2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 23, 2022  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Muhlenberg Community


 

(As of September 1, 2015)

Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

Mr. Richard C. Crist, Jr. ‘77, P’05, P’09
Chair

Ms. Karen White Wagoner ‘71
First Vice Chair

Ms. Tammy L. Bormann ‘83, P’16
Second Vice Chair

Mr. Jeffrey R. Porphy ‘89
Third Vice Chair

Mr. Richard P. Romeo ‘79
Secretary

Trustees

Mr. Kim D. Bleimann ‘71
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
         
Berjé, Inc.
          Bloomfield, NJ

Ms. Sandra L. Smith Bodnyk ‘73
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
         
National Penn Bank
          Allentown, PA

Ms. Tammy L. Bormann ‘83, P’16
Consultant
         
Tammy Bormann Consultants
          Long Valley, NJ

Lance Richard Bruck, MD, FACOG, FACS ‘89
President
         
Rockshelter Consulting, Inc.
          Waccabuc, NY

Rev. Claire S. Burkat
Bishop
         
Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod
          Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
          Philadelphia, PA

Ms. Linda M. Speidel Cenci ‘75, P’06
IT Director, Agile Software Engineering Practices
         
UnitedHealth Group
          Basking Ridge, NJ

Dr. Cecilia A. Conrad
Vice President, MacArthur Fellows
         
MacArthur Foundation
          Chicago, IL

Mr. Richard C. Crist, Jr. ‘77, P’05, P’09
President and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
         
Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company
          Collegeville, PA

Ms. Beth M. Adderly Evans ‘92
Vice President of Global Enrollment for Study Abroad
         
Council on International Educational Exchange
          Portland, ME

Mr. Stuart W. Freiman ‘75
Principal and Chief Financial Officer
         
Rothstein Kass
          Roseland, NJ

Mr. Gerald A. Galgano ‘80, P’11, P’14
Managing Director
         
Dealerweb
          Jersey City, NJ

Mr. V. James Galgano
Director, Market Strategy & Product Development
         
Dealerweb
          Jersey City, NJ

Dr. Wilson F. Gum, Jr. ‘61
Global Director of Research & Development (retired)
         
Dow Chemical
          Bath, PA

Ms. Julie Pfanstriehl Hamre ‘72
Financial Manager
         
The National Association of Law Placement
          Washington, DC

Mr. John M. Heffer P’96
President (retired)
         
HSBC Business Credit
          New York, NY

Mr. Jeffrey S. Hoffman P’10
Co-Chairman
         
Hoffman Auto Group
          East Hartford, CT

Nancy Hutton, MD ‘75
Professor of Pediatrics
         
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
          Baltimore, MD

Mr. Lawrence Jacobs P’15
General Council
         
Times, Inc.
          New York, NY

Ms. Sandra Schuyler Jaffee P’04
Founder
         
Homeworks Concierge
          Bedford Hills, NY

Rev. Wilma S. Kucharek
Bishop
         
Slovak Zion Synod
          Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
          Torrington, CT

Mr. John D. Ladley ‘70, P’01
President
         
Ladley Actuaries LLC
          Newtown, PA

Mr. N. Danté LaRocca ‘78
Managing Director
         
Credit Suisse Securities USA
          New York, NY

Mr. Barry Liben P’12
Chief Executive Officer
         
Travel Leaders
          New York, NY

Mr. Raymond McDaniel P’17
President & CEO
         
Moody Corporation
          New York, NY

Ms. Beatrice O’Donnell P’10
Partner
         
Duane Morris LLP
          Philadelphia, PA

Mr. Douglas J. Peebles ‘87
Partner
         
Alliance Bernstein
          New York, NY

Mr. Jeffrey R. Porphy ‘89
Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions Group
         
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
          New York, NY

Mr. Richard P. Romeo ‘79
Attorney
         
Salon Marrow Dyckman
          Newman & Broudy LLP
          New York, NY

Dr. John B. Rosenberg ‘63
First Vice President; Senior Portfolio Manager
         
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC
          Conshohocken, PA

Mr. Arthur H. Scavone ‘81
Partner
         
White & Case
          New York, NY

Mr. Harold “Sam” Stovall II ‘77
Managing Director, U.S. Equity Strategist
         
S&P Capital IQ
          New York, NY

Ms. Donna Bradley Tyson ‘78
Attorney/Director of Prevention and Education
         
Deirdre’s House
          Morristown, NJ

Ms. Karen White Wagoner ‘71
Credit Examiner, Large Bank Supervision
         
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
          New York, NY

Mr. John I. Williams, Jr.
President
         
Muhlenberg College
          Allentown, PA

Rev. Dr. Samuel R. Zeiser
Bishop
         
Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod
          Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
          Allentown, PA

