Emmanuel Welcomes New Faculty Members
September 01, 2008
Jacqueline Alfonso is a new Assistant Professor of Psychology. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. in clinical psychology from the University of Central Florida and her B.A. in psychology from Florida International University. Alfonso recently served as a graduate research associate for the Substance Use Research Group.
Maggie Cole Beebe joins the College as a new Assistant Professor of Management and Economics. She previously served as an adjunct lecturer for the Department of Management and Economics and for Graduate and Professional Programs. Beebe earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from Clark University and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Patricia Clarke is a new Associate Professor of Management and Economics. She previously served as an assistant professor of finance at Simmons College. Clarke holds a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, an MBA in accounting and finance from the University of Illinois and a B.A. in English from Lawrence University.
Christopher Craig has been named an Assistant Professor of English after spending last year as a full-time special instructor with the department. Craig earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in English literature from Tufts University and a B.A. in English literature from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Mary G. Crawford has been named a Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing. She has served as an adjunct faculty members at Emmanuel since 2005. She received an M.S. and B.S. in nursing from Boston College Graduate School of Nursing.
Erick Doubek is a new Assistant Professor of Art. He served as an instructor of graphic design and senior thesis advisor at Emmanuel during the previous academic year. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design from the University of Connecticut.
Aren E. Gerdon has been named a new Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Gerdon served as a postdoctoral research associate for the Institute of Collaborative Biotechnologies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and with the Department of Chemistry of Vanderbilt where he earned his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry. He holds a B.A. in chemistry from Hanover College.
Thomas Hall joins the College as a Special Instructor of Management and Economics. Hall is the president and chief executive officer of BrandworksGlobal. He holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a B.A. in history/Asian studies from Cornell University.
Stephan Jacobs was recently named a full-time Special Instructor in Art after serving as a part-time instructor of digital and analog photography from 2003-2007. Jacobs' professional experience also includes time as an instructor of color photography at New England School of Photography. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in photography from Massachusetts College of Art and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from San Francisco Art Institute.
Michael K. Jarvinen has joined the College as an Assistant Professor of Psychology. He earned a Ph.D. in neuroscience, molecular and cellular biology from Dartmouth College, an M.S. in neuroscience/psychobiology from Purdue University and a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan-Flint.
Régine Isabelle Joseph is now a new Visiting Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages after serving the department as a dissertation fellow. She is an alum of New York University where she earned a Ph.D. and M.A. from the Department of French and a M.Phil from the Department of French Literature. She also holds an A.B. in romance languages and literatures from Harvard University.
Katrin Kriz has joined Emmanuel as an Assistant Professor of Sociology. She comes to the College after serving a postdoctoral research fellowship with Harvard University's Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology and a Master of Arts in sociology and women's studies from Brandeis University, an M.A. in international development and social change from Clark University and a B.A. in English and French from the University of Vienna, Australia.
Isa Orvieto is a new Special Instructor of Foreign Languages. She comes to the College with 15 years of teaching experience from the Institute for European Studies, University of Pavia, Cornell University, Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University. She holds a master's degree in education with a focus on teaching of literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Laurea (B.A. with thesis equivalent) in modern literature from the University La Sapienza in Rome.
Mary Elizabeth Pope is a new Associate Professor of English. She received her M.A. in English from Central Michigan University, a postgraduate diploma in African studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and her Ph.D. in English from the University of Iowa. She previously served as an assistant professor at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Iowa.
Allen C. Price joins Emmanuel as a new Assistant Professor of Physics. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in physics from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science in physics from California Institute of Technology. Price most recently worked for Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research, Inc. as a research investigator.
Katherine Smith has been named a Special Instructor of Foreign Languages. Smith received her B.A. from St. Lawrence University and her M.A. from Simmons College en Cordoba, Spain. She comes to Emmanuel from Mass Bay Community College where she served as a Spanish instructor since 2004.
Elizabeth Suda is a new Special Instructor of Chemistry. She holds a master's degree in public health from Tufts University Medical School and is a 2004 Emmanuel graduate, holding a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry.