Catalog 2014-15

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Full-Time Faculty

The date in parentheses is that of first appointment to Juniata faculty.

Ames, William M., Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2013). B.A., Macalester College, 2004; Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 2009.

Andrew, Bradley B., Professor of Economics (2001). B.S., Framingham State College, 1989; M.A., Ph. D., University of Connecticut, 1992, 2002.

Baran, Peter, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2004). B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Slovak Technical University, 1985, 1986, 1992.

Barlow, J. Jackson, Charles A. Dana Professor of Politics (1991). Junior Faculty Award (1995); Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (2006). B.A., Carleton College, 1976; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1981, 1984.

Baughman, Kathy R., Swigart Associates Supported Professorship of Business (2009). B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1991; M.B.A., Saint Francis University, 2009.

Beaky, Matthew M., Assistant Professor of Physics (2011). B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1989). M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1992, 1996.

Bellwoar, Hannah, Assistant Professor of English (2011). B.A., Temple University, 2000; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2004, 2011.

Bennett, Randy L., Professor of Biology (2000). B.A., Western Maryland College(1985). Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993.

Benson, Bethany, Associate Professor of Art (2007). Henry H.’57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2013). B.F.A., University of Massachusetts, 2000; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University, 2007.

Benz, Judith G., Associate Professor of German (2008). B.A., The College of William & Mary, 1997; Ph.D., Yale University, 2007.

Biddle, Kathleen R., Associate Professor of Education (2005). The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2010). B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1976., Ph.D., Tufts University, 1996.

Borgardt, James D., William W. Woolford Professorship in Physics (1998). The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2003); Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (2012); B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1995, 1997.

Braxton, Donald M., J. Omar Good Professor of Religion (2002). B.A., Wittenberg University, 1986; A.M., Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1987, 1993.

Bukowski, John F., Professor of Mathematics (1997). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (2013). B.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1991; Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University, 1992, 1997.

Buonaccorsi, Vincent P., Professor of Biology (2001). B.S., University of Notre Dame, 1993; Ph.D., College of William and Mary, 1998.

Burkhardt, Marlene E., Professor of Accounting, Business and Economics (2002). B.A., Wilkes College, 1980; M.S.W., University of Maryland, 1982; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1990.

Chan, Jason P., Assistant Professor of Biology (2013). B.A., Wesleyan University, 2002; Ph.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences, 2007.

Clarke, Kathleen, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts (2008). B.A., Oberlin College, 1990; MFA, University of Washington, 2000

Cockett, Lynn S., Professor of Communication (2001). Henry H.’57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2006); B.S., Messiah College, 1989; M.L.S., Ph.D., Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, 1993, 2000.

Cook-Huffman, Celia B., W. Clay and Kathryn H. Burkholder Professor of Conflict Resolution (1990). Junior Faculty Award (1996). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (2010). B.A., Manchester College, 1986; M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1988; Ph.D., Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, 1993.

DeHaas, Sarah J., Martin G. Brumbaugh Professorship of Education (1997). B.S., Slippery Rock State College 1980. M.Ed, Providence College 1988; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 1991.

DeVries, Cynthia Merriwether, Associate Professor of Sociology (2002). B.S., M.S., Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, 1990, 1994, 2000.

Dickey, William M., Assistant Professor of English (2008). B.A., Shippensburg University, 2000; M.A., University of New Orleans, 2003; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2010.

Dries, Daniel R., Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2012). B.S., University of Delaware, 2000; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2007.

Dunwoody, Philip T., Associate Professor of Psychology (2004). The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2010). B.A., Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 1994; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1998, 2000.

Escuadro, Henry, Associate Professor of Mathematics (2007). B.S., M.S., Ateneo de Manila University, 1994, 1997; Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2006.

Fala, Grace M., Professor of Communication (1992). Junior Faculty Award (1998); Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (2004). A.A., Bucks County Community College, 1978; B.A., M.A., West Chester University, 1986, 1988; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1993.

Fletcher, Alison, Associate Professor of History (2007). The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2011). Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1995, 2003.

Frazier-Yoder, Amy, Assistant Professor of Spanish (2009). B.A., Washington & Lee University, 1999; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2004, 2010.

Glazier, Douglas S., Professor of Biology (1980). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (2000). B.A., Oakland University, 1973; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1979.

Glosenger, Fay I., Dilling Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education (1982). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1988), Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (1997). B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1971, 1977, 1984.

Goldstein, Peter M., John Downey Benedict Professor of English (1991). Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (2004). B.A., Harvard University, 1976; J.D., University of Southern California, 1979; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1991.

Hark, Richard R., H. George Foster Chair of Chemistry (2001). The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. GibbelAward for Teaching Excellence (2007). B.S., University of Rochester, 1984; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1996.

Hayer, Holly J., Associate Professor of Spanish (2005). B.A., Ursinus College, 1985; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University, 1991, 1997.

Henderson, Michael S., Associate Professor of French (1992). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (2012); B.A., M.A., Arizona State University, 1982, 1984; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1991.

Hochberg, Mark R., Charles A. Dana Professor of English (1970). Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (1980). B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1966; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University, 1969, 1970.

Hosler, Jay, Professor of Biology (2000). The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2005). B.A., DePauw University, 1989; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1995.

Hsiung, David C., Dr. Charles R. and Shirley A. Knox Chair in History (1991). Junior Faculty Award (1995). Beachley Award for Distinguished Teaching (2007). B.A., Yale University, 1983; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Michigan, 1985, 1991.

Johnson, Dennis L., George “Fritz” Blechschmidt ’54 Professorship in Environmental Science (1999). B.A., Lock Haven University, 1989; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1989, 1992, 1995.

Jones, Kathleen M., Associate Professor of Education (2005). B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1985, 1995, 2009.

Keeney, Jill B., David K. Goodman ’74 Endowed Chair in Biology (1994). Junior Faculty Award (1999). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (2011). B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1985; Ph.D., Washington University, 1990.

Kirchhof-Glazier, Debra A., Professor of Biology (1981). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1987). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (1999) B.S., Lebanon Valley College, 1973; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1979.

Kruse, Gerald W., John ’54 and Irene “58 Dale Professorship in Math and Computer Science (1999). B.S., University of Illinois, 1985; Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University, 1993, 1997.

Lamendella, Regina, Assistant Professor of Biology (2012). B.S., Lafayette College, 2004; M.S., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering, 2006, 2009

Latten, James E., Professor of Music (2002). B.S., Mansfield University, 1986; M.S., Indiana University, 1990; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2002.

Maleska, Monika, Associate Professor of Art (2006). B.A., University of Manitoba, Canada, 1998; M.F.A, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2001

Mathur, Amy E., Assistant Professor of English (2006). B.A., Juniata College, 1996; M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1997; Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2009.

Mathur, Ryan D., Professor of Geology (2001). B.A., Juniata College, 1996; Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2000.

Matter, John M., Associate Professor of Biology (1997). B.A., University of Missouri, 1983; M.S., Saint Louis University, 1987; Ph.D., University of Florida, 1995.

McKellop, J. Mark, Professor of Psychology (2002). Henry H.’57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2008) B.A., The Ohio State University, 1994; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2000.

McLaughlin, Ronald K., Professor of Psychology (1985). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1989). B.A., University of Missouri, 1977; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1981, 1983.

Miller, Robert J., Rosenberger Chair of Christian and Religious Studies (2003). B.A., St. John’s College, 1975; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1978; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1980, 1986.

Muth, Norris Z., Associate Professor of Biology (2007). B.A., Brown University, 1997; M.S., Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1999; Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2006.

Mutti, Laurence J., Professor of Geology (1978). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1982). Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (1995). B.A., Beloit College, 1971; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1978.

Nagengast, Emil, Professor of Politics (1996). Junior Faculty Award (2000). Beachley Award for Distinguished Teaching (2011). B.A., Middlebury College, 1984; M.A., University of Kansas, 1990; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1996.

Page, Amanda M., Assistant Professor of English (2013). B.A., Wellesley College, 2003; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005, 2011.

Park, Valerie G., Professor of Education, (2003). B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1979; M.Ed., Shippensburg State University, 1982; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2005.

Pelkey, Neil W., Associate Professor of Environment Science and Studies and Information Technology (2002). B.A., University of California; Ph.D., University of California.

Peruso, Dominick F., Professor of Accounting (1999). B.S., Saint Francis College, 1995; M.Ed., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1999; 2012; C.P.A. in Pennsylvania.

Plane, Dennis L., Associate Professor of Politics (2004). B.A., Rollins College, 1993; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2002.

Powell, Matthew G., Associate Professor of Geology (2007). Henry H.’57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2013). B.S., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998, 2000; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 2005.

Prill, Susan E., Associate Professor of Religion (2006). B.A., Bard College, 1996; M.A., University of Michigan, 2000; Ph.D., University of London, 2005.

Radis, Susan T., Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1984). B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1969; M.S.S., Bryn Mawr College, 1973.

Ramakrishnan, Uma, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Studies (2005). B.Sc., Bangalore University; M.S., Pondicherry University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1999.

Rhodes, Loren K., John and Irene Dale Professor of Information Technology (1980). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1986). Beachley Award for Distinguished Teaching (2008). B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1979, 1980, 1991.

Roberts, Wade, Associate Professor of Philosophy (2008). B.A., Birmingham-Southern College, 1996; M.A., Ph.D., Duquesne University, 1997, 2007.

Roney, James N., I. Harvey Brumbaugh Professor of Russian (1988). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1993). Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (2009). B.A., Dartmouth College, 1973; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1975, 1981.

Rosell, Karen J., Professor of Art History (1986). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1989). Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (1997). B.A., University of Richmond, 1980; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1982; Ph.D., Ohio University, 1986.

Rosenberger, Randy M., Professor of Management (1997). B.A., Dickinson College, 1980; M.B.A., Cornell University, 1985; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1999.

Roth, Kimberly A., Associate Professor of Mathematics (2006). B.A., Oberlin College, 1996; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2002.

Schettler, Paul D., Jr., Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry (1967). Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (1978). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service Award (1995). B.S., University of Utah, 1958; Ph.D., Yale University, 1964.

Shelley, Russell K., Elma Stine Heckler Professorship of Music and Director of Choral and Vocal Activities (1991). Junior Faculty Award (1997). B.S., B.S.M., Baptist Bible College, 1985; M.S., Mansfield University, 1986; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1997.

Sowell, David L., Professor of History (1989). Junior Faculty Award (1994). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service (2007). A.B., Western Kentucky University, 1975;B.A., Grand Valley State Colleges, 1976; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida, 1980,1986.

Stenson, Catherine A., Professor of Mathematics (2000). Sc.B., Brown University, 1994; M.S., Cornell University, 1997; Ph.D., Cornell University, 2000.

Stiffler, Douglas A., Associate Professor of History (2002). A.B., Harvard College, 1990; M.A., University of California, 1993.

Streb, Jennifer L., Associate Professor of Art History (2008), The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence, 2014, Juniata College, 1993; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1997, 2004.

Sunderland, Benjamin B., Professor of Mathematics (1982). B.S., M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1970, 1975, 1982.

Thomas, William H., Professor of Information Technology (2001). B.S., Lock Haven University, 1983; M.S., Shippensburg University, 1990.

Thurston-Griswold, Henry, Professor of Spanish (1992). Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award (2003) B.A., State University of New York at Cortland, 1981; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1983, 1989.

Tuten, Belle S., W. Newton and Hazel A. Long Professor of History (1997). Beachley Junior Faculty Award (2001) Beachley Award for Distinguished Teaching (2013). B.A., College of Charleston, 1991; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University, 1994, 1997.

Tuten, James H., Professor of History (2006). The Henry H. ‘57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2009). B.A., College of Charleston, 1990; M.A., Wake Forest University, 1992; Ph.D., Emory University, 2006.

Unger, John B., Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2012). B.S., Hobart College; Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara.

Utterback, Neal, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts (2012). B.S., Coastal Caroline University, 1998; MFA, University of Florida, 2001; Ph.D., Indiana University, 2012.

Wagoner, Paula L., Associate Professor of Anthropology (1997). A.A., Sheridan College, 1988; A.B., Smith College, 1991; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, 1995, 1997.

Wang, Wei-Chung, Assistant Professor of Economics (2010). B.A., Shih Hsin University, 2000; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2005.

Wang, Xinli, Professor of Philosophy (1999). B.S., Changchun Institute of Geology, China 1982; M.A., Huazhong University, 1988; Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1999.

Weaver, Patricia C., Charles A. Dana Professor of Accounting, Business and Economics (1986). Beachley Award for Distinguished Teaching (2000). Beachley Distinguished Academic Service (2008). B.A., M.A., M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1963, 1965, 1991; C.P.A. in Pennsylvania.

Weimer, Donna S., Colonel Sedgley and Elizabeth Bailey Thornbury Professor of Communication (1990). Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award (1993). Beachley Award for Academic Service (2003). B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1974, 1983, 1990.

Welliver, Daniel M., Associate Professor of Sociology (2006). Henry H. ’57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teacing Excellence (2012); B.A., Juniata College, 1979; M.C.P., The Pennsylvania State University, 1990; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2011.

Westcott, Kathryn M., Beachley Award for Distinguished Teaching (2014). Associate Professor of Psychology, (2003). B.A., The Ohio State University, 1994; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1998, 2001.

White, James D., William I. and Zella B. Book Professor of Physics (1998). The Henry H. '57 and Joan R. Gibbel Award for Teaching Excellence (2004). ); Beachley Award for Distinguished Teaching (2014).  B.A., Carleton College, 1985; M.Ed., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1993, 1994.

Widman, David R., Professor of Psychology (1999). B.S., University of Wyoming , 1987; Ph.D., University of Albany, State University of New York, 1992.

Williams, Ursula, Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2014).  B.S., Union College, 2009; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2014.

Worley, Sarah C., Assistant Professor of Communication (2004). B.A., Juniata College, 2000; M.A., The University of Colorado, 2003.

Wright, John J., Associate Professor of Computer Science (2002). B.S., Juniata College, 1993; M.S., Villanova University, 2000.

 

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