Life Trustees

Mrs. Dorothy H. Baker
          Allentown, PA

Paul C. Brucker, MD ‘53, GP’09
          Ambler, PA

Mr. H. Warren Dimmig ‘42
          Lansdale, PA

Mr. Lawrence A. Greene, Jr. P ‘80
          Zionsville, PA

Mr. Donald T. Shire P’90, GP’10, GP’12
          Scarborough, ME

Rev. Dr. Harold S. Weiss ‘52
           Allentown, PA

Trustees Emeriti

Arthur A. Altman, MD ‘53, P’84, GP’13
          Easton, PA

Mr. Richard F. Brueckner ‘71, P’04, P’10
          Bedminster, NJ

Ms. Barbara Crossette ‘62, P’82, GP’13
          Upper Black Eddy, PA

Mr. Edward M. Davis ‘60
          Schnecksville, PA

Ms. Susan E. Ettelman Eisenhauer ‘77
          Millburn, NJ

Dr. Lona M. Farr ‘62, P’94
          Macungie, PA

Mr. Gregorgy J. Fox ‘76
          Rydal, PA

Ms. Melanie R. Mika Mason ‘83
          Potomac, MD

Mr. William D. Miers ‘49, GP’97
          Allentown, PA

Mr. David J. Nowack ‘67
          Schnecksville, PA

Ms. Susan Kienzle Pobjoy ‘73
          Maidenhead, Berks, UK

Mr. Joseph B. Scheller
          Palm Beach, FL

Rev. Eric C. Shafer ‘72
          Santa Monica, CA

Mr. Paul A. Silverman ‘78
          Jersey City, NJ

Mr. James A. Skidmore, Jr. ‘54
          Sea Girt, NJ

Ms. Joan S. Triano ‘81
          Basking Ridge, NJ

Executive Committee of the Board

Tammy L. Bormann ‘83, P’16
Second Vice Chair

Lance Richard Bruck, MD, FACOG, FACS ‘89

Mr. Richard C. Crist ‘77, P’05, P’09
Chair of the Board

Ms. Julie Pfanstiehl Hamre ‘72

Ms. Sandra S. Jaffee, P’04

Mr. John D. Ladley ‘70, P’01

Mr. Jeffrey R. Porphy ‘89
Third Vice Chair

Mr. Richard P. Romeo ‘79
Secretary

Dr. John B. Rosenberg ‘63

Mr. Arthur H. Scavone’81

Ms. Karen White Wagoner ‘71
First Vice Chair

Mr. John I. Williams, Jr.
President

Board of Observes

Ms. Lisa Alpert P’13
          Port Washington, NY

Mr. Robert Alpert P’13
          Port Washington, NY

Mr. Scott Burke ‘00
          Washington, DC

Mr. Stephen P. Crane ‘77
          Fort Washington, PA

Mr. Kyle David ‘05
          Allentown, PA

Mr. John H. Dean ‘78
          Abington, PA

Alan H. DeCherney, MD ‘63
          Potomac, MD

Ms. Donnalee A. DeMaio-Bijou ‘81
          Middletown, NJ

Ms. Mary Jane DePaul-Nehring ‘76
          Westfield, NJ

Mr. Bruce E. Gover ‘02
          New York, NY

Mr. Alan B. Gubernick ‘83
          Maple Glen, PA

Mr. Eric H. Hildenbrand ‘00
          Roanoke, TX

Ms. Nancy Prentis Hoffman P’10
          Avon, CT

Dr. Jeannette R. Ickovics ‘84
          Madison, CT

Ms. Carolyn S. Ikeda ‘76
          Alexandria, VA

The Honorable Jan R. Jurden ‘85
          Wilmington, DE

Glenn Kratzer, MD ‘70
          Allentown, PA

Ms. Melissa Morrow Legouri ‘02
          New York, NY

Ms. Linda L. Letcher ‘81
          Paris, France

Mr. Joshua A. Lindland ‘98
          Brooklyn, NY

Mr. Garry Lischin P’12
          Plainview, NY

Mr. Alfred P. McKeon ‘85, P’15
          Basking Ridge, NJ

Edgar P. Nace, MD ‘61
          Dallas, TX

Mr. John C. Oberle ‘81, P’12
          Kinnelon, NJ

Mr. Alan C. Routh P’13
          Chatham, NJ

Mr. Gil Rudolph P’10
          Potomac, MD

Mr. Neil J. Sandler P’14
          Mamaroneck, NY

Mr. Brian J. Schulte ‘80
          Pleasantville, NY

Rev. Eric C. Shafer ‘72
          Santa Monica, CA

Mr. David S. Silber ‘98
          Short Hills, NJ

Mr. Raymond Singer, MD ‘80
          Allentown, PA

Mr. Mitchell J. Slater ‘83, P’13
          North Salem, NY

Ms. Nancy A. Thornberry ‘79
          Westfield, NJ

Ms. Donna Schultz Van Fleet ‘68
          Brownsville, VT

Ms. Mara S. Saperstein Weissmann ‘82
          Chappaqua, NY

Mr. Taras Zawarski ‘76
          Easton, PA

Mark E. Zuckerman, MD ‘78
          Andover, MA

Faculty

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

John I. Williams, Jr. (2015)
President
          B.A., Amherst College;
          M.B.A., Harvard Business School;
          J.D., Harvard Law School.

John G. Ramsay (2009)
Provost
Professor of Education
         
B.A., Bucknell University;
          Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Michael Huber (2006)
Dean of Academic Life
Professor of Mathematics
         
B.S., Loyola College;
          M.S.E., Johns Hopkins University;
          M.S., Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School.

Sharon Albert (2004)
Lecturer in Religion Studies
         
B.A., McGill University;
          M.Phil., University College Dublin.

Michael Allocca (2013)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
         
B.S., Fairfield University;
          M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Bruce D. Anderson (1995)
Professor of Chemistry
         
B.A., Western Maryland College;
          Ph.D., University of Colorado.

Linda Andrews (1982)
Professor of Physical Education
Director of Physical Education Program
         
B.S., Springfield College;
          M.S., East Stroudsburg State College.

Timothy Averill (1994)
Professor of Theatre Arts
         
A.B., Vassar College;
          M.F.A., Yale School of Drama.

Marsha R. Baar (1981)
Professor of Chemistry
         
B.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Erika Bagley (2013)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
         
B.S., University of New Hampshire, Durham;
          M.S., Francis Marion University;
          Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Raymond S. Barnes (1979)
Professor of Art
         
B.A., Norwich School of Art, England;
          M.F.A., Yale University.

Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz (2014)
Assistant Professor of Film Studies
         
B.S., Georgia Institue of Technology;
          M.A., University of Georgia;
          M.F.A., Temple University.

Swayamprabha Behera (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
         
B.Sc., Govt. Women’s College, India;
          M.Sc., M. Phil., Sambalpur University, India;
          M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

George A. Benjamin (1983)
Associate Professor of Computer Science
         
B.S., Loyola University;
          M.S., Ph.D., Northeastern University.

Donna J. Bergenstock (2000)
Associate Professor of Business and Economics
Coordinator of Business Programs
         
B.S., Pennsylvania State University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Linda Bips (1999)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
         
B.A., Dickinson College;
          M.Ed., Kutztown University;
          Ed.D., Lehigh University.

Franz Birgel (1993)
Professor of German and Film Studies
Director of the German Studies Program
         
B.A., LaSalle College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

James D. Bloom (1982)
Professor of English
         
B.A., Bennington College;
          M.A., University of California at Santa Cruz;
          M.Phil., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Christopher P. Borick (2000)
Professor of Political Science
Director of the American Studies Program
         
B.A., Pennsylvania State University;
          M.A., East Stroudsburg University;
          Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton.

Flor Maria Buitrago (2002)
Lecturer in Spanish
         
B.A., University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada;
          MA, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Brea Burger (2015)
Assistant Professor of Public Health
         
B.S., Northern Arizona University;
          M.S., University of Rhode Island;
          Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Mary Constant Byrne (1998)
Lecturer in Biology
Chemical Hygiene Officer
         
B.S., Notre Dame College;
          Ph.D., Temple University.

Krista Bywater (2011)
Assistant Professor of Sociology
         
B.A., Barry University;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Michael J. Carbone (1984)
Professor of Education
Isaac Miles Wright Professorship of Education

Department Chair
         
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Ball State University.

Thomas Cartelli (1980)
Professor of English and Film Studies
         
B.A., Bennington College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz.

Benjamin Carter (2008)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
         
B.A., Drew University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis.

Holly Cate (2006)
Associate Professor of Theatre
         
A.B., Harvard University;
          M.F.A., Brandeis University.

Byungchul Cha (2007)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
         
B.S., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology;
          Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Moria Chambers (2015)
Assistant Professor of Biology
         
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
          Ph.D., Stanford University.

Ioanna Chatzidimitriou (2013)
Visiting Assistant Professor of French
         
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Rita Chesterson (2015)
Assistant Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program
         
B.A., West-Chester University;
          J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law;
          M.Ed., Arcadia University
          Certificate of Corporate Entrepreneurship, Lehigh University

Janine Kay Gwen Chi (2003)
Associate Professor of Sociology
Department Chair
         
B.Sc., University of Iowa;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.

Irene Chien (2014)
Consortium for Diversity Fellow in Media and Communication
         
B.A., Oberlin College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Adam Clark (2008)
Associate Professor of Physics
         
B.A., New College of Florida;
          M.A., University of Texas;
          M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington.

Susan W. Clemens (1998)
Senior Lecturer in History
         
B.S., Ursinus College;
          M.A., Lehigh University.

