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School Key:
AH = Arts and Humanities
ED = Education
NSS = Natural and Social Sciences
PROF = Professions

Department List
Click on the department for its list of graduate faculty. If you would like to contact one of the faculty members below, please visit Buffalo State's Faculty/Staff Directory.

Adult Education
Anthropology
Art Conservation
Art Education
Biology
Business
Career & Technical Education
Chemistry
Coaching and Physical Education
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Design
Dietetics and Nutrition
Earth Sciences and Science Education
Economics and Finance
Educational Foundations
Elementary Education and Reading
Engineering Technology
English
Exceptional Education
Fine Arts
Geography and Planning
Health and Wellness
Higher Education Administration
History and Social Studies Education
Hospitality and Tourism
International Center for Studies in Creativity
Mathematics
Modern and Classical Languages
Music
Performing Arts Department
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Social & Psychological Foundations of Education
Social Work
Speech-Language Pathology

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Name
Current Appointment
Effective Through
Adult Education
ED
Birden, Susan
Permanent
Campbell, Craig
8/31/13
Dominguez, Rachel
12/31/14
Fish, Reva
8/31/14
Gold, James
Permanent
Hura, Geri
Permanent
Melchiorre, Marilyn
12/31/14
Mike, Dennis
12/31/14
Nikischer, Andrea B.
8/31/16

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Anthropology
NSS
Anselmi, Lisa Marie
Permanent
Fish, Lydia M.
Permanent
Gaffin, Dennis
Permanent
Hart, Kimberly
8/31/14
Maguire, Susan
8/31/16
Nash, Jill
Permanent
Proctor, Daniel
8/31/15
Wieczkowski, Julie
8/31/15

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Art Conservation
AH
Chen, Jiuan-Jiuan
8/31/16
Hamm, James
Permanent
Kushel, Dan
Permanent
Ravines, Patrick
Permanent
Rogge, Corina
8/31/12
Schell, Laura
5/31/14
Shugar, Aaron
Permanent
Thornton, Jonathan
Permanent
Vatankhah, Gholamreza
1/1/14
Walsh, Judith
Permanent

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Art Education
AH
Andrus, Lucy
Permanent
Bae, Michelle
8/31/12
Hamilton, Cheryl
Permanent
Hartman, Katherine
Permanent
Hayes, Shirley
Permanent
Masters, Candace
8/31/15
Parks, Michael
Permanent
Pennisi, Alice
Permanent
Piccillo, Joseph
Permanent
Shiroki, Kathy
8/31/12
Siskar, John
Permanent
Wyrick, Mary
Permanent

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Biology
NSS
Avery, Harold
8/31/13
Beahm, Derek
8/31/14
Burlakova, Lyubov
8/31/13
Easton, Douglas
Permanent
Fynn-Aikins, Kofi
8/31/13
Gall, Wayne
8/31/13
Gorsky, Dimitry
9/30/14
Harper, Lee
8/31/15
Karatayev, Alexander Y.
Permanent
McMillan, Amy
Permanent
Pennuto, Christopher M.
Permanent
Perez-Fuentetaja, Alicia
Permanent
Pettibone, Gary
Permanent
Potts, Daniel
Permanent
Randall, Eric
1/2/13
Riessen, Howard
Permanent
Skerrett, I. Martha
Permanent
Snyder, Randal J
Permanent
Standora, Edward
Permanent
Wadsworth, Gregory
Permanent
Warren II, Robert
8/31/15
White, Tom
Permanent

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Business
PROF
Ahiarah, SoloChidi
8/31/14
Davis Jr., Theodore
8/31/14
DeNisco, John
Permanent
Gaygen, Daniel
8/31/15
Gupta, Uma
Permanent
Lai, Christine
Permanent
Littman, Michael J.
Permanent
Marecki, Edward
8/31/17
McFarland, S. Diane
Permanent
Mulcahy, Kevin F.
Permanent

