Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

College Organization


   

Presidents

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1867-1886 James Thomas Ward, D.D.
1886-1920 Thomas Hamilton Lewis
  A.B., A.M., D.D., LL.D.
1920-1935 Albert Norman Ward
  A.B., A.M., D.D., LL.D.
1935-1947 Fred Garrigus Holloway
  A.B., B.D., D.D., LL.D., L.H.D.
1947-1972 Lowell Skinner Ensor
  B.A., B.D., D.D., L.H.D., LL.D.
1972-1984 Ralph Candler John
  B.A., S.T.B., S.T.M., Ph.D., L.H.D., Litt.D., D.H.L.
1984-2000 Robert Hunter Chambers III
  A.B., B.D., Ph.D.
2000-2010 Joan Develin Coley
  A.B., M.Ed., Ph.D., L.H.D., LL.D.
2010-2021 Roger N. Casey
  B.A., M.A., Ph.D., L.H.D.
2021- Julia I. Jasken
  B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Chair of the Board

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1868-1892 John Smith, Esq.
1892-1897 The Reverend James Thomas Ward
  D.D.
1897-1913 Joshua Webster Hering
  A.M., M.D., LL.D.
1914-1918 Charles Billingslea
  D.D.S.
1919-1922 Elias Oliver Grimes, Esq.
1922-1928 The Reverend Francis T. Little
  D.D.
1929-1949 The Bishop James Henry Straughn
  B.A., D.D., LL.D.
1949-1963 Franklin Murray Benson
  B.A., LL.B., LL.D.
1963-1968 Brigadier General Robert Joshua Gill
  B.A., LL.B., LL.D.
1968-1971 Joshua Weldon Miles
  B.A., LL.B., LL.D.
1971-1982 Wilbur Day Preston, Jr.
  B.A., J.D., D.C.L.
1982-1986 Robert Edwin Bricker
  B.A., LL.D.
1986-1991 William Sorrell Keigler
  B.S., L.H.D.
1991-1996 Millard Lee Rice
  B.A., Sc.D.
1996-2007 James Irvin Melhorn
  A.B., M.Div., D.B.A.
2007-2019 Martin K.P. Hill
  L.H.D.
2019- Lieutenant General (ret.) Otto J. Guenther
  B.A.
 

Board of Trustees

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Date in parentheses indicates year of election to the Board of Trustees. City and state indicate place of residence.
 
Charles A. Boehlke, Jr. ‘78 (2015)  

Executive Vice President & CFO (ret.), MSC Industrial Direct
Hunt Valley, Maryland

 
William J. Butz ‘89 (2016)  

             CEO, Maxim Healthcare Services
             Monkton, Maryland

 
Randy M. Day ‘77 (2017)  

            C.E.O., Perdue Farms
            Salisbury, Maryland

 
Eric Dezenhall (2015)  

            CEO, Dezenhall Resources, Ltd.
            Bethesda, Maryland

 
Mary Lynn Durham ‘70 (2003)  

Lawyer, Mary Lynn Durham LPA Co.
Shaker Heights, Ohio

 
James Francis ‘84 (2014)

President, CEO, Trustee, Chesapeake Lodging Trust
Kamas, Utah

 
Ralph O. Frith ‘84 (2007)  

Regional Manager, United Industries (ret.)
Woodbine, Maryland

 
Otto J. Guenther ‘63 (2006)  

LTG. US Army (ret.); Vice President & General Manager, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (ret.)
Fairfax Station, Virginia

 
Darrell Guyton ‘87 (2016)  

             Vice President, Specialty Contracts Group, Morgan Keller Inc.
             Woodsboro, Maryland

 
Martin K. P. Hill L.H.D. (1993)  

President, Woodhaven Building and Development, Inc.
Manchester, Maryland

 
Samuel E. Hopkins ‘80 (2016)  

             Director of Scientific Affairs, Asklepios BioPharmaceutical Inc.
             Raleigh, North Carolina

 
Edward J. Kasemeyer ‘67 (2018)  

             Senator (ret.), Maryland State Senate
             Columbia, Maryland

 
Jin Kang (2020)  

             President, CEO, and Director, WidePoint Corporation
             Boca Raton, Florida           

 
Steven D. Kesler (1997)  

Chief Investment Officer, Chesapeake Realty Partners
Reisterstown, Maryland

 
Marjorie R. Kimble, M.Ed. ‘86 (2007)  

Media Specialist (ret.), Carroll County Public Schools
Westminster, Maryland

 
Karen Lamont ‘81 (2019)  

            Vice President, Kalas Golf
            Durham, North Carolina

 
Carolyn P. Landis (1993)  

Managing Member, Catalyst Partners, LLC
Princeton, New Jersey

 
James E. Lightner 59; Litt.D. ‘17 (hon.) (2010)

            Professor of Mathematics Emeritus and College Historian
            Westminster, Maryland

 
Julie Lucas ‘95 (2013)  

             Vice President for Resource Development, MIT
             Cambridge, Massachusetts

 
C. Victor McTeer ‘69; L.L.D. ‘15 (hon.) (2013)  

Owner, McTeer and Associates, Attorneys
Greenville and Jackson, Mississippi; (Ret.) Key West, Florida

 
Jill Mennicken ‘81  

            Senior Director of Business Development (ret.), Forrest Solutions
            Laurel, New York

 
Albert J. Mezzanotte, Jr. ‘78 (1997)  

Partner, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P.
Annapolis, Maryland

 
Virginia Ace Miller ‘76 (2018)  

             McDonalds Franchisee (ret.)
             Fort Myers, Florida

 
Charles E. Moore, Jr. ‘71 (1993)  

CFO, Caspian International
Annapolis, Maryland

 
David K. Moskowitz ‘80 (2018)  

              Senior Advisor and Director, DISH Netowrk Corporation
              Pompano Beach, Florida

 
Chitrachedu Naganna (2007)  

Adult Cardiovascular Specialist, Carroll Heart Center
Westminster, Maryland

 
Christopher Newman 88 (2009)  

Head of Institutional Client Service - North America, T. Rowe Price
Cockeysville, Maryland

 
Bruce H. Preston ‘75 (1995)  

Preston Realty, LLC
Baltimore, Maryland

 
Donald M. Rembert ‘61 (2007)  

President, Rembert Pendleton & Jackson
Reston, Virginia

 
William M. Rodgers, III (2019)  

            Professor of Public Policy, Rutgers University
            Hopewell, New Jersey

 
Robin Salomon (2015)  

            President, Skyline, LLC
            Bethesda, Maryland

 
Carolyn L. Scott, B.A. ‘67; M.L.A. ‘76 (1996)  

Journalist (ret.)
Westminster, Maryland

 
Barbara Payne Shelton 70 (2009)  

Educational Consultant/Professor, Early Childhood Educational Consultants, LLC
Towson, Maryland

 
Aaron Slaughter ‘10 (2021)  

             Senior Manager, Withum
             Silver Spring, Maryland

 
Dolores J. Snyder, M.Ed. ‘63; L.H.D. ‘89 (hon.) (1980)  

Educator (ret.)
Westminster, Maryland

 
Susan Stevenson ‘85 (2020)  

             Executive Director, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
             Ashland, Massachusetts

 
Partrick M. Stokes ‘90 (2019)  

              President and CEO, Sage Brothers Holdings
              Martinsville, New Jersey

 
Mark A. Stuart, M.S. ‘94 (2018)  

              President and CEO, The San Diego Foundation
              San Diego, California

 
Barbara A. Thomas ‘70 (2005)  

Global Village Manager, Habitat for Humanity, International
Beaufort, South Carolina

