sport Management
B.A., Springfield College, 2009
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2011

Ruth West (1999)
Professor Art-Computer Graphics
B.A., Bard College, 1979
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts, 1989

Anne Wheeler (2015)
Assistant Professor of Composition/Rhetoric
B.A., New York University, 2006
M.F.A., Emerson College, 2009
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2015

Karen Whelan-Berry
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Boston College
MBA, Bentley College
BS, Franklin Pierce University

Cecilia Willis
Professor
Ph.D., Iowa State University
MS, Kansas State University
BS, Kansas State University

Brett Winston (2014)
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Longwood University, 2011
M.S., Springfield College, 2014

Lorie Woodson (2018)
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
B.S., University of Hartford, 2001
M.S., University of Hartford, 2011
Ed.D., University of Hartford, 2018

Joseph Wronka (1992)
Professor of Social Work
B.A., Brooklyn Center, 1970
M.A., Duquesne University, 1972
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1992

Sofija Zagarins (2015)
Assistant Professor of Public Health
B.S., Union College, 2001
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2009

Sarah Zehnder (2017)
B.S., Bowling Green State University, 2008
M.F.A., The College at Brockport, State University of New York, 2011

Daniel Zukergood (1996)
Professor of Education
B.S., State University College of New York-Oneonta, 1976
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1994