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Career & Technical Education
ED
Childs, Gregory
12/31/14
Monaco, Nanci
Permanent
Popovich, N. John
Permanent
Schmidli, Keith
8/31/16
Zewan, Suzanne
8/31/14

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Chemistry
NSS
Al-Saigh, Zeki Y.
Permanent
Bagley, Kimberly
Permanent
Durfee, William
Permanent
Ebert, Gregory W.
Permanent
Goodman, M. Scott
Permanent
Heo, Jinseok
8/31/16
Kim Joonyeong
Permanent
Kumar, Subodh
8/31/13
Nazarenko, Alexander Y.
Permanent
Pacheco, Maria D.
Permanent
Ridolfi, Douglas
8/31/14
Severson, Mark W.
Permanent

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Coaching and Physical Education
NSS
Schwartz, Stephen
Permanent

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Communication
AH
Bryski, Bruce G.
Permanent
Deutschman, Marian
Permanent
Marren, Joseph
Permanent
Niman, Michael
Permanent
Silverman, Deborah
Permanent
Smith, Ron
Permanent

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Computer Information Systems
PROF
Banerjee, Sarbani
Permanent
Gareau, Stephen
Permanent
Guo, Ruth
Permanent
Santa Maria, Ramona R.
1/25/16
Smythe, Melissa K.
5/31/14
Thompson, John
Permanent
Yudess, Jo
5/31/14

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Criminal Justice
PROF
Cretacci, Michael
Permanent
D'Angelo, Jill
Permanent
Gayadeen, Shashi
8/31/15
Gillham, James R.
Permanent
Johnson, Scott
Permanent
Dae-Young Kim
8/31/15
Phillips, Scott
Permanent
Sobol, James
8/31/14
Song, John
Permanent
Szockyj, Elizabeth
Permanent
Wu, Jawjeong
8/31/16

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Design
AH
Friesen, Stanley
Permanent
Saracino, Stephen F.
Permanent
Toldedano, Colleen
8/31/15
Townsend, Carol
Permanent
Wood, Robert
Permanent

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Dietetics and Nutrition

PROF
Colaizzo-Anas, Tina
Permanent
Denysschen, Carol
8/31/15
Hayes, Donna M.
Permanent
Oh, Suk
Permanent
Rao, Tejaswini
Permanent

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Earth Sciences and Science Education
NSS
Batt, Richard J.
Permanent
Beback, Marilou
8/31/13
Bergslien, Elisa
Permanent
Burke, Kathaleen
8/31/13
Cummings, Mary
5/31/15
Dorsey Cote, Dara
5/31/13
Harris, Robin
Permanent
Hoolihan, Thomas
12/31/14
Lange, Catherine
Permanent
Meyer, Brian
12/31/14
Singer, Jill
Permanent
Sabato, Jude
9/3/15
Solar, Gary S.
Permanent
Todd, Mary
9/1/13
Williams, Kevin K.
8/31/13
Zawicki, Joseph
Permanent

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Economics and Finance
NSS
Byrley, Theodore
Permanent
Davis, Susan
Permanent
Fisher, Bruce
6/30/16
Floss, Frederick
Permanent
Ganley, William T.
Permanent
Hayes Jr., Curtis
Permanent
Jo, Tae-Hee
Permanent
Kasper, Victor
Permanent
Kim, Yung
Permanent
Leclaire, Joelle J.
Permanent
Qian, Xingwang
Permanent
Schmidt, Ted
Permanent
Wilcox, John
8/31/14

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Elementary Education and Reading
ED
Blake, Lisa
1/1/2014
Ceprano, Maria
Permanent
Chicola, Nancy
Permanent
Cummings, Mary
1/11/18
del Prado Hill, Pixita
Permanent
Friedland, Ellen
Permanent
Garas-York, Keli
Permanent
Graff, Mary
5/31/13
Henry, David
Permanent
Hunter, Jevon
8/31/15
Hyland, Timothy
5/31/14
Klenk, Laura
8/31/15
Lazzaro, Cheryl
1/2/14
Loehr, Peter W.
Permanent
MacGamwell, Karen
8/31/14
McCarthy, Dianne
Permanent
Munella, Caroline
5/31/13
Paterson, Wendy
Permanent
Sadowski, Thomas
8/31/14
Shandomo, Hibajene
Permanent
Shively, Christopher
1/2/16
Smith, Coralee
Permanent
Truesdell, Kimberly
Permanent
Weber, Sherri
8/31/12
Zhang, Jing
8/31/16
Zitzka, Judy
1/1/2014

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Engineering Technology
PROF
Boorady, Lynn
Permanent
Devgun, Mohan S.
Permanent
Earshen, John
Permanent
Gellin, Slade
Permanent
Goldberg, Stephanie
Permanent
Greene, Clark
8/31/15
Grinberg, Ilya
Permanent
Hotchkiss, Anthony
Permanent
Kukulka, David J.
Permanent
Macho, Steve M.
Permanent
Mayrose, James
Permanent
McCartney, Susan
Permanent
Payne, Howard
5/31/14
Stempniak, Richard A.
Permanent

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English
AH
Ali, Barish
8/31/12
Bachman, Charles R.
Permanent
Bard, Geraldine E.
Permanent
Ben-Merre, David
Permanent
Berglund, Lisa
Permanent
Bontempo, Barbara T.
Permanent
Bryant, Timothy J.
8/31/16
Cercone, James
8/31/16
Chinquee, Kim
Permanent
Colley, Ann
Permanent
Costello, Adrienne
8/31/12
Dietz-Faletti, Heidi
Permanent
Fulk, Mark
Permanent
Harris-Tigg, Theresa
9/1/13
Leist, Susan M.
Permanent
Ninacs, Michele
1/6/17
Perez, Lorna.
8/31/15
Ramos, Peter J.
Permanent
Reigstad, Thomas
Permanent
Ryan, Jennifer D.
Permanent
Sands-O'Connor, Karen
Permanent
Twagilimana, Aimable
Permanent
Wahlstrom, Ralph
Permanent
Werner, Craig
Permanent

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Exceptional Education
ED
Baum, R. Bruce
Permanent
Boehm, Catherine
5/31/14
Bondurant-Utz, Judith
Permanent
Budin, Shannon
Permanent
Burns, Jeanne M.
12/31/14
Colon, Gliset
5/31/14
Dearlove, Lisa
5/31/14
Doody, Kathy
8/31/15
Fancher, Teresa
1/1/14
Gleckel, Warren L.
Permanent
Janczak, Theresa
Permanent
Kaczorowski, Tara
5/31/14
Lepo, Paul
12/31/14
Locke-Scott, Susan
5/31/13
Meger, Michaelene
Permanent
Miller, Kevin
Permanent
Paige, Susan Mary
5/31/13
Palumbo, Kathleen
8/31/13
Patti, Angela
8/31/15
Piotrowski, Debra
5/31/13
Pomerantz, David J.
Permanent
Posluszny, Mark.
Permanent
Rafferty, Lisa
Permanent
Raimondi, Sharon L.
Permanent
Ramos Zagarrigo, Awilda
8/31/15
Sass, Staci
5/31/14
Schmidt, Raquel
Permanent
Shapiro, Devorah
12/31/14
Sommerstein, Lynne
8/31/13
Vince Garland, Krista
6/30/15
Westover, Jennifer
8/31/15
Windell, Idajean
Permanent
Zgliczynski, Timothy
12/31/14

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Fine Arts
AH
Bakos, Sylvia
Permanent
Blitzer, Harriet
Permanent
Gorny, Anthony P.
Permanent
Hinderliter, Sarah Beth
1/7/16
Jiang, Lin Xia
Permanent
Krims, Leslie R.
Permanent
Lourenco, Elena
8/31/15
Miller, Joseph
Permanent
Ogle, Philip
Permanent
Payne, Kenneth
Permanent

