School of Humanities and Social Sciences Directory

Eric Corty, Ph.D.
Director, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professor of Clinical Psychology, Psychology
170E Kochel
Rod Troester, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, School Leadership, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Speech Communication, Communication
47 Kochel
Laurie Urraro, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, School Leadership, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish, Languages
129 Kochel
Richard Aquila, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of History and American Studies, History
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Assistant Professor of French, Languages
133 Kochel
Dean Baldwin, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, English
Leigh-Ann Bedal, Ph.D.
Program Chair, History
Associate Professor of Anthropology, History
125 Kochel
Joseph Beilein Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
127 Kochel
Steven Berg, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology
112 Turnbull
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Adjunct Instructor, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Karrie Bowen, M.A.
Lecturer in Social Media, Public Relations, and Media Production, Communication
53 Kochel
Vertna Bradley, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Film Studies, Communication
75 Kochel
Rev. Charles Brock
Director, Institute on the American Dream
Lecturer in Political Science (part-time), Political Science
4 Carriage House Annex II
Wilson Brown, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator, Applied Clinical Psychology M.A. Program
Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology, Applied Clinical Psychology M.A. Program
Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology, Psychology
105 Turnbull
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Lecturer in Communication (part-time), Communication
13 Carriage House Annex I
Anne Campbell, M.Ed.
Lecturer in Speech Communication, Communication
51 Kochel
Amy Carney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
153 Kochel
Emily Cassano, M.A.
Lecturer in Theatre, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts
107 Jordan Building
John Champagne, Ph.D.
Penn State Laureate, 2018-19
Program Chair, Global Languages and Cultures
Professor of English, English
160 Kochel
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Assistant Professor of Early Elementary Childhood Education, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
161 Kochel
Heather Cole, M.F.A.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Digital Arts, DIGIT
Assistant Teaching Professor of Digital Arts, Arts Administration
103 Jordan Building
Mary Connerty, Ph.D.
Teaching Professor, English
7 Carriage House Annex II
Patrick Cosby, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of World History, History
154 Kochel
Sharon Dale, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Arts Administration
Program Chair, Digital Media, Arts, and Technology
Professor of Art History, Arts Administration
136 Kochel
Thomas Deau, B.S.
Lecturer in Communication (part-time), Communication
Multimedia Production Coordinator, Strategic Communications
76 Kochel
Erin Dick, M.A.
Lecturer in English, English
132 Kochel
Gabrielle Dietrich, D.M.A.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Music/Director of Choral Ensembles, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts
143 Kochel
Ralph Eckert, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus, History
Lisa Jo Elliott, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology, Psychology
114 Turnbull
Juan Fernández-Jiménez, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Spanish, Languages
Elizabeth Fogle, M.F.A.
Associate Teaching Professor of English, English
132 Kochel
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Lecturer in Photography (part-time), Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts
Pod, Jordan Building
A. Daniel Frankforter, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, History
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Lecturer in Spanish (part-time), Languages
2 Carriage House Annex I
Sharon Gallagher, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor, English
145 Kochel
John Gamble, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Law, Political Science
142 Kochel
Diana Hume George, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of English and Women's Studies, English
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Lecturer in German (part-time), Languages
2 Carriage House Annex I
Caitlin Handerhan, M.P.A.
Executive Director, Public Policy Fund
10 Carriage House Annex I
Melanie Hetzel-Riggin, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Psychology
Professor of Psychology, Applied Clinical Psychology M.A. Program
Professor of Psychology, Psychology
Research Coordinator, Susan Hirt Hagen CORE
108 Turnbull
Steven Hicks, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy, English
123 Kochel
Joel Hunt, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Arts Administration, Arts Administration
Assistant Teaching Professor of Digital Music, DIGIT
104 Jordan Building
Zachary Irwin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus, Political Science
David Kahl Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication, Communication
44 Kochel
Mary Kahl, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication, Communication
50 Kochel
Kilic Kanat, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science, Political Science
157 Kochel
Inkyu Kang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Journalism, Communication
46 Kochel
Victoria Kazmerski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Psychology
101 Turnbull
Colleen Kelley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Speech Communication, Communication
45 Kochel
Glenn Kumhera, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
152 Kochel
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Associate Professor of German, Languages
49 Kochel
Jennifer Lane-Myler, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Assistant Teaching Professor of Education, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
151 Kochel
Molly Monahan Lang, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology, Political Science
116 Turnbull
Matthew Levy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art History, Arts Administration
126 Kochel
George Looney, M.F.A.
Program Chair, Creative Writing
Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing, English/Creative Writing
Editor-in-Chief, Lake Effect, Creative Writing
137 Kochel
Linda Lorei, Ed.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Heather Lum, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychology
814-898-6190
Sara Luttfring, Ph.D.
Program Chair, English
Associate Professor of English, English
146 Kochel
Aaron Mauro, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English, English
Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, DIGIT
48 Kochel
Jackie May
Administrative Support Assistant, School Staff, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
170B Kochel
Kristy McCoy, M.F.A.
Assistant Teaching Professor of English, English
12 Carriage House Annex II
William McLean, M.A.
Program Chair, Communication
Lecturer in Speech Communication, Communication
52 Kochel
Tammie Merino, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of English, English
150 Kochel
Ian Michalski
Lecturer in Spanish, Languages
130 Kochel
Gregory Morris, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of American Literature, English
Janet Neigh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English, English
124 Kochel
Charisse Nixon, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Psychology
Research Director, Susan Hirt Hagen CORE
1 CORE, Balmer House
Thomas Noyes, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Creative Writing, English
Professor of English and Creative Writing, Creative Writing
141 Kochel
Carrie Payne, D.Sc.
Assistant Teaching Professor of English, Communication
Assistant Teaching Professor of English, English
13 Carriage House Annex II
Samantha Peters
Administrative Support Assistant, School Staff, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
170 Kochel
Aimee Pogson, M.F.A.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Creative Writing, Creative Writing
Assistant Teaching Professor of English, English
163 Kochel
Clare Porac, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita, Psychology
Tina Rapp, M.Ed.
Administrative Support Coordinator and Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, School Staff, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
170D Kochel
Evan Ringle, M.F.A.
Assistant Teaching Professor of English, English
131 Kochel
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Assistant Teaching Professor of Art, Arts Administration
Assistant Teaching Professor of Art, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts
133 Otto Behrend Science
Karen Rizzo, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Special Education, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
162 Kochel
Robert Roecklein, Ph.D.
Teaching Professor, English
Teaching Professor of English, General Arts and Sciences
155 Kochel
John Rossi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
128 Kochel
Kristen Rushlau
Administrative Support Assistant, School Staff, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
170 Kochel
Daniel Schank, M.F.A.
Assistant Teaching Professor of English, English
10 Carriage House Annex II
Celise Schneider-Rickrode, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science, Political Science
164 Kochel
Joshua Shaw, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Letters, Arts, and Sciences (two-year)
Program Chair, General Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Philosophy, English
140 Kochel
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Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology, Psychology
107 Turnbull
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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Psychology
104 Turnbull
Jonathan Sherry, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, History
153 Kochel
Robert Speel, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Political Science
Associate Professor of Political Science, Political Science
159 Kochel
Ashley Sullivan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
163 Kochel
Lena Surzhko-Harned, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science, Political Science
149 Kochel
Brett A. Swords, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology, Psychology
106 Turnbull
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Lecturer in Religious Studies (part-time), General Arts and Sciences
1 Reed Union
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Professor Emeritus, Education
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Assistant Teaching Professor of English Composition, English
11 Carriage House Annex II
Soledad Traverso, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish, Languages
156 Kochel
Massimo Verzella, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English Composition, English
130 Kochel
Gary Viebranz, D.M.A.
Teaching Professor of Music/Director of Instrumental Ensembles, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts
138 Kochel
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Lecturer in Political Science (part-time), Political Science
3 Carriage House Annex I
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Lecturer in Communication (part-time), Communication
3 Carriage House Annex I
Craig Warren, Ph.D.
Professor of English, English
135 Kochel
Sarah Whitney, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of English and Women's Studies, English
144 Kochel
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Professor Emerita of French, Languages
Arpan Yagnik, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Advertising, Communication
54 Kochel
Ashley Yochim, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of ELL Composition, English
8 Carriage House Annex II
Ahmed Yousof, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Game Design, DIGIT
105 Jordan Building