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3D Animation
Karen Ruggles
Instructor in Computer Science
Education: B.A., Lafayette College; M.S., DePaul University

7 Deadly Sins
Dr. Joshua Schulz
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Marquette University 

Accounting and Ethics
Dr. Christopher Cocozza
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S./ J.D., Fordham University; L.L.M, New York University

Addictions (Psychopathology of Addictive Behavior)
Dr. Boyce Morales Jubilan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Education: M.S., University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; D.V.M., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Adolescent Gynecology
Kathleen Ehrhardt, MMS, PA-C
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Education: B.S./ M.M.S., St. Francis College

Adult Learners
Joann Haws
Assistant Dean of Lifelong Learning
Education: B.S./ M.A., DeSales University

AIDS (Community Intervention)
Dr. Carol Gullo Mest
Associate Professor of Nursing & Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Education: B.S.N., West Chester University; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Temple University

American Foreign Policy
Dr. Andrew Essig
Professor of Political Science
Education: B.A., St. Joseph's University; M.A., Penn State University; Ph.D., Penn State University.

Auditors Independence
Dr. Christopher Cocozza
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S./ J.D., Fordham University; L.L.M., New York University

Behavior  (Hormonal Behaviors)
Dr. Boyce Morales Jubilan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Education: M.S., University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; D.V.M., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Behavioral Finance
Bradley C. Barnhorst
Assistant Professor of Business
Education: B .A., Harvard University, MBA, Penn State University Also: CFA charterholder since 2007

Behavioral Neuroscience
Dr. Boyce Morales Jubilan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Education: M.S., University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; D.V.M., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Bethlehem Ghosts
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Biblical Theology
Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS, STD
Professor of Theology & Director of the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture
Education: B.A., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; S.T.B./ S.T.L./ S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Bioethics
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

The Book of Job
Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS, STD
Professor of Theology & Director of the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture
Education: B.A., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; S.T.B./ S.T.L./ S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Brain and Behavior
Dr. Boyce Morales Jubilan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Education: M.S., University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; D.V.M., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Lehigh University

CPA Exam
Dr. Christopher Cocozza
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S./ J.D., Fordham University; L.L.M., New York University

Calculated Risk
Dr. Francis Mayville
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Education: B.S., State University of New York at Potsdam; M.S., Clarkson University; Ph.D., University of the Sciences

Capitalism
Dr. Joshua Schulz
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Marquette University

Catholic Church
Dr. Brian M. Kane Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Catholic Education
Dr. Joshua Schulz
Assistant Professor of Philosophy Education: B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Marquette University 

Catholic Education and Catholic Higher Education
Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS, STD
Professor of Theology & Director of the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture
Education: B.A., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; S.T.B./ S.T.L./ S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Catholic Healthcare
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

CFA Exam
Bradley C. Barnhorst
Assistant Professor of Business
Education: B .A., Harvard University, M.B.A., Penn State University Also: CFA charterholder since 2007

Clinical Ethics
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Community Health Studies
Dr. Carol Gullo Mest
Associate Professor of Nursing & Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Education: B.S.N., West Chester University; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Temple University

Criminal Behavior
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Criminal Profiling
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Database Marketing
Dr. Susan Yacapsin McGorry
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.B.A./Ph.D., Lehigh University

Distance Education
Dr. Susan Yacapsin McGorry
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.B.A./Ph.D., Lehigh University

E-Commerce
Dr. Susan Yacapsin McGorry
Associate Professor of Business Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.B.A./Ph.D., Lehigh University

Economics
Dr. Tahereh A. Hojjat
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.A., Tehran University; M.S., The American University at Washington D.C.; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Dr. Amy Scott
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Lehigh University; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Economics and Ethics
Dr. Joshua Schulz
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Marquette University

European History - 16th & 17th Century
Dr. Brennan Pursell
Associate Professor of History
Education: A.B., Stanford University; M.A./ Ph.D., Harvard University

Evil
Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS, STD
Professor of Theology & Director of the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture
Education: B.A., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; S.T.B./ S.T.L./ S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Finance
Bradley C. Barnhorst
Assistant Professor of Business
Education: B .A., Harvard University, M.B.A. Penn State University; Also: CFA charterholder since 2007

Forensic Investigations
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Forensic Psychology
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Forgiveness
Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS, STD
Professor of Theology & Director of the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture
Education: B.A., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; S.T.B./ S.T.L./ S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Ghost Hunting
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Girls and Mathematics, Science, Technology (Encouraging girls in successful studies)
Dr. Karen Walton
Professor of Mathematics & Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Education: A.B., Vassar College; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Lehigh University

Grantwriting
Dr. Karen Walton
Professor of Mathematics & Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Education: A.B., Vassar College; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Lehigh University

Higher Education Administration
Dr. Karen Walton
Professor of Mathematics & Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Education: A.B., Vassar College; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Lehigh University

Homelessness
Dr. Carol Gullo Mest
Associate Professor of Nursing & Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Education: B.S.N., West Chester University; M.S.N.; University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Temple University

Hormonal Behaviors
Dr. Boyce Morales Jubilan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Education: M.S., University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; D.V.M., University of the Philippines; Ph. D., Lehigh University

Intercultural Communication
Dr. Randy Cole
Assistant Professor of Communication
Education: M.A., Dusquesne University; Ph.D., Dusquesne University

International Diplomacy
Dr. Randy Cole
Assistant Professor of Communication
Education: M.A., Dusquesne University; Ph.D., Dusquesne University

Internet Addiction
Dr. Boyce Morales Jubilan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Education: M.S., University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; D.V.M., University of the Philippines; Ph. D., Lehigh University

Internet Marketing
Dr. Susan Yacapsin McGorry
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.B.A./Ph.D., Lehigh University

Investing
Bradley C. Barnhorst
Assistant Professor of Business
Education: B .A., Harvard University, M.B.A. from Penn State University; Also: CFA charterholder since 2007

Iran (Culture, Economics, Society, Current Events)
Dr. Tahereh A. Hojjat
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.A., Tehran University; M.S., The American University at Washington D.C.; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Irish Traditional Music
Dr. Dennis Varley
Associate Professor of Music
Education: B.M.S./ M.M., University of Nebraska; D.M.A., University of Colorado

Lehigh Valley Murders
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Lifelong Learning
Joann Haws
Assistant Dean of Lifelong Learning
Education: B.A./ M.A., DeSales University

Marketing Research
Dr. Susan Yacapsin McGorry
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.B.A./Ph.D., Lehigh University

Marriage and Family Studies
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Marriage and Human Sexuality
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Dr. Joshua Schulz
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Marquette University

Mathematics Education (Encouraging Girls and Minorities in Mathematics)
Dr. Karen Walton
Professor of Mathematics & Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Education: A.B., Vassar College; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Lehigh University

Money and Banking
Dr. Tahereh A. Hojjat
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.A., Tehran University; M.S., The American University at Washington D.C.; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Music of the Catholic Church
Dr. Dennis Varley
Associate Professor of Music
Education: B.M.S./ M.M., University of Nebraska; D.M.A., University of Colorado

National Security
Dr. Andrew Essig
Professor of Political Science
Education: B.A., St. Joseph’s University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 

Number Theory
Bro. Daniel Wisniewski, OSFS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Education: B.S., The Catholic University of America; M.A., Villanova University: M.A., The Washington Theological Union; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kathleen Ehrhardt, MMS, PA-C
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Education: B.S./ M.M.S., St. Francis College

Occupational Health and Safety
Dr. Carol Gullo Mest
Associate Professor of Nursing & Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Education: B.S.N., West Chester University; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Temple University

On-Line Education
Dr. Susan Yacapsin McGorry
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.B.A./Ph.D., Lehigh University

Organizational Communication
Dr. Randy Cole
Assistant Professor of Communication
Education: M.A., Dusquesne University; Ph.D., Dusquesne University

Organizational Ethics
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Parish Nurse Ministry
Dr. Carol Gullo Mest
Associate Professor of Nursing & Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Education: B.S.N., West Chester University; M.S.N.; University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Temple University

Pearls of Wisdom from St. Francis de Sales
Sr. John Marie Schauber, OSFS
Campus Ministry Staff Member
Education: B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., University of Delaware

Performance (Personal Development)
Dr. Gregg Amore Director of Counseling
Education: B.A./ M.Ed./ Ed.D., Lehigh University

Personal Growth
Dr. Gregg Amore
Director of Counseling
Education: B.A./ M.Ed./ Ed.D., Lehigh University

Photoshop (Effects and How Was that Done?)
Karen Ruggles
Instructor in Computer Science
Education: B.A., Lafayette College; M.S., DePaul University

Polymer Chemistry
Dr. Francis Mayville
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Education: B.S., State University of New York at Potsdam; M.S., Clarkson University; Ph.D., University of the Sciences

Productivity (Personal Development)
Dr. Gregg Amore
Director of Counseling
Education: B.A./ M.Ed./ Ed.D., Lehigh University

Professional Ethics
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Protestant Reformation
Dr. Brennan Pursell
Associate Professor of History
Education: A.B., Stanford University; M.A./ Ph.D., Harvard University

Psychopathologies and Addictive Behavior
Dr. Boyce Morales Jubilan
Associate Professor of Psychology
Education: M.S., University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; D.V.M., University of the Philippines; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Public Relations
Dr. Randy Cole
Assistant Professor of Communication
Education: M.A., Dusquesne University; Ph.D., Dusquesne University

Reading/Writing in Mathematics Education
Bro. Daniel Wisniewski, OSFS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Education: B.S., The Catholic University of America; M.A., Villanova University: M.A., The Washington Theological Union; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Relationships (Mars/Venus Philosophy)
Dr. Gregg Amore
Director of Counseling
Education: B.A./ M.Ed./ Ed.D., Lehigh University

Religion and Science
Bro. Daniel Wisniewski, OSFS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Education: B.S., The Catholic University of America; M.A., Villanova University: M.A., The Washington Theological Union; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Religious Freedom
Dr. Joshua Schulz
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Marquette University

Salesian Approach to Grief
Bro. Daniel Wisniewski, OSFS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Education: B.S., The Catholic University of America; M.A., Villanova University: M.A., The Washington Theological Union; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Salesian Spirituality
Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS, STD
Professor of Theology & Director of the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture
Education: B.A., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; S.T.B./ S.T.L./ S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Science and Religion
Bro. Daniel Wisniewski, OSFS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Education: B.S., The Catholic University of America; M.A., Villanova University: M.A., The Washington Theological Union; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Scientific Revolution
Dr. Brennan Pursell
Associate Professor of History
Education: A.B., Stanford University; M.A./ Ph.D., Harvard University

Serial Killers
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Service Quality
Dr. Susan Yacapsin McGorry
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.B.A./Ph.D., Lehigh University

Special Effects in Movies
Karen Ruggles
Instructor in Computer Science
Education: B.A., Lafayette College; M.S., DePaul University

Spiritual Friendship in the Salesian Tradition
Bro. Daniel Wisniewski, OSFS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Education: B.S., The Catholic University of America; M.A., Villanova University: M.A., The Washington Theological Union; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Sport Psychology
Dr. Gregg Amore
Director of Counseling
Education: B.A./ M.Ed./ Ed.D., Lehigh University

Stress
Dr. Gregg Amore
Director of Counseling
Education: B.A./ M.Ed./ Ed.D., Lehigh University

Tax Law
Dr. Christopher Cocozza
Associate Professor of Business
Education: B.S./ J.D., Fordham University; L.L.M, New York University

Thirty Year War
Dr. Brennan Pursell
Associate Professor of History
Education: A.B., Stanford University; M.A./ Ph.D., Harvard University

Use of Prescription Drugs in the U.S. Today
Dr. Rodger Berg
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Education: B.S., Muhlenberg College; Ph.D., Lehigh University

Vampires
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Violence War
Dr. Brian M. Kane
Professor of Theological Ethics
Education: B.A., Manhattan College; M.T.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Virtues and Vices
Dr. Joshua Schulz
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Marquette University

Wall Street
Bradley C. Barnhorst
Assistant Professor of Business
Education: B.A., Harvard University; M.B.A., Penn State University; CFA charterholder since 2007

Wildlife Preservation (Grey Wolf)
Dr. Francis Mayville
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Education: B.S., State University of New York at Potsdam; M.S., Clarkson University; Ph.D., University of the Sciences

Women in American Higher Education
Dr. Karen Walton
Professor of Mathematics & Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Education: A.B., Vassar College; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Lehigh University

Women Leaders in American and British Higher Education
Dr. Karen Walton
Professor of Mathematics & Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Education: A.B., Vassar College; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Lehigh University

Women's Health Issues
Kathleen Ehrhardt, MMS, PA-C
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Education: B.S./ M.M.S., St. Francis College

Women Returning to the Workplace or School
Joann Haws
Assistant Dean of Lifelong Learning
Education: B.S./ M.A., DeSales University

Writing and Publishing
Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education: B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., Rutgers University