School of Liberal Arts
Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

Ralph Peters
Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences
B.A., Bethany College
M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University

Gregory Hotchkiss
Associate Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences
B.A., Thomas Edison State College
M.Div., Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church
Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary
Th.D., The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church

Emily Archer*
A.A., Broward Community College
B.A., M.A., Florida Atlantic University

Gary Belkin
B.A., M.S., Long Island University
Ed.D., Columbia University

Frank Benna*
B.A., M.B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Caroline Beretta*
B.A., Bloomfield College
M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Sangeeta Bishop*
B.A., Delhi University
M.A., M.Phil., Delhi School of Economics
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Arthur Blumenthal
A.B., University of Redlands
M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

John Borba*
B.F.A., University of California, Davis
M.F.A., University of California, San Diego

Yesudas Choondassery
M.A., Fordham University
M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University

David Colchamiro*
B.A., Hunter College, City University of New York
M.A., William Paterson University

Lucian Delescu
B.A., M.A., Babes-Bolyai University
M.A., University of Paris
M.A., Advanced School of Social Sciences
Ph.D., University of Strasbourg

Albert Duncan*
B.S., M.S., Alabama A&M University
M.A., Ph.D., The New School

Kim Felsenthal
B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo
M.U.P., Hunter College, City University of New York
Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Cezar Giosan
B.S., M.S., University of Bucharest
M.A., The New School
Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Byron Hargrove
Director, Honors Program
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

Bradley Jenkins
B.A., Nyack College
M.A., Long Island University

Daria LaShannon*
B.A., Yale University
M.A., Occidental College

John LaValle
B.A., Hofstra University
M.S.W., Ph.D., New York University

Robert Lucy
B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Lyzbeth Makely*
A.B., Colby College
M.A., University of Colorado

Joseph Miller
B.A., Baylor University
M.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Ph.D., The New School

Thomas Miller
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Emmanuel Mulumba
B.A., University of Kinshasa
M.A., D.A., Illinois State University

William Blake Murray*
A.B., Boston College
M.B.A., New York University

Robert Page*
B.A., Concordia College - New York
M.S., The College of New Rochelle

Afshin Razani
B.S., Pahlavi University
M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Alexandra Rush
B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
M.A., Long Island University

Marga Ryersbach*
A.A., B.A., University of West Florida
M.A., The New School
Ed.D., University of West Florida

John Saimbert*
B.A., M.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Judith Sedaitis
B.A., University of Chicago
M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Mitchell Serels
B.A., M.S., Yeshiva University
M.A., Hunter College, City University of New York
Ph.D., New York University

Mary Slavin
B.A., Bloomfield College
M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University

Catherine St. John
B.A., M.A., William Paterson University
D.A., New York University

Mary Ellen Stiehl
B.S., M.A., Seton Hall University
Ph.D., International University for Graduate Studies

Bianca Thompson-Owen*
B.A., Ramapo College of New Jersey
M.A., New Jersey City University

Hu-wen Tu
B.S., Tamkang College
M.Ed., Ed.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Jonathan Weidenbaum
B.A., State University of New York, Albany
Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo

Steven Wilson*
B.A., Kean University
M.Div., Drew University

Mulugeta Zewdie*
B.A., Addis Ababa University
M.A., Free University of Berlin
M.A., New School University

*Part-time