Geography & Planning
103 Reynolds Hall
Phone: (610) 738-0351
Graduate Social Work (2001)
B.S., St. Norbert College M.S.S., Bryn Mawr College Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College
Professor Abbott's interests include values and ethics, professional socialization, substance abuse, mental health.
Phone: (610) 436-3460
Executive in Residence
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Brad retired as a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2008. He had been with the firm for 33 years and was admitted into the partnership in 1986. Brad has worked in the Firm's Philadelphia, New York, Tokyo and Riyadh offices. He was also with the Global Assurance Methodology Group and US national Private Company Services Group. In addition to client service in the Assurance practice, Brad was the Private Company Services (PCS) site leader and has developed strategic, marketing and operational plans, implemented learning and education programs, created new service lines and led change management programs. Before becoming the PCS Site Leader, Brad was one of three partners charged with the responsibility of opening a new satellite office in the Philadelphia suburbs. This office was grown to 50 people within five years and during that time Brad became the High Technology leader for the Philadelphia Area.
Brad has been on the adjunct faculty of several universities and has authored several publications on both technical and business improvement topics. He is also a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants
Economics and Finance (1997)
B.S., West Chester University M.A., Temple University Ph.D., Temple University
Dr. Andrews is an associate professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. Dr. Andrews earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Temple University in 1996. Dr. Andrews has written articles on environmental economics, the teaching of economics, and the determinants of price in eBay auctions. He has been published in the Pennsylvania Economic Review, Atlantic Economic Journal, Perspectives in Economic Education Research and Journal of Economic Education.
312D Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2208
M.S., Marietta College M.B.A., Wake Forest University Ph.D., Temple University
327 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 430-4398
B.S., LaSalle University MBA, LaSalle University
Prof. Barndt is completing his Ed.D. at Widener University, where his dissertation is titled "Effects of Learning Contracts and Examination Problem Types on Students' Mastery of Accounting Principles." Rich has extensive industry experience serving in roles as CFO, COO, Audit Manager and International Controller for medium size firms. His research interests focus on accounting education, costing systems and the use of accounting information systems. He will soon be published in Strategic Finance and is actively pursuing other projects. Prior to his Joining West Chester University, Prof. Barndt taught courses in financial and managerial accounting, cost, auditing, and systems among others at DeSales University and intermediate financial accounting, cost accounting and systems at Lockhaven University.
Phone: (610) 436-3253
Graduate Social Work (1998)
B.A., Case Western Reserve University M.S.S.A., Case Western Reserve University Ph.D, Case Western Reserve University
Professor Bean's interests include child and family development, child welfare, grandparents and kinship care.
317 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-1095
B.S., West Chester University of Pennsylvania M.B.A., Drexel University C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania C.F.E.,
Professor Belak worked in industry as a financial analyst and senior financial analyst and for a firm preparing individual and business federal and state tax returns. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Professor Belak has returned to her alma mater to teach Managerial Accounting, Fraud Examination for Managers, and Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting. Her research interests involve topics related to fraud examination. She has published in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal.
114 W. Rosedale Ave. #201
Phone: (610) 436-3469
Social Work (2006)
B.A., Earlham College M.S.W., Columbia University School of Social Work Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Professor Belliveau’s background is in social work with individuals, families, and groups in diverse, community-based mental health settings. Her interests include the experiences of Latino immigrant families with the U.S. social welfare system, policy practice, and the development of students’ bilingual and bicultural social work competence.
Economics and Finance (1988)
B.S., Pennsylvania State University M.B.A., Drexel University Ph.D., Drexel University
Dr. Benzing is a professor and the Chairperson of the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. She earned her Ph.D. in Business from Drexel University in 1987 and her CFA in 1992. Dr. Benzing has written extensively on inflation, merger activity in the U.S., the teaching of economics, and international finance. She has been published in the Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economic Education, Eastern Economic Journal, Atlantic Economic Journal, Pennsylvania Economic Review, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, and Journal of Small Business Management.
105 Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2286
Political Science (1996)
B.A., Messiah College M.A., Temple University D.Phil., University of Oxford
201 Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2630
Criminal Justice (1993)
B.A., St. Joseph’s College M.A., Fordham University Ph.D., Rutgers University
Dr. Brewster teaches undergraduate and graduate research methods, criminology courses, victimology and violent crime. She was awarded a National Institute of Justice research grant to study stalking, and has become a national expert on the subject. She is widely published and shares her research at professional conferences. Dr. Brewster is the department’s graduate coordinator.