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Geography and Planning
NSS
Bartlett, Amy
1/2/13
Droppo, Ian G.
8/31/17
Frothingham, Kelly
Permanent
Holmgren, Camille
Permanent
Irvine, Kimberley N.
Permanent
Mix, Wende A.
Permanent
Murphy, Thomas
4/30/17
Pickard, Scott
12/31/14
Roehm, Charlotte
8/31/14
Tang, Tao
Permanent
Vanchan, Vida
Permanent
Vermette, Stephen J.
Permanent
Wieczorek, William
Permanent

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Health and Wellness
NSS
Roberts, Scott
Permanent
Scheira, Thomas
5/31/14

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Higher Education Administration
PROF
Cappella, Elizabeth
Permanent
Davis, Wanda
Permanent
Durand, Bonita
Permanent
Gaston-Marsh, Latonia
Permanent
Gold, James A.
Permanent
Gold, Molly
1/2/13
Herdlein, Richard
Permanent
Jackson, Kimberly
1/2/13
Jackson, Marsha
5/31/13
King, Karen
1/2/13
Kline, Kim
Permanent
Martin, Shelia
7/19/13
McCallum, Carmen
8/31/16
Priester, Thomas
5/31/14
Ryan, Daniel
1/1/14
Wilson, Amy
8/31/15

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History and Social Studies Education
NSS
Abromeit, John
1/7/15
Armfield, Felix L.
Permanent
Carson, David
Permanent
Chesterton, Bridget
Permanent
Conides, Cynthia
Permanent
DiLandro, Daniel
Permanent
Ederer, Martin
Permanent
Eula, Michael
12/31/14
Gradwell, Jill
Permanent
Hetzner, Donald R.
Permanent
Iggers, George
5/31/14
Lazich, Michael C.
Permanent
Leacock, Kathryn
5/31/14
Lupo, Ann
1/2/13
Marotta, Gary
Permanent
McAlonie, Brian
12/31/14
Mernitz, Ken
Permanent
Michaels, Albert
Permanent
Mitchell, William
Permanent
Nicholls, Andrew
Permanent
Norman, York
Permanent
Orosz, Kenneth
Permanent
Penaranda-Gonzalez, Sonia
12/31/14
Richardson, Jean E.
Permanent
Rodeheaver, Misty
8/31/13
Smith Jr., Edward O.
Permanent
Weekly, Nancy
8/31/14

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Hospitality and Tourism
PROF
Mulcahy, Kevin F.
Permanent

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International Center for Studies in Creativity
PROF
Acar, Selcuk
8/31/16
Barbero-Switalski, Laura
8/11/12
Brunner, Carolyn
Permanent
Burnett, Cynthia
8/31/15
Cabra, John F.
Permanent
Czarski, Marysia
5/31/13
Fields, Kristin
8/31/13
Firestien, Roger
5/31/14
Fox, Jon Michael
8/31/16
Keller-Mathers, Susan
Permanent
Miller, Blair
8/9/13
Puccio, Gerard J.
Permanent
Reid, Doug
8/9/13
Schoen, Russell
1/1/14
Swiatek, Erica
5/31/13
Templeton, Beth
1/2/13
Yudess, Jo
5/31/14

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Mathematics
NSS
Bayram, Saziye
Permanent
Brimkov, Valentin
Permanent
Carbonara, Joaquin
Permanent*
Cunningham, Daniel
Permanent*
Cushman, Jane
Permanent
Delp, Kelly
Permanent
Ghosh, Chaitali
Permanent
Giambrone, Thomas
Permanent
Hole, George
Permanent
Martin, Kristi
8/8/14
Mathien, Lorena
8/31/15
McMillen, Susan
Permanent
Mercer, Peter
Permanent
Nagowski, Matthew
4/11/14
O'Dell, Robin
Permanent
Sanders, Robin
Permanent
Sun, Bruce
8/31/15
Viglietti, Janine M.
8/31/15
Wilson, David
Permanent 
Wuertzer-Magner, Jodelle
Permanent
Xu, Hongliang
Permanent

