Full-Time Faculty

See also a listing of Part-Time Faculty

FACULTY PROFILE (Fall 2022)

42 — Full-Time Faculty — half hold a doctoral or terminal degree in their field
9 — Full-Time Administrative Staff who teach a class
113 — Part-Time Faculty
164 — Total Faculty Members
57% — Female

Age Cohorts

54 — Median Age
15% — age 40 and under
56% — age 41 through 60
28% — over age 60
Youngest 26; Oldest 78

Race/Ethnicity

82% — White
4% — Black
3% — Hispanic
3% — Asian/Pacific Islander
8% — Chose not to respond

FULL-TIME FACULTY ROSTER AS OF FALL 2022

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Aarlan Aceto, Associate Professor of Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing (2018)
Program Coordinator of Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing

A.S. in Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing, Middlesex Community College
B.A. in Political Science, University of Connecticut
O.D. (Doctor of Optometry), New England College of Optometry

Janis Albert – Program Coordinator of Veterinary Science
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine (1997)
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Virginia Tech (1993)

Donna Bontatibus, Professor of English (2004)
B.A. in English, Albertus Magnus College
M.A. in English, University of Rhode Island
Ph.D. in English, University of Rhode Island

Benjamin Boutaugh, Professor of Business (2008)
B.S. in Management, Central Connecticut State University
M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration), University of New Haven
J.D. (Juris Doctor), Quinnipiac University

Patrick Bryan, Associate Professor of Biology (2008)
B.S. in Biology and Marine Biology, Bloomsberg University
Ph.D. in Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mark D. Busa, Professor of Physical and Earth Sciences (2000)
B.S. in Geology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
M.S. in Geology, University of Connecticut
Ph.D. in Geology, University of Connecticut

Judith de Graffenried, Professor of Fine Arts/Graphic Arts (1997)
Program Coordinator of Fine Arts
B.A. in German, University of South Carolina
M.A.T. in German, University of South Carolina
M.F.A. in Painting, City University of New York

Richard Eriksen, Professor of Multimedia/Digital Arts (1998)
B.S. in Broadcast & Film, Boston University
M.A.L.S. (Master of Arts in Liberal Studies), Wesleyan University

Jill Flanigan, Professor of Health Information Management (2016)
Program Coordinator of Health Information Management
Certificate in Health Technology, American Health Information Management Association ISP, Chicago, IL
B.G.S. (Bachelor of General Studies), University of Connecticut
Master of Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University
M.S. in Data Analytics, Southern New Hampshire University

Adam Floridia, Professor of English (2012)
B.A. in English and Secondary English Education, University of Maryland
M.A. in English, Southern Connecticut State University

Carrie Foligno, Instructor of Business (2022)
M.S. in Business Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.A. Finance, Central Connecticut State University

Angelo Glaviano, Professor of World Languages (1993)
M.A. in Modern Languages, University of Messina

Bryan Goh, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing
B.S. Biology, Central Connecticut State University
A.A. in Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing, Middlesex Community College

Jennifer L. Hernandez, Professor of Human Services & Social Work Studies  (2017)
Program Coordinator of Human Services & Social Work Studies
A.S. in General Studies, Middlesex Community College
B.S. in Human Services, Lesley College
M.S. in Human Services, Springfield College
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, University of Hartford

Elaine Ippolito, Associate Professor of Health Information Management (2018)
B.A., English, Boston College
M.A., English, Boston College
Certificate, Health Information Administration, Northeastern University
Certificate, RHIA from AHIMA
M.L.S., Library Science, Indiana University

Eva Jones, Professor of English (2012)
B.A. in English, Western Connecticut State University
M.A. in English Education, Columbia University
Ph.D. in English, University of Rhode Island

Peter Kootsookos –  Instructor of Computer Science
B.E. (Elec. Hons. 1) December 1986, University of Queensland, Australia
M.Eng.Sc. (Electrical) November 1989, Thesis title: A Critical Examination of Time-Frequency Filtering, University of Queensland, Australia
Ph.D. October 1992, Thesis title: FIR(q) Filter Designs Using H-infinity Techniques, Australian National University
Grad. Cert. in Systems Design and Management (SDM) September 2006, MIT

Stephen Krevisky, Professor of Mathematics (1985)
B.S. in Mathematics, City College of New York
M.S. in Mathematics, Syracuse University

Sarah Leone, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2021)
B.A. in Mathematics/Secondary Education, State University of New York at Albany
M.S. in Mathematics/Secondary Education, Central Connecticut State University

Andrea Levy, Professor of Psychology (2015)
Program Coordinator of Psychology
Director, MxCC Honors Program

B.A. in Biology and Society, Cornell University
M.A. in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
M.A. in Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

Lin Lin, Professor of Computer Engineering Technology & Information Systems (2010)
Program Coordinator of Computer Engineering Technology & Engineering