303 Reynolds Hall
Phone: (610) 430-4171
Graduate Social Work (2007)
B.A., Middlebury College M.S.S., Bryn Mawr College Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College
Ms. Buck's work focuses on the impact of policy, communities and parenting on developmental outcomes. Her dissertation, underway at the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, is titled "Growing up in the Ownership Society: Exploring Relationships between Housing Tenure and Adolescent Self-Perceptions". Her work has been published in Social Service Review, Sociological Quarterly and Housing Studies. In addition to scholarly research, Ms. Buck has been involved in community-based participatory research with human service organizations in Norristown, Pa.
B.B.A., Temple University M.B.A, LaSalle University Ph.D., Drexel University
309A Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2812
Anderson Rm. 329
B.S., University of Arizona M.Ac., University of Arizona Ph.D., Virginia Tech University C.P.A., State of Arizona C.M.A.,
A.J. Cataldo has worked in public accounting, as a government auditor, controller, and provided expert testimony in business litigation engagements. His publications include 3 Elsevier Science monographs and his articles have appeared in Journal of Accountancy, National Tax Journal, Research in Accounting Regulation, Journal of Forensic Accounting, Accounting Historians Journal, and many others. He has also published in and served on editorial review boards for Institute of Management Accounting association journals, including Management Accounting, Strategic Finance, and Management Accounting Quarterly, since January 1990.
B.B.A., Temple University M.B.A., Temple University Ph.D., Drexel University
B.S., St. Josephs College (Ind.) M.B.A., Northern Illinois University Ph.D, Louisiana State University
323D Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2676
Economics and Finance (2008)
Ph.D., University of Delaware M.S., University of Delaware B.A., University of Humberside, England
Dr. Condliffe earned his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Delaware in 2003. He served as an economist for the Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research at the University of Delaware from 1999 to 2008. He conducted research related to health care and economic development for the state of Delaware. Dr. Condliffe has published research on environmental regulation (Journal of Regulatory Economics), health care (American Economic Review), and economic development (Municipal Finance Journal).
Geography and Planning (2005)
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Dr. Gary Coutu joined West Chester University in August of 2005. He received his Ph.D. in Geography from Texas A&M University in 2001. He brings wide-ranging and extensive experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to West Chester University. Dr. Coutu ran the GIS program and computer laboratory at Temple College in Texas for four years. He also served as a Project Scientist/Senior Systems Analyst at the Blackland Research Center for a number of watershed delineation and hydrological modeling GIS projects.
Anderson Rm. 329
Phone: (610) 430-5838
Geography and Planning (2008)
B.S., University of Maryland-Baltimore County M.A., Temple University Ph.D., Rutgers, The State
University of New Jersey
Dr. Kristen B. Crossney has a 2006 Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Policy Development from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Urban Studies from Temple University, and a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Environmental Systems from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Dr. Crossney’s research encompasses many facets of housing and in particular, spatial patterns of predatory lending and the populations that are most at risk.
114 W. Rosedale Ave. #101
Phone: (610) 738-0501
Social Work (2001)
B.S.W., Temple University M.Ed., West Chester University M.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.S.W., University of Pennsylvania Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Eli DeHope’s research focus has been on sexual orientation, aging, brain injury and mental health.
Economics and Finance (1972)
B.A., Park College M.A., Kansas State University Ph.D., Kansas State University
Dr. DeMoss earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Kansas State University. He has been a professor at West Chester University since 1972. His area of research interest is financial aid in higher education. He was recently published in the Journal of Financial Education.
114 W. Rosedale Ave. #204
Phone: (610) 436-3252
Social Work (2006)
B.A., Chestnut Hill College M.S.W., Catholic University of America Ph.D., Temple University
Dr. Dente is a licensed clinical social worker in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dente’s primary interests include intersecting identities and how these identities impact individuals. Her practice and research focus on diversity, pedagogy, and higher education. She also examines intersecting identities related to religion/spirituality, LGBTQA issues, healthy aging, and disability.
Economics and Finance (1979)
B.A., University of Delaware Ph.D., Duke University
Phone: (610) 738-0343
Graduate Social Work (1999)
B.A., Pennsylvania State University M.S., University of Iowa Ph.D., Rutgers-The State University
Professor Ello's interest include child welfare, aging, health/mental health and substance abuse.
