PrideFirst Generation

First Generation: Faculty & Staff

The following is a listing of some faculty and staff members at Hofstra who also were first in their family to go to college. Because of this, they are uniquely aware of the skills and assets first-generation students possess, as well as the challenges they face. Consider reaching out to someone on this list for advice or support, knowing they have been in the same place as you. All individuals listed here have volunteered to serve as a support to first-generation students.

If you would are a member of the faculty or staff who was also first in their family to go to college, and would like your name listed, please email Russ.d.Smith[at]Hofstra.edu

Faculty

NameDepartmentEmail
Pepa Anastasio Romance Languages and Literatures Maria.J.Anastasio[at]hofstra.edu
James Battaglia Occupational Therapy James.Battaglia[at]hofstra.edu
Vandana Bindra Chemistry Vandana.Bindra[at]hofstra.edu
Kevin Bisceglia Chemistry Kevin.J.Bisceglia[at]hofstra.edu
Joseph Cervia School of Medicine Jcervia[at]northwell.edu
Paul Chaleff Fine Arts Paul.I.Chaleff[at]hofstra.edu
Royston Coppenger Drama and Dance Royston.P.Coppenger[at]hofstra.edu
Christopher  Czerwonka School of Law Christopher.E.Czerwonka[at]hofstra.edu
Michael D'Innocenzo History Michael.Dinnocenzo[at]hofstra.edu  
Vicki Dearing LLM Health Law and Policy Vicki.M.Dearing[at]hofstra.edu
Andrea Efthymiou Writing Studies & Rhetoric Andrea.R.Efthymiou[at]hofstra.edu
Paul Fritz Political Science Paul.Fritz[at]hofstra.edu
Esther Fusco Teacher Education Preparation Esther.Fusco[at]hofstra.edu
Marc Herbert Physics and Astronomy Marc.L.Herbert[at]hofstra.edu
Rodney F. Hill Film Rodney.F.Hill[at]hofstra.edu
Rina  Hirsch Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business Rina.Hirsch[at]hofstra.edu
Maureen Houck Graduate Nursing Maureen.B.Houck[at]hofstra.edu
Donna Iucolano Marketing and International Business Donna.M.Iucolano[at]hofstra.edu
Gerda Kamberova Computer Science Gerda.L.Kamberova[at]hofstra.edu
Lori Ann Labalsamo Writing Studies & Rhetoric LoriAnn.T.Labalsamo[at]hofstra.edu
Kristopher Lotier Writing Studies & Rhetoric Kristopher.M.Lotier[at]hofstra.edu
Kelly McMasters English Kelly.Mcmasters[at]hofstra.edu
Paul Meller Psychology Paul.Meller[at]hofstra.edu
Roseanna  Perotti Political Science Rosanna.Perotti[at]hofstra.edu
Bradley Phillippi Anthropology Bradley.Phillippi[at]hofstra.edu
Maria Sanmartin Health Professions Maria.X.Sanmartin[at]hofstra.edu
Anthony Santella Public Health Anthony.Santella[at]hofstra.edu
Gail Satler Sociology Gail.R.Satler[at]hofstra.edu
Robert Seagull Biology Robert.W.Seagull[at]hofstra.edu
Victoria Semple Journalism, Media Studies, & Public Relations Victoria.Semple[at]hofstra.edu
Katrina Sims History Katrina.Sims[at]hofstra.edu
Alan Singer Teaching, Learning, & Technology Alan.J.Singer[at]hofstra.edu
John Teehan Religion John.P.Teehan[at]hofstra.edu
Mary Anne Trasciatti Rhetoric and Public Advocacy Mary.Anne.Trasciatti[at]hofstra.edu
Jason Williams Biology Jason.D.Williams[at]hofstra.edu
David Woolwine Library Services David.Woolwine[at]hofstra.edu

Administrators

NameTitleEmail
Michael Accardo Counselor, Student Health and Counseling Center Michael.S.Accardo[at]Hofstra.edu
Lori Anderson-Turczyn Administrative Assistant - School of Medicine Lori.AndersonTurczyn[at]hofstra.edu
Denise Boneta Associate Director - Office of Student Leadership and Engagement Denise.M.Boneta[at]hofstra.edu
Jennifer Boscarino-Green Senior Associate Dean and Director for Strategic Outreach and Retention Iniatives JBG[at]hofstra.edu
Christina Cacioppo Bertsch Associate Dean, Center for University Advising Christina.Cacioppobertsch[at]hofstra.edu
Stanley Cherian Director of Orientation orientation[at]hofstra.edu
Chermele Christy Associate Director for Residence Life Chermele.R.Christy[at]hofstra.edu
Anita Ellis Director, Commuting Student Services Anita.Ellis[at]hofstra.edu
Joseph Fitzpatrick Associate Dean of Students Joseph.A.Fitzpatrick[at]Hofstra.edu
Danielle Flemm Administrative Assistant, Vice President of Student Affairs Office Danielle.Flemm[at]hofstra.edu
Ashley Gray Pre-Health Advisor, Center for University Advising Ashley.Gray[at]hofstra.edu
Deborah Hancock Assistant Director, Student Access Services Deborah.A.Hancock[at]hofstra.edu
Diane Herbert Directo of the Center for Academic Excellence Diane.Herbert[at]hofstra.edu
Nikki Hancock-Nicholson Coordinator for Student Success & Student Affairs Operations Nikki.HancockNicholson[at]hofstra.edu
Amber Hurt Resident Director, Residence Life Amber.Hurt[at]hofstra.edu
Stephanie Iaccarino Intake and Accommodations Manager - Student Access Services Stephanie.G.Iaccarino[at]hofstra.edu
Patricia Jensen Senior Assistant, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement Patricia.Jensen[at]hofstra.edu
Darlene Johnson Director of External Relations, The Career Center Darlene.Johnson[at]hofstra.edu
Kristen Klein Assistant Dean, Center for University Advising Kristen.L.Klein[at]hofstra.edu
Branka Kristic Director, Parent and Family Programs Branka.Kristic[at]hofstra.edu
Michael Lifavi Student Success Advisor, Center for Academic Excellence Michael.k.lifavi[at]hofstra.edu
Lorraine Massiah Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion, The Career Center Lorraine.Massiah[at]hofstra.edu
Beth McGuire Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life Margaret.B.McGuireFredericks[at]hofstra.edu
Ellen Miller Associate Dean for STEM and Pre Health Advising, Center for University Advising Ellen.C.Miller[at]hofstra.edu
Pat Montagano Senior Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Campus Recreation Patricia.a.montagano[at]hofstra.edu
Zaibis Muños Assistant Dean and Director of Student Advocacy and Prevention Awareness Zaibis.Munoz[at]hofstra.edu
Anthony Porcelli Assistant Dean of Communication, Advancement, and Engagement, School of Health Professions Anthony.J.Porcelli[at]hofstra.edu
Novia Ramsay Director of Residential Operations Novia.P.Ramsay[at]Hofstra.edu
Brittany Rhoden Resident Director, Residence Life Brittany.E.Rhoden[at]hofstra.edu
Bryan Rothstein Senior Associate Dean of Admission Bryan.Rothstein[at]hofstra.edu
Gina Sandoval Assistant Dean, Center for University Advising Gina.M.Sandoval[at]hofstra.edu
Jahleal Savage Resident Director, Residence Life Jahleal.Savage[at]hofstra.edu
Kimberly Sloan-Montalvo Assistant Dean, Center for University Advising Kimberly.Sloan[at]hofstra.edu
Russ Smith Associate Director for Residence Life Russ.D.Smith[at]hofstra.edu
Jackson Snellings Dir. Information Technology Services for Hofstra Law Jackson.T.Snellings[at]hofstra.edu
Gabrielle St. Léger Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students Gabrielle.Stleger[at]hofstra.edu
Rose Tirotta Manager, Learning Support - Ed Tech Rose.Tirotta[at]hofstra.edu
Sarah Vetri Resident Director, Residence Life Sarah.M.Vetri[at]hofstra.edu