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

Teresa Burke (2014), Instructor, Biology
B.S., UMass Amherst
M.E.d., M.S., UMass Lowell

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

Carolyn DaMota (2011), Instructor, Biology
B.S., State University of New York at New Paltz
M.S., UMass Amherst

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

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

Gordon Lake (2014), Instructor, Biology
B.S., M.S., Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada

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

Peter Phipps (2003), Department Head and Professor, Behavioral Science
B.S.W., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.A., Marymount University
M.S., Lehigh University
Ph.D., Saybrook Graduate School

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

Cathleen Greenan (2006), Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science
B.A., Hunter College
M.A., Columbia University

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

Frank Kolarik (2014), Instructor, Behavioral Science
A.A., Dutchess Community College, B.S., M.P.A., Marist College

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

Stephanie Roberg-Lopez (1996), Professor, Anthropology
B.A., Columbia University
M.A., Yale University
Recipient of 2006 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

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

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

Irene Hughes (2014), Instructor, Business Management
B.S., M.B.A., Mount Saint Mary College

Ahmed Ismail (2014), Assistant Professor, Accounting
B.A., Somali National University
M.S.A., Kent State University
M.B.A., California State University Fresno

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

Kathryn Pupillo (2014), Instructor, Accounting
B.S., University of Missouri St. Louis, M.B.A., Maryville University

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

Jordan Bell (2013), Instructor, English
B.A., M.A., State University of New York College at New Paltz

Kevin Cavanaugh (2003), Associate 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

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

Kevin Lang (2009), Instructor, English
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
M.A., New York University

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), Professor, English
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Patricia Phillips (2012), Instructor, English
B.A., Marist College
M.F.A., The New School University

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 Mills (2011), Assistant Professor, English
B.A., Howard University
M.A., Loyola University
M.F.A., Chicago State University
Ph.D., Binghamton 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

Jennifer Yanoti (2012), Instructor, English
B.A., M.A.T., M.A., Binghamton University

Department of Health, Physical Education, Athletics and Dance

Tara Sweet-Flagler (1998), Interim Department Head and Associate Professor, Wellness and Fitness
B.S., Adelphi University
M.S., Queens College

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
Ed.D., Northcentral University

Deborah Van Buren (1998), Associate 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), Associate 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), 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

Jean-Michel Campagne (2012), Assistant Professor, 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), Assistant Professor, 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-Jutt (2005), Assistant Professor, Mathematics
A.A., A.S., Dutchess Community College
B.S., M.S., State University of New York College at New Paltz

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

Jason Gumaer (2014), Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., State University of New York College at Plattsburgh
M.A., University at Albany

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

Manish Jadhav (2014), Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy
B.Sc., Ruia College and Institute of Science
M.S., University of Alabama, Huntsville, Ph.D., Alabama A&M University

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

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

Renee Lathrop (2003), Associate Professor, Physics
B.S., Susquehanna University
M.S., University of Nebraska
Recipient of 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

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

Tammy Powell-Kopilak (2000), Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Concordia University
Graduate Diploma in Education, Bishop’s University
M.Math., Western Connecticut 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., M.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 College at Oswego
M.Phil., Trinity College, Dublin
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Margaret Craig (2007), Assistant Professor, 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

Lindsey Guile (2014), Instructor, Visual Arts
A.A., Jefferson Community College, B.F.A., M.A., State University of New York College at Oswego
M.F.A., State University of New York , College at New Paltz

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, Communications
B.F.A., M.F.A., Pratt Institute
Recipient of 2009 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Eric Somers (1987), Professor, Design and Communications
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 Laboratory 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), Laboratory Assistant, Computer Information Systems
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)
Renee Lathrop (2013)

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

Ellen Gambino (2013), Associate Dean of Academic Affairs