Faculty/Staff Experts

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  • Seth Armus, Ph.D.

    Seth Armus, Ph.D.

    Professor

    History BK LI
    631.687.2624
    sarmus@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, E218
    Lorenzo Hall, Third floor

    Area(s) of Expertise: European-American relations, history of France, Jewish history and the Holocaust

  • Kenneth Bauzon, Ph.D.

    Kenneth Bauzon, Ph.D.

    Professor of Political Science

    Social Sciences BK LI
    Political Science BK LI
    718.940.5746
    kbauzon@sjcny.edu
    Lorenzo Hall, Third floor

    Area(s) of Expertise: comparative politics, international relations, diplomatic history of modern Europe

  • William Bengston, Ph.D.

    William Bengston, Ph.D.

    Professor of Sociology, Coordinator of the Human Relations Program

    Social Sciences LI
    Human Relations LI
    Sociology LI
    631.687.4577
    wbengston@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room E108

    Area(s) of Expertise: Data analysis, criminology, sociology of the paranormal, alternative medicine

  • Leon Bernardyn

    Leon Bernardyn

    Chairperson

    Music BK LI
    718.940.5889 or 631.687.5179
    lbernardyn@sjcny.edu
    McEntegart Hall, Room 404
    O'Connor Hall, Room N127

    Area(s) of Expertise: music generalist

  • Tim Bishop

    Tim Bishop

    Visiting Professor of Civic Engagement and Public Service

    Social Sciences LI
    tbishop@sjcny.edu

    Area(s) of Expertise: Federal policy, Federal higher education policy, transportation and infrastructure policy, water quality issues, shoreline protection issues, Federal budget, Affordable Care Act, economic collapse of 2008, American Recovery Act, Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Bill, Congress, partisanship and presidential races

  • Mary A. Chance, M.S.T., C.P.A.

    Mary A. Chance, M.S.T., C.P.A.

    Chair and Assistant Professor and Interim Director of Graduate Management Studies

    Accounting LI
    Graduate Management Studies LI
    Accounting M.B.A. BK LI
    Executive M.B.A. BK LI
    Management M.S. — Health Care Management BK LI
    Management M.S. — Human Resources Management BK LI
    Management M.S. — Organizational Management BK LI
    Health Care Management M.B.A. BK LI
    Health Care Management: Health Information Systems M.B.A. BK LI
    Human Services Leadership LI
    Human Services Leadership M.S. LI
    631.687.1288
    mchance@sjcny.edu
    Business Technology Center, Room 2-4

    Area(s) of Expertise: accounting, program registration and review

  • Raymond D’Angelo, Ph.D.

    Raymond D’Angelo, Ph.D.

    Professor of Sociology and Chair

    Social Sciences BK LI
    Sociology BK LI
    718.940.5747
    rdangelo@sjcny.edu
    Lorenzo Hall, Third floor

    Area(s) of Expertise: Race, ethnicity, immigration and civil rights

  • Edgar Daniels, D.A., NBCT, M.A.L.S.

    Edgar Daniels, D.A., NBCT, M.A.L.S.

    Assistant Professor

    Child Study LI
    631.687.1221
    edaniels@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room E312

    Area(s) of Expertise: cooperative learning, Shared Inquiry™, teacher leadership, teacher mentoring, differentiated instruction, critical thinking, bully prevention and cognitive coaching

  • Phillip Dehne, Ph.D.

    Phillip Dehne, Ph.D.

    Professor and Associate Chair

    History BK
    718.940.5865
    pdehne@sjcny.edu
    Lorenzo Hall, Third floor

    Area(s) of Expertise: British and European history, imperialism, history of globalization, history of World War I

  • Tina Ferro

    Tina Ferro

    Chair, Instructor and Director of the Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management

    Hospitality and Tourism Management LI
    tferro@sjcny.edu

    Area(s) of Expertise: hospitality and tourism management, hospitality guest services, property operations, revenue management, event management

  • S. Suzanne E. Franck, C.S.J., Ph.D.

    S. Suzanne E. Franck, C.S.J., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor and Director

    Religious Studies BK LI
    Academic Advisement Center LI
    631.687.1496
    sfranck@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room N302

    Area(s) of Expertise: ecological theology, systematic theology, spirituality, academic advising

  • Landon Frim, Ph.D.

