|Fourteen new faculty have joined Rider University this year. |
Mack S. Costello, Ph.D. joins the Department of Psychology as an Assistant Professor. Costello earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Psychology from Western Michigan University and his B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Classical Studies from the University of Florida.
Carolann E. Buff joins the Conducting, Organ & Sacred Music Department of the Westminster College of the Arts as an Assistant Professor of Choral Musicology. Buff received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Musicology from Princeton University, her M.M. in Early Music Performance from Longy School of Music and her B.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of California.
Lauren Delisio, a Rider Alumni, joins the Department of Teacher Education as an Assistant Professor. Delisio earned her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Central Florida, her M.S. in Elementary Education from Pace University and her B.A. in Communications from Rider.
Susan M. Dougherty joins the Department of Teacher Education as an Assistant Professor. Dougherty earned her Ph.D. in Education from Boston University, M.Ed. in Reading Education from Rutgers and her B.S. in Elementary and Kindergarten Education from Penn State. She has a decade of experience teaching elementary education in New Jersey public schools.
Meng-Chen Hsieh, joins the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management as an Assistant Professor. She earned a Ph.D. in Statistics from New York University, and a M.S. in Banking and Finance and a B.S. in Business Administration from the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
Shahla Hussain joins the Department of History as an Assistant Professor. Hussain earned her Ph.D. in History from Tufts University, and received a M.A. in Medieval Indian History and a B.A. in History from the Jamia Millian University in New Delhi.
David A. Laviska joins the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics as an Assistant Professor. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Rutgers University, a M.A. in Chemistry from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Chemistry from Cornell.
Jamie Rogers Ludwig joins the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics as an Assistant Professor. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Texas, and a B.A. in Chemistry from Illinois Wesleyan University.
Anubha Mishra joins the Marketing, Advertising and Legal Studies Department as an Assistant Professor. Mishra earned her Ph.D. in Retailing and Consumer Sciences from the University of Arizona and her M.B.A. in marketing from Pune University in India. She also has a B. Com. from the Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce in India.
Olivia K. Newman joins the Department of Political Science as an Assistant Professor. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. from the New School for Social Research and her B.A. from Evergreen State College.
Tricia Nolfi joins the Department of Graduate Education, Leadership and Counseling as an Assistant Professor. She earned her Ed.D. in Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education from the Graduate School of Education of Rutgers, a M.Ed. and a B.S. in Communication from Ohio University.
Dino Presley joins Rider's coaching staff as the assistant men's basketball coach. A NCAA Division I Assistant Coach since 1997, Presley comes to Rider from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Daryl Robinson joins Rider as an Assistant Professor of Organ in the Conducting, Organ & Sacred Music Department. He received his Master of Music in Organ Performance from Rice University and his B.M. in Organ Performance from the University of Houston.
Joan M. Serpico joins Rider as an Assistant Professor Librarian in the Moore Library. She earned a M.L.S. from the University of Maryland, a M.A. in teaching from Trinity College and a B.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame.