Faculty & Staff

Department Chair

Kathy A. Gainor
Chair
973-655-7216
University Hall 3161
gainork@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, Michigan State University; MA, Boston College; BA, Waynesburg College
Research/Interests: Multicultural and culturally responsive counseling practice, spirituality and counseling practice, career counseling and development, counselor training and pedagogy
Website: http://montclair.edu/~gainor

 

Staff 

Lucille A. Gesualdi
Department Administrator
973-655-6844
University Hall 3165
gesualdil@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: MA, Montclair State University

 

Eunice Grippaldi
Program Administrator, Educational Leadership Programs
973-655-7718
University Hall 3194
grippaldie@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: MA, Kean College

 

Mary Andreoli
Department Secretary
973-655-7216
University Hall 3162
andreolim@mail.montclair.edu

 

Susan Fuller
Program Assistant, PhD Counselor Education Program
973-655-3133
University Hall 3189
fullersu@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: JD, George Washington University; EdD, Rutgers University

 

Roger Sylvain Omeus
Program Assistant, Educational Leadership
973-655-7219
omeusr@mail.montclair.edu

   

 

Faculty

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Muninder Kaur Ahluwalia
973-655-7622
University Hall 3185
ahluwaliam@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, New York University; MA, New York University; BA, New York University
Research/Interests: Multicultural counseling training, issues of identity and self amont south Asians, discrimination, and Asian American women, and methodological issues in qualitative research

 

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Vanessa Alleyne
973-655-6996
University Hall 3171 
alleynev@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, Columbia University; MPhil, Columbia University; MEd, Harvard University; BS, Wheelock College
Research/Interests: Addiction treatment outcomes, multiculturalism and racial identity, group processes, forensic evaluation

 

Amanda Baden
973-655-7336
University Hall 3211
badena@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, Michigan State University; MEd, University of Georgia; BA, Pennsylvania State University
Research/Interests: Multicultural counseling competence, racial and cultural identity, counseling adoption triad members, transracial/international adoption, licensed psychologist (NY)

 

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Katrina Bulkley
973-655-5189
University Hall 3196 
bulkleyk@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, Stanford University; MA, University of North Carolina; BA, Weslayan University
Research/Interests: School governance and school reform, charter schools and school privatization

 

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Harriet Glosoff
973-655-3482
University Hall 3189 
glosoffh@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, American University; MA, University of Maryland-College Park; BA, State University of New York
Research/Interests: Professional ethics; Spirituality and cultural issues in counseling, supervision, and counselor education; Preparing counselors as social justice advocates; Best practices in counseling supervision

 

Michael D. Hannon
973-655-7611
University Hall 3190 
hannonmi@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: PhD, The Pennsylvania State University; EdS, Rider University; MEd, University of Delaware; BS University of Delaware
Research/Interests: Wellness of racial/ethnic minority fathers and families of children with autism; urban school counseling

 

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Leslie Kooyman
973-655-7186
University Hall 3213 
kooymanl@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; MA, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; BS, University of Santa Clara
Research/Interests: High-risk sexual behavior of gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM),HIV/AIDS prevention, gay men and aging, acculturative stress of international students, GLBT issues, counselor development

 

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Dana Heller Levitt
973-655-2097
University Hall 3169
levittd@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, Counselor Education, University of Virginia; MEd, Counselor Education, University of Virginia; BA, Psychology, James Madison University
Research/Interests: Ethics, Religious/Cultural Issues in Counseling, Pedagogy, Counselor Education, Body Image/Eating Disorders, Gender Issues

 

Suzanne McCotter
973-655-3096
University Hall 3143 
mccotters@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, University of Georgia; MLS, Rutgers University; BA, Rutgers
Research/Interests: Instructional supervision, professional development, teacher reflection

 

Kim O'Halloran
973-655-5168
University Hall 3132
ohallorank@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, New York University; MEd, Rutgers University; BA, Rutgers University
Research/Interests: Factors that facilitate undergraduate and graduate retention and persistence in higher education; organizational issues in higher education; college student learning and development; best practice in graduate preparation programs

 

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Joseph Oluwole
973-655-5406
University Hall 3154
oluwolej@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, The Pennsylvania State University; JD, The Ohio State University; BA, Michigan State University
Research/Interests: Legal issues in public schools (including the constitutional and statutory rights of teachers, students and administrators; whistle blowing; educational equity and the law; the No Child Left Behind Act and ethics

 

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Gloria Pierce
973-655-7185
University Hall 3183
pierceg@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: EdD, Columbia University; MA, Teachers College; Columbia University; MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University; BA, Douglass College, Rutgers, The State University
Research/Interests: Holistic approaches to counseling, ecotherapy & ecofeminist therapy, gender/ women's issues, feminist counseling, feminist pedagogy, faculty development, organization development & management education; cultural analysis

 

 

Edina L. Renfro-Michel
973-655-5381
University Hall 3215 
renfromichee@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD Mississippi State University; MEd University of New Orleans; BA University of New Orleans
Research/Interests: Counselor supervision, adult child attachment, technology in counselor education

 

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Angela I. Sheely-Moore
973-655-7389
University Hall 3158 
sheelya@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, University of North Texas; MA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; BA, North Carolina Central University
Research/Interests: School counseling for economically disadvantaged children and their families, school-based play therapy and filial therapy, multicultural counseling

 

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Matthew Shurts
973-655-7190
University Hall 3230
shurtsm@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, MS, EdS, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro; BA, Wake Forest University
Research/Interests: Premarital and pre-union counseling, romantic relationship development, counselor education pedagogy Clinical Specializations: Include premarital and pre-union counseling, marriage and family counseling, emergency/crisis assessment

 

Chris Torres
973-655-7402
University Hall 3156
torresch@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: PhD, New York Univeristy; MA, Mercy College; BA, Yale University
Research/Interests: Teacher Turnover, Charter Schools and “No Excuses” charter schools, Charter Management Organizations (CMOs), Clinical Practice in Teacher Education, Teacher Development, Professionalization of Teaching, Teachers’ Careers

 

Specialists

Denise Geier
973-655-7216
University Hall 2201
geierd@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: EdD, Rutgers University; MA, Georgian Court University; BA, Montclair State College
Research/Interests: Online courses, including Curriculum and Instructional Strategies, and Organizational Theory, Supervision, and Instruction, for several institutions

 

Kathleen Mary Mangano
973-655-3455
University Hall
manganok@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: MA, Montclair State University; BS, Montclair State University

 

Frances C. Stromsland
973-655-7486
University Hall 2201 
stromslandf@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: EdD, Seton Hall University; EdM Rutgers University; BA Montclair State College
Research/Interests: Teaching and instructional practices that integrate purposeful digital curriculum tools, applications, and resources; ethically based service leadership training and support

 

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Emile Talarico
973-655-3207
University Hall 2191 
talaricoe@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: EdD, NOVA Southeastern University; MA, in Educational Supervision, Kean University; and BA, Teacher Certification, Monmouth College
Research/Interests: Curriculum and Instruction

  

Steven Tolman
973-655-3186
University Hall 3192
manganok@mail.montclair.edu

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Adjunct Faculty

Name Email
Abruscato, Joseph jabrus3840@aol.com
Andrisani, Vito    andrisaniv@mail.montclair.edu
Carrick, Gayle carrickg@mail.montclair.edu
Carrigan, Michael carriganm@mail.montclair.edu
Coffin, Steven  coffins@mail.montclair.edu
Da Giau, Bette Bjdagiau@optonline.net
DiMezza, Linda   dimezzal@mail.montclair.edu
Falkenstein, Rick rickfalkenstein@gmail.com
Gambino, Tom gambinot@mail.montclair.edu
Grace, Thomas gracet@mail.montclair.edu
Jones, H.  joneshea@mail.montclair.edu
Johnson, Christine  johnsonch@mail.montclair.edu
Kanter, Randall kanterr@mail.montclair.edu
Lombardy, Robert lombardyr@mail.montclair.edu
Matteis, Charles matteisc@mail.montclair.edu
McClain, Gary mcclaing@mail.montclair.edu
Miskowicz, Susanne miskiewiczs@mail.montclair.edu
Notari, Cheryl notaric@mail.montclair.edu
Parmelee, Janet parmeleej@mail.montclair.edu
Plotts, Timothy plottst@mail.montclair.edu
Reynolds, Larrie   reynoldsl@mail.montclair.edu
Sampson, Charles sampsonc@mail.montclair.edu
Seidenfeld, Sue seidenfelds@mail.montclair.edu
Viglione, Vincent  viglionev@mail.montclair.edu