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Loyola welcomes new faculty and staff

September 4, 2009

Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce the addition of 127 new employees. Seventy-six staff members and 51 faculty members were hired by the university Aug. 18, 2008 – Aug. 24, 2009. They include:

Office of the President

  • Bolt, Gita P., General Counsel
  • Smith, Demond, Legal Assistant

Office of Academic Affairs

Staff

  • Armstrong, Patrick, Administrative Assistant, Honors Program
  • Crawford, James, Academic Counselor, Academic Resource Center
  • Dooley, Diane, Specialist for Faculty Employment Processes, Provost’s Office
  • Greenstone, Karen Ashley, Instructor, Loyola Intensive English Program
  • Kincaid, Shannon, Teacher, Whelan Children’s Center
  • Landry, Jean, Assistant Teacher, Whelan Children’s Center
  • Murray, Suzannah, Office Manager, Center for International Education
  • Pittman, Jacqueline, Infant Assistant Caregiver, Whelan Children’s Center
  • Robinson, Adam, Program Coordinator, Office of Service Learning
  • Thomas, Mariette, Study Abroad Advisor, Center for International Education

College of Business

Faculty

  • Dicle, Mehmet, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Financial Economics, University of New Orleans
  • Luechauer, David L, Associate Dean, Ph.D., Organizational Behavior and Social Psychology, University of Cincinnati
  • Trevino, Len. J., Professor, Ph.D., International Business, Indiana University
  • Wang, Xue, Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Finance, Binghamton University

Staff

  • Ratleff, Latasha, Administrative Assistant

College of Humanities and Natural Sciences

Faculty

  • Altschul, Jon L., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Bednarz, Teresa D., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Biblical Studies, Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University
  • Bouzigard, S.J., Michael A., Visiting Associate Professor, Ph.D., International Development, University of Oxford, England
  • Cannon, Charles W., Instructor, Ph.D., English, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Eklund, Hillary C., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., English, Duke University
  • Fidler, Katherine G., Assistant Professor, ABD, History, Emory University
  • Gauthier, Julie D., Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Maryland
  • Hoffman, Virginia A., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Neuroscience, Yale University
  • Matei, Ana-Maria, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Tours
  • Meyer, James, Hoyt, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
  • Mix, Kimberlee S., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Biochemistry, Dartmouth College
  • Nystrom, Justin A., Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., History, University of Georgia
  • Quesada, Uriel, Director for the Center Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Ph.D., Spanish American Literature, Tulane University
  • Rabalais, Kevin, Instructor, Ph.D., Creative Media, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
  • Ranner, Lori F, Lecturer/Instructor, M.Phil., Byzantine Studies, University of Oxford
  • Schaberg, Christopher S, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., English, University of California at Davis
  • Stretch, Vincent P, Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of California San Diego
  • Tenney, Jonathan S, Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

Staff

  • Goldman, Ann, Academic and Technical Advisor
  • Riehlmann, Diane, Administrative Assistant

College of Law

Faculty

  • Kusuda, Hiroko, Assistant Clinical Professor, J.D., Tulane University School of Law
  • Senn, Craig R., Associate Professor, J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
  • Sokol, Karen, Assistant Professor, J.D., Yale University School of Law
  • Sweeny, JoAnne, Westerfield Fellow, J.D., University of California, Ph.D. in Law, Queen Mary University of London
  • Szalai, Imre, Associate Professor, J.D., Columbia University School of Law
  • Weber, Robert F., Westerfield Fellow, J.D., University of Michigan Law School

Staff

  • Alessandro, Anthony, Law Journals/Records Coordinator
  • Douglas, Vanassa, Career Counselor
  • Mims, Katherine, Faculty Secretary
  • Reed, Lindsey, Faculty Secretary

College of Music and Fine Arts

Faculty

  • Allen, Joy L., Assistant Professor, ABD, Music Therapy, Temple University
  • Boomgaarden, Donald R., Dean and Professor, Ph.D., Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
  • O’Connell, William T., Instructor, B.F.A., Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
  • Rainey, Robert, Instructor, M.M., New England Conservatory
  • Volz, Nicholas, Assistant Professor, ABD, Brass Pedagogy and Literature, Indiana University

Staff

  • Conway, Cheryl, Office Manager
  • Swinley, Jeanne, Office Coordinator

College of Social Sciences

Faculty

  • Cain, Sean A., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, San Diego
  • Cal, Yolanda R., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Advertising, University of Texas, Austin
  • Chavez, Anna A., Faculty Researcher MA, Theology, Catholic Theological Union
  • Collins, Cynthia R, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Nursing, The Catholic University
  • Copeland, Debra B., Associate Professor, Ph.D., Nursing, Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Duhé, Sonya, Director of School of Mass Communication and Professor, Ph.D., Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Dwyer, Timothy F., Visiting Associate Professor, Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Purdue University
  • Ebrahim, Christine H., Instructor, Ph.D., Counselor Education, University of New Orleans
  • Foley, Mary C., Instructor, MS, Nursing, Loyola University New Orleans
  • Foster, Thomas W., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, Kent State University
  • Garza, Cynthia M., Lecturer, Ph.D., Latin American Studies and Cultural Anthropology and Performance, Tulane University
  • Greene S.J., Thomas P., J.D., Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
  • Kammer, Alfred C., Associate Professor, J.D., Yale University School of Law
  • Sainato, Vincenzo A., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Taylor, S. Rae, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Sociology, University of Central Florida

Staff

  • Chapoton, Eileen, Manager of Recruitment, Promotion and LPLC
  • Cupit, Rachel, Executive Assistant of the Chair
  • Dickerson, Ciera, Administrative Assistant
  • Frady, Philip, Associate Dean
  • Hines, Allison, Administrative Assistant
  • Kinnison, Jessica, Administrative Assistant
  • McCullar, Bonnie, Administrative Assistant
  • McGrath, Ashling, Administrative Assistant

University Libraries

Faculty

  • Cashman, Elizabeth, Outreach and Development Coordinator, M.L.I.S., McGill University
  • Sullivan, Brian, Online Learning Librarian, M.L.S, Indiana University
  • Willey, Malia, Literacy/Learning Librarian, M.L.S, Indiana University

Staff

  • Funck, Bryan, Media Services Specialist
  • Rollins, Phillip, Learning Technologies Developer
  • Whitehead, Kayla, Technical Services Assistant, Serial Specialist

Office of Enrollment Management

  • Decker, Michael, Associate Director, Western Regional Rep
  • Guillory, Matthew, Communications Specialist
  • O’Conner, H. Jay, Admissions Counselor
  • Rios, Nicole, Campus Visit Coordinator
  • Zengel, Susan, Admissions Counselor
  • Ziemer, Katherine, Associate Director, East Regional Rep

Office of Finance and Administration

Financial Affairs

  • Misuraca, Gia, Accounts Payable Specialist

Bursar

  • Aguglia, Chris, Accounting Clerk

Purchasing

  • Del Buono, Matthew, Purchasing Assistant
  • Rousell, Elliot, Shipping, Receiving Clerk

Physical Plant

  • Baker, Robert, Mechanic
  • Davis, Vincent, Locksmith
  • Durr, Alvin, Mechanic

Maintenance Central Plant

  • Edwards, Ronald, Engineer
  • Matthews, Grederick, Engineer
  • Pham, Anthony, Engineer

University Police

  • Blackburn, Emile, Police Officer
  • Burrell, Jazmine, Dispatcher
  • Carrigan, Kelly, Police Officer
  • Miller, Sean, Police Officer
  • Noel, Brian, Police Officer
  • Painter, Richard, Police Officer
  • Smutny, Mark, Police Officer
  • Woodruff, David, Police Officer

Office of Institutional Advancement

Alumni

  • Gardner, Monique, Director of Alumni
  • Hotard, Allison, Administrative Assistant

Office of the Annual Fund

  • Baker, Shon Cowan, Associate Director of the Annual Fund

Marketing

  • Booth, Jonathan, Web Programmer
  • Ganier, Andrea, Web Content Editor

Office of Mission and Ministry

  • Deshotels, Judy, Ph.D., Jesuit Center Fellow
  • Plasse, Kathleen, Administrative Assistant
  • Porot, Scott, Jesuit Center Fellow
  • Weber, Kenneth, Associate Chaplain

Office of Student Affairs

  • Adams, Donna, Area Director, Carrollton Hall
  • Bacque, Heather, General Manager, Dining Services
  • Coyne, Elizabeth, Assistant Director, Co-Curricular Programming
  • Donnell, Tracie, Executive Assistant to Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Engineer, Zubin, Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  • Gunn, David, Associate Director, Co-Curricular Programming
  • Keslar, Lindsay, Office Manager, Co-Curricular Programming
  • McBride, Georgia, Career Development Coordinator for Music and Fine Arts
  • Noveck, Diana, Office Manager, University Counseling Center

Information Technology

  • Deville, Thomas, Lab Specialist
  • Matuszak, Raymond, Service Technician

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