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    Rivier University
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff


Instructional and Administrative Staff

This page contains information about the following topics:


Full-time Faculty

Graduate Business

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

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

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

Bonaccorsi, Peter
Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., Boston University;
M.A., University of Connecticut;
C.A.G.S., Southern Connecticut State University;
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

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

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

Maykel, Cheryl
Assistant Professor, Education
B.S., Worcester State College;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

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

Strout, Lisa
Instructor, Early Childhood Education
B.S., Keene State College;
M.S., Wheelock College;
Ph.D., Capella University

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

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

Salent, Douglas
Instructor, Computer Science
B.S., Merrimack College;
M.S., Rivier College;
Ph.D., (candidate) Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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

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

Graduate Nursing and Health Professions

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

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

Benham, Siobhan
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., University of New Hampshire

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

Gallagher, Nancy
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst;
M.S., University of New Hampshire

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

Heavner, Karyn
Assistant Professor, Public Health
B.S., American University of Paris;
MSPH, University of South Carolina;
Ph.D., University of Albany

Luther, Melinda
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S., Syracuse University;
M.S., Boston College;
D.N.P. (candidate) Regis College

Martino-Hsu, Tracy
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S. American International College;
M.S., University of Massachusetts;
D.N.P, Old Dominion University

Proulx, Donna
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., Rivier University;
Ph.D. (candidate) University of Massachusetts, Lowell

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

Zoltko, Michael
Instructor, Nursing
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Lowell;
M.S., Rivier University

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
Associate 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

Adjunct Faculty

Graduate Business

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

Bond, Karen
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Davenport University;
Ed.D., Argosy University

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

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

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

MacPherson, Steven
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier University

Masella, Dennis
Lecturer in Business Administration
M.A., Goddard College

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

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

Thornton, Forrest
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration
M.B.A., Rivier College

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

Albert, Kathleen
Lecturer in Counseling
Ph.D., Purdue University

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

Catabia, Danielle
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Rivier University

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

Clark, Nicole
Lecturer in Counseling
Pharm.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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

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

Johnson, Kevin
Lecturer in Education
Ed.D., William Howard Taft University

Lentz, Meagan
Lecturer in Counseling
Psy.D., Pacific University

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

Matthews, Susan
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Rivier College;
C.A.G.S., Plymouth State University

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

Osgood, Pam
Lecturer in Education

M.Ed., Lesley College

Plowman, Melissa
Lecturer in Counseling
M.A., Boston 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

Sugrue, Jessica
Lecturer in Education
M.S., Springfield College

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

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

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

Graduate Nursing and Health Professions

Arcieri, Cindy
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., Post-M.S., Rivier University

Bagley, Bobbie
Lecturer in Nursing and Health Professions
B.S., Rivier College;
M.P.H., Boston University

Bergeron, Jacqueline
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., D.N.P., University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Colburn, Geraldine
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., Post-M.S., San Francisco State University

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

Dougherty, Elizabeth
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., Post-M.S., Northeastern University

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

MacKinnon, Caron
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., University of New Hampshire;
Post-M.S., Rivier 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.

Chief Information Officer
Heidi Crowell, M.A.

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

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
Papa Sarr, M.A.

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.

Executive Director of University Career Services
Patricia Antonelli, M.Ed.

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 Physical Education/Athletics
Joanne Merrill, M.S.

Director of Counseling
Tiffany Considine, M.A.

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
Scott Fields, M.Ed.

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

Director of Student Financial Services
Valerie Patnaude, B.S.

Director of Campus Dining Services
Robert Luther, M.B.A.

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

Atty. William Barry, III
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
Mrs. Mary Murphy
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.
Ms. Shelley Walcott

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
Bobbie Bagley ‘97
Joan Bienvenue ‘99
Kathy Conole ‘70/73G
Kristen Corkum ‘07/09G
Mike Croatti ‘09G
Christina Cuzzi ‘04/08G
Hollyann DeCarteret ‘13
David Duquette ‘09
Amy Harris ‘97/01G
LiHsi Ho Chen ‘78/85G
Mike Mansfield ‘97
Mary Jane Medas ‘74/85G