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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

Stephen F. Aldersley, BS, University of Surrey (United Kingdom); MA, College of St. Rose; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Special Projects; Professor

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

Todd E. Pagano, BA, State University College at Oswego; MS, Ph.D., Tufts University—Associate Dean for Teaching and Scholarship Excellence; Professor

Thomastine Sarchet, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Research Faculty

Academic Affairs

Gary W. Behm, AAS, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Lehigh University—Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor

Linda M. Bryant, BS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MS, Gallaudet University; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Director, NTID Learning Consortium and Online Learning Initiatives; 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 of Rochester—Coordinator, Office of ASL Training and Evaluation; 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 B. Kurz, BSW, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Kansas—Chairperson; Associate Professor

Leisa R. Boling, AAS, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—ASL Program Director, American Sign Language and Interpreting Education; Assistant Professor

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

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

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

Robyn K. Dean, BA, Maryville College; MA, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School; Ph.D., Heriot-Watt University (United Kingdom)—Assistant Professor

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, Ph.D., Gallaudet University—Professor

Joseph Hill, BS, Miami University; MA, Ph.D., Gallaudet University—Assistant Professor

Lisa Johnston, BA, MA, Gallaudet University; MA, University of Arizona at Tucson—Lecturer

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

Jason Listman, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ed.D., St. John Fisher College—Assistant Professor

Daniel V. Maffia, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MA, Western Oregon University—Lecturer

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

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

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

Business Studies

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

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

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

Alvin C. Merritt Boyd III, AA, Delgado Community College; BS, Southern University and A&M College; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ed.D., St. John Fisher College—Lecturer

Kathleen M. Brady, AS, Monroe Community College; BS, Houghton College; MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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—Senior Lecturer

Adriana C. Kulakowski, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MBA, State University College at Oswego—Senior Lecturer

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

Kelly Metz Davis, AS, BS, MS, 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

Mellissa Youngman, AAS, Monroe Community College; BS, MBA, Rochester Institute Technology—Senior Lecturer

Communication Studies and Services

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

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

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

Julie J. Cammeron, BA, University of Great Falls; MED, Gallaudet University—Associate Professor

Patricia A. Durr, BA, Le Moyne 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—Principal Lecturer

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

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

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; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Chairperson; Assistant Professor

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

Pamela Berkeley, BS, University of Massachusetts; MS, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley—Assistant Professor

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—Senior Lecturer

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

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

Robert Michalek, AAS, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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

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

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

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

Edmund Lucas, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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

Brian Nadworny, BA, State University College at Potsdam; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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 of Rochester—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

Liberal Studies

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

Alesia Allen, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MA, Ph.D. Gallaudet University—Lecturer

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

Janine Butler, BA, University of Maryland; MA, Montclair State University; Ph.D., East Carolina University—Assistant 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; Ed.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Matthew W. Dye, B.Sc., Manchester Polytechnic (United Kingdom); M.Sc., University of Stirling (United Kingdom); Ph.D. University of South Hampton (United Kingdom)—Associate Professor

Erin A. Esposito, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Melinda J. Hopper, BS, MS, Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Senior Lecturer

Clayton Ide, BS, Gallaudet University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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

Patricia Kenney, BA, Gallaudet University; BA, MA, California State University in Northridge—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

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

Rachel C. Mazique, BA, Gallaudet University; MA, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin—Lecturer

Brian Milburn, AA, William Rainey Harper College; BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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

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

Jeanne Yamonaco, BA, MS, Nazareth College of Rochester—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

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

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

Thomastine Sarchet, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Research Associate

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

Michael Skyer, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Jessica W. Trussell, BS, University of Georgia; M.Ed., Ph.D., Georgia State University—Assistant Professor

Science and Mathematics

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

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

Gary C. Blatto-Vallee, AAS, Rochester Institute of Technology; BS, State University College at Brockport; MA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

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

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

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

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

Viet Le, BS, Ph.D., Wichita State University—Assistant Professor

Jacqueline McClive, AAS, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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

Jason Nordhaus, BA, BS, MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Camille E. Ouellette, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Johns Hopkins University—Lecturer

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

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

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

Sarah Sarchet, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Melissa Skyer, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Patricia Spiecker, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

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

Jennifer Swartzenberg, AS, Monroe Community College; 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—Senior Lecturer

Sharron M. Webster, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Principal Lecturer

Visual Communications Studies

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

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

Stacy Bick, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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

Shannon Connell, BFA, University of Missouri—Lecturer

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

Laural Hartman, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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 University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Professor

J. Troy Olivier, AA, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

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

Ernie Roszkowski, BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Heather L. Smith, AAS, BS, MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

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

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

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

Office of the Associate Dean for Research

Robert Q. Pollard, BS, Union College; MA, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Associate Dean of Research; Professor

Lisa Elliot, BS, University of Illinois; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Rochester—Research Faculty

Scott Smith, BS, MD, East Carolina University; MPH, Harvard University—Research Associate 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—Associate 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; Professor

The National Advisory Group

Belladarius Bell, Jr., State Coordinator of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services for Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services

Joyce Bender, CEO, Bender Consulting Services

Lisa Dallos, Founder, High IOMedia

Tracy Ivy, Teacher, Minnetonka High School

Christopher Lehfeldt, Elmwood Dental Group

Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke, Chief of Community Integration Services and Support and ADA Compliance Officer, North Disability Services, NC

Mary Beth Mothersell, Sprint Relay

David Nelson, Senior Outreach Specialist, Amtrak

Gabrielle Nocciolino, Coordinator of Performing Arts, Texas School for the Deaf

Karen Putz, Owner, Ageless Passions

Joseph Riggio, Regional Outreach Manager, SCDVRS

Michael Tecklenburg, Counsel to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

Kathleen Treni, Principal of the Continuum of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Bergen County

Sean Virnig, Superintendent of California School for the Deaf, Fremont

Douglas Watson, University of Arkansas (retired)

Scott Wills, Research Scientist, Dow Chemical Company

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