Our Faculty

W&J College faculty are accomplished and dedicated. They are leaders in their field and expert teachers and mentors. Our faculty will challenge you to achieve more and support you in the process.

Meet Our Faculty

Carolina Alamilla

Visiting Assistant Professor (Studio Art)

Amparo Alpanes, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages

Cathy Altmeyer

Assistant Professor of German
Professor Judith Atzler portrait
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Jennifer Bayline, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry
Professor Ronald Bayline portrait

Ronald Bayline, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
James Benze portrait
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Stevie Berberick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Julia Bernier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Clint Bleil

Clint Bleil

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Patricia Brletic portrait
David Ryan Bunting portrait
Patrick J. Caffrey, Ph.D. portrait
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Sarah Chamberlin portrait

Sara Chamberlin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics
Cory Christenson portrait

Cory Christenson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics; Director of Biological Physics
George David Clark

George Clark, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
Thomas Contreras portrait

Thomas Contreras, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Biology
Melissa Cook portrait
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Lara Cottrill-McGill

Adjunct Instructor of Music

Jessica Craft, M.A.

Visiting Instructor of Spanish
Susan Crampton Frenchik
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Ines De San Martin, J.D.

Adjunct Instructor of Conflict and Resolution Studies
Joseph DiSarro portrait

Faun Doherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics; Department Chair
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Caitlin Doyle, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writer-In-Residence
Annette Drew-Bear, PhD portrait

Annette Drew-Bear, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Leslie Dunn, Ph.D. portrait

Leslie Dunn, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
Robert Dunn, Ph.D. portrait

Robert Dunn, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
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Patricia Easton
Richard Easton

Richard Easton, M.A.

English Professor Emeritus, Founder and Director of Conflict and Resolution Studies
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Tara Fee, Ph.D.

Chair of the English Department
Danielle Ficco
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Corinne Fink-Adkins

Adjunct Professor of Piano
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Zheya Gai, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Lori Galley

Lori Galley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business, Coordinator of the Accounting Program
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Sam Gidas, J.D. portrait

Sam Gidas, J.D.

Associate Professor of Business
Anudeep Gill portrait

Carol Glock, M.Ed.

Coordinator of Physical Education & Wellness Programs

Leah Goldman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of European History
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Tiffani Gottschall
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Lindsey Graham Guinn
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Han Ye, Ph.D. portrait

Ye Han, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chinese
Charles Hannon Ph.D. portrait
Janet Harding, Ph.D. portrait

Janet Harding, Ph.D.

Instructor of Mathematics
Jennifer Harding, Ph.D. portrait
Mark Harris, Ph.D. portrait

Mark Harris, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry; Chair of the Pre-Health Professions Committee
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Ryan Higginbottom Ph.D. Portrait

Ryan Higginbottom, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
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Aaron Higgins-Brake, Ph.D.

Pre-doctoral Fellow in Philosophy
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Erik Hoeke

Adjunct Instructor for English

Cynthia Hogan, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor
Amanda Holland-Minkley, Ph.D. portrait
Colleen Hyden, Ph.D. portrait
Robbie Iuliucci, Ph.D. portrait

Robbie Iuliucci, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
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Ketaki Jaywant

Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Kimberly Jones portrait

Kim Jones

Senior Instructor

Odeese Khalil

Adjunct Instructor of Arabic
David Kieran, Ph.D. portrait

David Kieran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair of History; Coordinator of the American Studies Concentration
Jason Kilgore, Ph.D. portrait

Jason Kilgore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology; Coordinator of Environmental Science Major
Hanna Kim, Ph.D.

Hanna Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
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Jeannette Kline, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics and Chair of Physics (Interim)

Zachary Klingensmith, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Timothy Klitz, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology; NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative
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John Krol, Ph.D. portrait

John Krol, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair of Sociology
Stephen Kuhn, C.P.A portrait

Stephen Kuhn

Professor of Accounting and Finance, Coordinator of the Finance Program
Hsiao-Ching Jean Kuo, Ph.D. portrait
Carolyn Kyler, Ph.D. portrait

Carolyn Kyler, Ph.D.

Professor of English; Director of Gender and Women's Studies
John Lamberston
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Joshua Lapekas

Adjunct Instructor of English
Alice G. Lee, Ph.D. portrait
Elizabeth Leet

Elizabeth Leet, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of French

Michael Leonard, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
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Albert Lerini

Adjunct Professor of Percussion
Michael Lewis portrait
Ralph Liberatore, Ph.D. portrait

Ralph Liberatore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business
Victoria List, Ph.D. portrait
Rob Litchfield
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Tom Loftus

Adjunct Instructor for the Business Department
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Kelly Lohr, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Steven Malinak, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Maribel Manzari, M.Ed. portrait

Maribel Manzari, M.Ed.

Senior Instructor of Spanish; Coordinator of Lower-level Spanish Courses; PAL Supervisor for Spanish
H.J. Manzari, Ph.D. portrait

HJ Manzari, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Latin American Studies; Director of Spanish Program
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Nicholas Maradin, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Arts; General Manager of WNJR-FM
James March portrait

James March, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
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Majd Mariam, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
Kenneth Mason, Ph.D. portrait
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Mark Mastascusa

Adjunct Professor of Physical Education

Nobunaka Matsuno, Ph.D.

Program Director - Biochemistry, Associate Professor
Lauryn Mayer, Ph.D. portrait

Michael McCracken, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty Support; Coordinator of Engineering Dual-degree Program
Kathleen McEvoy Ph.D. portrait
Doug McGlumphy portrait

Douglas McGlumphy, M.F.A.

Instructor of Art; Director, Olin Art Gallery
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Anne McGrain, Ph.D. portrait

Anne McGrain, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator for Biology
Max Miller, M.B.A. portrait
Stuart Miller
Buba Misawa

Buba Misawa, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Political Science; Director of International Studies
Anoosua Mukherjee
Robert Muth, Ph.D. portrait

Robert Muth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Eli Naragon

Adjunct Professor of Double and Electric Bass
Gregg Osborne, Ph.D. portrait

Gregg Osborne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Keun Jae Park, Ph.D. portrait

Keun Jae Park, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business/Finance and Coordinator of the Finance Program
Cathy Petchel, M.A. portrait
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Mary Jo Podgurski, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Education

Deborah Polvani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
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George Rau

Adjunct Instructor of Music
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Rebecca Rothermel

Adjunct Instructor of Music

Mary Ryan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of Public Policy Program

Kathleen Shaffer

Adjunct Professor of Flute
Anupama Shanmuganathan, Ph.D. portrait

Anupama Shanmuganathan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology; Vice-chair of Pre-health Professions Committee
Michael Shaughnessy, Ph.D. portrait
Professor Bill Sheers

William Sheers, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics
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Robert Sheffer

Adjunct Instructor of Music
Dana Schiller

Dana Shiller, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Professor of English
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Kyle Simpson

Olga Solovieva, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Religious Studies; Interfaith Leadership Studies Coordinator
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Yalikun Suofu, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor of Biology
Sharon Taylor, Ph.D. portrait

Sharon Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor of French; French Program Coordinator
Katherine Ternes, Ph.D. portrait
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Linda Troost, Ph.D.

Professor of English; Coordinator of Professional Writing
Susan Vdovichenko, Ph.D. portrait
Todd Verdun, Ph.D. portrait
Timothy Wagner

Timothy Wagner, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Education
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Kelly Weixel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology; Director, Neuroscience Program

Katy Williams

Adjunct Professor of Voice
Michael Wolf, Ph.D. portrait

Michael Wolf, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy; Director of African American Studies
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Roman Wong, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
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Svitlana Yablonska, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor of Biology
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Juliana Yap, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Piano
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Edward Yongo

Adjunct Instructor of Business
John Zimmerman, Ph.D. portrait