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    Palm Beach Atlantic University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2017-2018

Full-Time Faculty


Mireille Aleman (2009)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
A.A., Palm Beach Community College; B.A., Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.

Mark Aliapoulios (2015)
Associate Professor of Voice
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M., University of Miami; M.M., New England Conservatory.

Kathleen M. Anderson (1996)
Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2006
A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

David M. Athey (2003)
Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.F.A., Hamline University.

Karelynne Ayayo (2004)
Professor of Biblical Studies
School of Ministry
B.A., The College of Wooster; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Th.D., Boston University.

Steven L. Baker (2009)
Librarian
Dean, Warren Library
B.A., Samford University; M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Kentucky; A.B.D., University of Memphis; Additional Studies: University of South Carolina.

J. Israel Balderas (2017)
Assistant Professor of Convergence Journalism
School of Communication and Media
B.A., B.S., Oral Roberts University; J.D., The Catholic University of America.

Kellie Barbato (2017)
Access Services Librarian; Affiliate Librarian
Warren Library
B.A., Mansfield University of Pennsylvania; M.L.S., State University of New York at Buffalo.


Cora Barnhart (2001)
Associate Professor of Economics
Rinker School of Business
B.S., Francis Marion University; M.A., Ph.D., Clemson University.

Patricia A. Bassett (2002)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
School of Arts and Sciences
Director of Online Learning
B.A., Westfield State College; M.A., University of Maine, Orono; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Stephanie Bennett (2005)
Professor of Communication and Media Ecology
Associate Dean
School of Communication and Media
B.A., Cedar Crest College; M.A., Monmouth University; Ph.D., Regent University.

Chandrima Bhattacharya (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.S., University of Calcutta (India); M.S., Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Mark Bonfiglio (2017)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.A., B.S. Pharm., The University of Toledo; Pharm.D., The Ohio State University.

Wesley B. Borucki (2003)
Associate Professor of History
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., University of Massachusetts – Amherst; Ph.D., University of Alabama.

H. Denise Breitkreuz (2005)
Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.S., Baylor University.

Carolanne Brown (1991)
Instructor of Reading Education and English Composition
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
Assistant Provost
B.S., M.Ed., Texas Tech University.

Dana Brown (2005)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Associate Dean for Academics
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Fred J. Browning (2003)
Professor of Physics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Sara Louise Browning (2005)
Assistant Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
A.S., Waubonsee Community College; B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.S., Northern Illinois University.

Keysha L. Bryant (2007)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D., Florida A&M University; M.B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University '13.

Lawrence E. Burgee (2017)
Professor of Marketing
Rinker School of Business
B.S., Wesley College; M.B.A., Loyola University Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
 

Terriel R. Byrd (1999)
Professor of Urban Christian Ministry
School of Ministry
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2007
A.S., Cincinnati Bible College and Seminary; B.A., M.A., Miami University; M.Div., United Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Union Institute and University.

Suzanne Cardona (2009)
Associate Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University '99; Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham.                   

Curt J. Carlson (2006)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.D., George Washington University; Pharm.D., Palm Beach Atlantic University, '05.

David K. Carson (2006)
Professor of Counseling
Orlando Campus
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Jacintha Cauffield (2011)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Bowling Green State University; Pharm.D., University of Maryland at Baltimore.

Elias B. Chahine (2007)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Doctorat d'exercice en Pharmacie, Universite' Saint-Joseph (Lebanon); Pharm.D., Lebanese American University (Lebanon).

Roger Chapman (2007)
Professor of History
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Mike Chen (2007)
Professor of Business Statistics
Rinker School of Business
B.S., Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan; M.A., M.S., M.Phi., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Thomas C. Chesnes (2002)
Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2015
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Patrick Clifford (2007)
Professor of Violin
Director of the Preparatory Department
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music; M.M., University of Miami.

G. Lane Cohee (2017)
Associate Professor of Management
Rinker School of Business 
B.S., United States Air Force Academy; M.B.A., University of Redlands; M.Eng., University of Colorado; D.B.A. Candidate, Rollins College.
 

David Compton (2000)
Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Concord College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Christine Conti (2016)
Nursing Lab Coordinator
School of Nursing
B.S.N., Palm Beach Atlantic University '14.

