Catalog
2013-14

Faculty

This is an archived copy of the 2013-14 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.manhattan.edu.

Full-time:

James Patrick Abulencia
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
B.S., Manhattan College; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University. (2007)

Poonam Arora
Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing
B.B.A., John Cabot University, Rome; M.B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Columbia University. (2010)

Salwa Ammar
Professor of Management
B.S, University of Salford, U.K.; M.S, Ph.D., University of Florida. (2009)

Besalet Basoglu
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Turkey; M.B.A., Columbia University; D.B.A., Florida State University. (1984)

Natalia Boliari
Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Turkey; M.A., Ph.D., Carleton University, Canada. (2009)

Gregory Bucci
Visiting Instructor of Accounting
B.A., Lehman College; M.B.A., Iona College. (2004)

Richard F. Carbonaro
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., M.E., Manhattan College; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University. (2004)

Anirban De
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.C.E., Jadevpur University, Calcutta; M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute. (2003)

Kevin J. Farley
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.E., M.E., Manhattan College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (1995)

Aileen L. Farrelly
Visiting Instructor of Accounting/Law/CIS
B.S, Manhattan College; M.S., Queens College. (2011)

Corine Fitzpatrick
Professor of Education
B.A., Arcadia University, M.S., P.D., Fordham University, Ph.D., Columbia University. (1996)

Ann Marie Flynn
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
B.E., M.E., Manhattan College; Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology. (1996)

Charles R. Geisst
Professor of Economics and Finance, Charles A. Gargano Chair of Global Economics
B.A., University of Richmond; M.A., New School for Social Research; Ph.D., London School of Economics. (1985)

Ahmed T. Goma
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.Comm., M.Acc., Al Azhar University; M.B.A., Baruch College; M.Phil., Ph.D., City University of New York. (1988)

Hany Guirguis
Professor of Economics, Louis F. Capalbo Professor of Business
B.A., University of Heiwan; M.A., University of Cairo; M.B.A., Baruch College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon. (2001)

Frank Henry
Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Thames Polytechnic, U.K., Ph.D., Rutgers University. (2012)

John S. Horvath
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of New York, Professional Engineer, New York. (1987)

Moujalli Hourani
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.C.E., Manhattan College; M.S., RoseHulman Institute of Technology; D.Sc., Washington University. (1988)

Eric C. Huang
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2008)

Ming-Hui D. Hsu
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Fu Jen Catholic University; M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University; Ph.D., New York University. (2010)

Sr. Mary Ann Jacobs, SCC
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Felician College, M.S., Manhattan College, PD-ALS, Manhattan College; Ed.D., St. Mary's University. (1994)

Patrick I. Jeffers
Assistant Professor of Accounting/Law/CIS
B.S., University of the West Indies; M.S., Polytechnic University; M.B.A., Baruch College; Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (2010)

Nand K. Jha
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Birla Institute of Technology, M.Tech., Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology. (1981)

Michael K. Judiesch
Associate Professor of Management, Chair of the Department
B.S., B.S.N, Ph.D., University of Iowa. (2001)

Elizabeth M. Kosky
Professor of Education
B.A., Manhattanville College; M.S. in Ed., Fordham University; M.A., Manhattan College; Ed.D., University of Miami. (1970)

Sister Remigia Kushner, C.S.J.
Professor of Education
B.A., Mt. Mercy College; M.Ed., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Fordham University. (1990)

Shawn R. Ladda
Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Springfield College; Ed.M., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University. (1994)

Dong Hwan Lee
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.A., Kon-Kuk University; M.B.A., Oklahoma University; Ph.D., Indiana University. (1997)

Nicole J. Leo
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., Rutgers University; M. S., Princeton University; Ph.D., Lehigh University. (2010)

John C. Leylegian
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.E., The Cooper Union; M.S.E., M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. (2008)

Bahman Litkouhi
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Tehran Polytechnic; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University, Professional Engineer, New York. (1983)

Scott A. Lowe
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.E., Ph.D., University of Wollongong, Australia, Professional Engineer, New York. (1994)

Fiona C. Maclachlan
Professor of Economics and Finance, Chair of the Department
B.A., Queen’s University, Canada; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., New York University. (1992)

Gennaro J. Maffia
Professor of Chemical Engineering
B.S., M.S., Manhattan College; M.B.A., New York University; Ph.D., Dartmouth College. (2010)

John D. Mahony
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., St. John's University, M.S., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of California at Berkley. (1967)

Paul Marnell
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
B.Ch.E., The City College of New York; M.S., Union College; Eng.Sc.D., Columbia University. (1977)

Robert Mauro
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

B.S., M.S., Ph.D, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. (1974)

Peter J. McCarthy
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Manhattan College; M.S., College of New Rochelle; Ed.M., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University. (1995)

Br. Raymond Meagher, F.S.C.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Catholic University; M.A., New York University; M.S., Columbia University; P.D., Ph.D., St. John's University. (1993)

William J. Merriman
Dean, School of Education and Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.S., Manhattan College, M.S., Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., New York University. (1987)

Mary L. Michel
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Gabriel Hauge Faculty Fellow of Business
B.S., Duquesne University; M.S., Carnegie Mellon University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University. (1998)

Mohammad H. Naraghi
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., University of Tehran; M.S., University of Wales; M.S., Ph.D., University of Akron. (1986)

Karen Nicholson
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., West Virginia State College; M.S., West Virginia College of Graduate Studies; Ph.D., Ohio State University. (1994)

Br. Augustine Nicoletti, F.S.C.
Associate Professor of Education
On Leave 2013-2014
B.A., Syracuse University; M.S., West Chester University; M.A., Duquesne University; D.Min., San Francisco Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Saint Mary's University. (2004)

Chester J. Nisteruk
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.E.E., M.S., Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. (1951)

Goli Nossoni
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., University of Zanjan, Iran; M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University. (2010)

Nevzat Ozturk
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., M.S., Middle East Technical University; Ph.D. Hacettepe University. (1986)

Romeo Pascone
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of New York. (1982)

George Prans
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.E., M.E., M.S., Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology. (1975)

Carolyn E. Predmore
Professor of Marketing
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Maryland; M.B.A., Baruch College; Ph.D., City University of New York. (1989)

Philip Pritchard
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.Tech., University of Bedford; M.Sc., State University of New York at Stonybrook; M. Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University. (1981)

Lisa Anne M. Rizopoulos
Professor of Education
B.A., Herbert H. Lehman College; M.S., Fordham; Ph.D., Fordham University (2000)

Janet L. Rovenpor
Professor of Management
B.A., Tel Aviv University; M.B.A., Baruch College; Ph.M., Ph.D., City University of New York. (1991)

Yassir Samra
Assistant Professor of Management
B.E., M.S.Mgmt., M.S.Indust.Eng., New Jersey Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology. (2005)

Grishma Shah
Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., M.A, Ph.D., Rutgers University. (2008)

Robert R. Sharp
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S.C.E., M.S., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., Montana State University, Professional Engineer, New York. (1995)

Patricia M. Sheridan
Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., Manhattan College; J.D., Fordham Law School. (1994)

Gordon Silverman
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.A., B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Columbia University; Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of New York. (1991)

Gwendolyn Tedeschi
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A. Illinois Wesleyan University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2008)

Kudret Topyan
Professor of Economics and Finance
B.S., Middle East Technical University (Turkey); M.Phil., Ph.D., City University of New York. (1991)

Mehmet Ulema
Professor of Computer Information Systems, Chair of the Department
B.S., M.S., Istanbul Technical University; M.S., Ph.D., Polytechnic University. (2002)

Evriclea Voudouri-Maniati
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of New York, Professional Engineer, New York. (1982)

Marc E. Waldman
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., New York University. (2003)

Graham Walker
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Strathclyde University; Ph.D., Southampton University. (1993)

Jane-Chia Wang
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance
B.A., National Tsing Hua Uni Taiwan; M.B.A., Baruch College; Ph.D., Rutgers University. (2005)

Timothy J. Ward
Dean, School of Engineering and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., M.S., University of Nevada, Reno; Ph.D., Colorado State University, Professional Engineer, New Mexico. (2008)

Gloria Wolpert
Professor of Education
B.A., SUNY at Stony Brook, M.A., Ed.M., Ed.D., Columbia University Teachers College. (1996)


Part-time:

Br. Charles Barbush, F.S.C.
Education
B.A., M.A., LaSalle University; M.S., Drexel University; M.Ed., Boston College. (2007)

Michelle Anne Bell
Graduate Counseling
B.A., M.A., Psy. D. Rutgers University. (2006)

Jamie Bernstein
Education
B.S., SUNY Oneonta; M.S.E.D., Long Island University. (2007)

Christine Bleecker
Graduate Counseling
B.S., Queens College; M.S., C.W. Post; Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania. (2008)

Natasha Bowman
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
B.S., Troy University; J.D., University of Arkansas. (2012)

Neil Bussutil
Graduate Counseling
B.A., Fordham University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Ph.D., Yeshiva University. (2010)

Tony Canale
Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., Manhattan College; M.S., Virginia Tech. (2008)

Michael E. Carey
Graduate Counseling
B.A., Vassar College; M.S., San Francisco State University; Psy.D., California Institute of Integral Studies (2006)

Marco Castaldi
Chemical Engineering
B.S., Manhattan College, M.S., Ph.D., University of California, LA. (1998)

David Chapinski
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
B.A., M.P.A., Rutgers University. (2012)

Sung Choi
Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., M.S., Inha University (Korea); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (2006)

Sr. Carol Ann Cimino, SSJ
Education
B.A., Nazareth College, M.S., Syracuse University, M.S., University of Rochester; Ed.D., St. Mary's University.

James Colasacco
Education
B.A., New York University; M.S, City College of New York; M.S., Manhattan College. (2010)

Kathleen Costantini
Graduate Counseling
B.A. English, University of Detroit; M.A. English, Fordham University.

Woodrow Crouch
Civil Engineering
B.S., Merchant Marine Academy; M.S., Columbia University. (2009)

Mary Cullen
Education
B.A., Mercy College; M.A., Manhattan College; Ed.M., Teachers College, Columbia University. (1984)

Robert Day
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of California, Berkley. (2012)

Angelo DeVito
Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.E.E.E., Manhattan College; M.S.E.E., Polytechnic Institute of New York. (1978)

Bernadette Dunne
Education
B.A., Marymount; M.S., Hunter College; M.S., Fordham University. (2001)

Robert Farrauto
Chemical Engineering
B.S., Manhattan College; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. (2006)

Paul Farrell
Graduate Counseling
B.A., Manhattan College; M.S., City College of New York; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, City College of New York; Ph.D., Yeshiva University. (2010)

Barbara Ferraro
Education
B.A., Hunter College; M.S., Lehman College; P.D., Fordham University; Ed.D., Fordham University. (1989)

Maria T. Fico
Education
B.S., Manhattan College, M.S., Manhattan College.

Sr. Clare Fitzgerald, SSND
Graduate Education
B.A., College of Notre Dame, Md.; M.A. Catholic University; Ph.D. St. Louis University. (1994)

Donna Fitzsimmons
Graduate Education
B.A. Lehman College; M.S.Ed. Spec Ed Lehman College. (2002)

Thomas Ganes
Graduate Counseling
M.A. Counseling Psychology, University of Santa Clara; Ed.D Counselor Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Donald D. Gasparini
Graduate Counseling
B.S., Manhattanville College, C.A.C., New York State Credentialed Alcohol Counselor, M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Yeshiva University. (1996)

Dawn Gavin
Education
B.S., New York University; M.S., Columbia University; M.S., Harvard University. (2003)

Nancy Goldman
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
B.A., New York University; M.A., Ed.D., Columbia University. (2012)

Jennifer Gullesserian
Graduate Counseling
B.A., Pepperdine University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D. School Psychology, New York University. (2009)