    Landon Frim, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Philosophy LI
    631.687.5190
    lfrim@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room E218

    Area(s) of Expertise: ethics, early modern philosophy, political philosophy

  • Carolyn M. Gallogly, Ph.D.

    Carolyn M. Gallogly, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Human Services LI
    Human Services Leadership LI
    631.687.1242
    cgallogly@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room N329

    Area(s) of Expertise: Gerontology

  • Katherine L. Granelli, Ed.D.

    Katherine L. Granelli, Ed.D.

    Associate Professor, Director of M.A. in Infant/Toddler Early Childhood Special Education; Director of Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

    Child Study LI
    Infant Toddler Early Childhood Special Education LI
    Childhood or Adolescent Special Education LI
    Literacy/Cognition LI
    631.687.1217
    kgranelli@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room N301A

    Area(s) of Expertise: Autism research and children with special needs

  • Eileen White Jahn, M.B.A., Ph.D.

    Eileen White Jahn, M.B.A., Ph.D.

    Chair and Professor

    Business Administration and Marketing LI
    Graduate Management Studies LI
    Accounting M.B.A. LI
    EMBA LI
    Health Care Management M.B.A. LI
    Health Care Management M.B.A. — Health Information Systems LI
    Management M.S. — Health Care Management LI
    Management M.S. — Human Resources Management LI
    Management M.S. — Organizational Management LI
    631.687.1296
    ejahn@sjcny.edu
    Business Technology Center, Room 2-16

    Area(s) of Expertise: business (organizational policies and management)

  • Gail C. Lamberta, Ph.D.

    Gail C. Lamberta, Ph.D.

    Associate Dean, Community Development; Professor and Chair; Coordinator of Experiential Learning

    Recreation and Leisure Studies BK LI
    Office of the Executive Dean LI
    718.940.5739 or 631.687.1285 or 631.687.2686
    glamberta@sjcny.edu
    Tuohy Hall
    O'Connor Hall, N109
    O'Connor Hall, E214

    Area(s) of Expertise: parks and recreation, event planning, program planning, developing partnerships, collaborative programming, internships, experiential learning, hospitality, tourism, therapeutic recreation

  • Gigi Lamens

    Gigi Lamens

    Vice President for Enrollment Management

    Admissions LI
    Undergraduate Admissions LI
    Graduate Admissions LI
    Professional Admissions LI
    631.687.4500
    glamens@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, N202

    Area(s) of Expertise: higher education, enrollment management, recruitment, retention, counseling and financial aid

  • Peter Mascuch, Ph.D.

    Peter Mascuch, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    English LI
    631.687.1484
    pmascuch@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, N226C

    Area(s) of Expertise: film and media, American literature and culture

  • William McAllister

    William McAllister

    Assistant Professor

    Mathematics and Computer Science LI
    631.687.2645
    wmcallister@sjcny.edu
    Business Technology Center, Room 1-10

    Area(s) of Expertise: computer science and technology

  • Barbara Morrell, Ph.D.

    Barbara Morrell, Ph.D.

    Professor and Chair

    Criminal Justice LI
    631.687.4582
    bmorrell@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room E116

    Area(s) of Expertise: Juvenile justice, youth justice and corrections

  • Catherine Pearsall, Ph.D., F.N.P., R.N., C.N.E.

    Catherine Pearsall, Ph.D., F.N.P., R.N., C.N.E.

    Professor

    Nursing LI
    631.687.5183
    cpearsall@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room N322B

    Area(s) of Expertise: nursing education, forensic nursing, elder abuse, nursing leadership and nurse practitioners

  • Judith R. Phagan, D.A.

    Judith R. Phagan, D.A.

    Associate Professor, Chairperson

    English BK LI
    631.687.1480
    jphagan@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room N226C

    Area(s) of Expertise: multi-ethnic American literature (African-American and American-Indian literatures) and composition theory

  • William J. Phillips, Ph.D.

    William J. Phillips, Ph.D.

    Associate Chair

    Journalism and New Media Studies LI
    631.687.2679
    wphillips@sjcny.edu
    Business Technology Center, B-3

    Area(s) of Expertise: new media, journalism, pop culture

  • Amy Poland, Ph.D.

    Amy Poland, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Criminal Justice LI
    631.687.1209
    apoland@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room E116

    Area(s) of Expertise: social media in the courtroom, writing for justice programs in the community, community corrections, juvenile justice

  • Stephen J. Rockwell, Ph.D.

