Loyola University Maryland

The Office of Academic Affairs

New Faces: 2016-17

Learn more about the new faculty members joining each school during the 2016-2017 school year:

Loyola College of Arts and Sciences

Diana Betz, Psychologydiana betz

Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Social Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Experience: Assistant Professor, Siena College
  • Awards: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2009-2012
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Stereotyping and prejudice; role models; gender and femininity; social identity; diversity inn work/education; media effects and objectification; straightforward and satiric disparagement humor; intergroup communications
  • Publications: Ramsey, L. R., Betz, D. E., & Sekaquaptewa, D. (2013). The effects of an academic environment intervention on science identification among women in STEM. Social Psychology of Education, 16, 377-397, doi: 10.1007/s11218-013-9218-6; Betz, D. E., Ramsey, L. R., & Sekaquaptewa, D. (2013). Perceiving race relevance: Target race matters, perceiver race does not. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations,16, 699 716.doi:10.1177 / 1368430212474077; Bet z, D. E., & Sekaquaptewa, D. (2012). My fair physicist? Feminine math and science role models demotivate young girls. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 739-747. doi:10.1177/1948550612440735; Invited blog post: The trouble with Barbie science. (2012, Sept 11). Scientific American: Mind Matters; Betz, D. E., Ramsey, L. R., & Sekaquaptewa, D. (2013). Gender stereotype threat among women and girls. In M. Ryan & N. R. Branscombe (Eds.), SAGE handbook of gender and psychology (pp. 428-449). London: SAGE Publications.
  • Presentations: Ramsey, L. R., & Betz, D. E. (under review). No ideal is ideal: The effect of thin, curvy, and athletic body ideals on women’s body image. Submitted to 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio; Betz, D. E., Martinez, S.*, & Zambrano, K.* (2016, January). College major as an identity signal. Poster presented at 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego.

Matthew Bonner, Pastoral Counseling

Director of Clinical Education

  • Education: Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Experience: Assistant Professor of Counseling, Lenoir-Ryne University; Clinical Supervisor, Old dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Membership in Black Greek-Lettered Organizations and the College Summer 2013 - of African American Males in the Predominantly White Institutions; A National Survey of Assessment Instruments Taught by Counselor Educators in CACREP and non-CACREP Accredited Programs; A Comprehensive Study of Assessment Use by Counselors in the United States: Implications for Policy and Practice; Counseling Students’ Perceptions of Multicultural Pedagogy
  • Awards: NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) Minority Fellowship
  • Publications: Bonner, M.W. (2015). Pastoral counseling. In E. Neukrug (Ed.), Encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage; Peterson, C. H., Lomas, G. I., Neukrug, E. S. & Bonner, M.W. (2014). Assessment use by counselors in the United States: Implications for policy and practice. Journal of Counseling & Development. Journal of Counseling and Development, 92, 90 – 98; • Neukrug, E. S., Peterson, C. H., Bonner, M. W., & Lomas, G. I. (2013). A national survey of assessments taught by counselor educators. Counselor Education and Supervision, 52, 207 - 221.
  • Professional Affiliations: American Counseling Association; Association for Counselor Education and Supervision; Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision

Joshua Brown, Theology

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. in Theology
  • Experience: Graduate instructor, University of Dayton
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Comparative theology, systematic theology, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Thomas Aquinas, Christology, Confucian philosophy (pre-Qin to Han)
  • Awards: Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine 4th annual Graduate Student Conference at Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein, IL. Winner of 1st place prize (monetary award and publication) for “Christ the Ritual Sage: Approaching Christology through St. Thomas Aquinas and Xunzi 荀⼦.” Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine 3rd annual Graduate Student Conference at Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein IL. Winner of 3rd place prize (monetary award) for “The Naturalness of Obedience in Balthasar and Han Confucianism.”
  • Publications:  “Christ the Ritual Sage: Reading Hebrews with St. Thomas and Xunzi,” in Nova et Vetera, forthcoming; “Strange Companions? Hans Urs von Balthasar as a Resource for Comparative Theology,” in Theological Studies, forthcoming; “Christ’s “Symphonic” Obedience: Exploring Balthasar’s Archetypal Experience through Han Confucianism,” in Pro Ecclesia, forthcoming; “Towards Filial Love: Reconsidering Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Theme of Christological Obedience in Light of Early Confucian Philosophy,” in The Heythrop Journal, forthcoming; “‘Son of Heaven’: Developing The Theological Aspects of Mengzi’s Philosophy of the Ruler.” In Chinese Ethics and Political Philosophy (tent.), ed. G. Alexus McLeod, forthcoming from Bloomsbury Press, 2017; “The Jaded Millennial: A Collaborative Approach to Engaging Chinese Students,” ACPA Convention Blog. Co-authored with Jamie Chong Brown. Published as peer-reviewed blog entry on June 4, 2015.
  • Presentations: “Christ the Ritual Sage: Approaching Christology through St. Thomas Aquinas and Xunzi 荀⼦.” Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine 4th annual Graduate Student Conference, Mundelein Seminary. October 2015. Winner of 1st place; “A Catholic and Marianist View of Social Justice.” Invited presentation as part of University of Dayton Housing and Residence Life Professional Staff Institute training, July 2015.

Kate Chaterdon, Writing

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English, University of Arizona
  • Experience: Graduate Associate in Teaching, University Arizona; Writing Tutor, Manchester Community College; GEAR UP Literacy Coach, Tucson Unified School District
  • Areas of Research/Specialization:  Contemplative pedagogy, mindfulness and writing, writing and cognition, feminist pedagogy, critical pedagogy, social justice in education, writing studies
  • Publications: “Mindful Writer/Embodied Writer: Universal Design and Public Argument in FYC.” Praxis Wiki, Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 19.2 (2015). Web. With Katie Silvester
  • Presentations: “Thinking Things Together: Contemplative Pedagogy and Academic Writing Instruction.” Summer Conference of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning. NCTE, Estes Park, CO. 19 June 2015.; “Evolution of the University.” New Directions in Critical Theory Conference. English Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. 11 April 2015. Moderator.

Jeffrey Firestone, Biologyjeffrey firestone

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. in Ecology, University of California, Davis
  • Experience: Lecturer, Department of Biology, University Maryland, College Park; Adjunct lecturer, Indiana University
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Teaching primary literature; online vs. paper readings; polyploidy in plant invasions
  • Awards: Honored Instructor Award, Transfer2Terps program; Student Choice Award for Outstanding Faculty Members – Nominated 2011-2012 school year; National Park Service STAR – “Special Thanks for Achieving Results” – award 
  • Publications: Sarah Shannon-Firestone & Jeffrey Firestone. 2015. Allelopathic potential of invasive species is determined by plant and soil community context. Plant Ecology 216: 491-502; Jeffrey L. Firestone & Marie Jasieniuk. 2013. Small population size limits reproduction in an invasive grass through both demography and genetics. Oecologia 172: 108-117; Jeffrey L. Firestone & Marie Jasieniuk. 2012. Seed production is reduced by small population size in natural populations of the invasive grass Lolium multiflorum. Biological Invasions 14: 2519-2529; Jeffrey L. Firestone & Marie Jasieniuk. 2012. Reduced genetic diversity in the parental population decreases offspring quality in an invasive grass. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 139: 349-355
  • Professional Affiliations: Ecological Society of America. Sections: Plant Population Ecology; Education; California Invasive Plant Council and other regional networks; Botanical Society of America, Sections: Teaching, Genetics, Ecology; ABLE – Association for Biology Laboratory Education 

Hervé Franceschi, Computer Scienceherve franceschi

Visiting Affiliate Instructor

  • Education: Master of Science in Computer Science, University Maryland Baltimore County; Master of Science in Engineering management, Stanford University
  • Experience: Professor of Computer Science, Capitol Technology University Maryland
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: C++, Java, Web development using PHP/JSP/Servlets, Web development using Perl/CGI, Javascript/jQuery/Ajax/Json, iPhoneApp development, Android App Development, Database Management (SQL), MultiMedia/Flash, Data Structures, Algorithms, Intelligent Systems, Game programming (Unity), Neural Networks, Unix, Calculus 1 and 2, Laplace and Fourier.
  • Publications: Java Illuminated (4th edition), John Anderson; Hervé Fraceschi; Julie Anderson; Jones & Bartlett, 2014

