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

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Carolina Alamilla

Dana Allen, C.P.A., M.S.T.

Instructor of Accounting

Amparo Alpanes, Ph. D.

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

Adjunct Professor of Arabic
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Cathy Altmeyer

Assistant Professor of German
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Judith Atzler

Associate Professor of German
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Milton Barney

Professor Jennifer Bayline Portrait

Jennifer Bayline

Associate Professor of Chemistry; Department Chair
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Ronald Bayline

Professor of Biology, Highmark Professor in the Health Sciences

Elizabeth Bennett, Ph.D.

Psychology Professor & Department Chair
James Benze portrait

James Benze, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
Stevie Berberick

Stephanie Berberick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
Clint Bleil

Clint Bleil

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Hannah Bradshaw

Assistant Professor of Psychology
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William Brandstetter

Adjunct Faculty
Patricia Brletic portrait

Patricia Brletic, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
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Bernard Brooks, M.Ed.

Instructor, English Language Institute
David Ryan Bunting portrait

David Bunting

Patrick J. Caffrey, Ph.D. portrait

Patrick Caffrey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
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Marissa Capuzzi-Schimizzi

Rosalie Carpenter portrait

Rosalie Carpenter, Ed.D.

Professor & Founder/Director of Elementary Education
Kevin Carriere

Kevin Carriere, M.P.P., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Nick Cavoti portrait

Nicholas J. Cavoti, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Psychology
Sarah Chamberlin portrait

Sara Chamberlin, Ph.D.

Cory Christenson portrait

Cory Christenson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics
George David Clark

George Clark, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English
Thomas Contreras portrait

Thomas Contreras, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology, Chair of Biology Department
Melissa Cook portrait

Melissa Cook, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair, Communication Arts

Michael Crabtree, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Susan Crampton Frenchik

Susan Crampton-Frenchik, Ph.D.

Visiting Instructor of French

Candy DeBerry, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
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Roberta DiLorenzo

Adjunct Faculty
Joseph DiSarro portrait

Joseph DiSarro

Professor of Political Science
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Robert Dodge

Faun Doherty portrait

Faun Doherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
Annette Drew-Bear, PhD portrait

Annette Drew-Bear, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Leslie Dunn, Ph.D. portrait

Leslie Dunn

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

Robert Dunn, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
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Jarrett Eakins

Robert East

Associate Professor and Director of Environmental Studies
Patricia Easton

Patricia Easton

Richard Easton

Richard Easton, M.A.

English Professor Emeritus, Founder and Director of Conflict and Resolution Studies
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Samuel Fee

Tara Robbins Fee, Ph.D. portrait

Tara Fee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair of the English Department
Danielle Ficco

Danielle M. Ficco, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology
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Danielle Ficco, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology
T. Scott Frank portrait

T. Scott Frank, M.F.A.

Professor of Communication Arts

Zheya Gai, Ph, D.

Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Lori Galley

Lori Galley, Ph.D.

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

Sam P. Gidas, J.D.

Associate Professor of Economics & Business, Coordinator of the Business Program
Anudeep Gill portrait

Anudeep Gill

Assistant Professor of Economics
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Carol Glock, M.Ed.

Adjunct Instructor and Coordinator of Physical Education Program
Leah Goldman

Leah Goldman, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of European History
Tiffani Gottschall

Tiffani Gottschall

Associate Professor of Economics
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Jonathan A. Gottschall, Ph.D.

Distinguished Fellow, Department of English
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Mitchell Greco

Adjunct Professor of Music
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John J. Gregor, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business
Lindsey Graham Guinn

Lindsey Guinn

Adjunct Instructor of Sociology
Guido Halder, Ph.D. portrait

Guido Halder, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of German
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Gregory Hallenbeck

Han Ye, Ph.D. portrait

Ye Han, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chinese
Charles Hannon Ph.D. portrait

Charles Hannon, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Computing and Information Studies
Janet Harding, Ph.D. portrait

Janet Harding

Instructor of Mathematics
Jennifer Harding, Ph.D. portrait

Jennifer Harding

Professor of English
Mark Harris, Ph.D. portrait

Mark Harris

Professor of Chemistry
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Meredith Hartlage

Ryan Higginbottom Ph.D. Portrait

Ryan Higginbottom, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics; Department Chair

Cynthia Hogan

Visiting Assistant Professor
Amanda Holland-Minkley, Ph.D. portrait

Amanda Holland-Minkley, Ph.D.

Professor of Computing and Information Studies
Colleen Hyden, Ph.D. portrait

Colleen Hyden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology
Robbie Iuliucci, Ph.D. portrait

Robbie Iuliucci, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
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Robert Jazwinski

Kimberly Jones portrait

Kim Jones

Senior Instructor
David Kieran, Ph.D. portrait

David Kieran, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Jason Kilgore, Ph.D. portrait

Jason Kilgore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Hanna Kim, Ph.D.

Hanna Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
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Isaac King

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Jeannette Kline, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

James Klingensmith

Timothy Klitz, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology Department
John Krol, Ph.D. portrait

John Krol

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

Stephen Kuhn

Professor of Accounting and Finance, Department Chair of Economics and Business, Coordinator of the Finance Program
Hsiao-Ching Jean Kuo, Ph.D. portrait

Hsiao-Ching Kuo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business
Carolyn Kyler, Ph.D. portrait

Carolyn Kyler

Professor of English and Director of Gender & Women's Studies
John Lamberston

John Lambertson, Ph.D.

Professor of Art and Chair of Art & Art History
Alice G. Lee, Ph.D. portrait

Alice Lee, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Elizabeth Leet

Elizabeth Leet

Assistant Professor of French

Michael Leonard, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
Michael Lewis portrait

Michael Lewis

Assistant Professor of English
Ralph Liberatore, Ph.D. portrait

Ralph Liberatore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
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David Lintz, B.M.

Adjunct Professor of Music
Victoria List, Ph.D. portrait

Victoria D. List, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of History
Rob Litchfield

Robert C. Litchfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business
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Kelly M. Lohr, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology
W. Thomas Mainwairing, Ph.D. portrait

W. Thomas Mainwaring, Ph.D.

Professor of History

Steven Malinak

Professor of Chemistry; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
H.J. Manzari, Ph.D. portrait

H Manzari

Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Latin American Studies
Maribel Manzari, M.Ed. portrait

Maribel Manzari, M.Ed.

Instructor of Spanish
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Nicholas Maradin

James March portrait

James G. March, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
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Dinah Marcinik, M.A.

Instructor for English Language Institute

Karin Maresh

Associate Professor of Communication Arts
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Carmen Martinez

Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages
Kenneth Mason, Ph.D. portrait

Kenneth Mason Jr., Ph.D

Adjunct Faculty, English
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Mark Mastascusa

Adjunct Professor of Physical Education

Nobunaka Matsuno

Program Director - Biochemistry, Associate Professor
Erica Matsuno, M.S.Ed. portrait

Erica Matsuno, M.S.Ed.

Adjunct, Department of Modern Languages; Instructor, English Language Institute
Lauryn Mayer, Ph.D. portrait

Lauryn Mayer, Ph.D.

Professor of English

Michael McCracken

Associate Professor and Department Chair of Physics, Coordinator of Engineering Dual-degree Program

Rebecca McDonald, Dr.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Kathleen McEvoy Ph.D. portrait

Kathleen McEvoy, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Doug McGlumphy portrait

Douglas McGlumphy, M.F.A.

Director of Olin Fine Arts Gallery
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Julie McGough

Adjunct Professor of Music
Anne McGrain, Ph.D. portrait

Anne K. McGrain, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator for Biology

Susan Medley, Ph.D.

Director of Choral Activities/Professor of Music
Max Miller, M.B.A. portrait

Max Miller, J.D., M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Business & Entrepreneurship
Stuart Miller

Stuart J. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology
Buba Misawa

Buba Misawa, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Political Science; Director of International Studies
Anoosua Mukherjee

Anoosua Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music
Robert Muth, Ph.D. portrait

Robert Muth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
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Stanley B. Myers, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
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David C. Novitsky, J.D.

Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies
Gregg Osborne, Ph.D. portrait

Gregg Osborne, Ph.D.

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

Keun Jae Park

Assistant Professor of Finance
Cathy Petchel, M.A. portrait

Cathy Petchel, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Psychology
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Mark Petrovich, M.A.

Instructor, English Language Institute
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Katrine Pflanze

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Mary Jo Podgurski, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Education

Deborah Polvani

Associate Professor of Chemistry
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George Rau, M.M.

Adjunct Professor of Music
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G. Andrew Rembert, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy
K. Wayne Robison, C.P.A. portrait

K. Wayne Robison, C.P.A.

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business
Mary Ryan

Mary Ryan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science; Public Policy Program Director
Patrick Schmidt, M.F.A. portrait

Patrick Schmidt, M.F.A.

Professor of Art
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Katy Shackleton Williams

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

Anupama Shanmuganathan

Associate Professor of Biology
Christy Shaughnessy, Ph.D. portrait

Christy P. Shaughnessy, Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish
Michael Shaughnessy, Ph.D. portrait

Michael Shaughnessy, Ph.D.

Professor of German
C. Daniel Shaw, M.A. portrait

C. Daniel Shaw, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, Designer/Technical Director of Olin Fine Arts Center
Professor Bill Sheers

William Sheers, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics
Dana Schiller

Dana Shiller

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
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Miles Simon, Ph.D., M.B.A., CPA

Olga Solovieva, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Religious Studies; Interfaith Leadership Studies Coordinator
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Patricia Spadaro, B.S., RYT

Adjunct Faculty
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Daniel Stinson

Mark D. Swift, Ph.D.

Professor of Music
Sharon Taylor, Ph.D. portrait

Sharon Taylor

Professor of French
Katherine Ternes, Ph.D. portrait

Katherine Ternes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Linda Troost, Ph.D. portrait

Linda Troost, Ph.D.

Ph.D. English, University of Pennsylvania; A.B. English, Smith College
Robert Vande Kappelle, Ph.D. portrait

Robert Vande Kappelle, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
Susan Vdovichenko, Ph.D. portrait

Susan Vdovichenko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Russian
Todd Verdun, Ph.D. portrait

Todd D. Verdun, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
Timothy Wagner

Timothy Wagner, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Education
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Jenna Wandrisco-Trushel

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Xinyi Wang

Kelly Weixel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

Lynn Wilson

Professor of Psychology
Michael Wolf, Ph.D. portrait

Michael P. Wolf, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy
Juliana Yap

Juliana Yap, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Music
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Edward Yongo

Corey Young

Corey Young

Director, Center for Energy Policy and Management
John Zimmerman, Ph.D. portrait

John Zimmerman, Ph.D

Professor of Mathematics