    Stephen J. Rockwell, Ph.D.

    Professor of Political Science and Associate Chair

    Social Sciences LI
    Political Science LI
    631.687.4574
    srockwell@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room E104

    Area(s) of Expertise: U.S. politics and government, race and ethnicity issues, U.S. policy toward American Indians, immigration, decennial census, institutions of government, media and government, ethical issues in politics and administration

  • Konstantine Rountos, Ph.D.

    Konstantine Rountos, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Biology LI
    631.687.1463
    krountos@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room N231

    Area(s) of Expertise: marine ecology, marine conservation, sustainable seafood, Long Island coastal ecosystems, environmental science, field ecology and human impacts

  • Karen Russo, Ed.D.

    Karen Russo, Ed.D.

    Professor

    Child Study BK
    Literacy and Cognition BK
    718.940.5687
    krusso@sjcny.edu
    Dillon Child Study Center, Second floor

    Area(s) of Expertise: literacy

  • John Sardelis, Doctor of Public Health, Dr.P.H., MAAA, ASA

    John Sardelis, Doctor of Public Health, Dr.P.H., MAAA, ASA

    Associate Chair and Professor

    Health Administration LI
    Health Care Management M.B.A. LI
    Health Care Management M.B.A. — Health Information Systems LI
    Management M.S. — Health Care Management LI
    Graduate Management Studies LI
    631.687.1493
    jsardelis@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room N320A

    Area(s) of Expertise: healthcare (public health, health care/insurance costs, Medicare, patient advocacy, pharmaceutical importation, managed care and health care technologies)

  • Joan E. Silver, Ed.D.

    Joan E. Silver, Ed.D.

    Associate Professor, Director of M.A. in Childhood and Adolescence Education with an annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities

    Child Study LI
    Infant Toddler Early Childhood Special Education LI
    Childhood or Adolescent Special Education LI
    Literacy/Cognition LI
    631.687.1219
    jsilver@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, E311

    Area(s) of Expertise: special education, learning disabilities, inclusion, learning styles and special ed to prison pipeline

  • John J. Skinnon, M.S.T., C.P.A.

    John J. Skinnon, M.S.T., C.P.A.

    Assistant Professor

    Accounting LI
    Accounting M.B.A. LI
    Executive M.B.A. LI
    Management M.S. — Health Care Management LI
    Management M.S. — Human Resources Management LI
    Management M.S. — Organizational Management LI
    Executive M.B.A. Online BK LI
    Graduate Management Studies BK LI
    631.687.1287
    jskinnon@sjcny.edu
    Business Technology Center, Room 2-11

    Area(s) of Expertise: Business (accounting and tax matters)

  • Susan Straut Collard, Ph.D.

    Susan Straut Collard, Ph.D.

    Professor and Associate Chair, Director of the MA in Childhood and Adolescence Special Education

    Child Study BK
    Literacy and Cognition BK
    Special Education BK
    718.940.5689
    sstrautcollard@sjcny.edu
    Dillon Child Study Center, First floor

    Area(s) of Expertise: child study (special education, behavioral disorders, learning disabilities, child development and psychology, and parenting)

  • Richard J. Torz, M.A., Ph.D.

    Richard J. Torz, M.A., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Social Sciences BK
    Accounting M.B.A. BK LI
    Management M.S. — Organizational Management LI
    Graduate Management Studies BK LI
    718.940.5745
    rtorz@sjcny.edu
    Lorenzo Hall, Lower Level

    Area(s) of Expertise: Economics (European union, economic and monetary union)

  • Wendy C. Turgeon, Ph.D.

    Wendy C. Turgeon, Ph.D.

    Interim Executive Dean, Professor and Chair

    Office of the Executive Dean LI
    Philosophy BK LI
    631.687.5189
    wturgeon@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, Room E208

    Area(s) of Expertise: ethics, philosophy, philosophy of art, children and philosophy

  • Renee White-Clark, Ed.D.

    Renee White-Clark, Ed.D.

    Professor

    Child Study LI
    Literacy/Cognition LI
    631.687.1220
    rwhite-clark@sjcny.edu
    O'Connor Hall, E318

    Area(s) of Expertise: multiculturalism, literacy and education (elementary)