Instructor in Marketing
B.A. and M.B.A., Wilkes University (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
Scholarly Interests: Consumer behavior and integrated marketing
Joined Brandywine faculty in 2011
IVAN E. ESPARRAGOZA
Associate Professor of Engineering
B.S., Universidad Del Norte, M.S., Ph.D., Florida International University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Applied mechanics in the areas of fracture mechanics, composite materials, fatigue and failure analysis, elasticity and plasticity.
Joined campus faculty in 2001.
Instructor in Psychology
B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland
Scholarly/research interests: Therapy process, couple and family therapy, couple communication, individual and family health
Joined campus faculty part-time in 2011, full- time in 2012 and again in 2013
Associate Professor of English and Women's Studies
B.A., M.A., Rhode Island College, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Postcolonial Literature, esp. Bessie Head and Anita Desai; Women's Studies; Colonial Literature, Composition, Business Writing.
Joined campus faculty in 1999.
SUSAN M. FREDRICKS
Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences
B.A., University of Iowa, M.A., Seton Hall University, Ph.D., University of Kansas.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Organizational communication, leadership, communication and law, political communication and mediated communication.
Joined campus faculty in 2000.
JULIE A. GALLAGHER
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Fordham University, M.A. University of Michigan, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Scholarly Research Interests: Teaching interests include U.S. social and political history, U.S. women's and gender history, and African American history. Dr. Gallagher’s current research project examines the ways local and national grassroots activists from various countries seized or created opportunities for transnational human rights activism from the early 1970s through the present.
Joined campus facuty in 2007.
VERONICA M. GODSHALK
Professor of Management
B.S. Drexel University, M.S. University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. Drexel University
Scholarly/Research Interest: Research includes areas of career management and mentoring; managing individual careers and the effects of those processes. Pedagogical research focuses on the effect of online and hybrid technologies on learning outcomes.
Joined campus faculty in 2011.
Instructor in Business
B.S., University of Delaware; MBA, Wilmington College
Scholarly/Research Interests: Management concepts; mirco-computers in business; using technology to solve business problems.
Joined campus faculty in 2003.
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Integrative Arts.
B.A., Harvard University, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Scholarly/Research Interests: Ethnomusicological research situated at a growing interdisciplinary juncture between popular music studies and anthropological folklore.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 1993, full time 1997.
Associate Professor of Earth Sciences
B.S., Bucknell University in Pennsylvania; Ph.D. in Marine Geology and Geophysics from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in Florida. Recipient of the Commonwealth College Award for Teaching Excellence, 2005. Recipient of the George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006.
Scholarly/Research Interests: innovative uses of technology to enhance student learning in introductory-level geoscience courses; incorporating service learning with the geosciences.
Joined campus faculty in 2001.
MARINDA K. HARRELL-LEVY
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
B.S., B.A., University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University
Scholarly/Research Interests: The examination of adolescent development within the context of close adult relationships. More specifically, her research addresses identity development processes occurring within relationships with parents and teachers.
Joined campus faculty in 2012
Professor of Education
B.Ph. Grand Valley State Colleges, MI; M.A. Tennessee Technological University; and Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University
Scholarship of Teaching, Research, & Service: Early Childhood teacher preparation & program quality improvement, including: technology enhanced & supported learning, teaching diverse learners, fostering creative & critical thinking, and differentiating instruction
Joined campus faculty in 2010
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. and M.A., Cornell University and University of Paris.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Number Theory: Reciprocity laws. Cyclotomic fields. Character sums on finite fields. Bernoulli numbers. Binomial coefficients. Additive number theory.
Joined Campus Faculty in 1988.
TRACEY E. HILL
Instructor in Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., George Washington University; M.S., West Chester University; Ph.D., Temple University
Joined campus faculty in 2014
Senior Instructor in English
B.A., Fairfield University; M.A., Villanova University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Writing process; contemporary American literature (especially the Beat Movement); comparative study of film and literature; and modern religious thoughts and writings.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 1995, full time 1998.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Scholarly/Research Interests: medieval culture, law and literature, gender, language, pop culture.
Joinedthe campus faculty in 2008.
KURT A. KISTLER
Instructor in Chemistry
B.A., Washington University, St. Louis; M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana; M.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Ph.D., Temple University, Philadelphia.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Theoretical chemical physics in biology and nanotechnology. Quantum mechanical investigations of aggregate chromophore photonic systems. Current projects involve developing models for excitonic energy transfer as related to DNA-light interactions, photosynthesis, and molecular photonics in optical nanotechnology.
Joined campus faculty in 2011.