Lycoming College Faculty

*          On Sabbatical Fall Semester 2013
**        On Sabbatical Spring 2014
***      On Sabbatical Academic Year 2013-14
****    On Leave Academic Year 2013-14

Professors

Barbara F. Buedel (1989) *
Modern Languages and Literatures
Marshal of the College
B.A., University of Kentucky
M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

B. Lynn Estomin (1993)
Art
B.A., Antioch College
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati

Sascha Feinstein (1995)
English
B.A., University of Rochester
M.F.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

David G. Fisher (1984)
Astronomy/Physics
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Amy Golahny (1985) ***
Art
B.A., Brandeis University
M.A., Williams College - Clark Art Institute
M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

G. W. Hawkes (1989)
English
B.A., University of Washington-Seattle
M.A., Ph.D., SUNY-Binghamton

Richard A. Hughes (1970)
M.B. Rich Chair in Religion
B.A., University of Indianapolis
S.T.B., Ph.D., Boston University

Steven R. Johnson (1999) **
Religion/Archaeology
B.A., California State University, Fullerton
M.Div., San Francisco Theological Seminary
M.A., Miami University of Ohio
M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Sandra L. Kingery (1994-96, 1998-)
Modern Languages and Literatures
B.S., Lawrence University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Robert H. Larson (1969)
History
Marshal of the College
B.A., The Citadel
M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Darby Lewes (1993)
English
B.A., Saint Xavier College
M.A., Northwestern University
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Litt.D., Wilson College (Honoris Causa)

Mehrdad Madresehee (1986)
Economics
Director, Institute for Management Studies
B.S., University of Tehran
M.S., National University of Iran
M.S., University of Idaho
Ph.D., Washington State University

Chriss McDonald (1987)
Chemistry
B.S., Manchester College
Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

Carole Moses (1982)
English
B.A., Adelphi University
M.A., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton

Susan M. Ross (1998)
Sociology/Anthropology
B.A., Millersville University
M.A., Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Kathryn M. Ryan (1981)
Psychology
B.S., University of Illinois
M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

John M. Whelan, Jr. (1971)
Philosophy
John P. Graham Teaching Professorship
B.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Melvin C. Zimmerman (1979)
Biology
The Frank and Helen Lowry Professor
B.S., SUNY at Cortland
M.S., Ph.D., Miami University  

Associate Professors

Susan K. Beidler (1975)
Collection Management Services Librarian
B.A., University of Delaware
M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh

Holly D. Bendorf (1995)
Chemistry
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Richard R. Erickson (1973)
Astronomy and Physics
B.A., University of Minnesota
M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Edward G. Gabriel (1977)
Biology
B.A., M.A., Alfred University
M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Georg Gaylor Grassmueck (2007)
Business Administration
B.S., Sacred Heart University
M.B.A., John F. Welch College of Business, Sacred Heart University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Alison Gregory (2005)
Snowden Library
B.A., Lycoming College
M.S.L.S., Clarion University

Gary Hafer (1992)
English
B.A., M.A., Kutztown University
Ph.D., Purdue University

Sue A. Kelley (1999)
Psychology
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Bonita Kolb (2002)
Business Administration
B.A., Alaska Pacific University
M.S., Ph.D., Golden Gate University

Christopher Kulp (2008)
Astronomy/Physics
B.A., McDaniel College
M.S., Ph.D., College of William and Mary

Eldon F. Kuhns, II (1979)
Accounting
B.A., Lycoming College
M. Accounting, University of Oklahoma
C.P.A. (Pennsylvania)

Andrew Leiter (2005)
English
B.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
M.A., Ph.D., University of N.C., Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Moorhouse (2007)
Economics
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Jeffrey D. Newman (1995)
Biology
B.S., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Marquette University

Eileen M. Peluso (1998)
Mathematical Science
B.S., Bloomsburg University
M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Todd Preston (2003)
English
B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo
M.A., State University of New York at Albany
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Gene D. Sprechini (1981)
Mathematical Science
B.S., Wilkes College
M.A., Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton

Philip W. Sprunger (1993)
Economics
B.S., B.A., Bethel College
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

N. J. Stanley (2002)
Theatre
B.S., Louisiana State University
M.F.A., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee
Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington

Arthur Sterngold (1988)
Business Administration
B.A., Princeton University
M.B.A., Northwestern University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Howard Tran (2002)
Art
B.F.A., Academy of Art College
M.F.A., Boston University

Jonathan Williamson (2002)
Political Science
B.A., University of Houston
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Assistant Professors

Ryan Adams (2010)
Sociology/Anthropology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Susan Beery (1999)
Psychology
B.A., Duke University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Miami

Michelle Briggs (1992)
Biology
Director of Lycoming Scholars
B.S., Cornell University
M.S., University of Iowa
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

