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Ann Abbott
 
Graduate Social Work      (2001)
Professor
B.S., St. Norbert College   M.S.S., Bryn Mawr College   Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Professor Abbott's interests include values and ethics, professional socialization, substance abuse, mental health.
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103 Reynolds Hall
aabbott@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0351
     
 
Brad Allen
 
Accounting      (2009)
Executive in Residence
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University   C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Brad retired as a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2008. He had been with the firm for 33 years and was admitted into the partnership in 1986. Brad has worked in the Firm's Philadelphia, New York, Tokyo and Riyadh offices. He was also with the Global Assurance Methodology Group and US national Private Company Services Group. In addition to client service in the Assurance practice, Brad was the Private Company Services (PCS) site leader and has developed strategic, marketing and operational plans, implemented learning and education programs, created new service lines and led change management programs. Before becoming the PCS Site Leader, Brad was one of three partners charged with the responsibility of opening a new satellite office in the Philadelphia suburbs. This office was grown to 50 people within five years and during that time Brad became the High Technology leader for the Philadelphia Area.
Brad has been on the adjunct faculty of several universities and has authored several publications on both technical and business improvement topics. He is also a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants
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Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-3460
     
 
Thomas Andrews
 
Economics and Finance      (1997)
Associate Professor
B.S., West Chester University   M.A., Temple University   Ph.D., Temple University

Dr. Andrews is an associate professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. Dr. Andrews earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Temple University in 1996. Dr. Andrews has written articles on environmental economics, the teaching of economics, and the determinants of price in eBay auctions. He has been published in the Pennsylvania Economic Review, Atlantic Economic Journal, Perspectives in Economic Education Research and Journal of Economic Education.
313 Anderson Hall
tandrews@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/tandrews/
Phone: (610) 436-1082
     
 
Paul M. Arsenault
 
Marketing      (1998)
Professor
M.S., Marietta College   M.B.A., Wake Forest University   Ph.D., Temple University

312D Anderson Hall
parsenault@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2208
     
 
Richard J. Barndt
 
Accounting      (2010)
Assistant Professor
B.S., LaSalle University   MBA, LaSalle University

Prof. Barndt is completing his Ed.D. at Widener University, where his dissertation is titled "Effects of Learning Contracts and Examination Problem Types on Students' Mastery of Accounting Principles." Rich has extensive industry experience serving in roles as CFO, COO, Audit Manager and International Controller for medium size firms. His research interests focus on accounting education, costing systems and the use of accounting information systems. He will soon be published in Strategic Finance and is actively pursuing other projects. Prior to his Joining West Chester University, Prof. Barndt taught courses in financial and managerial accounting, cost, auditing, and systems among others at DeSales University and intermediate financial accounting, cost accounting and systems at Lockhaven University.
327 Anderson Hall
rbarndt@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 430-4398
     
 
Nadine M. Bean
 
Graduate Social Work      (1998)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Case Western Reserve University   M.S.S.A., Case Western Reserve University   Ph.D, Case Western Reserve University

Professor Bean's interests include child and family development, child welfare, grandparents and kinship care.
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Reynolds Hall
nbean@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3253
     
 
Phyllis A. Belak
 
Accounting      (2000)
Instructor
B.S., West Chester University of Pennsylvania   M.B.A., Drexel University   C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania   C.F.E.,

Professor Belak worked in industry as a financial analyst and senior financial analyst and for a firm preparing individual and business federal and state tax returns. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Professor Belak has returned to her alma mater to teach Managerial Accounting, Fraud Examination for Managers, and Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting. Her research interests involve topics related to fraud examination. She has published in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal.
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317 Anderson Hall
PBelak@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-1095
     
 
Michele Belliveau
 
Social Work      (2006)
Associate Professor
B.A., Earlham College   M.S.W., Columbia University School of Social Work   Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Professor Belliveau’s background is in social work with individuals, families, and groups in diverse, community-based mental health settings. Her interests include the experiences of Latino immigrant families with the U.S. social welfare system, policy practice, and the development of students’ bilingual and bicultural social work competence.
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114 W. Rosedale Ave. #201
mbelliveau@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3469
     
 
Cynthia D. Benzing
 
Economics and Finance      (1988)
Professor
B.S., Pennsylvania State University   M.B.A., Drexel University   Ph.D., Drexel University

