ACADEMICS

  • New Faculty 2018-2019

    Every year Worcester State University is pleased to showcase our newest faculty members and librarians, whose in-depth knowledge of their disciplines and dedication to teaching, scholarship, and research will inspire students to transform their curiosity and passion into the knowledge and skills that can shape the future.

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    Mark H. Beaudry

    Criminal Justice
    Ph.D., CPP®
    Areas of expertise: Global policing, security studies, criminology
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? I am excited to work with the highly diverse student body and faculty at Worcester State University.
     
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    Jonathan Flowers

    Philosophy
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    Robin Goldberg

    Communication Sciences and Disorders
    MS, Columbia University
    Areas of expertise: Speech- Language Pathology
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? The wonderful students, the dedicated staff, the amazing growth of the Campus and resources, and WSU ‘s fine reputation!
     
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    Yan Hu

    Biology
    Ph.D., Wuhan University (China)
    Areas of expertise: Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Parasitology
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? I am excited about sharing my passion for biology with the diverse students and colleagues.
     
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    Karen Hunt

    Nursing
    M.S., Nursing, Worcester State University
    Areas of expertise: Adult telemetry nursing, home care nursing, nutrition and wellness
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? I am especially looking forward to working with Worcester State University's highly driven, dedicated, and diverse nursing students at all levels of their educational pursuits in efforts to enhance the nursing profession with these future leaders.
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    Julia A. McNeil

    Nursing
    PhD(c)., University of Connecticut
    Areas of expertise: Critical Care Nursing and Nursing Education
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? What excites me most about the learning environment is that it is growing and expanding with new technological innovations which allows me to teach in a variety of ways to engage all students.
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    Danielle E. Shaver, MS, RN

    Nursing
    MS, Nursing Education, Worcester State University
    Areas of expertise: OB nursing, Vascular Access
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? The inclusiveness and diversity of this campus attracted me to WSU, the energy here is palpable. I am looking forward to collaborating with both faculty and students to share my craft with others.
     

    Frank Boardman

    Philosophy
    Ph.D, CUNY Graduate Center
    Areas of expertise: Philosophy of Art, Aesthetics, Logic and Rhetoric
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? Students and faculty overwhelmingly share a sense of purpose and commitment to its realization.
     
     

    Erin McGowan

    Biology
    M.S. Boston University School of Medicine
    Areas of expertise: Anatomy and physiology, neurobiology
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? I'm excited to connect and engage with my students in a supportive and vibrant intellectual environment.
     
     

    Brittany Severance

    Communication
    MFA Candidate 2020, Emerson College, M.A., Emerson College, B.A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Areas of expertise: Media Production, Film Studies
    What excites you about the learning environment at Worcester State? The diversity in teaching styles and the opportunity to engage with students in smaller classroom settings.