Nov 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Faculty and Staff


Instructional and Administrative Staff

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Full-time Faculty

Graduate Business

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

DeSilva-Mousseau, Angela
Associate Professor, Education
B.S., Union College;

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Nursing and Health Professions

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

Leverone, Dana
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S., University of New Hampshire;
D.N.P., Regis College

Ludwick, Cynthia
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., LibertyUniversity;
M.S., Rivier College

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

Phillips, Sarah
Associate Professor, Public Health
B.S., Vassar College;
M.S., M.P.H., Tufts 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Osgood, Pam
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Lesley College

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

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

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

Graduate Nursing and Health Professions

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

Avusuglo, Hilla
Lecturer in Nursing
MSPH, University of Illinois, Springfield;
DHS, Nova Southeastern University

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

Clark, Nicole
Lecturer in Nursing
M.H.A., Simmons College;
Pharm.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
                and Health Sciences

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

Daley, Elizabeth
Lecturer in Public Health
M.P.H., Simmons College

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

Figuero, Joseph
Senior Lecturer in Nursing
Pharm.D., Northeastern University

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

Glorighian, Christina
Lecturer in Nursing
D.N.P., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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

Madore, Karyn
Lecturer in Public Health
M.Ed., Plymouth State College

Nieves, Nicole
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., Rivier University

Rumba, Richard
Lecturer in Public Health
MSPH, University of New Hampshire, Manchester

Sheff, Emily
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., Boston College;
Ph.D. (candidate), Villanova University;

Smallwood, Christopher
Lecturer in Nursing
Ph.D., University of Texas, Tyler

Stephens-Hicks, Vivian
Lecturer in Public Health
MSPH, Tufts University School of Medicine

Thompson, Jennifer
Lecturer in Nursing
M.S., University of New Hampshire;
FNP Post-M.S., University of Massachusetts, Boston;

Emeriti

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
Paul Lizotte - English
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 Learning Effectiveness
Regina Shearer, M.Div.

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

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

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

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

Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management

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

Registrar
Dina Brown, M.A.

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

Director of the Academic Support Center
Leslie VanWagner, M.A.

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

Director of Academic and Career Advising
Patrick Cate, M.Ed.

Director of Disability Services
Darcy Murphy, M.Ed.

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

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

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
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.

Coordinator of Multicultural Student Engagement
Lia Muñoz, M.Ed.

Office of the Vice President of Finance and Administration

Vice President for Finance and Administration
John Parker, D.B.A., M. Acc., M.B.A.

Controller
Meagan Pritchard, M.S.A.

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

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

Manager of Human Resources
Jane Clavette

Director of Facilities Management
Richard Perrine, B.S.

Rivier University Corporation

Chairperson
Sr. Helene Cote, p.m.

Sr. Theresa Gagne, p.m.
Sr. Marie Henault, p.m.
Mrs. Mary Jane King
Atty. Martha O’Neil
Mrs. Linda Robinson
Sr. Lorraine Trottier, p.m.

Rivier University Board of Trustees
 

Chairperson
Ms. Dianne Mercier

Vice-Chairperson
Atty. Joseph N. Laplante

Treasurer
Mr. Michael S. Rose

Secretary
Atty. Talesha Saint-Marc

Atty. William Barry, III
Mr. Michael Croatti
Mr. Aaron Dufoe
Dr. Heather Feltmate
Mrs. Geraldine Ferlins
Mrs. Ana Hebra Flaster
Mr. Kevin Halloran

 


Mr. Bradley Kreick
Sr. Jacqueline Lambert, p.m.
Mr. T.C. Liakos
Mr. K. Brian McLaughlin
Mr. Mark Mulcahy
Mrs. Mary Murphy
Sr. Janice Perrault, p.m.
Mr. John Stebbins
Dr. Cecilia Stuopis
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

Rivier University Alumni Association Alumni Council

Cara Aghajanian ‘87
Bobbie Bagley ‘97
Joan Bienvenue ‘99
Michael Carr ‘16
Kathy Conole ‘70/73G
Kristen Corkum ‘07/09G
Mike Croatti ‘09G
Christina Cuzzi ‘04/08G
Hollyann DeCarteret ‘13
Linda Fraser ‘72/88G
Amy Harris ‘97/01G
LiHsi Ho Chen ‘78/85G
Dawn Mahoney ‘80
Mike Mansfield ‘97
Elena Marinelli ‘12
Mary Jane Medas ‘74/85G
Allison Seavey ‘87