Hartwick Welcomes New Faculty for 2019-20

Hartwick College will welcome 13 new full-time faculty members for the 2019-2020 academic year. They are:

Kathleen Ash, Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing (term appointment)
A.A.S., Sage Junior College of Albany
B.S., Russell Sage College
M.S.N., Sage Graduate School

Matthew Chick, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science (term appointment)
B.A., SUNY Potsdam
M.A., University of Maryland at College Park
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Christopher Collins, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (term appointment)
B.S., Houghton College
M.S., Albany Medical College
Ph.D., SUNY Albany

Melissa Davis, Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing (term appointment)
M.S., Excelsior College
D.N.P., Yale University

Pamela Hunt, Assistant Professor of Nursing (tenure track)
A.A.S., Ellis Hospital School of Nursing (now Belanger School of Nursing)
M.S.N., Walden University

Amber Kerwin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (term appointment)
A.A.S., Corning Community College
B.A., Empire State College
M.A., Boston University

Laura Landertinger, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology (term appointment)
B.A., York University
M.A., Queen’s University
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Patricia Manocchi, Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing (term appointment)
A.A.S.N., J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
B.S.N., M.S.N., St. Joseph’s College

Heidi Rivera, Assistant Professor of Psychology (tenure track)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Aaron Stephens, Assistant Professor of Business Administration (tenure track)
B.S., M.B.A., Ball State University
Ph.D., Pusan National Graduate School of International Studies, Busan, South Korea

Weian Wang, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems (tenure track)
B.S., San Francisco State University
M.B.A., Xavier University
Ph.D. (ABD), University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Melonie Walcott, Assistant Professor of Public Health (tenure track)
M.P.H., University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
D.P.H., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Tessa Yang, Assistant Professor of English (tenure track)
B.A., St. Lawrence University
M.F.A., Indiana University

Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,200 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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