David R. Broussard (2006) *
Biology
B.S., M.S., Baylor University
Ph.D., Auburn University

Len Cagle (2005) **
Modern Languages and Literatures
B.A., M.A., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., Brown University

Amy Cartal-Falk (1991)
Modern Languages and Literatures
B.A., Lycoming College
M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Cullen Chandler (2003)
History
B.A., Austin College
M.A., Fordham University
Ph.D., Purdue University

William Ciabattari (2006)
Music
B.S.E., University of Arkansas
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Heather M. Demshock (2012)
Accounting
B.A., Lycoming College
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Liberty University

Santusht S. deSilva (1983)
Mathematical Science
B. Sc., University of Sri Lanka
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Rebecca Gilbertson (2010)
Psychology
B.A., Concordia College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Seth Goodman (2008)
Art
B.F.A., University of North Carolina at Ashville
M.F.A., Towson University

Rachel Hickoff-Cresko (2009)
Education
B.S., Kutztown University
M.Ed., Universidad del Turabo
Ph.D., Widener University

Robin DeWitt Knauth (1999)
Religion/Archaeology
A.B., Princeton University
M.T.S., Regent College
Th.D., Harvard University Divinity School

Lauri L. Kremer (2006)
Accounting
B.A., Lycoming College
M.B.A., Wilkes University
C.P.A. (Pennsylvania)

Marisa Macy (2009)
Education
B.A. University of Washington
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Charles H. Mahler (1994)
Chemistry
B.A., The Ohio State University
M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Betty McClain (2004)
Sociology/Anthropology
B.A., Lamar University
M.S., Baylor University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Mary E. Morrison (2004)
Biology
B.A., Princeton University
M.A./M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Tina R. Norton (2011)
Psychology
B.A., M.A. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Kent State University

Kurt H. Olsen (1993)
Psychology
B.S., St. Lawrence University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Caroline Payne (2010)
Political Science
B.A., Berea College
M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Leah B. Peterson (2007)
Communication
B.F.A., Pratt Institute
M.F.A., Tufts University

Jeremy D. Ramsey (2005)
Chemistry
B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Collin Rice (2013)
Philosophy
B.A., Simpson College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri

Kerry Richmond (2009)
Criminal Justice
B.A., Boston College
M.S., Central Connecticut State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Amy Rogers (2007)
Education
B.A., Lycoming College
M. Ed., Bloomsburg University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Sarah Silkey (2008)
History
B.A., Carleton College
M.A., Ph.D., University of East Anglia, UK

Michael Smith (2011)
Mathematical Science
B.A., Connecticut College
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Mary J. Snyder Broussard (2006)
Snowden Library
B.A., Miami University
M.L.S., Indiana University

Douglas Young (2008)
Philosophy
A.B., Brown University
M.T.S., Harvard University
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Dongjiao Zhao (2011)
Biology
B. of Medicine, China Medical University
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Instructor

Visiting, Special, and Part-time Appointments

Diane Abercrombie (1988)
Mathematical Sciences
B.Bus.Admin., Bernard M. Baruch College, CUNY

George C. Adams, Jr. (2003)
Religion
B.A., Susquehanna University
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

David Burke (1995)
Art and Biology
B.A., Lycoming College

Raymond Carman
Political Science
B.A., Niagara University
M.A., Binghamton University

Marlene Cawley (2011)
Education
B.S., Lock Haven University
Mansfield University

Regina Collins (1991)
Mathematical Sciences
B.A., Rosemont College
M.S., Bucknell University

Sandra Corson (2010)
Art
B.A., Kutztown University

Michael Darough (2011)
Art
B.F.A., Arizonia State University
M.F.A., University of Memphis

Kristine Datres (2009)
Education
B.A., Lycoming College

Roger Davis (1984)
Computers/Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Pennsylvania State University

Pamela Dill (1990)
Wellness
B.S.N., University of the State of New York at Albany
M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania

Charles Doersam (2010)
Astronomy/Physics
B.A., Lycoming College

James Dougherty (2012)
Communication
B.A., Temple University
M.A. Bloomsburg University

Steven Fairchild (2009)
Education
B.S., M.S., Bloomsburg University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Pamela Gaber (2002)
Religion/Archaeology
B.A., University of Wisconson, Madison
A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

Stephen Gilmore (2005)
Religion
B.S., Millersville University
M.A., Bucknell University

Maria Hebert-Leiter (2010)
English
B.A., Loyola University
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Amanda Horn (2012)
Music
B.M., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.M., Pennsylvania State University
D.MA. University of Wisconsin

Christopher Jackson (2013)
Music
B.M., Oklahoma State University
M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University

Robert Jacques (2008)
Philosophy
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Kimberlee Josephson (2013)
Business Administration
B.S., Bloomsburg University
M.I.P.S., La Trobe University

David Keene (2012)
Wellness

Milton Loyer (2001)
Mathematics
B.S., Eastern Mennonite University
M.A., George Peabody College
M.S., Ph.D., Montana State University

John McNassor (2010)
Religion
B.A., Rockmont College
M. Div., Central Baptist Theological Seminary
M. Phil., Drew University
Ph.D., Drew University

Leslie Meeder (2005)
Modern Language Studies – Spanish
B.A., M.S., University of Pennsylvania

John Mitchell (1999)
Psychology
B.A., Florida State University
Psy.D., Indiana State University

Kitty Moyer (2011)
Music/Theatre

Christopher Pearl (2013)
History
B.A., St. John Fisher College
M.A., State University of New York at  Brockport

Christopher Reed (2008)
Mathematics
B.S., Lycoming College
M.E., Mansfield University

Daniela Ribitsch (2009)
Modern Language Studies – German
M.A., Ph.D., Karl Franzens University Graz

David Ritter (2009)
Criminal Justice and Criminology
B.A., Mansfield University

Edward Robbins (2001)
Criminal Justice and Criminology
B.A., Mansfield University
M.S., Shippensburg University

Kathryn Turner Sterngold (1992)
Art
B.S., Kutztown University
M.A., Alfred University

Robert Thompson (2008)
Criminal Justice and Criminology
B.S., Pennsylvania University
M.S., Central Missouri University

Robin Van Auken (2002)
Communication
B.A., M.A., University of South Florida

Melvin Wentzel (2009)
Education
B.S., M.S., Mansfield University

Scott Williams (2012)
Accounting

Applied Music Instructors

Richard Adams (2001)
Woodwinds
B.A., Lycoming College

Tim Breon (1998)
Electronic Music Lab
PA Governor's School for the Arts

David Brumbaugh (2007)
Guitar

Judy Burke (2007)
Woodwinds
B.M.E., Mansfield University

Rebecca Ciabattari (2006)
Brass
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Leslie Cullen (2007)
Woodwinds
M.M., The Julliard School

Donald J. Fisher (2003)
Percussion
B.S., Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania

Richard J. Lakey (1979)
Organ and Piano
A.B., Westminster Choir College
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Janice Miller Mianulli (2001)
Voice
B.M.E., Westminister Choir College
M.M. in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy, The Pennsylvania State University

Riana Muller (2006)
Strings
B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music

Dale Orris (2006)
Brass
M.M., Cincinnati

Sasha Piastro (2006)
Voice
B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon
M.M. in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy, The Pennsylvania State University

Andrew Rammon (2001)
Strings
B.A., Pepperdine University
M.Music, The Cleveland Institute of Music

Valerie Whyman (2004)
Brass
B.A., University of Surrey
PGCE, Roehampton Institute, London  

Emeriti

Susan H. Alexander
Associate Professor Emerita of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., American University

Robert B. Angstadt
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., Ursinus College
M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Howard C. Berthold, Jr. (1976)
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., The University of Massachusetts

Gary M. Boerckel
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.A., B.M., Oberlin College
M.Mus., Ohio University
D.M.A., University of Iowa

Jon R. Bogle
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.F.A., B.S., M.F.A., Tyler School of Art; Temple University

Clarence W. Burch
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh

John H. Conrad
Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., Mansfield State College
M.A., New York University

Jack D. Diehl, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., M.A., Sam Houston State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Robert F. Falk
Professor Emeritus of Theatre
B.A., B.D., Drew University
M.A., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Morton A. Fineman
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Charles L. Getchell
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
B.S., University of Massachusetts
M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Ernest P. Giglio
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
B.A., Queens College
M.A., SUNY at Albany
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Stephen R. Griffith (1970)
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
A.B., Cornell University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

John G. Hancock
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.S., M.S. Bucknell University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

David K. Haley
Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Science
B.A., Acadia University
M.S., Ph.D., Queens University

Owen F. Herring
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
B.A., Wake Forest College

James K. Hummer
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.N.S., Tufts University
M.S., Middlebury College
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Rachael Hungerford
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Education
A.A., Cayuga County Community College
B.S., State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Bruce M. Hurlbert
Associate Professor Emeritus of Library Services
B.A., The Citadel
M.S.L.S., Florida State University

M. Raymond Jamison
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.S., Ursinus College
M.S., Bucknell University

Emily R. Jensen
Professor Emerita of English
B.A., Jamestown College
M.A., University of Denver
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Robert J. B. Maples
Associate Professor Emeritus of Foreign Language
A.B., University of Rochester
Ph.D., Yale University

