Hartwick Welcomes New Faculty for 2017-18

Hartwick College will welcome 13 new full-time faculty appointments for the 2017-2018 academic year. They are:

Stephanie Carr, Assistant Professor of Biology (tenure track)
B.S., Hartwick College
Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines

Nathan Elsener, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts (term appointment)
B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.F.A., The Florida State University

Bradley Fest, Assistant Professor of English (tenure track)
B.A., University of Arizona
M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Joshua Garrett, Assistant Professor of Biology (tenure track)
B.S., Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Ph.D. (ABD), Albany Medical College

Helana Girgis, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology (term appointment)
B.A., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
M.A., University of North Carolina – Wilmington
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Ramin Kasamanli, Assistant Professor of Accounting (tenure track)
B.A., Mississippi Valley State University
M.A., University of Mississippi

William Kowalczyk, Assistant Professor of Psychology (tenure track)
B.S., University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana
Ph.D., City University of New York

Jodi Krzyston, Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing (term appointment)
A.A.S., SUNY Delhi
M.S.N., Walden University

Heng Li, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (tenure track)
B.S., M.S., Hebei Normal University, China
M.S., Ph.D., University of Louisville

Dana Plank, Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing (term appointment)
B.S., Hartwick College
M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNY Polytechnic Institute)

Barbara Smith, Assistant Professor of Sociology (tenure track)
B.A., St. Mary’s University
M.S., Ph.D., Texas State University

Amber Tierney, Assistant Professor of Sociology (term appointment)
B.A., University of California – Santa Cruz
M.A., University of California – Riverside
Ph.D. (ABD), University of California – Irvine

Amy Weaver, Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing (term appointment)
B.S., M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNY Polytechnic Institute)

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 an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact:     David Lubell
E-mail:       lubelld@hartwick.edu
Phone:        607-431-4031

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