Laura Garofalo, Classicslaura garofalo

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. in Classics, Johns Hopkins University, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Baltimore
  • Experience: Instructor of Record, Johns Hopkins University
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Roman cultural history; Latin historiography and temporality, Latin epic, Roman sculpture, Greco-Roman Art and Archeology 19th and 20th Century classical reception
  • Awards: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship; Research Travel Fellowship, Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Pre-Modern Europe, Johns Hopkins University; Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University; Lawler I Scholarship, American School of Classical Studies at Athens 
  • Professional Affiliations: Society for Classical Studies; Archaeological Institute of America

David Gordon, Philosophy

Visiting Affiliate Instructor

  • Education: Masters of Art in Philosophy, University of Montana
  • Experience: Associate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin; Adjunct Professor, Concordia University Wisconsin; Adjunct Professor, Aurora University
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Applied Ethics (Environmental, Health Care, Business and Professional), Metaphilosophy (Continental/Analytic), History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Logic

Nicole Hoenig, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Visiting Affiliate Clinical Half-Time Instructor

  • Education: Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, Loyola College Maryland
  • Experience: Clinical Operations Area Director, Genesis Rehabilitation Services, Maryland; Senior Program Manager, Genesis Rehabilitation Services, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Awards: 2002 recipient of the Bernard Saltysiak Medal of Clinical Excellence in Speech-Language Pathology, Loyola College; Customer Excellence Award- Genesis Rehabilitation Services; Clinical Excellence Award- Genesis Rehabilitation Services; Certified Support Group Facilitator- Alzheimer’s Association (Greater MD Chapter); Certified Trainer for Assisted Living Failities Annual COMAR Required Education– Maryland State Board of Health and Mental Hygiene and Alzheimer’s Association; Master Clinician- Cognitive Communication Disorders Related to Dementia- Genesis Rehabilitation Services; Trained in Myofascial Release Techniques for Dysphagia Management
  • Professional Affiliations: Certified member the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association

Bu Hyoung Lee, Mathematics & Statisticsbu hyoung lee

Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Statistics, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Experience: Adjunct Professor, Department of Statistics, Temple University
  • Awards: 10th Young Scholars Interdisciplinary Forum Award; Best Poster, high Dimensional Statistics Conference at Temple University
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Time Series Analysis: Structural Changes, Nonlinear Models, Temporal/Contemporaneous Aggregation, Dimension Reduction, and Spatial-Temporal Models, Generalized Linear Models, Design of Experiments, Quality Control, Survival Analysis, and Statistical Computing, Application in Economics, Behavior Science, and Environmental Science
  • Publications: Lee, B. H. and Wei, W. W. S. (2015), “The use of temporally aggregated data on testing for a variance change of a time series,” Submitted. 
    Lee, B. H. and Wei, W. W. S. (2015), “The use of temporally aggregated data on detecting a mean change of a time series process,” Communication in Statistics – Theory and Method, Accepted. Lee, B. H. and Wei, W. W. S. (2015), “Temporal aggregation effects on testing for a variance change of a time series,” 2015 JSM Proceedings (Business and Economic Statistics Section), To appear.
  • Professional Affiliations: Student member, American Statistical Association; Student Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

David James, Computer Science

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Information Science and Technology
  • Experience: Systems Administrator, the Center for Research on Collaboratories and Technology Enhanced Learning Communities; Database Developer, Assistant Provost for Equity and Inclusion at Syracuse University; Instructor, Anne Arundel Community College, Computer and Information Systems Department
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Researcher, VOSS: Developing a Comparative Meta-Analytical Model for Evaluating and Facilitating Accessible CI-Enabled Virtual Organizations, Spring 2009-Fall 2009, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies; Researcher, Enhancing the Cyberinfrastructure for National AGEP Integration: Rapid Prototyping and Evaluation of a Pilot NY AGEP Collaboratory, Fall 2008 – Spring 2008, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies, Dr. Derrick Cogburn, PI 
  • Awards: 2009-2015, Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Doctoral Fellow, Syracuse University, $21,000/yr., Principal Investigator, Dr. Gina Lee Glauser
  • Presentations: Hip Hop and Computer Science. Invited Presenter. I’m Determined Conference (Virginia Dep’t of Education) Charlottesville, VA, June 15-16 2015; Pipelines and Pathways into the Information Professions. Invited panelist. iConference; Newport Beach, CA, March 24-27 2015, Beats Rhymes & Lines – Recording Musical Thoughts over Instrumentals. Invited Presenter; Writing Our Lives Conference. Nottingham High School, Nov 16, 2013

