Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Charter Oak State College Official Catalog

Teaching Faculty

Kenneth Adamson
(B.A., M.A., University of Massachusetts)

Janice Andrews
(B.S.N., Gardner-Webb University; M.S.N., University of North Carolina)

Kenneth Anthony
CT After School Network, Director Professional Development
(B.A. Southern Connecticut State University; M.S. Springfield College)

Rene Antonisse
(B.S., Minnesota State University; M.H.A., Golden Gate University)

Noah Baerman
Composer and Jazz Performer
(B.M., M.M., Rutgers University)

Jean Barresi
(B. S. Ed. CCSU, M.S. Ed., Quinnipiac University)

Thomas A. Barron, Jr.
Charter Oak State College, Director, MS in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership Program
(BSBA, Western New England University; MBA American International College; MSOD, American International College; CAGS, Johnson & Wales University; Ed.D., Johnson & Wales University)

Barbara Barton
Early Childhood Education Consultant
(B.S., M.A., Manhattanville College; M.A., Eastern Connecticut State University)

Elizabeth Begley
(B.S.N., Sacred Heart University)

Hannah Bergbower
(BSN, Lakeview College of Nursing, MPH Indiana University, MSN University of Pennsylvania)

Sherri Bernier
Associate Professor, Human Services, Goodwin College, Adjunct Professor, Psychology and Sociology, Saint Vincent’s College
(B.A., M.S., Central Connecticut State University; Ed.D. University of Hartford).

Gregory Berry
Central Connecticut State University, Professor of Management
(B.E., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada)

Alison Birks
(B.A., College of the Atlantic; M.S., University of Bridgeport)

Janine Boland
(B.S Psychology, M.S Psychology, M.S ABA Mercy College, DSP University of Connecticut)

Stacey Bottone
(B.S., Charter Oak State College; M.B.A., Salve Regina University; Ph.D., Walden University)

Louis Boudreau
(M.S. University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Danika Brinda
CEO/President, TriPoint Healthcare Solutions & Planet HIPAA
Information Security Officer, Fulcrum Health, Inc.
(M.S. The College of St. Scholastica, Ph.D. Capella University)

Walton L. Brown-Foster
Central Connecticut State University, Professor of Political Science
(B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan)

Jada Bush
Community Services, Program Director
(B.S., State University of new York, Empire State College; M.S., Nova Southern University)

Erica Butcher
(B.S., The Ohio State University, M.A., Ohio University, Ph.D., Ohio University)

Mikyle Byrd-Vaughn
Non-Profit Executive Director and Health Consultant
(M.B.A., Southern Connecticut State University; M.S., University of Bridgeport; N.D., University of Bridgeport)

Carmen Canales
Yale University, Assistant Director, Cardiovascular Operations
(B.A. Connecticut College; M.B.A. Cornell University)

Maria Canales Tapia
Online Services Analyst at Yale University
(B.A.,Wellesley College; M.B.A., University of Connecticut)

Daryl Capuano
J.D. and Educational Consultant
(J.D., University of Pennsylvania)

Natalia Chamorro
Purchase College, State University of New York, Lecturer
(B.A., Purchase College, State University of New York; M.A., University of Connecticut)

Angela Chapman
Associate Dean of Development, Naugatuck Valley Community College
(B.S., Albertus Magnus College; MBA, University of New Haven)

Lois Lake Church
IDS 101, Cornerstone Seminar
Instructor of First Year Writing at Quinnipiac University
Instructor of First Year Writing at University of Connecticut
(B.A., Syracuse University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University)

Alison Cianciolo
CREC, Education Specialist, Speech Pathologist
(B.S., East Stroudsburg University; M.A., Kean College)

Meredith Clermont-Ferrand
Eastern Connecticut State University, English Professor
(M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts)

Claire Clifford
Kennesaw State University, Part-Time Assistant Professor of Educational Research
(B.Soc. Sc., University of Manchester; M.Ed., University of Manchester; Ph.D., Arizona State University)

Tuesday L. Cooper
Manchester Community College, Interim Dean of Academic Affairs
(B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; J.D., Western New England School of Law; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Kathleen Coppola
Norwalk Community College, Professor
(A.S., Norwalk Community College; B.S., University of Connecticut; M.A.T., Sacred Heart University)

