Dr. Barbara Andrew, Dean, University Honors CollegeRaubinger Hall, 207-208(973) firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara Andrew is the Honors College Dean who works with you to make sure that your WP experience is outstanding. Dean Andrew believes that every student is capable of producing a high quality senior thesis. She has been in charge of the Honors College since the summer of 2015; has grown its enrollment; diversified its student population; and increased its first-year retention and four-year graduation rates. Dean Andrew holds an undergraduate degree from Vassar College, a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies and master’s and doctoral degrees in Philosophy from the University at Stony Brook. Her own research specializes in feminist theory, ethics, social and political philosophy. Her most recent publications consider love and freedom as moral principles. Dr. Andrew served as Chair of the Department of Philosophy from 2011 until her appointment as interim Honors College Director in 2015. She has taught at William Paterson University since 2002. Previously, she taught at the University of Oregon and the University of Montana. Jan Pinkston, University Honors College Associate DirectorRaubinger Hall, 207-208(973) email@example.com Jan Pinkston is committed to helping students achieve their academic and personal goals. In addition to teaching Honors 1010 courses, she serves as a mentor to students who are facing various challenges throughout their academic career. Jan is responsible for planning and coordinating Honors civic engagement opportunities, including the annual Honors College Coat Drive, and large-scale events such as an annual University-wide awards ceremony and various events showcasing student research. Throughout her career at WP, Jan has contributed a signifigant amount of service to the University including serving over ten years on the Executive Board of AFT Local 1796, and as a member of various Senate and University-wide committees. She currently serves as the Honors SGA Club advisor, and as a member of the Research, Scholarship, and Creative Expression Senate Council and a member of the University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Jan was appointed to Honors at William Paterson in January, 2000. She has an M.A. in English from William Paterson University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Illinois. Dr. Amy Learmonth, Dean's Fellow and Cognitive Science Track DirectorRaubinger Hall, 208b Science Hall East 2057(973) firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Learmonth is a developmental psychologist with a research focus on the development of memory and spatial ability. Most of her research is with young children and uses techniques such as deferred imitation and search tasks (both real world and virtual) to examine the changes in memory and spatial ability over the first six years. Her specific research is currently on the use of landmarks and geometric features in spatial memory and navigation. She is also currently working on a project that will look at early spatial competence and memory binding as a window into infantile amnesia. Recent publications by Dr. Learmonth have appeared in Developmental Science, Psychological Science, Memory and Cognition and the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. Honors College Office Assistants ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Joseph Spagna, BiologyScience Hall East 4039(973) email@example.com Dr. Joseph Spagna is the director of the Biology Track and associate professor of Biology. His research interests include systematics, evolution, and biomechanics of arthropods. Students in Dr. Spagna's lab use high-speed video, movement analysis, genetics, and computer modeling to figure out how spiders and ants have evolved to move the ways they do. Dr. John Malindretos, BusinessValley Road 3035(973) firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. John Malindretos has had a diverse background in the areas of academia, entrepreneurship and industry. He has taught at St. John’s and Rutgers universities in addition to WP. At former universities, he developed an internship program in which he placed numerous students with permanent employment. He has been nominated for excellence in instruction and research. He has over one hundred presentations in Finance, Accounting and Management. Additionally, he has published more than one hundred book chapters and refereed journal articles. Moreover, he has co-authored a monograph in International Finance. Dr. Malindretos was instrumental in bringing scholarly journals to the Cotsakos College of Business. The first was entitled The International Journal of Finance of which he was the Co-editor. The second is the Journal of Business in Developing Nations of which he is the editor in chief. Dr. Malindretos managed and owned a real estate firm for about 15 years. He has consulted for commercial banks and investment banks. He has had a career in Wall Street that spans a dozen years. He associated himself with a few firms, the most notable of which was Salomon Smith Barney. He founded and managed an investment bank as the Chairman of the board of directors. Dr. Bruce Diamond, Clinical Psychology and NeuropsychologyScience Hall East 2062B(973) email@example.com Dr. Diamond is a licensed neuropsychologist (NJ) specializing in clinical neuropsychological assessment and neurorehabilitation. His research focuses on the neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience of memory, executive function, attention/concentration, information processing and mood/anxiety using standardized, computer-based and brain imaging/autonomic measures in healthy and in clinical populations. A practicing clinician, he has published extensively and presented at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. Amy Learmonth, Cognitive ScienceScience Hall East 2057(973) firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Learmonth is a developmental psychologist with a research focus on the development of memory and spatial ability. Most of her research is with young children and uses techniques such as deferred imitation and search tasks (both real world and virtual) to examine the changes in memory and spatial ability over the first six years. Her specific research is currently on the use of landmarks and geometric features in spatial memory and navigation. She is also currently working on a project that will look at early spatial competence and memory binding as a window into infantile amnesia. Recent publications by Dr. Learmonth have appeared in Developmental Science, Psychological Science, Memory and Cognition and the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. Dr. Timothy Newman, MusicShea Center 168(973) email@example.com A faculty member in the WP Music Department since 2004, Dr. Newman teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in jazz history, research and scholarship in jazz, transcription and analysis; advises capstone projects, coaches jazz ensembles, and teaches trombone. He also teaches classes and mentors music majors in the Performing and Literary Arts track of the Honors program. Dr. Newman has had an extensive performance career as a professional musician, performing and touring as a top call trombonist in jazz ensembles and Broadway shows, as well as in genres as diverse as alternative rock and ethnic and popular music of various cultures of the Caribbean. He holds a Ph.D. in music composition from NYU, a M.M. in jazz bass trombone from the Manhattan School of Music, and a B.M. in jazz studies from William Paterson College. Dr. Jill Nocella, Nursing Hunziker Wing 207(973)firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Nocella received her master’s degree in nursing science from the Pennsylvania State University in 2002 and her Ph.D. in Nursing Research and Theory Development from New York University in 2013. She is a clinical nurse specialist in community health as well as a board certified complex case manager. Her area of practice has been in the managed care environment as well as the home care setting. Her research is focused on quality of care as well as self-management of chronic conditions. Dr. Martha Witt, Performing and Literary ArtsPreakness Hall 325(973) email@example.com Dr. Martha Witt, Professor of Creative Writing and English, is a novelist, essayist, translator, and short story writer. Her work has appeared in numerous national and international journals. Her novel, Broken as Things Are (Holt, 2004; Picador, 2005), and her several book translations from Italian have met with critical praise. With an MA from Johns Hopkins University’s Writing Seminars, an MFA from New York University, and an EdD from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, Professor Witt is interested in helping students discover and pursue their creative interests. Dr. Danielle M. Wallace, Social SciencesAtrium 106(973) firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Danielle Wallace holds a B.A. in Black Studies from the State University of New York College at New Paltz, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University. Dr. Wallace’s research interests include Black families, gender and sexual politics, and the socio-political roots of Africana Studies. Her current scholarship and publications center on Black student activism and Black male/female relationships, especially the dating, marriage and mate selection ideals of Black men and women. Dr. K. Molly O'Donnell, HumanitiesAtrium 203(973) email@example.com Dr. K. Molly O’Donnell is a modern German historian with broad teaching areas in European social history, women’s history, and the history of imperialism. Her courses train students to trace their family histories, research the everyday lives of ordinary people in the past, use role-playing, literature, and information technology to examine the past, and explore the intersections of class, race, and gender. Her research explores the impacts of German women’s colonization in Southwest Africa through the Nazi era, particularly on interracial rumors, gossip, and violence. Dr. Marianne Sullivan, Global Public Health(973) firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Marianne Sullivan is Professor of Public Health. She is the author of Tainted Earth: Smelters, Public Health and the Environment, Rutgers University Press (2014). Her recent articles concern environmental justice, childhood lead exposure, community research partnerships, and environmental data and governance.