Katherine Johnston, Historykatherine johnston

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. History, Columbia University
  • Experience: “History of the Body in the Atlantic World,” Columbia University and Barnard College
  • Awards: Humanities Research Centre Transatlantic Fellowship, University of Warwick, 2015; Ruth and Lincoln Ekstrom Short-Term Fellowship, The John Carter Brown Library, 2014; Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Fellowship in African American History, The Library Company of Philadelphia, 2014
  • Publications: “The Constitution of Empire: Place and Bodily Health in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic,” Atlantic Studies 10, no. 4 (December 2013): 443-466; “Medicine,” Oxford Bibliographies in Atlantic History
  • Presentations: “Warm Climates and Racial Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century Greater Caribbean.” Presented at “Atlantic Environments and the American South” conference, Rice University, Houston, TX, 5 February 2016; “A Seasonal Paradox: Health, Migration, and Trade in the British Atlantic.” Presented at the Omohundro Institute/Society of Early Americanists conference, Chicago, IL, 20 June 2015; “Environmental Racism Reconsidered: Labor and Bodily Health in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic.” Talk at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 9 June 2015; “The Georgia Experiment: Race, Labor, and Power in the Lowcountry.” Talk at Caribbean Studies Conference, the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 3 June 2015

Jessica Locke, Philosophyjessica locke

Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. in Philosophy, Emory University
  • Experience: Introduction to Philosophy of Religion, Emory University, fall 2015 Philosophy of Science, Gaden Shartse Monastic University in Mundgod, India and Sera Jey; Monastic University in Bylakuppe, India; summer 2014 and summer 2015: Introduction to Ethics, Emory University, spring 2014, Introduction to Asian Philosophy, Emory University, fall 2013
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Buddhist Philosophy, Ethics
  • Presentations: “Becoming the Cause of Your Character: Ethical Self-Cultivation in Aristotle and Tibetan Buddhism,” Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle, Reykjavik, Iceland; 15 May 2015; “The Mahayanist Habit-Body: A Phenomenological Reading of Ethical Habituation in the Tibetan Buddhist Lojong Tradition,” Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle, Santa Barbara, California; 21 March 2014; “The Neoplatonism of Neuroplasticism,” Friday Philosophy Forum at Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 31 January 2014; “The Two Eclipses of Foucault: Darkness and Dazzlement in History of Madness,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Eugene, Oregon; 26 October 2013

Nicola McDougal, Chemistrynicola mcdougal

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Experience: FAST Instructor, US Army, Wiesbaden; Private Tutor, Wiesbaden military community; Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland
  • Publications: A solid-state NMR study of the structure and molecular mobility of alpha keratin; Melinda J. Duer, Nicky McDougal and Rachel C. Murray, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2003, 5, 2894-2899

Shauna Moore Reynolds, Pastoral Counselingshauna moore reynolds

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

Education: Doctorate of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision, Texas Southern University, Houston Texas.

Experience: Executive Director/Licensed Professional Counselor, SMR Counseling Services, Washington D.C and Burtonsville, MD; Affiliate Instructor, Loyola University Maryland; Victim Advocate (Counselor) U.S. Attorney’s Office; Victims Advocate (Counselor) District of Columbia Attorney General’s Office; Adjunct Psychology Instructor, Montgomery College; Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.

Areas of Research/Specialization:  Diversity in Counseling and Supervision; Integration of spirituality in the treatment of Anxiety, Depression, and Post-Traumatic Stress.  Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Spirituality

Awards: Chi Sigma Iota; Scholarship- Houston Counseling Association; Texas Department of Family and Protective Services-Teamwork Award; U.S. Attorney’s Office “On The Spot Award”; Metropolitan Police Department Award

Publications: Twenty Issues in Teaching African American Pupils: A Collective Experience of What Works Edited by Manson, Tony J. Article: “Report Card: NO AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILD LEFT BEHIND” by Joseph L. Jefferson, Charles R. Glass, Dora A. Whiteside, James E. Rucker III, and Shauna Coleman; “An Analytical Comparison of the Anxiety Levels of Female Intimate Partner Violence Victims during the Initial Abuse Reporting Stage.” The Voice; National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Fall 2011

Presentations: Analyzing the Anxiety Levels of Intimate Partner Violence Victims; Evaluating the African American communities’ view on Domestic Violence; Stay and Pray: Analyzing the church and clergy’s view on Intimate Partner Violence; Healthy Relationships

Professional Affiliations: American Counseling Association; Texas Counseling Association; Maryland Association for Counseling and Development; DC Mental Health Counselors Association; Chi Sigma Iota; Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (MD); Licensed Professional Counselor (DC); National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC); Approved Clinical Supervisor (MD, NBCC)

Giselle Pile, Mathematics & Statisticsgiselle pile

Visiting Affiliate Instructor

  • Education: Master of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Experience: Mathematics Teacher, Indian Creek Middle School, Crownsville, MD; Adjunct Instructor, University Maryland University College, Largo

Emalee Quickel, Psychologyemalee quickel

Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. in Health Psychology (Clinical), University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Experience: Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC; APA-Accredited Clinical Internship with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Clinical areas of specialty include Borderline Personality Disorder/Dialectical Behavior Therapy, substance abuse and dual-diagnosis treatment, mindfulness and acceptance-based psychotherapy.
  • Awards: UNCW Young Alumnus of the Year Nominee, 2015-2016;  Undergraduate Senior Survey Nominee for “Person at UNC Charlotte who has made the most significant, positive contribution to my education,” 2012-2013; University of North Carolina Charlotte Health Psychology Research Award, 2012-2013
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Legal decision-making, mindfulness/meditation, microaggressions, experiences of minority individuals/intersectionality.
  • Publications: Quickel, E. J. W., & Demakis, G. (in press). Forensic neuropsychology and the legal consumer. In APA Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology; Quickel, E. J. W., Johnson, S. K., & David, Z. L. (2014). Trait mindfulness and cognitive task performance: Examining the attentional construct of mindfulness. Sage OPEN, 4, 1-8; Quickel, E. J. W., & Demakis, G. J. (2013). The Independent Living Scales in civil competency evaluations: Initial findings and prediction of competency adjudication. Law and Human Behavior, 37(3), 155-162.
  • Presentations: Bracken, D., Quickel, E. J. W., & Winters, L.(2017, January). Interdisciplinary investigation of campus climate for LGBTQ+ students: An intersectional examination. Paper to be presented at the 2017 10th Biennial National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Portland, OR.; Routhier, C., Quickel, E. J. W., & Zimmerman, D. M. (2016, March). Employment, race, and racial attitude as factors of defendant decision-making.  Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Psychology & Law Society, Atlanta, GA; DeBruin, J. L., & Quickel, E. J. W.(2014, June). ABCs of DBT. Workshop conducted at the Recovery and Addiction Professionals of Wisconsin (RAP-WI) Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Professional Affiliations: Association for Psychological Science; APA Division 2: The Society for the Teaching of Psychology; APA Division 17: Society of Counseling Psychology; APA Division 38: Health Psychology; APA Division 41: American Psychology-Law Society; APA Division 44: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues

Kathryn Shute, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Visiting Affiliate Clinical Half-Time Instructor

  • Education: Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Experience: Graduate Instructor, Loyola University Maryland; Speech Language Pathologist, The Hearing and Speech Agency; Clinical Supervisor, Loyola University Clinical Centers
  • Presentations: Presented at the National Stuttering Association Annual Conference Topic: Speech Language Pathologists and Therapy- WTF? (Why The Fear?); Presented at the Maryland Speech and Hearing Association Annual Conference. Topic: “Fluency Therapy: More Than Just Smooth Speech”; Presented to Speech Pathologists of Howard County, MD Topic: “Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering in School Aged Children
  • Professional Affiliations: American Speech Language Hearing Association; Certification of Clinical Competence; DHMH State License