Carolann Cormier
(B.A. George Washington University, M.S. Boston University, CAGS (Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies) University of Connecticut)

Miguel A. Corona, DM
(BBA, University of Texas at El Paso; MA, University of Texas at El Paso; DM, University of Phoenix)

Carlita Cotton
Assistant Professor, PSY 112 & 300 level Course Coordinator, Goodwin College
(B.A.,State University of New York; M. Div.,Howard University; Ph.D.,University of Connecticut)

Paul Creech
Capital Community College, Professor
(A.S., St. Louis Community College; B.A., Westfield State University; M.P.H., University of Massachusetts; J.D. Western New England College School of Law)

Marisol Cruz St Juste
University of Connecticut Health Center,Clinician/Instructor
(B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A., Canyon College)

Rachael Gagner D'Andrea
Charter Oak State College, Adjunct Professor, Health Information Management Program, Health Care Administration Program, (B.S., Stephens College; M.S., College of St. Scholastica)

Brittney Dahlin
MN Association of Community Health Centers Chief Operating Officer & Director of Quality Improvement/Online Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer
(B.S. and M.S. The College of St. Scholastica)

Nicki M. Dakis
Learning Consultant & Tutor, Adjunct Professor, Charter Oak College
(B.S., M.A. (SCSU), M.S. (Drexel University)

Angelina Dale
Goodwin College, General Education Instructor
(M.A., National University; M.S., Eastern Connecticut State University)

Margaret Dana-Conway
Norwalk Community College, Professor
(B.A., Manhattanville College; M.S. Hunter College)

Anthony Davila
Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board (ATAB),
Certified Master Anti-terrorism Specialist, OpSec Intelligence Counter Intelligence Specialist, Maritime Security Manager
(B.A., Sacred Heart University; M.A., American Military University;(ABD)PhDc., University of South Africa)

Robert Day
(B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of California)

Susan Deane
SUNY Delhi, Dean and Professor
(B.S.N., Saint Joseph College; M.S.N., University of Hartford; Ed.D, Northcentral University)

John Doody
(B.S., M.S., University of New Haven)

Kathleen Dove
Business Consultant, Evanston, IL
(B.A., Northeastern Illinois University; M.S., Loyola University)

Harold Drabkin
Senior Scientific Curator, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
(B.S., University of Hartford, Ph.D., Wesleyan University)

Ellen Duell
Advanced Practice Nurse, Inpatient Wound Service, Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Trinity Health of New England
(BSN Saint Anselm College, MS, Nursing UConn)

Mark Dunn
Adjunct Faculty, Charter Oak State College, Professor of HIM
(B.S, SUNY Stony Brook; M.S, Iona College; RHIA, University of Toledo

Jeff Dykes
Wenatchee Valley College North, Professor, Dept of Natural Sciences
(A.A., Wenatchee Valley College; B.S., Central Washington University; B.S., M.S., University of Washington)

Neil Dworkin
(B.S. Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.B.A. Baruch College, City University of New York
M.P.A and Ph.D, New York University)

Keith Earnshaw
President, Earnshaw, Environmental, Inc.
(B.S., M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Melanie Eaton
Post University, Associate English Instructor
(M.S., University of New Haven)

Robert Eddy
(B.A., American Military University; M.S., University of Connecticut)

Cindy Edgerton
Charter Oak State College, Director of Health Information Management
(M.Ed., Capella University; M.H.A., Kaplan University)

Hamid El Khalfi
(M.A. and Ph.D., University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom)

Carlo Esidore
IT to External Partnership Consultant and Audit, The Hartford
(B.S., Charter Oak State College; M.B.A., Plymouth State University)

Patrice Farquharson
Post University, Early Childhood Education, Associate Professor of Child Studies
(B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University)

Linda Fecteau
Director, Little Learners Children's Center
(B.A., Norwich University; M.S., Albertus Magnus College)

Kevin Fitzgerald
Marketing Director, The Home Help Network
(B.A., Iona College; M.B.A., University of Connecticut)

Thomas Fowler
Chief of Police, Salisbury, MA Police Department
(B.S., M.P.A., University of New Haven)

