Faculty A - D

Faculty A - D

ASAD AZEMI
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.
email:axa20@psu.edu

JOHN BAFFOE-BONNIE
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.
email:jbb10@psu.edu

ARINDAM BASU
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.Sc.,University of Kolkata; M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science
Scholarly/Research Interests: Research interests include the mechanism of recruitment of Polycomb Group (PcG) proteins to DNA and their epigenetic regulation of gene expression during different stages of development.
Joined campus faculty in 2015.
email: aub54@psu.edu

JAMES BERKEY
Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Studio
B.A. Keene State College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University – Bloomington
Scholarly/Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century American Literature; war literature; print culture, periodical studies, and the history of the book; American Studies; and writing studies
Joined campus faculty in 2015
Email: jhb5255@psu.edu

KIMBERLY BLOCKETT
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.
email: kdb13@psu.edu

MARK A. BOUDREAU
Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology
B.S., cum laude, University of Illinois-Urbana; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., Oregon State University
Scholarly Research Interests: Intercropping for disease management in agroecosystems; climate change impacts on plant disease
Joined campus faculty in 2013.
email: mab90@psu.edu

EVAN D. BRADLEY
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Scholarly/Research interests: Speech perception, language acquisition, music perception, acoustic phonetics, and phonological learning.
Joined campus faculty in 2013.
email: edb13@psu.edu

CHRISTINE F. BROWN
Coordinator of Brandywine Learning
Co-Coordinator of the Multilingual Student Course Cluster
Co-Coordinator of Brandywine Summer Bridge Programs
Assistant Teaching Professor of Literacy and Education and American Studies
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed., Cabrini College
Scholarly/Research Interests: Issues surrounding developmental education and those of multilingual students
Joined campus faculty in 2010
email: cmf22@psu.edu

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.
Email: sjc2@psu.edu

NANNETTE D'IMPERIO
Lecturer 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.
email: nxd13@psu.edu

PAUL J. deGATEGNO
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.
Email: pjd15@psu.edu

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.
email: mxd19@psu.edu

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.
email: ead9@psu.edu