Jason Singh, Sociologyjason singh

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. of Philosophy in Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
  • Experience: Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland; Adjunct Faculty, University of Baltimore
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Stratification and Inequality, Social and Cultural Theory, Comparative Ethics, Pluralism, Cognition; Qualitative Expertise: Narrative Analysis, Ethnography, Phenomenology, Semiotics, Polythetics, Grounded Theory, Historiography, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA); Quantitative Expertise: Index/Scale Construction, Survey Research, Probability Theory, Game Theory; Theoretical Expertise: Middle-range Theory, Ideal Type, Generative Mechanisms, Stochastic Processes, Bricolage, Durkheimian analysis, Emotions, Behavioral Economics; Substantive/Formal Skills: Social Psychology, Epistemology, Cultural Representations of Knowledge, Structure and Process, Existential Sociology
  • Presentations: “Saintmaking: The Construction of Patriarchal Identity in Conservative Churches.” Northeastern Anthropological Association (Skidmore College), April 2016; “Saintmaking and Saintbreaking: Factors and Forces Contributing to Disaffiliation From Mormonism.” Pacific Sociological Association (Oakland, CA), March 2016; “Leaving Mormonism: Notes Toward an Understanding of Women’s Experience.” Pacific Sociological Association (Oakland, CA), March 2016.
  • Publications: Singh, J. Glover, S. and Bitters, W. with Yells, D.P. (2003) “Perceptions of Leadership in Utah County.” Proceedings of the Conference on Undergraduate Research

Michelle Sun Smith, Psychology

Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Alliant University/California School of Professional Psychology
  • Experience: Private Practice, Individual and family therapy working with adolescents and adults. Specialty areas include eating disorders and women's health issues; Coordinator of Eating Disorder Services & Staff Psychologist, Johns Hopkins University Counseling and Student Development Center; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Dental School
  • Awards: Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation Fellow, California School of Professional Psychology Minority Student Scholarship, California School of Professional Psychology Scholarship
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Dissertation: Chaired by Seth I. Rubin, Ph.D., This study investigated the effectiveness of a pelvic examination gown in reducing distress associated with the gynecological exam. It specifically examined how a history of sexual abuse in childhood affects women’s experiences of this exam.
  • Publications: Smith MS, Smith MT. A stimulus control procedure in the gynecological exam with sexual abuse survivors. Women and Health, 30(2),39-51 (1999); Smith MT, Perlis ML, Smith MS, Carmody, TP, Giles DE. Sleep quality and presleep arousal in chronic pain. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 23,1, 1-13 (2000).

Marissa Teitelbaum, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Visiting Affiliate Clinical Half-Time Instructor

  • Education: Master of Science
  • Experience: Speech Language Pathologist, The School District of Palm Beach County; Speech Language Pathologist, New York City Department of Education Public School 89
  • Professional Affiliations: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); New York Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology; Florida Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology; Maryland Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology

Sandra Trappen, Sociology

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. of Sociology, City University New York
  • Experience: Graduate Teaching Fellow, Queens College; Adjunct Instructor, Queens College; 
  • Publications: “Always at War: Economy, Labor, Life and Blood.” Series Guest Editor, Sandra L. Trappen and Patricia Clough (Eds.) Social Text Periscope. Spring 2013, [Curated special edition; Primary contact for publisher’s editorial staff; solicited/ edited author submissions; coordinated logistics for final publication.]; “Mayberry R.F.D. Will Not Be Presented Tonight.” Sandra Trappen. Social Text Periscope, Spring 2013.
  • Awards: Professional Staff Congress Development Program; Presidential Research Travel Fund Grant, CUNY Graduate Center; Doctoral Student Research Grant, City University of New York; Sue Rosenberg Zalk Travel and Research Grant, CUNY Graduate Center; Graduate Teaching Fellowship (GTF), The Graduate Center, City University of New York (tuition remission; 3 years, $20,000 per year)
  • Professional Affiliations: American Sociological Association; International Sociological Association; International Visual Sociology Association

Thomas Wills, Writingthomas wills

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Literature, University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Experience: Adjunct in English, Trident Technical College Charleston, South Carolina
  • Awards: Summer Literacy Seminars Fellowship; Schaeffer Fellowship University Nevada; Harold Tyler Prize from the Academy of American Poets
  • Publications: “A Friend’s Song” “Pollen” “Rain” “Witbier Revisited” in Interim, Summer 2014; “The King End of the Apple” and “The Wetlands at Duck Creek” in The Offending Adam., Spring 2014; “Oak Creek April” and “The Bees at Mount Charleston” in the Hidden City Quarterly. Summer 2013 “The Ocean End of the Lion” in the Grey Sparrow Journal. Spring 2013  