Andre Freeman
Capital Community College, Chair, Science and Mathematics Department
(B.S., M.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Ed.D, Teachers College, Columbia University)

Sheila Fry
Charter Oak State College, Adjunct Faculty
(BBA, Davenport University; MBA, Baker College)

Michelle Fuhrman
College of Westchester, Assistant Professor of Allied Health
(M.S., University of Bridgeport)

Jessica Gabriele
Nurse Manager, Middlesex Hospital
(ASN St. Vincent’s College of Nursing, BSN Southern Illinois University, MSN Fairfield University, DNP, Chamberlain College of Nursing)

Meg Galante De-Angelis
Lecturer and Curriculum Specialist, University of Connecticut
(B.S., M.A., University of Connecticut)

Michelle Galfano
New York City Police Department, Captain, Emergency Service Unit
(M.S. State University of New York)

Mary Ann Gauthier
(B.A., University of Saint Joseph; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University)

Jessica Gauvin
Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Connecticut Attorney General
(B.A., J.D., University of Connecticut)

Richard Gerber
Southern Connecticut State University, Professor of History
(B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan)

Pamela Giberti
University of Oklahoma, Research Assistant - Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum
(B.A., Clark University; M.Ed., Antioch/New England Graduate School)

Jessica Gilpatrick
University of Phoenix, Adjunct Faculty
(B.A., Wheaton College (MA); M.F.A., University of Southern Maine)

Gary Edward Giss
Dean of International Programs and Associate Professor, Keuka College
(B.A., Arizona State University; M.C.,University of Phoenix; M.B.A. University of Phoenix; M.A., Northcentral University)

Joseph Gradecki, M.S. (ADB – PHD)
Just Associates, Inc. Senior Software Engineer & Technology Architect/Online Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer
(B.S. Metropolitan State College of Denver; M.S. University of Wyoming)

Joan Kane Graham
(B.S.N. Holy Family University; M.S.N. Drexel University; D.N.P. American Sentinel University)

John M. Halstead
(B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., Boston College; Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Cheryl Harrison
Executive Director of Continuing and Professional Studies, Manhattan College
(B.A., University of Southern California, M.A., Ed.D., Harvard University)

Michael Hartwig
In-house scholar. Illume organization. Boston, MA.
(B.A., University of Dallas; S.T.B., S.T.L., Gregorian University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Methodist University)

Christopher Heller
Permanent Judicial Law Clerk, State of Connecticut
(B.S., Muhlenberg College; J.D., Quinnipiac School of Law)

Carie Hertzberg
Director of the Marquette University Burke Scholarship Program
(B.A., St. Norbert College; M.ED, University of Michigan; Ed.D, Johnson & Wales University)

Maureen Hogan
(B.A., University of Maryland University College; M.Ed., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Capella University)

Cynthia L. Holle
Nursing Faculty
(BS, St. Joseph's College of Maine
MBA, Western New England University
DNP, MGH Institute of Health Professions)

Tracey Horton
Professional Learning Community Coordinator
Quality Care for Children, Atlanta, Georgia
(B.S., Western Illinois University; M.A., Concordia University)

Lucy Anne Hurston
Manchester Community College, Professor of Sociology
(A.S., Manchester Community College; B.A., Central Connecticut State University; M.A., Ohio State University)

Lonnie Inzer
Pikes Peak Community College, Coordinator of Fire Science Technology
(B.S., Colorado State University; M.L.S., Fort Hays State University)

Rodney Irizarry
Connecticut Department of Education, Career Education, Related Academic Dept. Head (B.S., Charter Oak State College, M.S., University of New Haven, 6th yr., Education Leadership Quinnipiac University., Ed. D, Northcentral University, (Specialty in eLearning)

Kathryn P. Jackman-Murphy
Professor of Nursing, Naugatuck Valley Community College
(ASN Mattatuck CC, BSN, Southern CT State University, MSN University of Hartford, EdD University of Hartford)

Dontreal Jackson-Ross
Edward Waters College, Professor of English
(B.A., Monroe College; M.A., National University)

Jason Jakubowski
President & CEO, Foodshare
(B.A., MPA - University of Connecticut)

Kimberly H. James, DM
(BS, Southern Connecticut State University; MEd, Cambridge College; DM, University of Maryland University College)

Pamela Jeffrey
(B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University)

Kelsey Jendrzey MSHA, CCRC
Texas Tech University Health Science Center Certified Clinical Research Coordinator/Online Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer
(B.S., Wayland Baptist University; MSHA, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center)

Marsha Jones
(Jones International University (M.Ed); Everest University (MBA); Florida A&M University (BSEE))

Asia Johnson
Norther MN Eye Care Practice Administrator/Online Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer
(B.A. and M.S. The College of St. Scholastica)

Chris Johnson
St. Luke’s Hospital Corporate Controller / Online Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer
(B.A. University of MN-Duluth, MBA The College of St. Scholastica)

Linda Kapinos,
(Mercy Hospital School of Nursing; B.S. Human Services; American International College; MEd, American International College;; MSN. University of Hartford)

Nicole Kapinos
Federal Urban Health Network (FUHN) Director of Population Health & Quality Improvement / Online Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer
(B.S., University of Rhode Island; DNP, University of Minnesota)

Stephanie Knutson
School Health Administrator, CT State Dept of Education
(ASN, Capital CC, BS UConn, MSN University of Hartford, EdD University of Hartford)

Srinivas Kolli
PK Global Director, Delivery & Solutions / Online Adjunct Faculty& Course Developer
(M.S. University of Houston)

Jeffrey Kovach
(B.A., Franklin and Marshall College; M.A., William Paterson University; Ph.D, University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Ellen S. Kramer
(B.S., University of Connecticut; M.B.A., University of Hartford)

Susan Krampitz
(B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Western Connecticut State University)

Jennifer Lapinel Spincken, M.A., M.F.A.
(B.A., English Literature and Creative Writing, New York University, College of Arts and Science, M.A., English Literature, New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science, M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Cheryl Larsen
Behavioral Health Claims Processor, Mary Kraft on behalf of Optum Health
(B.S. in Dental Hygiene, East Tennessee State University, M.S. in Health Information Management, The College of St. Scholastica)

Kristine Larsen
Central Connecticut State University, Professor of Astronomy and Geological Sciences
(B.A., Central Connecticut State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Peggy Lauria
Course Lead Psychology /Adjunct Instructor Charter Oak State College
(BA, MA, Psy.D, University of Hartford)

Susan Leroy
(M.A., Western Connecticut State University)

Lorinda F. Lewis, Ph. D., DBA
President, Guided Problem Solving
(BBA, University of Maryland College Park; MS, Central Michigan University; Ph. D., Northcentral University; DBA, American Meridian University)

Lorinda F. Lewis, Ph. D., DBA
(BBA, University of Maryland College Park; MS, Central Michigan University; Ph. D., Northcentral University; DBA, American Meridian University)

Kenneth Long
University of Saint Joseph. Professor
(B.A., The University at Albany; M.P.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D., The University at Albany)

Christopher Lopez
Assistant Chief of Pharmacy, Veterans Administration
(B.S., Pharm.D., University of Connecticut)

Henry Lugo III
Music Instructor and Jazz Performer
(B.M., Western Connecticut State University; M.M., The University of Texas)

Rose Luglio
Gateway Community College, Professor
(B.S., M.A., University of Connecticut; M.B.A., University of Bridgeport)

Connie Mabli
(B.A., Boston College; J.D., The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law)

Margaret MacDonald
Director, Technical Assistance and Brokering, CREC with Educational Specialist
(B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University; Ph.D., Andrews University)

Ruth K. MacDonald
(M.B.A., University of Texas, M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., Rutgers University)

Ricardo Mardales
(B.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.S., M.A., University of Connecticut)

Dr. Vanda Marques
(B.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.A., Albertus Magnus College; Ph.D., Capella University)

Laura Ann Mastrangello
Hudson Valley Community College, Professor
(Ph.D., Albany Medical College)

Harry McBrien
University of Hartford, Adjunct
(M.A., Trinity College)

Richard McCarthy
Quinnipiac University, Professor
(B.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.B.A., Western New England College; D.B.A., Nova Southern University)

Ashley Gowgiel McCollum
CEO of Rediscovered Moments | SVP at The Babb Group | Professor
(B.A., Florida State University; M.S., Georgia Southern University)