Keri L. Colabroy (2005)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Co-Director of Biochemistry Program
         
B.S., Messiah College;
          M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Theodore A. Conner (1997)
Professor of Music
         
B.A., Johns Hopkins University;
          B.M., New England Conservatory;
          M.M., University of Michigan;
          Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Jessica Cooperman (2007)
Assistant Professor of Religion Studies
Director of Jewish Studies Program
         
B.A., University of Pennsylvania;
          M.A., Ph.D., New York University.

Francesca Coppa (1998)
Professor of English and Film Studies
         
B.A., Columbia University;
          M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., New York University.

Amy Corbin (2009)
Associate Professor of Media and Communication and Film Studies
         
B.A., College of William & Mary;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Steven Coutinho (2005)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department Chair

          B.A., M.Phil., University College London;
          Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Corrie Cowart (2007)
Assistant Professor of Dance
         
B.F.A., Cornish College of the Arts;
          M.F.A., University of Oregon.

Thomas Cragin (2005)
Professor of History
         
B.A., Trinity University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Chrysan Cronin (1994)
Lecturer in Biology
Director of Public Health Program
         
B.S., University of New Hampshire;
          M.S., New Mexico State University;
          M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Robert M. Croskey (1984)
Professor of History
         
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.

Jadviga da Costa Nunes (1984)
Professor of Art
         
B.A., Paterson College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Allison Davidson (2014)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
         
B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College;
          M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Karen Dearborn (1993)
Professor of Dance
Director of Dance Program
         
B.S., Radford University;
          M.F.A., Connecticut College.

Michele Moser Deegan (2006)
Associate Professor of Political Science
Department Chair
         
B.A., University of Pittsburgh;
          M.S., DePaul University;
          Ph.D., New York University.

Matthew Dohn (2009)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
         
B.A., Hofstra University;
          M. A., The College of William and Mary;
          Ph. D., Rutgers University.

Daniel Doviak (2009)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Director of Muhlenberg Scholars Program
         
B.A., Rutgers University;
          Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Melissa Dowd (2015)
Visiting Lecturer in Biology
         
B.S., Dickinson College;
          M.S., Drexel University.

Curtis G. Dretsch (1979)
Professor of Theatre Arts
Director of Design and Technical Theatre
         
B.A., Montana State University;
          M.F.A., Southern Methodist University.

Troy Dwyer (2005)
Associate Professor of Theatre
         
B.A., Oglethorpe University;
          M.F.A., University of Wisconsin.

Laura Edelman (1987)
Professor of Psychology
         
B.A., University of California, Riverside;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Marten J. Edwards (2002)
Professor of Biology
         
B.A., Reed College;
          Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Gail R. Eisenberg (1983)
Senior Lecturer in Business and Accounting
Internship Director
         
B.A., LaSalle College;
          M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Joseph E. B. Elliott (1983)
Professor of Art
         
B.S., University of Minnesota;
          M.F.A., Pratt Institute.

Anne Esacove (2006)
Associate Professor of Sociology
         
B.A., California State University Northridge;
          MPH, University of Washington;
          Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Brett Fadem (2004)
Associate Professor of Physics
Department Chair
         
B.A., Grinnell College;
          Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Maura Finkelstein (2015)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
         
B.A., Colorado State University;
          M.A., Columbia University;
          Ph.D., Stanford University.

Eugene Fiorini (2015)
Truman Koehler Professor of Mathematics
         
B.S., Pennsylvania State University;
          M.S., Temple University;
          M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware.

Jane D. Flood (1989)
Associate Professor of Physics
Director of Physical Science Program
         
B.A., Hunter College;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Megan Flynn (2014)
Visiting Lecturer in Dance
         
B.F.A., Newcomb College, Tulane University;
          M.F.A., Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California-Irvine.

Alexandra Frazer (2013)
Visiting Assistant professor of Psychology
         
B.A., M.A., Northern Arizona University;
          Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Giacomo Gambino (1990)
Professor of Political Science
Co-Director of Philosophy/Political Thought
         
B.A., Rutgers University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Duke University.

Elaine Gannon (2005)
Visiting Lecturer in Chemistry
         
B.A., Princeton University;
          M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania.

Barri Gold (1997)
Professor of English
Department Chair
         
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Gretchen Hanson Gotthard (2008)
Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
         
B.S., University of North Dakota;
          M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University.

William Gruen III (2006)
Associate Professor of Religion Studies
Department Chair
         
B.A., University of Kentucky;
          M.A., University of Cincinnati;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

William Gryc (2010)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
         
B.A., Amherst College;
          M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Amy Thompson Hark (2004)
Associate Professor of Biology
Co-Director of Biochemistry Program
          B.S., College of William and Mary;
          M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Kathleen E. Harring (1984)
Professor of Psychology
Dean of Institutional Assessment and Academic Planning
         
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Syed Mohsin Hashim (2000)
Professor of Political Science
Director of Dana Scholars Program
         
B.S., M.S., Moscow State University;
          Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Kassandra Hartford (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
         
A.B., Mount Holyoke College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Stony Brook University.

Kimberly Wagner Heiman (2008)
Lecturer in Biology
         
B.A., New College of the University of South Florida;
          Ph.D., Stanford University.

George Heitmann (1994)
Professor of Economics
         
A.B., Syracuse University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Patricia Helm (2004)
Assistant Professor of Music
         
B.A., Colorado College;
          M.A., University of Pennsylvania.

Christopher W. Herrick (1983)
Professor of Political Science
Director of International Studies Program
Director of Political Economy and Public Policy Program
Paul C. Empie Memorial Award, 2015
         
B.A., Bates College;
          M.A., University of New Hampshire;
          Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Margo Hobbs (2008)
Associate Professor of Art
Department Chair
         
B.A., St. John’s College;
          M.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago;
          Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Christine M. Ingersoll-Fermier (1998)
Professor of Chemistry
Department Chair
         
B.S., State University of New York at Oswego;
          Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Paula L. Irwin, C.P.A. (1991)
Associate Professor of Accounting
Coordinator of Accounting Program
         
B.S., Pennsylvania State University;
          M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Luba Iskold (1995)
Professor of Russian
Director of Russian Studies Program
Director of Language Learning Center
         
B.A., M.A., State University of Chernivtsy, Ukraine;
          Ed.D., Lehigh University.

Erika Vienna Iyengar (2003)
Associate Professor of Biology
         
B.S., Stanford University;
          Ph.D., Cornell University.

Sue Curry Jansen (1985)
Professor of Media and Communication
         
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Susan G. Kahlenberg (1998)
Associate Professor of Media and Communication
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.A., University of Delaware;
          Ph.D., Temple University.

Joseph M. Keane (2004)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Director of the Natural Science Program
         
B.A., B.S., Lycoming College;
          Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Jason W. Kelsey (2002)
Professor of Environmental Science
Director of Environmental Science Program
         
B.A., Lafayette College;
          M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Emese Kennedy (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
         
B.A., Skidmore College;
          M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Cathy Y. Kim (1998)
Senior Lecturer in Education
         
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
          M.A., Northeastern Illinois University.

Donna M. Kish-Goodling (1990)
Professor of Economics
Dean of Global Education
         
B.A., Moravian College;
          M.B.A., Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Daniel Klem, Jr. (1979)
Professor of Biology
Sarkis Acopian Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology
NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative
         
B.A., Wilkes College;
          M.A., Hofstra University;
          Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale;
          D.Sc., Wilkes University.

