2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees

Officers

John E. View, '72, Chair
Joseph P. Connellan, '85, Vice Chair
Edwin Narain '07, '09, Secretary
Marcia Malia, Assistant Secretary
Edward Dadez, President

Trustees

Ian Anderson Tampa, Florida
Sr. Roberta Bailey O.S.B. '57 Saint Leo, Florida
Peter J. Biscardi ʼ70 Bonita Springs, Florida
Noel Boeke Tampa, Florida
Robert Cabot '71, '06 San Antonio, Florida
Abbot Isaac Camacho, O.S.B. '95 Saint Leo, Florida
Joseph P. Connellan ʼ85, Vice Chair Sea Girt, New Jersey
Anthony Gerbino '74 Houston, Texas
Sharon Andrews Gray Tampa, Florida
Steven Hickman Dade City, Florida
Clarke Hobby Tampa, Florida
Richard Johnson ʼ68 Lakeland, Florida
Allan Luihn ʼ83 Singer Island, Florida
Joseph A. McGee Tampa, Florida
Robin McGuinness Tampa, Florida
D. Dewey Mitchell New Port Richey, Florida
Edwin Narain ʼ07, ʼ09, Secretary Tampa, Florida
Vini Nathan Auburn, Alabama
Laurie O'Donoghue South Salem, New York
John O'Leary ʼ83 Key West, Florida
Bishop Gregory L. Parkes St. Petersburg, Florida
Thomas Peschio '59 Vero Beach, Florida
John Picciano ʼ69 Windermere, Florida
Iskra Sbraccai '05, '08 Tampa, Florida
Jeffrey D. Senese, President Dade City, Florida
Thomas J. Shannon III Lutz, Florida
Kevin Sullivan '13 Brandon, Florida
John E. View ʼ72, Chair Syracuse, New York

 

Trustees Emeriti

Cynthia Brannen '92 Inverness, Florida
Glen E. Greenfelder ʼ61, ʼ63, ʼ09 Dade City, Florida
Hjalma Johnson '07 Dade City, Florida
Virginia M. Judge University Park, Florida
Bishop Emeritus Robert Lynch '97 St. Petersburg, Florida
Sheila McDevitt '60 Hiawassee, Georgia
Marvin E. Mulligan ʼ54 Houston, Texas
Donald R. Tapia ʼ05, ʼ07, ʼ14 Paradise Valley, Arizona

Administration

President's Office

President Edward Dadez
   
Vice President, Academic Affairs Mary T. Spoto
Vice President, Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer James Detuccio
Vice President, Community Engagement and Innovation Mark Gesner
Vice President, Strategic Enrollment Management Stacy Gato
Vice President, WorldWide Operations TBD
Vice President, Student Affairs Jennifer Shaw
Vice President and Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Athletics Francis Reidy
Vice President, University Advancement Steven Kubasek
   
Special Assistant to the President Ana DiDonato
Senior Executive Assistant to the Board of Trustees Marcia Malia
General Counsel Staci Shelley
Director of Internal Audit Monica Kessel
University Chaplain Fr. Randall Meissen

Academic Affairs

Vice President for Academic Affairs Mary T. Spoto
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Craig S. Cleveland
Executive Director for Academic Administration Joseph M. Tadeo
   
Accreditation Office  
Assistant Vice President of Accreditation and New Program Integration Diane Ball
Director of Accreditation Christina Branas
   
Assessment and Institutional Research  
Chief Officer for Assessment and Institutional Research William Hamilton
Assistant Director of Institutional Research Daniel Duerr
Director of Academic Assessment Ellen Boylan
   
College of Arts and Sciences  
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Heather Parker
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Marc Pugliese
   
Department Chair, Undergraduate Social Sciences Janis Prince
Associate Chair, Undergraduate Social Sciences (Remote) Keith Burton
Associate Chair, Undergraduate Social Sciences (Remote) Eileen O'Brien
   
Department Chair, Undergraduate Natural and Applied Sciences Laura Altfeld
   
Department Chair, Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies & Experiential Learning Karen Hannel
Associate Chair, Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies & Experiential Learning Elisabeth Aiken
   
Department Chair, Undergraduate Language Studies and the Arts Chantelle MacPhee
Associate Chair, Undergraduate Language Studies and the Arts Pamela DeCius
   
Director, Graduate Studies in Psychology Cathleen Dunn
   
Director, Graduate Studies in Theology; Department Chair, Undergraduate Religion & Philosophy Randall Woodard
   
Director, Graduate Studies in Creative Writing TBD
   
Center for Catholic & Jewish Studies  
Director, Center for Catholic & Jewish Studies; Assistant Professor of Theology Matthew Tapie
Assistant Director for Center for Catholic & Jewish Studies; Cohn Visiting Chair in Jewish Thoughts Rabbi David Maayan
   
Donald R. Tapia College of Business  
Dean, Tapia College of Business TBA
Associate to the Dean, Tapia College of Business Diane Monahan
   
Department Chair of Accounting, Economics, & Finance Passard Dean
   
Department Chair of Management & Operations Helen MacLennan
   
Department Chair of Marketing, Communication, Hospitality, & Sport Business Leon Mohan
   
Director, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program Dale Mancini
Director, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program Pamela Lee
   
College of Education and Social Services  
Dean, College of Education and Social Services Rhondda Waddell
Interim Associate Dean, College of Education and Social Services Harry Dammer
Department Chair, Undergraduate Education Holly Atkins
Director, Graduate Education  Fern Aefsky
Associate Director, Graduate Education Jodi Lamb
   
Department Chair of Undergraduate Human Services Amina Abdullah
Associate Department Chair of Human Services Michelle Boone-Thornton
Director, Graduate Studies in Human Services Administration Nancy Wood
   
Department Chair of Undergraduate Social Work Ebony Perez
Director, Graduate Studies in Social Work Courtney Wiest
Associate Director, Graduate Studies in Social Work Michael Campbell
   
Director, Graduate Studies in Public Safety Administration Robert Diemer
Associate Director, Graduate Studies in Public Safety Administration Ernest Vendrell
   
Department Chair of Criminal Justice TBD
Associate Department Chair of Criminal Justice Moneque Walker-Pickett
Director, Doctor of Criminal Justice Program Phillip Neely
   
CESS Director of Program Approval Melinda Carver
Assistant Director of Program Approval Heather Johnson
CESS Graduate Outreach Programs Administrator Tamara DiSi
CESS Special Projects Manager Brenda (Nikki) Heister
   
College of Health Professions  
Dean, College of Health Professions Kathy Van Eerden
Associate Dean, College Health Professions TBD
Department Chair, of Nursing Debra Peterson
   
School of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Data Science (CARDS)  
Dean, School of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Data Science Derek Mohammed
Interim Chair, Department of Mathematics and Sciences Monika Kiss
Department Chair, Computer Science and Information Systems Vyas Krishnan
   
Bridge Program  
Director, Bridge Program Iona Sarieva
   
Honors Program  
Director, Honors Program Timothy Jussaume
Associate Director, Honors Program Laura Altfeld
   
Center for Alternative Pathways Programs (CAPPs)  
Director, Center for Alternative Pathways Programs  Cindy Lee
Program Administrator, Center for Alternative Pathways Programs  Jenifer McGrew
   
Student Success and Academic Engagement  
Chief Officer, Student Success & Academic Engagement Ben Forche
Chief Officer, WorldWide Student Success & Academic Engagement Zaheda (Donna) Herman
Director, Student Success & Academic Engagement Angela Moore
   
Assistant Director, Tutoring Services Jo Hutterli
Assistant Director of Student Excellence & Development Tyler Sanders
   
Student Success Coach Nicole Baum
Student Success Coach Justin Carter
Student Success Coach Meghan Cowper
Student Success Coach Valens Hasubizimana
Student Success Coach Frank Jackson
   
Student Success and Academic Engagement - Worldwide  
Chief Officer, WorldWide Student Success and Academic Engagement Zaheda (Donna) Herman
Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Advising Emilio Favale
Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Advising Deborah Rumsey
Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Advising Sarah Young
Student Advising Support Specialist TBD
   
Academic Affairs Student Success - Student Advising  
Associate Director, Student Advising (Tampa Student Support Center) Emilio Favale
Undergraduate Student Advisor Donna Bleiler
Undergraduate Student Advisor Cheryl Edwards
Undergraduate Student Advisor Candra Hamilton
Undergraduate Student Advisor - Remote Shontay Siders-Allen
Student Advisor Tisha Germosen
   
Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Advising Deborah Rumsey
Undergraduate Student Advisor Rhonda Gillylan
Undergraduate Student Advisor Christopher Klossner
Undergraduate Student Advisor Renee Poteet
Undergraduate Student Advisor Thomas Deaton
Undergraduate Student Advisor Aron Hardy
   
Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Advising (Tampa Support Center) Sarah Young
Graduate Student Advisor Sophina Marshall
Graduate Student Advisor Leslie Ramirez
Graduate Student Advisor Maria Snow-Hernandez
Student Advisor II James Walker
Graduate Student Advisor Courtney Caton
Graduate Student Advisor Renelda Merzius
   
Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence  
Director, Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence Candace Roberts
Assistant Director, Innovation & Implementation Greg Kunzweiler
Teaching & Learning Specialist Karen Garcia
Simulation Specialist Emily Kochanski
Administrative Assistant Kari Cremer
Teaching and Learning Specialist Issys Salazar
Simulation Specialist Jessica Atkinson
   
Learning Design  
Assistant Vice President of Learning Design Karen Hahn
Lead Learning Designer Colleen McIlroy
Lead User Experience Specialist Christina Hewitt
Learning Management System Administrator Karen Looney
Lead Learning Graphic Designer Gina DiBattista
   
Learning Resources  
Director of Learning Resources Abbie Luoma
Textbook & Resources Coordinator Scott Bruce
Textbook & Resources Coordinator Jessica Moreira
Textbook & Resources Coordinator Traci Dunlap
   
Library Services  
University Librarian Doris Van Kampen-Breit
Associate Professor, Reference Librarian Janet Franks
Collection Development Librarian Renee Gould
Assistant Professor; Instruction and Assessment Librarian Amy Harris
Undergraduate Online Services Librarian Michelle Joy
Professor; Reference and Instructional Outreach Librarian Carolann Moon
Reference & Instruction Librarian Alejandra Rodriguez
Regional Librarian - Savannah Education Center Viki Stoupenos
Assistant Professor, Online Regional Librarian Christina Woods
Associate Professor, Writing and Research John Harding
Instructor, Writing and Research Angel Jimenez III
   
Registrar Elizabeth (Liz) Vestal
Assistant Registrar, Evaluations Pamela Frazer
Assistant Registrar Michelle Badger
   
WorldWide Operations Faculty Services  
Associate Director, WorldWide Operations Faculty Services - Tampa Richard Brown
Faculty Services Coordinator, COL - Tampa Jenna-Lee Beckett
Faculty Services Coordinator, COL - University Campus Meghan Mathias

Athletics

 
Administration  
Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Francis Reidy
   
Intercollegiate Athletics  
Associate Director, Athletics Marcal Lazenby
   
Director of Operations, Recreation and Events Carrie Fidurko
Director, Athletics Communications Angelo Pontello
Director of Athletic Operations and Events for Athletics Jesse VerVelde
Associate Athletic Director, & Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) Barbara Wilson
Assistant Athletic Director, Business Operations Dawn Boltin
Assistant Athletic Director, External Operations Finley Allen
   
Compliance  
Director, Compliance Brent Graves
   
Acrobatics & Tumbling  
Acrobatics & Tumbling, Head Coach Joely Smith
   
Baseball  
Baseball, Head Coach Richard O'Dette
Baseball, Head Assistant Coach Tony Caldwell
   
Basketball  
Basketball, Head Coach (Men's) Lance Randall
Basketball, Assistant Coach (Men's) Spencer Henke
   
Basketball, Head Coach (Women) Anthony Crocitto
Basketball, Assistant Coach (Womwn's) Nola Carter
   
Cheerleading  
Co-Ed Assistant Cheerleading Coach Vince Mele
   
Cross Country  
Cross Country/Track Head Coach (Men and Women) Kent Reiber
Cross Country/Track, Assistant Coach (Men and Women) Cierra Munroe
   
Golf  
Golf, Head Coach (Men's) Chris Greenwood
Golf, Head Coach (Women's) Lyndsey Bevill
   
Lacrosse  
Lacrosse, Head Coach (Men's) Bradley Jorgensen
Lacrosse, Assistant Coach (Men's) Chad Marino
Lacrosse, Head Coach (Women's) Caitlin Hansen
Lacrosse, Assistant Coach (Women's) Dina Cifelli
   
Soccer  
Soccer, Head Coach (Men's) Brett Parker
Soccer, Assistant Coach (Men's) Nicholas Sakiewicz
   
Soccer, Head Coach (Women's) Ged O'Connor
   
Softball  
Softball, Head Coach Erin Kinberger
Softball, Associate Head Softball Coach Brittany Johnson
   
Sports Medicine  
Director of Sports Medicine Susan Cross
Athletic Trainer Jeff Williams
   
Strength & Conditioning  
Athletic Director for Strength & Conditioning TBD
Assistant Athletic Director for Strength & Conditioning Joseph Nudo
   
Swimming  
Interim Head Swim Coach (Men & Women) Michael Southward
   
Tennis  
Tennis, Head Coach (Men and Women) Chad Berryhill
   
Volleyball (Women's)  
Volleyball, Head Coach Natalia Koryzna
Volleyball, Assistant Coach Michaela Karrick
Beach Volleyball, Assistant Coach Emily Kalmink
   
Wellness Center  
Director of Fitness and Recreation, Wellness Center Conner Kilpatrick
Manager, Membership Services, Wellness Center Erin Zdrojewski
Manager, Events and Conferences, Wellness Center Mia Senese

Business Affairs

Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer James DeTuccio
   
Finance and Accounting  
Interim Associate Vice President, Finance for Business Affairs Melinda Clark
Director, Financial Aid Compliance Brenda Clark
Director, Financial Aid Support Elaine Feeney
Director, Procure to Pay & Sponsor Billing Laura Solberg
Director, Payroll Schalee Taylor
Manager, Billing & Accounts Receivable Melinda McKendree
Manager, Budget and Reporting Kristi Floyd
   
Department of Information Technology (DoIT)   
Chief Information Officer Daron McNab
Information Security Officer Darius Lewis
Director of Development Operations Matthew Redman
Director, Project Management & Information Technology Governance Sean VanGuilder
   
Facilities Management  
Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Jose Caban
Area Director, Facilities Management Argon Roberts
Area Director, Events & Facilities Maintenance Gordon Briggs
Director, Facilities Management - Grounds Robert Blair
Director, Housekeeping Jorge Limon
Executive Coordinator - Facilities Student Workers Bazile Francois
     
Human Resources  
Associate Vice President, Human Resources TBD
Director Human Resources Operations Kyle Martin
   
Manager, Learning & Development Joseph Arner
HR Governance & Regulatory Manager - Title IX Coordinator Vanessa O'Connell
Manager, HR Operations  Jennyfer Rodriguez
HR Office & Event Coordinator Crystal Strong
Manager, Total Rewards Ali Tabler
   
Student Financial Services  
Director, Financial Aid Support Elaine Feeney
Associate Director, Veterans Financial Services Kimberly Steele
   
Director of Financial Aid Compliance Brenda Clark
Associate Director, Financial Aid Nicholle Thor
Associate Director, Financial Aid Lorna Salmon
Financial Aid Manager Juan Cordoba
Financial Aid Manager Kevin Young
Director, Student Financial Support Elainne Feeney
Assistant Director, Financial Aid Support Eusebio Herrera-Montoya
Assistant Director, Student Financial Support Sheryl Luppens
Financial Aid Support Manager Jasmine Cox
Interim Financial Aid Support Manager Bernadine Collier

Community Engagement & Innovations

Vice President, Community Engagement & Innovations Mark Gesner
Manager, Community Engagement & Special Projects Karolina Veprek

Legal Affairs

 
General Counsel Staci Rhodes Shelley
Assistant General Counsel Miranda Martinez
Director of Regulatory Affairs Alba Romero

Strategic Enrollment Management

Vice President, Strategic Enrollment Management, University Campus Stacy Gato
   
Enrollment Services and Operations  
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Services & Operations Nicholas Macchio
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Marketing & Communication Scott Watkins
Director of Admissions, University Enrollment Connor Schaefer
Director, Enrollment Support Services Kevin Kearns
Assistant Director, Enrollment Support Kristina Phipps
Assistant Director, Enrollment Support Mary Caitlin Denning
Assistant Director, Enrollment Support Sherri Vaughn
   
Undergraduate Online Enrollment  
Director, Online Undergraduate Enrollment Brett Terzynski
Associate Director, Undergraduate Enrollment Gina Hannah
Associate Director, Undergraduate Enrollment Anthony Parks
Associate Director, Undergraduate Enrollment Brian Walker
   
Graduate Online Enrollment  
Director, Online Graduate Enrollment Jennifer Maiolo-Ferran
Associate Director, Graduate Enrollment Cindy Crist
Associate Director, Graduate Enrollment Ivania Pierreius
   
Campus Admissions  
Director, Undergraduate Enrollment TBA
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions Jennifer Jones
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions Kaitlyn Kenny
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions Giovanni Morina
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions De'Joun Redden
Assistant Director, Admissions Alejandra Rincon
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions Melanie Rivera
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions Connor Schaefer
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions Tonie Schwartz
Assistant Director, Admissions Jessica Skrelunas
Assistant Director, Admissions Jenna Skrelunas
   
International & Graduate Admissions  
Director & DSO, Campus Athletics, International Admissions & Graduate Enrollment Sumira Anderson
Assistant Director, Admissions Jade Overton
Assistant Director, Athletic & Transfer Admissions Matheus Costa De Assis
Assistant Director & DSO, for International Admissions Natahalia Sanfiel
Assistant Director, International Relations Thomas Sayers
Assistant Director International Admissions, & DSO for Enrollment Management Nicole Worhacz
   
Center for Global Engagement   
Executive Director & DSO, Center for Global Engagement Paige Ramsey-Hamacher
Assistant Director & DSO, International Student Services Carol Hope Grant
   
Education Center Enrollment  
Director, Recruitment Support Services Erzulie Mendoza
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, East Pasco Yvonne Kelly Montell
Assistant Director of Admissions, Jacksonville Stephen Campbell
   
University Enrollment Marketing & Communications  
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Marketing & Communication Scott Watkins
   
Acquisition Marketing  
Manager, Lead Acquisition Jacoby Phillips
   
Digital Marketing  
Director, Digital Marketing Nathan Boorom
Manager, Media Content Gregory Lindberg
Manager, Web Projects Joel Rivera-Salvador
   
Enrollment Communications  
Director, Enrollment Communications Tiffany Dion
Manager, Adult Learner/Graduate Content Stacy Dicorte
Manager, WorldWide Enrollment Communications Arshia Ghayoumi
Manager, University Campus Enrollment Communications Nicole Lesko
   
Enrollment Marketing  
Director, Enrollment Marketing Peggy O'Connor
Manager, Multimedia Services Samuel Gonzalez
Manager, Creative Design Alejandro Duperon

Saint Leo University WorldWide Operations

Assistant Vice President Saint Leo WorldWide, U.S. Region/Special Programs Tyler Upshaw
Assistant Vice President Saint Leo WorldWide, Florida Region Katie Chamberlain
Director, WorldWide Learning and Operations - Remote Alaina Plowdry
Associate Director, WorldWide Student Life Jessica Graves
   

Saint Leo University WorldWide Education Centers

Florida Region

Assistant Vice President Saint Leo Worldwide, Florida Region Katie Chamberlain
   
East Pasco Education Center, Florida (includes Pasco Hernando Education Offices)
Education Center Director Rod Kirkwood
Student Advisor Susan Splain
Academic Advisor Kyra Yoder
Instructor of Undergraduate Social Work Christina Cazanave
   
Jacksonville Education Center, Florida  
Education Center Director Jessica Starkey
Academic Advisor Julius Collins
Academic Advisor Kendyl O'Grady
   
        Lake City Education Center, Florida (includes Madison Education Office)  
        Assistant Director Lisa Burnham
        Instructor of Education Elisabeth Ballew
   
        Mayport Education Office, Florida  
        Assistant Director James Barnette
        Academic Advisor Michelle Hicks
   
Key West Education Center, Florida  
Interim Education Center Director Jeffrey Hite
Staff Assistant Marie Gann
   
MacDill AFB Education Center, Florida  
Center Director Rod Kirkwood
Associate Director Louis Reyna
   
Ocala Education Center, Florida  
Center Director Rena Rolfsen
Academic Advisor Francis Lai
Student Advisor Amanda Harrison
Director, Graduate Studies/Human Services; Associate Professor of Human Services Nancy Wood
Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education Shawn Brown
   
Tampa Education Support Center, Florida  
Center Director Rod Kirkwood
Assistant Director Tiffany Anderson
Studnet Advisor Mogoshadi Shakong
Student Advisor Alejandra Rincon
Assistant Professor of Accounting C'Lamt Ho
Assistant Professor of Social Work Sha'leda Mirra
Assistant Professor of Education Christine Picot
Associate Professor of Human Resources Jonathan Shoemaker

