Josephine M. Gambini
Chitta R. Gangopadhyay
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, teaches geotechnical engineering on soil mechanics, foundation engineering, earth dams, tunneling, earth and waterfront structures and others. His publications here and abroad have dealt with case histories of geotechnical failures, constitutive relationships of cohesive soils and laboratory modeling of in-situ tests. His publications here are in ASCE, ASTM and national and international conferences. His current interest is in the area of ground water modeling and failures of bulkheads. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered professional engineer, and joined the University in 1985.
Gary W. Garrett
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, teaches advertising, advertising campaigns, public relations, public relations writing, public relations programs, and mass communication ethics. He has written and edited regional trade journals, annual reports, newsletters, magazines, brochures, health and safety guides for numerous not-for-profit organizations, and is a published poet. He is currently doing research in the areas of niche audience advertising and the use of the Internet as a new advertising medium. Garrett holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Wayne State University. He joined the University in 1991.
James R. Geist
Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic Sciences, teaches courses in pathology, oral medicine and oral radiology. His research interests in the diagnostic efficacy of imaging systems and the effectiveness of educational techniques. Dr. Geist has had several abstracts and two peer-reviewed articles published recently. He has received the President's Award for Faculty Excellence and has been selected Outstanding Instructor eight times by dental and dental hygiene classes. Dr. Geist earned a D.D.S. from the University of Illinois and a M.S. in Oral Pathology from Indiana University. He joined the University in 1986.
Gary A. Giamartino
Dean, College of Business Administration, Professor of Management, writes regularly for academic journals and conferences in management and business administration. His research includes international entrepreneurship and the relationship between entrepreneurship and economic development. From 1988-1990, he was a Kellogg Foundation Partners of the Americas Fellow in International Development, and recently received a Malone Fellowship from the Council on U.S.-Arab Relations to tour Saudi Arabia and Bahrain with other U.S. experts on small business and entrepreneurship. Giamartino received a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University, M.A. from Western Kentucky University and A.B. from the State University of New York at Fredonia. He joined the University in 1997.
Nancy L. Gibney
Assistant Professor of Education, teaches reading and language arts methods at the elementary and secondary levels. Gibneys publications and professional presentations deal with urban university and school partnerships. She presented at the 1996 Association and Curriculum Developments National Conference regarding reconstructing teaching and learning practices through an urban school and university partnership. Currently, she collaborates with elementary and university teachers on a Joyce Foundation grant as the projects content specialist. Gibney holds a B.A. from Western Michigan University, a M.A. from Eastern Michigan University, and a Ph.D. from Walden University. She joined the University in 1988.
Cindy A. Gillham
Associate Librarian, Public Services, McNichols Campus Library, is responsible for the collections in biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, and history, as well as the provision of reference services and research skills instruction. She is the Special Collections Librarian. She holds a B.A. degree from Oakland University, and a M.I.L.S. from the University of Michigan. She joined the University in 1988.
Instructor of English, teaches African-American literature and information theory. Gilliard earned his B.A. in English from the University of Detroit Mercy and his M.A. in English from Purdue University. At Purdue, he was awarded a Graduate Opportunities Fellowship to support his studies, which focus on rhetoric and composition and cultural studies. He served on Purdues College of Liberal Arts Affirmative Action Committee and the Advisory Committee to the dean of Liberal Arts concerning issues of diversity. Gilliard joined the University in 1998.
Michael J. Gleason
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, teaches biochemistry, nutrition and preventive dentistry. Publication topics range from basic biochemistry to applied clinical dentistry. He has presented continuing education lectures on computers in dentistry, dental office sterilization and nutrition. Dr. Gleason holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Dayton, a D.D.S. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Kent State University. He joined the University in 1985.
