Fairleigh Dickinson University is com- Maxwell Becton College of Faculty & Staff
prised of four colleges: Maxwell Becton Administration
College of Arts and Sciences, Silberman Arts and Sciences G.S. Weinman, Dean
College of Business, the Anthony J. College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey
Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies Geoffrey S. Weinman, Dean Department of Biological and
and University College: Arts • Sciences • Allied Health Sciences
Professional Studies. The Maxwell Becton College of Arts and A. Shumate, Chair; J. Agugliaro, P.
More than 50 graduate degree pro- Sciences deepens students’ understanding Melloy, J. Middleton, E. Myers-Arnold,
grams are offered by the colleges. The col- of their chosen fields, while teaching them R.G. Perry, J. Salierno
leges’ degree programs and their faculty to communicate and reason clearly and
and staff are listed below. The admissions effectively. The College is committed to Department of Chemistry and
and academic requirements and detailed helping students advance their careers Pharmaceutical Science
descriptions of each program are listed in or continue studies for higher degrees. M. Avaltroni, Chair; G. Anderle, A.
alphabetical order within the Program sec- Charlebois, W. Fordham, R. Strange, A.
tion of this Graduate Studies Bulletin Programs Teslja
pages 36–217. • Biology (M.S.) Department of Communication
• Chemistry (M.S.) Studies
• Clinical Mental Health Counseling J. Lehr, Chair; C. Caldiero, K. Dunsmore,
(M.A.) K. Haspel, S. Latson, G. Radford, A. Spina
• Corporate and Organizational
Department of Literature, Language,
Writing and Philosophy
• Creative Writing (M.F.A.)
P. Benson, Chair; M. Donoff, Director,
• Creative Writing and Literature for M.F.A. in Creative Writing; P. Bazán-
Educators (M.A.) Figueras, S. Belen-Ramos, B. Finzi-Contini
• Education for Certified Teachers (M.A.)* Calabresi, L. Corces, D. Daniel, K.
• Educational Leadership (M.A.)** Douglas, A. Fader, N. Ghosh, M. Green,
D. Koeneke, J. Kuehl, O. Makridis, G.
• Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)*** Pastorino, F. Pinto, B. Rabinowitz, M. Rye,
• Psychology K. Sammond, R. Schiffman, K. Singer,
• Industrial/Organizational Psychology R. Steinke, G. Weinman
Department of Mathematics,
• Organizational Behavior (M.A.) Computer Science and Physics
• Teaching (M.A.T.)**** K. Sharma, Chair; R. Mayans, J. Namazi,
In addition to the above programs, the P. Penrice, R. Shaw, N. Sinha, M. Slaby,
College, in conjunction with the Silber- R. Wagner
man College of Business, offers a com-
bined-degree graduate program: the M.A. Department of Psychology and
in industrial/organizational psycholo- Counseling
gy/M.B.A. with a specialization in man- Y. Hawkins-Rodgers, Chair; D. Brown,
agement, which is under review. Graduate D. Calcagnetti, J. Cooper, K. Saud-Maxwell,
courses in mathematics are available to J. Steinberg, A. Tasso, J. Waters, D.
students in the M.A.T. program and to Wentworth, L. Whitmarsh
qualified undergraduates with the permis-
Medco School of Pharmacy
sion of the department.
R. Nemire, Dean; M. Avaltroni, Associate
*While the Master of Arts in education for certified
teachers (see pages 112–117) is awarded through
FDU’s University College: Arts • Sciences • Profes-
sional Studies on the Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck,
New Jersey, nearly all courses required in fulfillment
of the degree are offered at the College at Florham,
Madison, New Jersey.
**Master of Arts in educational leadership (see
***The University is planning to accept students into its
new School of Pharmacy for the fall 2012 semester.