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Hebei University
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Telemetry and Tele-control Research Institute
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Connecticut

Tad Lincoln, Professor of Economics (2007)
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering & Materials Engineering, University of Connecticut
M.A. in Economics, University of Connecticut

Rebecca Loew, Professor of Behavioral Sciences (2012)
Teaching and Learning Consultant, Center for Teaching at MxCC

A.B. in Sociology, Vassar College
M.P.A.in Public Policy and Administration, Columbia University
Ph.D. in Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

Susan Lugli, Professor of Business (2014)
Program Coordinator of Business and Accounting
B.S. in Marketing, University of Bridgeport
M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration), Southern New Hampshire University

Terence McNulty, Professor of English (2008)
Coordinator, Transitional Year Program
B.A. in English and Philosophy, University of Scranton
M.A. in English, University of Maine
M.A.T. in English Education, Brown University

Nutan Mishra, Instructor Sociology and Anthropology (2022)
M.A. in Social Work, University of Connecticut
Feminist Graduate Certificate in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of Connecticut
Ph.D, University of Lucknow
Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Lucknow
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Political Science, University of Lucknow, Isabella Thorburn College

Akalushi Muthukumarana, Assistant Professor Biology, Program Coordinator of Biology (2022)
M.S. in Biology, Concentration in Neuroscience, Clark University
B.S. in Biology, Concentration in Neuroscience, Clark University

Ijego V. Nwachuku, Professor of Early Childhood Education (2002)
B.S. in Human Nutrition & Food Science, University of Massachusetts
M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education & Development, University of Massachusetts
Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education & Development, University of Massachusetts

James Quinlan, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2009)
B.A. in Chemistry, Keene State College
M.S. in Chemistry, Saint Joseph College

Ashley Raithel, Associate Professor of English (2013 part-time, 2017 full-time)
Coordinator of Center for Civil Engagement
B.A. in English, Mount Ida College
M.A. in English, Simmons College

Patricia Raymond, Professor of Business (2006)
B.S. in Marketing with a concentration in Management Information Systems, Central Connecticut State University
M.S. in Organizational Management, Central Connecticut State University

Rebecca Ricciuti Rist Brown, Professor of Criminal Justice (2015)
Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice & Criminology Studies
B.S. in Criminal Justice: Investigative Services, University of New Haven
M.S. in Forensic Science: Advanced Investigations, University of New Haven
M.S. in Education, University of New Haven

Norma E. Rosado-Javier, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education (2013)
Program Coordinator of Early Childhood Education
A.S. in General Studies, Middlesex Community College
C.D.A. (Child Development Associate Credential), Washington, D.C.
B.A. in Psychology, Central Connecticut State University
M.S. in Early Childhood Education, Central Connecticut State University

Michael Rotondo Assistant Professor Accounting/Program Coordinator of Business
MBA, University of Hartford, 1994
BS (Accounting), Central Connecticut State University, 1984

Christine Ruggiero, Professor of English (2004)
Discipline Coordinator of English

B.A. in English, Roger Williams College
M.A. in English, Iona College

Kegan G.G. Samuel, Professor of Mathematics (2016)
B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics (double major), Morehouse College
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S. in Computer Science, University of Central Florida
Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Central Florida

Aja Shabana, Instructor of Mathematics (2021)
B.A. in Theatre Arts, Elon University, North Carolina
B.S. in Mathematics, Elon University, North Carolina
M.A. in Mathematics, University of Georgia

John Shafer, Professor of Philosophy & Communications (1986)
Program Coordinator of Communications
B.A. in Humanities (English & Drama), University of Southern California
M.F.A. in Film & Media Arts, Syracuse University

Frank Stellabotte, Professor of Biotechnology (2016)
Program Coordinator of Biotechnology & Biology
B.S. in Biochemistry, Trinity College
Ph.D. in Biology, Wesleyan University

Kimberly Thomas, Professor of Chemistry (2008)
B.S. in Biology, Southern Connecticut State University
M.S. in Chemistry, Saint Joseph College
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Rhode Island

Victor Triay, Professor of History (1992)
A.A. in Psychology, Miami Dade Community College
B.A. in History, University of Florida
M.A. in History, Florida State University
Ph.D. in History, Florida State University

Judy Wallace, Professor of Biology and Anatomy & Physiology (2001)
Program Coordinator of Radiologic Technology
B.S. in Allied Health Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut
M.S. in Biology, Central Connecticut State University
D.P.T. (Doctorate in Physical Therapy), Sacred Heart University

Matthew Weber, Professor of Fine Arts/Graphic Arts (2006)
Art Curator

B.F.A. in Sculpture, University of Hartford
M.F.A. in Sculpture, University of Connecticut

This page was updated 11/23/21