U. S. Region

Assistant Vice President Saint Leo Worldwide, U.S. Region/Special Programs Tyler Upshaw
   
Georgia  
   
Savannah Education Center, Georgia  
Center Director Donald (Chase) Bishop
Assistant Director Yalonka Mitchell
Academic Advisor Mitria Mobley
Assistant Professor of Management Leat Kodua
   
Mississippi  
Columbus Education Center, Mississippi  
Center Director Amber Bradley
   
South Carolina  
Charleston Education Center, South Carolina  
Center Director Kai Campbell
Associate Professor of Theology Daniel Lloyd
   
Texas  
Corpus Christi Education Center, Texas  
Center Director Sara Heydon
Academic Advisor Grace Moreno
Academic Advisor Alma Martinez
   
Special Programs  
Assistant Vice President, Saint Leo Worldwide, U.S. Region/Special Programs Tyler Upshaw
Manager, OCICU Susan Boyd
Manager, VTT & ICC Joseph Paquette
Special Programs Coordinator (VTT & ICC) Peyton Midthun
Mail Room Coordinator Lois Marasco

Student Affairs

 
Vice President of Student Affairs Jennifer Shaw
Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Anthony DeSantis
   
Accessibility Services & Career Services  
Director, Accessibility Services Michael Bailey
Assistant Director, Accessibility Services Maria Santos
   
Career Services  
Assistant Director, Career Services Omar Cosme
Associate Director, Career Services for WorldWide Operations Nancy Cheek
   
Counseling Services  
Director, Counseling Services Lawson Jolly
Assistant Director, Counseling Services Emma Manley
Assistant Director for Counseling Services Karah Beaver
Senior Coordinator, Counseling Services Machele Nutt
   
Dining Services  
Director, Dining Services Justin Bush
Manager, Dining Services Virginia Lavalle
Manager, Catering Services Cynthia LiVeli
Manager, Retail Operations Reynaldo DeJesus
Chef Michael Gauvin
   
eSports  
Coach/Manager eSports Team Bovey Zhang
   
Military Affairs & Services  
Director, Military Affairs & Services Larry Braue
   
Residence Life & Leadership  
Director, Residence Life & Leadership Tory England
Assistant Director, Residence Life & Student Conduct Sean Ferguson
Assistant Director, Residence Life Kimesha Norris
   
Student Activities  
Director, Student and Family Engagement Dawn McElveen
Assistant Director, Greek Life & Community Service Brandee Greaves
Assistant Director, Student Activities Ashley Phelps
   
University Safety  
Director, University Safety Vincent "Mike" D'Ambrosio
   

University Advancement

Vice President, Community Engagement & Innovation Stephen Kubasek
Executive Assistant, University Advancement Tasha Chambers
Special Projects Administrator Annie Thornton
   
Alumni Engagement  
Director, Alumni Engagement Shana Murrell
Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement Ashley Butler
Associate Director, Alumni Engagement Sarah Olsen
   
Advancement Services & Planned Giving  
Associate Vice President, Advancement TBD
Associate Director, Sustained Giving John Agnello
Gift Processor (Remote) Amber Wilson
   
Community Engagement & Innovation  
Manager, Community Engagement & Special Projects  

University Brand Marketing

Associate Vice President, University Brand Marketing & Communications Marie Thornberry
Director, Creative Services Renee Gerstein
Director, University Brand Marketing & Communications Caroline Jorgensen
Marketing Manager Christine John
Marketing Coordinator Chad Gonzalez
Media Relations Manager & Senior Editor Mary McCoy

University Communications

Associate Vice President, University Brand Marketing & Communications Marie Thornsberry
Communications Specialist & Webmaster Jason Longo
Director of Creative Services Renee Gerstein

University Ministry

Chaplain of University Ministries Fr. Randall Meissen
Office Manager Kevin Floyd
Campus Minister Deidre Merrill
Music Minister Lucas Nocera

Faculty

Professors Emeriti

Setty Adisesh *
B.S., M.S., Central College, Mysore; Ph.D., Kent State University

Leland Tyson Anderson
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Temple University

Frank Arnold
B.S., University of Connecticut; M.P.A., Auburn University; D.P.A., Nova University

Douglas M. Astolfi *
B.A., Tufts University; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Ann H. Bagley
B.A., M.A., Florida State University; Ed.D., University of Tennessee

Richard G. Bryan
B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Dirk Budd *
B.A., Layfayette College; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Richard R. Cabbage
B.A., Lincoln Memorial University; M.Div., Emory University; Ph.D., University of Aberdeen

Laurel G. Cobb
B.A., University of Florida; C.P.A., M.Acc., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Frederick W. Colby * (Registrar Emeritus)
A.A., Pasco-Hernando Community College; B.A., Saint Leo College; M.P.A., University of South Florida

Thomas "Tim" J. Crosby
B.A., Saint Leo College; M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi

David G. Cuppett
C.P.A., Assistant Professor of Business Administration (MacDill Office); B.S., West Virginia University; M.B.A., University of Utah

George M. Dooris
B.S., St. Peter's College; M.S., Seton Hall University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Maribeth Durst
B.A., St. Mary's University; M.A., Syracuse University; M.S.W., University of South Florida; Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Mark K. Edmonds
B.A., University of Michigan-Flint; M.A., D.A., University of Michigan

Charles "Chuck" L. Fisk
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Duke University

William T. Foley *
B.A., University of West Florida; C.P.A., M.B.A., University of South Florida

Lucille A. Fuchs *
B.S., University of Dayton; M.A., The Ohio State University; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

John E. Higgins *
B.A., M.A., Morehead State College

Julius Hornstein *
B.A., Georgia Southern College; M.S.W., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology

Norman D. Kaye *
B.S., M.S., Northern Illinois University

Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.
B.A., Kean College of New Jersey; Ed.D., Rutgers University

Anthony B. Kissel
B.S., Saint Meinrad College; M.A., University of Innsbruck; Ph.D. (S.T.D.), Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Edward F. Leddy
B.S., Manhattan College; M.P.S., Long Island University; Ph.D., Fordham University

Rachel O. Longstaff
B.A., Northwestern University; M.S. (L.I.S.), Drexel University

Marilyn M. Mallue
B.A., University of Florida; B.A., University of Central Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Frances Martin
A.B., Webster College; M.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., New York University; M.S.S.W., University of Tennessee

Mayes D. Mathews
B.S., West Virginia University; M.B.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

John "Jack" McTague Jr.
B.A., Siena College; M.A., Fordham University; Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo

Michael O. Moorman
B.S., United States Military Academy; M.S., Arizona State University; M.B.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Mark G. Newton
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida

M. Dorothy Neuhofer, O.S.B. *
B.S., Barry College; M.A. in L.S., Rosary College; M.Ch.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Florida State University

Walter P. Poznar *
B.A., M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Henry J. Purchase
B.S., Cornell University; M.Ed., University of New Hampshire

