Faculty Archive

  • 06/17/2024
    Students Choose 2024 KSOM Professor of the Year
    Assistant Professor of Accounting Ashley L. Stampone, Ph.D., once again named Kania School of Management Professor of the Year
  • 06/11/2024
    Alpha Sigma Nu Students Name 2024 Teacher of the Year
    Philosophy professor named 2024 Teacher of the Year by Student members of Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit Honor Society.
  • 06/05/2024
    Marketing Faculty Published In Top Marketing Journal
    Research that explains the importance of mathematics anxiety in consumer behavior and how marketers can frame their price promotions to achieve the best sales results was published by Dr. Peter Andersen, associate professor of marketing at the University's Kania School of Management.
  • 06/02/2024
    Graduating Class of 2024 Names Teacher of the Year
    Assistant nursing professor chosen as Teacher of the Year by The University of Scranton’s Class of 2024.
  • 05/15/2024
    Accounting Dept. Research Among Most Productive in World
    Scranton Accounting Department and faculty members ranked internationally for volume of education research published in top peer-reviewed journals.
  • 05/14/2024
    Dr. Yamile Silva Earns International Award
    Dr. Yamile Silva, Chair of the Department of Languages and Cultures and Director of Latin American and Latinx Studies, has been selected as winner for the best scholarly Collaborative Project by the international professional organization GEMELA.
  • 04/09/2024
    Scranton Professor Leads NASA-Selected Eclipse Study
    A NASA-selected, ham-radio-leveraged eclipse research project of Scranton physics professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., spanned the globe in coverage.
  • 03/26/2024
    Professor Wins Second National Accounting Ethics Award
    A research article that offers a model for building a career-long ability to fend off fraud wins national ethics award, making professors at Scranton the top recipients of this notable prize.
  • 03/12/2024
    100 High School Students Spend World Language Day on Campus
    On World Language Day, March 5, Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants' (FLTAs) and Visiting Instructors shared interactive displays about their countries with visiting students from across northeastern Pennsylvania.
  • 03/06/2024
    Role of Ethics in Healthcare Discussed at University
    A new initiative at The University of Scranton, Ethics Across the Curriculum, hosted a lecture on “The Role of Ethics and Ethics Committees in Healthcare.”
  • 02/27/2024
    Event Showcases Beauty of French Language
    Héloïse Vérissi, a French Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant, recently hosted “Beyond Borders: A Journey Through Folktales from the French Speaking World.”
  • 01/11/2024
    Dean of Scranton’s College of Arts and Sciences Named
    University of Scranton President Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., announced Carolyn McNamara Barry, Ph.D., will serve as dean of its College of Arts and Sciences.
  • 01/02/2024
    Intersession Grants Awarded for January 2024
    Six University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development intersession grants for 2024.
  • 12/05/2023
    Chemistry Professor, Students Publish Original Research
    Chemistry professor worked with students and published two original research articles in American Chemical Society journals.
  • 11/28/2023
    University Hosts 37th Henry George Lecture
    Economist Robert Feenstra, Ph.D., presented The University of Scranton’s 37th Henry George Lecture.
  • 11/21/2023
    Professor Emerita Receives Excellence Award for Book
    Professor emerita Margarete L. Zalon’s book received a 2023 International Book Award from Sigma Theta Tau.
  • 11/15/2023
    How is Anime Connected to Japanese Culture?
    Students learned about how Japanese history and politics are reflected in anime characters and storylines at a September event hosted by Japanese visiting instructor Naoko Omori. 
  • 11/15/2023
    Faculty Profile: A Conversation With Professor Konstantin Lyavdansky
    A University of Scranton adjunct faculty member in the World Languages and Cultures Department since 1993, Prof. Konstantin Lyavdansky offers advice to students attempting to learn a language, shares his favorite course to teach and explains his role as a global officer.
  • 11/07/2023
    University Educators Advocate for Veterans
    Through academic research and classroom instruction at The University of Scranton, Michael Crowell, PT, DSc and Mary L. (Doyle) Troy, Ph.D., NCC, LPC ’95 G’20 advocate for veterans.
  • 10/24/2023
    Prof. Franca Kelly Shares Love of Languages
    Professor Franca Kelly, adjunct faculty in the World Languages Department, believes the best way to learn and become proficient in a language is by immersing oneself in that culture and language. She currently teaches Italian 101.
  • 10/18/2023
    Professor Awarded Nearly Half-Million Dollar Grant
    Biology faculty member’s six-figure National Science Foundation Grant will enable additional student-faculty research projects for years to come.
  • 10/04/2023
    Introducing New Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors 
    Gain insight on Argentina, France, Tunisia and Germany, Japan and Taiwan from the 2023-2024 Fulbright teaching assistants, graduate assistants and visiting instructors.
  • 10/03/2023
    University Appoints 22 New Faculty Members
    The University has appointed 22 new full-time faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • 09/26/2023
    Fulbright Scholar Joshua Hartmann Presents: 'Germany'
    All students, faculty and staff are invited to the Global Insights event that will featured Joshua Hartmann presenting a discussion on Germany, Thursday, Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in the Kane Forum.
  • 09/05/2023
    Stephen E. Whittaker, Ph.D., Receives Earl Award
    Stephen E. Whittaker, Ph.D., professor of English and theatre, received The University of Scranton’s 2023 John L. Earl III Award.
  • 08/28/2023
    University Announces 2023-2024 Faculty Promotions
    Fourteen faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at The University of Scranton.
  • 08/09/2023
    Professor Emerita Joins PA eHealth Advisory Board
    Professor emerita Margarete L. Zalon, Ph.D., appointed as consumer representative to the Pennsylvania e-Health Partnership Advisory Board.
  • 08/03/2023
    Published Research Articles Recognized by IMA
    Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) nationally recognized research articles by accounting doctoral students, alumni and professor.
  • 07/28/2023
    Summer 2023 Faculty Development Grants Awarded
    Nine University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development summer grants for 2023.
  • 07/26/2023
    Ten Faculty Members Recognized for Excellence
    Ten University of Scranton faculty members were recognized for teaching, scholarship and service excellence.
  • 07/05/2023
    Professors Win NSF Grant to Test Purity of Honey
    Chemistry faculty members awarded National Science Foundation Grant to develop a smartphone and spectrometry purity test for honey.
  • 06/05/2023
    Students Pick 2023 KSOM Professor of the Year
    Operations and Analytics professor David Mahalak, D. Eng., was named 2023 Kania School of Management Professor of the Year.
  • 05/23/2023
    Graduating Class of 2023 Names Teacher of the Year
    The University of Scranton’s graduating class of 2023 named Occupational Therapy Faculty Specialist William Lambert as Teacher of the Year.
  • 05/15/2023
    Adjunct Faculty Spotlight: Kunihiko Matsui
    Bilingual faculty enjoys seeing his culture through the lens of others when teaching Japanese.
  • 05/11/2023
    Alpha Sigma Nu Students Name Teacher of the Year
    Student members of the National Jesuit Honor Society named Theology Professor Christian Krokus, Ph.D., the 2023 Teacher of the Year.
  • 05/09/2023
    Professor Publishes Primer on Chemometrics
    University of Scranton chemistry faculty member Gerard Dumancas, Ph.D., published an American Chemical Society digital primer.
  • 04/17/2023
    Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best by U.S. News
    Four University of Scranton graduate programs ranked in the top 50 nationally in U.S. News 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools.
  • 04/17/2023
    Virginia Pichietti, Ph.D. Offers Insight Into the Importance of Learning a Language
    Dr. Virginia Pichietti said language helps people learn a different way of thinking and enables them to see possibilities for solving problems.
  • 04/11/2023
    Fulbright Scholar Presents Next Global Insights On Kuwait
    Join Global Insights on Thursday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m., for a special presentation by visiting Fulbright scholar, Dr. Badoor Albuloushi, Ph.D.
  • 04/06/2023
    Ellacuria Initiative Teach-In Held at University
    The University of Scranton hosted a day-long “Ellacuría Initiative: Women’s and Gender Justice Teach-In” in March.
  • 04/05/2023
    Chemistry Professor Wins DOE Faculty Award
    Chemistry faculty member Gerard Dumancas, Ph.D., selected to Visiting Faculty Program by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science.
  • 03/28/2023
    ARDC Grant Supports University Ham Radio Station
    Physics professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., received a $196,241 grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications for a new ham radio station.
  • 03/24/2023
    Book by Nursing Professor Wins Award
    Professor emerita Margarete L. Zalon’s book won a second place 2022 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Award.
  • 03/21/2023
    Professor Wins Second Accounting Ethics Award
    A research article that demonstrates the value of civility in the workplace wins national Institute of Management Accountants ethics award.
  • 03/14/2023
    Sought-After Scientific Authority: Professor Emeritus John R. Conway III, Ph.D.
    What does retirement look like for a professor who taught biology for 40 years? Dr. John Conway splits his time between photo exhibits, lectures and consulting contributions to a PBS award-winning YouTube nature series.
  • 03/07/2023
    Accounting Dept. Research Productivity in Top 5 in World
    Scranton Accounting Department ranked fifth in world for success in publishing accounting educational research in top peer-reviewed journals.
  • 02/28/2023
    Faculty Profile: A Conversation with Dr. Spencer Galen
    Leading his students by example, Dr. Spencer C. Galen utilizes data to solve biological mysteries. Recently, DNA sequenced by the Assistant Professor in the University Biology Department helped researchers identify a "strange-looking bird" spotted in Pennsylvania as a species unlike any known to science.
  • 02/14/2023
    NSF and ARDC Grants Support HamSCI Workshop
    Physics professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., was awarded two grants to support a Ham Radio Science workshop at the University Mar. 17-18.
  • 01/25/2023
    'Moonlight' to Open Black History Month Film Series Feb. 1
    Dr. Anthony Betancourt, assistant professor in the Psychology Department, and Dr. Melissa Anyiwo, associate professor in the History Department, will introduce and contextualize each film in the series presented by The Louis Stanley Brown Black Student Union and The University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library.
  • 12/14/2022
    Intersession Grants Awarded for January 2023
    Four University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development intersession grants for 2023.
  • 12/13/2022
    Research Shows Shape Matters at Nano Level
    Research by chemistry professor John Deák, Ph.D., shows error in long-accepted assumed shape of a nanostructure.
  • 12/12/2022
    Faculty Profile: A Conversation With Marzia Caporale
    Dr. Marzia Caporale shares information about her background and experiences as a professor in the World Languages and Cultures department at the University.
  • 12/07/2022
    Professors Study Impact of Social Network on Health
    Professor Cyrus P. Olsen III, D.Phil., is part of an inter-disciplinary team of professors awarded a six-figure Templeton research grant.
  • 11/28/2022
    Faculty Profile: A Conversation With Dr. Roxana Curiel
    Roxana Curiel, Ph.D. shares the 'lion's den' moment that inspired her to be an educator, her teaching methods designed to connect with students and research that lends itself to activism.
  • 11/28/2022
    Business Students Discover Real-world Uses for NASA Tech
    Scranton is one of three schools in Pennsylvania to collaborate on NASA’s Technology Transfer University (T2U) project.
