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    Providence College
  Jan 21, 2018
2017-2018 School of Continuing Education Catalog



Providence College Board of Trustees

John F. Killian, Chair
Christopher K. Reilly, Vice Chair
Rev. James Cuddy, O.P., Secretary
David J. Aldrich
Karl W. Anderson
J. Peter Benzie
Duane M. Bouligny
Doris Burke
Joseph M. Calabria
John A. Cervione
Robert C. Clark
Sandra L. Coletta
Thomas P. Corcoran
Sharon T. Driscoll
Colleen M. Duffy
Susan M. Esper
Henry C. Foley
Paul R. Galietto
Robert T. Gorman
Richard E. Gotham
Rev. Andrew Hofer, O.P.
Michael J. Joyce
Heidi M. Kenny
Douglas A. Kingsley
Very Rev. John A. Langlois, O.P.
Dennis J. Langwell
Honorable William C. Leary
Very Rev. Kenneth R. Letoile, O.P.*
Meg McCarthy
John O’Hurley
Andre E. Owens
Robert J. Palmisano
Kevin C. Phelan
John J. Powers
Kevin P. Quirk
Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. *
Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P. *
Peter Q. Thompson
Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, D.D. *

* Ex Officio

Officers of the College

Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P., Ph.D.
Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P., Ph.D.
  Executive Vice President/Treasurer
Hugh F. Lena, Ph.D.
  Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
John M. Sweeney, M.B.A.
  Senior Vice President for Finance and Business/CFO
Marifrances McGinn, J.D.
  Vice President/General Counsel/Risk Manager
Rev. R . Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P.
  Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Kristine Goodwin, Ph.D.
  Vice President for Student Affairs Administration

Administrative Staff of the School of Continuing Education

Janet Castleman, Ph.D.

Madeleine Metzler, M.A.
Associate Dean/Director of Summer School

Anne M. Nagle, M.A.
Assistant Dean

Jennifer Andrews, M.A.
Academic Counselor

Katherine Hibbard, Ph.D.
Coordinator for Education

Kathleen Amaral
Linda McCullough
Administrative Assistants

Mary Lennon
Administrative Coordinator


Faculty directory information included in this catalog reflects graduate/terminal degrees and rank for all members of the College’s Ordinary Faculty teaching in the School of Continuing Education (SCE), as verified by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at the time of publication (Summer 2010). It also includes School of Continuing Education special lecturers and other part-time faculty members.

John E. Abbruzzese,  Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., Providence College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

Maia Bailey, Associate Professor of Biology; Ph.D., Indiana University

Robert J. Barry, Assistant Professor of Theology; Ph.D., Boston College

Edward Bastia, Special Lecturer in Business Administration; B.A., Providence College; M.B.A., Providence College

Steven Boczanowski, Special Lecturer in Art; B.S., Tufts University; M.S., Massachusetts College of Art

Charles Bonner, Special Lecturer in Philosophy; B.S., Penn State University; Ph.D., Boston University

William Bonney, Associate Professor of Theology; B.A., Villanova University; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University

Denise Boule, Special Lecturer in Education; B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Rhode Island College

David Buehler, Special Lecturer in Philosophy; A.B., Wittenberg College; M.A., Reed College; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D. (candidate), Graduate Theological Foundation

William Bundy, Special Lecturer in Leadership Studies; B.A., University of Hawaii; M.A., United States Naval War College; Ph.D., Salve Regina University

David M. Cabral, Professor of Theater Arts; B.A., Rhode Island College; M.F.A., Southern Methodist University

Joseph Carroll, Special Lecturer in English, Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Erik Chaput, Special Lecturer in History; B.A., M.A., Providence College

Joseph Cammarano, Associate Professor of Political Science and Public and Community Servcie Studies; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Julia M. Camp Assistance Professor of Accountancy; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Kristen Comment, Special Lecturer in English; B.A., Montclair State College, M.Ed., Framingham State College, M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, Ph.D., University of Maryland

Michael Connolly, Special Lecturer in Education; B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.Ed., Providence College Joyce Conti, Special Lecturer in Education; B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Providence College

Peter Costello, Professor of Philosophy, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Gary M. Culpepper, Associate Professor of Theology; M.A., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Christopher Deacutis, Special Lecturer in Natural Science; M.S. Graduate School of Oceanography; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Elizabeth DiPanni, Special Lecturer in Education; B.A., M.Ed., Rhode Island College

Alexander DiPippo, Special Lecturer in Philosophy; M.A., Boston College

Paul Doughty, Special Lecturer in Fire Science; J.D. Roger Williams University

Matthew J. Dowling, Assistant Professor of History; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

James Dutra, Special Lecturer in Accounting; B.A., M.B.A., Providence College; M.S.T., Bryant College

Kirtley Fisher, Special Lecturer in Leadership; M. Ed. Harvard University

Helene Gemma, Special Lecturer in Education; B.A., M.Ed., Providence College

Joseph A. Gemma, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies; M.B.A., Providence College

Frederick Goff, Special Lecturer in Communications; B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Salve Regina University

