Brooklyn Campus Hires Three New Faculty Members

BROOKLYN, NY – September 18, 2012 – In keeping with its commitment to providing students with an affordable, world-class liberal arts education, St. Joseph’s College’s Brooklyn Campus has hired three new full-time professors at the forefront of their respective disciplines.

  • Theodore Hamm, Ph. D, associate professor of journalism and new media studies
  • Anthony Correa, MBA, assistant professor of business
  • Elizabeth Zollinger, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics

“I am pleased to have these three dynamic professors join our community,” stated Dr. Richard Greenwald, professor and academic dean for the School of Arts and Sciences at SJC. “They are coming to an institution that values teaching and has a faculty dedicated to student success. Their scholarly interests and experiences will surely enrich all of us.”

Formerly of Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), Dr. Hamm will chair the College’s new Journalism/New Media program, launched this fall. In his previous position at MCNY, Dr. Hamm designed the curriculum and taught in the Urban Studies Department. In addition, he is the founding editor of the Brooklyn Rail, having created the editorial structure for that publication as well as serving as the lead editor for its local coverage.

Anthony Corrao is a veteran of the financial services world, having worked at several prominent firms over the past 23 years.  Formerly a vice president at Oppenheimer and Co. Inc., Corrao’s expertise ranges across diverse fields, including but not limited to sales, marketing and operations. Corrao will teach management, accounting, finance, small business management and business ethics during the fall 2012 semester.

Dr. Elizabeth Zollinger joins the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science as an assistant professor of mathematics. Formerly of Hiram College in Ohio, Dr. Zollinger’s research focuses on dynamical systems and ordinarily differential equations, and celestial mechanics and Hamiltonian systems.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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