Paul Copan (2004)
The Pledger Family Chair
Professor of Philosophy and Ethics
School of Ministry
B.A., Columbia International University; M.A., M.Div., Trinity International University; Ph.D., Marquette University.

Victor A. Copan (2004)
Professor of Ministry, Leadership, and Biblical Studies
School of Ministry
B.A., Columbia International University; M.A., M.Div., Trinity International University; Th.D., University of Vienna, Austria.

Mary Kay Copeland (2017)
Professor of Accounting
Director of Enterprise Systems Education
Rinker School of Business
B.S., M.B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., Regent University.
 

Jeremy Couch (2015)
Assistant Professor of Leadership
Executive Director, Orlando Campus
B.S., M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University '01, '04; Ed.D., Grand Canyon University.

Jim Craft (2007)
Professor of Art
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.S., M.A., Bob Jones University; M.F.A., Clemson University.

Bernard Cueto (2006)
Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
Campus Pastor
School of Ministry
B.A., Florida International University; Th.M., Ph.D. , Dallas Theological Seminary.

Matthew J. DellaVecchia (2006)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Olga Dietlin (2005)
Associate Professor of Counseling
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.A., M.A., Eastern Ukraine University; M.Ed., Ph.D., The University of Toledo.

R. Vincent Diller (2015)
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training; Director of the Athletic Training Program; Clinical Education Coordinator
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.S., Taylor University; M.S., Fort Hays State University; D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University.

Thomas Dodson (2010)
Professor of Counseling
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.S., James Madison University; M.Ed., University of Virginia; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Craig Domeck (2005)
Associate Professor of Leadership
Dean, MacArthur School of Leadership
B.A., Northwestern University; M.B.A., Rollins College; Ed.D., University of Central Florida.

Carl Donner (2006)
Assistant Professor of English and Writing
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.A., Randolph-Macon College; M.A., State University of New York at New Paltz.

Erin Dorval (2009)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D., Albany School of Pharmacy.

Sanaz Dovell (2011)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.

Kristiann Dougherty (2015)
Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Vanessa Duncan (2015)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., Palm Beach Atlantic University '12; M.S.N., Grand Canyon University.

Andrea Dyben (2012)
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Orlando Campus
B.S., M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University '99, '03;
Ph.D., Regent University.

Tim Eichner (2009)
Professor of Graphic Arts
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.S., Pensacola Christian College; M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University;
Additional Studies: Philadelphia School of Printing and Advertising.

Christopher Elder (2017)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Point Loma Nazarene University; Pharm.D., South University School of Pharmacy
 

Jenifer B. Elmore (2005)
Associate Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2013
B.A., University of the South; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University.

Lynn K. Erickson (2008)
Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., University of South Florida; M.S.N., Florida Atlantic University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University;
Additional studies, University of Florida.

Elizabeth Fairall (2014)
Assistant Librarian
Digital Services Librarian
Warren Library
B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.A., University of South Florida.

Jamie Fairclough (2009)
Assistant Professor of Administrative and Social Science
Assistant Dean for Assessment
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., M.P.H., M.S.Pharm., University of Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University.

William M. B. Fleming, Jr. (1992)
Lecturer of Political Science
School of Arts and Sciences
President
B.A., Guilford College; L.L.D., Judson University.

Robert S. Fortner (2015)
Professor of Communication
School of Communication and Media
B.A., Otterbein College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Donna Fowler (1994)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Carson Newman College; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University; Ed.D., Florida International University.

Tom Fowler (2003)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Kristen Gagne  (2017)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Miami; M.S.N., University of Cincinnati.
 

Mirela Garren (2015)
Assistant Professor of French and Humanities
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Din Iasi (Romania); Ph.D., University d'Artois (France).

Jean Giarrusso (2012)
Instructor of Mathematics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Rhode Island College; M.S., University of New Hampshire.

Ryan Gladwin (2014)
Assistant Professor of Ministry
School of Ministry
B.A., Messiah College; M.Div., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom).

Yasmin Grace (2008)
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Nova Southeastern University; Pharm.D., Palm Beach Atlantic University '07.

Cidya Grant (2012)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., University of the West Indies (Jamaica); M.S., Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.

John R. Grawe (1994)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi.

Steven Gregg (2007)
Assistant Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Whitworth College;
M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University.

Jonathan Grenz (2007)
Associate Professor of Ministry Leadership Studies
Dean, School of Ministry
B.A., M.Div., North American Baptist College; Ph.D., Biola University.

Michael Griffin (2014)
Assistant Professor of Cross-Cultural Studies
School of Ministry
B.S., University of Central Florida; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Seminary; Additional Studies: Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Carson-Newman College, Kent State University, Mercer University.

Erenie Guirguis (2012)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D., Palm Beach Atlantic University '10; Additional Studies: University of South Florida.

Marsha Guntharp (2007)
Professor of Mathematics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

Beth G. Hallquist (2008)
Assistant Professor of Communication
School of Communication and Media
B.A., M.A., University of Florida.

Jin Lee Hanley (2012)
Assistant Professor of Dance
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.A., Kong-Ju National University (South Korea); M.A., New York University.

Craig Hanson (2006)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Director, Global Development Program
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Justin Hardin (2014)
Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
Assistant Dean for the SOM Graduate Department
School of Ministry
B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.Div., Samford University; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Cambridge (United Kingdom).

Catherine Harrington (2017)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Paul Hauptmann (2012)
 Assistant Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.S., Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.


John P. Hayes (2017)
Professor of Marketing and Journalism
Titus Chair for Franchise Leadership; Director, Titus Center for Franchising
Rinker School of Business
B.A., M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Temple University.

Dennis Hayslett (2012)
Professor of Instrumental Music; Director of Instrumental Studies
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M.Ed., Youngstown State University; M.M.Ed., Vandercook College of Music; Ph.D., Kent State University.


Eileen Hebron (2012)
Artist in Residence in Dance
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.A., Florida Atlantic University; Additional Studies: School of American Ballet.


Robert Hegna (2014)
Assistant Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Olivet Nazarene University; M.S., Florida International University; Ph.D., University of Jyväskylä (Finland).


Amy Henneman (2010)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Emmanuel College; Pharm.D., Palm Beach Atlantic University '09.


Philip Henry (1999)
Professor of Counseling
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University, '79; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.S., Chestnut Hill College; Ph.D., Temple University.


Barbara Herter (2015)
Instructor of Business and Management
Director of Undergraduate Advising
Rinker School of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University '11, '13.


Patrick A. Heyman (2003)
Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Nursing Program
School of Nursing
B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University, '94; B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Florida.


Melvin Holder (2008)
Associate Professor of Leadership
Orlando Campus
B.B.A., M.B.A., Ed.D., University of Memphis.


Geoffrey Holland (2002)
Associate Professor of Music
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M., Westminster Choir College; M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.M., Indiana University.


David Horkott (2002)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Dallas.


Jonathan "Jay" Jackson (2013)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D., Palm Beach Atlantic University '12.


Wesley Jamison (2009)
Associate Professor of Communication
School of Communication and Media
B.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Oregon State University;
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida.


Samuel Joeckel (2002)
Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Nevada-Las Vegas; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.


Arthur H. Johnson (2006)
Professor of Leadership and Organizational Development
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., University of Florida; Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University.


R. Audy Johnston (2007)
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Management
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.S., M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University '99, '01.


Susan E. Jones (1998)
Professor of English
Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2004
B.A., University of New Hampshire, M.A., Stetson University; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Mark Kaprive (2000)
Instructor in Cross-Cultural Studies
School of Ministry
Director of Campus Ministries and Missions
B.S., University of Tulsa; M.A., Biola University.

Michelle Keba (2015)
Assistant Librarian
Reference Librarian
Warren Library
B.A., University of Florida; M.S., University of Texas at Austin.

Jeffrey W. Kennedy (2006)
Associate Professor of Business
Rinker School of Business
B.B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.B.A., D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University.


Phyllis King (2011)
Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., East Tennessee State University; M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville.


Nakisha Kinlaw  (2017)
Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.A., B.S.N., Florida State University; D.N.P., Florida Atlantic University.


Kathy Kino (2015)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S., Georgia Southern University; Additional Studies: Florida Atlantic University.


Kathleen Klein (1999)
Professor of Dance
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.F.A., M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Lynn University.


Jennifer Kuretski (2016)
Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Florida; M.S.N., D.N.P., University of Miami.


Timothy Ladd (2000)
Associate Professor of Education
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.A., M.I.M., Baylor University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University.