Trevor Knox (2000)
Associate Professor of Accounting and Economics
         
B.A., Davidson College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Roland Kushner (2006)
Associate Professor of Business
         
B.A., Carleton University;
          MBA, Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Clifton L. Kussmaul (2003)
Associate Professor of Computer Science
         
B.S., B.A., Swarthmore College;
          M.S., Dartmouth College;
          Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Daniel Leisawitz (2013)
Lecturer in Italian
Director of Italian Studies Program
         
B.A., Lafayette College;
          M.A., University of Pennsylvania;
          M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Michael London (2006)
Associate Professor of Business
         
B.A., University of Michigan;
          Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.

Dawn Lonsinger (2013)
Assistant Professor of English
         
B.A., M.A., Bucknell University;
          M.F.A., Cornell University;
          Ph.D., University of Utah.

John W. Malsberger (1978)
Professor of History
         
A.B., Ph.D., Temple University.

P. Alec Marsh (1993)
Professor of English
         
B.A., Bennington College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

James N. Marshall (1975)
Professor of Economics and Finance
         
B.S., B.Eng., Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
          MBA, University of Pennsylvania;
          Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Joan F. Marx (1984)
Professor of Spanish
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.A., Ohio University;
          Ph.D., Rutgers University.

A. Lanethea Mathews-Schultz (2003)
Associate Professor of Political Science
         
B.A., Hamilton College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Ermira Mazziotta (2015)
Assistant Professor of Accounting
         
B.S., University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania;
          M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.

Elizabeth R. McCain (1994)
Professor of Biology
Department Chair
         
B.S., New College;
          M.S., University of South Carolina;
          Ph.D., University of Texas.

Eileen L. McEwan (2003)
Associate Professor of French
Department Chair
         
B.A., M.A., University of Notre Dame;
          Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Paul McEwan (2005)
Associate Professor of Media and Communication and Film Studies
Director of the Film Studies Program
         
B.A., University of Guelph, Ontario;
          M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario;
          Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Linda E. McGuire (1999)
Professor of Mathematics
Co-Director of the Faculty Center for Teaching
         
B.S., Seton Hall University;
          M.S., Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology.

Roberta Meek (2012)
Lecturer in History and Media and Communication
Director of the Africana Studies Program
         
B.A., Muhlenberg College.

Paul T. Meier (1993)
Associate Professor of Biology
         
B.A., State University of New York;
          M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University.

Careena Melia (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre
         
B.A., Sara Lawrence College;
          M.F.A., American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theater Institute at Harvard University.

Brian Mello (2007)
Associate Professor of Political Science
         
B.A., Fairfield University;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle.

Kenneth Michniewicz (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
         
B.S., University of Central Florida;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida.

Holmes Miller (1991)
Professor of Business
Department Chair
         
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Linda Miller (1990)
Associate Professor of English
         
A.B., M.F.A., University of Michigan.

Tyler Mitchell (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
         
B.A., Carleton College;
          Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.

Matthew Moore (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre
         
B.A., Muhlenberg College;
          Ph.D., Stanford University.

Amelia Moreno (2015)
Lecturer in Spanish
         
B.S., Universidad Del Valle De Atemajac, Mexico;
          B.A., Cedar Crest College;
          M.A., Villanova University.

Marcia Morgan (2009)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Director of Women’s and Gender Studies
Co-Director of the Faculty Center for Teaching
         
B.S., Villanova University;
          M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research.

Paul Murphy (2015)
Associate Professor of Music
Department Chair
         
B.M., University of Mexico;
          M.M., Texas Christian University;
          M.M., University of Texas;
          Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Lindsey Nagy (2013)
Assistant Professor of Economics
         
B.A., Hood College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Dustin Nash (2014)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies
         
B.A., Luther College;
          M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School;
          Ph.D., Cornell University.

Elizabeth Nathanson (2009)
Assistant Professor of Media and Communication
         
B.A., Haverford College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Richard A. Niesenbaum (1993)
Professor of Biology
Director of Sustainability Studies
         
B.A., University of Pennsylvania;
          M.S., University of Connecticut;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Eduardo Olid (2009)
Associate Professor of Spanish
         
B.A., University of Málaga, Spain;
          M.A., Southern Illinois University;
          Ph.D., University of California.

Shelley Oliver (1993)
Lecturer in Dance
         
B.A., York University, Toronto, Ontario.

Emily Orzech (2013)
Assistant Professor of Art
         
B.A., Smith College;
          M.F.A., University of Michigan.

Cathy Marie Ouellette (2008)
Associate Professor of History
Director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
         
B.A., Connecticut College;
          M.A., University of Pittsburgh;
          M.A., Ph.D., Emory University.

Douglas P. Ovens (1990)
Professor of Music
          B.M., San Francisco State University;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Purvi Parikh (2015)
Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow
         
B.A., Rutgers University;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

James Peck (1999)
Associate Dean for Diversity Initiatives
Professor of Theatre Arts
         
B.A., Carleton College;
          M.F.A., University of California at San Diego;
          Ph.D., New York University.

Jeffrey Peterson (2012)
Assistant Professor of Dance
         
B.F.A., University of Minnesota;
          M.F.A., New York University.

Peter A. Pettit (1999)
Associate Professor of Religion Studies
Director of the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding
         
A.B., Princeton University;
          M.Div., Lutheran Theological Seminary;
          M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

Jefferson D. Pooley (2003)
Associate Professor of Media and Communication
Department Chair
         
A.B., Harvard College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Camille Qualtere (2009)
Lecturer in Spanish
         
B.A., Russell Sage College;
          M.A., State University of New York at Albany.

Kathryn Ranieri (2004)
Assistant Professor of Media and Communication
         
B.A., Cedar Crest College;
          M.A., Ed.D., Northern Illinois University.

Ranajoy Ray-Chaudhuri (2015)
Assistant Professor of Economics
         
B.A., Jadavpur University;
          M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Arthur J. Raymond (1991)
Professor of Economics
         
B.S., Bryant College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Tufts University.

Katherine Richmond (2006)
Associate Professor of Psychology
         
B.A., Muhlenberg College;
          Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Charles C. Richter (1978)
Professor of Theatre Arts
Director of the Muhlenberg College Theatre
         
B.S., Syracuse University;
          M.F.A., Meadows School of Arts of Southern Methodist University.

Sally A. Richwine (1989)
Senior Lecturer in Education
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Thaddeus Robinson (2007)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
         
B.A., Luther College;
          M.A., Northern Illinois University;
          Ph.D., Purdue University.

Kim Rohrbach (2011)
Lecturer in Education
Director of Student Teaching Program
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College;
          M.Ed., Kutztown University.

Pearl M. Rosenberg (1998)
Associate Professor of Education
         
B.A., Pennsylvania State University;
          M.A.T., Villanova University;
          M.S., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

David Rosenwasser (1985)
Professor of English
Co-Director of the Writing Program
         
B.A., Grinnell College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Francine Roussel (2000)
Professor of Theatre Arts
         
Baccalaureat Philosophie, Académie d’Aix en Provence;
          Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires;
          Licencie Es Lettres, La Sorbonne.