207 Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-0344
Geography and Planning (1988)
B.S., Pennsylvania State University M.S., Columbia University
Professor George Fasic received his Master's degree in Planning from Columbia University. Professor Fasic is the former Director of the Chester County Planning Commission with over 30 years of experience in the field of planning. George teaches introductory planning as well as planning design, planning law, and land development control among others.
B.S., Miami University of Ohio M.S., Drexel University Ph.D., Drexel University C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Dr Flynn worked for seven years in public accounting in the Philadelphia offices of Ernst & Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Subsequently, Dr. Flynn worked in industry as a financial reporting manager, assistant controller, and controller before entering academia full time in the fall of 1993. At West Chester University, Kevin specializes in teaching individual and business federal income taxation, and governmental and not-for-profit accounting. His research interests involve individual income taxation.
207A Ruby Jones Hall
Phone: (610) 436-3396
Geography and Planning (2007)
B.A., Humboldt State University of California M.S., University of Memphis Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Joy A. Fritschle has a 2007 Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master of Science degree in Geography from the University of Memphis, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from Humboldt State University of California. Dr. Fritschle’s fields of interest include biogeography, historical ecology, ecological restoration, environmental conservation, Geographic Information System (GIS), and feminist science. She uses Public Land Survey records to reconstruct the historical Redwood forests of northern California to see if the current remnant Redwood forests are representative of past forests and can be used as models for redwood forest restoration.
305 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 738-0493
BBA, University of Oklahoma PhD, Arizona State University
Originally from Oklahoma, Dr. Fuller is proud to say she is "Sooner Born & Sooner Bred"! Before returning for her PhD Lori worked three years as an external auditor and one year as an internal auditor; both at large multi-national corporations. Her research interests lie in auditing and forensic accounting; whereas her teaching interests are auditing, accounting systems and fraud examination. She has published in Behavioral Research in Accounting; the Journal of Forensic Accounting; Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly; Strategic Finance and Management Accounting Quarterly. One recent publication was nationally recognized by the Institute of Management Accounting (IMA) for its contribution to the literature. This publication as well as her most recent were reprinted and sent to all members of the IMA. Dr. Fuller has taught at Auburn University, University of Delaware and Widener University before joining the faculty at West Chester University.
On a personal level, Lori spends time with her spouse and six four-legged children. She loves laughter, playing sports and Phillies baseball.
B.S., Drexel University M.B.A., Drexel University C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Prior to coming to West Chester University, Professor Galbraith worked in public accounting and industry. He teaches intermediate accounting and auditing. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He serves as advisor to the West Chester Accounting Society and the Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants.
302 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-3135
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania Ph.D., Drexel University
329 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 738-0327
B.A., Shippensburg University J.D., Widener University L.L.M, Villanova University, School of Law
108 Ruby Jones Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2746
Geography and Planning (2005)
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Dorothy (Dottie) Ives Dewey, AICP, who received her Ph.D. in Planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997, also joined the faculty full time in the fall of 2005. She has over ten years of experience as a professional planner in the southeast region of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ives Dewey has extensive experience with Municipal Planning, Community and Fiscal Impact Studies, and Land Development Planning. Dottie is active in local, state and national professional planning organizations.
114 W. Rosedale Ave. #104
Phone: (610) 436-2486
Social Work (1981)
B.S.W., Central State University M.S.W., Howard University L.C.S.W,
Professor Joyner’s interests in Social Work include child abuse, gerontology, and diversity issues. Professor Joyner has also served as the department chair for the Undergraduate Social Work Program for over twenty-five years.
Economics and Finance (2003)
B.A., University of Ankara M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dr. Kara is an associate professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Ph.D. in Economics of Education from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Kara’s areas of research include the rate of return on education, occupational gender wage discrimination, and international trade flows. His work has been published in the International Review of Applied Economics, International Trade Journal, Journal of Economic Studies and Journal of Small Business Management.
G1-B Ruby Jones Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2393
Geography and Planning (2009)
B.A., York University, Toronto M.P.H., University of Kentucky College of Public Health Ph.D., University of Louisville
Dr. Katirai’s doctoral studies specialized in urban planning and development and his dissertation examines urban sprawl, equity, and emergency response across the United States. He has also earned a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application specialist's certificate. Dr. Katirai’s teaching interests include GIS; land-use planning; economic, medical, urban, and transportation geography; disaster preparedness and emergency response; environmental and hazard-mitigation planning and policy; and statistics and research methods. Dr. Katirai’s publication credits include co-authoring Malaria Early Warning Systems: Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Mapping for Nigeria for the National Space Research and Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria.