Michael H. McGivern, Ph. D.
(Ph. D. Walden University, M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S. Central Connecticut State University)

Shawn McKay
Firefighter, Waterbury Connecticut Fire Department
(B.S., Charter Oak State College; M.A., American Public University)

Tonya O. McNair
Director of Day Programs, Department of Developmental Services, State of CT
(B.S., Sacred Heart University; M.S.W., Southern Connecticut State University)

Julie McNamara
(B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., Capella University)

Brian Meier
Gettysburg College, Professor of Psychology
(M.S. North Dakota State University; Ph.D., North Dakota State University)

Sabine Meyer
Rasmussen College, Professor
(M.A., University of Kassel; Ph.D., University of Minnesota,2002, American Literature and Feminist Studies)

Regina Miller
University of Hartford, Professor of Early Childhood Education, emerita
(B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas)

Francis Monaco
Frank J. Monaco & Associates, LLC
(B.S., United States Military Academy; M.S., Troy State University; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology)

Gaylynn Moore
(B.S., Lamar University; M. Ed., Texas Southern University; M.A., Prairie View A & M University; Ph.D., Capella University)

John Morra
(B.A., M.A., University of Hartford)

Colonel Robert G. Morris, III USA (Ret) Ph.D
Wayland Baptist University, Professor of Business and Social and Behavioral Sciences
(BA English, Pennsylvania Military College; MA Management and Supervision, Central Michigan University; Ph.D Business, Northcentral Universit;y, Graduate, US Army Command and General Staff College; Graduate, US Army War College).

Patrick Mottola
Attorney, Bressler, Amery & Ross
(A.B., Hamilton College; J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law)

Giorgio T. Mugno
Accountant for Craig Air Center,
(B.A., Southern Connecticut State University; M.S., University of Tampa)

Jane Murdock
University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Emeritus Associate Professor & Associate Dean
(B.S., University of Utah; M.S., Boston University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts)

Rebecca Natale, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
(MA Organizational Leadership, Gonzaga University; MS Education Capella University)

Drew A. Neal
Adjunct Professor El Paso Community College, Wayland Baptist University
(Doctorate of Juris Prudence, University of Illinois, Master's and Baccalaureate Degrees in Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois, 21 hours in Graduate Criminal Justice U)

Kristi Newgarden
(B.A. Mount Holyoke College, M.A.T. School for International Training, Ph.D. University of Connecticut)

Kofi Obeng-Asiedu
Department of State, Washington D.C.
(B.Sc., University of Science and Technology; M.Phil., University of Ghana; Ph.D., University of Bonn; M.B.A., University of Connecticut)

Olsegun Odesina
Professor and Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Science, and Technology, (CSCU)
(Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.), Industrial Technology, Cognate: Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University Master of Science (M. S.), Industrial Technology, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Bachelor of Science (B. S.), Industrial Technology, Western Illinois University, Macomb)

Bernadette O'Halloran
(M.S.N., University of Hartford)

Gilda Oran
Educational Consultant,
(B.A., University of Toronto; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Miami)

Catherine Orazi
State of Florida, Office of Regional Criminal Conflict and Civil Counsel
(A.A.S., Suffolk County Community College; B.A., State University of New York ; J.D., City University of New York)

Randell Orner
(B.S., Charter Oak State College; M.S., Touro University International; M.B.A., Trident University; Ph.D., Northcentral University)

Susana Orozco
Charter Oak State College, Director, Academic Programs
(B.S., Springfield College, M.S., University of New Haven, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science)

Edith Ouellet
Director Nursing and Allied Health, Three Rivers Community College
(RN Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing, , BSN Central CT State University, MSN University of Hartford, EdD, Southern CT State University)

Brooke Palkie
Charter Oak State College, Chair, Health Science and Technology Department
Graduate Program Director, Health Care Administration and Health Informatics
(M.S. The College of St. Scholastica, Ed.D. Capella University)

Joan Parris
Norwalk Community College, Early Childhood Program Director
(B.A., Framingham State College; M.A.T., Sacred Heart University)

Thomas Paterna
President & CEO, Q1 Systems LLC
(B.S., Long Island University; M.B.A., Albertus Magnus College)