****Master of Arts in Teaching (see pages 123–128).
Silberman College environmental, social and corporate re-
sponsibilities. The Institute for Forensic
Department of Information Systems
and Decision Sciences
of Business Science Administration allows students K.P. Yoon, Chair; G. Bronson, A. Fask,
College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey; to explore the economic impacts of judi- J. Hsu, M. Kieff, Y. Kim, G. Mendoza, G.
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, cial decisions and practices. Naadimuthu, L. Qin, M. Sedaghat, M.
New Jersey; and FDU-Vancouver, British Stern, X. Tan, Z. Wang
Columbia, Canada Major Programs of Study
Department of Management
William M. Moore, Dean • Master of Business Administration
G. Jones, Chair; O. Asik-Dizdar, S. Behson,
The Silberman College of Business is G. Cleaves, K. Fairfield, G. Farias,
accredited by AACSB International - The J. Harmon, O. Nwachukwu, D. Scotti, J.
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools Slepian, G. Sollars, R. Victer, J.D.
of Business. AACSB is the premier busi- Information Systems (Metropolitan
ness school accrediting body. Campus only) Department of Marketing and
Silberman College is a tricampus col- International Business Entrepreneurship
lege of the University, offering graduate Management E. Swartz, Chair; J.G. Almeida, R.
programs at the College at Florham, Madi- Marketing Archambault, R. Chandrashekaran,
son, New Jersey, and on the Metropolitan Pharmaceutical Management Studies A. Dolinsky, B. Ertimur, R. Heim, E.
Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey. Its major Personalized Study Huser, J. Hutton, C. Munoz
goal at the graduate level is to develop the • Master of Business Administration
analytical ability and perspective of the (M.B.A.) — Management for Executives Institute for Forensic Science
graduate student in order to contribute to Health Care and Life Sciences Administration
success as a responsible executive. R. Koppl, Executive Director
• Master of Science (M.S.) — Accounting
The College, a community of commit-
• Master of Science (M.S.) — Taxation Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship
ted educators, administrators and staff, has
(College at Florham only) J. Barrood, Executive Director
as its mission to instill in its students a
In addition to the above programs, the
superior level of business-management
College offers a post-M.B.A. graduate cer- Institute for Sustainable Enterprise
competence by offering distinctive pro-
tificate. Students with an M.B.A. may re- J. Harmon, Interim Executive Director
grams that blend academic excellence and
ceive certification in a second major upon
practical business knowledge with a global
completion of an additional 12 required
and elective credits for that major.
The College aims to achieve recognition
as a leading provider of high-quality, inno- Faculty & Staff
vative education in business administration
and as a leader in the enhancement of the Administration
practice of business management through W. M. Moore, Dean
the applied research and professional activ- J.G. Almeida, Associate Dean for Graduate
ities of the faculty. Programs
The College achieves its mission J.D. Wischnevsky, Associate Dean for
through: Undergraduate Programs
• Curricula that are directed to the edu- P. Caliguari, Director, Executive Programs
cational growth of students and are
J. Shurdom, Director, Undergraduate
responsive to the needs of the business
Programs and Student Services
• Teaching excellence in all programs, R. West, Director, Tax Program
• Research capabilities that advance the Department of Accounting, Tax and
practice of business management and Law
• Close ties with the business community
R. DeFilippis, Chair; F. Brunetti, M.
served by the College.
Calderisi, J.R. Chaplin, D. Collier, T.
The College includes several institutes David, J. DiSalvio, H. Fuentes, P. Hughes,
to support graduate business education. J. Schiff, A. Schultzer, J. Skarbnik, F. Stiner,
The Rothman Institute of Entrepreneur- R. West
ship provides students with cross-disci-
plinary opportunities to explore the Department of Economics, Finance
meaning and process of capitalism and and International Business
free enterprise in our nation’s economy. E. Djimopoulos, Chair; P. Anastasopoulos,
The Institute for Sustainable Enterprise K. Betz, E. Cowan, K. Denning, F.
provides students the opportunity to en- Englander, P. Gaughan, C. Jonnard, A.
hance their understanding of managing Kessler, J. Kiernan, R. Kjetsaa, R. Koppl,
C. Ng, B. Oseghale, S. Tuluca, B. Zwick
Anthony J. Petrocelli Programs University College: Arts •
College of Continuing • Administrative Science (M.A.S.) Sciences • Professional
• Homeland Security (M.S.)
Studies • Hospitality Management Studies (M.S.)
College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey; • Public Administration (M.P.A.) Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck,
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New New Jersey and FDU-Vancouver, British
Jersey; and FDU-Vancouver, British • Sports Administration (M.S.A.) Columbia, Canada
Columbia, Canada Faculty & Staff Patti Mills, Dean
Kenneth T. Verhkens, Dean Administration University College: Arts • Sciences • Profes-
The Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Con- K. Vehrkens, Dean sional Studies, is committed to educating stu-
tinuing Studies, formerly known as New T. Swanzey, Associate Dean dents for the world.
College of General and Continuing Stud- University College emphasizes profes-
R. Calissi, Executive Associate Dean for sionally accredited and career-oriented pro-
ies, offers adult learners a convenient and Off-campus Credit Programs and Director,
flexible program for their special education- grams that prepare future leaders to work
School of Administrative Science effectively in a global environment, regard-
Recognizing that the student profile on R. Wisch, Associate Dean and Director, less of profession. Its wide array of programs
International School of Hospitality and is strongly grounded in the liberal arts, rec-
most U.S. campuses is changing dramati-
Tourism Management ognizing that professionals in all fields
cally, the University’s Petrocelli College
R. Castellana, Director of Interdisciplinary require a multidisciplinary and multicultur-
was introduced to provide a unified al perspective to be successful. The college
approach and enhanced focus on the adult Studies Program
also stresses experiential and field-based
learner and to continue to position FDU as F. Alonso, Director, Puerta al Futuro learning through internships, student-
a leader in providing learning opportuni- Program and Latino Promise Program directed research, cooperative education and
ties in a strong academic foundation for C.L. Davis, Director, Enhanced Freshman community service that supplement academ-
students of all ages. Experience Program ic instruction, enhance career-related experi-
The College features programs integral D. Epstein, Executive Director, Online ences and develop students’ social and moral
to the University’s commitment to serve Programs identities as productive citizens.
“lifelong learners.” These include five The mission of University College is facil-
D. Hart, Director of Adult Education
graduate degree programs and postbac- itated by its location in northern New Jer-
calaureate education, the Certified Public S. Liu, Director, Cheng Gong (Chinese sey’s Bergen County and proximity and ease
Manager Program (Levels IV–VI) and non- Studies) Program of access to New York City. Courses and cur-
degree programs, with many credit, non- W. Roberts, Director, Public ricula incorporate the unique commercial,
credit and certification options. In addition, Administration Institute scientific and cultural resources of the met-
Petrocelli College features precollege pro- A. Taylor, Director, Monmouth County ropolitan area to create a learning laboratory
grams and two- and four-year undergradu- Graduate Center of exceptional diversity and richness. The re-
ate degree offerings for adults. For the sources of this vital cosmopolitan area con-
J. Thomas, Director of Web, Instructional tribute to all aspects of University College
financial planning certificate program and Technology and Online Learning, and activity and, at the same time, the College
the paralegal studies program see pages Director, MiraeRo (Korean Studies) maintains a suburban campus atmosphere.
149 and 177. Program University College offers a wide range of
In conjunction with the other colleges, undergraduate and master’s degree programs
Petrocelli College also is heavily involved Faculty
in such areas as psychology, criminal justice,
with distance-learning initiatives, summer- F. Alonso, W. Antoine, M. Barto, T. Beam,
education, the natural sciences, nursing, en-
and winter-session programming and the G. Buck, J. Buenahora, R. Castellana, M.
gineering and technology, computer science,
support and development of credit certifi- Collado, J. Devine, E. Doherty, L. Elfers-
media and communication and the humani-
cate programs. Mabli, N. Fajardo, R. Ferguson, I. Gersh,
ties. Many of its schools offer accelerated
While based on the Metropolitan K. Gillies, D. Hoover, J. Hughes, F. Karger,
and combined undergraduate/graduate de-
Campus, the College offers programs on S. Klein, E. Kovacs, L. Kurland, P. Laubsch,
gree programs as well as special areas of
both New Jersey campuses, at more than S. Liu, R. Mabey, R. Medaska, F. Oliver, M.
concentration and minors.
Oujo, C. Ozurumba, F. Parra, A. Ritz,
55 on-site locations throughout the state University College is organized into
W. Roberts, J. Rodriguez, S. Rosen, W.
of New Jersey and at FDU-Vancouver, schools to be more responsive to student
Schuber, R. Selig, F. Simonie, R. Sorensen,
British Columbia, Canada. Courses are needs. Specifically, there are nine schools
T. Swanzey, P. Tantral, A. Taxier, J. Tormey,
offered in formats, at times and in loca- within the college:
K. Tripodi, L. Ultan, K. Vehrkens,
tions convenient for adult learners. R. Wisch • The School of Art and Media Studies cov-
ers the disciplines of communication, fine
arts and multimedia studies.
• The Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase School
of Computer Sciences and Engineering cov-
ers the disciplines of computer engineering,
computer science, electrical engineering, elec-
tronic commerce, engineering technology, • Learning Disabilities (M.A.) School of Criminal Justice and Legal
information technology, management infor- Teacher of Students with Disabilities/ Studies
mation systems and mathematics. Accredit- Learning Disabilities Teacher R. Vodde, Director; P. Reynolds, Assistant
ed undergraduate programs are offered in Consultant Certification Director; E. Garcia, R. Gray, J. Kenny
electrical engineering, electrical engineering • Management Information Systems (M.S.) Peter Sammartino School of Education
technology, civil engineering technology, • Mathematical Foundations (M.A.) V. Cohen, Director; J. Cowen, C.
computer science, construction engineering DeLorenzo, M. Farrell, S. Green, K. Joshi,
• Media and Professional Communication
technology and mechanical engineering C. Karpinski, T. Montani, L. Ray, M.
technology. Rosenbaum, C. Schavio, M. Singer, R.
• Medical Technology (M.S.) Westbrook, R. Wohle
• The School of Criminal Justice and Legal
Studies covers the disciplines of criminal • Multilingual Education (M.A.)
School of English, Philosophy and
justice, criminology and private security. • Nursing (M.S.N.) Humanities
Programs at the undergraduate-level are • Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) D. Grassian, Director; J. Baron, J. Boyd, L.
offered. • Political Science (M.A.) Gordon, F. Ingledew, J. Kehoe, P.H.
• The Peter Sammartino School of Educa- • Psychology Mayhew, P. Mullany, C. Parilla, J. Scorza,
tion offers accredited programs for teacher E. Spaldo, T. Stavola
• Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)
certification in elementary and secondary School of History, Political and
education, multilingual education, Educa- • Clinical Psychopharmacology (post-
doctoral M.S.) International Studies
tion for Certified Teachers, educational R. Greenfield, Director; K. Bullard, B.
leadership, English as a Second Language, • Forensic Psychology (M.A.) Ojo, S. Raphalides, C. Rasmussen, A.
Teacher of Students with Disabilities and • General/Theoretical Psychology (M.A.) Velásquez, D. Walensky
Learning Disabilities Consultant. • School Psychology (Psy.D.)
• The School of English, Philosophy and School of Natural Sciences
• School Psychology (M.A.) J. Dougherty, Co-director; M. McClary,
Humanities covers the disciplines of Eng-
• Science (M.A.) Co-director; A. Anastasia, A. Benzecry,
lish, philosophy, humanities and interdisci- D. Flory, I.R. Isquith, I. Kumar, M. Leonida,
plinary studies. • Systems Science (M.S.)
R. Lo Pinto, A. Murphy, N. Philips, A.D.
• The School of History, Political and Inter- • Teaching (M.A.T.) Schielke, J. Stout, M.P. Warunek, D. Yu
national Studies includes the disciplines of Teacher Certification
political science, history, international stud- Elementary Education/K–8; Subject .
Henry P Becton School of Nursing and
Area Certification/K–12 (Biological Allied Health
ies and foreign languages.
Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Science, M. Guttman, Director; S. Colon Cabassa,
• The School of Natural Sciences houses English, Mathematics, Physical Associate Director; M. Rubin, Associate
the disciplines of biology, biochemistry, Sciences, Physics, Social Studies, Director for Allied Health; E. Parietti, As-
chemistry, physics, environmental science, World Languages); English as a sociate Director for Graduate Programs;
marine biology, science and geology. Second Language/K–12 G. Haynes-Smith, Associate Director for
• The Henry P. Becton School of Nursing Doctorate in Nursing Practice; C. Alvarez,
In addition to the above programs, the Col- D. Bruchmann, K. Cahill, D. Carrazone,
and Allied Health includes the disciplines lege offers a postbaccalaureate respecializa- D. Dettmore, C. Ellis, A. Fitzpatrick, N.
of nursing and allied health including a tion program in psychology certificate. Hammond, C. Jasko, L. Joseph, J. Kutzleb,
Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.). Ac- Programs in Language, Culture and Profes- S. Palmer, J. Paternoster, P. Ukaigwe
credited programs are offered in nursing, sional Advancement (PLCPA) offers cours-
medical technology and radiography. es in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) for School of Psychology
• The School of Psychology houses the international students and any interested R. Dumont, Director; S. Armeli, C.
domestic students. These courses are called Bergstein, J. Braden-Maguire, C.A.
disciplines of sociology and psychology, Capuano, K. Davis-Vizzel, T. Donati,
including an accredited Ph.D. program in English for Professional Success (EPS). R. Dumont, A. Eisen, S. Feinberg, D.
clinical psychology and a Psy.D. program in Green, J. Kaufman, J. Lachenmeyer, K.
school psychology. Faculty & Staff Loeb, R. McGrath, D. Pogge, R. Prentky,
Administration L. Tiersky, J. Zibulsky
Programs P. Mills, Dean
T. Montani, Associate Dean Department of Physical Education
• Biology (M.S.)
D.A. Langford, Chair, Athletic Director;
• Chemistry (M.S.) School of Art and Media Studies C. Liggett, Coordinator
• Computer Engineering (M.S.) B. Dick, Co-director; T. Montani, Interim
• Computer Science (M.S.) Co-director; Y. Aronson, T. LoPonte, M. Center for Dyslexia Studies
Roberts, Z. Sun, J. Taylor M. Farrell, Executive Director
• Cosmetic Science (M.S.)
• Criminal Justice (M.A.) Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase School Programs in Language, Culture and
• Education for Certified Teachers (M.A.) of Computer Sciences and Engineering Professional Advancement
(Reading Specialist Certification) A. Tan, Director; H. Silver, Deputy M. Mohamed, Director
Director; V. Zwass, Deputy Director;
• Educational Leadership (M.A.) A. Adrignolo, S. Bielewicz, Z. Chen, M.
(Principal/Supervisor Certification) Farag, D. Haas, N. Landis, B. Lefkowitz,
• Electrical Engineering (M.S.E.E.) G. Levine, H. Lowy, Z. Mao, K. Mondal,
• Electronic Commerce (M.S.) G. Reinish, L. Rosenthal, Y. Tang, H. Zhao
• International Studies (M.A.)