Norman S. Goldner
Associate Professor of Sociology, is a state licensed marital and family therapist. His special interests include marriage and family, delinquency, theory, social problems, and urban sociology. Goldner has written technical sociological articles and has co-authored a book on gender relations. He is a trained family and divorce mediator and has directed a study of Detroit for the Drug Enforcement Agency. Goldner was awarded an M.A. degree from the University of Detroits Marital and Family therapy Program. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University. He joined the University in 1972.
Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, teaches general and systemic pathology, oral pathology and oral medicine. Research interests include foreign bodies, tumors and systemic correlations to oral health. She has published and presented numerous papers internationally. She received a B.Sc. degree from St. Mary's University, a B.A. and D.D.S. degrees from Dalhousie University and a M.Sc. from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Gordon is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Pathology, a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a fellow of the American Academy of Oral Pathology. She has received numerous awards. Dr. Gordon joined the University in 1997.
Gregory M. Grabowski
Associate Professor of Biology, teaches physiology, pathophysiology and human anatomy. Grabowski comes to the University after completion of his post-doctoral training at Harvards School of Public Health, where he began his research on pulmonary inflammation induced by metal-containing particles in industrial settings. He was awarded National Institute of Health and Center for Indoor Air fellowships to fund his postdoctoral training, as well as Slocum-Lunz fellowships to fund his graduate studies. Grabowski holds a B.A. from Canisius College, a M.S. from the University of Charleston, and a Ph.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina. He joined the University in 1996.
James F. Graves
Associate Professor of Biology, teaches general microbiology, immunology and pathogenic microbiology. Graves publications and presentations have dealt with microbiology, public health, and the environment. His laboratory work focuses on bioremediation and degradation research, which has been supported by grants from the Federal Government and private industry. He is an elected member of the American Society for Microbiology. He was a research scientist at Indiana University, research associate at the University of Virginia, and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina. Graves holds B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Missouri. He joined the University in 1987.
Bernard A. Green
Professor of Psychology, teaches advanced psychopathology, theories of personality, theories of psychotherapy, abnormal psychology, psychotherapeutic technique, and the interpretive processes as applied to film. He has published a study of Oscar Wilde as well as short fiction and poetry. He is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Psychology and by Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychology Association. He holds a B.A. from the City College of the City of New York and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He joined the University in 1973.
Ira S. Greenberg
Professor of Accounting. His teaching specialty is in the field of taxation. Greenberg holds a B.S. in Accounting from Babson College, a M.A.C.C. from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. He joined the University in 1992.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, teaches Perception/Cognitive psychology, Experimental psychology and Learning and Memory. His research interests are generally aimed at determining functional organization in the human visual system. One concern is the visual systems representation of contours. Another is the representation of mechanisms involved in the search for a target object among irrelevant clutter. Research of this sort constrains theories of vision and has real life implications. Before coming to the University, Greene held research fellowships at the center of Excellence for Research and Training (CERT) in Atlanta and at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He holds a B.A. (Hons) from Queens University, Canada and M.S. and Ph.D degrees from the University of Georgia. He joined the University in l999.
Carla J. Groh
Assistant Professor, College of Health Professions, has taught courses in research and the politics of health care and teaches within all the programs in the College of Health Professions. Grohs clinical interest is in the area of geripsychiatry and womens health. Prior to coming to the UDM, she was the Director of Psychiatric Services for a community hospital in Detroit. Groh has been involved in multiple research studies and has several publications. She earned her B.S.N. and M.S.N. from Wayne State University in Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing and a Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Michigan. She joined the University in 1996.
Walter H. Gruber
Associate Professor of Mathematics, teaches algebra, linear systems, calculus and differential equations. Grubers publications have dealt with advanced guidance and control systems for aircraft, missiles and orbiting spacecraft. He has made numerous presentations to the military, the national aeronautical and space administration and to major industrial companies. Gruber holds a B.A. from the University of Detroit and a M.A. from the University of Buffalo. He has held management positions in research at the Chrysler Corporation and the Bendix Research Laboratories. He was a corporate director of the Centers of Expertise within the Bendix Corporation before joining the University in 1982.