Faculty

Full-Time Faculty (and Courtesy Appointments)

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

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

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

ELLEN C. BANKS, Professor of Psychology; B.A., University at Buffalo; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University.

DENNIS W. BARRACLOUGH, Professor of Art; B.F.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.F.A., University of Michigan.

JAMES RYAN BELL, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; A.A.S., Genesee Community College; B.S., Winona State University; M.S., Des Moines University.

REBECCA ROMANO BESCH, Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Health Care Studies; B.S., Canisius College; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania.

DIANE R. BESSEL, Assistant Professor of Social Work & Sociology and Undergraduate Program Director; B.A., M.A., Ph.D.,  University at Buffalo;  M.S., Case Western Reserve University.

NICHOLAS PAUL BIZIER, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.A., Colby College; Ph.D., Montana State University.

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

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

JAMES BONO, Assistant Professor & Writing-in-the-Disciplines Coordinator; B.A., M.A., University at Buffalo; Ph.D. candidate, University of Pittsburgh.

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

CHRISTIAN BRANDJES, Associate Professor of Theatre;  B.A., University of Vermont; M.F.A., Brandeis University.

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

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

MICHAEL BROWN, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; D.P.T., University at Buffalo.

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

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

JOANNE M. CANNAVO, Associate Professor of Social Work; B.A., Canisius College; M.S.S.A., Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

NANCY ANNE CANTWELL, Associate Professor of English; B.A., University of Maine; A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

SIMONA CARRUBBA, Assistant Professor of Physics; B.S., Ph.D., University of Catania, Italy.

NICOLE J. CHIMERA, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training; B.S., West Chester University; M.S., Temple University; Ph.D., University of Delaware.

BRITA d'AGOSTINO, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design; B.A., Temple University; M.F.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

DOMENIC C. D'AMORE, Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., State University of New York at Geneseo; Ph.D., State University of New Jersey at Rutgers.

RENEE B. DANIEL, Associate Professor of Social Work; B.S., New College of Hofstra University; M.S., Columbia University.

MARIA ANGELA DIAZ, Assistant Professor of History & Political Science; B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., University of Florida; candidate, Ph.D., University of Florida.

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

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

KEN DOYLE, Instructor of Animation; certificate, Classical Animation Studies, Irish School of Animation, Dublin.

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

LAURA E. EDSBERG, Director, Natural and Health Science Research Center and Director of the Center for Wound Healing Research, Associate Professor of Natural Sciences; B.S., Cornell University; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

DENISE R. EMER, Associate Professor of Psychology, Department Chair; B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

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

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

MELISSA FIORI, Associate Professor of Modern Languages; B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

MICHELE S. FLINT, Associate Professor of Accounting/MIS, Faculty Senate President; B.S., Utica College of Syracuse University; M.B.A., St. Bonaventure University; Ed.D., University of Rochester.

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

MARYBETH FORTUNE, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Weekend Scholars Program; B.S., B.A., Trent University; B.Ed., Queen’s University; M.Ed., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

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

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

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

KRISTIN M. FRIES, Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Canisius College; Ph.D., University of Rochester.

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

JONATHAN GOOD, Assistant Professor of Biology; BSc (Hons), Ph.D., University of St. Andrews; GCHEd, University of Queensland.

ROBERT GUNTHER, Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., University of Miami; Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

JEREMY HALL, Math Coordinator; B.S., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.S., Emory University.

BRIAN HAMMER, Assistant Professor, Visual & Performing Arts; B.S., Daemen College; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo.

JOY E. HANNA, Assistant Professor of Psychology; A.B., Vassar College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester.

VIRGINIA M. HART, Assistant Professor of Nursing;  B.S., Canisius College; M.S., State University of New York at Albany; D.N.P., St. John Fisher College.

JAMES DANA HATCHETT, Assistant Professor, Visual & Performing Arts; B.F.A., SUNY College at Purchase; M.F.A., University at Buffalo.

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

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

INTISAR Q. HIBSCHWEILER, Professor of Mathematics and Department Chair; B.S., M.S., University of Jordan, Amman; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany.

CARA INNUS, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; B.S., Daemen College; M.S., University of Nebraska.

DOUGLAS P. KALINOWSKI, Associate Professor of Biology, Department Chair of Natural Sciences; B.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Post-doctoral research associate, University of Vermont.

COLLEEN KASHINO, Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

MATTHEW S. KEARNS, Clinical Instructor of Graduate Anatomy; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

KEVIN KEGLER, Professor of Graphic Design; B.A., Buffalo State College; M.A., University at Buffalo.

SHAWN J. KELLEY, Professor of Philosophy & Religion, Department Chair; B.A. College of Holy Cross; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

ALLYSON KIRK, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; B.S., D'Youville College; M.S., University of Nebraska.

FELICE KOENIG, Associate Professor of Painting; B.F.A., Southern Oregon University; M.F.A., University of Texas-San Antonio.

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

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

LINDA KUECHLER, Professor of Accounting, Department Chair, Accounting & Management Information Systems; B.A., Canisius College; M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

CARON KUESSOUS, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Georgian Court College; M.S., College of Staten Island; Ed.D., Yeshiva University.

JEFFREY J. LAW, Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences; B.S., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

LAURA B. LUCHIES, Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences; B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

STEPHANIE MALINENKO, Assistant Professor of Health Care Studies; B.S., University of Buffalo; M.B.A., Medaille College.

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

ISIAH MARSHALL, JR., Associate Professor and Director of MSW Program, Social Work Department; B.A., Texas Southern University; M.S.W., Ph.D., Howard University.

LYNN MATTHEWS, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Department Chair, B.S., West Virginia University; B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., Bradley University; D.P.T., Daemen College.

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.

CAROL McPHILLIPS, Instructor (Courtesy Appointment) and Director of the Learning Center; B.S., Daemen College; M.Ed., University at Buffalo.

JULIE MEHTA, Assistant Professor of English; B.A., University of Calcutta; M.A., Jadavpur University, India; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto.

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

PENNY MESSINGER, Associate Professor of History and Political Science; B.A., Marshall University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

CLAUDIU MIHAI, Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., University of Bucharest; M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

KATIE L. MILLER, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; B.S., State University of New York at Cortland; M.S., Daemen College.

DENISE G. MILLS, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, Department Chair; B.A., LeMoyne College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

CHERYL MIODOWNIK, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.S., Baruch College; M.S., Adelphi University; M.S., Queens College; M.S., Touro College; Psy.D., Yeshiva University.

ROBERT A. MORACE, Professor of English, Department Chair; B.A., M.S., SUNY College at Cortland; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

JAMES A. MORAN, Professor of Philosophy; A.B., Manhattan College; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University.

KATHLEEN E. MURPHY, Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Vermont. Post-doctoral research: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

PAULETTE M. NIEWCZYK, Associate Professor of Health Care Studies; B.S., State University College at Buffalo; M.P.H., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

BRIDGET NILAND, Associate Professor of Business Administration; B.A., Ed.M., J.D., University at Buffalo.

CHERYL L. NOSEK, Associate Professor of Nursing and Undergraduate Program Director; B.S., State University of NY at Albany; M.S., D.N.S., University at Buffalo.

LISA K. PARSHALL, Associate Professor of History and Political Science; B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

JOEL R. PATTERSON, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; B.A., Canisius College; B.S., Daemen College; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska.

ERICA FRISICARO-PAWLOWSKI,  Associate Professor of English and Writing Coordinator; B.A., Nazareth College; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

SHIRLEY A. PETERSON, Associate Professor of English, Divisional Dean for Arts & Sciences; B.A., M.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D., University of Delaware.

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

MARGARET PHILLIPS, Assistant Professor and Director of Paralegal Studies Program; B.A., Columbia University, Barnard College; J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law.

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

DIANE M. RAMOS, Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

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

CYNTHIA RUSSELL, Natural Science Lab Coordinator; B.S., John Carroll University; M.A., University at Buffalo.

DIANE RYAN, Associate Professor of Nursing and Graduate Programs Director; B.S., D'Youville College; M.S., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

CHARLES J. SABATINO, Professor of Philosophy & Religion; A.B., St. Mary’s University; S.T.B., Gregorian University, Rome, Italy; S.T.M., Berkeley Divinity School, Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

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

JEFFREY SAGE, Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Head Athletic Trainer; B.S., SUNY College at Brockport; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania.

JOSEPH SAHR SANKOH, Associate Professor of History and Political Science; B.A., M.A., SUNY College at Cortland; M.A.I.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

EVELYN SCHACHNER-SEEVE, Instructor, Alternative Teacher Certification Program; B.A., Thomas Edison State College; M.S., Daemen College; Ed.D. candidate, Rutgers University.

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

RONALD J. SCHENK, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy; Divisional Dean for Health & Human Services; B.S., M.S., Ithaca College; M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

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

ANDY SCHUMACHER, Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.A., M.B.A., Westvaelische Wilhems University; Ph.D., Capella University.

