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    Rivier University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff


Instructional and Administrative Staff

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Full-time Faculty

Graduate Business

Alhamis, Innocentus
Assistant Professor, Business
M.A., International University of Japan;
Ph.D., Southern New Hampshire University

Spohn, Karen O.
Associate Professor, Business Administration
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Toosi, Amir. H.
Assistant Professor, Business Administration,
and Dean, Division of Business
B.S., Eastern Illinois University;
M.B.A., Heidelberg University;
D.B.A., Argosy University

Wayne, Kevin T.
Associate Professor, Business Administration
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell;
M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Graduate Education

Connell, Diane
Professor, Education
B.A., Avila College;
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University;
Ed.D., Boston University

DeSilva-Mousseau, Angela
Associate Professor, Education
B.S., Union College;
M.A., Ph.D., Boston College

Gleason, John
Professor, Education and Director, Ed.D. in Leadership and Learning and Dean, Education
B.A., Boston College;
M.A., University of Michigan;
Ed.D., Harvard University

Khera, Gagan
Associate Professor, Counseling and School Psychology
B.A., Wellesley College;
Ph.D., The George Washington University

Langelier, Carol
Professor, Counseling and School Psychology
B.A., University of New Hampshire;
M.Ed., Northeastern University;
C.A.G.S., Anna Maria College;
Ph.D., Northeastern University

McIlwain, Kathleen
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., Emory and Henry College;
M.A.T., Salem College;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Monico, Diane
Associate Professor, Education
B.A., M.A./M.A.T, Rivier College;
Ph.D., Capella University

Royer, Ronald
Instructor, Counseling
B.Ed., Plymouth State College;
M.Ed., C.A.G.S., Northeastern University;
Ph.D., Boston College

Schoenfeld, Naomi
Associate Professor, Education
B.A., Queens College, CUNY;
M.A., University of Arizona;
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Spadano, Joseph
Associate Professor, Education/Mathematics
B.S., Fitchburg State College
M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Walrath, Robert
Associate Professor, Counseling and School Psychology
B.A., Alfred University;
M.S., California State University;
Psy.D., Nova Southeastern University

Graduate English

Doherty, Timothy
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Hirsh-Dickinson, Sally
Associate Professor, English
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst;
M.A., Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Lizotte, Paul
Professor, English
B.A., Boston College;
M.A., University of Virginia;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Stull, Bradford
Professor, English
B.A., Phillips University;
M.Div., University of Chicago;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Graduate History and Political Science

Kaloudis, George
Professor, History/Political Science
B.A., Panteios School of Political Science;
M.A., California State University;
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Menke, Martin
Professor, History/Political Science
B.A., Tufts University;
M.A., Ph.D., Boston College

Graduate Mathematics/Computer Science

Chuyan, Olga
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Ph.D., Moscow State University

Cupak, John, Jr.
Instructor, Computer Science
B.A., Utica College of Syracuse University;
M.S., University at Albany (SUNY)

Magnus, Teresa
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., University of Dallas;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Marceau, Robert
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
B.S., University of Lowell;
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell;
M.S., Rivier University;
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Pitts, David
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Riabov, Vladimir
Professor, Computer Science
B.S., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology;
M.S., Southern New Hampshire University;
M.S., Ph.D., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Spadano, Joseph
Associate Professor, Education/Mathematics
B.S., Fitchburg State College
M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Tseng, Yili
Associate Professor, Computer Science
B.S., National Taiwan University;
M.S., University of Florida;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Wilkes, Charles Thomas
Associate Professor, Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Graduate Modern Languages

Giacalone, Christine
Assistant Professor, Spanish
B.A., Mary Washington College;
M.A., Middlebury College, Spain;
Ph.D., University of Texas

Graduate Nursing and Allied Professions

Anslie, Marcy
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.A., Boston College;
B.S., M.S., Columbia University

Bagley, Bobbie D.
Instructor, Nursing and Public Health
B.S., Rivier College;
M.P.H., Boston University

Baxter, Denise
Professor, Nursing
B.S., Boston College;
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell;
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University

Hardy, Tracy
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., University of New Brunswick, Canada;
M.S., Rivier College

MacLean, Debra
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., Salem State College;
M.S., University of South Florida

Proulx, Donna
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., Rivier University

Williams, Paula
Assistant Professor and Dean, Nursing
B.S., Fitchburg State College;
M.S., University of Massachusetts Lowell;
C.A.G.S., Rivier College;
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Graduate Psychology

Cunningham, Paul F.
Professor, Psychology
B.A., Our Lady of Providence Seminary;
M.S., Purdue University;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Harwood, Elizabeth
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., Middlebury College;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Montana

Meteyer, Karen
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., Dartmouth College;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

O’Donnell, Patrice
Professor, Psychology
B.A., Keene State College;
M.Ed., Wayne State University;
M.B.A., Rivier College;
Ph.D., Boston University