Michael Hager
Civil Engineering
B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute; J.D., Pace University. (2009)

James P. Harten
Education
A.B., Hunter College; M.S., Pace University; D.A., St. John's University. (2001)

Barbara Haynes
Graduate Counseling
B.A., Brown University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia. (2010)

Helen C. Hollein
Chemical Engineering
B.S. University of South Carolina; M.S., D.Eng.Sc., New Jersey Institute of Technology, Professional Engineer, New Jersey. (1982)

Christine Ironside
Education
B.A. Marymount College; M.S. Ed., College of New Rochelle. (2004)

Julien M. Kern
Education
B.A., Hunter College; M.S., Manhattan College. (1996)

Vera Kishinevsky
Graduate Counseling
M.A., Odessa State University; M.A., Jersey City State College; Ph.D.,, New York University. (2001)

Jeremy Leeds
Graduate Counseling
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Columbia University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Columbia University.

Robert Lucas
Chemical Engineering
B.S., M.S., M.B.A., Manhattan College; Professional Engineer, New Jersey (2004).

Walter Matystik
Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.E., M.E., Manhattan College; J.D., New York Law School. (1982)

Thomas N. McKee
Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., M.A., Manhattan College. (2003)

Susan P. Moor
Graduate Counseling
B.S., Fordham University; M.A., Manhattan College; M.Ed., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University. (1988)

Peter Mutarelli
Education
B.A., Lehman College; M.S., Queens College; Ed.D., Fordham University. (1994)

Robert D. Mutch
Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S.C.E., Newark College of Engineering; M.S.C.E., New Jersey Institute of Technology. (1990)

Frank Paliotta
Education
M.S., Iona College; M.S., College of New Rochelle. (1998)

Suzanne Peda-Libfeld
Education
B.A., M.S., Lehman College; P.D., Fordham University. (1992)

Frank Perricelli
Civil Engineering
B.S., Manhattan College; M.S., Manhattan College. (2009)

Michael Potoczniak
Graduate Counseling
B.S., M.A. Manhattan College; Ph.D. University of Miami. (2007)

Michael Powers
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
B.S.N.E., M.S.N.E., Eng.N.E., Polytechnic University. (2001)

Michael E. Quigley
Education
B.A., London University; Ph.D., Boston College.

Kevin J. Rader
Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., M.S., Manhattan College; Ph.D., University of Delaware. (2010)

Genise Reid
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
B.S., Cornell University; M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Columbia University. (2012)

Irene Rogan
Education
B.A., College of New Rochelle; M.S., College of New Rochelle. (1998)

Luba Roytburd
Graduate Counseling
B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York. (2010)

Angela Rumaldo
Graduate Counseling
B.A., Columbia University; B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Columbia University, Teachers College; ATSM, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; Ph.D., Capella University. (2010)

Paul Schmall
Civil Engineering
B.S., Bucknell University; Ph.D. in progress, University of Nottingham, U.K. (2009)

Marie Sheehan
Education
B.A., Hunter College; M.S., Manhattan College. (2006)

Damian F. Sciano
Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., Cooper Union; M.B.A., Baruch College; M.S., Manhattan College, Professional Engineer, New York. (2011)

Peter K. Sweeney
Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S.E.E., M.S., Manhattan College; Ph.D., Robert F. Wagner School. (1996)

Richard Tomko
Education
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Seton Hall. (2011)

Jonscott Turco
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
B.S., M.A., Manhattan College. (2012)

Ali Vadavarz
Mechanical Engineering
B.S., New York Institute of Technology; M.S., University of Bridgeport; Ph.D., Polytechnic University. (2009)

Milan Vatovec
Civil and Environmental Engineering
B.S., Belgrade University; M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., Oregon State University. (2007)

Antonio Vincitore
Chemical Engineering
B.S., Manhattan College; M.S., University of California, LA; Ph.D., University of California, LA. (2005)

Kathleen Horner Wall
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
B.S., Westfield State University; M.S., Western New England University; M.S., University of Hartford; Ed.D., Columbia University. (2012)

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