2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 12, 2021  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff

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The Faculty


ANDERSON, THOMAS (2008) Assistant Professor of Mountain Recreation Management, B.S., M.S. Western Illinois University; Ph.D. University of Illinois

ATKINS, NOLAN T. (1997) Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, B.S. University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles

BALCOM, IAN (2011) Assistant Professor, Natural Science, B.S. University of Vermont; Ph.D. University of California at  Riverside

BELILES, DAVID B. (1992) Professor of English, B.A. George Washington University ; M.A. University of Texas; Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

BENNION, JANET (2003) Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, B.A. Utah State University; M.A. Portland State University; Ph.D. University of Utah

BOULEY, KATIE (2010) Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, B.S. University of Massachusetts; M.S. Springfield College; Ph.D. Springfield College

BOZEMAN, JAMES R. (l985) Professor of Mathematical Sciences, B.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.A. University of California; A.M. Dartmouth College; Ph.D. Dartmouth College

BROADWATER, ERNEST H. (1974) Professor of Education, B.S. Keene State College; M.Ed. Temple University; Ph.D. Ohio State University

CASTALDO, JOHN, (2011) Visiting Assistant Professor, Business Administration, B.A. Suffolk University, M.B.A. Univeristy of Phoenix

DALEY, DANIEL (2008) Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences, A.S., B.S., M.Ed. Lyndon State College

DAVISON, GEOFFREY (2008) Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, B.Ed. University of Sheffield (England); M.S. Central Washington University

DELEO, CATHERINE (1977) Professor of Mountain Recreation Management, B.S. Northeastern University; M.S. Northeastern University; Ed.D. Boston University

DELEO, JOHN (1976) Professor of Mountain Recreation Management, B.S. Northeastern University; M.S. University of Utah; Ed.D. Boston University

FARRELL, KEVIN J. (1990) Associate Professor of Mathematics, B.S. Nasson College; M.S. University of Vermont; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

GIESE, ALAN (2006) Associate Professor of Natural Sciences/Biology, B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz; M.S. Oregon State University; Ph.D. Arizona State University

GILMAN, CHANDLER R. (1998) Associate Professor of English, B.A. Williams College; M.A. University of New Hampshire; M.F.A. Vermont College of Norwich University

GITTLEMAN, JOSEPH (2009) Assistant Professor, Music Business and Industry

GLENTZ BRUSH, KELLY A. (2002) Associate Professor of Visual Arts, B.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A. University of Kansas

HILTON, MARK (1999) Professor of Business Administration, B.S. Lyndon State College; M.B.A. Plymouth State University

HUGHES, DEBORAH (2007) Assistant Professor of Mathematics/Computer Science, M.S. New Jersey Institute of Technology; B.S. Fairleigh Dickinson University

JACOBSON, RODNEY (2007) Assistant Professor of Business Administration, B.S., M.B.A. Babson College

JOHNSTON, DAVID (2005), Associate Professor of English/Philosophy,  B.A. Denison University; M.A., Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook

KOROL, RHONDA (1995) Professor of Psychology, B.A. Dartmouth College; B.S. University of Minnesota; M.A. University of Cincinnati; Ph.D. University of Cincinnati

LATHROP, ALISON S. (1999) Professor of Geology, B.Sc. Bates College; Ph.D. Dartmouth College

LEDOUX, GREGORY (2009) Assistant Professor in Exercise Science, B.S. Lyndon State College; M.S. Bridgewater State College

LEWIS, TIMOTHY R. (1999), Professor of Electronic Journalism Arts, B.A. University of Vermont ; M.A. Union Institute & University/Vermont College

LUCE, BENJAMIN (2008), Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences/Physics, B.S. State University of New York at Fredonia; M.S., Ph.D. Clarkson University



LUNA, ANDREA (1997) Professor of English/Coordinator of Composition, B.S. University of Vermont; M.A. University of New Hampshire; Ph.D. University of New Hampshire

McCOY, DAISY (1991) Professor of Mathematical Science, B.A. Douglass College of Rutgers University; M.S. Virginia Tech; Ph.D. Virginia Tech

MEACHEM, MEAGHAN (2008) Assistant Professor of Electronic Journalism Arts, B.S. Lyndon State College; M.A. Marlboro College Graduate Center

METZKE, LINDA K. (1988) Professor, Special Education, B.S University of Wisconsin; M.S. University of Wisconsin; Ph.D. Marquette University

MOORE, BRITT (2009) Visiting Instructor, Music Business and Industry, B.A. California State University

MOYE, RICHARD H. (1991), Professor of English, B.A. Middlebury College; M.A. Columbia University; M.Phil. Columbia University; Ph.D. Columbia University

MUELLER, HARRY (2003) Associate Professor of Visual Arts, A.A.S. Milwaukee Institute of Technology; A.A.S., B.S. Rochester Institute of Technology

NELSON, GARET (2001) Associate Professor/Library Director, B.A. University of South Florida; M.Ed. University of Arkansas; M.L.I.S. University of South Florida

NORLING, JONATHAN (2008), Assistant Professor, Mountain Recreation Management, B.A. North Park University; M.S. Southern Illinois University; Ph.D. University of Utah

NORRIS, ELIZABETH E. (2002) Associate Professor of Music & Performing Arts, B.M. Illinois State University; M.M. Indiana University; D.M.A. University of Kansas

PARISI, PHILIP J. (2004) Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, A.S. Champlain College; B.F.A. School of Visual Arts; M.F.A, Hunter College; Ph.D., Capella University

RAZZANO, ELAINE (1995) Professor of English, B.A. Georgian Court College; M.A. Seton Hall University; M.Ed. Plymouth State University; Ph.D. SUNY Buffalo

ROSSI, RONALD R. (1976) Professor of Psychology, B.A. Drew University; M.A. University of Cincinnati; Ph.D. University of Cincinnati

SEARLS, PAUL (2005) Associate Professor of History, B.A. Hobart College; M.A. University of Vermont; Ph.D. New York University  

SGHERZA, ANTHONY (2004), Professor of Exercise Science, B.A. Kean College of NJ; B.S. University of Pittsburgh; M.S. Long Island University; Ph.D. New York University

SHAFER, JASON (2005) Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, B.S. Plymouth State College; M.S. University of Utah; Ph.D. University of Utah

SHERRER, MARGARET (2005) Associate Professor of Psychology, B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.S.W. Rhode Island College; Ph.D., Boston College

SHINE, PATRICIA (2003) Associate Professor of Human Services, B.A. Adelphi University; M.S.W. Simmons School of Social Work

SIEGEL, RACHEL S. (1990) Professor of Business Administration, B.A. Yale University; M.B.A. Yale University, C.F.A.

SMITH, DONNA (2010) Visiting Instructor, Electronic Journalism Arts, B.S. Lyndon State College

STILES, MERI (2006) Assistant Professor of Psychology/Human Services, B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D. University of Buffalo

STROKANOV, ALEXANDRE A. (2000) Professor of History, B.A. Perm State University (Russia), M.A. Perm State University, Ph.D. Perm State University

STURM, TIMOTHY M. (1982) Professor, Education, B.A. Beloit College; M.S. University of Wisconsin; Ph.D. University of North Carolina

TUCKER, BARCLAY (2001) Associate Professor of Visual Arts, B.F.A. University of Utah; M.A. Syracuse University; M.F.A. University of Hartford, Hartford Art School

WERDENSCHLAG, LORI (1992) Professor of Psychology, B.A. Emory University; M.S., Ph.D. Tulane University

WILLIAMS, DAN (2006) Associate Professor of English/Journalism, B.A. Kansas State University; M.A. Ohio State University


Part-time Faculty


ADAMS, KIMBERLY, GEU/Natural Sciences, B.S. UVM; M.S.T. Lyndon State College

ANGELL, RICHARD, Allied Health Sciences, M.A. University of Northern Colorado; B.S. University of Maine Orono

BENSON, MIRIAM, English, B.A. Brown University, M.A. Lyndon State College

BERTOLINI, MARK, Business Administration/Law, B.A. Middlebury; J. D. Univ. of Puget Sound Law School

BIDDLE, WILLIAM, English, B.A. Amherst College; M.A. Boston University

BOYE, ALAN, English, B.S. University of Nebraska; M.A. University of Texas

BROWN, DENISE, English, B.A., M.A. University of Delaware

BROWN, PHILIP, Music & Performing Arts/Music, B.F.A. Boston University of Fine Arts

BRYAN, LINDA, Visual Arts, M.F.A. Academy of Art University

CHARLES, JEAN, Music and Performing Arts/Music

COLBY, KELLY, English, B.S. Lyndon State College

COTTE, WILLIAM, Music and Performing Arts/Music

DOWLING, DAN, Electronic Journalism/Atmospheric Sciences, B.S. (2) State University of New York Oswego and State University of New York Plattsburgh

DWYER, PAULINE, Natural Sciences, M.S.T. Lyndon State College

ELMES, MARTHA, Visual Arts/GEU, M.Ed. Lesley University

FITCH, JON, GEU, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

FLAHERTY, JEREMY, Social Science, B.A. Lyndon State College; M.A. University of Vermont

FREGOSI, GIANNA, Theatre, M.P.A., Oklahoma City University

GADAPEE, BONNIE, Business Administration, B.S. Rivier College

GEREMIA, RAY, GEU, B.A. St. Michael’s College

GREENSTEIN, SUSAN, English, GEU, BA. Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana University

HANNA, CHARLOTTE, Business Administration, B.A. Bennington College; M.A., Ph.D. Stanford University

HASKINS, KAREN, English, M.A. St. Bonaventure University; B.A. Nazareth College

KAPLAN, JONATHAN, Natural Sciences, B.S. Providence College; M.S. University of Rhode Island; Ph.D. University of New Hampshire

KELLAR, KRISTINE, Exercise Science

KIRK, ROBERT C., Visual Arts, B.A. Johnson State College

LORIOT, GEORGE, Atmospheric Sciences, B.S.M.E. New Jersy Institute of Technology; Ph.D University of Connecticut

McCANN, ROBERT, Visual Arts




MACDOWELL, LISA, English, B.A. Albion College; M.A., Ph.D. Rutgers University

MAZZOTTA, PAULINE, Visual Arts, B.F.A. Paier College of Art

MILLER, KAREN, Natural Sciences, B.S. University of Vermont; M.S. University of Vermont

MILLER, MICHAEL, Natural Sciences, B.S. University of Vermont

MOORE, J. ALAN, Philosophy, B.A. University of California at Davis; M.A. University of Idaho; Ph.D. Tulane University

NAREY, ERIN, English, B.F.A. Emerson College; M.F.A. Vermont College

NOLAN, KIMBERLY, Graduate Education, B.S. Babson College; M.Ed. Mercy College, Ed.D. University of Vermont

PULASKI, MURRAY, English, B.A., M.A. Goddard College

RILEY, EILEEN, English, M.Ed., Trinity College

ROCHE, MARIA, Spanish, M.F.A. Escuela de Bellas Artes

ROOSEVELT, MICHAEL, Art, M.F.A., Tyler School of Art of Temple University

STONEBRAKER, EDWARD, Natural Sciences, B.A. Tufts University; D.C. New York Chiropractic College

STROKANOVA, ELENA, Russian, B.A. Lyndon State College

SWEET, DENNIS, GEU, B.S. University of Vermont; M.Ed. Lyndon State College

THABIT, ALIA, English, B.A. Lyndon State College

TWOMBLEY, NORMA, Mathematics, M.Ed. St. Michael’s College

ULRICH, TIMOTHY, Mathematics, B.S. Lyndon State College

VAN NOSTRAND, DON, Mathematics, B.A. Potsdam College; M.S. University of New England; D.A. Franklin Pierce University

WALKER-WHARTON, LYDIA, Visual Arts, B.F.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

WILLIAMS, ELIZABETH, English, B.A., M.A. Oakland University

WILLIAMS, NORRINE, Psychology, B.A. Bates College; M.S.W. University of Connecticut

WINTELS, WERNER, Atmospheric Sciences, Ph.D., McGill University

YERKES, DOREEN, Mathematics, B.S. Lyndon State College

YOUNG, THERESA, Education, B.S. Lyndon State College; M.Ed. University of Vermont

Professor Emeriti


ALDRICH, E. RALPH (1969-1995) B.A. Plymouth State College; M.A. Bread Loaf School of English (Middlebury College); Associate Professor of English

BLANCHARD, IRENE (1976-1998) B.S. Pratt Institute; M.Ed. Boston University; M Phil., Ph.D. Syracuse University; Professor of Psychology

EBBETT, BALLARD E. (1960-1998) B.A. University of Wyoming; M.S. University of Wyoming; Associate Professor of Science

ELLIOTT, JUNE (1976) B.S. Lyndon State College; M.A. Goddard College; Ph.D. University of Connecticut; Professor of Psychology

GALLAGHER, SUZANNE (1972-1990) B.A. University of Massachusetts; M.S. Southern Connecticut State College; M.A. Goddard College; Head Librarian

GREEN, FRANK (1970 - 2004) B.A. Colorado University; M.A. San Diego State University; M.A. Arizona State University; Ph.D. United States International University


McGOWAN, DORIAN (1959 - 2006) B.S. Pratt Institute; M.S. Columbia University

MILLER, DONALD H. (1959-1999) A.B. SUNY-Albany State; A.M. SUNY-Albany State; Ph.D. University of Connecticut; Professor of Science

REEVES, CAROLYN (1982-2003) B.S. Southern Connecticut State College; MSW University of Connecticut School of Social Work; Professor of Psychology

TOBORG, ALFRED (1960-1999) A.B. Columbia University; M.A. Xavier University; Ph.D. Columbia University; Professor of History

VOS, KENNETH (1967-1999) B.D. Central College; M.Div. New Brunswich Theological Seminary; Ph.D. Columbia University; Professor of Philosophy

The Administration



JOSEPH A. BERTOLINO, President, B.S. University of Scranton; M.S.W. Rutgers; Ed.D. Columbia University

DONNA DALTON, Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, B.A. Pennsylvania State University; M.S. Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University

WAYNE T. HAMILTON, Dean of Administration, B.A. State University College at New Paltz; M.S. State University of New York at Albany

ROBERT E. WHITTAKER, Dean of Institutional Advancement, B.A. Franklin & Marshall College; M.S. Utah State University

The College Directors and Staff

Alex D. Allen    Public Safety Officer
Edie I. Allen   Admissions Records Specialist
Stephen C. Allen   LAN/System Administrator
Thomas R. Archer   Director of Physical Plant
Kathy A. Armstrong   Administrative Assistant to Faculty
Jennifer M. Aubin   Financial Aid Officer
Debra M. Bailin   Director of Student Academic Development
Darlene R. Ballou   Director of Broadcast Operations
Trevor A. Barski   Admissions Counselor
Bruce F. Berryman   Director of Assessment
Mariann W. Bertolini   Director, Northeast Kingdom School Dev. Center
Jay D. Bona   Circulation Coordinator
Heather A. Bouchey   Director of the Center for Rural Students
Tanya W. Bradley   Director of Financial Aid
Anne M. Brown   Director of AmeriCorps NEK Initiative
Rodney J. Call   Custodian
Tim G. Cappalli   Senior Desktop Support Technician
Jody A. Card   Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Kayla A. Carlozzi   RHD/Student Activities Coordinator
Alton L. Carr, Jr.   Maintenance Tech
Patrick D. Carr   Custodian
Keith B. Chamberlin   Director of Communications & Marketing
Paula M. Chamberlin   Administrative Assistant for Health and Counseling
Jo-Ann Charron   Custodian/Pool Technician
Sara Christian-O’Connor   Staff Assistant, Leahy Center for Rural Students
Theresa Y. Conant   Laboratory Technician/Chemical Hygiene Officer
Elizabeth L Conklin   Interlibrary Loan Specialist
Samantha L Couture   Admissions Counselor
Patricia R. Cross   Administrative Assistant to Director of Physical Plant
Jeff M. Davis   Vehicle Mechanic
Jonathan M. Davis   Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Traci L. Davis   Accounting Specialist
Michael A. Dente   Chief Technology Officer
Denise M. Doyon   Custodian
Lori A. Drew   Tutor Coordinator
Terry K. Dwyer   Custodial Supervisor
Gaylon R. Ely   Custodian
Brya L. Emery   Assistant Director, Admissions
Mary A. Etter   Learning Specialist
Alexandria K. Evans   Assistant Athletic Director/Strength & Conditioning Coach
Elaine L. Fournier   Staff Assistant for Student Affairs
Karen M. Fournier   Custodian
Miranda D. Fox   Assistant Registrar
Evelyn E. Franz   Recorder
Sandra L. Franz   Director of Human Resources
Naomi R. Gallagher   Staff Accountant
Paulsha D. George   Director of Payroll & Benefits
Donna M. Gile   Staff Assistant to Faculty/NEKSDC
Darlene N. Gilman   Staff Assistant for Conferences, Career Services
Kathleen E. Gold   Director of Advising Resources
Cheryl L. Goldrick   Admissions Assistant
Jacqueline Goodwin   Custodian
George B. Hacking   Director of Public Safety
Nermin Hajdarevic   Custodian
Debra A. Hale   Assistant Academic Dean
Tim L. Hale   Custodian/Maintenance Worker
Jennifer K. Harris   Development Officer
Bernard F. Hartshorn   Associate Director of Admissions
Janis L. Henderson   Custodian
Susan P. Henry   Director of Intramurals/SHAPE Manager
Stacy O. Hopkins   Financial Services Consultant
Darlene L. Johnson   Financial Services Consultant
William F. Johnson   Assistant Athletic Director
Richard L. Judkins   Lead Maintenance Worker
John R. Kascenska   Associate Academic Dean
Donna J. Keely   Director of the First-Year Experience
Renee A. Kelly   Community Outreach Coordinator
Sheilah M. Ladd   Controller
Mark L. Lariviere   Custodian
Jon P. Lasseigne   Senior Mechanical Systems Tech
Kenneth W. Leonard   Custodian
Judy E. Little   Administrative Asst. for Academic Support
Ryan J. Longe   Admissions Counselor/Events Coordinator
Sara L. Lussier   Administrative Assistant, Institutional Advancement
Susan L. Lynaugh   Sr. Teacher/Leader, ECVLC
Mark J. Majors   Instructional Technology Specialist
Peter G. Mallett   Custodian
Vincent U. Maloney   Director of Admissions
Hannah N. Manley   Director of Alumni Relations & Development
David J. Martin   Financial Aid Officer
Vicki L. Martin   Custodian
Shane E. Mason   Financial Services Consultant
Robert G. McCabe   Director of Student Support Services
Kathleen McIsaac-Healey   Administrative Assistant to Faculty
Brian W. Michaud   Public Safety Officer
Darcie A. Miles   Executive Assistant to the President
Mark H. Mohrmann   Broadcast Systems Administrator
Geraldine N. Nelson   Custodian
Melissa A. Nelson   RHD/Student Activities Coordinator
Ann M. Nygard   Director, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
Arthur W. Peake   Maintenance Supervisor
Melissa A. Pickel   Library Reference/Circulation Assistant
Belinda J. Plymak   Database Manager
Monique C. Prive   Acquisitions Coordinator
Rose E. Reynolds   Assistant Director, Upward Bound
Heather A. Ring   Associate Registrar
Dianne M. Rivers   Staff Assistant to Associate Academic Dean
Cynthia A. Robertson   Assistant to the Dean of Administration
Jonathan J. Ross   RHD/Programming & Community Service Coordinator
Erin S. Rossetti   Director, Residential Life
Nathan R. Rossetti   Public Safety Officer
Jason R. Ryan   Senior Desktop Support Technician
Angela Ryan-Williams   Special Services Counselor
Tara-jean Samora   Cataloger
Evita E. Sandoval   Head Athletic Trainer
Christine L. Seymour   Custodian
Tracy W. Sherbrook   Assistant to Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Graham A. Sherriff   Librarian
Deborah M. Sherwood   Custodian
Takuya Shimamura   Webmaster
Charles I. Sjolander   Senior Mechanical Systems Tech
Jamie A. Struck   Adventure Program Coordinator
Brenda A. Sweet   Administrative Assistant to Faculty
Rhonda M. Trucott   Mailroom Supervisor
Mark H. Tucker   Atmospheric Sciences Data Systems Administrator
Christopher T. Ummer   Director of Athletics
Linda A. Wacholder   Director of Career Services
Donna E. Wheeler   Director of Conferences & Guest Relations
C. Richard Williams   Director of Upward Bound
David H. Wood   Custodial Supervisor
Mary K. Yackley   Staff Assistant, ECVLC
Aaron E. Young   Video Broadcast/Theatre Operations Technician