Thomas B. Rothrauff
B.A., Saint Francis College; M.P.A., Golden Gate University; D.P.A., Nova Southeastern University

Carolyn B. Schoultz
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Maura Snyder *
B.A., Mount St. Scholastica College; M.A., University of Notre Dame

John H. Swart *
B.S., M.S., Illinois State University

Sara A. Thrash
B.A., Carson Newman College; M.A., University of South Florida; Ed.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., Brunnel University, Oxford, England

Marvin T. Travis
B.A., Emory University; M.B.A., Arizona State University; D.P.A., Nova University

Robin F. VanTine
B.S., M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., College of William and Mary

Christie D. Vernon
B.A., M.S., University of Oklahoma; Ed.D, Nova University

Ernie M. Williams
B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

Kurt Van Wilt *
B.A., Queens College, City University of New York; M.F.A., Vermont College of Norwich University; M.A., Concordia University; Ph.D., Lancaster University

James E. Woodard Jr.
B.A., M.A., University of the Americas; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Jeanne Wright *
B.S., Fontbonne College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Peter R. Wubbenhorst
B.A., Guilford College; J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

George P. Zagursky
B.S., Mississippi State University; M.B.A., University of Miami; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

  * Deceased

University Campus

Full-Time Faculty

Fern Aefsky—Professor of Educational Leadership; Director of Graduate Education
B.S. University of Maryland; M.Ed. Marymount College of Virginia, Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University

Jacob B. Aguilar— Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Elisabeth C. Aiken—Associate Professor of English; Associate Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., James Madison University; M.A., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Galo E. Alava—Assistant Professor of Health Care Management
M.B.A., University of Phoenix; M.D., Universidad Central del Ecuador

Steven Alt—Instructor of Computer Science, School of Artificial Intellience, Robotics, and Data Science
M.S., Kean University

Laura F. Altfeld—Associate Professor of Biology/Ecology; Associate Program Director for the Honors Program
B.S., Eckerd College; M.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Victoria A. Anyikwa—Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Queens College of the City University of New York; M.S.W., New York University; Ph.D., Barry University

Holly Atkins—Associate Professor of Education; Chair, Department of Undergraduate Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of South Florida

Kelly L. Atkins—Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., M.B.A., Saint Leo University; D.B.A, Liberty University

Maria Augustus—Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., Saint Leo University; M.Ed., Louisiana State University/A&M-B

Stephen L. Baglione—Professor of Marketing
B.A., Queens College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Anne Barngrover—Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing
B.A., Denison University; M.F.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Darin Bell—Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Wake Forest University

Cheryl L. Berry—Instructor of Biology and Life Sciences
B.S., Saint Leo University; M.Ed., University of South Florida

Siamack Bondari—Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Sergiy Borysov—Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., Miev National Tara Shevchenko University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Charlotte F. Braziel—Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice/Criminalistics
B.A., Eastern Ct. State University; M.B.A., Sacred Heart University; M.S., Saint Leo University; D.C.J., Saint Leo University

Michael S. CampbellAssociate Professor of Social Work; Associate Director of Graduate Social Work
B.S.W., M.S.W., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Melinda B. Carver—Associate Professor of Education; Director, CESS Program Approval
B.A., Wheaton College; M.Ed., College of New Jersey; Ph.D., Walden University

Joseph P. Cillo—Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., University of Miami; J.D., California School of Law

Craig S. Cleveland—Associate Professor of Management; Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.S., Armstrong State Atlantic University; M.B.A., Shorter College; D.B.A., Argosy University

Christopher Cronin—Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Passard C. Dean—Professor of Accounting and Finance; Department Chair, Accounting, Economics & Finance
B.A., Queens College; M.Acc., University of South Florida; D.B.A., Argosy University

Lisa Delgado Brown—Associate Professor of Education
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Pamela DeCius—Instructor of Humanities; Associate Chair, Language Studies and the Arts
B.A., MacMurray College; M.L.A., University of South Florida

Maridelys Detres—Assistant Professor of Interprofessional Programs; College of Health Professions
B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Robert J. Diemer— Professor of Criminal Justice/Critical Incident Management; Director, Graduate Studies in Public Safety Administration
B.A., Saint Leo University; M.Ed., National Louis University; Ph.D., Union Institute

Daniel M. Dubois—Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Truman State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

Iain Duffy—Associate Professor of Biology
B.Sc., University College Cork; Ph.D., Queen's University of Belfast

Kathryn L. Duncan—Professor of English
B.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., Tulane University

Cathleen B. Dunn—Assistant Professor; Director, Graduate Studies in Psychology
M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Kenneth Embry—Associate Professor of Communications and Marketing
B.A., M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Memphis

Christine Farina—Assistant Professor of Digital Communications, Tapia College of Business
 

Michele Flint—Associate Professor of Accounting
M.B.A., St. Bonaventure University; Ed.D, University of Rochester

Janet E. Franks—Associate Professor, Library; Reference/Instructional Services Librarian, Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A., University of New Mexico; M.A. (L.I.S.), University of South Florida

Nataliya V. Glover—Assistant Professor, English for Academic Purposes
B.A., M.A., Horlivka State University, Ukraine; M.A., Saint Leo University; Ed.D., Northcentral University

Andrew Gold—Associate Professor of Management
B.A., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Renee Gould—Assistant Professor, Library; Collection Development Librarian, Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A., Saint Francis University; M.A. (L.I.S.), Long Island University

Karen Hahn—Professor of Education; Assistant Vice President, Learning Design
B.A., M.S., College of New Rochelle; Ed.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Charles D. Hale—Professor of Management
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.A., Ed.D., University of Florida

June C. Hammond—Associate Professor of Mathematics and Music
B.M., B.S., Furman University; M.M., M.A., University of Georgia; D.M., Florida State University

Karen M. Hannel—Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies; Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., University of West Florida; M.A., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Union Institute and University

John David Harding—Assistant Professor of Writing & Research, Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A., Louisiana State University; M.F.A., Louisiana State University

Amy Harris—Assistant Professor of Instruction & Assessment Librarian, Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A., Otterbein College; M.L.S., Indiana University

Philip Hatlem—Instructor of Sport Business
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., The Ohio State University

Burgsbee L. Hobbs—Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of South Alabama; M.L.A., Spring Hill College; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Judy L. Holcomb—Associate Professor of Hospitality Management; Associate Chair, Department of Marketing, Communication, Hospitality, & Sport Business
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Sang Jin Hong—Assistant Professor of Information Security
B.S., Chungbuk National University; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Thomas Humphries—Associate Professor of Theology
B.A., University of the South; M.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Emory University

Okey A. Igbonagwam—Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems
B.S., M.S., National Louis University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Robert Imperato—Professor of Religion
B.S., New York University; M.A., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University

Angel L. Jimenez—Instructor of Writing and Research, Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A., M.A., University of South Florida

Keith C. Jones—Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., M.B.A., Northeast Missouri State University; Ph.D., Memphis State University

Michelle Joy—Assistant Professor, Library; Undergraduate Online Services Librarian, Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A. University of South Florida; M.A. (L.I.S.), University of South Florida

Timothy JussaumeAssociate Professor of Philosophy; Program Director, Honors Program
B.A., College of the Holy Cross; M.A., Ph.D., Villanova University