 
Anne M. Vose ‘66 (2018)  

              President, Weatherbee Company
              Edgartown, Massachusetts

 
William J. Westervelt, Jr. ‘71 (2002)  

Partner, Ashby Point Capital
Arnold, Maryland

 
James H. Yates, Jr. ‘72 (2003)  

President/CEO, N.H. Yates & Company, Inc.
Phoenix, Maryland

 
Carroll L. Yingling ‘68 (2012)      

             Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management
             Westminster, Maryland

     
                   

Emeriti Trustees

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Carol A. Carter 69 (1993)  

             Managing Director, Bob Carter Companies
             Anna Maria, Florida

 
Philip G. Enstice 71 (2005)  

             Executive Vice President (ret.), PNC Bank
             Ellicott City, Maryland

 
J. Elizabeth Garraway LL.D. ‘84 (hon.) (2003)  

             President Emerita, Maryland Independent College and University Association
             Annapolis, Maryland

 
Kenneth R. Gill ‘61 (2002)  

             Managing Member, Deer Valley Corporate Center
             Sanibel, Florida         

 
Kevin F. Hanley ‘72 (1993)  

             Orthopedic Surgeon
             Davidsonville, Maryland

 
William S. Keigler, L.H.D. ‘91 (hon.) (1979)  

President (ret.), The C. M. Kemp Mfg. Company
Naples, Florida

 
James I. Melhorn, D.B.A. ‘08 (hon.) (1993)  

President/CEO (ret.), EMA, Inc.
Seattle, Washington

 
Diane Rehm, D. Journ. 92 (hon.) (1993)  

             Host and Executive Producer, The Diane Rehm Show
             Washington, D.C.

 
M. Lee Rice ‘48; Sc.D. ‘83 (hon.) (1979)  

Business Consultant
Westminster, Maryland

 
Constance M. Unseld (1999)

              Educational Director, Unselds’ School
              Baltimore, Maryland

George F. Varga 61; H.H.D. 92 (hon.) (1988)

Former President and CEO, Tungram Co., Ltd.
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Michael Weinblatt ‘71 (1993)

            Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Clinical Rheumatology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
            Waban, Massachusetts

William J. Westervelt, Jr. ‘71 (2002)

             Partner, Ashby Point Capital
             Arnold, Maryland

Leslie A. Wiley (1999)

            President, TYL Associates
            Washington, D.C.

Honorary Trustees

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Richard D. Adams (1996)
            Senior Vice President (ret.), PNC Bank
            Severna Park, Maryland

Alexander Koundourakis ‘93 (hon.) (2012)
            Partner, Gracie Capital LP
            Manhasset, New York

Sharon F. Manning ‘65; L.H.D. ‘79 (hon.) (2006)
            Owner, Hambleton Inn
            St. Michaels, Maryland

Richard W. Palmer (2018)
            Palm Beach, Florida
           

 

Officers of the Board

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Chair: Otto J. Guenther
Chair Emeriti: William Keigler, Lee Rice ‘48, James Melhorn, Martin K.P. Hill
Vice Chair: Ralph Frith ‘84

Secretary: Marissa Lander
Treasurer: Julie Fisher
Asst. Secretary: Katie Hollabaugh

Alumni Visitors to the Board

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President: Lindsey Browning ‘10

President Emeritus: Charles W. Sullivan, III ‘72

Executive Secretary: Heidi Reigel ‘97

Faculty Visitors to the Board

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Mary Bendel-Simso, Professor of English (2021)

Dana Ferraris, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2020)

Amy McNichols, Associate Professor of World Languages, Literature and Cultures (2019)

Ethan Seidel, Professor of Economics and Business Administration (2018)
 

Administration

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President, Julia I. Jasken
Executive Vice President and Provost, Rosa Rivera-Hainaj
Vice President, Enrollment Management, Janelle Holmboe
Vice President for Institutional Advancement (Interim), William Torrey
Vice President for Administration and Finance, Eric Simon

Academic Life

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Wendy L. Morris, Dean of the Faculty
B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Amy C. McNichols, Director of the Global Fellows Program and International/Global Bridge Student Advisor
B.A., University of Scranton; M.A., M.A.T., Binghamton University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rebecca L. Carpenter, Director of First Year Seminar Program
B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Debra Lemke, Assistant Director of First Year Seminar Program
B.S., M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Corey Wronski-Mayersak, Director of the Honors Program
B.A., Goucher College; M.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Suzanne Nida, Director of College Writing
B.A., M.L.A., McDaniel College

Erin Benevento, Director of First Year Experience
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., Johns Hopkins University

Gilbert G. Lensbower, Coordinator of Interpertering Service/Staff Interperter
A.A., Southwest Institute of Healing

Paul T. Schoolman Jr., Assistant Dean & Student Academic Life 
B.A., McDaniel College

Kriss D. Hann, Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs

Regis Gilchrist, ASL Lab Manager 

Administration and Finance

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Eric A. Simon, Vice President, Administration and Finance
B.S., M.A., Eastern Michigan University; M.B.A., Kennesaw State University

Julie M. Fisher, Controller
B.S., Mount Saint Mary’s University

Kimberly A. Seeley, Director of Financial Planning & Budget/Assistant Treasurer
B.S., Towson University

Mahmuda Khatun, Senior Accountant
B.Sc., King’s College, University of London

Cynthia Gordon, Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager
B.S., Strayer University

Teresa A. McAndrew, Accountant
B.A., McDaniel College

Jaclyn Graves, Director of Risk Management 
B.S., M.S., George Washington University

Mary Dietz, Executive Assitant to the Vice President for Finance & Administration

 

Admissions

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Janelle Holmboe, Vice President, Enrollment Management
B.A., University of Southern California; M.B.A., George Fox University

Heidi M. Reigel, Associate Vice President of Alumni & Admissions
B.A., McDaniel College

Jill R. Centofanti, Executive Director of Admissions Operations and Technology
B.S., Stevenson University

Steph Stahler, Senior Associate Director of Admissions
B.A., Washington College

Kim Baumgardner, Assistant Director of Admissions Operations

Crystal Perry, Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Management
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College

Jacquelin Pfeiffer, Senior Graduate Enrollment Management Specialist

Kelsey Kirkman, Admissions Counselor
B.A., McDaniel College

Katherine Ridgway, Assistant Director of Admissions 
B.A., McDaniel College

Zachery Brown, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A., McDaniel College

Peter A. Hoblitzell III, Enrollment Systems Administrator 
B.A., Hampden Sydney College 

Melissa Longest, Admissions Slate & Technical Support Specialist 
B.S., Stevenson University 

Abigail E. Hayden, Admissions Visit Leader 
B.A., McDaniel College

Kelly McKenna, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
 

Advancement Engagement

Christina Steinbrenner, Executive Director of Advancement Engagement
B.A., Pennsylvania State University

Connie Sgarlata, Director of Advancement Engagement
B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S.W., University of Maryland

Michelle Pickett, Associate Director of Advancement Engagement
B.A., Flagler College

 

Advancement Services

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Colleen Jones, Executive Director of Advancement Services

Kristin Lister, Director of Prospect Research
B.A., McDaniel College

Fallon Warwick, Fundraising Systems Administrator & Analyst
B.S., Towson University; M.M., University of Maryland, University College

Katherine Patton, Gift Services and Accounting Manager
B.A., Messiah College

Steven Carney, Research Analyst
B.A., McDaniel College

 

Alumni Engagement

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Heidi M. Reigel, Associate Vice President of Alumni & Admissions
B.A., McDaniel College

Jordyn Border, Alumni Engagement Specialist
B.S., M.S., Shippensburg University

Janice Hartlieb, Alumni Engagement Support Specialist
B.S., Towson University 

Robert J. Turning, Alumni Engagement Specialist 
B.S., The University of Akron; M.S. Eastern Illinois University

Katherine A. Vitale, Alumni Engagement Event & Communication Specialist
B.A., Dickinson College 

 

Athletics

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Adam E. Hertz, Director of Athletics 
B.A., University of Redlands; M.Ed, Temple University 

Jessica L. Wolverton, Assistant Director of Athletics-Student Athlete Services
B.A., Gettysburg College; M.S., Florida State University

Philip D. Smith, Director of Athletic Facilities and Head Softball Coach

Luke E. Stillson, Director of Athletic Communications
B.S., SUNY Binghamton University

Gregg S. Nibbelink, Head Athletic Trainer & Senior Coach Lecturer
B.S., Towson State University; M.S., Ohio State University

Stephanie Roby, Assistant Athletic Trainer/Coach Lecturer
B.S., James Madison University, M.S., Lock Haven University

Stephen Corrieri, Coordinator Intramurals and Recreation and Head Coach, Men’s Soccer
B.A., Wolverhamton University

Denise McVerry, Athletics Operations Manager

Kristin M. Ramey, Coach/Lecturer and Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse
B.A., McDaniel College

Kevin J. Curley, Lecturer and Head Coach, Men’s Basketball
B.S., Penn State University; M.S., West Virginia University

Demarcus White, Head Coach, Football
B.S., Iona College

Caitlyn Ashley, Coach Lecturer and Head Coach, Field Hockey
B.S., Salisbury University

Douglas Renner, Coach Lecturer and Head Coach, Cross Country
B.A., McDaniel College

Beresford Oswald Brown, Coach Lecturer and Head Coach,Track and Field
B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., St. Lawrence University

Christin Gowan, Coach Lecturer and Head Coach, Women’s Basketball
B.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.A., University of Concordia, Irvine

James M. Carone, Head Coach, Baseball
B.S., Monmouth University

Will Giles, Head Coach, Men and Women’s Tennis
B.A., McDaniel College

Jeffrey M. Hiestand, Coordinator of Aquatics Program/Head Coach, Swimming
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Jennifer Feldman, Coach Lecturer and Head Coach Volleyball
B.A., Saint Mary’s College of Maryland

Derrick Johnson, Assistant Coach, Football
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; M.A., McDaniel College

Tyler Hartranft, Quarterback Coach, Football
B.A., King’s College

Lauren Godde, Equipment and Event Operation Manager

Zachary Rhoten, Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., Liberty University; M.S., McDaniel College

Catharine A. Rudio, Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., East Stroudsburg University; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania

 

Head Coaches

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Baseball, James M. Carone

Men’s Basketball, Kevin J. Curley

Women’s Basketball, Christin Gowan

Cross Country, Douglas J. Renner

Field Hockey, Kellina Yarnish

Football, Demarcus White

Men’s Golf, J. Scott Moyer

Women’s Golf, Michael C. Diehl

Women’s Lacrosse, Kristin M. Ramey

Men’s Soccer, Stephen J. Corrieri

Women’s Soccer, Sandra D. Lagana

Softball, Philip D. Smith

Swimming, Jeffrey M. Hiestand

Men’s Tennis, Will Giles

Women’s Tennis, Will Giles

Track, Beresford Oswald Brown

Volleyball, Jennifer Feldman

Wrestling, Mason Goretsas

 

Biology

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Heather Burley, Lecturer/Biology Lab Coordinator
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Ciara Smith, Lab Preparator
B.S., Stevenson University

 

Bookstore

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Kyle H. Meloche, Manager, Book Store
B.A., McDaniel College

Vickie Carlson, Assistant Manager, Book Store

 

Bursar’s Office

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Pat A. Tyler, Bursar

Cathy Boyd, Assistant Bursar
B.S., University of Maryland, College Park

Karen G. Stalfort, Student Accounts Specialist
B.S., Towson University

 

Campus Life

 

Elizabeth S. Towle, Acting Dean of Student Affairs
B.A., Assumption College; M.A., University of Vermont

José Moreno, Director of Diversity and Inclusion
B.A., Framingham State College; M.S.,Shepherd University

Catherine M. Gunther, Executive Secretary

 

Campus Safety

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Eric Immler, Director

Kurt Dutton, Deputy Director of Campus Safety
B.S., University of Maryland; J.D., University of Baltimore

 

Center for Experience and Opportunity

Manuel Ruiz, Director of Student Development Programming
B.A., M.A., Montclair State University; Ed.D., Northeastern University

Richard Goodman, Associate Director of Career Development
B.S., M.A., Shepherd University

Katharine Taylor, Associate Director of Community Engagement
B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A., The Pennsylvania State University

Brooke L. Hain, Associate Director of International and Off-Campus Programs
B.A., McDaniel College

 

Chemistry

 
Jessica Renner, Chemistry Lab Manager
B.S., Shepard University
 

Communications & Marketing

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Janelle Holmboe, Vice President, Enrollment Management
B.A., University of Southern California; M.B.A., George Fox University

Cheryl L. Knauer, Director of Media Relations
B.A., La Salle University

Jamie Leinauer, Director of Creative Design and Production Services
B.F.A., Frostburg State University

Lindsay Sherman, Senior Editor and Writer
B.A., Elon University

Brittany Baird, Marketing Project Manager
B.A.,Lebanon Valley; M.A., University of London

Tara Dunsmore, Website Manager
A.A., Delaware Technical & Community College; B.S., Mt. St. Mary’s University

Angela Smith, Social Media Marketing Manager
B.A., M.B.A., Mt. St. Mary’s University

Vanessa Sanders, Public Relations Coordinator
B.A., Bloomsburg University

Katie Grim, Graphic Designer I
B.A., Susquehanna University

Monte D Kerney, Photographer/Videographer
B.S., Towson University

Sherre D. Wentz, Graphic Designer II
B.F.A., West Virginia University

 

Conference & Auxiliary Services

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Mary Jo Colbert, Director
B.S., Erskine College; M.S., McDaniel College

Valerie S. Westbrook, Coordinator of Conference, Camp & Event Scheduling
B.S., Virginia Wesleyan College

Terry H. Page, Events Scheduling Manager
 

Development

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Lawrence R. Junkin, Senior Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement
B.A., The College of Wooster; M.S., McDaniel College

Elizabeth J. A. Rockman, Director of Founders and Parent Leadership Giving
B.A., Denison University

Nicole Garcia, Major Gifts Officer
B.A., Lycoming College; M.B.A., Lehigh University

Kathleen Green, Major Gift Officer
B.S., York College of Pennsylvania

Brittany Adams, Assistant Director of Annual Giving
B.A., McDaniel College

Seth Duerr, Director of Athletic Fundraising
B.S., College of Wooster; M.A., Averett University

Ryan A. Nicotra, Associate Director of Annual Giving and Volunteer Management
B.A., Flagler College; M.A., Goucher College

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Jose Moreno, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
B.S., Framingham State College; M.A., Shepard Univesity

Manuel Rodriguez, Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
B.A., McDaniel College

 

Education

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Robin Townsend, Coordinator of Teacher Professional Development
B.A., M.Ed., McDaniel College

Gay J. Love, Undergraduate Elementary PDS Liaison
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College

Norene Strylowski, Undergraduate Secondary PDS Liaison
B.A., Towson University

Rosalie Gardner, Secondary PDS Liaison, Best Program
B.A., Frostburg State University; M.S., McDaniel College

 

Facilities Planning & Capital Projects

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TBD, Director of Facilities Planning & Capital Improvements

 

Financial Aid

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Janelle Holmboe, Vice President, Enrollment Management
B.A., University of Southern California; M.B.A., George Fox University

Kemia Himon, Director of Financial Aid
B.S., Philander Smith College; M.A., Webster University

Destiny Guerrero, Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
B.A., M.A., William Patterson University

Carlee Hastings, Financial Aid Specialist
B.S., Nazareth College

Aza Smith, Financial Aid Specialist
B.S., Towson University

Anna J. Isner, Financial Aid Specialist
B.S., Towson University

Nicole Gannon, Financial Aid Specialist
B.A., M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University

 

Graduate & Professional Studies

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Vickie Mazer, Dean of Graduate & Professional Studies
B.S., M.S., West Virginia University; Ed.D., Frostburg State University

Daria E. Buese, Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies
B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Lewis and Clark College; Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Randi D. Shamer, Director, Graduate and Professional Studies Operations and Student Services
A.A., Carroll Community College

Deb Phebus, Coordinator, Counseling
B.S., Frostburg State University; M.Ed., M.S., McDaniel College; Ph.D., Capella University

Daria E. Buese, Coordinator, Curriculum & Instruction
B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Lewis and Clark College; Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park

Elizabeth M. Aitken, Area Coordinator, Curriculum & Instruction
B.A., B.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland; M.Ed., Regent University

Margaret Pfaff, Area Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Towson University; M.S., McDaniel College; Ed.D., University of Maryland College Park

Steven Johnson, Area Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., Towson University

Andrew T. Barshinger, Academic Advisor, Marketing Specialist & Howard County Cohort Liaison
B.S., University of Maryland; M.S., Loyola College

Kevin McIntyre, Coordinator, Data Analytics, The Ethan A. Seidel Chair in Economics and Business Administration and Professor of Economics and Business Administration
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jessica Willoughby, Coordinator, Deaf Education
B.A., Gallaudet University; M.S., McDaniel College

George Phillips, Coordinator, Educational Administrative Internships
B.A., M.Ed., McDaniel College

John Sangiovanni, Coordinator, Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader
B.S., M.Ed., Frostburg State University

Sharon Bowers, Coordinator, Elementary STEM Instructional Leader
B.A., M.Ed., McDaniel College; Ed.D., Virginia Polytchnic Institute and State University

Margaret Kulow, Coordinator, Equity & Excellence in Education, Culturally Proficient Teaching
B.F.A., M.A., Syracuse University; M.S., McDaniel College

Daniel Anderson, Coordinator, Gerontology; Director, The Center for the Study of Aging
B.S., University of Miami; M.S., University of Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland

Julie Develin, Coordinator, Human Resources Development
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College

Thomas J. Zirpoli, Laurence J. Adams Distinguished Chair in Special Education and Coordinator, Graduate Human Services Management Program
B.S., M.Ed., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Laura Doolan, Coordinator, Master of Liberal Arts
B.A., James Madison University; M.Ed., University of Virginia

Lisa Buckler, Coordinator, Reading Specialist: Literacy Leadership Program
B.A., Hood College; M.S., McDaniel College

Ramona (Mona) Kerby, Coordinator, School Librarianship, Learning Technology Specialist, Writing for Children & Young Adults
B.A., Texas Wesleyan University; M.Ed., Texas Christian University; M.L.S., Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Robin E. Townsend, Coordinator, Teacher Professional Development
B.S., M.S., McDaniel College

Derek Lewis, Coordinator, TESOL
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Hannah N. Canon,Administrator, GPS Scheduling and Special Enrollment
B.A., York College of Pennsylvania

 

Human Resources

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Jennifer L. Glennon, Associate Vice President for Administration
B.S., York College of Pennsylvania; M.S., McDaniel College

Rose Mercier, Director
B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.S., McDaniel College

Jennifer Kent, Title IX Coordinator and General Counsel
B.S., Florida State University; J.D., University of Florida

Amanda Blankenship, Benefits and Employment Manager
B.A., High Point University; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S., McDaniel College

April Tuggle, Human Resources Generalist & GPS Liaison
B.S., Elizabethtown College; M.S., McDaniel College

 

Institutional Advancement

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William Torrey, Vice President, Interim

Colleen Lucas, Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement
A.A., Carroll Community College; B.S., University of Maryland

 

International Programs

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Amy C. McNichols, Director of Global Fellows & International Student Advisor
B.A., University of Scranton; M.A., M.A.T., Binghamton University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Brooke L. Hain, Associate Director of International and Off-Campus Programs
B.A., McDaniel College

 

Instructional Technology

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Steve A. Kerby, Director of Instructional Technology
B.A., Texas Wesleyan University; M.S., University of Maryland University College

Alissa Harrington, Senior Instructional Designer
B.S., Towson University

Sheby Conover, Instructional Design Coordinator
B.A., McDaniel College

 

Library

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David Brennan, Director
B.A., Gannon University; M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh

Elizabeth Davidson, Head of Public Services, Associate Director
B.A., M.S., University of North Carolina

M. Roxanne Brewer, Supervisor of Cataloging

Gwen Coddington, College Archivist and Special Collections Librarian
B.A., College of Wooster; M.L.A., University of Maryland

Linda J. Garber, Acquisitions Manager
B.S., Towson University

Debbie Green, Library Administration Coordinator
A.A., Stevenson University

Loretta Spangler, Information Literacy Coordinator
B.S., Evangel University; M.L.I.S., University of Maryland

TBD, Research & Instruction Librarian: Science and Online Technologies

Peggy Klinge, Circulation and Reserves Manager

Lorri Pickett, Serials and Government Documents Specialist

Lisa M. Russell, Interlibrary Loan Supervisor
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; M.S.Ed., McDaniel College

Tanner Lewey, Outreach & Evening Librarian
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Marcey L. Jastrab, STEM, Instruction and Assessment Librarian
B.A., University of Maryland; M.L.I.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., Hood College

 

Math/Computer Science

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Carolyn B. Boner, Director, Math Placement Program
B.S., Wittenberg University; M.A.T., Indiana University

 

Military Science

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TBD, Administrator/Executive Officer

 

Post Office/Copy Center

Kenny Ditto, Manager, Printing and Mailing Services
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College

 

President’s Office

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Julia I. Jasken, President
B.A.. College of St. Benedict; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Marissa Lander, Chief of Staff/Secretary of the Board of Trustees & College
B.A., Catholic University of America; M.S., University of Maryland/University College

Katherine Hollabaugh, Communications and Events Manager/Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees
B.S., Towson University

 

Provost’s Office

 

Rosa E. Rivera-Hainaj, Executive Vice President/Provost
B.S., University of Puerto Rico Cayey; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Robin N. Dewey, Director of Institutional Research & Sponsored Programs
A.A.S., Monroe Community College; B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., University of Rochester

Barbara L. Clinton, Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President/Provost
B.A., M.L.A., McDaniel College

Joshua A. Selzer, Arts Manager
B.A., McDaniel College; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

Walter M. Michael, Artist in Residence & Executive Director of Common Ground on the Hill
B.A., McDaniel College

 

Purchasing

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Ellen Rugemer, Director of Purchasing and Receiving

 

Registrar

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TBD, Registrar

Marylin Bell, Associate Registrar for Information Systems & Data Analysis
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.S., State University of New York at Stonybrook

Alysson Cruz, Assistant Registrar for Degree Programs
B.A., California State University

 

Residence Life

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Michael L. Robbins, Associate Dean of Students
B.A., M.A., Rutgers University

Nyambi Shannon, Associate Director of Residence Life
B.A., Queens College; M.S., North Carolina A&T State University