Nathan Lane II (2007)
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
School of Ministry
Associate Provost for Instruction
B.A., Lee University; M.A.T.S., Th.M., Columbia Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University.


Ann Langlois (2001)
Professor of Business
Rinker School of Business
B.A., Bryant College; M.B.A., Bryant College; D.B.A., Argosy University.

James A. Laub (2005)
Professor of Leadership Studies
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.A., Miami Christian University; M.A., Azusa Pacific University; Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University.


David A. Lawson (2005)
Professor of Counseling
Orlando Campus
B.S., Radford University; M.A., Psy.D., Biola University.


Velma Lee (2011)
Associate Professor of Management
Rinker School of Business
B.S., M.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Birmingham (United Kingdom).


Charles E. Lester (1991)
Professor of Communication
School of Communication and Media
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2002
B.R.E., Baptist Bible Seminary; M.A., Eastern Michigan; Ph.D., Wayne State University.


Robert B. Lloyd (2016)
Loreen Beisswenger Farish Chair; Professor of Politics
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., The University of Arizona; M.R.P., Cornell University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Scholar, India, 2014.


Charles O. Lobdell (1983)
Professor of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
A.B., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton.


Eric Lowdermilk (2015)
Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
Orlando Campus
B.A., Southeastern University; M.Div., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary; Th.D., University of South Africa.


Harm Maarsingh (2012)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Netherlands).


Danilda Martinez (2016)
Instructor of Digital Media Production
School of Communication and Media
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University '06; M.A., Regent University; Additional Studies: Marymount College of Fordham University.

Lisa Marzano (2011)
Director of Writing Programs
Assistant Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.S., Fontbonne College; M.B.A., Webster University; M.F.A., Spalding University;
Additional Studies: Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Joanne Masella (2008)
Professor of Nursing
Dean, School of Nursing
B.S.N., A.R.N.P., Florida Atlantic University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.


Kathryn Maslowe (2014)
Assistant Professor of Counseling
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Psy.D., Regent University


Joshua A. Mason (2017)
Assistant Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Missouri Southern State University; Ph.D. Candidate, University of Notre Dame.


Kathy R. Maxwell (2009)
Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
School of Ministry
B.A., Hardin-Simmons University; M.Div., Logsdon School of Theology; Ph.D., Baylor University.


Nathan Maxwell (2009)
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
School of Ministry
B.A., M.Div., Hardin-Simmons University; Ph.D., Baylor University.


Machica McClain (2013)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
School of Arts and Sciences
A.S., Valencia Community College; B.I.T., M.I.T., American InterContinental University; Ph.D., Capella University;
Additional Studies, University of Berkeley.


Allen McCoy (2012)
Associate Professor of Theatre
School of Communication and Media
B.F.A., Wayne State University; M.F.A., University of Central Florida.


Donald McCulloch (1996)
Associate Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., The King's College; M.A., Wheaton College; M.S., Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University.


Angie K. McDonald (2003)
Associate Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.


J. Duane Meeks (2002)
Professor of Mass Media
Dean, School of Communication and Media
B.A., University of Toronto; M.A., Regent University; Ph.D., University of Maryland.


Carl Miller (2013)
Assistant Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Wittenberg University; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Florida.


Thomas Miller (2004)
Assistant Professor of Business
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.A., Butler University; M.P.A., Western Michigan University.


Lloyd L. Mims (2000)
Professor of Music
Dean, School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M.E., M.M., University of Southern Mississippi; D.M.A., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Marilyn Mims (2004)
Artist in Residence in Vocal Music
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M., University of Southern Mississippi;
Additional Studies: Indiana University. Grammy Award winner for Opera Recording (1989); retired solo artist: Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Teátro Colon, Teatre de Genève, Carnegie Hall, and major stages on five continents.


Matthew Mitchell (2012)
Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Florida.


James G. Mitroka (2008)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University.


Deborah Morgan (2013)
Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for the Graduate Nursing Program
B.S.N., Mount Aloysuis College; M.S.N., University of Pittsburgh;
D.N.P., Florida Atlantic University.


Kate Myers de Vega (2007)
Assistant Professor of English and Writing
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.A., Barnard College; M.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., University of South Carolina.


Claire Nash (2016)
Professor of Accounting
Rinker School of Business
B.A., Eastern Illinois University; M.Acc., Ph.D., The University of Mississippi.