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.

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

GREGG L. SHUTTS, Associate Professor and Program Director/Department Chair, Physician Assistant Studies; B.S., SUNY College at Cortland; Physician Associate Graduate Certificate, Yale University School of Medicine; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; Ed.D., D’Youville College.

GEORGE F. SIEFERT, Associate Professor of Social Work and Department Chair for Social Work and Sociology; B.S., SUNY College at Brockport; M.S.S.W., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

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

LAURA WATTS SOMMER, Associate Professor of Art History and Department Director for Visual & Performing Arts Department;  B.F.A., University of Kansas; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University.

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

DERRICK J. SWARTZ, Chemistry Lab Coordinator; B.S., B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.S., Clarkson University.

GARY A. STYN, Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Anatomical Services; B.A., M.D., University at Buffalo.

NOROLLAH TALEBI, Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Iran University of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

AAKRITI A. TANDON, Assistant Professor of History & Political Science; B.A., University of North Texas; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, University of Arizona.

SERIFE TEKIN, Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Religion; B.Sc., Middle East Technical University, Turkey; M.A., University of Saskatchewan; Ph.D., York University, Canada.

KEVIN TELFORD, Associate Professor of Modern Languages; B.A.(Honors), University of Liverpool; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

KARL J. TERRYBERRY, Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Department; B.A., Houghton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

BLAKE THURMAN, (Courtesy Appointment) Executive Director of Retention Activities; B.A., Beloit College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

ASHLEY TINKEY, Assistant Professor of Animation; B.F.A., Daemen College; Graduate Certificates, Sheridan College.

JUSTINE M. TUTUSKA, Assistant Professor of Health Care Studies and Department Chair; B.A., State University of New York at Oswego; M.P.H., San Diego State University; Diploma, NY Institute of Massage.

RACHEL S. VENTURA, Upper Division Chemistry Lab Coordinator; B.S., University of North Alabama; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

LAURIE A. WALSH, Associate Professor of History and Political Science; B.S., J.D., University at Buffalo; M.S., Daemen College.

MATTHEW S. WARD, Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.A., Hiram College; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; Post-doctoral research: Furman University.

ROBERT WATERHOUSE, Assistant Professor of Theatre; B.A., University of Essex, England; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

SUSAN WEEKS, Assistant Professor of Visual Effects and Animation; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

CHARLES R. WESLEY, Visiting Assistant Professor of English; B.S., M.S., SUNY Fredonia; Ph.D. Binghamton University.

JESSICA ANNE WIATROWKSIAssistant Director of Clinical Education for Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

ANDREW K. WISE, Associate Professor of History and Political Science, Department Chair; B.A., University of Missouri – Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

MARY M. WOLF, Assistant Professor of Art Education; B.S., Edinboro University; M.A., Maryland Institute College of Art; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

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

BRENDA L. YOUNG, Professor of Biology and Director for Global & Local Sustainability Program; A.B., Miami University; M.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. Post-doctoral research: Plymouth Marine Lab, England; University of Minnesota; University of Wisconsin; LEED AP, United States Green Building Council.

Adjunct, Part-Time, and Visiting Faculty with a Standing Relationship to Daemen College

CHRISTINA AGOSTINELLI, Instructor of Spanish; B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

JAMES A. ALLEN, Professor Emeritus of Art; B.F.A., University of Notre Dame; M.F.A., Wayne State University.

STEVEN APPLER, Instructor of Ceramics; B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo.

KRISTOPHER ATTWOOD, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.S., M.A., PhD., University at Buffalo.

CAROL BARTLO, Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration; B.A., Central Michigan University; M.B.A., Canisius College.

ELIZABETH BUCKLEY, Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies; B.A., University of Massachusetts; J.D., University at Buffalo.

CASSANDRA BUTLER, LMT, Instructor of Health Care Studies; B.S.W., Cornell University; M.A., Syracuse University.

DAVID BUYER, Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration; B.S., Excelsior College; M.S., Capella University.

MARCO CERCONE, Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies; B.A., Duquesne University; M.P.A., George Washington University; J.D., University at Buffalo.

LORRI CHIARAMONTE, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College.

PAUL CHIMERA, Instructor of English; B.S., Ohio University; M.S., University at Buffalo.

COURTNEY L. CHOLIS, Instructor of Physical Therapy; D.P.T., Daemen College.

