Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 
    
    Aug 17, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


Business Administration

Dean of the School of Business and Leadership

 

Director of the Graduate Program in Business

Dennis D. Kincaid
Professor of Business Administration (1988)
B.A., Kent State University, M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Kent State University

Graduate Faculty

Marjorie F. Carlson Hurst
Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership (2000)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Julia A. Frankland
Professor of Business Administration (1999)
B.A., Westminster College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

John (Jack) P. Harris, II
Professor of Business Administration (1991)
B.A., The University of Akron, M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Dennis D. Kincaid
Professor of Business Administration (1988)
B.A., Kent State University, M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Kent State University

Thomas A. Kratzer
Professor of Business Administration (1997)
B.A., Luther College; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Iowa; M.A.T.S., Trinity Lutheran Seminary

Michael J. Ophardt
Professor of Business Ethics (1996)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.P.F., Institute for Christian Studies; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Mary E. Quinn
Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership (2006)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Albert H. Smith, Jr.
Associate Professor of Business Administration (1983)
B.A., University of Mount Union; M.B.A., The Ohio State University; CPA, CMA

John T. Zietlow
Professor of Finance (2005)
B.S.B.A., M.B.A., The Ohio State University; D.B.A., University of Memphis

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Deron M. Boring
(2010) B.A., Malone University; J.D., The University of Akron, School of Law

William E. Fillner
(2014) B.S., Montana State University; M.B. A., University of Montana

Gregrey S. Greenfelder
(2011) B.A. and M.A., The University of Akron

Jerry N. Hall
(2006) B.S., M.L.H.R., The Ohio State University

Kenneth F. Koczwara
(2003) B.S., Youngstown State University; E.M.B.A., Kent State University

Christine M. Poth
(1994) B.A. and M.A., The University of Akron

Laura J. Sommer
(2013) B.S., Muskingum University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University

Counseling and Human Development

Dean of the School of Education and Human Development

Rhoda C. Sommers
Professor of Education (2007)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A. Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University

Director of the Graduate Program in Counseling and Human Development

Susan L. Steiner, LPSC
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2006)
B.A., Kent State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Akron

Graduate Faculty

Kara A. Kaelber, PCC-S
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2008)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Christina M. Schnyders, PC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2011-12, 2013)
B.A., Simpson University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Kent State University

Susan L. Steiner, LPSC
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2006)
B.A., Kent State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Akron

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

JoAnna K. Cline, PCC-S
(2014) B.A., Point Park University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary

Nora R. Cord, PCC-S
(2013) A.A. and B.A., Malone University; M.A., The University of Akron

Gerianne L. Cumo, LPSC
(2010) B.S., Malone University; M.A., Walsh University

Andrea L. Dominick, PCC
(2010) B.A., University of Mount Union; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Sonji D. Gregory, PCC-S
(2011) B.A., Malone University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; Doctoral student, Regent University

Keith J. Hochadel, PCC-S, LCDC III, SAP
(2013) B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Dakota L. King-White, PC, LPSC
(2014) B.A., Notre Dame College of Ohio; M.A., Heidelberg University; Ph.D., The University of Toledo

Rebekah H. Silla
(2014) B.A. and M.Ed., Kent State University; Ed.S., Ashland University

Education 

Dean of the School of Education and Human Development

Rhoda C. Sommers
Professor of Education (2007)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A. Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University

Chair of the Department of Education

Moses B. Rumano
Assistant Professor of Education (2011)
B.A., Africa University; M.A.E., Otterbein College; Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

Graduate Faculty

Jeffrey R. Beine
Associate Professor of Education (2008)
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Kent State University

Beth A. Clark-Thomas
Professor of Education (1995)
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Sarah K. Hamsher
Assistant Professor of Education (2011)
B.A., Grove City College; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D. candidate, The University of Akron

Mark E. Jakowski
Associate Professor of Education (2004)
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Moses B. Rumano
Assistant Professor of Education (2011)
B.A., Africa University; M.A.E., Otterbein College; Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

Rhoda C. Sommers
Professor of Education (2007)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University

Donald A. Williams
Professor of Education (2003)
B.S., Wayne State University; M.S., SUNY-Albany; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Donna S. Bishop
(2013) B.S. and M.Ed., Kent State University; Ed.D., Northcentral University

