Faculty and Staff

Contact Admissions

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Seminary Grad Programs


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Admissions Staff

Lisa Martinez DeVinney, M.S.

Enrollment Counselor

Kristen Nielsen

Enrollment Counselor - Graduate Teacher Education


Diana Abbott, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director, M.Ed. in Special Education Program

Rachel Adams Goertel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education, Teacher Education

Marianne Blanda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Kristen Driskill, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Chair, Teacher Education Department

Elaine Gregory, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director, Physical Education Program

Katie Heath, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director, Pathway to Teaching Program

Adam Huck, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Initial Certification Graduate Programs

Denise Johnson, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Undergraduate Program Director

Joseph McCarthy, M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance; Dean of the School of Education & Social Work; Interim Dean of the School of Business

Chris Pessagno

Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Teacher Education

Emily Robinson

Assistant Professor of Education

Elizabeth Stevens, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education; Director of Literacy MED Program


Jennifer Dorr

Coordinator of Field Experience

Sarah George

Administrative Assistant, Department of Teacher Education

Amy Polisseni

Coordinator of Student Teaching, Teacher Education

Paul Ziegler

Academic Advisor, Teacher Ed. Programs