Megan Patton
Charter Oak State College, Coordinator, Health Science and Technology Department
(M.S. American Intercontinental University)

Deborah Pendarvis
(M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida)

Linda Perfetto
Director, Charter Oak State College RN-BSN Program
(BS, Nursing Southern CT State University, MS Nursing University of CT, PhD Nursing, University of CT)

Karletta Peterson
Student Accounts Manager, Wayland Baptist University
(MPA Wayland Baptist Universtiy)

Rachael Peterson
Senior Human Resources Consultant at Banner Health
(B.A.from Augsburg University; M.A., Ottawa University)

Paul R. Petterson
Central Connecticut State University, Professor
(M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst)

David Preizler
(B.A., University of Iowa; MFA, Art Center College of Design)

Megan Pruente, MPH, RHIA
Identity Manager Team Lead, Just Associates, Inc.
(B.S., The College of Saint Scholastica; M.P.H., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities)

Rebecca Putt
(B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Central Connecticut State University)

Bevin Rainwater
Instructional Designer, University of Hartford
(B.S. & M.A.T, Middle Tennessee State University)

Tavon Reid
Director of Information Systems and Facilities, Social Security Administration
(B.S., M.S., Devry University)

Alaisen Reed
L.A. College International, Consultant and Professor
(B.A., M.B.A., M.H.A., University of La Verne; D.Ed., University of Southern California)

Tara Revell
American Public University, Associate Professor
(A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., Ashford University)

Tina Reynoso, MA, RHIA
(B.A., Metropolitan State University; M.A., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)

Melissa Rigney
American Military University, Professor
(B.A., University of California at Los Angeles; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., University of Nebraska)

Robert Rimkis
Rosemont College, Assistant Professor
(B.A., Rowan University; B.S. and DC, Logan University; DHSc, AT Still University)

Lisa Rioux
Patient Service Manager, Yale New Haven Hospital (BSN, Mount Saint Mary University, MSN, Walden University)

Maribel Rivera-Smith
Professor of Nursing, Naugatuck Valley Community College
(BSN Adelphi University, MSN University of Phoenix, DNP Chamberlain University of Nursing)

John W. Rogers, Ph. D.
(BA, Harvard College; VI section EPHE, University of Paris; Ph. D., The Johns Hopkins University)

Christopher Rose
President, Technology Research Institute of Florida
(B.A., Florida International University; M.B.A., Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University)

Lewis Rosenberg
Logistics Project Leader, Ryder Integrated Logistics
(B.S., Northeastern University; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Paul Rosenberg
(B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Central Connecticut State University)

Michelle Rudden
(B.A., M.A., University of North Florida; M.A., J.D., Barry University of Law)

John J. Rusnak
Harvard University, Research Associate
(S.B., M.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Harvard University)

Joseph V. Saitta
(B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., George Wahsington University; Ed. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institure and State University)

Kegan Samuel
Naugatuck Valley Community College, Mathematics Instructor
(B.S., Morehouse College; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida)

Kimberly A. Sandor
Executive Director, Connecticut Nurses Association
(BSN, Boston College, MSN Columbia University)

Gina Sanvik
American Health Information Management Association, Director HIM Practice Excellence/Online Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer
(B.S. & M.S. The College of St. Scholastica)

Mat Schwarzman
(B.A.,Rutgers University; Ph.D.,California Institute for Integral Studies)

Foster A. Scotland
Kennesaw State University, Limited Term Information Technology Faculty
(B.S., Remington College; M.B.A, University of Phoenix, Graduate Certificate; American Public University)

Hannah Sellers
Eastern Connecticut State University
(B.S., M.A., Fayetteville State University)

Jeffrey Shama
Assistant Public Defender
(B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo Center; J.D., Stetson University College of Law)

Margaret Sheehan
(B.S., Seton Hall; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University; M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island)

Glenn Simmons
Wayland Baptist University, Dean and Professor
(B.S., William Carey University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; M. Div., Th.D., Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary)

David E.E. Sloane
Professor of English, University of New Haven
(B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University)

Erin Smith
Westfield State University, Adjunct instructor
(M.A., Northern Illinois University)