Adwoa O. Nornoo (2008)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B. Pharm., Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria); M.S., Ph.D., University of Houston.


Michael O'Connor (2007)
Associate Professor of Music
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.M., M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University; Fulbright Fellow from 1998-1999 to Spain.


Sandra Ojurongbe (2012)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Florida Atlantic University.


Nicholas V. Palmieri (2004)
Professor of Adult Education
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.A., California University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; Ed.D., University of South Florida.


Pamela Payne (1999)
Assistant Professor of English
MacArthur School of Leadership
B.A., Florida State University; M.A., Florida Atlantic University;
Additional studies, University of Miami.


Kenneth Pembamoto (2002)
Associate Professor of Computer Science
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.


Marcia Pérez-Rivera (2005)
Associate Professor of Spanish
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Havana; M.A., Ph.D., University of Miami.


Kenneth Phillips (1998)
Professor of Music Education
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.A., University of Mobile; M.M.E., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Temple University.


Don Piper (2009)
Professor of Sports Broadcasting
Director of Production Technology
School of Communication and Media
B.S., Shippensburg University; M.Div., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary; M.A., Missouri State University; Additional Studies: University of Maryland.


Francisco A. Plaza (2005)
Associate Professor of Politics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., Universidad Metropolitana (Venezuela); M.A., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America.


Gary R. Poe (1995)
Professor of History
School of Arts and Sciences 
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2010
B.S., Colorado State University; M.Div., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Roger Pontbriand (2005)
Assistant Professor of Popular Music
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M., M.M., University of Akron.


Mara Poulakos (2009)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., New York University; B. Pharm., Pharm. D., University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.


David Pounds (2004)
Professor of Graphic Arts
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.A., M.A., M.F.A., California State University, Fullerton.


Deborah Lee Prescott (2003)
Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.


Linda C. Raeder (2001)
Professor of Politics
School of Arts and Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2017
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.Ed., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Richmond; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America.


Andrew Ray (2015)
Assistant Professor of Cinema-Television
School of Communication and Media
B.S., Salem State University; M.A., Westminster Theological Seminary; M.F.A., Regent University.


E. Randolph Richards (2006)
Professor of Biblical Studies
School of Ministry
Provost and Chief Academic Officer
B.S., Texas Wesleyan College; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Thomas Robertson (2009)
Assistant Professor of Administrative and Social Science
Assistant Dean of Students and Alumni
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., Michigan State University; Ed.D., University of Florida.


Beate Rodewald (1989)
Associate Professor of English
School of Arts and Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2014
B.A., University of Freiburg; M.A., Slippery Rock University; Ph.D., Kent State University.


Vanessa Rowan (2010)
Associate Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.


Gene A. Sale (2001)
Professor of Counseling
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.A., University of Arkansas; M.A., Liberty University; Ed.D., University of Sarasota

Marile L. Santamarina (2006)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., University of Miami; M.S., University of Florida; Pharm.D., Nova Southeastern University.


Edwin Santini (2014)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., Interamerican University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Ponce School of Medicine (Puerto Rico).

Kyle C. Schnack (2017)
Assistant Professor of Theatre
School of Communication and Media
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University '10; M.F.A. University of Texas at Austin.

Linda Sedlacek (2011)
Assistant Professor of Earth Science and Oceanography
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University.


Stephen W. Selby (2001)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Rowan University; Ed.D., Temple University.


Cheryl Serrano (2014)
Professor of Education
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.S., University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Florida State University.


Jill Shutes (2016)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., Rutgers The State University of New Jersey; M.S.N., University of Massachusetts at Lowell; Additional Studies: Florida Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern University.


Larry Shyers (2016)
Professor of Counseling
Orlando Campus
B.A., David Lipscomb College; M.A., Stetson University; M.E., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida.

David J. Smith (2007)
Professor of Management
Rinker School of Business
B.A., University of Alaska; M.B.A., Saint Martin's College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University.

Mariette Sourial (2011)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Director, Interprofessional Education Program
Gregory School of Pharmacy 
Pharm.D., Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.


James Scott Spell (2012)
Assistant Professor of Business; Business Internship Coordinator
Rinker School of Business
B.A., Benedictine University; M.B.A., Loyola University; M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary.


