Graduate Program Faculty

Arts Administration

ROBERT WATERHOUSE, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Director of the Arts Administration Program; B.A., University of Essex, England; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

Education

JEFF ARNOLD, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Leader Quality Partnership (TLQP); B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.,  University at Buffalo.

SARAH AVTZON, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program;  B.A., Yeshiva University; M.A., Azrieli Graduate Institute; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Walden University.

JOAN BRADLEY, Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., B.Ed., University of Toronto; M.A. Education, Maryville University, St. Louis; Ed.D., St. Louis University.

MARK BROWN, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Canisius College; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

SARA CHAYA BURTON, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., Touro College; M.S., Touro Graduate School; Ph.D., Capella University.

MIRIAM DREISINGER, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., SUNY at Albany; M.A., Manhattan College; Ed.D., St. Mary's University of Minnesota.

FRANK ENGELBERG, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Hofstra University; M.S., Ed.D., Yeshiva University.

MARYBETH FORTUNE, Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Graduate Weekend Education Program; B.S., B.A., Trent University; B.Ed., Queen’s University; M.Ed., University of Toronto.

MARY H. FOX, Associate Professor of Education and Director of Alternative Certification Graduate Programs in Education; B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

DINA GONGOLA, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Thomas A. Edison State College; M.S., Adelphi University; Ph.D., Walden University.

MICHELE HAVENS, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Douglas College of Rutgers University; M.A., San Diego State University; Ed.D., Rutgers University.

SUSAN KRICKOVICH, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Chair; B.S., M.S., Ed.D., University at Buffalo.

CARON KUESSOUS, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Georgian Court College; M.S., College of Staten Island; Ed.D., Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Yeshiva University.

CHERYL MIODOWNIK, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., Baruch College; M.S., Adelphi University; Ph.D., Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University.

JOANNE SADLER, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

DENNIS SCHEITINGER, Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MINDY SCHREINER SCIRRI, Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Binghamton University; Ph.D. candidate, Syracuse University.

EVELYN SEEVE, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Touro College; M.A., Ph.D., Hofstra University.

BRUCE SHIELDS, Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.A., University at Missouri; M.Ed., Ph.D. University at Buffalo.

PESSY SLOAN, Instructor of Education, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Touro College; M.A., Ph.D., Hofstra University.

ELIZABETH WRIGHT, Assistant Professor of Education, Associate Dean of the Education Department; B.A., Binghamton University; M.S.W., J.D., University at Buffalo.

Executive Leadership and Change

SUZANNE CHAMBERLAIN, Adjunct Instructor; B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., University of Missouri; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

CHRISTINA COYLE, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., M.B.A., University at Buffalo; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

MARGARITA COYNE, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., Daemen College.

JOHN S. FREDERICK, Executive Director, Executive Leadership and Change Program; B.S., M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; Ed.D., University at Buffalo.

STEVEN J. HARVEY, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., M.S.Ed., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

ARLENE KAUKUS, Adjunct Instructor; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.S., Case Western Reserve University; M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

ANTHONY LATONA, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., Canisius College; J.D., University at Buffalo.

RICHANNE C. MANKEY, Adjunct Faculty,  Executive Leadership and Change Program; B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.S. Ed., University of Dayton; Ed.D., Columbia University Teachers College.

SUSAN M. MARCHIONE, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., M.S., Canisius College; Ed.D., D'Youville College.

ROBERT MILLER, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., M.S., Troy State University.

JOSEPH SANKOH, Associate Professor of History & Government; M.A., SUNY at Cortland; M.A.I.S., Fairleigh Dickson University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

JOSEPH F. WINTER, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., Daemen College; M.B.A., Canisius College.

Global Business

JOHN P. BLEST, Assistant Professor of Accounting/MIS, Director of NY/Brooklyn Accounting Programs; B.S., M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

SHARLENE M. BUSZKA, PHR, Associate Professor of Business Administration; B.S., M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

WILLIAM R. DiPIETRO, Professor of Economics; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

TORSTEN DOERING, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Director of the Global Business Program;  Dipl. Ing., Cologne University of Applied Sciences; Dipl. Wirt. Ing., Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences; M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

CHRISTIAN JOHNSTON, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Business; B.S., Lemoyne College; M.S., Fordham University.

GARY A. JORDAN, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point; M.B.A., University of Maine; M.A. Economics, University of New Hampshire.

LINDA KUECHLER, Professor of Accounting and Business Administration; B.A., Canisius College; M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

ANTHONY MELCHIORRE, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Business; B.S., Houghton College; M.S., Daemen College.

LUIZ PEREIRA, Assistant Professor of Business Administration;  B.S. Ch.E., Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro; M.B.A., Brigham Young University.

ANDY SCHUMACHER, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.S., M.B.A., Westfaelische Wilhelms University, Muenster, Germany; Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Capella University.

Nursing

LISA S. BALL, FNP, Assistant Professor of Nursing;  B.S., University of Western Ontario; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

VIRGINIA M. HART, ANP, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., SUNY at Albany; M.S., University at Buffalo; D.N.P., St. John Fisher College.

CATHERINE MANN, Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., Niagara University; M.S., D’Youville College; Ed.D., Walden University.

DEBORAH H. MERRIAM, Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S.N., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.S. Counseling, Canisius College; M.S. Nursing Education, Daemen College; D.N.S., The Sage Colleges.

CHERYL NOSEK, Associate Professor of Nursing; B.S., SUNY at Albany; M.S., D.N.S., University at Buffalo.

MARY LOU RUSIN, Professor of Nursing, Department Chair; B.S., M.S., Ed.D., University at Buffalo; ANEF (Academy of Nursing Education Fellow).

DIANE RYAN, ANP, Associate Professor of Nursing;  B.S., D’Youville College; M.S., University at Buffalo; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

LORALEE SESSANNA, Associate Professor of Nursing; A.A.S., Trocaire College; B.S.N., M.S.N., D'Youville College; D.N.S., University at Buffalo. 

Physical Therapy

JENNIFER BOGULSKI, Clinical Assistant Professor; D.P.T., Daemen College.

MICHAEL S. BROGAN, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MICHAEL J. BROWN, Clinical Assistant Professor; D.P.T., University at Buffalo; O.M.P.T., Daemen College.

LAURA FAVARO, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., Ithaca College; D.P.T., D'Youville College.

GREGORY S. FORD, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Chair of the Physical Therapy Department; B.S., M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MARY ROSE FRANJOINE, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

SHARON L. HELD, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; M.S., University at Buffalo.

THERESA KOLODZIEJ, Director of Clinical Education; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; M.S., University at Buffalo.

MARGARET A. MAZZONE, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse; M.S., Daemen College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

JENNIFER PRIORE, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

RON SCHENK, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Director of the Fellowship Program in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy, and Dean of Health and Human Services Division; B.S., M.S., Ithaca College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

JOHN J. STACHURA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.B.A., University at Buffalo; D.P.T., Daemen College.

JESSICA A. WIATROWSKI, Assistant Director of Clinical Education; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

VICKI WILKINS, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; B.S., West Virginia University; D.P.T., Daemen College

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