Hope Corman
Professor of Economics and Director of the Health Administration Program
Sweigart Hall 372

Welcome to my Web page

I'm a Professor of Economics in the Economics Department and am Director of the Health Administration Program here at Rider. In addition, I am a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Health Economics Program. My research in economics focuses on health, crime, and education.

William Amadio
Sweigart Hall 368

Bill Amadio teaches business intelligence and other data-driven technologies for management practice. He is currently interested in applications for the healthcare sector and social media.  Past projects include work in forensics, investment banking, manufacturing and insurance.  Hands-on group projects are an important part of Dr. Amadio's teaching. "Complex decision-making requires a robust understanding of theory and concepts. I believe the best way to achieve that understanding is to work on realistic, concrete projects in a collaborative environment."

Richard Burgh
Professor of Philosophy
North Hall 119

Educational Background

  • BA Cum Laude, Rider College, 1968
  • MA University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1972
  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1975

Employment Background

  • Rider University - 1975 to Present
  • Chair, Dept. of Philosophy - 1997-Present
  • Professor of Philosophy, Rider University - 1989 to Present
  • Associate Professor of Philosophy, Rider University - 1982-1988
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Rider University - 1975-1981
Diane Campbell
Associate Professor - Librarian
Moore Library 332


  • B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (History)
  • M.L.I.S., School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University
  • M.B.A., Rider University


  • Co-coordinator, Research Instruction Program
  • Liaison to Accounting; Finance & Economics; Graduate Business; Marketing, Advertising, & Legal Studies; and the Discovery Program

Selected Publications and Presentations

    Susan Denbo
    Sweigart Hall 263

    Areas of Expertise

    Employment law and health-care law

    Ilene Goldberg
    Associate Professor
    Sweigart Hall 244

    Areas of Expertise

    Health-care law, including employment discrimination issues; health-care privacy and genetic information discrimination

    Roberta Fiske-Rusciano
    Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Fine Arts 273

    Roberta Fiske-Rusciano (Ph.D in Anthropology, Rutgers University, 1999, M.A. University of Chicago, 1980) is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science, Global Studies, Multicultural Studies, and Gender Studies at Rider University. She has published three books entitled Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States (Editions 4, 5, and 6), as well as several chapters in other volumes.

    Jonathan Karp
    Science Hall 339E

    B.A., Colgate University; Ph.D.,Vanderbilt University. He studies the effects of stress on health and disease, neural-immune interactions, and environmental influences on behavior. Dr. Karp came to Rider in 1997.

    Kelly  Noonan
    Sweigart Hall 306

    Welcome to my web page!

    I am a Professor at Rider University in the Economics Department. In addition, I am a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.

    My research interests have always focused on child policy issues. My thesis examined the US foster care system. Currently, my research focuses on the impact of poor child health on family resources.

    James  Riggs
    Science Hall 338F

    B.S., Delaware Valley College, M.S.and Ph.D., University of Massachusetts. His interests include immunology, aging, and microbiology. Dr. Riggs has been at Rider since 1991. Dr. Riggs was the recipient of the 2008 Ann Giovanelli Award & the 2010 Distinguished Teaching Award.

    Prakash  Sharma
    Fine Arts 254

    Dr. Prakash Sharma (Ph.D., University of Georgia) teaches Demography, Family, Social Gerontology and Sociology of Medicine and Health Services. He is studying caste and race relations in the U.S. and India and the relationship between modernization and social status of the aged.

    Bryan Spiegelberg
    Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Science Hall 336A