Katelyn Charles, Area Coordinator
B.A., Alfred University; M.S., University of Rochester

Mitchell Woolley, Area Coordinator
B.A., M.A., Shepherd University

Marcnoly Anozil, Area Coordinator
B.S., Washington Adventist University; M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ann M. Mathias, Operations Manager

 

Student Academic Support Services

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Melanie L. Conley, Director of Student Academic Support Services
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College

Kendra Heard, Associate Director
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College

Sarah Gould, Associate Director and Coordinator of Special Programs
B.A., Muskingum College; M.A., West Virginia University

 

Student Engagement

 

Amanda Gelber, Director of Student Engagement
B.A., Shippensburg University; M.A., Shepard University

Courtney Cunningham, Assistant Director of Student Engagement
B.S., Old Dominion University; M.S., University of Tennessee

 

Wellness Center

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Heidi M. Huber, Director of the Wellness Center
B.A., Duke University; M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work

Bonnie R. Bock, Nurse Practitioner
B.S., University of Delaware College of Nursing; M.S., University of Maryland Graduate School

Shannon Duffy, College Health Nurse
B.S., Salisbury University

Jordan Butler, College Counselor/Program Outreach
B.S., Mount St. Mary’s University; M.S., McDaniel College

Martha Harris, College Counselor, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College

Laura R. Knox, College Counselor/Substance Abuse Prevention
B.A., M.S.W., University of Maryland

Jessica E. Luty-Kabrhel, College Counselor
B.A., University of North Carolina; M.S.W., Smith College

Margaret Moxley, Office Manager

 

Emeriti

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The dates in parentheses following the listing of each person are the dates of first appointment and retirement. Persons are listed in order of retirement from the College.

Emeriti Staff

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Philip Robinson Sayre  

B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D. Vice President & Dean of Student Affairs Emeritus (1984-2006)

 
Joan Develin Coley

A.B., M.Ed., Ph.D., L.H.D., LL.D. President Emerita (1973-2010)

Jane Flickinger Sharpe

B.S., M.L.A. Associate Librarian Emerita (1970-2011)

 
Joyce E. Muller

B.S., Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing Emerita (1979-2014)

Barbara Kashen

             B.A., M.S., Manager Payroll and Accounts Payable (1985-2018)

Kim Easterday

            B.A., Director of Athletic Operations Emerita (1976-2019)

Dana Plevyak

            Nurse Emerita (1998-2019)

Anna Thomas

            Executive Secretary Graduate and Professional Studies Emerita (1986-2020)

Lisa Breslin

            B.A., M.A., Associate Dean of Student Academic Life Emerita (1997-2020)

Sheila Deane

            Associate Registrar for Transfer Evaluation Emerita (1996-2020)

Patricia Hull

            Academic Secretary Emerita (1999-2020)

Ed Sell

            Director of Facilities Planning and Capital Projects Emeritus (1984-2021)

Art Wisner

            B.S., Director of Financial Services and Treasurer Emeritus (1987-2021)

Vicky Shaffer

            Vice President of Institutional Advancement Emerita (1990-2021)

 

Emeriti Faculty

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Julia Taylor Hitchcock  

B. Mus.Ed., B.Mus. Assistant Professor of Music Emerita (1960-1985)

 
David Ralston Cross  

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry Emeritus (1964-1989)

 
George Theodore Bachmann, Jr.  

B.A., M.A., M.S.L.S. Associate Professor of Library Science & Librarian Emeritus (1971-1993)

 
Eleanor Nace Richwine  

B.S.Ed., M.S. Instructor of Library Science and Librarian Emerita (1970-1993)

 
Donald Robert Rabush  

B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D. Professor of Education Emeritus; Lawrence J. Adams Distinquished Chair in Special Education (1973-1995)

 
Harold Ray Stevens  

B.A., Ph.D. Professor of English Emeritus (1966-1997)

 
Richard Allen Clower  

B.A., M.S., Ed.D. Professor of Exercise Science & Physical Education Emeritus (1956-1998)

 
Cornelius Paul Darcy  

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor of History Emeritus (1963-1998)

 
James Edward Lightner  

B.A., A.M., Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics Emeritus (1962-1998) and College Historian

 

Carol Jean Quinn

 

B.A., M.A., M.A. Associate Librarian Emerita (1972-1998)

 
Stephen Wheeler Colyer  

A.B., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychology Emeritus (1970-1999)

 
Joan Rita Weyers  

B.S., M.Ed. Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Physical Education Emerita (1963-1999)

 
Richard W. Dillman  

B.E.S., M.S. Associate Professor of Communication Emeritus (1981-2001)

 
Harold David Neikirk  

A.B., M.A., M.L.S. Librarian Emeritus (1987-2002)

 
Howard Bernard Orenstein  

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychology Emeritus (1971-2002)

 
Nancy Baugh Palmer  

B.S., M.A. Senior Lecturer of English Emerita (1965-2002)

 
William Clinton Chase  

A.B., J.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of History Emeritus (1981-2003)

 
Wasyl Palijczuk  

B.A., M.A., M.F.A. Professor of Art Emeritus (1967-2003)

 
Daniel Anthony Williams  

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Foreign Languages Emeritus (1972-2003)

 
Laurence Ching-Fang Wu  

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religious Studies Emeritus (1976-2003)

 
Linda Ruth Eshleman  

B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Emerita (1969-2005)

 
Robert Patrick Reed  

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of History Emeritus (1989-2005)

 
Jack E. Clark  

B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Emeritus (1978-2005)

 
Robert W. Sapora  

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor of English/Communication Emeritus (1971-2006)

 
Carol A. Fritz  

B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D. Professor of Exercise Science and Physical Education Emerita (1967-2007)

 
William G. Miller  

A.B., M.Div., Ph.D. Professor of Psychology Emeritus (1962-2007)

 
Colette M. Henriette  

M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Foreign Languages Emerita (1990-2008)

 
Alexander G. Ober  

B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D. Professor of Exercise Science and Physical Education Emeritus (1969-2008)

 
Daniel K. Rees  

B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D. Professor of Social Work Emeritus (1975-2008)

 
Michael Mathison Brown  

            B.S., Ph.D. Professor of Biology Emeritus (1968-2010)

 
LeRoy Lad Panek  

            B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor of English Emeritus (1968-2010)

 
Louise Anne Paquin  

           B.A., Ph.D., Professor of Biology Emerita (1980-2011)

 
Joseph L. Carter, Jr.  

           B.A., M.B.A., Senior Lecturer in Business Administration Emeritus (1988-2012)

 
Wilbur Lee Long  

           B.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biology Emeritus (1973-2012)

 
Charles E. Neal

           B.A., M.A.,Ph.D., Professor of Political Science and International Studies Emeritus (1978-2014)

Francis Michael Fennell

           B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Professor of Education Emeritus (1976-2015)

Susan Matz Milstein

           B.S., M.Ed., M.B.A., Professor of Business Administration Emerita (1983-2015)

Richard Hilton Smith, Jr.