G1B Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2548
Criminal Justice (1987)
B.S., Pennsylvania State University M.S., University of Pennsylvania J.D., Temple University School of Law
Dr. Kauffman is a permanent part-time member of the Criminal Justice faculty. She was in private practice, and worked for the Philadelphia Public Defender Association until 1982. She teaches criminal law and women and crime. Her primary research interests focus on women’s issues in law and law enforcement.
101 Ruby Jones Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2701
Political Science (2001)
B.S., Kutztown University M.P.A., Kutztown University Ph.D., Temple University
B.A., Pennsylvania State University M.A., West Chester University M.A., Yale University Ph.D., Yale University
108 Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2724
Geography and Planning (1991)
B.A., University of Toledo M.A., University of Toledo Ph.D., Ohio State University
Dr. James Lewandowski joined the department in 1991 as a graduate of Ohio State University's geography program. Jake (as he prefers to be called) is well-published and his research focuses on industrial location change. Jake teaches quantitative methods, business GIS and world geography. Dr. Lewandowski frequently provides GIS and spatial analysis skills to the Center For Social Research.
Economics and Finance (2004)
B.E., Xi'an Jiaotong University (China) M.A., Xi'an Jiaotong University (China) MBA, Drexel University Ph.D., Drexel University
Dr. Li is an associate professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. Dr. Li earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration from Drexel University in 2004. Dr. Li has written articles on financial contagion, inter-linkages among international stock markets and oil markets, and volatility of financial markets. She has been published in the Journal of International Money and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Global Finance Journal, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Economics and Business, Finance Letters, Energy Economics, the North American Journal of Economics and Finance, and Issues in Innovation.
Political Science (1996)
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara M.A., University of Southern California Ph.D., Northwestern University
Chairperson, Department of Management
200C Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2685
Criminal Justice (1999)
B.S., Pennsylvania State University M.A., Sam Houston State University Ph.D, Sam Houston State University
Prior to coming to West Chester, Dr. McVey worked for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as Director of Inmate Grievances. He teaches introduction to criminal justice, theories of criminal justice, corrections, research, and contemporary issues in corrections. Dr. McVey speaks frequently at professional conferences, and shares his research in correctional issues. Dr. McVey was born in Santiago, Chile, and speaks Spanish fluently. His current research interest, not surprisingly, is in Chilean crime and corrections.
Phone: (610) 436-3045
Political Science (1999)
B.A., College of William and Mary Ph.D., University of Delaware
B.Com., Cairo University M.B.A., Long Island University Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Dr. Naggar has worked for with foreign governments and international organizations for twenty years. His research interests lie in the areas of accounting for the oil and gas industry, international accounting issues and international economic issues. He has published in the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, The Southwestern Journal of Economics, The Academy of Business Disciplines, and the American Economist. Ali has been an instrumental figure in creating the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Chapter of West Chester. Under his leadership, the West Chester Chapter of has flourished and won first place in the Warner Division (for smaller chapters) two years in a row (2009 and 2010) competing against approximately one hundred other chapters. Due to this success, the West Chester chapter and Dr. Naggar have been recognized by Dean Fiorentino, Provost Lawmers, and President Weisenstein at a number of functions. In addition, the national headquarters has presented a banner and trophy for each first place finish. Finally, Dr. Naggar received a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for excellent accomplishments of the IMA chapter of West Chester.
Economics and Finance (1977)
B.Com., Rigadh University M.A., Long Island University Ph.D, University of Oklahoma
Dr. Naggar earned her Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Oklahoma in 1976. Her research is widely published and shared at professional conferences. Her most recent research interest includes economic aftershocks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, comparative economic systems, and her lifetime interest in developing economies. She has published in the Atlantic Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Journal, PEA Proceedings, and the Southwestern Journal of Economics. She also serves as a reviewer of the SWJE and was past president of the Southwestern Economics Association (2000).
200A Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2647
Criminal Justice (1986)
B.A., Pennsylvania State University J.D., Widener University
Dr. Nestlerode worked as an attorney in private practice for several years, and as prosecutor in the trial division of the Delaware County District Attorney's Office for six years. She is currently the chair of the department. Her research interests are in Fourth (search and seizure) and Ninth Amendment issues, bias crimes, and gender issues in law. Her most recent research interests are in medical and pharmaceutical battery. She regularly speaks at professional conferences on these topics.
