Name & Synopsis Contact Info Photo
Professor of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education, Director of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education
Simone Alter-Muri head shot
Instructor of Biology
Gemma Bartha head shot
Instructor of Communications
Photo of Kyle Belanger from the Department of Humanities
Professor of Biology, Secular Advisor for Spiritual Life
Joseph Berger head shot
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 head shot
Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Psychological aspects of sport injury
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Matthew Brubaker head shot
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Director of Counseling Psychology Program
Interests
  • Career and work psychology
  • Psychology of diversity
  • Social justice and advocacy
  • Coping and identity
Michael Cadaret
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
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
Justin Compton head shot
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
Ian Delahanty Headshot
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Scarcity
  • Health disparities
  • Subjective indicators of socioeconomic status
  • Maternal and child health
Maysa DeSousa
Instructor in Chemistry
Donna DiLullo head shot
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
Photo of Marty Dobrow from the Department of Humanities
Assistant Professor of Communications/Sports Journalism
Laura Dubowski
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
Justine Dymond
Professor of English, Chair of Department of Humanities
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
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
Robert Fiore
Assistant Professor of Biology
Interests
  • Physiological ecology
  • Fuel metabolism in fasting marine mammals
  • Physiological costs of reproduction in songbirds
Melinda Fowler head shot
Professor of English
Instructor of Physics, Physics Lab Instructor
Interests
  • Biomechanics
  • Applied mathematics
Jeff Gagnon
Instructor of English
Jill Giebutowski head shot
Associate Professor of Communications
Photo of Dennis Gildea from the Department of Humanities
Associate Professor of History
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Psychology
Professor of English
Associate Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Prevention
  • Social justice
  • Prevention and interpersonal violence
  • Spirituality
  • Multicultural training
Sally Hage, Director of the PsyD Program
Associate Professor of Music
Christopher Haynes head shot
Dean of School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies, Professor of English
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Biology/Chemistry
Heather Hitchcock head shot
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
Mary Ellen Hluska head shot
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
Harold InDelicato head shot
Associate Professor of Sociology
Interests
  • Globalization
  • Families
  • Gender
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Susan Joel
Assistant Professor of Business
Laura Katz, professor of accounting
Associate Professor of Biology
Interests
  • Genetic engineering
  • Molecular biology
  • Cell culture/biology
Hai Kinal head shot
Professor of English
Photo of Becky Lartigue from the Department of Humanities
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Humanities
Donna Laviolette
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science
Kellie Lavoie
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
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Lifestyle interventions for weight loss
  • Healthy living programs for cancer survivors
  • Health behavior and promotion
Christine May
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Interests
  • Horses
  • Geology
  • Environmental Science
  • Recycling Initiatives
  • Development of a sustainable campus
Eileen McGowan
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Interests
  • Special education teacher preparation
  • Identification of English-language learners with disabilities
Laurie Milburn head shot
Professor of English
Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Undergraduate Psychology Program, Chair of Department of Psychology
Interests
  • Adolescent and emerging adult sexual and romantic relationship development
  • Sexual orientation/identity development
  • Narrative identity studies and methodologies
Elizabeth Morgan 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
James O'Brien head shot
Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Empathy in the therapeutic relationship
  • Integrative health care
  • Intersection between narrative accounts and counseling
Derek W. Paar head shot
Professor of Mathematics
Interests
  • Sports analytics
  • History of mathematics
  • Mathematics education
Andrew B. Perry
Instructor of Art and Community Engagement
Interests
  • Community Art
  • Creative Communities
  • Psychology of Art
  • Visual Research Methods
Jessica Poser head shot
Professor of Social Sciences, Pre-law Advisor
Daniel Russell
Instructor Business Management
Interests

Stephen Sheffield has been a member of the Business Management Department since 2014.  Previously, he spent more than 30 in corporations, which has afforded him broad experience in multiple facets of a business including strategic planning, budgeting, and mergers and acquisitions.  He was a key part of a national energy company serving as the Senior Vice President of Operations.  

He is a recovering triathlete and an enthusiastic cook.
 

Stephen Sheffield, instructor of business managment
Professor of Theater Arts, Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Martin Shell head shot
Professor of Chemistry, Chair of Department of Biology/Chemistry
Interests
  • Science self-efficacy and attitudes toward science
  • Science misconceptions
Julie Smist head shot
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair of Department of Social Sciences
Interests
  • Criminal Justice Systems
  • Corrections
  • Race and Crime
  • Environmental Justice
  • Gender and Crime
Francesca Spina
Administrative Assistant for the Department of Education
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
Photo of Paul Thifault from the Department of Humanities
Professor of Chemistry, Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Interests
  • Teaching chemistry
  • History of chemistry
Frank Torre head shot
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
Fides Ushe
Assistant Professor of Business Management
Saul Valdiviezo, professor of business management
Professor of Psychology
Interests
  • Self-talk
  • Professional issues in sport and exercise psychology
  • Mental warmup
Judy L. Van Raalte head shot
Professor of Art, Director of Computer Graphics and Digital Arts
Interests
  • Video
  • Web
  • Digital prints
Ruth West head shot
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 head shot
Assistant Professor of Dance, Director of Dance
Sarah Zehnder head shot
Professor of Education
Daniel Zuckergood, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.