Half-Time Faculty

Graduate Nursing and Allied Professions

Daley, Marilyn
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., Springfield College;
M.S., Rivier University;
D.N.P., Northeastern University

Adjunct Faculty

Graduate Business

Beaudry, Robert
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier College

Creed, David
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Hofstra University;
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law

Croninger, III, Skip
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Harvard University

Flores, Jimmie
Lecturer in Business Administration
Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University;
D.M., University of Phoenix

Germanowski, Glen
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
J.D., Suffolk University Law School

Lachance, Ronald
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier College

MacLennan, Rebecca
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Daniel Webster College

Meehan, Mark
Associate Professor, Business
B.S., M.Ed., Columbia International University;
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Morgan, Tanesha
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Southeastrn Louisiana University;
Ph.D., Southern University

O’Gara, Dorothy
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.S., Empire State College

Olsen, Everett
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Babson College

Pucciarello, Thomas
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
M.S., Stevens Institute of Technology

Reynolds, Burton
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Golden Gate University;
Ed.D., Boston University

Root, Timothy
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier College

Sancetta, Linda
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier University

Thornton, Forrest
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier College;
C.Q.A.M. Certificate, University of Manitoba

Theodore, John
Lecturer in Business Administration
D.B.A., University of South Africa;
Ph.D., Aristotelian University;
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Vendituoli, Peter
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier College;
M.S., University of New Hampshire

Welch, Mary
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.S., D.M., Walsh College

White, Joyce
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., M.Ed., Rivier College

Young, Gail
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.S., Columbia University;
D.Phil., University of Florida

Graduate Education

Apfel, Cathy
Senior Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Georgia State University

Bamford, Meghan
Lecturer in Education
M.S., Simmons College

Beauregard, James
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., Northeastern University

Bolick, Teresa
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., Emory University

Cahill, Cristin
Lecturer in Counseling
M.A., Rivier College

Christina, Barrett
Lecturer in Education
J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center

Coburn, Stacie
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Rivier College

Dorow, Laureen
Lecturer in Counseling
M.Ed., C.A.G.S., Rivier College

Dreyer, Maria
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Suffolk University;
C.A.G.S., Plymouth State University

Flynn, William
Lecturer in Counseling
Ed.D., Boston University

Foss, John
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., University of New Hampshire

Holden, Elaine
Senior Lecturer in Education
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Hume-Howard, Ellen
Lecturer in Education
M.S., Antioch University;
C.A.G.S., Rivier College

Kalloger, Linda
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Notre Dame College

Marandos, Sarah
Lecturer in Education
M.A.T., C.A.G.S., Rivier College

Moquin, Denise
Lecturer in Counseling
Psy.D., Antioch University

Nelson, Laura
Lecturer in Education
J.D., University of New Hampshire

Osgood, Pam
Lecturer in Education

M.Ed., Lesley College

Polak, Margaret
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., College of St. Rose;
C.A.G.S., Plymouth State University

Proctor, DiAnne
Lecturer in Education
M.S., Northeastern University ;
Ed.D., Rivier University

Ransom, Kathryn
Lecturer in Education
M.A., Boston University

Rowlett-Moore, Sharron
Lecturer in Counseling
M.Ed., MBA., Rivier College

Stetson, Sara
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., C.A.G.S., Ed.D., Rivier University

Sullivan-Parker, Donna
Lecturer in Counseling
M.Ed., Springfield College;
C.A.G.S., Springfield College

Thoren, Justyn
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Harvard University

Tomaselli, Nicole
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Northeastern University

Uttero, Debbra
Senior Lecturer in Education
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Willis, John
Senior Lecturer in Education
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University

Graduate English

Larochelle, Sr. Therese, p.m.
Associate Professor
B.A., M.A., Rivier College;
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Graduate History/Political Science

Roper, Stephanie
Senior Lecturer in History and Geography
A.B., Smith College;
M.A., University of South Dakota;
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Graduate Mathematics/Computer Science

Bagley, Keith
Lecturer in Computer Science
M.S., Howard University;
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Gill, Kevin
Lecturer in Computer Science
M.S., Rivier College

Greene, Richard
Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama/Huntsville

Sawtell, Sean
Lecturer in Computer Science
M.S., Rivier University

Selent, Douglas
Lecturer in Computer Science
Ph.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Graduate Nursing and Allied Professions

Courtney, Kathleen
Instructor in Nursing
D.N.P., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Foley, John
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology
Pharm.D., Northeastern University

Hand, Mark
Senior Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., University of New Hampshire;
Ph.D., East Carolina University

Emeriti

Sr. Mary Jane Benoit - Education
Mary Ann Breen - Nursing
Carlos Cardosa - Spanish
Lloyd Carr - Philosophy
Sharon Dean - English
Jeremiah Dolan - Philosophy
Bertrand Dufour - Biology
Sr. Marjorie Francoeur - English
Richard Harrington - Biology
Patricia Howson - Education
Barry Jackson - Spanish
Arthur Kubrick - Religious Studies
Sr. Theresa Lawrence - Business
Maria Matarazzo - Business
Ronald McClure - Art
Charles Mitsakos - Education
Patricia Roberts - English
Jafar Shoja - Visual Arts
Judith Stanford - English
Grace Sullivan - Nursing
Herman Tavani - Philosophy
Michael Tramonte - Education

Administrative Staff

Office of the President

President
Sr. Paula Marie Buley, IHM, Ed.D.

