Faculty L - S

Faculty L - S

JOHN ANDREW LANDMESSER
Assistant Teaching Professor of IST
B.S., Drexel University; M.S., Villanova University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University 
Scholarly Interests: Enterprise integration, cloud computing, information security, software architecture, and decision support systems.
Joined Brandywine faculty in 2017.
Email: jal620@psu.edu

TIMOTHY M. LAWLOR
Associate Professor of Physics and Astrophysics
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, B.S.,  East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, M.S., Wichita State University, Ph.D. University of Delaware
Scholarly/Research Interests:  Stellar Astrophysics - The first stars in the universe (Population III stars), massive binary stars; the late stages of stellar evolution; variable stars; born-again stars; hydrogen deficient, non-DA white dwarfs;  RCrB stars, PG1159 type stars, and hydrogen deficient CSPN.
Joined campus faculty 2006.
email: tlawlor@psu.edu

SANDRA LAWRENCE
Lecturer in Spanish
B.A., Widener University; M.A., Villanova University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Mayan Linguistics, Bilingual Mayan Literature, and literacy in community outreach programs.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 1998, full-time 2000.
email:sml13@psu.edu

CYNTHIA LIGHTFOOT
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Sociocultural development of adolescents; self and identity development; adolescent risk-taking and peer culture; teen pregnancy; acculturation of immigrant children, youth, and families; narrative methodology.
Joined campus faculty in 1998.
email: cgl3@psu.edu

DAVID M. MACAULEY
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
B.A. (with Highest Honors), College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook; University of Tubingen; New School for Social Research
Scholarly/Research Interests: Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, and Philosophy of Technology.
Joined campus faculty in 2003.
email: dmm53@psu.edu

JON MANTEAU
Assistant Teaching Professor of Art
M.F.A., University of Delaware; Four year certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, PA); two years at Parsons School of Design (NYC, NY) Scholarly/Research Interests: Painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, art history and subculture.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 2010, full-time 2011.
email: jfm27@psu.edu

JOSHUA MARQUIT
Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology
Joined campus faculty in 2014
e-mail: jdm53@psu.edu

DANIELA MARTIN
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York; Ph.D., The Graduate School, City University of New York
Scholarly/Research Interests:  Multi-cultural education in the development of student identity, achievement, and democratic practice:  social development of deaf children using cochlear implants and integration of deaf children into mainstream peer groups.
Joined campus faculty in 2008.
email: dzm11@psu.edu

KAREN H. McDOUGAL
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.B.A. Accounting, Temple University, M.B.A. Widener University, Ph.D., Temple University
Scholarly/Research Interests: U.S. multinational firm characteristics, audit quality and financial reporting quality.
Joined campus faculty in 2014
Email: khm13@psu.edu

VALERIE MENDEZ-GALLARDO
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A.,University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., University of Iowa
Scholarly/Research Interests: The study of behavior during perinatal development in fetuses and newborns with the aim of understanding how prenatal events influence postnatal life.
Joined campus faculty in 2014
e-mail: vum12@psu.edu

TIMOTHY NIILER
Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry/Physics
B.S., University of Delaware; M.A. Boston University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Scholarly/Research Interests:  biomechanics of gait and balance disorders, study of normal gait development and utilization of low cost video capture systems, biomechanics of martial arts.
Joined campus faculty in 2008.
Email: tan13@psu.edu

CHRISTINA M. OLEAR
Lecturer in Accounting
B.S. Accounting, Park University; B.S. Marketing, B.S. Management, Bloomsburg University; M.Acc Accounting with a specialization in Taxation, Strayer University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Pedagogy, ethics
Joined campus faculty in 2010.
email: cmo16@psu.edu

DEBBIE LAMB OUSEY
Coordinator, Multilingual Student Programs
Co-Coordinator, Multilingual Student Course Cluster
Lecturer in English
B.A., Loyola University Maryland; M.A., West Chester University
Scholarly/Research interests: Multilingual and bicultural learners, developmental and at-risk learners, writing instruction, international student engagement, student transitions to college, and comprehensive approaches to student success in college.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 2002, full-time in 2014
email: dlo4@psu.edu

B.C. BEN PARK
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., Hannam University in Taejon; B.A., Lynchburg College; M.A., William and Mary, Ph.D., Syracuse University
Scholarly/Research interests: Relationship to increased suicide behavior in modern era and the classic sociological problem of how macro-level historical and structural forces have impacts on the micro-level of individual lives
Joined campus faculty in 2013.
email: bcp10@psu.edu

DANIEL PARRISH
Lecturer in Mathematics
B.A., Saint Francis University; M.S., Seton Hall University
Scholarly/Research Interests:  number theory, combinatorics, computer algorithms, and complex analysis.
Joined campus faculty full-time in 2008.
email: dmp24@psu.edu

JOSHUA PHILLIPS
Assistant Teaching Professor of CAS
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from SIU as well as a M.A. and B.A.A. from Central Michigan University; Ph.D. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: The intersections of rhetoric and intercultural communication with particular interests in media, race, sports, poverty, and sexual violence.
Joined campus faculty in 2015.
email: jdp5595@psu.edu

MEGAN L. POVELONES
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Loyola University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Scholarly/Research Interests: Single-celled parasitic organisms, including the human pathogen Trypanosoma brucei, which is the causative agent of African sleeping sickness.
Joined campus faculty in 2012
email: mlp29@psu.edu

ANGELA PUTMAN
Assistant Professor of CAS
B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Scholarly/Research interests: The intersections of multiple identity positions and their relationship with communication in and among intercultural relationships.
Joined campus faculty in 2015
email: abp5335@psu.edu

BARBARA ROSTICK
Lecturer in Kinesiology
B.S., West Chester State College; M.S.,West Chester University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Athletic Training, fitness and nutrition.
Joined campus faculty as a part-time member in 1996; full-time in January 1999.
email:bar15@psu.edu

HANS SCHMIDT
Associate Professor of Communications
B.A., M.A., West Chester University; Ph.D., Temple University
Scholarly Research Interests: Research interests are related to media literacy, university-level media literacy education, journalism and journalism education, and new media applications.
Joined campus faculty in 2011.
email: hcs10@psu.edu

KIMBERLY SCHULTZ
Lecturer in Mathematics
B.A., Gettysburg College; M.S., University of Pennsylvania
Joined the campus faculty part-time in 2010, full time 2016.
email: kls54@psu.edu

MARINA SKYERS
Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Columbia University; M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University
Joined campus faculty in 2014
e-mail: mus61@psu.edu

JULIE STANTON
Associate Professor of Business
B.A., Georgetown University; Ph.D., University of Maryland
Scholarly/Research Interests: Consumer interest in organic and other niche foods, and in food marketing channels between developing and developed country markets.
Joined campus faculty in 2008.
email: jvs11@psu.edu

MICHAEL R. STURM, JR.
Lecturer in Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., Messiah College; M.F.T, Drexel University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Professional Development and Training of Human Service Professionals, Ethics in Human Services, Higher Education Teaching, Community Engagement, Family Therapy and Dynamics, Family Processes, Social Justice, Gender, Intersectionality and Systems of Inequality
Joined campus faculty in 2014.
email: mrs36@psu.edu