faculty and students in teaching classroom

Full-Time Faculty

Christine L. Fryer, Ed.D.

Christine L. Fryer, Ed.D.

Chairperson of the School of Education, Clinical Assistant Professor
csfryer@marywood.edu

Interests:

Reflection of Student Teachers, Quality Early Childhood Programs & Curriculum, & Inquiry-Based Science Instruction


Patricia S. Arter, Ed.D.

Patricia S. Arter, Ed.D.

Professor
Director of Students On-Campus Achieving Results (SOAR) program
psarter@marywood.edu

Interests:

Universal design for learning, curriculum adaptation for the special needs learner, transition for young adults with autism


Tammy B.H. Brown, Ph.D.

Tammy B.H. Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Reading Program and ESL Program
Part-time lecturer
tammybrown@marywood.edu

Interests:

Sociocultural factors affecting literacy learning; beginning readers


Amy Paciej-Woodruff, Ph.D.​

Amy Paciej-Woodruff, Ph.D.​

Assistant Professor, Higher Education Administration
apaciej@marywood.edu

Interests:

Male college student engagement/masculinity identity development; leadership identity development; equity, diversity and inclusion training; extended adolescence and generations.


Joseph A. Polizzi, Ph.D.

Joseph A. Polizzi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education and Educational Leadership
japolizzi@marywood.edu

Interests:

Experiential and transformational learning, school leadership, small schools, preparation and professional development of new teachers.


Frances E. Russell, I.H.M., Ph.D, C.M.F.C

Frances E. Russell, I.H.M., Ph.D, C.M.F.C

Associate Professor of Education
russell@marywood.edu

Interests:

Literacy/reading, teacher education, mentoring, supervision of student teachers.


Part-time Adjunct Faculty


  • P. Terry Blaum
  • Tanya Carrelle
  • Ellen Cummings
  • Hollie D'Agata
  • Dr. Candis M. Finan
  • Dr. Gene Kelly
  • Jane Helman
  • Bernice Lukus
  • Kristin Samsell
  • Christina Wilson

  • Dr. Mark P.  Murphy
  • Lisa Owens
  • John Risboskin
  • Donna Salva
  • Dr. Elizabeth McGill
  • Dr. R. Jay Starnes
  • Dr. Lee Ann Sebastiani
  • Jessica Trescavage

 Staff

  • Amy Brostoski - Administrative Assistant   
  • Rebecca Sesky - Certification Officer/Coordinator of Assessment
  • Linda Skierski - Director of Field Experience