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Modern and Classical Languages
AH
Grace, Lee Ann
Permanent
Hovland, Deborah
Permanent
Kirby, Carol
Permanent
Miller, Barbara
Permanent
Neira, Raul
Permanent
Vermy, A. Michael
8/31/13
Warford, Mark
Permanent
White, William
Permanent

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Music
AH
Christy, Benjamin
Permanent
Furby, Victoria
8/31/15
Fuster, Bradley
Permanent
Guzski, Carolyn
8/31/13
Henriques, J. Thomas
8/31/13
Hunter, Lisa
Permanent
Mancuso, Charles
Permanent

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Philosophy and Religious Studies
AH
Blessing, Kimberly
Permanent
Hole, George T.
Permanent
Podet, Allen H.
Permanent

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Physics
NSS
DeMarco, Michael J.
Permanent
Ettestad, David J.
Permanent
Falconer, Kathleen
5/31/14
Gomez, Luanna
8/31/14
Henry, David
Permanent
MacIsaac, Dan
Permanent
Rai, Ram
Permanent

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Political Science
NSS
Bajo Sanchez, Jorge
8/31/14
Baek, Kyeonghi
8/31/13
Bochiechio, Jeffrey
12/31/14
Buonanno, Laurie
Permanent
Capella, Betty
12/31/14
Ciaccia, Frank
12/31/14
Conorozzo, Angelo A.
6/30/14
Flood, Lawrence G.
Permanent
Gorman, Katherine
12/31/14
Henderson, Keith M.
Permanent
Jacobs, Thorice
12/31/14
Kasymova, Jyldyz
8/31/16
Leuthe, James R.
12/31/14
Link, Bryce E.
12/31/14
McGovern, Patrick
8/31/13
Neal, Anthony T.
Permanent
Nicoletti, Nicholas
5/31/13
Oyler, Diane
12/31/14
Pauly, William
12/31/14
Pendleton, Michael S.
Permanent
Penska, Janet
8/31/16
Rushboldt, Raymond
12/31/14
Soni, Suparna
12/31/14
Stone, Kenneth
12/31/14
Warden, Therese
12/31/14
Yacobucci, Peter
8/31/13

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Psychology
NSS
Delprino, Robert
Permanent
DiPirro, Jean
Permanent
Foraker, Stephani
8/31/13
Hennessy, Dwight
Permanent
Hunt, Jennifer
Permanent
Karuza Jr., Jurgis
Permanent
MacLean, Michael
Permanent
Norvilitis, Jill
Permanent
O'Quin, R. Karen
Permanent
Reid, Howard M.
Permanent
Schuetze-Pizarro, Pamela
Permanent
Zborowski, Michael
Permanent

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Social & Psychological Foundations of Education
ED
Fish, Reva
8/31/15
Gold, James
Permanent
Grande, Albert
Permanent
Mattai, P. Rudy
Permanent
Means, Alexander
8/31/15
Nikischer, Andrea
8/31/16
Wright, Mary Caitlin
5/31/14

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Social Work
PROF
Gettings, Carol
1/1/14
Hilarski, Carolyn
Permanent

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Sociology
NSS
Falk, Gerhard J.
Permanent
Grabiner, Virginia E.
Permanent
Krieg, Eric
Permanent
Newmahr, Staci
8/31/15
Shelton, Allen
Permanent
Wall, Amitra Dr.
Permanent
Welborn, Gary S.
Permanent
Zhang, Jie
Permanent

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Speech-Language Pathology
PROF
Arnold, Sally
Permanent
Bailey-Jones, Karen
Permanent
Battle, Dolores
5/31/14
Budin, Kathryn
5/31/14
DeLarco, Angela
5/31/14
Heximer, Christopher
Permanent
Insalaco, Deborah
Permanent
Maldonado III, Camilo
1/1/14
Mann Kahris, Sara
8/31/16
Qualls, Constance D.
Permanent
Roberts, Laura
5/31/14
Roberts, Tamara
5/31/14
Weitzner-Lin, Barbara
Permanent
Wilkins, Julie
5/31/14

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Permanent appointments are granted to tenured faculty members only.