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WNE Welcomes 20 New Faculty Members for 2022-2023

Published: September 08, 2022 | Categories: All News

Western New England University welcomes 20 new faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year across all five colleges across campus. "We are excited to welcome this fine cohort of new faculty to the WNE community," said Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Maria Toyoda. "Western New England is grateful to have you, and together we will continue to create value for ourselves, our communities, and the world that we live in."

Arts & Sciences

Dr. Philip Kiefer, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Melissa Lail-Trecker, Professional Educator of Biology
Dr. Thomas Mennella, Associate Professor of Biology
Mr. Andrew Nuzzolilli, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Joshua Regan, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice


Mr. Se Jin Kim, Assistant Professor of Sport Management and Marketing
Mr. Andrew Moore, Professional Educator of Business Analytics and Information Management
Ms. Wenru Wang, Instructor of Accounting


Dr. Mohamed Adbelrahman, Visiting Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Yu Hou, Assistant Professor of Construction Management
Ms. Lisa Murray, Instructor in the First Year Program 


Dr. Luwam Dirar, Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Stacey Lantagne, Professor of Law
Professor Jessica Mahon Scoles, Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Montana Martinez, Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Tolulope Odunsi, Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Claudia Quintero, Assistant Professor of Law

Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Dr. Christine Anderson, Pharmacy Instructor
Ms. Kimberly Geisner-Gross, Assistant Professor of Practice of Occupational Therapy
Dr. Ingo Koomoa-Lange, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology