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Photo Of Annette Ames
Associate Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac
(703) 526-6864
annette.ames@marymount.edu
B.S., University of California, Davis
M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
Photo Of Judy Bass
Professor of Fine Arts; Director, Barry Art Gallery
Gailhac
(703) 284-1561
judy.bass@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Maryland
M.F.A., George Washington University
 

Photo Of Yan He Beal
Associate Professor of Fashion Design and Merchandising
Gailhac
(703) 284-1560
yan.beal@marymount.edu
B.S., Beijing Northern Jiaotong University
M.S., Shanghai Institute of Railway Technology
Ph.D., Florida State University
 

Assistant Professor of History
Ireton G112
(703) 284-1629
mark.benbow@marymount.edu
B.A., Hanover College
M.A., Wright State University
Ph.D., Ohio University

Photo Of Lillian M. Bisson
Professor Emerita of English
lillian.bisson@marymount.edu
B.A., Elms College
M.A., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., Florida State University
Other study: Folger Institute seminars on Dante and Machiavelli
 
 

Photo Of Jackie Black
Professor of Biology
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1557
jblack@marymount.edu
B.A., B.S., M.S., University of Chicago
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
 

Photo Of Michael Boylan
Chair, Department of Philosophy; Professor of Philosophy
Ireton 1007
(703) 284-1558
michael.boylan@marymount.edu
B.A., Carleton College
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Chicago
 

Photo Of Eric Bubar
Assistant Professor of Physical Sciences
Caruthers 3021
(703) 284-6536
eric.bubar@marymount.edu
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University

Photo Of Nyla Gilkerson Carney
Associate Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-1638
nyla.carney@marymount.edu

Photo Of May Chae
Assistant Professor of Fashion Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1678
mchae@marymount.edu
B.S., M.S., Florida State University
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Photo Of George D. Cheatham
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Professor of English
Gailhac 2003
(703) 284-1560
george.cheatham@marymount.edu
B.A., Hendrix College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
 

Photo Of Brian M. Doyle
Chair, Department of Theology and Religious Studies; Associate Professor of Theology
Gerard
(703) 526-6817
brian.doyle@marymount.edu
B.A.U., Xavier University
M.T.S., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Photo Of Ariane E. Economos
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ireton Hall 1009
(703) 526-6517
ariane.economos@marymount.edu
B.A., University of San Francisco
M.S., Ph.D., Fordham University
 

Photo Of Janice G. Ellinwood
Department Chair, Fashion Design and Merchandising; Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac
(703) 284-1569
janice.ellinwood@marymount.edu
B.S., Skidmore College
M.F.A., The George Washington University
University of Massachusetts, Syracuse University
Photo Of Barry C. Erdeljon
Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1652
barry.erdeljon@marymount,.edu
B.S., University of Maryland
M.F.A., The George Washington University
Photo Of Janet L. Fallon
Professor of Communication
B.A., Albertus Magnus College
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
 

Photo Of Susan Fay
Professor Emerita of English
susan.fay@marymount.edu
B.A., Fordham University
M.A., University of Michigan
Ph. D., The George Washington University
 

Photo Of Sarah H. Ficke
Assistant Professor of Literature and Languages
Gailhac 2004
(703) 284-1577
sficke@marymount.edu
B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Photo Of Brian P. Flanagan
Assistant Professor of Theology
Gerard
brian.flanagan@marymount.edu
B.A., The Catholic University of America
M.A., Ph.D., Boston College
Photo Of Bess Fox
Coordinator of Freshman Writing Program; Associate Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-1568
bess.fox@marymount.edu
B.A., Louisiana State University
M.A., University of Missouri
Ph.D. and additional study, University of Kentucky
Photo Of Christopher Franklin
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ireton 1008
(703) 284-3836
christopher.franklin@marymount.edu

B.A., Biola University
M.A., University of California, Riverside
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside


Photo Of Jean P. Freeman
Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1565
jean.freeman@marymount.edu
B.S., M.S., Florida State University
ASID, FIDEC, NCIDQ
Photo Of David Gammack
Director, Honors Program; Associate Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1686
david.gammack@marymount.edu
B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D., University of Surrey
PGCE, Roehampton Institute
Photo Of Kathleen Garces-Foley
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Rowley
(703) 284-5721
kathleen.garces-foley@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.A., Graduate Theological Union/Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
Photo Of Lucille Guss
Chair, Liberal Studies Program; Assistant Professor of Literature and Language
Ireton 1014
(703) 284-1640
lucille.guss@marymount.edu
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Temple University
Other study: Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Photo Of Chris Haggerty
Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac
(703) 284-1571
chris.haggerty@marymount.edu
B.S., Skidmore College
M.F.A., The George Washington University
Other study: St. Martin College of Art and Design in London, England
Photo Of William J. Heuett
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1655
wheuett@marymount.edu
B.S., University of Colorado
M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington
 

Assistant Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Associate Professor of Literature and Language
Gailhac 2003E
(703) 284-1560
susan.heumann@marymount.edu
B.S., M.A.T., Ph.D., Georgetown University
Other study: University of Dijon

Photo Of Tonya Howe
Director, Graduate Program in Literature, Language, and the Humanities; Associate Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-5762
tonya-marie.howe@marymount.edu
B.A. James Madison University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan
Photo Of Rosemary Hubbard
Professor of Science
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-5720
rosemary.hubbard@marymount.edu
B.A., Notre Dame College of Staten Island
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Georgetown University
Other study/credentials: FAES, National Institutes of Health
Photo Of Deana Jaber
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-6535
djaber@marymount.edu
B.A., Mount Holyoke College
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Photo Of Leigh C. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Literature and Languages
Gailhac 2005
(703) 284-3858
leigh.johnson@marymount.edu
B.A., Lewis and Clark College
M.A., Western Kentucky University
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Other study/credentials: Women's Studies Certificate, Western Kentucky University

Photo Of Hollynd Karapetkova
Associate Professor of English
Gailhac
(703) 284-1594
hollynd.karapetkova@marymount.edu
B.A., Rice University
M.F.A., Georgia State University
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Photo Of Adam Kovach
Director, Liberal Arts Core; Associate Professor of Philosophy
Gerard
(703) 526-6806
adam.kovach@marymount.edu
B.A. University of Kansas
Ph.D. Indiana University
Photo Of Barb Kreutzer
Professor of Biology
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1596
barbara.kreutzer@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Virginia
M.S., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., Ohio University
 

Photo Of Laurie Lenz
Chair, Department of Mathematics; Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1567
laurie.lenz@marymount.edu
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
Photo Of Alice S. Mandanis
Provost Emerita and Professor Emerita of English
alice.mandanis@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Richmond
M.A., Ph.D. The Catholic University of America
Other graduate study: University of North Carolina
 
 

Photo Of Bridget May
Assistant Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Interior Design; Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1671
bridget.may@marymount.edu
B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University
M.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia
Other study: Winterthur Museum Summer Institute, Winterthur DE; Victorian Society Summer School, Newport, RI
Photo Of Linda Ruth McMahon
Professor Emerita of History and Politics
Rowley
(703) 526-6869
linda.mcmahon@marymount.edu
B.A., Marymount College, Tarrytown
M.A.T., Oberlin College
Ph.D., The George Washington University
Other study: American University
 

Photo Of Robert Paul Meden
Chair, Department of Interior Design; Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1574
robert.meden@marymount.edu
B.Arch., M.Arch., Kent State University
D.Arch., The Catholic University of America
NCIDQ certified; NCARB certified
Photo Of Laura Medhurst
Professor of Chemistry
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1656
laura.medhurst@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
 

Photo Of William Miller
Professor of Politics
Rowley
(703) 284-1687
wmiller@marymount.edu
A.B., Gettysburg College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Photo Of John Patrick Mullins
Assistant Professor of History
Rowley
(703) 284-3805
patrick.mullins@marymount.edu
B.A., New College, University of South Florida
M.A., Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Photo Of Bridget Murphy
Professor, Graphic Design; Chair, Department of Graphic Design and Fine Arts
Gailhac
(703) 526-6928
bridget.murphy@marymount.edu
B.F.A., Saint Mary’s College
M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology
Photo Of Robert M. Otten
Professor of English
Rowley
(703) 526-6927
robert.otten@marymount.edu
B.A., St. John’s University
Ph.D., The University of Notre Dame
 

Photo Of Katie Lyn Peebles
Assistant Professor of English
Gailhac 2011
(703) 284-1563
katie.peebles@marymount.edu
B.A., Smith College
M.A./M.A., English/Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University
Other study: Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)

Photo Of Alice Petillo
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1658
alice.petillo@marymount.edu
B.A., M.Ed., University of Maryland
Doctoral Studies, George Mason University
 
 

Professor of Theology
B.A., Marymount College, Tarrytown
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Other study: Loyola University
 

Photo Of Chad Rector
Assistant Professor of Politics
Ireton G112
(703) 284-1579
crector@marymount.edu
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Photo Of Todd Rimkus
Chair, Department of Biology and Physical Sciences; Professor of Biology
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1559
todd.rimkus@marymount.edu
B.S. , University of Illinois
M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University
 

Photo Of Marguerite Rippy
Chair, Department of Literature and Languages; Professor of Literature
Gailhac
(703) 526-6805
marguerite.rippy@marymount.edu
B.A., Brown University
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., Indiana University
Photo Of Elsa Schaefer
Professor of Mathematics
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1566
elsa.schaefer@marymount.edu
B.S., Agnes Scott College
Ph.D., Emory University
Photo Of Amy Scott-Douglass
Assistant Professor of English
Gailhac 2005
(703) 284-1576
amysd@marymount.edu
B.A., M.A. English and M.A. Theatre, Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
 

Photo Of Thea Scott-Fundling
Associate Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac
(703) 284-1653
susan.scott-fundling@marymount.edu
B.F.A., M.Arch., University of Texas
 

Photo Of Douglas R. Seidler
Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Rowley and Reston Center
(703) 284-6515
douglas.seidler@marymount.edu
B.Des., University of Florida
M.Arch., University of Florida
Certificate in Design Education, Boston Architectural College
Associate AIA, NCIDQ Certified, LEED AP

Photo Of Pamela Stoessell
Professor of Fine and Applied Arts
Gailhac Hall
(703) 284-1572
pamela.stoessell@marymount.edu
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.F.A., The George Washington University
Ph.D., The Union for Experimenting Colleges and Universities
Photo Of Jace Stuckey
Assistant Professor of History
jstuckey@marymount.edu

2006 – Ph.D. University of Florida
2000 – M.A.University of Central Florida
1997 – B.S.Thomas University


Photo Of Mark Trowbridge
Professor of Art History
Gailhac
(703) 284-1564
mark.trowbridge@marymount.edu
B.A., Portland State University
M.A., Ph.D., New York University, Institute of Fine Arts
Other study: Curatorial Studies Certificate, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Photo Of Margaret Tseng
Chair, Department of History and Politics; Associate Professor of Politics
Rowley
(703) 284-1592
margaret.tseng@marymount.edu
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
M.A, Ph.D., Georgetown University
 

Photo Of Robin Judy Wagner
Reston Center Interior Design Program Director; Associate Professor of Interior Design
Gailhac G109
(703) 526-6819
robin.wagner@marymount.edu
A.A., Art Institute of Atlanta
B.A., M.A., Marymount University
Other study: Northern Virginia Community College
 

Photo Of Karen Volland Waters
Professor Emerita of English
karen.waters@marymount.edu
B.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
M.A., The George Washington University
 
 

Photo Of Amanda Wright
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1639
amanda.wright@marymount.edu
B.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill