Denise Asfar has been Adjunct Assistant Professor of French and Latin in the Department of Arts and Sciences at Westminster Choir College of Rider University since 2001. She holds a Bachelor of arts in Romance Languages and Literature from Princeton University, where she was a winner of the Alden Prize and graduated summa cum laude, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching from Brown University.
1996-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
1991-1996 Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology, Center of Marine Biotechnology; University of Maryland
1987-1991 B.S. in Biology, Cook College, Rutgers University
Todd Dellinger devised and built the uniquely integrated, theoretical & practical learning Arts Administration program and directs the Arts Administration Center at Rider, drawing from more than twenty years' experience in the field after earning his Masters in Arts Administration from the American University in Washington, D.C. Prior to Rider, Mr.
Robert Good came to Rider University in 1982 after serving on the faculty of the University of Alabama in Birmingham for seven years. He earned an A.B. with Honors in Philosophy from Princeton University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Good has been awarded three fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, and the Lindback Prize for Distinguished Teaching.
Midge Guerrera’s multi-faceted career includes experiences as an arts administrator, school administrator, arts educator, writer, actress, director, and arts management consultant. She has been responsible for the design and development of an arts center, two performing arts high schools and a professional children’s theater company. A published author, produced playwright and a working theater and media professional (host of New Jersey Network’s Emmy Award-winning “Around and About New Jersey”), she brings a plethora of professional experiences to the classroom.
Elena Livingstone-Ross teaches courses in Art History, Western Civilization and Mathematics. She has been a member of the Arts and Sciences faculty at Westminster Choir College of Rider University since 1995. She is a graduate of the Polytechnic in Leningrad, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in European History and Art History from Grinnell College and a Master of Arts in European History and Art History from Princeton University. Prof.
Gerlinde Ord has been an adjunct instructor in German and English as a Second Language at Westminster Choir College of Rider University since 2002. Previously she taught German at the Lawrenceville campus of the University. Ms. Ord holds an M.A. in English Literature and Linguistics, Protestant Theology and Education from Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany. She also earned an Associates degree in Office Systems from Mercer County Community College.
Teaches modern European history, including the era of World War II and the modern Middle East. His research focuses on Europe in the 1930’s, especially the French reactions to the rise of Nazi Germany. (Ph.D., Georgetown)
Dr. Seldes taught Political Theory, Freedom and Authority, European politics, Politics of the Global Economy, and American Political Thought. He also taught a course on New York in the American Studies Department, and Musical Expression and Political Culture, Politics and Literary Form, and Cultural Politics for the Baccalaureate Honors Program, which he directed for fifteen years. He has published an monograph on the history of US political-economic policy in Handbook on Public Administration, and essay on the political forces that led to the financial crash of 2008.