Faculty

Department of Allied Health and Biological Sciences

Karen Ingham (1990), Department Head, Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Technology and Phlebotomy, Certificate in Medical Technology, Berkshire Medical Center School of Medical Technology; B.S., State University of New York College at Plattsburgh; M.A., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Marisa Byrnes (2011), Instructor, Biology; B.S., State University of New York College at Cortland; M.S.T., Pace University 

Mark Condon (1996), Professor, Biology; B.S., Montclair State College; M.S., Ph.D., New York University

Constance R. Eames
(1974), Professor, Biology; B.S., University of Michigan; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

Katherine Espinosa (2013), Instructor, Biology; B.S., M.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Sandra Fraley (2003), Associate Professor, Biology; B.A., Hunter College; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Elizabeth Justin (2005), Assistant Professor, Biology; B.S., M.S., Holy Cross College, India

Sujatha Kadaba (2011), Instructor, Biology; B.S., Bangalore University, India; M.S., Mysore University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Richard Kirker (1991), Assistant Professor, Biology; A.S., Columbia-Greene Community College; B.A., M.S., College of Saint Rose; Ph.D., Fordham University

Andrew Scala (1990), Professor, Biology; B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester; Recipient of 2010 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

David Walsh (2004), Program Chair, Instructor, Fire Science, A.S., Dutchess Community College; B.S., Marist College; B.S., SUNY Empire State College

Department of Behavioral Sciences

Cathleen Greenan (2006), Interim Department Head and Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science; B.A., Hunter College; M.A., Columbia University

Richard Barnhart (2003), Instructor, Criminal Justice; A.A., Ulster County Community College; B.S., M.S. Ed., State University of New York at New Paltz

Jason Bishop (2011), Instructor, Behavioral Science; B.S., Radford University; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University

David M. Gavner (2002), Instructor, Behavioral Science; A.A., Ulster County Community College; B.A., M.A., Marist College

Michael Hall (2007), Assistant Professor, Psychology; B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska

Mehmet Kucukozer (2011), Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science; B.A., University of Michigan; Master’s in Translation and Interpretation, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara; M.A., Queens College; Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Barbara McArdle (2008), Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice; A.A.S., Westchester Community College; B.A., Iona College; J.D., Brooklyn Law School

Margaret M. Olimpieri
(2002), Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science; A.A., B.A., Roger Williams University M.A., New York University

Daniel Valentine (2000), Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice; A.A., Dutchess Community College B.S., Wilmington College; M.A., Washington State University

Mareve VanVoorhis (2001), Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Child Care and Human Services; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College B.S., Empire State College; M.P.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Ellen Wild, (1997), Program Chair and Associate Professor, Early Childhood; B.S., State University College at Plattsburgh; M.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Department of Business

Michael Araujo (2012), Department Head and Assistant Professor, Business; B.A., Curry College; M.B.A., Providence College; M.Ed., Suffolk University

Janice Butler (2013), Instructor, Accounting; B.S., Albertus Magnus Colllege; M.B.A., Quinnipiac College

Gayle Chaky (2003), Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Accounting; A.S., Dutchess Community College; B.S., Mount Saint Mary College; M.B.A., State University of New York College at New Paltz C.P.A.

John F. Falabella (1974), Professor, Business; A.A.S., New York City Community College; B.S., M.S., Southern Illinois University C.D.T.

William T. Harwood (1979), Professor, Business and Paralegal; B.S., Bryant College; M.Ed., State University of New York at Buffalo

Carolyn C. Lampack
(1986), Assistant Professor, Business; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College B.S., M.S., Rider College

Maryann E. Longhi (1985), Associate Professor, Business; A.A., B.A., St. Leo College; M.P.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Joan McFadden (2008), Associate Professor, Chair, Paralegal Program; A.A., Dutchess Community College; B.A., Marist College; J.D., Pace University School of Law

Yvonne Sewell (1988), Associate Professor, Business; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College B.A., Marist College; M.P.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Department of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Technologies

Mark Courtney (2006), Department Head, Program Chair and Associate Professor, Engineering; B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S.Ed., Capella University

Leah M. Akins (1997), Professor, Engineering; B.S., Lafayette College; M.S., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Drexel University; Recipient of 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Daniel Barbuto (2002), Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering; B.S., M.S., Manhattan College

David Freeman (1992), Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Architecture; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College B.A., New York Institute of Technology Registered Architect

Carson Lee McCullers
(2010), Instructor, Computer Information Systems; B.S., M.S., University of Connecticut at Storrs

Catherine McGuire (2004), Assistant Professor, Architecture; B.A., Lehigh University, M.Arch., Catholic University of America

Paul Pilon (2007), Instructor, Architecture; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College; B.Arch., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

John Trosie (2005), Program Chair, Assistant Professor, Aviation Science; B.S., M.S., Mercy College

Francis Whittle (1980), Program Chair and Professor, Computer Information Systems; B.A., Marist College; M.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., University at Albany

Department of English and Humanities

Richard A. Malboeuf
(1982), Department Head and Professor, English; B.A., M.A., D.A., University of Michigan

Joseph J. Allen (1998), Professor, English; B.A., M.Ed., St. Lawrence University Ph.D., Ball State University

Kevin Cavanaugh (2003), Assistant Professor, English; B.A., James Madison University; M.A., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Lucia Cherciu (2001), Professor, English; B.A., M.A., University of Bucharest Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jeffrey D. Clapp (1982), Professor, English; B.A., M.A., University of New Hampshire

Brenda DeMartini-Squires
(2009), Assistant Professor, English; B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri

Thomas Denton (1977), Professor, English, B.A., University of Utah, M.A., Ohio University

John M. Desmond (1982), Associate Professor, English; B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., University of Wisconsin

Michele Eloné (1991), Assistant Professor, French and Italian; B.A., London University, England; M.A., University of Lille, France

Jacqueline A. Goffe-McNish (1991), Chair LAH Program, Professor, English; B.S., St. John Fisher College; M.S., State University of New York, College at Brockport; Recipient of 2008 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Navina Hooker (2000), Professor, English; B.A., McGill University; Ph.D., University of St. Andrews

Tina Iraca (2011), Instructor, English; B.A., M.A.; State University of New York College at New Paltz

Melanie Klein (2005), Assistant Professor, English; B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., California State University; M.F.A., Stanford University

Beth Kolp (1993), Professor, English; B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Carol Kushner (1991), Assistant Professor, English; B.A., Vassar College; M.A., State University of New York College at Cortland

Ornella L. Mazzuca (2000), Professor, Spanish, B.A., Ph.D., University of Urbino, Italy M.A., University at Albany, SUNY

Dean J. Nelson (1979), Professor, English and Philosophy; B.A., Hobart College, M.A., New York University, M.A., University at Albany, SUNY

Keith O’Neill (2002), Associate Professor, English; B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Lisa Pignetti (2003), Assistant Professor, Reading; B.S., State University of New York, College at New Paltz; M.S., University at Albany, SUNY

Jody Sterling (2001), Associate Professor, English; B.A., State University of New York College at Potsdam; M.A., University of Toronto

Craig Stokes (2002), Associate Professor, Spanish; B.A., M.A., Bowling Green State University; M.B.A., Long Island University; Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY

David A. Teague (1995), Associate Professor, English; B.A., University of North Carolina; M.A., University of North Carolina Ph.D., Florida State University

Gail Upchurch (2011), Assistant Professor, English; B.A., Howard University; M.A., Loyola University; M.F.A., Chicago State University

Rose Wiley (2007), Instructor, English; B.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.S., Syracuse University

Leigh Williams (1993), Professor, English; B.A., Colorado College; M.A., University of Minnesota

Department of Health, Physical Education, Athletics and Dance

Holly Molella (1984), Department Head and Professor, Dance, Health, Physical Education, Wellness and Fitness; B.S., M.A., Kent State University; M.S., Russell Sage College; Ed.D., Boston University; Recipient of 2004 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Susan W. Kennen (1979), Professor, Health, Physical Education, Wellness and Fitness; B.S., M.S.E., State University of New York College at Cortland; M.S., Russell Sage College

Kathleen O’Connell (2008), Instructor, Exercise Science
B.S., Salem State College
M.Ed., Springfield College

Donald H. Puretz (1969), Professor, Health Education, Wellness and Fitness; B.S., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ed.D., New York University M.P.H., Columbia University; Recipient of 1975 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Tara Sweet-Flagler (1998), Assistant Professor, Wellness and Fitness; B.S., Adelphi University; M.S., Queens College

Deborah Van Buren (1998), Assistant Professor, Wellness and Fitness; A.S., Dutchess Community College B.S., M.P.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz; M.S., Independence University

Department of History, Government and Economics

Werner Steger (2000),
Department Head,
Professor, History; B.A., Ludwig-Maximilians University M.Phil, Ph.D., George Washington University

Seemi Ahmad (1993), Professor, Economics; B.A., University of Punjab; M.S., Islamabad University; M.A., M.A., Boston University

Mikko Manner (2009), Assistant Professor, Economics; B.S., Lehigh University; M.B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Weldon McWilliams (2012),
Assistant Professor, History; B.A., Stony Brook University, SUNY; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University

Laura Murphy (2004), Associate Professor, History; B.A., University of Memphis; M.A., Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton

Matthew Murray (2013), Instructor, Government, A.A., Dutchess Community College; B.A., State University of New York, College at New Paltz; M.A., City University of New York Graduate Center

Joseph Norton (1992), Professor, History; B.A., M.A., Providence College; Ph.D., St. John’s University

Andrew Rieser (2003), Associate Professor, History; B.A., M.A., Johns Hopkins University Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Todd Wilmot (2008), Instructor, History; A.A., Dutchess Community College; B.A., George Washington University; M.A., Fordham University; M.L.I.S., Rutgers University

Department of Mathematics, Physical and Computer Sciences

Anthony J. Zito (1991), Department Head, Associate Professor, Physical Sciences; B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Brandeis University

Barbara Dolansky (2000), Associate Professor, Mathematics, A.A., Dutchess Community College; B.A., M.A., University at Albany, SUNY

Jean-Michel Campagne
(2012), Instructor, Chemistry; B.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth

Jefferson Cavalieri (1992), Professor, Chemistry; B.S., Tufts University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Jeffrey L. Clark (1979), Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science; B.S., East Stroudsburg State College M.S., Syracuse University

Susan Conrad (2000), Associate Professor, Physical Science and Geology; B.A., Franklin and Marshall College M.S., Southern Illinois University; Recipient of 2012 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Philip Darcy (2007), Instructor, Mathematics; B.S., St. Bonaventure University; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Sandra DeGuzman (2005), Assistant Professor, Mathematics; B.A., LeMoyne College; M.S., Rutgers University

Carla DelTreste (2005), Assistant Professor, Mathematics; A.A., A.S., Dutchess Community College; B.S., M.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Ian Freedman (2011), Instructor, Physics and Mathematics; B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., University of Virginia

Johanna Halsey (1990), Professor, Mathematics; B.A., William Smith College; M.Math., Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Maryanne Johnson (2013), Instructor, Mathematics; B.S., Mount Sait Mary College; M.S., State University of New York at New Paltz

Nicoline Kiwiet (2012), Instructor, Chemistry; B.S., Rutgers University; Ph.D., University of Texas

Tammy Powell-Kopilak
(2000), Associate Professor, Mathematics; B.A., Concordia University; Graduate Diploma in Education, Bishop’s University; M.Math., Western Connecticut State University

Renee Lathrop (2003), Assistant Professor, Physics; B.S., Susquehanna University; M.S., University of Nebraska

Mark McConnaughhay
(1987), Professor, Physical Sciences; B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Rice University; M.S., Louisiana State University

Mark Roland (2001), Instructor, Mathematics; A.A.S., Westchester County Community College; B.S., Mercy College; M.A. Marist College

Diana Staats (1982), Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science; B.A., State University of New York College at New Paltz; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

Sara Taylor (2004), Assistant Professor, Mathematics; B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Timothy Welling (1999), Associate Professor, Physical Sciences; B.S.A., University of Georgia; M.S., University of Connecticut; C.A.S., Oglethorpe University

Rachel Van Der Stuyf
(2013), Instructor, Mathematics; B.A., Lafayette College; M.A., City College of New York

Department of Nursing

Ingeborg Grutzner (1989), Department Head, Professor, Nursing; Diploma, University Hospital (Frankfurt, Germany); A.A.S., Dutchess Community College B.S., Regents College; M.S., Pace University; M.S., Marist College

Karen Desmond (1980), Professor, Nursing; B.S., Adelphi University; M.A., New York University

Pamela Duda (2012), Instructor, Nursing; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College; B.S.N., M.S. State University of New York College at New Paltz

Barbara Kabbash (1992), Associate Professor, Nursing; B.S.N., William Patterson College; M.S., Russell Sage College

Anita McGlynn (2012), Assistant Professor, Nursing; A.S., Ulster County Community College; B.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Nancy Moskowitz (2002), Assistant Professor, Nursing; B.S., Herbert Lehman College, CUNY; M.S.N., University of Hartford

Department of Performing, Visual Arts and Communications

Joseph Cosentino (1997), Department Head and Program Chair, Professor, Speech and Theater; B.A., Montclair State College; M.F.A., Goddard College; M.A., State University of New York at New Paltz

Michael Adams (2012), Instructor, Speech; A.A., Cypress College; B.A., M.A., California State University

Pamela Blum (2002), Associate Professor, Visual Arts and Communications; B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art

Christopher Brellochs
(2008), Assistant Professor, Music and Music Program Chair; B.M., Ithaca College School of Music; M.A., New York University; D.M.A., Rutgers University

Thomas Costello (2013),
Instructor, Speech and Theater; B.A., State University of New York at Oswego; M.Phil., Trinity College, Dublin; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Margaret Craig (2007), Instructor, Art History; B.S., Franklin Pierce College; M.P.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Juan Garcia-Nunez (1997), Associate Professor, Communications; B.A., M.A., Pratt Institute

Lowell Handler (2000), Assistant Professor, Photography; B.F.A., School of Visual Arts; M.A., New School University

Holly McCabe (2013), Instructor, Visual Arts; B.A., Gettysburg College; B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Camilo Rojas (1991), Professor, Communication; B.F.A., M.F.A., Pratt Institute; Recipient of 2009 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Eric Somers (1987), Professor, Design and Communication; B.A., M.A., Michigan State University

Dana Weidman (2003), Associate Professor, Program Chair, Communications and Speech; B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., American Film Institute

Academic Support Staff

Mary Beth Buglion (2001), Field Laboratory Supervisor, Behavioral Sciences; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College B.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Eileen M. Hall (1999), Field Laboratory Supervisor, Behavioral Sciences; B.S., M.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Mallory Jackson (2011), Field Lab Supervisor, Behavioral Sciences; B.S., State University of New York College at Oneonta; M.P.A., Marist College

Paula Lockshon (2012), Human Services Field Supervisor; B.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz; M.S.W., Yeshiva University

Connie Lynn McLaughlin
(1988), Nursery School Educator; A.A.S., Dutchess Community College

Michele Murasso (1991), Field Laboratory Supervisor, Behavioral Sciences; B.S., State University of New York College at Plattsburgh; M.A., Marist College

Elaine Myrianthopoulos
(2005), Nursery School Educator; B.A., Wesleyan Unversity

Manuel Sairitupa (2001), Laboratory Assistant, Computer Information Systems; B.S., Pace University; M.S., Marist College

Thomas Storey (2010), CIS Laboratory Assistant; B.S., M.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

DCC Recipients of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Ross L. Pattison (1974)
Donald H. Puretz (1975
Toni M. Emery (2002)
Paticia DeLessio (2003)
Holly Molella (2004)
Wesley Ostertag (2005)
Stephanie Roberg-Lopez
(2006)
Richard Reitano (2007)
Jacqueline Goffe-McNish
(2008)
Camilo Rojas (2009)
Andrew M. Scala (2010)
Leah M. Akins (2011)
Susan Howes Conrad (2012)

DCC Recipients of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service

Dennis Dempster (1979), Director of Admissions and Registrar

Deborah Weibman (1980), Associate Registrar

George McClellan (1985), Associate Dean of Community Services

Roberta Keppel (1988), Coordinator of Study Skills

Jeffrey I. Levinson (1989), Registrar Counselor

Howard C. Himelstein
(1990), Associate Dean of Student Personnel Services

Ronald Kupin (1991), Director of Information Systems

Mary B. Mucci (1992), Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Lois Stewart (1993), Assistant Dean of Community Services

Gary C. Pfeifer (1994), Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Susan L. Moore (1995), Director of Scheduling

Connie Bard Fowle (1996), Coordinator
of the PACE Program

Jay Simpson (1997), Director of Telecommunications and
Instructional Media

Madison K. Finley (1998), Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Rita Banner (1999), Director of Admissions

Barbara J. Liesenbein
(2000), Director of the Library

John Mazzetti (2001), Director of Institutional Advancement

Gail Hermosilla (2003), Director of Planning and Institutional Research

Timothy Decker (2005), Director of DCC South

Carol Stevens (2006), Associate Dean of Student Services

Rita D. Weber-McKee (2007), Director of Academic Services

Ansamma Varkey (2009), Assistant Director of Information Systems

Wendy Bohlinger (2010), Counselor/ Coordinator of C-Step

Bridgette Anderson (2011), Associate Dean of Administration for Physical Plant

Marta Newkirk (2012), Assistant Dean of Student Services