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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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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Rick Hill
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

“My number one goal is to help you leave my class better prepared as an engineer.  I hold the bar high, but I put time into helping you reach that bar.”
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Sharon S. Moser
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program

“UDM is the #1 PA program in the state. So hospitals actually seek out our graduates for employment.”
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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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Victoria Mantzopoulos
Professor and Chair, Political Science; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

“If math terrifies you, you’ll find you were overly anxious for no reason in my Statistics class.”
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