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BW Welcomes 2013 New Full-time Faculty to Campus

Jeffrey Covington 

Jeffery Covington
Assistant Professor, Department of English

Ph.D., Brown University; M.A., University of New Hampshire; B.A., James Madison University

Jeffrey just completed his Ph.D. at Brown University. He has taught a variety of literature and writing courses at Brown, where he was a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2012. He also taught writing workshop courses at Bryant University, the University of New Hampshire and in The St. Paul’s School advanced studies program. He was a reader for the AP English Literature Exam for ETS.
Susan Finelli

Susan Finelli

Assistant Professor, Division of Education

Ed.D, Walden University; M.A., Baldwin Wallace University; B.A., Cleveland State University; A.A., Cuyahoga Community College

Susan served as an adjunct faculty member at BW since 2003 before assuming her new position. She was instrumental in developing coursework and assessments to address cross-curricular and common core standards. She also held the title of NCATE Accreditation coordinator for the education technology master’s program and served as Ed Tech Field Experience coordinator from 2009-13.
 Anna Maria Glorioso

Anna Maria Glorioso
Assistant Professor
Nursing Program, Division of Health & Physical Education

M.S.N, B.S.N, Ursuline College

Anna Maria joined BW in April in the Accelerated BSN Program. She served as nurse manager and interim director of the contact center at MetroHealth Medical Center. Previously, she was director of the Akron School of Practical Nursing and a faculty member at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center. She has clinical experience as a charge, staff, endoscopy and surgical nurse.
  Sandra Harris

Sandra Harris

Assistant Professor

Nursing Program, Division of Health & Physical Education

M.S.N, B.S.N, Case Western Reserve University

Sandy joined BW in April in the Accelerated BSN Program. She served as a teaching assistant in Ohio University’s RN to BSN Program and as a NCLEX State Board Review educator at Kaplan. Previously, she was a research nurse coordinator at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and spent 20 years on the faculty at the Huron School of Nursing. She has experience as an administrative nursing supervisor and staff nurse.
Leslie Hunter

Leslie Hunter

Assistant Professor, Department of English

Ph.D., Stony Brook University; M.F.A., Boston University; B.A. Macalester College

Having just completed his Ph.D., Leslie has experience teaching playwriting, expository writing, and poetry and drama at Stony Brook University. He taught playwriting and screenwriting at Boston University and graduate-level pedagogy classes at Pace University. He taught Spanish at an underserved high school in Brooklyn. Les has written and produced numerous one-act and full-length plays and has published several scholarly articles and reviews.
Nancy Maier


Nancy Maier

Interim Music Theatre Music Director, Conservatory of Music

M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music; B.M.E., Baldwin Wallace University

Nancy is a long-time adjunct faculty member and music director at BW who will serve as interim music director for 2013-14. She served in this role from 1996-2012 while directing and conducting productions at 14th Street Theatre at PlayhouseSquare, Dobama Theatre, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Cleveland Playhouse, Dallas Theatre Center and the Beck Center for the Arts, among others.

Nancy Maultsby 

Nancy Maultsby

Associate Professor, Conservatory of Music

B.M., Westminister Choir College

Nancy has performed in some of the world’s most prestigious opera houses, including the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The San Francisco Opera, The Seattle Opera and the Washington National Opera to name a few. Her regular collaborations with America’s leading orchestras include concerts with the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, among others.
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Aaron Montgomery

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

Ph.D., M.S., University of Oregon; B.S., Northwest Nazarene University

Aaron just completed his Ph.D. He taught classes in algebra, calculus, and probability and statistics. He was an instructor in the Oregon Young Scholars Program and served as a teaching assistant at Northwest Nazarene University. His teaching recognitions include the Donald and Darel Stein Graduate Student Teaching Award, the Frank W. Anderson Graduate Teaching Award and the Dan Kimble First Year Teaching Award. 

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Steven Neese

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University; M.S., New Mexico Highlands University; B.A., A.D., University of Wisconsin

Steven's most recent position was as a visiting research assistant professor at the University of Illinois, where he also served as a postdoctoral research associate under a NIEHS postdoctoral traineeship in endocrine, developmental and reproductive toxicology. His teaching experience includes courses in research methods in psychology, human clinical anatomy data analysis and statistics.

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Julie Newcamp
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

Ph.D., Purdue University; M.A. and B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Having just completed her Ph.D., Julie has taught courses in sociology of law, introduction to sociology, and criminology. She served as an adjunct faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College. Julie was the recipient of the Van Scoyoc summer fellowship, the Sage/Pine-Forge Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award, and is a member of the Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society. 

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Ken Schneck

Associate Professor & Director of Leadership in Higher Education Program, Division of Education

Ph.D., Fordham University; M.A., B.A., New York University

Ken's most recent position was as a faculty member and dean of students at Marlboro College in Vermont. Prior, he was the assistant dean of student affairs at Sarah Lawrence College, assistant director of residence life at the School of American Ballet, and assistant director of the center for student development and campus activities at Pace University. He has extensive teaching experience in the areas of sociology and education.

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Vinitha Subburaj

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

Ph.D., M.S., Texas Tech University;  B.Tech., Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Anna University (India)

Vinitha is teaching in BW's software engineering program. She just completed her Ph.D. She has taught courses at Texas Tech and was awarded a Teaching Effectiveness and Career Enhancement program scholarship. She was involved in an NSF CISE Pathways to Revitalized Undergraduate Computing Education project, Inspiring Student Interest in Computational Thinking – a collaborative project with Drexel University and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. 

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Joanne Uniatowski

Associate Professor & Chair of the Voice Department
Conservatory of Music

D.M.A., Cleveland Institute of Music, M.M., University of Alabama, B.M., University of Akron

Joanne has been an adjunct faculty member with BW since 2000. Prior, she was an adjunct faculty member at Ashland University and the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has experience as a voice instructor at Shelton State Community College and as music minister/general music teacher at Holy Spirit parish and school in Alabama. She also maintained a professional career as a soloist at many local parishes and temples.

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Marc Weagraff

Associate Professor, Conservatory of Music

D.M.A, University of Michigan; M.M., B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Marc has been an adjunct faculty member with BW since 2001, while maintaining other responsibilities such as serving as director of music ministries and studio voice teacher for St. Noel Church and music theater workshop director for Academy Theater in Pennsylvania. Marc also has been a studio assistant and instructor at the University of Michigan and a studio voice teacher in the Ann Arbor Public Schools in Michigan.

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Sara Whale

Instructor, Department of Theatre & Dance

B.F.A., Pacific Northwest College of Art

Sara has been an adjunct faculty member at BW. She attended the Juilliard School before joining Ram Island Dance and the Maine State Ballet, where she performed, taught and choreographed for both organizations. She has performed dance works by Charles Weidman, George Balanchine, Linda MacArthur Meile, Randy James, Daniel McCusker, Jeff Duncan, Dan Wagoner, Buffy Miller and Doug Varone. She also teaches company class for the Dancing Wheels Company and is on staff at Verb Ballets.


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