Chairperson

Dr. Benzing is a professor and the Chairperson of the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. She earned her Ph.D. in Business from Drexel University in 1987 and her CFA in 1992. Dr. Benzing has written extensively on inflation, merger activity in the U.S., the teaching of economics, and international finance. She has been published in the Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economic Education, Eastern Economic Journal, Atlantic Economic Journal, Pennsylvania Economic Review, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, and Journal of Small Business Management.
322 Anderson Hall
cbenzing@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/cbenzing/
Phone: (610) 436-2217
     
 
R. Lorraine Bernotsky
 
Political Science      (1996)
Professor
B.A., Messiah College   M.A., Temple University   D.Phil., University of Oxford

105 Ruby Jones
rbernotsky@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2286
     
 
Mary P. Brewster
 
Criminal Justice      (1993)
Professor
B.A., St. Joseph's College   M.A., Fordham University   Ph.D., Rutgers University

Dr. Brewster teaches undergraduate and graduate research methods, criminology courses, victimology and violent crime. She was awarded a National Institute of Justice research grant to study stalking, and has become a national expert on the subject. She is widely published and shares her research at professional conferences. Dr. Brewster is the department's graduate coordinator.
201 Ruby Jones
mbrewster@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2630
     
 
Page Buck
 
Graduate Social Work      (2007)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Middlebury College   M.S.S., Bryn Mawr College   Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Ms. Buck's work focuses on the impact of policy, communities and parenting on developmental outcomes. Her dissertation, underway at the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, is titled "Growing up in the Ownership Society: Exploring Relationships between Housing Tenure and Adolescent Self-Perceptions". Her work has been published in Social Service Review, Sociological Quarterly and Housing Studies. In addition to scholarly research, Ms. Buck has been involved in community-based participatory research with human service organizations in Norristown, Pa.
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303 Reynolds Hall
pbuck@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 430-4171
     
 
Gerard A. Callanan
 
Management      (2001)
Professor
B.B.A., Temple University   M.B.A, LaSalle University   Ph.D., Drexel University

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322 Anderson Hall
gcallanan@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/gcallanan
Phone: (610) 436-2306
     
 
A. J. Cataldo II
 
Accounting      (2007)
Professor
B.S., University of Arizona   M.Ac., University of Arizona   Ph.D., Virginia Tech University   C.P.A., State of Arizona   C.M.A.,

Chairperson

A.J. Cataldo has worked in public accounting, as a government auditor, controller, and provided expert testimony in business litigation engagements. His publications include 3 Elsevier Science monographs and his articles have appeared in Journal of Accountancy, National Tax Journal, Research in Accounting Regulation, Journal of Forensic Accounting, Accounting Historians Journal, and many others. He has also published in and served on editorial review boards for Institute of Management Accounting association journals, including Management Accounting, Strategic Finance, and Management Accounting Quarterly, since January 1990.
309A Anderson Hall
acataldo@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2812
     
 
Paul F. Christ
 
Marketing      (1994)
Professor
B.B.A., Temple University   M.B.A., Temple University   Ph.D., Drexel University

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Graduate Business Center #302
Phone 610-425-5000 ext. 3232
pchrist@wcupa.edu
http://www.knowthis.com
(323) 2-
     
 
Hung M. Chu
 
Management      (1976)
Professor
B.S., St. Josephs College (Ind.)   M.B.A., Northern Illinois University   Ph.D, Louisiana State University

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301 Anderson Hall
hchu@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/hchu
Phone: (610) 436-2649
     
 
Simon Condliffe
 
Economics and Finance      (2008)
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Delaware   M.S., University of Delaware   B.A., University of Humberside, England

Dr. Condliffe earned his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Delaware in 2003. He served as an economist for the Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research at the University of Delaware from 1999 to 2008. He conducted research related to health care and economic development for the state of Delaware. Dr. Condliffe has published research on environmental regulation (Journal of Regulatory Economics), health care (American Economic Review), and economic development (Municipal Finance Journal).
323D Anderson Hall
Scondliffe@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2676
     
 
Gary Coutu
 
Geography and Planning      (2005)
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Dr. Gary Coutu joined West Chester University in August of 2005. He received his Ph.D. in Geography from Texas A&M University in 2001. He brings wide-ranging and extensive experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to West Chester University. Dr. Coutu ran the GIS program and computer laboratory at Temple College in Texas for four years. He also served as a Project Scientist/Senior Systems Analyst at the Blackland Research Center for a number of watershed delineation and hydrological modeling GIS projects.
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207B Ruby Jones Hall
gcoutu@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0522
     
