Rochester Faculty Profiles

Adele Anderson

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  • mentor in the arts, cultural studies and social science areas of study
  • mentor, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • B.F.A., M.F.A. (studio fine arts), M.A., Ph.D. (social and cultural anthropology), University at Buffalo
  • Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2007

Jim Anderson

  • mentor in the science, math and technology area of study
  • B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (materials science), Stanford University

Nancy Barnett

  • mentor, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • B.A. (Spanish education), Stony Brook University; M.A. (Spanish linguistics), Ph.D., University of Rochester (linguistics)

Kelly Beach-Polizzi Cattron

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  • mentor in the human development area of study
  • B.A. (psychology), SUNY at Geneseo; M.S. (social psychology), Syracuse University

Marc Cirigliano

  • mentor in the arts area of study
  • B.A. (history), Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A. (fine arts), M.Phil., Ph.D. (humanities), Syracuse University
  • Award for Excellence in Scholarship, 1997

Anne Cobb

  • mentor in the business, management and economics area of study
  • B.S. (accounting and economics), Mississippi State University; M.A., Ph.D. (economics), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leslie Edwards

  • mentor in the cultural studies area of study
  • B.A. (sociology, anthropology), Oberlin College; B.A. (English), SUNY Empire State College; M.A.J.C. (journalism, communications), University of Florida; education certificate, SUNY Brockport; Ph.D. (interdisciplinary studies), Union Institute and University

Jonathan Franz

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  • dean and mentor in the human development area of study
  • B.A., (psychology) Hiram College; Ph.D. (psychology), University at Buffalo

MD Haque

  • mentor in the business, management and economics area of study
  • B.S.S. & M.S.S. (public administration), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; MBA, (international business) Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands, and Independent University, Bangladesh; M.S. (business technologies), Marymount University; M.M., Harvard University; Ed.D. (organizational leadership), Pepperdine University

Susan Hollis

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  • mentor in the cultural studies and historical studies areas of study
  • mentor, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • A.B. (religion), Smith College; Ph.D. (ancient near eastern languages and civilizations), Harvard University

Barbara Isaman-Bushart

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  • mentor in the community and human services area of study
  • B.S. (psychology), Houghton College; MSW, Roberts Wesleyan College; M.Div., Northeastern Seminary

Farrokh Mamaghani

  • mentor in the science, math and technology area of study
  • B.S. (physics), University of Tabriz; M.S. computer information systems); D.Sc. (systems analysis and management with minor in operations research), George Washington University

Wesley Mills

  • mentor in the cultural studies area of study
  • B.A. (English and history), SUNY Empire State College; M.A. (English), University of Rochester

Barb Pollock

  • mentor in the educational studies area of study and Ontario county DSS employee education program coordinator
  • B.S. (elementary education), D'Youville College; M.S. (infant-toddler studies), Wheelock College
  • Award for Excellence in Part-time Mentoring, 2001

Lynae Sakshaug

  • mentor, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Ph.D. (mathematics education with mathematics minor), North Carolina State University

Ruth Silver

  • mentor in the science, math and technology area of study
  • B.S., M.A. (biology), SUNY at Binghamton; M.S., Ph.D. (biochemistry), Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Gayle Stever

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  • mentor in the human development area of study
  • M.Ed. (counseling education), Master of Counseling, Ph.D. (lifespan development psychology), Arizona State University

Michael Stone

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  • mentor in the community and human services area of study
  • B.A. (psychology and sociology), SUNY at Geneseo; MSW (community organization planning and development), West Virginia University; Ph.D. (social welfare policy analysis and research), University of Pittsburgh

Robert Teitelbaum

  • mentor in the business, management and economics and the science math and technology areas of study
  • B.S., SUNY Brockport; MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester; M.S., Ph.D. (chemistry), Northwestern University

Angela Titi Amayah

  • mentor in the business, management and economics area of study
  • B.A. (law), University of Bordeaux; MBA, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Ph.D. (education – workforce education and development), Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Lue Turner

  • mentor in the human development area of study
  • B.S. (family science), M.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D. (human development and family studies/marriage and family therapy), Iowa State University

Neil Ward

  • mentor in the cultural studies area of study
  • B.A. (anthropology and linguistics), SUNY at Geneseo; M.A. (anthropology), University at Buffalo

Lynne Wiley

  • associate dean and mentor in the cultural studies area of study
  • B.A., SUNY Oswego; Ph.D. (philosophy, higher education), University of California at Berkeley
  • American Council on Education Fellow, 2001-2002

Wayne Willis

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  • mentor in the cultural studies and historical studies areas of study
  • B.A. (political science), Washington University; M.A., Ph.D. (history of American civilization), Brandeis University
  • Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 1994