Name & Synopsis Contact Info Photo
Professor of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education, Director of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education
Instructor of Biology
Gemma Bartha
Instructor of Communications
Photo of Kyle Belanger from the Department of Humanities
Professor of Biology
Joseph Berger
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
Marisa Blauvelt
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Interests
  • Students with disabilities in postsecondary settings
  • Successful transition planning for students with disabilities
Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos, a professor of education at Springfield College.
Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Psychological aspects of sport injury
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Career and work psychology
  • Psychology of diversity
  • Social justice and advocacy
  • Coping and identity
Associate Professor of Business Management, Co-chair of the Department of Business Management
Professor of American Studies, Chair of Department of Social Sciences
Interests
  • U.S. religion
  • U.S. politics
Thomas Carty
Assistant Professor of Environmental Biology
Interests
  • Fate of animal populations
  • Terrestrial animals in ecosystems
  • Management of species
Justin Compton
Professor of Psychology, Chair of Department of Psychology, Interim Chair of the Department of Education
Allison Cumming-McCann, Psychology
Professor of Education
Eileen Cyr, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.
Professor of Sociology
Interests
  • Race, gender, and sexual orientation
  • 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
Ian Delahanty Headshot
Instructor in Chemistry
Donna DiLullo
Associate Professor of Computer Information Sciences
Interests
  • Database design
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Microcomputer applications
Professor of Communications
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Professor of Economics
Assistant Professor of Religion
Interests
  • Religion in the United States
  • American Catholicism
  • Religion and Gender
Katherine Dugan, professor in the humanities department
Associate Professor of English
Interests
  • American literature
  • "Ethnic” mysteries
  • Transatlantic modernism
Professor of English, Chair of Department of Humanities
Interests
  • Post-Colonial Literature
  • Toni Morrison
  • Literature and Gender Studies
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Professor of Management
Interests
  • Measurement of attribution of leadership to entrepreneurial output
  • Measurement of entrepreneurial economic value and output
  • A test for the wealth creation potential of entrepreneurial firms
Assistant Professor of Biology
Interests
  • Physiological ecology
  • Fuel metabolism in fasting marine mammals
  • Physiological costs of reproduction in songbirds
Melinda Fowler
Professor of English
Instructor of Physics, Physics Lab Instructor
Interests
  • Biomechanics
  • Applied mathematics
Associate Professor of Communications
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Associate Professor of History
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Psychology
Professor of English
Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Counseling Psychology Program
Interests
  • Prevention
  • Social justice
  • Prevention and interpersonal violence
  • Spirituality
  • Multicultural training
Sally Hage, Director of the PsyD Program
Assistant Professor of Music
Dean of School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies, Professor of English
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Biology/Chemistry
Heather Hitchcock
Assistant Professor 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
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Associate Professor of Economics
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Humanities
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Assistant Professor of Computer Graphics and Digital Arts
Interests
  • Communications design
  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality
Associate Professor of Sociology
Interests
  • Globalization
  • Families
  • Gender
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Susan Joel
Instructor of Business
Associate Professor of Biology
Interests
  • Genetic engineering
  • Molecular biology
  • Cell culture/biology
Hai Kinal
Professor of English
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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Research Coordinator of Counseling Psychology Doctor of Psychology Program
Interests
  • Self- and identity- development
  • Multicultural counseling
  • Critical and feminist theories and applications

 

Associate Professor of Education, Chair of the Department of Education
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
Associate Professor of Music
Professor of Business Management
Interests
  • Small business and entrepreneurship
  • Success vs. failure prediction
  • Family business
Instructor of Chemistry
Agnes Luzgin
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Interests
  • Horses
  • Geology
  • Environmental Science
  • Recycling Initiatives
  • Development of a sustainable campus
Eileen McGowan
Instructor of English Literature and Writing
Interests
  • Student Writing in Urban Schools
  • Relationship Between Parenthood and Professional Teaching
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Professor of English
Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Undergraduate Psychology Program
Interests
  • Adolescent and emerging adult sexual and romantic relationship development
  • Sexual orientation/identity development
  • Narrative identity studies and methodologies
Associate Professor of Marketing, Co-chair of Department of Business Management
Interests
  • Services marketing
  • Business-to-business marketing
  • Brand management
Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Empathy in the therapeutic relationship
  • Integrative health care
  • Intersection between narrative accounts and counseling
Professor of Mathematics, Chair of Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science
Interests
  • Sports analytics
  • History of mathematics
  • Mathematics education
Professor of Education, MTEL Coordinator
Katharine Bride Reed, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.
Professor of Social Sciences, Pre-law Advisor
Daniel Russell
Professor of Theater Arts, Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Martin Shell
Professor of Chemistry, Chair of Department of Biology/Chemistry
Interests
  • Science self-efficacy and attitudes toward science
  • Science misconceptions
Julie Smist
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Interests
  • Community-Based Corrections
  • Environmental Justice
  • Race and Crime
  • Massachusetts Criminal Justice System
Francesca Spina
Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Competencies in Conflict Management and Mediation
  • Factors Related to Group Development and Group Performance
  • Talent Acquisition and Talent Management
Michael Surrette
Assistant Professor of English
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Professor of Chemistry, Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Interests
  • Teaching chemistry
  • History of chemistry
Frank Torre
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Director of Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Interests
  • Understanding diversity and inclusion dynamics in systems
  • Leadership from the domestic and global perspectives
  • Organizational change
  • Negotiation
  • Women of color career development
Mia Tran
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Interests
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics Education
Assistant Professor of Biology, Sports Biology Program Director
Interests
  • Integrins in growth and metastasis of ovarian cancer
Dustin Vale-Cruz
Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Self-talk
  • Professional issues in sport and exercise psychology
  • Mental warmup
Associate Professor of Art, Director of Computer Graphics and Digital Arts
Interests
  • Video
  • Web
  • Digital prints
Ruth West
Assistant Professor of Composition/Rhetoric, Director of Writing Program
Anne Wheeler, Humanities
Professor of Research and Statistics
Interests
  • Research methods and designs
  • Measurement theory and application
  • Statistics, program evaluation
  • Student assessment
Biology/Chemistry Lab Coordinator
Sara Wojtas
Professor of Education
Daniel Zuckergood, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.