Western Maryland College announces new faculty members

10 full-time employees, two half-time teachers have been added to staff

September 16, 2001

Western Maryland College welcomes 10 full-time and two half-time undergraduate and graduate faculty members for the 2001-2002 academic year.

At the fall semester opening faculty meeting, new adjunct undergraduate faculty and professors who will serve one-year appointments at WMC were introduced.

New full-time members are:

Master Sgt. Brian Lumby, assistant professor of military science. Lumby has served in the Army since 1983 and has been a noncommissioned officer since 1985. At WMC, he will serve as the senior enlisted instructor.

Stephanie Madsen, assistant professor of psychology. Madsen comes to WMC from the Parent-Child Project at the Institute of Child Development at University of Minnesota.

Stephen McCole, assistant professor of exercise science and physical education. Formerly an assistant professor in the department of human kinetics at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, McCole's research focuses on cardiovascular hemodynamics.

Gretchen McKay, assistant professor of art and art history. An expert in Byzantine art history, McKay comes to WMC from Savannah College of Art and Design.

John Miller, associate professor of mathematics and computer science. A longtime adjunct instructor at the Johns Hopkins University, Miller has worked in the aeronautical industry. Most recently, he was chief engineer and project manager at TRW Space and Missile Systems.

Lisa Mott, assistant librarian. A cataloging specialist, she was a librarian at the University of Southern Colorado, the U.S. Courts Library in Phoenix, Truman State University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Adair County Public Library in Missouri and University of Arizona.

Catherine Orzolek-Kronner, assistant professor of social work. An adjunct instructor at WMC since 1998, she has taught at the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Christina Prell, instructor in communication. She is a doctoral candidate in computer-mediated communication at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Susan Scott, assistant professor of art and art history. Before coming to WMC, Scott was assistant professor of art history at Pennsylvania State University and served as editor of that school's publication Papers in Art History.

Capt. Ricardo Torres, assistant professor of military science. Torres was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army in 1991 after graduating from the ROTC program at Stetson University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Also serving full time through one-year appointments are: Rob Doggett, visiting lecturer in English; Klaus Hubacek, visiting assistant professor of economics and business administration; Debora Johnson-Ross, Jessie Ball DuPont Visiting Scholar in political science; and Margaret Trader, visiting associate professor of education. Teaching for the spring semester will be Christopher W. Kulp.

The newest half-time faculty members are: Paul Mazeroff, lecturer in psychology, and Mary Ann Reichelt, lecturer in counseling.

New adjunct undergraduate faculty are: Sharon Campbell, lecturer in English; Barbara Granlund, lecturer in foreign languages; Jeanie Ahern Greene, lecturer in social work; Aaron Kahn, lecturer in sociology; Donald Lavin, lecturer in philosophy and religious studies; Victor Morawski, lecturer in philosophy and religious studies; Cheryl Morris, lecturer in education; Ricky Perry, lecturer in deaf education; Anne Raver, lecturer in English; Frances Richards, lecturer in foreign languages; Catherine Shoup, lecturer in communication; Peter Smith, lecturer in social work; Sheryl Smith, lecturer in foreign languages; and Jennie Wollenweber, lecturer in English.

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