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

  

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Emile Talarico
Program Administrator - Online MA in Educational Leadership
973-655-3207
University Hall 2191 
talaricoe@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: EdD, NOVA Southeastern University; MA, in Educational Supervision, Kean University

 

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

 

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

 

Rachel Garver
973-655-3211
University Hall 3226
garverr@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: PhD, New York University; MSEd, University of Pennsylvania; MSEd, Bank Street College Graduate School of Education; BA, Harvard University
Research/Interests: educational inequality; educational policy formation and implementation; discipline and policing in schools; racial and economic segregation; policies and practices that attempt to promote equity in schools; developing equity-minded educational leaders; qualitative methods (ethnography, interviewing, observation, PAR)

 

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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

 

Emily M. Hodge
973-655-7389
University Hall 3158
hodgee@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: PhD, Penn State University; MA, University of Virginia; MT, University of Virginia; BA, University of Virginia
Research/Interests: Changing strategies for educational equity, the evolution of the American school district, curriculum and instructional leadership, English/Language Arts and literacy policy

 

Reva Jaffe-Walter
973-655-3699
University Hall 3152
jaffewalterr@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: PhD, The Graduate Center at the City University of New York; MA, Columbia University; BA, University of Rochester
Research/Interests: Immigration and Schooling, Teachers Professional Communities, Educational Policy, Educational Anthropology

 

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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

 

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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

 

 

Blanca Elizabeth Vega
973-655-3212
University Hall 3156
vegab@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University; MA, New York University; BA, Brandeis University
Research/Interests: Racial Incidents and Racial Conflict on College Campuses, Undocument Students and Policymaking in Higher Education, Latinx and Latinidad in the US, Critical Leadership and Administration in Higher Education, Higher Education Reform in Eduador, Black and Latinx Intellectual Traditions.

 

Specialists

Sherlene I. Ayala
973-655-3186
University Hall 3192
ayalas@mail.montclair.edu
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  Education: Doctoral Candidate, Montclair State University; MS, Plattsburgh State University; BA, Plattsburgh State University
Research/Interests: Multicultural Student Centers within Higher Education, Student Affairs Professionals of Color, Racial Battle Fatigue

 

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 3133
manganok@mail.montclair.edu

  Education: MA, Montclair State University

 

Juliana Natiello
973-655-3407
Center for Clinical Services, 1416
natielloj@montclair.edu

  Education: MA, Caldwell 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

 

Adjunct Faculty

  • Joseph Abruscato
  • Frank Alvarez
  • Barry Bachenheimer
  • Bill Baker
  • Sean Boyce
  • Carol Boyer
  • Gayle Carrick
  • Anthony Cannella
  • Michael Carrigan
  • Gayle Carrick
  • Patrick Ciccone
  • Stephen Coffin
  • Bette DaGiau
  • Elaine Davis
  • Kathleen Dennis
  • Linda DiMezza
  • Jennifer Diszler
  • Jordan Draper
  • Dennis Fare
  • Janet Fike
  • Jacqueline Frangis
  • Thomas Gambino
  • Thomas Grace
  • Christine Johnson
  • Andrew Lawe
  • Robert Lombardy
  • Gary McClain
  • Susanne Miskiewicz
  • Arien Muzacz
  • Cheryl Notari
  • Andrew Oddo
  • Thomas Papi
  • James Pedersen
  • Tim Plotts
  • Pamela Ranco
  • Larrie Reynolds
  • Charles Sampson
  • Kevin Schafer
  • Sue Seidenfeld
  • William Simpkins
  • Scott Taylor
  • Sarah Vandermark
  • Brian Zychowski
  • Robert Zywicki