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.

Stephen J. LaGrassa
Professor of Architecture

“You will have a better understanding of what architecture encompasses — not just the pure creativity, but also the technical demands.”
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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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Alexa N. Rihana-Abdallah
Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

“You may think, what can one person do? But I teach the importance of action. Locally, nationally, globally—it’s all connected.”
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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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Pam Wilkins
Associate Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

“We really get to know you at the law school, and we pride ourselves on our small, cohesive community.”
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Cheryl C. Munday
Associate Professor, Psychology; Director, Psychology Clinic

“Psychology can be used to solve real-world problems, through the integration of science, philosophy and introspection.”
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