Associate Professor of Engineering
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Research in areas of nonlinear stochastic estimation and control systems, computer simulation experience in multidimensional and nonlinear systems using different estimation algorithms.
Joined campus faculty in 1994.
Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Ghana; M.A. and Ph.D. at Dalhousie University, Canada.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Intertemporal labor supply behavior and labor market segmentation. Macroeconomic modeling and stabilization policies in developing countries. Pricing and output policies of regulated industries.
Recipient of Outstanding Teacher Award in 1994.
Joined campus faculty in 1988.
Senior Instructor in Business Administration (Retired)
B.S., M.B.A., Youngstown State University (Ohio).
Recipient of Outstanding Teacher Award in 1991.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Industry/education partnerships; gaining competitive advantage through development of human resources in organizations.
Joined the campus faculty in 1985.
ROBERT C. BLACK
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.
Recipient of the George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1992.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Plant growth and development; biosynthesis of auxin; biochemistry and molecular biology of plant tumorigenesis; regulation of auxin and cytokinin metabolism.
Joined campus faculty in l970.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Eastern Michigan University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Scholarly/Research Interests: Research interests include 19th and 20th century African American literature, women's writing, Trans-Atlantic and Diaspora studies, and travel literature.
Joined campus faculty in 2001.
KARRIE A. BOWEN
Instructor in Communications
B.A., M.A., Edicboro University of Pennsylvania
Scholarly Research Interests: Research is focused in cultural communication, non-profit organizational communication and public relations, political communication, and journalism. Current interests involve looking at the issue of polygamy in the media and the ongoing discourse regarding this controversial topic.
Joined campus faculty in 2007.
ELIZABETH J. BUCKMASTER
Assistant Professor of English (Retired)
B.A., Kansas State Teachers College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Chaucer and the medieval world; modern popular fiction; business writing.
Recipient of the Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1996.
Joined campus faculty in l967.
HARRY S. CAMARDA
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.S., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: The interaction of low energy neutrons with heavy nuclei with particular emphasis on related statistical theories (Random Matrix Theory) and dynamical theories (Optional Model).
Joined campus faculty in l979.
STEPHEN J. CIMBALA
Distinguished Professor of Political Science
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison).
Recipient of the Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1995.
Scholarly/Research Interests: International politics, foreign and defense policy, military strategy, arms control, peacekeeping.
Joined campus faculty in l973.
PRISCILLA F. CLEMENT
Professor Emerita of History and Women's Studies
B.A., M.A., Stanford University, Phi Beta Kappa; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award in l972 and l990 and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in April 1991.
Scholarly/Research Interests: 19th Century U.S. Social History, particularly the history of children. U.S. Social Welfare History, particularly women and welfare.
Joined campus faculty in l967.
Professor of English, Women's Studies and American Studies
B.A., summa cum laude, Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: American Romanticism, especially transcendentalism, American Women Writers; Diaries and autobiographies; American ethnicities; religion and literature.
Joined campus faculty in l989.
Instructor in Computer Science
B.S., West Chester University; M.S., Philadelphia University
Scholarly Research/Interests: Teaching methodologies and use of programming languages, and web-based learning and its applications.
Joined campus faculty as part-time adjunct in 2002, full-time in 2006.
PAUL J. deGATEGNO
Director of Academic Affairs
Professor of English
B.A., Norwich University; M.A., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Eighteenth-Century British literature; editing the correspondence of James Macpherson (the poet of Ossian); and the Scottish Enlightenment.
Joined the campus faculty in 2007.
MICHAEL DE ROSA
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., City College of New York; Ph.D., Brooklyn College, City College of New York.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Heterocyclic Chemistry. Currently working in pyrrole chemistry: mechanism of electrophilic aromatic substitution; substitution by addition-elimination; chlorination; 2-aminopyrroles. Also nitrenium ions and substituent effects.
Joined campus faculty in 1989.
DIANE M. DISNEY
Professor Emerita of Management
B.A., Stetson University; M.B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A.T., Duke University;
Ph.D., The Heller School, Brandeis University
Joined campus faculty in 2009
DANIEL J. DORAN
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology (Retired)
B.S., Temple University; M.S., West Chester University; additional studies, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Gender differences in pH of perspiration during exercise.
Joined campus faculty in l970.
ELIZABETH A. DUDKIN
Associate Professor of Biology, Premed and Allied Health Advisor
B.S., Drexel University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., Temple University.
Scholarly/Research interests: Visual systems in Rana pipiens and calcium imaging.
Joined campus faculty as part-time in l994, full-time 1999.
Instructor in Mathematics (Retired)
B.S., Youngstown University; M.S., Widener University
Joined campus faculty in 2002.