Phone: (610) 738-0342
Graduate Social Work (1998)
B.A., Spelman College M.S.W., New York University D.S.W., Columbia University
Professor O’Neal’s interests include mental health prevention, accountability, empowerment and community economic development.
201 Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2682
Criminal Justice (1998)
B.A., University of Pittsburgh M.S.W., Marywood College Ph.D., City University of New York at John Jay
Dr. O’Neill taught at Allentown College for seven years, and has worked as a juvenile and family counselor since 1983. He teaches theories of criminal justice, research, and juvenile justice administration. His recent research interests are in variables affecting disposition in juvenile court and treatment and prevention programs for adult and juvenile offenders. He frequently speaks at professional conferences on these topics.
305 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 738-0562
B.S., Rowan University M.B.A., Drexel University D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University C.P.A., State of Maryland C.M.A.,
Dr. Oehlers has worked in industry and public accounting prior to his DBA. Recognized for his outstanding teaching, he has twice received the Leslie Quick School of Business Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award at Widener University as well as being honored by the West Chester University Inter-fraternity council as an outstanding professor. His research interests lie in issues related to identity theft, ethics and personality, and costing systems. His research has been published in International Journal of Management, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Strategic Finance, Oil, Gas and Energy Quarterly, Issues in Innovation, and The Journal of Financial Services Professionals. He serves on the editorial board of Issues in Innovation, Associate Editor of the Journal of Mentored Management Accounting Research, the advisory board of the Atlantic City Cape Community College Accounting Advisory Board, and as advisor to a number of student organizations.
1160 McDermott Drive
Phone: (610) 425-5000
Political Science (2009)
B.S., Austin Peay State University M.P.A., Western Kentucky University Ph.D., University of Louisville
312A Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2285
B.A., College of the Holy Cross M.A., The Pennsylvania State University
312D Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2677
B.S., Pennsylvania State University M.B., Texas A & M University Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
G1B Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-3300
Political Science (1989)
B.A., University of Moscow M.A., University of Moscow Ph.D., University of Michigan
Economics and Finance (1999)
B.A., Bethany College M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
312C Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2259
B.S., Temple University M.B.A., Temple University Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Criminal Justice (2009)
B.A, Unknown M.A., Unknown Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Former probation/parole counselor in New Jersey. Areas of interest include animal cruelty, corrections, juvenile delinquency, victimology and violence.
308 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2296
B.A., Widener University M.A., The University of Akron Ph.D., The University of Akron
101 Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2701
Political Science (1978)
B.A., Punjab University (India) M.A., University of Texas Ph.D., University of Missouri
Economics and Finance (2001)
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University M.A., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
Dr. Schini earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. She spent 15 years in management before studying at the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance. During her management career, she worked primarily in the fields of health insurance and managed care. Before coming to West Chester University, Dr. Schini was an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska. She has recently had an article published in the Journal of Financial Education.
207C Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2954
Political Science (1992)
B.A., University of Tuebingen, Germany M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.S., University of Delhi (India) M.S., University of Delhi (India) Ph.D., University of Delhi (India) Ph.D., University of Paris
Phone: (610) 738-0341
Graduate Social Work (1990)
B.A., Brooklyn College M.S.W., University of Michigan D.S.W., Columbia University
Professor Siegel’s interest include Time and social work, Teams and organizations and social welfare.
B.A., Syracuse University M.A., Syracuse University Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
319 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 738-0553
Full-time Temporary Instructor
B.S., Villanova University M.B.A., Drexel University C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Glenn began his career in the audit division and also worked in the consulting division of a major accounting firm before accepting a position with one of their clients. In industry he has worked in various positions including CFO and CEO. He now also heads his own consulting firm and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of a major area financial institution. Glenn has also taught part time at Villanova University since 1983. He has taught a number of accounting disciples, most notably, Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Globalization in Accounting, and Accounting for MBAs.
101 Ruby Jones Hall
Phone: (610) 738-0428 extension 10
Political Science (2006)
B.A., Drake University M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ruby Jones Hall #206
Phone: (610) 436-3162
Political Science (2002)
B.A., College of Wooster M.A., University of Pittsburgh Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Economics and Finance (1992)
B.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana Ph.D., University of Houston
Dr. Tolin is an assistant professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. Dr. Tolin earned his Ph.D. from the University of Houston in 1992. The focus of Dr. Tolin’s research has been the economics of domestic public policy, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the provision of public education.
