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Humanities and Human Sciences Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Robert Alexander, Ph.D., professor of English and director of the University's writing program
Amy Kim Bell, M.A., professor of English as a Second Language and chair of the Department of Humanities and Human Sciences 
Karen Dwyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of English
Robert Fessler, Ph.D., professor of psychology
Nathan Firestone, J.D., professor of political science
Kirstin Hanley, Ph.D., assistant professor of composition and rhetoric
J. Dwight Hines, Ph.D., associate professor of global cultural studies
Bahman Homayoonfar, M.A., professor of political science and economics
Robert Lewis, Ph.D., professor of English
Robert G. McInerney, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology
Edward Meena, M.Ed., M.A., professor of history
Laurence Lyons Murphy, Ph.D., professor of humanities and director of interdisciplinary studies
Channa Newman, Ph.D., professor of French and cultural studies and director of global cultural studies
Sharna Olfman, Ph.D., professor of psychology
Emmett Panzella, Ph.D. professor emeritus of history/geography
Sarah Perrier, Ph.D., assistant professor of English
William J. Purcell, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology
Jehnie Reis, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of history
Brent Dean Robbins, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology
Robert Ross, Ph.D., assistant professor of global cultural studies
Sarah Schulz, Ph.D. assistant professor of behavioral sciences
Megan Ward, Ph.D., assistant professor of English
P.K. Weston, Ed.D., professor of composition and literature and director of the English program

Staff

Julie Russell, assistant to the chair
Email: jrussell@pointpark.edu
Office Phone: 412-392-3486
Office: 501E Lawrence Hall

Kristene Julian, administrative assistant
Email: kjulian@pointpark.edu
Office Phone: 412-392-3480
Office: 502 Lawrence Hall

Adjunct Faculty

Razak Abedalla
Syeda Sara Abbas

Matthew F. Adams
Cathleen Appelt
Victor Barbetti
Tom Bell
Jessica Bowers
James Boyle
Carol Brinjak
Sarah Capello
Guiliana Patricia Certo
Judith Cohen
Paul Costa
John Cuda
John Danchisko
Susan Dawkins
Marianne Davis
Marilyn Davidson
Diana Marie Dill
Matthew Fazio
Christina Frasher
Mary Gainer
Rachael Goss

Laura Grantmyre
Natalie Guiler
Catherine Houghton
Paul Houghton
Anthony Joseph
Eleanor Kane
Jeaneen K. Kish
Michael Larson
Kathleen Lewis
Heather Lubay
Diane Maldonado
Jonathan Manning
Jim Marino
German Matos
Abby Mendelson
Sandra Mervosh
Ryan Mest
Luke Niebler
Joseph Onesta
George Phillips
Sandra Pyle
James Rosenberg
Bonnie Sampson
Martin Samuels
Richard Schiavoni
Fred Shaw
Maury Silva
Jason Stoebe
Rebecca Suhoza
Stephen Swem
Rebecca Taksel
Stephanie Vargo
Jill Walter
Nicholas J. Williams