KATHLEEN CHRISTIE, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

THOMAS COLEMAN, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., D.P.T., O.M.P.T., Daemen College.

ALDONA CYTRAUS, JD, CPA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting; M.S., Case Western Reserve; M.B.A., University of Cincinnati.

MELISSA DAY, Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies; B.A., Canisius College; J.D., Notre Dame.

ADAM C. DeVORIA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo.

RICHARD DiGIACOMO, Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies; B.A., Canisius College; J.D., University at Buffalo.

MICHAEL DOMINO, Instructor of Chemistry, Adjunct Instructor of Education; M.S., Canisius College; N.Y.S. Certification in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

NANCY DOYLE, ACSW, Instructor of Social Work; B.S., M.S.W., University at Buffalo.

TRACY DRAKSIC, Instructor of Health Care Studies; B.A., Wells College; M.A., University at Buffalo.

NANCY DUX, Instructor of Social Work; B.S., Medaille College; M.S.W., University at Buffalo.

JOHN EMERLING, Instructor of French; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; Ed.M., University at Buffalo.

ELIZABETH FELSKI, CPA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., M.B.A., Canisius College.

DELORIS FIELDS, Instructor of Social Work; B.S., Rosary Hill College; M.S.W., University at Buffalo.

RICHARD FOSS, Instructor of Chemistry; B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., Canisius College.

RABIA FOURNIER, Instructor of Accounting; B.A., M.P.A., Eastern Washington University; M.A., City University of Bellevue, WA.

CLARE B. GANEY, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.A., Canisius College; B.S., University at Buffalo.

KEVIN GAUGHAN, Adjunct Instructor; B.A., Harvard University; J.D., Georgetown University.

MARIANNE GLOVER, Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration; B.B.A., St. Bonaventure University; M.B.A., Niagara University.

MARK GRIFFIS, Instructor of Art; B.S., University at Buffalo.

JENNIFER GRIFFITH, Instructor of Art History; M.A., University at Buffalo.

WILLIAM GROSSMAN, Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies; B.A., SUNY at Oswego; J.D., Western New England College.

JOAN GUNTHER,  Professor Emeritus of Physical Therapy; B.A., PhD., University of California at Los Angeles; P.T., Children's Hospital School of Physical Therapy at Los Angeles, CA.

PAUL GURGOL, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., D'Youville College.

KAREN GUTIERREZ, Instructor of Spanish; B.S., Ohio State University; M.S., University at Buffalo.

RAYMOND HAMMEL, Instructor of Physical Therapy; M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

LENORA HENSON, Adjunct Instructor of History; B.A., SUNY College at Geneseo; M.A., University of New Hampshire.

PETER  S. HERBST, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.A., Canisius College; B.S. Daemen College; M.B.A., Medaille College.

TIMOTHY HEUSER, Instructor of Physics; B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.S. candidate, SUNY College at Buffalo.

SCOTT HOLMES, Instructor of Animation; B.F.A., Otis/Parsons School of Art and Design.

LORI HOSSAIN, Instructor of English; B.S., M.A., Southeast Missouri State University.

JOSEPH JURKOWSKI, CPA,  Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., Canisius College; M.B.A., Niagara University; Ph.D., Columbia Pacific University.

ANNA KAPLAN, Instructor of Art and Design History; B.A., Brown University; M.A., Bard College.

PAUL KOCHMANSKI, Instructor of Psychology; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.A., Xavier University at Ohio.

KIM KOTZ, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., University at Buffalo; D.P.T., Daemen College.

CHANA KOTZIN, Adjunct Instructor of History; B.S., Kingston University. U.K.; Postgraduate Diploma, Oxford University; Ph.D., University of Southampton, U.K.

ROSINA G. KOWALSKI, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College.

LYNNE LANDON, Instructor of Biology; B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha.

CRAIG LA ROTUNDA, Instructor of Drawing and Illustration; B.F.A., University at Buffalo.

LINDA LEUCHNER, Instructor of Biology; B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo.

PAUL LOWMAN, Instructor of Social Work; B.S., M.S.W., University at Buffalo. 

DENNIS J. LYNCH, Lecturer of Business Administration; B.A., Glassboro State College.

THOMAS MAASS, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry; B.S., Manhattan College; M.A., University at Buffalo.

JOEL MARSH, CPA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

THOMAS McCARTHY, Instructor of Health Care Studies; B.S., Canisius College; B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo.

TARI McGINTY, CSW, Instructor of Social Work; B.S.W., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.S.W., University at Buffalo.

LORETTA MILLER,  Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College.

NATHAN NAETZKER, Instructor of Drawing; B.F.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.F.A., New York Academy of Art.

DEBORAH NAYBOR, Adjunct Instructor; A.A.S., Paul Smith's College; B.S., Empire State College; M.P.S., University of Connecticut; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

JODI NOSBISCH, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College.

HONORABLE JEANNETTE OGDEN, Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; J.D., University at Buffalo.

MARIA PABICO, Instructor of Design; B.F.A., Daemen College.

JAMES E. PANKOW, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., New York University.

MICHAEL PARKER, Instructor of Art; B.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University; M.F.A., University at Buffalo.

KATHLEEN PARZYCH, Instructor of Photography; B.F.A., M.F.A., University at Buffalo.

WENDY BOTTOMS PEGAN,  LMHC, NCC, Adjunct Professor of Psychology; B.A., Daemen College; M.S., Canisius College.

LINDA PELLOW, Instructor of English; B.S., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.Ed., University at Buffalo.

ANTHONY PISMAROV, Instructor of Animation; B.F.A., University at Buffalo.

JEFFERY PODRAZA, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Daemen College; M.S. University at Buffalo.

WILLIAM R. PREDMORE, Professor Emeritus of History; B.S., St. John Fisher College; M.A., Ph.D. Candidate, Catholic University of America.

STANLEY F. RADON, Instructor of Earth Science; B.A., University at Buffalo; M.S., Kent State University.

TIMOTHY REDMOND, Adjunct Instructor of Political Science; B.A., Canisius College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

ERSON RELIGIOSO, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., M.S., D’Youville College.

TAMARA ROBERTS, Adjunct Instructor of Education; B.S., M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

PAMELA ROHRING, Instructor of Education; B.A., Gallaudet University; M.S., Canisius College.

TERRY ROSE, Instructor of Physical Therapy; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; D.P.T., O.M.P.T., Daemen College.

KELLY ROTH, Instructor of Biology; B.S., SUNY at Geneseo; M.S., SUNY at Fredonia; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester.

JESSICA SCHOLZE, Instructor of Social Work; B.A., Daemen College; M.S.W., University at Buffalo.

RICHARD SCHWEICHLER, Professor Emeritus of Physical Therapy; B.S., SUNY College at Brockport; M.S., Canisius College; Certificate of Physical Therapy, University at Buffalo.

ANDREW SERIO, Instructor of Italian; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.A. Candidate, l'Universita Ca'Foscari di Venezia.

DAN SHANAHAN, Instructor of Theater and Arts Administration; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.A., University at Buffalo.

ANDREA SLISH, Instructor of Biology; B.S., Emmanuel College; M.S., University at Buffalo.

DIANE STOYANOVSKI, CPA, CMA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., Nazareth College; M.B.A., St. Bonaventure University.

ANN SUCHYNA, Instructor of Psychology; B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Alfred University.

LINDA SZAL SUTTON, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., D.P.T., Daemen College.

LAURA SZYCHOWSKI, Adjunct Instructor of Paralegal Studies; B.S., University at Buffalo; Certificate in Paralegal Studies, Adelphi University.

WANDA E. THOMPSON, Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration; B.S., M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

PETER TONSOLINE, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., A.T.C., University at Buffalo.

PHILLIP TONSOLINE, Instructor of Physical Therapy; B.S., Canisius College; B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., University of Arizona.

MELVA D. VISHER, MA, RHIA, Instructor of Health Care Studies; B.S., M.A., SUNY Empire State College.

RANDI WALTERS, Instructor of English; B.A., M.A., SUNY Fredonia; Ph.D., Binghamton University.

GENE WELGOSS, Instructor of English; B.S., M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

MARY WILKINSON, Instructor of Health Care Studies; B.S., Ferris State University; M.P.H., University of Hawaii.

JENNIFER WILLIAMSON, Instructor of Health Care Studies; B.A., Gannon University; N.D., Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

YI-TUNG WU, Instructor of Chinese; A.A., B.A., Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages; M.A., University of Kansas.

JASON YOTS, Adjunct Instructor; B.S., University at Albany; J.D., University at Buffalo.

CONNIE M. ZIMICKI,  Instructor of Physical Therapy; A.A.S., Upstate Medical Center; B.S., Empire State College; M.S., University at Buffalo.

 Current lists of adjunct clinical professors in Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Social Work may be obtained by contacting the respective academic departments.

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