Sandy Becker

Instructor
Department of Marketing
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Brand Strategy, Strategic Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Questionnaire Design, Services Marketing, Instructional Design, Course delivery and assessment.

Sandy Becker has experience in Brand/Product Management, Sales Management, Project Management along with Learning & Development and Organizational Development in a variety of industries.

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Charles A. Brown

Assistant Dean for Diversity Programs
RBS Office of the Dean - Student Development Center
Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Diversity and diversity programs, community engagement, underrepresented student populations, business education partnerships, black male achievement

Charles A. Brown oversees a portfolio of programs that helps with the recruitment, development, and retention of underrepresented students populations. With a passionate, dynamic, and relevant style, Charles is able to engage diverse audiences in…

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Edward Castner

Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: (Room temperature) ionic liquids; femtosecond laser spectroscopy; chemical physics and physical chemistry; graduate education; and science policy.

Dr. Castner's expertise is in the area of physical chemistry of condensed phases. His experimental expertise is focused on ultrafast laser spectroscopy, photophysics and photochemistry, aqueous polymer solutions, aggregates in solution, drug…

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Brian Chu

Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Psychology
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Key topics: Child and adolescent anxiety and depression, stress and coping in children and teens, school anxiety and school refusal, assessment and detection of anxiety and mood problems in youth, psychological therapy for youth anxiety and depression, including: generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, specific phobias, depression and dysthymia in children.

Brian C. Chu, Ph.D., is assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology and in the Department of Psychology at Rutgers University. He is also director and founder of the…

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Rebecca Davis

Associate Professor
Organizational Psychology Program
School of Social Work

Key topics: Social Work and the Child Welfare Workforce: International Perspectives on Best Practices

Dr. Rebecca Davis, Director and Lecturer, Center for International Social Work at Rutgers University School of Social Work, has primary teaching responsibilities in social work practice with children and families in the international context.…

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Maurice Elias

Professor
Department of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Parenting, emotional intelligence, education reform, character education, the achievement gap, prevention of bullying, violence, substance abuse, and related problem behaviors, impact of media on children, Jewish education and Jewish identity

Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., is president of the International Society for Community Research and Action and Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is also a Leadership Team founding member for the…

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Eugenia Etkina

Professor
Department of Learning and Teaching
Graduate School of Education

Key topics: physics and astronomy instruction at the middle school, high school, and university levels.

Eugenia Etkina is a Distinguished Professor at Rutgers, the State University Of New Jersey. She holds a PhD in physics education from Moscow State Pedagogical University and has more than 35 years of experience teaching physics. She is a…

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William FitzGerald

Assistant Professor
English Department
Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Camden

Key topics: Rhetorical theory, rhetoric and religion, writing and media studies, writing program design, the language of prayer

William FitzGerald specializes in rhetorical studies with particular interests in stylistics, speech acts, and the rhetoric of religion. In writing studies, his interests include composition pedagogy, professional communication, and writing…

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Nydia Flores

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Education

Key topics: Sociolinguistics, Spanish in the U.S., bilingualism, Spanish pragmatics, teaching English language learners, second language acquisition, and changing perspectives in the teaching of Spanish in the U.S.

Nydia Flores' line of inquiry explores two interrelated avenues in the field of sociolinguistics: the use of Spanish in society and Spanish language education. She prepares pre- and in-service language teachers and future linguists to understand…

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Anesha Fuller

Adjunct Professor
Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Learning Center

Key topics: Professional development, general education, mental health, parental abandonment, early childhood literacy, literacy development, social studies

Dr. Anesha Fuller Ed.D, has extensive teaching experience in education at an elementary and high school level. 

Dr. Fuller's, area of research and specialty include Literacy curriculum. Her areas of expertise for speaking…

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Arnold Glass

Professor
Department of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Learning, instruction, language

Arnold L. Glass, Ph.D., is the former vice chair of undergraduate studies for the Department of Psychology. His research investigates how well people remember what they have seen and heard.

His studies include recent work developing…

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Ellen Lieberman

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Douglass Residential College

Key topics: Living-Learning Communities; Social Networks / Social Capital; Social Determinants of Health

With over 30 years of experiences in higher education administration and research, Ellen joined Douglass Residential College at Rutgers University–New Brunswick in 2011 where she is the Associate Dean of…

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Kathleen Morgan

County Agent and Department Chair
Department of Family and Community Health Sciences
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Nutrition; women's health; osteoporosis research and education; obesity phytonutrients; functional food; and the medicinal use of herbs.

Kathleen Morgan, M.ED, DTR is the chair of the family and community health sciences department. She has been a family and community health sciences educator with Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension since 1993. Ms. Morgan has received her…

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Lesley Morrow

Professor and Chair
Organizational Psychology Program
Graduate School of Education

Key topics: Early childhood literacy, literacy development, teaching language arts

Lesley Morrow is a professor of literacy, and created and directs the Center for Literacy Development at the Graduate School of Education. Her area of research deals with early literacy development and the organization and management of language…

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James Nichnadowicz

County Agent
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Gardening with children, community beautification programs, community tree planting, environmental education

James Nichnadowicz is the Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Agent for Union County. He has expertise in teaching children about gardening and the environment, and experience in community beautification and tree planting programs. He has been a 4-…

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