           B.S., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry Emeritus (1971-2015)

Susan Ruddick Bloom

           B.F.A., M.F.A., Professor of Art Emeritus (1986-2016)

Theodore Evergates

           A.B., Ph.D., Professor of History Emeritus (1973-2016)

Esther Mildred Iglich

           B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biology Emerita (1979-2016)

Sharon Craig

           B.A., M.S., Ed.D., Professor of Education Emerita (2000-2017)

John Lindsay Olsh

           B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Economics Emeritus (1980-2017)

Ira F. Domser

           B.A., M.F.A., Professor of Theatre Arts Emeritus (1981-2018)

Marilyn Kroeger-Smith

           B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry Emerita (1998-2018)

Debra A. Miller

           B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Professor of Education Emerita (2000-2018)

David G. Seibert

           B.A., M.Ed., Senior Coach Lecturer and Head Baseball Coach Emeritus (1980-2018)

Margaret A. Boudreaux

           B.M., M.Mus., D.M.A., Professor of Music Emerita (1989-2019)

J. Richard Carpenter

           B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., Professor of Kinesiology Emeritus (1969-2019)

Thomas George Deveny

           B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature Emeritus (1978-2019)

Janet Medina

           B.A., M.S.Ed., M.S., Psy.D., Associate Professor of Education Emerita (2000-2019)

Ralene R. Mitschler

           B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology Emerita (1996-2019)

Herbert Charles Smith

           B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Political Science and International Studies Emeritus (1973-2019)

Margaret Trader

           B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education Emerita (2001-2019)

   
Donna Evergates

           B.A., Ph.D., Professor of Foreign Languages and History Emerita (1987-2020)

Andria L. Hoffman

           B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Associate Professor of Kinesiology Emerita (2005-2020)

Eddy Laird

           B.A., M.S., M.A., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education Emeritus (2000-2020)

Kathy Steele Mangan

           B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English Emerita (1977-2020)

Vasilis Pagonis

            B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Physics Emeritus (1986-2020)

Susan Clare Scott

            B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Art and Art History Emerita (2001-2020)

Robin Armstrong

            B.M., M.A., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Music Emerita (1995-2021)

Richard J. Claycombe

            B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus (1981-2021)

Vera Jacoby

            Zwischenpruefung, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy Emerita (1996-2021)

David Kreider

            B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Senior Lecturer in Music Emeritus

Henry Reiff

            A.B., M.Ed., Ph.D., Professor of Education Emeritus (1989-2021)

 

Endowed Chairs and Professorships

 

L. Stanley Bowlsbey Chair in Education and Graduate and Professional Studies - Ramona A. Kerby (2016)

John Desmond Kopp Professorship in the Sciences - Dana Ferraris (2020)

Joan Develin Coley Chair in Creative Expression and the Arts - Steven Pearson (2020)

Ethan A. Seidel Chair in Economics and Business Administration - Kevin McIntyre (2020)

Laurence J. Adams Distinguished Chair in Special Education - Thomas James Zirpoli (1996)

 
   

Faculty

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 Date in parentheses indicates first year of faculty service.

Elizabeth M. Aitken, Lecturer in Graduate and Professional Studies and Area Coordinator of Educational Foundations
B.A., B.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; M.Ed., Regent University. (2014)

Gregory D. Alles, Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Valparaiso University; M.A., The Divinity School, University of Chicago; M.Div., Lutheran School of Theology;
Ph.D., The Divinity School, University of Chicago. (1987)

Jack D. Arnal, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas. (2009)

Mary M. Bendel-Simso, Professor of English
B.A., The College of St. Catherine; M.A., Ph.D., The State University of New York at Binghamton. (1995)

Laura E. Bitto, Lecturer in Education/Mathematics
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., Ph.D., The College of William and Mary. (2021)

Anouar Boukhars, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies
B.A., Ibn Tofail University (Morocco); M.A., Al Akhawayn University (Morocco);
Ph.D., Old Dominion University. (2010)

Richard M. Brett, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Carlton College; M.A., The University of Iowa;
M.F.A., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. (2010)

Daria E. Buese, Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Lewis and Clark College; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2007)

Nigel Burdett, Professor of Practice in Economics and Business Administration
B.S., University of Maryland College Park; M.S., The Johns Hopkins University. (2014)

Heather Burley, Lecturer in Biology
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. (2016)

Glenn G. Caldwell, Professor of Music
B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; M.Ed., Rutgers University;
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (1991)

María Elena Campero, Associate Professor of Spanish
Profesorado en Letras, Universidad Nacional de La Plata; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2013)

Rebecca Carpenter, Professor of English
B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. (1995)

Roger N. Casey, Professor of English 
B.S., Furman University; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University. (2010)

Holly McCartney Chalk, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (2007)

Peter R. Craig, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., B.Com., M.S., Ph.D., University of Auckland. (2006)

Xuejing Duan, Lecturer in Data Analytics
B.A., Zhengzhou University; M.A., The University of Akron; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech University. (2021)

Kathryn E. Dobson, Associate Professor of English
B.S., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2003)

Kateryna Dovgan, Senior Lecturer in Art and Art History
B.A., Ukranian Republican Art Academy, M.F.A., Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture. (1999)

Lauren Dundes, Professor of Sociology
B.A., Stanford University; M.H.S., D.S., The Johns Hopkins University. (1996)

Kerry Anne Duvall, Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Villanova University; M.S., University of Baltimore. (2014)

Elyzabeth W. Engle, Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies
B.S., Juniata College; M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. (2018)

Kyle Engler, Senior Lecturer in Music
B.Mus., M.Mus., Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. (1995)

Jonathan Epstein, Lecturer in Mathematics
B./a., Columbia University; M.S., Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, New York University; Ph.D., Dartmouth College. (2021)

Mohamed Esa, Professor of German, Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
M.A., Ph.D., University of Heidelberg. (1994)

Thomas M. Falkner, Professor of Classics
A.B., Le Moyne College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo-SUNY. (2004)

Robert Familetti, Associate Professor of Military Science
B.A., Lafayette College. (2011)

Qin Fang, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Anhui Normal University; M.A., Fudan University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2008)

Stephen D. Feeley, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D., The College of William and Mary. (2005)

Dana Ferraris, John Desmond Kopp Professorship in the Sciences and Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Lafayette College; M.B.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University. (2015)

Paul Fitzpatrick, Assistant Professor of American Sign Language 
B.A., M.A., Gallaudet University. (2016)

Vanessa Flora-Nakoski, Lecturer in English
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; M.A., University of Iowa. (2017)

Jessica L. Ford, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., Catholic University of America; M.S., Ithaca College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2020)

Gené Fouché, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts
B.A., West Virginia University; M.F.A., Towson University. (2007)

Rebecca A. Gibson, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Albright College; M.Ed., Towson University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. (2007)

Guillermo González, Lecturer in Spanish
B.A., Clarion State University; M.A., West Virginia University. (2021)

Michele L. Gribben, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
B.A., McDaniel College; M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County. (1998)

Francis Grice, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies
M.A., University of St. Andrews; M.S., University College London; Ph.D., King’s College London. (2015)

Spencer Hamblen, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., Cornell University. (2007)

Margaret Christie Hasse, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S., Cedar Crest College; M.S., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Delaware. (2020)

Kathi Hill, Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., McDaniel College; M.S., American School of Professional Psychology; J.D., University of Baltimore. (2019)

Lori Hockley, Lecturer in Business Administration and Coordinator of Business Internships
B.A., M.B.A., Mount St. Mary’s University; D.M., University of Maryland University College. (2021)

Stephanie Bettis Homan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Berry College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (2018)

Cheng Huang, Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Fudan University; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis. (2012)

Chloe Irla, Assistant Professor of Art and Art HIstory
B.A., McDaniel College; M.F.A., Mt. Royal School of Art. (2016)

Julia Jasken, Associate Professor of English and President
B.A., College of St. Benedict; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Michigan Technological University. (2003)

Steven M. Johnson, Lecturer and Area Coordinator for the Curriculum and Instruction Program
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College. (2020)

Shana Joslyn, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., M.F.A., Western Illinois University. (2020)