Thomas J. St.Antoine (1998)
Professor of Communication
School of Communication and Media
Director, Frederick M. Supper Honors Program
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2009
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University, '93; M.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University.


Elizabeth Stice (2012)
Assistant Professor of History
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Messiah College; M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa; Ph.D., Emory University.


James H. Swick (2006)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.Mus., Grove City College, M.S., Pennsylvania State University;
Additional studies, Jamestown Community College, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern University.


Stephen Sylvester (2006)
Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.S., University of Florida;
B.S., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University; D.P.T., Boston University.


Sandra Szegedi (2008)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Lewis University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
Additional Studies: Southern Illinois University.


Chelly Templeton (2002)
Associate Professor of Education
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.A., University of Kentucky; M.A., Marshall University; Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University.


Timothy Thompson (1999)
Professor of Music
School of Music and Fine Arts
B.M., Samford University; M.M., D.M., Florida State University.


Krisy-Ann Thornby (2009)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
Pharm. D., Palm Beach Atlantic University '04.


Michael L. Tillett (1990)
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Rinker School of Business
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2008
B.S., St. Thomas University; M.Acc., Florida Atlantic University; CPA.


James A. Todd (2015)
Assistant Professor of Politics
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Jacksonville State University; J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law; Ph.D., The University of Alabama.


Carlos Torrado (2014)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Director of Experiential Programs - Community Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S. Pharm., J.D., University of Puerto Rico; Pharm.D., Midwestern University.


Cynthia Toth (2005)
Associate Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., St. John's University.


Robert K. Triplett (1988)
Associate Librarian
Reference Librarian
Warren Library
A.B., Kansas City College and Bible School; B.S.E., Northeast Missouri State University; M.L.S., Emporia State University.

Leslie Turner (2008)
Professor of Accounting
Dean, Rinker School of Business
B.B.A., Ohio University; M.B.A, Wheeling Jesuit University; D.B.A., University of Kentucky.


Emery D. Twoey (1996)
Professor of Education
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.A., St. Leo College; M.S., Barry University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.Div., Luther Rice Seminary.

Steven Vensel (2010)
Assistant Professor of Counseling
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
B.S., University of Alabama; M.S.W., Barry University; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.


Anthony F. Verdesca, Jr. (2005)
Assistant Librarian
Warren Library
Learning Resources Consultant
B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.A., University of South Florida.


Henry A. Virkler (1996)
Professor of Counseling
School of Education and Behavioral Studies
Outstanding Teaching Award, 2011
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Georgia State University.


Alex M. Wainer Jr. (2004)
Professor of Communication and Media Studies
School of Communication and Media
B.A., Valdosta State University; M.A., Ph.D., Regent University.


Raymond E. Waldner (1982)
Professor of Biology
Associate Dean of Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award, 1994
B.S., M.S., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., University of Puerto Rico.


Maureen Walsh (2015)
Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., Seton Hall University; M.S.N., Ed.D., Rutgers The State University of New Jersey.


Dana E. White (2017)
Assistant Professor of Theatre
School of Communication and Media 
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University '14; M.F.A. Candidate, Florida State University.

Jane Wilson (2015)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
B.S.N., Kutztown University, M.S., Liberty University.


Angela Witmer (2014)
Assistant Professor of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., M.S., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., Texas A & M University.


Claire Wolan-O'Connor (2008)
Associate Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Florida State University; M.A., Catholic University of America; Psy.D., Widener University.


Marlene Woodward-Cooper (1970)
Professor of Music
School of Music and Fine Arts
Outstanding Teaching Award, 1992
B.M., Juilliard School of Music; M.M., Manhattan School of Music.


Gerald D. Wright (2004)
Professor of Cross-Cultural Studies
School of Ministry
B.A., East Texas Baptist College; M.Div., Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.


George K. Yeboah (2016)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.S., University of Science and Technology (Ghana); M.S., University of Ghana (Ghana); M.P.H., Ph.D., Mercer University.


Christine Yocum (2011)
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gregory School of Pharmacy
B.A., University of Miami; Pharm. D., Palm Beach Atlantic University '10.


Antonio Zarro (2006)
Associate Professor of Cinema-Television
School of Communication and Media
B.A., University of Tulsa; M.A., Regent University.


Steven T. Zombory (2004)
Associate Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Rutgers University; M.Div., Moody Bible Institute; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.