New Faculty Appointments for 2011-2012
August 16, 2011
Rose De Luca will serve as a Special Instructor of Sociology at the College. De Luca previously served as an adjunct professor. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate at Brandeis University. She holds a master's degree in sociology from Boston College and a B.A. in sociology from LaSalle University.
Mikal Gaines rejoins Emmanuel as a Dissertation Fellow. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in American studies from The College of William and Mary. Gaines holds a master's in American studies from The College of William and Mary and a B.A. in English arts from Hampton University.
Korie Handwerger is a new Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology. She holds a Ph.D. in biology from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in molecular, cellular and developmental biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She most recently served as an adjunct professor at Towson University and Stevenson University.
Shuyi Jiang has been named an Assistant Professor of Economics after serving as a visiting assistant professor at Emmanuel last year. Jiang earned a Ph.D. in economics from Suffolk University. She is an alumna of Tianjin Polytechnic University (China), having earned a B.S. in international economics and trade.
Terri Jabaley is a new Instructor of Nursing at Emmanuel. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in nursing with a focus on health promotion at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Jabaley holds a master's of nursing degree in adult oncology from Emory University and a B.S.N. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Régine Joseph returns to Emmanuel this year as an Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Global Studies and coordinator of ecPULSE. Joseph previously served as a visiting assistant professor as well as a dissertation fellow. She holds a Ph.D. (French), M.Phil. (French Literature) and an M.A. (French) from New York University, as well as an A.B. in romance languages and literatures from Harvard University.
E. Dean Kolbas has been named a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy. He previously served the College as an adjunct professor and special instructor. Kolbas earned a Ph.D. in social and political sciences as well as an M.Phil. in political theory from Cambridge University (England). He also holds a master's degree in political thought from the University of Kent at Canterbury (England) and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and history from the University of Southern California.
Yoo-Taek Lee is a new Associate Professor of Management at Emmanuel. He previously served as an assistant professor at Babson College in the Technology Operations and Information Management Division. Lee holds a doctor of business administration, an M.B.A. and M.S. in management information systems from Boston University School of Management. He earned a B.A. in business administration from Hongik University (Korea).
Katie Liesener has been named a Special Instructor of Writing. She previously served the department as an adjunct professor. Liesener holds an M.S. in print journalism from Boston University and a B.A. in English from Millikin University.
Yan Lin will serve as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Emmanuel this year, having previously served as an adjunct professor. She earned a Ph.D. in chemical and biological engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder, an M.S. in organic chemistry from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a B.E. in chemical engineering and technology from Tsinghua University (China).
Andrew Mazurkie is a new Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology. He most recently served on the faculty at the University of Rhode Island and Stonehill College. He holds a Ph.D. in physiology and biophysics from Boston University School of Medicine.
Rebecca Moryl has been named an Assistant Professor of Economics. She previously served the College as a visiting assistant professor and special instructor. Moryl earned a Ph.D. and an M.S. in public policy from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, an M.S. in economic policy from Suffolk University and a bachelor's degree in public policy from Trinity College.
Lindsay Oberman is a new Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. She previously served as an adjunct professor at the College and most recently completed academic appointments at Harvard University Medical School. She holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in experimental psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and a B.S. in psychology, neuroscience and behavioral biology from Emory University.
Isa Orvieto will serve as a Special Instructor of Foreign Languages after spending last year as a half-time special instructor at Emmanuel. She holds a master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Laurea in modern literature from the University La Sapienza (Italy).
Anu Seshan has been named an Assistant Professor of Biology. She previously was a visiting assistant professor at the College. Seshan earned a Ph.D. in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in biological sciences from Cornell University.
Adam Silver is a new Assistant Professor of Political Science. He most recently served as a lecturer at Simmons College. Silver holds a Ph.D. in political science from Boston University. He earned an M.A. and a B.A. in history from the State University of New York, Albany.
Lee Stevens joins Emmanuel as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. He earned a Ph.D. in psychology from Tennessee State University, an M.S. in counseling psychology from the University at Albany and bachelor's degree in industrial economics from Union College.