Name & Synopsis Contact Info Photo
Professor of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education, Director of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education
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Professor of English
Interests
  • Creative writing (five novels and an illustrated children's book)
  • Literary research (books on works by Abraham Rodriguez, Arthur Miller, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Coover, Toni Morrison, Walter Dean Meyers, William Goldman, and William Shakespeare
  • Writing instruction (seven books)
  • American Literature
  • World Literature
  • Writing pedagogy/andragogy
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Assistant Professor of World Literature
Interests
  • Southeast Asian Literature
  • Latin American Literature
  • Refugee and Migration Studies
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Instructor / Program Coordinator
Interests
  • Various business-related courses and programs
  • Supporting students during their academic journey
Pam Baran head shot
Instructor of Biology
Gemma Bartha head shot
Instructor of Communications
Interests
  • Sports Broadcasting (history and practices)
  • Podcasting
  • Social Media
  • Sports and Social Justice
  • Multimedia/Online Journalism
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Professor of Biology, Secular Advisor for Spiritual Life
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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Interests
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement and Terrorism
  • Violence and Victimization
  • Occupational Stress and Mental Health Issues
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
Gary Berte
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Interests
  • Natural product synthesis
  • Chemical education
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Assistant Professor of Spanish
Interests
  • Literary translation
  • Surrealism in Latin America
  • Puerto Rican literature and history
  • 20th-century Latin American literature
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Associate Professor of Business Management, Chair of the Department of Business Management
Brenda Canning
Professor of History, Pre-law Advisor
Interests
  • U.S. religion
  • U.S. politics
Thomas Carty
Instructor of Biology
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Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Concentration Coordinator
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Associate Professor of Environmental Biology
Interests
  • Social-ecological systems: Involving land use practices, resilience, adaptability, sustainability, and conservation
  • Community and ecosystem dynamics and animal-plant interactions
  • Spatially-distributed (GIS-based) ecological services and species-interaction modeling
  • Zoonotic diseases as influenced by local, regional, and global dynamics
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Professor of Education
Eileen Cyr, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.
Professor of Sociology
Interests
  • Race, gender, and sexual orientation
  • Inequality, media, sport, and social movements
Laurel Davis-Delano
Assistant Professor of History
Interests
  • 19th-century American history
  • American Civil War and reconstruction
  • American immigration and ethnic history
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Instructor in Chemistry
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Associate Professor of Computer Information Sciences, Bahai Advisor for Spiritual Life
Interests
  • Database design
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Microcomputer applications
Nina Dini
Professor of Communications
Interests
  • Civil Rights
  • Journalistic Ethics
  • Feature Writing
  • Sports and Social Justice
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Assistant Professor of Communications
Interests
  • News Literacy
  • Broadcast News
  • News Storytelling
Laura Dubowski
Assistant Professor of Religion
Interests
  • Religion in the United States
  • American Catholicism
  • Religion and Gender
  • Interfaith Studies
Katherine Dugan, professor in the humanities department
Associate Professor of English
Interests
  • Multicultural Literature of the United States
  • Motherhood Memoirs
  • Transatlantic Modernism
  • Creative Writing
Justine Dymond
Professor of English, Core Curriculum Director
Interests
  • Post-Colonial Literature
  • Toni Morrison
  • Literature and Gender Studies
Photo of Ali Eaton from the Department of Humanities
Assistant Professor of Language Arts and Literacy
Photo of Joy Erickson in front of Springfield College seal.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Interests
  • Physiological ecology
  • Fuel metabolism in fasting marine mammals
  • Physiological costs of reproduction in songbirds
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Professor of Composition and Rhetoric
Interests
  • Writing Pedagogy
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Knowledge Transfer
Assistant Professor of Music
Interests

Music Technology, Music Education, Jazz History, Jazz Improvisation, History of African American Music

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Instructor of Physics, Physics Lab Instructor
Interests
  • Biomechanics
  • Applied mathematics
Jeff Gagnon
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
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Assistant Professor of Writing
Interests
  • Writing Pedagogy/Andragogy
  • Online Pedagogy
  • First-Year Experience
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Associate Professor of Communications
Interests
  • The Press in America
  • Print Journalism
  • The Athlete in Literature
Photo of Dennis Gildea from the Department of Humanities
Associate Professor of History
Professor of English
Interests
  • British Literature after 1789
  • The Victorian Manhood Question
  • Postcolonial Literature
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Interests

Normative Ethics; Environmental Ethics

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Dean of School of Arts and Sciences, Professor of English
Assistant Professor of Art Therapy, Director of Art Therapy
Interests
  • Incorporation of language of fine arts pedagogy into art therapy
  • Researching qualitative paradigms of fine arts pedagogy as design for art therapy
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Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Lethuy Hoang
Associate Professor of Economics
Mark Howard
Assistant Professor of Digital Design and Studio Art
Interests
  • Communications design
  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality
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Chair for the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Interests
  • Globalization
  • Families
  • Gender
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Susan Joel
Assistant Professor of Business
Interests
  • Auditing
  • Managerial Accounting
Laura Katz, professor of accounting
Associate Professor of Biology, Chair of Department of Biology/Chemistry
Interests
  • Genetic engineering
  • Molecular biology
  • Cell culture/biology
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Honors Program Director, Professor of English
Interests
  • Medieval Literature
  • Early Modern Literature
  • Chaucer
  • Shakespeare
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Associate Professor of Education, Chair of the Department of Education
Stephanie Logan
Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Interests
  • Teaching science to non-science majors through complex environmental issues
  • Utilizing digital video technology to enhance physics instruction
  • Application of physics to sports
Zenobia Lojewska
Associate Professor of Music
Alexandra Ludwig head shot
Instructor of Chemistry
Agnes Luzgin head shot
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Tyler Markkanen
Professor of English, Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences
Interests
  • Creative Writing
  • Environmental Writing
  • Composition
  • Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • Short Stories
Assistant Professor
Interests
  • Organizational justice
  • Job embeddedness 
  • Organizational socialization 
Deeksha Munjal head shot
Associate Professor of Marketing, MBA Director
Interests
  • Services marketing
  • Business-to-business marketing
  • Brand management
Michael Musante
Chair, Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science, Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics
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Professor of Mathematics
Interests
  • Sports analytics
  • History of mathematics
  • Mathematics education
Andrew B. Perry
Assistant Professor of Art and Community Engagement, Gallery Director
Interests
  • Community Art
  • Creative Communities
  • Psychology of Art
  • Visual Research Methods
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Instructor in Biology
Taylor Roberge head shot
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Concentration Coordinator
Interests
  • Criminological Theory
  • White-Colar Crime
  • Qualitative Methods
Instructor Business Management
Interests
  • Stock Valuation 
  • Capital Budgeting 
  • Small Business Consulting
Stephen Sheffield, instructor of business managment
Professor of Theater Arts, Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts
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Professor of Chemistry
Interests
  • Science self-efficacy and attitudes toward science
  • Science misconceptions
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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair of Department of Criminal Justice
Interests
  • Criminal Justice Systems
  • Corrections
  • Race and Crime
  • Environmental Justice
  • Gender and Crime
Francesca Spina
Faculty
Associate Professor of English, Chair of Department of Literature, Writing, and Journalism
Interests
  • Early American Literature
  • US Drama
  • Native American Studies
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Professor of Chemistry, Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Interests
  • Teaching chemistry
  • History of chemistry
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Assistant Professor of Business Management
Saul Valdiviezo, professor of business management
Professor
Interests
  • Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Documentary Film Writing
  • Photography
Sherri VandenAkker, PhD
Professor of Art, Director of Digital, Web and Multimedia Design
Interests
  • Video
  • Web
  • Digital prints
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Assistant Professor of Composition/Rhetoric, Director of Writing Program
Interests
  • Composition Pedagogy
  • Rhetorical Memory
  • Visual Rhetoric
Anne Wheeler, Humanities
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
Lorie Woodson
Assistant Professor of Dance, Director of Dance
Sarah Zehnder head shot
Professor of Education
Daniel Zuckergood, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.