Jeffrey Rudski (1994)
Professor of Psychology
         
B.S., McGill University;
          Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Elyn K. Rykken (1999)
Professor of Mathematics
Department Chair
         
B.A., St. Olaf College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Sahar Sadeghi (2014)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
         
B.A., University of California, Davis;
          M.A., Ph.D., Temple University.

Danielle Sanchez (2015)
Assistant Professor of African History
         
B.A., University of Texas at Austin;
          M.P.S., Cornell University;
          Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Beth Schachter (2001)
Professor of Theatre Arts
Department Chair
         
B.A., Harvard-Radcliffe University;
          M.F.A., University of California, San Diego;
          Ph.D., Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York.

Theodore W. Schick, Jr. (1980)
Professor of Philosophy
         
B.A., Harvard University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Edward Schirra (2011)
Visiting Lecturer in Accounting
         
B.S., University of Scranton;
          M.B.A., DeSales University.

Michael Schnack (2012)
Lecturer in Voice and Choral Music
         
B.A., Yale University;
          M.A., D.M.A., University of Iowa.

Mark J. Sciutto (2001)
Professor of Psychology
Department Chair
         
B.A., Villanova University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Hofstra University.

Grant F. Scott (1989)
Professor of English
         
B.A., University of California, San Diego;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Scott Sherk (1985)
Professor of Art
         
B.A., Haverford College;
          M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania.

Jean R. Simonnet (2008)
Entrepreneur-in-Residence
         
Diploma Superior Study, College Etienne Bezout, Nemours, France;
          Diploma Electronic Engineer, Ecole Centrale Electronique de Paris.

Larry Singer (2010)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre
         
B.F.A., Boston University.

Stefanie Sinno (2007)
Associate Professor of Psychology
         
B.S., Ursinus College;
          Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park.

Christine T. Sistare (1989)
Professor of Philosophy
Co-Director of Philosophy/Political Thought
Director of the Center for Ethics
         
B.A., Connecticut College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Emory University.

Alton J. Slane (1967)
Professor of Political Science
         
B.A., Rutgers University;
          M.A., Temple University;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Randall Anthony Smith (2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance
         
B.F.A., M.F.A., Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California, Irvine.

Justin Sparks (2015)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
         
B.S., DeSales University;
          Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Jordanna D. H. Sprayberry (2008)
Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
         
B.S., University of Rhode Island;
          Ph.D., University of Washington.

Frederick Staidum, Jr. (2014)
Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies
         
B.A., Dillard University;
          M.P.S., Cornell University;
          M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Michael Stehlin (2002)
Visiting Lecturer in Business
         
B.A., Providence College;
          M.B.A., Pepperdine University.

Mark L. Stein (2002)
Associate Professor of History
Department Chair
         
B.A., Northwestern University;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Jill Stephen (1987)
Professor of English
Co-Director of the Writing Program
         
B.A., University of Illinois;
          Ph.D., New York University.

Pamela Stilin (1994)
Lecturer in Spanish
         
B.A., University of Wisconsin;
          M.A., City University of New York.

John L. Sullivan (1998)
Professor of Media and Communication
         
B.A., Pomona College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Erika M. Sutherland (1995)
Associate Professor of Spanish
         
A.B., Bryn Mawr College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

David I. Tafler (1995)
Professor of Media and Communication and Film Studies
         
B.A., SUNY at Binghamton;
          M.A., University of Wisconsin;
          M.F.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Kammie Takahashi (2011)
Assistant Professor of Religion Studies
Director of the Asian Traditions Program
         
B.A., Mount Holyoke College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Ayako Takamori (2014)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
         
A.B., Smith College;
          M.A., Ph.D., New York University.

Lora E. Taub-Pervizpour (2001)
Professor of Media and Communication
Associate Dean of Digital Learning
Director of RJ Fellows Program
         
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Jeremy Teissére (2003)
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Biology
Director of Neuroscience Program
         
B.A., Willamette University;
          Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

William J. Tighe (1986)
Associate Professor of History
         
B.A., Georgetown University;
          M.A., M.Phil., Yale University;
          Ph.D., Cambridge University.

Alan Tjeltveit (1989)
Professor of Psychology
         
B.A., St. Olaf College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary.

Mia Tran (2014)
Post-Doctoral Fellow in Psychology
         
B.S., Georgia Southern University;
          M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Mirna Trauger (2003)
Lecturer in Spanish
         
B.A., Moravian College;
          M.A., Rutgers University.

Karen Tuerk (2010)
Lecturer in Environmental Science
          B.S., Western Washington University;
          M.S., College of Charleston, SC.

Kevin Tuttle (2002)
Senior Lecturer in Art
         
B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute;
          M.F.A., University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Teresa VanDenend Sorge (2010)
Lecturer in Dance
         
B.A., Hope College;
          M.Ed., Temple University.

Debra Walther (2011)
Lecturer in Biology
         
B.S., University of Delaware;
          Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Bruce C. Wightman (1996)
Professor of Biology
         
B.A., Oberlin College;
          Ph.D., Harvard University.

Patrick Williams (2011)
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Biology
         
B.S., Carnegie Mellon University;
          Ph.D., New York University Center for Neural Science.

Daniel J. Wilson (1978)
Professor of History
         
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater;
          M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Connie Tesh Wolfe (2002)
Associate Professor of Psychology
         
A.B., Ohio University;
          M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo;
          Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Lynda Yankaskas (2011)
Assistant Professor of History
         
B.A., Swarthmore College;
          Ph.D., Brandeis University.

Sherri Young (2012)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
         
B.S., Albright College;
          Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Administrators

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

John I. Williams, Jr.
President
         
B.A., Amherst College;
          M.B.A., Harvard Business School;
          J.D., Harvard Law School.

Rebekkah Brown
Vice President, Development & Alumni Relations
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.B.A., St. John’s University.

Michael S. Bruckner
Vice President for Public Relations
         
B.A., University of Rhode Island.

Ken Butler
Executive Assistant to the President
         
B.M., Union University.

Allan Chen
Chief Information Officer
          B.A., Stanford University;
          M.B.A., Santa Clara University.

Kent A. Dyer, C.P.A.
Chief Business Officer and Treasurer
         
B.A., Kutztown University.

Karen Green
Dean of Students
Vice President for Student Affairs
         
B.A., Agnes Scott College;
          M.Div., Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Christopher Hooker-Haring
Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Calista Isabelle
Chaplain
         
B.A., Gustavas Adolphus College;
          M.Div. Yale Divinity School.

John Ramsay
Provost
Professor of Education
         
B.A., Bucknell University;
          Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Alana Albus
Director of The Career Center
         
B.S., Bloomsburg University;
          M.Ed., Kutztown University.

Thomas Allison
User Support Specialist

Stephen Althouse
Director of Communicaiton & Donor Relations
          B.A., Temple University.   

Cynthia Amaya-Santiago
Senior Associate Director of Admission
Coordinator of Multi-Cultural Recruitment
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Jill Anderson
Assistant Vice President of Development & Alumni Relations
          B.A., Lehigh University;
          M.S., Lehigh University.

Kimberly Anderson
Director of Special Projects
         
B.A., Elizabethtown College;
          M.A., Duquesne University.

Samantha Anglestein
Enrollment Outreach Manager
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Jena Azar
Academic Transition and Engagement Manager
HYPE Youth Media Co-Director
         
B.S., Cedar Crest College;
          M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Amy Benninger
Web & Marketing Assistant
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College

Sarah Bollinger
Assistant Director of The Career Center
          B.A., Ursinus College;
          M.Ed., Kutztown University

James Bolton
Assistant Director of Plant Operations
         
B.S., Philadelphia University.

Brian Borosky
Assistant Director of Writing & Information Consultant Center
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Aaron Bova
Senior Associate Director of Housing Services
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Christine Boyko
Assistant Director of the Muhlenberg Fund
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Michael H. Brewer
Director of Plant Operations
         
B.S., Oregon State University.

Kristin Brodt
Interlibrary Loan Manager
         
B.S., Kutztown University.

Molly M. Brown
Director of Marketing and Public Relations,
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
B.A., Moravian College.

Kelly Cannon
Outreach and Scholarly Communication Librarian
         
B.A., Brigham Young University;
          M.A., University of Mississippi;
          M.L.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Joshua Carter
Assistant Coach, Football
         
B.A., Muhlenberg College

Timothy Clarke
Head of Library Systems and Information Transfer Services
         
B.A., University of Louisville;
          M.S., University of Maryland.

Monica Cocca
Tutorial Coordinator
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Terence A. Collings
Instructional Technologist

Sonya Conrad
Senior Assistant Director of Admission
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College.

Carolyn Cook
Costume Shop Manager
          A.B., Ithaca College;
          M.F.A., University of Virginia.

Eric Covell
Assistant Technical Director

Jessica Bien Covell
General Manager of Department of Theatre and Dance
         
B.A., Hartwick College.

Marisa DeStasio
Head Softball Coach
         
B.S., Binghamton University;
          M.S., West Virginia University.

Michael Donnelly
Head Football Coach
         
B.A., Ithaca College;
          M.S., State University of New York at Albany.

Brynnmarie Dorsey
Director of the Student Health Services
         
B.S., Villanova University;
          M.S., Duke University.

Nicole Duggan
Assistant Director of Admission
         
B.A., Cabrini College;
          M.S., Neumann University.

Megan Eddinger
Head Field Hockey Coach,
Senior Woman Administrator
         
B.A., Gettysburg College.

Susan Falciana
Special Collections and Archives Librarian
         
B.A., College of William & Mary;
          M.A., Montclair State University;
          Master of Library & Information Science, Rutgers University.

Melissa Falk
Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Michael Falk
Sports Information Director
         
B.A., Drew University.

Jason Feiertag
Assistant Treasurer
         
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College;
          M.P.A., Kutztown University.

Patrick Fligge
Associate Director of Alumni-Student Connections
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College.

Evily Freeman
Associate Director of Community Engagement
         
B.S., B.A., Bemidji State University;
          M.A., The Ohio State University.

Brett Fulton
Grounds Manager, Plant Operations
         
B.S., Penn State University.

Michael Gardner
Leadership Gift Officer
         
B.A., Indiana University;
          M.B.A., Ball State University.

Laura Garland
Associate Director of Career Center
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.Ed., Clemson University.

Katie Garson
ESL Coordinator
          B.A., Binghamton University
          M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania.

Damon Gelb
Technical Director of Theatre
         
B.F.A., Penn State University.

Traci Gensits
Disability Services Specialist
         
B.A., Kutztown University;
          M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.

Linda George
Senior Reporting/Analyst - DAR
         
B.S., Cedar Crest College.

Glenn A. Gerchman
Director of Seegers Union and Campus Events

Andrea Gillespie
Assistant Controller
         
B.S., University of Pittsburgh.

John Glasgow
Application Programmer/Database Administrator
         
B.S., Mansfield University.

Corey A. Goff
Director of Athletics
         
B.A., Susquehanna University;
          M.A., University at Albany.

Rebecca L. Grace
Associate Director of Residential Education

Tod Gross
Head Baseball Coach/Equipment Room Manager
         
B.A., Shenandoah University.

Karen Gruber
Acquisitions and Budget Manager
         
A.A.S., Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Brad Hackett
Director of Cross Country/Track and Field
Director of Intramural and Recreational Sports
         
B.A., Colgate University.

Emmeline Hadeed
Mailroom Supervisor
         
A.A., Lehigh Carbon Community College;
          A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Diane Hall
User Support Specialist

David Hallowell
Assistant Dean, Academic Resource Center
         
B.S., Drexel University;
          M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania.

Beth Halpern
Director of Community Engagement
         
B.A., Lawrence University;
          M.A., Ohio State University.

Rachel Hamelers
Reference Services/Sciences Librarian
         
B.A., Texas A&M University;
          M.L.S., Queens College.

Nicole Hammel
Director of Institutional Research & Records
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Natalie Hand
Executive Director, Alumni Relations & Advancement Services
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Joseph F. Hardenberg
Textbook Coordinator
         
A.A.S., Northampton Community College.

Kathleen Harring
Dean for Institutional Assessment & Academic Planning
Professor of Psychology
         
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Phedra Henninger
Webmaster
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Tina Hertel
Director of Trexler Library
         
B.S., Pennsylvania State University;
          M.I.S., Indiana University.

James Hess
Leadership Gift Officer
         
B.A., The George Washington University.

Priscilla Howard
Director of Teacher Certification,
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
A.B., The College of William and Mary;
          M.Ed., Kutztown University;
          Ed.D., Lehigh University.

Philip Howe
Director of Accelerated Degree Program
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
B.S., Wilkes University;
          M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Dave Huber
Copy Center Manager

Michael Huber (2006)
Dean of Academic Life
Professor of Mathematics
         
B.S., Loyola College;
          M.S.E., Johns Hopkins University;
          M.S., Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School.

Jane E. Hudak
Dean
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
B.A., M.Ed., Kutztown University.

Marqus Hunter
Assistant Director, Multicultural Life
Coordinator for Diversity & Inclusion
         
B.S., & M.S., Misericordia University.

Chris Jachimowicz
Director of Student Leadership Program
         
B.S., Millersville University of Pennsylvania;
          M.S., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

Merritt Jacob
Physics Laboratory Manager/Lab Instructor
         
B.S., M.S., University of Pittsburgh.

Jennifer Jarson
Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian
         
B.A., Swarthmore College;
          M.L.S., Rutgers University.

Naomie Kachel
Assistant Director of Admissions
         
B.S. Moravian College;
          M.S., Fordham University.

Mary Beth Kallen
Associate Director, Academic Resource Center
         
B.A., University of Pittsburgh;
          M.Ed., Lehigh University.

Alexa Keckler
Head Coach of Women’s Volleyball
Assistant Director of Recreation
         
B.S., Trevecca Nazarene University;
          M.S., Frostburg State University.

William Keller
New Media Specialist
         
B.A., York College.

Anita Kelly
Director of Counseling Services
         
B.A., DeSales University;
          M.A., Kutztown University.

Leslie Kiernan
Head Women’s Soccer Coach
         
B.S.E., State University of New York at Cortland;
          M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.

Deborah J. Kipp
Associate Vice President for Development
         
A.B., Lycoming College;
          M.Ed., Kutztown University.

