Faculty Directory

Sharon K. Balchak, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology / Science & Mathematics Division Chair
Admin. Bldg., Room 456
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • M.S. John Carroll University
  • B.S. Notre Dame College
Phone: 
216.373.5295
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
sbalchak@ndc.edu

Michael J. Cackowski, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Regina Hall, Room 122
Academic: 
  • M.S. Mississippi State University
  • B.S. Kent State University
Phone: 
216.373.6369
Email: 
mcackowski@ndc.edu

Pamela P. Cook, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Education
Regina Hall - Room 332
Academic: 
  • M.S. University of Dayton
  • M.S. Cleveland State University
  • B.A. University of Michigan
Phone: 
216.373.5373
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
pcook@ndc.edu

Sue E. Corbin, Ph.D.

Chair of the Division of Professional Education
Administration Bldg. - Room 407
Academic: 
  • Ph.D., M.A., B.A. Kent State University
Phone: 
216.373.5429
Email: 
scorbin@ndc.edu

Linda Council, M.S.N., R.N.

Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Nursing Division
Regina Hall, Rm. 314
Academic: 
  • M.S.N. Cleveland State University
  • Academic Certification in Bioethics Cleveland State University
  • B.S.N. Ursuline College
  • R.N. Fairview General Hospital School of Nursing
Phone: 
216.373.6456
Email: 
lcouncil@ndc.edu

Kelley Cronin, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
Admin. Bldg. Rm. 402
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. University of Akron
  • M.A. University of Akron
  • B.S. University of Akron
  • A.A.S. University of Akron
Phone: 
216.373.5297
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
kcronin@ndc.edu

Debra Dacone, M.A., D. Mins.

Visiting Instructor in Theology
Administration Bldg. - Room 457
Academic: 
  • D. Mins. Aquinas Institute of Theology
  • M.A. St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology
  • B.A. Baldwin Wallace College
Phone: 
216.373.5334
Email: 
ddacone@ndc.edu

Estamarie Fairchild, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Management/Information Systems
Admin. Bldg., Room 441
Academic: 
  • B.A., M.B.A. Baldwin-Wallace College
Phone: 
216.373.6379
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
efairchild@ndc.edu

Lisa Flaherty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor for Communication, Department Head of Communication/Public Relations
Regina Hall, Rm. 322
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • M.A. University of Wyoming
  • B.A. Cleveland State University
Phone: 
216.373.6477
Email: 
lflaherty@ndc.edu

Michele M. Fry, M.S., M.A.

Visiting Instructor in Psychology
Regina Hall - Room 321
Academic: 
  • M.A., M.S., B.S. Clarks Summit University
Phone: 
216.373.6343
Email: 
mfry@ndc.edu

Sandra E. Golden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Schools and Community Partnership in Professional Education
Administration Bldg. - Room 408
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • M.Ed., M.A. Cleveland State University
  • B.S. Dyke College
  • A.A.B. Cuyahoga Community College
Phone: 
216.373.6471
Email: 
sgolden@ndc.edu

Sandra Grassman, M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
Admin. Bldg., Room 455
Academic: 
  • M.B.A. Kent State University
  • B.A. Hiram College
Phone: 
216.373.5333
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
sgrassman@ndc.edu

Laura R. Hammel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communications and Public Relations
Regina 319
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Cleveland State University
  • M.B.A. Baldwin Wallace University
  • M.A. Ursuline College
  • B.S. Miami University
Phone: 
216.373.6473
Email: 
lhammel@ndc.edu

Karita Ivancic, S.N.D., D. Min.

Associate Professor of Theology
Admin. Bldg., Room 436
Academic: 
  • D. Min. St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology
  • M.A. in Religious Studies from John Carroll University
  • M.M.E. Indiana University
  • B.A. Notre Dame College
Phone: 
216.373.5357
Email: 
kivancic@ndc.edu

Angela C. Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Administration Bldg. - Room 454
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
  • B.S. Geneva College
Phone: 
216.373.5255
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
acjohnson@ndc.edu

Matthew Logan Johnson, Ph.D.

Marie Goetz Geier Distinguished Professor of STEM, Associate Professor of Biology, Department Head of Biology
Admin. Bldg., Room 404
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
  • B.S. Fredonia State University
  • A.S. Jamestown Community College
Phone: 
216.373.5412
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
mjohnson@ndc.edu

Bruce Jones, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Regina Hall - Room 329
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Miami University
  • M.A., B.S. The Ohio State University
Phone: 
216.373.5336
Fax: 
216.381.3802
Email: 
bjones@ndc.edu

Amy Kesegich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English, Department Head of English
Admin. Bldg. Rm. 403
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
  • M.A. Bowling Green State University
  • B.A. Baldwin-Wallace College
Phone: 
216.373.5188
Fax: 
216.373.3802
Email: 
akesegich@ndc.edu

John W. King, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of National Security & Intelligence Studies
Administration Building, 4th Floor, Room 419
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Albany
  • M.S. Northeastern University
  • B.A. University of Southern Maine
Phone: 
216.373.6476
Email: 
jwking@ndc.edu

David Kirby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Administration Bldg. - Room 448
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S. Saint Francis University  
Phone: 
216.373.6472
Email: 
dkirby@ndc.edu

Gregory P. Knapik, Ph.D., D.N.P., P/MH CNS, ANP

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Regina Hall, Rm. 334
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Kent State University/University of Akron
  • D.N.P. Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, CWRU
  • M.A. Ashland Theological Seminary
  • M.S. Kent State University
  • M.S.N. Kent State University
  • B.A. Lake Erie College
Phone: 
216.373.7142
Email: 
gknapik@ndc.edu

Nirmala Krishnamurthy, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Administration Building, 4th Floor, Room 435
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • M.S. Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IITM), India
  • B.S. University of Madras, India
Phone: 
216.373.5372
Email: 
nkrishnamurthy@ndc.edu

Timothy Little, M.M.

Executive Director, Director of Vocal Studies, Assistant Professor of Music, Department Head of Performing Arts
Regina Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 203
Academic: 
  • M.M. Louisiana State University
  • B.M. Shenandoah Conservatory of Music
Phone: 
216.373.5352
Email: 
tlittle@ndc.edu

Tom P. Matney

Visiting Instructor of Fine Arts
Administration Bldg. - Room 409
Academic: 
  • B.A. Notre Dame College
Phone: 
216.373.6377
Email: 
tmatney@ndc.edu

Ronald E. Matthews, Jr., Ph.D.

Dean of Academic Programs, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science and Director of Community-Based Learning
Administration Building, Academic Affairs 1st Floor, Suite 128
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • M.S. University of Kentucky
  • B.S. University of Florida
Phone: 
216.373.6492
Email: 
rmatthews@ndc.edu

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