New Faculty Members

New Faculty Members

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

College of Liberal Arts

  • Maya Abtahian, UNH:  English
  • Eliani Benaion-Basile, UNH:  Languages, Literatures & Cultures
    • Bentley University, Worcester State University, Assumption College, Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University
  • Mary Berguin, UNH:  English/ESL               
    • Abu Dhabi men's college, University of Strasbourg, St. Michael's College, University of Louisville
    • Awarded a Junior Fulbright 1982 and English Fellow Georgetown 2012.
    • Interested in pottery and art history.  Hope to resume cross country skiing and hiking.
  • John Berst, UNH:  Theatre & Dance
  • Daniel Bromberg, UNH:  Political Science
  • Shaleen Cassily, UNH:  Education
    • Currently PhD student at University of NH, University of PA
  • Susana Castillo-Rodriguez, UNH:  Languages, Literatures & Cultures   
    • The Graduate Center, CUNY.  The University of Massachusetts at Lowell
    • I have a PhD in Anthropology and currently working on my dissertation at CUNY. My field of research is Linguistic Policy in Equatorial Guinea. I like to play Ultimate Frisbee.
  • Genevieve Cox, UNH:  Sociology
    • University of New Hampshire
  • Denise Desrosiers, UNH:  English/ESL
    • Southern NH University
  • Maureen Gillespie, UNH:  Psychology
    • University of New Hampshire (BA), Northeastern University (MA, PhD), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Postdoc)
  • Joan Glutting, UNH:  Psychology
  • Kevin Healey, UNH:  Communication
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Drew University
    • My main area of focus is media, religion, and culture.
  • Biniam Iyob, UNH:  Geography
    • Dept. of Geosciences, Oregon State University
    • I am a returning lecturer from 2010 to 2012
  • Sarah Jusseaume,UNH:  English/ESL
    • University of New Hampshire, University of Massachusetts
  •  Kathryn Kaskins, UNH:  History
  • Jeong Eun Kim,UNH:  English
    • Georgetown University
    • Teaching associate of Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University; Teaching and Research Assistant of Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University.
  • Andrew MacPherson, UNH:  Political Science
  • Stacy Mohammed, UNH:  Art
    • Boston University, Adelphi University, Lehman College, Brooklyn College
    • I'm an artist.
  • Rebecca Nappa,UNH:  Psychology
  • Andrea Paquin,UNH:  English/ESL
  • Lauren Provost,UNH:  Education 
  • Cindy Pulkkinen,UNH:  English/ESL
  • Kristin Raymond,UNH:  English
  • Kathy Richman,UNH:  Languages, Literature and Culture
    • University of the Pacific, Stanford University, Harvard University
    • 19th-century French novel, Caribbean & African novel, Wine, cooking, mystery novels, and local history
  • Jorge Abril Sanchez,UNH:  Languages, Literatures & Cultures
    • University of Chicago, Reed College, Wake Forest University, Roosevelt University,  Loyola University-Chicago, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
    • My scholarly interests range widely, from the study of Spanish legends in the Middle Ages; and, heresy, Iberian folklore and treatises of demonology in Renaissance Spain; to the description of idolatry, paganism and demonolatry upon the exploration and conquest of America. In my free times, I enjoy watching and practicing sports (soccer, basketball, tennis) and spending time with my wife and daughter. 
  • Michael Soha, UNH:  Communication
    • University of Massachusetts Amherst
    • My scholarship focuses on communication technology and political participation, as well as critical news studies. I also have a professional background and interest in telecommunication policy, specifically regarding public media and open Internet issues. I'm originally from New Hampshire; however I've been living in western Massachusetts for the past few years, and enjoy the changing seasons, natural beauty, and history of New England.
  •  Patricia Stapleton, UNH:  Political Science
    • Rutgers University, Brooklyn College, The Graduate Center - CUNY
  •  Winston Thompson, UNH:  Education
    • Columbia University (Teachers College), Hofstra University, New York University
    • I work in philosophy of education with a focus on political and social approaches to issues of justice in access and retention (K-12 and postsecondary education).
  • Jan Tornick, UNH:  Psychology
  • Rick Trinkner, UNH:  Sociology and Justice Studies
    • University of New Hampshire (Durham); University of Northern Iowa; Northern Michigan University
    • I am a psychologist by training whose research focuses on crime and legal issues (broadly defined) with a particular focus on juvenile delinquency.  In my spare time, I am an avid video gamer, love playing poker, and read a lot.
  • Elsa Upham, UNH:  English
    • University of Washington, University of British Columbia, University Paul Valéry
    • Music is a very big part of my life. I enjoy/practice ballet and Pilates.  I have slight Transcendentalist tendencies.
  • Jennifer Warkentin, UNH:  Psychology
    • Albany Psychology Internship Consortium, Ohio University, Georgia Southern University
  • Tamsin Whitehead,UNH:  Women’s Studies
    • University of New Hampshire, Vermont College of Fine Art
    • The focus of my current scholarship is Queer self-representation in literature, art and film. Leisure activities include building my house, cross-country skiing and textile art.

UNH Manchester

  • Phillip Dean, UNHM:  Humanities
    • Wellesley College, Gettysburg College, St. Mary's College of Maryland
    • I work primarily in the history of American Philosophy and in social and political philosophy. 
  • Jeremiah Johnson,UNHM:  Mathematics
    • University of New Hampshire, Penn State Harrisburg, Pima Community College, Plymouth State University, Southern New Hampshire University
    •  I study computational abstract algebra and the representation theory of finite dimensional algebras. I spend as much of my spare time as possible rock climbing.
  •  Donald Plante,UNHM:  Science & Technology Division
    • University of Rhode Island, Tufts University  
  • Paul Ricketts,UNHM:  Science & Technology Division                

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

  • Stephen Flores,UNH:  Mathematics
    • The University of Michigan
  • Majid Ghayoomi, UNH:  Civil Engineering
    • University of Colorado at Boulder
    • I did my Bachelor and Master degrees at the University of Tehran and Sharif University of Technology both in Iran. Then, I completed my PhD in December 2010 at the University of Colorado, Boulder in the area of Geotechnical Engineering. Recently I was continuing research as a post-doc at the University of Colorado, Boulder. For my leisure time I like to spend time with my family, travel and playing sports (ski, volleyball, soccer).  
  • Veronica Hupper, UNH:  Mathematics
    • Phillips Exeter Academy, The Derryfield School, Hesser College, Manchester Community College
    • My primary research interests are in applied statistics and statistics education.  Outside of work I spend most of my time with my two children, ages 3 and 5.  Our favorite family activity is swimming (obviously indoors during the winter).
  •  Liang Kong, UNH:  Mathematics 
  • Yaning Li, UNH:  Mechanical Engineering
    • My research interests are in Bio-inspired engineering, Solid mechanics, Mechanical behavior of metal, polymers and composites.
    • I like movies, music, yoga, jogging and dancing.
  • Adam St. Jean, UNH:  Chemical Engineering
    • University of Massachusetts Amherst  
  • Thomas Weber,UNH:  Mechanical Engineering  
  • Kang Wu, UNH:  Mechanical Engineering
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

College of Health and Human Services

  • Karen Crowley, UNH:  Nursing  
  • Pamela Kallmerten,UNH:  Nursing
  • Ann-Marie Matteucci, UNH:  Health Management and Policy
    • University of New Hampshire (BA and MHA), College of the Holy Cross (Director of Wellness), Brandeis University (PhD student and research assistant)
    • I am currently a third year Ph.D. student at Brandeis University (post comps) in Social Policy with a concentration in behavioral health.  My research interest is alcohol use by college students.  I am also working on multiple projects regarding how private health plans incorporate behavioral health.  Outside of work and school, I am kept busy keeping up with my two children, ages 15 and 11.  
  • Michelle Stransky, UNH:  Health Management and Policy                                    
  • Nancy Wells, UNH:  Nursing 

College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

  • Julienne Guyette,UNH:  Thompson School of Applied Sciences
  • Iago Hale, UNH:  Biological Sciences
    • Dartmouth College, UC Davis
    • Plant breeding/genetics/genomics
  •  Andrew Ogden, UNH:  Biological Sciences
    • University of Georgia, University of North Carolina
    • I teach Horticulture courses as part of the new Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major. I am currently working closely with Dean Wraith on a new initiative for COLSA to grow food for UNH Dining as part of a new experiential course. I love the outdoors, gardening, and travel.
  • Filip Thurston, UNH:  Thompson School of Applied Sciences  
  • Stephanie VanderEls  UNH:  Thompson School of Applied Sciences

Whittemore School of Business  

  • Maryann Clark, UNH:  Decision Sciences
    • Have been teaching at UNH WSBE as an adjunct for five years.
  • Mary MacAusland, UNH:  Accounting & Finance
    • Franklin and Marshall College, Reading Area Community College
    • SEC rulemaking, U.S. capital market competitiveness  
  • Mary Ellen Morris, UNH:  Accounting & Finance
    • University of Massachusetts and Bentley University
    • Worked in Corporate Finance & Accounting for 25 years and have been teaching Accounting since 2008. In my spare time anything out of doors - hiking, kayaking, skiing, and gardening.  
  • Anna Romagnoli, UNH:  Hospitality Management
    • New to academia; professional background in the culinary & food service industry with expertise in workplace training and development
    • Learning and development professional, former chef still passionate about food and cooking.  
  • George Roth, UNH:  Management
    • MIT 79, 80, UNH 93
    • Research and teaching in organizational leadership, culture, learning & change.  Activities I enjoy are outdoor pursuits: running, biking & windsurfing.  
  • Joshua Stillwagon, UNH:  Economics
    • University of New Hampshire, University of Copenhagen