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    School of Social Sciences, Communication, and Education
    Phone: 724-805-2950
    Fax: 724-532-5083 
    marybeth.spore@stvincent.edu 

     


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  • Faculty and Staff - School of Social Sciences, Communication and Education

    A strong education begins with a strong faculty. The School of Social Sciences, Communication, and Education offers a carefully selected faculty who excel in their area of expertise and are dedicated to teaching and student learning. 

    Bruce A. Antkowiak, Director and Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society; B.A., Saint Vincent College; J.D., Harvard Law.

    Kathleen A. Beining, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Saint Vincent College; D.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    Elaine M. Bennett, Assistant Professor of Anthropology; B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.PH., Southern Connecticut State University; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

    Carol Borland, Coordinator of Experiential Learning in Teacher Education; B.S., M.Ed., California University of Pennsylvania. 

    Thaddeus Coreno, Chair of Sociology and Anthropology and Associate Professor of Sociology; B.S., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University.

    Sarah Daly, Instructor of Criminology, Law, and Society and Sociology; B.A., University of Notre Dame;  M.S., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Rutgers University.

    Ronald Davis, Associate Professor of Communication; B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., Ed.D., Auburn University.

    Veronica I. Ent, Chair and Associate Professor of Education; B.A., University of Findley; M.A., M.Ed., Ohio University; Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh.

     Devin Fava, Assistant Professor of Psychological Science; B.S., Denison University; M.S., Ph.D., Kent State University.

    Janet L. Franicola, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh.

    Jessica A. Harvey, Chair and Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., Purdue University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Washington.

    Mary Anne Hazer, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Edinboro University; M.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., Edinboro University; Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh.

    Vernon A. Holtz, O.S.B., Associate Professor of Psychological Science; B.S., Lock Haven State College; M.A., The Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Duquesne University.

    Linda Jukes, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., M.Ed., California University of Pennsylvania; D.Ed., Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit.

    Philip M. Kanfush, O.S.B., Associate Professor of Education; B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh; B.A., Saint Vincent College; M.A., M.Div., Saint Vincent Seminary; M.Ed., Ph.D., West Virginia University.

    Eric J. Kocian, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society; B.S., University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    Junlei Li, Associate Professor of Psychological Science; B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University.

    Robert J. Michalow,  Assistant Professor of Education and Environmental Science; B.S., Saint Vincent College; M.S., Environmental Science), Duquesne University; Ph.D., West Virginia University.

    Tracy A. McNelly, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Duquesne University; M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh; D.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

    Stacie Hoffer Nowikowski, Assistant Professor of Education; B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.Ed., D.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    Christopher Oldenburg, Chair and Associate Professor of Psychological Science; B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University.  

    Phyllis RiddleProfessor of Sociology; B.A., M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., Stanford University.

    Mark G. Rivardo, Professor of Psychological Science; B.S., Saint Vincent College; M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

     David Safin Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A., Saint Vincent College; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania; MFA, Chatham University.

    Kristine L. Slank, Associate Professor of Psychological Science; B.A., Berea College; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

    Mary Beth Spore, Dean, School of Social Sciences, Communication, and Education; Associate Professor of Education; B.A., Saint Mary’s College (Indiana); M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

    Dawn Turkovich, Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., Saint Vincent College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    Susan Walker, Associate Professor of Psychological Science; B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

    Emeritus Faculty

     John F. Bleyer, Emeritus Professor of Education; B.A., Pontifical College Josephinum; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh; Graduate Studies: Millersville University of Pennsylvania; Post Graduate Studies: Duquesne University.

    Adjunct Faculty

    Mr. Nicholas Ashley, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Ms. Courtney Baum, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Mr. Paul Burkey, Lecturer in Criminology, Law, and Society

    Mr. Steve Clark, Lecturer in Education 

    Dr. Dennis Clawson, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Mr. Adam Cogan, Lecturer in Criminology, Law, and Society

    Ms. Leann Downs, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Mr. George Fetkovich, Lecturer in Communication

    Ms. Karen Fetter, Lecturer in Communication

    Mr. Robert Foschia, Lecturer in Communication

    Ms. Joanne Kornides, Lecturer in Psychological Science 

    Mr. Michael Kuhar, Lecturer in Criminology, Law, and Society  

    Ms. Carol Leshock, Lecturer in Education

    Mrs. Lisa Maloney, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Mr. Donald McIlvaine, Lecturer in Education

    Dr. Courtney Ryan Minerd, Lecturer in Psychological Science

    Dr. Larry Montemurro, Lecturer in Psychological Science

    Ms. Margaret Mullan, Lecturer in Communication

    Mr. Sean Myers, Lecturer in Education

    Dr. C. Richard Nichols, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Ms. Mary Niemiec, Lecturer in Psychological Science

    Dr. Paul Niemiec, Lecturer in Psychological Science

    Dr. Constance Palmer, Lecturer in Education

    Dr. Sandra Reidmiller,  Lecturer in Education

    Ms. Wanda Reynolds, Lecturer in Education

    Mr. Shane Rolin, Lecturer in Communication

    Dr. William Rullo, Lecturer in Graduate Education

     Mr. Aaron Sams, Lecturer in Education

    Mr. Alvin Sanfilippo, Lecturer in Education

    Ms. Tanya Shearer, Lecturer in Psychological Science

    Dr. Lucinda Soltys, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Ms. Deborah Stock, Lecturer in Education and

    Ms. Briana Taylor, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Dr. Robert Thomas, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Dr. Susan Tarasevich, Lecturer in Sociology

    Dr. Elizabeth Ventura, Lecturer in Criminology, Law, and Society

    Mr. Richard Volpatti, Lecturer in Education

    Ms. Carrie Vottero, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Ms. Cheryl Walters, Lecturer in Graduate Education

    Mr. James Wilson, Lecturer in Criminology, Law, and Society

    Dr. Donna Witherspoon, Lecturer in Education

    * Lecturers assigned to courses during the calendar year 2016-2017.