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    Rivier University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff


Faculty and Staff

This page contains information about the following topics:


Full-time Faculty

Graduate Business

Kivenzor, Gregory
Associate Professor, Business
M.S., Environmental University, Odessa, Ukraine;
M.B.A., University of Connecticut;
Ph.D., State University of Geodessy and Aerial Imaging, Moscow, Russia

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

Rekart, Jerome
Associate Professor, Psychology/Education
B.S., Indiana University;
M.Sc., Ph.D., Northwestern

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

Hausner, Alejo
Associate Professor, Mathematics

B.Sc., M.Sc., McGill University;
M.Sc., Queen’s University, Ontario;
Ph.D., Princeton University

Magnus, Teresa
Professor, Mathematics

B.A., University of Dallas;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Marceau, Robert
Instructor, Computer Science

B.S., University of Lowell;
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell;
M.S., Rivier University;
Ph.D., (candidate), 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

Veranas, Judith
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

B.S., M.S., UPMC University, France;
M.S., Polytechnique Montreal, Canada;
Ph.D., Toulouse University, France

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

Anslie, 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

Feeney, Susan
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., Texas Woman’s University;
M.S., University of New Hampshire

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

Rekart, Jerome
Associate Professor, Psychology/Education

B.S., Indiana University;
M.Sc., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Half-Time Faculty

Graduate Business and Education

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

Graduate English

Thibodeau, Sr. Lucille, p.m.
Professor, English
(on leave)
B.A., M.A., Rivier College;
Ph.D., Harvard University

Graduate Nursing

Carbonneau, William
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., Fitchburg State College;
M.S., Rivier College;
D.N.P., Robert Morris University

Ganem, Jeffiner
Instructor, Nursing

B.S., University of New Hampshire;
M.S., Rivier University

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

Murphy, Susan
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S. Worcester State College;
M.S., Ph.D., Boston College

Pattison, Ivor
Associate Professor, Nursing

B.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell;
M.S., Ph.D., Boston College

Adjunct Faculty

Graduate Business

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

Beerel, Annabel
Lecturer in Business Administration
Ph.D., Boston University

Card, Pamela
Lecturer in Business Administration

M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire 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

Deneault, Leonard
Lecturer in Business Administration

M.S., Anna Maria College;
M.B.A., Rivier College

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

Formalaire, Anne
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration

M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University;
M.Ed., Rivier College

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

Jamroz, Joyce
Senior Lecturer in Business Administration

M.B.A., Rivier College

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

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

McGowan, Annamarie
Lecturer in Business Administration

M.S., Franklin Pierce 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

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 Department

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

Bradley, Dennis
Lecturer in Education

M.A., Northeastern 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

Connell, Cynthia
Senior Lecturer in Education

M.Ed., Rivier College

Corvino, Denise
Lecturer in Education

M.S., Wheelock 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

Faro, Constance
Senior Lecturer in Education

M.Ed., C.A.G.S., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

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

Kent, Jeffrey
Senior Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., University of New Hampshire

LaSalle, Richard
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., University of New Hampshire;
C.A.G.S., Rivier College

LeBeau, Suzanne
Lecturer in Education
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Marandos, Sarah
Lecturer in Education

M.A.T., C.A.G.S., Rivier College

McMurray, Michael
Lecturer in Education

Ed.D., Walden University

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

Robertson, Stuart
Lecturer in Education

Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell

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

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

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

Cupak, Jr., John
Lecturer in Computer Science

M.S., University of Albany (SUNY)

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

Vukelich, Daniel
Lecturer in Computer Science
M.S., Tufts University

Graduate Nursing Education Department

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., (candidate) 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
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.

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Douglas Howard, Ph.D., (Interim)

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

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

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

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

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

Director of Disability Services
Darcy Murphy, M.Ed.

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

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

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

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
Mary Jane Silvia, 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.

Chief Information Officer
Bill Schleifer, B.S., M.S.S.M.

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

Director of Financial Aid
Valerie Patnaude, B.S.

Director of Campus Dining Services
Karen Hyder

Director of Human Resources
Diana Strano, S.P.H.R.

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
Dr. Richard Foemmel

Vice-Chairperson
Atty. Joseph N. LaPlante

Treasurer
Mr. Michael S. Rose

Secretary
Atty. Linda Johnson

Mr. Leon P. Brassard
Mr. Kevin Curran
Dr. John Dagianis
Rev. Jonathan DeFelice, O.S.B
Mr. Aaron Dufoe
Sr. Claire Guerin, p.m.
Mr. Kevin Halloran
Mrs. Mary Jane King

 

Mr. Bradley Kreick
Sr. Jacqueline Lambert, p.m.
Mr. K. Brian McLaughlin
Ms. Dianne Mercier
Sr. Janice Perrault, p.m.
Sr. Jeanne Perreault, p.m.
Mr. Robert Prunier
Mr. Thomas Space
Mrs. Claudia Spada
Mr. Samuel A. Tamposi, Jr.
Sr. Rolande Theroux, p.m.

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

Trustee Emeritus
Mr. H. Robert Weisman

Rivier University Alumni Association Alumni Council

Cara Aghajanian ‘87
Robbie Bagley ‘97
Sue Cater ‘88/11G
Kathy Conole ‘70/73G
Mike Croatti ‘09G
Christina Cuzzi ‘04/08G
David Duquette ‘09
Amy Lawrence ‘97/01G
Mike Mansfield ‘97
Mary Jane Medas ‘74/85G
Mary Murphy ‘04G
Navenna Swamy ‘02G