Faculty and Staff

Department Offices: 310 Fern Street, South Hempstead, NY, 11571

We are located in the yellow house at the southeast corner of Fern Street and Hempstead Avenue, opposite the Molloy gymnasium, at the stop light. (For your safety, please cross at the stop light.)

Department phone: 516.323.3360 or 3368

Department fax: 516.323.3367

Chairperson: Matthew Foster, Ph.D.




Associate Professors:

Adjunct Professor:

  • Msgr. John Alesandro, S.T.L., J.C.D., J.D.
  • Rabbi Paul J. Joseph, D.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor:

  • Rev. H. Gaylon Barker, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professors:

  • F. Kadungamparambil J. Augustine, Ph.D.
  • S. Anne Christine Janke, O.P., M.A.
  • Claire Schirtzer, D.Min.

Adjunct Instructors:

  • S. Patricia A. DeMarco, O.P., M.A.
  • John Gonzalez, M.A.P.S.
  • Rev. Paul T. Johnsen, M.Div.
  • Kevin J. McCormack, M.A., M.S.
  • Diane Vella, M.A.

Office Assistant:

  • Maria McCarey, 516.323.3368

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Theology and Religious Studies
310 Fern Street, South Hempstead, New York 11571