Senior Instructor in Accounting (Retired)
B.A., with general honors, The Johns Hopkins University; M.B.A., Wharton Graduate Division, University of Pennsylvania.
Recipient of Outstanding Teacher Award in 1981, 1994 and 1998.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Business information systems; business finance.
Joined campus faculty in l976.
KAREN C. THEVENY
Instructor of Communications
B.A., communications, West Chester State University; M.B.A., marketing emphasis, Widener University
Scholarly interests: print and digital publication and public relations communication
Joined campus in 2014.
Professor of Chemistry
B.Sc. (with honors), Reading University, England; M.Phil., Hatfield Polytechnic, England; Ph.D., Temple University; Chartered Chemist.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Organic Chemistry: Investigations into the structure and spectroscopic properties of 1,3- thiazolidin-4-ones and their tin complexes. Chemistry and Sport: pH of male and female sweat under varying workout conditions.
Joined campus faculty in l983.
Associate Professor Emerita of Education
B.A., Nazareth College of Rochester; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Delaware.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Novice teachers' perceptions of effective teaching. Young women's perceptions of math and science related careers and women who pursue such career paths.
Joined campus faculty in l990.
Instructor in Information Sciences and Technology
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., University of Detroit; M.S. Temple University
Scholarly/Research Interests: The project management of the implementation and development of information technology using a development life cycle strategy.
Joined campus faculty in 1999.
SARA LOU WHILDIN
Associate Librarian Emerita
B.A., Cedar Crest College; M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh.
Recipient of Outstanding Contribution to Penn State University Libraries Award in 1981.
Recipient of The Hanes Prize in 1998.
Joined campus faculty in l976.
ELIZABETH C. WOMACK
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University
Scholarly/Research interests: Victorian literature and culture with a focus on urban poverty and women and gender studies
Joined campus faculty in 2012
Associate Professor Emerita of Communication Arts and Sciences and Women's Studies
B.A., Butler University; M.A. and Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Grassroots organizing for social justice.
Joined campus faculty in l985.
THOMAS J. YANNUZZI
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences
B.A., California State University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Scholarly/Research Interests: organizational communication, critical self-reflection, critical pedagogy, social construction, communication theory, conflict, organizational change.
Joined campus faculty in 2008.
MICHAEL R. YATAURO
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology
Scholarly/Research interests: Graph theory, determining structural aspects of a graph by studying its degree sequence.
Joined campus faculty in 2013.
MICHAEL D. YODER
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Scholarly/Research Interests: Understanding cell behavior during early embryonic development. Specifically, how a class of molecules, known as protocadherins, facilitates the separation of mesodermal tissue during gastrulation.
Joined campus faculty in 2014
JENNIFER M. ZOSH
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Scholarly/Research Interests: Working memory abilities and limitations across the lifespan, with concentration on examining developmental change and developmental continuity, the fidelity of working memory representations, and the types of representations which can be stored in working memory.
Joined campus faculty in 2009