 
Kristen B. Crossney
 
Geography and Planning      (2008)
Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Maryland-Baltimore County   M.A., Temple University   Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Dr. Kristen B. Crossney has a 2006 Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Policy Development from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Urban Studies from Temple University, and a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Environmental Systems from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Dr. Crossney’s research encompasses many facets of housing and in particular, spatial patterns of predatory lending and the populations that are most at risk.
Anderson Rm. 329
kcrossney@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 430-5838
     
 
Eli DeHope
 
Social Work      (2001)
Professor
B.S.W., Temple University   M.Ed., West Chester University   M.A., University of Pennsylvania   M.S.W., University of Pennsylvania   Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Eli DeHope’s research focus has been on sexual orientation, aging, brain injury and mental health.
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114 W. Rosedale Ave. #101
edehope@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0501
     
 
Phillip M. DeMoss (Retired)
 
Economics and Finance      (1972)
Professor
B.A., Park College   M.A., Kansas State University   Ph.D., Kansas State University

Dr. DeMoss earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Kansas State University. He has been a professor at West Chester University since 1972. His area of research interest is financial aid in higher education. He was recently published in the Journal of Financial Education.
     
 
Claire L. Dente
 
Social Work      (2006)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Chestnut Hill College   M.S.W., Catholic University of America   Ph.D., Temple University

Dr. Dente is a licensed clinical social worker in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dente’s primary interests include intersecting identities and how these identities impact individuals. Her practice and research focus on diversity, pedagogy, and higher education. She also examines intersecting identities related to religion/spirituality, LGBTQA issues, healthy aging, and disability.
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114 W. Rosedale Ave. #204
cdente@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3252
     
 
Kevin G. Dunleavy
 
Economics and Finance      (1979)
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Delaware   Ph.D., Duke University

304 Anderson Hall
kdunleavy@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/kdunleavy
Phone: (610) 436-3422
     
 
Linda Ello
 
Graduate Social Work      (1999)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Pennsylvania State University   M.S., University of Iowa   Ph.D., Rutgers-The State University

Professor Ello's interest include child welfare, aging, health/mental health and substance abuse.
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Reynolds Hall
lello@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0343
     
 
George Fasic
 
Geography and Planning      (1988)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Pennsylvania State University   M.S., Columbia University

Professor George Fasic received his Master's degree in Planning from Columbia University. Professor Fasic is the former Director of the Chester County Planning Commission with over 30 years of experience in the field of planning. George teaches introductory planning as well as planning design, planning law, and land development control among others.
207 Ruby Jones
gfasic@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-0344
     
 
Kevin E. Flynn
 
Accounting      (1998)
Associate Professor
B.S., Miami University of Ohio   M.S., Drexel University   Ph.D., Drexel University   C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Dr Flynn worked for seven years in public accounting in the Philadelphia offices of Ernst & Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Subsequently, Dr. Flynn worked in industry as a financial reporting manager, assistant controller, and controller before entering academia full time in the fall of 1993. At West Chester University, Kevin specializes in teaching individual and business federal income taxation, and governmental and not-for-profit accounting. His research interests involve individual income taxation.
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303 Anderson Hall
kflynn@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/kflynn/
Phone: (610) 436-3015
     
 
Joy A. Fritschle
 
Geography and Planning      (2007)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Humboldt State University of California   M.S., University of Memphis   Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Joy A. Fritschle has a 2007 Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master of Science degree in Geography from the University of Memphis, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from Humboldt State University of California. Dr. Fritschle’s fields of interest include biogeography, historical ecology, ecological restoration, environmental conservation, Geographic Information System (GIS), and feminist science. She uses Public Land Survey records to reconstruct the historical Redwood forests of northern California to see if the current remnant Redwood forests are representative of past forests and can be used as models for redwood forest restoration.
207A Ruby Jones Hall
jfritschle@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3396
     
 
Lori R Fuller
 
Accounting      (2009)
Associate Professor
BBA, University of Oklahoma   PhD, Arizona State University

Originally from Oklahoma, Dr. Fuller is proud to say she is "Sooner Born & Sooner Bred"! Before returning for her PhD Lori worked three years as an external auditor and one year as an internal auditor; both at large multi-national corporations. Her research interests lie in auditing and forensic accounting; whereas her teaching interests are auditing, accounting systems and fraud examination. She has published in Behavioral Research in Accounting; the Journal of Forensic Accounting; Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly; Strategic Finance and Management Accounting Quarterly. One recent publication was nationally recognized by the Institute of Management Accounting (IMA) for its contribution to the literature. This publication as well as her most recent were reprinted and sent to all members of the IMA. Dr. Fuller has taught at Auburn University, University of Delaware and Widener University before joining the faculty at West Chester University.
On a personal level, Lori spends time with her spouse and six four-legged children. She loves laughter, playing sports and Phillies baseball.
305 Anderson Hall
lfuller@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0493
     
 
Clyde J. Galbraith (Retired)
 
Accounting      (1974)
Associate Professor
B.S., Drexel University   M.B.A., Drexel University   C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Prior to coming to West Chester University, Professor Galbraith worked in public accounting and industry. He teaches intermediate accounting and auditing. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He serves as advisor to the West Chester Accounting Society and the Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants.
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John E. (Jack) Gault
 
Marketing      (1991)
Professor
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy   M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania   Ph.D., Drexel University

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302 Anderson Hall
jgault@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3135
     
 
Brian Halsey
 
Marketing      (2010)
Associate Professor
B.A., Shippensburg University   J.D., Widener University   L.L.M, Villanova University, School of Law

329 Anderson Hall
bhalsey@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0327
     
 
Travis Ingersoll
 
Social Work      (2011)
Assistant Professor
B.A., SUNY, Buffalo   M.Ed., Widener University   M.S.W., Widener University

Dr. Ingersoll research publications include cross-cultural studies regarding the fear of intimacy, gender roles, suicidal ideation, and implementing clinical interventions to residents of elderly communities. His current research projects include the role of male involvement in domestic violence agencies, and collaborative cross-cultural projects focusing on investigating connections between body image, eating disorders, fear of intimacy and sexual anxiety among U.S. and Chinese college students.
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114 W. Rosedale Ave. #104
tingersoll@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2767
     
 
Dorothy Ives Dewey
 
Geography and Planning      (2005)
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Dorothy (Dottie) Ives Dewey, AICP, who received her Ph.D. in Planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997, also joined the faculty full time in the fall of 2005. She has over ten years of experience as a professional planner in the southeast region of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ives Dewey has extensive experience with Municipal Planning, Community and Fiscal Impact Studies, and Land Development Planning. Dottie is active in local, state and national professional planning organizations.
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108 Ruby Jones Hall
divesdewey@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2746
     
 
Orhan Kara
 
Economics and Finance      (2003)
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Ankara   M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison   Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison   Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dr. Kara is an associate professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Ph.D. in Economics of Education from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Kara’s areas of research include the rate of return on education, occupational gender wage discrimination, and international trade flows. His work has been published in the International Review of Applied Economics, International Trade Journal, Journal of Economic Studies and Journal of Small Business Management.
309C Anderson Hall
okara@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/okara
Phone: (610) 436-3331
     
 
Matin Katirai
 
Geography and Planning      (2009)
Assistant Professor
B.A., York University, Toronto   M.P.H., University of Kentucky College of Public Health   Ph.D., University of Louisville

Dr. Katirai's doctoral studies specialized in urban planning and development and his dissertation examines urban sprawl, equity, and emergency response across the United States. He has also earned a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application specialist's certificate. Dr. Katirai's teaching interests include GIS; land-use planning; economic, medical, urban, and transportation geography; disaster preparedness and emergency response; environmental and hazard-mitigation planning and policy; and statistics and research methods. Dr. Katirai's publication credits include co-authoring Malaria Early Warning Systems: Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Mapping for Nigeria for the National Space Research and Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria.
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G1-B Ruby Jones Hall
mkatirai@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2393
     
 
Barbara A. Kauffman
 
Criminal Justice      (1987)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Pennsylvania State University   M.S., University of Pennsylvania   J.D., Temple University School of Law

Dr. Kauffman is a permanent part-time member of the Criminal Justice faculty. She was in private practice, and worked for the Philadelphia Public Defender Association until 1982. She teaches criminal law and women and crime. Her primary research interests focus on women's issues in law and law enforcement.
G1B Ruby Jones
bkauffman@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2548
     
 
John J. Kennedy
 
Political Science      (2001)
Associate Professor
B.S., Kutztown University   M.P.A., Kutztown University   Ph.D., Temple University

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101 Ruby Jones Hall
jkennedy@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2701
     
 
Tiffany Yvette Lane
 
Social Work      (2012)
Assistant Professor
B.S.W., West Chester University of Pennsylvania   M.S.W., Howard University School of Social Work

