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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Graduate Faculty

Mount St. Mary’s University

Officers of the University

Timothy E. Trainor, Ph.D. President
Kraig E. Sheetz, Ph.D. Executive Vice President
Boyd H. Creasman, Ph.D. Provost
Msgr. Andrew R. Baker, S.T.D. Vice President and Seminary Rector
Robert J. Brennan Vice President for University Advancement
Jack J. Chielli Vice President for Enrollment, Communications, and Marketing
William E. Davies Vice President for Business and Finance
Paula M. Whetsel-Ribeau, Ph.D. Vice President for Equity and Success
Bernard Franklin, Ph.D. Vice President for Student Life, Residence Life

Academic Deans

David M. McCarthy, Ph.D. Associate Provost
Jennifer L. Staiger, Ph.D. Associate Provost for Graduate, Professional and Continuing Education
Peter A. Dorsey, Ph.D. Dean of the College of Liberal Arts
John R. Nauright, Ph.D. Dean of the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business
Christine McCauslin, Ph.D. Dean of the School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Barbara A. Marinak, Ph.D. Dean of the School of Education

College of Liberal Arts

MAPS Program Faculty

Richard Buck, Philosophy Department Chair
B.A., Loyola University of Chicago
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Christopher Anadale, MAPS Program Director
B.A., Salisbury University
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

William Collinge, Professor Emeritus
B.A., Georgetown University
M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Gertrude Conway, Professor Emerita
B.A., College of New Rochelle
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University

John Hersey
B.A., University of Massachusetts
M.A., Boston College
Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Joshua P. Hochschild, Kline Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Yale University
M.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Paige E. Hochschild
B.A., University of King’s College
M.A., Dahousie University
Ph.D. (Theology), University of Durham

Jessy Jordan
B.A., Grand Canyon University
M.Div., Truett Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., Baylor University

Justin Matchulat
B.A., Auburn University
Ph.L., Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Purdue University

Michael Miller
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.A., Ph.D., Boston College

Thane Naberhaus
B.A., Rice University
M.A., University of Memphis
Ph.D., Georgetown University

Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business

School of Business Full-Time Faculty

Michael P. Barry
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
J.D., American University
LL.M., Georgetown University

Emil Berendt
B.A., Pace University
M.A., Hunter College
Ph.D., City University of New York

Donald E. Butt
B.S., Frostburg State University
M.B.A., The George Washington University C.P.A. (Md.)

Corinne Farneti
B.S., Ithaca
M.Ed.,University of Georgia
M.B.A., Mount St. Mary’s University
Ph.D., Ohio State

Patrice Flynn
B.A., M.S.W., Catholic University of America
M.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

Nancy Kimble
B.A., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
M.S.B., The Johns Hopkins University

John Larrivee
B.A., M.P.P., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Kevin G. Robinson
B.A., M.Ed., Loyola College
M.B.A., Mount St. Mary’s University

John Sherwin
B.S., M.B.A., Mount St. Mary’s University
J.D., University of Maryland

Raymond Speciale
B.A., Iona College
J.D., Pace University; C.P.A. (Md.)

Timothy Stanton
B.S. Edinboro State College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Soloman Tesfu
B.A., M.Sc., Addis Ababa University
Ph.D., Georgia State University

Christina Yoder
B.S., Penn State University
M.B.A., Shippensburg University
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania


M. Dunbar Ashbury
B.A., University of Virginia
M.B.A., Loyola College
C.P.A. (Md.)

Charles A. Beitz, Jr.
B.A., LaSalle University
M.B.A., Ohio State University
M.A., Pepperdine University
D.P.A., University of Southern California

Robert J. Gerard
M.S., Shippensburg University
M.S., Monmouth College
Ph.D., Penn State University

John R. Hook
B.S., United States Military Academy
M.S., Purdue University
D.P.A., University of Southern California

D. Kirk Davidson
B.A., Princeton University
M.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business
Ph.D., Golden Gate University

Raymond R. Lauer
B.S., Mount St. Mary’s University
M.S., D.A., Lehigh University

Sister Mary J. Nusbaum
B.S., Mary Manse College
M.A., University of Detroit
Ph.D., University of Toledo

Thomas Ryan
B.S., Mount St. Mary’s University
M.A., University of Maryland

Master of Science in Health Administration Faculty

Dr. Amy (Toms) Bair
Director, Peak Performance Center for Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy
PhD Educational Psychology, University of Hawaii

Laura Better, Esquire
J.D., Western New England College, School of Law

Christopher Clemons
Vice President-Lending, Damascus Community Bank
M.B.A., Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Kelly Garrett
Director of the Quality Management Office
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at USAMRMC
M.S., Duquesne University

Erin Hershey
Former Director, Performance Technologies, The Advisory Board
Co.M.H.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Christina Holtz
Financial Manager, PM Medical Devices, United States Army Medical Material Agency
M.A., English Slippery Rock University

Debra Horton, RCN, LNHA, BSN
Clinical Compliance Auditor, Erickson Living Management
M.B.A., Mount St. Mary’s University

Nancy Kimble
B.A., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
M.S.B., The Johns Hopkins University

Thomas Kleinhanzl
President & CEO
The Frederick Memorial Healthcare System
MHA, Ohio State University

Dave Liddle
Chief Financial Officer, Mission of Mercy
MBA, Lubin Graduate School, Pace University

Edward J. Lowry
Healthcare Informatics,
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, 3M Health Information Systems, Inc.
MBA, Mount St. Mary’s University

Dr. Rachel Mandel
Assistant VP of Medical Affairs, Frederick Memorial Hospital
M.D., Northwestern University Medical School
M.H.A., Mount St. Mary’s University

Jason McPherson
Executive Director, Strategic Planning, Meritus Health
MHA, Trinity University

Rev. J. Daniel Mindling, O.F.M, CAP
Academic Dean, Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Mount St. Mary’s University
M.A., Washington Theological Union; S.T.L, S.T.D

Geoffrey D. Seidel
Clinical Project Manager II, Program Director
Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute
MHA, Saint Joseph’s University

Robert L. White
Vice President, Operations, Carroll Hospital Center
MHA, Mount St. Mary’s University

Master of Science in Sport Management Faculty

Brendan Egan, J.D.
B.A., University of Richmond
J.D., University of Richmond

Dr. Corinne Farneti, Director,  Sport Management Program
Associate Professor, Richard J. Bolte, Sr., School of Business, Mount St. Mary’s University
B.S. Ithaca College
M.Ed., University of Georgia
M.B.A., Mount St. Mary’s University
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Matthew Kastel
B.A., Marist College
M.B.A., Hood College

School of Education

M.ED. and MAT Faculty

Kara J. Brady-Assistant Professor
B.A., Shippensburg University
M.Ed. Millersville University
M.Ed. Pennsylvania State University
Ed.D. Widener University

Stacey Brown-Hobbs-Director of Teacher Education, Chair
B.S., Mount St. Mary’s University
M.A., Hood College
Ph.D., Notre Dame of Maryland University

Laura Corbin Frazier-Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Instructional Design & Delivery
B.A., University of Delaware
M.Ed., Mount St. Mary’s University
Ed.D., Towson University

Barbara A. Marinak-Professor, Dean of the School of Education
B.A., Temple University
M.Ed., Penn State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Barbara Martin Palmer-University Professor
B.A., Frostburg University
M.S., Hood College
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Elizabeth Monahan-Lecturer, Director of the Center for Catholic School Excellence
B.A., The College of Notre Dame of Maryland
M.S., The Johns Hopkins University

Michelle Ohanian-Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Massachusetts
M.Ed., George Mason University
Ph.D., George Mason University

Patrick Ryan-Associate Professor
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Florida

Ernest Solar-Associate Professor
B.S., George Mason University
M.Ed., George Mason University
Ph.D., George Mason University

School of Natural Science and Mathematics

Master of Science in Biotechnology and Management Faculty

Michael Turner, Ph.D.
B.S. Brigham Young University
M.S., Ph.D. Yale University

Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis Faculty

Griffin Rooker, Ph.D., BCBA, LBA
B.A. Emory University
M.S. Northeastern University
Ph.D. University of Florida