College of Online Education

Administration

  • Cynthia L. Parker, Ed.D., dean, College of Online Education
  • RIchard Carchedi, M.Ed., director of online admissions
  • David Cartwright, M.S., CPA, director of online academics
  • Joshua McCarthy, MBA, director of online enrollment management
  • Matthew O’Brien, MBA, director of online student services
  • Anice O'Connor, Ph.D., academic director of online programs, arts & sciences
  • Amy Ricci, Ed.D., director of online education
  • TC Rogers, Ed.D., academic director of online programs

Faculty

  • Roger Achille, J.D., professor; B.A., Clark University; J.D., Suffolk University
  • Nicole Amos, MBA, assistant professor; B.A., Framingham State University; MBA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Stephen Andrade, M.Ed., lecturer; B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.Ed., Northeastern University
  • Paul Bagdan, Ph.D., CHE, professor; A.O.S., A.S., Schenectady County Community College; B.S., University of Massachusetts, M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Kansas State University
  • Julie Bilodeau, DBA, professor; A.S., B.S., MBA, Johnson & Wales University; DBA, Argosy University
  • Ronald Blum, M.A., associate professor; B.A., Mercyhurst College; M.A., Johnson & Wales University
  • Eldad Boker, Ed.D., CHE, professor; B.S., Maryland University; M.A., Ed.D., George Washington University
  • Patricia Bowman, M.S., FMP, CHE, CFSP, associate professor; B.A., University of Wisconsin — Stout; M.S., Johnson & Wales University
  • Paul Boyd, Ph.D., professor; B.S., Union College; M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Jane Boyland, M.S., associate professor, department chair; A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.S., University of Massachusetts — Amherst
  • Jennifer Broderick, Ed.D., associate professor; B.S., Southern Connecticut State University; MBA, University of Phoenix
  • Michael Budziszek, Ph.D., associate professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
  • Tom Calabrese, Ph.D., professor; B.S., New York University; M.S., Villanova University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Elizabeth Carey, MBA; associate professor; A.B., College of the Holy Cross; MBA, Providence College
  • John S. Chiaro, M.S., CEC, CCE, associate professor; B.A., Rhode Island College; M.S., Johnson & Wales University
  • Michael Childers, J.D., professor, college chair; B.B.A., B.S., University of North Carolina; J.D., Wake Forest University
  • Elizabeth Covino, M.S., CHE, associate professor; B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Springfield College
  • Sean F. Daly, M.Ed., associate professor; B.Sc., Keene State College; M.Ed., Springfield College
  • Nadine Dame, M.S., professor, college chair; B.S., Union College; B.A., Colorado State University; M.S., Colorado School of Mines
  • Catherine Davin, M.S., associate professor; B.S., M.S., Cornell University
  • Christopher Desessa, Ph.D., associate professor; B.A., University of North Carolina; M.Ed., Colorado State University
  • Joseph Delaney, Ed.D., professor; B.S., Suffolk University; M.A., University of Massachusetts — Boston; Ed.D., Boston University
  • Kathleen Drohan, M.A.T., CHE, associate professor; B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.A.T., Johnson & Wales University
  • Brenda Kay Eckler, MBA, associate professor; A.A.S., SUNY Cobleskill; A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College; B.B.A., SUNY Delhi; MBA, SUNY Albany
  • Laura Egeln, Ph.D., professor; A.A.S., Fashion Institute of Technology; B.S., Purdue University; MBA, University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of North Carolina
  • Lee Esckilsen, M.S., CFE, CHE, associate professor; A.S., Dean College; B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Indiana University
  • Maureen Farrell, Ph.D., professor, department chair; B.A., M.A., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • Andrew Fraser, M.Ed., associate professor; B.S., M.Ed., Temple University
  • Laura Gabiger, Ph.D., professor; B.A., State University of New York — Buffalo; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Marian Gagnon, Ph.D., professor; B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A.T., Johnson & Wales University; Ph.D., The Union Institute University
  • Daniel Grieser, M.S., associate professor; B.S., Northwestern University; M.S., Kettering University
  • James Griffin, Ed.D., professor; A.O.S., B.S., M.A.T., Johnson & Wales University; Ed.D., Boston University
  • Kenny Harmon, associate professor; M.A., University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Adam Hartman, Ph.D., associate professor; B.S., George Washington University; B.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Brown University
  • Samer Hassan, Ph.D., professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Helwan University
  • Mark Hengen, M.S.F., associate professor; B.S., Michigan State University; M.S.F., Yale University
  • Oren Hertz, Ph.D., assistant professor; B.S., Florida International University; MBA, Nova Southeastern University; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
  • David Hood, MBA, associate professor; B.S., MBA, Johnson & Wales University
  • Kara Hoofnagle, Ph.D., assistant professor; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Old Dominion University
  • Debbie C. Howarth, M.S., M.H.A., CHME, CHE, professor; B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Emelia Howell, MBA, lecturer; B.S., Wofford College; MBA, Winthrop University
  • Timothy Howes, M.S., associate professor; B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.S., Boston College
  • Michel Gilbert, MBA, associate professor; B.S., MBA, Johnson & Wales University
  • William Jarvie, M.A., associate professor; A.A.S., Canton College (SUNY); A.A.S., Johnson & Wales University; B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Empire State College (SUNY)
  • Alexander Katkov, Ph.D., professor; B.S., Leningrad State University; M.A., Leningrad Institute of Economics and Finance; Ph.D., St. Petersburg University of Economics & Finance
  • Stacey L. Kite, DBA, professor; B.S., M.S., Johnson & Wales University; DBA, Argosy University
  • William Klika, Ph.D., assistant professor; B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University; Ph.D., Concordia University
  • Leslie Kosky, M.Ed., associate professor; A.S., Delaware County Community College; B.A., University of Delaware; M.Ed., University of Guam
  • Allison Kramer, Ph.D., professor; B.A., University of North Carolina; M.Ed., Ph.D., Colorado State University
  • John Krupa, DBA, professor; B.S., Bryant College; MBA, Providence College; M.A., Rhode Island College; DBA, Northcentral University
  • Lawrence LaFauci, M.S., associate professor; B.S., Providence College; M.S., Johnson & Wales University
  • Jeri Langford, DBA, professor; B.S., Florida Atlantic University; MBA, Pfeiffer University; DBA, Argosy University
  • Bryan Lavin, MBA, assistant professor; B.A., Worcester State University; MBA, Johnson & Wales University
  • Patrick Leary, Ed.D., CHE, associate professor, department chair; B.A., Providence College; M.S., Canisius College; Ed.D., Northeastern University
  • Colleen Less, J.D., professor; B.A., University of Massachusetts; J.D., Suffolk University Law School
  • Dawn Lopez, MBA, associate professor; B.S., MBA, Winthrop University
  • Robert Lothrop, MBA, professor; A.A.S., B.S., Johnson & Wales University; MBA, University of Phoenix
  • Pat MacEnulty, Ph.D., professor; B.S., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University
  • Peter Martino, MBA, associate professor; B.S., University of Rhode Island; MBA, Bryant University
  • Eileen Medeiros, Ph.D., professor; B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
  • David T. Morris, M.S., CHE, associate professor; B.S., Presbyterian College; M.S., Georgia State
  • Mohammad Moshtaghi, MBA, associate professor; B.S., MBA, The Citadel
  • Mansour Moussavi, Ph.D., professor; B.A., Sheffield Halam University; MBA, University of Scranton; Ph.D., Salve Regina University
  • Lisa Nademlynsky, MBA, associate professor, department chair; A.S., B.S., Johnson & Wales University; MBA, Providence College
  • David Newman, M.A., associate professor, department chair; B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Brown University
  • Jonathan Noel, Ph.D., assistant professor; B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Scott Palmieri, Ph.D., professor, department chair; B.A., Providence College; M.A., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., Salve Regina University
  • Elizabeth Panciera, MBA, assistant professor; B.S., MBA, Johnson & Wales University
  • Thomas Pandolfini Jr., M.A., associate professor; B.A., M.A., Rhode Island College
  • Deborah Pasquarella, M.Ed., associate professor, department chair; B.S., Bryant University; M.Ed., Colorado State University
  • Mark Peres, J.D., professor; A.B., Rollins College; J.D., Florida State University
  • Stephen Poplaski, MBA, associate professor; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.S., Bentley University
  • CharLee Puckett, B.S., associate professor; B.S., Eastern New Mexico University
  • Louis Pullano, M.S., CHE, associate professor; B.S., M.S., University of Rhode Island
  • Danielle Rado, Ph.D., associate professor; B.A., James Madison University; M.F.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Denver
  • Kristen Regine, DBA, professor; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.S.M., Lesley College; DBA, Argosy University
  • Michelle Rego, Ph.D., MBA, professor; B.S., University of Massachusetts; MBA, Bryant University
  • Elizabeth Robson, J.D., associate professor; B.A., Boston College; J.D., Stetson University
  • Colin Roche, Ph.D., CHE, FMP, CEC, CCE, professor 
  • Tiffany Rhodes, D.Min., assistant professor; B.S., Millersville University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Multnomah University; M.Div., D.Min., Gordon Conwell in South Hamilton
  • Kimberly Rosenbaum, M.H.A., associate professor; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.H.A., University of Las Vegas
  • Michael Sabitoni, M.S., CHE, FMP, department chair, associate professor; A.S., B.S., M.S., Johnson & Wales University
  • Cara Sammartino, Ph.D., associate professor, department chair; B.S., University of Vermont; M.S.P.H., Emory University; Ph.D., Brown University
  • Matthew Samel, Ph.D., CHE, FMP, professor; A.S., Hagerstown Community College; A.S., B.S., MBA, Johnson & Wales University; Ph.D., Capella University
  • Diane Santurri, M.Ed., associate professor; B.S., Bryant University; M.Ed., Johnson & Wales University
  • Desiree Schuler, M.A., associate professor; B.S., M.A., Rhode Island College
  • Cynthia Sharp Carr, D.V.M., associate professor; D.V.M., The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Karen Shea, M.Ed., professor; B.A., Connecticut College; M.Ed., Rhode Island College
  • James C. Sheusi, M.P.A., associate professor, department chair; A.A.S., Erie Community College; B.S., Buffalo State College; M.P.A., University of Rhode Island
  • Dale M. Silva, Ed.D., CHE, associate professor; A.S., B.S., MBA, Ed.D., Johnson & Wales University
  • Karen Silva-Sabitoni, Ed.D., professor; B.A., University of Massachusetts — Dartmouth; M.A., Rhode Island College; Ed.D., Boston University
  • Martin Sivula, Ph.D., professor; B.S., M.Ed., Fitchburg State College; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Craig Skilling, M.S., assistant professor; B.S., Florida State University; M.S., St. Thomas University
  • Scott Smith, Ph.D., professor, department chair; B.S., State College of Denver; MBA, University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D., Colorado State University
  • Gail St. Jacques, M.S., associate professor; B.A., Syracuse University; M.S., Salve Regina University
  • Douglas Stuchel, M.A.T., CHE, associate professor; A.S., B.S., M.A.T., Johnson & Wales University
  • Ryan Tainsh, M.S., associate professor; B.A., M.S., University of Rhode Island
  • Katharine Taylor, MBA, assistant professor; A.S., Bryant University; B.S., New England Institute of Technology; MBA, American Intercontinental University
  • Magnus Thorsson, M.A., associate professor; A.S., Hotel & Catering School of Iceland; B.S., Johnson & Wales University; M.A., Bennington College
  • Brian Van Gyzen, MBA, associate professor; A.A, Community College of Rhode Island; B.A., Rhode Island College; MBA, Johnson & Wales University
  • Elizabeth Van Patten, M.S., CHE, associate professor; B.S., St. John's University; M.S., University of Illinois
  • Julie Viscardi-Smalley, M.S., assistant professor; B.A., M.S., Syracuse University
  • Geraldine E. M. Wagner, Ph.D., professor; B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University
  • Robert Wahl, M.S., CHE, associate professor; A.S., B.S., M.S., Johnson & Wales University
  • Wendy Wagner, Ph.D., professor; B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
  • Rex Warren, M.S., assistant professor; B.S., M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Brian J. Warrener, MBA, CHE, associate professor; B.A., Harvard University; MBA, University of Rhode Island
  • Christopher Westgate, Ph.D., associate professor; B.S., Cornell University; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Texas A & M
  • Carla White, Ph.D., assistant professor; B.A., Wheelock College; M.A., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., Capella University
  • Alistair Williams, Ph.D., CHE, WSET, professor; B.S., Sheffield Hallam University; M.Sc., University of Huddersfield; Ph.D., Leeds Beckett University
  • James Woods, Ph.D., assistant professor; MBA, Ball State University; M.A., Morehead State University; Ph.D., Purdue University 
  • Kelly Wolfe, M.F.A., assistant professor; B.A., University of Tampa; M.F.A., George Mason University; M.F.A., American University 
  • David Woolever, M.Ed., instructor; B.A., Shepherd University; M.A., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; M.Ed., East Carolina University
  • Erin Wynn, M.A., associate professor; B.S., New York University; M.A., Hunter College
  • Manasseh Zechariah, Ph.D., professor; B.Sc., Calcutta University; M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
  • Walter Zesk, M.S.E.M., assistant professor; B.A., Wesleyan University; M.Arch., Rhode Island School of Design; M.S.E.M., Tufts University