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Scot Bennett
Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6441
bennett_scot@roberts.edu

The Convergence of the Arts and Faith, 19th & 20th Century Art, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art in the Contemporary Church, The Artist as Theologian, Visual Symbols of Faith, Images We Live and Die By, Visual Culture, Book Arts, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Drawing.

Douglas Giebel
Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6440
GiebelD@roberts.edu

Christianity and Art, Architecture of the Christian Church, Religious Art of the Protestant Reformation.

Romy Hosford
Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6733
Hosford_Romy@roberts.edu

Art, Media Arts, Contemporary Art, Media Culture, Digital Culture, Remix, Photography, film/video, educational technology, Cultural Criticism – specifically technological media and it's effects on culture

Carrie Starr
Chair of Ethics and Free Enterprise
(585) 594-6257
starr_carrie@roberts.edu

Creativity and Innovation, Organizational Culture and Team Development, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Media Marketing, Mentoring and Leadership Development, Dating and Marriage

John Walker
Associate Professor of Business
(585) 594-6308
walkerj@roberts.edu

Servant Leadership, Cognitive Diversity in Problem Solving, Project Team Development and Leadership, Problem Solving Leadership, Total Quality Management

Michael Schillaci
Assistant Professor of Physics
(585) 594-6182
Schillaci_Michael@Roberts.edu

Computer Science
Computational Modeling, Software Development, Database Management, Software Expertise (MAPLE, SAS, MATLAB)

Education
Physics Education, STEM Education, Grant Management, Grant Writing, Program Assessment and Evaluation.

Physics
Nonlinear Optics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Computer Simulation.

Psychology
EEG and MRI Analysis, Experimental Design, Statistical Analysis, Detection of Deception, Data Management an Analysis

Diana Abbott
Professor of Education
(585) 594-6936
Abbott_Diana@roberts.edu

Inclusion for students with severe disabilities; Advocacy for students with disabilities; Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Response to Intervention (RTI); Supporting students with language-based learning disabilities; Creating Positive Behavior Support (PBS) programs for students with autism and other complex behaviors.

Marianne Blanda
Associate Professor of Education
(585) 594-6248
Blanda_Marianne@roberts.edu

Transition Studios, pottery instruction for students with developmental disabilities; Understanding the nature of, and strategies to support the inclusion of students with disabilities; Advocate for parents and students with disabilities; Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Accessing and determining the function of challenging behaviors for students with challenging students (Functional Behavior Assessment); Creating Positive Behavior Support (PBS) for students with disabilities. "Needs of Students with Autism" workshop presenter (required of those seeking teaching certification); Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students with disabilities, all areas.

William Hayes
Professor of Education
(585) 594-6439
hayesb@roberts.edu

Would speak about any books he has written: “The Teacher As A Scholar”, “Militancy-A Mixed Blessing”, “Teacher Militancy and the High School Principal”, “We Need Help”, “The Future of Progressive Education” Larger Publications (booklets): “The Superintendency” Books: “Real-Life Case Studies for Teachers”, “Real-Life Case Studies for School Administrators”, “So You Want To Be A Superintendent?”, “So You Want To Be A School Board Member?”

John O’Kane
Professor of Education
(585) 594-6109
okane_john@roberts.edu

Students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, learning strategies, and the history of Special Education

Michael Schillaci
Assistant Professor of Physics
(585) 594-6182
Schillaci_Michael@Roberts.edu

Computer Science
Computational Modeling, Software Development, Database Management, Software Expertise (MAPLE, SAS, MATLAB)

Education
Physics Education, STEM Education, Grant Management, Grant Writing, Program Assessment and Evaluation.

Physics
Nonlinear Optics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Computer Simulation.

Psychology
EEG and MRI Analysis, Experimental Design, Statistical Analysis, Detection of Deception, Data Management an Analysis

Scot Bennett
Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6441
bennett_scot@roberts.edu

The Convergence of the Arts and Faith, 19th & 20th Century Art, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art in the Contemporary Church, The Artist as Theologian, Visual Symbols of Faith, Images We Live and Die By, Visual Culture, Book Arts, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Drawing.

Scott Caton
Professor of History and Culture
(585) 594-6336
CatonS@roberts.edu

History
American Political and Religious History, Abraham Lincoln, Puritanism, and English History.

Religious Studies
Church history, Roman Catholicism and Protestantism 

Douglas Giebel
Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6440
GiebelD@roberts.edu

Christianity and Art, Architecture of the Christian Church, Religious Art of the Protestant Reformation.

Romy Hosford
Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6733
Hosford_Romy@roberts.edu

Art, Media Arts, Contemporary Art, Media Culture, Digital Culture, Remix, Photography, film/video, educational technology, Cultural Criticism – specifically technological media and it's effects on culture

Stanley C. Pelkey
Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences M.A. degree in European History
(585) 594-6207
Pelkey_Stanley@roberts.edu

History
The history of American film and television; the history of the family; representations of the family in American culture; British history and culture since 1700; the Wesleys.

Music
American film and television / audiovisual culture; the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams; the music of G. F. Handel; American church music; the hymns of Charles Wesley; Non-Western music in the general education curriculum.

Religious Studies
Wesleyan theology / the hymns of Charles Wesley; Charles Wesley and his children; late medieval English mysticism.

Sandra Brzoza
Director of Modular RN to BS Program/Associate Professor
(585) 594-6824
Brzoza_Sandra@roberts.edu

Leadership and development training, Customer service training, The art of Networking, Telephone Triage training

Cheryl Crotser
Associate Professor of Nursing
(585) 594-6793
Crotser_cheryl@roberts.edu

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome- Family Communication, Screening, Genetic Testing and Counseling, Nursing Research, Qualitative Nursing Research

Sara Manning
Coordinator of Clinical Laboratory Education/Assistant Professor of Nursing
(585) 594-6303
Manning_Sara@roberts.edu

Simulation design and implementation, best practices in simulation, simulation debriefing, teaching caring in the simulation environment

David Basinger
Professor of Philosophy and Ethics
(585) 594-6570
BasingerD@roberts.edu

Medical Ethics
End of life issues, reproductive technology.

Religious Studies
Religious diversity, openness of God debate, miracles, problem of evil, intellectual humanity, religious belief formation.

Books/Podcast
Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings, 4th edition (Oxford Press, 2010). Edited with Bill Hasker, Bruce Reichenbach and Michael Peterson.

Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, 4th edition (NewYork: Oxford Press, 2009). Written with Bill Hasker, Bruce Reichenbach and Michael Peterson. [This is the most used text in US colleges and universities today.]

Religious Tolerance through Epistemic Humility: Thinking with Philip Quinn (Ashgate Press, 2008). Edited with James Kraft.

Religious Diversity: A Philosophical Assessment (Ashgate Press, 2002).

The Openness of God (InterVarsity Press, 1994). Authored with Bill Hasker, Clark Pinnock, John Sanders, and Richard Rice.

Podcast on miracles for commonsense atheism: David Basinger - Miracles and Open Theism

Constance Fee
Director, Vocal Program and Associate Professor of Vocal Performance
(585) 594-6368
fee_constance@roberts.edu

Foreign Language Diction, Stage Performance Techniques, Role Preparation, Refining Audition Skills, French Impressionistic Art Song

Stanley C. Pelkey
Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences M.A. degree in European History
(585) 594-6207
Pelkey_Stanley@roberts.edu

History
The history of American film and television; the history of the family; representations of the family in American culture; British history and culture since 1700; the Wesleys.

Music
American film and television / audiovisual culture; the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams; the music of G. F. Handel; American church music; the hymns of Charles Wesley; Non-Western music in the general education curriculum.

Religious Studies
Wesleyan theology / the hymns of Charles Wesley; Charles Wesley and his children; late medieval English mysticism.

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Michael Schillaci
Assistant Professor of Physics
(585) 594-6182
Schillaci_Michael@Roberts.edu

Computer Science
Computational Modeling, Software Development, Database Management, Software Expertise (MAPLE, SAS, MATLAB)

Education
Physics Education, STEM Education, Grant Management, Grant Writing, Program Assessment and Evaluation.

Physics
Nonlinear Optics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Computer Simulation.

Psychology
EEG and MRI Analysis, Experimental Design, Statistical Analysis, Detection of Deception, Data Management an Analysis

Jennifer Aube
Professor of Psychology; Chair Division of General Education
(585) 594-6483
Aube_Jennifer@roberts.edu

Women’s mental health issues (depression, body-image and eating disorders, violence against women)

Keri Barnett
Associate Professor of Psychology
(585) 594-6943
Barnett_Keri@roberts.edu

Clinical psychology, college mental health, missions and mental health, counseling supervision

Rod Bassett
Professor of Psychology
(585) 594-6468
BassettR@roberts.edu

Psychology of religion, social psychology (especially attitudes and attitude change), human sexuality, and research methods and design

Julie Grimm
Department Chair, Professor of Psychology
(585) 594-6680
GrimmJ@roberts.edu

Stress, Parenting and Grief

Kim Prouty
Graduate Psychology Field Education Director, Assistant Professor of Psychology
(585) 594-6685
Prouty_Kimberly@roberts.edu

School systems and PBIS and RTI and Comprehensive school counseling role, and the role of a school psychologist

Cheryl Repass
Professor of Psychology, Director Graduate Psychology Programs
(585) 594-6185
Repass_Cheryl@roberts.edu

School Psychology, Special Education, Student Learning, Student Disabilities, Child Development, Child Psychopathology, Learning Disabilities, Consultation, Teenage Difficulties (suicide, eating disorders, dating, and relationships)

Michael Schillaci
Assistant Professor of Physics
(585) 594-6182
Schillaci_Michael@Roberts.edu

Computer Science
Computational Modeling, Software Development, Database Management, Software Expertise (MAPLE, SAS, MATLAB)

Education
Physics Education, STEM Education, Grant Management, Grant Writing, Program Assessment and Evaluation.

Physics
Nonlinear Optics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Computer Simulation.

Psychology
EEG and MRI Analysis, Experimental Design, Statistical Analysis, Detection of Deception, Data Management an Analysis

Paul Stevenson
Assistant Professor of Psychology
(585) 594-6782
Stevenson_Paul@roberts.edu

Health Psychology, How the mind body and spirit interact and affect each other, The various effects worship has on the mind and body, How the mechanics of the brain translate into thoughts and feelings.

Kirby Trask
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
(585) 594-6081
Trask_Kirby@roberts.edu

Restorative Justice

David Basinger
Professor of Philosophy and Ethics
(585) 594-6570
BasingerD@roberts.edu

Medical Ethics
End of life issues, reproductive technology.

Religious Studies
Religious diversity, openness of God debate, miracles, problem of evil, intellectual humanity, religious belief formation.

Books/Podcast
Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings, 4th edition (Oxford Press, 2010). Edited with Bill Hasker, Bruce Reichenbach and Michael Peterson.

Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, 4th edition (NewYork: Oxford Press, 2009). Written with Bill Hasker, Bruce Reichenbach and Michael Peterson. [This is the most used text in US colleges and universities today.]

Religious Tolerance through Epistemic Humility: Thinking with Philip Quinn (Ashgate Press, 2008). Edited with James Kraft.

Religious Diversity: A Philosophical Assessment (Ashgate Press, 2002).

The Openness of God (InterVarsity Press, 1994). Authored with Bill Hasker, Clark Pinnock, John Sanders, and Richard Rice.

Podcast on miracles for commonsense atheism: David Basinger - Miracles and Open Theism

Jonathan Bratt
Chaplain
(585) 594-6530
bratt_jonathan@roberts.edu

Preaching, Worship Planning and Liturgy, Biblical Studies, Spiritual formation and Pastoral leadership.  Available for speaking and interviews if needed.

Scott Caton
Professor of History and Culture
(585) 594-6336
CatonS@roberts.edu

History
American Political and Religious History, Abraham Lincoln, Puritanism, and English History.

