School of Professional Studies
Faculty Accomplishments

Moya Bansile, J.D., Legal Studies, was the keynote speaker at a Women’s Empowerment Retreat in Union, NJ, in March. Also in March, Ms. Bansile co-founded Life Imaging Consulting Firm, a nonprofit company with a mission to empower, impact and engage young professionals in securing positions in the job market.

Charlane Brown, J.D., Legal Studies, was invited to blog on the Vera Institute for Justice website. The Vera Institute of Justice combines expertise in research, demonstration projects, and technical assistance to help leaders in government and civil society improve the systems people rely on for justice and safety.

Kevin Egan, Legal Studies, is the author of the short story “Term Life,” which was published in the June issue of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. The story was promoted on the cover of the magazine.

James Gaffney, Criminal Justice, is the author of “Active Shooter Swatting Hoax in Florida School,” which was published in Law Enforcement Today in February.

Cristina Guarneri, Ed.D., Criminal Justice, is the author of See No Evil (Tate Publishing 2012), the inspiration for the new play “Trial and Treason,” which was recognized by the 11th Annual New Jersey Performing Arts Center Theater Series and will go on stage at the Black Box Theater at William Paterson University in December. In addition, Dr. Guarneri is the author of Flames of Truth: Beyond the Darkness of Wall Street West (Infinity Publishing 2014).

Ken Woo, Interior Design, was commissioned to paint Pope John Paul II’s coronation portrait for the Blessed Sacrament Church in Stowe, VT. Mr. Woo previously completed restoration work for the church that was built by the Von Trapp family made famous in the musical “The Sound of Music.” His restoration work at the Church of Our Saviour in New York City won him Best Renovation of the Year and a 2006 Gold Leaf Award.