Michael Brogan
Associate Professor
Fine Arts 254

Michael J. Brogan is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. He has extensive experience working in public administration and budgeting in the U.S. and abroad. His research interests focus on comparative voting behavior, campaign finance, and public budgeting. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals Politics & Policy, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Public Administration Quarterly, Geopolitics, History, and International Relations, and the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Patricia Dawson
Associate Professor - Librarian
Moore Library 331
Liaison: Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience; Chemistry, Biochemistry, & Physics; Geological, Environmental, & Marine Sciences (GEMS); Health Sciences, Integrated Sciences & Math, Mathematics, Nursing, Psychology, and Services for Student with Disabilities


  • B.A., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (Biology, minors in Chemistry and English)
  • M.S., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (Microbiology)
  • M.L.S., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (Information Retrieval, Biomedical Reference)
  • Teaching Certification, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ
    NJ Department of Education Certifications: Elementary Education, K-12 Biological Sciences, K-12 Physical Sciences


    Cara DiYanni
    Associate Professor
    SCI 320C

    Boston University, Developmental Psychology

    Cara DiYanni's research and teaching interests center around early childhood development, particularly cognitive development in the early preschool into the early elementary school years. Even more specifically, her interest is in how/when/why children do/do not imitate, what they understand (an don't understand) about other people, and their (mis)understandings about deception and trickery.

    Tan Miller
    Professor; Director, Global Supply Chain Management Program
    Sweigart Hall 377

    Background Information

    • Ph.D. The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Regional Science
    • M.B.A. The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA
    • M.A. The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Regional Science
    • B.A. Haverford College, Haverford, PA

    Refereed Articles

    • Miller, T. C. & Liberatore, M. (in press, 2017).  Aligned and Optimized: Frameworks and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Your Network and Operations.   Supply Chain Management Review.
    Barry Truchil
    Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminology
    Fine Arts 248

    Dr. Barry Truchil (Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton) teaches Political Sociology, Social Theory and the Introductory Seminar in Sociology. He is author of Capital-Labor Relations in the U.S. Textile Industry, and has also written on economic development and political disputes in local government. A recipient of the Rider Distinguished Teaching Award, he is currently writing a book on how local government works.

    Jonathan Yavelow
    Professor of Biology
    Science Hall 338E


    • 1978 Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    • 1973 B.S., Biology, American University, Washington, D.C.,

    Recent Appointments

    • 2015-2018 Commissioner, New Jersey State Commission for Cancer Research
    • 2011-2012 Visiting Scholar, Institute for Advanced Study

    Recent Book and Research Interests