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National Technical Institute for the Deaf - Undergraduate Faculty

Gerard J. Buckley, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MSW, University of Missouri; Ed.D., University of Kansas—President, NTID and Vice President and Dean, RIT; Associate Professor

Academic Affairs

Stephen F. Aldersley, BS, University of Surrey (United Kingdom); MA, College of St. Rose; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor

Linda M. Bryant, BS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MS, Gallaudet University; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Interim Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services; Associate Professor

Marianne Gustafson, BS, Northwestern University; MS, Syracuse University—Associate Dean for Curriculum and Special Projects; Professor

Geoffrey S. Poor, AAS, Seattle Central Community College; BA, Vassar College; MA, Nazareth College—Coordinator, Office of Communication Assessment Services; Professor

Kathryn L. Schmitz, BA, Duke University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Associate Dean for Academic Administration; Associate Professor

American Sign Language and Interpreting Education

Kim Brown Kurz, BSW, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Kansas—Chairperson; Assistant Professor

Leisa Boling, AAS, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Sandra Bradley, BS, Gallaudet University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Jennifer K. Briggs, BA, Gallaudet University; MA, Columbia University—Lecturer

Marguerite F. Carrillo, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Lynette S. Finton, BA, Augustana College; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Program Director, American Sign Language-English Interpretation; Professor

Peter Hauser, BA, Central Connecticut State University; MA (Linguistics), MA (Psychology), Ph.D., Gallaudet University—Associate Professor

Baldev Kaur Khalsa, BA, M.Ed., McDaniel College—Associate Professor

Jason Listman, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Campbell A. McDermid, BA, Carleton University; MA, Gallaudet University; M.Ed., Ph.D., York University—Assistant Professor

Kathleen Miraglia, BS, State University College at Brockport; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Coordinator, Healthcare Programs; Lecturer

Christine Monikowski, BS, Shippensburg State College; MA, Gallaudet College; MA, Ph.D., University of New Mexico—Professor

Geoffrey S. Poor, AAS, Seattle Central Community College; BA, Vassar College; MS, Nazareth College of Rochester—Coordinator, Office of Communication Assessment Services; Professor

Ronald Rood Jr., BA, Gallaudet University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Cynthia Sanders, AS, Rochester Institute of Technology; BS, MA, Syracuse University; DA, University at Albany—Program Director, American Sign Language; Associate Professor

Deirdre A. Schlehofer, BA, University of Alaska; M.Phil., University of Bristol (United Kingdom); Ed.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Linda A. Siple, AAS, Monroe Community College; BSW, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Professor

Debra A. Teesdale, BA, MA, Gallaudet University—Lecturer

Kevin T. Williams, BS, St. Louis Christian College; MS, Western Maryland College—Lecturer

Arts and Imaging Studies

Kenneth F. Hoffmann, BS, Seton Hall University; M.Ind.Ed., Clemson University—Chairperson; Professor

Frank C. Argento, BFA, MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Gilbert Beverly, BA, National-Louis University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Cathleen W. Chou, Certificate, New York University; BA, University of Rochester; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

David Cohn, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Paula A. Grcevic, BFA, MFA, Pratt Institute—Professor

David E. Hazelwood, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Eric Kunsman, BFA, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MFA, University of the Arts—Lecturer

Nancy J. Marrer, BA, Franklin Pierce College; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Edward Mineck, BA, University of Connecticut; MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Professor

Katherine A. Olsen, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Thomas J. Policano, BS, University of Rochester; MFA, University at Buffalo—Associate Professor

Thomas Raco, BFA, MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ed.D., University at Buffalo—Professor

Sidonie M. Roepke, BFA, MST, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Professor

Kurt Stoskopf, BFA, MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Michael J. Voelkl, BFA, MST, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Andrea M. Zuchegno, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Business Studies

Mary Louise Basile, BA, LeMoyne College; MA, University at Albany; MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Chairperson; Professor