Donna Kish-Goodling
Dean of Global Education
Professor of Economics
         
B.A., Moravian College;
          M.B.A., Ph.D., Lehigh University.

Lee Kolbe
Title IX Coordinator
         
B.A., Villanova University;
          M.S., American University.

Danielle Koren
Senior Associate Director, Communication & Donor Relations
        
  A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.S., Drexel University.

Tim Korn
Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor

Joseph F. Kornfeind
Associate Dean
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
Director of Veterans’ Affairs
         
B.A., Moravian College;
          M.S., University of Pennsylvania.

Shaun Lally
Head Coach, Wrestling
         
B.A., State University of NY - Empire State College.

Marjorie Lauer
Administrative Manager of Lee and Virginia Graver Arboretum
         
A.B., Bryn Mawr College.

Heather Lavin
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Lisa Lewis
Academic Advisor
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Marcie Lightwood
Schools Program Coordinator, Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding
         
B.S.W., Cedar Crest College.

Penelope Lochner
Head of Collection Resource Management
         
B.A., University of Pittsburgh;
          M.L.S., Rutgers University.

Roger H. Loos
Technical Support Specialist
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Beverly A. MacEwan
Director of Student Activities
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Serioja Maciujec
Network Engineer

Robert C. Mahar
Network Manager
         
B.S., Kutztown University.

Stephen Maliniak
Student Help Desk Supervisor

Kathleen Mangold
Assistant Director of South & East Area of Residential Services
         
B.S., Bloomsburg University.

Rudi McCauley
Support Manager
         
A.A., Allentown Business School.

Patrick McClary
Head Coach of Basketball
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

William McGlinn
Director of Corporate Foundations and Government Relations
         
B.A., University of Notre Dame;
          M.F.A., Yale University;
          M.P.A., New York University.

Mary McGovern
Associate Director of Accelerated Programs
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Sean Miller
Media Technician I

Nathan Milne
Assistant Coach, Football
         
B.A., Hobart & William Smith College.

Gregory S. Mitton
Associate Dean of Admission
Director of Financial Aid
         
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College.

Sean Morrow
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.Ed., Temple University.

Pamela Moschini
Director of Disability Services
         
B.S., Purdue University;
          M.S., Trenton State College.

Linda Nemes
Assistant to Chief Business Office & Treasurer

Stephen R. Nemes, Jr.
Head Athletic Trainer
         
B.S., West Chester University.

Kim Nguyen
Assistant Director, Admission
Coordinator of International Studies
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Paul Nicholson
Gallery Director
         
B.F.A., SUNY;
          M.S., SUNY;
          M.F.A., University of Buffalo.

Holly Nonnemacher
Assistant Director of the Muhlenberg Fund/Phonoathon
         
M.S., Penn State University.

Susan B. Norling
Global Education Coordinator
         
A.B., Washington University;
          M.Ed., The University of Missouri-Columbia.

Karen Normann
Manager of ‘Berg Bookstore
         
B.F.A., Pratt Institute of Art and Design.

Maryruth Olshefski
Manager of Employment and Benefits
         
B.S., College Misericordia.

Cailin M. Pachter
Director of Pre-Professional Advising
         
B.A., Lehigh University;
          M.A., Eastern Kentucky University.

Megan Patruno
Assistant Athletic Director
         
B.A., Ursinus;
          M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University.

Gregory M. Pattison
Hardware/Software Technical Support Specialist
         
Diploma, Lincoln Technical Institute.

Michele Paules
Counselor, Counseling Services
         
B.S., Kutztown University;
          M.S.W., Marywood College.

Rosemary Pezzi
Network Security Administrator
         
B.S., Davis & Elkins College;
          M.B.A., Seton Hall University.

Lindsay A. Porembo
Associate Athletic Trainer
         
B.S., Pennsylvania State University.

Ellen Pothering
Controller
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Kalyna Procyk
Sustainability Coordinator
         
B.A., Wesleyan University;
          J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.

David Rabold
Capital Projects Manager
         
B.S., Tufts University.

Maurice Rapp
Associate Director of the Muhlenberg Fund
         
B.A., Elizabethtown College.
          M.A., Villanova.

Laura A. Rasmussen
Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Carolyn Brown Ray
Web Architect
         
B.B.A., Baruch College, The City University of New York;
          M.S. I.S., DeSales University.

Anita Regan
Systems Analyst
         
B.S., University of Scranton;
          M.B.A., Kutztown University.

Ann Richards
Application Integration Specialist
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College;
          M.S., Penn State University.

Robin Riley-Casey
Director of Multicultural Life
         
B.A., Lourdes College;
          M.A., Ohio University.

Ronald P. Rohn
Head Coach of Women’s Basketball
         
B.A., Fordham University.

JoEllen Rooney
Conference Services Manager
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Thomas Roth
Systems Manager
         
B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania;
          M.B.A., University of Connecticut.

Peter Saenger
Acopian Ornithological Specialist

Karen Schall
Associate Registrar

Joseph Schmidt
Systems Analyst
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College.

Jeffrey Schmitt
Head Coach of Men’s Tennis
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.A., Lehigh University.

Jane Schubert
Associate Dean of Students
Student Conduct Officer
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Janette M. Schumacher
Director of Residential Services
         
B.A., M.Ed., Kutztown University.

Thomas J. Sciarrino
Manager, Media and Technology
         
B.S., Kutztown University.

Gregg Scully
Assistant Dean
The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College
         
B.A., Cedar Crest College;
          M.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Kristen Stuckel Seiler
Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach
         
B.A., Gettysburg College;
          M.S., Western Maryland College.

Katherine Shelley
Assistant Director of West Area of Residential Services
Summer Conference Coordinator
         
B.A., Pennsylvania State University.

Joseph F. Shigo
Communications Specialist
         
A.S., Pennsylvania State University.

Brayden Sickler
Head Coach, Cheerleading
         
B.S., Penn State University.

Rabbi Melissa Simon
Jewish Chaplain/Hillel Director
         
B.A., Mount Holyoke College;
          M.A., Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion.

Stephen Small
Network Systems Technician
         
B.S., Pennsylvania State University.

Scott Snyder
Marketing & Development Manager,
Theatre Arts Department

Anne W. Speck
Vice President of Human Resources
         
B.S., Rider College;
          M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Ann Marie Stevens
Counselor, Counseling Services

Kimberly A. Stolarik
Senior Associate Director of Admission
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Joseph Swanson
WMUH General Manager
         
Mid-Western Broadcasting School.

Sara Talarico
Assistant Athletic Trainer
         
B.S., West Virginia University;
          M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

Deborah Tamte-Horan
Registrar
         
B.A., North Park University.

Ian Tauber
Director of Research and Prospect Management
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.B.A., DeSales University.

Paul E. Theisen, Jr.
Theatre Technician
         
B.A., Viterbo College;
          M.F.A., University of Delaware.

Darin Thomas
Director of Fitness, Strength, & Conditioning/Facility Manager
         
B.S., M.S., State University of New York.

Eric Thompson
Assistant Director of Admission
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Sean C. Topping
Head Coach of Men’s Soccer
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Howard Unrue
Head Coach, Men’s Hockey
         
B.S., DeVry Institute of Technology;
          M.B.A., Ohio State University.

