Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2024 Graduate Catalog

Faculty


COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Dean: Dr. George Acquaah 

 

Department of Communications 

Chair: Dr. Otis Thomas 

 

Cosmas U. Nwokeafor, Ph.D. 

Professor of Mass Communications 

NCE, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Nigeria 

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Adrian Krishnasamy, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Communications 

B.S., M.A., Central Missouri State University, Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Otis Thomas, Ph.D. 

Professor of Communications 

B.A., M.A., Webster University 

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Jayne Cubbage, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Communications 

B.A. Temple University 

M.S. Columbia University 

M.A. University of Pennsylvania 

Ph.D. Howard University 

 

Karima A. Haynes, Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor of Communications 

B.S., Clark Atlanta University 

M.S., Northwestern University 

Ed.D., Bowie State University 

 

Uchenna Onuzulike, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Communications 

 

A.A.S., Quinsigamond Community College 

B.A., Worcester State University 

M.S., Clark University 

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Dwight Ellis, J.D. 

Lecturer 

B.S., D.C. Teachers College -University of the District of Columbia 

J.D., International School of Law -George Mason University Law School 

 

Talisha Dunn-Square, M.A. 

Lecturer 

B.A., Southern University and A&M College 

M.A., Bowie State University 

Ph.D., Student, Notre Dame University of Maryland 

 

Rochell Daniel 

B.A. Howard University 

M.S., University of Maryland University College 

DM, University of Maryland University College 

 

Lucy Gichaga 

Lecturer 

B.Ed. Arts, Egerton University 

M.A., Daystar University 

Ph.D., Regent University 

 

Department of Computer Science 

Chair: Dr. Rosemary Shumba 

 

Manjit S. Bhatia, Ph.D., D.Sc. (Emeritus) 

Professor of Computer Science 

B.S., M.S., University of Delhi 

M.S., Johns Hopkins University 

Ph.D., Florida State University 

D.Sc., The George Washington University 

 

Seonho Choi, Ph.D. 

Professor of Computer Science 

B.S., Seoul National University 

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park 

 

Hoda El-Sayed, D.Sc. 

Professor of Computer Science 

B.S., American University in Cairo (Egypt) 

M.S., New Mexico State University 

D.Sc., The George Washington University 

 

James Gil de Lamadrid, Ph.D. 

Professor of Computer Science 

B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin 

Ph.D., University of Minnesota 

 

Joseph Gomes, D.Sc. 

Assistant Professor of Computer Science 

B.S., The University of Texas at Austin 

M.A., D.Sc., The George Washington University 
 

Patricia Hughes, M.A. 

Assistant Professor of Computer Science 

B.A., Middlebury College 

M.A., University of Wisconsin 

 

Soo-Yeon Ji, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Computer Science 

M.S., Software and Information Technology, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC 

M.S.., Mathematics, Kangwon National University 

Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University 

 

Darsana Josyula, Ph.D. 

Professor of Computer Science  

B. Tech., Kerala University (India) 

M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park 

 

Joan Langdon, Ph.D. 

Professor of Computer Science 

B.S., Hampton University 

M.A., College of William and Mary 

M.S., Old Dominion University 

Ph.D., The American University 

 

Manohar Mareboyana, Ph.D. 

Professor of Computer Science 

B.E., M.Tech., Osmania University (India) 

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science 

 

Sharad Sharma, Ph.D. 

Professor of Computer Science  

B.  Arch., Birla Institute of Technology (India) 

M.S., University of Michigan 

Ph.D., Wayne State University 

 

Jie Yan, Ph.D. 

Professor of Computer Science  

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Harbin Institute of Technology (People’s Republic of China) 

 

Bo Yang, Ph.D.  

Professor of Computer Science 

B.S., M. Engr., Shandong University (China) 

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 

 

Department of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies 

Chair: Dr. Horacio Sierra

 

David Basena, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of English 

B.A., P.G.D.E., Makerere University (Uganda) 

M.A., Saint Cloud State University 

M.A. /T.E.S.L., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University 

 

Gerri Bates, Ph.D. 

Professor of English 

B.A., M.A., Morgan State University 

Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

 

Brenda DoHarris, Ph.D. 

Professor of English 

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Howard University 

M.I.A., Columbia University 

 

Julia C. Elam, D.A. (Emeritus) 

Professor of English 

B.A., M.A., Virginia State University 

D.A., Carnegie-Mellon University 

 

Kim Evelyn, Ph.D. 

B.A., University of Tampa 

M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island 

 

Hoke Glover, M.F.A. 

Assistant Professor of English 

B.A., Bowie State University 

M.F.A., University of Maryland, College Park 

 

Monika Gross, Ed.D. 

Associate Professor of English 

B.A., M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University 

Ed.D., The George Washington University 

 

Virginia Guilford, D.A. (Emeritus) 

Professor of English 

B.S., Lincoln University (Missouri) 

M.A. (DePaul University) 

D.A., Carnegie-Mellon University 

 

Mary A. Harris, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Spanish 

B.A., E. Stroudsburg State University (Pennsylvania) 

M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison 

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma 

 

David J. Kaloustian, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of English 

B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 

M.Phil., Ph.D., Oxford University 

 

Monifa A. Love Asante, Ph. D. 

Associate Professor of English 

A.B., Princeton University 

M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University   

 

Shakil S. Rabbi, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of English 

A.B., Princeton University 

M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University 

 

Horacio Sierra, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of English 

B.S., Communication, University of Miami 

M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida 

 

Vivian Jackson, M.A 

Lecturer in English 

 

Shelagh Johnson, M.A., 

Lecturer in English 

 

Tanya McInnis, M.A., 

Lecturer in English 

 

Kala Richardson, M.A., 

Lecturer in Spanish 

 

Christopher Murray, M.A. 

Lecturer in English 

 

Ada Vilageliu-Diaz, M.A. 

Adjunct Lecturer in English 

 

Sidney Walker, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of English  

B.A., Ottawa University 

M.A., Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Esther W. Ward-Simmons, Ph.D. (Emeritus) 

Professor of English and Provost 

B.A., Oakwood College 

M.A., Andrews University 

Ph.D, Howard University 

 

C. Jenise Williamson, M.F.A. 

Associate Professor of English 

B.A., Oswego State University 

M.F.A., University of Maryland, College Park 

 

Writing Center Staff: 

Nicole Wilson, M.Ed. 

Lecturer of English 

B.S., M.Ed., Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University 

 

Department of Mathematics 

Chair: Dr. Elena Kilmova 

 

Olusola Akinyele, Ph.D. 

Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., Ph.D., University of Ibadan 

 

Karen Benbury, Ph.D. 

Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., University of Chicago 

M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts 

 

Claudette Burge, M.S. 

Lecturer of Mathematics 

B.S., Langston University 

M.S., Central State University, Oklahoma 

 

Elena Klimova, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

B.A., M.A., Moscow State Pedagogical University 

Ph.D., Higher Attestation Commission (Russia) 

 

Chaobin Liu, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.S., Qufu Normal University (China) 

Ph.D. Temple University 

 

Mehran Mahdavi, Ph.D. 

Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., M.S., Ohio University 

Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington 

 

Nelson Petulante, Ph.D. 

Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., McGill University 

M.S., Concordia University 

Ph.D., University of Maryland 

 

Roman Sznajder, Ph.D. 

Professor of Mathematics 

M.S., University of Warsaw (Poland) 

M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore 

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

Dean: Dr. Rhonda Jeter 

 

Department of Counseling 

Chair: Dr. Otis Williams, III 

 

Mark A. Bolden, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling 

B.A., Seton Hall University 

M.Ed., Seton Hall University 

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Cubie A. Bragg, Ph.D. 

Professor of Counseling 

B.A., North Carolina Central University 

M.A., Bowie State University 

Ph.D., The Union Institute 

 

Janelle Cox, Ed. D. 

Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling 

B.A University of Maryland, Baltimore County 

M.A Argosy University, Northern Virginia 

Ed. D. Argosy University, Northern Virginia 

 

Kimberly M. Daniel, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of School Psychology 

B.S., Howard University 

M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University  

 

Sade’ Dunn, Ed. D. 

Assistant Professor of School Counseling 

B.A, University of Maryland University College 

M.S ,Bowie State University 

Ed. D., Governors State University 

 

Marja Humphrey, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Counseling 

B.A. Franklin & Marshall College 

M.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro 

Ph.D. University of Maryland. College Park 

 

Jake Johnson, Ed. D. 

Associate Professor of Mental Health Counseling 

B.A., M.S., University of Albany 

Ed. D., George Washington University 

 

Masica Jordan-Alston, Ed. D. 

Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology 

B.S., Bowie State University 

M.A., Bowie State University 

Ed. D., Argosy University 

 

Kimberly T. Mills, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor In Mental Health Counseling 

B.A., College of Notre Dame of Maryland 

M.A., Bowie State University 

Ph.D., Auburn University 

 

Darla Scott Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of School Psychology 

B.S., Southern University and A&M College 

M.S., Howard University 

Ph.D., Howard University     

 

Cynthia Taylor, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of School Counseling 

B.S., Bowie State University 

M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Ph.D., Walden University 

 

Jennifer West, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of School Psychology   

B.A., Howard University 

M.S., Towson University 

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Otis Williams III, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Mental Health Counseling   

B.S., Bowie State University 

M.S., Johns Hopkins University 

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Department of Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development 

Chair: Dr. Lynn Long 

 

Marion Amory, Ed. D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.A., Fisk University 

M.Ed., Duke University 

Ed. D., Boston University 

 

Marshina Baker, M.S. 

Lecturer of Health Education 

B.S., Saint Augustine’s College 

M.S., North Carolina Central University 

 

Constance Brooks, Ed. D. 

Associate Professor of Education 

B.S., District of Columbia Teacher’s College 

M.A., Howard University 

Ed.D., George Washington University 

 

Barrie S. Ciliberti, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Education 

B.A., Ursinus College 

M.A., Georgetown University 

Ph.D., Catholic University of America 

 

Julius Davis, Ed.D 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.A., Morgan State University 

M.A., Edinboro State University 

Ed.D., Morgan State University 

 

Eva Garin, Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.A., University of Maryland, College Park 

M.A., Pennsylvania State University 

Ed.D., University of Maryland, College Park 

 

Waseem Mazher, Ed.D. 

Associate Professor of Education 

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi 

M.A. University of Southern Mississippi 

ED.D. Columbia University 

 

Barbara Smith, M.Ed. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.S., M.Ed., Bowie State University 

Ed.S., George Washington University 

 

Peter Parker, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

B.S., University of New Haven

M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Felicia Valdez, Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.A., M.A., Antioch University 

Ed.D., George Washington University 

 

Gwendolyn Williams, Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.A., Hampton University 

M.A., University of the District of Columbia 

Ed.D., University of Maryland, College Park 

 

Josephine Wilson, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Education 

B.A., M.A., University of the District of Columbia 

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park  

 

Department of Educational Studies and Leadership 

Chair: Dr. Renee Foose 

 

Janeula M. Burt, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.S., Howard University 

M.Ed., Auburn University 

Ph.D., Auburn University 

 

Paul Hester, Ph.D. 

Professor of Education 

B.A., M.S., Pittsburg State University (Kansas) 

Ph.D., University of Connecticut Storrs 

 

Ann Toler Hilliard, Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor 

B.S., Elizabeth City State University 

M.A.T., Trinity University 

M.S., Johns Hopkins University 

Ed.D., George Washington University 

 

Sylvia Lee, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Education 

B.A., Taiwan Normal University 

M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh 

M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park 

 

Delois Maxwell, Ed. D. 

Associate Professor of Education 

B.S., Morgan State University 

M.S., Iowa State University 

Ed. D, Morgan State University 

 

Sean T. Coleman Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.S., University of Maryland, College Park 

M.Ed., Howard University 

Ph.D., Howard University  

 

Renee A. Foose 

Associate Professor 

B.S., Towson University 

MBA., Loyola University 

Ed.D., University of Delaware 

 

Wilbur Parker, Ed. D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.S., Tennessee State University 

M. Ed., George Washington University 

Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania 

 

J. Winona Taylor, Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor of Education 

B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Morgan State University 

 

Darla Scott, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Counseling 

B.S., Southern University and A&M College 

M.S., Howard University 

Ph.D. Howard University 

 

Cynthia Taylor, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Counseling 

B.S., Bowie State University 

M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Ph.D., Walden University 

 

Jennifer West, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of School Psychology 

B.A., Howard University 

M.S., Towson University 

Ph.D., University of Michigan 

 

Otis Williams III, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Counseling 

B.S., Bowie State University 

M.S., Johns Hopkins University 

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS 

Dean: Dr. Lawrence McNeil 

 

Department of Finance, Accounting and Economics 

Chair:  Professor Samuel Duah 

 

LaTanya Brown-Robertson, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Economics 

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Howard University  

 

Samuel A. Duah, M.B.A., CPA 

Assistant Professor of Accounting 

B.S., University of Maryland, College Park 

M.B.A., Atlanta University 

 

Symon M. Manyara, Ph.D, CPA, CCA 

Lecturer of Accounting 

B.B.A., Howard University 

M.S.A., Southeastern University  

Ph.D. Northcentral University 

 

Mathias A. Mbah, Ph.D. 

Professor of Economics/Management Information Systems 

B.A., M.A., M.S., State University of New York at Binghamton 

Ph.D. Howard University 

 

Bernard G. McNeal, M.S.M., CPA 

Assistant Professor of Accounting 

B.S., Morgan State College 

M.S.M., Purdue University 

Ph.D., Northcentral University 

 

Granville M. Sawyer Jr., Ph.D. 

Professor of Finance 

B.S., University of Tennessee 

M.B.A., Carnegie Mellon University 

Ph.D., University of Tennessee 

 

Sunando Sengupta, M.A. 

Associate Professor of Finance 

B.S., Calcutta University, India 

M.A, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India 

 

Regina Tawah, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Economics 

B.S., University of Nigeria (Nsukka) 

M.S., University of Ibadan (Nigeria) 

Ph.D., Free University (Germany) 

 

Department of Management Information Systems 

Chair:  Dr. Azene Zenebe 

 

David E. Anyiwo, Ph.D. 

Professor of Management Information Systems 

B.S., M.S., University of Massachusetts 

Ph.D., University of Virginia 

 

Andrea S. Calloway, M.S. 

Lecturer of Management  

B.S., M.S., Pace University  

 

Azene Zenebe, Ph.D.  

Professor of Management Information Systems 

B.S., Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia 

M.S., Ph.D., University of Baltimore County (UMBC) 

 

Tony Yorkman, M.S. 

Lecturer of Management Information Systems 

B.S., University of Maryland 

M.S., George Washington University 

 

Andrew Mangle 

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems 

B.S., Frostburg University 

M.S., Stevenson University 

Ph.D., Morgan State University  

 

Department of Management, Marketing, and Public Administration 

Chair: Dr. Granville Sawyer

 

David Abrahams, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Management 

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University 

 

Fahil Alsaaty, Ph.D. 

Professor of Management 

B.S., Baghdad University 

M.B.A., Ph.D., New York University 

 

James Lashley, M.B.A. 

Lecturer of Management and Marketing 

B.S., Howard University 

M.B.A., Morgan State University 

 

Richard Lowery, M.B.A. 

Assistant Professor of Management and Small Business 

B.S., Boston University 

M.B.A., Harvard University 

 

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 

Dean: Dr. Cheryl Blackmon

 

Department of Behavioral Sciences and Human Services 

Chair: Dr. Charles Adams 

 

Charles Adams, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 

B.S., George Southern University 

M.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University 

Ph.D., Howard University 

 

Dorothy Fardan, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Sociology 

B.A., Ursuline College 

M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky 

 

Judith Fitzgerald, J.D. 

Lecturer of Sociology/Criminal Justice 

B.A., Lincoln University 

J.D., Boston College 

 

Marsha E. Jackson, Ed.D. 

Associate Professor of Human Resource Development 

B.A., University of Maryland, College Park 

M.A., Bowie State University 

Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 

 

Annie Ruth Leslie, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Sociology 

B.S., Grambling University 

M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University (Illinois) 

 

D. Elliott Parris, Ph.D. 

Professor of Sociology 

B.A. (Hons), University of London 

M.A., Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles 

 

Pertrina Shatteen, Ph.D. 

Lecturer of Human Resource Development 

B.S., Bowie State University 

M.S.A., Central Michigan University 

Ph.D., Walden University 

 

Marcia Thompson, J.D. 

Lecturer of Criminal Justice 

B.A. Michigan State University 

J.D. George Mason University School of Law 

 

William Welch, Sr., Ed.D. 

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Development 

M.A., University of the District of Columbia 

Ed.D., George Washington University 

 

Department of Nursing 

Chair:  Dr. Jacqueline J. Hill 

 

Jacqueline J. Hill, PhD, RN 

Professor 

BSN, Southern University and A & M College 

MSN, Southern University and A & M College 

PhD, Louisiana State University 

 

Dorothy Glisson, MSN, RN 

Faculty and Interim Assistant Chair 

MSN, Walden University 

BSN, University of the District of Columbia 

 

Euwanna Heard, EdD, MSN, CRNP, APRN, FNP-BC 

Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator 

EdD, Walden University 

MSN, Bowie State University 

BSN, Bowie State University 

AAS, University of the District of Columbia 

 

Chizoba Anako, DNP, CRNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNEn 

Assistant Professor 

DNP, Johns Hopkins University 

PMC-NE, Johns Hopkins University 

MSN, Southern Connecticut State University 

BSN, Southern Connecticut State University 

 

Rhonda Gall, MSN, CRNP, GNP, PMHNP 

Faculty 

MSN, University of Maryland Baltimore 

PMC-PMHNP, University of Cincinnati 

BSN, Howard University 

 

Celicia Little, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNEn 

Assistant Professor 

DNP, Johns Hopkins University 

PMC-NE, Johns Hopkins University 

MSN, University of Central Florida 

BSN, Florida State University 

 

Marianne Moore, PhD, APRN, CNM, CNE 

Associate Professor 

PhD, UTHSC Houston School of Nursing 

PMC-CNM, State University of New York-Stony Brook 

MSN, University of San Diego School of Nursing 

BSN, Rutgers University College of Nursing 

 

Javonna O’Brien, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNEn 

Assistant Professor 

DNP, Chatham University 

MSN, Bowie State University 

BSN, Western Governors University 

ASN, College of Southern Maryland