Joseph Goho, Special Lecturer in Education; B.A., M.Ed., Providence College; M.A.T., Rhode Island College

Edward Gonsalves, Special Lecturer in Marketing; B.S., M.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Eileen Gray, Special Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Studies; D. N. P. University of Colorado Springs

Jeffrey Guiot, Special Lecturer in Education; M.A., Providence College

Robert Hackey, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Ph.D., Brown University

David Harper, Special Lecturer in Music; M.Mus., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.Mus., Boston University

Marcia Harrop, Special Lecturer in Education; B.S., M.Ed., Rhode Island College; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts

Carol Hartley, Assistant Professor of Accountancy, M.B.A. University of Rhode Island

Elaine Heath, Special Lecturer in Management; B.S., Providence College; MBA, Providence College

Wataru Ishizuka, Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Judith Jamieson, Special Lecturer in German and Humanities; B.A., Albion College; M.A., Wayne State University; HERS, Wellesley College

John Kalian, II, Special Lecturer in Finance; B.S., Bryant University; M.B.A., Providence College

Karen Karten, Special Lecturer in Education; B.S., Emerson; M.Ed., Providence College

Neil Kelly, Special Lecturer in Law; B.A., University of Rhode Island; J.D., Suffolk University

Donald E. Kilguss, Special Lecturer in History; B.A., Providence College; M.A., University of Rhode Island

Peter Kilmartin, Special Lecturer in Management; B.S., Roger Williams University; J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law

Richard Kless, Special Lecturer in Theology; B.A., B.S., M.A., Providence College

Nicolas Kouttab, Special Lecturer in Biology, Ph.D., Montana State University

Janice Lamagna, Special Lecturer in Education; M.A., Providence College

Lynne M. Lawson, Professor of Physics, M.S., Ph.D. Auburn University

Michael Lescault, Special Lecturer in History, M.A., Ph.D. Providence College.

Nicholas Longo, Associate Professor of Public and Community Services Studies, M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Rev. John Ludwig, Special Lecturer in Religion; B.A., Loras College; S.T.B., M.A., Kathoziek University of Belgium

Gregory Lu Light, Professor of Management; M.B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Michael S. Lynch, Special Lecturer in Psychology; M.S., Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Stephen J. Lynch, Professor of English; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Christen Magill, Special Lecturer in Education; M.A., Providence College

Laura Maguire, Special Lecturer in Biology; B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Rhode Island College; M.A., University of Rhode Island

Paul J. Maloney, C.P.A., CFP, Assistant Professor of Finance, M.B.A. McGill University

Margaret M. Manchester, Assistant Professor of History; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; M.A., Providence College; Ph.D., Clark University

Maria Mansella, Special Lecturer in Italian Language; B.A., Rhode Island College; M.A., Middlebury College

Bryan Marinelli, Director of Academic Services and Writing Center and Special Lecturer in English; B.A., University of Rhode Island, M.A., Boston College,  Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Vivek Marya, Special Lecturer in Leadership, MBA, Boston University, MS, Case Western Reserve University.

Steven Maurano, Special Lecturer in Organizational Communication; M.S., Boston University

Todd Mele, Special Lecturer in Sociology; M.A. St. John’s University

Anthony Miccolis, Special Lecturer in Leadership; M.B.A., Providence College

Judith M. Morse, C.P.A., Assistant Professor of Accountancy; B.S.B.A., M.S.T., Bryant College

Michael O’Neill, Associate Professor of Philosophy; M.A., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Maureen Outlaw, Associate Professor of Sociology, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Meghan Parks, Special Lecturer in Natural Science; B.S., Ithaca College; M.S., Indiana University

David Pasquariello, Special Lecturer in Chemistry; B.S., Providence College; Ph.D., Brown University

Michael Pavkovic, Special Lecturer in History, B.A., Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Jay Pike, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Despina D. Prassas, Associate Professor of Theology; Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Patricia Raub, Special Lecturer in Art History and English; B.A., Barnard College; M.A., University of Minnesota; M.A.T., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Kristin St. Pierre, Special Lecturer in Education, M.A. Providence College

Gerard Schnell, Special Lecturer in Theology; M.A., Providence College

Barbara Silliman, Special Lecturer in English; M.A., Rhode Island College; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

J. Edward Sirois, Special Lecturer in Organizational Communication; M.A., Catholic University of Louvain

Rev. David L. Stokes, Assistant Professor of Theology; B.A., University of the South; M.A., Keble College, Oxford; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Michael Tammarano, Special Lecturer in Physics; B.S., University of Rhode Island, Ph.D., Iowa State University

Rev. John Unsworth, Special Lecturer in Religious Education; B.A., Our Lady of Providence Seminary; B.A., M.A., Catholic University of Louvain

Curtis Varone, Special Lecturer in Fire Science; B.S., B.A., Providence College; J.D., Suffolk University Law School

Eve Veliz-Moran, Associate Professor of Sociology, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Yinsheng Wan, Professor of Biology; M.S., Nanjing University of Agriculture; Ph.D., University of South West Louisiana