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TIMOTHY M. LAWLOR
Associate Professor of Physics and Astrophysics
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, B.S.,  East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, M.S., Wichita State University, Ph.D. University of Delaware
Scholarly/Research Interests:  Stellar Astrophysics - The first stars in the universe (Population III stars), massive binary stars; the late stages of stellar evolution; variable stars; born-again stars; hydrogen deficient, non-DA white dwarfs;  RCrB stars, PG1159 type stars, and hydrogen deficient CSPN.
Joined campus faculty 2006.
email: tlawlor@psu.edu

SANDRA LAWRENCE
Instructor in Spanish
B.A., Widener University; M.A., Villanova University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Mayan Linguistics, Bilingual Mayan Literature, and literacy in community outreach programs.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 1998, full-time 2000.
email:sml13@psu.edu

CYNTHIA LIGHTFOOT
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Sociocultural development of adolescents; self and identity development; adolescent risk-taking and peer culture; teen pregnancy; acculturation of immigrant children, youth, and families; narrative methodology.
Joined campus faculty in 1998.
email: cgl3@psu.edu

JOHANNA LOMBARD
Instructor in Mathematics
B.A., University of the Orange Free State
Joined campus faculty in 1999.
email:jxl65@psu.edu

DAVID M. MACAULEY
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
B.A. (with Highest Honors), College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook; University of Tubingen; New School for Social Research
Scholarly/Research Interests: Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, and Philosopy of Technology.
Joined campus faculty in 2003.
email: dmm53@psu.edu

PAMELA MAIN
Instructor in English
B.A., Old Dominion University; M.A., Colorado State University; Master of Professional Writing, Univ. of Southern California.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Research interests include writing center scholarship, composition and rhetoric, and fiction writing.
Joined campus faculty in 2004.
email: pam47@psu.edu

JON MANTEAU
Instructor in Art
M.F.A., University of Delaware; Four year certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, PA); two years at Parsons School of Design (NYC, NY) Scholarly/Research Interests: Painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, art history and subculture.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 2010, full-time 2011.
email: jmf27@psu.edu

DANIELA MARTIN
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York; Ph.D., The Graduate School, City University of New York
Scholarly/Research Interests:  Multi-cultural education in the development of student identity, achievement, and democratic practice:  social development of deaf children using cochlear implants and integration of deaf children into mainstream peer groups.
Joined campus faculty in 2008.
email: dzm11@psu.edu

SHARON MANCO
Instructor in Language and Literacy Education (LLED), Disability Contact Liaison
B.S.,Penn State University; M.A., Glassboro State College; Additional graduate level special education coursework leading to certification in special education - learning disabilities, University of Delaware.
Research Area: study skills and disability issues
Joined campus faculty in 1990 part-time, full-time 1996.
email: sam26@psu.edu

JAMES MCGLINCHEY
Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology (Retired)
B.S., Drexel University; M.S., University of Pennsylvania.
Scholarly/Research Interests: The software engineering of industrial real-time systems and medically-applied information systems.
Joined campus faculty in 1999.
email:jam62@psu.edu

WAYNE J. MCMULLEN
Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences
B.A., Temple University; M.A., Auburn University; Ph.D., Penn State University.
Recipient of the campus Outstanding Teacher Award in 1997 in 2002 and recipient of the University's George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000.
Scholarly/Research Interests: the rhetoric of film.
Joined campus faculty in 1991.
email: wjm11@psu.edu

KATHERINE MEEHAN
Senior Instructor in Human Development and Family Studies
B.S., M.S. Ed., University of Rochester
Scholarly/Research Interests: Best practices in experiential education internships, assessment of student learning, and program administration.
Joined campus faculty part-time in l999, full-time 2002.
email:kxm67@psu.edu

TIMOTHY NIILER
Instructor in Chemistry/Physics
B.S., University of Delaware; M.A. Boston University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Scholarly/Research Interests:  biomechanics of gait and balance disorders, study of normal gait development and utilization of low cost video capture systems, biomechanics of martial arts.
Joined campus faculty in 2008.
Email: tan13@psu.edu

