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Photo Of Jo-Ann M. Amadeo
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Rowley G135
(703) 284-1628
jamadeo@marymount.edu
B.A., Susquehanna University
M.S., The Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Photo Of Annette Ames
Associate Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac
(703) 526-6864
annette.ames@marymount.edu
B.S., University of California, Davis
M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Rowley G122
(703) 284-1664
Matthew.bakker@marymount.edu
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.S., M.A., Ph.D, University of California, Davis
Photo Of Rebecca Barnes
Administrator, Department of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
703-284-5980
rebecca.barnes@marymount.edu
Photo Of Judy Bass
Professor of Fine Arts; Director, Barry Art Gallery
Gailhac
(703) 284-1561
judy.bass@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Maryland
M.F.A., George Washington University
 

Photo Of Yan He Beal
Associate Professor of Fashion Design and Merchandising
Gailhac
(703) 284-1560
yan.beal@marymount.edu
B.S., Beijing Northern Jiaotong University
M.S., Shanghai Institute of Railway Technology
Ph.D., Florida State University
 

Assistant Professor of History
Ireton G112
(703) 284-1629
mark.benbow@marymount.edu
B.A., Hanover College
M.A., Wright State University
Ph.D., Ohio University

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2010
(703) 526-6883
karen.benson@marymount.edu
Diploma in Nursing, Wesley-Passavant School of Nursing
B.S.N., Loyola University of Chicago
M.S.N., George Mason University
Certification in Critical Care Nursing

Photo Of Rosemarie Berman
Chair, B.S.N. program; Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2020
(703) 284-1627
rosemarie.berman@marymount.edu
B.S., Adelphi University
M.A., New York University
Ph.D., New York University
Photo Of Robert Bernstein
Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 284-1663
robert.bernstein@marymount.edu
B.A., City University of New York
M.Ed., Columbia University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Photo Of Virginia Bianco-Mathis
Chair, Department of Management; Professor of Human Resources
Ballston Center
(703) 284-5957
virginia.mathis@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Connecticut
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
Ed.D., The George Washington University
 

Photo Of Ali Bicak
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Ballston
(703) 284-4983
ali.bicak@marymount.edu
B.S., Bilkent University
M.S., Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi
Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County
Photo Of Lillian M. Bisson
Professor Emerita of English
lillian.bisson@marymount.edu
B.A., Elms College
M.A., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., Florida State University
Other study: Folger Institute seminars on Dante and Machiavelli
 
 

Photo Of Jackie Black
Professor of Biology
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1557
jblack@marymount.edu
B.A., B.S., M.S., University of Chicago
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
 

Photo Of Ioana Boie
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Ballston
(703) 284-4999
ioana.boie@marymount.edu
B.S., University of Maryland
M.S., Troy University
Ph.D, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Other study: University of Transilvania, Romania

Photo Of Michael Bolton
Professor of Criminal Justice
Butler Hall G117
(703) 284-3824
michael.bolton@marymount.edu
B.S., American University
M.S., The George Washington University
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
Other Study: Georgetown University
Photo Of Michael Boylan
Chair, Department of Philosophy; Professor of Philosophy
Ireton 1007
(703) 284-1558
michael.boylan@marymount.edu
B.A., Carleton College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Chicago
 

Photo Of Eric Bubar
Assistant Professor of Physical Sciences
Caruthers 3021
(703) 284-6536
eric.bubar@marymount.edu
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University

Photo Of Camille Buckner
Chair, Department of Psychology; Professor of Psychology
Rowley G114
(703) 284-5759
camille.buckner@marymount.edu
B.A., Rice University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Photo Of Agnes Burkhard,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2024
(703) 526-6879
agnes.burkhard@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Marymount College of Virginia
M.S.N., George Mason University
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Photo Of Nyla Gilkerson Carney
Associate Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-1638
nyla.carney@marymount.edu

Photo Of Marti Carroll
Director of Clinical Education
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
703-284-4987
martha.carroll@marymount.edu
B.S., Northeastern University
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
DPT, Marymount University
ABPTS Neurological Clinical Specialist
Licensed Physical Therapist in DC, MA, VA
Photo Of Michael F. Cassidy
Professor of Management Science
Ballston
(703) 284-5919
michael.cassidy@marymount.edu
B.A., Manhattan College
B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
M.S.L.S., University of Southern California
Ph.D., Indiana University
Photo Of May Chae
Assistant Professor of Fashion Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1678
may.chae@marymount.edu
B.S., M.S., Florida State University
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Photo Of George D. Cheatham
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Professor of English
Gailhac 2003
(703) 284-1560
george.cheatham@marymount.edu
B.A., Hendrix College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
 

Photo Of Faith Claman,
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2026
(703) 284-3326
fclaman@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Duke University
M.S.N., Yale University
D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Certified Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Photo Of Paul William (Bill) Combs
Assistant Professor of Management
Ballston 304B
(703) 284-4981
paul.combs@marymount.edu
B.A., The University of Tennessee
M.S., Ed.D., Virginia Tech

Photo Of Lorri E. Cooper
Director, Management program; Associate Professor of Management
Ballston
(703) 284-5950
lorri.cooper@marymount.edu
B.S., University of Tennessee
M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
Ed.D., University of Virginia
Photo Of Joseph Cooper
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 284-5758
joseph.cooper@marymount.edu
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Other study: Certificate program, Washington School of Psychiatry
 

Photo Of William Costanza
Assistant Professor of Psychology
(703) 284-5999
william.costanza@marymount.edu
B.S., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
M.A., American University
D.L.S. (Doctor of Liberal Studies), Georgetown University
 
 

Photo Of Linda R. Cote-Reilly
Associate Professor of Psychology
Rowley G124
(703) 284-1659
linda.cote-reilly@marymount.edu
B.A., The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
M.A., Ph.D., Clark University, Worcester, MA
Post-doctoral work: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD
Photo Of Jason A. Craig
Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5988
jason.craig@marymount.edu
B.Sc. (Hons), D.Phil., University of Ulster at Jordanstown (Northern Ireland)
Chartered Physiotherapist, Licensed Physical Therapist in MD
Photo Of Angel Daniels
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ballston 807
(703) 526-6807
angel.daniels@marymount.edu
B.S., Santa Clara University
M.A., Marymount University
Ph.D., Palo Alto University, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

Photo Of Karen Davis
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 284-5787
karen.davis@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
Post-doctoral work: Eastern Virginia Medical School
 

Photo Of Tamara E. Davis
Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 526-6822
tamara.davis@marymount.edu
B.A., M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ed.D., Virginia Tech
Other study: Western Carolina University
Professor of Sociology
Rowley G118
(703) 526-6824
janine.dewitt@marymount.edu
B.Ph., Miami University of Ohio
M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
Other study: Institute Fellow, SUNY Global Center, Collaborative Online International Learning
 

Visiting Assistant Professor
Rowley G123
(703) 284-3328
cdiazasp@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Auckland, New Zealand
M.A., University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ph.D., The George Washington University
Photo Of Pamela Diener
Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5987
pamela.diener@marymount.edu
B.S., Tufts University
M.S., Boston University
Ph.D., Georgetown University
Licensed Occupational Therapist
Photo Of Jason Doll
Chair, Department of Forensic and Legal Psychology; Associate Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 526-6821
jason.doll@marymount.edu
B.S., University of South Dakota
M.A.O.B., California School of Professional Psychology
Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology
Photo Of Skye Donovan
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5978
skye.donovan@marymount.edu
B.S., Ursinus College
M.P.T., Texas Womans University
Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
ABPTS Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Brian M. Doyle
Chair, Department of Theology and Religious Studies; Associate Professor of Theology
Gerard
(703) 526-6817
brian.doyle@marymount.edu
B.A.U., Xavier University
M.T.S., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Photo Of Patricia Helene Earl,
Director, Catholic School Leadership Program; Professor of Education
Rowley G115
(703) 284-1517
patricia.earl@marymount.edu
B.A., Dunbarton College of Holy Cross
M.A., Villanova University
Ph.D., George Mason University
Other study: Immaculata University, St. Charles Seminary
Photo Of Ariane E. Economos
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ireton Hall 1009
(703) 526-6517
ariane.economos@marymount.edu
B.A., University of San Francisco
M.S., Ph.D., Fordham University
 

Photo Of Aly Eisenhardt
Director, Health Care Management Program; Associate Professor of Health Care Management
Ballston Center
(703) 284-4984
alyson.eisenhardt@marymount.edu
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
M.S., Florida International University
D.HSc., Nova Southeastern University
 

Photo Of Janice G. Ellinwood
Department Chair, Fashion Design and Merchandising; Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac
(703) 284-1569
janice.ellinwood@marymount.edu
B.S., Skidmore College
M.F.A., The George Washington University
University of Massachusetts, Syracuse University
Photo Of Stephanie K. Ellis
Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice; Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Rowley G121
(703) 284-1635
stephanie.ellis@marymount.edu
B.A., Marymount University
M.A., Ph.D., American University
 

Photo Of Cathy S. Elrod
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy; Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5984
cathy.elrod@marymount.edu
B.S., Virginia Tech
M. S., Medical College of Virginia
Ph.D., George Mason University
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Catherine England
Associate Dean, School of Business Administration; Associate Professor of Finance
Ballston
(703) 284-5940
catherine.england@marymount.edu
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Photo Of Barry C. Erdeljon
Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1652
barry.erdeljon@marymount,.edu
B.S., University of Maryland
M.F.A., The George Washington University
Photo Of Janet L. Fallon
Professor of Communication
B.A., Albertus Magnus College
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
 

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Rowley G126
(703) 284-1624
Amanda.farrell@marymount.edu
BA, Marymount University
MA, Sam Houston State University
MSc, University of Liverpool
PhD, Old Dominion University

Photo Of Susan Fay
Professor Emerita of English
susan.fay@marymount.edu
B.A., Fordham University
M.A., University of Michigan
Ph. D., The George Washington University
 

Photo Of Sarah H. Ficke
Assistant Professor of Literature and Languages
Gailhac 2004
(703) 284-1577
sficke@marymount.edu
B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Photo Of Brian P. Flanagan
Assistant Professor of Theology
Gerard
brian.flanagan@marymount.edu
B.A., The Catholic University of America
M.A., Ph.D., Boston College
Photo Of Ryan D. Foster
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Ballston 811B
(703) 284-1661
rfoster@marymount.edu
B.A., M.A., Texas State University, San Marcos
Ph.D., University of North Texas
 
 
 

Photo Of Bess Fox
Coordinator of Freshman Writing Program; Associate Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-1568
bess.fox@marymount.edu
B.A., Louisiana State University
M.A., University of Missouri
Ph.D. and additional study, University of Kentucky
Photo Of Christopher Franklin
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ireton 1008
(703) 284-3836
christopher.franklin@marymount.edu

B.A., Biola University
M.A., University of California, Riverside
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside


Photo Of Jean P. Freeman
Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1565
jean.freeman@marymount.edu
B.S., M.S., Florida State University
ASID, FIDEC, NCIDQ
Photo Of Nancy E. Furlow
Associate Professor of Marketing
Ballston
(703) 284-5728
nancy.furlow@marymount.edu
B.A. and B.S., Louisiana Tech University
M.J., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi
Photo Of David Gammack
Director, Honors Program; Associate Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1686
david.gammack@marymount.edu
B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D., University of Surrey
PGCE, Roehampton Institute
Photo Of Kathleen Garces-Foley
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Rowley
(703) 284-5721
kathleen.garces-foley@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.A., Graduate Theological Union/Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
Photo Of Michele C. Garofalo
Assistant Chair, Department of Counseling; Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 284-3822
michele.garofalo@marymount.edu
B.A., West Virginia University
M.A., Ed.D., The George Washington University
 

Photo Of Rajamma V. George
Associate Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2014
(703) 526-6881
rajamma.george@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Christian Medical College and College of Nursing, Madras University (India)
M.S.N., Delhi University (India)
Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Photo Of Jennifer Letcher Gray
Assistant Professor of Education
Rowley G141
(703) 526-6855
jennifer.gray@marymount.edu
B.M., Michigan State University
M.Ed., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Photo Of William A. Gray
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Ballston
(703) 284-5844
william.gray@marymount.edu
B.S., Shepherd University
B.S., University of North Carolina
M.A., Virginia Tech
 

Photo Of Linda McKenna Gulyn
Professor of Psychology
Rowley G112
(703) 284-1630
linda.gulyn@marymount.edu
Mus.B., Boston University
M.S.Ed., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Photo Of Lucille Guss
Chair, Liberal Studies Program; Assistant Professor of Literature and Language
Ireton 1014
(703) 284-1640
lucille.guss@marymount.edu
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Temple University
Other study: Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Photo Of Chris Haggerty
Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac
(703) 284-1571
chris.haggerty@marymount.edu
B.S., Skidmore College
M.F.A., The George Washington University
Other study: St. Martin College of Art and Design in London, England
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Rowley G134
(703) 284-3837
clara.hauth@marymount.edu
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed., George Mason University
Ph.D., George Mason University
Licensure in K-12 Special Education, Commonwealth of Virginia
Clinical Agency Coordinator
Caruthers Hall 1014
(703) 284-1586
jeannie.herbert@marymount.edu
B.S.N., M.S.N., Duke University School of Nursing
Other study: Post-Master’s Education Semester, Duke University School of Nursing
 

Photo Of William J. Heuett
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-3840
wheuett@marymount.edu
B.S., University of Colorado
M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington
 

Assistant Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Associate Professor of Literature and Language
Gailhac 2003E
(703) 284-1560
susan.heumann@marymount.edu
B.S., M.A.T., Ph.D., Georgetown University
Other study: University of Dijon

Lab and Technology Coordinator
Caruthers Hall 2008
(703) 284-1583
catherine.hillberry@marymount.edu
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Phoenix
 
 

Professor of Information Technology
Ballston
(703) 284-5927
willliam.hodson@marymount.edu
B.S., United States Air Force Academy
M.S., University of Colorado
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Photo Of Brian J. Hollar
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ballston 307A
(703) 284-5920
brian.hollar@marymount.edu
B.S., Virginia Tech
M.B.A., University of Florida
J.D., Ph.D. (candidate), George Mason University

Photo Of Tonya Howe
Director, Graduate Program in Literature, Language, and the Humanities; Associate Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-5762
tonya-marie.howe@marymount.edu
B.A. James Madison University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan
Photo Of Hai Huang
Assistant Professor of Finance
Ballston
(703) 284-5922
hhuang@marymount.edu
B.S., University of Science and Technology of China
M.B.A., M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S., Brown University
Ph.D, Duke University

Photo Of Rosemary Hubbard
Professor of Science
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-5720
rosemary.hubbard@marymount.edu
B.A., Notre Dame College of Staten Island
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Georgetown University
Other study/credentials: FAES, National Institutes of Health
Photo Of Deana Jaber
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-6535
djaber@marymount.edu
B.A., Mount Holyoke College
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Photo Of Lisa Jackson-Cherry
Chair, Department of Counseling; Program Director; Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 284-1633
lisa.jackson-cherry@marymount.edu
B.A., The College of Notre Dame of Maryland
M.C.J., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Photo Of Leigh C. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Literature and Languages
Gailhac 2005
(703) 284-3858
leigh.johnson@marymount.edu
B.A., Lewis and Clark College
M.A., Western Kentucky University
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Other study/credentials: Women's Studies Certificate, Western Kentucky University

Photo Of Hollynd Karapetkova
Associate Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-1594
hollynd.karapetkova@marymount.edu
B.A., Rice University
M.F.A., Georgia State University
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Photo Of Uma Kelekar
Assistant Professor of Health Care Management
Ballston Room 311C
(703) 284-4994
uma.kelekar@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Pune (India)
M.A., Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (India)
Ph.D., George Mason University

Photo Of Cynthia L. Knott
Associate Professor of Management Science
Ballston Center
(703) 284-5727
cynthia.knott@marymount.edu
B.A., James Madison University
M.B.A., Ph.D., The George Washington University
 

Photo Of Adam Kovach
Director, Liberal Arts Core; Associate Professor of Philosophy
Gerard
(703) 526-6806
adam.kovach@marymount.edu
B.A. University of Kansas
Ph.D. Indiana University
Photo Of Barb Kreutzer
Professor of Biology
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1596
barbara.kreutzer@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Virginia
M.S., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., Ohio University
 

Photo Of Marwan Kublawi
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
703-284-6481
mkublawi@marymount.edu
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Marymount University
Licensed Physical Therapist in MD
Photo Of Ana Lado
Professor of Education
Rowley G117
(703) 284-1669
ana.lado@marymount.edu
B.S., Georgetown University
M.S., Georgetown University, Title VII Traineeship
Ph.D., Georgetown University, Title VII Fellow
 

Associate Professor of Education
Rowley G140
(703) 284-1625
elizabeth.langran@marymount.edu
B.A., Villanova University
M.A.T., Trinity College
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Photo Of Donald F. Lavanty
Professor of Health Care Management and Legal Administration
Ballston
(703) 284-5917
donald.lavanty@marymount.edu
B.A., J.D., The George Washington University
Photo Of Laurie Lenz
Chair, Department of Mathematics; Associate Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1567
laurie.lenz@marymount.edu
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 526-6825
mary.lindahl@marymount.edu
B.A., Wellesley College
M.S.W., Simmons College School of Social Work
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Photo Of Michelle (Xiang) Liu
Assistant Professor of Information Technology
Ballston
(703) 284-5937
michelle.liu@marymount.edu
B.E., Nankai University
M.S., Tianjin Polytechnic University
Ph.D., Boston University
Photo Of Terry Long
Director, MBA Program; Professor of Economics
Ballston
(703) 284-5918
terri.long@marymount.edu
B.S., Coe College
M.S., Iowa State University
Ph.D., Iowa State University
Other study: Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University
Photo Of Stacy Lopresti-Goodman
Associate Professor of Psychology
Rowley G136
(703) 284-1546
stacy.lopresti-goodman@marymount.edu
B.S., Kutztown University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Photo Of Alice S. Mandanis
Provost Emerita and Professor Emerita of English
alice.mandanis@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Richmond
M.A., Ph.D. The Catholic University of America
Other graduate study: University of North Carolina
 
 

Photo Of Louise Marshall
Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance; Professor of Economics
Ballston
(703) 284-5932
louise.marshall@marymount.edu
B.A., M.A., Rice University
Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park
Photo Of Bridget May
Assistant Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Interior Design; Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1671
bridget.may@marymount.edu
B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University
M.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Other study: Winterthur Museum Summer Institute, Winterthur DE; Victorian Society Summer School, Newport, RI
Photo Of Linda Ruth McMahon
Professor Emerita of History and Politics
Rowley
(703) 526-6869
linda.mcmahon@marymount.edu
B.A., Marymount College, Tarrytown
M.A.T., Oberlin College
Ph.D., The George Washington University
Other study: American University
 

Photo Of Robert Paul Meden
Chair, Department of Interior Design; Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1574
robert.meden@marymount.edu
B.Arch., M.Arch., Kent State University
D.Arch., The Catholic University of America
NCIDQ certified; NCARB certified
Photo Of Laura Medhurst
Professor of Chemistry
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1656
laura.medhurst@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
 

Photo Of Shannon Melideo
Associate Dean, School of Education and Human Services; Associate Professor of Education
Rowley G123
(703) 526-6823
shannon.melideo@marymount.edu
B.S., Lock Haven State University
M.Ed., Kutztown University
Ph.D., American University
Other study: Principalship certificate, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
 

Photo Of William Miller
Professor of Politics
Rowley
(703) 284-1687
wmiller@marymount.edu
A.B., Gettysburg College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Photo Of Charles W. Miller
Associate Professor of Finance
Ballston
(703) 284-5928
charles.miller@marymount.edu
B.B.A., Kent State University;
M.B.A., The George Washington University
Doctoral Coursework, The George Washington University
Photo Of Pamela B. Moreno
Associate Dean, First-Year Experience; Assistant Professor of Nursing
Rowley Hall G105Q
(703) 284-1697
pamela.moreno@marymount.edu
B.S.N., University of the Incarnate Word
M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
Photo Of John Patrick Mullins
Assistant Professor of History
Rowley
(703) 284-3805
patrick.mullins@marymount.edu
B.A., New College, University of South Florida
M.A., Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Photo Of Bridget Murphy
Professor, Graphic Design; Chair, Department of Graphic Design and Fine Arts
Gailhac
(703) 526-6928
bridget.murphy@marymount.edu
B.F.A., Saint Mary’s College
M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology
Photo Of Diane Murphy
Chair, Department of Information Technology; Professor of Information Technology
Ballston
(703) 284-5958
diane.murphy@marymount.edu
B.Sc., University of Wales, UK
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Sheffield, UK
Photo Of Raja T. Nasr
Professor of Education
Rowley G116
(703) 284-1666
raja.nasr@marymount.edu
B.A., American University of Beirut
M.A., Ed.D., University of Michigan
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Director, Paralegal Studies & Legal Admin. Program; Assoc. Professor of Legal Administration
Ballston
(703) 284-5934
susanne.ninassi@marymount.edu
B.A., King’s College
J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law
Photo Of Michael Nordvall
Professor of Health and Human Performance
Caruthers Hall 2029
(703) 526-6876
michael.nordvall@marymount.edu
B.S., Ithaca College
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University
Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado
Photo Of Hanora O’Sullivan
Professor of Management
Ballston
(703) 284-5936
hanora.o’sullivan@marymount.edu
B.A., Marymount Manhattan College
M.A., The Ohio State University
M.B.A., The University of Baltimore
Ph.D., The University of Michigan
Photo Of Robert M. Otten
Professor of English
Rowley
(703) 526-6927
robert.otten@marymount.edu
B.A., St. John’s University
Ph.D., The University of Notre Dame
 

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Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning; Professor of Psychology
Rowley G105R
(703) 284-1634
carolyn.oxenford@marymount.edu
B.A., College of William and Mary
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University
Photo Of Bobbi Pasternak,
Interim Associate Dean, Malek School of Health Professions; Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 1015B
(703) 526-6882
bobbi.pasternak@marymount.edu
Diploma in Nursing, Alexandria Hospital School of Nursing
B.A., George Mason University
M.S.N., Michigan State University
Photo Of Karen Rowe Peck
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers 2011
(703) 284-5756
karen.peck@marymount.edu
B.S.N., George Mason University
M.S.N., Marymount University

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Assistant Professor of English
Gailhac 2011
(703) 284-1563
katie.peebles@marymount.edu
B.A., Smith College
M.A./M.A., English/Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University
Other study: Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)

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Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1658
alice.petillo@marymount.edu
B.A., M.Ed., University of Maryland
Doctoral Studies, George Mason University
 
 

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Director of Business Learning, Adjunct Professor of Economics
Ballston Center 303B
(703) 284-5941
david.pomeroy@marymount.edu
B.A., Georgetown University
M.Ph., The George Washington University
 
 

Professor of Theology
B.A., Marymount College, Tarrytown
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Other study: Loyola University
 

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Clinic Placement Coordinator, Department of Physical Therapy
Ballston
703-284-5980
dana.purcell@marymount.edu
Photo Of Behnaz Z. Quigley
Professor of Accounting
Ballston
(703) 284-5939
behnaz.quigley@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Tehran
M.B.A., University of the District of Columbia
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Photo Of Usha Rajdev
Professor of Education
Rowley G125
(703) 284-1665
usha.rajdev@marymount.edu
B.Ed.,, University of London
B.S., M.Ed., Chaminade University of Honolulu
Ed.D., Arizona State University
Other study: English as a Second Language endorsement, University of Phoenix
Photo Of Pramila Rao
Associate Professor of Human Resource Management
Ballston
(703) 284-5726
pramila.rao@marymount.edu
B.A., Women’s Christian College
M.B.A., Grand Valley State University
Ph.D., The George Washington University
Photo Of Chad Rector
Assistant Professor of Politics
Ireton G112
(703) 284-1579
crector@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Photo Of Julie D. Ries
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5983
julie.ries@marymount.edu
B.S., Quinnipiac College
M.A., The George Washington University
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Todd Rimkus
Chair, Department of Biology and Physical Sciences; Professor of Biology
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1559
todd.rimkus@marymount.edu
B.S. , University of Illinois
M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
 

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Chair, Department of Literature and Languages; Professor of Literature
Gailhac
(703) 526-6805
marguerite.rippy@marymount.edu
B.A., Brown University
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., Indiana University
Professor of Criminal Justice
Rowley G111
(703) 284-1623
monica.robbers@marymount.edu
B.S., M.A., East Tennessee State University
Ph.D., American University
 

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Dean, School of Business Administration; Associate Professor of Business
Ballston
(703) 284-5926
james.ryerson@marymount.edu
B.A., St. Lawrence University
M.B.A., Clarkson University
Doctoral Studies, The George Washington University
 

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Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2021
(703) 284-5734
eileen.sarsfield@marymount.edu
B.S.N., Georgetown University
M.S.N., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Other study/credentials: Certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Public Health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Photo Of Kathleen Schaefer
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2027
(703) 526-6923
kathleen.schaefer@marymount.edu
B.S.N., University of Colorado
M.Ed., Whitworth College
M.S.N., Marymount University
D.A. (candidate), George Mason University
Photo Of Elsa Schaefer
Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1566
elsa.schaefer@marymount.edu
B.S., Agnes Scott College
Ph.D., Emory University
Photo Of Donna M. Schaeffer
Associate Professor of Information Technology
Ballston
(703) 284-5718
donna.schaeffer@marymount.edu
B.S., M.B.A. Florida International University
Ph.D., The Claremont Graduate School
Photo Of Amy Scott-Douglass
Assistant Professor of English
Gailhac 2005
(703) 284-1576
amysd@marymount.edu
B.A., M.A. English and M.A. Theatre, Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
 

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Associate Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1653
susan.scott-fundling@marymount.edu
B.F.A., M.Arch., University of Texas
 

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Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Rowley and Reston Center
(703) 284-6515
douglas.seidler@marymount.edu
B.Des., University of Florida
M.Arch., University of Florida
Certificate in Design Education, Boston Architectural College
Associate AIA, NCIDQ Certified, LEED AP

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Director, Bachelor of Business Administration program; Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ballston
(703) 284-4982
soumya.sivakumar@marymount.edu
B.S., M.B.A., University of Bombay
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
 

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Coordinator, Ed.D. Program in Counselor Education; Associate Professor of Psychology
Ballston
(703) 284-5713
william.sterner@marymount.edu
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Photo Of Gerard Steube
Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management Science
Ballston
(703) 284-5943
gerard.steube@marymount.edu
B.A., Divine Word College
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
M.A., Northcentral University
Ph.D., Capella University
Other study: University of Maryland; Certificate in Accounting, University of Baltimore

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Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac Hall
(703) 284-1572
pamela.stoessell@marymount.edu
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.F.A., The George Washington University
Ph.D., The Union for Experimenting Colleges and Universities
Photo Of Lois T. Stover
Dean, School of Education and Human Services; Professor of Education
Rowley G106C
(703) 284-1620
Lois.stover@marymount.edu
B.A., The College of William and Mary
M.A.T University of Vermont
Ed.D. University of Virginia

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Assistant Professor of History
jstuckey@marymount.edu

2006 – Ph.D. University of Florida
2000 – M.A.University of Central Florida
1997 – B.S.Thomas University


Photo Of Liane M. Summerfield
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Health and Human Performance
Rowley 1004A
(703) 284-6479
liane.summerfield@marymount.edu
B.S., Northeastern University
M.Ed., The George Washington University
Ph.D., University of Maryland
 

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Professor of Art History
Gailhac
(703) 284-1564
mark.trowbridge@marymount.edu
B.A., Portland State University
M.A., Ph.D., New York University, Institute of Fine Arts
Other study: Curatorial Studies Certificate, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Photo Of Margaret Tseng
Chair, Department of History and Politics; Associate Professor of Politics
Rowley
(703) 284-1592
margaret.tseng@marymount.edu
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
M.A, Ph.D., Georgetown University
 

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Chair, Department of Education; Assistant Professor of Education
Rowley G138
(703) 284-1668
lisa.turissini@marymount.edu
B.S., M.B.A., St. John's University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
Other Study: George Mason University
Licensure in Secondary English, Commonwealth of Virginia

Photo Of Jane Uebelhoer
Associate Professor of Business Ethics
Ballston
(703) 284-5933
jane.uebelhoer@marymount.edu
B.A., Marquette University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
Photo Of Amy Van Arsdale
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Rowley G137
(703) 284-3337
amy.vanarsdale@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Colorado – Boulder
M.A., University of Denver
Ph.D., University of Florida
 
 

Photo Of Diana G. Venskus
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
4040 N. Fairfax Dr.
(703) 284-5985
diana.venskus@marymount.edu
B.S., George Mason University
M.A., The George Washington University
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus
Other study: University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2017
(703) 284-1589
margaret.venzke@marymount.edu
B.S.N., University of Virginia
M.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University-MCV
D.N.P. (candidate), The George Washington University

Photo Of Robin Judy Wagner
Reston Center Interior Design Program Director; Associate Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac G109
(703) 526-6819
robin.wagner@marymount.edu
A.A., Art Institute of Atlanta
B.A., M.A., Marymount University
Other study: Northern Virginia Community College
 

Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance; Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance
Caruthers Hall 2031
(703) 284-1597
michelle.walters-edwards@marymount.edu
B.S (Hons) Staffordshire University, England. U.K.
Ph.D. University of Wales, Bangor. Wales, U.K.
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Associate Professor of Finance
Ballston
(703) 284-5979
theresia.wansi@marymount.edu
B.Sc., M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of New Orleans
M.B.A.-PLUS, University of North Carolina
Photo Of Karen Volland Waters
Professor Emerita of English
karen.waters@marymount.edu
B.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
M.A., The George Washington University
 
 

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Assistant Professor of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 2025
(703) 526-6886
michelle.wolfe@marymount.edu
B.S.N., The College of New Jersey (formally Trenton State College)
M.S.N., University of Virginia
Other study/credentials: Post-master’s Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Virginia
 

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Assistant Dean, Graduate and Professional Studies; Professor of Physical Therapy
Ballston
(703) 284-5982
rita.wong@marymount.edu
B.S., Northeastern University
M.S., Boston University
Ed.D., Clark University
Licensed Physical Therapist in VA
Photo Of Amanda Wright
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1639
amanda.wright@marymount.edu
B.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 

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Professor of Education
Rowley G106D
(703) 284-1632
alice.young@marymount.edu
B.S., West Virginia State College
M.S., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
 

Photo Of Fatma Youssef,
Professor Emerita of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 1015
(703) 284-1580
fatma.youssef@marymount.edu
B.S.N., M.P.H., The High Institute of Nursing, Alexandria University
D.N.Sc., The Catholic University of America
Photo Of Fatma Youssef,
Professor Emerita of Nursing
Caruthers Hall 1015
(703) 284-1580
fatma.youssef@marymount.edu
B.S.N., M.P.H., The High Institute of Nursing, Alexandria University
D.N.Sc., The Catholic University of America
Photo Of Kenneth P. Yusko
Professor of Human Resources and Management
Ballston
(703) 284-5945
kenneth.yusko@marymount.edu
B.S., Georgetown University
M.A., University of Maryland
Ph.D., University of Maryland