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School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Name Faculty Level/ Title Primary Dept Highest Degree(s) Research/Interests Other Information
Zakiya Adair Assist. Women Gender Studies Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, University of Washington in Seattle Her areas of specialization are transnational women’s cultural history, African American history and black internationalism with specific focus on early trans-Atlantic expressive culture. She is the recipient of many fellowships; most recently, Dr. Adair was a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Scholar in Residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 2013. Currently she is working on completing her first book
Rachel Adler Assoc. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D. - Anthropology, Arizona State U. Latino Immigration to the US, Mexican Ethnography, Urban Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Public Health Nursing, Cultural Competency in Nursing Practice, Psychiatric/Emergency Department Nursing She holds a RN degree in addition to her Ph.D. in Anthropology.
Mekala Audain Assist. History Ph.D., Rutgers University-New Brunswick Her research interests center on slavery, fugitive slaves, black emigration, and free and enslaved African Americans on the U.S.-Mexico border. She is working on articles about fugitive slaves in northwestern Louisiana and eastern Texas and is currently completely her book manuscript, Mexican Canaan: The Southern Underground Railroad to Spanish Texas and Northeastern Mexico, 1804-1867.
Jessica Barnack-Tavlaris Assist. Psychology Ph.D. – U. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; MPH – San Diego State U. Reproductive and Sexual Health; Health Disparities; Cancer Prevention; Health-related Stigma and Coping Directs the Reproductive and Sexual Health Lab.
Diane Bates Assoc. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D. - Rutgers University Environmental sociology with dual research projects centered on development in Latin America and in New Jersey She has published multiple articles that document the social impacts of environmental change in the Ecuadorian Amazon, and on environmental controversies in New Jersey.
Bernard Bearer Assist. English M.A., University of Cincinnati Particular interest in Mark Twain, George Bernard Shaw, and William Faulkner.
Jared Beatrice Assist. Sociology Anthropology PhD, Michigan State University Research Interests: Paleopathology, Physiological stress and the skeleton, Social inequality and health, Undocumented migration and health, Nutrition, Mortuary practice. His research interests focus on reconstructing health status and living conditions Dr. Beatrice is a biological anthropologist specializing in the assessment and interpretation of stress and disease from the human skeleton. He has conducted bioarchaeological fieldwork in Albania, Greece, and, most recently, Italy.
Matt Bender Assoc. History Ph.D. - Johns Hopkins U. Sub-Saharan Africa, Agrarian and Environmental History. Director, Program in International Studies He serves as the Director of Program in International Studies and the International Studies Core Committee.
Juda Charles Bennett Assoc. English Ph.D., Washington U. in St. Louis Race and sexuality He is the author of Toni Morrison and the Queer Pleasure of Ghosts (SUNY, 2014) and The Passing Figure: Racial Confusion in Modern American Literature (Peter Lang, 1998).
Aleksey (Alex) Berg Assist. P-T World Languages Culture Russian
Tamra Bireta Assoc. Psychology Ph. D. – Purdue University Memorability of different types of information; Age-related differences in patterns of memory performance Directs the Memory and Aging Lab.
David Blake Prof. English Ph.D. -Washington U. in St. Louis 19th and 20th century U.S. literature, creative nonfiction He is the author of Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity (Yale) and Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics (Oxford), the winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for the year's best book in Media & Cultural Studies.
Ashley Borders Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – U. of Southern California The causes and consequences of rumination; Anger, hostility, and aggressive behavior; Mindfulness and meditation Directs the Clinical Outcomes and Processes (COP) Lab. This lab is dedicated to studying cognitive processes that are associated with clinical outcomes.
Elizabeth Borland Assoc. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D. - Sociology, U. of Arizona Gender, Organizations (particularly non-profit groups), Social Movements (particularly women’s movements in Latin America), Applied Sociology, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; social movements, particularly the women’s movement in Argentina; etc. She recently published an article written in collaboration with Barbara Sutton (SUNY-Albany) in Feminist Studies on trends in Argentina’s movement for reproductive rights (2013). She co-authored work on women’s mobilization in Gender & Society. 
Dan Bowen Assist. Political Science Ph.D. in Political Science, U. of Iowa American politics and research methodology Substantively, his work uses variation in citizen opinions and behavior to evaluate political institutions, institutional performance, and political processes, with a focus on U.S. legislative institutions.
Winnifred Brown-Glaude Assoc. African American Studies Ph.D., Temple University Primary fields of research include, Race and Ethnicity in the Anglophone-Caribbean; Race, Gender and Informal Economies; Gender and Globalization. Her most recent book is Higgler’s in Kingston: Women’s Informal Work in Jamaica (Vanderbilt University Press, 2011). Her other publications include several articles and an edited collection, Doing Diversity in Higher Education: etc.
Jo Carney Prof. English Ph.D. – University of Iowa Shakespeare, Early Modern Literature and History, the Literary Fairy Tale
William Carter Assist. History Ph.D., Princeton U Early American History, History of the American West, and Native American History
Sarah Chartock Assist. Political Science Ph.D. – Princeton University Comparative Politics with a focus on Latin American politics, race and ethnic politics, political institutions and social movements Her Ph.D. dissertation, entitled Ethnodevelopment in Latin America: Political Competition and the Making of Ethnically-Targeted Participatory Policy in Ecuador, Peru and Guatemala: 1985-2005 examines and explains the varying levels of ethnically targeted
Celia Chazelle Prof. History Ph.D. – Yale University Prison outreach She is co-director of the Institute for Prison Teaching and Outreach.
He Len Chung Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – Temple University Positive Youth Development; Resilience During the Transition to Adulthood; Community-Based Research Directs the Research on Emerging Adulthood and Community Health (REACH) Lab.
Tim Clydesdale Prof. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D., - Sociology, Princeton U. Religious Life & American Higher Education, Young Adults & American Culture
Deborah Compte Prof. World Languages Culture Ph.D., Princeton U Spanish Golden Age Literature: Cervantes; Lope de Vega; Calder
Jarret Crawford Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – Rutgers University Political attitudes; political judgment and decision-making Directs the Political Psychology Lab.
Vincent Czyz Assist. P-T English
Jason Dahling Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – University of Akron Emotional Labor in customer service settings; Feedback and performance appraisal; Deviance from organizational rules Serves as Industrial/Organization (I/O) Coordinator, and Director of the Organizational Psychology Lab.
Holly Didi-Ogren Assist. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D., U of Texas at Austin Interactional sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, language and power, gender and language, Japan; pragmatics in foreign-language teaching Coordinates the Japanese language program.
Tao Dumas Assist. Political Science Ph.D. – Louisiana State University Her research primarily focuses on the role of institutions and contextual factors in shaping litigation outcomes in U.S. state trial and appellate courts.
Alvin Joaquin Figueroa Assoc. World Languages Culture Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center Spanish-American Contemporary Literature, Caribbean Studies, LGBTQ Studies, Masculinities, Quaker Studies, Religion and Christian Spirituality He is the author of two books on contemporary Puerto Rican authors Luis Rafael Sanchez and Clemente Soto Velez.
Christopher Fisher Assoc. History Ph.D., Rutgers U 20th-Century American diplomacy, the Cold War, and Race Politics in the United States
Leigh-Anne Francis Assist. Women Gender Studies Ph.D. in United States and African American History Her unpublished book manuscript, “Bad Girls: Race, Crime, and Punishment in New York State, 1893—1916,” analyzes the intersections of gender, race and class by exploring crime and punishment, labor and community, through the lens of black women’s experience
Ellen Friedman Prof. English Ph.D., New York U Modern American Literature, Gender and Literature, Literary Theory, Representations of the Holocaust Her books include Joyce Carol Oates, Breaking the Sequence: Women’s Experimental Fiction, and  Morality USA. She has published articles in such journals as Ms. Magazine, PMLA, Modern Fiction Studies and given talks nationally and internationally. 
Luis Gabriel-Stheeman Assoc. World Languages Culture Ph.D. – University of Cincinnati Research interests:
Research interests: Hispanic Language Ideologies, Politics of Language in the Hispanic World, Discourse Analysis.
Lynn Gazley Assist. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D., MPH, Northwestern Public Health, Medical Sociology; diversity, globalization, and the life sciences; how non-traditional scientists participate in contemporary life sciences and medical research, and how these processes shape medical knowledge-making In her current project, she collaborates with the Scientific Careers Research and Development Group at Northwestern University on the National Longitudinal Study of Young Life Scientists which follows a diverse group of graduate students
Joseph Goebel Assoc. World Languages Culture Ph.D. - Georgetown University Applied Linguistics, Teacher Preparation, Teacher Professional Development; SLA theories and their implications for the classroom He has been recognized with teaching awards from TCNJ and Temple University. He has published articles on language teaching in Japanese Language and Literature, The Foreign Language Annals and The Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development.
Jean Graham Prof. English Ph.D., Case Western Reserve U Early Modern Literature and History, Milton, Metaphysical Poetry She has published articles on seventeenth-century poetry, drama, and prose, and is currently translating Spenser’s The Faerie Queene into modern English.
James Graham Prof. Psychology Ph.D. – University of Memphis Empathy and prosocial behavior in peer relationships; School/Community-based research partnerships; etc. Directs the Children's Social Development Lab.
Janet Gray Women Gender Studies Ph.D., Princeton U Feminist Theories, Global Women Writers, Global Feminisms, Politics of Sexuality, Feminism in the Workplace and Gender and Democracy
Lisa Grimm Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – The University of Texas at Austin Motivation, stereotypes, and individual differences; Procedural learning, such as required in golf putting; Standardized testing; Explicit and implicit learning systems Directs the Motivational, Individual Differences & Stereotypes in Cognition Lab
Jo-Ann Gross Prof. History Ph.D. – New York University Middle Eastern and Central Eurasian History, Sufism She looks for funding also for Student costs for summer service internships in the Middle East, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Iran, or other Muslim countries, and Historical preservation of Tajikistan manuscripts, the purchase of equipment to do this work.
Frank Hannold Assist. English M.A., University of Florida Global Animated Film, Screenwriting Workshop, The Film, Mythology, Short Story and Contemporary Literature
Holly Haynes Assoc. Philosophy Religion
Joanna Herres Assist. Psychology Ph.D., University of Delaware Research interests include: child and adolescent depression and anxiety, coping, and emotional reactivity.
Arthur Hohmuth Prof. Psychology Ph.D. – U. of Delaware, General Experimental Psychology Counseling and clinical psychology Serves as Psychology Club co-advisor.
Craig Hollander Assist. History PhD, Johns Hopkins University Early American studies Professor Hollander was the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships during his time in graduate school, including the Alexander Butler Prize, the Hodson Fellowship in the Humanities, a Doris G. Quinn Fellowship, a Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, etc.
David Holleran Assoc. Criminology Ph.D. in Criminology, U. of Nebraska/Omaha Intersection of race and various criminal justice decision points and, more recently, policy analysis and the geospatial distribution of crime and police services
Mary Lynn Hopps Women Gender Studies M.A., English, TCNJ Director of the Women in Learning and Leadership (W.I.L.L.) Program.
Marimar Huguet-Jerez Assist. World Languages Culture Ph.D., University of Cincinnati Spanish Civil War, its literature and films She has published articles about Spanish Contemporary Theater (Itziar Pascual)
Harriet Hustis Prof. English Ph.D., Brown University Literary theory; British, American, and world literature
Mohamoud Ismail Assist. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D., Wayne State U Islam, Africa, Racism, the American justice system
Cassandra Jackson Prof. English Ph.D., Emory U African-American literature, critical race theory, and visual culture She is the author of Barriers Between Us: Interracial Sex in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Indiana University Press, 2004)
Marla Jaksch Assist. Women Gender Studies Ph.D. in Women's Studies & Art Education, Penn State U. Transnational feminisms, gender and development, indigenous rights and grassroots organizing, art and microfinance schemes, visual culture, cultural tourism, heritage, and preservation, feminist pedagogues and methodologies, and global service-learning
Richard Kamber Prof. Philosophy Religion Ph.D. - Claremont Graduate School Experimental Philosophy, Aesthetics, Existentialism, Pragmatism, Film, Genocide, Education Policy
Chu Kim-Prieto Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – University of Illinois Culture and Emotion; Subjective Well-Being; Cultural Psychology Directs the Emotions Lab.
Jean Kirnan Prof. Psychology Ph.D. – Fordham University Using biodata to predict first year college success; Everyday ethical case studies; Development of department assessment tools; Assisting community partners with assessment Directs the Testing and Assessment in Psychology Lab.
Lincoln Konkle Prof. English Ph.D., U of Wisconsin - Madison Thornton Wilder, American Drama, Classical to Contemporary Drama, Bruce Springsteen He serves on the board of the Thornton Wilder Society. He also is an officer of the Edward Albee Society, which he co-founded with David Crespy in 2013.
Roman Kovalev Assoc. History Ph.D., U of Minnesota Russia, Eurasia, and Medieval Economic History Co-authored Dirham Hoards from Medieval Western Eurasia, c. 700-c. 1100 [Commentationes De Nummis Saeculorum IX-XI in Suecia Repertis. Nova series 13] (Stockholm) (in preparation).
John Krimmel Assoc. Criminology Ph.D. in criminal justice - City U. of NY Fostering enhanced family bonding to married inmates maxing out of their prison sentences in New Jersey Prior to academia, he was employed as an analyst and unit chief in the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice. He also served as a police officer in Bristol Township, Pennsylvania.
John Landreau Women Gender Studies Ph.D., Princeton U Men and masculinities; masculinity and war rhetoric since September 11 He has published on Latin American literature and intellectual history in a variety of journals and anthologies. He has just begun to write and publish in the field of gender studies.
Pierre Le Morvan Assoc. Philosophy Religion Ph.D., Philosophy, Syracuse U. Epistemology, Philosophy of Perception, Philosophy of Religion, Intentionality, Philosophy of Science, Truth, Animal Consciousness and Animal Ethics
Margaret Leigey Assoc. Criminology Ph.D. in criminology - U. of Delaware Special populations of inmates, including older life-sentenced inmates, female life-sentenced inmates, and juveniles incarcerated in adult facilities Her dissertation at U. of Delaware was awarded the George Herbert Ryden Prize for Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences from the University of Delaware in 2008.
Andrew Leynes Prof. Psychology Ph.D. – University of Georgia Neuroscience; Memory Directs the Event-Related Potentials (ERP) Lab.
Rebecca Li Assoc. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D., Sociology, U. California Territorial disintegration, alternate routes to state breakdown, theories of revolutions within historial sociology
Xinru Liu Assoc. History Ph.D., U of Penn Ancient India, Silk Road, and World History
Miriam Lowi Prof. Political Science Ph.D. – Princeton University Middle East Politics and the Comparative Political Economy of Development She has written extensively on conflict over scarce water in the Middle East. Her more recent work focuses on the political economy of development in oil-exporting states of the Middle East and North Africa.
Michael Marino Assoc. History Ph.D. – Columbia University Social Studies, Education, and Modern European History
Margaret Martinetti Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – Temple University Animal models of alcohol abuse; Quantitative analyses of choice behavior; Behavioral economics of drug abuse; Cross-cultural differences in alcohol consumption Directs the Alcohol Lab.
David Mazeika Assist. Criminology PhD in criminology & criminal justice – U. of Maryland Cost-benefits of alternatives to secure detention, the intersection of crime and place, and advocates more generally for data-driven decision making among juvenile and criminal justice practitioners Served as an advisor to the Cambridge University Police Executive Program at U. of Maryland, training police officers in Jaipur, India on geospatial crime analysis techniques.
Larry McCauley Assist. English Ph.D., U of Iowa 19th-century British Literature and Ecocriticism - ecocritical re-readings of canonical texts with special attention to land ethics
Robert McGreevey Assoc. History Ph.D. – Brandeis University Modern United State and the World
Mindi McMann Assist. English Ph.D., U of California at Davis Intersections of literature, politics, ethics, and nationalism, using contemporary British and Anglophone literature as the center point of her work Her work addresses the ways in which literature both shapes and represents shifting national identities in a globalized context based on a range of factors such as race, ethnicity, class, and religion. Her work has appeared in Modern Fiction Studies.
Emily Meixner Assoc. English Ph.D. – U. of Wisconsin-Madison Young Adult Literature, LGBTQ Young Adult Literature, Teacher Identity Development, Reading and Writing Pedagogy She is the Coordinator of English Secondary Education Program. She works regularly in local school districts providing professional development on such topics as reading/writing workshop, reading strategies and close reading, reading in the content areas
Jia-Yan Mi Assoc. World Languages Culture Ph. D. English Literature and Cultural Study, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1996
Ph. D. Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Visual Culture, University of California, Davis, 2002
Literature and Chinese Modernity, East-West Comparative Poetics, New Chinese/Asian, Cinema— Visual Culture, Contemporary Chinese Popular Culture, Globalization and Diaspora Culture, Asian American Literature, Critical Theory, 20th Century World Modernism He has published articles in both Chinese and English on visual and cinematic culture, globalization and cultural consumption, and East-West literary, postcolonial and gender politics.
Regina Morin Prof. World Languages Culture Ph.D., Georgetown U Vocabulary acquisition, the teaching of Phonetics, Linguistic borrowing and Spanish/English language contact on the Internet
Annmarie Nicolosi Assoc. Women's & Gender Studies Ph.D., Rutgers U American Women's History
Holly Ogren Assist. World Languages Culture Ph.D., U of Texas at Austin Interactional sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, language and power, gender and language, Japan; pragmatics in foreign-language teaching Coordinates the Japanese language program.
Lisa Ortiz-Vilarelle Assoc. English Ph.D., Wayne State U 20th-century Multiethnic and Inter-American literature and autobiographical studies with specific interest in narratives of exile, immigration and dictatorship She is currently completing a book about Latina and Latin American women’s life writing on dictatorship tentatively titled Overwriting the Dictator: Americanas, Autocracy and Autobiographical Innovation.
Agustin Otero Assoc. World Languages Culture Ph.D., Temple U XIXth and XXth Century Spanish Literature; Post-Civil War Spanish Literature and Film; Spanish Detective Novel
Cynthia Paces Prof. History Ph.D. – Columbia University Modern European History
Ariane Pfenninger-Schardine Assist. World Languages Culture Assistant professor of French.
Brian Potter Assoc. Political Science Ph.D., UCLA Political economy and international relations, with a focus on Latin America; environmental and economic policy His work on environmental and economic policy has appeared in Latin American Perspectives, the Canadian Journal of Political Science, Energy and Development, Environmental Politics and as chapters in edited volumes.
Consuelo Preti Prof. Philosophy Religion Ph.D., SUNY Early Analytic Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind
Melinda Roberts Prof. Philosophy Religion Ph.D. - Five College Ph.D. Program, Amherst, MA; J.D. U. of Texas Structure of consequentialism, the nonidentity problem, expected value and risk, the repugnant conclusion, wrongful life and wrongful disability, abortion, the new reproductive technologies--including human reproductive cloning and supernumerary pregnancy Serves on the Human Subjects Review Board, Pre-Law Advisory Committee, Executive Committee, and has advised Philosophical Society. Practiced corporate and securities law at Wall Street firm for six and a half years.

Michael Robertson Prof. English Ph.D. – Princeton University 19th- and 20th-century trans-Atlantic literary and cultural studies; poetry, utopian studies, American and British cultural and literary history, 1865-1925 He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships and author of two award-winning books: Worshipping Walt: The Whitman Disciples (Princeton UP, 2008) and Stephen Crane, Journalism, and the Making of Modern American Literature
Nelson Rodriguez Women Gender Studies Ph.D., Penn State Gender and sexuality studies; queer theory; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer studies; critical masculinity studies; popular culture; critical theory and philosophy of education; critical pedagogy; and qualitative research methodology
Catie Rosemurgy Prof. English M.F.A., University of Alabama Creative writing, poetry, contemporary literature She is the author of two poetry collections, My Favorite Apocalypse and The Stranger Manual, both published by Graywolf Press. Her work has appeared in places such as Boston Review, The American Poetry Review, and The Gettysburg Review.
Adriana Rosman-Askot Assoc. World Languages Culture Ph.D., Princeton U Latin American Women Writers; Spanish American Literature of Exile; National and Gender Identity in Literature
Jess Row Assoc. English M.F.A., University of Michigan Creative Writing (Fiction), Contemporary American and World Literature, Narrative and Novel Theory He is the author of a novel, Your Face In Mine (Riverhead, 2014), and two collections of short stories, Nobody Ever Gets Lost (FiveChapters Books, 2011) and The Train to Lo Wu (Dial Press/Random House, 2005). His fiction has appeared in The Atlantic,
Margaret Ruddy Assist. Psychology Ph.D. – Princeton University Attention, Temperament, Imagination, and Play in Infancy and Early Childhood; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Parenting; Psychopathology Directs the Infant and Child Studies Lab.
John Ruscio Prof. Psychology Ph.D. – Brandeis University Behavioral economics; modern and robust statistical methods; citation-based indices of scholarly impact; taxometric analysis Directs the Qualitative Psychology Lab.
Miriam Shakow Assist. Sociology Anthropology Ph.D. - Harvard How new middle classes in Bolivia interpret and respond to dramatic economic and political transformations; how conflicts over gender, class, and racial inequalities play out in everyday family life and in community and regional politics Her book, Along the Bolivian Highway: Social Mobility and Political Culture in a New Middle Class, was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2014.
Qin Shao Prof. History Ph.D. – Michigan State University Modern East Asia, China Through the Ages
Wilbur Sowder Assist. English Ph.D. Intersections of gender, race and class Her unpublished book manuscript, “Bad Girls: Race, Crime, and Punishment in New York State, 1893—1916,” analyzes the intersections of gender, race and class by exploring crime and punishment, labor and community, through the lens of black women’s experience
Amiee Stahl Assist. Psychology Ph.D., Psychological & Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Cognitive development, learning and memory in infants and children, and social cognition. Professional affiliations: Society for Research in Child Development, Cognitive Development Society, International Society for Infant Studies
Felicia Steele Assist. English Ph.D. – U. of Texas at Austin History of the English Language, Old and Middle English Language and Literature, Medievalism; writing assessment, cognitive linguistics, medieval literature, and the literature of the Inklings, particularly J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis She has published essays in historical phonology ("Grendel: Another Dip into the Etymological Mere,” English Language Notes, 2003) and the uses of linguistic analysis in discussions of literary influence (“Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130, Explicator 2004).
Glenn Steinberg Prof. English Ph.D., Indiana U Reception of classical and medieval texts in England during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance with a particular emphasis on the evolving reputations of Virgil, Dante, and Chaucer from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries He has published essays in Medieval & Renaissance Drama in England, The Chaucer Review, Chung Wai Literary Monthly, English Literary Renaissance, the Modern Language Association’s Approaches to Teaching Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde and the Shorter Poems
Diane Steinberg Assist. English
Bruce Stout Assoc. Criminology Ph.D. - Rutgers School of Criminal Justice Data-based decision making; using data and research to develop sane, equitable and effective criminal justice policies Served as Executive Director of the Violence Institute and the Behavioral Research and Training Institute at the UMDNJ, where he was a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Michele Lise Tarter Prof. English Ph.D., U of Colorado, Boulder Transatlantic Quaker women’s prophesying and writing, the body and cultural studies in early American literature, and women’s prison literature She has established a memoir-writing program in New Jersey’s only maximum-security prison for women, working with TCNJ students in co-teaching an inmates’ 10-week writing workshop each spring semester.
James Stacey Taylor Assoc. Philosophy Religion Ph.D. - Bowling Green State U. Applied ethics (especially medical ethics and the morality of markets), ethical theory, action theory, and metaphysical issues surrounding death Currently serves as the Academic Integrity Officer of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Serves as Managing Editor (with exclusive responsibility for book reviews) of The Journal of Value Inquiry
Nicholas Toloudis Assist. Political Science Ph.D., Columbia University Political economy, welfare states, social policy, popular protest, and state formation in Europe and the United States; political consequences of the ongoing financial crisis in Europe His first book Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam (Temple University Press, 2012) examines the origins of public school teachers’ unions in France and the United States. 
David Venturo Prof. English Ph.D., Harvard U British literature, 1600-1850, baseball and American culture, and the Beatles and popular culture He is the author of Johnson the Poet: The Poetic Career of Samuel Johnson (University of Delaware) and editor of The School of the Eucharist . . . With a Preface Concerning the Testimony of Miracles (AMS Press), writes and teaches about British literature
Jeanine Vivona Prof. Psychology Ph.D. – University of Massachusetts Psychotherapy process; Language; Identity Development; Sibling Relationships Clinical Psychology Lab
Ann Warner-Ault Non-Tenure Track World Languages Culture Ph.D., Hispanic Studies, Columbia University Hispanic and Brazilian art and literature, Latino literature, language-teaching pedagogy, and designing community-engaged learning projects for college students She created a writing-intensive first-year seminar in English about the experience of Hispanic immigrants in the U.S. and is currently teaching an upper-level Spanish course about avant-garde art and literature in Spain and Latin America.
Shaun Wiley Assoc. Psychology Ph.D. – City University of New York How group members respond to disadvantage; Immigration and cultural diversity; Group identity and intergroup relations; Collective action Directs the Social Change and Collective Identity Lab.
Piper Kendrix Williams Assoc. English Ph.D. - Rutgers University Race and Ethnicity
Morton Winston Prof. Philosophy Religion Ph.D. - U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Fields of specialization: Human rights theory and practice, social and political philosophy, biomedical ethics, environmental ethics, business ethics, philosophy of technology His identified fields of competence include: history of modern philosophy, ethical theory, symbolic logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, cognitive science.
Jane L. Wong Dean Ph.D., Psychology Dr. Wong has authored or co-authored about twenty-five articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented or co-presented a similar number of papers at professional conferences.
Simona Wright Prof. World Languages Culture Ph.D., Rutgers U Twentieth Century Italian Literature; Italian Women Writers; Poetics of Migration; Italian language (and Second Language Acquisition) and on 19th- and 20th-century Italian literature, Italian Studies, Post-colonial and Cultural studies; Italian studies, She has published a volume on Italo Calvino (1998), and has published extensively on Italian women writers, Italian poetry, and the literature of migration. She is the Editor of NeMLA Italian Studies.
Karen Fenner Instructor P-T World Languages and Culture
Sung-Hak Kang Assist. Philosophy, Relig, & Classics
Matthew McAndrews Assist. Philosophy, Relig, & Classics
Sandra Sepulveda-Kozakowski Assist. Psychology Ph.D., University of Delaware
Jessica Wilton Assist. English