School of Education

Adell Cothorne, Teacher Educationadell cothorne

Visiting Affiliate Instructor

  • Education: Master of Science, Johns Hopkins University; (Doctorate Teacher Leadership expected September 2016, Walden University )
  • Experience: Visiting Instructor, Loyola University Maryland
  • Presentations: How Race Impacts Teaching and Learning and Small Group Reading Instruction. Workshop designer and presenter. Baltimore City Public Schools – Harlem Park Elementary/Middle School; What in the World am I Doing Here: Your First Year of Teaching. Presentation designer and presenter. Loyola University (MD). Undergraduate course.
  • Professional Affiliations: ASCD – Leadership Faculty; American Educational Research Association AERA

Ramon Goings, Education Specialtiesramon goings

Assistant Professor

  • Education: Doctorate of Education, Urban Educational Leadership Morgan State University
  • Experience: University Maryland, Baltimore County, Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs; Program Coordinator, Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program; White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
  • Publications: Forthcoming Palmer, R. T., Gipson, C., Walker, L.J., Troy C., Goings, R.B., & Commodore, F. (Eds.). (under contract). Graduate education at historically Black colleges and universities: A student perspective. New York: Routledge Press. Forthcoming Trotman Scott, M., Ford, D. Y.; Goings, R. B., Wingfield, T., & Henfield, M. (Eds.). (under contract). Race mentoring through social media: Black and Hispanic scholars share their journey in the academy. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Presentations: Sept. 2015 Increasing the representation of African American medical doctors: A call to action. Invited radio guest on The HBCU Nation Radio Show. Nov. 2014 A Discussion about the Future of HBCUs. Invited radio guest on The HBCU Nation Radio Show.
  • Professional Affiliations: American Educational Research Association (AERA), 
    Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Maryland Music Education Association (MMEA), Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated

William Hambleton, Education Specialtieswilliam hambleton

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Doctorate Educational Administration, University of San Francisco
  • Experience: Head of School, School of the Holy Child, Rye, NY; President, LaSalle Academy, New York, NY; Teacher, Loyola Academy, Wilmette, IL
  • Awards: LaSallian Medal, La Salle Academy Annual Gala, New York, NY; Secondary Education Award, National Catholic Education Association, New Orleans; 
  • Professional Affiliations: Board of Trustees, The Haverford School, Haverford, PA; Board of Members, Online School for Girls, Bethesda, MD; Board of Trustees, Bronx Region of the Archdiocese of New York Catholic Schools; Elected member, Representative Town Meeting, Greenwich, CT

Peggi Hunter, Education Specialtiespeggi hunter

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. Instructional Technology, University of Virginia Charlottesville
  • Experience: Curriculum Development Specialist, Curry School of Education and Youth-Nex, University Virginia; Adjunct Instructor, Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia
  • Publications: Hunter, P. (in progress). Project-based learning and problem-based learning are not the same: The differences matter in K-12 education; Hunter, P. & Botchwey, N. (2016). Partnerships in learning: A collaborative project between university students and elementary school students. Innovative Higher Education, 42, n.a. DOI 10.1007/s10755-016-9363-x
  • Presentations: Consultant, Charlottesville City Schools, Charlottesville, VA. Conducted annual professional development workshops for K-12 ESOL teachers on the interpretation and use of WIDA and ELP growth data for instructional practices. (2013, 2014, 2015) Hunter, P. (2015). University-K-12 Partnerships: Making them Work. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Virginia Association of the Gifted (VAG), Richmond, VA; Hunter, P. & Mays, A. (2014). An Online Field Experience: Now in 3D. Preliminary research presented at the annual conference of Virginia Educational Research Association, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Professional Affiliations: Virginia Society for Technology in Education; International Society for Technology in Education; Virginia Association for the Gifted

