Meet the Faculty

Mary DeKonty Applegate, Ed.D.

Professor and Director of Graduate Reading

Carolyn L. Berenato, Ed. D.

Assistant Professor, Graduate Director Special Education

Cynthia Biggs El, Ed.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Director, Graduate Teacher Education

Anne Marie Borneman, Ed.D.

Senior Fellow, Center for Catholic and Urban Education

Jeanne F. Brady, Ph.D.

Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences

Joseph K. Cifelli, Ed.D.

Director of Certification, Accreditation, and Partnerships

Thomas R. Conway, M.A.

Adjunct Professor

Nanette Edeiken-Cooperman, M.ED.

Assistant Professor

Janine Firmender, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Terrance Furin

Coordinator of International Education Programs

Virginia Goulding Johnson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Director of The Faith-Justice Institute

Raymond A. Horn, Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor , Director of IDEPEL

Elizabeth Jaeger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Ailing Kong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Martha Mercantini, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

William J. Murphy, Ed.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Nina Nilsson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Stacy Olitsky

Stacy Olitsky, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Robert Palestini, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

A. William Place, Ph.D.

Professor, Chair of Educational Leadership

Encarna Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Eileen F. Sabbatino, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor and Department Chair, Special Education, Advising Coordinator and Assistant Professor

Christine M. Schwarz, Ed.D.

Visiting Instructor

Suniti Sharma

Assistant Professor

Samuel B. Slike, D.Ed.

Director of Special Education Online Programs

Teri Sosa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Robert Templeton, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Aimee Terosky, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Felice Tilin, Ph.D.

Director, Graduate Organization Development and Leadership

John Vacca, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair of Teacher Education

Aubrey Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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