Board of Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges

Peter Shumlin, Ex Officio Governor, State of VT
Lynn Dickinson, Rep. St. Albans
Michelle Fairbrother Rutland
Kraig Hannum Dorset
Tim Jerman, Rep. Essex Junction
Bill Lippert, Rep. Hinesburg
Karen Handy Luneau St. Albans
Jim Masland, Rep. Thetford Center
Linda Milne Montpelier
Gary W. Moore, Chair Bradford
Martha O’Connor Brattleboro
Heidi Pelletier, Treasurer Montpelier
Nicholas Russo Student Representative
Gordon Winters, Vice Chair Swanton
Peter Wright Lake Elmore

Past Lyndon Presidents

* Ms. Rita L. Bole
* Ms. Florence E. Drew
* Mr. Arthur B. Elliott
* Ms. Susan C. Gallagher
* Dr. Robert E. Long
* Dr. A. John Holden, Jr.
* Dr. H. Franklin Irwin, Jr.
   Dr. Edward I. Stevens
   Dr. Janet G. Murphy
   Dr. Clive C. Veri
   Dr. Margaret R. Williams 
 * Dr. Robert A. Burnham
   Dr. Carol A. Moore

(1935-1936, Acting)
(1958-1959, Acting)
(1970-1971, Acting)
(1997-1998, Interim)