Robert Kenyon, Education Specialtiesrobert kenyon

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Doctorate of Education,  Instructional Technology and Distance Education, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Experience: Director of Educational Technology, All Saints’ Episcopal School, Fort Worth, Texas; Director of Academic Information Systems, St. Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas, Texas; Adjunct Professor, The University of Texas at Arlington
  • Presentations: Advisory Board Member for ISAS Technology Conference, April ’16 - Hosted SPC Tech Director Conference at All Saints', November ’15 - Hosted  WhippelHill Training/overview session for Parish Episcopal School, October ’15 
  • Professional Affiliations: Certified Netware Engineer; Certified Netware Administrator

John Savard, S.J., Education Specialtiesjohn savard

Rector of Ignatius House and Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Education: John Savard hails from Fairfield, CT, and graduated from Fairfield University in 1978.  He entered the Jesuits in 1979 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1991.
  • Experience: Fr. Savard joins the Loyola community after serving as Rector and Visiting Professor of Education at The College of the Holy Cross from 2009-2016 and after working with Campus Ministry at the University of San Francisco from 1999 - 2008, with seven of those years serving as director.  
  • Teaching: At Loyola, Fr. Savard will be teaching a course in educational leadership for the School of Education. At Holy Cross, he taught a course titled "Catholic Schools and Urban Education." 

Jennifer Zwillenberg, Teacher Educationjennifer zwillenberg

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Doctorate of Education, University Pennsylvania 
  • Experience: Executive Literacy Coach, multiple locations; lead instructor, Lesley University; Penn Mentor, University Pennsylvania
  • Awards: American Library Association - Dissertation listed as one of ten notable dissertations of research to practice in May/June 2016 issue of American Libraries; Peter J New Honorable Mention - Received an honorable mention for paper titled: School and self: The alignment and misalignment of literacy practices; Defense Merits Distinction - Received distinction on defense of dissertation entitled This text matters: Students experiences with independent reading
  • Presentations: Zwillenberg, J. “Focus versus Flow: Students’ Understandings and Misunderstandings of Avid Readers’ Flow Experiences.” Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, 2016 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.; Gioia, D. and Zwillenberg, J. "Discourses of Deficit: A Study of Teachers' Sense-Making Regarding Student Literacy." Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Professional Affiliations: National Writing Project; American Library Association; American Educational Research Association; National Council of Teachers of English

Sellinger School of Business and Management

Ben Drissi, Finance

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Ph.D. in Finance, University of Rhode Island, Kingston
  • Experience: Visiting Assistant Professor, Northeastern University Boston; Adjunct Professor, Suffolk University Boston
  • Areas of Research/Specialization: Corporate Finance, Investments, Behavioral Finance, and International Finance
  • Awards: University of Rhode Island Graduate Scholarship; University of Rhode Island Travel Grant
  • Publications: “Product market Threat and Stock Price Information Theory” to be submitted to The Journal of Banking and Finance; “Do Buy-Side Analysts Communicate with their Sell-Side Counterparts?”; “Going Green: Does it Make Financial Sense?” – A case study with Leonard Arvi
  • Presentations: “Is there a Premium to Go Green?” with Zhenzhen S.; Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics (AOBF), New York, 2012; Financial Management Association (FMA), Atlanta, 2012; Southern Finance Association (SFA), Charleston, 2013; Financial Management Association (FMA), Chicago, 2013;  Babson Finance Symposium, Boston, 2013
  • Professional Affiliations: Financial Management Association; Academy of Behavioral Finance and Economics, Professional Risk Mangers’ International Association; CFA Institute Affiliate

Xin Li, Information Systems and Operations Managementxin li

Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor

  • Education: Doctorate Philosophy in Business Administration, Washington State University
  • Experience: Instructor, University of South Florida St. Petersburg; Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Awards: USFSP Chancellor’s Clinical Faculty Teaching Awards for academic year 2012-2013; UNCP Teaching and Learning Center, Research Fellowship, 2007; UNCP School of Business, Summer Research Grants, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Publications:  Li, X. and T.K. Tan (2015), “Governance Changes for Firms Added to the S&P 500,” The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 9(4), p. 21-36; Thatcher, J.B., Carter, M., Li, X., and Rong, G. (2013) “A Classification and Investigation of Trustees in B-to-C E-Commerce: General Versus Specific Trust,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems; Li, X., Rong, G. and Thatcher, J.B. (2012) “Does Technology Trust Substitute Interpersonal Trust? Examining Technology Trust,” Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 24(2), p.18-38.