Romina Weikel
Senior Associate Director of Communication & Donor Relations
         
B.A., University of Pittsburgh.

Philip Weisgold
Senior Assistant Director of Admission & Financial Aid
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College.

Stephen Williams
College Organist
         
B.A., Brevard College.

Gregory Wilson
Planned Giving & Leadership Gift Officer
         
B.A., Lebanon Valley College;
          M.S., Eastern University.

Mylene Wursta
Leadership Gift Officer
         
B.S., University of Houston.

Rick Yenser
Assistant Director of Counseling Services
         
B.S., M.A., Kutztown University.

Emeriti

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Arthur R. Taylor (1992)
Past President
         
B.A., M.A., Brown University.

William S. Abruzzi (1996)
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus
         
B.S., Widener University;
          M.A., Temple University;
          Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton.

Anna Adams (1982)
Professor of History, Emerita
         
B.A., M.A., Boston University;
          Ph.D., Temple University.

Charles S. Bednar (1962)
Professor of Political Science, Emeritus
         
B.A., M.A., Rutgers University;
          Ph.D., Columbia University.

Patricia T. Bradt (1994)
Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Emerita
         
B.A., Cornell University;
          M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University.

John W. Brunner (1955)
Professor of German, Emeritus
         
A.B., Ursinus College;
          M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Roland W. Dedekind, Jr. (1959)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
         
B.S., Ursinus College;
          M.S., University of Wisconsin;
          M.S., Rutgers University.

Jamie T. Doran, C.P.A. (1992)
Associate Professor of Accounting, Emerita
         
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
          M.S., Duquesne University.

Penelope H. Dunham (1993)
Professor of Mathematics, Emerita
         
B.A., St. Mary-of-the-Woods College;
          M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

William Dunham (1992)
Truman L. Koehler Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
         
B.S., University of Pittsburgh;
          M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Diane W. Follet (2000)
Professor of Music, Emerita
         
B.M., University of Texas at Austin;
          M.M., University of Arizona;
          D.A., University of Northern Colorado.

Paul E. Frary (1990)
Professor of Business, Emeritus
         
B.A., Baker University;
          M.S., Emporia State University;
          Ph.D., University of Arkansas.

Ralph S. Graber (1953)
Professor of English, Emeritus
         
B.A., M.A., Lehigh University;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Kenneth R. Graham (1970)
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus
         
B.A., University of Pennsylvania;
          Ph.D., Stanford University.

Richard C. Hatch (1962)
Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
         
Sc.B., Brown University;
          Ph.D., University of New Hampshire.

Peyton Randolph Helm (2003)
President Emeritus
Professor of History, Emeritus
         
B.A., Yale University;
          Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

William H. Jennings (1969)
Professor of Religion, Emeritus
         
B.A., Lenoir Rhyne College;
          B.D., Lutheran Southern Seminary;
          M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Eileen Kern
Registrar, Emerita

Albert A. Kipa (1966)
Professor Laureate of Comparative Literature, Emeritus
         
B.A., City College of New York;
          A.M., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Adnah G. Kostenbauder (1962)
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
         
A.B., University of Rochester;
          M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Connie Kunda (1966)
Professor of Physical Education, Emerita
         
B.S., Pennsylvania State University;
          M.Ed., East Stroudsburg State College.

Mary Lawlor (1990)
Professor of English, Emerita
         
B.A., University of Maryland;
          M.A., Ph.D., New York University.

Stewart S. Lee (1963)
Professor of Political Science, Emeritus
         
B.A., Westminster College (Pa.);
          M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Walter E. Loy, Jr. (1960)
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College;
          M.S., Drexel Institute of Technology;
          Ph.D., Temple University.

Charles S. McClain (1970)
Professor of Music, Emeritus
         
B.A., College of Wooster;
          M.A., Cornell University;
          A.M.D., Eastman School of Music.

Robert F. Milligan (1971)
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College;
          Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Joanne Stafford Mortimer (1957)
Professor of History, Emerita
         
A.B., Dickinson College;
          A.M., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Kenneth T. Moyer (1960)
Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus
         
B.S., East Stroudsburg State Teachers College;
          M.A., Lehigh University.

David A. Nelson (1989)
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emeritus
         
B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy;
          M.A.M., North Carolina State University;
          Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Carl S. Oplinger (1963)
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College;
          M.S., Lehigh University;
          Ph.D., Cornell University.

John T. Pearce (1970)
Associate Professor of French and Spanish, Emeritus
         
B.A., M.A., University of Michigan;
          Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Ludwig F. Schlecht (1969)
Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus
         
B.A., Gettysburg College;
          Ph.D., Emory University.

Henry L. Schmidt (1968)
Professor of Music, Emeritus
         
B.A., University of Rochester;
          M.A., Eastman School of Music;
          Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Irvin R. Schmoyer (1976)
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College;
          M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Susan L. Schwartz (1988)
Professor of Religion Studies, Emerita
         
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo;
          M.A., Indiana University;
          Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Franklin Sherman (1989)
Professor of Jewish-Christian Studies, Emeritus
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.Div., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago;
          M.A. (Oxen), Oxford University;
          Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Donald W. Shive (1969)
Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
          B.S., Pennsylvania State University;
          Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Rohini S. Sinha (1965)
Senior Professor of Economics, Emeritus
         
I.Sc., Bihar University;
          B.A., Patna University;
          M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research.

Marion W. Smith (1983)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Emerita
         
B.S., University of Nottingham;
          D.A., Lehigh University.

Robert K. Stump (1959)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
         
B.S., Muhlenberg College;
          M.S., Rutgers University.

Nelvin L. Vos (1965)
Professor of English, Emeritus
         
B.A., Calvin College;
          M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

John C. Weston (1967)
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
         
B.A., Bowdoin College;
          M.S., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Carol Shiner Wilson (1981)
Assistant Professor for Humanities, Emerita
         
B.A., Cornell College;
          M.A., University of Missouri;
          Certificat, Université de Paris;
          M.A., University of Kansas;
          Ph.D., Indiana University.

Kathryn A. Wixon (1986)
Professor of French, Emerita
         
B.A., University of Michigan;
          M.A., Middlebury College;
          Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Robert Wind (1975)
Professor of Classics, Emeritus
         
B.A., Wesleyan University;
          M.A., University of Wisconsin;
          Ph.D., State University of Iowa.

Arvids Ziedonis, Jr. (1962)
Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus
         
A.B., Muhlenberg College;
          M.Div., Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia;
          S.T.M., Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg;
          Ph.D., Temple University.

Health Service Staff

Brynnmarie Dorsey, M.S.N., R.N., C.R.N.P.
Director of Health Center
         
B.S.N., Villanova University;
          M.S.N., Duke University.

Health Bobeck, B.S.Ed., RN
Staff Nurse
         
Diploma, St. Luke’s School of Nursing;
          B.S.Ed., West Chester University.

Theresa Calogero, B.S., R.N.
Staff Nurse
         
B.S., Wagner College.

Christine M. Lynch, B.S.N., R.N.
Staff Nurse
         
B.S.N., Villanova University.

Kelly Powell, R.N.
Staff Nurse
         
Diploma, Allentown Hospital S.O.N.