New Faculty Welcomed for 2011-12

August 16, 2011

Hartwick College welcomes five new faculty members for the 2011-12 academic year. Among them are four tenure-track appointments and one term appointments. The College also will welcome two native adjunct professors — Bertille Klein (French) and Kirsten Hawel (German).

Eric M. Cooper, Assistant Professor of Biology (tenure track)
B.S., Cornell University
Ph.D., Harvard University

Sara Rinfret, Assistant Professor of Political Science (tenure track)
B.A., Otterbein College
M.P.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

Anthony J. Russo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (term appointment)
B.S., Hobart College
M.S., Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo

F. Blake Tenore, Assistant Professor of Education (tenure track)
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.S.Ed., Florida State University
Ph.D. candidate, Vanderbilt University

Anthony Vennero, Assistant Professor of Business Administration (tenure track)
B.S., SUNY Institute of Technology
M.B.A., Sage College
D.M. candidate, University of Maryland University College

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact: Jen Moritz
Phone: 607-431-4038