Religious Studies
Church history, Roman Catholicism and Protestantism 

Jack Connell
Executive Vice President, Professor of Pastoral Ministry
(585) 594-6800
Connell_Jack@nes.edu

Church administration, Church revitalization, leadership, preaching

Douglas R. Cullum
Academic Vice President and Dean, Professor of Historical and Pastoral Theology
(585) 594-6331
CullumD@nes.edu

Pastoral calling and vocation, preaching, reformation theology, spiritual formation, Wesleyan/Methodist theology

Casey Davis
Chair; Professor of New Testament Studies
(585) 594-6931
DavisC@roberts.edu

Biblical Studies, Theology, Preaching

Timothy Dwyer
Professor of Bible and Ministry
(585) 594-6498
Dwyer_Timothy@roberts.edu

Biblical studies, Book of Revelation, The Lord’s Prayer, preaching, violence in the Bible

Elizabeth L. Gerhardt
Professor of Theology and Social Ethics
(585) 594-6607
Gerhardt_Elizabeth@nes.edu

Lament psalms and suffering, social ethics, theological issues, violence against women

Nelson J. Grimm
Director of Field Education and Associate Professor of Applied Theology
(585) 594-6068
GrimmN@nes.edu

Church administration, Church revitalization, preaching

Barry Hamilton
Theological Librarian and Associate Professor of Historical and Contemporary Theology
(585) 594-6893
Hamilton_Barry@nes.edu

Church history, Luther studies, Wesleyan/Methodist Theology

Rebecca S. Letterman
Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
(585) 594-6572
Letterman_Rebecca@nes.edu

Preaching, spiritual formation

J. Richard Middleton
Professor of Biblical Worldview and Exegesis
(585) 594-6971
Middleton_Richard@roberts.edu

Christianity and Postmodernism, Christianity worldview, holistic eschatology, Jesus and the Kingdom of God, psalms and suffering

Stanley C. Pelkey
Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences M.A. degree in European History
(585) 594-6207
Pelkey_Stanley@roberts.edu

History
The history of American film and television; the history of the family; representations of the family in American culture; British history and culture since 1700; the Wesleys.

Music
American film and television / audiovisual culture; the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams; the music of G. F. Handel; American church music; the hymns of Charles Wesley; Non-Western music in the general education curriculum.

Religious Studies
Wesleyan theology / the hymns of Charles Wesley; Charles Wesley and his children; late medieval English mysticism.

David Basinger
Professor of Philosophy and Ethics
(585) 594-6570
BasingerD@roberts.edu

Medical Ethics
End of life issues, reproductive technology.

Religious Studies
Religious diversity, openness of God debate, miracles, problem of evil, intellectual humanity, religious belief formation.

Books/Podcast
Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings, 4th edition (Oxford Press, 2010). Edited with Bill Hasker, Bruce Reichenbach and Michael Peterson.

Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, 4th edition (NewYork: Oxford Press, 2009). Written with Bill Hasker, Bruce Reichenbach and Michael Peterson. [This is the most used text in US colleges and universities today.]

Religious Tolerance through Epistemic Humility: Thinking with Philip Quinn (Ashgate Press, 2008). Edited with James Kraft.

Religious Diversity: A Philosophical Assessment (Ashgate Press, 2002).

The Openness of God (InterVarsity Press, 1994). Authored with Bill Hasker, Clark Pinnock, John Sanders, and Richard Rice.

Podcast on miracles for commonsense atheism: David Basinger - Miracles and Open Theism

Scot Bennett
Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6441
bennett_scot@roberts.edu

The Convergence of the Arts and Faith, 19th & 20th Century Art, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art in the Contemporary Church, The Artist as Theologian, Visual Symbols of Faith, Images We Live and Die By, Visual Culture, Book Arts, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Drawing.

Douglas Giebel
Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6440
GiebelD@roberts.edu

Christianity and Art, Architecture of the Christian Church, Religious Art of the Protestant Reformation.

Romy Hosford
Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
(585) 594-6733
Hosford_Romy@roberts.edu

Art, Media Arts, Contemporary Art, Media Culture, Digital Culture, Remix, Photography, film/video, educational technology, Cultural Criticism – specifically technological media and it's effects on culture

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