312D Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2365
B.S., La Salle University J.D., University of Pennsylvania
114 W. Rosedale Ave.
Phone: (610) 436-2767
Social Work (2010)
B.A., New York University M.S.W., Hunter Graduate School of Social Work Ph.D., New York University, School of Social Work
Dr. Tully’s dissertation topic is Level of Moral Reasoning and Background Factors as Predictors of BSW Students’ Interest in Working with People in Poverty. In addition to serving as an associate professor in the Barry University (Miami, Florida) School of Social Work and as a department chair and assistant professor of social work at Iona College (New Rochelle, New York), he has taught at New York University and in the Hunter School of Social Work. Dr. Tully’s other experience includes private psychotherapy practice as well as counseling in counseling-center and hospital settings. Among his publications, he is a coauthor of the 2010 book Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (London: Whiting & Birch).
Graduate Business Center #318
Phone: (610) 436-2441
Political Science (2010)
B.A., Centre College M.P.A., University of Louisville Ph.D., University of Louisville
Dr. Turner joined West Chester University's Political Science Department in the Fall of 2010. She earned both her Master of Public Administration and Ph.D. in Urban and Public Affairs from the University of Louisville, in Louisville, KY. She teaches in the Master of Public Administration program at West Chester. Her research addresses the role of nonprofits in contemporary political economies, brownfields redevelopment and environmental policy.
304 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-3468
Economics and Finance (2010)
B.A., Ege University, Izmir, Turkey Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Dr. Ulupinar’s dissertation is Two Essays on Analyst Bias and Management Entrenchment: "Do Analysts Give Firms with More Entrenched Management More Favorable Recommendations?" and "Management Entrenchment and Analyst Bias during SEOs." Dr. Ulupinar’s teaching interests include corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, and investment, and her research interests comprise corporate governance, analyst coverage, conflict of interest, mergers and acquisitions, and investment. She brings teaching experience from Louisiana State University and scholarly activities that include presenting at the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting.
114 W. Rosedale Ave. #205
Phone: (610) 436-2785
Social Work (1996)
B.A., St. Fidelis College M.S.W., Fordham University M.T.S, Washington Theological D.P.C., Loyola College
Dr. Rick Voss’ areas of interest include ethnographic research of indigenous traditions of help and healing; implications of integrative medicine and spirituality for social work practice, and curriculum development supporting bilingual and inter-cultural social work education and practice.
103C Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2940
Geography and Planning (1990)
B.A., St. Cloud State University M.A., Boston University Ph.D., Boston University
Joan M. Welch completed her Ph.D. at Boston University and started at West Chester University in the fall of 1990. Dr. Welch has published research on the spatial patterns of urban forest characteristics in Boston, impacts of deer (Odocoileus virginianus) browse on regional forests, and landscape homogenization in the Pre-Pyrenees of Catalunya. Joan teaches physical and world geography, senior seminar and project, and is Chair of the Department.
G1B Ruby Jones
Phone: (610) 436-2875
Criminal Justice (2004)
B.A., Antioch College M.S., West Chester University Ph.D., Walden University
327 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 436-4635
Economics and Finance (2010)
B.S., Tsinghua University, China M.S., University of Cincinnati M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Ph.D., Drexel University
Dr. Zheng’s BS is in materials science and engineering, his first MS is in engineering and his second MS is in finance. The dissertation for his Ph.D. in Finance is entitled Essays on financial market behavior. Dr. Zheng’s research interests include financial markets and investments, empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, international finance, and corporate finance. Among his teaching interests are investments, corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, and international finance. He brings experience both as an instructor in the Drexel University LeBow School of Business and as a business analyst for Lenovo Group Limited, Beijing.
312A Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 738-0588
B.S., Beijing Union University ( China) M.A., University of Iowa Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
304 Anderson Hall
Phone: (610) 430-5671
Economics and Finance (2006)
B.E., Hohai University (China); M.S., Hohai University (China); Ph.D., Drexel University
Dr. Zhu is an assistant professor in the Economics and Finance Department at West Chester University. She earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration from Drexel University in 2005. Dr. Zhu has written articles on foreign direct investment, information technology, and international finance. She has been published in the Journal of Economic Integration, Review of International Economics, and Southern Economic Journal.
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Phone: (610) 738-0451
B.S., Messiah College M.B.A., The Pennsylvania State University Ph.D., Temple University C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania