BW Welcomes 2014 New Full-time Faculty to Campus
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy, Chemistry, University of Akron (in progress); Bachelor of Science, Biology, Walsh University; Bachelor of Science, Integrated Science for AYA Education, Walsh University.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry.Prior to this Position: Last year she served as an adjunct professor at BW. Prior, she served in similar adjunct positions at Ohio universities. She began her career as a high school chemistry teacher.
Assistant Professor, Applied Voice, Conservatory of Music
Post Graduate, Professional Musical Theatre Program, Manhattan School of Music; Master of Music, Vocal Performance, University of Idaho; Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance, University of Idaho.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Music Theatre, Classical, Pop/Rock, Jazz
Prior to this Position: He taught in the music theatre program at Western Michigan University School of Music. He has professional experience as a singer in music theatre, classical and operatic roles. He worked for Nickelodeon, Nick@Nite, and TV Land.
Assistant Professor, Nursing
Master of Science, Nursing, Michigan State University; Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Marshall University.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support.
Prior to this Position: She has been employed as charge nurse or instructor in various health care facilities and learning institutions, including the Summa Health System, Akron City Hospital and Grand Valley State University.
Assistant Professor, Education
Educational Doctorate, Teacher Leadership, Walden University; Master of Education, Alternative Education, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Early Childhood Education, Children’s Literature, Classroom Management, Exceptional Learners, Curriculum and Program Planning.
Prior to this Position: He was an assistant professor at St. Catharine College (Ky.). Prior, he taught kindergarten and first and third grades. He also worked in Head Start programs.
Director of Orchestral Studies, Conservatory of Music
D.M.A., Orchestra Conducting, Bowling Green State University (in progress); M.F.A., Orchestra Conducting, Bard College; A.D., Orchestra Conducting, Accademia Musicale Pescarese, Pescara, Italy; M.M., Conservatorio Superior de Música, Valencia, Spain; B.M., Conservatorio Superior de Música, Valencia, Spain.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Symphony, Chamber and Opera Orchestra.
Prior to this Position: He was director of orchestras studies and opera conductor at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music (Wis.). Before that position, he spent four years at the Interlochen Center for the Arts.
Assistant Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience
Doctorate in Psychobiology, University of Florida; Master of Science, Psychology, University of Florida; Bachelor in Psychology, Western Michigan University.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Behavioral Pharmacology, Endocrinology, Neurochemistry of Taste Behavior and Food Intake.
Prior to this Position: Since 2008, she has been a postdoctoral associate at Florida State University.
Assistant Professor and Developmental Mathematics Coordinator, Mathematics and Computer Science
Master of Arts, Mathematics, The Ohio State University; Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Baldwin‐Wallace College (now University); Liberal Arts, Cuyahoga Community College.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Developmental Mathematics.
Prior to this Position: Since 2004, she served as ALEKS placement administrator at BW. Prior, she taught at North Royalton High School. She also has taught evening sections of mathematics at BW.
Associate Director of Choral Studies, Conservatory of MusicDoctor of Philosophy, Music Education, Florida State University (in
progress); Master of Music, Choral Conducting, Westminster Choir College; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Music Education, University of Arizona.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Vocal Pedagogy, Music Perception and Cognition, Cognitive Learning Theories, Classroom Management.
Prior to this Position: She served as graduate teaching assistant at Florida State University and graduate assistant at Westminster Choir College. Prior, she worked at a high school in Arizona.
Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders
Master of Arts, Communication Sciences, Case Western Reserve
Academic/Discipline Interests: Literacy Acquisition, Early Intervention in Speech‐Language Pathology, Cultural‐linguistic Diversity and Speech Language Therapy Service Delivery in the U.S.
Prior to this Position: Her most recent work experiences have been in Africa at the University Teaching Hospital Department of Pediatrics and Child Health.
Assistant Professor & Core Mathematics Coordinator, Mathematics and Computer Science
Doctor of Philosophy, Curriculum and Instruction–Mathematics
Academic/Discipline Interests: Biostatistics, Statistics, Modeling and Quantitative Analysis, Algebra, and Pre‐calculus.
Prior to this Position: For nearly 15 years, she was an adjunct professor at BW.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computer ScienceDoctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Kent, U.K.;
Masters of Science, Computer Science, and Master of Arts, English, Mississippi State University; Bachelor of Arts, English, Mississippi State University.
Academic/Discipline Interests: Undergraduate Computer Science Education, Artificial Intelligence, Biologically‐inspired Computation, Parallel and Distributed Computing.
Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education and Sport Science
Doctor of Philosophy, Exercise Physiology, Kent State University; Master of Arts, Exercise Physiology, Kent State University; Bachelor of Arts, Physical Education/Exercise Science, John Carroll University.Academic/Discipline Interests: Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Physiology of Exercise, Exercise Leadership for the Older Adult, Exercise and Weight Control, Jogging.
Prior to this Position: She was active in the Department of Exercise Physiology at Kent State University.
Assistant Professor, Music Education, Conservatory of Music
Doctor of Philosophy, Music Education, Michigan State University; Master of Music Education, Ewha Womans’ University; Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance, The Julliard School.