Ochieng’ O. K’Olewe, Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator, Graduate BEST and Secondary Education Program
B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Northern Illinois University; Ed.D., West Virginia University. (1997)

Robert M. Kachur, Professor of English
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. (1998)

Nicholas E. Kahn, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., College of Charleston; Ph.D., American University. (2017)

Lauren Keenan, Lecturer in Education/Area Coordinator of Innovation in Teaching and Learning
B.S., M.A., Fairfield University. (2021)

Linda Kephart, Lecturer in Education
B.A., M.S., McDaniel College; M.A., The Ohio State University. (2020)

Ramona A. Kerby, L. Stanley Bowlesbey Chair in Education and Graduate and Professional Studies, Professor of Library Science and Coordinator, Graduate School Library Media Program
B.A., Texas Wesleyan University; M.Ed., Texas Christian University; M.L.S., Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. (1994)

Allison Kerwin, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Smith College; M.S.,Northern University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut. (2019)

Gerard Keubeung, Assistant Professor in French
B.A., Maitrise ès Lettres, University of Yaoundé I; B.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Tennessee (2020)

Linda M. Kirkpatrick, Senior Lecturer in Music
B.M., M.M., University of North Texas; D.M.A., University of Maryland. (1981)

James L. Kunz, Professor of Social Work
B.A., University of Virginia; M.S.W., University of Maryland, Baltimore; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. (2008)

Richard H. Laird, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
B.S., James Madison University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Auburn University. (2013)

Christianna Nichols Leahy, Professor of Political Science and International Studies
B.A., The American University; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University. (1984)

Robert Lemieux, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., University of Southern Maine; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia. (1996)

Debra Clements Lemke, Professor of Sociology
B.S., M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Iowa State University. (1994)

Chia-En Lin, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Fu-Jen Catholic University; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas. (2015)

Sarah Alysia Lippy, Lecturer in Psychology
B.S.,University of Maryland; M.S., McDaniel College. (2018)

Anna Lissitz, Assistant Professor in Data Analytics 
B.A., Salisbury State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park. (2021)

Mike Looney, Lecturer in Business Administration and oversight Entrepreneurship Program
B.A., McDaniel College. (2021)

Tracey Lucas, Department Chair and Coordinator of Master of Science in Teaching
B.A., Grove City College; M.S., Hood College. (2019)

Stephanie D. Madsen, Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean for Sophomore Students
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2001)

Holly M. Martinson, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. (2018)

Jeffrey D. Marx, Professor of Physics
B.S., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic  Institute. (2000)

Paul Mazeroff, Senior Lecturer in Psychology
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., A.G.S., University of Maryland; Ed.D., Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. (1998)

Stephen D. McCole, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
B.S., Lock Haven University; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2001)

Margaret A. McDevitt, Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.S., California State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California. (2000)

Kevin McIntyre,The Ethan A. Seidel Chair in Economics and Business Administration and Professor of Economics and Business Administration
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. (2000)

Gretchen Kreahling McKay, Faculty Director of Athlete Engagement and Professor of Art History
B.A., Colby College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. (2001)

Jennifer A. McKenzie, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2008)

Amy C. McNichols, Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of the Global Fellows Program and International/Global Bridge Student Advisor
B.A., University of Scranton; M.A., M.A.T., Binghamton University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (2003)

Shabbir M. Mian, Professor of Physics
B.A., Berea College; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University. (1999)

Paul B. Miller, Associate Professor of History
B.A., B.S., Arizona State University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University. (1998)

Matthew Mongiello, Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.S.,Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., University of Chicago. (2018)

Wendy L. Morris, Professor of Psychology and Dean of the Faculty
B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. (2005)

Randall Lee Morrison, Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Dayton; M.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Kansas.  (1998)

Martine D. Motard-Noar, Professor of French
Certificat de Didactique des Moyens Audio-Visuels, Maîtrise, Université de la Sorbonne; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln. (1989)

Paul A. Muhlhauser, Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University. (2012)

Suzanne Nida, Senior Lecturer in English and Director of First-Year Composition
B.A., M.L.A., McDaniel College. (1990)

Melanie R. Nilsson, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook. (2003)

Magdalena Olivares, Lecturer in Spanish
B.A., Pontifica Universidad Catolica; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America. (2021)

Julia L. Orza, Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Clark University; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Connecticut. (1995)

Catherine A. Orzolek-Kronner, Professor of Social Work
B.A., McDaniel College; M.S.W., University of Maryland; M.A.S., The Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., The Smith College School for Social Work. (1998)

Susan N. Parrish, Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University. (2007)

Steven Pearson, Joan Develin Coley Chair of Creative Expression and the Arts and Professor of Art and Art History
B.S., The College of Saint Rose; M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art. (2004)

David F. Petrie, Lecturer in Kinesiology
B.A., Gettysburg College; M.S., University of Delaware. (2008)

Margaret Pfaff, Lecturer/Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction
B.S., Towson University; M.S., McDaniel College; Ed.D., University of Maryland College Park. (2019)

Debra Phebus, Lecturer in Graduate and Professional Studies
B.S., Frostburg State College; M.S., McDaniel College; Ph.D., Capella University. (2020)

Rebekah Phillips-DeZalia, Lecturer in Psychology
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., Clark University. (2019)

Michael Polen, Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S., Widener University; Ph.D., (ABD) Carnegie Mellon University. (2018)

Sara B. Raley, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland. (2007)

Amy V. Ramnarine, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., Forida A&M University; M.A., Ph.D., Forida International University. (2018)

Pamela Lynne Regis, Associate Dean of Operations and Program Development, Graduate and Professional Studies, and Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University. (1984)

Madeline E. Rhodes, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Southwestern University; M.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe; Ph.D., University at Albany-SUNY. (2008)

Julie L. Routzahn, Professor of Economics and Business Administration

B.A., McDaniel College; M.B.A., M.S.F., University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business; Ph.D., American University. (2007)

Mark M. Rust, Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator, Graduate Deaf Education Program
B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Capella University. (2003)

Daniel Schafer, Lecturer in English
B.A., M.A., Washington State University. (2013)

Simeon K. Schlossberg, Associate Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Arcadia University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut. (1997)

Jason J. Scullion, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Prescott College; M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Washington. (2014)

Linda L. Semu, Professor of Sociology
B.S., University of Malawi; M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Ph.D., Indiana University. (2005)

Jonathan F. Slade, Professor of Communication
B.A., McDaniel College; M.F.A., University of Southern California. (1998)

Benjamin Smith, Director of the STEM Center and Lecturer
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., Bingham University. (2020)

Richard M. Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University. (2010)

William Padian Spence, Senior Lecturer in English
B.A., McDaniel College; M.A., University of South Carolina. (1988)

Katie L. Staab, Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Mount Saint Mary’s University; Ph.D., The George Washington University. (2013)

Benjamin A. Steinhurst, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Williams College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut. (2013)

Brad L. Stoddard, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Yale Divinity School; Ph.D., Florida State University. (2015)

Robert J. Trader, Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Miami University; M.S.L.I.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (2007)

Elizabeth McManaman Tyler, Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Seattle University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon. (2014)

Bryn E. Upton, Professor of History
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University. (2002)

Elizabeth van den Berg, Professor of Theatre Arts
B.A., San Francisco State University; M.F.A., New York University. (1994)

Erin Watley, Assistant Professor of Communication and Cinema and Assistant Director of the Honors Program
B.A., University of Maryland. College Park; M.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of New Mexico. (2016)

Diane L. Williams, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., Williams College; M.Ed., University of Massachusetts; M.S., Smith College; Ph.D. University of Iowa. (2020)

Maureen Williams, Lecturer in Biology
B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.S., University College Dublin; Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin. (2021)

Corey Wronski-Mayersak, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Honors Program
B.A., Goucher College; M.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University. (2011)

Michelle L. Young, Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Director of Field Education
B.A., McDaniel College; M.S.W., University of Maryland, Baltimore. (2008)

Paul J. Zajac, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Loyola University; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. (2015)

Carol N. Zaru, Senior Lecturer in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
B.S., Oakland University; M.S., Clayton College of Natural Health. (2007)

Jakub Zejmis, Senior Lecturer in History
B.S., Georgetown University; M.A., Columbia University; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Georgetown University. (2015)

Ting Zhang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.E., Qingdao Technological University; M.E., Beihang University; Ph.D., abd, University of Massachusetts. (2017)

Thomas James Zirpoli, Laurence J. Adams Distinguished Chair in Special Education and
Coordinator, Graduate Human Services Management Special Education Program
B.S., M.Ed., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1996)

Coach Lecturers and Senior Coach Lecturers

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* Indicates voting members of the faculty

Beresford Oswald Brown, Coach Lecturer and Head Track and Field Coach
B.A., Moravian College; M.Ed., St. Lawrence University. (2019)

Kevin J. Curley, Coach Lecturer and Head Men’s Basketball Coach
B.S., Penn State University; M.S., West Virginia University. (2008)

Jennifer Feldman, Coach Lecturer and Head Volleyball Coach
B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland. (2019)

Christin Gowan, Coach Lecturer and Head Women’s Basketball Coach
B.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.A., University of Concordia, Irvine. (2019)

Jeffrey M. Hiestand, Coach Lecturer and Head Swimming Coach
B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County. (2001)

*Sandra Bly, Coach Lecturer and Head Women’s Soccer Coach
B.A., Bridgewater; M.S., James Madison University. (2012)

*Gregg S. Nibbelink, Senior Coach Lecturer and Head Athletic Trainer
B.S., Towson University; M.S., Ohio University. (1990)

Kristen M. Ramey, Coach Lecturer and Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach
B.A., M.Ed., McDaniel College. (2013)

Douglas J. Renner, Coach Lecturer and Head Cross Country Coach
B.A., McDaniel College. (1998)

Jessica L. Wolverton, Coach Lecturer and Assistant Director of Athletics
B.A., Gettysburg College; M.S., Florida State University. (2012)

Demarcus White, Coach Lecturer and Head Football Coach
B.S., Iona College. (2016)

Visiting Faculty

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Jillian Bjerke, Visiting Lecturer in History
B.S., M.S., Wake Forest University; M.A., Western Michigan University. (2021)

Debbie Colbert, Visiting Lecturer in American Sign Language
B.A., M.A., Gallaudet University. (2021)

Shaeeda Ama Mensha, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Spelman College; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. (2021)

Sean Murphy, Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.A., Villanova University; M.P.A., Virginia Tech University; M.S., University of Massachusetts. (2021)

McDaniel Europe in Budapest, Hungary

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Administration

Lászlo V. Frenyó, Dean of the Faculty of the Budapest campus
DVM., Szent István University, Budapest; Ph.D., Hungarian Academy of Science. (2000)

Gábor Zoltán Drexler, Director of Administrative Affairs
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University of Liberal Arts and Sciences; M.A., School of Political Science, Budapest. (1994)

Matthew H. Adamson, Director of Academic and Student Affairs
B.A. James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University; Ph.D., James Madison University. (2006)

Faculty

Matthew Adamson, Political Science
B.A. James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University; Ph.D., James Madison University. (2006)

Gábor Antal, Economics
M.A., Corvinus University of Budapest; Ph.D., Central European University. (2014)

László Arató,  Fine Arts
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University. (1995)

Anna Babarczy, English
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University. (2008)

István Balogh, Studio Art
M.A., Ph.D., Technical University Budapest. (2007)

Judit Barta, Sociology and Social Anthropology, English Language and Literature
M.A., Central European University; Ph.D., Eötvös Lóránd University. (2011)

Deniz Bingol Hall, Political Science
B.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Koc University; M.A., Warwick University, Ph.D., Central European University. (2016)

Ottilia Boross, Art History
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University of Liberal Arts and Sciences. (2000)

Orsolya Danyi, Psychology
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University. (2005)

Gábor Zoltán Drexler, Communication
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University of Liberal Arts and Sciences; M.A., School of Political Science, Budapest. (1994)

Erika Fallier, Language
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University. (2000)

László V. Frenyó, Immunophysiology
DVM., Ph.D., Szent Istvan University, Budapest (2000)

András Gerevich, Screenwriting, English Language and Literature
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University; M.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Royal College of Arts. (2014)

Judit Gergely, Economics
M.A., Ph.D., Budapest University of Economics. (2005)

Laszlo Horvath, Economics
M.S., Ph.D., Budapest University of Economics. (1998)

Csilla Koszeghy, Illustrator, Graphic Artist
M.A., Hungarian University of Fine Arts (2009)

Yotam Kramer, Clinical Psychology
B.A., Izrael University; M.A., Eötvös Loránd University . (2015)

Márta Láng-Lázi,  Mathematics
B.S., Budapest University of Economics; Ph.D., Hungarian Academy of Sciences. (1994)

Aladár Madarász, Economics
Ph.D., University of Economics Budapest. (2005)

Kornel Magyar, Ethnomusicology, Literature and Linguistics
B.A., Eötvös Loránd University. (2013)

Gergely Mohl, Accounting
M.A., Corvinus University. (2013)

Gábor Molnár, Literature
Eötvös Loránd University of Arts and Sciences (2008)

László Nyitray, Biology
M.Sc., Ph.D., Eötvös Lóránd University. (2000)

Andrea Petö,  History, Sociology
M.A., Marx University of Economics; Ph.D., Eötvös Loránd University. (2002)

Attila Pók, History
M.A., Ph.D., Eötvös Loránd University. (1994)

Réka Ránky, Physical Education
B.S., Budapest Business School; M.S., University of Physical Education. (2004)

Jolán Róka, Communication
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University; Ph.D., Hungarian Academy of Sciences. (1998)

Róbert Sata, Political Science
B.A., American University in Bulgaria; M.A., Ph.D., Central European University; M.A.; International University of Japan. (2014)

Péter Schimert, Political Science
B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. (1997)

Márta Siklós-Barta, English
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University. (2000)

Zoltán Sipos, Economics
Ph.D., University of Economics. (2008)

Robert Smyth, Economics
B.A., Staffordshire University, UK; M.S., Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration. (2010)

Barna Szamosi, Communication, English Language and Literature
B.A., M.A., M.A., University of Miskolc; M.A., Central European University. (2011)

Gabriella Szigethy, Art History
M.A., Eötvös Loránd University. (2003)

Tamás Szigeti, Interior Design
B.A., Iparmuveszeti Foiskola; M.A., Academia de San Carlos de la UNAM. (2016)

János Szirmai, Art History
M.A., Ph.D., Eötvös Loránd University. (1997)

Zoltán Szüts, Communication and Media Science
M.A., Ph.D., dr. habil., Eötvös Loránd University. (2015)

Csaba Törö, Law
M.A., University of Economics; LLM., Eötvös Loránd University.  (2000)

Zsuzsanna Vajda, Psychology
B.A., M.A., Eötvös Loránd University; CSc, Hungarian Academy of Science. (2014)

Gergely Viczián, Computer Science
Multimedia, Ph.D., Technical University of Budapest. (2001)

Berne Weiss, Psychology
B.A., Goucher College; M.S., University of San Francisco; M.S., California School of Professional Psychology. (2002)