Professor Lane's background is in social work with individuals and community based youth serving organizations. She is the founder of Phenomenal Young Ladies, Inc., a non-profit organization located in Chester, Pa. She is a Doctoral Candidate at Morgan State University studying in the area of Social Work. Her research and practice areas are Afrocentric youth development in urban areas, older foster care youth, and higher education.
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114 W. Rosedale Ave.
TLane@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3616
     
 
Evan A. Leach
 
Management      (1993)
Associate Professor
B.A., Pennsylvania State University   M.A., West Chester University   M.A., Yale University   Ph.D., Yale University

Professor Leach's picture
307 Anderson Hall
eleach@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/eleach/
Phone: (610) 436-2305
     
 
James P. Lewandowski
 
Geography and Planning      (1991)
Associate Professor
B.A., University of Toledo   M.A., University of Toledo   Ph.D., Ohio State University

Dr. James Lewandowski joined the department in 1991 as a graduate of Ohio State University's geography program. Jake (as he prefers to be called) is well-published and his research focuses on industrial location change. Jake teaches quantitative methods, business GIS and world geography. Dr. Lewandowski frequently provides GIS and spatial analysis skills to the Center For Social Research.
108 Ruby Jones
jlewandowski@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2724
     
 
Huimin Li
 
Economics and Finance      (2004)
Assistant Professor
B.E., Xi'an Jiaotong University (China)   M.A., Xi'an Jiaotong University (China)   MBA, Drexel University   Ph.D., Drexel University

Dr. Li is an associate professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. Dr. Li earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration from Drexel University in 2004. Dr. Li has written articles on financial contagion, inter-linkages among international stock markets and oil markets, and volatility of financial markets. She has been published in the Journal of International Money and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Global Finance Journal, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Economics and Business, Finance Letters, Energy Economics, the North American Journal of Economics and Finance, and Issues in Innovation.
309C Anderson Hall
hli@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/hli
Phone: (610) 436-6947
     
 
Peter H. Loedel
 
Political Science      (1996)
Professor
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara   B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara   M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara   Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Chairperson

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106 Ruby Jones
ploedel@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3435
     
 
Charles H. McGee
 
Management      (1987)
Associate Professor
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara   M.A., University of Southern California   Ph.D., Northwestern University

Chairperson, Department of Management

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312A Anderson Hall
cmcgee@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/cmcgee/
Phone: (610) 436-2363
     
 
Randolph T. McVey
 
Criminal Justice      (1999)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Pennsylvania State University   M.A., Sam Houston State University   Ph.D, Sam Houston State University

Prior to coming to West Chester, Dr. McVey worked for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as Director of Inmate Grievances. He teaches introduction to criminal justice, theories of criminal justice, corrections, research, and contemporary issues in corrections. Dr. McVey speaks frequently at professional conferences, and shares his research in correctional issues. Dr. McVey was born in Santiago, Chile, and speaks Spanish fluently. His current research interest, not surprisingly, is in Chilean crime and corrections.
200C Ruby Jones
rmcvey@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2685
     
 
Duane D. Milne
 
Political Science      (1999)
Associate Professor
B.A., College of William and Mary   Ph.D., University of Delaware

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dmilne@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3045
     
 
Ali Naggar
 
Accounting      (1977)
Professor
B.Com., Cairo University   M.B.A., Long Island University   Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Dr. Naggar has worked for with foreign governments and international organizations for twenty years. His research interests lie in the areas of accounting for the oil and gas industry, international accounting issues and international economic issues. He has published in the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, The Southwestern Journal of Economics, The Academy of Business Disciplines, and the American Economist. Ali has been an instrumental figure in creating the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Chapter of West Chester. Under his leadership, the West Chester Chapter of has flourished and won first place in the Warner Division (for smaller chapters) two years in a row (2009 and 2010) competing against approximately one hundred other chapters. Due to this success, the West Chester chapter and Dr. Naggar have been recognized by Dean Fiorentino, Provost Lawmers, and President Weisenstein at a number of functions. In addition, the national headquarters has presented a banner and trophy for each first place finish. Finally, Dr. Naggar received a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for excellent accomplishments of the IMA chapter of West Chester.
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317C Anderson Hall
anaggar@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/anaggar
Phone: (610) 436-3324
     
 
Tahany Naggar
 
Economics and Finance      (1977)
Professor
B.Com., Rigadh University   M.A., Long Island University   Ph.D, University of Oklahoma