  • 11/28/2022
    Meet World Languages Fulbright Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructor
    A video interview introduces The University of Scranton World Languages and Cultures Department Fulbright Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • 11/04/2022
    University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members
    The University has appointed 21 new full-time faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • 11/02/2022
    FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Professor John Wiercinski
    Professor John Wiercinski, a Faculty Specialist in Health Administration and Human Resources, talks about how the University's Jesuit mission has affected his time here, his personal teaching philosophy and the greatest points of his career.
  • 10/27/2022
    Faculty Profile: A Conversation with David Mahalak, Ph.D.
    David Mahalak, Ph.D., Faculty Specialist in the Operations & Analytics Department discusses a workplace experience that helped define who he is today, a linear programming class that changed the course of his career, and the best advice he has ever received from a professor.
  • 10/26/2022
    FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Dr. Cara Krieg
    A biology professor interested in the field of bird behavior, Dr. Cara Krieg talks about her hands-on experience with wild animals living in their natural environment.
  • 10/25/2022
    Faculty Profile: A Conversation with Janette Scardillo '05, G'06, DPT'09
    Director of Clinical Education in the department of Physical Therapy Janette Scardillo '05, G'06, DPT'09, talks about patient simulations, 'Cura Personalis,' and National Physical Therapy Month.
  • 10/19/2022
    Fulbright Scholar Will Lead 'Celebrate Argentina' Event Oct. 26
    The University community is invited to 'Celebrate Argentina' on Oct. 26 in Leahy Hall 235, the Kane Forum, from 4 to 5 p.m.
  • 10/05/2022
    Diversity Initiatives Review Board Now Accepting Applications
    The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants to support creative, educational programs that promote diversity.
  • 10/04/2022
    FACULTY PROFILES: A CONVERSATION WITH Professor Michele Boland
    Prof. Michele Boland reminds her students at the Panuska College of Professional Studies to explore the diverse fields in nursing.
  • 09/20/2022
    Fulbright Teaching Assistants, Visiting Instructor Share Cultures
    Fulbright Teaching Assistants and visiting instructor share knowledge of their native languages and cultures.
  • 09/20/2022
    Faculty Development Day: Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Classroom
    The Faculty Development Day 'Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Classroom,' Friday, Sep. 23, features Dr. Khristina Gonzalez from Princeton University.
  • 09/19/2022
    FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Dr. Brian Snee
    Dr. Brian Snee is an Associate Professor in the Communication and Media Department. He talks about the tightly-knit department, meaningful accomplishments, and reasons why students should consider a career in communication and media.
  • 09/14/2022
    Margarete L. Zalon, Ph.D., Receives Earl Award
    Margarete L. Zalon, Ph.D., professor of nursing, received The University of Scranton’s John L. Earl III Award.
  • 09/13/2022
    Faculty Profiles: A Conversation with Nicole Hoskins, Ph.D.
    In her classroom, Nicole Hoskins, Ph.D., helps students to grow in their faiths. She also challenges their thinking so that they might come to “see themselves as active participants in their education.”
  • 09/13/2022
    State association elects University Librarian as First VP/President Elect
    Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) elects Sylvia M. Orner as its First Vice-President/President Elect
  • 09/12/2022
    FACULTY PROFILES: A CONVERSATION WITH Vincent Rocco
    Faculty Specialist Vincent Rocco discusses his time as a professor in the Operations and Analytics Department and as manager of the Alperin Financial Center, his teaching style, and the university's Jesuit mission.
  • 09/06/2022
    Volunteers Needed for University Title IX Process
    The Office of Equity and Diversity seeks volunteers to assist with processes under the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Harassment Policy and federal Title IX regulations.
  • 08/30/2022
    University Announces Faculty Promotions
    Eleven faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at The University of Scranton.
  • 08/22/2022
    Video: Faculty Spotlight: Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D
    Meet Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., a professor in the Physics & Electrical Engineering Department. Here, he talks about his work alongside students to study the upper atmosphere and its connection to space.
  • 08/08/2022
    University Faculty Recognized for Excellence
    Eleven University of Scranton faculty members were recognized for teaching, scholarship and service excellence.
  • 08/03/2022
    Physics and Engineering Faculty host Radio Blasters Summer Camp
    Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors from area high schools learn topics in physics associated with electricity, magnetism, light and radio waves during The University of Scranton Radio Blaster Physics Summer Camp.
  • 08/02/2022
    Professor Awarded Six-figure NSF Grant
    Professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., awarded National Science Foundation grant for ionosphere research during 2023-24 solar eclipses.
  • 07/05/2022
    Professor Uses Fulbright to Promote Occupational Justice
    Occupational therapy professor Michael Bermudez, Ed.D., will research educational technology in Uganda as part of Fulbright Scholar Program.
  • 06/14/2022
    Summer Faculty Development Grants Awarded
    Eleven University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development summer grants for 2022.
  • 06/01/2022
    VIDEO: Faculty Spotlight: Aiala Levy, Ph.D.
    Meet Aiala Levy, Ph.D., a professor of history at Scranton who loves how stories "make the past familiar."
  • 05/24/2022
    Graduating Class of 2022 Names Teacher of the Year
    The University of Scranton’s graduating class of 2022 named Billie R. Tadros, Ph.D., as Teacher of the Year.
  • 05/18/2022
    VIDEO: Faculty Involving Students in Research
    A former Scranton professor talks about how her OT students learn pediatrics and how she involved them in her research.
  • 05/11/2022
    Students Pick 2022 KSOM Professor of the Year
    Accounting professor Ashley L. Stampone ’10, G’11, DBA’22, was named Kania School of Management Professor of the Year for third year.
  • 04/19/2022
    Professor Makes News for Pysanky Workshops Benefiting Ukraine
    Fourth-generation Ukrainian-American Amelia Randich, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology, recently led two Pysanky workshops on campus to raise money for World Central Kitchen. 
  • 04/14/2022
    Accounting Professor Named Distinguished Scholar
    Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., chair of the Accounting Department, named IMA’s 2022 Research Foundation Distinguished Scholar.
  • 04/12/2022
    Professor NSF Grant Supports Future STEM Teachers
    University chemistry faculty member receives a five-year $1.158 million National Science Foundation grant to aid future STEM teachers.
  • 04/07/2022
    VIDEO: Faculty Spotlight: John Norcross, Ph.D.
    Meet John C. Norcross, Ph.D., ABPP, Distinguished Professor & Chair of Psychology, who loves the science of human behavior. Here, he talks about the broad and diverse field and the student internship program.
  • 03/23/2022
    VIDEO: Faculty Spotlight: Ashley Stampone, CPA
    Meet Ashley Stampone, CPA, an assistant professor of accounting and alumnus of the University.
  • 03/15/2022
    Professor Book Featured by Oxford University Press
    Philosophy professor’s book featured in Oxford University Press “Philosophy in Focus: Feminism” digital campaign for March.
  • 03/02/2022
    Professor Named Member of Two Boards
    Political science faculty member was named to the Lilly Fellows Program National Network Board and the Friendship House Board of Directors.
  • 03/02/2022
    TA Talks Spring 2022
    Join the World Languages and Cultures Department at the Spring 2022 TA Talks featuring the department’s Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors from around the world.
  • 02/23/2022
    Faculty and Staff Invited: Fr. James L. Heft: The Future of Catholic Education: Challenges and Opportunities
    In honor of the Ignatian year the Jesuit Center and the College of Arts and Sciences will be hosting Fr. James L. Heft, Alton M. Brooks Professor of Religion and founding president of the Institute for the Advancement of Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California.
  • 02/15/2022
    2022-2023 Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship
    Recommendations for the 2022-2023 Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship are being solicited.
  • 02/15/2022
    Accounting Dept./Faculty Top Research Productivity List
    University of Scranton Accounting Department ranked fourth in world for success in publishing research in top peer-reviewed journals.
  • 01/28/2022
    Intersession Grants Awarded to Faculty
    Eight University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development intersession grants for 2022.
  • 01/14/2022
    David Dzurec, Ph.D., Named Associate Dean for CAS
    David Dzurec, Ph.D., was named associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Scranton.
  • 01/05/2022
    Physics Professor Awarded NSF Grant for Workshop
    Physics professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., was awarded a National Science Foundation Grant to support a March Ham Radio Science workshop.
  • 12/09/2021
    Travel Course to Less Known Places in the Holy Land Influences Theology Professor's Research
    A travel course meant to engage students in the present-day lives of Christians living in the Holy Land has led to a new perspective regarding the ancient religious texts researched by The University of Scranton Theology Associate Professor Michael G. Azar, Ph.D.
  • 11/22/2021
    STEM and the Mission: Science is a Human Endeavor
    Michael Fennie, Ph.D. writes about science as a human endeavor in this article published by Conversations magazine.
  • 11/22/2021
    Meet the New Fulbright Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors
    The University of Scranton World Languages and Cultures Department is proud to introduce five new Fulbright Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors.
  • 11/15/2021
    Professor Named to Digital Humanities Institute
    Professor accepted to NEH and United Kingdom’s Arts and Humanities Research Council Spanish Paleography and Digital Humanities Institute.
  • 11/09/2021
    History Professor Publishes Book
    History Professor Roy Domenico, Ph.D., publishes new book on Catholic cultural politics in Italy from 1948 until 1974.
  • 11/03/2021
    NEW Updated Toolkit for Inclusionary Recruitment
    The Office of Equity and Diversity posts a new resource for faculty search committees.
  • 11/03/2021
    Scranton Professor Awarded Six-figure NSF Grant
    Biology professor received a $198,265 National Science Foundation grant to research impact of plastic debris on freshwater microorganisms.
  • 10/27/2021
    Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Research Equipment
    Chemistry professors received a $362,773 NSF grant to purchase state-of-the-art research equipment.
  • 10/06/2021
    Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Raffle Winner
    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle during the academic year for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
  • 09/30/2021
    The University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members
    The University has appointed 16 new full-time faculty members for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • 09/14/2021
    Psychology Professor Receives Conservation Award
    Jessica Nolan, Ph.D., professor of psychology, received a 2021 Women in Conservation Award from PennFuture.
  • 09/08/2021
    Faculty and Staff: Student Attendance and Early Alert Application Announcement
    After a successful pilot in the spring 2021 semester, the Student Success Attendance and Early Alert system has been implemented during the fall 2021 semester as a means to support student success.
  • 09/08/2021
    Professor Dan West, Ph.D., Receives Earl Award
    Health Administration and Human Resources Professor Daniel J. West Jr., Ph.D., received the University’s John L. Earl III Award.
  • 09/01/2021
    ORSP Raffle Winner: Jason Graham, Ph.D.
    The summer 2021 winner is Dr. Jason Graham, Faculty, Math Department.
  • 08/30/2021
    University Announces Faculty Promotions
    Nineteen faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.
  • 08/17/2021
    Faculty Member Ashley Stampone Nationally Feted
    Accounting faculty member Ashley L. Stampone ’10, G’11, received two awards from accounting professional groups in 2021.
  • 08/10/2021
    Physics Professor Awarded $481,260 NASA Research Grant
    NASA’s Space Weather grant awarded to faculty member Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., supports undergraduate student participation in the research.
  • 08/04/2021
    Recent Faculty Awards
    Several faculty members received awards recently. Read about them here.
  • 08/04/2021
    Professor Named Among Elite Global Ethical Hackers
    Scranton cybersecurity professor named among the elite 100 Certified Ethical Hacker Hall of Fame members in the world.
  • 07/15/2021
    University Faculty Recognized for Excellence
    Nine University of Scranton faculty members were recognized for teaching, scholarship and service excellence.
  • 06/02/2021
    Graduating Class of 2021 Names Teacher of the Year
    The University of Scranton’s graduating class of 2021 named Yaodong Bi, Ph.D., as Teacher of the Year.
  • 06/01/2021
    Ashley Stampone Named KSOM Professor of the Year
    Accounting professor Ashley L. Stampone ’10, G’11, was named Kania School of Management Professor of the Year for second time.
  • 05/26/2021
    DBA Graduate and Professors Win Silver Medal
    National silver medal from the Institute of Management Accountants won for article co-authored by DBA graduate and two accounting professors.
  • 05/19/2021
    The Cicada are Coming!
    Faculty specialist David Ingber, Ph.D. writes about the coming of the cicada in a recent Discover NEPA article.
  • 04/28/2021
    Faculty and Staff: Jesuit Community Award Nominations
    This note was sent by Father Herb Keller, S.J., rector, Jesuit Community, to faculty and staff.
  • 04/27/2021
    English and Theatre Professor Receives Earl Award
    Leonard G. Gougeon, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of English and Theatre, received The University of Scranton’s John L. Earl III Award.
  • 04/20/2021
    Professor Publishes Book on Leadership
    Communication and media faculty member Stacy Smulowitz, Ph.D., publishes new book on leading change in higher education.
  • 04/12/2021
    Book by English Professor is Award Finalist
    A book by Professor Joe Kraus, Ph.D., was a finalist for Union League Club of Chicago’s Outstanding Book on the History of Chicago Award.
  • 04/07/2021
    WVIA Call the Doctor Features University Professor
    University of Scranton professor Michael E. Kelley, Ph.D., will be a guest on WVIA’s Call the Doctor.
  • 03/23/2021
    REVISED DATES: Inclusion Pedagogy Workshops for Faculty: Antiracist Teaching
    The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, through a Strategic Initiatives Grant awarded to the Office of Equity and Diversity, will host two inclusion pedagogy workshops for faculty featuring Dr. Milagros Castillo-Montoya, Ed.D.
  • 03/23/2021
    Communications Symposium for Faculty, Staff, April 13
    Staff Senate Communications Committee and Human Resources invite staff and faculty to attend this semester's Communications Symposium.
  • 03/17/2021
    Community Group Awards Faculty Member
    Stacy Smulowitz, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and media, was recognized by the American Advertising Federation of NEPA.
  • 02/16/2021
    Staff and Faculty Event: Clavius Seminar Open Revolution Meeting
    University faculty and staff are invited to a special meeting of the Clavius Seminar Open Revolution on Monday, Feb. 22
  • 02/10/2021
    Accounting Faculty Research Ranked Among the Top in World
    Scranton’s Accounting Department ranked fourth in the world and faculty ranked among top internationally for academic and practice research.
  • 01/26/2021
    ORSP December Raffle Winner - Dr. Charles Pinches
    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly and once during the summer raffle for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
  • 01/26/2021
    Faculty: We Want to Feature Your Scholarship
    Did you publish a book in 2020-21? Tell us about it!
  • 01/05/2021
    Death of Professor Emeritus Frank P. Corcione, Ph.D.
    The following is a note to the University community from the Provost's Office.
  • 01/05/2021
    Dr. Norcross' Research Cited Again in New Year
    Research on how people succeed with their resolutions and behavior change by University of Scranton Distinguished Professor John C. Norcross, Ph.D. is often cited in the new year.  Here are some highlights from the news that quoted Dr. Norcross or cited his research recently.
  • 12/17/2020
    Professor Awarded Six-figure NSF CAREER Grant
    Physics and electrical engineering professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., was awarded a highly-competitive $616,054 NSF CAREER grant.
  • 12/08/2020
    Faculty Creatively Adapt Biology Labs for Semester
    Biology faculty members adapted laboratory instruction to a COVID-19 world.
  • 11/24/2020
    Data Mining Class Gives Students Real-World Experience
    Operations and information management professor Yibai Li, Ph.D., gave students real-world experience in data mining class.
  • 11/23/2020
    History Professor Discusses Trail of Tears and Cherokee Removal on Podcast
    Adam Pratt, Ph.D., a professor in the History Department, discusses the Trail of Tears and Cherokee removal on the Alarmist, a podcast that "scrutinizes history’s greatest disasters to figure out what went wrong, and most importantly, who’s to blame," according to the show's website.  
  • 11/18/2020
    Professor Works with Students to Publish Research
    Research of Chemistry Professor Katherine Stumpo, Ph.D., and two Scranton graduates was published recently.
  • 11/17/2020
    Sinchul Back, Ph.D., Wins ORSP Raffle
    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly and once during the summer raffle for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
  • 11/10/2020
    Faculty Adjust Method of Instruction for Fall
    Faculty members look to students for feedback on what’s working in courses taught during the pandemic.
  • 11/03/2020
    Scranton Part of International Election News
    Political science faculty interviewed by international journalists on Scranton and Pennsylvania voters for US Presidential Election.
  • 10/28/2020
    Van Dyke and Others Weigh in on Scranton Area as Election Battleground
    Gretchen Van Dyke, Ph.D. is the latest professor to weigh in on the election, specifically related to Scranton as a battleground area.
  • 10/28/2020
    Meet Spencer Galen, New Professor
    Although we recognize first-years and transfer students as new to campus, we don't often think about another group that is just settling in: newly hired faculty.
  • 10/21/2020
    Faculty Show Social Justice Can Be Taught
    Operations and Information Management faculty publish research on outcomes of integrating social justice themes into business courses.
  • 10/13/2020
    Professor Receives NSF Grant
    Operations and Information Management Professor Ahmed Gomaa, Ph.D., was awarded a $50,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.
  • 09/22/2020
    Dean Pellegrino Presents at NEPA Learning Conference
    Dr. Debra Pellegrino, dean of The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies (PCPS), served as a panelist for the virtual NEPA Learning Conference that was held on Thursday, Sept. 17.
  • 09/16/2020
    Faculty and Staff Weigh in on Election Topics
    Several University faculty and staff have weighed in on the 2020 presidential election over the past several months.
  • 09/16/2020
    American Academy of Nursing Fellow Named
    Nursing professor Mary Jane Hanson, Ph.D., was named as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
  • 09/08/2020
    Faculty and Staff: The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola
    The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola in Everyday Life The Jesuit Center is happy to offer faculty and staff the opportunity to pray the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius beginning in the fall of 2020.
  • 09/08/2020
    ORSP Summer Raffle Winner, Dr. Christie Karpiak
    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle during the academic year (once during the summer) for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
  • 09/03/2020
    Faculty Member Named to LASA Executive Council
    Yamile Silva, Ph.D., was elected as a member of the Executive Council of the Colonial Section, Latin American Studies Association (LASA).
  • 09/02/2020
    Faculty and Staff: Participate in Dialogues on Racial Healing and Identity
    The Cross Cultural Centers started hosting over the summer a dialogue series via Zoom with students of color focusing on conversations around racial healing and identity.
  • 09/02/2020
    University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members
    The University has appointed 24 new full-time faculty members for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • 09/01/2020
    Fall Diversity and Inclusion Program for Faculty and Staff
    The Office of Equity and Diversity, in collaboration with the Cross Cultural Centers, the Counseling and Human Services Department, and the Staff Senate are pleased to offer a new format for the Diversity and Inclusion Lunch/Learn Series for Fall 2020. You are encouraged to participate in each segment to get the full experience.
  • 08/26/2020
    GlobalProtect to be Deployed to Faculty, Staff Windows 10 Computers
    Starting on Thursday, August 27, Information Technology will deploy GlobalProtect to all faculty and staff Windows 10 computers.
  • 08/26/2020
    University Announces Faculty Promotions
    Twenty faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.
  • 08/17/2020
    DBA Program Advisor Awarded Lifetime Service Award
    George W. Krull, Jr., Ph.D., DBA program global strategic advisor, received an American Accounting Association 2020 Lifetime Service Award.
  • 08/14/2020
    Professor Selected to National Academy
    Counseling Professor Julie A. Cerrito, Ph.D., was among just 11 selected to participate in the national Counselor Educator Academy.
  • 08/11/2020
    Book by Faculty Member Wins Indie Award
    The Kosher Capones, a book by English Professor Joe Kraus, Ph.D., won a national Indie Award in the history category.
  • 07/29/2020
    Remote CBL: Info-Sessions and Resources
    The Office of CBL, Community Relations and Center for Service and Social Justice are providing a series of opportunities to discuss, brainstorm and help to arrange remote Community-Based Learning options for your fall semester course(s).
  • 07/21/2020
    Faculty Member Named as ECA Executive Director
    Stacy Smulowitz, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication and media, was named executive director for the Eastern Communication Association.
  • 07/17/2020
    Faculty Awarded Summer Development Grants
    Eight University of Scranton professors have been awarded 2020 Faculty Development Summer Grants.
  • 07/06/2020
    Faculty Awarded University Calvius Fund Support
    Faculty members awarded University support to explore interdisciplinary approach to subjects.
  • 06/30/2020
    Faculty Recognized for Excellence
    Nine University of Scranton faculty members were recognized for teaching, scholarship and service excellence.
  • 06/22/2020
    Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop: Accommodations and Beyond
    The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence along with the Office of Equity and Diversity are excited to continue our Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop Series for faculty.
  • 05/29/2020
    Virtual Travel Class Includes International Dialog
    Professors adapt planned travel course into a virtual format that includes interaction with international students and experts.
  • 05/27/2020
    Professor Terrence Sweeney Weighs in on Undergrad Physiology Boom
    Terrence Sweeney, Ph.D., professor and physiology program director, weighs in on the undergraduate physiology boom in The American Physiological Society's The Physiologist Magazine.
  • 05/26/2020
    Emotional Intelligence Discussed in Podcast
    Accounting professor discusses his research about emotional intelligence in an Institute of Management Accountants podcast.
  • 05/20/2020
    Schemel Forum Update, Faculty to Speak
    A note from Sondra Myers, director of the Schemel Forum. The Forum will feature several faculty members this fall.
  • 05/19/2020
    KSOM Professor of the Year Named
    Accounting professor Ashley L. Stampone ’10, G’11, was named Kania School of Management Professor of the Year.
  • 05/11/2020
    Faculty in the News
    Several faculty members are quoted in recent news stories on topics related to COVID-19.
  • 05/08/2020
    Article Lists Self-Care Tips for the Pandemic
    TA recently published article by a psychology professor and a Scranton alumna offered self-care tips specific to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 05/05/2020
    Professor’s Book Wins International Award
    University Professor Oliver Morgan, Ph.D., received national recognition by winning an Independent Press Award for his book.
  • 05/05/2020
    Virtual TA Talks Feature Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants
    Every year for over a decade, The University of Scranton has hosted a TA Talks event featuring Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants from all over the world.
  • 05/05/2020
    Coffee and Conversation for Staff and Faculty
    The Center for Health Education & Wellness-Employee Wellness Program invites you to Coffee & Conversation on Thursday, May 7 at 12:30 pm.
  • 05/01/2020
    Faculty Member Applies Chemistry in Murder Case
    University of Scranton chemistry Professor David Rusak, Ph.D., is featured in a new Forensic Files II episode.
  • 04/30/2020
    Behavior Analysis Faculty Member Hired
    Michael E. Kelley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, was hired as a faculty member in the counseling and human services department.
  • 04/29/2020
    Faculty Workshop: Pedagogical Partnership
    Finding and Forging Brave Spaces: The Theory and Practice of Co-creating Inclusive and Equitable Learning Opportunities through Pedagogical Partnership
  • 04/29/2020
    Faculty Pedagogy Workshop on Veteran Students
    The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence along with the Office of Equity and Diversity are excited to offer four pedagogy development workshops for faculty.
  • 04/22/2020
    Post-pandemic Clinical Nursing Education
    A newly-published article by three nursing professors looks at the benefits of academic-practice partnerships through the lens of COVID-19.
  • 04/17/2020
    Special Faculty Pedagogy Workshop Event May 8
    Finding and Forging Brave Spaces: The Theory and Practice of Co-creating Inclusive and Equitable Learning Opportunities through Pedagogical Partnership
  • 04/15/2020
    Professor Puts Hobby to Good Use
    Professor turns to hobby to answer call for cloth masks needed for Covid-19 pandemic responders.
  • 04/15/2020
    Accounting Faculty Article Wins National Award
    An article written by four University of Scranton accounting professors wins national Ethics Feature of the Year award.
  • 03/23/2020
    Professor Produces Lectures about Epidemiology during COVID 19
    Bryan Crable, Ph.D., a professor in the University's Biology Department, has produced a series of videos on epidemiology for his students that he also made available to the public.
  • 03/16/2020
    Remote Technology Tools and Training Sessions
    In support of the ongoing campus efforts to transition to online learning and instruction, Information technology has launched a Remote Technology Tools website and is offering training sessions during the next two weeks
  • 03/05/2020
    Faculty Present at Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Series
    The Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to announce the continuation of the Formula for Success: D+I= A Better U! series for faculty and staff. We have two sessions planned for this spring semester beginning next week.
  • 02/26/2020
    Professor to Speak at International Book Festival
    Dr. Yamile Silva, Chair of the Dep. of World Languages and Cultures, has been invited as the keynote speaker by the International Book Festival of Santo Domingo organized by the Culture Ministry (Dominican Republic).
  • 02/21/2020
    Breaking Bread with Immigrants
    Joan Grossman, Ph.D., reflects on her experience as a chaperone on a University-led service trip to the border.
  • 02/20/2020
    Shuhua Fan Wins 2020 Distinguished Service Award 
    Shuhua Fan, Ph.D., an associate professor in the History Department at Scranton, is the winner of the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS) at the 2020 American Historical Association Annual Conference in New Yor
  • 02/20/2020
    Celebrate Open Education Week! Join us for Coffee
    The Library invites University of Scranton faculty to join us Thursday, March 5, at 10:00 a.m. during Open Education Week.
  • 02/18/2020
    Spring Workshop Series for Faculty
    The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence along with the Office of Equity and Diversity are excited to offer four pedagogy development workshops for faculty.
  • 02/18/2020
    ORSP January Raffle Winner: Ahmed Gomaa
    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle during the academic year (once during the summer) for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
  • 02/14/2020
    Faculty Weigh in on the Year of the Nurse and Midwife
    The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, in honor of the tireless contribution of nurses and midwives to health care. Our faculty weigh in about the practice of nursing today.
  • 02/14/2020
    Professor to Write for WSJ Weekly Review
    Economics Professor Edward M. Scahill, Ph.D., named as a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal’s Weekly Review.
  • 02/12/2020
    Research Spotlight: Andrew Venezia, Ph.D. 
    Dr. Venezia studies the influence of physical activity on cognitive function and is specifically focused on understanding the mechanisms that underlie beneficial changes to brain function in response to physical activity and exercise.
  • 02/05/2020
    Faculty Research Seminar Series Kicks off on Friday
    The Spring 2020 Faculty Research Seminar Series Kicks off on Friday with Christopher Haw, Ph.D.
  • 02/05/2020
    Nursing Professor Wins Book of the Year Award
    A book by Nursing Professor Margarete Lieb Zalon, Ph.D., won an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award.
  • 01/28/2020
    Professor Offers Contemporary Thoughts on Addiction and Recovery
    Oliver Morgan, Ph.D., a professor in the Counseling & Human Services, discusses his addiction and recovery research.
  • 01/22/2020
    Faculty Research Productivity Noted Nationally
    Scranton Accounting Department and faculty are nationally ranked for research productivity in prestigious education and practice journals.
  • 01/22/2020
    Professor is Teaching Something 'True and Real'
    Nathan Lefler, Ph.D., associate professor of Theology/Religious Studies, spoke with us recently about studying Flannery O'Connor's “The Displaced Person" during intersession.
  • 01/14/2020
    Dr. Bryan Crable, ORSP December Raffle Winner
    Dr. Bryan Crable, Faculty, Biology Department, is our December winner.
  • 01/09/2020
    Professor Named Chair of Allied Services Foundation Board
    Accounting professor Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., was re-elected as chair of the Allied Services Foundation Board of Directors.
  • 01/07/2020
    University Names New Dean of CAS
    University President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announced Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • 01/07/2020
    Faculty Members Receive 2020 Intersession Grants
    Seven University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development intersession grants for 2020.
  • 01/03/2020
    Professor Discusses Shortwave Radio for Community Science
    Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D. recently appeared on NPR's Short Wave to discuss an Antarctic Christmas Carol tradition and his work on shortwave radio for community science. 
  • 12/09/2019
    Scranton Faculty Present at Symposium in Taiwan
    Five University of Scranton faculty members presented at a philosophy symposium in Taiwan on Language and Reality.
  • 12/03/2019
    Why Belong to a Professional Association?
    PCPS faculty are leaders in a number of areas. The faculty are not only members of their professional associations but have taken on leadership roles within those organizations. Being an active member and a leader provides opportunities for networking, enhances your professional growth and enables you to work with colleagues in advancing the profession and serving others.
  • 11/25/2019
    Professor Receives Public Security Award
    Criminal Justice Professor Ismail Onat, PhD., received the Rutgers Center on Public Security award for innovations in Risk Terrain Modeling.
  • 11/22/2019
    Campus Addresses for FedEx, UPS and Amazon Delivery
    When having something shipped to you on campus via FedEx, UPS or Amazon, you must use your physical office location, not 800 Linden Street.
  • 11/19/2019
    IT Forum: Be Our Guest for Breakfast on Dec. 3
    This IT Forum introduces you to technologies that are being implemented by various offices or departments on our campus.
  • 11/14/2019
    Holiday Hosting Program for Staff and Faculty
    Would you like to bring an international student/scholar home this Thanksgiving or Christmas? Sign up to host and experience a different Thanksgiving and Christmas this year!
  • 11/12/2019
    Nursing Faculty Member Re-elected as CCNE Chair
    Nursing professor Mary Jane Hanson, Ph.D., was re-elected as chair for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • 11/05/2019
    Professor Awarded $1.3 Million NSF Grant
    Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and electrical engineering, was awarded a highly-competitive $1.3 million NSF grant.
  • 11/01/2019
    KSOM Alumni Faculty Research Cited
    Four KSOM faculty members recently had their research featured by a professional CPA organization and cited by a state Supreme Court.
  • 11/01/2019
    ORSP October Raffle Winner: Dr. Nathaniel Frissell
    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle during the academic year (once during the summer) for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
  • 10/30/2019
    Bridging Architecture and the Humanities at Princeton
    Aiala Levy, Ph.D., writes about what we might learn about cities "when we bring together architects and the humanists."
  • 10/24/2019
    University Faculty Publish Books in Disciplines
    University professors published books in the fields of counseling, nursing and history; and a book chapter in criminal justice.
  • 10/22/2019
    Deadline for Diversity Grant Applications, Oct. 31
    The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants funding educational programs on campus that promote initiatives that energize the commitment to diversity.
  • 10/22/2019
    Open Educational Resources Coffee Break
    The Library invites University of Scranton faculty to join us Friday, Oct. 25, at 2:00 p.m. during Open Access Week (Oct. 21-25) for a coffee break in the Weinberg Memorial Library room 305.
  • 10/21/2019
    Fan Day this Wednesday, Oct. 23
    Place your $2 donation to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties in the envelope provided to each department to wear your fan favorite garb to work this Wednesday, Oct. 23!
  • 10/16/2019
    Faculty and Staff Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Part 4
    Understanding Implicit Bias: Please join us Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. in DeNaples Ballroom A, as we explore the mechanisms of implicit bias in part 4 of the Formula for Success: D+I= A Better U! series.
  • 10/08/2019
    World Languages and Cultures Department Welcomes Fulbright Language TAs
    This year, The University of Scranton's World Languages and Cultures Department welcomed one new instructor and five Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants from Germany, Colombia, Taiwan, France, Egypt and Italy.
  • 10/08/2019
    2019-2020 Strategic Initiatives Funds Awarded
    2019-2020 Strategic Initiatives Funding awards support projects that enhance the student experience at Scranton.
  • 10/08/2019
    ORSP Faculty September Raffle Winner!
    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly and once during the summer raffle for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
  • 09/26/2019
    University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members
    The University has appointed 22 new full-time faculty members for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • 09/25/2019
    Upcoming Events & Grant Opportunities from OED
    The Office of Equity & Diversity is pleased to offer special opportunities for you to engage in conversation on diversity, inclusion and Title IX, and also obtain funding for diversity education programs for the campus community.
  • 09/24/2019
    Faculty and Staff Downtown Tour and Reception
    The Office of Community Relations, in cooperation with The Office of the Provost, The Office of Human Resources, & Scranton Tomorrow, invites you to a Faculty and Staff Downtown Tour and Reception on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019!
  • 09/17/2019
    Professor Recommends Distinguished Author's Greek Myth Retellings
    Madeline Miller will soon receive the 2019 Royden B. Davis, S.J. Distinguished Author Award. George Aulisio recently weighed in on her books.
  • 09/17/2019
    Philosophy Professor Receives Earl Award
    David Black, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, received the John L. Earl III Award at the Fall Convocation.
  • 09/09/2019
    Professor Interviews Royal Reads Author Stephanie Saldaña
    Stephanie Saldaña will be the Ignatian Values in Action Lecture keynote speaker on Sept. 19. Here, Michael Azar, Ph.D., theology professor, speaks with her about her work.
  • 09/06/2019
    University Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate
    University of Scranton professor Daniel West, Ph.D., recently received an honorary doctorate from Trnava University, Slovakia.
  • 08/30/2019
    University Announces Faculty Promotions
    Fifteen faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.
  • 08/28/2019
    Faculty Research Seminar Series Kicks off Sept. 6
    The Research Seminar Series was established to provide a time and place for faculty and staff research information exchange. It began with our first research presentation on February 4, 2005.
  • 07/30/2019
    Article by Accounting Professors Wins Gold Medal
    A manuscript by accounting professors was selected as the “outstanding article of the year” by the Institute of Management Accountants.
  • 07/22/2019