NORMA NOTZOLD
Instructor in Education (Retired)
B.A., Beaver College; M.S., University of Pennsylvania.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Literacy in community outreach programs; reading development among college age students.
Joined campus faculty in l990.
email: non1@psu.edu

CHRISTINA M. OLEAR
Instructor in Accounting
B.S. Accounting, Park University; B.S. Marketing, B.S. Management, Bloomsburg University; M.Acc Accounting with a specialization in Taxation, Strayer University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Pedagogy, ethics
Joined campus faculty in 2010.
email: cmo16@psu.edu

JOHN R. OUSEY, JR.
Associate Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences
B.A., LaSalle College; M.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Drexel University; D.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University.
Recipient of Outstanding Teacher Award in 1975 and 1992. University Collaborative Teaching Award, 1993. Recipient of the George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1994.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Mathematical modeling of stream basis discharge; history of technology utilization, e.g., early transportation in Eastern North America-canals, railroads, etc; technology in the classroom using computer-based instruction to enhance instruction; environmental education-especially in training elementary school teachers to use the outdoors for educational purposes.
Joined campus faculty in l970.
email: jro3@psu.edu

B.C. BEN PARK
Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., Hannam University in Taejon; B.A., Lynchburg College; M.A., William and Mary, Ph.D., Syracuse University
Scholarly/Research interests: Relationship to increased suicide behavior in modern era and the classic sociological problem of how macro-level historical and structural forces have impacts on the micro-level of individual lives
Joined campus faculty in 2013.
email: bcp10@psu.edu

MEGAN L. POVELONES
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Loyola University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Scholarly/Research Interests: Single-celled parasitic organisms, including the human pathogen Trypanosoma brucei, which is the causative agent of African sleeping sickness.
Joined campus faculty in 2012
email: mlp29@psu.edu

DANIEL PARRISH
Instructor in Mathematics
B.A., Saint Francis University; M.S., Seton Hall University
Scholarly/Research Interests:  number theory, combinatorics, computer algorithms, and complex analysis.
Joined campus faculty full-time in 2008.
email: dmp24@psu.edu

BARBARA ROSTICK
Instructor in Kinesiology
B.S., West Chester State College; M.S.,West Chester University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Athletic Training, fitness and nutrition.
Joined campus faculty as a part-time member in 1996; full-time in January 1999.
email:bar15@psu.edu

HANS SCHMIDT
Assistant Professor of Communications
B.A., M.A., West Chester University; Ph.D., Temple University
Scholarly Research Interests: Research interests are related to media literacy, university-level media literacy education, journalism and journalism education, and new media applications.
Joined campus faculty in 2011.
email: hcs10@psu.edu

ADAM J. SORKIN
Distinguished Professor of English
A.B., with distinction in all subjects; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Modern and contemporary American Literature; poetry translation, translation of contemporary Romanian poetry, popular culture (especially American culture).
Joined campus faculty in l978.
email: ajs2@psu.edu

DJURADJ STAKIC
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., University of Belgrade, Ph.D., University of Belgrade
Scholarly/Research Interests: Juvenile delinquency and violent behavior of youth: phenomenology, etiology, prevent and treatment; holistic and dialectic model of human, family and community interactions and development; science of prevention theory and metheodology.
Joined campus faculty in 2000.
email: dos4@psu.edu

JULIE STANTON
Associate Professor in Business
B.A., Georgetown University; Ph.D., University of Maryland
Scholarly/Research Interests: Consumer interest in organic and other niche foods, and in food marketing channels between developing and developed country markets.
Joined campus faculty in 2008.
email: jvs11@psu.edu

BRUCE STEPHENS
Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
B.A., Allegheny College; M.Div., The Theological School of Drew University; Ph.D., Graduate School of Drew University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Religion in American Culture; Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Theology in America; Modern Christian Thought; Humanities: The Western Cultural Tradition.
Joined campus faculty in l970.
email:bms3@psu.edu

MEGAN D. STOTZ
Instructor in Education
B.A., cum laude, University of Tampa; M.S., magna cum laude, University of South Florida
Scholarly/Research interests: Combining early childhood mathematics with augmented reality.
Joined campus faculty in 2013.
email: mds45@psu.edu