Nicole L. Bush
(2012) B.A., Walsh University; M.Ed., Ashland University; Ed.D. candidate, Ashland University

Alice E. Christie
(1999) B.A., Ursuline College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

Chanda R. Coblentz
(2013) B.S.Ed, West Liberty State College; M.S.Ed., Franciscan University of Steubenville

Nancy K. Dunbar
(2012) A.A., B.A., and M.Ed., Kent State University

Michele D. Evans
(2012) B.S., M.A., and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Lynne S. Kulich
(2010) B.S., The Ohio State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Akron

Mary M. Luchitz
(1999) B.S., University of Alaska; M.Ed., The University of Akron

Chris R. McBurney
(2010) B.S.Ed. and M.S.Ed., The University of Akron

Daniel E. McKey
(2013) B.S., Taylor University; M.Ed., Ashland University

Jeanette K. Meisel
(2014) B.A. and M.Ed., Kent State University

Karen S. Moore
(2010) B.S., The University of Akron; M.Ed., Kent State University

Jenny Naidu
(2012) B.A. and B.Ed., University of South Africa; M.Ed., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

Brett C. Niarchos
(2014) B.A., Ohio University; M.A., Ashland University

Linnea L. Olbon
(2012) B.S., Kent State University; M.S., The University of Akron; Principalship, Ashland University

Lynn L. Rudd
(2013) B.A., Cedarville University; M.Ed. and Ed.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

 

Center for Professional Development School of Education

The Center for Professional Development provides high quality professional development opportunities to pre-K through 12th grade educators. Workshops and seminars are held throughout the year on topics across the curriculum. Subjects include technology, art, music, guidance, literacy, math, science, and social studies.

In addition, classes on character education, differentiation, multiple intelligences, organizing and managing the classroom, bullying, and poverty are presented.

Classes are offered after school and on Saturdays during the school year and full days during the summer months. Most classes take place on the Malone campus, but some are offered in lab situations, at local school settings, or online.

The Center for Professional Development sponsors special programs including the Annual Literacy Celebration and Writer’s Workshop.

Visit the website or contact the office for specific offerings.

Nancy A. Varian, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Professional Development
Phone: 330.471.8593 Fax: 330.471.8343
Email: nvarian@malone.edu Website: www.malone.edu/cpd
 

Nursing 

Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Debra A. Lee
Associate Professor of Nursing (2011)
Diploma in Nursing, Akron General Medical Center School of Nursing; B.S.N., Malone University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Director of the Graduate Program in Nursing

Kathleen M. Flaherty
Professor of Nursing (1991-2003, 2007)
B.S.N., Widener University; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D., Widener University; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Graduate Faculty

Robin L. Adams-Weber
Associate Professor of Nursing (2005)
B.S.N., University of Phoenix; M.S.N., Drexel University; D.N.P., Duquesne University; Women’s Health Practitioner-Board Certified

Stephanie L. Burgess
Instructor of Nursing (2011)
Diploma in Nursing, Massillon Community Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Kathleen M. Flaherty
Professor of Nursing (1991-2003, 2007)
B.S.N., Widener University; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D., Widener University; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Christine A. Harrington
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2012)
B.S., Creighton University; M.B.A. and M.S.N., University of Iowa

Debra A. Lee
Associate Professor of Nursing (2009)
Diploma in Nursing, Akron General Medical Center of Nursing; B.S.N., Malone University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Elizabeth W. McVan
Associate Professor of Nursing (1988-2001; 2009)
B.S.N., The Ohio State University; M.S.N., The University of Akron

Stephanie A. Reagan
Associate Professor of Nursing (2004)
Diploma in Nursing, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Elizabeth A. Rettew
Associate Professor of Nursing (1991)
B.S.N., Columbia University; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania; Post Master FNP, Case Western Reserve University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Judy L. Risko
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2012)
B.S.N., Ursuline College; M.S.N., Kent State University; Child and Adolescent Clinical Nurse Specialist-Board Certified

Susan M. Wechter
Clinical Instructor of Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., Ursuline College; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico-College of Nursing; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Lora L. Wyss
Professor of Nursing (2001)
Diploma in Nursing, Mercy School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., George Mason University; Ph.D., The University of Akron; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Charles R. Barton
B.A., Malone University; M.Ed., Ashland University; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron; Registered Nurse Anesthestist-Board Certified

Deborah A. Borowske
Diploma in Nursing, Fairview General Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron; D.N.P., Texas Christian University; Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist-Board Certified

Jessica L. Boss
B.A. and Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University; Pharmacotherapy Specialist-Board Certified

Seth P. Brownlee
Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University; Pharmacotherapy Specialist-Board Certified

Susan B. Coss
B.A., College of Wooster; M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Michelle L. Cudnik
Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University; Pharmacotherapy Specialist-Board Certified

Christina J. Dewar
Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University; Pharmacotherapy Specialist-Board Certified

Elizabeth A. Errington
B.S.N., The University of Akron; M.S.N., Malone University

Angela M. Gager
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Kent State University; Post Master FNP, George Washington University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Cecelia E. Gallagan
B.S.N., Malone University; M.S.N., Kent State University

Rosanna F. Hess
B.S.N., Columbia University School of Nursing; M.A., Wheaton Graduate School; M.S.N. and D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University

Sharon M. Juszli
B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., The University of Akron; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Sandra L. Knauf
B.S.N., University of Toledo; M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Kathleen A. Lee-Oles
B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., Malone University

Janice B. London
B.S.N. and M.S., University of Michigan

Phillip G. Moser
B.S., University of Redlands; B.S.N. and M.S.N., Malone University; D.N.P., Kent State University

Tammy D. Slayman
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Melissa J. Stoudmire
A.S.N. and B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., Malone University

Phillip C. Teague
B.A., Malone University; M.S., The University of Akron; M.D., Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine

Organizational Leadership

Dean of the School of Business and Leadership

 

Director of the Graduate Program in Organizational Leadership

Dennis D. Kincaid
Professor of Business Administration (1988)
B.A., Kent State University, M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Kent State University

Graduate Faculty

Marjorie F. Carlson Hurst
Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership (2000)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Laura S. Foote
Assistant Professor of Management Studies (2007)
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., The University of Akron

Michael J. Ophardt
Professor of Business Ethics (1996)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.Phil.F., Institute for Christian Studies; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Mary E. Quinn
Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership (2006)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

William P. Racine
Associate Professor of Business and Leadership (2012)
B.S., The University of Akron; M.B.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Capella University

Lauren S. Seifert
Professor of Psychology (1994-97; 1999)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Michele L. Williams
Assistant Professor of Business and Leadership (2000)
B.A. and M.B.A., Malone University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

T. Scott Hackman
(2011) B.S., The University of South Carolina; M.B.A., Bowling Green State University

Paul D. Slater
(2010) B.A. and M.S., Grove City College

Dudley B. Turner
(2014) B.A., Asbury University; M.A. The University of Akron; Ph.D., Purdue University

Theological Studies

Dean of the College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences

D. Nathan Phinney
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Director of the Graduate Program in Theological Studies

Suzanne B. Nicholson
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Durham

Graduate Faculty

TC Ham
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies (2013)
B.A., Boston University; Th.M. and Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary

Bryan C. Hollon
Director of the Malone Center for Theology and Ministry, Associate Professor of Theology (2006)
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University

Stephen K. Moroney
Professor of Theology (1993)
B.A., Duke University; M.A., Wheaton College; M.A.T.S., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Duke University

Suzanne B. Nicholson
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Durham

D. Nathan Phinney
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

William P. Quigley
Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry (1998)
B.A., West Liberty College; M.Div. and D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary

Joel R. Soza
Professor of Biblical Studies (1998)
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A.O.T and M.A.N.T., Ashland Theological Seminary; D.Th., University of South Africa

Duane F. Watson
Professor of New Testament Studies (1989)
B.A., Houghton College; M.Div., Princeton Seminary; Ph.D., Duke University

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Jeffrey R. Martell
(2011) B.S., The University of Akron; M.A.R., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Ed.Min., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

David M. Oliver
(2000) B.A., Syracuse University; M.Div., Duke University; D.Min., Asbury Theological Seminary

Rick R. McQuistion
(2001) B.R.E., Great Lakes Bible College; M.Ed., Xavier University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Scott R. Wright
(2011) B.A., Princeton University; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary

Graduate Theological Studies Committee

The Graduate Theological Studies Committee is responsible for all policy decisions related to the Master of Arts in Theological Studies Program. Members for 2014-15 include all full-time faculty in the Department of Theology.