W. Scot Atkins, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ed.D., University of St. Thomas—Assistant Professor

Alvin C. Boyd, AA, Delgado Community College; BS, Southern University and A&M College; BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

E. William Clymer, AAS, BS, MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology; M.Ed., Syracuse University—Associate Professor

Allen M. Ford, BA, Northwestern State University; MBA, Golden Gate University; MFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Ann M. Hager, BS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MS, University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Michael Kane, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Gallaudet University—Lecturer

Adriana C. Kulakowski, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Nazareth College of Rochester—Lecturer

Tracy DeLong Magin, BS, MSED, State University College at Oswego; MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Mary Elizabeth Parker, BS, University at Albany; M.Ed., University of Vermont—Associate Professor

Mark J. Pfuntner, BS, MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Anne Strauch, AAS, BS, MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Kathleen S. Szczepanek, AAS, AS, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Charlotte L. V. Thoms, BS, Youngstown State University; MS, Ed.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Communication Studies and Services

Lawrence C. Scott, BS, State University College at Geneseo; MS, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale—Chairperson; Associate Professor

Catherine C. Clark, BA, Bradley University; MS, University of Louisville; AuD, Salus University—Associate Professor

John M. Conklin, AAS, Orange County Community College; BS, State University College at Brockport; MS, State University College at Geneseo— Assistant Professor

Linda G. Gottermeier, BS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MA, State University College at Geneseo; AuD, Salus University—Associate Professor

Donald G. Sims, BA, University of Colorado; MS, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh—Associate Professor

Karen B. Snell, BA, University of Chicago; MA, University at Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Iowa—Associate Professor

Cultural and Creative Studies

Joseph H. Bochner, BA, City University of New York at Queens College; MA, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin—Chairperson; Professor

Gerald S. Argetsinger, BA, Brigham Young University; MA, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University—Lecturer

Erin Auble, BA, Emerson College; MST, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Patricia A. Durr, BA, LeMoyne College; MS, University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Luane Davis Haggerty, BA, City University of New York at Hunter College; MA, Goddard College; Ph.D., Antioch University—Senior Lecturer

Aaron Weir Kelstone, BA, MA, Cleveland State University; Ph.D., Northeastern University—Senior Lecturer

J. Matt Searls, BA, MA, Gallaudet University; Ph.D., The American University—Associate Professor

Thomas F. Warfield, BA, State University College at Purchase; MFA, University of Utah—Senior Lecturer

Engineering Studies

Dino J. Laury, AAS, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Chairperson; Assistant Professor

Gary W. Behm, AAS, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Lehigh University—Assistant Professor

Scott Bellinger, BS, University of Illinois; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Wendy Dannels, AAS, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

James R. Fugate, AAS, Monroe Community College; AAS, Rochester Institute of Technology; BA, University of Maryland; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Eugene P. Galasso, BA, St. John Fisher College—Lecturer

Diane J. Heyden, AAS, Erie Community College; BS, State University of New York Empire State College; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Marcus Holmes, AAS, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Patricia Iglesias, AAS, Universidad de Murcia (Spain); BS, Ph.D., Universidad Politećnica de Cartagena (Spain)—Assistant Professor

William R. LaVigne, B.Arch., University of Notre Dame; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Sidney L. McQuay, AAS, Williamsport Community College; BS, MS, State University College at Oswego; Ph.D., University of Connecticut—Associate Professor

Dominic J. Peroni, AAS, Rochester Institute of Technology; BS, State University of New York Empire State College; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Edward A. Schwenzer, BA, MS, University of Rochester—Lecturer

Information and Computing Studies

Elissa M. Olsen, AAS, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Chairperson; Assistant Professor

Karen Beiter, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Christopher Campbell, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, University of Phoenix—Lecturer

Tao Eng, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Mark Jeremy, AAS, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Raja S. Kushalnagar, BS, Angelo State University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; JD, LLM, University of Houston; Ph.D., University of Houston—Assistant Professor

Donna A. Lange, BS, State University College at Brockport; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

David E. Lawrence, AAS, BET, University of Akron; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

James R. Mallory, AAS, Kent State University; BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Professor

Myra Bennett Pelz, BA, Rutgers University; MA, New York University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Tom Simpson, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Nazareth College—Lecturer

Joseph Stanislow, AAS, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Stevens Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

John V. Sweeney, BS, MS, Michigan State University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Brian Trager, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Werner Zorn, AAS, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Liberal Studies

Jennifer L. Gravitz, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; JD, Albany Law School—Chairperson; Associate Professor

John A. Albertini, BA, Drew University; MS, Ph.D., Georgetown University—Professor

Gerald P. Berent, BS, University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—Professor

Pamela R. Conley, AAS, Rochester Institute of Technology; BA, Gallaudet University; MA, State University College at Brockport; MS, University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Kathleen E. Crandall, BA, MA, California State University at Fresno; Ph.D., Northwestern University—Associate Professor

Jessica A. Cuculick, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MSW, East Carolina University—Assistant Professor

Peter L. Haggerty, BA, Wesleyan University; MA, Rutgers University—Associate Professor

Denise S. Kavin, BS, Gallaudet University; MS, Northwestern University; Ed.D., Northern Illinois University—Lecturer

Pamela Kincheloe, BA, Rollins College; MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University— Associate Professor

Kenneth Lerner, BA, Beloit College; MS, University of Virginia—Senior Lecturer

Larry J. LoMaglio, BA, St. John Fisher College; MA, University of Rochester; Ed.M., University at Buffalo—Associate Professor

Gary L. Long, BA, University of Akron; MA, Ph.D., Texas Christian University—Associate Professor

Eugene Lylak, BA, University at Buffalo; M.Ed., St. Michael’s College; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Marc Marschark, BA, Cornell University; MA, Ph.D., University of Western Ontario (Canada)—Professor

John E. Panara, AS, Monroe Community College; BS, MA, State University College at Brockport—Assistant Professor

John-Allen Payne, AA, San Diego City College; BA, California State University; MS, San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois—Associate Professor

Stephanie R. Polowe, BA, Wayne State University; MA, State University College at Brockport; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Linda A. Rubel, BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—Professor

Vincent J. Samar, BA, MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Rose Marie Toscano, BS, Portland State University; MA, University of Rochester—Professor

Kathy Varone, BS, State University College at Fredonia; MS, New York University—Lecturer

Marilyn Walker, BA, City College of New York; MA, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—Lecturer

Jeanne Yamonaco, BA, MS, Nazareth College—Senior Lecturer

Master of Science in Secondary Education

Gerald C. Bateman, BS, MS, State University College at Geneseo; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Director; Professor

Carol Lee De Filippo, BA, Newark State College; MS, Purdue University; MS, Ph.D., Washington University—Professor

Susan B. Foster, BA, Northwestern University; BS, University of Maine; M.Ed., Bridgewater State College; Ph.D., Syracuse University—Professor

Ronald R. Kelly, BS, M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln—Professor

Christopher A.N. Kurz, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., University of Kansas—Associate Professor

Susan L. Lane-Outlaw, BA, MA, University of North Florida; Ph.D., Gallaudet University—Assistant Professor

Ila Parasnis, BA, MA, Nagpur University (India); MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Thomastine Anne Sarchet, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—NTID Center for Educational Research Partnerships, Research Associate; Adjunct Instructor

Sara Schley, BA, Reed College; MA, Northeastern University; Ed.D., Harvard University—Associate Professor

Michael S. Stinson, BA, University of California at Berkeley; MA, Ph.D., University of Michigan—Professor

Science and Mathematics

Matthew A. Lynn, BS, The Ohio State University; MS, Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Arizona—Interim Chairperson; Associate Professor

Henry J. Adler, BA, Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania—Assistant Professor

Mitchell Bacot, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Stacey M. Davis, BA, Colgate University; BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Carla J. Deibel, BS, Central Michigan University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Austin U. Gehret, BS, Union College; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Warren R. Goldmann, BS, Stanford University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Jane K. Jackson, BS, Stony Brook University; MS, University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Bonnie C. Jacob, BA, Smith College; MS, Ph.D., Clemson University—Assistant Professor

Peter Lalley, BS, Siena College; MS, Catholic University of America; Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Professor

Denise M. Lengyel, AS, Monroe Community College; BS, State University College at Geneseo; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Judith E. MacDonald, BA, State University College at Geneseo; MS, University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Keith Mousley, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MA, Gallaudet University—Associate Professor

Todd E. Pagano, BA, State University College at Oswego; MS, Ph.D., Tufts University—Associate Professor

Larry K. Quinsland, BA, University of Wisconsin at Madison; MA, MS, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; Ph.D., Walden University—Professor

Victoria J. Robinson, BS, MS, University of Illinois at Urbana—Associate Professor

Annemarie D. Ross, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Miriam E. Santana-Valadez, BS, Normal Superior Nueva Galicias; BS, ITESO University (Mexico); MS, St. John Fisher College—Lecturer

Matthew J. Stefano, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

David C. Templeton, BA, Wittenberg University; MA, Northwestern University—Associate Professor

Karen Tobin, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Sharron M. Webster, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

Patricia S. Wink, B.Tech., MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Delelegne Woldmedhin, BS, Haile Selassie University (Ethiopia); MS, Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia); DA, Idaho State University—Assistant Professor

Student and Academic Services

Linda M. Bryant, BS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MS, Gallaudet University; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Interim Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services; Associate Professor

NTID Student Wellness Support

Janice L. Strine, AAS, State University College at Cobleskill; BS, State University of New York Empire State College; MS, State University College at Brockport—Assistant Professor

Counseling and Academic Advising Services

Mark J. Rosica, BS, State University College at Oswego; MS, Syracuse University; CAS, Gallaudet University; Postgraduate Certificate, University of Rochester—Chairperson; Associate Professor

Delbert D. Dagel, AAS, Finger Lakes Community College; BS, M.Ed., CAS, State University College at Brockport—Associate Professor

Margaret A. Hoblit, BA, San Jose State University; MS, California State University at Sacramento—Assistant Professor

Solange C. Skyer, BS, Rhode Island College; MA, Gallaudet University—Associate Professor

Anne VanGinkel, BA, University of California at Santa Barbara; MS, Western Oregon State University—Assistant Professor

Access Services

Rico Peterson, BA, Nazareth College of Rochester; MFA, University of California at Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside—Assistant Dean and Director; Associate Professor

Center on Access Technology

James J. DeCaro, BS, MS, University at Buffalo; Ph.D., Syracuse University—Director; NTID Dean Emeritus; Professor

The National Advisory Group

Andrew N. Brenneman, Senior National Account Executive, Sprint Nextel

Brenda Battat, Executive Director, Hearing Loss Association of America

Essie Calhoun, Chief Diversity & Community Affairs Officer and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company

Elizabeth Ayers Gibson, Sonographer, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Catherine Hunt, Senior Research and Design Director, The Dow Chemical Company

Cinda Lautenschlegar, Lead Senior Air Pollution Control Engineer, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

Jon Levy, Principal, Orange County Department of Education, Regional Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

James Meisser, Director and Chief Risk Officer, Lake Shore Wisconsin Corporation

Harold Mowl, Superintendent, Rochester School for the Deaf

Leeanne Seaver, Founding Member and Executive Director, Hands and Voices

Laurance Warford, Senior Workforce Consultant, League for Innovation in the Community College

Olga Welch, Dean, School of Education, Duquesne University

U.S. Government Representatives

The Honorable Charles E. Schumer, Member, U.S. Senate, New York State

The Honorable Louise M. Slaughter, Member, U.S. House of Representatives, New York State

Honorary Members

W. Frank Blount

Nancy R. Horton

Jane Ratcliffe Pulver