Rachael Smith
Professor of Nursing, Three Rivers Community College
(BSN Widener University, MSN Sacred Heart University)

Laura Soule
Staff Pharmacist, Stop and Shop
(B.S., University of Connecticut)

Sharif Soussi
CFA (BCom McGill University, CSS Harvard University, MBA University of Hartford)

Mike Spector
Wayland Baptist University, Adjunct
(M.A.,Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University)

Michael Starenko
Rochester Institute of Technology,Online Learning Specialist
(B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., University of Chicago)

Michelle Stronz
Chair, CEO Advisory Board, Vistage International
Managing Director, Formata
(B.S.J., Ohio University; M.P.A., University of Washington; Ed.D., Columbia University)

Bron Tamulis
(M.A., Ph. D., University of California (Irvine))

Nina Tarner
Gettysburg College - Adjunct Professor
(B.S., M.S., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Kansas State University)

Jody Tate
(B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska)

David Leipziger Teva
Wesleyan University, Jewish Chaplan
(B.A. Columbia University; MHL Reconstructionist Rabbinical College)

Mary Jean Thornton
Faculty Emerita – Capital Community College
(BA, Emmanuel College; M.Ed, Springfield College; MBA Western New England University)

Kate Toskin
Assistant Professor, Springfield Technical Community College
IS Team Leader, Travelers
(B.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.B.A., Quinnipiac University)

Beth Tracy, EdD (ABD)
Education Specialist
(B.S. AZ State University, M.Ed. Northern AZ University, EdD, Walden University)

Peter Umoh
Philosophy and Religion, School of Professional Studies, University of Bridgeport
(DipPhil., CIL., St. Joseph Seminary; B.A., M.A,, M.DIV., Holy Apostles College; Ed.D., University of Bridgeport.)

Kathleen Urban
Cardiac Valve Program Coordinator, Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Trinity Health of New England
(RN Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing, ASN Capital CC, BSN Central CT State University, MSN University of Hartford)

Frank Valier
Charter Oak State College, HIM Coordinator
(B.S., B.A., Drexel University; M.B.A. The University of Kansas; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University)

Barry Vroeginday
Charter Oak State College, Director of Instructional Design
(B.A., William Paterson University; M.A., Montclair State University; Ed.D. Fielding Graduate University)

Joseph Walker
Southern New Hampshire University
(M.A., Claremont Graduate School; Ph.D., Purdue University)

Richard Walker
Editor and Publisher, Emanations Press, & Business Communications Consultant
(B.A., Fordham College; M.A., Trinity College)

Gretchen Leach Warzecha
(B.A., College of Saint Catherine; M.A., Hamline University)

Deborah P. Watson
(B.S., M.S., Central Connecticut State University; 6th year Educational Leadership, University of Hartford)

Carole Weisberg
(B.A., State University of New York; M.A., Concordia University)

C. Mark Wessinger
University of Nevada, Assistant Professor
(B.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of California, Davis)

Jonathan A. Wetmore
(B.S., Marist College; J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law)

Kathy Wilby
(B.S., Southern Connecticut State University; M.Ed., Concordia University)

Dana Wilkie
(B.A., Central Connecticut State University; M.A., Fairfield University, Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University)

Sherri Winchell-LaPlaca
Mathematics Teacher, Adjunct Professor, University of Phoenix, Online
(B. A., Smith College; M.A., Saint Joseph College)

Kelly Williams, MBA, RHIT, RMA, CPC, CPC-I
(B.A.T, Idaho State University; M.B.A, Keller Graduate School of Management)

Stacey L. Williams
Naugatuck Valley Community College, Director, Distance Learning
(A.S., B.S., M.B.A., Southern Connecticut State University)

Diana Withers
(B.A., M.A., Ball State University)

Orlando O. Wright
(B.S., Family Studies, University of Connecticut, M.S.W., University of Connecticut, School of Social Work, Ph.D., Capella University)

Jessica York
Southern Connecticut State University, Professor
(B.A., Sacred Heart University; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University and Stony Brook University)

Eric Zematis
Chief Information Security Officer, Lehigh University
(B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Alicia Zupan
E.C. Goodwin Technical High School, Instructor
(B.S.N., Ona Wilcox School of Nursing; M.S.N., University of Hartford)

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