Roger W. Opdahl
Professor Emeritus of Economics
A.B., Hofstra University
M.A., Columbia University
D. Ed., The Pennsylvania State University

Kathleen D. Pagana
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Maryland
M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Doris P. Parrish
Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S., SUNY at Plattsburgh
M.S., Russell Sage College
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

John F. Piper
Professor Emeritus of History and Dean of the College, Emeritus
A.B., Lafayette College
B.D., Yale University
Ph.D., Duke University

David J. Rife
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., University of Florida
M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Michael G. Roskin
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Robert L. and Charlene Shangraw Professor
A.B., University of California at Berkeley
M.A., University of California at Los Angeles
Ph.D., The American University

Roger D. Shipley
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.A., Otterbein College
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

H. Bruce Weaver
Associate Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
B.B.A, Stetson University
J.D., Vanderbilt University
M.B.A., University of Central Florida

Mr. Richard E. Wienecke
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Accounting
B.A., Lycoming College
M.S., Bucknell University
M.B.A., Long Island University
C.P.A., (Pennsylvania and New York)

Frederic M. Wild, Jr.
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Communication
B.A., Yale Divinity School
M.Div., Yale Divinity School
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Stan T. Wilk
Professor Emeritus of Sociology/Anthropology
B.A., Hunter College
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

ATHLETIC STAFF

LeRoy Baer
Head Men and Women’s Tennis Coach
PTR Professional Tennis Registry
Dennis VanDerMeer Tennis University

David Becker
Assistant Football Coach
B.S., California University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Pennsylvania State University

Mike Beckley
Assistant Softball Coach
B.S., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Eric Berthold
Assistant Volleyball Coach
B.A., Lycoming College
M.S., University of Scranton

Scott Brisson
Assistant Football Coach
B.A., Bowdoin College

Michael Clark
Director of Athletics
Head Football Coach
B.A., Lycoming College

Regina Collins
Head Men and Women's Cross Country Coach
M.S., Bucknell University
B. A., Rosemont College

Roger Crebs
Head Wrestling Coach
B.A., Lycoming College

Christen Ditzler
Head Women’s Basketball Coach
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College

Kyle Drake
Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach
B.A., Lycoming College

Matthew Dunn
Head Women’s Soccer Coach
B.A., SUNY at Geneseo

Royce Eyer
Assistant Men’s Wrestling Coach
B.A., Lycoming College

Nathan P. Gibboney
Head Men's Soccer Coach
B.S. Susquehanna University
M.Ed., Westminister College

Joseph A. Guistina
Sports Information Director & Assistant Director of Athletics
B.A., Susquehanna University
M.A., SUNY at Buffalo

Gerald Hammaker
Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach
B.A., The College of Wooster

George Henry
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
B.A., Susquehanna University
M.S., Pennsylvania State University

Todd Hodgson
Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach
M.S., Manhattanville College
B.A., Drew University

Joseph Kost
Assistant Football Coach/Defensive Backs
B.S., Ursinus College

Samantha Landis
Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach
B.S., Alvernia University

Dan Lazorka
Head Women’s Softball Coach
Certificate in Tool Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Andrea Lucas
Head Athletic Trainer
ATC – B.S., Lock Haven
M.S., Bloomsburg University

Joe Lumbis
Equipment Manager

Mark Marino
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
B.S., Lock Haven University
M.S., Bucknell University
Certificate School Counseling, Bucknell University

Adam Matter
Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach
B.S., Indiana University of PA

Keri Matty
Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Ohio University

Timothy P. McMahon
Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
A.B., Penn College
B.S. Mgnt., Lock Haven University

Brett Michaels
Assistant Wrestling Coach
M.A., Marygrove College
B.A., Susquehanna University

Jamie Miller
Assistant Wrestling Coach
B.S., Bucknell University

Joe Moore
Assistant Women's Softball Coach

Steve Radocaj
Assistant Football Coach
B.A., Mansfield University

Charles (Guy) Rancourt
Head Men’s Basketball Coach
B.A., Western Connecticut State University

Lindsay Reese
Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
M.A., East Tennessee University
B.S., Lock Haven University

Joel Reid
Assistant Men and Women’s Tennis Coach
Williamsport Community College Graduate
Air Force Veteran

Candida Rivera
Cheerleading Advisor
B.A., Adelphi University

Jamie Spencer
Head Golf Coach
B.A., Lycoming College

Patrick Taylor
Assistant Football Coach
B.A., Lycoming College

Douglas Thiel
Assistant Football Coach
B.S., Lock Haven University

Nicholas Timm
Men's Soccer Goalkeeper Coach

Mike Weber
Assistant Football Coach
B.A., Lycoming College

Aaron Winshall
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
B.A., Syracuse University

Steve Wiser
Assistant Football Coach
B.A., Lycoming College