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Karen Schedin, M.Ed.

Vice President for University Advancement
Karen Cooper, M.B.A.

Chaplain
Brother Paul Demers, s.c., D.Min.

Chief Information Officer
Deborah Romano-Connors, M.S., (Interim)

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Douglas Howard, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Student Success
Regina Shearer, M.Div.

Associate Vice President for Global Engagement
Mark Meehan, Ph.D.

Dean of Arts and Sciences
Susan Langlois, D.P.E.

Registrar
Kevin Gately, E.M.B.A.

Associate Registrar
Sr. Joan Joyal, p.m., M.A.

Director of the Library
Daniel Speidel, M.L.S.

Director of The Landry Early Childhood Center
Nancy Pynchon, M.Ed.

Director of the Writing Center
Leslie VanWagner, M.A.

University Archivist
Sr. Lorraine Arsenault, p.m., M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Director of Disability Services
Darcy Murphy, M.Ed.

Coordinator of Service Learning
Donny Guillemette, M.B.A

Office of the Vice President for Student Development

Vice President for Student Development
Kurt Stimeling, M.S.

Assistant Vice President for Student Development
Paula Randazza, M.Ed., C.A.G.S.

Director of Campus Ministry
Kristin Nelson, M.A.

Director of Career Development
Marie Sullivan, M.Ed.

Director of Physical Education/Athletics
Joanne Merrill, M.S.

Director of Counseling
Pam Graesser, M.Ed., C.C.H.M.C.

Director of Public Safety and Security
Richard McDonald, B.S., M.B.A.

Director of Multicultural Programs
Sharron Rowlett-Moore, M.A.

Office of the Vice President of Finance and Administration

Vice President for Finance and Administration
Brent Winiger, M.B.A.

Controller
Jennifer Yeomans, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Director of Financial Aid
Valerie Patnaude, B.S.

Director of Campus Dining Services
Robert Luther

Director of Human Resources
Cheryl Bagtaz, M.Ed.

Director of Facilities Management
Richard Perrine, B.S.

Rivier University Corporation

Chairperson
Sr. Helene Cote, p.m.

Sr. Kelly Connors, p.m.
Mr. Roger M. Damphousse
Sr. Theresa Gagne, p.m.
Sr. Marie Henault, p.m.
Atty. Martha O’Neil
Mrs. Linda Robinson

Rivier University Board of Trustees
 

Chairperson
Ms. Dianne Mercier

Vice-Chairperson
Atty. Joseph N. LaPlante

Treasurer
Mr. Michael S. Rose

Secretary
Atty. Linda Johnson

Mr. Thomas Boucher
Mr. Kevin Curran
Dr. John Dagianis
Mr. Aaron Dufoe
Dr. Heather Feltmate
Mrs. Ana Flaster
Sr. Claire Guerin, p.m.
Mr. Kevin Halloran

 


Mrs. Mary Jane King
Mr. Bradley Kreick
Sr. Jacqueline Lambert, p.m.
Mr. T.C. Liakos
Mr. K. Brian McLaughlin
Sr. Janice Perrault, p.m.
Sr. Jeanne Perreault, p.m.
Atty. Talesha Saint-Marc
Mr. Thomas Space
Mr. Samuel A. Tamposi, Jr.
Sr. Rolande Theroux, p.m.

Ex Officio Member
Sr. Paula Marie Buley, IHM, Ed.D. President

Trustee Emeritus
Mr. Leon P. Brassard
Mr. H. Robert Weisman

Rivier University Alumni Association Alumni Council

Cara Aghajanian ‘87
Robbie Bagley ‘97
Sue Cater ‘88/11G
Kathy Conole ‘70/73G
Kristen Corkum ‘07/09G
Mike Croatti ‘09G
Christina Cuzzi ‘04/08G
Hollyann DeCarteret ‘13
David Duquette ‘09
Amy Lawrence ‘97/01G
LiHsi Ho Chen ‘78/85G
Mike Mansfield ‘97
Mary Jane Medas ‘74/85G
Mary Murphy ‘04G
Maria L. Santos Esq. ‘85
Navenna Swamy ‘02G