Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty members want great things for you – and you'll sense that from the moment you start at UDM. Nearly 90 percent of our faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree, and our student-faculty ratio is 14:1. What does this mean to you? It means you'll be working closely with accomplished, dedicated professionals whose first priority is teaching.

Allegra Pitera
Associate Professor of Architecture; Director of Digital Media Studies

“It's a hands-on opportunity to work with media theory, design and technology to explore what you love to do with digital media.”
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Mike Bernacchi
Professor, Business Administration

“I’ll challenge you to tell me what is not marketing and to show me headlines not generated by politics.”
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Mary Parise, D.D.S.
Program Director, Advanced Education in General Dentistry

“If you can help a patient who has lived with missing or infected teeth for a long time, you will be deeply moved by seeing what a difference you can make.”
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Matthew J. Mio
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“If you have a question, you can either spend three and a half hours trying to figure it out yourself using Wikipedia and the text book, or 30 seconds asking me.”
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Judith Mouch, RSM
Associate Professor, Nursing

“You’re going to come away with a sense of how important your role as an advocate is.”
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Gary Maveal
Professor of Law

“You will begin to see yourself as a lawyer and grow on both an intellectual and personal level.”
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Lorri MacDonald
Associate Professor and Chair, Education Department

“Science education is such an exciting field and so much on the cutting edge that you can go out there and you can make a real difference.”
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