Office of Academic Affairs


Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Barbara T. Schmidt
Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
B.A., M.S., Adelphi University; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY  



Director of Academic Planning and Resources
Christine Chimienti
B.A., Boston University; M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  



Academic Planning Specialist
Alexa Getty

B.A., St. Joseph's College  



Director of Office of International Education
Kimberly Langenmayr

A.A., Hillsborough Community College; B.S. University of South Florida;

M.A., Sacred Heart University; Ed.S., University of Florida, Gainesville  




Program Coordinator for Office of International Education
Cindy Hu
B.A., Stony Brook University, SUNY 



Senior Dean for Research and Scholarship
Audrey Cohan
Professor of Education
B.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., New York University; Ed.D., Hofstra University  



Director of Faculty Professional Center
Maureen M. Sanz
Professor of Biology
B.A., Skidmore College; M.S., Ph.D., Fordham University  



Dean of Innovative Delivery Methods
Office of Blended and Online Learning
Amy J. Gaimaro

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Studies
B.B.A., Hofstra University; M.A.E., Marian University; M.S., LIU Post; D.B.A., Argosy University  




Instructional Designer
Amy Lomellini
A.A., New York University; B.A., University of North Carolina; M.E.T., Boise State University 




Instructional Designer

Susan Watters

B.S., Syracuse University; M.A., New York University 





Instructional Designer

Michael C. Rotundo

B.S., M.A., MSEd., State University of New York College at Brockport; M.Phil. Walden University  


Instructional Designer
Laurie Hallick     

B.S., MSEd., St. John's University

     Assistant Director
     Ashley Morin

     B.A., Pace University


Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs
Kathleen Maurer Smith
Professor of Sociology
B.A., Molloy College; M.A., Adelphi University; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY 




Professional Writing/Editor Consultant
Youn-Joo Park

B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri  



Statistics/Analytics Consultant
Pamela Watters
M.S., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island  



Chair, Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Patricia Eckardt

Professor of Nursing 
B.S., Empire State College, SUNY; M.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY  


Associate Dean for Academic Services
Marion Flomenhaft
B.A., St. John's University; M.S., Fordham University; Ph.D., New York University  



Coordinator of Writing Center
Pamela Kenley-Meschino

Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., M.A., Portland State University 





     Professional Writing Consultant
     Madeleine Carroll
     B.A., M.F.A., Hofstra University 




Professional Writing Consultant
Pamela Smith
B.S., Molloy College; M.S., Queens College, CUNY 




Professional Writing Consultant
Mary Ann Howell
Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., Adelphi University; M.A., LIU Post 




Professional Writing Consultant
Valerie M. Griggs
Adjunct Instructor of English
M.F.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., Fordham University 



Coordinator of Disability Support Services/
Success through Expanded Education Program
Cari Rose-Tomo
B.S., University of Virginia; M.S., Brooklyn College, CUNY  




Associate Coordinator of Disability Support Services/Success through Expanded Education Program
Katherine Brunet
B.A., University of Tampa; M.S., Hofstra University 



Coordinator of Tutoring Services
Kimberly Havens
B.A., York College, CUNY; M.S., LIU Post ; Ed.D., Hofstra University


Associate Dean for Academic Assessment
Linda Silva Thompson

Associate Professor of Business
B.S., Springfield College; M.S., Bay Path University; M.P., Ph.D. The New School   



Assistant Director of Academic Assessment
Amanda E. Strong
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY; M.A., Stony Brook University, SUNY  


Dean of Continuing Education and Professional Studies
Louis Cino

B.A., M.P.A., LIU Post   



Assistant Director of Continuing Education and Professional Studies
Vanessa Formoso
B.A., M.S., Molloy College  



Associate Director of Continuing Education-Nursing
Kathleen Lapkowski

B.S., Molloy College; M.S., Adelphi University 



Assistant to the Dean of Continuing Education and Professional Studies
Judith Trinder
A.S., Nassau Community College   

Associate Director of the Center for Professional Studies
Alina R. Haitz
B.A., Pennsylvania State University  


Director of the Library
Judith Brink-Drescher

B.A., M.L.I.S., LIU Post; M.B.A., Dowling College  



Associate Librarian, Instructional Services
Susan Bloom

B.A., New School University; M.L.S., Pratt Institute; M.S., Molloy College  



Reference & Instructional Librarian
Wenhui Chen

B.A., Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan; M.L.S., St. John's University; M.B.A., Molloy College  



Associate Librarian, Technical Services
Tim Hasin

B.A., SUNY Buffalo State College; M.L.I.S., University of Buffalo; M.A., College of Staten Island  



Electronic Resources Librarian, Digital Commons Curator
Tabitha Ochtera

B.A., Molloy College; M.L.I.S., LIU Post  



Associate Librarian, Reference Services
Nicola Palumbo

B.S., Georgetown University; M.L.S., LIU Post; M.B.A., Dowling College  



Associate Librarian, Health Sciences
Theresa Rienzo

B.S.N., Adelphi University; M.S., St. Joseph's College; M.L.I.S., LIU Post  



Information Commons Librarian
Sean Williams

M.L.I.S., LIU Post  



Access Services, Serials and Media Librarian
David Nochimson
B.A., Bard College; M.L.S., Queens College, CUNY 


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Office of Academic Affairs
1000 Hempstead Avenue Kellenberg Hall, K118 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002