Valerie Kasper—Assistant Professor of English/Professional Writing
B.S., University of Florida; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Kevin M. Kieffer—Professor of Psychology
B.S., Indiana University; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Monika Kiss—Professor of Mathematics; Interim Department Chair of Mathematics
B.A., Kean University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Audrey Koke—Assistant Professor, Serials, Resources & Instructional Services Librarian, Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.S., M.L.S., State University of New York College; M.A., University of Maine

Cheryl L. Kozina— Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Emory University

Vyas Krishnan—Associate Professor of Computer Science; Department Chair of Computer Science
B.S., Mangalore University, India; M.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Jodi Lamb—Associate Professor of Education; Associate Director of Graduate Education
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Antonio V. Laverghetta—Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Cindy Lee—Associate Professor of Social Work; Director, Center for Alternative Pathway Programs
B.A., Trinity College; M.S.W., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Florida State University

Agnieszka Leesch—Instructor of English
B.A., M.A., University of South Dakota

Joseph A. Little, Jr.—Assistant Professor of Business Law
B.A., University of South Florida; J.D., Thomas M. Cooley School of Law

Khalilah P. Louis-Caines—Instructor of Social Work
B.A., University of Colorado; M.S.W., Saint Leo University

Robert Lucio—Associate Professor of Social Work; Masters of Social Work Data Manager
B.A., University of Florida; M.S.W., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

David Maayan, Rabbi—Cohn Visiting Chair; Assistant Director for Center for Catholic & Jewish Studies; 
M.A., Hebrew College; Ph.D., Boston College

Chantelle MacPhee—Associate Professor of English Literature; Chair, Department of Language Studies and the Arts
B.A., University of PEI; M.A., University of Western Ontario; Ph.D., University of Glasgow

Peter Marian—Instructor of Management
B.S., Florida International University; M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Allyson Marino—Associate Professor of English / Fine Arts
B.A., State University of New York College at Fredonia; M.A., State University of New York College at Buffalo; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Karin May—Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., M.S., Saint Leo University; DBA, Northcentral University

Tonya Mazur—Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., M.B.A, Saint Leo University; D.B.A, California Southern University

Carol McLeish—Assistant Professor of Education; Education Internship Administrator
B.S., University of Cincinnati; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Christopher Miller—Professor of Biology and Environmental Science
B.A., University of Texas-Austin; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Debra A. Mims—Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
M.A., Saint Leo University, D.B.A., Northcentral University

Derek Mohammed—Professor of Computer Information Systems; Dean, School of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Data Science
B.S., University of the West Indies; M.B.A., City University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Leon Mohan—Professor of Sport Business; Chair, Department of Marketing, Communication, Hospitality & Sport Business
B.A., M.P.R.T.M., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Diane M. Monahan—Associate Professor of Communications; Associate to the Dean, Tapia College of Business
B.S., Florida State University; M.A., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., Temple University

Carol Ann Moon—Professor, Library; Reference/Instructional Outreach Librarian
B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., University of Florida; M.A. (L.I.S.), University of South Florida

Keya Mukherjee—Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Bethune College, Calcutta, India; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Kevin MurphyAssistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Augustana College, Ph.D., University of Iowa

Patrick R. Murphy—Associate Professor of Economics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Manh Van Nguyen—Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.Sc., Western Sydney University; M.S., McNeese State University; Ph.D., University of Louisiana

Stephen M. Okey—Assistant Professor of Theology/Divinity
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., University of Chicago Divinity School; Ph.D., Boston College

Francis Orlando—Instructor of Political Sciences
B.A., Michigan State University, M.A., Duke University

Heather R. Parker—Professor of History; Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Kim Payne—Visiting Instructor of Marketing
B.A., Point Park University; M.B.A., Saint Leo University 

Harsha Kalpanie Perera—Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Sciences
B.Sc., University of Columbo; Ph.D., University of Texas, Arlington

Debra Peterson—Associate Professor of Nursing; Chair, Department of Nursing 
B.S.N., Bradley University; M.S.N., Lewis University; Ph.D., Capella University

Brandy Pollicita—Instructor of Physical Education
B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S., Arizona State University

Ebony N. Perez—Assistant Professor of Social Work, Chair of Undergraduate Social Work
B.A., Cedar Crest College; M.S.W., University of Pittsburgh

Janis Prince—Associate Professor of Sociology; Chair, Department of Social Sciences
B.A., Queens College; M.A., M.M.F.T., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Marc A. Pugliese—Associate Professor of Theology; Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Delaware; M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary; M.Phil., Ph.D., Fordham University

Lisa Rapp-McCallProfessor of Social Work
B.A., LeMoyne College; M.S.W., State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Mitch Raton—Assistant Professor of Computer Science, School of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Data Science 
M.S., Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Rita Ray—Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., Calcutta University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Miami

Bryan Reagan—Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
B.A., Niagrara University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Marissa Rhodes—Assistant Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences
M.L.S., Ph.D., State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo;

Marco Rimanelli—Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Laurea/B.A., Universita' di Roma, Italy; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Georgina Rivera-Singletary—Associate Professor of Graduate Education
B.A., M.Ed., Saint Leo University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Owen Roach—Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management
M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University; D.B.A., Capella University

Candace A. Roberts—Professor of Education; Director, Faculty Development & Enrichment
B.A., Emory University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Alejandra Rodriguez—Assistant Professor, Reference & Instructional Librarian
B.A., M.L.S., University of South Florida

Elizabeth Ruegg—Instructor of Graduate Social Work
M.S.W., Fordham University

Gianna Russo—Assistant Professor of English
B.A., M.A., University of South Florida

Edward Santiago—Assistant Professor of Computer Science, School of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Data Science
 

Iona Sarieva—Associate Professor of English; Director, Bridge Program
B.A., M.A., Sofia University, Bulgaria; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Diane Scotland-Coogan—Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Saint Leo University; M.S.W., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Capella University

Ricky W. Scott—Associate Professor of Finance
B.A., University of Georgia; M.S., Keller Graduate School; M.S., Georgia State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Renee Sedlack—Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
B.A., M.S., Queens College; Ed.D., University of South Florida

Cynthia S. Selph—Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Huntington College; M.M., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Patricia A. Senger—Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S., University of the State of New York; M.S.W., Yeshiva University; Ph.D., Capella University

Christine Sereni-Massinger—Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Saint Joseph's University; J.D., Widener University School of Law

Patrick Sheridan—Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Stockton College; Ph.D., Tulane University; B.S., Stockton College

Zachary A. Smith—Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance
B.S., Old Dominion University; MBA, Capella University; M.S., East Carolina University; Ph.D., Walden University

Mary T. Spoto—Professor of English; Vice President of Academic Affairs
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Matthew Tapie—Assistant Professor of Theology; Director, Center for Catholic/Jewish Studies
M.A., Baylor University; MDiv., Abilene Christian University; Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Lionel M. Thomas Jr.—Associate Professor of International Hospitality Management
M.A., University of South Carolina; M.P.M., Devry University; Ph.D., Purdue University;

Michael J. Tkacik—Associate Professor of Philosophy, Theology, & Religion
B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Providence College; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Austin Trantham—Assistant Professor of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences
M.A., American University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Daniel J. Tschopp—Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Kathleen Van Eerden—Associate Professor of Nursing; Dean, College of Health Professions
B.S.N., M.S., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; Ph.D., Cardinal Stritch University

Doris J. Van Kampen-Breit—Professor of Librarian; University Librarian, University Archivist, Faculty Development Librarian; Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A., M.A. (L.I.S.), University of South Florida; Ed.D., University of Central Florida

Marcela Van Olphen—Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
B.A., Instituto Superior de Formacion Docente No10. Tandil, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Tandil, Buenos Aires, Argentina; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

Ernest G. Vendrell—Professor of Criminal Justice/Critical Incident Management; Associate Director, Graduate Studies in Public Safety Administration
B.S., M.S., Florida International University; M.S.M, Saint Thomas University; Ph.D., Union Institute

Astrid Vicas—Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., M.B.A., University of Ottawa; M.A., Ph.D., McGill University

Rhondda Waddell—Professor of Undergraduate Social Work; Dean, College of Education and Social Services
B.A., University of Florida; M.S.W., Ph.D., Florida State University

Moneque Walker-PickettProfessor of Criminal Justice; Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
B.A., University of Miami; J.D., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Miami

Jacquelyn A. White—Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Rollins College; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara; Ed.D., University of Central Florida

Courtney Wiest—Assistant Professor of Social Work; Director of Graduate Social Work
B.S.W., Saint Leo University; M.S.W., University of Central Florida; Ed.D, Argosy University

Jerome K. Williams—Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Dené J. Williamson—Associate Professor of Sport Business
B.S., University of Central Missouri; M.S., Ed.D., St. Thomas University

Kate Wittrock—Instructor of Education
B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., Hamline University

Randall J. Woodard—Associate Professor of Philosophy, Theology, & Religion; Director, Graduate Studies in Theology; Chair, Department of Philosophy & Religion
B.A., Franciscan University; M.A., Providence College; M.Ed., University of Manitoba; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Valerie Wright—Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Raymond Yann—Instructor of Accounting
B.S., University of Kentucky; M.B.A., University of Florida

Tammy D. Zacchilli—Professor of Psychology
B.S., Kennesaw State University; M.S., Augusta State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech

WorldWide Education Center Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Amina Abdullah—Associate Professor of Human Services; Department Chair of Undergraduate Human Services (Remote/Online)
B.S., M.M., University of Phoenix; Ph.D., Capella University

Lara K. Ault—Associate Professor of Psychology; Associate Chair, Department of Social Sciences/Online
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville

Elisabeth Ballew—Instructor of Education, Online
B.A., Saint Leo University; M.Ed., University of Texas at Arlington; Ed.S. University of West Florida

Sheri K. BiasAssistant Professor of Human Resources Management/Online
B.A., Saint Leo College; M.A., George Washington University; M.B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University

Michelle T. Boone-Thornton—Assistant Professor of Human Services, Associate Chair of Human Services
B.A., Christopher Newport University; M.S., Norfolk State University; Ed.D., Regent University

Shawn Brown—Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Education, Ocala Education Center
B.S., M.Ed., Florida Agricultureal & Mechanical University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Keith Burton—Assistant Professor of Psychology, Associate Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Online
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Christina Cazanave-McCarthy—Instructor of Undergraduate Social Work, Director of Field Education, East Pasco Education Center
B.S.W, Saint Leo University; MSW, University of Central Florida

C'Lamt HoAssistant Professor of Accounting, Tampa Education Center
B.A., Ohio State University; B.S., Franklin University; M.B.A., Franklin University; D.B.A., Argosy University

Leat A. Kodua—Assistant Professor of Management, Savannah Education Center
M.B.A., City University of Seattle; D.B.A, Argosy University

Pamela L. Lee—Associate Professor of Management; Director, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program
B.S., Norfolk State University; M.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Regent University

Daniel T. LloydAssociate Professor of Theology, Charleston Education Center
B.A., University of Scranton; M.T.S., Weston Jesuit School of Theology; Ph.D., Marquette University

Helen MacLennan—Associate Professor of Management; Department Chair, Management & Operations
B.S., University of Phoenix; M.B.A., Maryhurst University; Ph.D., Sullivan University

Sha'Leda A. Mirra—Assistant Professor of Undergraduate Social Work, Tampa Education Center
B.A. M.A., M.S.W., Saint Leo University; Ph.D., Capella University

Phillip R. Neely—Professor of Public Safety Administration; Director, Doctor of Criminal Justice Program, Remote/Online
B.A., Saint Leo University; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Walden University

Eileen T. O'Brien—Professor of Sociology; Associate Chair, Department of Social Science
B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Florida

LaQue Perkins—Assistant Professor of Project Management/Online
B.A., Saint Leo University; M.S., Troy University; M.B.A., Colorado Technical University; D.B.A., Argosy University

Christine Picot—Assistant Professor of Education, Tampa Education Center
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Jonathan A. Shoemaker—Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, Tampa Center
B.A., The College of William & Mary; M.S., Georgia College & State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Viki Stoupenos—Assistant Professor, Libraries; Academic Support/Reference Librarian - Central Region, Savannah Education Center
B.S.W., University of Georgia; M.L.S., Texas Woman's University

Craig N. Winstead—Associate Professor of Management & Operations
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.S., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Capella University

Nancy E. Wood—Associate Professor of Human Services; Director, Graduate Studies in Human Services Administration, Ocala Center
B.A., Indiana University; M.H.R.M., M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management; Ph.D., Capella University

Delmar P. Wright—Associate Professor of Criminal Justice/Online
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Administrators

John Agnello—Associate Director, Sustained Giving  
B.A., Saint Leo University

Sumira Anderson—Director & DSO, Campus Athletic, International & Graduate Enrollment
B.S., M.B.A. PM.HRM, Saint Leo University

James Barnette—Assistant Director, Mayport - Jacksonville Education Center
B.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.A., Webster University

Nicole Baum—Student Success Coach, Student Success Academic Engagement
B.A., M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Susan Boyd—Manager, (OCICU), WorldWide Operations, Special Programs
B.S, Saint Leo University

Christina Branas—Director of Accreditation
BA, MBA, Saint Leo University

Lisa Burnham—Assistant Director, Northeast Florida/Lake City Education Center
B.A., Saint Leo University

Katie Chamberlain—Assistant Vice President, Florida Region, Worldwide Operations
B.S., Troy University; M.S., Keller Graduate School of Management

Melinda Clark—Interim Associate Vice President of Finance, Business Affairs, University Campus
M.B.A, King University; Ed.D., University Southern California

Julius Collins—Academic Advisor, Jacksonville Education Center
B.A., Florida State University; M.M., University of Miami

Cindy CristAssociate Director, Graduate Enrollment

Vincent (Mike) D'Ambrosio—Director, University Safety
B.A., M.Div., Covington Theological Seminary Pineland

Edward Dadez—President, University Campus
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.B.A., Saint Leo University; M.A., Ohio State University; Ph.D, Michigan State University

Harry Dammer—Interim Associate Dean for the College of Education and Social Services
A.S., Bergen Community College (NJ); B.S., M.S. University of Dayton; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Anthony DeSantis—Associate Vice President of Student Affairs
B.S., M.A., Barry University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

James DeTuccio—Vice President of Business Affairs/CFO
B.S., Florida State University; M.B.A., Saint Leo University; Florida State CPA

Tamara Disi—Administrator, Graduate Outreach Programs, College of Education and Social Services
B.S., M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Daniel Duerr—Assistant Director of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Institutional Research
B.A., University of Memphis; M.A., University of Arizona

Emilio Favale—Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Advising
B.A., University of South Florida; M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Ben Forche—Chief Officer, Student Success & Academic Engagement
B.S.; Bowling Green State University; M.Ed.; University of South Carolina; Ph.D.; Ohio University

Pamela Frazer—Associate Registrar, Evaluations
B.A., State University of New York

Stacy Gato—Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management, University Campus
​B.A., Saint Joseph's College; M.S., Goodwin University

Renee Gerstein—Director of Creative Services, University Brand Marketing & Communications 
B.F.A., University of Tampa

Mark L Gesner—Vice President of Community Engagement and Innovation
B.A., State University of New York (SUNY), at Albany; Ed.M, Harvard University; Ph.D. Cardinal Stritch University

Chad Gonzalez—Assistant Marketing Manager, University Brand Marketing & Communications 
B.A., Saint Leo University

William Hamilton—Chief Assessment and Institutional Research Officer
B.A., California State University; M.A., Georgia State University; M.A., University of Arizona; Ed.D., University of Florida

Gina Hannah—Associate Director, Undergraduate Enrollment
B.S.; University of Phoenix; MBA, Saint Leo University

Amanda Harrison—Student Advisor, Ocala Education Center
B.A., Keuka College; M.S., Saint Leo University

Brenda (Nikki) Heister—Special Project Manager, College of Education and Social Services
B.A., M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Zaheda (Donna) Herman—Chief Officer WorldWide Student Success & Academic Engagement, Tampa
B.A., Towson University; M.B.A., Florida Atlantic University; M.S., Purdue University Global

Sara Heydon—Director, NAS Corpus Christi Education Center
B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.Ed., University of Texas at Austin

Carol P. Hope Grant—Assistant Director & DSO of International Student Services
B.S., The City University of New York; M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Jo Hutterli—Assistant Director of Tutoring Services
B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.S.I.D., Saint Leo University

Christine John—Brand Manager, University Brand Marketing & Communications
B.S., Bucknell University 

Heather Johnson—Assistant Director of Program Approval, College of Education and Social Services
B.A., M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Lawson Jolly—Director, Counseling Services
B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University; M.A., University of South Florida

Caroline Jorgensen—Director, University Brand Marketing & Communications 
B.A., Mount Holyoke College  

Monica Kessel—Director, Internal Audit
B.A., Wayne State University, B.S., Cleary University, M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Stephen Kubasek—Vice President of University Advancement
B.A., M.B.A, Ph.D., Saint Leo University

Francis Lai—Academic Advisor, Ocala Education Center
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.Ed., University of Southern California.

Greg Lindberg—Media Content Manager
B.A., M.A. University of South Florida, St. Petersburg

Jason Longo—Communications Specialist & Webmaster, University Brand Marketing & Communications 
B.A., Montclair State University; M.A., University of South Florida

David Maayan, Rabbi—Cohn Visiting Chair; Assistant Director for Center for Catholic & Jewish Studies; 
M.A., Hebrew College; Ph.D., Boston College

Nicholas Macchio—Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Services & Operations
B.A., Saint Leo University

Jennifer Maiolo-Ferran—Director, Online Graduate Enrollment, Tampa Student Support Center
B.S., University of Tampa; M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Dale J. Mancini—Director, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program
B.A., Spring Arbor College; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Andrews University

Alma Martinez—Academic Advisor, NAS Corpus Christi Education Center
B.A., Texas A & I Kingsville; M.S., Corpus Christi State University

Miranda Martinez—Assistant General Counsel
B.A., University of South Florida; J.D., Stetson University College of Law

Mary McCoy—University Writer and Media Relations, University Communications
B.S., Bowling Green State University

Erzulie Mendoza—Director, Education Center Enrollment
B.A., M.S., Saint Leo University

Yalonka Mitchell—Assistant Director, Savannah Education Center
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Yvonne K. Montell—Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, Graduate Enrollment, East Pasco
B.S., M.A., M.S., National-Louis University; M.B.A., Saint Leo University; Ed. D., Argosy University

Grace Moreno—Academic Advisor, NAS Corpus Christi Education Center
B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.A., University of the Incarnate Word

Sarah Olsen—Associate Director for Alumni Engagement, University Campus
B.S., Nazareth College of Rochester

Joseph Paquette—Manager, (VTT & ICC) - WorldWide Operations, Special Programs
B.S., Saint Leo University; M.S. Nova Southeastern

Kristina Phipps—Director, Enrollment Support Services
B.S., University of South Florida

William T. PoynorAdministrator, Graduate Studies in Theology, Instructor of Theology
B.A., Belmont University; M.A., Franciscan University; M.DIV., Crammer Theological House 

Paige Ramsey-Hamacher—Executive Director Center for Global Engagement
B.A., Holy Names College; M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Francis (Fran) Reidy—Vice President and Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
B.A., Fitchburg State College; M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Candace A. Roberts—Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence; Professor of Education
B.A., Emory University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Rena Rolfsen—Director, Ocala Education Center
B.A., College of Saint Benedict; M.B.A., Lynn University

Alba Romero - Director of Regulatory Affairs, Legal Affairs Office
J.D., Universidad Santa Maria; LL.M., Hamline University School of Law; M.A., Hamline University School of Business; J.D., Hamline University School of Law

Staci Shelley—General Counsel
B.A., North Carolina State University; J.D., The Catholic University of America

Jessica Starkey—Education Center Director, Jacksonville Education Center
B.A., Flagler College; M.S., SUNY Buffalo

Joseph M. Tadeo—Executive Director, Academic Administration
B.A., Saint Leo University

Brett Terzynski—Director, Online Undergraduate Enrollment
B.A., University of South Florida

Marie Thornsberry—Associate Vice President, University Brand Marketing & Communications
B.A., Flagler College 

Tyler Upshaw—Assistant Vice President, WorldWide U.S. Region/Special Programs
B.A., San Diego State University; M.Ed., Ohio University

Doris J. Van Kampen-Breit—Professor of Librarian; University Librarian, University Archivist, Faculty Development Librarian; Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library
B.A., M.A. (L.I.S.), University of South Florida; Ed.D., University of Central Florida

Elizabeth (Liz) Vestal—Registrar
B.S., University of Tampa; M.A., M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Scott Watkins—Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Marketing & Communication
B.S., University of South Florida

Elijah Wharton—Program Administrator, Graduate Education
B.S., Florida A&M University; M.S., Saint Leo University

Barbara Wilson—Associate Athletic Director & Senior Woman Administrator
B.S., State University of New York College at Cortland

Sarah Young—Associate Director, Graduate Student Advising
B.A., M.B.A Saint Leo University

Erin Zdrojewski—Membership Services Manager, Wellness Center
B.A., Saint Leo University