Dr. Naggar earned her Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Oklahoma in 1976. Her research is widely published and shared at professional conferences. Her most recent research interest includes economic aftershocks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, comparative economic systems, and her lifetime interest in developing economies. She has published in the Atlantic Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Journal, PEA Proceedings, and the Southwestern Journal of Economics. She also serves as a reviewer of the SWJE and was past president of the Southwestern Economics Association (2000).
317C Anderson Hall
tnaggar@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/tnaggar/
Phone: (610) 436-2834
     
 
Jana L. Nestlerode
 
Criminal Justice      (1986)
Professor
B.A., Pennsylvania State University   J.D., Widener University

Chairperson

Dr. Nestlerode worked as an attorney in private practice for several years, and as prosecutor in the trial division of the Delaware County District Attorney's Office for six years. She is currently the chair of the department. Her research interests are in Fourth (search and seizure) and Ninth Amendment issues, bias crimes, and gender issues in law. Her most recent research interests are in medical and pharmaceutical battery. She regularly speaks at professional conferences on these topics.
200A Ruby Jones
jnestlerode@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2647
     
 
Gwenelle S. O'Neal
 
Graduate Social Work      (1998)
Associate Professor
B.A., Spelman College   M.S.W., New York University   D.S.W., Columbia University

Chairperson

Professor O'Neal's interests include mental health prevention, accountability, empowerment and community economic development.
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Reynolds Hall
goneal@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0342
     
 
Brian F. O'Neill
 
Criminal Justice      (1998)
Associate Professor
B.A., University of Pittsburgh   M.S.W., Marywood College   Ph.D., City University of New York at John Jay

Dr. O'Neill taught at Allentown College for seven years, and has worked as a juvenile and family counselor since 1983. He teaches theories of criminal justice, research, and juvenile justice administration. His recent research interests are in variables affecting disposition in juvenile court and treatment and prevention programs for adult and juvenile offenders. He frequently speaks at professional conferences on these topics.
     
 
Peter Oehlers
 
Accounting      (2004)
Associate Professor
B.S., Rowan University   M.B.A., Drexel University   D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University   C.P.A., State of Maryland   C.M.A.,

Dr. Oehlers has worked in industry and public accounting prior to his DBA. Recognized for his outstanding teaching, he has twice received the Leslie Quick School of Business Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award at Widener University as well as being honored by the West Chester University Inter-fraternity council as an outstanding professor. His research interests lie in issues related to identity theft, ethics and personality, and costing systems. His research has been published in International Journal of Management, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Strategic Finance, Oil, Gas and Energy Quarterly, Issues in Innovation, and The Journal of Financial Services Professionals. He serves on the editorial board of Issues in Innovation, Associate Editor of the Journal of Mentored Management Accounting Research, the advisory board of the Atlantic City Cape Community College Accounting Advisory Board, and as advisor to a number of student organizations.
305 Anderson Hall
poehlers@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0562
     
 
Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr.
 
Political Science      (2009)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Austin Peay State University   M.P.A., Western Kentucky University   Ph.D., University of Louisville

1160 McDermott Drive
josgood@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 425-5000
     
 
David F. Perri
 
Management      (2002)
Assistant Professor
B.A., College of the Holy Cross   M.A., The Pennsylvania State University

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312A Anderson Hall
dperri@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2285
     
 
Jason Phillips
 
Marketing      (1999)
Professor
B.S., Pennsylvania State University   M.B., Texas A & M University   Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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315 Anderson Hall
jphillips@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2677
     
 
Yury Polsky
 
Political Science      (1989)
Professor
B.A., University of Moscow   M.A., University of Moscow   Ph.D., University of Michigan

Professor Polsky's picture
G1B Ruby Jones
ypolsky@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3300
     
 
Denis Raihall
 
Economics and Finance      (1999)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Bethany College   M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh   Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

309 Anderson Hal
draihall@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/draihall
Phone: (610) 436-3460
     
 
John T. Redington (Retired)
 
Marketing      (1992)
Associate Professor
B.S., Temple University   M.B.A., Temple University   Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

312C Anderson Hall
jredington@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2259
     
 
Cassandra L. Reyes
 
Criminal Justice      (2009)
Assistant Professor
B.A, Unknown   M.A., Unknown   Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Former probation/parole counselor in New Jersey. Areas of interest include animal cruelty, corrections, juvenile delinquency, victimology and violence.

Creyes@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2529
     
 
Paul F. Rotenberry
 
Management      (2005)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Widener University   M.A., The University of Akron   Ph.D., The University of Akron

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308 Anderson Hall
protenberr@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2296
     
 
Bhim Sandhu
 
Political Science      (1978)
Associate Professor
B.A., Punjab University (India)   M.A., University of Texas   Ph.D., University of Missouri

101 Ruby Jones
bsandhu@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2701
     
 
Roberta Schini
 
Economics and Finance      (2001)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University   M.A., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School   Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School

Dr. Schini earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. She spent 15 years in management before studying at the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance. During her management career, she worked primarily in the fields of health insurance and managed care. Before coming to West Chester University, Dr. Schini was an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska. She has recently had an article published in the Journal of Financial Education.
309C Anderson Hall
rschini@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/rschini/
Phone: (610) 436-3295
     
 
Frauke I. Schnell
 
Political Science      (1992)
Professor
B.A., University of Tuebingen, Germany   M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook   Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

207C Ruby Jones
fschnell@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2954
     
 
Rani G. Selvanathan
 
Management      (1986)
Associate Professor
B.S., University of Delhi (India)   M.S., University of Delhi (India)   Ph.D., University of Delhi (India)   Ph.D., University of Paris

Professor Selvanathan's picture
308 Anderson Hall
rselvanathan@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/rselvana/
Phone: (610) 436-2409
     
 
David I. Siegel
 
Graduate Social Work      (1990)
Associate Professor
B.A., Brooklyn College   M.S.W., University of Michigan   D.S.W., Columbia University

Professor Siegel's interest include Time and social work, Teams and organizations and social welfare.
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Reynolds Hall
dsiegel@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0341
     
 
Roberta Snow
 
Management      (1989)
Professor
B.A., Syracuse University   M.A., Syracuse University   Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Professor Snow's picture
307 Anderson Hall
rsnow@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/rsnow
Phone: (610) 436-2261
     
 
Glenn S Soltis
 
Accounting      (2008)
Full-time Temporary Instructor
B.S., Villanova University   M.B.A., Drexel University   C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Glenn began his career in the audit division and also worked in the consulting division of a major accounting firm before accepting a position with one of their clients. In industry he has worked in various positions including CFO and CEO. He now also heads his own consulting firm and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of a major area financial institution. Glenn has also taught part time at Villanova University since 1983. He has taught a number of accounting disciples, most notably, Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Globalization in Accounting, and Accounting for MBA's.
319 Anderson Hall
gsoltis@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0553
     
 
Chris Stangl
 
Political Science      (2006)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Drake University   M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison   Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

101 Ruby Jones Hall
610-738-0428610
cstangl@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0428
     
 
Linda S. Steveson
 
Political Science      (2002)
Associate Professor
B.A., College of Wooster   M.A., University of Pittsburgh   Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Ruby Jones Hall #206
lstevenson@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3162
     
 
Thomas W. Tolin
 
Economics and Finance      (1992)
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana   Ph.D., University of Houston

Dr. Tolin is an assistant professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. Dr. Tolin earned his Ph.D. from the University of Houston in 1992. The focus of Dr. Tolin’s research has been the economics of domestic public policy, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the provision of public education.
313 Anderson Hall
ttolin@wcupa.edu
http://courses.wcupa.edu/ttolin/
Phone: (610) 436-1082
     
 
Sandra M. Tomkowicz
 
Marketing      (1993)
Professor
B.S., La Salle University   J.D., University of Pennsylvania

312D Anderson Hall
stomkowicz@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2365
     
 
Greg Tully
 
Social Work      (2010)
Associate Professor
B.A., New York University   M.S.W., Hunter Graduate School of Social Work   Ph.D., New York University, School of Social Work

Dr. Tully's dissertation topic is Level of Moral Reasoning and Background Factors as Predictors of BSW Students' Interest in Working with People in Poverty. In addition to serving as an associate professor in the Barry University (Miami, Florida) School of Social Work and as a department chair and assistant professor of social work at Iona College (New Rochelle, New York), he has taught at New York University and in the Hunter School of Social Work. Dr. Tully's other experience includes private psychotherapy practice as well as counseling in counseling-center and hospital settings. Among his publications, he is a coauthor of the 2010 book Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (London: Whiting & Birch).
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114 W. Rosedale Ave.
gtully@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2767
     
 
Allison H Turner
 
Political Science      (2010)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Centre College   M.P.A., University of Louisville   Ph.D., University of Louisville

Dr. Turner joined West Chester University's Political Science Department in the Fall of 2010. She earned both her Master of Public Administration and Ph.D. in Urban and Public Affairs from the University of Louisville, in Louisville, KY. She teaches in the Master of Public Administration program at West Chester. Her research addresses the role of nonprofits in contemporary political economies, brownfields redevelopment and environmental policy.
Professor Turner's picture
Graduate Business Center #318
aturner@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2441
     
 
Bahar Ulupinar
 
Economics and Finance      (2010)
Assistant Professor
B.A., Ege University, Izmir, Turkey   Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Dr. Ulupinar's dissertation is Two Essays on Analyst Bias and Management Entrenchment: "Do Analysts Give Firms with More Entrenched Management More Favorable Recommendations?" and "Management Entrenchment and Analyst Bias during SEOs." Dr. Ulupinar's teaching interests include corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, and investment, and her research interests comprise corporate governance, analyst coverage, conflict of interest, mergers and acquisitions, and investment. She brings teaching experience from Louisiana State University and scholarly activities that include presenting at the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting.
304 Anderson Hall
bulupinar@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-3468
     
 
Richard W. Voss
 
Social Work      (1996)
Professor
B.A., St. Fidelis College   M.S.W., Fordham University   M.T.S, Washington Theological   D.P.C., Loyola College

Dr. Rick Voss' areas of interest include ethnographic research of indigenous traditions of help and healing; implications of integrative medicine and spirituality for social work practice, and curriculum development supporting bilingual and inter-cultural social work education and practice.
Professor Voss's picture
114 W. Rosedale Ave. #205
rvoss@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2785
     
 
Chun-Chen (Liz) Wang
 
Marketing      (2011)
Associate Professor
B.A., Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan   M.B.A., Baruch College   Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

312C Anderson Hall
cwang@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2259
     
 
Joan M. Welch
 
Geography and Planning      (1990)
Professor
B.A., St. Cloud State University   M.A., Boston University   Ph.D., Boston University

Chairperson

Joan M. Welch completed her Ph.D. at Boston University and started at West Chester University in the fall of 1990. Dr. Welch has published research on the spatial patterns of urban forest characteristics in Boston, impacts of deer (Odocoileus virginianus) browse on regional forests, and landscape homogenization in the Pre-Pyrenees of Catalunya. Joan teaches physical and world geography, senior seminar and project, and is Chair of the Department.
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103C Ruby Jones
jwelch@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2940
     
 
Dian Williams
 
Criminal Justice      (2004)
Associate Professor
B.A., Antioch College   M.S., West Chester University   Ph.D., Walden University

G1B Ruby Jones
dwilliams@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-2875
     
 
Dazhi Zheng
 
Economics and Finance      (2010)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Tsinghua University, China   M.S., University of Cincinnati   M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign   Ph.D., Drexel University

Dr. Zheng's BS is in materials science and engineering, his first MS is in engineering and his second MS is in finance. The dissertation for his Ph.D. in Finance is entitled Essays on financial market behavior. Dr. Zheng's research interests include financial markets and investments, empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, international finance, and corporate finance. Among his teaching interests are investments, corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, and international finance. He brings experience both as an instructor in the Drexel University LeBow School of Business and as a business analyst for Lenovo Group Limited, Beijing.
327 Anderson Hall
dzheng@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 436-4635
     
 
Xiaowei (Linda) Zhu
 
Management      (2006)
Assistant Professor
B.S., Beijing Union University ( China)   M.A., University of Iowa   Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Professor Zhu's picture
312A Anderson Hall
xzhu@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0588
     
 
Lei Zhu
 
Economics and Finance      (2006)
Assistant Professor
B.E., Hohai University (China);   M.S., Hohai University (China);   Ph.D., Drexel University

Dr. Zhu is an assistant professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. She earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration from Drexel University in 2005. Dr. Zhu has written articles on foreign direct investment, information technology, and international finance. She has been published in the Journal of Economic Integration, Review of International Economics, and Southern Economic Journal.
304 Anderson Hall
lzhu@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 430-5671
     
 
Monica Zimmerman
 
Management      (2008)
Associate Professor
B.S., Messiah College   M.B.A., The Pennsylvania State University   Ph.D., Temple University   C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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Anderson Hall #323C
mzimmerman@wcupa.edu
Phone: (610) 738-0451
     
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